Maya Walton looked to make a second straight NCAA national appearance with a successful run in San Francisco. Unfortunately, her and the rest of the Tigers fell just short of their goal, ending their season with high expectations for the future.
In a repeat of the final game of conference play, the women’s lacrosse team will face Columbia in the first game of the Ivy League tournament as the two teams will fight for a coveted spot in the NCAA tournament. The Princeton side will look for a repeat of its 22–16 victory as it hosts its Ivy League rivals on Sherrerd Field.
The women’s lacrosse team defeated Columbia, 22–16, on April 28 to claim the Ivy League championship title. The win earned the team their fifth consecutive and fourteenth overall Ivy League title. As this season’s champions, the Tigers will host the Ivy League Tournament next weekend.
The women’s lacrosse team lost a tight 16–17 game against Syracuse on Thursday. Halfway through regular season play, the team is now 4–4 on the season and 1–1 in the Ivy League.
Before becoming a Tiger, Sears was a Laker and already an accomplished lacrosse athlete at Skaneateles High School and in the club lacrosse scene. The 2015 No. 1 Young Gun Junior, 2017 Nike Northeast Player of the Year, and 2017 U.S. Lacrosse National Player of the Year received U.S. Lacrosse All-America for three consecutive years and Under Armour All-America honors amongst other accolades in recognition of her talent and hard work that culminated in 282 goals, 138 assists, and 244 ground balls.
Led by senior captains Camille Sullivan and Abby Finkelston, the reigning Ivy League champion women’s lacrosse team is hoping to continue the momentum from last spring’s successful season to reclaim its conference title and clinch a spot in the NCAA Final Four.
The women’s lacrosse team defeated Temple in its season opener, 17–4. First-year defender Mary Murphy’s strong performance earned her recognition as Ivy League Defender of the Week.
Women’s tennis improved to 6–0 on the season, the team’s best start since 1975.
The women’s lacrosse team had an exciting run in the NCAA Tournament, having defeated Cornell to face Penn State in the quarterfinal round.