MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Senior Meredith Smith of the Wesleyan University women’s lacrosse team and sophomore Victoria Yu of the women’s tennis team have been recognized for their stellar performances both academically and athletically, and were named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team.
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The 16th-ranked Wesleyan University women’s lacrosse team earned an at-large bid to the 2017 NCAA Division III Championships for the first time in program history, and is scheduled to host 17th-ranked Ithaca College in the second round on Sunday, May 14 at 1 p.m. on Smith Field.
Following its best regular season in program history, Caroline Sgaglione ’19 and Rachel Aronow ’17 of the 17th-ranked Wesleyan University women’s lacrosse team earned NESCAC All-Conference selections, while Head Coach Kim Williams was named the Coach of the Year, as announced Thursday by the league office and voted on by the league’s coaches.
The 17th-ranked and fifth-seeded Wesleyan University women's lacrosse team lost a heartbreaker in overtime to No. 6-ranked and the No. 4 seed in tournament Colby College, by a final score of 8-7.
After a historic regular season, in which the 17th-ranked Wesleyan University women's lacrosse team set program records in overall wins (11) and NESCAC wins (7), the Cardinals return to postseason play for the first time since the 2009 campaign. Wesleyan earned the No. 5 seed in the NESCAC Tournament and will play at fourth-seeded and nationally-ranked No. 6 Colby College Saturday, April 29 at 12 p.m.
In its 2017 regular-season finale, the 17th-ranked Wesleyan University women’s lacrosse team scored the first 12 goals of the game and took a 12-1 halftime lead over Connecticut College, en route to an 18-10 win Wednesday night. Liana Mathias ’17 scored a career- and game-high six goals to lead the way for the Cardinals.