The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its 2019 Division III All-Region Teams today, and the Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team had a program record seven selections, the most of any team in the Berkshire Region. Representing the Cardinals were First Team honorees Allegra Grant, Abigail Horst, Abby Manning, Caroline Sgaglione, and Caitlin Wood, while Breanna Cavanaugh and Julia Gretsky were named to the Second Team.
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The eighth-ranked Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team defeated the two-time defending national champions and No. 1 Gettysburg on the road Sunday, 10-7, to advance to the Final Four of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championship. The Cardinals trailed 2-0 early but rallied and had to battle two lightning delays en route to their first-ever Quarterfinal victory.
The Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team advanced to the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Championships for the first time in program history following a 13-7 win over No. 2 Washington & Lee on the campus of Gettysburg College Saturday afternoon.
For the second year in a row, the Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team will travel to Gettysburg, Pa. to compete in the Regional Round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships. The eighth-ranked Cardinals will play No. 2 Washington & Lee on Saturday, May 18 at 2:30 p.m. with the winner advancing to the Quarterfinals on Sunday, May 19 (2:30 p.m.) against the winner of No. 1 Gettysburg vs. Denison.
For the second year in a row, the Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team is moving on to the Third Round of the NCAA Championships as the eighth-ranked Cardinals used a second half rally to defeat No. 9 Mary Washington on a cold, rainy Sunday at Smith Field, 11-6.
For the third consecutive season, the Wesleyan University women’s lacrosse team has advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament as the Cardinals earned an at-large bid with a 14-3 overall record. Wesleyan secured a First Round bye and will host Mary Washington (15-4) and Westfield State (11-9) on Saturday, May 11. The Cardinals will face the winner in the Second Round on Sunday, May 12 with a time to be determined.