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In another dominating performance this season, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team beat down on Ohio State and made it three straight victories against the visiting squad.The Scarlet Knights (6-4, 1-1) took on the Buckeyes (6-6, 0-2) at High Solutions Stadium last Friday, starting off a four-game home stand with a big win over their conference rival.The Knights have now beaten Ohio State three straight times, dating back to two overtimes wins, including a tough one in the first round of the 2016 Big Ten tournament.Although Rutgers won the initial draw control of the game, Ohio State struck first with the first goal just 2:17 into the game.“It starts from the draw, really fighting for draw control, which is such an important aspect of our game,” said head coach Laura Brand-Sias.
After a tough loss to their highest ranked opponent yet, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team hopes to bounce back this weekend in their second straight Big Ten matchup.The Scarlet Knights (5-4, 0,1) kick off a four-game home-stand this Friday night, where they will face off with another conference rival, the Ohio State Buckeyes (6-5, 0-1). Both the Scarlet Knights and the Buckeyes will try and pick up their first conference wins of the season.Friday’s matchup will be the fifth matchup between the teams in the last three seasons.
The Rutgers women’s lacrosse team saw its longest win streak of the season snapped this weekend, as they faced off against the No. 9/8 Penn State Nittany Lions in their first Big Ten match of the season.A red hot Scarlet Knights team (5-4, 0-1) traveled to University Park, Pennsylvania to take on the Nittany Lions (8-1, 1-0) on Saturday, riding a three game win streak, which included taking down No. 12 James Madison University and then defeating Manhattan College at home after the weather ended the game early and the Knights firmly in the lead.The Knights took down JMU 12-9, in Harrisonburg, Virginia for their best win of the season.
The Rutgers swimming and diving team wrapped up its season over spring break, as the team went on the road during the time off for the 2017 NCAA Championships.Rutgers spent four days of spring break, spanning from Wednesday to Saturday, up in Indianapolis, Indiana for the competition.The Scarlet Knights sent divers Alyssa Black, Rachel Byrne, Addison Walkowiak, and swimmers Vera Koprivova and Francesca Stoppa to represent Rutgers at the NCAA’s.
After putting up a solid performance against the No. 10 team in the country and then picking up the first overtime win of the season a few days later, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team looks to keep the good times rolling this weekend.The Scarlet Knights (3-3) will face the No. 12 James Madison University Dukes (5-2) this Saturday, March 11, at 1p.m.
The Rutgers swimming and diving team saw the capitalization of their hard work and successful season this week, as the team had Zone Diving championships this week.After moving up a rank and finishing ninth overall in the Big Ten championships a few weeks ago, the Scarlet Knights were represented by three divers, senior Alyssa Black, junior Addison Walkowiak and sophomore Rachel Byrne, to compete over the last few days down in Christiansburg, Virginia.
If you combined the intensity of last week’s game and the game this past weekend, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team have been involved in some of the most thrilling matches of the year so far.After going down to the wire with Penn, which saw the Scarlet Knights (3-3) bring a five-goal deficit to one with over six minutes remaining to play, the Knights defeated the Drexel Dragons (3-2) on the road in overtime, winning 9-8 on a sudden death goal.Although Rutgers ultimately lost their game to No. 10 Penn, they took that second half momentum used it as fuel to grind out a win against the Dragons in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this past Saturday.“It wasn’t the prettiest game” said head coach Laura Brand-Sias, “it wasn’t something where the ball was bouncing in our favor as much as we would like, but we did continue to fight and it is a huge thing to walk away with a W, especially in overtime.”Drexel got on the board first, scoring less than two minutes into the game, but Rutgers responded, scoring back to back unassisted goals thanks to freshman midfielder Samantha Budd and junior midfielder Paige Paratore.The Dragons quickly tied up the game, scoring less again in less than two minutes, bringing the score to 2-2, with 19:29 remaining in the first half.
Coming into Wednesday night’s matchup looking to jumpstart the team’s recent play, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team was up for a big challenge with No. 10 Penn.The Scarlet Knights (2-3) and the Quakers (3-0) played at High Point Solutions Stadium in a highly intense battle that came down to the last minute of play, resulting in a tough 11-9 loss for Rutgers.On the rainy evening in Piscataway, Penn was able to strike first blood and take a quick 2-0 lead.After some back and forth, Rutgers got on the board at the 23:07 mark, after senior team captain attacker Amanda Tutturro scored her ninth goal of the season.The Knights made back their deficit in quick fashion, tying the score 2-2 on an unassisted goal from senior midfielder Kristina Dunphey, who sprinted up the right side of the field for the score.
After a tough loss on Wednesday to the No. 10 team in the nation, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team looks to get back in the win column this weekend, as they head back out on the road after the one game home stand.The Scarlet Knights (2-3) will head out to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to face the Drexel Dragons (3-1) this Saturday, March 4 at Vidas Field.
Coming off of a blowout loss this past weekend, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team can expect another tough matchup this week, as it is set to face a top-ten team in the nation.The Scarlet Knights (2-2) will face the No. 10 Penn Quakers (2-0) this Wednesday at 6 p.m., making this the first ranked opponent of the season for the Knights.
After strong showings in its past two contests, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team took a hard loss this weekend against the University of Delaware.The Scarlet Knights (2-2) traveled down to Newark, Delaware to face the Blue Hens (2-1) in Delaware Stadium.
Off to their best start since 2014, the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team looks to continue their good start this weekend, as they travel down to the University of Delaware.The Scarlet Knights (2-1) are set to travel south to Newark, Delaware this Saturday, Feb.
The Rutgers women’s lacrosse team moved up to 2-1 on the season, as it pushed through a tough first half and defeated Lafayette 15-10.The Scarlet Knights traveled to Easton, Pennsylvania to take on the Leopards for the team’s first road game of the season.Lafayette started off the game to a good start, getting on the board first with a goal.Rutgers responded quickly, scoring two goals within seconds of each other.
As a long conference season concluded over the weekend, the Rutgers swimming and diving team returned from the Big Ten Championships this weekend with multiple school records and a historical finish.The Scarlet Knights finished out the four-day tournament Saturday night in West Lafayette, Indiana, finishing in ninth place with a score of 446.
The Rutgers swimming and diving team is getting set for the 2017 Big Ten Championships this week.
The Rutgers swimming and diving team will be facing the Richmond Spiders in their final dual meet of the season on Saturday morning at the Rutgers Aquatic Center.Saturday will also be "Senior Day," as it will be both the last dual meet and the last home meet for the senior members of the team.Senior athletes making their farewell performances this upcoming weekend include swimmers Chantal Asselin, Barbra Brottman, Meghan Kiely and Rachel Stoddard along with diver Alyssa Black.The team's Class of 2017 members have produced some key performances this year and the Scarlet Knights continue to put up strong performances.Black has produced multiple 1-meter diving victories and NCAA Zone qualifying marks, Kiely has helped the team with multiple third places finishes and a second-place mark and Stoddard has contributed multiple first places finishes in events such as the 100m and 200m breaststroke.Rutgers will put their focus into this last meet against Richmond after placing second in last weekend’s tri-meet against Cincinnati and Virginia Tech.
The Rutgers swimming and diving team wrapped up its final tri-meet of the season this weekend. The Scarlet Knights placed second among two Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) opponents — just behind Virginia Tech and outscoring Cincinnati.
As they prepared for their next meet, the Rutgers Swimming and Diving team received exciting news, as diver Addison Walkowiak was named Big Ten diver of the week.Walkowiak, a Junior from Ballston Spa N.Y., claimed first place finishes in both the 1-meter and 3-meter events this past weekend, when faced Penn State and Yale in University Park, PA.“It felt really good” said Walkowiak.
The Rutgers Women’s Swimming and Diving team jumped in the pool this past weekend in Penn., where they faced Penn State and Yale.The Scarlet Knights fought hard, but fell to the Nittany Lions, 204-148, and the Bulldogs, 255-98.Rutgers was trying to showcase itself after a long intermission after the Bruno Invitational in Providence R.I., with only the Winter Sun meet in Fla.
In what was a productive weekend away from Piscataway, the Rutgers men’s soccer team came home with a win and a draw after playing two games in three days.