TOWSON, Md. - Highlighting the week in Tiger athletics will be the Tiger women's lacrosse team's quest for the Colonial Athletic Association championship while the Tiger men's golf team travels to Wilmington, Delaware to play for the CAA title.
The women's lacrosse team finished the regular season with a 13-3 record and a 7-0 mark in CAA play. For the second year in a row, the Tigers won the CAA regular season title and will host the CAA Tournament this weekend. The top-seeded Tigers will host the CAA Tournament on the field at the Tiger Soccer Complex.
The Tigers will face No. 4 Drexel in the first semi-final game before No. 2 James Madison plays No. 3 Hofstra on Friday. The two winners will play the CAA Championship Game on Sunday afternoon.
Coach Sonia LaMonica's Tigers clinched the CAA regular season title on Sunday when they pulled out a 10-9 victory over James Madison in double overtime. The Tigers have won seven games in a row and finished the regular season with a perfect 7-0 mark in CAA play.
Andi Raymond is the Tigers' top scorer with 28 goals and 22 assists while Ashleigh Rohrback has 22 goals with 17 assists. Kelly Custer has 27 goals with five assists and scored three goals against JMU. Senior goalkeeper Mary Teeters is allowing 8.08 goals per game and has a .516 save percentage.
While the women's lacrosse team is playing for the CAA championship, the Tiger men's lacrosse team will be trying to qualifying the CAA Tournament with a win at St. Joseph's on Saturday. The Tigers, who are 7-6 overall, have a 2-3 record in CAA action. Junior goalkeeper Andrew Wascavage ranks among the CAA leaders with a .565 save percentage while allowing 9.86 goals against average.
The Tiger softball team faces a big weekend series when the Tigers host CAA-leading Hofstra in a three-game series. The Tigers host Hofstra in a doubleheader on Saturday and a single game on Sunday.
Now 20-20 overall and 10-8 in the CAA, the Tiger baseball team plays a home-and-home series against Maryland on Tuesday and Wednesday before travelling to Northeastern for a three-game series this weekend. With a 10-8 record, the Tigers are fifth in the CAA standings.
The Tigers This Week (April 23-29)
|Tue., April 24||BASE||MARYLAND||3:00 pm|
|Wed., April 25||SB||at Mount St. Mary's (DH)||3:00 pm|
|Wed., April 25||BASE||at Maryland||6:00 pm|
|Thur., April 26||TRACK||at Penn Relays||10:00 am|
|Fri., April 27||TRACK||at Penn Relays||10:00 am|
|Fri., April 27||M.GOLF||at CAA Tournament at Wilmington, Del.||8:00 am|
|Fri., April 27||WLAX||CAA TOURNAMENT SEMI-FINALS vs. DREXEL
|Sat., April 28||M.GOLF||at CAA Tournament at Wilmington, Del.||8:00 am|
|Sat., April 28||SB||HOFSTRA (DH)||12 noon|
|Sat., April 28||BASE||at Northeastern (DH)||12 noon|
|Sat., April 28||MLAX||at St. Joseph's||12:30 pm|
|Sun., April 29||SB||HOFSTRA||1:00 pm|
|Sun., April 29||WLAX||CAA CHAMPIONSHIP GAME||TBA|
|Sun., April 29||M.GOLF||at CAA Tournament at Wilmington, Del.||8:00 am|