2016 Western Women's Lacrosse News

  • Altemose, Carey, Heitor, and Kosilla named to 2016 WLax All-LEC Team
    May 10, 2016
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University junior Carley Altemose (Stratford, CT) was named to the 2016 All-Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse First-Team, while teammates junior Destinee Carey (New Milford, CT), junior Raquel Heitor (Danbury, CT), and sophomore Olivia Kosilla (Ellington, CT) received Second-Team honors in an announcement released by the league office this afternoon.
  • Southern Maine wins OT thriller over Western to advances to LEC semifinals
    May 03, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – With only 11 seconds remaining in the second overtime period, junior Lauren Lessard (Lewiston, ME) scored for the University of Southern Maine women’s lacrosse team, giving the Huskies a thrilling 10-9 victory over Western Connecticut State University in the quarterfinals of this year’s Little East Conference Tournament Tuesday afternoon at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Western Connecticut in the LEC Tournaments
    May 02, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse, softball and men's tennis teams will begin Little East Conference Tournament play on Tuesday, May 3.
  • 2016 Western Athletics Awards Banquet set for Tuesday, May 10
    May 02, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The 2016 Western Connecticut State University Athletics Awards Banquet is set for Tuesday, May 10 at Ethan Allen Hotel in Danbury.
  • Western Women’s Lacrosse Outlasts LEC Rival Plymouth State, 13-12
    April 30, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore midfielder Olivia Kosilla (Ellington, CT) tallied a game-high five goals and an assist to lead the Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse team to a 13-12 victory over visiting Little East rival Plymouth State on Saturday afternoon at Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Strong second half lifts Western women over UMass Dartmouth, 12-11
    April 25, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Junior Meaghan Gustafson (Newington, CT) scored a game-high four goals to lead the Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse team to an exciting 12-11 victory over Little East Conference rival UMass Dartmouth Monday evening at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Second half comeback carries Southern Maine past Western women, 17-16
    April 23, 2016
    GORHAM, ME - The Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse team took an 11-8 lead into halftime and led 12-8 early in the second half, but failed to hold the lead as the University of Southern Maine handed to Colonials a 17-16 Little East Conference defeat Saturday afternoon.
  • Western women fall at Eastern, 15-10
    April 19, 2016
    MANSFIELD, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse team tied the score at 5-5 midway through the first half in its game with instate and Little East Conference rival Eastern Connecticut State University, but the Colonials couldn't keep pace with the Warriors, falling 15-10 Tuesday afternoon.
  • Western women run past Rhode Island College, 19-5
    April 16, 2016
    PROVIDENCE, RI - The Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse team recorded a 19-5 Little East Conference win over Rhode Island College behind a two-goal four-assist effort from sophomore Olivia Kosilla (Ellington, CT) Saturday afternoon.
  • Western women drop non-conference game with Westfield State, 12-8
    April 14, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – The Westfield State University women’s lacrosse team turned an 8-1 halftime lead into a 12-8 victory over Western Connecticut State University Thursday evening at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Western women fall at St. Joseph (LI), 10-9
    April 12, 2016
    PATCHOGUE, NY - Trailing 10-7 with eight minutes remaining, the Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse team benefitted from two yellow-cards by St. Joseph (LI), but the Colonial comeback fell just short in a 10-9 loss Tuesday afternoon.
  • Second half comeback lifts Keene State women over Western, 12-10
    April 09, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Trailing 7-5 at the half, the Keene State College women’s lacrosse team scored the first five goals of the second half on its way to a 12-10 win over Little East Conference rival Western Connecticut State University Saturday afternoon at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Women's Lacrosse: Past, Present and Future
    March 30, 2016
    Join us in celebration of Western Connecticut Women's Lacrosse, Past, Present and Future.
  • Western Falls to Visiting Non-Conference Foe Vassar, 16-11
    March 30, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – After trailing 11-1 at halftime, the Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse team put together a fierce second half rally. But the Colonials came up short, falling to visiting non-conference foe Vassar College, 16-11, Wednesday night at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Carey’s eight goals lead Western women over Mount Saint Mary College, 17-9
    March 17, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Junior Destinee Carey (New Milford, CT) scored eight goals to lead the Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse team past the visitors from Mount Saint Mary College 17-9 Thursday evening at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Big second half lifts Western women over Farmingdale State, 10-5
    March 15, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Trailing 5-3 at the half, the Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse team scored seven unanswered goals in the second half to earn a 10-5 victory over the visitors from Farmingdale State College Tuesday afternoon at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Western women fall to Connecticut College, 17-10
    March 12, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Junior Raquel Heitor (Danbury, CT) scored four goals to lead the offensive effort for the Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse team, but the Colonials fell to the visitors from Connecticut College, 17-10, Saturday afternoon at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Strong second half lifts Western women over Worcester State, 16-14
    March 10, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Trailing 8-7 at the half, the Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse team scored the first seven goals of the second half to take a 14-8 lead, on the way to a 16-14 victory over the visitors from Worcester State University Thursday night at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Western women open 2016 season with 15-4 loss at Castleton
    March 05, 2016
    CASTLETON, VT - The Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse team opened the 2016 season on the road at Castleton University, falling to the Spartans 15-4 Saturday afternoon.
  • Western men's and women's lacrosse team join together for Coaches vs. Cancer Day
    March 03, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University men's and women's lacrosse teams will join together on March 12 in a Coaches vs. Cancer Day at The Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Women's Lacrosse to Host Coaching Clinic on Sunday, March 6
    February 09, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Women’s Lacrosse Program will be hosting a coaching clinic for high school and youth coaches on Sunday, March 6, 2016.
  • Jennifer Thomas named Women's Lacrosse Coach at Western
    January 19, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Jennifer (Jenn) Thomas has been named the third Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach at Western Connecticut State University, announced Director of Athletics Ed Farrington on Tuesday.