2008-09 Women's Lacrosse News

July 14, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Announces 2010 Recruiting Class
Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse head coach Denise Wescott has announced the signings of Jordan Certeza, Allie Fife, Kaitlyn Larrimore and Natalie Loutchaninoff to National Letters of Intent. The quartet will enroll at the Mount in the fall.

June 4, 2009
Catanese Selected To IWLCA/Under Armour North-South Senior All-Star Game
Katelyn Catanese, a member of the Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team, has been selected to play in the IWLCA/Under Armour North-South Senior All-Star Game. The annual event will held on June 13 at 3 p.m.

May 29, 2009
Catanese Named To IWLCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team
Katelyn Catanese, a member of the Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team, has been named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Mid-Atlantic Region second-team, announced on Thursday.

April 27, 2009
Rossetti And Jost Named To NEC All-Tournament Team
Kathleen Rossetti and Aly Jost, members of the Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse, team, have been named to the NEC All-Tournament Team, announced on Sunday after the NEC Championship Game.

April 24, 2009
Jost Named NEC Defensive Player of the Year; Four Players Honored By The League
Aly Jost has been named the NEC Defensive Player of the Year. Jost and Katelyn Catanese earn All-NEC first-team honors while Lucy Pompa and Caitlin Preas nab All-NEC second-team recognition.

April 24, 2009
Quinnipiac Rallies Past Women's Lacrosse In NEC Semifinals, 11-9
Second-seed Quinnipiac scored four of the five goals in the second half to come from behind to defeat No. 3 Mount St. Mary's 11-9 in the Northeast Conference (NEC) Women's Lacrosse Semifinals on Friday.

April 23, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Begins Quest For Third NEC Tournament Title Against Quinnipiac On Friday
The Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team begins its quest for its third NEC Tournament title on Friday in Fairfield, Conn. The Mount comes into the tournament as the No. 3 seed and will face second-seed Quinnipiac. Game time is 2:30 p.m.

April 19, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Battles Robert Morris In Regular Season Finale
Sunday's match between Mount St. Mary's and Robert Morris marks the fifth meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 2005 season. The Mount leads the series 4-0, including a 14-9 victory last year in Emmitsburg.

April 19, 2009
Robert Morris Squeaks Out 14-13 Decision Against Women?s Lacrosse; Mount Heads To Sacred Heart For NEC Tournament
Robert Morris scored the game-winning goal with 10 seconds remaining to spoil a furious comeback by Mount St. Mary's to earn a 14-13 victory on Sunday. The Mount will be the No. 3 seed in the NEC Tournament and face No. 2 seed Quinnipiac at Sacred Heart on Friday.

April 14, 2009
Gauthier Named NEC Women's Lacrosse Rookie Of The Week
Brianna Gauthier, a member of the Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team, has been named the NEC Rookie of the Week for the week of Apr. 6-12. It is the first women's lacrosse weekly honor for Gauthier.

April 11, 2009
Catanese Jump Starts Offense To Lift Women?s Lacrosse Past Wagner And Into NEC Tournament, 19-8
Katelyn Catanese scored five goals including a natural hat trick in the first half to lift Mount St. Mary's past Wagner 19-8 in NEC women's lacrosse action on Saturday. The Mount also clinched its seventh-straight NEC Tournament appearance.

April 10, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Starts Final Road Trip Of The Year At Wagner On Saturday
Saturday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Wagner marks the 14th meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 1997 season. The Mount leads the series 10-3, including wins in the last four matchups.

April 9, 2009
Seniors Fuel Women's Lacrosse Past Sacred Heart On Senior Day, 12-7
Seniors Kathleen Rossetti, Katelyn Catanese, Brianna Gauthier and Breana Waraksa combined for 10 goals to lead Mount St. Mary's past Sacred Heart 12-7 in NEC women's lacrosse action on Thursday in the Mount's final regular season home game.

April 8, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Hosts Sacred Heart For Senior Day On Thursday
Thursday's match between Mount St. Mary's and Sacred Heart marks the 13th meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 1998 season. The Mount leads series 9-3, but the Pioneers won 11-10 last season in Fairfield.

April 5, 2009
Quinnipiac Hands Women?s Lacrosse First NEC Loss, 19-5
Quinnipiac handed Mount St. Mary's its first NEC loss of the year with a 19-5 victory in women's lacrosse action on Sunday. Katelyn Catanese scored twice off assists by Breana Waraksa.

April 4, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Heads To Quinnipiac On Sunday
unday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Quinnipiac marks the 14th meeting in the all-time series. The Mount leads the series 9-4, but the Bobcats won two games against the Mount last season.

April 3, 2009
Waraksa?s Six Assists Help Women?s Lacrosse Past Central Connecticut State, 17-8
Senior Breana Waraksa dished out a program-record six assists to lead Mount St. Mary's past Central Connecticut State 17-8 in NEC women's lacrosse action on Friday. Katelyn Catanese and Ashley Johnson added four goals apiece.

April 2, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Hits Road For First NEC Road Trip At Central Connecticut State On Friday
Friday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Central Connecticut State marks the 10th meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 2000 season. The Mount leads the series 9-0, including a 16-8 win last season in Emmitsburg.

March 30, 2009
McTavish Named NEC Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player Of The Week
Brigid McTavish a member of the Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team, has been named the Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Mar. 23-29. It is the freshman's first conference honor.

March 29, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Holds Off Monmouth In First-Place Showdown, 10-9
Brianna Gauthier scored the decisive goal for her first collegiate goal to lift Mount St. Mary's past Monmouth 10-9 in women's lacrosse action on Sunday. Ashley Johnson paced the Mount with three goals and an assist in the win.

March 28, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Renews Rivalry With Monmouth On Sunday
Sunday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Monmouth marks the 23rd meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 1996 season. The Hawks lead the series 15-7, including wins in four of the last five matchups.

March 22, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Storms Past Saint Francis (Pa.), 22-8
Katelyn Catanese posted three goals and three assists to lead Mount St. Mary's past Saint Francis (Pa.) 22-8 in NEC women's lacrosse action on Sunday. Ashley Johnson, Lucy Pompa, Nicole Price and Breana Waraksa also had hat tricks on the day.

March 21, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Hosts Saint Francis (Pa.) On Sunday
Sunday's contest between Mount St. Mary's and Saint Francis (Pa.) marks the eighth meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 2002 season. The Mount leads the series 7-0, including a 23-0 win last season in Loretto.

March 20, 2009
Rossetti's Six Goals Power Women's Lacrosse Past Long Island In NEC Opener, 16-6
Kathleen Rossetti scored six goals to lead Mount St. Mary's past Long Island 16-6 in the NEC women's lacrosse opener for both teams on Friday. Emily Kirby added a career-high two goals and two assists in the win.

March 19, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Opens NEC Schedule At Home Against Long Island On Friday
Friday's contest between Mount St. Mary's and Long Island marks the seventh meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 2003 season. The Mount leads the series 5-1, including two-straight wins in the series.

March 18, 2009
Hofstra Downs Women's Lacrosse, 19-5
Hofstra defeated Mount St. Mary's 19-5 in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Wednesday.

March 17, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Starts Four-Game Homestand Against Hofstra On Wednesday
Wednesday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Hofstra marks the first-ever meeting between the two programs. The Mount is 0-7 against teams from the Colonial Athletic Association (Delaware [0-2], Towson [0-5]).

March 14, 2009
Fairfield Holds Off Women's Lacrosse, 15-13
Fairfield jumped out to a 9-2 advantage and held on for a 15-13 victory against Mount St. Mary's in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Saturday. Katelyn Catanese had six goals for the Mount.

March 13, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Heads To Fairfield On Saturday
Saturday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Fairfield marks the seventh meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 1997 season. The Stags have won the last two matchups to even the series at 3. The Mount's last win in the series was a 12-7 decision on Mar. 18, 2006.

March 11, 2009
George Washington Rallies Past Women's Lacrosse, 14-5
George Washington downed Mount St. Mary's 14-5 in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Wednesday. Ashley Johnson scored two goals for the Mount in the loss.

March 10, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Welcomes George Washington To Emmitsburg On Wednesday
Wednesday's game between Mount St. Mary's and George Washington marks the eighth meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 2002 season. The Colonials have won the last five matchups to take a 5-2 advantage in the series.

March 8, 2009
Longwood Upends Women's Lacrosse, 17-12
Longwood defeated Mount St. Mary's 17-12 in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Saturday. Kathleen Rossetti paced the Mount with six tallies.

March 6, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Travels To Longwood On Saturday
Saturday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Longwood marks the third meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 2002 season. The Mount tied the series at 1 with a 9-8 decision last year in Emmitsburg. The Lancers won the initial meeting 14-11 in 2002.

March 3, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Heads To Penn State On Tuesday Night
Tuesday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Penn State marks the first meeting in program history between the two teams. The Mount comes into the contest 0-3.

March 3, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Falls At Penn State, 13-3
Penn State defeated Mount St. Mary's 13-3 in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Tuesday. Ashley Johnson paced the Mount with two goals and Katelyn Catanese also found the twine.

March 1, 2009
No. 18 Towson Upends Women's Lacrosse, 15-8
Eighteenth-ranked Towson defeated Mount St. Mary's 15-8 in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Sunday. Mary Kate Lavin paced the Mount with two goals while Kathleen Rossetti a goal and an assist.

February 28, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Concludes Homestand Against No. 18 Towson On Sunday
Sunday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Towson marks the fifth meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 2000 season. The Tigers, who are making their first trip to Emmitsburg since the 2001 season, lead the series 4-0 after downing the Mountaineers 17-6 on Feb. 23, 2008.

February 27, 2009
No. 20 Denver Downs Women's Lacrosse, 16-6
Twentieth-ranked Denver downed Mount St. Mary's 16-6 in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Friday. Katelyn Catanese had a hat trick and Kathleen Rossetti posted a goal and two assists in the loss.

February 26, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Hosts No. 20 Denver On Friday
Friday's game between Mount St. Mary's and Denver marks the eighth meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 1999 season. The Mount leads the series 4-3, but the Pioneers took the last matchup 17-10 on Mar. 24, 2006.

February 23, 2009
Johnson Named NEC Women's Lacrosse Player Of The Week
Ashley Johnson, a member of the Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team, has been named the Northeast Conference Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 18-22. It is the junior's first career weekly honor.

February 22, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Edged by Lehigh, 11-10, in Overtime in Season Opener
Ashley Johnson paces the Mount with three goals and an assist.

February 21, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Opens Season Against Lehigh At Waldron Family Stadium On Sunday
Sunday's season opener between Mount St. Mary's and Lehigh marks the fifth meeting in the all-time series dating back to the 2003 season. The series is tied at two after the Mountain Hawks defeated the Mount 10-9 last year.

February 20, 2009
Season Preview: Women's Lacrosse Hopes Experience And Depth Returns Squad To Glory
Head coach Denise Wescott hopes that an increased depth in the roster and more consistent play will lead the 2009 Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse to the NEC Tournament title and a berth in NCAA Tournament.

February 19, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Announces 2009 Schedule
Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse head coach Denise Wescott has announced her 2009 schedule. The schedule is highlighted by nine home games, including three-straight to start the season.

January 27, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Picked Fourth In NEC Preseason Coaches' Poll
The Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team has been picked to finish fourth, according to the Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll released on Tuesday.

October 29, 2008
Mount St. Mary's Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Denise Wescott To Participate In 2009 US Lacrosse National Convention
Mount St. Mary's University women's lacrosse head coach Denise Wescott will be presenting at the 2009 US Lacrosse National Convention, presented by adidas on Jan. 16-19, 2009 in Baltimore, Md.

September 8, 2008
Davison And Karger Join Women's Lacrosse Staff
Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse head coach has announced the addition of two former Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse players to her staff. Jen Davison and Jane Karger will serve as assistant coaches under Wescott for the upcoming season.

August 29, 2008
Karger Participated In Annual IWLCA/North-South All-Star Game
Jane Karger became the fifth Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse player to participate in the annual Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA)/Under Armour North-South All-Star Game on June 14.