Blue Knight Women's Lacrosse
Corsmeier, Stein Earn GLIAC Academic All-Conference Honors
The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced the 2014 Spring All-Academic & All-Academic Excellence Teams. All-Academic Teams are comprised of those student-athletes that meet criteria and carry a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0-3.49. Academic Excellence Teams are comprised of student athletes that have a cumulative GPA of 3.50-4.0.
The Urbana University lacrosse team landed a pair of players on the academic squads. Senior Chiara Corsmeier earned Academic Excellence distinction and sophomore Tabitha Stein landed on the Academic All-Conference Team. Read More
Arrows Bring Down Blue Knights in FinaleApr. 27th, 2014
The Urbana University women's lacrosse team dropped its season finale and Senior Day contest 13-8 to the Ursuline Arrows.
Junior Hannah Walters led Urbana's offense with four goals, including three after the half to briefly cut Ursuline's lead to 11-8 with 16:46 left to play. The Arrows slowed the pace of the game by holding the ball before scoring the game's final two goals to arrive at the 5-goal margin of victory.
Taylor Anderson, Maria Garcia, and Tabitha Stein also contributed to Urbana's total with a combined four goals. Andersen scored twice in the first half. Garcia led UU with 4 ground balls. Jessica McHenry caused a career-high 4 turnovers to go with her 3 ground balls. Senior Courtney Hockenbery had 2 draw controls in her final game. Sophomore goalkeeper Paige Waqa finished with a school record 26 saves in the loss. Read More
Lakers Blank Blue KnightsApr. 25th, 2014
The GLIAC's top ranked squad handed Urbana University its first shutout loss in the program's 4-year history on Friday night. Grand Valley State University blanked the Blue Knights 18-0 to officially elminate Urbana from the GLIAC post-season tournament.
The Lakers led 11-0 at the half before tacking on 7 more goals over the final 30 minutes. Urbana managed just 1 shot on goal on the night against the stout Laker defense. Hannah Walters had the lone shot. Paige Waqa recorded 9 saves in goal for the visitors. The loss was Urbana's 7th straight. The Blue Knights put the finishing touches on the 2014 season on Sunday at home. Urbana welcomes Ursuline College to UU Stadium for the finale. Prior to the game, Urbana will honor seniors Chiara Corsmeier and Courtney Hockenbery. Read More
Big 2nd Half Leads Bobcats by Blue KnightsApr. 23th, 2014
A battered and undermanned Urbana University women’s lacrosse team nearly pulled off a big home win on Wednesday afternoon. The Blue Knights led early and had the visiting Bobcats on the ropes at the half. West Virginia Wesleyan College, however, opened the second half with 6 straight goals to pull off the 12-4 victory at a sunny UU Stadium.
Sophomore goalkeeper Paige Waqa upped her national average with 15 saves in the loss. Waqa entered the week ranked second in the nation in saves per game at 14.22. Read More
Dragons Down Blue KnightsApr. 19th, 2014
The Tiffin University women’s lacrosse team extended Urbana University’s losing streak to five games on Saturday afternoon in Tiffin. The Dragons flew out to a 9-1 halftime lead before dispatching the Blue Knights by a score of 16-1. Urbana’s lone goal came with 6 seconds remaining in the first half. Taylor Andersen scored on an assist from Jessica McHenry. Paige Waqa had 10 saves in goal. Defender Emily Brumley led the Blue Knights with 3 ground balls. Read More