2012 Women's Lacrosse News
August 23, 2012
Six Crimson Named to IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
June 12, 2012
Season Recap: 2012 Harvard Women's Lacrosse
Head coach Lisa Miller recaps the 2012 women's lacrosse season which saw the Crimson make its second straight appearance in the Ivy League Tournament...
June 7, 2012
Baskind Adds First Team Academic All-America to List of Honors
One day after being tabbed the IWLCA’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Melanie Baskind has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America first team...
June 6, 2012
Baskind Named IWLCA Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Senior captain Melanie Baskind earned one of the highest honors in women’s lacrosse as she was named the IWLCA Div. I Scholar-Athlete of the Year...
June 6, 2012
Highlights: Melanie Baskind Named IWLCA Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Senior captain Melanie Baskind added another award to her growing list as she was named the 2012 IWLCA Div. I Scholar-Athlete of the Year...
May 24, 2012
Three Crimson Named to IWLCA All-Region Teams
Ellen Gleason was selected to the IWLCA All-Region first team while Melanie Baskind and Danielle Tetreault received second team honors...
May 23, 2012
Ten Harvard Student-Athletes Honored at Senior Letterwinners' Dinner
Ten members of the Harvard class of 2012 were honored at the annual Senior Letterwinners' Dinner, held Wednesday night at the Murr Center. Keith Wright of the men’s basketball team was presented with the William J. Bingham Award as Harvard's outstanding male athlete and softball pitcher Rachel Brown took home the Radcliffe Prize as Harvard's outstanding female athlete.
May 18, 2012
Baskind Selected to Capital One Academic All-District First Team
Senior captain Melanie Baskind of the Harvard women’s lacrosse team has earned a nod to the Capital One Academic At-Large All-District first team. Baskind will now be nominated for Academic All-America distinction.
May 5, 2012
Highlights: Women's Lacrosse at No. 16/9 Penn Ivy League Tournament Semifinal
Highlights from the Crimson's 9-5 loss at No. 16/9 Penn in the Ivy League Tournament Semifinals. Melanie Basking led Harvard with two goals, three ground balls, one draw control and two caused turnovers...
May 4, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Drops 9-5 Decision to No. 16/9 Penn in Ivy League Tournament Semifinal
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team saw its five-game winning streak come to an end Friday night as No. 16/9 Penn took a 9-5 decision over the Crimson in the 2012 Ivy League Tournament...
May 2, 2012
Seven Women's Lacrosse Players Named to the All-Ivy Teams
Ellen Gleason was a unanimous first team selection while Harvard's seven total honorees are the most for the program since 1990...
May 1, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Opens Play in 2012 Ivy League Tournament Friday vs. Penn
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team will begin play in the 2012 Ivy League Tournament as the fourth seed when it takes on the top-seeded host Penn Quakers Friday...
April 30, 2012
Weis Earns Harvard's Fifth Defensive Player of the Week Honor
Freshman Kelly Weis earned her second weekly award from the conference after picking up her third win over a top-20 opponent...
April 28, 2012
Highlights: Women's Lacrosse vs. No. 10/11 Dartmouth
Highlights from the Crimson's 7-5 win over No. 10/11 Dartmouth. It was Harvard's third win this season over a top-20 opponent...
April 27, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Uses Second-Half Surge to Knock Off No. 10/11 Dartmouth, 7-5
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team scored six second-half goals en route to a 7-5 win over No. 10/11 Dartmouth Friday night at Harvard Stadium...
April 24, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Hosts No. 10/11 Dartmouth Friday with Ivy League Championship On The Line
Everything is on the line heading into the final week of the women’s lacrosse regular season as the Ivy League Championship and all four spots in the Ivy Tournament are up for grabs...
April 21, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Registers Fourth-Straight Win, 10-3, at Columbia
Danielle Tetreault scored four goals and Kyleigh Keating recorded a career-high seven ground balls to lead the Crimson past the Lions
April 19, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Puts Three-Game Win Streak on the Line Saturday at Columbia
The Crimson has won three straight games at home and will hit the road Saturday for the first time in nearly three weeks...
April 16, 2012
Baskind Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week for Third Time
Melanie Baskind earned her third defensive player of the week honor and second in as many weeks after leading Harvard to a perfect 2-0 week...
April 14, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Dominates Second Half En Route to 10-7 Victory Over No. 18 Princeton
Harvard outscored No. 18 Princeton 4-1 in the second half to move into a three-way tie for third place in the Ivy League standings...
April 14, 2012
Highlights: Women's Lacrosse vs. No. 18 Princeton
The Harvard women's lacrosse team knocked off No. 18 Princeton at Harvard Stadium to enter a three-way tie for third place in the Ivy League standings...
April 12, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Hosts Student Rewards Game Saturday vs. No. 18 Princeton
Harvard needs a win over No. 18 Princeton on Saturday to remain alive in the hunt for a spot in the 2012 Ivy League Tournament...
April 12, 2012
Highlights: Women's Lacrosse vs. Holy Cross
Highlights from the Crimson's 10-4 win over Holy Cross at Harvard Stadium. Chelsey Newman matched her career-high of three points (2g, 1a)...
April 11, 2012
Baskind Records Hat Trick to Lead Women's Lacrosse Past Holy Cross, 10-4
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team opened the game with five unanswered goals to down Holy Cross, 10-4, on Wednesday night at Harvard Stadium.
April 9, 2012
Baskind Earns Second Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week Honor
Harvard has received a total of three Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week awards this season with Melanie Baskind taking home a pair...
April 9, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Continues Homestand Wednesday Versus Holy Cross
Harvard will be going for its second straight win Wednesday under the lights at Harvard Stadium...
April 7, 2012
VanderMeulen's Six Goals Power Women's Lacrosse Past Brown, 16-8
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team defeated Brown Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium behind a season-high 16 goal effort, 16-8.
April 7, 2012
Highlights: Women's Lacrosse vs. Brown
Highlights from the Crimson's 16-8 win over Brown at Harvard Stadium. Jennifer VanderMeulen led the Harvard attack with a career-high six goals...
April 5, 2012
Harvard to Host Youth Lacrosse Games and Clinics Saturday
Harvard Athletics has teamed up with the Mass Bay Girls Lacrosse League and the Positive Coaching Alliance for a second straight year...
April 4, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Opens Three-Game Home Stand Saturday Against Brown
The Crimson will host three straight games at Harvard Stadium beginning Saturday with a matchup against Brown...
April 2, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Falls at No. 9/9 Virginia, 12-6
The Crimson played its second straight game against a top 10 opponent Monday night as it faced No. 9/9 Virginia in Charlottesville, Va...
April 1, 2012
Highlights: Women's Lacrosse vs. No. 2/2 Syracuse
The Crimson and No. 2/2 Syracuse played in the first-ever women's collegiate sporting event at Gillette Stadium...
March 31, 2012
Baskind Tallies Five Points as Women's Lacrosse Falls to No. 2 Syracuse at Gillette
The Crimson fell to No. 2 Syracuse in the first-ever women's collegiate sporting event at Gillette Stadium...
March 29, 2012
Gillette Stadium to Host Women's Lacrosse and No. 2/2 Syracuse Saturday
The Crimson will carry a two-game winning streak into action Saturday as it faces No. 2/2 Syracuse in the first-ever women’s collegiate event at Gillette Stadium...
March 28, 2012
Strong Defense Propels Women's Lacrosse to Second Straight Win, 10-4
The Crimson held Stanford scoreless in the first half and led by as many as nine goals, 10-1, en route to the 10-4 victory Wednesday at Harvard Stadium...
March 28, 2012
Highlights: Women's Lacrosse vs. Stanford
Highlights from the Crimson's 10-4 win over Stanford at Harvard Stadium. Harvard has held two straight opponents to five or fewer goals...
March 27, 2012
Weis Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week
Weis has started all seven games in goal for the Crimson this season, posting an 8.55 goals against average and a .466 save percentage...
March 27, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Welcomes Stanford to Harvard Stadium Wednesday
The Crimson hosts Stanford on Wednesday seeking its second straight win to pull back to .500 for the year...
March 24, 2012
Big First Half Propels Women's Lacrosse to 7-5 Victory at Yale
The Crimson earned its first win in New Haven, Conn. since 2006 after taking a 7-0 lead into halftime...
March 23, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Faces Ancient Eight Rival Yale on Saturday
The Crimson will look to even its all-time series with Yale and earn its first win in New Haven, Conn. since 1996 when it faces the Bulldogs on Saturday...
March 22, 2012
Vaughan '90 and (Downing) Nelson '94 Named Finalists for National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
Harvard alumnae Sarah (Downing) Nelson ’94 and Maggie Vaughan ’90 are among the 12 finalists on the 2012 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame women’s ballot...
March 21, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Runs Out of Time in 7-5 Loss to No. 19/20 Boston College
For the second straight game the Crimson battled back from a second-half deficit but was unable to complete the comeback against No. 19/20 Boston College...
March 21, 2012
Highlights: Women's Lacrosse ve. No. 19/20 Boston College
Highlights from the Crimson's 7-5 loss to No. 19/20 Boston College at Harvard Stadium...
March 19, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Hosts No. 19/20 Boston College Wednesday at Harvard Stadium
The Crimson will play its first game of 2012 in Harvard Stadium on Wednesday when it hosts No. 14/20 Boston College at 7 p.m...
March 17, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Fights Back From Second-Half Deficit but Come Up Short at Johns Hopkins, 8-7
The Crimson made a dramatic comeback and tied the score at 7-7 with 1:38 remaining, but Johns Hopkins came away with the 8-7 victory...
March 15, 2012
Women's Lacrosse to Play Johns Hopkins Saturday
The Crimson will continue its two-game road trip Saturday at Johns Hopkins looking to knock off the Blue Jays for the second straight year...
March 13, 2012
Weekend Watch - Tournament Edition
Find information below on how to watch your favorite Harvard teams on TV or over the internet this weekend.
March 10, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Comes Up Short in Overtime at No. 9/10 Penn, 14-13
Harvard played its second overtime game of the week in search of its second straight top 20 upset, but came up on the wrong end of a 14-13 score at No. 9/10 Penn...
March 9, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Seeks Second Straight Top 20 Upset Saturday at No. 9/10 Penn
The Crimson will head out on the road for the first time this season when it travels to Philadelphia, Pa. to take on No. 9/10 Penn...
March 6, 2012
Tetreault Puts Women's Lacrosse In Win Column Against #13 JMU in 2OT, 9-8
Harvard earned its first overtime win in two years when Tetrault found the back of the net in double overtime...
March 5, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Caps Off Homestand Tuesday Against JMU
The Crimson and Dukes will meet for the first time since 1986 Tuesday at Soldiers Field Lacrosse Stadium...
March 3, 2012
No. 16 Harvard Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Cornell, 12-6
The No. 16 Harvard women's lacrosse team suffered its first loss of the 2012 campaign Saturday, 12-6, against Cornell at Soldiers Field Lacrosse Stadium...
March 1, 2012
No. 16 Women's Lacrosse Opens Ivy League Play Saturday With Cornell
The Crimson hosts Cornell Saturday at Soldiers Field Lacrosse Stadium looking to open Ivy League play with a win...
February 29, 2012
Gillette Stadium to Present Two Regular-Season College Lacrosse Doubleheaders
Tickets for No. 16 Harvard's March 31 showdown against No. 11 Syracuse will go on sale March 1 through Ticketmaster...
February 29, 2012
11 Harvard Lacrosse Games to be Streamed Online in 2012
Harvard has announced that 11 home men’s and women’s lacrosse games will be streamed online from Harvard Stadium during the 2012 season...
February 27, 2012
Baskind Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week
Melanie Baskind scored three goals and collected five ground balls to lead the Crimson to an 11-9 victory over BU on Saturday...
February 25, 2012
No. 19 Women's Lacrosse Tops BU to Open 2012 Campaign, 11-9
Melanie Baskind and Jennifer VanderMeulen scored three goals apiece and Kelly Weis made nine saves to lead the Crimson to a season-opening win over the Terriers...
February 23, 2012
No. 19 Women's Lacrosse Opens 2012 Season Saturday vs. BU
Harvard is coming off its most successful campaign since 1994 and returns 23 of 24 letterwinners from last season's squad...
February 22, 2012
Two-Sport Star Baskind Featured by New England Lacrosse Journal
Melanie Baskind, who captains both the women's lacrosse and women's soccer teams, was featured by Sammi Gorman of the New England Lacrosse Journal...
February 22, 2012
Season Preview: No. 19 Women's Lacrosse Looks to Take Next Step
Coming off the program's best campaign in 17 years, head coach Lisa Miller previews the 2012 women's lacrosse season...
February 15, 2012
VanderMeulen, Tetreault Named to Tewaaraton Award Watch List
Junior’s Jennifer VanderMeulen and Danielle Tetreault have been listed among the top 50 women's lacrosse student-athletes in the country...
February 14, 2012
Video: No. 15 Women's Lacrosse Preseason Training
The No. 15 Harvard women's lacrosse team is set to open its 2012 season Feb. 25 at home against Boston University. Take a look at one of the team's practices as it prepares for the 2012 campaign...
December 7, 2011
Tetreault Named to Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America Team
Junior Danielle Tetreault of the No. 13 Harvard women’s lacrosse team has been named to the Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America third team...
December 6, 2011
Women's Lacrosse Ranked 13th in Inside Lacrosse Preseason Poll; Releases 2012 Schedule
The Crimson will host Syracuse at Gillette Stadium and will face nine teams ranked in the Inside Lacrosse preseason poll...
September 20, 2011
Two-Sport Star: Harvard's Baskind Featured on NCAA Website
Senior Melanie Baskind, who serves as a co-captain of both the Harvard women's soccer and women's lacrosse programs and is an All-Ivy recipient in both sports, has been featured on NCAA.com
September 13, 2011
Baskind and Petropulos Earn IWLCA Academic Honors
Harvard women’s lacrosse players Melanie Baskind and Tyler Petropulos were honored by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association on Tuesday, with their inclusion on the 2011 Academic Honor Roll. Listed on the IWCLA’s honor roll are 187 student-athletes, with 65 different institutions being recognized.
August 31, 2011
Stone Leads Team USA to Perfect Record at Twelve Nations Tournament
The U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team, coached by Katey Stone, The Landry Family Head Coach for Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey, wrapped up its stay in Finland by blanking the host nation, 6-0, in the final round of the 2011 Twelve Nations Tournament.
August 4, 2011
Women's Lacrosse Gains Nine Class of 2015 Recruits
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team has added nine members of the class of 2015 for the upcoming season.