UCSD Women’s Lacrosse Prevails Over CSU San Marcos in Opening Game

POSTED BY LIZ HENRY

This past Friday the UCSD Women’s Lacrosse Team had their first season opener against CSU San Marcos. From the start, the game went back and forth with goals being exchanged between UCSD and San Marcos in a pattern that would follow until halftime. At the beginning of the second half, San Marcos pulled ahead by 3 goals. With victory now slipping out of their hands, they rebounded by mounting an impressive 6-0 run against San Marcos with goals from Jen Daluz, Jiyoung Yun, Janet Gleason, and Rachel Teitelbaum. The Tritons never looked back, finishing off the game with an 11-9 win against San Marcos. Throughout the game the Tritions boasted impressive transitions, team effort and defensive stops. Beating San Marcos in their first league game was the first step for the Tritons in their road to Nationals.

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Tritons win Their Season Opener

POSTED BY LIZ HENRY

This past Friday, February 3rd, the UC San Diego Women’s Lacrosse Team had their first season opener against CSU San Marcos. The game went back and forth with a goal from UC San Diego followed by another by San Marcos. Goals in the first half from Janet Gleason, Nicole Goodwin, Demi Greiner, Danielle Viviani and Michaela Juels. At the beginning of the second half, San Marcos pulled ahead by 3 goals, victory slipping out of the Trition’s hands. From there on the Tritons went on an impressive 6-0 run against San Marcos with goals from Jen Daluz, Jiyoung Yun, Janet Gleason, and Rachel Teitelbaum. The Tritons finished off the game with an 11-9 win against San Marcos. Throughout the game the Tritions boasted impressive transitions, team effort and defensive stops. Beating San Marcos in their first league game was the first step for the Tritons to head to Nationals.

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Tritons Host Alumni

POSTED BY LIZ HENRY

This past Saturday the Triton Lady Laxers faced off against their fellow Alumni in a friendly game. The UC San Diego Women’s team proved to have improved immensely since pre-season and defeated the UC San Diego Alumni 7-3.

Great performances were demonstrated across the entire field. For defense, Hannah Wolff demonstrated immense toughness and skill against the fierce UC San Diego Alum. Also defender, Danielle Gelsinger, re-defended against the Alumni’s transition, making it almost impossible for them to get it to the offensive side. The midfield boasted several draw controls from center midfielder, Michaela Juels, along with help from the circle from Jiyoung Yun and Kellen Peddicord. All the midfielders above, including Janet Gleason, boasted numerous ground balls, transitions, and re-defending. On attack freshman, Danielle Viviani, scored a whopping 3 goals. Another outstanding freshman, Nicole Goodman, scored the first goal of the game. By an amazing cut from Danielle Viviani and feed through the 8 meter by Michaela Juels, Viviani put up the second goal of the game. Rachel Teitelbaum, attacker, also made her first goal of the season, pulling the UC San Diego Lacrosse team into a striking lead. New goalie, Maria McCavitt, had an incredible save rate, completely shutting down the Alum.

Overall, the UC San Diego Women’s team seems to be coming together all over the field with an enormous amount of talent. We are looking forward to a great season.

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Women’s Lacrosse Takes on Redlands

POSTED BY LIZ HENRY

Last Saturday, October 29th, the UC San Diego Women’s Lacrosse team matched up with the Redlands NCAA Division III team. Being a club team, the girls of UC San Diego were prepared for a challenge and rose to the occasion. Newcomer, Jessie Larkin (Junior) drove to goal and scored in the first half demonstrating the skill of the new players that have joined the team this year. Returning player Michaela Juels (sophomore) scored a top corner penalty shot against the Redlands goalie. Equally incredibly was the defensive skills for the UC San Diego team who held the Redlands offense for several minutes at a time. Newcomer and international student from Germany, Hannah Wolff, gave the Redlands offense quite a struggle with her impeccable defensive skill and strategy. New goalie and previous attack player, Maria Fernanda McCavitt, had an impressive 50% saves percentage for her first official game. Although the UC San Diego came short of a victory, it is clear that they are well on their road to a fantastic season and have become further strengthened by the incoming skill of new players. Moreover, UC San Diego proved that they are a force to be reckoned with even on an NCAA scale.

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April 2 W LAX

POSTED BY MICHAEL ZHONG

Women’s Lacrosse: April 2nd and 3rd

 

This past weekend, April 2nd, The UC San Diego Women’s Lacrosse Club played their last two season games. Saturday night, the lady Tritons traveled to Los Angeles to face Loyola Marymount University.  The Tritons came out guns a’blazin with a whopping 10 goals in the first half.  Despite some defensive lapses, with 8 different overall scorers the Tritons were able to end the game on top with a score of 13-7.  Game MVP Michaela Juels and Midfielder Tace Higuchi led the team with three goals each. Goalie Kayla Ostiller was able to shut down the Lions, scoring zero goals in the first half of the game.  The Tritons saw an outstanding performance by Freshman Maria McCavitt, finishing off the game with a check and a goal.

 

Sunday, April 3rd, UC San Diego hosted their final game of the season on Muir Field facing the Concordia Eagles.  The fans were in for a nail-biter, as the game went down to the wire.  The Tritons fell one goal short to the Eagles’, losing on an overtime 8-meter shot.  Game MVP Kayla Ostiller had a whopping 14 saves in the game.  Kayla was supported on Defense with an outstanding performance by Laura Darken.  She stuck to Concordia’s top scorer like glue.  Despite the loss, the Tritons stuck around celebrating their graduating seniors’ last league game.

 

The Tritons will continue training this week as they wait to find out whether they will be traveling to Santa Barbara to attend WWLL Playoffs.

 

The Ladies find out their fate next Monday. Stay Tuned!

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Tough Loss Against UC Irvine

POSTED BY LAUREN SAWVELLE

UC San Diego Women’s Lacrosse team faced the UC Irvine Anteaters on Sunday. Although the team came out strong right off the bat, the Tritons unfortunately fell short to Irvine in a 10-8 loss. UC San Diego saw outstanding performances from Freshman Midfielder Shivani Das, with 4 goals on the offensive side, and from Sophomore Kylie Sagisi with 3 ground ball controls on the defensive end. Moving past the difficult loss, the Tritons are looking forward to Friday’s 7pm home game vs. crosstown rivals CSU San Marcos.

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Tritons Triumph Over CSU Fullerton

POSTED BY LAUREN SAWVELLE

Despite CSU Fullerton’s goal off the first draw of the game, the UC San Diego Tritons held them to a total of 3 goals. UC San Diego had a strong defense backed by goalie, Kayla Ostiller, with 12 saves for the game. Center Tace Higuchi led the team with an outstanding 8 goals. Other game All Stars for the Tritons included Rebecca Brauer and Shivani Das.

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Feb 26 W Lacrosse

POSTED BY MICHAEL ZHONG

Cal State San Marcos

 

UC San Diego Women’s Lacrosse team faced the Cal State San Marcos Cougars for a Friday night cross-town league game.  The Tritons put up a fight against the number one, undefeated team in their league, but unfortunately fell short 15-8.  Senior Center Tace Higuchi ended the game with 4 goals, followed by freshman standout Michaela Juels with 3 goals and 2 assists.

 

The Tritons face CSU Long Beach this Saturday at 2pm at Muir Field!

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Feb 21 W Lacrosse

POSTED BY MICHAEL ZHONG

Tough Loss Against UC Irvine

UC San Diego Women’s Lacrosse team faced the UC Irvine Anteaters on Sunday.  Although the team came out strong right off the bat, the Tritons unfortunately fell short to Irvine in a 10-8 loss.  UC San Diego saw outstanding performances from Freshman Midfielder Shivani Das, with 4 goals on the offensive side, and from Sophomore Kylie Sagisi with 3 ground ball controls on the defensive end.  Moving past the difficult loss, the Tritons are looking forward to Friday’s 7pm home game vs. crosstown rivals CSU San Marcos.

 

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Feb 6 W Lacrosse

POSTED BY MICHAEL ZHONG

Tritons Triumph Over CSU Fullerton

Despite CSU Fullerton’s goal off the first draw of the game, the UC San Diego Tritons held them to a total of 3 goals.  UC San Diego had a strong defense backed by goalie, Kayla Ostiller, with 12 saves for the game. Center Tace Higuchi led the team with an outstanding 8 goals. Other game All Stars for the Tritons included Rebecca Brauer and Shivani Das.

 

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Annual Alumni Faceoff

POSTED BY IRIS JIA

Outstanding performance by both the current Lady Tritons and Alumni in Saturday’s Annual Alumni game. It was a close race, but the current team came on top with an outstanding save by goalkeeper Kayla Ostiller, followed by a goal by center Tace Higuchi for a final score of 7-6. The team saw outstanding hustle and performance by freshman Center, Michaela Juels. Thank you to all the Alumni for coming out! Hope to see you all at our season opener on Friday February, 5th on Muir Field against CSU Fullerton!

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