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2016 Bentley University Women's Lacrosse News

  • Hart, Howard Selected to Northeast-10 All-Academic Team
    July 05, 2016
    Former Bentley teammates and recent graduates Meredith Hart (Fairport, N.Y./Fairport) and Kelsey Howard (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) were voted to the Northeast-10 women’s lacrosse All-Academic team, the conference announced.
  • Howard Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award
    June 23, 2016
    Kelsey Howard (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough HS), a standout for the Bentley University field hockey and women’s lacrosse teams the last four years, is Bentley’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
  • Ochs Named IWLCA Third Team All-American
    May 19, 2016
    Bentley University’s Lauren Ochs (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit) has been named a third team All-American by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. Ochs was one of just four goalies in Division II to earn All-America honors.
  • Four Bentley Players Voted All-Region by IWLCA
    May 13, 2016
    Four players from the Bentley women’s lacrosse team were voted All-North Region by the IWLCA, it was announced on Friday. Junior goalie Lauren Ochs’ (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequiot) selection to the first team highlighted the selections.
  • Le Moyne Halts Bentley’s Run in NE-10 Semis, 18-11
    May 07, 2016
    No. 2 seed Le Moyne knocked Bentley out of the Northeast-10 semifinals on Saturday with an 18-11 defeat of the No. 3 seed Falcons, which ended the team’s 11 game winning streak.
  • Bentley Set to Clash With Le Moyne in Northeast-10 Semifinals
    May 06, 2016
    13th ranked Bentley will meet 2nd ranked Le Moyne in the Northeast-10 Semifinals on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Adelphi’s Motamed Field in Garden City, N.Y. The winner will go on to the championship game on Sunday at 1:00 pm.
  • Gillespie’s Goal Sends Bentley to 9-8 Win over Stonehill, NE-10 Semifinals
    May 04, 2016
    Sophomore Kathleen Gillespie (Topsfield, Mass./Masconomet) scored the go-ahead goal with 1:32 remaining to lift Bentley to a 9-8 victory over Stonehill and into the semifinals of the Northeast-10 Championship.
  • Bentley Set for Northeast-10 Quarterfinal Showdown with Stonehill
    May 03, 2016
    The Bentley women’s lacrosse team launches its bid for the 2016 Northeast-10 title when they host Stonehill Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 in the quarterfinals. The game can be seen live and for free on
  • Ochs’ Goalie of the Year Award Highlights Bentley’s Northeast-10 Recognitions
    May 03, 2016
    Junior goalie Lauren Ochs (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit) was named the Northeast-10 Goalie of the Year, and her and four teammates earned spots of the 2016 Women's Lacrosse All-Conference teams, it was announced Tuesday.
  • Ochs Tabbed Northeast-10 Goalie of the Week; Team Moves Up to No. 13 in Div. II Rankings
    May 02, 2016
    After helping Bentley set a new program record for consecutive wins last week, junior Lauren Ochs (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit) was named the Northeast-10 Goalie of the Week on Monday.
  • Bentley’s 12-8 Victory over New Haven Makes it 10 Wins in a Row
    April 30, 2016
    Senior Kelsey Howard (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) and goalie Lauren Ochs (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit) were two of the main performers as 17th ranked Bentley defeated 9th ranked New Haven 12-8 on Saturday afternoon to set a new program record with a 10th victory in a row.
  • Bentley Prevails for 9th Straight Time in Win at St. Michael’s
    April 27, 2016
    Bentley tied a program record with its nine straight win on Wednesday, but it wasn’t easy as they won at St. Michael’s 10-8 in a Northeast-10 matchup in a game that went down to the finish.
  • No. 17 Bentley Makes it 8 in a Row, 13-3 over Merrimack
    April 23, 2016
    No. 17 ranked Bentley cruised 13-3 over Merrimack for its 8th straight win on Saturday afternoon, which matched the program’s longest streak since 2007. Junior Hannah Lindgren (Southborough, Mass./Alongquin) led the offense with three goals and three assists.
  • Bentley Tops Franklin Pierce 15-11 for 7th Straight Victory
    April 19, 2016
    Five players scored multiple goals as No. 17 Bentley topped Franklin Pierce 15-11 on Tuesday night to secure its 7th straight victory, the program’s longest streak since 2007. The win improved the team’s Northeast-10 record to 7-3.
  • 18th Ranked Bentley Runs Winning Streak to Six with 16-7 Victory over SNHU
    April 16, 2016
    Senior Kelsey Howard (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) led the offense with five goals as the 18th ranked Bentley women’s lacrosse team defeated Southern N.H. 16-7 on Saturday for its 6th straight win.
  • No. 18 Bentley Makes it Five in a Row with 15-7 Win over No. 20 Stonehill
    April 13, 2016
    18th ranked Bentley claimed its 5th straight win Wednesday night, leading from start to finish in beating 20th ranked Stonehill 15-7 in a Northeast-10 encounter. Junior Hannah Lindgren (Southborough, Mass./Algonquin) led the offensive attack with five goals and two assists.
  • No. 18 Bentley Wins 4th Straight, 11-10 at Assumption
    April 09, 2016
    A late defensive stand and a last second save by goalie Lauren Ochs (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit) lifted 18th ranked Bentley to an 11-10 victory at Assumption on Saturday afternoon, the team’s 4th straight win.
  • No. 18 Bentley Wins 3rd Straight, 11-9 Over Southern Conn St.
    April 05, 2016
    18th ranked Bentley came from behind in the 2nd half to post an 11-9 victory at Southern Connecticut State on Tuesday night for its 3rd straight win. The victory gets the team’s record back to .500 in Northeast-10 games.
  • No. 18 Bentley Rides Ochs, Clutch Goals to 10-8 Win over AIC
    April 02, 2016
    18th ranked Bentley rode a strong performance by junior goalkeeper Lauren Ochs (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit) and late goals by Meredith Hart (Fairport, N.Y./Fairport) and Kathleen Gillespie (Topsfield, Mass./Masconomet) to a 10-8 victory over American International on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
  • No. 18 Bentley Runs Past Saint Anselm 14-7
    March 30, 2016
    18th ranked Bentley picked up a 14-7 road win over Northeast-10 rival Saint Anselm on Wednesday afternoon as senior Erin O’Connor (Longmeadow, Mass./Longmeadow) led the offense with four goals.
  • No. 1 Adelphi Stays Unbeaten with 13-6 Win over No. 17 Bentley
    March 26, 2016
    No. 1 ranked Adelphi improved to 6-0 on the season with a 13-6 win over 17th ranked Bentley on Saturday afternoon in a Northeast-10 matchup. A 6-0 run by the Panthers at the end of the 1st half and into the 2nd proved to be the difference.
  • No. 17 Bentley Upset by Pace 11-8
    March 22, 2016
    17th ranked Bentley was upset by visiting Pace 11-8 on Tuesday night as the Falcons ultimately could not overcome a slow start in the first half. Meredith Hart (Fairport, N.Y./Fairport) led the Bentley offense with a hat trick.
  • No. 18 Bentley’s Rally Runs Out of Time at No. 2 Le Moyne
    March 20, 2016
    No. 18 ranked Bentley closed with a 5-1 run at No. 2 Le Moyne, but ran out of time as the Dolphins hung on for a 15-11 victory in the Northeast-10 opener for both teams on Sunday afternoon.
  • No. 18 Bentley Uses Big 2nd Half to Topple Pfeiffer, 16-4
    March 18, 2016
    No. 18 Bentley outscored Pfeiffer 9-1 in the 2nd half en route to a 16-4 victory in a non-conference women’s lacrosse game on Friday afternoon. Junior Ellie Shuman (Nashua, N.H./Nashua North) led the offense with five goals, with four in the 2nd half.
  • Bentley Finishes Strong in 10-7 Win over Mt. Olive
    March 13, 2016
    Bentley scored the final two goals of the game to help secure a 10-7 victory over Mt. Olive in non-conference women’s lacrosse to begin the team’s trip through North Carolina.
  • New England Lacrosse Journal: Senior Moments
    March 10, 2016
    Before the season got underway, the New England Lacrosse Journal spoke to Bentley's head women's lacrosse coach Kerry Hausdorf and top scorers Kelsey Howard and Hannah Lindgren about the team's core group of players and their goals for the season.
  • Grand Valley St. Hangs on Over Bentley, 13-11
    March 08, 2016
    Bentley outscored Grand Valley St 6-4 in the 2nd half, but the Lakers did just enough to hold off the rally as they came away with a 13-11 victory on Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference game.
  • Bentley Drops Opener to Dowling 12-9
    March 02, 2016
    Despite a career high six goals from senior Kelsey Howard (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough), the Bentley women’s lacrosse team dropped its season opener at Dowling 12-9 on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Bentley Gets 2016 Season Underway Wednesday at Dowling
    March 01, 2016
    The 2016 season gets underway for the Bentley women’s lacrosse team on Wednesday afternoon at Dowling as the Falcons will look to make it five straight years qualifying for the postseason out of the highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Picked 5th in NE-10 Preseason Poll
    February 16, 2016
    Bentley has been picked 5th in the Northeast-10 Preseason Coaches’ Poll as voted on by the league’s 14 head coaches. The Falcons get their season underway on Wednesday, March 2 on the road against Dowling.
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