2011 Women's Lacrosse News

April 28, 2011
Betsy Vendel Named Second Team All-NEC
Central Connecticut sophomore Betsy Vendel was named All-Northeast Conference Second Team on Thursday night. The Blue Devil attacker finished her second season in New Britain with an impressive 60 points. Her 60 points led the NEC this season and was the second highest single-season total in CCSU history.

April 23, 2011
Lacrosse Drops Final NEC Game at Wagner
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team dropped their season finale on the road at Wagner on Saturday afternoon. The Blue Devils led 7-4 at the half, but the Seahawks took the game, 12-10, on the strength of a second period comeback. The loss drops the Blue Devils to 7-9 on the season and 2-7 on Northeast Conference action. Central finishes the season with a program record seven wins.

April 21, 2011
Lacrosse Drops Long Island 21-11
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team crushed Long Island by 10 goals on Thursday afternoon. The 21-11 victory improves their record to 7-8 on the season and 2-6 in Northeast Conference action. The Blue Devils were led by eight points from sophomore Mackenzy Ryan.

April 14, 2011
Lacrosse Falls to Bryant on Thursday Night
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team dropped a Northeast Conference game to Bryant on Thursday night. The 13-9 loss drops the Blue Devils to 1-6 in the NEC and 6-8 on the season overall. Sophomore Betsy Vendel led the Blue Devils with a pair of goals and a pair of assists.

April 10, 2011
Blue Devils Fall to Pioneers on Senior Day
The Central Connecticut women's lacrosse team fell to Sacred Heart on senior day at Arute Field. The Blue Devils allowed four goals late in the second half to fall to the Pioneers by a score of 11-10. The loss drops the Blue Devils to 6-7 on the season and 1-5 in Northeast Conference play. Senior Michele Conway scored three goals and moved into second all-time on CCSU's career goals list.

April 4, 2011
2011 CCSU Women's Lacrosse Media Guide
2011 CCSU Women's Lacrosse Media Guide

April 3, 2011
Lacrosse Falls in OT at St. Francis
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team fell to St. Francis (PA) in overtime on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Devils and Red Flash finished the first half tied at 6-6 and then finished regulation tied at 16-16, but a pair of goals by St. Francis in overtime gave them the 18-17 victory. The loss drops the Blue Devils to 6-6 on the season and 1-4 in Northeast Conference play. Sophomore Meaghan McCurry led the way for the Blue Devils with 4 goals and three assists, including the game tying score.

April 1, 2011
Lacrosse Grabs First NEC Win of 2011
Sophomore Betsy Vendel scored an unassisted goal with 34 seconds left in the game to give the Blue Devils a 10-9 victory over the Colonials of Robert Morris. The win is the first in Northeast Conference play for the Blue Devils this season. They improve to 6-5, and 1-3 in NEC play on the season. Sophomore Mackenzy Ryan finished the game with four points, including a hattrick.

March 27, 2011
Lacrosse Falls to Mount 13-8
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team fell to Mount St. Mary's by a score of 13-8 on Sunday afternoon at Arute Field. The loss drops the Blue Devils to 0-3 in Northeast Conference action and 5-5 on the overall on the season. The Blue Devils were led by three points from junior Ashley Mara.

March 25, 2011
Blue Devils Fall to Hawks 16-6
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team dropped its second Northeast Conference game of the season on Friday afternoon. The Blue Devils fell to Monmouth by a score of 16-6. The loss drops Central to 0-2 in the NEC and 5-4 overall on the season. Sophomore Meaghan McCurry and senior Michele Conway each scored two goals for the Blue Devils.

March 20, 2011
Blue Devils Drop NEC Opener Against Bobcats
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team fell to Quinnipiac on Sunday afternoon by a score of 14-8. The game was the Northeast Conference opener for both squads. The loss drops the Blue Devils to 0-1 in NEC play and 5-3 on the season. Quinnipiac improves to 2-3 and 1-0 in the NEC. Central was led by three goals from sophomore Betsy Vendel.

March 18, 2011
Lacrosse Drops Howard 20-10
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team extended its winning streak to four games with dominating 20-10 victory over Howard University on Friday afternoon. The Blue Devils improve to 5-2 on the season with the victory and Howard falls to 3-5 with the loss. Central was led by a trio of players who recorded five points including sophomores Meaghan McCurry, Betsy Vendel and senior Michele Conway. Also leading the attack was sophomore Mackenzy Ryan who notched four goals in the game.

March 15, 2011
Lacrosse Puts Out Flames 19-10
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team dominated Liberty on Tuesday afternoon. The Blue Devils improved to 4-2 on the season with the 19-10 victory. The Blue Devils led 8-6 at the half and then exploded for an 9-0 run to start the second period. Central's offense was led by five goals from sophomore Mackenzy Ryan and four from senior Michele Conway.

March 14, 2011
McCurry Earns NEC Player of the Week Honor
Central Connecticut lacrosse sophomore Meaghan McCurry has been named Northeast Conference Player of the Week for her performance in the Blue Devils last two games. McCurry has been a scoring machine this season, and was especially clutch against Manhattan College when she netted three goals in the Blue Devils late second half comeback.

March 12, 2011
Lacrosse Tops Niagara 13-12
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team improved to 3-2 on the season with a 13-12 victory over Niagara on Saturday afternoon. The Blue Devils received three goal performances from sophomores Meaghan McCurry, Betsy Vendel, and junior Ashley Perkoski.

March 10, 2011
Women's Lacrosse Questionnaire
Women's Lacrosse

March 10, 2011
Lacrosse Climbs Back to Top Manhattan 18-17
The Central Connecticut lacrosse team defeated Manhattan College 18-17 on Thursday night. The Blue Devils came from behind to earn the victory and even their season record at 2-2. The Blue Devils were led by five points from senior Michele Conway and seven from sophomore Meaghan McCurry.

March 5, 2011
Women's Lax Falls to Iona 17-10
The Central Connecticut women's lacrosse team fell to Iona by a score of 17-10 on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops the Blue Devils to 1-2 on the season. Central was led by four point performances by sophomores Meaghan McCurry and Betsy Vendel.

March 2, 2011
Lacrosse Falls to U.C. Davis in Home Opener on Wednesday
The Central Connecticut women's lacrosse team fell to the Aggies of U.C. Davis on Wednesday afternoon on Arute Field in #$%^their home opener, 19-11. The Blue Devils fall to 1-1 on the season with the loss while U.C. Davis improves to 3-1. Central #$%^returns to action on Saturday on the road at Iona at 2 p.m.

February 27, 2011
Women's Lax Wins Season Opener
The Central Connecticut women's lacrosse team opened its season on Sunday with a 11-8 victory over Presbyterian. The win starts the Blue Devil season off at 1-0. Sophomore Meaghan McCurry scored a game-high four goals for the Blue Devils and also had an assist.

September 8, 2010
Women's Lacrosse to Host Instructional Clinic on Oct. 3 on Arute Field
Head women's lacrosse coach Rachel Tringali announced that the Blue Devil lacrosse program will host an instructional clinic on campus on Sunday, October 3. The clinic is open to all high school players in grades 9-12, and will run from 9-11 a.m. For more information please click on the brochure link or contact assistant coach Erin Burr at cayeaerj@ccsu.edu.