Sat, Feb/16 Final
Women's Lacrosse
6 Stevenson
14 vs. No. 4 Salisbury
Sun, Feb/24 Final - OT
Women's Lacrosse
13 No. 4 Salisbury
12 at No. 15 Catholic
Sat, Mar/02 Final - OT
Women's Lacrosse
13 No. 4 Salisbury
14 at No. 8 Washington and Lee
Thu, Mar/07 Final
Women's Lacrosse
14 No. 5 Salisbury
10 at No. 23 Rowan
Sat, Mar/09 Final
Women's Lacrosse
8 Washington (Md.)
15 vs. No. 5 Salisbury
Tue, Mar/12 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 Meredith
16 vs. No. 5 Salisbury
Fri, Mar/15 Final
Women's Lacrosse
3 Plymouth St.
18 vs. No. 5 Salisbury
Wed, Mar/20 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 No. 15 Cortland St.
14 vs. No. 5 Salisbury
Mon, Mar/25 Final
Women's Lacrosse
11 No. 5 Middlebury
6 vs. No. 4 Salisbury
Wed, Mar/27 Final
Women's Lacrosse
9 No. 4 Salisbury
5 at No. 6 Franklin & Marshall
Sat, Mar/30 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 No. 3 Mary Washington
11 vs. No. 4 Salisbury
Sat, Apr/06 Final
Women's Lacrosse
3 Frostburg State
22 vs. No. 4 Salisbury
Wed, Apr/10 Final
Women's Lacrosse
18 No. 5 Salisbury
8 at Chris. Newport
Sat, Apr/13 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 No. 16 TCNJ
8 vs. No. 5 Salisbury
Wed, Apr/17 Final - 2OT
Women's Lacrosse
10 No. 6 Salisbury
9 at No. 9 York (Pa.)
Sat, Apr/20 Final
Women's Lacrosse
1 Southern Virginia
18 vs. No. 6 Salisbury
Wed, Apr/24 Final
Women's Lacrosse
9 St. Mary's (Md.)
17 vs. No. 6 Salisbury
Tue, Apr/30 Final
Women's Lacrosse
11 CAC No. 5 Chris. Newport
22 vs. CAC No. 1 Salisbury
Sat, May/04 Final
Women's Lacrosse
13 CAC No. 2 York (Pa.)
11 vs. CAC No. 1 Salisbury
Sun, May/12 Final
Women's Lacrosse
3 Lebanon Valley
16 vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Sat, May/18 Final
Women's Lacrosse
8 No. 19 Colorado Col.
18 at No. 7 Salisbury
Sat, May/18 Final
Women's Lacrosse
9 No. 12 Amherst
6 vs. No. 10 Catholic
Sun, May/19 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 No. 12 Amherst
8 at No. 7 Salisbury
Sat, May/25 Final
Women's Lacrosse
11 No. 4 Tufts
14 vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Sun, May/26 Final
Women's Lacrosse
9 No. 7 Salisbury
14 vs. No. 3 Middlebury
Sat, Feb/15 Final
Women's Lacrosse
14 No. 7 Salisbury
2 at Stevenson
Sun, Mar/01 Final
Women's Lacrosse
10 No. 3 Washington and Lee
7 vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Wed, Mar/04 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 Rowan
16 vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Sat, Mar/07 Final
Women's Lacrosse
16 Salisbury
7 at Washington (Md.)
Wed, Mar/11 Final - OT
Women's Lacrosse
12 No. 6 Gettysburg
11 vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Sat, Mar/14 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
No. 18 Brockport
vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Tue, Mar/17 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
No. 19 William Smith
vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Sat, Mar/21 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
No. 23 Cortland
vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Wed, Mar/25 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
No. 3 Franklin & Marshall
vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Sun, Mar/29 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
No. 7 Salisbury
at No. 11 TCNJ
Sat, Apr/04 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
Salisbury
at Southern Virginia
Sat, Apr/04 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
Salisbury
at Lynchburg
Sat, Apr/11 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
St. Mary's (Md.)
vs. Salisbury
Wed, Apr/15 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
No. 8 York (Pa.)
vs. No. 7 Salisbury
Sat, Apr/18 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
Salisbury
at Chris. Newport
Mon, Apr/20 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
No. 10 Catholic
vs. Salisbury
Thu, Apr/23 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
No. 7 Salisbury
at No. 14 Mary Washington
Sat, Feb/27 Final
Women's Lacrosse
18 Salisbury
15 at Shenandoah
Wed, Mar/03 Final
Women's Lacrosse
16 Salisbury
7 at Rowan
Sat, Mar/06 Final
Women's Lacrosse
6 Washington (Md.)
13 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Mar/13 Final
Women's Lacrosse
10 St. Mary's (Md.)
14 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Mar/17 Final
Women's Lacrosse
13 Salisbury
7 at Mary Washington
Sat, Mar/20 Final
Women's Lacrosse
8 TCNJ
14 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Mar/24 Final
Women's Lacrosse
6 Rowan
18 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Mar/30 Final
Women's Lacrosse
4 Southern Virginia
18 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Apr/03 Final
Women's Lacrosse
14 Chris. Newport
17 vs. Salisbury
Fri, Apr/09 Cancelled
Women's Lacrosse
Salisbury
at Moravian
Wed, Apr/14 Final
Women's Lacrosse
19 Salisbury
11 at Chris. Newport
Sat, Apr/17 Final - OT
Women's Lacrosse
14 Salisbury
13 at St. Mary's (Md.)
Tue, Apr/20 Final
Women's Lacrosse
2 Mary Washington
17 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Apr/24 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 Roanoke
18 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Apr/28 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 St. Mary's (Md.)
16 vs. Salisbury
Sat, May/01 Final
Women's Lacrosse
8 Chris. Newport
17 vs. Salisbury
Sat, May/08 Final
Women's Lacrosse
1 Morrisville St.
25 vs. Salisbury
Sat, May/15 Final
Women's Lacrosse
3 Wash. & Jeff.
17 vs. Salisbury
Sun, May/16 Final
Women's Lacrosse
5 Ithaca
16 vs. Salisbury
Sat, May/22 Final
Women's Lacrosse
20 Salisbury
10 at Denison
Sun, May/23 Final
Women's Lacrosse
14 Salisbury
13 vs. Tufts
Sat, Feb/12 Final
Women's Lacrosse
15 Salisbury
5 at Stevenson
Sat, Feb/19 Final
Women's Lacrosse
13 Salisbury
4 at Catholic
Sat, Feb/26 Final
Women's Lacrosse
6 Washington and Lee
7 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Mar/01 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 Rowan
15 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Mar/05 Final
Women's Lacrosse
8 Salisbury
6 at Washington (Md.)
Wed, Mar/09 Final
Women's Lacrosse
9 Gettysburg
14 vs. Salisbury
Fri, Mar/11 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 St. John Fisher
15 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Mar/19 Final
Women's Lacrosse
6 Cortland
19 vs. Salisbury
Tue, Mar/22 Final
Women's Lacrosse
6 William Smith
18 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Mar/26 Final - OT
Women's Lacrosse
14 Colby
13 vs. Salisbury
Wed, Mar/30 Final
Women's Lacrosse
16 Franklin & Marshall
10 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Apr/02 Final
Women's Lacrosse
15 Salisbury
7 at Mary Washington
Sat, Apr/16 Final
Women's Lacrosse
14 York (Pa.)
15 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Apr/23 Final
Women's Lacrosse
15 Salisbury
12 at TCNJ
Wed, Apr/27 Final
Women's Lacrosse
6 St. Mary's (Md.)
17 vs. Salisbury
Sat, Apr/30 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 Chris. Newport
21 vs. Salisbury
Sat, May/07 Final
Women's Lacrosse
7 Chris. Newport
17 vs. Salisbury
Sun, May/15 Final
Women's Lacrosse
15 Salisbury
4 at Stevens
Sat, May/21 Final
Women's Lacrosse
3 Kenyon
16 vs. Salisbury
Sun, May/22 Final
Women's Lacrosse
11 Salisbury
14 at TCNJ
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SEASON PREVIEW: Success and Growth the building blocks for Women’s Lacrosse 2021 season

SEASON PREVIEW: Success and Growth the building blocks for Women’s Lacrosse 2021 season

SALISBURY, Md. - The seventh-ranked Salisbury University women's lacrosse team is looking to get back to the national stage and make another run in the NCAA tournament after the shortened 2020 season.

"I expect a lot of success and growth out of the team this season," said head coach Jim Nestor, who is entering his 20th season at the helm, "There's plenty of leadership coming out of the seniors and upperclassmen and their experience will help lead to the younger players that had their seasons cut short last year and are new to the squad."

After a 2019 season where Salisbury finished as national finalists, the team notched a 3-2 record in 2020 before the season was ended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Obviously with our season getting cut short last and losing a lot of good players was upsetting, and none of us were excited for that. However, we do return a lot of players and bring in a great group of new players. We are excited to play finally someone besides ourselves. It's been a long year of waiting, but we are ready to get back on the field, play some games, show everyone what we can do and get back to the Final Four weekend."

ATTACK

The Sea Gulls welcome back a strong offensive unit. Leading the pack is senior and two-time All-American Alexis Strobel. A season ago, Strobel led the team with 20 points, a team-high 13 assists, and seven goals. Strobel's 13 assists ranked her second in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC, now Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference).

Fellow senior Lydia McNulty joins Strobel in the attacking zone. McNulty is coming off of an 11-goal performance in the shortened 2020 season. The senior also tallied two assists for a total of 13 points in five games.

"I am expecting a lot of leadership from Lexi and Lydia this season. Both are very smart players with great field vision and can read the defense very well which helps us find the back of the cage." 

Sophomore Erin Scannell is also expected to see a great amount of time on the field this season. Scannell made her name known during her freshman year, scoring eight goals in five games.

MIDFIELD

Salisbury is depending on communication in the midfield to create a smooth transition up-and-down the field, led by senior Bri Held and junior Delaney Hill. Hill and Held are expected to be key aspects in the Sea Gull midfield. 

Sophomore Riley Hartman is also returning and expected to join Hill and Held in the midfield after coming off a five-goal freshman campaign. 

"Our midfield is going to be very similar to what it usually is, focusing on getting the ball down the field to the offense as smooth and quick as we can. Slowing down the other team's transition and causing turnovers in the midfield is our goal. The draw controls are the main focus for us, this season. We lost a few good players on that draw circle, but we return a lot of players that can be helpful with winning possession to give the offense opportunities."

The Salisbury backline wants to build on a 2020 season where the squad allowed only 38 goals in five games.

After losing some key players in the defense unit, the Sea Gulls are looking to continue the high-intensity defensive play that has been a calling card of the team. Seniors Carrie Hesen and Kate Lamberti are expected to lead the defense this season. In the five games in 2020, Hesen caused 10 turnovers and picked up nine ground balls while Lamberti tallied seven ground balls and caused four turnovers.

The Sea Gulls are expected to see more action from Brooke Adams and Caroline McKenna in the defensive zone this season.

GOALIES

With the loss of Skye Graham due to graduation, the Sea Gulls are looking to see juniors Mary Claire Hisle and sophomore Kaitlyn Hunsinger battle for the starting spot goal this season. Hisle saw time in three games for 27 minutes last season and recorded one save.

"We lost some key players in our defensive unit to graduation, but I am confident in the players that we are returning. With Carrie and Kate leading us, they bring a lot of experience to our defensive unit and can be our anchors on that side of the field. We also return two goalies who are working hard and looking really good so far this season in the cage for us. As a defensive unit, we always focus on communication, and that is the main focus, again, for our defense this season."

SCHEDULE 

The team is scheduled to play 12 games in 2021, including battling four Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Preseason Top 25 teams throughout the season.

The Sea Gulls open their season with two games on the road when they matchup against the Shenandoah on Saturday, Feb. 27, and on Wednesday, March 3 when they travel to play Rowan. 

Salisbury will play its home opener on Wednesday, March 6 against Eastern Shore rival, Washington,

The Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference (C2C) Tournament is slated to begin on Saturday, April 24 while the C2C Championship is scheduled for Saturday, May 1.  

The opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament are scheduled for Saturday, May 8. The NCAA Final Four weekend in Salem, Va. is tabbed for May 22-23.