2002 News
 

May 21, 2002
Limestone women’s lacrosse standout, Meghan Dennehy, named 2nd Team All-American

Gaffney, South Carolina…Limestone College women’s lacrosse standout Meghan Dennehy has earned Second Team honors on the 2002 IWLCA/US Lacrosse Division II All-America Team sponsored by Brine.

Dennehy, a sophomore midfielder from Gambrills, Maryland (Arundel HS), led the Saints in goals with 31 and groundballs at 42. She was second in total points with 42 and assists with 11.

Limestone and first year head Coach Scott Tucker finished the 2002 season with a record of seven wins and six losses.

April 30, 2002
Limestone women’s lacrosse drops out of IWLCA D2 Poll

Saints close out season losing 6 of last eight games after 5-0 start

Gaffney, South Carolina…The Limestone College women’s lacrosse team has dropped out of the latest IWLCA Division II Coaches’ Poll.

Limestone closed out its season on Sunday defeating Merrimack 10-3 in Andover, Massachusetts, a win that came two day’s after a 15-11 loss at now tenth ranked Stonehill in Easton, Mass.

The Saints and first-year head coach Scott Tucker finish the season 7-6.

Limestone College is located in Gaffney, South Carolina with an enrollment of 515 students. Limestone is a member of the NCAA Division II and is an Independent in the sport of women’s lacrosse.

PLEASE NOTE, THE IWLCA COACHES’ POLLS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.iwlca.org

April 23, 2002
Limestone women’s lacrosse drops one spot to tenth in IWLCA D2 Poll

Saints return to action Friday @ Stonehill

Gaffney, South Carolina…The Limestone College women’s lacrosse team has fallen one spot and is ranked 10th in the latest IWLCA Division II Coaches’ Poll.

Limestone lost its only game last week, a 13-11 setback at Shippensburg on Sunday. The Saints received 13 points in the balloting, which is two less than No. 9 Pfeiffer. Longwood is the unanimous No. 1 team and is followed by UC Davis, C.W. Post, Bloomsburg, West Chester, Gannon, Millersville and Mercyhurst.

The Saints and first-year head coach Scott Tucker are 6-5 on the season. Limestone returns to action on Friday April 26 at Stonehill (North Easton, Mass.), game time 4:00 PM. Limestone will close out it season two days later on the Sunday, the 28th with a 12:00 game at Merrimack (North Andover, Mass).

Limestone College is located in Gaffney, South Carolina with an enrollment of 515 students. Limestone is a member of the NCAA Division II and is an Independent in the sport of women’s lacrosse.

PLEASE NOTE, THE IWLCA COACHES’ POLLS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.iwlca.org

April 16, 2002
Limestone women’s lacrosse falls one spot to ninth in IWLCA D2 Poll

Saints return to action Sunday at Shippensburg

Gaffney, South Carolina (4/16)…The Limestone College women’s lacrosse team is ranked ninth in the latest IWLCA Division II Coaches’ Poll, this after holding the eighth spot the previous three polls.

Limestone lost its only game last week, a 16-2 setback at top-ranked Longwood on Saturday. The Saints received 14 points in the balloting which is 11 less than eighth-ranked Mercyhurst and only five better than No. 10 Pfeiffer. Longwood is the unanimous No. 1 team and is followed by UC-Davis, C.W. Post, Gannon and West Chester who occupy spots two thru five respectively.

The Saints and first-year head coach Scott Tucker are 6-4 on the season. Limestone returns to action on Sunday April 21st at Shippensburg (1:00 PM), in what is the second of four straight road games to close out the season for the Saints.

Limestone College is located in Gaffney, South Carolina with an enrollment of 515 students. Limestone is a member of the NCAA Division II and is an Independent in the sport of women’s lacrosse.

March 20, 2002
Limestone women's lacrosse drops to 6th in IWLCA D2 Coaches' Poll

Saints fall one spot after seeing win streak snapped at 15-games

Gaffney, South Carolina…The Limestone College women's lacrosse team has dropped one spot and is now the sixth ranked team in the latest IWLCA Division II Coaches' Poll.

Limestone, which saw its win streak snapped at 15 games on Saturday with a 12-7 loss to now fifth ranked Millersville, received 28 points in the rankings. Limestone's total was five less than that of Millersville but six more than seventh rated Mercyhurst. West Chester is the top-ranked team receiving a pair of first place nods and 46 total points to edge out second-ranked Longwood which received one first place mention and 44 total points. Gannon, ranked third, picked up a first place mention as well and totaled 40 points while CW Post landed the fourth spot with 35 points. As noted earlier, Millersville and Limestone are fifth and sixth respectively and are followed by Merychurst, Bloomsburg, UC Davis and Stonehill.

The Saints and first-year head coach Scott Tucker are 5-1 on the season and return to action this coming weekend with a pair of big games. The Saints will face top-ranked West Chester (1-0) on Saturday at Longwood University, which is located in Farmville, Virginia (12:00 PM). Then the following afternoon, on Sunday, Limestone will tangle with third-ranked Gannon (2-0) in game that will be played at Southern High School in Harwood, Maryland beginning at 2:00 PM.

PLEASE NOTE, THE IWLCA COACHES' POLLS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.iwlca.org

March 14, 2002
Limestone women's lacrosse remains 5th in IWLCA D2 Coaches' Poll

Saints are winners of 15 straight dating back to last season, the longest current streak in D2

Gaffney, South Carolina…The Limestone College women's lacrosse team, which is riding the longest current win streak in D2 at 15 games, remains the fifth-ranked team in the latest IWLCA Division II Coaches' Poll.

Limestone received 23 points in the second poll of the regular season, a total that's four less than fourth-ranked Gannon and just one better than sixth-rated Millersville, which Limestone hosts on Saturday. West Chester is the top-ranked team receiving two of the three first place votes and 34 total points while C.W. Post is second having picked up 33 points. Longwood is third receiving the other available first place vote and 32 total points.

The Saints and first-year head coach Scott Tucker are 5-0 on the young 2002 season outscoring the opposition by a combined margin of 62-16. Dating back to last season, Limestone has won 15 straight games, which is the longest current streak in D2 and has done so by a margin of 171-77.

The Limestone women's lacrosse team returns to action on Saturday, March 16th hosting #6 Millersville of Pennsylvania in a game that will be played on Saints Field located at the Limestone College Spring Sports Complex. Game time on Saturday is set for 2:00 PM.

Limestone College is located in Gaffney, South Carolina with an enrollment of 515 students. Limestone is a member of the NCAA Division II and is an Independent in the sport of women's lacrosse.

PLEASE NOTE, THE IWLCA COACHES' POLLS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.iwlca.org

March 13, 2002
Limestone women's lacrosse No. 3 in laxpower.com D2 Computer Rankings

Saints are winners of 15 straight dating back to last season, the longest current streak in D2

Gaffney, South Carolina…The fifth-ranked (IWLCA D2) Limestone College women's lacrosse team, which is riding the longest current win streak in D2, is third in the latest laxpower.com College Computer Division II Rankings. The Saints are fifth in the schedule strength category.

Limestone has a computer ranking of 78.12 while Mercyhurst is tops at 79.90 while Longwood is second at 79.75 with Gannon and Regis rounding out the top five.

The Saints schedule is rated at 40.98, which is fifth. Lock Haven is tops at 72.45, Mercyhurst in #2 at 61.61, Pfeiffer is third at 57.14 and is followed by UC Davis which has a mark of 51.87 while Limestone is No. 5.

The Saints and first-year head coach Scott Tucker are 5-0 on the young 2002 season outscoring the opposition by a combined margin of 62-16. Dating back to last season, Limestone has won 15 straight games, which is the longest current streak in D2 and has done so by a margin of 171-77.

The Limestone women's lacrosse team returns to action on Saturday, March 16th hosting sixth-ranked (IWLCA D2) Millersville (0-0) of Pennsylvania in a game that will be played on Saints Field located at the Limestone College Spring Sports Complex. Game time on Saturday is set for 2:00 PM.

Limestone College is located in Gaffney, South Carolina with an enrollment of 515 students. Limestone is a member of the NCAA Division II and is an Independent in the sport of women's lacrosse.

March 6, 2002
Limestone women's lacrosse No. 5 in IWLCA D2 Coaches' Poll

Saints are winners of 14 straight dating back to last season, the longest current streak in D2

Gaffney, South Carolina…The Limestone College women's lacrosse team, which riding the longest current win streak in D2, is ranked fifth in the first IWLCA Division II Coaches' Poll of the regular season.

Limestone received 41 points, a total that's one less than fourth-ranked Gannon and five better than sixth-rated Millersville. West Chester is the top-ranked team receiving four of the five first place votes and 59 total points while C.W. Post is second having picked up the other first place mention and 56 total points. Longwood is third and as mentioned earlier Gannon, Limestone and Millersville are fourth thru sixth respectively with Mercyhurst (36), Stonehill (27), Bloomsburg (23) and UC Davis (12) rounding out the IWLCA D2 Coaches' Poll.

The Saints and first-year head coach Scott Tucker are 4-0 on the young 2002 season outscoring the opposition by a combined margin of 51-12. Dating back to last season, Limestone has won 14 straight games, which is the longest current streak in D2 and has done so by a margin of 160-71.

The Limestone women's lacrosse team returns to action tomorrow, Thursday, March 7th versus Lock Haven of Pennsylvania in a game that will be played at Pfeiffer University located in Misenheimer, NC. Game time tomorrow is 2:00 PM.

Limestone College is located in Gaffney, South Carolina with an enrollment of 515 students. Limestone is a member of the NCAA Division II and is an Independent in the sport of women's lacrosse.

Polls are available online at www.iwlca.org

January 21, 2002
Limestone College Womens lacrosse team ranked 5th in lacrosse publication preseason poll

Angie Meyers named Preseason All-American.
Gaffney, South Carolina…
The Limestone women's lacrosse team is ranked fifth in Lacrosse Magazine's 2002 Men's and Women's Division II Preseason Polls.

The Lady Saints received 54 points and is ranked fifth. The Limestone total was four more than sixth-ranked Millersville and 15 less than fourth ranked Longwood. West Chester tops the rankings while Gannon and C.W. Post are second and third respectively while further down the poll spots seven through ten are manned by Mercyhurst, Stonedhill, Bloomsburg and UC-Davis.

Limestone senior midfield Angie Meyers, a 2001 All-American, has been named a 2002 Division II Women's Preseason All-American by Lacrosse Magazine.

The Lady Saints and first year head coach Scott Tucker open their 2002 season at home on February 27 hosting Guilford at 4:00 PM. Limestone won its final 10 games last season and narrowly missed being selected for the inaugural NCAA Division II Playoffs.

Limestone College, located in Gaffney, South Carolina with an enrollment of 515 students, is a member of the NCAA Division II and of the Deep South Conference in men's lacrosse and competes as an Independent in women's lacrosse.