April 26, 2013
WOMEN'S LACROSSE SEASON RECAP
The Women’s Lacrosse team closed out its best season under the direction of Head Coach Sarah Schermerhorn. The Bison finished the season 1-16, 0-3 in A-Sun Conference play. This season, the Bison saw action in 17 regular season games averaging 8.2 goals per game.
April 24, 2013
THREE LADY BISON ATTAIN A-SUN ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS
In its inaugural season as a Division I Women’s Lacrosse conference, the Atlantic Sun announced the first All-Conference Honors, which consists of three Howard University student-athletes.
April 21, 2013
THE BISON CLOSE OUT THE REGULAR SEASON WITH A 25-5 LOS TO JACKSONVILLE
The Howard University women’s lacrosse team closed out the regular season with a 25-5 loss to Jacksonville on Sunday, April 21 at Greene Stadium.
April 19, 2013
SMALLS TALLIES NINE POINTS IN 18-13 LACROSSE SETBACK
Junior Cynthia Smalls tallied nine points (8g, 1a) to lead Howard women’s lacrosse in a 18-13 setback at Greene Stadium Friday.
April 14, 2013
THE BISON EXPERIENCE AN 18-6 SETBACK AT LEHIGH
The Howard University women’s lacrosse team suffered an 18-6 loss to Lehigh on Sunday, April 14 in Bethlehem, Pa.
April 12, 2013
KENNESAW STATE OUTLASTS HOWARD IN CONFERENCE PLAY
Despite junior Cynthia Smalls scoring 6 points in the second half, the Bison women’s lacrosse team did not have enough to overcome the Owls’ consistent play as the Bison fell, 13-12, on Friday evening in Kennesaw State, Ga.
April 7, 2013
STRONG OFFENSE PUSHES DETRIOT-MERCY PAST HOWARD, 16-5
Detroit-Mercy (2-11, 1-0) built a 7-4 halftime lead and held lead to defeat the Howard lacrosse squad (1-12, 0-1) 16-5 on Sunday afternoon.
April 3, 2013
HOWARD EDGED IN THE BATTLE OF THE BISON
Sophomore Jaymie Cox logged three goals to lead Howard womenÃ¢ÂÂs lacrosse in a 22-9 setback against Bucknell University at Greene Stadium today. Juniors Cynthia Smalls and Courtland Lackey added two goals, while Alyssa Paddock and Michaela Jupiter added one goal apiece.
March 25, 2013
March 23, 2013
COX NETS FIVE GOALS IN 22-11 LACROSSE SETBACK
Sophomore Jaymie Cox scored five goals to lead Howard women’s lacrosse in a 22-11 setback at Greene Stadium today. Cynthia Smalls added five points (4g, 1a), while Alyssa Paddock and Victoria Lockhart added one goal apiece.
March 17, 2013
Howard Lacrosse Handles Delaware State for First Win
Fueled by a balanced scoring offense in which nine different players scored, the Howard University lacrosse team defeated Delaware State 17-4, in its inaugural match on Friday. The win snapped a six game skid for the Bison (1-6) while sending the Horents (0-5) to their fifth straight loss.
March 8, 2013
TOUGH LOSS AS THE BISON FALL 16-6 TO WAGNER
In the first women’s lacrosse match in March, Howard fell to Wagner 16-6 in Staten Island, NY.
February 22, 2013
TWO HOME GAMES ON TAP FOR WOMEN’S LACROSSE
The Howard University women’s lacrosse squad is set to host La Salle and Robert Morris on Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24. The Bison look to bounce back from last year’s losses to the Explorers and Colonials at Greene Stadium.
February 17, 2013
HOWARD OVERCOMES THE SNOW BUT FALLS TO LONGWOOD
The Howard women’s lacrosse team went to Farmville, Va. this weekend to face its toughest competition to date against the Lancers of Longwood. The Bison’s match ended on a sour note with a 22-2 loss to LU. It was the third loss of the season for the Bison, who fall to 0-3 overall while Longwood opened their season with the win.
February 13, 2013
HOWARD LACROSSE SET TO TAKE ON GEORGE WASHINGTON ON WEDNESDAY
The Howard University women’s lacrosse squad is set to host George Washington on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:00 p.m. in Washington, D.C., at Greene Stadium.
February 13, 2013
HOWARD LACROSSE FALLS 22-7 TO GEORGE WASHINGTON
The Bison lacrosse team faced a very tough George Washington squad, as the Bison fell 22-7 at William H. Greene Stadium on Wednesday, Feb. 13
February 8, 2013
HOWARD LACROSSE OPENS THE SEASON WITH A LOSS TO WINTHROP ON FRIDAY
The Howard University women’s lacrosse team began the 2013 season by dropping a 20-10 decision to Winthrop University at William H. Greene Stadium on Friday, Feb. 8 in Washington, D.C.
January 9, 2013
SMALLS, COX NAMED TO ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE PRESEASON ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
On Wednesday, Jan. 9, the Atlantic Sun Conference announced its 2013 Lacrosse Preseason Honorees.
April 13, 2012
Bison Lose to High Point, 21-5
The Howard University women's lacrosse team could not recover from a 15-3 halftime deficit as they were taken down by High Point University, 21-5 at Greene Stadium on Friday evening.
April 13, 2012
Howard Looks For First Win In Home Match Against High Point
The Howard University women’s lacrosse team will be looking to get its first win of the season when it host High Point on Friday at 6 pm in Greene Stadium.
April 10, 2012
Wesleyan tops Howard, 18-10
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. -- Wesleyan junior Lydia Kring netted a hat trick and five other players scored two goals each as Wesleyan University earned a 18-10 win over Howard University in women's lacrosse action Tuesday afternoon. Howard was led on the scoresheet by sophomore Courtland Lackey, who tallied five goals to raise her team-leading total to 21. Wesleyan improved to 5-6 with the victory, while Howard now stands 0-7.
February 19, 2012
Lacrosse Drops home Opener to Shepherd in Triple OT
Washington DC – The Howard Univ. lacrosse team took its first loss at Greene Stadium with a triple overtime defeat by the hands of the Shepherd Rams on Sunday Feb. 19.
February 5, 2012
Lacrosse Drops Season Opener to Colonials
The Howard University women's lacrosse team dropped their season opener with an 18-9 decision to the Colonials of Robert Morris in Moon Township, Pa.
April 30, 2011
Lacrosse Falls Short in NLC Consolation Game to Liberty, 16-13
DAVIDSON, N.C. – After dropping to Jacksonville in the National Lacrosse Conference quarterfinals, the Howard lacrosse team was awarded a consolation game where they faced the Liberty Flames. Despite fighting back from a seven-point deficit, the Lady Bison (4-13) were unable to score enough before time expired, officially ending their season with a 16-3 loss. Ironically just one year ago, the tables were turned as the Lady Bison defeated Liberty (7-11) in their final game of the 2010 season with a 17-11 victory.
April 29, 2011
Women's Lacrosse Drops to Jacksonville in NLC Quarterfinals
DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Howard lacrosse team ended their season in the quarterfinals of the National Lacrosse Conference Tournament on Friday at Richardson Stadium at the hands of the Jacksonville Dolphins. Senior Desiree Cox and freshman Courtland Lackey led the Bison with three goals a piece in the 22-7 loss.
April 20, 2011
Student-Athletes Honored at Annual Athletics Ceremony
WASHINGTON, DC – Kyle Riley and Saadia Doyle highlighted the honorees as they were named Howard’s male and female athletes of the year at the annual Bison Awards Ceremony held on April 19, 2011. In addition, over 50 other student athletes were honored for their athletic and academic achievements.
April 20, 2011
Lady Bison Honor Seniors in Season Finale
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Howard Bison lacrosse team will take on Fresno State in their season finale on April 20 at 7 p.m. inside Greene Stadium. Playing their final game are seniors Desiree Cox and Ashley Lawrence who each have done their parts to leave an imprint on the team on the offensive and defensive side of the ball.
April 20, 2011
Lackey Scores Winning Goal in Sudden Death Overtime
WASHINGTON, D.C. – For nearly three hours amongst 80 shots, 23 groundballs, and 38 saves the Lady Bison lacrosse team battled back and fourth with the Fresno State, ending every period in a tie, until quadruple-overtime where junior Courtland Lackey found the back of the net to give Howard (4-11, 0-7 NLC) the thrilling 19-18 win in the team’s season finale.
April 16, 2011
Cox, Lackey Split 10 Goals in Final Road Game
DETROIT, MICH. – The Howard lacrosse team dropped to Detroit Mercy 20-14 in their final road game of the regular season. The Lady Bison (3-10, 0-7 NLC) was led by their top-two leading scorers – Desiree Cox and Courtland Lackey – who grossed 10 of HU’s 14 goals, splitting five scores a piece.
April 9, 2011
Lackey Scores Three in 22-6 Loss to Jacksonville
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Howard lacrosse team returned to Greene Stadium after a six-game road campaign, marking their first National Lacrosse Conference match at home. The Lady Bison (3-10, 0-6 NLC) faced off against NLC leader Jacksonville, but were unable to overcome the Dolphin’s (11-4, 6-0 NLC) 15-goal first half lead and eventually fell 22-6.
April 3, 2011
HU Ends Road Campaign with 16-6 Loss to Davidson
DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Lady Bison lacrosse team closed out their six-game road tour with a 16-6 loss to Davidson on Sunday afternoon at Richardson Stadium. Senior Desiree Cox led Howard (3-9, 0-5 National Lacrosse Conference) with the most goals, scoring four in the conference loss.
April 1, 2011
HU Lacrosse Buries a Tough Loss on the Road
HIGH POINT, N.C. – After a tough series of road matches, the Howard lacrosse team fell to High Point, marking their fourth consecutive National Lacrosse Conference loss. Although the Lady Bison (3-8, 0-4 NLC) scored only one goal in the match, the team has one more chance left to gain a win in their six-game road campaign before returning to the nation’s capital on April 9 against fellow NLC opponent Jacksonville.
March 27, 2011
Howard Drops Third Conference Match to Lady Flames
LYNCHBURG, VA. – The Lady Bison women’s lacrosse team faced off against the Liberty Lady Flames on Sunday afternoon. Howard (3-7, 0-3 NLC) entered the match with three consecutive losses on the road, most recently against two-time defending National Lacrosse Conference champion Longwood on Friday, and hoped to end the streak. Unfortunately, however, Howard fell to their conference opponent, 19-9.
March 25, 2011
Lady Bison Fall to Lancers, 16-4
FARMVILLE, VA. – The Howard women’s lacrosse team failed to muster their first road win as they fell to Longwood, 16-4. The game’s finish marked Howard’s (3-6) second National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) loss of the season after HU was previously taken down by Presbyterian earlier in the year.
March 18, 2011
Bison Denied First Road Win against CCSU
NEW BRITAIN, CONN.—The Howard lacrosse team failed to record their first win on the road on Friday afternoon after dropping 10-20 at the hands of Central Connecticut State. With the loss, the Lady Bison fell to a 3-5 season record.
March 13, 2011
Red Flash Snap HU's Three-Game Winning Streak
LORETTO, PA. – The Lady Bison lacrosse team suffered their first loss during the month of March after dropping 19-3 to St. Francis (Pa.), ending their three-game winning streak.
March 9, 2011
Six Bison Score in 17-7 Win over Wilmington
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After splitting four games at Greene Stadium over the course of the season, the Howard lacrosse team looked to sack their third consecutive win at home against Wilmington (Del.) on March 9. The match marked Wilmington’s (1-2) third match of their regular season and they too were hoping to capitalize on another consecutive win, however, Howard (3-3) would be the team to come out on top, stretching their winning streak to three games, as they defeated Wilmington, 17-7.
March 2, 2011
HU Lacrosse Cruises to Second Straight Win
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Howard Bison lacrosse team captured their second consecutive win after defeating Frostburg State, 12-8 in a game grounded on solid defense.
March 1, 2011
Desiree Cox Scores Winning Goal in Overtime
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senior Desiree Cox lifted the Howard women’s lacrosse team to their first win of the season with the game-winning in an overtime thriller against the Marywood Pacers. Cox’s six goals helped push the Bison to their 15-14 win.
February 27, 2011
Bison Score High in Loss to PC
After failing to overcome an early 12-2 deficit, the Howard lacrosse team fell to Presbyterian, 19-9, in what was a statistically even match on Saturday afternoon. Despite the loss, the Bison (0-3) generated their highest scoring performance on the season.
February 19, 2011
Lacrosse Drops Home Opener to Bucknell
WASHINGTON, DC - The Howard women’s lacrosse team dropped its home opener to Bucknell, 24-5, on a windy Saturday afternoon at Greene Stadium.
February 16, 2011
Lady Bison Drop Season Opener to George Washington
WASHINGTON, DC – The Howard Univ. lacrosse team dropped its season opener 21-3 to cross-town opponent George Washington on Feb. 16.
February 8, 2011
Howard Names Sarah Schermerhorn As New Lacrosse Coach
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sarah Schermerhorn is in her first season with the Howard Women's Lacrosse program. She came to HU after serving as the Head Lacrosse Coach just down the road at Trinity University in DC.
May 3, 2010
Cox Named to All-Tournament Team
Junior Desiree Cox was named to the National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) All-Tournament Team, the league announced on Monday.
May 1, 2010
Lacrosse Season Ends With Loss to Presbyterian
The Howard women's lacrosse team fought tough against Presbyterian, but the Blue Hose scored five unanswered goals midway through the first half to pull away from the Bison, 20-8 in National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) Tournament.
May 1, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Stays Alive With 17-11 Win Over Liberty
The Howard women's lacrosse team stayed alive in the National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) Tournament with a 17-11 victory over Liberty on Saturday. Desiree Cox led HU with a game-high seven goals. She was one of three Bison with a hat trick. Chasity Dailey and Ashlee Brown added three goals apiece for Howard.
April 30, 2010
Howard Bows to Davidson in NLC Tournament
Howard fell to Davidson, 20-3 in the opening round of the National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) Tournament Friday morning in Farmville, Va. The loss drops the Bison to the losers bracket where they will face Liberty in an elimination game on Saturday at 1 p.m.
April 29, 2010
Desiree Cox Named NLC Attacker of the Year
Junior Desiree Cox (Hendersonville, Tenn./Lees-McRae College) was named the National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) Attacker of the Year in voting conducted by the league's head coaches and announced by the league office on Wednesday.
April 29, 2010
Two Bison Named to NLC All-Academic Team
Juniors Ashley Foote (St. Louis, Mo./Mary Institute Country Day) and Desiree Cox (Hendersonville, Tenn./Lees-McRae) were named to the 2010 National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) All-Academic Team on Wednesday, as announced by the league office.
April 11, 2010
Howard Falls to Bucknell in Battle of the Bison
The Howard lacrosse team lost the battle of the Bison to Bucknell, 21-8, in its regular season finale on the road at Graham Field.
April 4, 2010
Cox, Brown Pace Howard in Win over Oberlin
Junior attack Desiree Cox (Hendersonville, Tenn./Lees-McRae) tallied eight goals and senior midfield Ashlee Brown (Detroit, Mich./East Detroit) added four goals as the Howard womens lacrosse team defeated Oberlin, 17-8 Sunday afternoon in Oberlin, Ohio.
April 3, 2010
Lady Bison Fall to Titans
Desiree Cox scored two goals but the Howard lacrosse team lost 20-5 to Detroit in a road decision on Saturday afternoon.
April 1, 2010
Howard Falls to Longwood in Senior Day Contest
The Longwood Lancers put together 13 goals in the second half en route to a 24-3 win over Howard on Thursday afternoon at Greene Stadium. It was the final home game for seniors Eboni Farmer, Ashlee Brown and Lauren Rivers.
March 27, 2010
Lady Bison Fall in Conference Action
Howard was defeated by Jacksonville, 20-5 in a National Lacrosse Conference matchup Saturday afternoon at the Ashley Sports Complex.
March 24, 2010
Howard Falls to Central Connecticut State
The Howard women's lacrosse team had a solid first half but couldn't hold on and fell 20-8 to Central Connecticut State Wednesday afternoon at Greene Stadium.
March 23, 2010
Cox Named National Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week
Junior attack Desiree Cox (Hendersonville, Tenn./Lees-McRae) has been named the National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) Player of the Week for games on March 15-21.
March 21, 2010
Howard Falls to Presbyterian in NLC Action
A big second half helped Presbyterian stave off the Howard women's lacrosse team's rally attempt as the Bison dropped a 19-11 contest against the Blue Hose at Greene Stadium Stadium Sunday afternoon.
March 15, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Triumphs Over Trinity, 21-2
Junior attack Desiree Cox scored six goals and three other Lady Bison notched hat tricks as the Howard womens lacrosse team defeated Trinity (DC), 21-2, at Trinity's Athletic Field. It was the first win of the season for HU.
March 13, 2010
Howard Drops Conference Decision to Davidson
Davidson defeated Howard, 19-6 in a National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) matchup Saturday afternoon at Greene Stadium.
March 6, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Edged 12-11 in Double Overtime
Desiree Cox had a game-high six goals and Ashley Lawrence added five but it was not enough as Howard was edged by Liberty, 12-11 in a thrilling double overtime affair at Greene Stadium Saturday afternoon.
March 4, 2010
Frostburg State Holds Off Howard, 17-13
The Howard women's lacrosse trailed 13-7 at halftime and rallied to close within 16-13 with 6:04 remaining, but Frostburg State (FSU) held off the visiting Bison, 17-13 on Thursday afternoon.
March 2, 2010
Lacrosse Overwhelmed by Saint Francis
Howard junior Desiree Cox scored a pair of goals but it wasn't enough as the Lady Bison were defeated, 17-4 by visiting Saint Francis Tuesday afternoon at Greene Stadium.
February 23, 2010
Howard Falls to Mount St. Mary's
Mount St. Mary's defeated Howard, 21-1 in a women's lacrosse decision Monday afternoon in Emmitsburg, Md.
February 19, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Home Opener Postponed
The Howard women's lacrosse home opener against Niagara originally scheduled for Saturday at noon has been postponed. No make up date has been announced.
February 5, 2010
Bison Drop Season Opener to Navy
The Howard women's lacrosse team dropped its season opener to Navy, 24-2 on a snowy Friday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
February 3, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Season Opener Moved to Friday
The Howard women's lacrosse game against Navy in Annapolis, Md. scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Friday, Feb. 5 at noon.
January 13, 2010
2010 Lacrosse Schedule Announced
After a tough schedule last year, the Bison lacrosse team is ready to get back on the field and gear up for their 2010 season. This years 15-game slate features seven home games and eight away games.
October 26, 2009
Women's Lacrosse to Host Blood Drive
The Howard University women's lacrosse team will host a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 10am-3pm at the Blackburn Center on campus. All donors must be at least 17 years-old, weigh at least 110 pounds and have a valid ID.
May 4, 2009
Holley, Brown Named to NLC All-Tournament Team
Following the conclusion of the National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) championship on Sunday, it was announced that Sakita Holley(Willingboro, N.J.) and Ashlee Brown (Detroit, Mich.) had been named to the All-Tournament team.
May 3, 2009
Bison Wrap Up Season with Loss to Presbyterian
The Howard women's lacrosse team wrapped up its season with a 24-17 loss to Presbyterian in the consolation game of the NLC Championship on Sunday.
May 1, 2009
Longwood Downs Howard at NLC Championship
Howard fell to Longwood, 22-5, in the semifinals of the National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) Championship. The Bison move on to face Presbyterian in the consolation game on Sunday.
April 20, 2009
Howard Falls to Navy in Season Finale
Howard fell to Navy, 22-7 in a women's lacrosse decision Monday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The contest was the final regular season game for the Lady Bison, who will now prepare for the NLC Tournament on May 1-3 in Farmville, Va.
April 11, 2009
Lacrosse Downs Fresno State on Senior Day
The Lady Bison lacrosse team wrapped up its home season with an 11-9 win over Fresno State Saturday morning at Greene Stadium. The contest marked the final home decision for seniors Nyla Funderburk, Sakita Holley and Xiomara Okonkwo.
April 7, 2009
Sakita Holley Tabbed Women's Lacrosse Independent Player of the Week
Sakita Holley was named the womens lacrosse Independent Player of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday.
April 6, 2009
Howard Falls to UC Davis
Howard fell to UC Davis in women's lacrosse action, 21-2, Monday afternoon at Greene Stadium.
April 2, 2009
Bison Fall to Longwood in Lacrosse Action
Howard was downed by Longwood, 21-6, in women's lacrosse action Thursday evening in Farmville, Va.
March 30, 2009
Holley Nets Career High 11 Goals against Wilmington
Senior attack Sakita Holley (Willingboro, N.J./Willingboro H.S.) scored a career-high 11 goals in a 21-18 loss to Wilmington College Monday evening in Aberdeen, Md.
March 21, 2009
Seton Hill Nips Bison in Lacrosse Action
Howard outscored Seton Hill 7-4 in the first half but the Griffins came back and edged the Bison, 10-9 in a women's lacrosse contest in Greensburg, Pa.
March 19, 2009
Red Flash Sting Bison
St. Francis (Pa.) defeated Howard, 20-3 in a women's lacrosse decision Wednesday evening in Loretto, Pa.
March 12, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Drops Decision to Bryant
Bryant used a streak of 10 unanswered goals to hand the Lady Bison a 15-4 loss at Greene Stadium Thursday afternoon.
March 8, 2009
Purple Eagles Soar Over Bison
Sakita Holley scored three goals and Ashley Lawrence added two as Howard fell to Niagara, 23-5 on Sunday.
March 7, 2009
Howard Falls to Canisius
Ashley Lawrence scored two goals and Sakita Holley added one but it was not enough as Howard fell to Canisius, 16-3, in a women's lacrosse contest Saturday afternoon at Demske Sports Arena.
February 21, 2009
Detroit Cruises Past Howard
Anna Eiden scored six goals to lead the University of Detroit to a 20-1 victory over Howard Saturday afternoon at Greene Stadium.
February 16, 2009
Retrievers Drop Bison in Season Opener
UMBC dropped Howard, 19-1, in the season opener for both teams Saturday afternoon at Greene Stadium.
Cox, Foote and Baker Earn NLC Honors
DAVIDSON, N.C. – After leaving Howard University with one of the most decorated lacrosse careers in the history of the program, senior Desiree Cox was named to the National Lacrosse Conference Second-Team All-Conference.