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Loggins Named Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

May 20, 2013
Kendall Loggins has been named the new Women's Lacrosse Head Coach at the University of Dubuque. Loggins will continue to coach Women's Soccer in addition to her duties as Lacrosse Coach. She began at UD in 2011 as a graduate assistant for Women's Soccer.

UD Lacrosse Set to Join CCIW in 2014-15

Jan 8, 2014
The University of Dubuque Men's and Women's Lacrosse teams have been announced as the newest members of the College Conferences of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW). The Spartans will be associate members of the league beginning in 2014-15.

Spartans Begin Year Two of Women's Lacrosse

Feb 23, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team began its second season with two games over the weekend inside the Augsburg College Athletics Air Structure (Augsburg Dome). The Spartans opened on Saturday night with an 11-8 loss against the hosts for the weekend, Augsburg College. UD finished the trip against third year NAIA Midland University and a 23-10 defeat. The ten goals for first year head coach Kendall Loggins' squad ties a school record for goals in a game.

Spartans Lose MWLC Opener

Mar 25, 2014
After a season as an independent and three non-league games, the University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team played its first Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) on Tuesday night. The Spartans faced a familiar opponent by making the short trip down Loras Blvd. to take on the Duhawks. After falling behind 6-1 at the half, UD fought back with six second half goals for a 11-7 loss to Loras.

Spartans Lacrosse Falls to Mt. St. Joe

Mar 29, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team played its home opener on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field. The Spartans fell behind 11-0 before scoring the last four goals of the first half with Bridget Schirmers and Judy Borah each scoring two goals. Mount Saint Joseph (Ohio) earned the 19-7 victory over UD in the second Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) game for the Spartans. Dubuque is 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the MWLC.

Spartans Surpass 2013 Goal Total in Loss to Aurora

Apr 5, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team surpassed its 2013 goal total in five less games as they upped their total to 43 on the season. The Spartans 12-6 loss to Aurora University (2-6, 1-2 MWLC) on Saturday moved their Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference record to 0-4 and 0-7 overall.

Spartans Win First MWLC Game

Apr 11, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team earned their first Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) victory on Friday night at Fontbonee University. The Spartans jumped out to a 5-0 lead within the first minutes in the 18-11 victory. Bridget Schirmers scored a team high six goals.

Back-to-Back Victories for UD Lacrosse

Apr 12, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team has won back-to-back games for the first time in the programs history with their 13-8 victory over the University of Dallas. The Spartans scored seven straight goals in the second half to pull away from Dallas after being tied 6-6 at halftime. Judy Borah scored three goals and assisted on three others for six points to lead UD.

Spartans Win Third Straight Game

Apr 14, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team braved near freezing temperatures on Monday afternoon en route to their third straight win. The Spartans 11-6 victory over Benedictine had to be moved to the Rock Bowl because of nearly four inches of rain over night. The six goals allowed by UD is the lowest single game total allowed in the programs two year history.

Record Setting Day for UD Women's Lacrosse

Apr 19, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse team had an outstanding day on Saturday with a 20-5 victory against Illinois Tech on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans 20 goals set a new school record while their five goals allowed was a new record for fewest goals allowed in a game. Bridget Schirmers eight goals tied the school record for individual goals in a game.

Spartans Four Game Winning Streak Snapped

Apr 23, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Lacrosse had their four game winning streak snapped on Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans lost 21-9 to Beloit College in the Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference (MWLC) matchup at Oyen Field. Bridget Schirmers scored three goals and assisted on a fourth goal. UD is 4-8 overall and 2-5 in the MWLC.

Spartans Place 13 on MWLC All-Academic Team

Jun 17, 2014
The University of Dubuque placed a league best 13 Student-Athletes on the Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference All-Academic Team for 2014. A cumulative grade point average of 3.30 is required to be named to the MWLC All-Academic Team.

Spartans Overwhelm Benedictine in Season Opener

Feb 21, 2015
The University of Dubuque women’s lacrosse team opened up an 11-1 lead less than 13 minutes into the game and never looked back in a 24-4 rout of Benedictine (Ill.) on Saturday afternoon.

Spartans Comeback Victory Fuels 2-0 Start

Mar 2, 2015
The University of Dubuque women’s lacrosse overcame an early 6-1 deficit and turned the tables on Augsburg, 15-13, on Monday night to remain undefeated.

Spartans Look to Compete After Making Leap to New Conference

Mar 3, 2015
The University of Dubuque women’s lacrosse team aims for steady improvement as they return 11 starters and 17 letterwinners from a year ago. In their first year of membership, the Spartans look to move up the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) hierarchy after being picked to finish fourth.

Spartans Suffer First Loss of Season in Tennessee

Mar 8, 2015
The University of Dubuque women’s lacrosse team had their season-opening, two-game winning streak halted after a 21-9 setback at Rhodes College on Sunday afternoon.

Spartans Defeated by Robert Morris in Home Opener

Mar 13, 2015
The University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team dropped their home opener to Robert Morris, 14-7, in the first of nine home matches on newly turfed Oyen Field.

Women's Lacrosse Open Conference Season With Dominating Victory

Mar 24, 2015
The University of Dubuque opened the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) with a commanding 21-6 victory over the Carroll University Pioneers amid a cold wet, sleeting night under the lights of Oyen Field on Tuesday.

Women's Lacrosse Defeat Wartburg in Convincing Fashion

Mar 26, 2015
The University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team utilized a 44-17 shot advantage and four goals from midfielder Robyn Wittkopf to down Wartburg, 15-6, in their first-ever meeting.

Spartans Overcome Slow Start to Set School Record in Wins

Mar 29, 2015
The University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team was challenged early, but outscored Cornell College, 10-4, in the second half to claim their school record fifth win of the season, 19-12, on Sunday afternoon.

Spartans Ground Hawks for Fourth Straight Victory

Mar 31, 2015
Even a two-hour delay couldn't disrupt the Spartans hot streak as the University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team handled the Illinois Institute of Technology, 20-2, on Tuesday night.

Women's Lacrosse's Four-Game Winning Streak Stopped by Vikings

Apr 3, 2015
Breann Tjaarda scored the University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team's only goal as they saw their four-game winning streak snapped at the hands of Augustana, 22-1, on Friday afternoon.

Borah's Four Goals Leads Women's Lacrosse to Dominant Victory Over Duhawks

Apr 8, 2015
After facing a 2-0 deficit, 10 minutes into the game, the University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team bounced back with 15 unanswered goals to defeat Loras handedly, 16-6, on Wednesday night.

Women's Lacrosse Can't Catch the Cardinals in Senior Day Defeat

Apr 11, 2015
The University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team kept it close until a six-goal flurry in the second half aided North Central's 16-9 triumph over the Spartans.

Borah's Five Goals Guides Spartans to Riveting Win

Apr 13, 2015
Senior Judy Borah scored the game's first and last goals and assisted on a key goal in a back-and-forth affair that saw the University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team defeat Aurora University (Ill.), 13-12, on Monday afternoon.

Schirmers and Women's Lacrosse Survive Scare From Elmhurst

Apr 16, 2015
After squandering a 7-0 lead, the University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team held off Elmhurst, 11-9, in its home finale behind four goals from Bridget Schirmers.

Spartans Bested by Conference-Leading Carthage

Apr 18, 2015
The University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team hung with the CCIW leader, Carthage, in nearly every statistical category except the scoreboard in an 18-6 defeat on Saturday afternoon.

Trio of Hat Tricks Not Enough for Women's Lacrosse

Apr 22, 2015
Alora Esparza, Breann Tjaarda, and Bridget Schirmers each scored three times for the University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team, but it fell short as the Spartans were held to just three goals in the second half of a 14-12 defeat to Rockhurst on Wednesday night.

Women's Lacrosse Nearly Capture Tourney Berth

Apr 25, 2015
With a College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin tournament berth on the line, the University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team let slip a 7-3 lead and fell to Illinois Wesleyan, 10-9. The Spartans missed out on their first tournament berth after losing a three-way tiebreaker to Elmhurst (Ill.).

Women's Lacrosse Trio Named to Second Team All-CCIW

Apr 28, 2015
The versatile trio of Bridget Schirmers, Breann Tjaarda, and Jessi Tapia all claimed second team All-CCIW (College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin) honors after leading the University of Dubuque women's lacrosse team to a school record nine wins in the program's third year of competition.