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27 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Young, Staff Writer
Towson dropped two games to conference foes this weekend, falling to the No. 18 Northeastern Huskies on Sunday and the Hofstra Pride on Friday. The weekend saw the return of sophomore goalkeeper Megan Boyle, who had been out since Oct. 3 with a concussion. Boyle split the time in goal for the games against Northeastern (12-4, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) and Hofstra (12-5, 3-1 CAA) with freshman Emilee Woodall, who had been starting in Boyle’s absence. “It sucks that I was out almost three weeks,” Boyle said. “I am still trying to get into the swing of things but I am just so happy to finally be […] Read the full story »

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20 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Young, Staff Writer
The Tigers (2-12, 0-3 CAA) dropped their seventh straight contest, falling by a score of 2-1 against the Appalachian State Mountaineers (3-14) on Sunday in College Park, Maryland. The game was played at the Maryland’s Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex, a site that Towson had success at earlier this season, beating then-No. 18 American back on Sept. 13. However, it was something that Head Coach Carly Campana felt was not a major factor. “We will play anywhere,” Campana said. “We love playing at home, but their surface is great.” The Tigers offense got off on the right foot when they scored on the first shot of the […] Read the full story »

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13 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Young, Staff Writer
Towson (2-10 overall, 0-3 in CAA) lost its fifth straight game with a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Delaware Blue Hens (9-5, 3-0) on Sunday at Johnny Unitas Stadium. The Tigers freshman goalkeeper Emilee Woodall made her third career start between the pipes after debuting as a starter last week. She took over for sophomore Megan Boyle, who started the first seven games of the season. “We both are very encouraging toward each other,” Woodall said. “It’s a pleasure to work alongside of [Boyle]. She has made my transition onto the team and into college so much easier.” Sunday, Woodall turned in a 12-save performance […] Read the full story »

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29 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Young, Contributing Writer
Despite a nine-save performance by Towson (2-6) sophomore goalkeeper Megan Boyle, Towson fell to the La Salle Explorers (4-4) by a score of 2-0 at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Sunday. Boyle, who entered the weekend averaging the eighth-most saves per game in the nation, credited the Tiger defense with keeping the team in the game. “I have worked really hard,” Boyle said. “However, I could not have done any of it without the rest of my teammates. I have such a solid defensive line who hold their ground… They are my brick wall.” La Salle was the first to register a shot when forward Kendall Freider’s attempt […] Read the full story »

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22 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Young, Contributing Writer
Towson (1-5) lost its home opener to the Rider Brocs (3-4) by a score of 2-1 at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 21. Despite the loss, Tigers Head Coach Carly Campana looked at the team’s performance as a step forward. “We have a young team,” Campana said. “We are playing very well right now. I’m proud of them. They are awesome.” The two teams played a back-and-forth game for the first 13 minutes until Towson senior forward Courtney Branco put the first shot on goal for either team, forcing a save from Rider goalkeeper Joelle Prettyman. The remainder of the half was relatively quiet, apart from […] Read the full story »

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15 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Young, Contributing Writer
The Tigers (1-4) split their weekend games, finishing with a 2-1, overtime loss to the Lehigh Mountain Hawks (1-5) on Sunday in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. However, Towson earned its first win of the year Saturday by a score of 4-3 against the No. 18 American Eagles in College Park, Maryland. Lehigh went on the offensive to begin Sunday’s game, taking six shots in the first three minutes. Its first goal was scored right on the two-minute mark, when forward Gabby Tofig (second goal of the season) gathered her own rebound to put the ball into the net giving the Mountain Hawks a 1-0 lead. Nine minutes in, Towson […] Read the full story »

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8 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Young, Contributing Writer
Despite a 13-save performance by sophomore goalkeeper Megan Boyle, Towson fell, 5-1, to the Saint Francis Red Flash (3-0) in Loretta, Pennsylvania on Sunday. The Tigers (0-3) have started the season with a three-game losing streak, including a 7-0 defeat at the hands of the Lock Haven Bald Eagles on Saturday. Sunday, Saint Francis converted their first corner of the day into a goal just seven minutes into the first half. Midfielder Nikki Snyder fed the ball to senior Carissa Makea, who put the ball into the goal on the team’s first shot of the game. The remainder of the half was scoreless despite the constant threat […] Read the full story »

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3 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Young, Contributing Writer
Towson had its moments, but ultimately fell to the Saint Joseph’s Hawks, 4-1, Sunday in their opening game of the season at Ellen Ryan Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Tigers (0-1) withstood a barrage of Hawks (2-0) shots and corner kicks for the first seven minutes of the game. It was in the 10th minute that forward Sarak Yerk put the Hawks ahead with her first goal of the season. It came off of an assist from midfielder Nicole Gerdes to give the Hawks the early advantage. The next 10 minutes of the game was a battle for control, but Towson went on the offensive with 21 […] Read the full story »

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1 Sep 2014 | No Comments | By Matt Hamilton, Sports Editor
  Football Eight months have passed since Towson fell to the North Dakota State Bison in the Football Championship Subdivision Championship Game in Frisco, Texas. Still, the energy from the championship game run resonates throughout the program and community. “It’s exciting that people are finally understanding that you get up every morning and you’re going to win a National Championship,” Head Coach Rob Ambrose said.  “All of a sudden they say ‘You know what? I don’t care what anyone says, I can be the best at what I’m doing.’ And I love hearing that. That now happens because of what our guys have done. If that’s not […] Read the full story »

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Drexel defeats Towson 4-0 in final game
3 Nov 2013 | No Comments | By Lindsay Boyle, Staff Writer
Towson lost its final game of the season, 4-0, to Drexel on Buckley field in Pa. Sunday to end the season on a 14-game losing streak. Early in the first half the Dragons (13-6, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Assocation) pressured the Tigers defense taking five shots in the first 15 minutes. The Tigers (1-16, 0-6 CAA) couldn’t prevent the Dragons from scoring their first goal at the 15:01 mark of the first half, when junior forward Rachel Sumfest scored the first goal of the game to give Drexel a 1-0 lead. Just over two minutes later, Drexel senior forward/midfielder Lindsay McArdle scored the second goal of the game […] Read the full story »