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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 »

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Hofstra takes down visiting Towson 5-2 Sunday afternoon
27 Oct 2013 | No Comments | By Lindsay Boyle, Staff Writer
The Tigers were unable to take down the Hofstra Pride in Sunday’s game at Hempstead, N.Y., losing their 13th consecutive game by a score of 5-2. Towson (1-15, 0-5 Colonial Athletic Association) also lost to Northeastern 3-1 in Friday night’s senior game at Johnny Unitas Stadium. In the 10th minute of the game, Hofstra took the lead with a goal by junior forward/midfielder Marta Penas. The goal was assisted by teammate freshman forward Claudia Marin Samper. Hofstra (5-12, 2-2 CAA) led Towson 1-0 at the end of the first half. Junior defender/midfielder Kelly Mattingly evened the score at 1-1 in the 40th minute off of a penalty […] Read the full story »

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20 Oct 2013 | No Comments | By Lindsay Boyle, Staff Writer
Towson extended its losing streak to 11 consecutive games Friday against the American Eagles in Washington, D.C. The Tigers (1-13, 0-3 Catholic Athletic Association) fell 4-0 to the Eagles (9-4) in their final non-conference game of the season. The Eagles shot early and often on the Tigers in the first half. Ten minutes into the half American had two shots within five seconds of each other. One shot went high, while the other was blocked. Junior goalie Brittany Varacallo had her first save of the game for the Tigers in the 13th minute from a shot by freshman midfielder Victoria DeKepper. An opportunity presented itself for Towson […] Read the full story »

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13 Oct 2013 | No Comments | By Lindsay Boyle, Contributing Writer
Towson fell behind early in the first half in its third Colonial Athletic Association game, and ultimately fell 5-0 to the Delaware Blue Hens Friday evening at Rullo Stadium in Newark, Del. The Tigers (1-12, 0-3 CAA) had no scoring opportunities as the Blue Hens (9-3, 3-0 CAA) had control of the ball predominantly in their defensive end of the field. “The score did not reflect the game play,” Head Coach Carly Powell said. “They are a great group, very young and still growing. I look forward to each game, and we are making the changes we need to make to improve.” In the first six minutes […] Read the full story »

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6 Oct 2013 | No Comments | By Lindsay Boyle, Contributing Writer
Despite scoring the game’s first goal, Towson ultimately fell 5-1 to the William & Mary Tribe (5-6, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) at Johnny Unitas Stadium Sunday afternoon. Towson (1-11, 0-2 CAA) is now on a nine-game losing streak, including a 2-1 loss at home against the James Madison Dukes in the conference opener Friday evening. The Tigers were able to take advantage of four consecutive offensive corners to start the game and score the first goal to take an early lead. The goal came off a corner were junior forward/midfielder Courtney Branco inserted the ball to sophomore forward Kelsey Jones who knocked it in to give the […] Read the full story »

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29 Sep 2013 | No Comments | By Lindsay Boyle, Contributing Writer
Towson fell 2-1 in overtime to Ohio this weekend in Moon Township, Pa., extending the Tigers’ losing streak to seven. “I think we are missing the offensive push that we need to get the ball into our opponents defensive end,” said senior captain Kate Williams. “We need that togetherness to score and when it’s not there, we can’t capitalize on our opportunities.” Ohio (3-5) took control of the ball early against Towson (1-9) with six shots in the first 18 minutes. Redshirt freshman defender Kayla Lesesne took the first shot for the Tigers in the 21st minute. The shot was blocked by Bobcat junior goalie Brittany Walker. […] Read the full story »

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22 Sep 2013 | No Comments | By Lindsay Boyle, Contributing Writer
Towson suffered a 4-0 against the Monmouth Hawks Sunday in West Long Branch, N.J., extending its losing streak to five games. Monmouth (2-5) started the game with intensity, keeping Towson (1-7) on the defensive end of the field. Seven minutes into the first half sophomore midfielder Kelsey Jenkens had an impressive defensive save keeping the score knotted at zero. The Tigers started the game strong defensively, not allowing the Hawks to score after defending eight defensive penalty corners in the first 30 minutes of the game. With only two minutes remaining in the first half, Hawks senior Trish O’Dwyer scored the first goal of the game. Monmouth […] Read the full story »

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15 Sep 2013 | No Comments | By Matt Hamilton, Associate Sports Editor
Towson dropped its third consecutive game at the hands of the St. Joseph’s Hawks on Sunday in Philadelphia, Pa., falling 1-0. The team has now scored one goal in its losing streak, dating back to Sept. 8. St. Joseph’s began the game on the offensive, pressuring Towson’s defense for the first 15 minutes. It tallied three penalty corners and two shots in that time period, but could not cash in on the opportunities. The Tigers’ first chance at goal came in the 18th minute, where they earned their second penalty corner. Junior forward Courtney Branco’s service found the stick of junior midfielder Kelly Mattingly, but her shot […] Read the full story »

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8 Sep 2013 | No Comments | By Matt Hamilton, Assistant Sports Editor
Towson (1-3) finished a weekend split with a 1-0 loss to the Lehigh Mountain Hawks (1-3) on Sunday at Johnny Unitas Stadium. It recorded the first win of the season on Friday over Georgetown. Lehigh began on the offensive, tallying two shots and a penalty corner within the first seven minutes. Towson junior goalie Brittany Varacallo saved the second shot, but could not hold the Lehigh offense. In the eighth minute, Mountain Hawks’ freshman Marissa Glatt got inside the Tigers’ box and got the ball past Varacallo for what proved to be the game-winning goal. The goal was Glatt’s second of the year. Lehigh continued to put […] Read the full story »