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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 | One Comment | 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 »

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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 »