Friday’s college recaps: UMass women’s lacrosse advances to Atlantic 10 championship

Staff reports
Saturday, May 3, 2014
(Published in print: Saturday, May 3, 2014)

The University of Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team advanced to the Atlantic 10 tournament championship game with a 16-3 win over Duquesne in Richmond, Virginia, on Friday.

The Minutewomen will play Richmond for the title on Sunday at 1 p.m. in Richmond. UMass (17-1) is seeking a sixth consecutive A-10 crown.

On Friday, they were led by Tanner Guarion with four goals. Sam Rush added three and Katie Ferris and Melissa Carelli each scored two in the win.

Erika Eipp (one goal) had four assists and Rachel Vallarelli made four saves in net.


George Mason 12, UMass 7 — The Minutemen attempted a late comeback, but dropped the weekend series opener.

Nick Stanford led went 3 for 4 with a run scored. Dylan Begin went 3 for 5 with two runs scored in the loss.


Mount Holyoke senior Felicia Harrach won the individual open equitation over fences event for the national title during the 2014 IHSA National Championship in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


Chronic Lyme disease battle doesn’t derail UMass women’s lacrosse star Katie Ferris

Friday, May 2, 2014

AMHERST — When she was on the field at the 2013 Atlantic 10 lacrosse championship at McGuirk Stadium, Katie Ferris was going through the motions. Then a junior …