UNLV Finishes Season 3rd in Playoffs
The Rebels entered the WWLL Division II Playoffs as the fourth seed and were matched up against first seed, UC San Diego for their first game of the weekend. The winner would advance to the championship game, while the loser would play in the consolation game for third place. UNLV scored first but couldn’t hold on, losing the game 10-20. Jamie Felipe scored her first goal of the season, while Milia Heen and Rachel Allen finished with 5 points each.
UNLV concluded their season against Sonoma State in the playoff consolation game. The Rebels trailed 5-6 at half, but came out firing in the second half. They outscored Sonoma State 7-4 in the second half with a final score of 12-10. Senior captain Paula Sayegh had two pivotal goals, while senior captain Milia Heen had 3 goals and 3 assists. Goalie Brady Sheehan finished with 8 saves on 18 shots. Sheehan would be the top goal stopper in the WWLL Division II with a 57.3% save average. The Rebels finished third in WWLL Division II.
Season Wrap Up
This past season was incredible for the Rebels. New coach, Joe Agnew, joined the UNLV Women's Lacrosse team, leading them to thrid place in WWLL Division II. New players Annie Scruggs, Tessa Montellano, and Nathalia Pelaez-Velez, also joined the team.
UNLV's conference record was 5-1. Rachel Allen, Milia Heen, Paula Sayegh, and Brady Sheehan, were awarded WWLL Division II First Team All-League. Congrats ladies!
The Rebels will miss seniors Milia Heen and Paula Sayegh, who have been on the team since 2009. They are great leaders that have dedication, and will be missed next season.
Joe Agnew will be returning to coach the Rebels. As for the upcoming fall season, the team is looking to expand. The team is excited to add more players to the roster. Catch us at the UNLV Student Orientation Expo to learn more about becoming a memebr of the team. We will be in the Student Union Ballroom from 2:30 - 4:30 on the following dates:
Friday June 6th
Saturday June 7th
Friday June 13th
Saturday June 14th
Friday June 20th
Saturday June 21st
Friday June 27th
Saturday June 28th
Saturday July 12th
Saturday July 26th
Saturday August 16th
Thursday August 21st
UNLV Falls to San Marcos
UNLV visited San Marcos playing one short. One of our top scorers Rachel Allen had 4 goals. Midfielder, Milia Heen and defender, Paula Sayegh both scored 2 goals keeping the Rebels in the game. Krizzel Galvez also added a point for the team. UNLV dropped the game with a score of 9-11.
Rebels Wrap Up the Regular Season
The Rebels headed back to Santa Barbara to finish out their final regular season games. Rachel Allen scored 5 goals and had 4 assists. Milia Heen also scored 5 goals and had 2 assists. With a 14-7 win over SBCC, UNLV will be headed to the WWLL Playoffs! They will represent the Central Division in the Division II playoff.
After a win against SBCC the UNLV Women’s Lacrosse team scrimmaged against UCSB ‘B’. The Rebels took the opportunity to give seniors Paula Sayegh and Milia Heen a rest, with a close 8-9 loss.
Rebels Host Desert Lacrosse Tournament
The Rebels welcomed four teams to the Desert Lacrosse Tournament March 14-16 at Viper Fields in Las Vegas. UNLV won its first game against Loyola Marymount University 14-10, a Central region opponent. Milia Heen and Sena Kimura had 4 goals apiece, while Dannette Swift added 3 goals in her first game of the season. Goalie Brady Sheehan had 21 saves on 31 shots to lead the Rebels to the win.
Later in the afternoon the Rebels took on Northern Arizona University. Dannette Swift had 4 goals and one assist, while newcomers Krizzel Galvez and Sarah Baek added two goals apiece. UNLV pulled off a 16-10 win, putting their record at 3-2 on the season and 2-0 in DLT.
Sunday, March 16, the Lady Rebels squared off against in state rivals Nevada, Reno. Dannette Swift led the team with 4 goals in a 7-8 loss to the Wolf Pack. Rachel Allen added a goal and two assists.
To wrap up DLT, UNLV took on the Titans of Cal State Fullerton. The Rebels shut out the Titans in the first half with a score of 7-0 behind Brady Sheehan. Dannette Swift and Milia Heen finished the game with 3 goals each. Paula Sayegh, Sena Kimura, Krizzel Galvez, and Rachel Allen added a goal apiece to make the final score 7-3. The Rebels finished off the Desert Lacrosse Tournament 3-1 moving their overall record to 4-3.
UNLV goes 1-2 at Santa Barbara Shootout
The UNLV Women's Lacrosse came out 1-2 at the Santa Barbara Shootout with a win against Biola and two tough losses against Stanford and Santa Cruz. The team is looking to regroup and focus on conference play to beat the remaining teams in the Central Region.
The next games on the schedule will be home games against LMU, NAU, UNR, and Fullerton at the annual Desert Lacrosse Tournament.
UNLV Preps for Santa Barbara Shootout
The UNLV Women's Lacrosse team is gearing up to head to the annual Santa Barbara Shootout this weekend where they will play their first games of the season.
After some successful weeks of practice the team is looking forward to playing games against Biola, Stanford & UC Santa Cruz. Besides adding a handful of new players to the roster this year, the team has been fortunate to add coach Joe Agnew who has brought positive change and much progression over the last few weeks of practice.
Look for some old faces this weekend in the midfield and down on defense with Rachel Allen starting at Center and Paula Sayegh and Karen Marinch down on D. Sarah Baek, Sena Kimura, Krizzel Galvez, Nat Pelaez-Velez, and Jamie Felipe will help these returning players move the ball around down on offense. Back on the other side of the field, Lianne Reyes, Kristine Salinas, and Annie Scruggs, all new players to the game, will help Sayegh, Marinch and goalie Brady Sheehan to recreate that shut down defense that won UNLV the WWLL Championship in 2012.
SB Shootout Game Schedule
Friday Feb. 14th, UNLV v. Biola, 12noon
Saturday Feb 15th, UNLV v. Stanford, 11am
Sunday Feb 16th, UNLV v. UC Santa Cruz, 12noon
Upcoming Spring Prep Meeting
The team will be having a Spring Prep Meeting on Wednesday Dec. 4th at 7:00pm. The meeting will be in the SRWC Wet Classroom and is open to all returning and interested players. We will be covering all information regarding our spring season including our finalized game schedule and DLT tournament. Any student interested in playing with our team is encouraged to come and get some information - regardless of any previous playing experience!
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UNLV beats Utah State 7-6 at Las Vegas Lacrosse Showcase
The Las Vegas Lacrosse Showcase rolled into town again this Veteran’s Day weekend for another successful weekend of lacrosse at Kellogg Zaher. UNLV got the opportunity to play Utah State under the lights Friday night and came out with a W. It was a great game for UNLV as two brand new players got their first game experience and some old UNLV alum joined in as well. Kristine Salinas and Krizzel Galvez are two brand new players to the game this year and both played amazing for their first time! Salinas picked up a few loose ground balls down on D and Galvez helped move the ball around on offense.
The team ended a successful fall season with a 4-0 record and holds big expectations for the upcoming WWLL Season! Check out our 2014 season schedule and come support us during our home games at the Desert Lacrosse Tournament in March.
UNLV Plays Short to go 3-0 at Annual Santa Barbara Fall Brawl
UNLV started out their fall season going 3-0 at the annual Santa Barbara Fall Brawl with wins against San Marcos, UCSB B, and UCLA B. The team traveled man down but was able to come out with some really great games and wins.
One of our newer players Sena Kimura had her first goal against San Marcos as a brand new player to lacrosse. Attack/Midfield player Amber Parucha had 4 goals and goalie Brady Sheehan took on 12 shots and saved 7 with a final score of UNLV 8, San Marcos 5.
In a tough start against UCSB B, playing two man down, another brand new player to the game, Lianne Reyes, gained possession of 2 ground ball turnovers. Sarah Baek, a new player for UNLV, gained possession of 2 ground ball turnovers. Another good game for our goalie, Sheehan saved 6 shots only letting in 2, for a final score of UNLV 8, UCSB B 2.
The final game of the weekend was against UCLA B where the team toughed through it to come out with a W. Reyes and Baek again controlled 2 loose ground balls with Parucha scoring 4 goals for the game. The final score of the 10 on 10 game was UNLV 9, UCLA B 7.
UNLV Adds 7 New Players to Roster
This fall has been one of the best recruiting seasons yet. The team has added 7 new players, 5 of which have never played the sport of lacrosse. The girls have picked up the game tremendously well and look like naturals! UNLV was also able to add 2 incoming freshman with previous playing experience who have become key players on the team. The team was able to return 7 players from last season who are looking to bring the WWLL Championship back to UNLV in the spring.
UNLV was also fortunate enough to have two players from previous seasons volunteer to coach for the fall season. The team and coaches are looking forward to the fall season, with the increased interest the team has received and a weekend of games in Santa Barbara.
The team does no hold try-outs and any female student at UNLV who is interested in becoming apart of the team is encouraged to get in touch with us and come out to practice!