The Women’s Lacrosse Team posted a 14-5 overall record this season, with an impressive 8-1 East Coast Conference mark. Their lone loss in ECC play came at the hands of defending NCAA National Champion LIU Post. A strong finish for the Golden Lions earned them a No. 2 seed in the inaugural ECC Championship Tournament. They defeated St. Thomas Aquinas College 16-4 in the semifinal round to advance to the finals, where they would again face top-seeded LIU Post. Dowling came away with an 11-10 win to take home the ECC title while snapping LIU Post’s 40 game winning streak.
The Golden Lions placed eight student-athletes on ECC All-Conference teams with senior Samantha Stavish taking home Co-Defender of the Year honors. Stavish, along with Emma Ferreira and Jackie Andersen, earned IWLCA All-Region and All-American recognition.