Rachel Hofbauer brings sass, passion to Rowan women’s lacrosse

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When describing a high-level athlete, words like “aggressive” or “intense” are thrown around.

It’s not often that the adjective used is “sassy.”

However, that’s how Rowan women’s lacrosse coach Lindsay Delaney described senior attack Rachel Hofbauer. It’s also how Hofbauer described herself. Continue reading

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Offense stalls for Rowan women’s lacrosse against No. 1 TCNJ

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Last year, the Rowan women’s lacrosse team played The College of New Jersey on the road and came away with a less-than-spectacular, 9-0 loss.

The newest installment in the in-state rivalry was played on Tuesday, yielding a slightly different result.

The brown and gold were able to find the back of the net against the No. 1 nationally-ranked Lions this year, but tallied more yellow cards than goals. Continue reading

Rowan women’s lacrosse wins first NJAC game, prepares for rest of conference

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The Rowan women’s lacrosse team has finally reached the point in the season when games mean just a little bit more.

The New Jersey Athletic Conference slate opened up last night for the brown and gold, and they handled their first test with flying colors.

The Profs led 10-1 at halftime, and ultimately downed the Ospreys of Stockton University, 15-9, in large part due to a dominant performance in the draw control, winning 12 and conceding zero. Continue reading

Rowan women’s lacrosse streak ended by No. 10 Catholic University

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It may or may not be spring fever, but something has gotten into the Rowan women’s lacrosse team.

Before March 29’s 20-10 loss to No. 10 Catholic University, the brown and gold had won four consecutive games. The streak began with March 14’s matchup against Western New England University, a game that saw the Profs rack up a then season-high 13 goals.

Rowan was outscoring its opponents, 58-29, and goals were coming from all over the field. Continue reading

Rowan women’s lacrosse coach Delaney earns career-win No. 100

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The number 100 has a special aura around it when it is applied to sports.

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team has won more than 100 consecutive games, and there’s that iconic picture of NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain after he scored 100 points in a single game.

Regardless of what feat the number is attached to, it’s special simply because the number is not often seen. Continue reading