Led by its 13 seniors, the lacrosse team made its first appearance in the Big East tournament in three seasons, eventually losing to No. 2 Florida in the championship.
The University of Florida used a six-goal run to defeat the Owls, 16-4, in the Big East Conference championship game on Saturday at Georgetown University’s Cooper Field.
Senior midfielder Kirstie Connor had four draw controls and scored a career-high five goals, four of which in the second half, to help the Owls advance to the Big East final with a 12-8 victory on Saturday at Cooper Field against Connecticut.
Megan and Nicole Tiernan’s plans will be settled after graduation.
Coach Bonnie Rosen's squad defeated Georgetown 11-4 on Saturday at Geasey field to claim its first spot in a conference tournament since leaving the Atlantic-10 in 2013.
Senior attacker Brenda McDermott had a first-half hat trick, helping the Owls claim a 10-4 victory against Cincinnati on Saturday at Geasey Field.
Senior defender Summer Jaros switched positions after the 2013 season.
Senior midfielder Nicole Tiernan had a hat trick in the first half, but the Owls lost 12-10 to Marquette on Saturday at Valley Fields.
Connecticut's Alyson Fazio scored the game-winning goal with 1:24 left in the period in the Owls' 9-8 loss to the Huskies on Wednesday at Geasey Field.
The team lost its first three games of Big East Conference play in 2015.