Women’s lacrosse: History in the making

By Kari Condel and James Evans Staff Writers “The thought of our 21 players making history here at DeSales prior to the first draw gave me goosebumps and brought tears to my eyes,” said coach Rachel Smith. Although the season is far from over, the women’s lacrosse team made DeSales history, as they commenced their inaugural season. Before their first ever game in … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Women’s Lacrosse Makes its Debut at DeSales (2009)

Women's lacrosse will play its very first varsity season a year from now and with newly hired Head Coach Rachel Smith at the helm, the team is poised to do great things as a new program. In the mean time the team has been practicing as a club team in order to prepare for the transition to varsity. However, this is not the first time that a women's lacrosse team has been formed. … [Read more...]

Starting From Scratch: Coaches Smith and Kurvink Hired as Part of Athletics Expansion

By Hutton Jackson A&E and Online Editor This article was originally published in Issue 7, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (December 10, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. DeSales University has made many improvements to its athletic facilities and announced that they would be adding a varsity women’s lacrosse program and reinstating its varsity men’s … [Read more...]

Board Approves 2015-2020 Strategic Plan; Compardo Capital Campaign Defined

By Adam Zielonka Editor-in-Chief The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the DeSales University five-year strategic plan for 2015-2020 at their meeting on Thursday, May 14. As of this week, the plan is available to view online through the MyDSU Portal. The Minstrel first reported on the five-year strategic plan in February, when the planning committee published a … [Read more...]