Lacrosse

Natalie Bonthius made the transition from cross country to lacrosse - File Photo.

Bonthius transitions to a new sport

If an athlete has one year of athletic eligibility remaining, in most cases the athlete wouldn’t switch to a new and unfamiliar sport. That isn’t the case with Natalie Bonthius. Bonthius transferred to Wartburg from Truman State University after her first semester because she missed the thrill of competing. Bonthius […]

by · April 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
An athlete’s journey of switching sports

An athlete’s journey of switching sports

If an athlete has one year of athletic eligibility remaining, in most cases the athlete wouldn’t switch to a new and unfamiliar sport. That isn’t the case, however, with Natalie Bonthius. Bonthius transferred to Wartburg from Truman State University after her first semester because she missed the thrill of competing. […]

by · April 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Martha Muswema (left) practices a drill with Kyra Saragaglia (right) during a practice. Muswema has made a unique tradition that brought her to Wartburg's lacrosse field from Africa. —Lucas Wendland/TRUMPET

Wartburg’s Title IX efforts

Wartburg College women’s lacrosse is in their second season.  With many different reasons for adding the team, some signs point to Title IX.  Title IX requires both genders to have equal opportunities.  Because of the law, many schools are starting to add sports to make sure they are giving students […]

by · April 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Martha Muswema (left) practices a drill with Kyra Saragaglia (right) during a practice. Muswema has made a unique tradition that brought her to Wartburg's lacrosse field from Africa. —Lucas Wendland/TRUMPET

Facing new atmosphere on and off field: An athlete’s story of transitioning to American culture and into lacrosse

  Wartburg’s women’s lacrosse team has several players that have not played lacrosse before. Martha Muswema is one of them. However she faced a new challenge when she came to America to attend Wartburg: adjusting to a new culture. “I was really interested in going to a small school where […]

by · March 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Megan Howe and Alexis Bodzioich do some drills at lacrosse practice. The Knights are ranked 2nd in the conference in only their second consecutive season in program history. —Lucas Wendland/TRUMPET

Lacrosse looks ahead after early success

With three of four wins and two new school scoring records, the Wartburg women’s lacrosse team is off to a successful start in only the second year of the program’s history. The Knights dominated in their first home game on Saturday, March 12 with a 20-5 win against the University […]

by · March 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
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