Brower Reflects on Another Final Four Season for Women's Lacrosse

PHILADELPHIA - The 2009 season marked another successful one for Penn Women's Lacrosse, as the program further established itself as one of the country's elite programs.The Quakers posted a dominant 15-3 record, and finished the campaign rankedsecond in the nation in the IWLCA coaches poll and the Inside Lacrosse media rankings.

The Red and Blue clinched their third straight Ivy League championship, and stretched their undefeated conference winning streak to 22 consecutive contests in the process.

Following its run to the NCAA Championship final in 2008, Penn made another deep post-season push this past spring, reaching the semifinal round for the third year in a row. With a bid to the title tilt on the line, the Quakers faced a familiar foe, top-seeded Northwestern, in an exhilarating double-overtime duel that quickly became a classic.

Head coach Karin Brower's club has been utilizing the months since its defeat to the Wildcats to ready for another run in 2010. Recently, the Penn Sports Network's Dan Fritz sat down with the team's mentor for an interview that will be presented in two parts in the coming weeks.Click the above link to view the first installment.