Women's Lacrosse

    Courtney Tarleton
    Courtney  Tarleton


    Ridgewood, N.J.

    High School:
    Ridgewood HS





    No. 5 USC Lacrosse Wins MPSF Championship

    The Women of Troy will take a 19-0 record and an automatic bid into the 2016 NCAA Championships


    No. 5 Trojans Pick Off Pioneers in 10-5 MPSF Semifinal Victory

    The Women of Troy improved to 18-0 on the season and set a new MPSF record for longest winning streak


    Tarleton and Michael Receive Tewaaraton Award Nominations

    The two Women of Troy are the last two MPSF Players of the Year


    Tarleton Named MPSF Player of the Year, Munday Repeats as Coach of the Year

    The fifth-ranked Women of Troy put seven players on the MPSF's All-Conference first and second teams


    Tarleton and Michael Tabbed For MPSF Player of the Week Awards

    The two Trojan selections give USC its 10th and 11th awards of the season


    WLax: USC at Brown

    The Women of Troy suffered a tough 9-8 setback in Providence, R.I., as the Brown Bears claimed a double-overtime win.


    WLax: USC vs. Marquette

    The Trojans took a 12-9 win over fellow first-year program Marquette on McAlister Field.


    WLax: USC at Bryant

    The Women of Troy dropped a 15-8 decision to the Bulldogs in Smithfield, R.I., on March 19.


    WLax: USC at LIU Brooklyn

    The Women of Troy defeated the Blackbirds, 23-8, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to win their first-ever road game.


    WLax: USC vs. Northwestern

    The Women of Troy officially became USC's 21st intercollegiate sport on Feb. 9 in a game at the LA Memorial Coliseum.

    Tarleton enters her senior season as a defender for the Women of Troy.

    As a junior, Tarleton served as a team captain and started all 20 of USC’s games… named to the IWLCA All-West/Midwest Region Second Team… selected for MPSF All-Conference First Team, MPSF All-Tournament Team, and MPSF All-Academic Team… finished the season with 34 ground balls, 18 caused turnovers, and 14 draw controls… pushed her career ground ball total over 100 to make her the first Trojan to reach that mark… had six games with three ground balls or more including a season-high five ground balls against UC Davis (April 17)… had season highs of three caused turnovers in two games (vs. Fresno State, Feb. 24; vs. Liberty, March 9).

    As a sophomore, Tarleton served as a team captain and started all 18 of USC’s games… an IWLCA All-West Region Second Team selection… MPSF All-Conference Second TeamMPSF All-Tournament TeamMPSF All-Academic Team… named MPSF Defensive Player of the Week for the week of April 28 following a game in which she set a new USC record with eight ground balls against Northwestern on April 26… led the team with 23 caused turnovers and ranked second on the squad with 33 ground balls... also had five draw controls… had four games with three ground balls or more and seven games with at least two caused turnovers… caused a team season-high four turnovers against Oregon in the MPSF semifinals (May 1).

    As a freshman, Tarleton appeared in and started all 18 of USC’s games in the program’s inaugural season… served as a team captain… named MPSF All-Conference First TeamIWLCA All-West/Mid-West Region Second Team selection… ranked second in the MPSF for ground balls (2.22 gbpg) and caused turnovers (1.78 ctpg)… finished with 40 ground balls, 32 caused turnovers, and 18 draw controls (third on the team)… had four games with at least four ground balls, which were each tied for team season-highs… set a new USC record with five caused turnovers (to go with three ground balls and two draw controls) in a 12-9 win over Marquette (March 16). 

    Tarleton was a three-year letterwinner at Ridgewood High School… also won letters in soccer and basketball… named Most Valuable Defender, first-team All-Suburban League, and All-County as a senior… first-team All-Suburban League and first-team All-County as a junior… second-team All-Suburban League as a sophomore… helped lead her team to three Group 4 New Jersey State Championships… two Tournament of Champions titles as a sophomore and junior… played six years with Metro Magic lacrosse club... four-year honor roll at Ridgewood.

    Courtney Fennell Tarleton was born on June 23, 1994, in Ridgewood, N.J…. parents are David and Nancy Tarleton… has three brothers, David, Thomas, and Liam… brother David played men’s lacrosse at Mt. Saint Mary’s University (Md.)… cousin Kelly Conheeney played women’s soccer at Virginia Tech… majoring in cinematic arts critical studios with aspirations to become a television show writer.