Her Own Terms: UMass Lowell’s Noelle Lambert

Her Own Terms: UMass Lowell’s Noelle Lambert

This appears in the November issue of Inside Lacrosse Magazine. The cover features UMass-Lowell player Noelle Lambert and is called “The Adversity Issue.” Subscribe to Inside Lacrosse here. “I’m going to finish this whole thing. I don’t care how long it takes me. I don’t want to stop at all.” That was what Noelle Lambert kept telling herself on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, when – 404 days removed from a moped accident on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. – she passed the UMass Lowell women’s lacrosse run test. The incident involved Lambert and her longtime friend and classmate, Kelly Moran. While Moran su?ered multiple leg injuries that would require surgery, Lambert lost part of her le? leg on the scene. It would require amputation above the knee. According to published reports, a nurse jogging by and another man cra?ed a