The unranked Knights put forth a staunch defensive effort, Connor Harryman-led superiority in the face-off game, and five unanswered goals in the last period to reel in a stunning 9-3 victory over the No. 13 Golden Eagles.
The Maryland Terrapins, with all 20 first-place votes, sit atop the IWLCA's Division I weekly poll for March 30, 2015. This is their eighth straight week as #1. North Carolina moves back into #2, Boston College is #3.
Trinity (CT) is #1 in the IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for March 30, 2015 for the first time this season. Colby and Middlebury rise to #2 and #3, respectively. Franklin & Marshall is in the #4 spot.
No. 17 Notre Dame stared at a 7-1 deficit against No. 3 North Carolina on Saturday at Arlotta Stadium and responded with a fury, tying the game at 8-8 with just over five minutes to play before falling to the Tar Heels, 9-8.
The No. 18 Ohio State lacrosse team fought back from a two-goal deficit in the second half to defeat Hofstra Sunday afternoon, 12-11, at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, marking the third consecutive one-goal game between the two schools.
Brown's Jack Kelly and Princeton's Eric Sanschagrin were awesome all game, combining to hold two of the nation's top offenses nearly 12 goals below their season averages. In the end, the teams instead produced 18 goals, and 10 went to Brown, which defeated Princeton 10-8 in a match-up of Ivy League unbeatens.
The 8th-ranked Colorado State Rams got nine saves from Jake Bender and a goal with 6 sec. left in the second overtime by A.J. Stewart to cap off an exciting game against #22 Michigan State on Saturday night.
In a game that lived up to the billing, the No. 2 Notre Dame lacrosse team topped No. 1 Syracuse in double overtime, 13-12, on Saturday afternoon in front of 3,602 fans at a sunny Arlotta Stadium. Senior captain Jack Near netted the game winner for the Fighting Irish.
Trevor Baptiste won 25 of 26 faceoffs, and 10 players scored, as the [5/5] Denver lacrosse team used an explosive 13-1 first half run to top [14/14] Georgetown 19-7 on Saturday afternoon in-front of a school record capacity crowd at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium.
After an unusually slow start saw the No. 7 Cornell men's lacrosse team take a 3-1 lead into halftime, the Big Red exploded for five third quarter goals to earn a hard-fought 8-2 victory over Dartmouth this afternoon at Schoellkopf Field.
No. 11 Yale rolled to its first Ivy League win of the year, defeating Penn 15-7. Conrad Oberbeck led the Bulldogs (6-2, 1-2 Ivy), which outscored the home team 13-4 over the first three quarters, with five goals and one assist.
Loyola committed 15 turnovers, and six Colgate goals resulted on possessions gained from the miscues Saturday afternoon, and the Raiders defeated the Greyhounds, 11-4, in Patriot League men's lacrosse action.
Connor Cook tallied five goals and two assists to lead 17th-ranked Army to a 12-4 decision over No. 20 Bucknell in Patriot League lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at chilly Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium.
Jenna Reifler scored four goals and tallied a career-best six points in leading 20th-ranked Johns Hopkins to a 15-5 win over visiting UC Davis Saturday night. The Blue Jays pick up their sixth straight win and improve to 8-2 on the season, while the Aggies fall to 1-7.
Led by a balanced attack and stauch defense, the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team (10-0, 1-0 B1G) picked up a dominant 16-5 win over No. 4 Northwestern (5-3, 0-1) Thursday night in the inaugural Big Ten lacrosse game.
Harvard and No. 10 Albany played a thriller on Wednesday night at Soldiers Field Lacrosse Stadium as the teams combined for 39 goals, but in the end it was the Great Danes who came out on top, edging the Crimson by a 21-18 margin.
Faye Brust and Hannah Koloski scored four goals apiece to lead No. 10 Louisville to a 15-4 win over Longwood on Wednesday afternoon. Kaylin Morissette finished with a school record 18 draw controls. The Cardinals improve to 8-2 on the year, while Longwood falls to 2-8.
Eight Tigers scored, with Erin Slifer, Olivia Hompe and Anna Doherty leading the charge with four apiece, as No. 11 Princeton defeated California 19-7, thanks to an 11-1 second-half offensive explosion.
No. 1 Franklin & Marshall suffered a hearting-breaking 8-7 loss to No. 10 Salisbury in women's lacrosse action Wednesday evening at Tylus Field. The Diplomats picked up their first loss of the year and dropped to 7-1, while the Sea Gulls improved to 6-2.
LEXINGTON, Va. – Thirteen Cavaliers scored a point as No. 8 Virginia rolled past in-state foe VMI on Tuesday night, 17-3, at the Drill Field #2. It was Virginia's first trip to Lexington since the 2009 season and seventh overall in a series that began in 1949.
Powered by six goals and one assist by sophomore Courtney Murphy, the No. 12 Stony Brook lacrosse team toppled Rutgers, 16-4, Tuesday night at LaValle Stadium. With the win, the Seawolves improved to 8-0 on the season.
Kylor Bellistri scored the game-winning goal with 2:46 left in overtime and Dylan Molloy netted eight goals to lead 12th-ranked Brown to a dramatic 16-15 overtime win over Marist Tuesday evening at Stevenson Field.
The undefeated Maryland Terrapins, while receiving all 20-first place votes, hold onto the top spot in the IWLCA's Division I Weekly Poll for March 23, 2015. Boston College is #2, while the North Carolina slides into #3.
Adelphi, Lock Haven and Lindenwood hold on to the top three spots again in this week's IWLCA's Division II Weekly Poll for March 23, 2015. Le Moyne moves back into the top four for the second time this season.
Franklin & Marshall, Trinity, Colby, and Middlebury sit at the top of the IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for March 23, 2015. Colby moves into the top four for the first time this year, while Trinity and Middlebury move back into the top four for the first time since the pre-season poll.
How did the computer fare with this week's predictions? It was rough sailing, especially in MD2 and WD3, as upsets were common. Details below, but suffice it to say that the computer's record was worse than in any week a year ago.
No. 1 Syracuse (7-0, 2-0 ACC) used a high-powered offense and stifling defense to cruise to a 19-7 victory against No. 4 Duke (7-2, 0-1 ACC) in front of a season-high crowd of 11,408 Sunday, March 22 at the Carrier Dome.
No. 3 Boston College (9-0, 4-0 ACC) downed No. 2 North Carolina (8-2, 2-1 ACC), 10-9, Saturday night in overtime. Senior midfielder Mikaela Rix scored the game-winner, and sophomore goaltender Zoe Ochoa came up with a last-second save.
No. 7 Virginia (6-2) scored two goals in the final 1:34 of regulation to force overtime, and Greg Coholan's overtime tally lifted the Cavaliers past No. 19 Johns Hopkins (3-5), 16-15, Saturday night at historic Homewood Field.
The No. 3 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team's stifling defense and outstanding goaltending play combined to post the second shutout in program history with Saturday's 9-0 blanking of No. 15 Ohio State at Arlotta Stadium.
Cornell closed the door on Penn's comeback attempt with its first goal since heading to the locker room with that five-goal lead. This time, Dan Lintner played the hero 1:40 into the third overtime to knock off the Quakers 10-9 on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field.
Connor Cannizzaro scored four goals and senior goalie Ryan LaPlante made 10 saves, as the No. 5 Denver men's lacrosse team completed a week-long three-game spring break road trip with a 10-8 victory over Penn State on Saturday afternoon at James M. Shuart Stadium on the campus of Hofstra University.
Blaine Fleming's attempt at a game-tying goal with 10 seconds remaining ricocheted low off the low far post allowing Georgetown to escape with a 10-9 victory over No. 11 Marquette on Saturday afternoon at Multi-Sport Field.
Lafayette took a 5-2 lead against No. 14 Loyola 5:59 into the second quarter, but the Greyhounds scored seven straight goals as part of a 10-1 run en route to a 19-10 Patriot League victory on Saturday afternoon at Fisher Stadium.
No. 15 Harvard scored two goals in the final 2:44 of regulation to force overtime at Dartmouth Saturday afternoon, but it was the Big Green which prevailed, netting the game winner 1:39 into the second overtime period to take a 12-11 victory.
It was a career day for Max Siskind, who started his first game of the season for No. 16 Towson men's lacrosse. The redshirt senior buried four goals while linemate Ryan Drenner finished with a hat trick, lifting the Tigers to a 9-8 win over host Binghamton at Bearcats Sports Complex.
Lehigh faced a four-goal deficit early in the fourth quarter before pulling within two, but wasn't able to complete the comeback as #18 Army earned a 7-5 win Saturday afternoon at the Ulrich Sports Complex.
In what could only be described as a mirror image of the 2014 Northeast-10 Conference championship game, sixth-ranked Merrimack avenged last year's loss, appropriately enough in overtime, as Tucker Schwarz' game-winner with 1:50 left propelled the Warriors past second-ranked Adelphi, 13-12, on Saturday at Motamed Field.
Chris Sailer's 350th career win couldn't have been against a better opponent, her alma mater, Harvard. Princeton used a big second half to catapault to a 17-11 win over Harvard to improve to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the Ivy League.
Lehigh hung with defending Patriot League champion and #16 Loyola, going down by just two at the half and pulling back within three with 6:51 still remaining, but the Greyhounds were able to pull out the 10-6 victory on Saturday.
Notre Dame broke out special kelly green Under Armour uniforms for Saturday's match-up with No. 15 Ohio State and might be donning those Irish-themed outfits more often as Notre Dame rolled to a 13-5 victory over the regional-rival Buckeyes at Arlotta Stadium.
The Georgetown women's lacrosse squad (1-6) had a big second half, but couldn't overcome a slow start to fall, 8-6, to the No. 19 Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (6-2) Saturday afternoon at Homewood Field. The Blue & Gray held a huge advantage in shots but couldn't convert that into goals.
Top-ranked Syracuse (6-0, 1-0 ACC) welcomes No. 4 Duke (7-1, 0-0 ACC) to the Carrier Dome for just the second time when it hosts the Blue Devils in a 12:30 p.m. Atlantic Coast Conference game on Sunday, March 22.
US Lacrosse has announced the assistant coaches and support staff for the 2016 U.S. Under-19 Team. Patrick Myers (Pennsylvania), Chuck Ruebling (Delbarton School) and Peter Toner (Penn State) have been selected as assistant coaches. Jon Jez (LIU-Post), Bill Leahy (La Salle College HS) and Jay Bissette (Duke) will assume the roles of manager, assistant manager, and equipment manager, respectively.
In a battle of the nation's top offense vs. the nation's top defense, No. 20 Albany held serve against UMass with a 7-4 win on Wednesday afternoon. The loss snapped a seven-game win streak for the Minutewomen (7-1), which played their final non-conference game of the season.
This is a great lacrosse drill I learned from a great lacrosse coach. Most coaches have learned the benefits of placing a priority of running more transition drills in practice. And clearly on my own teams and in the articles I have written, I too am a big proponent of transition drills and transition lacrosse.
Johns Hopkins (3-4) returns to Homewood Field for the first of two straight home games as the Blue Jays welcome seventh-ranked Virginia to Baltimore. Faceoff is set for 6:00 pm with a live national television audience on ESPNU.