ITHACA, N.Y. Cornell has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2014 men's lacrosse season. The slate is an exciting one, highlighted by six home games including contests against Virginia and Syracuse at Schoellkopf Field as well as a road trip to first-time opponent Michigan.
The University of Massachusetts men's lacrosse program announced its 2014 schedule. Head coach Greg Cannella will challenge the team with a tough eight-game non-conference slate before the Minutemen begin their fifth season competing as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.
WASHINGTON The Georgetown lacrosse squad released its 2014 schedule on Thursday. The team will face seven teams that finished 2013 ranked in the top 20 nationally as well as eight NCAA Tournament qualifiers.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. Head coach Jill DePetris is pleased to announce the 2014 Bryant University women's lacrosse schedule and team captains, as the Bulldogs prepare for a return trip to the postseason this spring.
ROCK HILL, SC Winthrop lacrosse head coach John Sung has announced a challenging 17-game schedule for his second-year Eagle squad in 2014. The 2014 slate includes nine home matches at Eagle field and eight road contests.
Over 1,400 youth, middle and high school-aged lacrosse players including many of the top NCAA prospects in the Northwest will converge on Tukwila this weekend for the 10th annual Space Needle Shootout.
The Central Connecticut women's lacrosse program has announced a 16-game regular season schedule for the 2014 campaign. First-year head coach Laura Campbell and her squad will play nine home games at Arute Field, including the season opener on February 22.
Dawn Easley has resigned as the Pfeiffer lacrosse head coach to take the same position at Campbell University. Easley will guide the Fighting Camels program that is in its second year of existence and leaves Pfeiffer with the second most wins in school history.
Chris Wojcik '96, The Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men's Lacrosse, has announced the team's 2014 schedule, which features six home games in Cambridge and seven contests against opponents that finished the year ranked in the top 20.
Oregon lacrosse head coach Jen Beck announced the signing of 10 players to National Letters of Intent for the 2015 season. The 2015 class comes to Oregon from California (3), Pennsylvania (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Oregon.
The University of Findlay lacrosse program announced the signing of seven individuals, who will be eligible to compete for the Oilers during the 2015 campaign. The crop of recruits includes three players from Ohio, two from Michigan, one from Colorado, and one from Pennsylvania.
The Florida Launch, Major League Lacrosse's newest team, and the 2013 MLL Champion Chesapeake Bayhawks have executed a blockbuster trade that sees three-time MLL Champion Casey Powell go to Florida in exchange for All-Star midfielder Joe Walters.
Laurinburg, NC - St. Andrews University lacrosse head coach Chris Sherman is happy to announce the hiring of Joe Wilson to fill the assistant coach vacancy. Wilson will arrive on campus in January and take over a potent St. Andrews offense.
Lehigh's head lacrosse coach Jill Redfern released the Mountain Hawks' 2014 schedule on Tuesday, which features a pair of reigning NCAA Tournament teams who finished in the top 15 in the final national rankings.
Highlighted by a pair of All-Americans and a talented crop of talent from New England and the Tri-State area, head coach Mike Morgan is pleased to announce that 12 incoming student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to join Merrimack College in the fall of 2014 during the Early Signing Period.
Fort Collins, CO Colorado State University has announced a 14-game schedule for the 2014 season, which includes match-ups with eight MCLA tournament teams from 2013. The Rams will also scrimmage two NCAA varsity opponents, including the University of Denver, a Division I semifinalist from a year ago.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Dec. 2, 2013) Slated to play its first season in High Point Solutions Stadium, Rutgers released its 2014 schedule, head coach Brian Brecht announced Monday. The slate includes 15 regular season games and six Big East contests. RU is scheduled to play six home games and nine road matches.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. Sacred Heart men's lacrosse head coach Jon Basti released the 2014 schedule on Monday. The Pioneers will play seven home games at Campus Field this upcoming spring, beginning on Saturday, Feb. 15 against Binghamton.
New London, Conn. Fresh off the announcement from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Division of Athletics that it will elevate the men's lacrosse program to varsity NCAA D3 status (effective with the 2014-15 academic year), Coast Guard Academy men's lacrosse head coach Gary Weller announced the arrival of a strong incoming group that is part of the Class of 2017.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (November 27, 2013) Rutgers released its 2014 schedule, head coach Laura Brand-Sias announced on Wednesday. Highlighting the slate are match-ups against six 2013 NCAA Tournament qualifying teams.
GRAND LAKE, Colo. (11/26/2013) University of Detroit Mercy was recognized for its work off the field as the team earned the 2013 Division I IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association) Team Community Awareness Award.
Hempstead, NY A 14-game schedule including nine home games at James M. Shuart Stadium highlight the 2014 Hofstra Men's Lacrosse schedule, that was announced by Pride head men's lacrosse coach Seth Tierney today.
Hempstead, NY Hofstra University head lacrosse coach Shannon Smith announced today that 11 student-athletes have signed their National Letters of Intent with the University and will join the women's lacrosse program beginning with the 2014-15 campaign.
The Boston Cannons announced trades with the Florida Launch and Denver Outlaws. The Cannons acquired defenseman Brodie Merrill, midfielder Martin Cahill, and the No. 37 pick in the 2014 Collegiate Draft from the Florida Launch, and in a separate trade acquired the eighth overall selection in the 2014 Collegiate Draft and midfielder Will Mangan from the Outlaws.
FRESNO, Calif. -- Fresno State head lacrosse coach Jessica Pausewang announced on Monday afternoon that six student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent in the early signing period. Natalie Chaffin, Logan Eisinger, Eliana Galindo, Sydney Masaki, Nicole Ortlieb, and Madison Steele will all be joining the Bulldogs for the 2014-15 season.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Palm Beach Atlantic head coach Chris Southard announced his team's 2014 season schedule today, featuring six teams ranked in the final 2013 Nike/Inside Lacrosse Division II Coaches Poll.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan announced its 2014 schedule today (Monday, Nov. 18). The slate features 15 matches and will pit the Maize and Blue against six NCAA Tournament teams from a year ago.
Major League Lacrosse announced today that it will place a team in South Florida for the 2014 season. The team will be named the Florida Launch and will be coached by former Denver Outlaws assistant Stan Ross. It will play in Palm Beach County, a location where MLL has enjoyed recent success.
Brian Sullivan has been accepted to Cornell University and will be eligible to join the Big Red for the 2014 men's lacrosse season. After playing two seasons at the University of North Carolina, Sullivan is considered a junior and is expected have two years of eligibility remaining at Cornell.
Lacrosse Magazine, the flagship publication of US Lacrosse, has named U.S. Women's National Team captain and University of Southern California women's lacrosse head coach Lindsey Munday its 2013 Person of the Year.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. - Head coach Mike Pressler and Bryant University Athletics are pleased to announce the 2014 men's lacrosse schedule and team captains, as the Bulldogs look for a three-peat within the Northeast Conference and return trip to the NCAA tournament this spring.
Iona College head lacrosse coach Michelle Mason announced her 2014 coaching staff: Catherine Conway is the Gaels' new first assistant, Stephanie Sumcizk will serve as second assistant, and Liz Malenfant has joined the staff as a volunteer assistant.
By a 7 to 5 margin, the University of the District of Columbia's trustees "voted Tuesday night to delay a proposal to disband the school's intercollegiate sports teams, strongly signaling that they want the school to remain in NCAA Division II athletics." Those voting in favor of the delay included the board's chairwoman.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Virginia head lacrosse coach Julie Myers announced that Kasey Behr, Lilly DiNardo, Ana Hagerup, Meghan Heick, Daniela Kelly, Rachel Vander Kolk and Jacqueline Wasilko have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Cavaliers beginning with the 2014-15 season.
COLUMBUS, Ohio Seven regular-season home games, featuring match-ups with Penn State, Michigan and Notre Dame, as well as the ECAC Lacrosse League tournament in Columbus, highlight the 2014 schedule for Ohio State.
Leo Robert 'Bob' Hoppey of Setauket, NY, and formally of Port Jervis, NY, died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at home with his family by his side. He was 81. Bob taught physical education at Brentwood High School for over 30 years, where he also coached varsity lacrosse and led his teams to more than 300 victories, eight league titles and a trio of Suffolk County championships.
NEWARK, Del. -- University of Delaware lacrosse head coach Kateri Linville has announced the signing of seven high school standouts who have signed National Letters of Intent with UD and will begin playing for the Blue Hens during the 2014-15 season.
Earlier today, Meakem Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education Andrew Noel informed Ben DeLuca that he has been dismissed from his position as head coach of the Cornell Men's Lacrosse Program.
Katey Stone, a 1989 graduate of the University of New Hampshire women's hockey and lacrosse teams, is one of six nationally to earn the NCAA's 2014 Silver Anniversary Award. The NCAA announced the six honorees Wednesday morning.
Texas State head coach and 2013 Lone Star Alliance Division I Coach of the Year Michael Brand named four veterans as team captains for the 2014 season: seniors Jason DiGiovanni and Will Laurel along with junior Patrick Franklin and sophomore Blake Mattinson.
DETROIT (11/12/2013) -- Fans will have plenty of opportunities to come out and see University of Detroit Mercy defend its 2013 MAAC Championship as the Titans released their 2014 schedule, which features seven home games.
BOSTON (Nov. 12, 2013) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, has announced that each team has submitted its 23-Man Protected Roster for 2014. All players left unprotected will be entered in the player pool for the 2014 season.
BALTIMORE, MD - US Lacrosse today announced the teams scheduled to participate in the ninth annual Champion Challenge, a US Lacrosse event at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Jan. 24-26, 2014. The event will feature the world champion U.S. Men's and Women's National Teams.
Midfielder Peet Poillon has been acquired by the Bayhawks in a trade with the Charlotte Hounds according to head coach Dave Cottle. In exchange for Poillon, Charlotte will receive Chesapeake's 2nd round pick (9th overall) in the 2014 Collegiate Draft.
Ryan Kuhn has been selected to lead the Lincoln Memorial University athletic department into a new era as he was chosen among a strong field of candidates to become the first Director of Lacrosse in the over 100-year history of LMU athletics, Director of Athletics Roger Vannoy announced on Monday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Virginia announced its 2014 women's lacrosse schedule which features nine regular-season home games and includes contests against 10 opponents that played in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, including all four national semifinalists.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. Syracuse will host three Final Four teams from last season, including defending national champion North Carolina, in 2014. Overall, the Orange will host 10 home games, six of which will be against teams that were ranked in the top 10 in last year's final coaches' poll.
Brendan Cody of Abingdon, Maryland passed away on November 10. He was just 44 years old. Cody was a 1988 graduate of Ward Melville High School (NY), where he was captain of the 1988 state championship team. He went on to play at Nassau Community College (winning the national championship in 1990) and then Johns Hopkins.
In a recent article at The Circle (a web site devoted to Native American news and arts), Art Coulson, a veteran journalist and member of The Circle board, describes the work being done "with tribal communities to return the game of lacrosse to Native homelands" in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Pace University has announced the hiring of Michael Spinner '99 as the department's first-ever head women's lacrosse coach. Spinner was a goalie for the Pace men's team from 1996-99 and brings more than a decade of experience coaching women's lacrosse to Pace's new program, which begins play in spring 2015.
LOS ANGELES USC unveiled its 2014 schedule on Thursday, Nov. 7. In just their second season as a varsity sport, the Women of Troy will play nine home games including one at the historic LA Memorial Coliseum against defending MPSF champion Stanford on April 20.
This past August, Doug Maynard scored his last lacrosse goal, at the Summit Lacrosse Tournament in Lake Placid, New York. Doug died last Friday; he was 65 years old. Doug is something of a lacrosse pioneer in New Hampshire, and he most recently served as the head coach at Hopkinton High School, where he earned honors as the D3 Coach of the Year.
The Robert Morris lacrosse team, under the direction of third-year head coach Andrew McMinn, has announced its 2014 schedule, a slate that sees the Colonials play just five of 14 regular season games at home.
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. - Monmouth University head lacrosse coach Brian Fisher recently announced the program's inaugural schedule. Monmouth, competing in Division I lacrosse for the first time this spring as a member of the MAAC, has six home games in its first season and will compete against three 2013 NCAA Tournament teams.
Georgetown has announced its captains for the upcoming season. Seniors Barb Black (Ruxton, Md./St. Paul's School for Girls), MJ Coyle (Kensington, Md./Holy Child), Hannah Franklin (Phoenix, Md./McDonogh School) and Kelyn Freedman (Newtown Square, Pa./Radnor) were selected by their peers to lead the squad during the 2014 season.
LEXINGTON, Va. - After a year with just four games in Lexington, Virginia Military Institute has announced its schedule for the 2014 season, which features seven home games, including three against service academies.
The New Jersey Institute of Technology, an NCAA Division I member, just posted an opening here for the full-time, 12-month position of head men's lacrosse coach. The new program is slated for varsity status in the 2015 season.
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EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern Athletics and the Chicago Cubs announced that the Wildcats' seven-time NCAA champion women's lacrosse program will face Southern California at iconic Wrigley Field on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Boston University head lacrosse coach Ryan Polley has named sophomore Elliott Burr (Hamilton, Mass.), freshman Casey Irish (Orlando, Fla.) and freshman Ryan Johnston (Elora, Ont.) captains for the program's inaugural season.
Sonoma State has announced their captains for the upcoming 2014 season. Four junior classmen, Connor Kuehnle, Ed Meyer, Sam Willon, and Blane Sando have been picked to lead the Seawolves into battle this year.
Goalie Greg Dutton and defenseman Joe Meurer, both seniors on Ohio State , will serve as captains of the 2013-14 squad, Buckeye head coach Nick Myers announced. Dutton and Meurer were selected after a vote by the team.
Sacred Heart head lacrosse coach Jon Basti announced on Wednesday the four student-athletes chosen as captains for the upcoming 2014 season: seniors Jared Carrier (Crownsville,Md.), Matt Gannon (Huntington, N.Y.), Mike Mawdsley (Innisfil, Ont.), and Andrew Newbold (Loveland, Ohio).
WATERBURY, Conn. Post University announced its schedule for its inaugural 2014 season on Thursday. The 15-game slate features two teams ranked in the final United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) poll and one NCAA Tournament participant.
Lehigh head lacrosse coach Jill Redfern has announced that senior Alexandra Fitzpatrick and junior Kelly Scott have been selected as 2014 team captains. An All-Patriot League performer, Fitzpatrick leads the Mountain Hawks in goal while Scott has emerged as a force on defense.
In keeping with its strategic plan to expand lacrosse participation and increase diversity and inclusion efforts in the game, US Lacrosse has committed its support to the initial HBCU Lacrosse All-Star Classic, November 17 at Howard University's Greene Stadium in Washington, D.C.
The McGill Redmen were rewarded for their perfect 10-0 season with nine selections on the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association's 2013 All Canadian team. Bishop's filled four of the remaining five slots on the East Division squad.
DENVER University of Denver will face another difficult schedule in the 2014 season. The Pioneers will be challenged by four teams that finished in the top 20 last season as well as three who received votes in the final 2013 rankings. Four of these teams were selected to play in the NCAA tournament, including NCAA champion Duke.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; October 29, 2013 Highlighted with six games against teams that competed in the 2013 NCAA tournament, the 2014 Penn State women's lacrosse schedule was unveiled Tuesday by head coach Missy Doherty. In all, the Nittany Lions will play a 16-game regular-season slate, including nine home games, during the season.
WEST POINT, N.Y. Six home games, including the 93rd meeting between Army and Navy, and the great anticipation of a newly expanded Patriot League highlight the 2014 Army lacrosse schedule, released on Tuesday morning.
Saint Michael's College has hired Brigid Brady as its new women's lacrosse head coach. A former All-America player at the University of New Haven, Brady served the past three seasons as a graduate assistant with her alma mater.
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (Oct. 28, 2013) NYIT head lacrosse coach Bill Dunn welcomes 17 fresh faces to the 2014 roster this season. The class began classes in September 2013 and helped the Bears defeat the alumni team 10-8 in the annual game last Saturday.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame formally welcomed eight new members Saturday evening at the Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, Md. during the 2013 induction ceremony, sponsored by RPS-Bollinger Insurance and the Markel Insurance Company.
Head coach Lars Tiffany has announced that four seniors --attackman Sam Hurster (St. Louis, MO), midfielder Dan Mellynchuk (West Sayville, NY), defenseman Phil Pierce (Greenwich, CT), and defenseman Peter Vivonetto (Rocky Point, NY) -- have been named captains of the 2014 Brown men's lacrosse team.
EASTON, Pa. Seven home contests and two NCAA Tournament teams highlight the 2014 men's lacrosse schedule. The Leopards will travel to Loyola Maryland and host rival Lehigh, who both took part in the 16 team NCAA Tournament last spring.
Georgetown lacrosse head coach Kevin Warne has announced that graduate student long stick midfielder Tyler Knarr (Eagleville, Pa./LaSalle College) and junior attackman Reilly O'Connor (Brooklin, Ont./Hill Academy) will be team captains for the 2014 season.
According to the annual NCAA's Graduation Success Rate (GSR) report, which was released this week, lacrosse again fares extremely well compared to other sports for the 2003-2006 cohorts among schools in Division I.
DAVIS, Calif. -- Road trips to Virginia and Detroit plus an expanded Mountain Pacific Sports Federation slate collectively highlight the 2014 UC Davis women's lacrosse schedule as announced by head coach Kate Henwood this week.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. Sacred Heart has announced the addition of 11 student-athletes for the 2014 season. The 11 newcomers come to campus from six states - New York, Maryland, Massachusetts, California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania - and Ontario.
Stony Brook, N.Y. - For the first time since 1989, Stony Brook will play 10 games at home as third-year head coach Jim Nagle announced his 2014 schedule Thursday. The Seawolves will play four games against schools that won 10 or more games last season, including last year's champion Duke.
The NCAA issues an annual report on sports sponsorship, participation, and squad sizes. Their most recent report, which contains detailed information by gender and division for the period from 1982 through 2013, shows that 37.4% of NCAA member institutions sponsor women's lacrosse and 28.8% sponsor men's lacrosse.
Head coach Laura Campbell has added Gina Riitano to the Central Connecticut women's lacrosse staff as an assistant coach. Riitano brings years of experience as a player and club coach to the Blue Devil staff.
VESTAL, N.Y.-The 2014 schedule for Binghamton University was revealed on Thursday. Third-year head coach Scott Nelson announced Binghamton will play a 14-game slate this spring, highlighted by eight home games at the Bearcats Sports Complex.