Utah fell to rival No 3 BYU on Saturday by the score of 18-6 at McCarthy Field in Salt Lake City. The Utes trailed 6-4 at half, but a strong second half by the Cougars would be the difference in this game.
With 16 minutes remaining , Hobart led No. 4 Syracuse 8-7, but the Orange outscored the Statesmen 8-1 down the stretch for a 15-9 victory and the Kraus-Simmons Trophy. The 100th meeting between the two schools lifts SU's record to 9-3, while Hobart slips to 4-8.
Fifth-ranked Maryland scored the final four goals of the contest to take a 12-8 decision over No. 8 Notre Dame in Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Arlotta Stadium.
No. 4 Florida finished the season undefeated in the American Lacrosse Conference to win its fourth consecutive ALC title and first outright since 2012 after surviving a late run by No. 5 Northwestern on Saturday at Lakeside Field.
A significant event occurred in the annals of high school lacrosse in Michigan this past week. Longtime power Brother Rice High School of Birmingham lost a lacrosse game to another Michigan high school.
Penn put away any notions that they might be looking past Dartmouth on Saturday, scoring four goals in the first quarter and adding another in the second before the Big Green finally got on the board. The Quakers never looked back in winning, 9-3, on Scully-Fahey Field.
The No. 11 Bulldogs increased their win streak to four games with a win at the Big House in the first-ever meeting between Yale and Michigan. The Elis broke open a 6-3 game with three straight goals in the third quarter on the way to a 13-7 win in Michigan Stadium.
The Big Red offense exploded in the third quarter, while the defense held Brown scoreless for nearly 20 minutes of play spanning half time, as the No. 12 Cornell lacrosse team earned a 14-9 victory on Senior Day.
No. 16 Army extended its win streak with an 8-6 victory at Patriot League foe Colgate on Friday night under the lights at Andy Kerr Stadium. Junior John Glesener paced the Black Knights' attack with his 13th career hat trick as Army drove on to a fifth straight win.
Leading 5-3 in the second quarter, #17 Lehigh went on an 11-0 run over the next 26:07 to break the game wide open as the Mountain Hawks cruised to a 17-6 win over Lafayette on Friday evening at Fisher Field.
Robert Morris lacrosse senior Sean Meagher (Chesterfield, Mo./St. Louis University) topped his own single-season program record in caused turnovers this afternoon as the Colonials fell to No. 18 Bryant, 13-6.
Madison Cyr scored four goals – all in the final 30 minutes – as the No. 12 Penn State lacrosse team erupted for eight second-half tallies in a 12-10 victory against No. 7 Johns Hopkins at the Penn State Lacrosse Field Friday evening.
The No. 14 Loyola lacrosse team won the Patriot League regular season title Saturday afternoon, defeating Navy, 11-6, in the inaugural game between the local squads on Senior Day at Ridley Athletic Complex.
Behind goals from seven different players and another solid performance in the cage from freshman Ashley Peacock, Louisville (12-3, 6-0 Big East) powered its way past Rutgers 18-6 on Saturday at the UofL Lacrosse Stadium. The win ensured Louisville at least a share of the conference's regular-season crown.
UMBC battled hard and came within one goal of No. 19 Albany on three occasions, but was unable to put home the game-tying goal as the Retrievers fell short of the Great Danes, 12-8, in Saturday afternoon's Senior Day at UMBC Stadium.
Summaries of site visitors' choices for the matches in the Week No. 9 installment of the "Pick the Winners" contest are shown below and can be reviewed by username by consulting the links on the two contest pages. Results for this week and the slate for next week's installment of the contest should be posted by Sunday evening.
Fueled by a standout performance from goalkeeper Ashley Peacock and Faye Brust's five scores, No. 18 Louisville posted a 12-7 victory over Big East foe Connecticut on Friday afternoon at the UofL Lacrosse Stadium.
The 19th-ranked St. John Fisher Cardinals gave No. 2 Cortland all it could handle Thursday, with the visitors pulling out a 15-12 victory at Growney Stadium. With the loss Fisher falls to 9-4 on the season, while Cortland improves to 13-0.
Virginia lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced that Logan Greco has signed a National Letter of Intent for the 2014-15 academic year. Greco increases UVa's signing class for the class of 2018 to 11 members after 10 signed during the November period.
US Lacrosse, the national governing body of men's and women's lacrosse, announced that the organization has awarded 22 new grants to support the local lacrosse development efforts of its regional chapters.
Princeton took one step closer to the Ivy League title as it knocked off No. 10 Penn 9-5 on Wednesday night on Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium to take over the first place in the Ivy standings.
The No. 1 RIT (14-0, 4-0 Liberty League) lacrosse team had a battle on its hands Wednesday afternoon, holding on to beat No. 9 Union (10-2, 3-1 Liberty League) 8-7 in a match-up for first place in the Liberty League.
The NCAA has announced the April 16th regional rankings for Divisions II & III. These rankings will continue on a weekly basis to the begnnning in May, concluding prior to the actual tournament selections.
On a brisk Wednesday afternoon at Sea Gull Stadium, the No. 1 Salisbury lacrosse team closed out the home regular-season schedule with a 9-4 victory over Capital Athletic Conference-opponent Marymount (Va.).
The NCAA has announced the April 16th regional rankings for Divisions II and III, with records based on play through Sunday. These rankings will continue on a weekly basis to the begnnning in May, concluding prior to the actual tournament selections.
For the second time in just three days, No. 16 Ohio State defeated a Top 10 opponent. The Buckeyes (12-4, 4-1 ALC) concluded their memorable 2014 home season with a 12-9 victory over No. 9 Notre Dame Tuesday night.
The 14th Annual Katie Samson Lacrosse Festival will be held on Saturday, April 26th, at Radnor High School. The event began in 2000 and has grown into the premier high school lacrosse event in the United States.
Cantabene described a full-field scramble drill, where the coach initiated things from midfield and had the players make two or three runs up and down the field in transition. I modified his concept to the drill below. I wanted to focus on a fast-paced scramble that could be used as a conditioning drill as well.
Weekly and cumulative listings of the players of the week for the 2014 season awarded by the conferences in men's and women's Division I are available. To view the listings, visit the 2014 Weekly Conference Honors page.
Because of the special connection among teammates, the entire Lehigh women's lacrosse family was affected when hearing tragic news right before the season got underway. In early February, senior goalie Alexandra Fitzpatrick's father, John, suddenly passed away from a heart attack.
LaxPower is carrying periodic player reports from 3d Lacrosse. Field staff attend high school games around the country and provide player evaluations and ratings. This is Part II of a report covering players on several high school teams in Texas.
After their win over North Carolina, Syracuse moves into the #1 spot with 389 votes (9 first-place votes). Maryland with 386 votes and 11 first-place votes remains at #2. North Carolina drops to #3, while Florida stays steady at #4.
The IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for April 14 brings no changes at the top. Salisbury is hanging on to #1 with 394 overall votes and 14 first-place votes. Cortland at #2 is just 10 votes behind Salisbury. Amherst, who remains undefeated, holds steady at #3, and the College of New Jersey is at #4 at 11-1.
Here are some of the top high school boys' lacrosse games around the country as well as intersectional match-ups that might be of interest. The first two lists have the results for last week, and the second pair show the games on tap for this week.
Teams can earn a berth in the NCAA tournament via automatic qualification (AQ), which is based on winning their conference tournament, or by being selected at-large. It's still early, but what are the chances that teams will land an invitation to the "dance"?
Brooke Griffin netted five goals to lift the No. 2 Maryland lacrosse team to a 13-8 victory against No. 18 Virginia Sunday at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex. Maryland (15-1, 5-1 ACC) outscored Virginia 7-2 in the second half to win the final conference meeting between the two programs.
Denver's Christa Reese finished with four points off two goals and two assists, as the Pioneers climbed back in the second half to top the USC Trojans 8-7 at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on a snowy Sunday afternoon.
Florida seniors Cara Canington and Krista Grabher wrapped up their home careers at Donald R. Dizney Stadium on Sunday afternoon as the No. 4 Gators held off ALC foe Vanderbilt, 14-9. Sammi Burgess led all scorers with a career-high four goals.
Louisville is quickly putting together the best season in program history. The Cardinals tied a program best their sixth-straight victory, posting a 16-9 decision at Villanova on Sunday afternoon in Villanova, Pa.
Billy Ward scored at the 2:57 mark of the second overtime period to lift seventh-ranked Syracuse (8-3, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) to an 11-10 victory over fourth-ranked North Carolina (9-3, 2-3) on Saturday evening in the Carrier Dome.
Ninth-ranked Johns Hopkins used a 4-0 run that bridged the second and third quarters to turn a 2-1 lead into a 6-1 advantage, and the Blue Jays never let third-ranked Maryland get closer in an 11-6 victory before a Homecoming crowd of 9,553 at Homewood Field on Saturday.
Led by hat tricks from Tyler Pace (Mission, B.C.), Erik Adamson (Anaheim Hills, Calif.) and Jack Bobzien (Littleton, Colo.), No. 5 Denver defeated St. John's 16-9 in front of a record-setting sold-out crowd of 2,702 at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on Saturday.
Mike Malave's third goal of the contest, at the 44 second mark of the first overtime, gave the 16th-ranked Hofstra Pride a 10-9 non-conference victory over the sixth-ranked Big Red of Cornell at James M. Shuart Stadium Saturday afternoon.
Nick Trizano scored three times and Drexel had seven goals from its seniors as the Dragons defeated No. 14 UMass on Senior Day, 13-9. The Dragons (8-4, 3-1) won for the fourth straight time and clinched a spot in the upcoming CAA tournament. The Minutemen fell to 7-4 overall and 1-2 in the CAA.
Ryan Ambler had a career-best seven points on three goals and four assists and Zach Currier had three goals and an assist to lead Princeton to a 13-10 win over the Big Green in front of 2,066 at Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium.
A defensive battle between Dartmouth and visiting No. 9 Penn was the overarching theme of Saturday's Ivy League match-up at Scully-Fahey Field. When it was all over, the Quakers had made just a few more plays and stops, which made the difference in a 10-6 loss for the Big Green.
In a battle of two undefeated teams ranked in the top five in the country, the No. 1 Salisbury lacrosse team came out victorious in the annual match-up against No. 4 College of New Jersey, 9-6, on Saturday afternoon.
Mikey Wynne five goals and added an assist as St. Paul's rallied to score the final eight goals of the game and defeat McDonogh on Friday afternoon. The result gives the Crusaders a 6-4 record, while the Eagles fall to 9-2.
Cortney Fortunato had a career-high five goals and Kaitlyn Brosco scored each of her first four goals of the year as the No. 11 Notre Dame lacrosse team picked up a crucial win in ACC play by defeating No. 7 Duke, 12-10, on Friday night.
James Pannell scored three goals as 13 Cavaliers scored at least one point, but it wasn't enough as No. 8 Virginia (8-5, 1-4 ACC) fell in a shootout to the No. 2 Duke Blue Devils (10-2, 4-1 ACC) on Friday night, 17-15.
Trailing by a goal, Trailing by a goal, Denver scored twice in the final 21 seconds of regulation to beat San Diego State 12-11 at Peter Barton lacrosse Stadium on Friday afternoon.scored twice in the final 21 seconds of regulation to beat San Diego State 12-11 at Peter Barton lacrosse Stadium on Friday afternoon.
Summaries of site visitors' choices for the matches in the Week No. 8 installment of the "Pick the Winners" contest are shown below and can be reviewed by username by consulting the links on the two contest pages.
Fifth-ranked Northwestern began a critical four-game homestand with flair Thursday evening, giving visiting Vanderbilt fits defensively en route to a 15-9 win in American Lacrosse Conference action at Lakeside Field.
The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced the second round of additions to the 2014 Tewaaraton Award Men's and Women's Watch Lists, presented by Panama Jack. The lists include the top players across all three divisions of NCAA lacrosse and highlight the early contenders for the Tewaaraton Award.
A record 746,859 players competed on organized lacrosse teams in 2013, as reported in the annual US Lacrosse Participation Report released today. The growth rate from last year (722,205) was 3.4 percent, and youth participation topped 400,000 for the first time ever.
Princeton had No. 2 Maryland on the ropes as the Tigers led the first 50 minutes of game. A late surge by the Terrapins, however, gave Maryland the win, 8-7, on Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium.