Reigning America East champion University at Albany, the 12th ranked team in the nation, is the preseason favorite to retain its league title. Stony Brook University received the other first-place vote and 30 points to come in second place while UMBC, which appeared in the America East title game a year ago, was third with 23 points.
Loyola received 12 first place votes in a process where voters are not eligible to rank their own team. The Greyhounds totaled 123 points to outdistance Army and Lehigh. The Black Knights received one first place vote and 110 points, one point clear of the Mountain Hawks at 109 even though Lehigh received five first place nods.
Siena College, last year's MAAC champion, claimed the top spot in the poll with 46 total points. Marist College, the MAAC championship runner-up, was second in the preseason poll with 38 points, while Canisius College (33) was third.
Johns Hopkins was selected as the preseason favorite to claim the first Big Ten Championship. They were followed by Maryland in second place, Penn State in third, Ohio State in fourth, Rutgers in fifth, and Michigan in sixth.
Queens was chosen first in the South Atlantic Conference's men's lacrosse preseason poll. Lenoir-Rhyne came in at the No. 2 slot with one first-place vote and 64 points. Mars Hill claimed the No. 3 position with 55 points, ahead of Wingate, which finished fourth in the poll with 48 points.
The Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse program and members of the University community are mourning the loss of freshman defenseman Jeremy Huber. Huber died in his room on campus on Sunday night (January 25-26).
The Tewaaraton Foundation has named former Syracuse lacrosse star and National Lacrosse Hall of Famer Brad Kotz as the recipient of the fifth annual Tewaaraton Legends Award. The Foundation has named former Syracuse lacrosse player and Onondaga Chief Oren Lyons as the recipient of the 2015 Spirit of Tewaaraton Award.
The fourth-ranked Orange men's lacrosse team posted a pair of scrimmage wins on Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Ensley Athletic Center. Syracuse knocked off Hofstra, 18-8, and defeated Division II powerhouse Le Moyne, 10-9.
Furman head lacrosse coach Richie Meade has announced the election of team captains for the 2015 season. Elected by their teammates and approved by the coaching staff were redshirt sophomore midfield Clay Adams, senior defender Lincoln Liesemeyer, and sophomore midfield J.J. McDaid.
With the start of classes for the spring semester Tuesday, Rutgers lacrosse added to two transfers to the 2015 roster. Jeff George and Alex Schoen will join Rutgers for the upcoming season and will be immediately eligible to compete.
RICHMOND, Va. (January 20, 2015) – The No. 17 Hofstra University men's lacrosse team was picked to finish first in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) with the Pride's Sam Llinares selected as the CAA Preseason Player of the Year according to a vote by the league's six head coaches.
Navy senior lacrosse player Brendan Gaine (Bay Shore, N.Y.) is the recipient of one of the highest honors a midshipman athlete can earn at the Academy, as his teammates have elected him to serve as team captain.
The Air Force lacrosse team opens the 2015 season with an exhibition game against Notre Dame, Saturday, Jan. 31, at noon in South Bend, Ind. The Falcons will kick off the 2015 regular season against the defending NCAA champion Duke Blue Devils.
US Lacrosse has named the U.S. Men's National Team rosters for the 10th annual Champions Challenge, Jan. 17-18, 2015, at Barron Collier High School in Naples, Fla. A total of 40 of the nation's best men's players will take the field in a Blue-White exhibition, Saturday, Jan. 17 at 1:00 p.m.
Head Coach Andy Copelan has announced the addition of Derek Marks to the Fairfield University lacrosse team as a volunteer assistant coach. Marks brings extensive experience as a collegiate head coach and assistant to the sidelines.
Saint Joseph's head coach Taylor Wray has announced the schedule for the 2015 men's lacrosse season. The Hawks will compete against members of seven of conferences, including teams of the Southern, Ivy, MAAC, Big 10, ACC, CAA, and NEC, and four preseason Top 20 opponents who made appearances at the 2014 NCAA Championships.
Five squads listed in the top 10 of the Face-Off Yearbook preseason poll appear on University of Notre Dame 's 2015 schedule. The Fighting Irish, who are slotted at No. 2, recently unveiled their stout 11-game schedule for the upcoming campaign.
Bucknell head lacrosse coach Frank Fedorjaka has announced that seniors David Dickson (Greenwich, Conn./Greenwich), Ryan Joseph (Smithtown, N.Y./Smithtown West), Ben Kellar (Glyndon, Md./Boys' Latin) and Mike Ondrusek (Lancaster, Pa./Hempfield) have been elected team captains for the 2015 season.
Hofstra University, the Department of Athletics and the Pride Men's Lacrosse program mourn the passing of student-athlete Joe Ferriso, who passed away Saturday from injuries suffered in a car accident.
Drew Stevenson has been named the head coach for Concordia University Chicago's new men's lacrosse program. The university's intent to start up lacrosse was announced in October, with the program commencing NCAA Division III play in the spring of 2016.
Syracuse University will face eight teams ranked in this year's Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook Top 20 poll, including six of the top 10, as part of its 2015 schedule, released today by head coach John Desko.
Head coach Andy Copelan has announced the four student-athletes who will serve as captains of Fairfield for the 2015 season. Seniors Max Buchanan, Drew Federico and Tristan Sperry and junior TJ Neubauer will lead the Stags.
UMBC head lacrosse coach Don Zimmerman announced the Retrievers' 2015 spring schedule today, which features an early four-game road swing and six home contests in a six-week period as the weather warms into the spring.
Monmouth University head lacrosse coach Brian Fisher recently revealed the Hawks' 2015 schedule, which features 13 games for the second-year program, as the Hawks will have six home contests at Monmouth Stadium.
University of Detroit Mercy had a great fall to prepare for the 2015 season and the future looks even brighter, as head coach Chris Kolon '09 (MBA) announced the signings of 11 prospects for 2016 during the fall early signing period.
St. John's head lacrosse coach Jason Miller has officially announced the schedule for the 2015 season as the Red Storm will look to navigate through a challenging slate of games and make a return to the Big East championship.
Duke University will face seven of the preseason top 11 teams and eight NCAA Tournament squads in a challenging 2015 schedule as announced by head coach John Danowski. The Blue Devils face five teams ranked among the top seven overall, including each of the other the top four.
NYIT head lacrosse coach Bill Dunn announced the early signing of 10 scholastic student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to play men's lacrosse at NYIT. The future Bears will begin studies in the fall of 2015.
Penn State lacrosse head coach Jeff Tambroni has released a challenging slate for the Nittany Lions' 2015 campaign, the inaugural season for Big Ten men's lacrosse. The schedule features six match-ups against 2014 NCAA Tournament teams, including two semifinalists.
Siena head coach John Svec has released his program's 2015 schedule. The defending MAAC Champion Saints are slated to play a total of 14 regular season games this spring, with half of those being contested at Siena Turf Field.
Inside Lacrosse has released its Preseason Top 20 and Preseason All-America Team in advance of the 2015 season. The ACC leads all leagues with five teams ranked in the top 10 of the preseason poll and 23 Preseason All-Americans.
Virginia Military Institute head lacrosse coach Brian Anken, who begins his fifth season at the helm, has announced the program's schedule for the 2015 season, arguably one of the most challenging in recent memory.
Chris Wojcik '96, the Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men's Lacrosse, has announced the team's 2015 schedule, which features seven games to be played in Cambridge and five contests against opponents that competed in the 2014 NCAA tournament.
Georgetown University lacrosse head coach Kevin Warne has announced the Hoyas' 2015 schedule, as they match-up against five 2014 NCAA Tournament teams, highlighted by three Final Four squads from last season.
The construction of the first-ever men's lacrosse team at North Greenville entered its second chapter when head coach Corey Struss announced his second wave of signees during the NCAA's early signing period.
University of Massachusetts lacrosse head coach Greg Cannella announced that Doc Schneider has returned to the staff as a volunteer assistant coach. Schneider previously helped Cannella during the 2010-14 seasons after he completed a stellar playing career with the Minutemen from 2006-09.
The Georgian Court University lacrosse program is officially open for business! Director of Athletics and Recreation Laura B. Liesman announced that Mickey Hover has been selected as the Lions' initial head coach as GCU prepares to make its debut in the spring of 2016.
Saint Joseph's has named Mike Horowitz (Muhlenberg '11) to the lacrosse coaching staff, it was announced by fourth-year head coach Taylor Wray. Horowitz will assist in all facets of the program, with a specific focus on mentoring SJU's goalkeepers and coordinating the scout team defense.