Duke opens ACC Tournament play against No. 4 Syracuse Friday evening. The Blue Devils are riding an eight-game win streak and are ranked No. 2 with a 12-2 overall record. Syracuse is riding a five-game win streak dating back to its loss against Duke on March 23.
The NCAA has announced the April 23rd regional rankings for Divisions II & 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.
Third-seeded and 18th-ranked Lehigh used a pair of four-goal runs and another strong defensive effort to down sixth-seeded Navy 10-6 in the Patriot League quarterfinals on Tuesday evening at the Ulrich Sports Complex.
Brown opened a 9-2 lead at the half and held off a late Bryant challenge to earn a 13-11 win over the Bulldogs in a non-league game at Stevenson Field, capturing the Ocean State Cup for the second straight season.
Colgate-Bucknell Part II wasn't decided until Overtime Part II. And it took a second chance to win it. Matt Clarkson followed his own saved shot midway in the second extra session and slammed the rebound home from point-blank range to lift Colgate to a 10-9 victory over Bucknell here Tuesday
Loyola will have plenty of hardware to hand out when they host the Patriot League Men's Lacrosse Championships this week, as the Greyhounds were well represented on the All-Patriot League teams and major awards announced on Monday by the League office.
According to a report at Annapolis.Patch.com, Navy junior midfielder Gabe Voumard (Cape May, N.J./Saint Augustine) was charged with assault in an incident involving a taxi driver very early Sunday morning.
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) has announced its Division I Men's Lacrosse Coaches' Poll for April 21st. The rankings appear below. They also appear on the Polls page, where you'll find a weekly poll matrix for the season as well as links to teams' schedules and scores.
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) has announced its Division II Men's Lacrosse Coaches' Poll for April 21st. The rankings appear below. They also appear on the Polls page, where you'll find a weekly poll matrix for the season as well as links to teams' schedules and scores.
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) has announced its Division III Men's Lacrosse Coaches' Poll for April 21st. The rankings appear below. They also appear on the Polls page, where you'll find a weekly poll matrix for the season as well as links to teams' schedules and scores.
Although there were some mild upsets in Division I, the situation did ease for contestants this week. In Division III, the waters continued to be calm. The relative difficulty of the two contests might be captured this way: The correct pick percentages for the leaders in D1 wouldn't put them in the top 50 in D3.
The #4 Colorado State Rams rallied from a 5-1 halftime deficit to trail the #2 Colorado Buffaloes 7-6 with 5:38 left in the 12th annual Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Showdown Saturday night. But the Buffs put the game away with two goals in 10 seconds to win 9-6 in front of over 3,000 fans at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Top-ranked RIT scored four consecutive goals in a span of 2:14 early in the fourth quarter to break an 8-8 tie and take a 12-8 lead with 10:37 to play in regulation. Nazareth closed to within three, but the Tigers maintained the lead, defeating the Golden Flyers, 14-11, in a non-conference game.
For the second game in a row, Cornell watched a close halftime contest swing the other way in the final 30 minutes, as Syracuse used an extended 8-1 run to pull away from the Big Red 14-9 on Tuesday evening at Schoellkopf Field.
Just over a minute into the second overtime, Tom Schreiber nailed the game-winner - his fourth goal of the night - to give Princeton a frantic 10-9 victory over Lehigh. The win improved Princeton to 6-4 overall, while Lehigh fell to 9-4. The Mountain Hawks had won three straight.
Lourdes found the scoreboard just 24 seconds into the game on Sunday afternoon and never turned back, notching the first shutout in program history with a 22-0 victory over Northwood (Mich.) at Ottawa Hills High School to improve to 10-0 on the season.
Brian Schultz picked up the ground ball off the second overtime's opening faceoff, raced into the box and fed Justin Ward on the low left side, and Ward found Brian Schultz across the crease to score the game-winner for top-ranked Loyola in a 7-6 win over the U.S. Naval Academy on Saturday afternoon in Patriot League action.
Five goals from Deemer Class and four more from Jordan Wolf propelled No. 3 Duke to a 15-7 victory over No. 7 Notre Dame in Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Arlotta Stadium.
North Carolina senior midfielder R.G. Keenan has a habit of scoring late-game, momentum-shifting goals in his career for the Tar Heels. He did it again on Saturday on Senior Day at Fetzer Field as the #5 Tar Heels defeated the #9 Virginia Cavaliers 11-10 at sun-drenched Fetzer Field.
Villanova twice battled back from a three-goal deficit and tied the game with two minutes remaining in regulation at 8-8, but the 6th-ranked Denver Pioneers (9-2, 3-0) pulled out the overtime victory, 9-8, on Friday night in Villanova Stadium.
10th-ranked Johns Hopkins jumped to a 9-1 halftime lead and never let visiting Albany get closer than five in the second half as the Blue Jays posted a 13-8 victory over the Great Danes at Homewood Field Friday night.
No. 11 Massachusetts suffered a heartbreaking setback at home on Garber Field Saturday afternoon as the squad dropped a 6-5 decision to Towson. The Tigers' Tyler White made 16 saves, saving the best one for 10 seconds left in the game.
Salvatore Tuttle scored three times in the third quarter to lead second-ranked Adelphi to a 13-11 win over top-ranked Le Moyne on Saturday afternoon at Ted Grant Field in a battle of the last two undefeated teams in the country.
Tom Schreiber tied his career high with seven points on four goals and three assists to lead Princeton to a much-needed 15-11 win over Rutgers in front of 1,726 at Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium Saturday night.
Korey Hendrickson scored four goals including the game-winner with 1:05 to play in regulation to give the 20th-ranked Hofstra Pride a 7-6 victory over the Siena Saints in a non-conference game at James M. Shuart Stadium Saturday night.
Summaries of site visitors' choices for the matches in the Week No. 7 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.
Behind a five-goal second quarter and four-score outings from Colin Dunster and Shane Morrell, No. 12 Bryant won its seventh-straight contest to stay perfect in Northeast Conference action, topping league foe Sacred Heart, 14-5, on the road Wednesday night.
Loyola co-captains Joe Fletcher (Syracuse, N.Y./West Genesee H.S.) and Justin Ward (Glen Burnie, Md./Old Mill H.S.) have been named two of 10 finalists for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award, making Loyola the only school with a pair of finalists.
No. 13 Fairfield won their sixth straight contest by topping Bucknell, 10-6, this afternoon on Alumni Field. TJ Neubauer (Glen Arm, Md.) had four goals, while Dave Fleming (San Carlos, Calif.) added two goals for the Stags.
Dylan Levings scooped the ball off the opening face-off, sprinted toward his offensive end and got the ball to Mark Glicini for a goal seven seconds into the game. Yale never looked back during its 8-5 non-league lacrosse victory over Providence at the Ray Treacy Track Complex.
The No. 2 Big Red scored the first four goals of the contest and then opened up a 10-2 lead at the half before rolling to the 19-4 victory over Dartmouth this afternoon on Scully-Fahey Field in Hanover, N.H.
Brendan Fowler won 21 faceoffs and Christian Walsh scored five goals to lead No. 3 Duke to the 500th victory in program history with a 17-11 decision over visiting Harvard in action on Saturday at a rain-soaked Koskinen Stadium.