2020 Schedule Preview: Richmond Spiders

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The Richmond Spiders are the 55th DI program to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Spiders come into 2020 following a 2019 campaign in which they went 10-7 overall and 5-2 in the SoCon. Richmond defeated High Point to claim their second consecutive SoCon championship and lost to Duke in first round of the NCAA tournament.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Richmond Spiders”

2020 Schedule Preview: Merrimack Warriors

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The Merrimack Warriors are the 54th DI program to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. 2020 marks the beginning of a new era for Merrimack as they move from DII to DI. They make the jump following two consecutive DI championship runs and are one of two programs making the jump this season, along with LIU.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Merrimack Warriors”

2020 Schedule Preview: Sacred Heart Pioneers

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The Sacred Heart Pioneers are the 53rd DI program to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Pioneers come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 9-6 overall and 4-2 in the NEC. Sacred Heart lost to Hobart in the semifinals of the NEC tournament. Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Sacred Heart Pioneers”

2020 Schedule Preview: UMass Minutemen

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The UMass Minutemen are the 52nd DI program to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. UMass comes into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign where they went 10-5 overall, 4-1 in the CAA, and lost to Drexel in the semifinals of the CAA tournament.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: UMass Minutemen”

Roessler’s Way-Too-Early Championship Weekend Picks

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In 2019, NCAA Lacrosse brought us into a new era of the sport. In this new era we some superpowers emerge, some new and some old. A team like Yale who had won the championship in 2018 stayed atop of the game with their working-class mentality, players with a high lacrosse IQ, team chemistry, and offensive talent. Penn State seemed to be on a war-path and the Nittany Lions were not taking any prisoners, doing so with a proven coach in Jeff Tambroni and a roster that was quietly full of talent. The Virginia Cavaliers came back into the national spotlight while accomplishing all their team goals: beating Duke, winning the ACC, and then winning the national championship.  Continue reading “Roessler’s Way-Too-Early Championship Weekend Picks”

2020 Schedule Preview: Quinnipiac Bobcats

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The Quinnipiac Bobcats are the 51st DI program to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Bobcats come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign where they went 9-7 overall,5-2 in the MAAC, and lost to Marist on the MAAC championship game.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Quinnipiac Bobcats”

2020 Schedule Preview: St. John’s Red Storm

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The St. John’s Red Storm are the 50th DI program to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Red Storm come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 4-10 overall and 0-5 in the Big East, making in the third consecutive season in which they have failed to win a conference game.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: St. John’s Red Storm”

2020 Schedule Preview: Stony Brook Seawolves

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The Stony Brook Seawolves are the 49th DI team to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Seawolves come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign where they went 9-6 overall, 5-1 in the America East, and lost to UMBC in the America East semifinals. Over the summer, former Towson assistant Anthony Gilardi was hired as the Seawolves next had coach, replacing Jim Nagle who parted ways with the university in May. Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Stony Brook Seawolves”

2020 Schedule Preview: Robert Morris Colonials

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The Robert Morris Colonials are the 48th DI team to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Colonials come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 9-8 overall and 4-2 in the NEC. Robert Morris won the NEC tournament and lost to Virginia in the first round of the NCAA tournament.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Robert Morris Colonials”

2020 Schedule Preview: Bellarmine Knights

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The Bellarmine Knights are the 47th DI team to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Knights come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 3-10 overall, 3-4 in SoCon play, and missed the SoCon tournament for the third consecutive season. Bellarmine had a coach change over the summer as Jim Mitchell stepped down following just one year. Andy Whitley was hired as the fifth head coach in Bellarmine lacrosse history.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Bellarmine Knights”