The Best Season For Every ACC Program

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College lacrosse has a rich history, filled with endless stories and legends. 

And while the game is still growing at the college level and some programs have been around way longer than others, there is a certain amount of history at every program that can be heralded.  Continue reading “The Best Season For Every ACC Program”

Virginia’s Payton Cormier Records Hat Trick in College Debut

The Virginia Cavaliers (1-0) started their national title defense on the right note, taking down the Loyola Greyhounds (0-1) 12-9 at Klöckner Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Virginia came out firing to get ahead 9-3 at the half. And while Loyola really started to put all the puzzle pieces together in the second half and did mount a comeback, the Cavaliers were able to stay ahead and secure the season-opening 12-9 victory.  Continue reading “Virginia’s Payton Cormier Records Hat Trick in College Debut”

Scanlan Explodes for Seven Goals in Syracuse Debut, Navy Starts Amplo Era With a Win

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Week one of the NCAA lacrosse season got underway on Friday as the Syracuse Orange took down the Colgate Raiders and the Navy Midshipmen defeated the Manhattan Jaspers. Continue reading “Scanlan Explodes for Seven Goals in Syracuse Debut, Navy Starts Amplo Era With a Win”

Looking at Duke’s Early-Season Loss Trend

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The Duke Blue Devils opened their 2020 season with a home loss against the Air Force Falcons. And while it’s just the third time in the last 10 years that the Falcons had taken down the Blue Devils, it’s certainly not the first time Duke has lost in February.  Continue reading “Looking at Duke’s Early-Season Loss Trend”

2020 Schedule Preview: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the 75th and final DI program to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. Notre Dame comes into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign where they went 9-7 overall and 2-2 in the ACC. The Fighting Irish lost to Virginia in the ACC championship game, defeated Johns Hopkins in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, and fell to Duke in the NCAA Quarterfinals. Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Notre Dame Fighting Irish”

2020 Schedule Preview: Duke Blue Devils

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The Duke Blue Devils are the 68th DI program to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Blue Devils come into 2020 following a 2019 campaign which saw them go 13-5 overall and 2-2 in the ACC. Duke lost to Notre Dame in the ACC semifinals and lost to Virginia in the NCAA semifinals after beating Richmond and Notre Dame in the first round and quarterfinals.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Duke Blue Devils”

2020 Schedule Preview: Virginia Cavaliers

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The Virginia Cavaliers are the 63rd DI program to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Cavaliers come into the 2020 season following a national title run in 2019 where they went 17-3 overall and 3-1 in the ACC. They also won the ACC tournament into addition to the national championship, as well.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Virginia Cavaliers”

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: Syracuse Orange

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The Syracuse Orange are the 46th DI team to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Orange come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 9-5 overall and 2-3 in the ACC. Syracuse lost to North Carolina in the first round of the ACC tournament and lost to Loyola in the first round of the NCAA tournament.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Syracuse Orange”