With Balanced Offense, Hartford Can Take Another Step Forward in 2021

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The Ryan Martin era began after one of the most successful seasons in program history, as the Hawks went 11-7, won the America East tournament, and made an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. But they have skid back a bit since that final year of the Peter Lawrence era, going 6-8 in 2017, 3-8 in 2018, and 4-11 in 2019.

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There is Reason For Optimism at Binghamton in 2021

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Hard jobs are hard. And Kevin McKeown might just have the toughest job central New York.  

Since the program’s founding in 2002, the Bearcats have been scratching and crawling to be consistently relevant in the America East and be, somewhat, on par with many of their in-state neighbors. The Bearcats hit a pretty solid streak in the 2000s, making six straight America East Tournament appearances from 2004 to 2009, which included a title game appearance and 10-win season in 2004. They also made the conference semifinals in 2011 and 2014.  Continue reading “There is Reason For Optimism at Binghamton in 2021”

At Ualbany, Defense Wins Championships

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Two seasons removed from UAlbany’s NCAA Final Four run and the buzz around the Danes just isn’t what it was during the Thompson era or the Connor Fields era. It is almost as if Scott Marr and the Danes have lost their luster, in a sense.  Continue reading “At Ualbany, Defense Wins Championships”

Report: NJIT to Join the America East Next Season

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NJIT will be joining the America East Conference next season, according to a report from  Jeff Goodman. The school was previously a full member of the Atlantic Sun and an affiliate member of the Northeast Conference (NEC) for lacrosse. Continue reading “Report: NJIT to Join the America East Next Season”

The Best Season From Every America East Program

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 From Every America East Program”

2020 Schedule Preview: UMBC Retrievers

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The UMBC Retrievers are the 73rd DI program to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. UMBC comes into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign where they went 7-9 overall and 2-4 in the America East. The Retrievers defeated Stony Brook and Vermont in the America East semifinals and championship game before beating Marist in the NCAA Play-In game. They lost to Penn State in the NCAA first round.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: UMBC Retrievers”

2020 Schedule Preview: Hartford Hawks

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The Hartford Hawks are the 57th DI team to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Hawks come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 4-11 overall and 2-4 in the America East. They failed to make the America East tournament for the third consecutive season.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Hartford Hawks”

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 UMass Lowell River Hawks

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The UMass Lowell River Hawks are the 36th DI team to release their 2020 schedule. The River Hawks come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 5-9 overall and 2-4 in the America East.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview UMass Lowell River Hawks”