Best Season For Every Big Ten 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 “Best Season For Every Big Ten Program”

Coronavirus’ Impact on Lacrosse

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Amid the coronavirus outbreak, college and professional sports have been impacted by season cancellations and suspensions and fan limitations. This page will be regularly updated as information around the impact of this virus on lacrosse at the college and pro level is announced.  Continue reading “Coronavirus’ Impact on Lacrosse”

Midweek Notebook: Ohio State Dominates Detroit Mercy in Season Opener

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The Ohio State Buckeyes opened up their 2020 campaign with a very convincing, 23-9, win over Detroit Mercy inside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Tuesday night.  Continue reading “Midweek Notebook: Ohio State Dominates Detroit Mercy in Season Opener”

2020 Schedule Preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are the 61st DI program to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Scarlet Knights come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign where they went 7-8 overall, 2-3 in the Big Ten, and lost to Penn State in the firdt round of the Big Ten tournament. Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Rutgers Scarlet Knights”

2020 Schedule Preview: Maryland Terrapins

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The Maryland Terrapins are the 59th DI program to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Terrapins come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 12-5 overall and 3-2 in the Big Ten. Maryland lost to Johns Hopkins in the first quarter of the Big Ten tournament and lost to Virginia in the NCAA Quarterfinals.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Maryland Terrapins”

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”

Johns Hopkins, Virginia Won’t Battle For the Doyle Smith Cup in 2020

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In lacrosse, Johns Hopkins and Virginia have met 94 times, including meeting each other each year for the past 73 seasons. And since 2006, the Blue Jays and Cavaliers have fought for the right to hoist the Doyle Smith Cup.  Continue reading “Johns Hopkins, Virginia Won’t Battle For the Doyle Smith Cup in 2020”

2020 Schedule Preview: Johns Hopkins Blue Jays

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The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays are the 44th DI team to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Blue Jays come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 8-8 overall, 3-2 in the Big Ten, lost to Penn State in the Big Ten championship and lost to Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Johns Hopkins Blue Jays”

2020 Schedule Preview: Penn State Nittany Lions

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The Penn State Nittany Lions are the 21st DI team to release their 2020 schedule. The Nittany Lions come into the 2020 season after a historic run in 2019 that saw them win the Big Ten and make it the NCAA semifinals where they lost to Yale.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Penn State Nittany Lions”

Early Contenders: Big Ten

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As the calendar turns to November it marks the end of fall ball and the beginning of, essentially, the pre-season for NCAA lacrosse. While it is still early and there is only so much you can take from fall ball scrimmages, let’s take a look at who some of the early contenders in each conference are. Continue reading “Early Contenders: Big Ten”