What to Watch: NCAA Week Five

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Welcome to week five of the college lacrosse season, Y’all!

For some teams, this week means entering the second month of the season. For others, this week marks the first week of the season. If that doesn’t define the oddity of this season, I’m not sure what does. Amongst the teams getting underway this weekend are the entire MAAC and the majority of the America East.

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Tuesday Roundup: Tierney, Smith, Carraway Put up Record-Breaking Performances

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In Hofstra’s 18-6 blowout victory over the Wagner Seawhawks, Ryan Tierney moved his name up in both the CAA and Hofstra record books. His second goal of the game, which came at the 6:06 mark in the first quarter, saw him time the Hofstra all-time career goal record of 140 and the all-time CAA carer points record of 212. He broke both later in the quarter, scoring with :35 on the clock, and ended the game with a total of six goals. He is now 18 goals away from the all-time CAA career goals record of 162 and 22 points away from the Hofstra career points record of 238.

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Sunday Recap: Big Second Half Performances Lift Navy and Delaware to Victory

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The second season under Joe Amplo has gotten off to a solid start for the Navy Midshipmen, as thet took down Jacksonville 13-6 on Sunday afternoon to move to 2-0 on the season.

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Saturday Recap: Rutgers Blows Past Ohio State, Hofstra Owns Long Island

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Rutgers is for real, Y’all!

A week after taking down Penn State 11-9 in their season-opener, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights marched over to Columbus, Ohio, and trampled the Buckeyes 22-12.

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What to Watch: NCAA Week Four

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Welcome to Week four of the college lacrosse season, Y’all!

While we’re still a week away from every team that’s playing this season officially having a game under their belt, the number of teams who have started will once again increase this week with only a handful of teams, including the entire MAAC, being left to play a game as we enter the month of March, week four of the college lacrosse season features multiple heavyweight tilts.

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Midweek Notebook: Sacred Heart Survives LIU Comeback, Towson Tops Mount St. Mary’s

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Less than 24 hours after Delaware defeated Saint Joseph’s 16-13 in a Tuesday night NEC vs CAA thriller, two NEC squads, Sacred Heart and LIU, gave us another suspense-filled midweek contest. The game counted as a non-conference game.

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Mike Robinson’s Nine Goals Lead Delaware Past Saint Joseph’s

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When the Blue Hens marched onto Delaware Stadium Tuesday night to defend their home turf against a visiting Saint Joseph’s squad, all the talk surrounded the return of Blue Hens stars Charlie Kitchen and Owen Grant after missing the first two contests of the season. But once that opening whistle blew, it didn’t take long before it was clear which player’s name would soon fill the mouths of lacrosse fans everywhere.

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Saturday Recap: Ohio State Outathletes Johns Hopkins, Kirst Boys Lead Rutgers Past Penn State

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Despite missing multiple key players, including faceoff man Justin Inacio, the Ohio State Buckeyes went into Homewood Field on Saturday afternoon and absolutely took it to the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays in Peter Milliman’s debut as head coach. Ohio State was bigger, stronger, and faster and they used that advantage in every way they could.

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Balanced Offense, Faceoff Success Leads Mount St. Mary’s Past Delaware in Season-Opener

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In what was the season-opener for both teams following each of their games getting cancelled on Saturday, the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers took down the Delaware Blue Hens 10-7.

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