Can High Point Repeat as SoCon Champions?

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Since his arrival at High Point as the program’s first head coach ahead of their inaugural 2013 season, Jon Torpey has done nothing but build this Panthers program into one of the best in the SoCon, and a consistent competitor on the national stage.

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Despite An Unusual First Year to The Milliman Era, The Future Looks Bright At Johns Hopkins

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After putting Cornell back on track, which included leading them to an NCAA Quarterfinals appearance in 2018, Peter Milliman was handed the keys to the ship at Johns Hopkins and tasked with doing much of the same. But his first year at Homewood would be one of the most unusual in college lacrosse history.

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After Breaking Their Conference Losing Streak Last Season, Wagner Looks to Push Forward in 2022

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Things haven’t been too pretty for the Wagner Seahawks as of recent, going 2-14 over the past two seasons. One of those victories came this past spring as Wagner went 1-9. Their lone win came against NEC foe Sacred Heart, 11-9, in comeback fashion. It marked the Seahawks’ first win over a conference opponent since 2017.

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Can Virginia Three-Peat as National Champions?

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The Virginia Cavaliers ended the 2021 season just as they did the last full season (2019) prior, as national champions. This time around, the Cavaliers took down the Maryland Terrapins to become the first program since Duke (2013,2014) to win consecutive national titles and claim their seventh in program history.

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How Much Can St. John’s Improve in 2022?

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The St. John’s Red Storm began the 2021 season going up against the same team they went up against to end the shortened 2020 campaign: Hofstra. And unlike their meeting 11 months prior, St. John’s came out on top, 19-18, in overtime to start their season off with a bang.

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Highlighted Yet Again By Defense, UMBC Looks to Get Back to The Top of The America East in 2022

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In just the third year of the Ryan Moran era in Catonsville, the UMBC Retrievers achieved something which they hadn’t done in a decade: win their conference and get that NCAA Tournament bid.

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New Year, Same Championship Expectations For Maryland

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Under John Tillman, Maryland has been arguably the best and most consistent program in college lacrosse. The Terrapins have only not made it to Championship Weekend twice (2013, 2019) since Tillman took over in 2011, and six of those trips saw them advance to the national game with one national title victory in 2017.

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After a Year Without a Season, The Future is Still Bright at Princeton

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March 7th, 2020. That is the last time the Princeton Tigers took the field, beating in-state rival Rutgers, 16-11, to claim the Meistrell Cup and end that shortened season with a 5-0 record and a No. 3 ranking. That shortened 2020 season, which saw Michael Sowers highlight this Princeton team, was looking like it could’ve been the best season for the Tigers since Bill Tierney’s departure. However, what could have been will never be known.

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Can a New-Look ‘Nova Continue to Challenge in the Big East?

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The Villanova Wildcats have been sitting right on the cusp of the big dogs within the Big East conference and on the national stage in recent years, finishing second in the Big East in 2018 and 2019, while upsetting Yale and giving Penn state some trouble both of those years. During the shortened 2020 season, the Wildcats went 4-3. One of their wins came against a No.4 Maryland squad and two of their losses came against Penn State, 19-10, and Yale, 18-12.

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