2021 Could Be “The Year of Tobacco Road” in College Lacrosse

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Heading into the 2021 season, both Duke and North Carolina will have a lot of hype around them as they both look to be amongst the cream of the crop in the ACC, which has the potential to be as wild as we’ve ever seen in, and on the national landscape. Certaibly, all eyes will be on Tobacco Road for the entirety of the 2021 season, especially of both squads live up to their hype.  Continue reading “2021 Could Be “The Year of Tobacco Road” in College Lacrosse”

Throwback Thursday: When The Wolfpack Roamed the Lacrosse Field

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A few weeks ago, I looked at the early days of college lacrosse in Georgia, specifically concerning Georgia Tech’s varsity stint, albeit it a short one, in the sport during the late 1920s and early 1930s. Well, this week we head six hours north to Tobacco Road, and take a look at another ACC school that once had men’s lacrosse, NC State.  Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: When The Wolfpack Roamed the Lacrosse Field”

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”