Vermont is Still The Defensive Capital of The North

Appearing in three of the past four America East title games (2016, 2018, 2019), the Vermont Catamounts have been one of the stronger mid-majors in college lacrosse, and certainly one of the strongest teams within their conference, in recent years.

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NCAA Punishes Hartford For Self-Reported Recruiting and Eligibility Violations

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On Thursday, the NCAA announced a ruling that punished Hartford men’s lacrosse program for recruiting and eligibility violations that the school self-reported to the NCAA.

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How Much Ground Can Stony Brook Gain in The Second Year of The Gilardi Era?

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In 2010, Rick Sowell led the Stony Brook Seawolves to their best season in program history, as they won the America East and made their first and only NCAA Quarterfinal appearance, where they fell to Virginia just one goal. Since that historic season, the Seawolves have only won the America East tournament and made it to the NCAA Tournament just once. That was in 2012.

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Vermont Lands Two-Way Midfielder Out of The Sunshine State

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On Thursday, Chris Feifs and the Vermont Catamounts landed a commitment in the 2022 class, as junior Ponte Vedra, Fla., midfielder Jack Reed announced that he would be taking his talents to Burlington.

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Don’t Expect Much From NJIT in Their First Year in The America East

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Since taking the field for the first time ever in 2015, where they ended the season with an 0-12 record, the NJIT Highlanders have won a total of six games. And only once (2019) have they reached two wins in a season.

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Is The UMass Lowell Roller Coaster Ready to Go Up Again?

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Since the program’s first season in 2015, there have been a few things that we’ve learned about UMass Lowell. First, winning is possible at UMass Lowell. Secondly, that winning might not last long at all.

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In 2021, UMBC Looks to Continue Trending Upwards

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When Ryan Moran led took over the reigns of the UMBC Retrievers ahead of the 2017 season there was much hope that he could ignite some newfound energy into this long-standing program and lead them back to the success that they saw in the years leading up to their move to DI and during the early and mid 2000s under legendary head coach Don Zimmerman.

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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”