UAlbany Can Reclaim The America East

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In 2018, Scott Marr and the UAlbany Great Danes reached the highest high in program history: advancing to Championship Weekend. That magical season was the product of what had gone in since the beginning of the Thompson era in 2013, and up to that point, which allowed the Danes to flourish as college lacrosse’s best and most consistent mid-major program.

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Is 2022 The Year Stony Brook Finally Gets Back to The Top of The America East?

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The first full season under Anthony Gilardi ended just as every Stony Brook season, with the exception of the shortened 2020 campaign, has for the past nine years: an America East semifinals loss.

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Vermont Uses Big Second Half to Capture First-Ever America East Title

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After falling in three of the past four America East title games (2016, 2018, 2019) the Vermont Catamounts have finally gotten over the hump and are NCAA Tournament bound for the first time in program history, taking down UAlbany 15-10 to capture that first-ever conference title and NCAA Tournament berth.

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UAlbany Uses Late Run to Secure Crucial Conference Win Over UMBC

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After what had been a very back-and-forth contest, the UMBC Retrievers entered the fourth and final of play with a narrow 8-7 lead over the home UAlbany Great Danes.

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Danes Ward Off UMass, Earn Biggest Win of The Season

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Despite missing three players, including leading scorer Tehoka Nanticoke and starting defenseman Elijah Gash, due to a conference-imposed, one-game suspension following an altercation during their contest against Binghamton on Saturday, UAlbany took down UMass, 13-12, on Tuesday afternoon to earn their biggest win of the season and hand the Minutemen their first loss.

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Top Transfer Performances From Week Six of The 2021 Season

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Nothing was more of an impact on the college lacrosse offseason than the NCAA Transfer Portal. 

While transfers have always been pretty regular in college lacrosse, the portal turned things up a notch. The NCAA’s Transfer Portal allows players to enter their name and test the waters without permission from their current program. The portal has made transferring much easier for the athlete and with the extra eligibility given to spring sport athletes last season, portal season was wilder than ever.

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Saturday Recap: Strong Second Half Pushes Maryland Past Rutgers, Johns Hopkins Earns Bounce-Back Win

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While the Rutgers Scarlet Knights went into College Park and showed that they are a top-five team, the Maryland Terrapins showed why they are viewed as the best team in the Big Ten and one of the three best teams in the nation, as they pulled out the 19-11 victory.

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