How Could the Ivy League in 2020 Have Stacked up to 1990?

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Ever since the 2020 season was cut short, there has been much discussion around how good this season could have been for the Ivy League. When the season was cut, three of the top five teams in the country hailed from the Ivy League. Overall, the conference had four top-20 teams and multiple teams that had received top-20 votes throughout the season. Continue reading “How Could the Ivy League in 2020 Have Stacked up to 1990?”

Ivy League Cancels Spring Sports Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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The Ivy League has announced that the Ivy League Council of Presidents have made an unanimous decision to cancel all spring athletics practice and competition through the remainder of the academic year.  Continue reading “Ivy League Cancels Spring Sports Amid Coronavirus Outbreak”

Saturday Recap: Ivy League Takes The Spotlight

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Much buzz and hype surrounded this weekend with multiple big games on tap. And Saturday’s contests lived up to the hype, and the Ivy League was at the forefront of it. Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale all secured wins that were of varying degrees of significance, but very significant, nonetheless.  Continue reading “Saturday Recap: Ivy League Takes The Spotlight”

2020 Schedule Preview: Harvard Crimson

The Harvard Crimson is the 70th DI program to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. Harvard comes into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign where they went 5-8 overall and 1-4 in the Ivy League. Harvard had a coaching change over the summer, hiring Gerry Byrne as their next head coach Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Harvard Crimson”

2020 Schedule Preview: Brown Bears

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The Brown Bears are the 67th DI program to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. Brown comes into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign where they went 7-9 overall and 3-3 in the Ivy League. They lost to Penn in the Ivy League semifinals. Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Brown Bears”

2020 Schedule Preview: Penn Quakers

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The Penn Quakers are the 58th DI program to announce their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Quakers come into 2020 following a 2019 campaign in which they went 12-4 overall and 6-0 in the Ivy League. The Quakers won the Ivy League tournament and made it to the NCAA quarterfinals where they fell to Yale in overtime in the two teams’ third meeting of the season.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Penn Quakers”

Roessler’s Way-Too-Early Championship Weekend Picks

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In 2019, NCAA Lacrosse brought us into a new era of the sport. In this new era we some superpowers emerge, some new and some old. A team like Yale who had won the championship in 2018 stayed atop of the game with their working-class mentality, players with a high lacrosse IQ, team chemistry, and offensive talent. Penn State seemed to be on a war-path and the Nittany Lions were not taking any prisoners, doing so with a proven coach in Jeff Tambroni and a roster that was quietly full of talent. The Virginia Cavaliers came back into the national spotlight while accomplishing all their team goals: beating Duke, winning the ACC, and then winning the national championship.  Continue reading “Roessler’s Way-Too-Early Championship Weekend Picks”

Why Brown May Have the Most Potential of Any Ivy in 2020

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When you look at the landscape of Ivy League lacrosse, there is no question that Yale has been the most dominant team in the conference. Andy Shay has built a machine in New Haven and they have really broken onto the national stage over the past few seasons with back-to-back national title appearances, including a national title win in 2018. Yale is the class of Ivy and Penn has started to make strides, as well. But the team with the highest ceiling and most potential for this coming season, and possibly the next few seasons, could very much be the Brown Bears. Continue reading “Why Brown May Have the Most Potential of Any Ivy in 2020”

Milliman, Cornell Named in Negligence Lawsuit

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As first reported by the Cornell Daily Sun, Cornell head men’s lacrosse coach Peter Milliman and the school has been named in a negligence lawsuit filed by a woman who claims to have been hit by a lacrosse ball. Continue reading “Milliman, Cornell Named in Negligence Lawsuit”

2020 Schedule Preview: Cornell Big Red

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The Cornell Big Red are the 34th DI team to release their 2020 schedule. Cornell comes into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign where they went 10-5 overall, 4-2 in the Ivy League, and lost to Yale in the Ivy League semifinals.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Cornell Big Red”