Recruiting Notebook: Notre Dame, Penn State Land First 2023 Commits

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Since the contact period opened up for Juniors on September 1st, there have been 15 players commit to DI programs. Dartmouth has landed the most commitments since the opening of the contact period, landing 15 verbals from 2023s thus far.

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Breakout Players From 2021: Offense

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The 2021 season is in the books by nearly two weeks. And while this past season was like any other, we still witnessed players across the landscape put together breakout seasons. Over the next week, Lacrosse Bucket will be highlighting some of the players who broke out at each position during the 2021 season.

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Top Freshmen From 2021: Midfield

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The 2021 season was a season in which grad transfers and fifth-year players seemed to dominate the landscape. However, as usual, there were freshmen at every position that broke through and shined during their first season of college lacrosse.

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Previewing The 2021 NCAA Quarterfinals

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Eight teams enter the weekend, but once the sun sets on Sunday night only four will be left standing. It’s time for the quarterfinals and a ticket to Hartford (Conn.) to be part of lacrosse’s greatest stage is on the line.

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Fourth-Quarter Comeback Helps Push Duke Past Notre Dame in Overtime

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Just 12 days after suffering their first loss of the season at the hands of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the Duke Blue Devils got payback on their home field, securing the 13-12 win in overtime. It’s the third consecutive Thursday night overtime win for the Blue Devils this season.

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2021 Schedule Preview: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

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While it has taken a bit longer for teams and conference to get their schedules together for the 2021 season due to the Coronavirus outbreak and various restrictions surrounding the virus, Schedule release schedule has finally begun!

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Ben Spinelli Flips From Brown to Notre Dame

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Kevin Corrigan and his staff in South Bend continue their impressive December run on Friday, as Taft, Conn., midfielder Ben Spinelli flipped his commitment from Brown to Notre Dame. The Irish now have 14 commits in the 2022 class.

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Notre Dame Has Big Day on The Recruiting Trail

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It has been an exciting Thursday for the folks in South Bend. The Irish received three sizable verbal commitments on Thursday. Brothers Jeffery and Thomas Ricciardelli out of Taft, Conn., flipped their commitments from Penn to Notre Dame and Corona Del Mar, Calif., midfielder Logan Ip announced his verbal to the Irish mere hours after the Ricciardelli brother’d decision went public.

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NCAA Stock Watch: Which Teams Improved Their Stock Over The Offseason

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Since the 2020 season was abruptly ended in mid-March due to the Coronavirus outbreak, you could argue that it has been somewhat of a “free agent” frenzy across the college lacrosse landscape. Seniors were announcing their returns to their previous program for a fifth-year or entering their name into the NCAA Transfer Portal in hopes of finding a new home for the 2021 season.

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