Year in review: Johns Hopkins Blue Jays

Nick Fields of the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays. (Photo credit: Kate McEvilly Photography)
May 18, 2017

Johns Hopkins’ season ended last weekend in the NCAA Tournament, losing to Duke, but the year of experience that the Jays have acquired has the ability to catapult the team in 2018 ahead of the pack.   The Jays stormed out of the gate winning their first four games of 2017. The thriller against Loyola and workman-like effort against North Carolina were signs that Hopkins was hoping for a push…

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Mapping Denver’s Dance to Round 2

Jeremy Bosher of the Denver Pioneers vs Canisius Golden Griffins (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)
May 12, 2017

One of the sweetest times of the year is upon us: May Madness. If this season’s rankings were any indicator, this year’s postseason dance is truly anything goes. The BIG10 made a splash with all six programs in the Top 20 at one point, and despite Denver University’s resume of a season schedule and wins, they were pushed around by the ripple effects of rankings this year. Now, the Pioneers…

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Barn-burner in Ithaca as Tigers fall to Big Red

Michael Sowers of the Princeton Tigers fights off a Cornell Big Red defender on April 29, 2017. (Photo credit: Robert Goldstein)
May 2, 2017

The Princeton Tigers had a chance at a title on Saturday, but Cornell played spoiler with an 18-17 Big Red win at Schoellkopf Field. It was senior day for the Big Red, who sent their fans home happy, though there will be no playoffs in Ithaca. For the Tigers, the loss was just a small bump in the road that will ultimately take them to the Ivy tournament this Friday…

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12-9 Victory for Princeton Secures Ivy Berth

Princeton Tigers goalie Tyler Blaisdell. (Photo credit:  Robert Goldstein/Princeton Athletic Communications)
April 24, 2017

PRINCETON, N.J. – On senior day, the Princeton Tigers defeated the Harvard Crimson 12-9 at Sherrerd Field while clinching themselves a berth in in the Ivy tournament. The Tigers battled a downpour as well as a team fighting for their playoff lives. The Crimson had to win to keep their playoff dreams alive. The loss knocks them out of contention for the Ivy tournament. Last season the Crimson spoiled the…

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Hopkins heads to Big Ten tournament with win over Wolverines

Forry Smith of the Hopkins Blue Jays in action against Loyola on February 18, 2017. (Photo credit:  Kate McEvilly Photography)
April 23, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland – Johns Hopkins University welcomed back alumni to campus with a 19-9 win against Big Ten foe Michigan while also securing themselves a berth in the Big Ten tournament. The Blue Jays used a decisive second quarter run to seal the victory.   Hopkins came out of the gate quickly, scoring the first three goals of the contest. Kieran Eissler started the scoring for the Jays when he…

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Towson Roars Past Drexel 8-7

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April 5, 2017

Ryan Drenner Scores Four as Tigers Roar past Dragons in Second Half The Drexel Dragons (3-6, 0-1) opened up CAA action versus the #14 Towson Tigers (5-3, 1-0) at Vidas Athletic Complex this past weekend and fell 8-7 in one of the most intense games this season for both teams. The Dragons who started the season losing their first four games went 3-1 before starting conference action.  That loss came…

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Hopkins Downs Rutgers 12-6

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April 2, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland – Eleven points by Johns Hopkins starting attack of Kyle Marr, Wilkins Dismuke, and Shack Stanwick powered the Blue Jays to a 12-6 win to open their Big Ten regular season schedule on Friday night at Homewood Field. Rutgers fell for the second consecutive contest after being ranked first in the latest poll. Hopkins started strong, scoring the first four goals of the game and limiting the Scarlet…

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Denver and Notre Dame Rivalry, Crazy Rankings Testament to Lacrosse’s New Age

Denver Pioneers vs Canisius Golden Griffins (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)
March 17, 2017

Shock continues to set in over this past weekend’s game results and rankings impacts. The Denver hosting of Notre Dame was nothing short of remarkable; in front of a sellout crowd the two teams continued their rivalry in Hollywood fashion. Though this game did not go into overtime, it came down to a buzzer beater goal by Connor Cannizzaro of the Pios who took the game 11-10. How that ball…

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Drexel defeats Bryant 7-5 during snow squall

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March 12, 2017

Drexel Catches Fire in Snow Squall; Shafer Nets Hat Trick Saturday night the Drexel Dragons (1-4) played the first of two games this weekend. First up was the Bryant Bulldogs (3-4). Drexel picked up their first win of the season 7-5. Earlier in the day Mother Nature would put a bump in the road. That bump would be about three inches of snow, but excellent work by the Drexel ground crew…

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Pioneers Host New No. 1 Notre Dame Sunday

The Denver Pioneers soared over the Duke Blue Devils 14-9 on Saturday, February 18 at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)
March 10, 2017

Following their most recent loss to UNC, the Denver Pioneers dropped across all polls (to No. 5 on IL, No. 4 on Coaches, and No. 3 on RPI) and were replaced atop the college rankings by Notre Dame – and what a controversial time for it to happen. Five of the last six meetings between the Fighting Irish and Pios resulted in sudden death overtimes, all won by Denver when…

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