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 recognized 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 a berth in the Ivy tournament. Last season…

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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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Battle of Two Champions

Denver Pioneers vs Canisius Golden Griffins (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)
March 3, 2017

The Denver Pioneers host defending NCAA champion UNC on Saturday. The Pios enter with an undefeated record and No. 1 standing across all three major polls, while UNC is 3-1 with their one loss coming against their strongest opponent so far in Johns Hopkins. In their performance last week against Canisius, freshman Ethan Walker came up large in his debut, the first rookie to beat the record from 2000 set…

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Dragons Fire Fizzles as Villanova Gains 15-13 Victory

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March 1, 2017

Rain Slows Down, So Does Drexel Offense; Outscored 5-1 In Final Quarter Last night the Drexel Dragons (0-3) fell to the Villanova Wildcats (1-3) 15-13 at Vidas Field in Philadelphia Pa.  Villanova leads the series 23-21, with Drexel’s last win coming at Villanova in 2013. Great defense by both teams controlled the first three minutes, along with some big saves early by senior goalie Jimmy Joe Granito.  One of the…

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Denver Face Off Classic Ends in Surprises

Air Force vs. Cleveland State on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)
February 28, 2017

This weekend’s event in Denver could not have been better timed to fit in with a weekend full of lacrosse upsets across the entire schedule. Though the probable teams came out on top this weekend, performances were full of surprise and excitement. All four games were hard fought the entire way through. Hard hits and punishing checks were exchanged in constantly back and forth, scrappy games. Despite the usual spectator…

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