ACC Powerhouses Could Hurt New Programs

September 12, 2012

Today it was announced that Notre Dame would be moving to the ACC in all sports but football, a move that affects the landscape of collegiate lacrosse. The conference now boasts six of the proudest lacrosse programs in the country, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Syracuse, and Notre Dame. They now have six members instead of four and will receive an automatic qualifier (not that it was really needed for these programs)….

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Notre Dame Lacrosse Joining ACC

September 12, 2012

With Syracuse joining the ACC in a few years, they will be joining the already super conference of Virginia, Duke, Maryland and North Carolina. Well, that conference just got a little bit stronger. This will be official whenever the Fighting Irish leave the Big East according to the ACC, but that timeline has not been announced. Yes, Notre Dame lacrosse will now be a part of the super conference ACC….

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Duke Lacrosse NCAA Preview

The Duke Blue Devils graduated four seniors to the MLL after their 2012 season but were able to bring in Inside Lacrosse’s #1 overall recruit. Last season, the Blue Devils finished with a 15-5 record and won the ACC Championship for the 7th time but fell short in the NCAA Semifinals to the Maryland Terrapins. The Blue Devils return their starting goalie, Dan Wigrizer, and their entire starting attack unit….

September 11, 2012
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Loyola Joins Patriot League

August 29, 2012

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Loyola (Md.) University has formally accepted an invitation to join the Patriot League in all sports on July 1, 2013, for the 2013-14 academic year, Daniel H. Weiss, Chair of the Patriot League’s Council of Presidents and President of Lafayette College announced Wednesday. “Loyola University is an outstanding addition to our membership as a private institution with an excellent academic reputation and rich athletic history,” Weiss…

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US Lacrosse Responds to Proposed NCAA Rule Changes

In response to the NCAA’s proposed rule changes for the 2013 men’s lacrosse season, the US Lacrosse men’s game safety education subcommittee yesterday provided comments to the NCAA men’s lacrosse rules committee centered around the topic of player safety. Angelo Calvello, chair of the US Lacrosse men’s game safety education subcommittee, authored a letter that communicated recommendations involving the proposed rule changes for faceoffs and restarts. Among the highlights, US…

August 22, 2012
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NCAA Lacrosse Rule Changes Proposal

Big news has come out of the lacrosse world today, with the NCAA Rules Committee proposing several ground breaking rule changes for lacrosse. The biggest proposed rule change was a thirty second shot clock for teams after a stall warning has been issued. After a team gets a stall warning, they have just thirty seconds to shoot or they lose possession. If this rule is approved by the Playing Rules Oversight…

August 3, 2012
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Jovan Miller Blog: Division One Lacrosse

Lacrosse for me has been a refuge for me to get through obstacles off of the field. I can’t speak for other players in the MLL, or in college, but when I’m playing I tend to feel like the things around me don’t matter. I emphasize playing with my heart and more importantly with the joy within it. Too many times over the course of life, I believe we lose…

July 14, 2012
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Will the NCAA Expand To Canada?

July 14, 2012

It was announced yesterday that a few new colleges could be added to the NCAA in the next couple of years. One of the teams that was mentioned has a recent history of lacrosse, but is a school many wouldn’t of considered at all. The school is Simon Fraser, who is currently a member of the MCLA. Simon Fraser has won the PNCLL five years in a row. It is…

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Georgetown Coach Dave Urick Retires

Today Georgetown lacrosse head coach Dave Urick announced his retirement from the university via a letter to the college’s alumni. Urick went 223-99 in his career with the Hoyas. Below is the press release he sent as per Inside Lacrosse: Dear member of the Georgetown Lacrosse family: Twenty-three years ago, I arrived at Georgetown, excited about the opportunity to serve at such an outstanding institution of higher learning.  I have…

July 13, 2012
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Boston University Announces Ryan Polley As Head Coach, Press Conference at a Later Date

June 21, 2012

BOSTON – Ryan Polley, an 11-year coaching veteran in New England and the defensive coordinator for this year’s Ivy League tournament champion, has been named the inaugural head men’s lacrosse coach at Boston University, it was announced today by Assistant Vice President and Director of Athletics Mike Lynch. Polley (POLE-ee) has spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach at Yale University, heading up the defense for the past…

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