Drexel defeats Bryant 7-5 during snow squall

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

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

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

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

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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Hopkins Handles Heels 13-5

February 28, 2017

Chapel Hill, North Carolina – The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays were stout defensively, limiting the defending national champion University of North Carolina Tar Heels to just five goals, and left Chapel Hill with a 13-5 win. Offensively, the Jays scored nine goals in the second half and defensively held the Heels to one goal in the first half. Senior attackman Wilkins Dismuke scored the opening two goals of the game….

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Great Danes Take The Fire Out Of Dragons, Win 19-8

February 26, 2017

Albany outscores Drexel 10-2 in middle frames to earn first victory of 2017 season. The Drexel Dragons (0-2) opened up their 2017 home campaign yesterday with a 19-8 defeat at the hands of #12 Albany Great Danes (1-1). Drexel is celebrating its 75th season of men’s lacrosse at the University. In each of the teams’ openers, both on the road, Drexel fell to Virginia 18-14 while Albany lost a heartbreaker…

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Denver hosts Air Force, Cleveland State, Canisius in face-off classic

February 24, 2017

This weekend will be a very active one in the Mile High City for Denver University lacrosse. Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium will be host to Air Force (again), new program Cleveland State, and western New York’s Canisius College. Four games total will be played over Saturday and Sunday.   DENVER PIONEERS Denver is atop all three major polls and in the Maverick Top 20 tied with Maryland who has a…

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Hofstra wins opener 11-9

February 23, 2017

The Hofstra Pride men’s lacrosse team got their 2017 season off to a good start with a 11-9 victory over the Monmouth Hawks. Head coach Seth Tierney commented on the season-opening victory. “We’re really excited anytime we get a chance to win a division one lacrosse game, there’s gotta be some effort,” Tierney said. “There’s no game you go into saying ‘this is gonna be an easy victory’. After what…

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Pioneers Hold Off Blue Devils 14-9

February 20, 2017

In what shaped up to be a game-long thriller, it was not until the last few minutes of regulation that the Denver Pioneers pulled ahead for a 14-9 win over the Duke Blue Devils. Duke battled out the entire game with the Pioneers, keeping the score tied or within two points. Exchanging fast breaks, hard hits and offensive possessions kept the match-up fierce and exciting the whole way through. Connor…

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