Pioneers Host Duke in Denver

Denver Pioneers in action on February 11, 2017. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)
February 17, 2017

Two of the most spotlighted programs in the NCAA go head-to-head this weekend in the Mile High City on Saturday. Denver comes into the game 1-0 after deflating the Air Force Falcons 14-6 and demonstrating composure and consistency despite major personnel losses. Duke enters Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium 2-1 following a season opening loss to Air Force, but two back-to-back resurrection wins over High Point and Cleveland State. This is…

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Hofstra Pride Season Preview

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February 16, 2017

The Hofstra Pride men’s lacrosse team is ready to make a statement as the new NCAA DI season begins. 2016 in Review Last season can only be described as a roller coaster ride for the Pride. Attacker Sam Llinares was in his final year looking to bring the Pride back to the CAA tournament after missing it the previous season. The 2016 season started with a surprising upset over the…

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Denver shuts down Air Force in thrilling opener

Denver Pioneers lacrosse. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)
February 13, 2017

The atmosphere was lit in the latest meeting between the Pioneers and Falcons, and the Pios used it to their advantage shutting down the Falcons 14-6. The sunny skies gave way to chilly breezes and clouds right before face off but that didn’t stop spectators from filling in every vantage point possible (including hills and trees) to witness the game. The student section and stands were a 50/50 split of…

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Denver Hosts Sixth Opener Against Air Force

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February 9, 2017

The Denver Pioneers and Air Force Falcons are creating a history in Colorado as 2017 marks their sixth year playing each another in DU’s home opener. The two largest D-I lacrosse programs in Colorado have battled together for eight years and hosted in Denver for six. The Pio’s are undefeated at 8-0 in their history. All-coveted Bill Tierney returns for his sixth year at the helm and Matt Brown joins…

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Hopkins Second Half Sinks Navy 15-8

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 11:  Joel Tinney #55 of Johns Hopkins scores the winning goal in double over time at Homewood Field on April 11, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
February 8, 2017

  Baltimore, Maryland – Joel Tinney returned to the starting lineup to lead ninth ranked Johns Hopkins to a season-opening win against the Naval Academy. This was the opening game for both teams at Homewood Field. Hopkins big second half led the Blue Jays to a 15-8 win. Navy opened the scoring in the contest with the first three goals to take an early lead. Colin Flounlacker started the run…

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Zach Miller No Longer With Denver

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January 16, 2017

It has been confirmed by Denver Pioneers coach Bill Tierney that impact player Zach Miller will not be participating this season. Miller has pulled from enrollment at the University of Denver and is exempt from team activities. Reports point towards personal struggles including distance from family and time away from Miller’s young, growing daughter. School stress combined with the family distance became too much. Zach Miller is a left-handed player…

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Why Is Denver Topping the College Lacrosse Polls?

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January 1, 2017

Recently released were the preseason polls for Division I Men’s lacrosse with Denver taking the top spot. Championship contender Maryland placed third and defender UNC came close at No.2. Under more usual circumstances the reigning champion places No. 1 so how did DU take the the fame after being knocked out by Towson early in the 2016 postseason? UNC Tarheels return a vast amount of players for spring 2017 –…

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Fall Ball Takeaways: Bucknell, Navy Look Strong

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November 23, 2016

Fall Ball is a great opportunity for lacrosse coaching staffs to assess their team’s strengths and weaknesses and see which underclassmen are ready to take on a bigger role. It is also a great opportunity for teams to build the camaraderie and communication skills that will be necessary for teams to have a successful season and a deep run in the playoffs come Memorial Day. While Fall Ball wins and…

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Utah Refutes Report of Going D1 in Lacrosse

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July 12, 2016

Remember all of the Dom Starsia craziness from about a month and a half ago? Apparently, it was so fun that lacrosse decided to create an entire new social media blowup with news. Last night, BYU assistant lacrosse coach Jordan Harris tweeted the news of the University of Utah picking up a Division One lacrosse program. 412 Lacrosse and College Crosse both picked up the story, along with ILWT. By…

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