NCAA Lacrosse Final Four: North Carolina And Loyola Get Things Started

Spencer
May 27, 2016

Memorial Day Weekend is here, and that means some of the best lacrosse teams convene to decide a National Champion. The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Loyola Greyhounds get things kicked off at noon at Lincoln Financial Field (and on ESPN2), while Maryland and Brown follow. Make sure you read Brendan Staudt’s preview of the second semifinal game as well! Philadelphia Area Locals Both teams each have four kids…

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NCAA Lacrosse Final Four: Maryland and Brown to Battle

maryland
May 27, 2016

What a season it has been for NCAA Men’s Lacrosse with heart breaks in Conference Championship games and upsets in the national tournament. It all comes down to this weekend at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia where the Division 1 Final Four and Championship games will take place, alongside the Division 2 & 3 Championship games. On Saturday, lacrosse fans will get to see two teams battle it out for…

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Brown Knocks Off Navy Despite No Molloy

Photo credit to Brown University Athletic Communications
May 23, 2016

Providence, Rhode Island – Navy and Brown went down to the wire in the second quarterfinal at Brown Stadium. Brown’s defense had to withstand a furious comeback to continue onto the Final Four in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania next weekend. Coach Lars Tiffany and his Brown Bears take the 11-10 and move into the national semifinal. After a turnover in transition giving the ball to Navy, T.J Hanzsche would open the scoring….

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Maryland Takes Down Cuse to Advance to Final Four

maryland
May 23, 2016

Providence, Rhode Island – B1G Ten will have a representative in the Final Four as Maryland was able to defeat the Syracuse Orange by a score of 13-7. With the win, Maryland moved onto Championship Weekend in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Maryland is hoping to bring their first title back to College Park since 1975. After both teams traded possessions to open the contest, Syracuse would strike first. Attackman Tim Barber dodged…

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Navy Stuns Yale for Second Patriot League Team Win

Photo credit to Navy Athletics
May 17, 2016

The first round of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament came to a close Sunday, and every game provided some exciting action. One of the most anticipated games of the first round was the matchup of the Yale Bulldogs and the Navy Midshipmen. Both teams played hard and put on a great show, but the Midshipmen edged the Bulldogs by a score of 13-10. If one just watched the first…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Towson Shocks the World, Knocks Out DU in First Round

towson
May 17, 2016

Intensity was the focus of the Tigers upset of the defending National Champions Denver Pioneers. There were multiple aspect playing into Towson’s win in the Mile High City, but intensity is what made it all happen. To start, Trevor Baptiste may have won 20 of 22 face offs, but that didn’t necessarily guarantee Denver coming up with the possession and offense. Towson in actuality came up with the majority of…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Brown Bears topple Blue Jays, 17-8

DENVER, CO - MAY 10:  Brendan Caputo (41) of the Brown knocks  Bryce Parietti (5) of the Denver to the turf during the first half of action. The University of Denver hosted Brown on Saturday, May 10, 2015. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
May 15, 2016

Providence, Rhode Island—The Brown Bears advance to the second round after defeating the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays, 17-8. The third quarter was the difference in the game, as the Bears scored eight goals in the quarter. The combination of timely saves, pressure defense, and faceoff dominance keyed the Bears to victory. Brown opened up the scoring in the contest after both teams traded possessions, having opportunities each way. Attackman Henry…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Duke and Loyola Rematch

kyle keenan duke
May 13, 2016

Ah, May… the best time of the year; birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, shorts and flip-flops are becoming regular… oh, and there’s the NCAA LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIPS! This Saturday morning we welcome the NCAA Lacrosse Championships to our televisions, and one of the first games will be the Duke Blue Devils (11-7) vs the seventh ranked Loyola Greyhounds (12-3). The teams met earlier in the season, back in March, when Duke…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Denver Begins Defense Against Towson

notre dame vs denver
May 13, 2016

In Wednesday’s play-in game, Towson lit up Hobart. That’s the only way of saying it when Hobart barely touched the ball offensively and the Tigers had 33 shots on goal in the first 31 minutes of play. The win has earned Towson a trip west to the Rockies to take on the defending NCAA Division-I Champs: the DU Pioneers. If this matchup weren’t filled with controversy, then it wouldn’t be…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Brown Hosts Hopkins

brown
May 12, 2016

When: Saturday, 5pm, Stevenson-Pincince Field Johns Hopkins earned an at-large berth in the NCAA tournament and earned a road game versus the high scoring, fast paced Brown University Bears. This game has a similarity to another game that Hopkins faced in recent memory, 2008 National Final Four versus Duke University. Brown comes into the contest after losing in the Ivy League Tournament Semi-Final against Harvard. The Bears come into the…

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