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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Power Rankings Week 8: Swarm Still Buzzing, Tough Test This Weekend.

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February 16, 2017

Week 8 Power Rankings!!   Georgia remains on top, but will they after this weekend? The Eastern Conference will all play two games each this weekend. Buffalo will face New England in a home and home match up which is crucial for both teams. Toronto looks to take over first with match ups against Georgia and Rochester. Georgia will also face Rochester. The east could see a massive shake up by…

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From Georgia to Vancouver: NLL week 7

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February 13, 2017

Georgia 17 vs. New England 15 Shawn Evans’ 12-point night wasn’t enough on Saturday as the league leading Georgia Swarm defeated the New England Black Wolves 17-15. Evans had four goals and eight assists as his Wolves looked to be in control in the final quarter, scoring five straight to give them a 15-13 lead. They didn’t count on Jordan Hall, however, who had a natural hat-trick in a two…

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Denver shuts down Air Force in thrilling opener

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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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Unbeaten no more: Mammoth knock Swarm down a peg

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February 6, 2017

What a difference a week makes in the NLL. After dropping two games in a row to Calgary, the Colorado Mammoth responded with a big win at home over previously unbeaten Georgia 14-10. Georgia was averaging 16 goals per game before traveling to Denver. So how did the Mammoth do it?   Shots The Mammoth outshot the Swarm 50-37. Taking their shots early and often proved to make a huge…

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ILWT: Week 6 Power Rankings. Georgia Buzzing at the Top

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February 3, 2017

Week 6 Power Rankings!!   Just BUZZZZZZIIINNNGG along!!!   Swarm stay on top of the power rankings again after picking up another win to remain the only undefeated team in the league.  Can they hold the top spot? We may only be six weeks in but some of the games this weekend are big games for some of the teams.  There is never a dull moment in the league.   1-Georgia…

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Mammoth Look to Show Strength Against Swarm

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February 3, 2017

After a promising start to the season the Colorado Mammoth are sitting at a pedestrian 2-3 record and things are not looking like they will get easier for the squad. The undefeated Georgia Swarm roll into Pepsi Center on Saturday for a showdown with the Mammoth and it’s a big game for both teams. Georgia would love to keep their undefeated streak going and Colorado needs a big win to get back…

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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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Mammoth Look to Bounce Back at Home Against Black Wolves

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January 14, 2017

One week after a brilliant start on the road against the Buffalo Bandits, the Mammoth found themselves in some unfamiliar territory at home. Only leading for a few minutes the Mammoth fought against the tide for the majority of the game against a Vancouver squad playing their second game in 2 nights. The Stealth impressed the entire league by going on the road two nights in a row and beating…

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