NCAAW: Syracuse Takes on Virginia

February 21, 2014

This Sunday, the undefeated Syracuse will head to Virginia to take on the Cavaliers in weekend NCAA lacrosse action. What can only be described as a lopsided match-up, Virginia could be staring a record of 1-3 right in the face against the Orange. After a 0-2 start, Virginia captured their first win of the season this past Wednesday against Richmond. They lost their first two games by a narrow margin; leaving some…

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NCAA Women’s Preview: Bucknell @ Johns Hopkins

The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (2-0) play host to the Bucknell Bison (0-2) this Saturday afternoon, February 22 at 4 PM. With two impressive victories to open the season, JHU looks to extend their winning against a more difficult foe.  The Blue Jays handed both Marquette and Mount Saint Mary’s debilitating defeats by the scores of 16-2 and 17-2 respectively. The Blue Jays had a strong offseason both in acquisitions…

February 20, 2014
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Stukenberg, Terps Look to Top Penn State

February 20, 2014

The Maryland Terps are traveling to State College this weekend to take on the Nittany Lions.  This will be a great matchup between the two teams as, they are both coming off of their first few matches undefeated, and prepared for action. Penn State defeated Bucknell Wednesday night 21-9.   The Nittany Lions played well as a team, and their strengths lied in the attackers scoring ability.  Specifically, Tatum Coffey had…

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NCAA Women’s Power Rankings Week 2

Last week’s rankings saw North Carolina on top of the pack, with Syracuse and Northwestern right on their heels. After a week’s worth of play, were the Tarheel’s able to remain on top, or did Syracuse bump them down to number two? 1.      Syracuse- I was hard-pressed to remove North Carolina from the number one spot, but the Orange has played one game more than the Tarheels, and…

February 19, 2014
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NCAA Women’s Preview: Loyola @ Virginia

February 14, 2014

The Loyola Greyhounds will head to Charlottesville, VA this Saturday for a match against the Virginia Cavaliers at Klockner Stadium. This will be the fourth season in a row that the Hounds challenge the Cavaliers during their first home match of the season. Loyola has 10 starters from last year returning to the turf this Saturday. Marlee Paton is one of those starters that the team is happy to have back….

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NCAA Women’s Power Rankings: Tar Heels, Orange Lead Charge

1.      North Carolina—Before the season even started, the Tarheels were ranked No. 1 in many preseason polls. They did not disappoint in their season opener against Florida, who they defeated convincingly 20-8. 2.      Syracuse—The Orange have opened their season at 2-0 with blowouts against Stetson and Jacksonville. Their offense was nearly unstoppable in both games, but they travel to Virginia near the end of the month to play an always…

February 12, 2014
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NCAAW Preview: Florida and N. Carolina

February 6, 2014

This Saturday at high noon, an intriguing match-up between the Florida Gators and North Carolina Tarheels will open the women’s NCAA lacrosse season in Chapel Hill, NC. These are two of the best teams in Division I lacrosse, and fans should expect quite the show come Saturday. Last season, the Gators finished with a record of 18-2, losing in the quarterfinals of tournament play against Syracuse. With such an impressive…

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NCAAW Preview: Detroit Titans at Ohio State

WHO: Detroit Titans at Ohio State Womens WHERE: Columbus, Ohio WHEN: Friday, February 7 at 7:00 pm ET OHIO STATE: Always known to be an athletic powerhouse has stood the Ohio State Buckeyes. Women’s lacrosse is accelerating in growth, therefore Ohio State obviously has a team. Though the Buckeye women are a young team they are led by six seniors: #7 Morgan Obendorfer, Defense #11 Katie Chase, Attack #22 Cara…

February 5, 2014
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Philadelphia To Host 2015 & 2016 NCAA Tournament Weekends

December 18, 2013

The NCAA announced on December 11 that the NCAA Men’s Division I Championship will be held at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia in 2015 and 2016. Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium is the main site for the 2014 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament weekend. Philadelphia was blessed with the return of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship Weekend where Stevenson won its first national title, Le Moyne withstood a surge by Mercyhurst…

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Women’s Power Rankings: New England Teams

December 12, 2013

The NCAA lacrosse season is approaching, and we get ready with some very early power rankings. 1.      Massachusetts- In 2013, Massachusetts outshined all of New England in lacrosse, finishing their season at 18-3. Keeping pace from last year is definitely in the forefront for 2014. 2.      Dartmouth- among Ivy League, Dartmouth was impressive in 2013, but an 11-8 record was a slight disappointment. Improvement on offense…

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