NCAA: DII bracket revealed, LeMoyne and Rollins earn top seeds

May 9, 2023

The NCAA Division II Men’s Lacrosse Committee has selected the teams that will compete for the 2023 NCAA Division II Men’s Lacrosse Championship, with first round action kicking off on Wednesday, May 10. The Division II tournament includes 12 teams including six teams from each of the two regions (North and South). Aside from the championship game, which will be held in Philadelphia this Memorial Day weekend, all games will…


NCAA: Limestone captures 2023 SAC championship

May 4, 2023

Limestone Lacrosse has long been a storied program among the NCAA’s Division II, and the five-time National Champion Saints of Gaffney, South Carolina are back to their old ways, winning their first SAC tournament title since moving into the conference three years ago. Limestone entered the tourney as the fifth seed, then traveled to Anderson, SC with a matchup against the Trojans, who they lost to earlier this year in…


NCAA: Virginia’s kryptonite continues streak, Duke wins again

April 20, 2023

Sure, Lars Tiffany has two National Championships since taking over for Dom Starsia in Charlottesville. Sure, the ‘Hoos have won three National Championships since 2011. And sure, they are considered one of the top teams this year, and almost every year. But three things guaranteed in life include, death, taxes and Duke beating Virginia in the regular season. This weekend was no different as Duke beat the Cavs yet again…


NCAA: Terps topple UVA in OT thriller

April 10, 2023

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Daniel Kelly’s step-down shot fired past Matthew Nunes in the cage for the UVA Cavaliers, and the No. 4 Maryland Terrapins stormed Klockner Stadium as they defeated the previously unbeaten No. 1 Virginia 14-13 in an overtime thriller on March 18. The Terps looked as good as they had at any point this season early on against the top-ranked team in the country. Virginia used a 5-1…


NCAA: #1 Tampa goes down, stunned by Frostburg State

March 9, 2023

“This was their game, not my game and they just wanted to take this win,” Frostburg State head coach Steve Gartelman said after the Bobcats knocked off defending the Division II National Champion University of Tampa Saturday 14-12. Gartelman stood in between the pipes at Limestone (then College, now University) as the starting goalie for JB Clarke in Clarke’s first two years as head coach at Limestone, where he won…


NCAA: UVA beats Ohio State in Southwest Florida Shootout

March 1, 2023

The Ohio State Buckeyes had no answer for Payton Cormier, who scored a career-high seven goals on 12 shots as the University of Virginia Cavaliers men’s lacrosse team improved their record to 3-0 Saturday night in the finale of the 2023 Southwest Florida Shootout. They beat Ohio State 17-6. The Cavaliers never trailed in their first appearance of the SWFL classic, which debuted last year with Ohio State beating Harvard….


NCAA: College lacrosse invades Southwest Florida this weekend

February 24, 2023

“The Southwest Florida Shootout is back and will be bigger and better than last February’s Shootout,” said event director Tom Rotanz. “The lacrosse fans of Southwest Florida are in for a real treat seeing the best lacrosse players in the country playing in Naples.” Four powerhouse programs will travel to the beautiful Paradise Coast Sports Complex in Naples, Florida and compete in the second annual Southwest Florida Lacrosse Shootout on…


NCAA: Syracuse takes 3-0 record into Maryland this weekend

February 17, 2023

Today, the Syracuse men’s lacrosse team will hop a bus to College Park, Maryland where they’ll face John Tillman’s Terrapins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 18th (BTN+). The #9 Terrapins started the season with a 15-4 win over Richmond but lost to Loyola last weekend 12-7.  Maryland will go into Saturday’s game without their starting goalie,  Logan McNaney, who tore his ACL in last week’s game. The Orange started…


NCAA: Syracuse beats Vermont 7-5 on opening weekend

February 8, 2023

Save for the handful of over-hyped Syracuse fans who expected this year’s highly touted freshmen class to instantly bring Magic Johnson’s Showtime offense to The Dome, every Syracuse and Vermont fan, whether they lean toward the “glass half-full” or “glass half-empty” side of life, could easily find support for their dreams or fears in Saturday’s season opener. The game was up for grabs as Syracuse and Vermont ended the 3rd…


ILWT Feature: In conversation with Tom Mariano

February 18, 2021

One of the joys of working in lacrosse is making the acquaintance of some great people. I have greatly looked forward to the next guest in our Florida Lacrosse series since he took over as the head coach of the Florida Launch. Tom Mariano has worn many hats since his playing days at Nazareth, when he was on the 1992 Division III National Championship team. He is currently the Assistant…