NCAA: 2024 Season Preview

February 9, 2024

The 2024 NCAA season is upon us! Teams have been preparing since fall ball in August to hit the ground running once the second semester rolled around. Questions loom if anyone can compete with the ACC defending champion Notre Dame and finalist Duke Blue Devils… and we all know what Virginia can do. The Big Ten wasn’t quite the one trick pony in the years past of Maryland’s dominance, but…


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: 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…


NLL: Ninety-three players selected during 2020 draft party

September 18, 2020

It’s finally official – Jeff Teat is a member of the New York Riptide. Jim Veltman made the announcement shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday night as the NLL hosted its first virtual draft. Ninety-three players were selected over six rounds. Though the NLL doesn’t have a return to play date yet, things are already in motion to prepare for the next season. The draft was the first major step…


PHOTOS: St. Joseph’s vs. Drexel

August 16, 2020

We dug back in our library of unpublished photos from this past spring and found this game from Franklin Field, where the St. Joseph’s Hawks defeated the Drexel Dragons 10-9 during the Philly 4 Lacrosse Classic. Each team finished that tournament 1-1, with St. Joe’s later falling to Penn, and Drexel beating Villanova. That tournament was held just before COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the rest of the NCAA season.