2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship Semifinals Set

May 23, 2014

National Championship Game Live on ESPN2 & WatchESPN on Monday, May 26, at 1 p.m.   Top-seeded Duke leads the field for the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship Presented by Northwestern Mutual – set to air on ESPN networks Saturday, May 24 and Monday, May 26, from M&T Stadium in Baltimore. The semifinals will be shown on ESPN2 and WatchESPN as No. 1 seed Duke faces No. 5 Denver at 1 p.m. ET, followed by No. 6 seed Notre…


Chamberlain: Championship Lacrosse Will Be Best Lacrosse

Chamberlain Championship Weekend Edition NCAA DIVISION 1 SEMIFINALS Maryland vs. Notre Dame This game will be the third meeting between these ACC rivals. Maryland has been very strong on offense, especially their production out of their midfield. For Maryland to win this game, they have to be flawless in the clearing game and need a huge game from Niko Amato in the goal. For the Irish, their points off of…

May 22, 2014

Salisbury, Tufts Meet For Division III National Championship

My opinion of the Division III lacrosse landscape went through many machinations this year, but the one thing that I always came back to was this: nobody, at least up north, was going to beat RIT. Well, as we stand just days away from the national championship game, the Tigers are nowhere in sight. In their place is Tufts, having earned the right to face Salisbury, the top seed in…

May 22, 2014

MLL: NCAA Championship Weekend Well Scheduled

Look at the Major League Lacrosse schedule and you see a gap, a two-week gap between games. The reason is NCAA Championship Weekend. This coming weekend in Baltimore isn’t just a celebration of college lacrosse, but also a celebration of the sport. Credit the MLL for realizing this. I’m sure several players want to attend the event, some to watch their alma maters battle for a National Championship. It’s not…

May 21, 2014

Washington College Wins A Thriller Against Stevenson, 12-11

Photo Credit: Stevenson Lacrosse Owings Mills, Maryland—Washington College took down the defending National Champions to set up a rematch of the War on the Shore in the National Final Four.  The visiting Shoremen won a 12-11 thriller at Mustang Stadium.  The physical affair was marred by penalties in which both teams were able to stay close for the duration of the game. Stevenson opened the scoring on their first possession….

May 15, 2014

Division III Regional Semifinals Truly Feature Eight Best Teams

As fans of the sport, we all love to see underdogs make their way from the bottom of the Selection Sunday pile to the pinnacle of the sport. Last year we saw a six-loss Western New England team make a run to the quarterfinals before bowing out to Cortland. There has been no such magic this year. Instead, the eight teams left standing after the weekend’s second round contests are…

May 14, 2014

Division III Lacrosse Tournament: RIT, Salisbury Take Top Seeds

All of the games have been played, all the trophies have been handed out, and we are now left with 30 teams vying for the 2014 Division III Men’s Lacrosse National Championship. Leading the way are the usual suspects with RIT getting the top seed and bye in the North Region, while Salisbury sits atop the South. Let’s dive right into this by looking at the best first-round matchups, top…

May 5, 2014

Division III Weekend Viewing Guide: Automatic Bids on the Line

There are now just three days worth of lacrosse left before we establish the field for the 2014 Division III Men’s Lacrosse Tournament and they promise to be among the best three days of the season. Automatic bids up for grabs, Pool B teams looking to solidify their place among the non-AQ programs, and Pool C dreams rising and falling with every goal scored by a lower-seeded team. Is there…

May 2, 2014

Franklin & Marshall Knock Off Dickinson to Highlight Semifinal Wednesday

For the most part, we got what we bargained for on Wednesday with a full slate of Division III conference semifinal matchups. Top seeds advanced to the finals to face No. 2 seeds in almost every conference that played yesterday, making Franklin & Marshall‘s 11-9 win over Dickinson that much more of a highlight. The Diplomats could have asked for a better start, falling behind 4-1 after the first quarter,…

May 1, 2014

Division III Wednesday Viewing Guide: Semifinals Everywhere

If Tuesday was a day of dipping our toes in the water, then Wednesday is full-blown cannonball. Eleven conferences will be playing semifinal contests today, including such power conferences as the Centennial, SUNYAC, Empire 8 and Commonwealth Coast. Each conference features several teams that entered the season with NCAA Tournament hopes, and even some may now stand as long shots. The beauty of the tournament format is that every team…

April 30, 2014