Hofstra Looks to Contend in CAA

October 18, 2012

Going into their last regular season game versus Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) rivals Penn State; the Hofstra Pride needed a win of their own as well as a win by St. Joseph’s to gain a berth in their conference tournament. However, the game ended in a similar fashion as several others in Hofstra’s 2012 season, an overtime loss. This loss officially ended the season for the Pride, leaving them 6-8 overall with a 2-4…

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Wolverines Put Year One Struggles Behind Them

October 18, 2012

Michigan, who was 1-13 last season, needs some improvement with the defense AND the offense. Last year we saw that the Wolverines were not consistent with getting wins. Last year Michigan took a leap of faith and expanded their team in the Division One program. Michigan struggled with experience. They had 26 underclassmen 17 freshman and 9 sophomores. They need to be molded into a scoring machine team. Michigan had played the 34th…

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Cornell Looks to Rebound After Lost Season

October 17, 2012

With visions of getting to the championship, dreams for Cornell turned into a deadly nightmare.Their star Rob Pannell was sitting on the bench last year with a broken ankle, and it cost them. Panell was the aggressive scorer that this team thrived on. In the defensive department, the Big Red lacked deapth in the goal tender position. Last season ended in a three game losing skid. The good side of this aspect…

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Maryland Men’s Season Preview

October 16, 2012

The University of Maryland is preparing for what should be another stellar season for Coach John Tillman and the Terps. 2012 ended in a rough fashion for Maryland, as they lost in the NCAA Lacrosse Championship game to the Loyola Greyhounds, 9-3. It was the Terps’ eleventh trip back to the championship game, after they lost last year 9-7 to Virginia in the finals. Two years in a row, both ending…

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Tarheels Look to Contend in ACC

October 15, 2012

The Tarheels are going to play their final Fall Ball game against Ohio State Sunday. The history that unites this team are as followed; in 1981 -1982 they were undefeated and won the championship. In 1983, the Tarheels was 9-4 and was beaten by the school John Hopkins. In the 20th century,the 2000 and 2001, lacrosse organization had fallen from their once superior days. The 2001 Lacrosse team record that year was the lowest it had been in…

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Georgetown 2013: The “New” Blue-Collar Hoyas

October 15, 2012

With the retirement of Dave Urick earlier this summer, Georgetown is gearing up for a new age of lacrosse. Urick had led Georgetown to eleven NCAA appearances in his 23 years with the Hoyas program. Georgetown has been the “almost but not quite” team in the NCAA with six consecutive quarter final losses from 2002-2007, and more recently the team with complete absence from any post-season run. It has been…

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First Ever Game in Washington Sees Denver Victory

October 15, 2012

Fall ball is ongoing, and while results and attendances aren’t the real focus, it was still good to see the first ever NCAA Division One lacrosse game played in Washington state draw around 3,500 fans. Those fans in attendance saw the Denver Pioneers defeat the Maryland Terps by a score of 12-9. The game was played at the Seattle Sounders MLS team practice field got to see the first ever…

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Fall Ball Notes: Syracuse Tops Alumni, Notre Dame Crushes Navy

October 14, 2012

Not a ton of action going on in the world of Fall Ball in NCAA lacrosse, but a few games of note took place and  few stories. First off, the Syracuse Orange played an exhibition game with the Syracuse alumni, and won 14-9. Derek Maltz led Syracuse with four goals. Leading the alumni with two was Tommy Pasalek. Other pros to play in the game for the alumni was Mike Levielle, Kevin Drew,…

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A Quick Look At The NCLL

October 11, 2012

For those who don’t know, the National College Lacrosse League (NCLL) is a men’s collegiate lacrosse association with over 115 members in twelve conferences in fourteen states. Administering the league is Executive Director Jamie McNealey, who has worked with the Chesapeake Bayhawks as the Director of Player Personnel and with Johns Hopkins, where he was a player and a coach. Jamie has taken the league to a higher level than…

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Seawolves Look to Defend Conference Title

October 11, 2012

With an American East Conference championship and an America East Coach of the Year award to his name already, Jim Nagle has certainly made the most of his short time as Stony Brook’s head coach. Nagle took the helm for the Seawolves after Rick Sowell, head coach from 07-11, departed to take the coaching position at Navy. His first season had a rough beginning with Stony Brook starting 0-3 for…

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