Women’s Power Rankings: Maryland Leads

April 17, 2014

1. Maryland (15-1)—Entering the final game of the season, Maryland is still just a one-loss team, setting them up for what they hope is a winning run in the playoffs. 2. Florida (14-2)—The Gators have won six straight games, making them one of the strongest teams in the league this season, and one of the hottest teams right now. Their last regular season game will be against Northwestern on April 19. 3. Massachusetts…

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Syracuse, ND, Florida Women Looking for Big Performances

April 15, 2014

Syracuse @ Notre Dame Last weekend, Notre Dame had an intense game against Duke.  This was a huge upset for the Blue Devils, but an even bigger boost in morale for the Irish.  The Irish are hoping their 12-10 win over their ACC rival will set the bar high for future success.  Freshman Cortney Fortunato had a career-high five goals last game, and she is having quite the season.  She…

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NCAAW: Virginia Travels into Duke Territory

March 22, 2014

Who: Virgina @ Duke When: 3pm Saturday March 22 Where: Durham, NC.   Virginia is coming off a win against Penn State from March 1st.  The 11-12 game was as close as it gets, and the Cavs are excited that they pulled out the win.  The cavaliers are bringing their strong scoring capabilities, and it will be a shining opportunity for some of their top scorers like Courtney Swan and…

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Women’s Power Rankings: Four Undefeated Teams

March 21, 2014

North Carolina (9-0)—Carolina is still dominating the field, but this Saturday will face Boston College; a surging team with an explosive offense and solid defense. This will be the first real test for the Tarheel’s in weeks, who hope to end Week 10 undefeated. Maryland (9-0)—Maryland has become an absolute force this season, and cruising for the next couple of weeks seems likely, as they prepare to face sub-par teams….

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NCAAW: UNC Battles Boston College This Week

March 18, 2014

Harvard vs Yale—There’s nothing more exciting than two Ivys going head to head. Last year, when the two teams met, Harvard came out on top with a 10-5 victory over the Bulldogs. Yale is hoping to change things up this year and they are hoping their home field advantage will give them a great morale boost from the crowd. The teams are both having productive seasons, and Harvard’s offensive line…

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NCAAW: PSU, UNC and SU Games to Watch

March 13, 2014

Penn State @ Vanderbilt Penn State will open its final season of ALC play this weekend (March 15) in Tennessee. They are coming off of a very close win over Rutgers where junior midfielder Kelly Lechner took charge and scored five goals. Vanderbilt will have had a 10-day span without games and are coming off a loss against Denver. Penn State will have had time to regroup and practice, so…

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NCAAW: Notre Dame Fights Off Louisville

March 9, 2014

The intensity in South Bend, Indiana was high yesterday as Louisville visited the Fighting Irish for a match. This was Norte Dame’s fourth game in a 10-day span, and it certainly was off to a rough start for the team as they fell 4-1 within the first eight minutes of play. The Irish are a comeback team, and then scored three goals in the next two minutes to tie the…

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NCAAW Power Rankings Week 3: Tarheels On Top, Orange in the Hunt

March 5, 2014

In week four we say goodbye to Loyola Maryland, who fell out of the Top 10 after falling to 2-2 on the season. Their loss; however, is someone else’s gain as Johns Hopkins is the latest undefeated team to crack the power rankings. North Carolina (6-0)-Like many fans, I cannot wait to see this team take on Syracuse on April 12th. It is very possible that both teams remain undefeated…

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Oregon Ducks Are Consistently Great; Temple Inconsistent Period

March 1, 2014

 This Saturday, the hot Oregon Ducks take on the struggling Temple University in NCAAW weekend lacrosse action. This will be the third straight road game for Oregon, and could potentially put them 3-0 on the season. Conversely, Temple will be playing their third home game of the season, but winning this game would mean notching a “W” for the first time since Week 1, when they defeated Saint Joseph’s at…

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Women’s: Virginia Cavaliers to Host Nittany Lionesses

February 28, 2014

This weekend the #9 Virginia Cavaliers will host the #8 Penn State Nittany Lions in Charlottesville, Virginia. This game will be the fourth home match in a row for the Cavaliers, and their 4th matchup against another top 10 team.  They are hoping to have a successful game after their unsatisfactory performance against Syracuse last weekend. They have a few standout players that will make great contributions to the level…

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