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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Women’s: Tarheels Dropkick Fighting Irish

February 28, 2014

Last night, North Carolina and Notre Dame faced off in an all-important conference game in Chapel Hill, NC. The Tarheels have been breezing through this season, not losing a single game leading up to their match-up with the Fighting Irish. Notre Dame has been quite successful this season as well, only losing once at the hands of Boston College. Last night’s game could have been an entertaining, talent-full contest, but…

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NCAA Women’s Power Rankings

February 27, 2014

Week three in NCAA women’s lacrosse action was more of the same. Syracuse and North Carolina kept on winning, leading many to believe dethroning these teams from the top two spots may be a difficult task. The biggest drop in the rankings was by Duke, who last week was seated at the number three spot. We also saw Penn State drop out of the top 10, but who will take…

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NCAAW Preview: North Carolina vs Notre Dame

February 26, 2014

The Notre Dame womens lacrosse team will travel to Chapel Hill, North Carolina this weekend for a matchup against the Tar Heels. The Fighting Irish are 2-1 overall this season, and are looking to improve their record this weekend. They are going to bring their best game against North Carolina, because they know that the competition will be fierce. They have a few standouts this season, including freshman attacker, Cortney…

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NCAAW: Syracuse Takes on Virginia

February 21, 2014

This Sunday, the undefeated Syracuse will head to Virginia to take on the Cavaliers in weekend NCAA lacrosse action. What can only be described as a lopsided match-up, Virginia could be staring a record of 1-3 right in the face against the Orange. After a 0-2 start, Virginia captured their first win of the season this past Wednesday against Richmond. They lost their first two games by a narrow margin; leaving some…

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NCAA Women’s Preview: Bucknell @ Johns Hopkins

The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (2-0) play host to the Bucknell Bison (0-2) this Saturday afternoon, February 22 at 4 PM. With two impressive victories to open the season, JHU looks to extend their winning against a more difficult foe.  The Blue Jays handed both Marquette and Mount Saint Mary’s debilitating defeats by the scores of 16-2 and 17-2 respectively. The Blue Jays had a strong offseason both in acquisitions…

February 20, 2014
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Stukenberg, Terps Look to Top Penn State

February 20, 2014

The Maryland Terps are traveling to State College this weekend to take on the Nittany Lions.  This will be a great matchup between the two teams as, they are both coming off of their first few matches undefeated, and prepared for action. Penn State defeated Bucknell Wednesday night 21-9.   The Nittany Lions played well as a team, and their strengths lied in the attackers scoring ability.  Specifically, Tatum Coffey had…

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NCAA Women’s Power Rankings Week 2

Last week’s rankings saw North Carolina on top of the pack, with Syracuse and Northwestern right on their heels. After a week’s worth of play, were the Tarheel’s able to remain on top, or did Syracuse bump them down to number two? 1.      Syracuse- I was hard-pressed to remove North Carolina from the number one spot, but the Orange has played one game more than the Tarheels, and…

February 19, 2014
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NCAA Women’s Preview: Loyola @ Virginia

February 14, 2014

The Loyola Greyhounds will head to Charlottesville, VA this Saturday for a match against the Virginia Cavaliers at Klockner Stadium. This will be the fourth season in a row that the Hounds challenge the Cavaliers during their first home match of the season. Loyola has 10 starters from last year returning to the turf this Saturday. Marlee Paton is one of those starters that the team is happy to have back….

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