The eighth-ranked Orange takes on No. 13 Duke in the ACC Championship game. The game will be televised on ESPNU with Eamon McEaney (pxp), Quint Kessenich (analyst) and Paul Carcaterra (analyst) on the call. It's also available on ESPN3. TK99 will broadcast the game as the official radio home of the Orange, with Brian Higgins (pxp) and Kyle Fetterly (color) calling the action. WAER will also be carrying the game with Michael Tricarico and Marco Socci broadcasting
#4 Army West Point and #2 Loyola Maryland will meet in the Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse Championship game on Sunday at 1 p.m., after the Black Knights and Greyhounds advanced out of Friday’s semifinal round held at Navy-Marine Corp Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md.
No. 4 Syracuse goes for its second consecutive ACC Women's Lacrosse Tournament title on Sunday, May 1 when it faces No. 3 North Carolina. The championship game is set for 1 p.m. in Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va. The top-seeded Tar Heels and No. 2 seed Orange will meet for the league crown for the second consecutive year.
Senior Zach Hopps (Akwesasne/Massena) matched his career high with nine points on six goals and three assists to become Cortland's career-scoring leader and tied the career mark for assists as the Red Dragons wrapped up their regular season with a 20-4 win versus Oneonta Saturday afternoon in SUNYAC action at the Stadium Complex.
Thirteen different players scored at least one goal as the nationally top-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team wrapped up an unbeaten regular season with a 21-1 victory versus New Paltz Saturday afternoon in SUNYAC action at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 16-0 overall and 8-0 in the conference and will host the SUNYAC semifinals and finals next Friday and Saturday. The Hawks fell to 3-13 and 0-8.
Visiting Nazareth outscored Stevens 7-1 in the fourth quarter Saturday to rally past the Ducks for a stunning 17-15 men's lacrosse victory in the final regular-season game for both teams.
The victory boosted Nazareth's overall record to 12-5 with a 7-1 mark in Empire 8 Conference games. Stevens dropped to 13-4 and 6-2. The Golden Flyers clinched the No. 2 seed and first-round hosting privlages for next week's Empire 8 Conference Tournament.
The nationally-ranked Ithaca College men's lacrosse team finished the regular season undefeated in Empire 8 action after a 16-3 win against Hartwick College Saturday afternoon at Wright Stadium in Oneonta, N.Y.
Senior Erica Geremia (West Genesee/SUNY Cortland) and freshman attacker Bryanna Fazio (General Brown) each recorded six points to lead the second-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 19-6 win over Franklin Pierce University on Saturday afternoon in Northeast-10 Conference action at Sodexo Field.
The Oswego State women's lacrosse team (11-3, 6-2 SUNYAC) upset No. 9 Brockport (13-2, 6-2 SUNYAC) 13-12 on Saturday's Senior Day at Laker Turf Stadium. Oswego's win is its 11th of the year, which is the second time in three seasons the Lakers have reached that victory total.
The William Smith College lacrosse team secured the Liberty League regular season title and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament with a 15-5 win over Vassar on Senior Day on Boswell Field this afternoon. The Herons conclude the regular season with a 9-7 overall record and an 8-1 mark in the Liberty League.
Fredonia women's lacrosse got the win it needed Saturday at Potsdam, just not by as large as score they needed to make the SUNYAC Tournament. The Blue Devils emerged with a 9-8 victory over the Bears, yet needed to win by two or more goals to make the six-team SUNYAC Tournament. Instead, Potsdam will go.
The SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse team (7-8, 3-5 SUNYAC) nearly rallied to tie SUNY Fredonia (7-10, 3-5) in the final seconds before falling 9-8. However, the one-goal loss combined with an SUNY Oneonta loss at SUNY Geneseo gave the Bears their first playoff berth in the program's 21-year history.
The Morrisville State College men's lacrosse team clinched their second straight North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) regular season title Saturday afternoon as they went undefeated in conference play with a 25-2 onslaught decision over host Medaille College in Buffalo.
All four Hobart College seniors scored to lead the Statesmen to a 15-10 Northeast Conference men's lacrosse win over Sacred Heart University at Boswell Field today. Hobart completed the regular season with an 8-6 overall record and a 4-2 mark in the NEC.
The 2016 MAAC Regular Season Champions, Quinnipiac University, finished the season with a perfect 6-0 record in conference play and will be the number one overall seed in next week’s championship, while serving as the host school. The Bobcats will take on fourth seeded Canisius College, who finished with a 3-3 record in the MAAC, in the first semifinal matchup of the 2016 MAAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship. Game time is set for noon on Thursday, May 5.
Marist College finished the regular season with a 4-2 record in conference play to earn the second seed. The Red Foxes will face third seeded Monmouth University, who claimed a spot in the championship after an exciting 14-13 win in overtime against Siena College in its regular season finale.
Canisius, the 2016 MAAC regular-season champions, will play host to Fairfield on Friday, May 6 at 8 p.m. in the second semifinal game. The Stags (9-8, 4-4 MAAC) earned a trip to Buffalo next weekend by going on the road and defeating No. 4 seeded Niagara 9-7 on Saturday in Lewiston, N.Y. Canisius defeated Fairfield 12-6 when the two teams met in the regular-season at the Demske back on March 25.
Albany, Stony Brook, Vermont and Hartford will play for the 2016 America East men’s lacrosse title as the four teams will head to Albany for next week’s conference championship. The tournament field and bracket were finalized Saturday as Vermont and Hartford earned the final two berths while Albany captured its fourth-straight outright regular-season title.
Kayla Schmalz scored three goals including two in the second half leading the St. Lawrence University Women's Lacrosse team to a critical 8-6 victory over Clarkson Saturday afternoon on Hantz Field in Potsdam.
Senior Jeremy Vautour and sophomore Jordan Dow scored three goals each leading the St. Lawrence University Men's Lacrosse team to a 22-14 victory over Skidmore College Saturday afternoon in a Liberty League game on North Country Field at Hall-Leet Stadium in Canton.
Junior Hannah Christiansen (Lake View) scored twice in her native area of Western New York but the SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team closed out its season with a 20-3 road loss at Buffalo State College on Saturday.
The Utica College men's lacrosse team capped its 2016 campaign with a 13-4 victory over visiting Elmira College in Empire 8 Conference action on Saturday at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium. Six different players scored at least two points for the Pioneers.
Twenty different Lazers registered at least one point for the Onondaga Community College men's lacrosse team Saturday afternoon in their 32-6 win over Finger Lakes Community College in the NJCAA Region III semifinal matchup.
The No. 4 nationally ranked GCC men's lacrosse team advanced to Sunday afternoon's Region III Finals after a 20-4 win over Monroe CC on Saturday in the semifinals at host site Onondaga CC. With the win, the Cougars also punched their ticket to the NJCAA National Tournament.
In a game where goals were at a premium, Princeton's Ryan Ambler scored the Tigers' lone goal of the second half, snapping a scoreless drought of 30:07, to hand the home team a 7-6 win this afternoon at Sherrerd Field at the Class of 1952 Stadium. The goal ended Cornell's comeback bid and sent the Big Red to 6-7 overall (1-5 Ivy), its first losing season in 18 years.
When your offense is built to score goals in bunches, it can sometimes be hard to put the brakes on.
Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse is such a team. The Red Rams like to put the ball in the opponents' net as often as possible. (Video 1:05)
Fourteen of the fifteen games played today were mismatches of various magnitudes. The most exciting game of the day was the overtime win by Spencerport over Brockport. At the end of week five there are four undefeated teams: Churchville-Chili (9-0), Pittsford (9-0), Victor (9-0) and Wayne (9-0). Photos, Box Scores.
Cortland senior, Chris Dovi, totaled 10 points on five goals and five assists against Chittenango. Cole Willard, a senior at Cazenovia, scored eight goals against Skaneateles on Saturday.
In girl's lacrosse, Fulton's duo of Hailey Carroll (10 points) and Keara Patterson (8 points) had great days against Cortland Saturday.
In front of a packed house in Banditland, the Buffalo Bandits made history with a dominant 12-7 win over the New England Black Wolves on Saturday. With the victory, the Bandits clinched first place in the East Division, the No. 1 overall seed in the NLL, and they also set a franchise record with their 13th win of the season. (Att. 19,070)
The Georgia Swarm (8-10) stayed hot at home and clinched the East’s final playoff spot Saturday night after defeating the Vancouver Stealth (5-13) 14-6 at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena in front of 5,347 fans. The Swarm managed to win four of their final five regular season games, including the last three at home, to secure the third spot in the East Division. Georgia will head to New England for the Division Semifinals next Friday, May 6 at 7 p.m. ET at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Forward Randy Staats (2G, 5A) had a historic evening in the win, as he set new NLL records for most points (95) and assists (59) by a rookie in a season. Staats also finished the season just one point shy of tying the Swarm franchise mark for most points in a season.
The Charlotte Hounds on Saturday night beat the visiting Rochester Rattlers 14-11 at rain-soaked American Legion Memorial Stadium. It marks the second straight victory for the Hounds, who are now 2-0 for the first time in team history. Mike Sawyer was named Coca-Cola Player of the Game for his four-point (3g, 1a) performance., while the Rattlers were lead by Jordan Wolf with three goals.
Syracuse broke open a close game with a 5-0 scoring run on its way to a 9-5 victory against No. 3-seed and No. 6-ranked Notre Dame in the ACC Women's Lacrosse Tournament semfinals. The defending champion Orange return to the title game for the third straight year where they will face the top seed, No. 3 North Carolina, on Sunday, May 1 at 1 p.m. on RSN and ESPN3.
Syracuse's standout senior attackman Dylan Donahue has been selected as 1-of-25 Tewaaraton Nominees after leading the No. 8 Orange with 50 points this season.
The Tewaaraton Award, presented by Under Armour, is recognized as the pre-eminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States.
Hamilton College travels to Amherst, Mass., to take on Amherst College in a 2016 NESCAC Women's Lacrosse Championship quarterfinal on Saturday, April 30 at noon. The contest will be held at Amherst's Gooding Field. Click here for a live webcast and click here for live statistics.
When Sweet Home’s boys lacrosse team trailed West Seneca West, 6-0, there were no big speeches ... and no panic. The Panthers scored two goals in the second period, and then had a second half to remember. Sweet Home went on an 11-1 run in the second half to take a 13-7 win.
Four Dolphins each scored two goals to lead the second-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team to a 17-2 win over Bentley University in the Northeast-10 Conference regular season finale on Friday night.
The Army West Point men's lacrosse team held Navy to only three goals en route to a 9-3 win on Friday afternoon in the Patriot League Semifinals to advance to Sunday title game at 1 p.m.
It was the fewest goals Navy has scored against Army since the Mids had three in 1947. In tournament history, Colgate was the last team to score only three goals in a game and that was in 2011.
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Syracuse showed its late-season victory over North Carolina wasn't a fluke, as the Orange beat the Tar Heels 10-7 on Friday to earn a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship game. The No. 8 Orange (9-4) got a pair of goals from Nate Solomon, the only native Georgian on the roster, and two each from Jordan Evans and Derek DeJoe to help put Syracuse in the championship game.
The William Smith College lacrosse team cruised to a 17-2 win over Bard in a Liberty League game played this afternoon on Boswell Field. Sophomore Ali Burns and first-year Bizzer Gahagan each logged hat tricks in the victory.
ESPN analyst Paul Carcaterra is well-versed in the lore of Syracuse University lacrosse . . . Friday afternoon, Carcaterra touched on a few topics before heading off to Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Georgia for tonight's action.
For the third consecutive year, Syracuse senior Kayla Treanor (Niskayuna) has been named a nominee for the Tewaaraton Award, which is presented annually to the top female and male collegiate lacrosse players in the nation. The list of 25 women's and men's nominees was announced by the Tewaaraton Foundation on Friday, April 29.
The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced the 25 men's and women's nominees for the 2016 Tewaaraton Award, presented by Under Armour. The Tewaaraton Award is recognized as the pre-eminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States.
Ithaca's season hit its stride on April 19. That's when the Bombers took down No. 2 RIT in Rochester, N.Y. and snapped its 52-game regular season win streak. It was a monumental win for an Ithaca team that knew it had a chance to succeed this year, but needed affirmation as to whether they could compete on the national level.
University of Denver sophomore FOGO Trevor Baptiste (Denville, N.J.), junior attackman Connor Cannizzaro (Cazenovia) and junior midfielder Zach Miller (Steamburg) have all three been named Tewaaraton Award nominees, the committee announced on Friday night. The Pioneers are one of three programs on the 25-player list to have three nominees (Brown and Notre Dame).
Two coaches in the Monroe County league high school lacrosse league recently chatted about a game that involved the Victor Blue Devils. They seemed more than impressed.
"They can do it all,'' Webster Thomas coach Rob Ruller said. "They are deep. They are athletic. They are competitive. They are great.
Sophomore Emily Livecchi (Our Lady of Mercy) scored 20 seconds into overtime to give the RIT women's lacrosse team at 12-11 win over Skidmore College. With the win RIT improves to 7-8 overall and 4-4 in the Liberty League.
The Pittsford girls lacrosse team remains undefeated locally after a series of six games against Section V opponents and a Syracuse opponent. The girls defeated Victor (9-4), Brighton (8-7 in OT), Irondequoit (9-6) Cicero North Syracuse (10-7), HFL (14-4) and Penfield (10-6).
"We won the face-off in overtime and got a pretty good shot off, then they had a shot, and we eventually got possession back," C-NS coach Bill Aldrich said. "It was a great game, a quality high school lacrosse game."
Cole Willard scored five goals and added two assists and teammate Thomas Bragg scored four goals and added an assist as Cazenovia High School dominated the red-hot Marcellus Mustangs 14-7 Thursday in a Class C OHSL Liberty Division boys lacrosse game.
The Westhill boys lacrosse team won its third straight game on Thursday - all of which have been decided by three goals or less - by dropping host Christian Brothers Academy 11-10 in overtime. After CBA took a 4-2 lead into the second quarter, the teams ended the second, third, and fourth frames tied, sending it to extra time.
Twenty-three days ahead of the one-year anniversary of their tight loss in a sectional semifinal contest, the Marcellus girls lacrosse team exacted some revenge on Skaneateles Thursday. The Mustangs edged the Lakers 9-8 in overtime, thanks to a Grace Coon game-winner.
Doyle wasn’t cleared to return to action until mid-November — just in time for the junior to get ready for this year’s girls’ lacrosse season. “And I couldn’t wait,” Doyle said after scoring a goal to help Niskayuna to a 6-4 Suburban Council win Wednesday against Shenendehowa.
Shenendehowa was undefeated in league play. So, too, was Niskayuna. That’s where the similarities ended for the teams heading into Wednesday’s Suburban Council boys’ lacrosse game, a matchup featuring teams with vastly different goals.
Photos, Scores. Massena began to pull away from the St. Lawrence Central scoring four unanswered goal early in the second quarter to open an 8-1 lead. The Raiders continued to pour it on, beating the Larries 19-3.
Way back when they were freshmen in high school, Tom Grimm and Nick Piroli were part of one of the most memorable seasons in Carthage lacrosse. Both playing as attackmen, the pair helped guide the Comets to the state championship game in 2008.
It's one of the hardest things to do in sports. When you are the defending champions, the target goes on your back. Every team wants to beat the reigning Section IV Champs. That's what the Chenango Forks girls lacrosse team has faced this season and the girls keep winning anyways.
It's the last ride for the women's lacrosse version of Bird vs. Magic.
We might not ever again see two such transcendent talents collide the way Maryland's Taylor Cummings and Syracuse's Kayla Treanor have over the course of their college careers, including consecutive NCAA final four showdowns. Cummings and Treanor appear on the cover of a special May Madness edition of Lacrosse Magazine.
Freshman Nicole Levy made two quick steps and the Boston College defenders pulled back, a sign of respect to the freshman who already netted three goals on the day. Instead of continuing toward the net, Levy hesitated and the defenders matched her, frozen in hopes of containing the scoring threat. But it didn’t matter. Levy took the space and ripped a low shot that hovered inches above the ground before reaching the back of the net. The goal, her fourth of the game, gave SU a 10-6 lead.
The Rochester Knighthawks are dedicating
their game on Saturday, April 30th to
the memory of 10 fans who passed away
over the last year: Roni Lee Styres, Melvin
Edward Styres, Jolene Alisha (Styres) Doxtador,
Arnold Joseph General, Brian “Zimm”
Zimmer, Raymond and Sharon Shortino,
Harvey and Sharon Stoler, and Sue Ann
Alex Sprague-Getsy established two Section 4 records and tied for the second-most points in New York high school lacrosse history in Johnson City’s 21-9 victory Monday over visiting Chenango Valley.
Sprague-Getsy had six goals and 12 assists for an 18-point total, four better than the previous sectional record, accoring to LaxPower.com. Chenango Forks’ Nick Mirabito and Corning East’s Greg Miller scored 14 in 2002 and 1981, respectively.
Defending champion Syracuse opened ACC Women's Lacrosse Tournament play with a 16-11 victory against Boston College on Thursday, April 28 in Blacksburg, Va. The second-seeded Orange led by one at halftime and opened the second half with five consecutive goals on their way to their third straight first-round victory.
The eighth-ranked Orange takes on No. 11 North Carolina in the first round. The game will be televised on ESPNU with Eamon McEaney (pxp), Quint Kessenich (analyst) and Paul Carcaterra (analyst) on the call. It's also available on ESPN3. TK99 will broadcast the game as the official radio home of the Orange, with Brian Higgins (pxp) and Kyle Fetterly (color) calling the action. WAER will also be carrying the game.
It all comes down to the final weekend of the regular season. The Rochester Knighthawks are still alive in the playoff race with two games to play. The Knighthawks can lock up their sixth straight postseason berth with a pair of wins and a Georgia loss.
Following a thrilling, come-from-behind victory over the Rochester Knighthawks last weekend, the Buffalo Bandits will return home to First Niagara Center on Saturday, looking to end their regular season on a high note when they take on the New England Black Wolves.
Mike Powell is one of the all-time greats at Syracuse. Wearing the legendary No. 22 worn by his older brothers Casey and Ryan, Mike twice won the Tewaaraton Trophy, was a four-time All-American and four-time Jack Turnbull Award winner as the top attackman in college lacrosse. He led the Orange to two national championships (2002 and ’04) and holds Syracuse’s all-time points record (307). An accomplished musician and artist, Powell originally designed this illustration as a poster for Syracuse’s 100 Years Celebration on April 1, at which his band also performed.
Below, he explains his inspiration for the work.
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Canisius College (11-5, 8-0) will be the top overall seed in the championship and will have a first round bye in the 2016 MAAC Women’s Lacrosse Championship. The Griffs will host the championship semifinals and final at the Demske Sports Complex in Buffalo, New York from May 6-8. Canisisus will face the lowest advancing seed from the first round on Friday, May 6 in the second semifinal at 8pm. Marist College (9-7, 6-2) earns the number two seed and will also receive a first round bye in the championship. The Red Foxes will take on the highest advancing seed from the first round in the first semifinal matchup on Friday, May 6 at 4pm. All of the semifinals and final round contests will be broadcast live on ESPN3.
The Oswego State men's lacrosse team picked up a crucial 10-8 conference win over Potsdam on Wednesday night at Laker Turf Stadium. With the victory, Oswego improves to 6-8 overall but, more importantly, 2-3 in the SUNYAC while Potsdam falls to 9-5, 2-3. An Oswego victory at Plattsburgh – or a Potsdam loss at Brockport on Saturday – would clinch the Lakers a spot in the SUNYAC Championship.
SU’s 14.28 draw controls per game is the fourth-best mark in the country and Treanor’s individual mark of 9.06 per game is the best in the country. SU has won almost 90 more draws than its opponents through 18 games.
Even though it’s been 50 years, Bruce Mansdorf ’66 can still recall tiny details of his time as an All-America defender for the Cornell men’s lacrosse team, under legendary two-sport coach Nevin D. “Ned” Harkness.
On a day when Niskayuna boys' lacrosse coach Mike Vorgang said some of his top producers weren't at their best, senior star Dylan Pantalone was. The faceoff specialist/midfielder turned in a near-perfect effort in Niskayuna's Suburban Council battle with Shenendehowa on Wednesday and helped spark the Silver Warriors to an 18-10 win at Niskayuna High School.
After a season-long nine days of rest, No. 4 seed Syracuse (8-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast) is rewarded with a rematch against No. 1 seed North Carolina (8-5, 3-1) in the opening round of the ACC tournament on Friday at 6 p.m. in Kennesaw, Georgia.
In addition to sports, Grant is a member of the National Honor Society, French honor society, Model United Nations, varsity club, and is also vice president of the senior class. A master of time management, Grant not only found the way to juggle all her activities, but will be Potsdam’s valedictorian during the upcoming school graduation.
The eighth-ranked Orange takes on No. 11 North Carolina in the first round. The game will be televised on ESPNU with Eamon McEaney (pxp), Quint Kessenich (analyst) and Paul Carcaterra (analyst) on the call. It's also available on ESPN3. TK99 will broadcast the game as the official radio home of the Orange, with Brian Higgins (pxp) and Kyle Fetterly (color) calling the action. WAER will also be carrying the game.
The Alfred University men's lacrosse team (10-4, E8 4-3) dominated Houghton College on the road Wednesday evening behind hat-tricks from junior Nick Skibitsky (Williamsville) and sophomore Jake Lynch (Whitney Point).
The Utica College men's lacrosse team rallied from a 9-2 first half deficit to earn a thrilling 11-10 victory over visiting Hartwick College in Empire 8 Conference action on Wednesday afternoon. The Pioneers outscored Hartwick 9-1 in the final 37:38 of the contest to earn their fifth straight victory over the Hawks in the all-time series.
Twelve different players scored at least one goal as the Cortland men's lacrosse team defeated Geneseo, 19-6, in SUNYAC action Wednesday afternoon at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 10-5 overall and 5-0 in the conference and clinched the top seed in the upcoming SUNYAC tournament with the win. The Knights fell to 5-8 and 1-5.
Junior scored six points on four goals with two assists, and freshman Connner Crosson added four goals as the nationally-ranked Ithaca College men's lacrosse team secured the Empire 8 regular-season championship thanks to a 22-3 win over Elmira College Wednesday afternoon on Campus Field in Elmira, N.Y.
Syracuse lacrosse attack Nick Piroli has an alternate theory for his unfortunate injury history, one that dismisses just plain old bad luck.
"I guess I'm getting old. I'm breaking down,'' he joked earlier this week
Erica Evans said she came back to Canisius a different player following her Under-19 World Championship gold medal experience with Team Canada last summer.
The MAAC regular-season champion Golden Griffins (11-5) have benefited from that growth, especially as they've won nine straight games heading into the May 3 conclusion of a tied game with Syracuse that had been halted by snow in early April. Evans was right in the thick of things as Canisius hung with the No. 4-ranked team in the country.
Dan Dawson has not missed an NLL game since 2002 which, given the physical contact inherent in the sport, is truly remarkable.
The six-foot-two Rochester forward appeared in his 231st consecutive game to become pro indoor lacrosse's new Ironman, surpassing the 230 straight played by former Knighthawk Shawn Williams.
Albany attackman Connor Fields has earned StringKing Player of the Week honors, as the Danes have become one of the hottest teams in the country. The honor is voted on by the readers of Inside Lacrosse.
Madison Pritchard (West Genesee) of the Onondaga Community College women's lacrosse team has been named Athlete of the Week by the National Junior College Athletic Association's Region III after standout performances during the week that ended April 24, 2016.
Madison Pritchard (West Genesee) (3-2), Jordan Osborne (Waterloo) (3-2) and Brigid Regin (West Genesee)(2-3) each tallied five points to help lead the second-ranked Onondaga Community College women's lacrosse team to a 22-2 victory over North Country Community College Wednesday afternoon at David W. Murphy field on "Sophomore Day."
Seniors Kayla Treanor (Niskayuna) and Mallory Vehar have been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Women's Lacrosse Team in a vote by the league's head coaches. Treanor was voted to the All-ACC First Team, while Vehar earned second-team honors.
The No. 8 Syracuse lacrosse team was well represented on the All-ACC Team, which was announced by the league on Wednesday, with four student-athletes named to the 18-player squad, which was voted on by the league's head coaches.
No. 2 seed Syracuse begins defense of its ACC Women's Lacrosse Championship when it opens play in the 2016 tournament against the No. 7 seed Boston College on Thursday, April 28. Opening draw at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va. is set for 5 p.m.
Onondaga Community College will serve as the host of the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region III Men's Lacrosse Championships. The Region III Championships will take place April 30-May 1 at David W. Murphy field on the campus of Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, NY. Onondaga will be one of four sites for the regional tournaments.
The Oswego State women's lacrosse team clinched a home playoff game by defeating Potsdam 19-8 at Maxcy Turf Field on Wednesday afternoon. With the victory, the Lakers reach double-digit win plateau for the second time in the last three season as they now hold a 10-3 mark overall with a 5-2 record in the SUNYAC.
The College at Brockport men's lacrosse team is gearing up to participate in the HEADstrong Foundation game, held Saturday, April 30 against SUNY Potsdam.
The Golden Eagles will host the HEADstrong Foundation game in conjunction with the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) an effort to raise cancer awareness and funds for improving the quality of life for cancer patients and their families.
The Morrisville State College men's lacrosse team concluded their regular season home schedule Wednesday afternoon, posting 13 second half goals enroute to a 21-7 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) victory over Wells College on Drake Field in Morrisville.
The numbers that Syracuse University freshman attack Nicole Levy has put up this season scream for attention. In 18 games, she's ripped opposing defenses for 35 goals and 18 assists, a points total of 53 that places her second on a team of some of the best offensive talent in Division I lacrosse.
The Monroe CC (10 – 4) men’s lacrosse team wrapped up their regular season with a win against Hudson Valley CC. Fifteen players scored for the Tribunes on Saturday afternoon. The Tribunes improved their record from last year to this year with two more wins and are the #3 seed in the Region 3 tournament. The Tribunes finished last year #7 in the region and didn’t make the semi-finals game. Monroe will play Genesee CC (#2 in the region) on Saturday afternoon at 2:30pm in the semi finals of the Region 3 tournament (hosted by Onondaga CC).
The Rochester Knighthawks will wear special fan-themed jerseys on Fan Appreciation Night on Saturday, April 30th. When Rochester hosts the Saskatchewan Rush, the Knighthawks will don jerseys that include the names of all of their season ticket account holders.
If it's one game that has a lot at stake, it’s this one coming up Saturday night at home against the New England Black Wolves. It'll be the chateaubriand of the NLL that night. The game is the center of attention everywhere. It's gonna be huge.
After a 5-0 start to the season, the Baldwinsville boys lacrosse team stumbled last week, losing consecutive games to West Genesee and Fayetteville-Manlius. The Bees didn't hang their heads.
"We just got back to work," coach Matt Wilcox said.
Let me just get this out of the way now: This may have been the best AHM Ever!
The second leg of my lacrosse-intentional odyssey is coming to a close in roughly an hour when I board my plane in Prague, bound for London. While there is a sequence of events, and I have knocked off another year at the Ales Hrebesky memorial, I just want to make it extremely clear that this is NOT a trip where one goes through the motions. Not even remotely.
Five players each tallied at least three points to lead the second-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 17-7 victory over Pace University in Northeast-10 Conference action at Ted Grant Field on Wednesday afternoon.
The RIT (14-1) men's lacrosse had a record-setting day versus cross-town rival Nazareth College (11-5) on Tuesday, defeating the Golden Flyers 26-8 at Golden Flyer Stadium. The 26 RIT goals is the most scored versus Nazareth in 36 meetings between the two schools. The Tigers have now won nine straight versus Nazareth.
Talking to Julie Buccieri is like taking a course on the history of girls lacrosse at Lancaster High School. She was around almost at the beginning of the program as a player, and for more than a decade she’s had a glorious run of success as a coach.
Cortland junior attacker Kristen Ohberg (Brewster) and junior goalie Jaclyn Beshlian (Wantagh) have been honored by both the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) for their play during the week ending April 24.
About halfway through director Gwendolen Cates’ beautiful documentary The Good Mind comes an unusually intimate look at life on the Onondaga Nation. Asa Shenandoah is talking about her 2-year-old son, Hadowaets, whose Native name means “he hunts.” The boy’s daycare teacher asked why he dances in a circle. That’s the way the Onondaga dance, Shenandoah told the teacher.
She sees it as evidence that her son will carry on Onondaga traditions. “He’s getting it,” Shenandoah says in the documentary. “It’s a part of who he is.” The scene ends with a shot of the boy holding a toddler-size lacrosse stick.
The Niagara faithful are hoping for a little payback starting Wednesday when D’Hont’s younger sister, Hailey, gets her first chance to view the Battle of the Bridge rivalry through purple-colored glasses. The freshman is NU lacrosse’s fifth-leading scorer heading into Wednesday's regular season finale against the Golden Griffins (7 p.m., NU).
Madison Pritchard (West Genesee) tallied six points on four goals and two assists to help lead the second-ranked Onondaga Community College women's lacrosse team to an 18-4 victory over Suffolk Community College Sunday afternoon at David W. Murphy field.
The Rochester Knighthawks handed out their 2016 Team Awards, following their showdown with the Buffalo Bandits Saturday night. The Knighthawks honored seven players and two members of their lacrosse staff for their outstanding contributions to the team.
Heading to Hempstead for the first week of the 2016 season, the Rochester Rattlers fell to the the New York Lizards 19-16 in a rematch of the 2015 MLL Championship at James M. Shuart Stadium. Led by Jordan Wolf (5g, 1a), the team dominated for the first three quarters of the game, but 7 goals by the Lizards in the 4th quarter proved to be enough to take down the Rattlers.
This year Dylan and Riley Donahue are making names for themselves on the Syracuse Orange men’s and women’s lacrosse teams. But it wasn’t too long ago their father and uncles were Orange stars. The Donahue family name is one that’s been intertwined with Syracuse lacrosse for decades. Find out more:
The fourth-seeded Army West Point men's lacrosse team went 4-for-6 on man-up situations and cruised to a 13-6 win over Lehigh in the Patriot League Quarterfinals to advance to semifinals on Friday night.
The Black Knights (9-5) got head coach Joe Alberici (Auburn) his 100th career victory as a college lacrosse head coach. He is 100-81 overall in his career.
Junior Andrew Jarrett, who scored the game-winning goal in overtime against RPI, and senior Ryan Fisher, who won two more games last week running his record to 14-1, have been named by the Liberty League as this week's Offensive and Defensive Performers of the Week as announced by the League office Monday.
The Homer girls lacrosse team's defense dominated in a second-half comeback against Cortland Tuesday, tying a season-low for goals allowed and won 4-3. The Trojans trailed 3-2 at the half, but midfielder Olivia Porter's hat-trick propelled her squad to the big road win.
Molly Driscoll is a graduate of Corcoran High School in Syracuse and a freshman at St. Bonaventure University where she's a member of the women's lacrosse team. She's involved on campus with recruits making tough decisions about college and wanted to share her insights into the process high school students and athletes are facing.
Syracuse senior Kayla Treanor (Niskayuna) is this week's ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after her record-setting performance against Louisville. She earns the award for the second time this season.
Eighteen players isn’t the largest of rosters to begin with in lacrosse, so you can only imagine the frustration that set in on North Tonawanda’s boys squad when injuries and illness took their toll on the Lumberjacks just a few games into the 2016 campaign.
The Lakers intentionally fill their schedule with the best competition they can find. With Garden City making a swing through central New York during spring break, the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team welcomed the challenge of playing the 13-time state champions from Long Island.
Syracuse (8-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast) enters the ACC tournament on a two-game win streak. The No. 4 seed Orange will face No. 1 seed North Carolina (8-5, 3-1) on Friday at 6 p.m. in Kennesaw, Georgia in the conference semifinals. SU took down the Tar Heels a week and a half ago, 13-7, but since then, UNC used an eight-goal fourth quarter to beat then-No. 1 Notre Dame.
With the postseason set to begin, beat writers Connor Grossman, Jon Mettus and Paul Schwedelson answer three questions about Syracuse.
General Brown's Luke Rogers has a substantial lead in Points, shares the lead for Goals Scored, and is second in Assists. Dan Cusick from Marcellus has 140 Saves, while Mark Suits, Homer, leads with a Save Ptc. of .678.
Big moves by several Section 3 schools this week. Auburn and Cazenovia make impressive moves into the top five, Marcellus enters the Top 20 at #10, and Homer and Skaneateles are new at #16 and #17, respectively. Salmon River jumps nine spots, and Maine-Endwell and Penfield make six new schools in the Top 20 this week.
These rankings are based solely on teams' current computer ratings. Only teams having played five or more games are included. A season-end poll will be used in combination with the computer ratings in mid to late June to determine the No. 1 boys' and girls' teams nationally for the 2015 season.
The Maine-Endwell lacrosse team started Monday 7-1. Monday afternoon two of M-E seniors made their college decision official. Attackman Vinnie Vultaggio (United Lacrosse ) and defenseman Cody Kicsak (SweetLax)signed letters of intent to continue their lacrosse careers in college.
The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its men's lacrosse players of the week, naming Morrisville State senior goalkeeper Chris Fiore (Staten Island, N.Y.) the Defensive Player of the Week for a second consecutive week.
Le Moyne College senior attackman Logan Thomas (Liverpool/Onondaga C.C.) and redshirt senior goalkeeper Alex Krawec (East Syracuse-Minoa/Onondaga C.C.) have received Northeast-10 Conference men's lacrosse weekly honors, as announced by the conference office on Monday evening.
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There are currently fifty games scheduled for this week and as usual, the big nights are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Looking at the fifteen games on Tuesday, there certainly will be interest in the Canandaigua at Brighton game. The Barons (5-0) are one of only five teams that remain undefeated at this point and both teams will be in the Class B Tournament in May. Fairport is at Victor (6-0) in another noteworthy Tuesday game.
[Liam] Banks, who is also the chief executive officer of LB3, is one of the most influential people in lacrosse’s expansion into Georgia. He moved to the Peach State from Philadelphia nine years ago and has helped Atlanta become one of the fastest growing hotbeds for the sport.
It’s the highest percentage in team history, dating back to 1981 when SU’s oldest man-up statistics are available, beating out the 51.8 percent man-up attack from 1989 — Gary Gait’s junior season and a national championship year for SU.
Today, the Brothers went up against another Long Island powerhouse in defending state Class C champion Mt. Sinai. And CBA got what it was looking for - as the Mustangs made the Brothers work hard in the second half to escape with an 11-10 victory at home.
With apologies to the iconic radio newscaster Paul Harvey, I just had to tell “the rest of the story” after reading lacrosse writer Peter Lasagna’s article that appeared in the May issue of Inside Lacrosse. I hope I’ve said this before, but I sincerely believe that Coach Lasagna is the best lacrosse writer in all the land. As soon as I bring the magazine into the house, I flip to the inside back cover, where Rick Reilly’s best work used to await readers of Sports Illustrated, and everything else gets put on hold while I read his take on everything from the evolution of the game to recruiting to passings of legends and celebrations of success.
After helping the UAlbany men’s lacrosse team to the program’s first top-5 victory since 2014, Connor Fields (Bishop Timon) and Zach Ornstein earned America East weekly awards for the period ending April 24th.
Fields was selected as the America East Offensive Player of the Week while Ornstein was chosen as the league’s rookie of the week. Fields picks up his third conference weekly honor of the year while Ornstein earns his second.
The UAlbany men’s lacrosse team continues to rise in the rankings after defeating Yale this weekend, going up to #5 in the USILA Coaches Poll and the Inside Lacrosse Cascade/Maverik Media Poll, placing in the top-5 for the first time since 2007.
The MAAC today announced three Canisius women’s lacrosse players as recipients of weekly awards, sweeping the awards for the week. Sophomore Lauren Smolenky (Brighton) has been named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week, sophomore Erica Evans has been selected as MAAC Defensive Player of the Week, while freshman Jourdan Roemer (Irondequoit) has been named MAAC Rookie of the Week for the third time this season.
Siena Lacrosse sophomore attackman Chris Robertson has been heralded as the MAAC Offensive Player of the Week. The Dundas, Ontario native erupted for a career-high eight points to lead the Saints to a pivotal 16-11 conference victory at Manhattan Saturday.
Marist men's lacrosse freshman attack Thomas Rago was selected as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Rookie Of The Week it was announced Monday.
Rago picked up his first career hat trick April 23 as Marist scored a season-high 14 goals in a non-conference victory at NJIT.
[Eric] DeJohn (Jamesville-DeWitt), a redshirt senior, was named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week, the first such honor of his career, while sophomore Corpolongo was named to the Weekly Honor Roll.
Megan Young (Schuylerville) scored 1:47 into overtime to lift Hartwick to an 11-10 win over Elmira College in Empire 8 women's lacrosse on Monday at Campus Field. The game was rescheduled from April 9 when inclement weather forced a postponement of the matchup between the Hawks and Soaring Eagles.
For the first time in over six years, the Elmira College women's lacrosse team has swept the Empire 8 Conference weekly awards, as Moorea Spoljaric '16 (Saugerties) was named the Player of the Week and Lindsay Wargo '17 the Goalie of the Week, announced by the league on Monday.
The Canisius women’s lacrosse team continued its winning ways this afternoon against Iona, defeating the Gaels 16-3, to become the 2016 MAAC Regular Season Champions, clinching the No. 1 seed in the MAAC Tournamens.
After Blaze Riorden (Fairport) saved two shots on defense to begin overtime, Seth Oakes (Salmon River/OCC) buried the ground ball shot inside the right post from Connor Fields (Bishop Timon) as the #6/6 UAlbany men’s lacrosse team earned their first top-5 win since 2014, taking down #4/4 Yale on the road 14-13 for its seventh straight victory.
A documentary about the Salmon River Central School girls varsity lacrosse team’s quest for a championship made its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Team members, coaches, chaperons and members of the Akwesasne community traveled to New York City this week to be among the first to watch “Keepers of the Game.”
Senior Kayla Treanor (Niskayuna) tallied five points and became Syracuse's all-time leader in goals in the No. 4 Orange's 13-10 victory against No. 8 Louisville on Saturday, April 23. With the win, the Orange claim the second seed in the ACC Tournament next week at Virginia Tech, finishing the year with a 5-2 league record.
Defending champion Syracuse will be the No. 2 seed in next week's ACC Women's Lacrosse Tournament in Blacksburg, Va. The Orange will take on No. 7 seed Boston College in the quarterfinals on Thursday, April 28 at 5 p.m. Syracuse posted a 5-2 mark in league play this season and enters the conference tournament with a 14-4 overall record.
SUNY Geneseo senior midfielder Liz Felix totaled three goals and three assists while senior attack Tara Basile added two goals and three assistst to lead the Knights to a 14-5 victory at Potsdam in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) women's lacrosse, Saturday.
University at Albany women’s lacrosse (10-4, 5-0 AE) committed just one turnover in the first half en route to a 12-3 road victory at New Hampshire (6-9. 3-2 AE) on Saturday afternoon. Sarah Martin recorded four goals, three assists, three draw controls and two caused turnovers to lead the Great Danes.
The Syracuse men's lacrosse team (8-4, 2-2 ACC) will be the No. 4 seed in this weekend's ACC Tournament and face top-seed North Carolina (8-5, 3-1 ACC) in the first semifinal on Friday at 6 p.m. in Kennesaw, Georgia.
The Tar Heels claimed the ACC regular season crown on Saturday when they scored seven unanswered goals in the fourth quarter to defeat No. 1 Notre Dame 17-15 in Chapel Hill.
Senior attackman Logan Thomas (Liverpool/Onondaga C.C.) recorded a career-high six points to lead the second-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team to a 13-6 win over fifth-ranked Adelphi University in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.
Senior attacker Erica Geremia (West Genesee/SUNY Cortland) tallied a program-record 14 points to lead the second-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 20-10 victory over Southern Connecticut State University on Saturday afternoon at Jess Dow Field.
Sophomore attack Chris Robertson scored a career-high eight points to fuel Siena Lacrosse to a pivotal 16-11 conference road win at Manhattan. With the victory, the Saints moved into a three-way tie for fourth place in the MAAC Standings with both Detroit and Monmouth heading into next weekend’s regular season finale against the Hawks. The top-four teams qualify for the MAAC Tournament.
The No. 2 RIT (13-1, 6-0 Liberty League) men's lacrosse team rebounded from its first loss of the season with a convincing 21-8 win at Vassar College (7-7, 2-3 Liberty League) on Saturday afternoon. Chad Levick (Newmarket, Ontario/The Hill Academy) tallied four points, giving him 100 for his career at the university.
Junior Andrew Jarrett scored his second goal of the game 1:05 into overtime leading the St. Lawrence University Men's Lacrosse team, ranked No. 4 in the country, to an 8-7 victory over RPI Saturday afternoon in ECAV Stadium in Troy.
Elmira College fourth-year midfielder Moorea Spoljaric '16 (Saugerties) scored five times to tie the women's lacrosse program record for career goals, as the Soaring Eagles fell to Nazareth College 20-9 on Friday.
The Canisius College men’s lacrosse team kept its postseason hopes alive with a 9-5 win over Detroit on Senior Night in the team’s regular-season finale. With the win, the Griffs even their MAAC record to 3-3 and improve to 4-7 overall, while the Titans drop to 2-9 on the season and 2-3 against MAAC foes.
Senior Emily Peebles (LaFayette)scored five goals, including the game-winning tally with 11:20 remaining the second half, to lead Colgate to a 10-8 victory over Lehigh in Patriot League women's lacrosse action Saturday at Beyer-Small '76 Field.
The nationally-ranked Ithaca College men's lacrosse team extended its school-record winning streak to 12 games and moved one step closer to winning the Empire 8 regular-season championship thanks to Saturday's 22-11 win over Alfred University at Yunevich Stadium at Merrill Field.
In a fiercely contested matchup between longtime divisional rivals, a six-goal fourth quarter run propelled the Buffalo Bandits to a 15-13 win over the Rochester Knighthawks Saturday night at Blue Cross Arena. And with it, Dhane Smith made history.
The Rochester Knighthawks fell 15-13 to the Buffalo Bandits in the third and final meeting of the season between the thruway rivals. The Knighthawks rallied late to energize the sell-out crowd of 10,716 fans at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena Saturday night.
After a close game throughout, the Saints took control at the end of the game and defeated Hilton at the very end of the first overtime period. Pittsford remained undefeated with an 11-7 win over Cazenovia. Schroeder was a 10-8 win over Spencerport and Fairport lost a tough one against JD. Other winners included Mynderse, Geneva, Thunder, Pal-Mac, and Wayne.