Newly-minted as the top-ranked team in the nation, No. 1 Syracuse (4-0) ventures away from the Carrier Dome for the first time in 2015 to take on St. John's (1-4) in the Cobb County Classic at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on Saturday, March 7. Faceoff is at 1 p.m.
The UAlbany men’s lacrosse team has returned to the Capital District for its home opener on Saturday, March 7th, taking on rival UMass for a 3 p.m. game at John Fallon Field.
Tickets for the game are $7 for adults and $3 for youth. Students can enter free with a University ID, while faculty and staff may get a ticket free with a ticket purchase. The game will be streamed online for free on AmericaEast.tv.
Graduate student Meg Colitz and sophomore Sophie Hager combined for 10 points to lead the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women's lacrosse team to a 12-8 victory over SUNY Oneonta, this afternoon at Renwyck Field. With the win, the Engineers improve to 1-1 on the season, while the Red Dragons drop to 0-1.
It has been five years since the last game between the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team and Morrisville State, and the Golden Knights hope the outcome is the same as the previous two meetings between the two squads which each results in a victory for the Green and Gold.
With high school lacrosse ramping up across the country, it's an ideal time to write about the traits outstanding lacrosse players share. Excellence comes down to preparation, effort and attitude. College coaches have seen these qualities and many more in successful young players.
As Lancaster debates whether the school district’s sports teams should continue to remain the “Redskins,” the lacrosse team at a neighboring school – where one out of 10 students is Native American – is considering boycotting an upcoming game between the schools.
The nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College women's lacrosse program earned its first win of the 2015 season, as the Cardinals picked up a 13-9 victory over Christopher Newport University on Thursday in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. With the, win, the Cardinals, ranked 17th nationally, improve to 1-1 overall.
Attackers Julia Suriani (West Seneca East) and Erica Geremia (West Genesee/SUNY Cortland) each scored five goals to lead the seventh-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to an 18-11 victory over Grand Valley State University on Thursday afternoon in non-conference action at Ted Grant Field.
Breanainn McNeally scored five goals, including the gamewinner in overtime, to lead Renssealer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) to an 11-10 win over Wesleyan in non-conference men's lacrosse action on Wednesday evening at Jackson Field. With the win, the Engineers improve to 2-2 on the season, while the Cardinals stand at 1-1 overall.
The Geneseo women’s lacrosse team hopes to finish what it started in the 2014 season, starting with a 10th overall ranking in the country in a preseason poll. The Knights made it to the sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament last season, where they lost a close game against Franklin and Marshall College by a final score of 9-8.
Senior goalie Pat Johnston (Norwell, MA/Norwell), of the No. 2 ranked RIT men's lacrosse team, was named the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III North Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday, for the week ending March 1, 2014.
The Elmira College women's lacrosse game against No. 20 Fredonia State, originally scheduled for Sunday, March 8th, has been postponed due to field conditions. Elmira will still be playing in their season opener this Friday, March 6th, when the Soaring Eagles travel to Williamsport, PA to take on Lycoming College at 4:00 p.m.
Goalie is the most feared and revered position in Lacrosse (Lacrosse should always be capitalized). Well, fellow lacrosse enthusiasts and readers, have no more fear: I'm here to make it easier. Our first focus is on the basics: understanding the game, the positions and effective communication.
Rochester Knighthawks forward Dan Dawson rang in his 400th career goal in spectacular fashion on Saturday, February 28th when the Knighthawks defeated the Calgary Roughnecks, 12-11, in a rematch of the 2014 Champion’s Cup Finals.
The RIT (1-0) women's lacrosse team began 2015 in style, defeating SUNY Oswego (1-1), 11-9 on cold and blustery Tuesday afternoon at RIT's Turf Field. With the win, the Tigers improve to 4-3 all time versus SUNY Oswego.
The Hamilton College men’s lacrosse team picked up its first win of the season, rallying to beat nationally ranked No. 19 Nazareth College 10-9 on Wednesday afternoon at Hamilton's Steuben Field.
Sophomore midfielder Amie Dickson continued her fantastic run to begin the 2015 season, as Cornell women's lacrosse blew past local rival Colgate for an 11-5 victory Wednesday evening at Schoellkopf Field. With the victory the Big Red moved to 2-1 on the season, while the Raiders record evened to 2-2.
Tommy Hovey and Jeremy Vatour combined for six goals and six assists as St. Lawrence University's men's lacrosse team improved to 2-0 with a 11-4 win over Utica College in Utica Wednesday afternoon.
Kempney has been the sole person on the draw for Syracuse this year and her 9.83 draw controls per game rank third in the country. Maryland faceoff specialist Taylor Cummings, the reigning Tewaaraton Award winner, will test Kempney’s success when No. 5 Syracuse (5-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast) takes on the No. 1 Terrapins (4-0) on Saturday at noon in a rematch of last year’s national championship game.
“I like to think that I have a good shot,” he said.
It’s a trait that allows DeJoe to be Syracuse’s primary man-up specialist, a role he’s earned by being able to draw opposing zone defenses to him to free up space for the attack. This season, the junior midfielder had scored three goals in four games — two of which haven’t come on the man-up.
Upstate candidates include:
Connor Buczek Midfield Cornell
Tim Edwards Midfielder Canisius College
Richie Hurley Attack Siena College
Joe Nardella Midfield Rutgers
Kevin Rice Attack Syracuse University
Sam Somers Goalie U.S. Military Academy
The No. 2 RIT men's lacrosse team (3-0) scored the game's first 16 goals, rolling to a 23-3 win over The College at Brockport (0-2) at Bob Boozer Field at Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium on a cold, Wednesday afternoon. RIT has now won 27 straight regular season games dating back to March 27, 2013.
The SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse team (1-1) never trailed as they downed Eastern University (Pa.) (1-4) 14-9 for its first win of the season on Wednesday afternoon. Junior attack Bri McClusky (Immaculate Heart) had seven points (5g, 2a) to lead the Bears and senior attack Bailey Weigel (Williamsville East) and sophomore midfielder Murphy Newman (Canton, N.Y./Berkshire School) each had three goals and two assists.
Sophomore James Stavrakis (Hillsborough, NJ) scored a career-high five points on three goals and two assists to lead the nationally eighth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team to a 10-6 victory versus Albright College Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons evened their record at 1-1, while the Lions fell to 1-1.
The University at Albany men's lacrosse program made history last month. The Great Danes, coached by former Yorktown HS (NY) and Johns Hopkins
All-American Scott Marr, picked up their first-ever freshman verbal
Syracuse has lived up its billing as having one of the nation's top offenses. And there have been few bigger surprises in college lacrosse than the dominance Ben Williams has shown at the X. But a third, and often overlooked, piece to this team's ascent to the nation's No. 1 ranking has been its defense.
The Hamilton College women's lacrosse team scored what proved to be the game-winning goal with 11:20 left in the game to secure an 8-7 victory over host William Smith College in a non-league game played this evening on Boswell Field.
The SUNY Potsdam men's lacrosse opener at Albright College on March 7, in Reading, Pa. has been moved due to snowy field conditions. The Bears will now take on the Lions at Marywood University in Scranton. The game will now start at 4 p.m. Due to the change in venue live stats of the contest may be unavailable.
The Elmira College men's lacrosse team will begin their 2015 campaign this Saturday, March 7th at Keuka College. The game is set to begin at 4:00 and will be played at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Two games on the 2015 SUNY Potsdam men's lacrosse schedule have been moved. The Bears' home opener vs. Clarkson originally scheduled for March 10, has been pushed back to March 31. Game time is still 4 p.m. Potsdam's March 31 contest at SUNY Canton has been moved back a day to April 1, but the start time remains 7 p.m. The Bears home opener will now take place on March 24, at 4 p.m. when Morrisville State comes to town.
Majorana transferred to No. 5 SU (5-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast) over the summer after playing her freshman and sophomore years at Maryland, the defending national champion and Syracuse’s opponent on Saturday. When the two teams met in the national championship last season, Majorana didn’t play.
Life really is just one big lacrosse game. If you grow up playing this sport and learning its lessons, then you’re on your way to navigating the great big world out there. This could apply to almost any youth sport, and should be the focus of parents, coaches, administrators and players—using sports to build confident, socialized, prepared adults who are ready for the gauntlet of obstacles and choices that lay ahead when they go out on their own.
Le Moyne College junior attacker Erica Geremia (West Genesee/SUNY Cortland) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference women's lacrosse Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon.
Nicholas Garbarino (Binghamton) of the top-ranked Onondaga Community College men's lacrosse team has been named the National Junior College Athletic Association's Region III Male Athlete of the Week after scoring a career-high 10 points in the Lazers' 26-2 win over nationally-ranked SUNY Delhi on Friday.
The women's game scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 at Wright Stadium between the Hawks and the Skidmore Thoroughbreds has been moved. It will now take place at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury, NY beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Cornell women's lacrosse looked poised for a big early season non-conference win against national vote-getter Albany, but the Danes tallied three times to barely eek past the Big Red. The squad will look to rebound on Wednesday evening when it welcomes local rival Colgate to Schoellkopf Field.
After upending No. 8 Albany this past weekend at the Patriots Cup in Dallas to improve to 3-1 on the year, the Big Red men's lacrosse team has been named the NCAA Team of the Week. Cornell has also returned to the top 10 in both the USILA (eighth) and the Inside Lacrosse (seventh) Media polls.
"I got a sharp pain down my arm, went and got it checked on the sideline and I could've gone back in," Williams said, "but we were up by however many goals so they thought it was a good time to give other guys some reps."
For the second time in three weeks, UConn women’s lacrosse players Emily Anderson (Killingworth, Conn.) and Grace Nolan (Marcellus) both captured Big East Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league on Tuesday morning. Anderson was tabbed as the Midfielder of the Week, while Nolan earned Rookie of the Week honors.
At first glance, Mike Novitsky already looks like a major Division I players.
Already 6-foot-3 and 210 pounds, Novitsky is a big and aggressive
position defender with strong skills and footspeed (he runs a
5.2 in the 40-yard dash, a good time for his size).
But Novitsky, who attends Victor High School (NY), has four full
seasons of varsity competition to go before he starts his collegiate
Joel White is no stranger and has continued to be a dominant force on the defensive end during his four years with the Rattlers. A large piece of Rochester’s huge success this season, White will continue to shut down some of the biggest players in the game in years to come. Here’s how the tough veteran preps for big games, and what he does to stay on top during the off-season . . .
With the loss of only two seniors from last year's team and more than 90 percent of the scoring punch returning in 2015, the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team will look for a repeat of its first season under head coach Ben Gaebel (Carthage) when the team posted its first winning campaign in program history just two seasons ago.
Last week was a whirlwind for Bandits goaltender Davide Diruscio, but it ended with the exhilaration of victory. Forced into action Saturday night due to Anthony Cosmo’s snow-shoveling injury, Diruscio made 36 saves in his first start of the season, including 12 in a fourth-quarter shutout effort, to propel the Bandits to a 14-11 victory over the Colorado Mammoth.
NJCAA Lacrosse has finally started, and in the opening weekend’s action we were treated to some tough games, and a statement game for the ages. I’ll start off with the latest official NJCAA Poll, and then go into more detail from there. Let’s dig right and talk JuCo Lacrosse!
Rice's award marks the third week in a row a Syracuse player has received the conference's weekly offensive honor. Dylan Donahue was tabbed the ACC Offensive Player of the Week on Feb. 16 and the ACC co-Offensive Player of the Week on Feb. 23.
The whistle blew, and instead of immediately pouncing on the ball as Virginia’s Tanner Ottenbreit did, Williams winced and dropped his stick. He laid motionless, bent over at midfield as Greg Coholan and Michael Howard teamed up to score for Virginia.
The Iroquois Nationals are proud to announce the 2015 listing of Native American collegiate lacrosse athletes. These athletes are currently attending colleges and universities all across the country. This initial listing identifies 33 Native athletes representing 16 different collegiate teams for the 2015 spring lacrosse season.
Coach Matt Kerwick said in an interview after the game — which was pushed back a half hour because the field had not been cleared from an ice storm — he would like to see the season pushed back.
“I’m all in favor with coach Marr of pushing the season back," Kerwick said. "We could use a March 1 start date and put the Final Four a couple weeks later in June. I think it would benefit the fans, players, and those are the two most important parts of the game, not the coaches.”
And during a postgame interview legendary Cornell coach Richie Moran popped in to tell Marr how much he agrees with him and how much he loved his public comments from last week.
The blustery, bitter, seemingly forever-taking winter season has confined the William Smith lacrosse team to Bristol Fieldhouse throughout its preseason.
Herons’ head coach Brighde Dougherty hopes the weather is the only thing that boxes in her team this season.
Summit Lacrosse Ventures LLC (formerly Lake Placid Lacrosse) announced today that it will expand upon its Lake Placid Summit Classic, which has operated in Lake Placid since 1990, to launch the Lake Placid Summit Youth Classic (LP Youth Classic). The LP Youth Classic will be held, June 27-29, 2016, and will target elementary and middle school competition with both boys and girls divisions (U9-U15), to include first through eighth grade youth athletes.
Prior to Wehrum's arrival, the Dutchmen had one winning season in the previous 11 campaigns and, despite fielding a team since 1924, had never earned a bid to the NCAA tournament. The program was an alien within the division.
University at Albany women’s lacrosse junior midfielder Rachel Bowles (Cicero-North Syracuse) and freshman attack Alie Jimerson (Lake Shore) garnered America East women’s lacrosse weekly awards, the conference announced Monday morning.
Ally Runyon (Fairport) had eight goals and two assists for Ithaca to lead the offensive effort in a 14-8 win over Rochester in the season-opener for both teams. It was a career-high in both goals and points for Runyon. She also scooped three ground balls and recorded two caused turnovers against the Yellowjackets.
Four-time All-American and Division I two-time National Champion, Ric Beardsley, has eagerly accepted a position with UN1TUS Athletic Wear. In his position, Beardsley will be play a lead role for the Sales Department in the expansion of New Business Development, and he will also manage strategic accounts.
The 10th-annual 2015 Under Armour All-America Senior Showcase is set for July 3 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium and will once again feature 88 of the best rising stars in lacrosse.
Throughout the spring, Under Armour, Inside Lacrosse and its panel of experts will be submitting and receiving nominations for selection among the top 44 senior boys and girls in high school lacrosse. Below, find the initial nomination list. If a name currently does not appear, click here to add a new nomination.
Rochester Knighthawks Joe Walters and Jordan Hall will host a Box Lacrosse Clinic on Sunday, April 12th at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena. The National Lacrosse League champions will work with third to fifth graders from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., and will instruct sixth to eighth graders from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sean, Connor, and Kara Cannizzaro (Cazenovia) all started out playing lacrosse in different parts of the country, but find out why they are back together again and helping the Pioneers towards their first national title in lacrosse. (Video)
What was your experience like at Monroe CC? What did you enjoy the most about the classes and playing lacrosse?
“My experience at MCC was extremely welcoming from an athletic standpoint, the best part of playing at MCC for me was the friendships that I made, there were guys I played with over three years ago, and when we are all back home we still meet up.”
I’ve been around a lot of sports in my lifetime. Some of my best friends are coaches and I’ve even had a few friends that have played sports professionally. Countless others have worked in the often-challenging business side of sports.
But I think the toughest job in all of sports is officiating women’s lacrosse.
John Tavares hasn’t tapped out the fountain of youth just yet. Playing in his NLL-record 300th career game and coming off of a five-week stay on injured reserve, the Bandits captain tallied a goal and three assists in Buffalo’s 14-11 victory over Colorado Saturday night at First Niagara Center.
After coaching for most of three decades, I found that our players, assistant coaches (many of whom had been former players), and I had created our own language. We had names for everything. Some were nicknames for drills. Others were code words we’d use to communicate with our players during a game.
No. 2 Syracuse (4-0, 1-0 ACC) posted its third consecutive win against a ranked opponent, beating No. 5 Virginia (3-1, 0-1 ACC) at the Carrier Dome, 15-9, Sunday, March 1.
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Ben Williams has been a godsend for the Syracuse men's lacrosse team, ranking among the nation's leaders in faceoff win percentage. He turned in another terrific outing Sunday against Virginia before leaving the game early in the fourth quarter with an unspecified upper-body injury.
Junior attacker Erica Geremia (West Genesee/SUNY Cortland) forced overtime and then scored the game-winning goal to lead the seventh-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 10-9 season-opening victory at Mercyhurst University on Sunday afternoon in non-conference action at Tullio Field.
With the Buffalo area expecting a winter storm over the coming days, Buffalo State and Allegheny have agreed to preemptively postpone the Gators' season opener against the Bengals, originally slated for 4 p.m. on Monday, March 2nd, to the following day, Tuesday, March 3rd at 4 p.m.
Hamilton College scored the first four goals of the second half and the Continentals came from behind for an 8-6 NESCAC win against the Wesleyan University Cardinals at Hamilton's frigid Steuben Field on Saturday afternoon.
Despite five goals from junior Taylor Giglio (Oswego), the Golden Griffins women's lacrosse team fell to Ivy League opponent Yale on Sunday afternoon by a final score of 12-8. The game, which was played in New Haven, Conn., was the Griffs fourth game of the season, with the prior three all coming against nationally ranked teams.
Junior Megan Kane (Staten Island, NY/Tottenville) of the Utica College women's lacrosse team netted two goals in the final 1:28 of regulation to send the contest into overtime, but visiting Oswego State buried two goals in extra time to earn an 8-6 victory in the season opener for both squads, on a snowy day at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
SUNY Geneseo senior midfielder Steve Aziz (Jamesville-DeWitt) and senior attackman Steven Cregan (Brighton) each tally two goals to lead the Knights to an 11-7 victory over Clarkson in a game played at RIT, Sunday.
The Binghamton women's lacrosse team (1-1, 0-0 AE) sprinted out to a 10-2 lead, and held on late to beat the Quinnipiac Bobcats (0-3, 0-0 MAAC) 11-8 this afternoon.,
"I thought the team came out strong, we did a good job distributing the offense," reflected Head Coach Stephanie Allen. "It was a team effort out there and I'm very proud of them for holding on for the win."
Sophomore attacker John Winchell (Vestal) got out to a hot start for the season with a hat-trick to lead the Saxons over the Golden Eagles. Senior Nicolas Wood (Canandaigua) also chipped in for AU with two goals.
The Canisius College men’s lacrosse team couldn’t overcome a slow start as Michigan eased to a 13-5 victory on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops the Griffs to 0-4 on the season, while the Wolverines improve to 3-1.
The 18th-ranked Ithaca College women's lacrosse team opened its season with a 14-8 victory over the University of Rochester on Saturday afternoon at Higgins Stadium. Ally Runyon (Fairport) had eight goals and two assists for Ithaca to lead the offensive effort. The Bombers closed the first half with a 6-1 run to take an 8-5 lead at halftime and never trailed again.
In a rematch of last year's Champion's Cup Finals, the Rochester Knighthawks (6-3) defeated the Calgary Roughnecks (1-7) by a score of 12-11 in front of 7,018 fans at the Blue Cross Arena on Saturday night. While fans may remember the dramatic Game 2 and subsequent 10-minute tiebreaker game, neither team concerned itself with that game last year.
Davide DiRuscio earned his first career win in his first-ever start as the Buffalo Bandits (5-5) held off the Colorado Mammoth (4-4) by a score of 14-11 on WNY Heroes night at First Niagara Center in front of 14,669 fans. The back-and-forth game saw eight ties until the Bandits finally pulled away in the fourth quarter.
Union 14, Cortland 13
Wesleyan 9, Hamilton 8, OT
Adelphi 16, Saint Rose 4
Molloy 9, Roberts Wesleyan 10
Lake Erie 7, Le Moyne 6
Cornell 16, Albany 9
Morrisville State 17, SUNY Canton 6
Skidmore 6, Babson 5 - OT
Siena 8, St. John's 7
Marist 11, Vermont 10
Alfred 9, Brockport 8
Hobart 11, Binghamton 10
RIT 12, Ithaca 9
Army 14, Lafayette 3
Oneonta 10, Farmingdale State 1
Colgate 10, Bucknell 8
Michigan 13, Canisius 5 WOMEN
Fredonia 13, Wooster 11
Ithaca 14, Rochester 8
Binghamton 11, Quinnipiac 8
Marist 11, Vermont 10
Albany 12, Cornell 11
Slippery Rock 13, Roberts Wesleyan 6
Hamilton 8, Wesleyan (CT) 6
Boston College 10, Syracuse 9
The Hobart College lacrosse team scored four straight goals spanning the third and fourth quarters to take control of the game on the way to an 11-10 win over Binghamton University at the Bearcat Sports Complex this afternoon.
No. 3/2 Syracuse had its five-game winning streak snapped in a 10-9 setback to No. 7/6 Boston College in the Carrier Dome on Saturday, Feb. 28. The Orange is now 5-1 on the season and 1-1 in ACC play.
In freezing rain and snowy conditions, the No. 13 Cornell men's lacrosse team upset No. 8 Albany at SMU's Ford Field in Dallas at the seventh annual Patriots Cup. After trailing 3-1 midway through the first quarter, the Big Red went on a 10-2 run to take control of the game en-route to the decisive victory.
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Reagan Harding scored the go-ahead goal midway through the fourth quarter to lead eighth-ranked Lake Erie College to a 7-6 upset victory over the second-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action at Ted Grant Field.
With Army up 6-3 at the start of the third quarter, senior John Glesener (West Genesee) scored a natural hat trick to put the game out of reach as the ninth-ranked Black Knights shut out Lafayette in the final 30 minutes to cruise to a 14-3 win in their Patriot League opener at Michie Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Sophomore attack Jordan Barlow netted a hat trick and scored the game-winning goal as Siena Lacrosse won its third straight, edging St. John's 8-7 at Siena Turf Field. The victory was just the Saints' third in 20 all-time meetings against their Big East rivals.
The No. 1 RIT (2-0) men's lacrosse team braved the cold weather and defeated No. 13 Ithaca College (1-1) 12-9 in non-league action from Higgins Stadium on the campus of Ithaca College on Saturday. The Tigers have won 26 straight regular season games dating back to 2013, and have beaten Ithaca eight straight times.
Despite a deficit at the half, University at Albany women’s lacrosse came back for a 12-11 win at Cornell (1-1) in icy, cold conditions. Rachel Bowles (CNS) led the Danes with six goals and one assist for seven total points.
Rensselaer (1-1) hosts Keene State (0-0) in a non-conference game at East Campus Stadium at 1pm. The game was originally supposed to be played in Keene, N.H., but was moved to East Campus Stadium because of field conditions. Both teams are currently receiving votes in the USILA Division III Coaches' Poll.
Ithaca College men's lacross goalie Scott Sidnam (West Genesee) was named National Goalie of the Week by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association [and] Division III North Defensive Player of the Week.
In the 10-year history of the Liberty League, the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team has made it customary to reach the conference tournament with eight trips to the post-season in the past decade. However, one of the two misses came last year, and head coach Bill Bergan and a strong group of seniors have no intention of creating any bad habits in 2015.
Senior Carrie-Jo Farrugia (Jordan-Elbridge) led the team with four goals and one assist for five points on the evening. Taylor Wolf contributed four points for her second consecutive game after scoring two goals and dishing out two assists.
Earlier this week, we announced that in week four of the ILWomen Gameday series we’ll be heading up to the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York, for a much anticipated ACC matchup. The showdown pits No. 2 Syracuse against No. 6 Boston College, and features some of the nation’s top talent in All-Americans Kayla Treanor and Mikaela Rix. The Orange lead the all-time series against the Eagles, 13-0, including two wins over BC last spring — one during the regular season and one in the NCAA Tournament. Here’s a rundown of what to know as we head into this weekend’s #ILGameday action:
Nicholas Garbarino (Binghamton HS) scored a career-high 10 points and tallied a career-best eight goals as the top-ranked Onondaga Community College men's lacrosse team made quick work of nationally-ranked SUNY-Delhi on Friday as the No. 1 Lazers downed the No. 6 Broncos 26-2 at the Binghamton Sports Complex in its season-opener.
The UAlbany men’s lacrosse team has flown to Dallas to take part in the 2015 Patriot Cup, taking on in-state rival Cornell at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on the campus of Southern Methodist University on Saturday, February 28th at 1 p.m. ET (12 p.m. CT).
THE MATCHUP: The No. 13 Cornell men's lacrosse team opens up a grueling stretch, playing three consecutive top 10 opponents away from Ithaca, N.Y., beginning with a contest vs. No. 8 Albany at SMU's Ford Field in Dallas, Texas. The game is part of the seventh annual Patriot's Cup and is played with the goal of raising awareness and funds to support the HEADstrong Foundation and Wounded Warrior Project.
The Elmira College women's lacrosse team did not achieve the level of success they envisioned in 2014, dropping a handful of close contests that resulted in a 6-11 overall record. But 2015 is a new season and, despite the departure of eight members of last year's team, seven of which were seniors, EC is ready to bounce back.
No. 3/2 Syracuse will face its second opponent ranked in the top 10 in its last two games when it hosts No. 7/6 Boston College on Saturday, Feb. 28. Opening draw is set for noon.
The game will be available on ESPN3. Fans can also follow the action on WJPZ 89.1FM in Syracuse and on CuseTV on Cuse.com. Subscriptions to CuseTV are available at daily, monthly and yearly rates.