May 2017
Wednesday May 31, 2017 9:35AM
from Syracuse.com
Corning -- It was a tale of two games. The Baldwinsville boys lacrosse team raced out to a 9-0 halftime lead in a state quarterfinal playoff game against No. 5 state-ranked Ithaca. But a 30-minute halftime weather delay gave the Little Red a chance to wake up, and Ithaca mounted a huge comeback in the second half at Corning Memorial Stadium.

NYS Boys Brackets
NYS Girls Brackets

from Syracuse.com
Vestal, NY - Too much speed on the edges and too much possession time when the game turned for good. It spelled the end of the season for the East Syracuse Minoa High School boys lacrosse team.

from SUNY Morrisville Athletics
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced its 2017 Division III North Men's Lacrosse All-Star Team selections Thursday, naming two from Morrisville State to its second team.

Sophomores Nick Geswaldo (Lafayette) and Shawn Walberger (Fulton) earned the accolade for the Mustangs following a stellar 2017 season that claimed a third straight North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship Title and appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament for Morrisville State.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
SUNY Cortland attacker Kristen Ohberg (Brewster) and defender Hilary O'Neil (Fayetteville-Manlius) have been selected to compete for the North squad in the 2017 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Senior All-Star Game.

from SUNY Binghamton Athletics

from the Rochester Rattlers
BOSTON, MA (May 29, 2017) — After beating the Denver Outlaws on Saturday night, Head Coach Tim Soudan and staff flew to Boston for the MLL Draft on Sunday morning. The Rattlers added some key players in their quest to win the MLL Championship later this summer.

10:00AM
from Syracuse.com
During a 45-minute weather delay in the second half of their Class A sectional championship game tonight against Baldwinsville, there was no getting tight for the Christian Brothers Academy girls.

from Syracuse.com
The Fayetteville-Manlius High School girls lacrosse team turned in a stunning offensive show of lightning strikes and relentless waves. That's how the Hornets buried defending champion Watertown 15-12 Wednesday at SUNY Cortland in the Section III Class B girls lacrosse championship game.

from Syracuse.com
The Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse team has made a habit out of winning sectional championships. The Red Rams earned their ninth straight last Thursday. Not so for the J-D girls.

from Syracuse.com
Let the record show that Skaneateles won its fifth sectional title in a row with a 16-7 victory over South Jefferson in the Class D high school girls lacrosse title contest at SUNY Cortland on Wednesday.

But to know the struggles the Lakers went through this season to get to hold this particular championship banner was different.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
One way or another, history was going to be made Tuesday afternoon at St. John Fisher College in the Section V Class C boys’ lacrosse championship game.

Neither top-seeded Honeoye Falls-Lima nor second-seeded Palmyra-Macedon had ever won a sectional championship in the sport, but with perennial powerhouse Penn Yan sliding down to the newly formed Class D this year, the C bracket was wide open.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Tuesday’s Section V Class B championship looked destined to be a tight one, but the second-seeded Braves erupted for five unanswered goals in the final 11 minutes, 33 seconds and won going away, 11-6, over the fourth-seeded Titans at Pittsford Sutherland High.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Not this time. Not two years in a row was Pittsford going to let a Section V Class A boys lacrosse championship slip away, though it sure seemed like it was trying Tuesday night.

from The Daily Gazette
. . . That goal with 21.7 seconds left in a three-minute overtime capped the tournament’s longest Class A (and Division I) contest. In the 25 that came before, a winner was decided in regulation — and only five of them by a single goal.

from The Daily Gazette
ROTTERDAM — Lucas Quinn joked Tuesday that the Niskayuna boys’ lacrosse program views the turf field at Mohonasen High School to be a “little bit cursed” after its upset loss in last year’s sectional championship game. But could another sectional final end in anguish on that field for the Silver Warriors?

from the Watertown Daily Times
CORTLAND — It proved to be a tough day for the Frontier League in the Section 3 finals in girls lacrosse Tuesday at SUNY Cortland. Defending champion Watertown lost to Fayetteville-Manlius, 15-12, in the section’s Class B final. In Class C, Jamesville-DeWitt outlasted Carthage, 12-8, to take the title at the same venue.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
NORTHEAST: Ben McCreary, Christian Brothers Academy (N.Y.)

McCreary, a senior, scored with seven seconds left in the second overtime to give CBA a 10-9 win over Westhill (N.Y.) in the Section V Class D title game. He finished with four goals and one assist as the Brothers claimed their first sectional title in 10 years. McCreary has 63 goals and 40 assists this season.

Also notable: Ryan Archer, Jamesville-DeWitt (N.Y.); Arden Cohen, Darien (Conn.); Ben Emerson, Penn Yan (N.Y.).

from The Poughkeepsie Journal
Thunder, rain, a blackout and an early deficit couldn’t stop the Millbrook High School girls lacrosse team on Tuesday.

Playing Schuylerville at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, Millbrook won its Class D New York State regional semifinal 15-10, in the process becoming the first girls lacrosse team from Section 9 to win a state playoff game.

from Paul Rabil
The Maryland Terrapins and Ohio State Buckeyes competed for the Division 1 National Championship. We got up early for Fan Fest, played with Pizza Hut sticks, signed autographs and watched the game from the field. Hope you enjoy Day 3 of Rabil Cuts at the Final Four.

from The Lacrosse Network

from the Olean Times Herald
His college career just ended, but Frank Brown hopes this is just the beginning for him as a lacrosse player. The Rochester Rattlers selected Brown, a Salamanca native and recent Hobart College graduate, in the seventh round with 58th overall pick of Sunday’s Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft.

from SUNY Binghamton Athletics
VESTAL, N.Y. - Binghamton lacrosse attack Tom Moore was drafted by the Atlanta Blaze in the sixth round of the Major League Lacrosse Draft on Sunday. Moore is the first Bearcat in Binghamton Athletics history to be drafted by the MLL.

from NYC Mayor's Cup
The NYC Mayor's Cup Lacrosse Championships will take place this Saturday, June 3rd at Columbia University's Lawrence Wien Stadium. The PSAL Girls Select Team Game will take place at 5:00pm with the Boys PSAL vs. the Boys CHSAA game starting at 7:30pm.

Admission is FREE, but if you can't join us both games will be streamed live on the NYC Mayor's Cup Facebook Page

from Marist Athletics
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - The Marist women's lacrosse team is hosting three clinics in Tenney Stadium this summer. Registration is now open on the team's page on MaristCamps.com.
Tuesday May 30, 2017 11:30PM
Upstate Scores
BOYS
Niskayuna , BH-BL
Pittsford 9, Fairport 5

GIRLS
Canadaigua 10, Webster Thomas 6
BH-BL 10, Goshen 9
CBA-Syracuse 13, Baldwinsville 6
Skneateles 16, Westhill 5
J-D 12, Carthage 8
F-M 15, Watertown 12

4:50PM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. –The UAlbany men's lacrosse team was the highest scoring offense in all of Division I in 2017, averaging 15.39 goals per contest.

It is the fourth season in five years that UAlbany has had highest scoring offense in Division I. UAlbany had 40 more goals than any other DI program and averaged almost two goals more per game than any other NCAA Tournament participant.

from Marist Athletics
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Marist women's lacrosse sophomore Hailey Wagner tied for the most draw controls in a single NCAA game this season when she won 21 against Quinnipiac on April 29 in Tenney Stadium. Wagner's ranking was confirmed when the final statistics of 2017 were published shortly after the NCAA women's lacrosse season concluded May 28.

from WKBW.com
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Heading into the NCAA Lacrosse Championship Adam DiMillo (Bishop Timon) had scored just three goals on the season for Maryland. The West Seneca native nearly that matched total on Monday -- in the biggest game and on the biggest stage of his college career.

from IWLCA.org
The University of Maryland (23-0) gathered all 20 first place votes to finish the season ranked first in the final IWLCA Division I Coaches Poll of the 2017 season. The Terps won their 14th NCAA Championship on Sunday, by virtue of a 16-13 win over Boston College (17-7) to finish the 2017 campaign undefeated. The Eagles land in the second position in the poll, ahead of Penn State (17-4), Stony Brook (20-2), and North Carolina (17-3).

Division II | Division III

from Inside Lacrosse
Just outside of Boston, Mass., on Monday, May 29, 2017, ESPN broadcaster Anish Shroff made his debut as play-by-play commentator for the NCAA Championship Game, Maryland's 9-6 victory over Ohio State. Here, he shares his story about the emotional cross-section that the time, place and task represented for him and his family.

10:20AM
from US Lacrosse
Now that the bulk of the 2017 season has passed for youth lacrosse, the US Lacrosse Men’s Rules Committee has deployed a rules survey to obtain feedback from coaches, officials, players, and parents.

The results from this survey provide the committee with valuable opinions and suggestions regarding the new 2017 rules, potential rule changes for the 2018 season, and general feedback regarding the rules and the youth rulebook.

from US Lacrosse - Rochester Chapter / Rochester Knighthawks
There will be a free Youth Lacrosse Clinic for boys and girls, K-6th grade, at Victor's Corbit Stadium from 4:30 - 5:30PM on Friday, June 16th, preceeding the Herb Fitch Senior All-Star Games. The clinics will be taught by Senior All-Stars, Rochester Knighthawks, and area coaches. Click on the icon for more information.

from Syracuse.com
The Section III boys lacrosse finals on Thursday weren't what a lot of people expected, and the results are reflected in the final CNY high school poll of the season.

Jamesville-DeWitt, which lost to no local teams this season but was pushed to the limit by Homer in the Class C final, remains No. 1 in our rankings.

from Syracuse.com
Three defending sectional girls lacrosse champions will try to keep those titles on Tuesday night at SUNY-Cortland. Defending state Class A champion Christian Brothers Academy, Class B champ Watertown and Class C winner Skaneateles all reached the finals again this year, although the Lakers are now in Class D under the new state classifications.

from the watertown Daily Times
The Frontier League will be well-represented in the Section 3 girls lacrosse playoff finals today. Carthage, South Jefferson and Watertown will each compete in a sectional title game on the turf at SUNY Cortland. It’s believed to be the first time three girls lacrosse teams from the league will play in Section 3’s championship round in the same year.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Canandaigua Academy, one of the most tradition-rich lacrosse schools in Section V, hasn’t won a boys’ championship in four years and girls’ title in five. But both programs can get back in the winner’s circle this week, and the coaches who’ve led them back to the brink of glory share more in common than being first-year head coaches at CA.

from The Cornell Daily Sun
The last time Maryland men’s lacrosse was crowned NCAA champion in 1975, Terrapins head coach John Tillman ’91 (Corneing West) was just a toddler. Forty-two years later, on Memorial Day, he ended Maryland’s title drought and secured the program’s third national championship.

Maryland, playing in the championship game for the third consecutive year, downed Ohio State, 9-6, in Foxborough, Mass. But those Terrapins were led by a man whose roots trace back to Ithaca.

from NYSSWA.org
Class A: Pittsford #3; Class B: Niskayuna #4; Class C: Jamesville-DeWitt #2; Class D: Akron #1.

from NYSSWA.org
Class A: Pittsford #3; Class B: Fayetteville-Manlius #3; Class C: Vestal #4; Class D: Skaneateles #1.

from WaynePost.com
The pursuit of Section V championships on Tuesday is as close as it’s going to get just short of winning the darn thing. And for three local teams, the pursuit runs the gamut.

For the Canandaigua Academy girls, a victory in the Class B game would give the school its fourth championship. But for the Palmyra-Macedon girls in Class D, it would be the school’s first. And for the Pal-Mac boys in Class C, same.

from PostStar.com
The past three years, Glens Falls and Greenwich have played each other for a Section II boys lacrosse title. The two schools will play for a title again this week, but on different days against different opponents.

from Syracuse.com
This week's CNY high school girls lacrosse poll is the second-to-last of the season. The rankings changed a lot based on sectional playoffs - and they'll likely change a little more after Tuesday night's finals at SUNY-Cortland.

from SportsUnionWNY.com
With 2:01 left in regulation Kearney, a senior playing in her final game, scored what turned out to the game-winner as No. 1 seed Mt. St. Mary defeated No. 3 Mt. Mercy 7-6 in the girls Monsignor Martin Athletic Association lacrosse championship game that was played at Canisius College, Thursday afternoon.

from SportsUnionWNY.com
With the end of the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association girls lacrosse season, the league announced its offensive and defensive Most Valuable Players, along with first team All-Catholic.

from The Daily Gazette
Mohonasen High School is where all four of this year’s Section II boys’ lacrosse championship games will be played today and Wednesday. The Class A matchup set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday features top-seeded Shaker and second-seeded Shenendehowa in a rematch of a game earlier this month the Blue Bison convincingly won 13-7.

from Capital District Lax
During a Sunday May 28, 2017 down pour in Washington DC, UAlbany commit Tehoka Nanticoke poured in eight goals and added an assist in the IMG Academy’s 26-9 battering of Christ School (NC) in a first round game at the inaugural Geico High School Lacrosse Nationals.

from Inside Lacrosse
The attendance at the 2017 NCAA Championship Game was the highest since 2012, and the overall DI attendance held steady, according to the NCAA numbers released Monday.

from US Lacrosse
Laura Zimmerman (West Hill) had a goal and three assists to help the U.S. women's national team to a 20-7 win over Canada in an exhibition game following the opening day of the US Lacrosse Women's National Tournament.

Monday May 29, 2017 10:15AM
from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
“You call yourself Road Trip Dad? C’mon, put your money where your mouth is.”

This is how the conversation started. This is how I came to make my way out to Gillette Stadium this weekend when, until Thursday or so, I had no plans of attending this year’s “Championship Weekend” in person. Now, here I sit in an EconoLodge near Providence, Rhode Island, getting ready for the final day of our three-day trek.

from RIT Athletics
FOXBOROUGH, MA – The No. 2 RIT men's lacrosse team (20-3) had its incredible season come to an end, falling 15-7 to No. 1 Salisbury University (22-1) in the 2017 NCAA Division III Championship in front of an announced crowd of 31,560 fans from Gillette Stadium on Sunday.

from Lax3point0.com
How things look heading into States.

from The Lacrosse Network

from The Lacrosse Network

from Paul Rabil
Our first SOLD OUT Rabil Tour event in Boston was a blast! We loaded up BU on Sunday, accompanied by Mick, Andrew, Neil, Kevin Buchanan, over 20 volunteer coaches, TLN, Warrior, New Balance, and two of my favorite people, my mom and dad.

Sunday May 28, 2017 8:40PM
from Inside Lacrosse
Since 1994, it seems that Jim Berkman and Salisbury have been synonymous with victory on Memorial Day Weekend. Berkman and Salisbury captured the program’s 12th national championship with a 15-7 victory against RIT Sunday at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

6:45PM
from Syracuse Athletics
USILA First Team All-American midfielders Nick Mariano and Sergio Salcido will reunite at the next level with the Florida Launch, as Mariano was selected fourth overall by the franchise and Salcido was taken four picks later by the Launch as well.

Ben Williams was then taken in the fifth round by the Chesapeake Bayhawks with the 38th pick and Scott Firman was selected 43rd overall in the same round by the New York Lizards.

from Marist Athletics
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Marist men's lacrosse all-time assist leader and 2017 Senior CLASS Award finalist J.D. Recor was selected in the ninth round, 79th overall, by the New York Lizards in this year's Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft. The event was held as part of NCAA Final Four weekend May 28 in Boston.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – UAlbany senior midfielder Adam Osika will continue his lacrosse career into the professional ranks, being drafted 21st overall in the third round by the Atlanta Blaze into Major League Lacrosse (MLL).

from Inside Lacrosse
Former Tewaaraton winner Dylan Molloy went No. 1 at the 2017 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft, presented by Cascade. Brown's Molloy was picked by the Florida Launch, as the event returned to the end of the college season. It was held near Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., in conjunction with Championship Weekend

10:15AM
from Paul Rabil
Welcome to our Final Four daily vlog! Watch as I give away 100 WARPS, our first batch of Bones t-shirts, and watch the games on the 50 yard line.

from Onondaga Nation
The film showing, at 2 pm Saturday June 3 at the Palace Theater, is free and open to all citizens of the six Haudenosaunee nations on a first-come, first-serve basis as well as invited guests. A second showing will immediately follow the first to accommodate those unable to be seated for the first showing.

from BLaxFive.net
May 27, 2017 - DAY IN REVIEW: The 2017 championship matchups are now set after the semi finals in the Class B and Class C tournaments. The only "bracket brake" was Waterloo`s (#4) victory over top seeded Gananda in the Class D semifinals. Top seeded Victor won their contest with Brighton and Canandaigua (#3) beat Churchville-Chili. Penn Yan avenged their regular season lost of Bath to make it to the finals where they will face Waterloo.

from Major League Lacrosse
DENVER (May 27, 2017) -- Jeremy Boltus (Baldwinsville) scored the game-tying and game-winning goals in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter, lifting the Rattlers to a 16-15 win over the Outlaws on Saturday night at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Saturday May 27, 2017 7:35PM
from The Lacrosse Network

from US Lacrosse Magazine
HAMILTON, Ontario — Nobody was happier than Regy Thorpe to see Tom Schreiber excel with the Toronto Rock in his rookie season in the National Lacrosse League.

from Syracuse.com

from Spectrum Sports
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The St. Joe's Marauders used an 11-0 run to cruise past Canisius, 14-5, en route to claiming the 2017 Monsignor Martin championship. (Video 0:29)

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Chenango Forks bounced back from a sectional title loss to beat Chenango Valley in the Class D title game. The Blue Devils will face Christian Brothers Academy in the regionals next week. (Video 0:43)

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Vestal used a strong third quarter to avenge a loss in last year's section final to claim this year's crown. The Golden Bears face Section 3 champ East Syracuse Minoa in the regionals. (Video 0:54)

from BLaxFive.net
News on four games from Saturday.

from GLaxFive.net
Class A and C games from Saturday.

10:40AM
Sectional and NYS Playoff Updates

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY -- Senior attack Ryan Lee (Sharon, Ontario/The Hill Academy) of the RIT men's lacrosse team was named the 2017 Lt. Col. J.I. (Jack) Turnbull Award as the outstanding attackman in Division III by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on Friday, May 26. It is the second time Lee has won the award, also earning the prestigious honor in 2015.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
In Jake Coon’s opinion, there’s little doubt where Ryan Lee stacks up in the lore of men’s lacrosse at Rochester Institute of Technology.

“He’s the all-time leading scorer at RIT, broken almost every record,” said Coon, the Tigers’ head coach. “There’s no doubt about it that he’s one of the best to ever play here. With the body of work he’s put in over his four years, there’s no question in my mind.”

from RIT Athletics
FOXBOROUGH, MA -- John Hill (Webster Thomas), a senior on the RIT men's lacrosse team, was the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship. Hill, a computer and information technologies major, currently carries a 3.99 grade-point average. He was presented with the award during the championship banquet on Friday, May 26, at Gillette Stadium.

from Inside Lacrosse
For the first time, RIT and Salisbury will be facing each other, and it will be on the biggest stage.

Sunday at 5 p.m., the two DIII powers will face off for the 2017 DIII NCAA Championship. Salisbury is trying to capture its 12th and second in a row, while RIT is trying to win its first title. Both teams were the top seeds in their respective regions. RIT advanced to the title game with a decisive 22-9 win over Wesleyan, while Salisbury edged Denison 12-11.

from the Democrat & Chronicle

from BLaxFive.net
DAY IN REVIEW: The top two teams advanced in the Class A and Class C semifinals today. `Pittsford (#1) will take on Fairport (#2) and HF-L (#1) will play Pal-Mac (#2) in the championship rounds next Wednesday.

from GLaxFive.net
Friday's results and a look at today's Girls Section 5 games.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Garrett Ruff scored four goals to lead No. 1 Honeoye Falls-Lima to a 12-7 win over No. 5 Aquinas in a Class C boys lacrosse sectional semifinal on Friday.

from Spectrum Sports
Fourth-seeded Webster Thomas beat previously unbeaten Brighton in the Class B Girls Lacrosse semifinals, 8-6 on Friday night. Emily Glagolev scored twice, the first time 59 seconds into the game and the other with four and a half minutes left for the game-winner. (Video 0:30)

from the Albany Times Union
Luke Julien scored in the third overtime to give Shaker a 5-4 win over a pesky Bethlehem squad in the Class A boys' lacrosse semifinals.

from The Daily Gazette
Scotia-Glenville blew open what was a close game at halftime and hammered South Glens Falls 20-7 in the Section II Class C semifinals on Friday.

from The Daily Gazette
CLIFTON PARK — Tied after the third quarter of Friday’s Section II Class A boys’ lacrosse tournament semifinal, Shenendehowa head coach Jason Gifford told his Plainsmen to embrace the stress of the upcoming final period.

from CaseyPowell.com
I received some of the most exciting news since the birth of my daughter, Bella, so I thought I would rekindle the TWOSLETTER and share some thoughts with you. This is my favorite time of year and it was recently accompanied by a dream come true. I will be inducted to the Lacrosse Hall of Fame, in the Class of 2017.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
For the men, the players vying for the championship won’t be the only ones with something at stake over the weekend. The 2017 Major League Lacrosse collegiate draft also will take place Sunday in Foxborough, Mass., home to NCAA championship weekend.

from The Lacrosse Network

from The Lacrosse Network

from The Lacrosse Network

Friday May 26, 2017 8:15PM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – After earning a Division I best 117 points this season, Connor Fields has been honored with the Lt. Col. J.I. (Jack) Turnbull Award for most outstanding attackman in DI, announced by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) on Friday.

The Turnbull Award is given to the top attack in the country in each NCAA division. UAlbany has been the recipient of the Turnbull Award for three of the last four years, with Lyle Thompson earning the honor in 2014 and 2015.

from Marist Athletics
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Former Marist women's lacrosse goalkeeper Abigail Witczak and midfielder Natalie Bonaroti will compete in the 2017 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association Senior All-Star Game.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
SPARKS, Md. – UAlbany standouts Sarah Martin and Sierra McIver (Endicott) will play in the 2017 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Senior Division I All-Star Game on June 3rd.

from USILA.org
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association is proud to announce its 2017 USILA/Nike Position Players of the Year.

1:50PM
from Syracuse.com
There have only been two men to serve as head coach of the boys lacrosse program at Fayetteville-Manlius High School. There will be a new leader next season. Chris Kenneally told his players at their closing practice on Thursday that he is retiring as head coach of the Hornets.

from Hartwick Athletics
PERRY, NY – The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) recently announced its rosters for the 76th annual USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Games. Hartwick College senior attack Jake Sachse (Lutherville, MD/Boys' Latin School of MD) earned a spot and will compete in the Division III game for the North squad.

from PressConnects.com
Scoring at nearly a goal-a-minute clip through the opening six minutes, 10 seconds of the third quarter allowed Vestal’s boys to take back the Section 4 Class B lacrosse title from visiting Horseheads on Thursday night.

from YourNiskayuna.com
ROTTERDAM — That it went down to the wire surprised nobody. Niskayuna and Queensbury met Thursday for the third consecutive year in the Section II Class B girls’ lacrosse championship game, and the latest installment in their trilogy produced another hotly-contested final.

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Thursday's edition of Sports Night has highlights and postgame reaction from four Section III boys' lacrosse title games and highlights from four girls' semifinal games, plus a look back at the Crunch's game three win on Wednesday.

from Legacy Global Lacrosse
Portsmouth, N.H. - LEGACY Global Sports, a worldwide leader in sporting event logistics and sports management services has completed the acquisition of MCC Sports based in Jacksonville, Florida.

from St. Lawrence University Athletics
Conor Healey, Andrew Jarrett, Caleb Kane and Alec Dietsch Clarence) from the St. Lawrence University men's lacrosse team were selected to play on the north roster in the Division III USILA/Nike North-South game this Friday. This is one of the most storied traditions in college lacrosse in which the highest caliber seniors from the across the country are showcased on the same field.

from Paul Rabil
When asked to address both the men's and women's Championship Weekend lacrosse finalist, I humbly accepted. Here's my message on playing in the moment, creating a career, and leaving a legacy.

10:50AM
from US News & World Report
Together with cousin Ty, the Thompsons gave a jolt to the sport's popularity, and they're hopeful that a new documentary titled "Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation" will offer a deeper understanding of lacrosse's origins and its impact on Native Americans. The 90-minute movie, directed by Peter Spirer and Peter Baxter, debuts Friday, on the eve of the men's national semifinals, in select theaters around the country. It will be available on video on demand services on June 20.

from LATimes.com
Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation” isn’t a standard sports documentary. Its focus is on spiritual matters as well as the physical because it deals with a game its adherents believe is just about as old as time.

from the Albany Times Union
"Right of the goalie. Middle, maybe. I don't know. It was low, on the ground somewhere. All muscle memory. I just can't remember," Futia said with a huge smile, and certainly a better feeling than the possible alternative outcome against Shenendehowa in the Class A sectional final.

from the Elmira Star Gazette
Three years of frustration against Corning gave way to a celebration for the Ithaca boys lacrosse team Thursday night on the Hawks' home field.

from Schulerville Schools
The Schuylerville High School varsity girls lacrosse team earned the Class D Section II championship title on Wednesday, May 24 with a 13-4 win over Catholic Central. Coach Erin Lloyd says the victory was a year in the making after the team fell to Scotia in last year’s sectional final.

from the Buffalo News
Early leads turned out to be quite meaningless in both the boys and girls lacrosse championship games of the Monsignor Martin Association on Thursday night.

from WTOP.com
After all, the Pioneers hockey team did earn something this season he thoroughly covets: A national championship.

“We’re trying to strive toward it,” Cannizzaro said. Standing in the way, top-seeded Maryland (14-3), which the Pioneers will face Saturday during a semifinal game in Foxborough, Massachusetts. It’s a program Cannizzaro suited up for as a freshman before transferring to Denver.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Megan Motkowski knows she can't major in lacrosse at Hofstra University. The Penfield standout plans to start college next fall without declaring a major, but the 90-average student loves her sport so much she hopes to stay connected with it, possibly as a coach, after graduation.

from WWNYTV.com
Watertown and Carthage advanced to the Section III finals in girls' high school lacrosse with convincing wins Thursday. We have video from both games.

from the Buffalo News
Lancaster wanted another opportunity to play for a girls lacrosse sectional title. The Legends will get that chance after holding off Orchard Park, 15-11, in the Class A semifinal.

from Marist Athletics
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Recent Marist men's lacrosse graduate J.D. Recor (Lancaster) will play for the North team in the 76th annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association North-South All-Star Game. Final rosters were announced May 23.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
Seven SUNY Cortland men's lacrosse players have been chosen to the 2017 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III All-America team. Junior attack Devin Phelps (Chittenango) and junior midfielder Nate Beresovoy (LaFayette) were both second team selections. Five other Red Dragons - junior attack Thomas McNaney (Marcellus), sophomore midfielder Joey Panariello (Islip), senior faceoff specialist Mike Hart (Cornelius, NC/Hough), senior defenseman Dave Foster (Farmingville/Sachem East) and senior defenseman Anthony Zangari (Lancaster, PA/Lancaster Catholic) - were honorable mention.
Thursday May 25, 2017 10:30PM
Upstate Scores
BOYS
CBA-Syracuse 10, Westhill 9 2OT
Niskayuna 23, Columbia 5
BH-BL 12, Ballston Spa 11
Lancaster 10, Clarence 2
Niagara Wheatfield 13, Will. North 8
Johnson City 13, Maine-Endwell 9
Chenango Forks 14, Chenango Valley 8
Baldwinsville 9, West Genesee 8
Hamburg 8, Williamsville East 1
J-D 10, Homer 9
Vestal 18, Horseheads 10
Ithaca HS 10, Corning 5

GIRLS
Baldwinsville 6, West Genesee 5
Guliderland 9, Shenendehowa 8 OT
Lancaster 15, Orchard Park 11
South Jefferson 11, Marcellus 9
Niagara Wheatfield 9, WSW 5
Hamburg 12, Williamsville North 7
Jamesville-DeWitt 9, Whiteboro 8 OT
Watertown 21, Fulton 13
F-M 21, Auburn 6
Carthage 17, Cortland 10

from Syracuse.com
Having already lost to West Genesee twice in the regular season, facing a four-goal deficit at halftime was not an ideal situation for Baldwinsville in Thursday's Class A sectional semifinal game. The fourth-seeded Bees outscored the No. 1 Wildcats 5-0 after intermission though and Peyton Fleming's late goal capped a stunning 6-5 upset victory.

from Syracuse.com
A huge first half propelled No. 4 South Jefferson past top-seeded Marcellus 11-9 in Thursday's rainy Class D sectional semifinal contest.

from Syracuse.com
They more than pass the look test as a team of destiny. The Baldwinsville Bees completed their stunning run through the Section III Class A high school boys lacrosse tournament by rallying for two goals in the fourth quarter to stun West Genesee 9-8 in the championship game Thursday at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium.

from Syracuse.com
Jamesville-DeWitt's ninth straight sectional boys lacrosse championship didn't come easily. It almost didn't come at all.

from Syracuse.com
Christian Brothers Academy attackman Ben McCreary scooped up a ground ball out of a midfield scrum late in the second overtime of a 9-9 sectional championship game against Westhill.

from Syracuse.com
Derrek Madonna hadn't driven to his left all game. With the Section III Class B boys high school lacrosse championship in the balance, the East Syracuse Minoa junior decided, why not.

from Syracuse Athletics
Scott Firman (J-D), who's already been twice named an All-American for his on-field performance this season, picked up another All-America nod on Thursday, this time for his success both on and off the field.

Firman was selected as a Senior CLASS Award Second Team All-American. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

from Marist Athletics
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Marist men's lacrosse attack J.D. Recor was selected as one of five Senior CLASS Award Second Team All-Americans in the nation after the final votes for the honor were tallied and announced May 25.

from Ithaca College Athletics
PERRY, N.Y. – The United State Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced its much-anticipated list of NCAA Division III All-Americans on Wednesday. The Ithaca College men's lacrosse program was once again well-represented with five players earning mention from the association in the release.

from the Buffalo News
Lacrosse came naturally to Larry “PeeWee” Martin, who died Tuesday in Kenmore Mercy Hospital after a long battle with small cell lung cancer. A Town of Tonawanda resident, he was 73. A player and coach for more 50 years, he was the son of Garland “Beans” Martin, an Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame defenseman.

from St. John Fisher Athletics
PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The St. John Fisher College men's lacrosse team has named Dave Dobbins as its new Head Coach, beginning the summer of 2017. After a year-long stint as the Associate Head Coach, Dobbins will take over for long time coach, John Johnson, at the helm of the program.

from the Albany Times Union
In her four-year women's lacrosse career at Syracuse, former Bethlehem High standout Halley Quillinan made four trips to the NCAA Championship. Quillinan will add to that total for the second consecutive year as a member of the broadcast team Sunday for the championship game on ESPNU.

from WBNG.com
JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) - The Southern Tier witnessed the Vestal girl's lacrosse team winning its sixth-straight Section IV title and the Chenango Forks girls win its third-straight Section IV title on Wednesday night. Vestal shutout Maine-Endwell 13-0 while Chenango Forks held off a late comeback attempt from Seton Catholic. Now the real challenge starts for both teams.

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from Syracuse.com
As he developed as a star lacrosse prospect at Cazenovia High School, Connor Cannizzaro was already a big Syracuse University fan. He avidly followed the Orange growing up, and was excited when that school showed interest in having him play the sport in an SU jersey. But when college decision time came, Cannizzaro was struck by a life-changing thought.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
AA In Wednesday's Section V quarterfinals action, the Victor Blue Devils outlasted Irondequoit 12-8, while Brighton blew out Webster Schroeder 13-4.

from BLaxFive.net
2017-05-24 - Tenth seeded Churchville-Chili held off the late press by second seeded Webster Thomas to defeat the Titans 15-14. Coming into the contest today, Thomas had previously defeated Churchville-Chili 20-15 in the second game of the season and had finished the regular season with a 13-3 record.

from BLaxFive.net
The rest of the brackets today ran as seeded, starting with Gananda over Livonia where the game was fairly close, but with the Blue Panthers always in the lead.

from MPNnow.com
The Canandaigua boys lacrosse team ended their regular season on a down note, losing 14-9 in their final regular season game to Hilton. On Wednesday evening, the Braves (12-5) took out their anger on sixth-seeded Spencerport (11-7), putting together a complete effort and earning a 19-7 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday in Canandaigua.

from WBNG.com
In Class C, Vestal won its sixth-straight Section IV title with a victory over Maine-Endwell, 13-0. Amanda Fedor led the Golden Bears with six goals.

from the Ithaca Journal
One constant in the Corning area is lacrosse teams that find ways to win Section 4 titles. The girls took the tough path Wednesday night at Corning Memorial Stadium but still did what it took to emerge with another addition to the trophy case, overcoming a four-goal first-half deficit to pull out a 10-8 win over second-seeded Ithaca in the Section 4 Class A final.

from PressConnects.com
The Blue Devils (11-4) will play the Section 3 champion in a state quarterfinal at 6 p.m. June 1 at Liverpool High. The Section 3 tournament will play its semifinal round Thursday at Syracuse-CBA. The championship is May 30 at SUNY Cortland. The top four seeds -- Marcellus, Skaneateles, Westhill and South Jefferson -- remain in the tournament.

from the Elmira Star Gazette
After losing in Section 4 finals the previous three seasons, Horseheads left nothing to chance Wednesday night at Corning Memorial Stadium.

from North Country Now
The Raiders and the Shamrocks battled back and forth in the semifinal round, with Massena capturing a 10-9 victory over Salmon River to advance to the Section X Championship.

from North Country Now
St. Lawrence Central’s Isaiah Lyon (12) fires a shot past the Massena defense and goaltender to score the game-winning goal with just over a minute remaining in the fourth quarter.

from DailyGazette.com
ROTTERDAM — One of the leading players in the history of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls lacrosse finally got a championship, with plenty of help from her teammates. Taylor Safford scored the tying and go-ahead goals in the first half, and the Spartans collectively held off Albany Academy from there in a tense 9-6 Section II Class C title-game victory at Mohonasen High School on Wednesday.

from Syracuse.com
As the Section III lacrosse tournaments heat up, 21 athletes have scored more than 90 points (goals plus assists). Here's a look at those top scorers.

from Inside Lacrosse
DeLuca was an associate head coach for the Crimson in 2016 and ’17. Prior to that, he was an assistant at Duke for two seasons, where he won a national championship in 2014. He was the head coach at Cornell from 2011 through 2013 and led the Big Red to the NCAA Semifinals in his final season. Before becoming the head coach in Ithaca, DeLuca — a Cornell alum — was an assistant under Jeff Tambroni (and Dave Pietramala before him) for 11 seasons.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced the 2017 USILA/Nike All-America Team with The College at Brockport men's lacrosse team placing Colin Blind on the Honorable Mention Team.

from Clarkson Athletics
For the second time in his standout career with the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team, Ryan St. Croix West Genesee has earned national honors being named a United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-American.

from US Lacrosse
The finest box lacrosse players from both Canada and the United States will converge on Hamilton, Ontario, this fall as they face-off in the 2017 Heritage Cup, an international showcase game that will take place at the FirstOntario Centre on Saturday, October 21.

from US Lacrosse
The FIL, formed in 2008 as the result of a merger between the International Federation of Women’s Lacrosse Associations and the International Lacrosse Federation, is the international governing body for lacrosse. The organization has experienced rapid growth in recent years, and now boasts 56 member nations on six continents. The FIL conducts international championships for men’s and women’s lacrosse.
Wednesday May 24, 2017 3:00PM
from Syracuse Athletics
Four members of the Syracuse men's lacrosse team were named USILA All-Americans on Wednesday, highlighted by standout midfielders Nick Mariano and Sergio Salcido earning first team honors.

from UIndy Athletics
PERRY, N.Y. - Sophomore goalie Jarod Kimble (Hilton) has been named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA)/Nike Division II All-American Third Team, the organization announced Wednesday.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – Four UAlbany men's lacrosse players were selected as 2017 All-Americans by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA), tied for the most in one season in program history.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Two UAlbany players, Bennett Drake and Adam Osika, have been selected to play in the 76th annual USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Game on Friday, May 26th.

from Cornell Athletics
PERRY, N.Y. – Cornell freshman Jeff Teat was named an honorable mention All-American selection by the USILA on Wednesday. He is just the fifth freshman in Cornell history to earn All-America honors, doing so after a rookie campaign in which he set the Big Red freshman scoring record with 72 points.

from Alfred University Athletics
ALFRED, NY — Jake Lynch (Whitney Point), a junior attackman on the Alfred University men's lacrosse team, has been named an All-American for the second time in his record-setting career.

from USILA.org

from RPI Athletics
TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's lacrosse student-athletes David Gibbs and Breanainn McNeally have been chosen to participate in the Division III USILA/Nike North South Game. The two seniors will play on the North team. Gibbs is a goaltender and McNeally, who was recently named to the All-ECAC Division III North First Team, is an attack.

from WWNYTV.com
The Powell name is synonymous with the sport of lacrosse. Casey, Ryan and Michael forever changed the face of the sport. The oldest of the brothers has received lacrosse's highest honor.

9:45AM
from Syracuse.com
The Baldwinsville High School boys lacrosse team took out some pent-up frustrations with Fayetteville-Manlius on Tuesday. The Bees gutted out a 9-8 victory over the Hornets in overtime in the Section III Class A tournament semifinals at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium.

from Syracuse.com
Complete Box Score » It's hard to beat a team three times in one season, but Christian Brothers Academy made it look easy tonight in a 20-8 man-handling of LaFayette in a Class D boys lacrosse sectional semifinal at East Syracuse Minoa High School.

from Syracuse.com
There was something eerily familiar - and perhaps a bit unsettling to the Section III lacrosse community - about the methodical takedown on the field at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Tuesday night. The West Genesee boys lacrosse team dominated possession and dismantled Liverpool every way possible in a 16-2 victory in the Section III Class A semifinals.

from Syracuse.com
The Westhill boys lacrosse team has suffered much at the hands of Cazenovia over the last few seasons. Among the indignities was a sectional final overtime defeat in 2015, one of three losses that year for the Warriors against the Lakers. This year, the tables were turned, and Westhill had the brooms out.

from Syracuse.com
No. 3 Cicero-North Syracuse began their 2017 sectional playoffs in impressive fashion on Monday, easily taking care of No. 6 Rome Free Academy, 19-3. The Northstars advance to take on second-seeded Christian Brothers Academy in the Class A semifinals, Thursday at 7 p.m. at Jamesville-DeWitt Central School.

from the Auburn Citizen
AUBURN — As the quicker, more athletic team, the Maroons took advantage of their skill to win ground balls and draw plenty of dangerous shot opportunities. The Auburn girls lacrosse team advanced to the Section III, Class B semifinals with a 12-6 win over Central Square Tuesday at Seward Elementary. It's the No. 4 Maroons' second time in the section semifinal in the past three years.

from the Watertown Daily Times
ADAMS — Even with a primarily young squad this year, the resolve of the South Jefferson girls lacrosse team hasn’t wavered this season. This determination has carried over into the postseason as well as the Spartans continued their recent success in playoff openers Tuesday with a 16-13 win over Jordan-Elbridge in a Section 3 playoff game.

from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise
MASSENA — The season came to an end for the Saranac Lake boys lacrosse team on Monday, as Massena rallied from a big early deficit to claim an 11-10 victory in the first round of the Section X playoff tournament.

from BLaxFive.net
There were four games in the Class C quarter finals today and one broken bracket when Aquinas (#5) defeated Geneva (#4) in a close game that went right down to the wire.

from GLaxFive.net
From eight playoff games Tuesday night.

from The Daily Gazette
Top-seeded Niskayuna advanced to the Section II Class B girls’ lacrosse championship with a 17-1 win Tuesday against No. 4 Columbia. The Silver Warriors received four goals apiece from Erin Doyle and Sydney McPartlon, while Annabelle Conover had two goals and three assists.

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Chenango Forks cruised past Dryden 17-3 in the Class D semifinals, Tuesday evening. Jake Topa led the Blue Devils with seven goals. Forks faces Chenango Valley in the title game on Thursday.

from Spectrum Sports
SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Chenango Valley beat Whitney Point 11-10 in overtime, Tuesday evening, to advance to the Class D finals. Matt Moleski led the Warriors with two goals and three assists. CV faces top-seed Chenango Forks in the section final on Thursday.

from US Lacrosse
US Lacrosse is excited to announce the second annual WallBall Challenge, powered by SNYPR. This year’s contest will run from June 1-30, 2017 and all proceeds will benefit the First Stick Program, a US Lacrosse initiative that provides resources, including equipment, to start-up lacrosse programs.

from Clarkson Athletics
Ryan St. Croix, an all-star midfielder for the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team has been selected to participate in the 76th annual USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Games. The senior all-star games will be played at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium on the campus of Providence College on Friday, May 26. The game times are 3:00 p.m. for the Division III contest and 5:30 p.m. for the Division I/II game.

from US Lacrosse Mgazine
NORTHEAST: Kyla Sears, Skaneateles (N.Y.)

The senior midfielder finished with five goals and four assists to power Skaneateles, a Class D school, to an 11-5 win over Class A Penfield. Sears missed time early in the season with a minor knee injury, but since she has returned, the Lakers have won eight straight.

from Inside Lacrosse
Raymond J. Enners, an All-Long Island lacrosse player in high school and All-American at West Point, embraced the true meaning of this ancient sport. He embraced the wise Cherokee elder’s proverb as well. To him it meant meet every challenge with ethics, optimism and a spirit of commitment, be accountable and use the learnings to lead others toward an outcome that is beneficial to the team.

Tuesday May 23, 2017 10:05PM
from OCC Athletics
Four former members of the Onondaga Community College Men's Lacrosse team were recently inducted into the NJCAA Men's Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Brendan Storrier, Stefan Schroder, Shayne Jackson and Randy Staats were recognized for their outstanding careers at Onondaga alongside Herkimer Community College graduates Rich Barnes and Scott Ditzell.

from WKBW.com
On Tuesday, The graduating senior from Niagara Wheatfield took the field for the Falcons quarterfinal lacrosse game against cross-town rival North Tonawanda. Just hours before, Martin lost his grandfather.

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from USILA.org
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced its rosters for the 76th annual USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Games. The senior all-star games will be played at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium on the campus of Providence College on Friday, May 26. The game times are 3:00 p.m. for the Division III contest and 5:30 p.m. for the Division I/II game.

from North Country Now
Saranac Lake goaltender Ward Walton (15) makes a diving save late in the third quarter to preserve a 9-7 lead at the time.

from North Country Now
Massena senior Krysten Stone (7) blasts a close-range shot just under the stick of the Potsdam goalie and into the net to give the #3-seeded Raiders a 2-1 edge in the first half.

3:00PM
from Syracuse Athletics
Syracuse lacrosse icon Casey Powell is set to become the 27th member of the Syracuse lacrosse program to be enshrined in the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, U.S. Lacrosse announced on Tuesday.

Powell was a four-time USILA All-American – one-of-13 Syracuse players to accomplish that feat – and was a two-time recipient of the Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award as the nation's most outstanding player. He also won the 1996 Lt. Donald C. MacLaughlin Jr. Award as the nation's top midfielder, before winning the 1998 Lt. Col. Jack Turnbull Award as the best attackman in collegiate lacrosse.

from Under Armour Lacrosse
Baltimore, Md. (May 23, 2017)— Under Armour, in conjunction with Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Inside Lacrosse, is thrilled to announce the North and South team rosters that will take the field the 12th-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on July 1 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. The girls’ game will get underway at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by the boys’ game at 8:00 p.m.

from Under Armour Lacrosse
Baltimore, Md. (May 23, 2017)— Under Armour, in conjunction with Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Inside Lacrosse, is thrilled to announce the North and South team rosters that will take the field the 12th-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on July 1 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. The girls’ game will get underway at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by the boys’ game at 8:00 p.m.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
Colin Blind (Webster Thomas), who was also selected as the 2017 State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Defensive Player of the Year, was named to the All-ECAC First Team. The senior, who was also named to the SUNYAC All-Conference First Team, wreaked havoc on opponent's offenses, accounting for 24 caused turnovers and scooping up 38 ground balls. Blind also connected for two goals on the season.

from Marist Athletics
DANBURY, Connecticut - Marist men's lacrosse midfielder Jimmy Murphy was chosen to be on the All-Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Second Team following his final season as a Red Fox. The regional conference announced its selections May 23 after votes from Division I men's lacrosse representatives were tallied.

9:50AM
from CNYCentral.com
Baldwinsville native Jeremy Boltus had a crucial decision to make out of high school, deciding between Le Moyne College and the Army for school and lacrosse. One visit to West Point sealed the deal and led the way to a career and life of making critical decisions.

from Spectrum Sports
Burnt Hills over Scotia highlights.

from Spectrum Sports
Albany Academy downs Averill Park - highlights.

from the Daily Gazette
Abbie McHerron now stars for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake after playing her first four varsity girls’ lacrosse seasons at Scotia and helping the Tartans to sectional titles in 2015 and 2016. Along with her family, she moved during the offseason into the Burnt Hills district, where her father, Jake McHerron, is in his ninth season coaching the Spartans girls’ lacrosse team.

from the Watertown Daily Times
CARTHAGE — Morgan Paige has displayed plenty of durability as well as versatility for the Carthage girls lacrosse program over the years. Now Paige is hoping she’ll make an impact with her overall game at the college level.

from MPNnow.com
The boys have had a chance to collect their breath after a wild regular season and now, it’s about to get real. The 2017 Section V boys lacrosse tournament kicks off in earnest this week and among the local teams, no fewer than three are legitimate contenders for a Section V patch. Adding intrigue to the postseason is the newly formed Class D bracket.

from The Troy Record
Ballston Spa, N. Y. >> On a rain soaked field with the rain coming down throughout, Ballston Spa earned a 15-4 victory over Troy to move on to the Section II Class B semifinals.

from the Daily Gazette
From May 20th: ALBANY — Back surgery has been waiting for Connor Russell (Penfield) for months. The senior on the UAlbany men’s lacrosse team has known that since this past fall, when he first found out the pain in his back causing a shooting pain down his leg was because of a herniated disc. And Russell has a plan for when he’ll get that operation, a timeline he created months ago when he decided he could deal with the pain for a bit if it meant getting one final season with his team.

from the Baltimore Sun
When Maryland and Albany met for the first time in a game Wednesday, April 12, both teams had only three days to prepare and the Terps escaped with a 12-11 decision. Top-seeded Maryland proved how studious it can be. Given a full week to prepare for a second meeting with the No. 8 seed Great Danes in an NCAA Division I tournament quarterfinal at Delaware Stadium, the Terps waltzed to an 18-9 rout.
Monday May 22, 2017 6:00PM
from RIT SportsZone

from ScreenAnarchy.com
Peter Spirer and Peter Baxter's documentary on the sport of lacrosse and its meaning to members of First Nations communities, Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation, will be released by XLrator Media in U.S. cinemas this Friday, May 26th. It will be followed by a digital release on VOD and iTunes on June 20th. ScreenAnarchy has been given an exclusive clip to share with you which you may watch below along with the trailer.

from WNYPapers.com
The WNY Lacrosse foundation is striving to expand its ever-growing community outreach with the help of a new prime location in the heart of downtown Buffalo's resurgence. The foundation's board of directors on Monday announced it has relocated its operation to the brand-new Innovation Center on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

from NYSSWA.org
Class D Westhill the lone #1 for Upstate Boys.

from NYSSWA.org
Marcellus, Skaneateles, Palmyra-Macedon are the top three for Girls Class D.

from Syracuse.com
The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team has fallen short of the Final Four and the calls for John Desko's job status as head coach of the Orange to change from "current" to "former" are out again from a vocal faction of the fan base. The question is how much of the Orange lacrosse fanbase do they represent this time?

from The Lacrosse Network
Colin and Samir Unbox the Warrior Warp Next and test it out #presentedbywarrior.

from Inside Lacrosse
In the climactic scene from the movie “Unforgiven,” laconic Clint Eastwood bursts in to the bar and methodically shoots all the bad guys, including the film’s chief antagonist, Gene Hackman. Still alive with Eastwood standing over him pointing a shotgun, Hackman exclaims, “I don’t deserve to die like this.”

from the Buffalo Bandits
The Buffalo Bandits today announced that the team will hold its annual youth lacrosse summer camps on July 24, 25 and 26 at KeyBank Center.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
(May 22, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced the 2017 winner of the team’s Wolf Pack award, which recognizes heart and dedication to the team. This year, the honor was bestowed upon Knighthawks transition man Andrew Suitor.

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from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
So, what’re you doin’ this weekend? Going to Foxborough, MA for the NCAA Final Four? Gillette Stadium for Championship Weekend? Want an Upstate spin on next weekend’s games? How about Homer vs. Watertown? Corning West HS (aka Painted Post West HS) vs. Cortland State? And how does Rush-Henrietta figure into the picture?

from SUNY Albany Athletics
NEWARK, Del. – The 8-seed UAlbany men's lacrosse team saw its great season come to close on Sunday afternoon in Delaware after an 18-9 defeat vs. 1-seed Maryland in the NCAA Quarterfinal round.

UAlbany (15-3) recovered from an early two-goal deficit against Maryland (14-3), but was victim to a proceeding 8-0 run. UAlbany could not get closer and fell in front of 9,711 at Delaware Stadium.

from Chosen Spot Radio
The SPazman interviews Canandagua Boys Head Coach Deven York.

from the Watertown Daily Times
Paige, one of the top point-scorers in the Frontier League with 80 and second on her team only to Braelie Kempney, will sign at a ceremony at 2:15 p.m. at the Carthage High School cafeteria.

from Syracuse.com
We didn't shake things up much in this week's CNY high school girls lacrosse poll - the playoffs are just starting to heat up this week with quarterfinal and semifinal rounds.

from Syracuse.com
This is the week in area boys lacrosse - sectional semifinals are Tuesday night and the finals are Thursday in four classes. Things will sort themselves out over the next three days, as some of the top teams will face the challenge of having to beat familiar foes to win championships.

from DailyGazette.com
SCHENECTADY — Schenectady lacrosse player Steve Avramidis stood in line to surpass his school single-game record for goals when nature let out a big roar Thursday night during a non-league game against Voorheesville at Larry Mulvaney Field. With the roll the junior attackman was on, it took an act of God to stop him.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
The Sweetlax Lacrosse Annual Summer Showcase for uncommitted 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 boys’ players will be held June 23rd at Calkins Road Middle School in Pittsford, NY.

Sunday May 21, 2017 7:30PM
from Syracuse Athletics
An early 6-0 lead helped the No. 11 Towson Tigers past the No. 2 Syracuse Orange, ending the Orange's season with a 10-7 loss in the NCAA Quarterfinal Round in Newark, Delaware on Sunday.

from the Albany Times Union
Connor Kelly scored five goals and Matt Rambo added four goals and four assists as top-seeded Maryland routed the University at Albany 18-9 in a NCAA men's lacrosse tournament quarterfinal before a paid attendance of 9,711 at the University of Delaware Sunday afternoon.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY – For the second time in program history, the No. 2 RIT (20-2) men's lacrosse team will play for the national championship after a convincing 22-9 win over No. 4 Wesleyan University (20-2) in the semifinals of the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship on Sunday afternoon from Tiger Stadium. The Tigers will face No. 1 Salisbury University in the NCAA Championship Game at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 28 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

from Syracuse.com
Newark, Delaware -- The Towson lacrosse team wasn't about to blink as it assessed its strategy for upsetting Syracuse in a NCAA Tournament quarterfinal game Sunday.

from William Smith Athletics
The William Smith lacrosse vs. Washington and Lee NCAA tournament quarterfinal game has been pushed back to a 2 p.m. start tomorrow, May 21 on the Generals' Watt Field. The later start time is due to the four hour and 12 minute lightning delay in Washington and Lee's third round game vs. Catholic that resulted in the game not finishing until 8:47 p.m. The Generals topped the Cardinals 9-6 to advance to the quarterfinals.

from Lax3point0
Stats and results through Saturday's games.

9:25AM
from Syracuse Athletics
Nine one-goal wins. That's nine games that took some type of late-game heroics from the Syracuse men's lacrosse team and the team delivered again on Sunday. With the game tied with 2:09 left to play, Stephen Rehfuss (Shaker) scored the eventual game-winner in an 11-10 win over Yale, to send the Orange on to the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
NEWARK, Del. – 8-seed UAlbany men's lacrosse will travel to Newark for a rematch against 1-seed Maryland for the NCAA Quarterfinal Round on Sunday, May 21st at 2:30 p.m. at Delaware Stadium.

The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2 and online on WatchESPN. Anish Shroff, Paul Carcaterra and Quint Kessenich will have the call from Delaware Stadium.

from WWNYTV.com
Marcellus beat Carthage Saturday in the first round of boys' Section 3 lacrosse playoffs. Carthage led most of the way, but Marcellus ended up winning by a point. Still, it was a good season for the locals: "We played 48 minutes as hard as we could," said Carthage coach Kirk Ventiquattro.

from CNYCentral.com
The 2017 Sectional Playoffs began on Saturday, as several Section III high school boys lacrosse teams met on the gridiron. CBA/Bishop Ludden, JD/Clinton, B'ville/CNS, Westhill/J-E

from Syracuse.com
The Section III boys lacrosse sectional playoffs continued on Saturday highlighted by two upset wins. Marcellus scored a 7-6 win over Carthage in Class C and Cazenovia defeated Skaneateles 12-8 to advance in Class D.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Most Section V lacrosse teams won't open their playoffs until next week. But that wasn't the case for the Class B girls, who began their Section V tournament on Saturday.

from Spectrum Sports
Skaneateles, NY: Cazenovia avenges their early season loss to Skaneateles with a 12-8 victory in the Class D quarterfinals. (Video 0:35)

from PressConnects.com
CLASS A: May 24 Championship
2-Ithaca (12-3) at 1-Corning (11-3), 7:15

CLASS B: May 24 Championship
2-Union-Endicott (5-7) vs. 1-Horseheads (12-4) at Corning, 5:15

CLASS C: May 22 Semifinal
3-Maine-Endwell (10-6) at 2-Owego (13-3), 6

May 24 Championship
3-M-E/2-Owego vs. 1-Vestal (12-1) at Johnson City, 7:15

CLASS D: May 24 Championship
2-Seton Catholic Central (6-7) vs. 1-Chenango Forks (10-4) at Johnson City, 5:15

from the Albany Times Union
The latest stories from the Times Union.

from NLL.com
Assistant captain Shayne Jackson got the hat trick and recorded two assists, Randy Staats finished with seven points (2G, 5A), and MVP candidate Lyle Thompson ended the night with six points (2G, 4A). Poulin was phenomenal between the pipes, blocking 42 shots and finishing with a 9 GAA and an .823 SV%.
Saturday May 20, 2017 8:45PM
from Syracuse.com
There was no avoiding the moment. Liverpool High School boys lacrosse coach Mike Felice told his captive audience gathered in the tense huddle they were about to make history, on in his words, be a part of "the greatest comeback ever."

from UticaOD.com
NEW HARTFORD - It will still take some doing to reach their first Section III lacrosse final since 2006, but New Hartford’s streaking Spartans are a win away from a Class C title shot after steamrolling South Jefferson 20-9 in Saturday’s quarterfinal game at Don Edick Field.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
EWING, N.J. – The College at Brockport women's lacrosse team completed their 2017 season in the 'Sweet 16' round of the 2017 NCAA Women's Lacrosse National Championship Tournament on Saturday, falling to the defending national champions, Middlebury College, 14-7.

10:30AM
from Cascade Lacrosse
Joe Walters, JoJo Marasco, Joey Sankey, CJ Costabile, Greg Gurenlian & Ned Crotty provide their perspective on their personal history with Cascade Helmets and the NEW S Helmet.

from BLaxFive.net
Seeding was interesting with two three-way ties and a couple of two-way ties. In the Class C bracket the top three teams had identical averages and were placed by the tie-breaking procedure. More on seeding will be available on Saturday.

from 13WHAM.com
Despite trailing the Penn Yan Academy boys lacrosse team by a trio of goals in the fourth quarter, Webster Thomas came back to win in two overtimes to finish this regular season with a 13-3 record.

from 13WHAM.com
Fairport lacrosse jumped out in front early in Friday night's match up, but the Red Raiders couldn't keep up with Victor. The Blue Devils now move to 13-3 on the season after beating Fairport 10-8.

from 13WHAM.com
There are plenty of reasons to smile in Brighton, the Barons are 16-0 and ranked 8th in the country. But if you think it's been smooth sailing, you'd be wrong. 13WHAM's Toby Motyka has more on the Baron's success.

from WBNG.com
BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - The Section IV boy's lacrosse all-stars were released on Friday. Here's a look at where our area players landed.

from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise
SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake girls lacrosse team wrapped up the regular season with a victory Friday, topping Potsdam 12-10 at the North Country Community College field. In a game with playoff implications, the Red Storm broke a 7-7 tie at intermission by scoring two goals during the opening minute of the second half and never trailed the rest of the way.

from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise
SARANAC LAKE — For the second time this season, the Saranac Lake boys lacrosse team found itself in a tight match Friday with Salmon River in the last game of the Section X regular season for both squads. Four straight goals in the second half by the Shamrocks ended any hopes that the Red Storm had of averting a sweep.

from the Albany Times Union
Bethlehem rolled past host Shaker, 17-4, on Friday in a Section II Class A girls' lacrosse quarterfinal contest. The fifth-seeded Eagles jumped out to a 7-3 halftime advantage before erupting for 10 goals in the second-half to seal the victory.

from Syracuse.com
Keara Dwyer, Lucy Connor, Megan Henderson and Chloe Willard combined for 15 of the Lakers 19 goals in Cazenovia's 19-10 Section III Class D first round girls lacrosse contest win on Friday.

from CNWeekly.com
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> The Section II boys lacrosse seeding meeting started at 9 a.m. Friday morning, but the final results were not available until after 6 p.m. Thursday night’s Guilderland at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake was postponed in the middle of the second quarter due to severe weather that knocked down trees and power lines throughout the Capital Region. The contest was completed Friday afternoon to close out the Class A standings.

from LaxLessons.com
Section 1 Boys Class b and C quarterfinals today.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Confidence remains a strong fuel for the Syracuse lacrosse team as it prepares to meet Towson in a NCAA Tournament quarterfinal game Sunday in Delaware.

from Le Moyne Athletics
Bloomsburg, Pa. – First Team All-American Jacqueline Jahelka scored three straight goals midway through the second half to lift top-ranked and top-seeded Adelphi University to an 11-7 victory over the second-ranked and second-seeded Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team in the NCAA Championships semifinals on Friday at Steph Pettit Stadium on the campus of Bloomsburg University.

from Inside Lacrosse
IL's Terry Foy and Quint Kessenich react to the first round, discuss the week's news — highlighted by injury reports and the IL Media All-American selections — and preview the money round as teams prepare to claim their trip to the Final Four. They welcome in Towson coach Shawn Nadelen as the Tigers prepare for Syracuse on Sunday.

from Dr. Fred Opie
Host Fred Opie interviews Cortland State alum Bill Tierney, the head lacrosse coach at the University of Denver. This is in part a rebroadcast of segments of the interview Fred did with coach Tierney for the series Cortland State the cradle of coaches and new content in which Fred talks to Tierney about his time as an assistant coach at Johns Hopkins University before going on to become the head coach of Princeton University and his early days at Princeton learning from their legendary basketball coach Pete Carril.

from The Daily Orange
The No. 2 Orange compensated for a 4-of-22 faceoff performance — its worst since at least 2014, when SU’s most recent game-by-game statistics are available — to beat Yale and advance to the NCAA quarterfinals. But senior faceoff specialist Ben Williams struggled mightily, going a career-worst 1-for-12.
Friday May 19, 2017 6:00PM
from MyTwinTiers.com
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - Horseheads standout goalie Matt Gill continues the great tradition of All-Americans for Blue Raider lacrosse.

Gill, who recently signed to play college lacrosse at St. Rose in Albany, helped the Blue Raiders to their first Section IV Championship last season since 1998. Ian Cook, who's now at Binghamton University, earned All-America status last year for the Blue Raiders. (Video 0:15)

from Ithaca.com
The Dryden boys lacrosse team is Section IV Division IV champions for the first time in the program's 11-season history. Dryden (11-4, 5-1) split its regular season games with Whitney Point (11-4, 5-1), making each team's one division loss to each other. Dryden won via a tiebreaker.

from Syracuse.com
The Adelphi University women's lacrosse team scored five of the last six goals to defeat rival and second-seeded Le Moyne College 11-7 on Friday in a Division II NCAA Tournament game at Bloomsburg University.

from Lax3point0.com
The empty brackets are ready and waiting for the conclusion of Sectional Championships. Check the sectional matchups, times, dates, and locations for the NYS Boys Lacrosse Championship.

from Inside Lacrosse
The NCAA has announced sites for the 2019-22 quarterfinal and championship sites. Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia will host in 2019 and ’20, while ’21 and ’22 will be hosted by Fairfield University and played in East Hartford, Conn. The DII and DIII championships are scheduled to be played with them. Rentschler Field in East Hartford is the home of UConn football, and it seats 38,066 according to its website.

from Hamilton College Athletics
[Morgan] Fletcher, who was placed on the first team, is one of 48 all-Americans chosen by a panel of Division III women's lacrosse coaches. Fletcher landed on the third team in 2015 and 2016. She is the first three-time all-American in the history of the Hamilton women's lacrosse program.

from IWLCA.org
The IWLCA has announced that 48 student-athletes were named to the 2017 Division III All-American teams. The IWLCA will honor the National All-Americans at the IWLCA All-American Banquet on Saturday June 3, 2017 at the Hunt Valley Inn in Hunt Valley, Md.

from MPNnow.com
The Section V girls lacrosse tournament gets started on Saturday and among area teams, Canandaigua in Class B and Palmyra-Macedon in Class D are the No. 2 seeds. So the Braves and the Red Raiders have first-round byes while Midlakes and Victor open their tournaments on Saturday.

from North Country Now
More than 90 players from the Massena boys' and girls' varsity and modified teams went to the Anowarakowa Arena on Cornwall Island, Ontario to take part in the third annual festival.

from Syracuse Orange YouTube
Syracuse men's lacrosse freshman midfielder Jamie Trimboli previews the Orange's

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from the LaFayette Lacrosse Alumni Association
The LaFayette (NY) High School Lacrosse Alumni Association is pleased to announce their 11th annual alumni event will be held at Tsha’ Thoñ’nhes, Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse on Rt 11A on the Onondaga Nation on Sat Aug 12, 2017.

from Le Moyne Athletics

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The College at Brockport women's lacrosse team advanced to the 'Sweet 16' round of the 2017 NCAA Championship for the second straight season, as the Golden Eagles prepare to go toe-to-toe with the defending 2016 National Champions, Middlebury College on May 20.

from US Lacrosse
The journey to England continues with the Team USA Spring Premiere. US Lacrosse takes you behind the scenes with the world’s best and most respected players and coaches.

from NunesMagician.com
The Towson Tigers and Syracuse Orange faceoff at noon on Sunday in Newark, DE for a chance to go to Gillette and play on Memorial Day Weekend. The Tigers earned its way in by taking the CAA crown, but this is a strong program. Sunday will be Towson’s second trip in a row to the quarterfinals, after taking down the Denver Pioneers in the first round last year.

from Clarkson Athletics
The cornerstone of the Clarkson University Men's lacrosse program for nearly three decades, head coach Bill Bergan reached a significant milestone this past spring.

from DailyGazette.com
ALBANY — It’s not quite a revenge tour. TD Ierlan is too nice for that. But, yeah, the UAlbany men’s lacrosse freshman faceoff specialist has noticed that UAlbany’s schedule has included several programs that once recruited him.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
It was just his fall debut, but TD Ierlan (Victor) felt the nerves as he entered the stadium at Johns Hopkins’ Homewood Field for a matchup with Richmond last October. Ierlan, Albany’s freshman faceoff specialist, had grown up watching games take place on the historic field, and he’d be suiting up for the Great Danes for the first time at that very same place.

from DailyGazette.com
Myah Hughes scored four goals and added two assists, and Scotia-Glenville extended its Section II tournament win streak to seven games with a 19-6 Class D quarterfinal triumph against South Glens Falls Thursday.

from DailyGazette.com
Albany Academy is looking to continue its winning ways after sweeping through the Colonial Council, but tough games loom in a bracket that also includes Suburban Council and Foothills Council representatives.

from DailyGazette.com
Four champions will be crowned in the expanded Section II girls' lacrosse tournament, which begins Thursday with games in the two lower classes. Class D has been added to the mix where Schuylerville is the No. 1 seed. The other No. 1 seeds in the 26th annual tournament are Shenendehowa in Class A, Niskayuna in Class B and Albany Academy in Class C.

from Syracuse Orange YouTube
Head coach John Desko Previews Syracuse's matchup with Towson in the NCAA Quarterfinal on Sunday.

from Syracuse Orange YouTube
Syracuse men's lacrosse play-by-play man Brian Higgins let's you know what the Orange will be up against in their NCAA Quarterfinal matchup with Towson on Sunday, May 21 at the University of Delaware.

from Inside Lacrosse
The best lacrosse team at a mid-major has gone to the NCAA Quarterfinals three times, each time with one of the sport’s powers cutting them short of a trip to the final four. But there’s a growing feeling that this Albany team is different and as complete as any one before it. They pass the eye test. The numbers agree. They’ve confronted the program's one fatal flaw (face-offs) and have captivated and elevated the sport with a fast, fun philosophy based on a commitment to positive attitude.

from The Daily Orange
Sergio Salcido hit the game-winner at North Carolina, but the ball wouldn’t have been in his stick if not for a gloved hand pointing to him. From behind the cage, Jordan Evans rose his right hand in the air, signaling for midfielder Matt Lane to get the ball to Salcido, stationed on the opposite wing. Three passes later, Salcido wound up and ripped the game-winner, extending then-No. 1 Syracuse’s longest winning streak in six years.

from North Country Now
St. Lawrence Central surged in the closing stages of the game to capture the 12-11 victory over Salmon River and claim the Section X Regular Season Championship.

from North Country Now
The Golden Bears won 20-5 and clinched the regular-season Northern Athletic Conference title.

from BLaxFive.net
May 18, 2017 - DAY IN REVIEW: Webster Thomas took their first lead with an overtime goal from Colin Horan in the second overtime period to defeat Penn Yan 9-8. The Mustangs led for major portions of the game and had a three goal lead with 10 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter. Thomas scored the final four goals of the match-up to force overtime and take the win.

from GLaxFive.net
May 18, 2017 - Below are the tables for the final Sectional seeds. There is a single tie in the Class D Tournament. Mynderse and Marcus Whitman both finished with a 5.0625 average. The first tie breaking procedure is head to head match-ups. Mynderse defeated Marcus Whitman on May 9th so Mynderse take seed #5 and Marcus Whitman takes seed #6.

Girls Class A Bracket | Girls Class B Bracket | Girls Class C Bracket | Girls Class D Bracket
Thursday May 18, 2017 7:00PM
from Syracuse.com
The Section III girls high school lacrosse tournament brackets were set Thursday morning. The top seeds are: West Genesee (Class A), Fayetteville-Manlius (Class B), Jamesville-DeWitt (Class C) and Marcellus (Class D).

Lax3point0.com Brackets

from USILA.org
Chris Gabrielli of Providence College will coach the Division I/II North team and Marty Ward (Corcoran) of Florida Southern will coach the Division I/II South. John Klepacki of Western New England University will coach the Division III North team, while Brooks Singer of Catholic University of America will be on the sidelines for the Division III South squad.

from IWLCA.org
The IWLCA has announced that 48 student-athletes were named to the 2017 Division II All-American teams. The IWLCA will honor the National All-Americans at the IWLCA All-American Banquet on Saturday June 3, 2017 at the Hunt Valley Inn in Hunt Valley, Md.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- A great week of practice doesn't have to produce a perfect Ben Williams for Syracuse to beat Towson in a NCAA Tournament quarterfinal lacrosse game Sunday.

from The Daily Orange
As Syracuse nears its first Final Four since 2013, beat writers Charlie DiSturco, Sam Fortier and Matthew Gutierrez answer three pressing questions surrounding the Orange. No. 2 SU (13-2, 4-0 Atlantic Coast) has lost only once since Feb. 25, most recently beating Yale Sunday in the Carrier Dome to earn a date with No. 11 Towson (11-4, 4-1 Colonial Athletic) on Sunday at noon at Delaware Stadium in Newark, Delaware. The winner advances to the Final Four in Foxborough, Massachusetts for Memorial Day weekend.

from Syracuse.com
Marcellus defeated Skaneateles by one goal in April, but the Lakers were without star Kyla Sears. The two could well meet again in the Class D sectional final.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
NEWARK, Del. – 8-seed UAlbany men's lacrosse will travel to Newark for a rematch against 1-seed Maryland for the NCAA Quarterfinal Round on Sunday, May 21st at 2:30 p.m. at Delaware Stadium.

The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2 and online on WatchESPN. Anish Shroff, Paul Carcaterra and Quint Kessenich will have the call from Delaware Stadium.

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from JustLacrosse Upstate
Wet Genesee, Auburn, J-D, and CBA earn the #1 seeds.

from Syracuse.com
If the Westhill boys lacrosse team is still smarting from suffering its only loss of the season to Christian Brothers Academy, the Warriors got a little more motivation as they head into the sectional playoffs.

The Brothers, with a 10-5 record, were awarded the No. 1 seed for the Class D playoffs, over the 14-1 Warriors at tonight's Section III seeding meeting at Fayetteville-Manlius High School.

from Syracuse.com
Jamesville-DeWitt is the No. 1 seed for the Section III Class C high school boys lacrosse tournament. Red Rams coach Jamie Archer previews the tournament.

from Syracuse.com
The West Genesee High School boys lacrosse team is the No. 1 seed for the Section III Class A tournament. Wildcats coach Mike Messere previews the tournament.

from Syracuse.com
Coach Matt Smith of Auburn High School leads the No. 1 seeded Maroons into the Class B Section III boys lacrosse tournament.

from the Watertown Daily Times
CARTHAGE — Having established himself as a three-sport standout, Carthage’s Caleb Null is truly an athlete for all seasons.

“I feel like I’ve done everything I can,” Null said of his lacrosse season. “But at the same time, I wish I can do more — there’s never a time where you can let up. You’ve just got to keep making yourself better.”

from MPNnow.com
With only one more game left to play in the regular season, the Canandaigua girls lacrosse team were looking to put together a complete effort in their game on Wednesday against Churchville-Chili.

from The Niagara Gazette
Coming into this season, Bill Schmidtke was pretty sure Kaylyn Phillips would break Niagara Falls' all-time mark for career goals. But with his team competing in Class A with the top teams in the area, he had no idea she'd break the single-season scoring record too.

from GLaxFive.net
May 17, 2017 - Twelve more games were played on the penultimate day of the regular season. The closest match was Brighton over Spencerport 8-6.

from CBS6Albany.com
ALBANY, NY (WRGB)--This afternoon, the Albany Academy cadets honored their uppermost class on the field ahead of this afternoon's game against The Gunnery.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY – The No. 2 RIT (19-2) men's lacrosse team extended its winning streak to 14 games with a 15-9 victory over No. 8 SUNY Cortland (17-3) in the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals Wednesday evening from Tiger Stadium. The Tigers will face No. 4 Wesleyan University (20-1) in the national semifinal on Sunday, May 21. It marks the fourth time in the last five year that the Tigers advanced to the semifinals, and will be the ninth time in program history.

from Hilbert College Athletics
HAMBURG, N.Y. – The Hilbert College men's lacrosse program swept all four major awards and eight players were named to the First Team All-Conference when the 2017 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) All-Conference awards were released this morning.

from the NCAA
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation at State University of New York at Plattsburgh is seeking qualified candidates for a 10-month, Head Women's Lacrosse Coach position.

from the Albany Times Union
JD Colarusso grew up admiring one standout University at Albany lacrosse goalkeeper in Brett Queener. Then Colarusso had to replace another in Blaze Riorden. He has a chance to go further in the NCAA Tournament than either Queener or Riorden, both Great Danes netminders who were eliminated in the quarterfinals.

from Canandagua Lacrosse
Friends of Mike Pane are sponsoring the First Annual Mike Pane Memorial Scramble on Saturday, July 1st! Proceeds from this scramble-format tournament will be used to fund new scholarships at Canandaigua Academy and Ruben A. Cirillo (Gananda) High School and to support the Boys Lacrosse programs in both districts.

from HudsonValley.com
Section 9 boys lacrosse tournament brackets

from NYSSWA.org
Leading off today: The use of an ineligible player by St. Anthony's has resulted in Chaminade being awarded the CHSAA state Class AAA championship in boys lacrosse, Newsday reported Wednesday.

from PRNewwire.com
LIVERPOOL, N.Y., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cascade Lacrosse, the leading helmet manufacturer in lacrosse, today launched a new premium helmet, the S. Designed and manufactured in the United States, the new S represents the pinnacle of protection, comfort and vision. The S incorporates several new, game-changing helmet technologies, including a new tri-liner integrated with the shell, new Xflo ventilation that more than doubles the breathability of previous helmets models, and a new Vision bar facemask that ensures the ball is never out of sight. The helmet will be available in Cascade's 48-hour factory custom manufacturing starting June 19th at a retail price of $289.

from CNYCentral.com

from The Lacrosse Network

from the Rochester Knighthawks
“There are a lot of good defensemen on the Knighthawks, so it’s awesome to be named the winner in only my second year,” he said. “I wasn’t really expecting it, but I am honored.”

from Capital District Lax
Congratulations to Caitlyn Miller and Amanda Nieman (Guilderland 2019), and their sisters Paige Miller and Alivia Nieman, respectively (Guilderland 2022) on being selected to play in the 2017 Brine National Lacrosse Classic.
Wednesday May 17, 2017 4:15PM
from the Owego Free Academy
Abigail Higgins, Brittany Hathaway and Matthew Maslin have been honored for their outstanding contributions to high school lacrosse and the community by the Charles H. Bassett Youth Foundation. The three were given the 2017 Bassett-Hall “Lacrosse Plus” Award on May 16 in a ceremony at Owego Free Academy. They were recognized for their achievements in the Owego Free Academy girls and boys lacrosse programs and volunteer community service activities.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – Great Dane standout Sarah Martin has been selected as the first-ever Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) First Team All-American and Inside Lacrosse Media First Team All-American, the organizations announced Wednesday.

from Canisius Athletics
Junior Erica Evans of the Canisius women's lacrosse team has been selected as an All-American for a second consecutive season, being named as a member of the IWLCA Second Team, the association announced Wednesday.

from IWLCA.org
The IWLCA has announced that 48 student-athletes were named to the 2017 Division I All-American teams. The IWLCA will honor the National All-Americans at the IWLCA All-American Banquet on Saturday June 3, 2017 at the Hunt Valley Inn in Hunt Valley, Md.

from NLL.com
Miles Thompson has proven to be the king of behind the back goals and he shares some tips with NLL Productions.

from Syracuse Athletics
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse junior Riley Donahue and sophomore Natalie Wallon have been selected to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-America team. Donahue was voted to the All-America Second Team, while Wallon was a third-team selection.

from Syracuse.com
There are eight games on tonight's girls lacrosse schedule, but it doesn't look like any of them will have much of an impact on Thursday morning's Section III tournament seedings.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY – Junior Emily Livecchi (Our Lady of Mercy) was named to the 2017 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-Empire Region Second Team announced on Monday, May 12.

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from Le Moyne Athletics

from Syracuse.com
Towson lacrosse specialist Alex Woodall should be healthy enough to play in Sunday's NCAA quarterfinal game against No. 2 Syracuse, Tigers coach Shawn Nadelen said Tuesday.

Woodall, a 6-foot-1, 225-pound sophomore, suffered an undisclosed ailment in an opening round win over Penn State. He ranked ninth in Division I with a .609 success rate this season.

from Yale Athletics
The 2017 Yale men's lacrosse team won Ivy League regular season and tournament championships and were voted New England Champions as well. Today, the Bulldogs gathered to pick a captain and hand out their association awards. Ben Reeves (Palmyra Macedon), the two-time Tewaaraton Award Finalist who was this year's Ivy and New England Player of the Year, was named 2018 team captain while picking up a pair of team awards. The junior attackman became Yale's career points leader with 201 last Sunday night when he scored four goals and handed out two assists against Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament. Reeves, who had 42 goals and 79 points in 15 games this spring, earned team MVP honors as well as the award for the top Yale offensive player.

from CNYCentral.com
On the eve of High School Sectional Lacrosse pairings being revealed, there were still several regular season games on Tuesday night.

from the Watertown Daily Times
WATERTOWN — General Brown senior Luke Rogers was the first to wave the Frontier League championship banner. After the Lions defeated Carthage, 11-8, on Tuesday night, Rogers and his teammates earned the opportunity to savor a historical moment on the Watertown High School turf as the team claimed the league’s first playoff title in boys lacrosse.

from the Watertown Daily Times
WATERTOWN — Remaining spry at the age of 81, Matt Branski still attends lacrosse games when he can. Yet Tuesday’s Frontier League playoff game between Watertown and South Jefferson was a special occasion for Branski, a former longtime lacrosse coach for the Cyclones.

from IWLCA.org
May 15, 2017 – IWLCA President Alicia Groveston has announced the establishment of the IWLCA Hall of Fame. The inaugural Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in conjunction with the IWLCA Annual Meetings held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida.

“We are very excited about establishing the IWLCA Hall of Fame,” said Groveston. “This is something our membership wholeheartedly supports, and there are many qualified candidates that deserve the recognition. Induction into the Hall of Fame will be the highest honor our organization can bestow, and celebrating the honorees at our Annual Meeting will allow our current generation of coaches to be inspired by those coaches who have achieved excellence over the course of their careers.”

from Inside Lacrosse
The three teams are compiled by members of the lacrosse media who vote in the weekly Cascade Division I Women’s Media Poll and are in tune with the national college lacrosse landscape week to week. The diverse group of opinions provides a strong consensus of who’s the best of the best in women’s Division I college lacrosse.

from Syracuse.com
A strong fourth quarter for Christian Brothers Academy broke open a tie contest and lifted the Brothers to an 11-7 victory over Marcellus on Tuesday. (with photos)

from SportsUnionWNY.com
On May 6, Meegan, a senior on the Mt.St. Mary Academy lacrosse team, became the seventh player in program history to score her 100 career goal. Meegan, who entered the game with 99 career goals, hit the milestone mark with five minutes left in the Thunder’s 8-5 road win over Sacred Heart.

from North Country Now
Saranac Lake’s goalkeeper Ward Walton (15) makes a tremendous close-range save in front of net to deny St. Lawrence Central’s Drew Rose (16) in the third quarter.

from North Country Now
Sophomore Delaney Hayes (4) rips a shot through Potsdam defenders and past the goalie to open scoring on Monday evening in Canton.

from BLaxFive.net
May 16, 2017 - DAY IN REVIEW: John Galbraith scored the final goal of Pittsford`s comeback victory over Webster Thomas 9-8 in the first overtime period. The Titans scored the opening goal and never trailed; however, the game was tied 5 times throughout the contest.

from GLaxFive.net
May 16, 2017 - Four more games were played tonight. The closest of which was Wayne over Gananda 4-3. Additionally, Fairport defeated Churchville-Chili 10-6, Livonia defeated Ath/Ody 17-7 and R-H defeated Aquinas 19-4.

from LaxAllStars.com
Welcome to the Final JuCo Report of the year – the 2017 NJCAA champs have been crowned, we saw an AMAZING final four (and title game), and we got to enjoy one of the best NJCAA Men’s Lacrosse seasons in recent memory! It’s an exciting time for JuCo lacrosse, and a lot of these guys can be impact players at the next level.

from LaxAllStars.com
While the NJCAA lacrosse gods will come out with their own official All-American teams, my list of Junior College All-Americans, which I’m dubbing the “NJCAA Lacrosse All Stars”, can be seen below. It just makes sense, doesn’t it?

from Owego Free Academy
The award accompanies a gift of $250, given in honor of Robert Clarke Bassett, a former lacrosse player at Fayetteville-Manlius High School, Deerfield Academy and Dartmouth College, and his high school coach and social studies teacher, Thomas Wright Hall, a former lacrosse player at Cortland State University.
Tuesday May 16, 2017 6:55PM
from Cazenovia College Athletics
The Cazenovia College Men’s Lacrosse staff would like to invite YOU to their annual Prospect Day on September 10, 2017.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – Former UAlbany midfielder Sarah Martin has been drafted by the Long Island Sound into the United Women's Lacrosse League (UWLX), becoming the first Great Dane to play in the professional ranks.

from Syracuse.com
It's that time of year again, where the games count for much more this time around because a loss ends your season. The boys Section III tournament seedings will be drawn up Wednesday night at Fayetteville-Manlius High School, and this year's playoffs start Thursday (out-bracket games only).

from Le Moyne Athletics
Friday, May 19 (at Bloomsburg)
#1 Adelphi vs. #2 Le Moyne | 11:00 AM

TAILGATING WITH THE 'PHINS: Fans attending the tailgating area will receive a FREE RALLY TOWEL to cheer on the 'Phins.

from PressConnects.com
Attackmen JT Stirpe and Quinn Webster and midfielder Matt Thrasher scored three goals each as Vestal edged the visitors in Section 4 play. Vestal is undefeated in divisional play (10-0) and is the Division II champion.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
(May 16, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks handed out their second and third awards of the offseason today, as Kyle Jackson was named the team’s Rookie of the Year and Offensive MVP. The Sarnia, Ontario native was the Knighthawks’ only multiple award winner this season.

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from CBS6Albany.com
NISKAYUNA, NY (WRGB)-- We're less than 24 hours away, from one of the most highly-anticipated high school lacrosse games of the season. The final two remaining unbeaten teams in the Suburban Council will square off, under the lights, tomorrow night at Frank Bailey Field on the campus of Union College.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY -- Three members of the RIT Men's Lacrosse team earned Liberty League weekly honors on Monday, May 15. Senior Chad Levick (Newmarket, Ontario/Huron Heights Secondary) was named the Offensive Performer of the Week, while Nick Nesbitt (Burlington, Ontario/Salisbuury School) was the Liberty League Defensive Performer of the Week, and Alex Maruna (Medina, OH/St. Ignatius) was the Liberty League Rookie of the Week.

from Cornell Athletics
SPARKS, Md. — A trio of Cornell men's lacrosse alumni – Mitch Belisle '07, Connor Buczek '15, and Rob Pannell '13 – have been named by US Lacrosse among the 59 players selected to try out for the 2018 U. S. Men's National Team. The first round of tryouts will be held July 9-11 at the new U.S. national teams training center at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY -- The No. 2 RIT men's lacrosse team continues post-season play on Wednesday, May 17 in the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship. The Tigers, host No. 8 SUNY Cortland in the quarterfinals at 5 p.m. from Tiger Stadium. The winner advances to play the winner between Bates and Wesleyan in the NCAA Division III Tournament Semifinals on Sunday, May 21.

from Inside Lacrosse
Early in Albany’s First Round win against North Carolina on Saturday, J.D. Colarusso stopped a tricky bouncer from Andy Matthews, then another quick shot by Michael Tagliaferri on the Heels’ first possession. He didn’t see much rubber the rest of the half, as TD Ierlan dominated face-offs and Carolina managed seven shots on goal.

from The Daily Orange
Nick Mariano spent most of his first winter break at Syracuse by himself in a South Campus apartment, where he mulled over the possibilities that lie ahead. He always wanted to play at Syracuse, and the once distant upstate school was now home. The thought of excelling at his dream school excited him so much that he went home for only three days — Christmas Eve, Christmas and the day after — during the break.

from Capital District Lax
Through community efforts, and the efforts of the region’s extended lacrosse family, Schuylerville Youth Lacrosse was able to write a check to the Podkladek’s for over $8000.00 to help support Mike’s medical expenses and travel to Sloan Kettering in NYC, where he is participating in a clinical trial.

from North Country Now
Salmon River's Rowisonkies Barnes (11) fires the shot past Massena's goaltender Cameron Plourde (18) to score in the second quarter. The Shamrocks and the Red Raiders battled a close game throughout.

from North Country Now
Sophomore Delaney Hayes (4) rips a shot through Potsdam defenders and past the goalie to open scoring on Monday evening in Canton.

from DailyGazette.com
BALLSTON SPA — Bouncing back from injuries the way Meg Miller has is very commendable, but it is not what separates the Ballston Spa lacrosse player from all of the others who have donned the Scotties’ uniform. Come next school year, the trailblazing attacker will be the program’s first female to compete at the Division I college level.

from BLaxFive.net
May 15, 2017 - DAY IN REVIEW: Jonathan Deats scored 3g-5a and Connor DiDomineck scored 3g-5a to lead the Bath past Chenango Valley (11-4) of Section IV.

from GLaxFive.net
May 16, 2017 - There were 13 games to start out the week.
Monday May 15, 2017 7:00PM
from Under Armour Lacrosse
Colby Barker, Pittsford, N.Y. | Pittsford (N.Y.) | Ohio State; Tucker Dordevic, Portland, Ore. | Jesuit (Ore.) | Syracuse

from Under Armour Lacrosse
Katie Cosgrove Midfield Churchville-Chili (N.Y.) Duke

from Syracuse.com
When Desko coached his No. 2 seeded SU squad to an 11-10 win over Yale in a NCAA Tournament first-round game Sunday, it represented his 500th win as a member of the Orange lacrosse family.

from US Lacrosse
At first glance, 13 with Upstate ties amony those trying out.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
(May 15, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks will announce their 2017 award winners over the next two weeks. The first award is the most coveted, the team’s most valuable player. It’s an honor that has been bestowed upon some of the greatest names in the game like Paul Gait, John Grant Jr. and Cody Jamieson.

This year, the award goes to a player whose name is the most prevalent on that elite list, goalie Matt Vinc. For a franchise-record fifth time, the netminder was been voted the Knighthawks RICOH MVP.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
Syracuse goalie Evan Molloy answered the bell Sunday night, making 15 saves to back up a strong defensive showing by the Orange in an 11-10 victory over Yale in an NCAA tournament first-round game at the Carrier Dome.

from The Lacrosse Network
Torrey Pines takes on their Rivals, La Costa Canyon, in the final episode of DRIVE presented by Under Armour.

from Syracuse.com
Only one small change to this week's rankings, as we complete the season and get ready to start the Section III playoffs. We moved Fayetteville-Manlius down to No. 5 after its loss to Cicero-North Syracuse, and boosted Homer up a spot, despite the Trojans' four-goal loss to No. 1 Jamesville-DeWitt.

from Syracuse.com
What's up with Christian Brothers Academy?

Probably nothing - but the Brothers have lost two of their last three games and tumble to No. 5 in this week's CNY high school girls lacrosse poll.

from PressConnects.com
Billy Kozloski’s two fourth-quarter goals helped host Johnson City to a 7-3 victory over Maine-Endwell on Saturday in a Section 4 boys lacrosse game.

from BLaxFive.net
Heading into the final week of the regular season, thoughts turn to tournament seeding. The seeding for all four teams will be posted late Friday night, but, just for fun, let`s see what we know as of May 13th.

10:40AM
from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
What with the NCAA lacrosse marathon on ESPNU, my son tracking his friend’s team’s attempts at a JUCO national championship, and the afterglow of a 10-6 regular season finally realized and achieved, I found it hard to sit down long enough to write this week’s epistle. It’s almost as if there’s just too much lacrosse!!!

from the Democrat & Chronicle
The Monroe Community College Tribunes won their fifth National Junior College Athletic Association women’s lacrosse national championship in-a-row with a 12-3 win over Howard CC in Maryland on Sunday. The Tribunes extended their winning-streak to 83 games. The team’s last loss was in the national championship game against Onondaga CC in 2012.

from Monroe CC Athletics
ARNOLD, Maryland - During the MCC women's lacrosse team's 82-game winning streak, much has been made of Monroe's potent attack and explosive offensive ability. On Sunday, with a chance to extend the streak to 83 games and win the program's fifth consecutive national title, it was the Tribune defense that offered up the dominant performance.

from OCC Athletics
In a game that will be remembered by everyone in attendance, Onondaga Men's Lacrosse defeated Howard Community College, 15-14, on Sunday afternoon to earn the program's tenth NJCAA National Championship.

from CNYCentral.com

from Syracuse University Athletics
The No. 2 Syracuse men's lacrosse team (13-2) didn't make it look pretty on Sunday night. But thanks to a stout performance in net from senior goaltender Evan Molloy and more late game heroics – this time it was Stephen Rehfuss who delivered the game-winner – the Orange are on to the NCAA Quarterfinals after defeating No. 15 Yale (10-6), 11-10.

from Lax3point0.com
General Brown's Luke Rogers and J-D's Ryan Archer claim the top spots as the Section 3 Points leaders, and have balance their scoring attacks as perfectly as possible.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
BALTIMORE – Inside Lacrosse has announced its 2017 men's lacrosse All-Americans on Sunday night, including five UAlbany players.

Connor Fields (Bishop Timon)is honored as a First Team All-American while TD Ierlan (Victor) is placed on the Second Team. Kyle McClancy, Troy Reh and Stone Sims were chosen as honorable mention.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The magic of the 2017 Syracuse lacrosse team has transferred into the postseason. The Orange again won a game it shouldn't have Sunday night, because, well, that's just what it does. And this time, SU performed the high-wire act with its season on the line.

from The New Haven Register
The No. 15 Bulldogs had more shots (42-29) and won more ground balls (33-20) and face-offs (18-4) than the school with the most lacrosse national titles. However, Yale came up one goal shy in an 11-10 loss before 3,569 that ended its season.

Junior Ben Reeves (Palmyra Macedon) became Yale’s career points leader with four goals and two assists, while classmate Conor Mackie dominated on the face-off for the underdog Bulldogs.

from Bloomburg Athletics
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - Four teams remain to determine the 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse National Champion and the crowning will take place this weekend at Steph Pettit Stadium on the campus of Bloomsburg University. The semifinal games will take place on Friday, May 19, with the first contest beginning at 11:00 a.m. and the second match starting at 3:00 p.m. The national championship game will get underway at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 21.

from the Watertown Daily Times
The Frontier League will hold its first boys lacrosse championship game this week as Carthage will play General Brown in the title game at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Watertown High School.

from Paul Rabil
I’d like to unveil our newest show, a podcast called “Suiting Up, with Paul Rabil”. It’s an interview style show where I host other athlete entrepreneurs and discuss the balancing act for “striking while the iron is hot”, both on the field and in the boardroom. It’s a challenge that requires more than just good time management. Our podcast will explore the tools, technologies and strategies athletes use to succeed.

from Inside Lacrosse
Inside Lacrosse is proud to announce the first-ever Inside Lacrosse Media All-America Teams. The three teams are compiled by more than 30 members of the lacrosse media who vote in the weekly Maverik Media Poll and are in tune with the national college lacrosse landscape week to week. This diverse group of opinions provides a strong consensus of who’s the best of the best in DI men’s college lacrosse. Their selections were made at the conclusion of the 2017 regular season and account for performances through May 8.
Sunday May 14, 2017 10:55PM
from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. - Stephen Rehfuss scored with 2:09 left and Syracuse held on for there for an improbable 11-10 win over Yale Sunday night in an NCAA Tournament first-round game in the Carrier Dome.

8:15PM
from Syracuse.com
Brendan Duggan didn't ask Onondaga Community College coach Chuck Wilbur to put him on the faceoff unit with the team's season on the line, as much as he told him to.

"I told coach to put me in and I was going to get it," Duggan said simply.

And so, the sophomore midfielder found himself on the wing for the first time all year with 2 minutes and 21 seconds left in the season, for a play that would ultimately determine the National Junior College Athletic Association's national champion.

from Le Moyne Athletics
Syracuse, N.Y. – Kyle Stenberg and Michael O'Connell each recorded four points to lead fourth-ranked and third-seeded Merrimack College to a 10-5 win over the second-ranked and second seeded Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Championships at Ted Grant Field.

from Cornell Athletics
PRINCETON, N.J. – The #12/9 women's lacrosse team's 2017 season came to an end on Sunday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, as the Big Red fell to the #5/5 Princeton Tigers, 11-9, at Sherrerd Field. Cornell finishes the season with an overall record of 13-6 while Princeton (15-3), advances to face Penn State in the quarterfinals.

from Syracuse.com
The goals just kept piling up for Boston College. And it seemed that for every one goal the Syracuse University women would get back, the Eagles would add at least two more. BC shocked the sixth-seeded Orange, 21-10, this afternoon in an NCAA second-round women's lacrosse playoff game at the SU Soccer Stadium.

from Ithaca College Athletics
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The often-spoke sport's cliché of "game of inches and split-seconds" all came to fruition in one magical moment for Ithaca College women's lacrosse in Middletown, Conn., on Sunday afternoon. Fifth-year senior attacker Ally Runyon (Fairport) scored her fifth goal of the game with two-seconds remaining in overtime to send the IC women on to the NCAA Third Round and a date with Salisbury next weekend. The goal capped a thrilling comeback, as Ithaca powered past Wesleyan University 11-10 at Smith Field.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
GRANTHAM. PA. – Annika Johnsen scored from the free position with 16 seconds remaining in regulation as the nationally fourth-ranked Messiah women's lacrosse team thwarted a Cortland comeback and defeated the 14th-ranked Red Dragons, 14-13, Saturday afternoon in the NCAA Div. III second round.

from Hamilton College Athletics
The Hamilton College women's lacrosse season ended Sunday afternoon in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Championship as the visiting Salisbury Sea Gulls rallied for a 7-5 win at Hamilton's Steuben Field. The Continentals, ranked 12th nationally, finish the season 12-6. The ninth-ranked Sea Gulls advance to next weekend's third round. They'll face Ithaca College at a site to be determined.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
GRANVILLE, Ohio – The College at Brockport women's lacrosse team opened their 2017 NCAA Division III Tournament run on Sunday in the second round, making light work of Denison University, posting a 17- 7 win.

11:40AM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – The 8-seed UAlbany men's lacrosse team outscored its opponent 14-3 in the first half and held off a late charge to defeat ACC champion and defending NCAA champion North Carolina 15-12 in front of an NCAA First Round record 6,472 fans to advance to the NCAA Quarterfinals.

The crowd of 6,472 is the largest crowd to ever watch an NCAA Tournament First Round game since the field expanded to 16 teams in 2003. It is also the largest crowd to ever watch a UAlbany men's lacrosse home game.

from Syracuse Athletics
Syracuse looks to advance to its its third-straight NCAA Quarterfinal with a win over Yale. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU with Chris Cotter and Orange alums Paul Carcaterra and Ric Beardsley on the call. Brian Higgins and Kyle Fetterly will call the game on TK99/105 and Cuse.TV, with WAER also broadcasting the action.

#2 SYRACUSE vs. #15 YALE
Game Details Sunday, May 14 | Carrier Dome | 7:30 p.m. | NCAA First Round
Game Coverage Live Coverage: Stats
TV: ESPNU | ESPN3
Listen: Cuse.com | TK99/105 | Syracuse IMG Sports Network | WAER
Tickets: BUY!
Bracket: NCAA Tournament Bracket
Twitter: @CuseMLAX
Instagram: @CuseMLAX
Facebook: /CuseMLAX
Syracuse Links News | Roster Schedule | Game Notes
Yale Links News Roster | Schedule | Game Notes

 

from Syracuse Athletics
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse opens play in the 2017 NCAA Women's Lacrosse Tournament when it hosts Boston College in second-round action on Sunday, May 14. Opening draw is set for 3 p.m. Tickets for Sunday's game are $8 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under and senior citizens. Fans can also watch the game on ESPN3 or listen to the live broadcast on ESPN 1200 AM and WJPZ 89.1 FM.

Syracuse vs. Boston College
Game Details Sunday, May 14 Syracuse, N.Y. | 3 p.m.
Game Coverage TV: ESPN3
Radio: ESPN 1200 AM | WJPZ 89.1 FM
Twitter: @cuse | @CuseWLAX | Live Stats
Syracuse Links Notes | News | Roster  | Schedule
Boston College Links News | Roster | Schedule

 

from CNYCentral.com
AA The Onondaga Community College men's lacrosse team has been motivated all season to make up for last season's loss in the NJCAA National Championship Game. The Lazers fell short to Genesee Community College, making the team adopt the slogan of 'Redeem Team'. As of Saturday afternoon, the Lazers are now one game shy of redeeming the prize they believe belongs at OCC.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY – The No. 2 RIT (18-2) men's lacrosse team advanced to the Quarterfinals of the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship with a 17-8 win over No. 13 Stevenson University (14-6) in the third round Saturday afternoon from Tiger Stadium. The Tigers will face SUNY Cortland in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, May 17. It is the seventh time in the last eight years that RIT will appear in the quarterfinals.

from the Buffalo News
It was a busy day on the lacrosse fields of Western New York, with some teams doing some traveling to get in some quality nonleague competition.

On the boys side, St. Joe’s (11-4) earned a 7-5 win over Christian Brothers Academy of Syracuse. Cole Campbell had three goals for the Marauders. C.J. Goss, a Canisius College commit, did a good job of guarding Michigan commit Alex Caulkins of CBA. The Brothers are considered one of the best teams in the state.

from St. John Fisher Athletics
YORK, Pa. – The nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College women's lacrosse team came out victorious in its NCAA Division III Championship opening round match up, defeating Morrisville State 19-6. With the win, the Cardinals improve their record to 15-4 on the year and earn their way to the second round, matching the farthest any team has gotten in program history.

from The Daily Orange
Nearly lost amid the hubbub over the parity of this year’s NCAA field released last weekend was another piece of abnormality. Syracuse committed 17 turnovers against unranked Colgate — its highest total in 19 games dating back to last year — and its leading scorer, Nick Mariano, didn’t notch a single point. Still, SU prevailed for its 10th victory over the last 11 games.

from the Watertown Daily Times
CARTHAGE — This wasn’t the outcome the Carthage boys lacrosse team had envisioned in its final game before the postseason. In a meeting of two teams ranked in the state, New Hartford shut down the Comets for most of the second half and pulled away to post an 8-4 triumph in a nonleague game on a blustery Saturday afternoon at Comet Field.

from BLaxFive.net
DAY IN REVIEW: Webster Thomas played a close one with Hamburg (Section VI). The Titans led 5-3 at the half and the teams traded goals in the second half. Brad Smith and Nick Mabe each had 2g-2a for Thomas. Fairport (11-3) travelled south to beat Corning (12-4) of Section IV with TJ Hendricks (1g-2a) and Jake Bucci (2g-1a) leading the Red Raider offense.

from GLaxFive.net
May 13, 2017 - There were five games played today to finish out the week. Thomas defeated Irondequoit 9-7 in the closest matchup. The remaining games were Penn Yan over Churchville-Chili 12-9, Oly/Arc over Mt. St. Mary 15-9, Mercy over Livonia 16-4 and Waterloo over Marcus Whitman 11-8.

from the Rochester Rattlers
BOSTON, MA (May 13, 2017) — The Rochester Rattlers beat the Boston Cannons, 13-10, for their second victory of the 2017 season on Saturday night at Harvard Stadium in Boston. The Rattlers move to 2 and 2 on the season.
Saturday May 13, 2017 10:45PM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
Story coming soon at SUNY Albany Athletics.

7:20PM
from Syracuse.com
The Le Moyne Women's lacrosse team used balanced scoring and a stingy defense for a 6-3 win over Long Island University Post in the second round of the NCAA Division II Tournament on Saturday at Ted Grant Field.

from Syracuse.com
Senior Joseph Kiesa took a pass from teammate Casey Platenik on the goal crease and scored 30 seconds into overtime to lift Jamesville-DeWitt a 9-8 victory over Rochester-area power Victor today in DeWitt.

6:30PM
from Syracuse.com
Merrimack dominated play in the second half and rolled to a 10-5 win over the Le Moyne men's lacrosse team on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament at Ted Grant Field.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
CANTON, N.Y. – Junior attackmen Devin Phelps (Chittenango) and Thomas McNaney (Marcellus) combined for 18 points and junior goalie Joe Scalise (Fairport) turned aside 15 shots as the nationally eighth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team defeated fifth-ranked St. Lawrence, 20-10, Saturday afternoon in the third round of the 2017 NCAA Div. III Men's Lacrosse Tournament.

from GLaxFive.net
There were eleven matches tonight in Section Five. The closest match-up was Gates Chili over Ath/Ody 16-15. Canandaigua defeated Schroeder in a two goal contest 11-9 and Aquinas defeated Penn Yan 9-7.

from US Lacrosse
The journey to England continues with the Team USA Fall Classic, focusing on former Maryland stars Taylor Cummings and Brooke Griffin in the second episode of “Chasing Rings,” a new video series by US Lacrosse that takes you behind the scenes with the world’s best and most respected players and coaches.

10:35AM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
The opening round game of the 2017 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament is upon us, and in an effort to provide the best gameday experience, UAlbany Athletics wanted to send out a few reminders about tomorrow's game versus North Carolina.

Television/Webcast Links

from SUNY Albany Athletics
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – Three Great Danes had at least three points, but the #17/RV UAlbany women's lacrosse team fell to Northwestern 15-7 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Stony Brook on Friday night.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The Syracuse women's lacrosse team will open NCAA Tournament play with a game against Boston College 3 p.m. Sunday at the SU Soccer Stadium.

from WWNYTV.com
It was Carthage over Watertown in a Frontier League boys' lacrosse battle under the lights in Watertown.

from Alfred University Athletics
The Empire 8 released its all-conference teams today (Friday, May 12). AU junior attack Jake Lynch (Whitney Point) was named to the First Team, while senior face-off specialist Jimmy Pratti (Slatehill, NY/Minisink Valley), senior midfielder Derek Bishopp (Livonia) and first-year defender Shane Weber (Hull, MA/Hull) were given Honorable Mention.

from Ithaca College Athletics
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Empire 8 Conference released its end-of-year awards on Friday afternoon with Ithaca College men's lacrosse earning a litany of recognitions from the league. In total, the Bombers placed 10 selections on All-Conference teams. Highlighting the release was senior goalie Jack Deragon, who was named Empire 8 Goalkeeper of the Year.

from the Albany Times Union
Queensbury clinched the Foothills Council regular-season crown with a 25-0 thumping of rival South Glens Falls on Friday in a boys' lacrosse contest in South Glens Falls.

from Syracuse Orange
Senior attackman Jordan Evans previews the NCAA First Round matchup with Yale.

from Paul Carcaterra
Episode nine is Paul's best work yet! Go behind-the-scenes with the folks at ESPN, hear who the favorites are, and who lacrosse's version of the NIT champion would be. Also featured - your favorite ESPN anchors.

Friday May 12, 2017 10:30PM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
The opening round game of the 2017 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament is upon us, and in an effort to provide the best gameday experience, UAlbany Athletics wanted to send out a few reminders about tomorrow's game versus North Carolina.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – Three UAlbany women's lacrosse players were honored on the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Northeast Region Teams on Friday afternoon.

Sarah Martin was placed on the First Team while Dakotah Savitcheff (Canandaigua) and Emma Powlin (Penfield) were selected to the Second Team.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The College at Brockport women's lacrosse program earned two Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association (IWLCA) 2017 Division III All Region First Team selections, as announced by the IWLCA on Friday, in Kelly Wall (Shenendehowa) and Cassandra Minerd (LaFayette).

from Syracuse.com
The Section III boys and girls high school lacrosse regular season schedules make the turn for the finish line next week. Based on some results this week and particularly Thursday night, the sectional tournament championships are going to be a blast.

from Syracuse.com
There might have been a ton of audible groans in Skaneateles the night of March 30, when senior lacrosse player Kyla Sears left the Lakers' season-opening game against Cicero-North Syracuse with a knee injury.

from Cornell Athletics
GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association released Regional All-American teams Friday afternoon, and senior defender Catie Smith, senior attacker Amie Dickson and senior goalkeeper Renee Poullott Marcellus) were named to the Northeast First Team while senior Kristy Gilbert earned second-team honors. Smith, Dickson and Poullott will now be eligible for All-American honors.

from the Albany Times Union
University at Albany men's lacrosse coach Scott Marr has built the program for 17 years to reach this moment: an NCAA Tournament home game with the defending national champion coming to town. The eighth-seeded Great Danes will take on North Carolina at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in front of an expected sellout crowd at 6,394-seat Casey Stadium.

from The Daily Orange
Lately, the Achilles Heel for the Syracuse defense has been the alley dodge. North Carolina torched the Orange on such plays in the first half of the conference tournament, and SU let up a couple of goals that way last weekend to an unranked Colgate team four games under .500. Seven of UNC’s 16 goals came on alley dodges. Fixing the recent lapses will be key if No. 2 seed Syracuse (12-2, 4-0 Atlantic Coast) wants to advance past Yale (10-5, 5-1 Ivy), to the quarterfinals and then to Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 2013.

from Syracuse.com
When Fulton allowed the first four goals of the second half in their Friday contest against Auburn, the Red Raiders had dug themselves a nine-score hole and could have easily conceded defeat and taken a disappointing bus ride home. Instead, the team pulled off an extraordinary comeback to force overtime and junior Hailey Carroll notched the game-winner in double-overtime to take an improbable 19-18 victory.

from Syracuse.com
A crucial four-goal run in the early portion of the second half Friday enabled Whitesboro to hold off General Brown 13-12 and avoid the upset bid.

from Cornell Athletics
PRINCETON, N.J. – In its second straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament, the #12/9 women's lacrosse team used a scoring run of six unanswered goals to top #15/14 Notre Dame, 12-7, on Friday night at Princeton's Sherrerd Field. Cornell now advances to face a familiar foe in Princeton in Sunday's second round.

from Canisius Athletics
Junior Erica Evans has been selected as a member of the IWLCA All-West/Midwest Region First Team the association announced Friday afternoon.

from Canisius Athletics
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Boston College scored six-straight goals midway through the first half and never looked back, as the 14th ranked Eagles defeated Canisius 21-9 Friday afternoon in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship on the campus of Syracuse University. With the win, Boston College advances to play No. 6 Syracuse Sunday at 3 p.m., while the Golden Griffins see their season end with a 15-5 overall mark.

from Hamilton Athletics
Six Hamilton College student-athletes have been selected for the 2017 Division III All-Region Team by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association.

10:45AM
from Syracuse.com
Girardi scored five goals and added three assists on Thursday night as the two-time defending Class B sectional champion Cyclones defeated Carthage, 15-7. The effort pushed Girardi above the 400-point career scoring plateau. She now has 401 points in five seasons, including 254 goals and 147 assists.

from the Albany Times Union
After seeing his team go scoreless for more than 18 minutes Thursday evening, Niskayuna senior midfielder Lucas Quinn admitted having flashbacks to the 2016 Section II Class A final the Silver Warriors lost against Shenendehowa.

from the Watertown Daily Times
After the team lost two players to injury in a 12-5 loss at Lowville on May 2, the team was left with only 12 players on the roster.

from the Watertown Daily Times
DEXTER — With a division title on the line, South Jefferson gave rival General Brown all it could handle Thursday night. But it was the Lions who ultimately weathered the storm, as sophomore goalie Carson Pickeral made 12 saves to hold off the Spartans and record a 10-8 victory in a Frontier League “B” Division boys lacrosse game at Fisher Field.

from the Buffalo News
Hamburg secured the No. 1 seed for the Class B boys lacrosse playoffs with a 12-11 win over Niagara Wheatfield.

from 13WHAM.com
Jamie Trimboli's game winner against Duke on March 25 wasn't his first goal at Syracuse. But it felt like the moment he truly arrived.

from the Watertown Daily Times
BRASHER FALLS — Isaiah Lyon scored 58 seconds into overtime to lead the St. Lawrence Central boys lacrosse team to a 6-5 win over Canton on Thursday, moving the Larries back into first place in the Northern Athletic Conference.

from CNYCEntral.com
Section III high school lacrosse continued on Thursday night, as several key matchups played out across the area.

from Major League Lacrosse
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Kevin Crowley scored four goals in his season debut, helping the Hounds to their first win of the season, 14-10, over the Rattlers at Capelli Sport Stadium on Thursday.

from Major League Lacrosse
John Galloway refers to John Lade, Joel White and company as The Forest. Their uncanny ability to deflect passes (or to pluck passes cleanly out of the air) drives opponents wild. Opponents have historically struggled to produce quality catch-and-shoot looks against the Rattlers’ sliding scheme. Last summer, only 24.0% of assisted shots found the back of the cage.

from North Country Now
Salmon River’s Tatyana Papineau (18) fires a shot past Canton's Mimi Husinec (8) and the Bears' goalie to score midway through the first half to tie the game at 3-3.

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from BLaxFive.net
May 11, 2017 - DAY IN REVIEW: A five goal run in the fourth quarter gave Hilton (5-9) a win against host Brighton (6-7) tonight on Senior Night. Hilton took their first lead of the game with 6:12 remaining in the fourth quarter and held off Brighton’s attempt at a comeback to defeat the Barons 13-11.

from GLaxFive.net
Waterloo came back from trailing 5-4 at the half to defeat Mercy 7-5. Izzy Stockman led in scoring with 4g for the Monarchs. She also recorded 5 draw controls. For Waterloo, Logan Castiglione led with 3g-2a.

from LaxAllStars.com
Tomorrow we have two amazing games on tap, but with crazy weather who knows what will happen, or if they will even be played. I could see some delays to Sunday. Either way, we’re getting amazing lacrosse.
Thursday May 11, 2017 9:50PM
from NJCAA TV
Friday 6:45pm- Watch the @NJCAA Men's Lax Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - click live/upcoming, choose Onondaga CC. Also, links to the Men's and Women's Semi's and Finals.

from Inside Lacrosse
It was May 1977 when Cornell lacrosse reached legendary status.

The Big Red ran the table en route to back-to-back national championships, truly coming into their own in May with wins against Princeton (15-7) and Brown (17-4) ahead of a dominant run in the NCAA Tournament — beating UMass (17-13) and Navy (22-6) before doubling up Johns Hopkins, 16-8 in the championship game.

While Richie Moran's squad was heating up in early May, so was the Grateful Dead.

from the Albany Times Union
Carcaterra, 41, will spend his second straight Saturday at the University at Albany. He was on hand last weekend for the America East championship game at Casey Stadium and returns for a first-round NCAA Tournament game at 7:30 p.m. between the Great Danes and defending champion North Carolina on ESPNU.

from USA Today
Three boys lacrosse teams ranked in the Super 25, including two in the Top 5, are among the eight teams selected for the inaugural GEICO High School Lacrosse Nationals, organizers announced Thursday. The single-elimination tournament will be played from May 28 to 30 at Cardinal Stadium on the campus of Catholic University in Washington, D.C. All seven games will be televised by ESPN networks.

from Elmira College Athletics
Defender Kelcey Crawford '18 was awarded Empire 8 All-Conference Second-Team honors for the second consecutive year and Kylie Connell '17 (Rush Henrietta) was tabbed as Elmira's representative on the Empire 8 Sportswoman of the Year Team.

from Hartwick College Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY – Three Hartwick women's lacrosse standouts received 2017 Empire 8 All-Conference honors, announced by the league Thursday afternoon. Senior Lauren Rosenberg (Smithtown, NY/Commack) headlined the Hawks' selections as she was chosen to the conference's Second Team, Senior Melissa Gifford (Penacook, NH/Merrimack Valley) and junior Ashley Werner (Saugerties, NY/Saugerties) received Honorable Mention. Gifford's award was coupled with a spot on the Empire 8 Sportswoman of the Year Team.

from Utica College Athletics
UTICA, NY- Four members of the Utica College women's lacrosse team were named to Empire 8 All-Conference teams, released Thursday. Senior Maggie Notter (Midlakes) was a first team All-Conference selection, while classmate Rebecca Plunkett (Kings Park, NY/Kings Park) and sophomore Katlyn Scarpinella (South Setauket, NY/Ward Melville) earned second team status. Amanda Chruscicki (Whitesboro) was named the Sportswoman of the Year.

from the Albany Times Union
University at Albany men's lacrosse coach Scott Marr can only recall his team having one bad practice all season. That's very unusual, according to Marr, who said the average year contains six to 10 disappointing practices, depending on how much the team is winning.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- There have been times when he watched Yale attackman Ben Reeves on video this week that Syracuse senior defender Scott Firman reacted in the same manner as almost everyone else in college lacrosse.

Like a fan.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse lacrosse midfielder Sergio Salcido started to feel a little claustrophobic on the field this fall as he fell victim to his own talents.

from 13WHAM.com
AA In Section V girls lacrosse action, Brighton, Pittsford and Victor hosted Irondequoit, Spencerport and Penfield, respectively.

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from SUNY Albany Athletics
WASHINGTON – UAlbany's Connor Fields (Bishop Timon) has been chosen as a 2017 Tewaaraton Trophy finalist, the Tewaaraton Foundation announced on Thursday afternoon. Fields is one of five male collegiate players across all divisions to be chosen as a 2017 Tewaaraton Trophy finalist. It is the fourth year in the last five seasons that UAlbany has had a Tewaaraton finalist.

from Yale Athletics Palmyra Macedon
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Ben Reeves (Palmyra Macedon), who in 2016 became Yale's first finalist for the award known as the most valuable player of college lacrosse, is among the final five for the Tewaaraton Award again this year as the only returnee. Reeves, the 2017 Ivy League Player of the Year and Ivy Tournament Most Outstanding Player, ranks fifth in the nation with 5.21 points per outing, while his 2.50 assists are sixth.

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from SUNY Cortland Athletics
Junior attackers Thomas McNaney (Marcellus) and Devin Phelps (Chittenango), junior midfielder Nate Beresovoy (LaFayette), sophomore midfielder Joey Panariello (Islip), senior defenders Dave Foster (Farmingville/Sachem East) and Anthony Zangari (Lancaster, PA/Lancaster Catholic), junior short-stick defensive midfielder Anthony Siracusa (Sayville), and senior faceoff specialist Mike Hart (Cornelius, NC/Hough) were all first-team All-SUNYAC. Senior midfielder T.J. deLyra (Brightwaters/Bay Shore) was a second-team choice, and junior goalie Joe Scalise (Fairport) was honorable mention.

[Steve] Beville (West Genesee) earned Coach of the Year recognition for the fifth time after leading Cortland to the SUNYAC regular-season title and an NCAA Division III tournament at-large berth. The Red Dragons brought a 15-2 record into their NCAA opener Wednesday versus Endicott. Beville also was SUNYAC Coach of the Year in 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2015, and he sports a 187-35 (.842) record at Cortland (prior to Wednesday's NCAA game).

from St. Lawrence University Athletics
Twelve different members of the St. Lawrence University men's lacrosse team scored as the Saints defeated Montclair State 19-6 in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament Wednesday afternoon at North Country Field. St. Lawrence returns to the third round of the tournament for the second season in a row.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Junior Devin Phelps (Chittenango) matched his career high with eight points on a personal-best six goals and two assists to lead the nationally eighth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team to a 17-6 win versus Endicott Wednesday afternoon in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Div. III Men's Lacrosse Tournament. The Red Dragons improved to 16-2 and next face St. Lawrence in the third round on Saturday at a time and venue to be announced.

from SUNY Plattsburgh Athletics
LEWISTON, Maine – The Plattsburgh State men's lacrosse team saw its season come to a close on Wednesday afternoon at Garcelon Field, falling, 23-10, to No. 3 Bates College in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.

Plattsburgh State, which made its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017, finishes its season at 12-6 overall, while Bates rises to 15-1 with the win. The Bobcats advances to the third round and will take on No. 11 Amherst College on Saturday, May 13. Both Plattsburgh State and Bates earned a bye through the first round.

from the Watertown Daily News
CARTHAGE — The sixth annual Team 24 “Beat Cancer With A Stick” Event will is scheduled for Saturday at Carthage High School.

from the Watertown Daily News
The Indian River boys lacrosse team’s season has ended as the varsity squad has forfeited the final four games of its season, the Frontier League confirmed.

from the Watertown Daily News
CANTON — Delaney Hayes scored off a pass from Mimi Husinec with 1 minute, 13 seconds remaining to give the Canton girls lacrosse team a 9-8 victory over Salmon River in a Northern Athletic Conference game Wednesday.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY – The RIT men's lacrosse team advanced to the third round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship with a convincing 29-8 win over John Carroll in the second round Wednesday afternoon from RIT's Turf Field. The Tigers advance to the round of 16 for the eighth straight season and will host Stevenson University on Saturday.

from The Cornell Daily Sun
With its exceptional record of 12-5, the Cornell women’s lacrosse team is heading to its second consecutive trip to the NCAA tournament. The No.11/11 Red will take on No.15/13 Notre Dame (11-4, 4-3 ACC) in the first round of the tournament on Friday at 7 p.m. at Sherrerd Field in Princeton.

from the Democrat & Chronicles
Bridgete Kiefer made eight saves but none bigger than the one at the final horn as Honeoye Falls-Lima defeated Canandaigua, 14-13, in a Monroe County girls lacrosse game Wednesday.

from LocalSyr.com
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Our latest Athlete of the Week, CBA’s Matt Vavonese has turned into a brick wall in the goal for the fourth ranked CBA Brothers lacrosse.

“I have been playing goalie since I was in third grade. I always wanted to be one because my uncle was one. I was lazy when I was young, and didn’t like to run. I said that is the spot for me, and it has clicked ever since,” Vavonese said.(Video 1:39)

from MyTwinTiers.com
Boys lacrosse player Matt Gill inked his next four years to The College of Saint Rose in Albany. Gill was a standout performer for the Blue Raiders in his career, having been a force in net as goalie for the teams' first Section IV Championship since 1998. Matt is thrilled to take his talent and work ethic to the next level. (Video 1:21)

from Inside Lacrosse
Nick Mariano remembered the only player who brought his stick to the first team meeting he attended at Syracuse. Like Mariano, Sergio Salcido had never scored a goal for the Orange. But Salcido keeping his stick nearby foreshadowed the relentless competitive spirit Mariano would come to learn about him, one that matches Mariano’s own.

from The Daily Orange
Her senior year on the horizon, Devon Parker stood on a California beach and contemplated her last three years at Syracuse with the man who helped get her there. Nick Boynton, a family friend, played with SU head coach Gary Gait around 1990 and introduced him to Parker. Memories filled Parker’s first three seasons at SU — her first goal, three trips the final four — yet she spent the early part of her career on the bench.

from The Lacrosse Network

from US Lacrosse Magazine
As eighth-seeded Albany prepare to host an NCAA tournament game for just the second time in the program’s Division I history, the anticipatory buzz is loud and clear in the state capital.

from GLaxFive.net
There were 12 games tonight as teams attempt to make-up matches that were cancelled due to weather earlier in the season. The closest match-up was HFL defeating Canandaigua 14-13. The remaining games included . . .

from LoHud.com
A shrinking pool of high school referees and officials is threatening to reshape a staple of the American culture — the afternoon and weekend interscholastic contests — and New York's fields and courts are feeling the impact, according to national and New York experts.

So alarming is the number of dwindling officials that the leading U.S. agency overseeing high school sports has put out an emergency recruitment effort to reverse the trend. New York's sister agency followed suit with a full page ad.
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from SUNY Morrisville Athletics
YORK, PA – Morrisville State College men's lacrosse concluded their 2017 season Wednesday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament, falling to sixth nationally ranked York College by a 12-1 final in York.

from LocalSyr.com
Koichi Nakamura discovered lacrosse from Mikey Powell highlights on YouTube.

from the Albany Times Union
Niskayuna's Luke Goldstock will try to use the goal-scoring skills he learned at the University at Albany years ago to eliminate the Great Danes from the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament on Saturday night.

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from the Buffalo News
Jack Lalley scored the tying goal with 2:43 left and Kellen Pulera got the game winner with an assist from Blake Zachau with 2:09 to go as St. Joe's edged Canisius, 8-7, and wrapped up the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association boys lacrosse regular season championship Tuesday on the Marauders' home Field.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) announced the 2017 Men's Lacrosse All-Conference Teams on Wednesday, with six Golden Eagles honored. Colin Blind(Webster-Thomas) headlined the awards, being named the Defensive Player of the Year.

from SUNY Potsdam Athletics
POTSDAM, N.Y.—SUNY Potsdam junior men's lacrosse player Eric Soderquist (Watertown) has been named to the All-State University of New York Athletic Conference second team. The attackman was the conference's rookie of the year and first team as a freshman and also second team last season.

from MyTwinTiers.com
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - Horsheads boys lacrosse honored two of their legendary coaches, plus, Corning topped U-E on Tuesday night. (Video, lacrosse :00-:36)

from Buffalo St. Athletics
CORTLAND, N.Y.—The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) announced its women's lacrosse All-Conference teams today, honoring four Buffalo State players, including Alanna Herne (Tonawanda) and Cassie Saint-Vil (Middletown/Middletown) on the first team, and Christina Krowel (Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake) and Jackie Dufresne (Frontier) on the third team.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Rochester Knighthawks announced today the tryout dates for the Jr. Knighthawks teams that will compete in two premier box lacrosse tournaments in August. Kids at the Pee Wee, Bantam and Midget levels will have the opportunity to represent their favorite NLL team against some of the best competition in the United States and Canada.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Heavy-lifting superstars have dragged the Syracuse women's lacrosse team to the NCAA Tournament final four each of the past five seasons.

from Syracuse Athletics
Senior midfielder Nick Mariano discussed the Orange's seeding on Monday.

from SUNY Plattsburgh Athletics
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Plattsburgh State's junior attackman Ryan Hubbard (Aquebogue, N.Y./Riverhead) has been named the 2017 State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year, while four other Cardinals joined him on the All-SUNYAC teams, as announced Wednesday by the conference office.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
The dust has settled after a wild weekend of conference tournament action, and a largest-ever field of 34 teams have their dancing shoes on for the NCAA Division III men’s lacrosse tournament, kicking off Tuesday with a pair of play-in contests before the first round Wednesday.

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from The Daily Orange
After a career-ending loss to Maryland in last year’s NCAA tournament, Syracuse senior Brandon Mullins approached a younger teammate to bestow a gift and a challenge. Mullins’ impending graduation meant he’d pass down No. 11, the jersey number awarded to SU’s best defender. A casual hangout in Scott Firman’s apartment turned serious.

from Syracuse.com
Tuesday's boys lacrosse battle between Fayetteville-Manlius and Liverpool seemed destined to be decided in the final stages and that is exactly what transpired. Hornets midfielder Nick Papa scored on a feed from attacker Donovan Welsh with less than a minute left in regulation, giving the visitors a dramatic 7-6 win.

from CNYCentral.com
AA CBA Lacrosse honored its seniors for their last home game at halftime, a fitting tribute for a roster full of great stars on and off the field. For the on the field portion of that statement, the Brothers rolled past La Fayette 15-4 on Tuesday night.

from Capital District Lax
Team Podkladek Is holding a Lacrosse Shoot Out on May 13th to benefit the Podkladek family. Fourteen 5th and 6th grade teams will be coming to Schuyler Park to help support a local lacrosse family. Mike Podkladek is a loving husband and best friend to his wife Beth and an amazing devoted father to his three children, Jordan, Callie and Braden.

from the Watertown Daily Times
Scroll to Boys Lacrosse for three Boys and one Girls recap from Tuesday night.

from the Watertown Daily Times
Three recaps from Section 10 lacrosse. Scroll to Boys Lacrosse.

from PressConnects.com
Scroll to Boys Lacrosse for 3 Boys and 1 Girls scoring recap.

from North Country Now
Potsdam attacker Erica Sloan (14) fires a shot past the Northwood goaltender to score near the end of the first half, creating a 5-3 lead at the half. Despite Northwood tying the game at 5-5 to begin the second half, the Sandstoners held off Northwood to capture the 7-6 victory.

from North Country Now
Potsdam’s Kaleb Rathbun (33) fires a shot over the head of Indian River goaltender Nate Smith (11) to score the game winning-goal over the Warriors in overtime. The Sandstoners battled back from a 5-3 deficit just before the half to capture the 9-8 victory in overtime over Indian River. Photos.

from DailyGazette.com
Mike LeVan scored two goals and assisted on five, and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake soared past Averill Park 16-3 in a Suburban Council lacrosse game Tuesday.

from BLaxFive.net
Canandaigua attackman Devin Andrews scored 7g-2a for the Braves (11-4) when they beat Penfield (6-7) at home [Monday].

from GLaxFive.net
Wayne hosted their fifth annual “Cradle for a Cure” event today. The "Cradle for a Cure” event began five years ago as a fundraising/awareness event after a local lacrosse player received a cancer diagnosis. Every year since, Wayne has hosted a multigame event with boys and girls lax with the hope of donating to both local charities and a local family in need of assistance.

from Spectrum Sports
Corning, NY: Corning overcame an early deficit to defeat Union-Endicott 16-10. (Video :30)

from St. Lawrence University Athletics
Seniors Conor Healey, Andrew Jarrett, Alec Dietsch (Clarence), Ryan Brigham and Caleb Kane earned All-Liberty League First Team honors. Jordan Dow, Jon Fairbanks, Steel White and Alex Terry earned second team honors, while Jamie DeNicola earned an honorable mention status.

from US Lacosse Magazine
Yale won its third straight Ivy League title thanks to a stellar performance from junior attackman Ben Reeves (Palmyra Macedon), earning him Epoch/US Lacrosse Player of the Week honors.

from the Rochester Rattlers
ROCHESTER, NY (May 10, 2017) – For both Rochester Rattlers home games in the month of May (vs Charlotte Hounds on May 11th and vs Florida Launch on May 20th), the Rattlers are raising money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.
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from Lax3point0.com
Jamesville-DeWitt offense leads Section 3 scoring categories.

from Clarkson Athletics
Eight players from the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team were selected to the Liberty League All-Star team when the conference office announced its end-of-the-year award winners on Tuesday.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) announced the 2017 All-Conference team on Tuesday, with six Golden Eagles earning recognition. Kelly Wall (Shenendehowa), Cassandra Minerd (LaFayette) and Stephen Wagner headlined the awards, earning the Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Coach of the Year titles respectively.

from SUNY Potsdam Athletics
POTSDAM, N.Y.—Two SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse players have earned the All-State University of New York Athletic Conference honors. Senior captain Murphy Newman (Canton, N.Y./Berkshire School) and sophomore midfielder Cayla O'Connor (General Brown) have been named to the all-conference third team. It's the third straight season that multiple Bears have garnered All-SUNYAC accolades.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY -- Eleven members of the RIT men's lacrosse team were named to the 2017 Liberty League Men's Lacrosse All-Conference team, which was announced by the league office on Tuesday, May 9. Senior Ryan Lee (Sharon, Ontario/The Hill Academy) was named the 2017 Liberty League Offensive Player of the Year for the second time in three seasons. Classmate JD Hall (Centennial, CO/Arapahoe) was named Liberty League Defensive Player of the Year.

from the Albany Times Union
"Really, I wasn't set on going to Albany before my visit," McClancy said. "I came up here and I met the coaching staff, the most unbelievable guys I've ever met. ... The guys on the team, they just instantly accept everyone, regardless of where you come from, any background. Quiet guy, loud guy, it doesn't matter. Everybody's a brother here."

from Inside Lacrosse
This was one of the more exciting conference tournament weekends in recent history. Upsets were the norm, and bubble teams' chances became less and less with every top seed that fell.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
SUNY Cortland freshman midfielder Lexie Meager (West Genesee) has been named the 2017 State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Year in a vote of the league's coaches. Meager is also one of five Red Dragons to earn All-SUNYAC honors.

from Canisius Athletics
Junior Erica Evans has been named the Alpha Lacrosse Player of the Week Inside Lacrosse announced Tuesday afternoon. Evans guided the Canisius women's lacrosse team to their second consecutive MAAC Women's Lacrosse Championship this past Sunday, May 7, scoring six goals and adding four assists in a 13-10 win over Fairfield University.

from 104.5 The Team
Can UAlbany beat North Carolina on Saturday?

from the Buffalo News
In case the members of the Frontier Falcons girls lacrosse forget their team goals for games and for the season, they don't have to look too far for reminders.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The normally strenuous preparations for the top player on one of the best Division II women's lacrosse teams in the country will take an even more taxing turn for Le Moyne College midfielder Vicki Graveline on Wednesday.

from Skidmore Athletics
TROY, N.Y. – Senior defender Rachel Talanian of the Skidmore College women's lacrosse team was named as the Liberty League's Co-Defensive Player of the Year, highlighting six Thoroughbreds that earned postseason honors on Tuesday.

from Syracuse.com
The Skaneateles sidelines yelled encouragement to its defense. The instructions and consensus - make him go left. Christian Brothers Academy midfielder Alex Calkins had the ball up top and thought, sure.

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from Cornell Athletics
ITHACA, N.Y. – Matt Kerwick, who has served as the Richard M. Moran Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse at Cornell University for four seasons, resigned his position today.

"After careful thought and consideration, I have decided to step aside from my role as head coach of the men's lacrosse team to focus on my family," said Kerwick. "I would like to thank Cornell University for five great years. The people here have made it a truly special place to work. This decision has taken a great deal of thought because of the 47 young men in the locker room, and all of the former players that I have been so fortunate to build relationships with. With that said, my family and I are looking forward to moving on to a new chapter."

from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
This past week I coached three high school games, scouted another, and refereed yet another. Five consecutive days of prime time lacrosse. I didn’t end up watching the multitude of games I recorded on the DVR on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – there simply was no time. The only games I ended up watching were the MAAC and Ivy League championship games on ESPNU on Sunday.

from Inside Lacrosse
The dust has cleared from Selection Sunday. Congratulations to those who will now play for NCAA gold. Let's take a closer look at the field of 17. Everybody starts fresh at 0-0. All eight First Round games can be seen live on ESPNU.

The D-I Men's Bracket

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – For the first time in 10 years, the UAlbany men's lacrosse team will host an NCAA Tournament game. The 8-seed UAlbany will take on North Carolina, the defending NCAA champion, at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, May 13th at 7:30 p.m.

from Syracuse Athletics
The winner of the Syracuse and Yale matchup will head to Newark, Delaware on Sunday, May 21 for the NCAA Quarterfinal at Delaware to face the winner of the No. 7 seed Penn State and Towson matchup. Championship Weekend will take place at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. with semifinal action on May 27 and the champion being crowned on May 29.

from Monroe CC Athletics
ROCHESTER - Monroe Community College claimed its sixth consecutive Region III women's lacrosse championship with a 16-8 win over Onondaga Community College on John L. DiMarco Field Sunday afternoon.

The Tribunes (13-0), who have now won 81 straight games, advance to next week's NJCAA national tournament in Arnold, Md. on the campus of Anne Arundel Community College. MCC will be seeking its fifth straight national title.

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from MPNnow.com
The grand opening ceremony for the new stadium at Canandaigua Academy isn’t until May 18. But as far as the CA boys lacrosse team is concerned, that field is as good as christened.

The Braves played a possession game, got 15 saves from senior goalie Brandon Moore and held Victor to two goals in the second half for an 8-5 victory Saturday night. CA is the first Section V team to beat Victor since Fairport on May 15 of the 2014 season.

from The NYS Sportswriters
Upstate Schools: Class A, three schools in the top 10; Class B, four schools in the top 10; Class C, four schools in the top 10; Class D, eight schools in the top 10.

from The NYS Sportswriters
Upstate Schools: Class A, four schools in the top 10; Class B, four schools in the top 10; Class C, two schools in the top 10; Class D, seven schools in the top 10.

from Marist Athletics
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - The Marist men's lacrosse team suffered a narrow 9-8 loss to top seeded Monmouth in the 2017 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship game on May 7 in Tenney Stadium. The Red Foxes ended their season 10-6 overall after competing in their fourth straight conference final.

from the NCAA and the NJCAA

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – The UAlbany women's lacrosse team will continue its 2017 season in the NCAA Tournament, earning an at-large bid into the postseason. The Great Danes will travel back to Stony Brook to take on Northwestern on Friday, May 12th at 7:30 p.m.

from Syracuse.com
"I think these first-round games...you see teams like Albany and North Carolina playing in the first round. It's the most competitive field I've seen so far,'' he said.

Desko has coached five Orange teams to NCAA titles. Some playoff teams, he said, have exceeded his expectations. Others have fallen short of the plateau Desko envisioned them reaching.

from Syracuse Athletics
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Syracuse is the No. 6 seed in the 2017 NCAA Women's Lacrosse Tournament and earns a first-round bye. The Orange start tournament play on Sunday, May 14 against the winner of the first-round matchup between Boston College and Canisius at the SU Soccer Stadium.

from Canisius Athletics
Junior midfielder Erica Evans scored six goals and added four assists, while senior Ashley Bull scored three times to help lead the Canisius women's lacrosse team to a 13-10 win over Fairfield Sunday afternoon in the 2017 MAAC Women's Lacrosse Championship game at the Demske Sports Complex. This marks the sixth time in the last seven years where the Golden Griffins have won the league's crown, and with the victory, the Griffs also earn the conference's berth into the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship, which will be held next weekend.

from Canisius Athletics
The 2017 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament Champion Canisius women's lacrosse team will face No. 12 Boston College on Friday, May 12, at 4 p.m. in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship. Boston College (13-6) advanced to the ACC semifinal round for the first since 2013 last weekend before losing to No. 3 North Carolina, 17-14. Syracuse University will serve as a host venue for the regional round. Canisius' game against the Eagles will be played at the SU Soccer Stadium due to graduation ceremonies on the Syracuse campus.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Ithaca High School (NY) 2017 FO-midfielder Matt Pagliaro has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Frostburg State University.

from SUNY Morrisville Athletics
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Top seeded Morrisville State College men's lacrosse claimed their third straight North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) title Saturday, taking down second seeded Cazenovia College by a 15-3 final on Drake Field in Morrisville.

from Casey Powell Lacrosse
I have been blessed to enjoy amazing experiences thanks to lacrosse and the remarkable community that is unique to our sport. But I have found no success on the field to be as satisfying as offering support and encouragement to our brothers and sisters when they need it most.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY – Senior attack Chad Levick (Newmarket, Ontario/Huron Heights Secondary) scored at the 3:24 mark of overtime to give the No. 3 RIT (16-2) men's lacrosse team a thrilling 13-12 win over No. 5 St. Lawrence University (15-2) in the Liberty League Championship from cold and windy Tiger Stadium on Sunday afternoon. It is RIT's sixth straight Liberty League title, as they earn the automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Tournament.

from CantonRep.com
“When I drop by lacrosse practice, they have about 30 kids and I’d say with helmets on, I recognize at least 14 that were running track in eighth grade. We’re losing them to lacrosse.”

from CapusInsiders.com
Peter Baum is one of the most distinguished players in Colgate lacrosse history. He won the Tewaaraton Trophy in 2012 and was selected number 1 overall in the Major League Lacrosse Draft in 2013. Baum currently plays for the Ohio Machine and balances a full-time job at a boutique sports marketing firm, Foxrock Partners, in New York City.

from The Lacrosse Network
In episode 3 of Drive Undeniable we head to Bradenton, Florida to follow IMG Academy. Presented by Under Armour.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Rochester Knighthawks ended their 23rd season by winning two of their last three games.

from the Rochester Rattlers
COLUMBUS, OH (May 6, 2017) — The Rochester Rattlers took down the Ohio Machine, 12-11 in OT, for their first victory of the season on Saturday night at Fortress Field in Columbus.

from Major League Lacrosse
Galloway, 28, made his season debut for Rochester in Saturday’s win. The veteran goalie made 16 saves total, including four saves in the fourth quarter and two saves in overtime, and stopped 59 percent of all shots from Ohio. The Machine entered the matchup with Rochester 2-0 and scored a season-high 15 goals in their previous contest.
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from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – A year after being upset in the conference semifinals, the #6/5 1-seed UAlbany men's lacrosse team put together one of most dominant tournaments in America East history, taking down 3-seed Binghamton 20-8 in the final to earn its eighth league tournament title.

from SUNY Binghamton Athletics
"I'm really proud of all of our players, specifically our seniors," said America East Coach of the Year Kevin McKeown. "They really helped our program take a big step forward and in the right direction this season. Our leaders have been great on and off the field all season. We told our guys today that we are really proud of them, but we are of course not satisfied. We want to be finishing the season wearing those championship hats."

from Army West Point Athletics
The Black Knights (12-4) got a career day from David Symmes with four goals, including the gamewinner. Cole Johnson, Nate Jones and Conor Glancy chipped in with two points each on a goal and an assist. Avery Littlejohn recorded three points on two goals and an assist. AJ Barretto stopped nine shots to earn his 12th win of the year.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – Senior goalie Jaclyn Beshlian (Wantagh) made a career-high 18 saves to lead the nationally 19th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team to a 12-7 win at 16th-ranked Brockport in the championship game of the 2017 SUNYAC Women's Lacrosse Tournament Saturday afternoon. Beshlian was named the Tournament MVP as the Red Dragons (14-4) captured their 19th consecutive conference tournament title and the automatic NCAA Div. III playoff berth. The Golden Eagles fell to 15-2 and await a possible at-large bid.

from SUNY Plattsburgh Athletics
CORTLAND, N.Y. – For the first time in the 19-year history of the Plattsburgh State men's lacrosse program, the Cardinals can call themselves State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) champions. Second-seeded Plattsburgh State achieved that by defeating top-seeded and fourth-ranked SUNY Cortland, 10-6, at the Cortland Stadium Complex on Saturday afternoon in the SUNYAC Tournament final.

from SUNY Morrisville Athletics
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Top seeded Morrisville State College men's lacrosse claimed their third straight North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) title Saturday, taking down second seeded Cazenovia College by a 15-3 final on Drake Field in Morrisville.

Morrisville State (10-5) advances to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament, scheduled to begin next week. The Mustangs will learn their opening round opponent during the NCAA Selection Show, scheduled to take place Sunday night at 9 p.m. on www.ncaa.com.

from Monroe CC Athletics
ROCHESTER - Freshman Kendall Jones (Palmyra-Macedon) registered a career-high nine points to lead the MCC women's lacrosse team to a 23-2 win over Erie Community College in the Region III semifinals Saturday afternoon.

from Syracuse.com
Hamilton, N.Y. - Syracuse would prefer to avoid these heart-thumping one-goal games. The Orange would prefer to build a three-goal fourth-quarter lead, like it did Saturday against Colgate, and maintain that relatively comfortable cushion. With the NCAA Tournament next on SU's schedule, every degree of separation matters.

But drama keeps dogging the Orange, keeps nipping at SU's heels. Syracuse survived Colgate, 11-9, here, the final margin a fortunate full-field heave by Orange goalie Evan Molloy in the closing seconds that miraculously found net. SU, now 12-2, has played 10 one-goal games this season. The Colgate game, essentially, was another one-goal affair.

from The Salamanca Press
The Warriors dressed one more player for Friday, giving them 11, one on the bench, while Silver Creek played the entire game with the same 10 available players. While Salamanca jumped out to an early 3-0 lead, the Black Knights responded with a 13-2 run through the third quarter and won, 16-8.

from Syracuse.com
Mocciaro finished with 11 saves and Mackenzie Baker scored late back-to-back goals as the Wildcats rallied to defeat Christian Brothers Academy 6-5 in a matchup of Class A state powerhouses in high school girls lacrosse.

from the Watertown Daily Times
A between-the-legs goal from St. Lawrence University’s Jamie DiNicola made the top spot of ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 list on Friday night, beating out sports luminaries including Lebron James and James Harden.

from the Albany Times Union
Ryan Fleming took over the second half of Saturday's 11-8 boys' lacrosse win for Saratoga Springs. The Blue Streaks allowed just one goal and saved 11 shots after CBA held a three-goal lead at intermission in the Suburban Council showdown.

from the Buffalo News
Both of the Canisius College lacrosse teams took part in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s postseason playoffs on Friday night. It was a split decision, as the women advanced to the final while the men were eliminated.

from AMCCSports.com
The Hilbert College women's lacrosse team earned a 23-9 victory over D'Youville College in the first round game of the AMCC Showcase Tournament under steady rain and on a very slippery field. With the win, Hilbert moves to the championship game in Steubenville, OH against Franciscan University on Sunday, May 7.

from AMCCSports.com
In the AMCC men's lacrosse showcase semifinals, #2 Alfred State University outscored #3 Franciscan University 11-0 in the 2nd and 3rd quarter as they defeated the Barons 16-5, while #1 Hilbert College was dominant in their 27-1 victory over #4 Medaille College. The Hawks will host Alfred State in the AMCC Showcase Championship this Sunday, May 7 at St. Francis High School at 2pm.

from Le Moyne Athletics
Syracuse, N.Y. – Freshmen Sidney Hall (South Jefferson) and Nicole Delany (West Genesee) each scored three goals to lead the top-ranked and top-seeded Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to an 11-4 win over 17th-ranked and fourth-seeded Stonehill College in the Northeast-10 Conference Championships semifinals on Saturday at Ted Grant Field.

from Landof10.com
The 2017 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament selection show is Sunday, May 7. The show airs live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPNU. The entire bracket will be revealed, including the top 8 seeds.

from Syracuse.com
It might have been a non-league boys lacrosse game between teams in separate classes, but the Fayetteville-Manlius and Jamesville-DeWitt match-up tonight in Manlius had the look and feel of a playoff game.

from Syracuse.com
One of the strengths of the Fayetteville-Manlius girls lacrosse team is that a number of its starters are capable of having a big game. Today that player was Gemma Addonizio.
Saturday May 6, 2017 8:15AM
from Le Moyne Athletics
Syracuse, N.Y. – Sophomore midfielder Dan Entenmann (Auburn) scored with 35 seconds left in double overtime to give the fourth-ranked and second-seeded Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team a 10-9 victory over second-ranked and third-seeded Merrimack College in the Northeast-10 Conference Championships semifinals on Friday at Ted Grant Field.

from Marist Athletics
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York - Senior attackman J.D. Recor (Lancaster) became the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference all-time assists leader as the Marist men's lacrosse team defeated Canisius, 8-5, in a 2017 MAAC Championships semifinal May 5 in Tenney Stadium. (Video 1:44)

from SUNY Albany Athletics
Up one with just over 20 minutes left, UAlbany (12-4) netted five of the next six goals to build a four-goal advantage. UMBC (11-6) got to within one with possession in the final minute, but UAlbany held on for the victory.

from Syracuse.com
The No. 3 Syracuse lacrosse team concludes its regular season Saturday with a trip to Colgate. It's the 59th meeting in a series that dates back to 1921. The Orange control the series 46-11-1, having won four straight and 21 of the last 24 against the Raiders.

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Conversations at the Johnson family dinner table include a lot of lacrosse talk. With 38 years of stories to tell – 26 at Canandaigua Academy and the last 12 at St. John Fisher College – John Johnson could probably talk about lacrosse forever.

from The Cornell Daily Sun
ITHACA, N.Y. – The #11 women's lacrosse team has advanced to the Ivy League Tournament Championship game for the second consecutive year after downing fourth-seeded Harvard, 16-11, Friday night at Schoellkopf Field. The Big Red will now battle third-seeded Princeton in Sunday morning's championship game.

from MyTwinsTiers.com
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - They were fast and didn't stop all afternoon, the Blue Raiders roll to victory. (Video :45)

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – Sophomore Carly Stone (Jamesville-DeWitt) tallied a career-high six points on a career-best five goals and one assist to lead the nationally 19th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team to an 18-6 victory over Geneseo in the SUNYAC Semifinals at Brockport Friday afternoon. The Red Dragons improved to 13-4 on the season and will meet the host Golden Eagles in the title game, Saturday at 1 p.m. The Knights fell to 9-9 with the loss.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
CORTLAND, N.Y. – The nationally fourth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team opened up a 10-0 lead at the half and went onto a 16-4 victory versus Geneseo Wednesday afternoon in the SUNYAC Semifinals at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 15-1 on the season and will host Plattsburgh, which defeated Brockport, 8-7, in the championship game, Saturday at 1 p.m. The Knights fell to 9-6 with the loss.
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from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – 1-seed UAlbany men's lacrosse is set to host the 2017 America East title game, taking on 3-seed Binghamton on Saturday, May 6th at noon at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.

from SUNY Binghamton Athletics
The Bearcats topped UMBC, 9-4, in the semifinal game on Thursday evening to advance to the championship game for the second time in program history. The last time Binghamton reached the title game was in 2004, when head coach Kevin McKeown was the goalie on a BU team that fell to Albany 10-4 at the Bearcats Sports Complex.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – UAlbany's Sarah Martin earned the 2017 America East Midfielder of the Year award as the league's yearly honors and all-conference teams were announced on Friday.

from Siena College Athletics
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference awards show was highlighted by freshman midfielder Alexis Deaken being named MAAC Rookie of the Year. She was also named to the All Rookie Team with Julia Sardella (Liverpool), while senior Michelle Schwartz (Corning, Monroe CC) has been selected to the All-MAAC Second Team.

from Hobart Athletics
GENEVA, N.Y.—A fast start on offense and a stout defensive performance propelled the Hobart College lacrosse team to a 15-9 victory over Sacred Heart University in the Northeast Conference semifinals on Boswell Field today. The Statesmen posted their fifth straight win to improve to 9-6 on the year while the Pioneers slip to 9-6.

from SUNY Morrisville Athletics
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletics department has released the following details regarding this weekend's North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Men's Lacrosse Championship Final featuring Morrisville State College versus Cazenovia College, scheduled for 2 p.m. on Drake Field, that also coincides with the college's Commencement:

from LaxPower
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Second-seeded and fourth-ranked Le Moyne scored with 42 seconds left to send the game to overtime before winning it with 35 seconds left in the second extra session, as the second-ranked and third-seeded Merrimack men's lacrosse team saw its 2017 Northeast-10 championship run cut short in the semifinal round after falling, 10-9, to the Dolphins in another postseason classic between the two rivals on Friday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.

from LaxPower
Listings of the all-conference lacrosse teams and player and coach of the year awards for the 2017 season that have been announced so far have been compiled for Men's and Women's Divisions I, II, and III.

from Canisius Athletics
Nine Canisius women's lacrosse players earned All-MAAC honors, highlighted by junior Erica Evans, who was named the 2017 MAAC Midfielder of the Year, the conference office announced Thursday night at its annual Women's Lacrosse Championship banquet, held on the campus of Canisius College.

from Dr. Fred Opie
On this podcast shares his own college recruiting experience and raising his daughter who had been on the division one college lacrosse scholarship track and his son who is a tennis player. Gordon talks about club teams and tournaments and his concerns about the college athletic scholarship evaluation process.

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from SUNY Binghamton Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. - The Binghamton men's lacrosse team (11-4) topped UMBC (6-8), 9-4, in the America East semifinals Thursday at Casey Stadium. The third-seeded Bearcats will now advance to Saturday's championship game, where they will face top-seeded and host Albany. The game will be televised nationally on ESPNU.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – Paced by a 8-0 surge in the latter half of the second quarter, the 1-seed UAlbany men's lacrosse team crushed 4-seed Stony Brook 19-6 to return to the America East title game.

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from Syracuse.com
The Carrier Dome will likely host the ACC men's lacrosse tournament in 2020, a league official confirmed on Thursday.

from Sal Maneen / NewsChannel 9
CAMILLUS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Next year will be the final year for a towering figure in the Central New York lacrosse. West Genesee coach Mike Messere told NewsChannel 9 Sports Director Steve Infanti that he plans on making the 2018 season his last.

“I think it’s time for me,” Messere said. (Video 5:10)

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- John Desko has recruited many great lacrosse players during his tenure as head coach of Syracuse University. The stars have come from all over the lacrosse map, but Desko always noticed something different about those who rolled off the assembly line at West Genessee.

from SUNY Morrisville Athletics
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – For the second time in as many years, Morrisville State College men's lacrosse has claimed one of the top honors in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), as sophomore attackman, Nick Geswaldo (Lafayette) was named the conference's Offensive Player of the Year for the 2017 season Wednesday afternoon by the conference office.

from SUNY Morrisville Athletics
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) office announced its 2016-17 Men's Lacrosse All-Conference Team selections Wednesday, with 40 student-athletes receiving honors on the first, second and third teams, including eight from the three-time regular season champion Morrisville State College Mustangs.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
Information on this Sunday, June 4th event at sUNY Brockport.

from Marist College Athletics
Witczak took the first ever honor handed out by the conference, as there was only a Defensive Player of the Year award in previous years. She was selected in a vote by the league's nine head coaches. In goal for Marist every minute this year, Witczak is atop the conference with 205 saves (11.39 per game), which is also third in the nation.

from Major League Lacrosse
BOSTON (May 4, 2017) – Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier outdoor professional lacrosse league, announced today that the 2017 MLL Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade Lacrosse will be held at 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, May 28 at Toby Keith’s Bar and Grill in Foxboro, Mass. on the campus of Patriot Place and will be broadcast live on Lax Sports Network. The 2017 NCAA Men’s and Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championships will conclude at Gillette Stadium that same weekend.

from The MAAC
BUFFALO, NY – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) announced the 2017 Women's Lacrosse All-MAAC Teams and Major Award winners at the league's annual Postseason Awards Show.

from The MAAC
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) announced the 2017 Men's Lacrosse All-MAAC Teams and Major Award winners at the league's annual Postseason Awards Show.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Pearl River (N.Y.) 2017 midfielder Mike Carbone has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Canisius College.
Thursday May 4, 2017 12:15AM
from Cornell Athletics
PRINCETON, N.J. — After a regular season in which it claimed the program's second-ever Ivy League title, the women's lacrosse team also took home two major awards as senior Catie Smith was named the Ivy League Defender of the Year and head coach Jenny Graap was named the Coach of the Year, as announced Wednesday by the league office.

from SUNY Binghamton Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. - Senior defensemen Garrett Waldon (West Genesee) has been named the America East Defensive Player of the Year while Head Coach Kevin McKeown head's up this season's conference Coaching Staff of the Year award. The announcement was made Wednesday night at the America East Conference Annual Awards Banquet which precedes the conference tournament.

from Cornell Athletics
PRINCETON, N.J. – The Big Red men's lacrosse team had five players named All-Ivy when the teams were announced this afternoon. Junior Jake Pulver (Fayetteville-Manlius) and freshman Jeff Teat were named second-team, while Christian Knight, Marshall Peters, and Clarke Petterson were all named honorable mention. Both Pulver and Knight are repeat honorees and Cornell has now placed at least five players on the various All-Ivy teams in each of the past 19 seasons.

from Syracuse Athletics
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Syracuse head coach Gary Gait is the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Women's Lacrosse Coach of the Year. The annual award was voted on by the league's eight head coaches and were announced on Wednesday, May 3.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – Connor Fields (Bishop Timon) and TD Ierlan (Victor) each earned conference yearly awards as the America East Men's Lacrosse yearly honors were announced on Wednesday night. Fields was voted the America East Offensive Player of the Year while Ierlan was chosen as the America East Rookie of the Year.

from The NEAC
GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its 2016-17 Men’s Lacrosse All-Conference selections with 40 student-athletes receiving honors on the first, second and third team. The NEAC also revealed the four recipients of the annual individual awards, which are determined in a vote by the conference coaches.

from Cazenovia College Athletics
Cazenovia College Head Coach Kevin Johnson was recognized as the NEAC Coach of the Year for the season time in his career. In the seven years under Johnson's guidance, the program has shown continuous growth. Johnson and the Wildcats set a new program record this season with 11 wins, including a 7-1 mark in conference play. In hopes of continuing its record-breaking season, Cazenovia will enter the NEAC Tournament as the No. 2 seed and serve as a semifinal host. Johnson saw nine players earn All-Conference honors in 2017.

from Cazenovia College Athletics
Cazenovia, N.Y. – Sophomore Joe Timm scored three goals and dished out three assists to lead the Cazenovia College men's lacrosse team to thrilling 13-10 win over Bryn Athyn to achieve their first ever appearance in the North Eastern Athletic Conference Championship game.

from LeMoyne Athletics
Syracuse, N.Y. – Three Dolphins each recorded three points to lead the top-ranked and top-seeded Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 13-1 win over eighth-seeded Franklin Pierce University in the Northeast-10 Conference Championships quarterfinals on Wednesday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.

from Marist Athletics
Sunday's game will also air on ESPNU and be available through the WatchESPN app. Robert Lee and Eddy Occhipinti will have the call for the television broadcast.

Marist is hosting the MAAC Men's Lacrosse Championships for the third time in the last four years and 10th time overall since joining the conference in 1995. Top seeded Monmouth will face no. 4 Detroit Mercy in the first semifinal at 4 p.m. May 5 followed by no. 2 Canisius squaring off against the host Marist Red Foxes at 7 p.m.

from SUNY Plattsburgh Athletics
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – The second-seeded Plattsburgh State men's lacrosse team staved off a comeback by third-seeded The College at Brockport in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Tournament semifinals Wednesday afternoon at the Field House Complex, and the Cardinals relied on a caused turnover by senior long-stick midfielder Kyle Espejo (Poughkeepsie, N.Y./Arlington) in the final minute of play to escape with an 8-7 victory over the Golden Eagles.

from The Lacrosse Network

from SUNY Morrisville Athletics
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The top seeded Morrisville State College men's lacrosse team advanced to the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championship final for a fourth straight season Wednesday evening, defeating fourth seeded Keuka College 10-3 in semifinal action on Drake Field in Morrisville.

from Wells College Athletics
Alex Milliken (Hilton earned a place on the First Team and Tanner Mingen and Cash Lawson (Hilton)were selected to the all-conference Third Team.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
CORTLAND, N.Y. – The nationally fourth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team opened up a 10-0 lead at the half and went onto a 16-4 victory versus Geneseo Wednesday afternoon in the SUNYAC Semifinals at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 15-1 on the season and will host Plattsburgh, which defeated Brockport, 8-7, in the championship game, Saturday at 1 p.m. The Knights fell to 9-6 with the loss.

from WSYR-TV
MARCELLUS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - This season, Marcellus senior Maddie Conklin has helped lead the Mustangs to the number one state ranking in Class D. “Just an all-around leader on the field, off the field. She just helps keep the glue to the team. She keeps everyone in step,” said coach Dick Lundblad.
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from Cornell Athletics
ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University will host the 2017 Ivy League Women's Lacrosse Tournament this weekend at Schoellkopf Field in Ithaca. The top-seeded Big Red will play in the second of two semifinal games on Friday night, facing fourth-seeded Harvard in a 7:05 p.m. contest. The day begins with second-seeded Penn battling third-seeded Princeton in a 4:05 p.m. matchup in the first semifinal. The championship game will be played on Sunday at 11:05 a.m. The latest information for fans visiting Schoellkopf Field for this weekend's action can be found here.

from Keuka College Athletics
CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – The Keuka College Women's Lacrosse team lost on Tuesday to the First Round of the North Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament to Cazenovia College by the score of 12-8. Keuka College finished the season with a 6-8 record overall after posting a 5-4 record in conference play.

from Hartwick College Athletics
ONEONTA, NY – In the first ever meeting between Hartwick and SUNY Canton, Hartwick defeated visiting SUNY Canton by a final score of 18-6 on Tuesday at Wright Stadium. The Hawks end the year on a high note finishing 10-6. The Hawks' 10 wins is the most for the program since 2006. The Roos end at 6-9.

from The Record
College is bittersweet for some athletes. It is balancing the emotions of leaving home and going on to college and possibly college athletics. The departure, often times, leaves behind their old teammates to get a brand-new team. However, the transition is easier if you could bring your best friend and teammate with you and lucky enough, Buffalo State lacrosse sophomores Emily Wolcott and Madz Wright had that luxury. They both attended Grand Island High School.

from Syracuse.com
Liverpool outscored Baldwinsville 6-3 in the second half to take home a 15-13 victory over the No. 21 state-ranked Bees in a boys lacrosse game Tuesday night.

from CNYCentral.com

from Syracuse.com
Donovan Welsh erupted for seven goals and two assists and goalie Ryan Boshart made eight saves as Fayetteville-Manlius demolished West Genesee 15-6 in a Class A boys high school lacrosse game on Tuesday.

from Syracuse.com
The LaFayette High School boys lacrosse team has paid the price for its inexperience at times this season. On Tuesday, it was Skaneateles that paid the price of that growth.

from Syracuse.com
The West Genesee High School girls lacrosse team is on fire. The Wildcats won their fourth straight on Tuesday with a 9-4 victory over Fayetteville-Manlius in a Class A contest on Tuesday.

from Syracuse.com
General Brown senior Erin Parks put in a career-high seven goals on Tuesday to lift the Lions over visiting Carthage, 14-13. After scoring a pair before the break, the attacker notched all five of her team's goals in the second half.

from The Elmira Star-Gazette
Nate Gee had four goals and two assists Tuesday as the Horseheads boys pulled away in the second half for a 9-4 Section 4 lacrosse victory over visiting Maine-Endwell.

from the Watertown Daily Times
CARTHAGE — Junior Dylan Cook scored the game-winning goal with four minutes and 14 seconds left to give the Carthage boys lacrosse team a 5-4 victory over General Brown in a Frontier League matchup of division leaders Tuesday night.

from ObserverToday.com
Silver Creek maintained their dominance throughout the contest, leading 7-3 at the half before finishing strong with five unaswered goals.

from MPNNow.com
Following a double-overtime win over Wayne on Saturday, the Pal-Mac boys lacrosse team were hoping for a much less stressful game against the Marcus Whitman Wildcats.

from the Albany Times Union
Lauren Gray hopes to conduct a sleepover May 25. There is a simple reason the Shenendehowa senior midfielder wants her house filled on a Thursday night: to celebrate something that has never been done before.

The Section II Class A girls' lacrosse final is scheduled for May 25 at Mohonasen. The Plainsmen not only want to make it that far, they yearn to become the first team in school history to claim a sectional title.

from the Buffalo News
The lawns of Western New York were still rather wet on Tuesday. And so were the athletic fields. Lancaster and Clarence decided a change in venue was in order for their boys lacrosse game, so they headed to a nearby park to play on artificial turf. The Legends pulled out a 9-8 win on their “home” field.

from Capital District Lax
While playing at Shaker High School, Herkimer CC, and the University at Albany, Mike Tesoriero established himself as one of the top scorers to ever play in the Capital District. He is now sharing his skill and knowledge by coaching and serving as Vice President of the Stillwater Revolution Youth Lacrosse program. Tes recently took the time to answer some questions for Capital District Lax.

from BLaxFive.net
DAY IN REVIEW: Taylor Clements (3g) scored the game winning goal with 1:02 remaining in the game to break an 8-8 tie and give Newark a 9-8 win over host Midlakes. Robert Middlebrook scored 4g for the Eagles. Brighton at FairportFairport took a 6-0 first quarter lead and never looked back in their game with Brighton. Jake Santini made eight saves (67%) and Reese Burek led the Red Raider offense with 4g-2a.

from GLaxFive.net
May 2, 2017 - Five games were scheduled for today, most of which were rescheduled from yesterday's rain storm. Mercy defeated Aquinas 9-8 in double overtime in the closest contest of the day. Irondequoit defeated Spencerport 11-10, Pal-Mac defeated Waterloo 14-3, Penn Yan defeated Newark 13-3 and Schroeder defeated Livonia 18-4.

from Thompson Brothers Lacrosse / LaxAllStars.com
Go behind the scenes with the Thompson Brothers as they speak to Team Switzerland about the game.

from The Baggataway Podcast
Casey Powell- The greatest American indoor/outdoor player of all time? After hanging up his cleats for a whistle, this Syracuse alum was a 4x NCAA All American, 2x NCAA player of the year, MLL MVP, NLL MVP, World Games gold medalist joins us to discuss the roots of the famed Powell lacrosse family. We also break down his style, how he learned he would wear #22, his passion for competing, who he emulates in his coaching career and of course we talk "Speed Lacrosse", Casey's latest way of growing the game. Stay tuned until the end when you find out what happened to Brooksy's gear which magically disappeared from the Florida Launch locker room last year.

Listen to "Episode 7: Guest Casey Powell" on Spreaker.

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from LaxAllStars.com
Coming May 26th to select theaters around North America and to video-on-demand and iTunes on June 20th, XLrator Media presents Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation. Starting with their preparations for the 2014 World Championships in Denver, through their hosting of the 2015 World Indoor Championships on Onondaga soil, from their history, to the future, this new lax-umentary starts to tell the story of the Iroquois Nationals.

from Syracuse Athletics
For the third-consecutive year, Syracuse head coach John Desko has been voted ACC Coach of the Year, while standout midfielder Sergio Salcido was voted ACC Offensive Player of the Year.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – 1-seed UAlbany men's lacrosse is set to host its third straight America East Tournament, rematching against 4-seed Stony Brook for the semifinal round on Thursday, May 4th at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The No. 16 College at Brockport women's lacrosse team continued to wrack up the recognition, with Kelly Wall (Shenendehowa)and Cassandra Minerd (LaFayette) earning the ECAC Division III North Corvias Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week.

from SUNY Morrisville Athletics
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – For a third straight season, Morrisville State College will enter the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Men's Lacrosse Championship Tournament as the top seed, claiming its third straight regular season title.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
“It all just came with hard work and team chemistry,” said the second-year pro from the Onondaga Nation via the University of Albany. “Last year, I started off slow coming into the league, and I progressed as the season went on. I don’t feel like I did well last year. I wanted to come back and be better and take a bigger role on the team. I worked on myself, just working to see what I had to do to be a better player. A lot of that comes with confidence.”

from BLaxFive.net
In the third week of honoring players, we honor two Section Five players.
Tuesday May 2, 2017 10:20AM
from The Daily Orange
The [Promise] scholarship was introduced on Aug. 15, 2005 by then-Chancellor Nancy Cantor. First-year or transfer students who have lived on one of the six Haudenosaunee nations located in New York and Canada for at least four years are eligible.

The honor covers a student’s tuition, housing, meals and mandatory fees. Syracuse is the only school to have such a scholarship. For the 2017-18 academic year, total cost of attendance $67,152, according to SU’s financial aid website. Jimerson said if not for the Promise Scholarship, she wouldn’t be able to afford SU.

from Dom Starsia / Inside Lacrosse
This past summer, Penn head coach and Intercollege Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Vice President Mike Murphy asked me to chair a new “Champion The Game” committee as part of the association’s strategic plan initiative. Well, I have spent a lot of time on the road these past few months and have spent a lot of time thinking about our game. How do we improve college lacrosse? How do we grow the game and re-energize Championship Weekend? Most importantly, how do we strengthen our position as role models for the next generation and as good stewards of the game we have all come to love.

Some of these ideas are simply my affirmation for topics that have been endlessly debated and some are new and clearly require greater consideration.

from Marist Athletics
EDISON, New Jersey - Marist women's lacrosse freshman Samantha Mehalick was selected Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week in the final regular season awards for 2017 announced May 1.

from The Cornell Daily Sun
It is said that hardship builds character. This seems to be particularly true in the case of the 2017 Cornell men’s lacrosse team. Indeed, character is an important component of this program’s history, and the team has seldom found itself without hardship.

from Nazareth Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY – Hunter Burdick (men's lacrosse) and Brianna Rizzari (Greece Arcadia) (women's lacrosse) have been tabbed as Empire 8 weekly award winners for the week ending April 30. Burdick was named the Empire 8 Men's lacrosse Player of the Week, while Rizzari garnered Women's Lacrosse Goalie of the Week.

from The Cornell Daily Sun
“Get better everyday.” These three seemingly simple words have elevated the Cornell women’s lacrosse team from being an underdog to a juggernaut.

Led by head coach, Jenny Graap ’86, and assistant coaches Bill Olin and Margaret Corzel, the relentless squad quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with and earned its reputation as one of the most dominant teams in the nation.

from SUNY Plattsburgh Athletics
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Senior attackman Ryan Callahan (Miller Place, N.Y./Miller Place) of Plattsburgh State has been named the final State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men's Lacrosse Athlete of the Week for the 2017 season, earning the distinction for the period ending April 30, 2017.

from The Auburn Citizen
The University of North Carolina women's lacrosse team closed the game on a nine-goal run to top Syracuse, 18-11, in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament Championship Game at Sports Backers Stadium in Virginia Sunday. The Tar Heels feature a pair of former Skaneateles athletes on defense.

from NewYorkSportswriters.org
Victor stands alone as the only Upstate school at #1, though 8 of the top 10 in Class D are Upstate schools.

from NewYorkSportswriters.org
Marcellus #1 in Class D and joined in the top 10 by six other Section 3 and 5 schools.

from The Patriot League
Sophomore attacker Hannah Powers (Skaneateles), the 2016 rookie of the year, earned First Team All-Patriot League for the first time after finishing with 66 points (40 goals, 26 assists). Army West Point had two second team all-League selections with sophomore midfielder Manuela Cortes (39 goals, 25 GBs) and junior Kiersten Spencer (33 GBs, 19 CTs), the first two selections for the young program. Colgate junior attacker Haley O’Hanlon earns all-League first team honors for the third-straight season.

from Colgate Athletics
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Colgate women's lacrosse junior midfielder Haley O'Hanlon (Garden City, New York) has been named to the Patriot League First Team, as announced by the league office on Monday, May 1.

O'Hanlon is a three-time All-Patriot League First Team selection after her most recent honor from the conference. O'Hanlon also earned the honor during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. She was also named the league's midfielder of the week twice this season on Feb. 20 and April 24.

from Army West Point Athletics
"I am so thrilled that for the first time in our program's history, two of our Army Women's Lacrosse players have been recognized and selected to the Second Team All-Patriot League, said Noto Family head women's lacrosse coach Kristen Skiera.

from Canisius Athletics
With the completion of the MAAC Women's Lacrosse quarterfinal games on Saturday, the focus now shifts to the 2017 MAAC Women's Lacrosse Championship, which will be hosted by Canisius College May 5 and May 7 at the Demske Sports Complex.

from The Daily Gazette
Zac Schuette had five goals and an assist to lead Ballston Spa over Schenectady 15-6 in a Suburban Council game Monday.

from US Lacrosse Magazine / Nike
Syracuse #3, Albany #6, Army #19. Links to the other men's and women's divisions.

from Monroe CC Athletics
BUFFALO - The top-ranked MCC women's lacrosse team capped an unbeaten regular season with a pair of victories on Saturday. The Tribunes defeated the University of Buffalo Club team 24-3 before dispatching Erie Community College 25-5.
Monday May 1, 2017 4:30PM
from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
It might be hard to believe, but here we are on May 1st and many college teams are done for the year. If they didn’t finish in the top four – or sometimes six – in their conference, their seasons are over.

from Dennis Joyce and Penfield Lacrosse
2017 Penfield at Churchville

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – In the final week of league weekly awards, UAlbany's Kyle McClancy and TD Ierlan each were selected for America East weekly honors after leading the Great Danes to a home win over Hartford. McClancy was selected as the America East Offensive Player of the Week while Ierlan was chosen America East Co-Rookie of the Week.

from Under Armour Lacrosse
No Upstaters among third wave of UA All-Americans.

from Under Armour Lacrosse
McKenzie Harris, Attack, Brighton (Syracuse); and Kaci Messier, Midfield, Victor (Notre Dame) among the third wave of girll UA All-Americans.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – Following a dominating week in cage for The College at Brockport men's lacrosse team, Dallas Meyers (Iroquois) was tabbed the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Goalie of the Week.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The No. 16 College at Brockport women's lacrosse team swept the weekly State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) awards for the final week of the 2017 season, with Kelly Wall (Shenendehowa) named the Offensive Athlete of the Week and Cassandra Minerd (LaFayette) tabbed the Defensive Athlete of the Week.

from NLL.com
The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced the relaunch of its website, NLL.com, with a complete redesign. Fully responsive for mobile, tablet and TV, the site mirrors the evolution of the brand and its new logo, and features a video-based layout reflective of the digital future of the League.

from Syracuse Athletics
The Syracuse men's lacrosse team fell to No. 3 in this week's USILA/NIKE Coaches' Poll and the Maverik Media Poll after falling 16-15 to eventual ACC Champion North Carolina in the ACC Semifinals on Friday.

from Canisius Athletics
Junior Erica Evans has been selected as the MAAC Offensive Player of the Week, after an eight-point effort (6g, 2a) in the Griffs 18-9 win over Niagara University on Wednesday afternoon, the league announced today.

from Alfred University Athletics
ALFRED, NY -- The Empire 8 Athletic Conference selected Chris Doktor (Irondequoit, NY/Eastridge) as the Men's Lacrosse Goalie of the Week on Monday afternoon.

from Cornell Athletics
PRINCETON, N.J. – This past weekend, Cornell freshman Jeff Teat had the best offensive game by a Big Red player in 40 years, and broke Rob Pannell's Cornell rookie season point record in the process. Today, he accomplished something that no Big Red player has done in 15 years, as he was named both the Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week, matching a feat accomplished by Sean Greenhalgh on April 15, 2002.

from Syracuse.com
It's still anybody's game at the top of the weekly CNY High School boys lacrosse poll as compiled by syracuse.com. The top seven teams, including No. 1 Jamesville-DeWitt and No. 2 West Genesee, held their spots.

from Syracuse.com
A pair of Class D schools are making a move in this week's CNY High School girls lacrosse poll as compiled by syracuse.com.

from US Lacrosse Maazine
Cornell’s Jeff Teat outdueled Princeton’s Michael Sowers in a showdown of the two most prolific freshman scorers in Ivy League men’s lacrosse history to earn Epoch/US Lacrosse Player of the Week honors.

from The Lacrosse Network
Calvert Hall is a staple of elite high school lacrosse in Baltimore. We profiled them for a week at the start of their 2017 season. DRIVE Undeniable is Presented by Under Armour.

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from the Lockport Union-Sun & Jourbal
The best and brightest involved with the ever-expanding Lockport High School lacrosse program were showcased on Saturday at the sixth annual LHS ”Community Lacrosse Day.” Teams from throughout Western New York and Canada, participated in the day-long tournament that featured all six Lockport lax teams playing home matches.

from the Buffalo News
St. Joe’s scored a lacrosse victory Saturday that is sure to get a lot of attention, an 11-4 victory over Finger Lakes power Penn Yan.

from the Bufflo Bandits
Despite holding a lead for large portions of the game, the Buffalo Bandits were unable to hold off a fourth-quarter push by the Toronto Rock, and fell by a score of 19-15 in the final game of the year. A strong offensive effort was undone by untimely penalties and some key sharpshooting from Toronto’s top men at KeyBank Center on Saturday night.

from SportsUnionWNY.com
They always say a goaltender has to be nuts. After all, how many people do you know want to get in front of a 100 miles per shot coming at you at all different angles. At least in hockey, a goaltender has all the equipment to help

from Capital District Lax
The Adirondack Summer Lacrosse League has been an important recreational lacrosse league for boys (grades 3-11) in the Capital Region for well over 30 years. The program is looking forward to another great summer of lacrosse at Nott Road Park in Guilderland, NY.

from North Country Sports
Potsdam attacker Erica Sloan (14) fires a shot past the Northwood goaltender to score near the end of the first half, creating a 5-3 lead at the half. Despite Northwood tying the game at 5-5 to begin the second half, the Sandstoners held off Northwood to capture the 7-6 victory.

from North Country Sports
Potsdam’s Kaleb Rathbun (33) fires a shot over the head of Indian River goaltender Nate Smith (11) to score the game winning-goal over the Warriors in overtime.

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from Army West Point Athletics
BALTIMORE - The No. 16/17 Loyola Greyhounds took home the Patriot League title thanks to a 10-1 run in the final three quarters and ended up with the 13-4 victory over the No. 12/14 Army West Point men's lacrosse team on Sunday afternoon.

from Syracuse Athletics
RICHMOND, N.Y. – No. 3 North Carolina scored nine straight goals to end the game to overcome a two-goal deficit and defeat No. 10 Syracuse, 18-11,in the championship game of the ACC Tournament in Richmond, Va.

from The Daily Orange
RICHMOND, Va. — Yet again, Molly Hendrick split a pair of defenders, then somersaulted a few feet outside of the crease a second or two after pouring in her seventh goal of the day and practically taking the life out of Syracuse.

from Syracuse University Athletics
Evans posted a career-high six assists and one goal, while Salcido scored three goals and chipped in a pair of assists to spur the Orange to nearly come back from nine down in Friday's ACC Semifinal matchup against North Carolina. 'Cuse's comeback bid fell short, falling 16-15 to the eventual ACC Champions.

from Cornell Athletics
With #8/7 Penn's win over Yale on Sunday, the Big Red earns the top seed and hosting rights. Penn and #6/9 Princeton also finished conference play at 6-1 and earned shares of the regular season championship. But while all three teams finished 6-1 and 1-1 against the other two, Cornell will host the tournament based on a goal differential tiebreaker.

from Lax3.0
Clinton gives up an average of 5 goals per game through their first 7 games thanks in part to Devin Lee's save ptc. of .735.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
In one of the most improbable endings to a game in team history, Graeme Hossack scored with one second left to give the Rochester Knighthawks a 9-8 win over the Georgia Swarm.

With the Swarm pulling their goalie for the extra man, Hossack stripped Lyle Thompson, spun around and fired the ball about 160 feet into the empty net. It was an incredible series of events that took under five seconds to complete.

from the Rochester Rattlers
DeLand, FL (April 29, 2017): The Rochester Rattlers (0-1) fell to the Florida Launch (1-1) on Saturday evening. Jordan Wolf and Kyle Denhoff led the Rattlers with three goals and one assist in the Rattlers season opener.

from Clarkson Athletics
Powered by another high-scoring offensive effort, the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse closed out the regular season with a 15-11 road win at rival Rensselaer in Troy, NY on Saturday afternoon to clinch a berth in the upcoming Liberty League playoffs.