Owego lacrosse coach Andy Race shared that Indians senior Connor Kinney has significantly more assists than goals this season.
But on a night when goals were hard to come by, Kinney scored four times to lead the Indians to a 7-4 Section 4 Conference victory Monday at Chenango Valley.
Closing out the regular season on a high note, the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team picked up a pair of Liberty League Weekly awards when senior Jaid Baytos (IHC) and freshman Sydney Roderick (South Jefferson) gained nods from the conference office on Monday.
“It was a tough battle just like the last time we played,” Horseheads head coach Jason Neubauer said. “Hats off to Corning, they are a top quality program and kind of the measuring stick for a lot of the people in the area. I was proud of my kids for winning ground balls and faceoffs and just fighting until the end.”
Prior to Saturday’s game, the Rochester Knighthawks held their annual Team Awards Ceremony. Graeme Hossack headlined the field of winners, as he was voted the Ricoh Team MVP and the team’s Defensive MVP. Hossack was the only multiple award winner this year, as he was rewarded for his stellar defense and leadership.
Samantha Mehalick scored 11 goals, one shy of an NCAA Division I record, and punched in a free position with seven seconds remaining to lift Marist to a 15-14 MAAC quarterfinal win over Manhattan and earn Brine/US Lacrosse Player of the Week honors.
Ronnie Davis and Spazman discuss some big upcoming girls lacrosse games in Section V, talk to Pittsford Head Coach Donovan Lopez and HF-L Head Coach Kevin O'Connell on the phone, Ronnie gives some valuable advice to coaches who want to move up to the next level, and they may surprise you with their Top Five In Section Five segment.
UTICA, NY - Utica College women's lacrosse goaltender Hali Vandermeulen (Walden, NY/Valley Central) has developed quite the affinity for winning. Vandermeulen is the starting goaltender on the winningest squad in program history as they ready for an Empire 8 tournament semifinal this weekend, she's the winningest goaltender in program history, and she has won the Empire 8 goaltender of the week award more times this season than anyone else in the Empire 8. The Empire 8 conference office announced on Monday that it has named Vandermeulen the Empire 8 Women's Lacrosse Goaltender of the Week for a fifth time this season.
Rochester’s season-ending 14-12 loss to New England had no playoff implications, but that doesn’t mean the game was meaningless.
Saturday night’s action at Blue Cross Arena marked the final game in the history of K-Hawks 1.0 prior to the franchise’s move to Halifax this offseason. Rochester fans will still have a team next year in a Pegula-owned expansion franchise, but the players and coaches they’ve cheered for are moving on.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – For the first time since 2015, the Union College men's lacrosse team will begin the postseason at home, as the second-seeded Dutchmen get set to host third-seeded Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Wednesday at Frank Bailey Field at Bertagna-Class of 1985 Stadium.
Coming off the historic multi-year partnership announcement earlier this month, adidas and the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) today unveiled the official uniforms for the 2019 inaugural season. The new looks will make their on-field debut June 1-2 when the best lacrosse players on the planet take the field at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
There were forty-two games played last week and lots of of exciting ones. At the moment there are seventy-one out of section games scheduled and forty-four have been played. Section Five has won twenty-seven and the out of section teams have won twenty-two.
Last week might have come close to the RTD record for most hits, and I got an interesting array of responses, so I’m going to continue this conversation for another week . . . I asked for feedback, and this time I got a lot.
In addition to playing Road Trip Dad on JustLacrosse.com, I am also the VEO (Volunteer Event Coordinator) for an annual St. Baldrick's fundaiser here in Oswego. For years we've received generous donations from men's lacrosse programs for our silent auction, but this year a few items came in after our March 31 event, so I figured I'd offer them up to our JustLacrosse readership.
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State men's lacrosse team claimed their fifth straight North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) title Saturday afternoon, finishing the 2019 slate with an undefeated 7-0 conference record. As such, the Mustangs will serve as host Wednesday, welcoming fourth seeded Cazenovia College (4-3 NEAC) to Drake Field for the semifinal round.
Boys lacrosse rivals Skaneateles and Marcellus lined up next to each other in last week’s state Class D rankings, the Lakers at no. 3 and the Mustangs at no.4 following their split of two head-to-head meetings in April.
Off for most of the week, the Lakers returned to the field Saturday against New Hartford, two days after star seniors Pat Hackler (Yale) and John Danforth (Lehigh) signed their college letters of intent.
The Fayetteville-Manlius Hornet are our new No. 1 team this week.
The Hornets knocked off Baldwinsville, 8-6, last week to give the teams a season split in the SCAC Metro conference.
We gave F-M the top spot - barely - because they've been the hot team lately. The Bees struggled in a one-goal victory over West Genesee last week.
OSWEGO, N.Y. – The Oswego State men's lacrosse team clinched the final spot for the 2019 SUNYAC Championship with its 15-6 Senior Day win over Oneonta on Saturday afternoon. Kyle Bacon led the squad in scoring, accounting for five Laker goals.
from Tari Kandemiri / Official Lax Girl / IL Women
In the debut episode of Shooting Space, host Tari Kandemiri, a.k.a. OfficialLaxGirl on Twitter and Instagram, talks to former Northwestern All-American and current WPLL midfielder/defender Taylor Thornton about a range of topics, including how she got involved in the sport and how she views the broader lacrosse landscape.
Canton, NY -- Molly Denny (South Jefferson) led all players with five goals and tied the single-season program points mark as the SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team cruised to a 20-4 win v. Husson University in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) semifinal contest on Saturday.
After a dramatic set of games Saturday, the brackets are set for the nine conference tournaments whose winners will earn automatic bids to the NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse tournament. Here’s a look at who’s playing where and when, including the ACC, which does not have an automatic qualifier.
High Point (Big South), North Carolina (ACC), Richmond (Atlantic 10) and USC (Pac-12) claimed the first four of 15 automatic qualifiers to the NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse tournament Sunday with victories in their respective conference championship games.
WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Army West Point women's lacrosse team collected another major milestone for the program after claiming its first-ever Patriot League Tournament win on Sunday afternoon at Michie Stadium.
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. - Junior Elianna Sanchez hit double-digit saves and nine different Lakers recorded goals in a 19-7 Oswego State women's lacrosse victory over SUNY New Paltz. With the win, Oswego clinches the fourth seed in the upcoming SUNYAC Women's Lacrosse Championship.
Despite entering Saturday’s affair with homefield advantage guaranteed through the playoffs, the Buffalo Bandits (14-4) approached their season finale no differently than they have every game this season, showing no mercy to the San Diego Seals (10-8) in the team’s 18-7 win at Pechanga Arena.
In 25 seasons, the Knighthawks have made the playoffs 20 times, have won 10 Eastern Division Titles, and recorded 5 NLL Championships to their storied history. These stats alone show how the Rochester Knighthawks are one of the most successful organizations in NLL History.
ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell senior Clarke Petterson collected a precision pass from Jeff Teat in stride and beat Princeton goalie Erik Peters over his right shoulder to hand the Big Red a 14-13 victory over the Tigers this afternoon on Schoellkopf Field.
POTSDAM, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo sophomore attacker Hannah Marafioti (Fairport) and first-year attacker Jacqui Thorsen each totaled three goals and an assist as the No. 24 Knights wrapped up the regular season with a 13-7 victory at Potsdam in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) women's lacrosse, Saturday.
POTSDAM, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo sophomore attackman Tim Fallo totaled three goals and an assist while sophomore midfielder James Pratt added three goals as the Knights wrapped up the regular season with a 10-4 victory at Potsdam in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) men's lacrosse, Saturday.
Senior midfielder Cayla O'Connor (General Brown) led the Bears with three goals in her last collegiate game. She is the fifth player in program history to reach the 100-goal mark. O'Connor finishes her career at 102 goals and 130 points, good for sole possession of seventh place on the Bears' all-time scoring list.
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa.—Hobart College attackmen Eric Holden and Jason Knox broke Statesmen Division I era records, but Robert Morris University used a late scoring surge to defend its home field 16-15 in overtime. Holden produced four points to raise his season total to 57, eclipsing the season record of 56 set by Mark Williamson '04 in 2004, while Knox fired home a game-high five goals to raise his season total to 33, eclipsing the rookie record of 29 set by junior Justin Scott two years ago.
Top-seeded Stevens finished the regular season with a record of 15-2 overall, including their perfect 8-0 mark in E8 league play. The Ducks have won 12 straight games heading into this year's tournament. They'll take on Nazareth in one Semifinal matchup on Wednesday afternoon as the Golden Flyers (5-3 in E8 play) earned the No. 4 seed in this year's championship after a key regular season finale win against Alfred earlier today.
St. John Fisher (7-1 in league play) earned the No. 2 seed and will take on Hartwick in the other Semifinal game Wednesday afternoon.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.-Four different players recorded a hat trick as the 14th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team defeated Skidmore 17-5 in the regular season finale for both teams this afternoon. With their 13th consecutive victory, the Herons are 15-2 overall and 10-0 in Liberty League play.
LOUDONVILLE, NY – Sophomore Kerry Gerety (Guilderland) put on a show in her first ever MAAC postseason game, putting up an eight point game with six goals and two assists to carry the third-seeded Siena Saints to a 16-12 win over the sixth-seeded Canisius Golden Griffins on Saturday afternoon. The Saints now advance to the MAAC Semifinals to take on the #2 seed, the Monmouth Hawks in Fairfield, Connectiucut.
KEUKA PARK, N.Y. – The Morrisville State men's lacrosse team fell behind 4-0 after the opening quarter, but turned on the jets between the second and third to collect a 13-11 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) victory over host Keuka College Saturday afternoon to claim the regular season title for a fifth straight season.
WATERTOWN, NY… The no.8 Genesee Community College men's lacrosse team earned their seventh victory of the season after a 25-2 victory over the Jefferson Community College Cannoneers Saturday afternoon.
UTICA, NY - The Utica College men's lacrosse team celebrated senior day on Saturday. Fittingly, it was the elder statesmen of the group who helped pave the way to a decisive victory to close out the regular season. Utica erupted for a season-high 21 goals, eight of them from the team's four senior field players, as the Pioneers routed Empire 8 opponent Houghton College by a 21-9 score at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Junior Lexie Meager (West Genesee) scored the game-winning goal just before the final horn to lead the 20th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team to a 14-13 victory in SUNYAC action Saturday afternoon in windy and snowy conditions at the Stadium Complex.
HOUGHTON, NY- The Utica College women's lacrosse team clinched the number two seed in the Empire 8 Conference tournament as it downed host Houghton College 16-6 in E8 action Saturday afternoon. The Pioneers will take on third-seeded Stevens Institute of Technology in the E8 semifinals next Saturday at St. John Fisher College.
Rochester, NY – With a sixth consecutive win, the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team heads into the Liberty League playoffs with plenty of momentum as the Golden Knights ended their regular-season on a positive note, gaining a 15-8 victory over University of Rochester on Saturday afternoon.
Junior Mike Donnelly scored three goals and added an assist as the 19th-ranked and fifth-seeded St. Lawrence University men's lacrosse team defeated fourth-seeded Ithaca in a Liberty League first-round game on Saturday afternoon in Ithaca, New York.
Canton, NY – Senior Josh Yelvington (Carthage set a number of single-season and career program records as the SUNY Canton men's lacrosse team earned a 15-11 win v. Dean College to earn a berth in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championship.
WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Freshman attacker Brendan Nichtern of the Army West Point men's lacrosse team received high praise on Saturday when Inside Lacrosse ranked him the top rookie in the country during their midseason review.
Despite the snowflakes that graced many Central New York lacrosse fields, there were still several boys and girls lacrosse teams that took to the field on Saturday. Here is a recap of some of the action.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- No. 4/4 Syracuse led by three with just more than eight minutes remaining, but No. 1/1 Boston College scored four unanswered goals, the final coming with just 17 seconds on the clock, to give the Eagles a 14-13 victory in the semifinals of the ACC Women's Lacrosse Tournament.
LOWELL, MA. - The Binghamton men's lacrosse team finished the season on a high after taking a 9-7 victory over UMass Lowell Friday night at Cushing Field Complex. Freshman Kevin Winkoff and senior Griffin Konen led the Bearcats with seven goals between the two, each finishing with five points in the game.
BUFFALO, New York – The Marist men's lacrosse team defeated Canisius 10-8 in its regular season finale on Saturday, April 26. With the victory, the Red Foxes clinched the #1 seed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships. Marist finished the season 8-6 overall, and 6-1 in the MAAC.
EASTON, Pa. – Behind Tara Atkinson's career-high five-goal performance, the Colgate women's lacrosse program closed out the regular season with a 13-12 victory at Lafayette. The Raiders strong play at either end of the field helps propel them into the postseason on a high note as they now travel to Boston University for the Patriot League Tournament Quarterfinals.
Army (5-3) had secured the No. 4 seed prior to Friday evening. They will host No. 5 seed Holy Cross (4-4), who beat Lehigh to earn their spot in this year’s tournament, next Tuesday at 3 p.m. The Crusaders’ win pushed Navy out of this year’s tournament field, despite the upset over BU.
“I like to be able to rely on my teammates, and have people to fall back on and trust,” said Dieroff, a tri-captain for the Red Rams, who hope to win a third straight sectional Class C championship next month and return to the state final four. “It’s such a team sport. You have to be able to trust that your teammates are going to make the catch, make the pass, that they’re going to slide (on defense). I like that.”
DEXTER — General Brown will host a lacrosse doubleheader next Thursday as the school and community shows its support for former longtime football coach Steve Fisher, who has been diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer.
A day of scattered rainstorms left most of high school lacrosse games cancelled, but Tully was up for the challenge.
The Black Knight boys lacrosse team came out to play in the mud and won the night over Chenango Valley, 9-3. (Rainstorm video 1:03)
There were just 54 seconds left in the game against Adelphi and Le Moyne women’s lacrosse goalie Hannah George had a string inside of her glove.
Adelphi’s Allison Stackpole geared up for a free position attempt, and George tried to get the official’s attention to pause the game so she could remove the string. Then she heard the whistle.
DEXTER — Success in girls lacrosse ultimately begins in the draw circle, which has been the case for South Jefferson this season and sparked its success in previous years.
It was the case again Friday in a midseason showdown for first place in the Frontier League against General Brown, with Mackenzie Alexander leading the way.
CARTHAGE — Claire Odett totaled nine points, including scoring five goals, as Carthage’s girls lacrosse team defeated Immaculate Heart Central, 15-12, on Friday in a Frontier League game.
Claire O’Connor scored three goals for the Comets, who improved to 5-3, including 2-2 in the league, and goalie Jayden Brown made 10 saves.
Four unanswered goals in the game's final-four minutes powered No. 5 seed North Carolina (8-6) past No. 4 seed Syracuse (9-4) in the first round of the ACC Tournament on Saturday, with 'Cuse falling 11-10.
Jamesville-DeWitt’s perfect record was put to the ultimate test Thursday night at home against East Syracuse Minoa, but a fourth-quarter strike from Will Davis was the difference, landing the Red Rams an 11-10 victory.
Simser, a senior midfielder, scored the deciding goal with an unassisted effort with 1 minute and 43 seconds left in overtime and sophomore goalie Evan Richardson made 13 saves as the Cyclones edged the Comets, 8-7, in extra time Thursday night.
Coming off consecutive 17-2 seasons, the latter resulting in the program’s first appearance in a state semifinal, and with 11 seniors on the roster, Chenango Forks boys looked the part of a dominant lacrosse team Thursday night.
SARANAC LAKE — A season ago, Saranac Lake’s girls lacrosse team played its entire schedule with no substitutes. And after getting off to a slow start, the team won five of its final seven matches to finish with a 6-8 record.
This spring, the squad has been renamed Saranac Lake Placid to better reflect its make-up of students from both districts, and instead of carrying a small roster into the season, the team has loads of depth as it looks to be competitive in Section X action.
Apuzzo, the 2018 Tewaaraton winner and a nominee again his year, went No. 1 overall to the Fight where she will be teamed up with previous Tewaaraton Award winners Taylor Cummings (2014-2016) and Zoe Stukenberg (2017) and join an attack group that features two of the most prolific scorers in the history of the sport — Kayla Treanor and Kylie Ohlmiller.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – No. 4/4 Syracuse will try to do what no other team has been able to do this season when it takes on Boston College in the ACC Women's Lacrosse Tournament semifinals on Friday, April 26 [ 5PM ]. The Eagles enter the game undefeated and are ranked No. 1 in the nation. Opening draw is set for 5 p.m. at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
The Canisius men's lacrosse team closes out its regular-season schedule Friday when it hosts league-leading Marist in a 4 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference contest at the Demske Sports Complex. Entering its final game of the regular season, the Golden Griffins sit one-game back of the front-running Red Foxes in the league standings, part of a tie for third place with Quinnipiac.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Syracuse junior Emily Hawryschuk (Victor) is one 25 nominees for the 2019 Tewaaraton Award. The list of nominees was released by the Tewaaraton Award Foundation on Thursday, April 25. The Tewaaraton Award is presented annually to the top collegiate male and female lacrosse player across Division I, II and III.
ITHACA, N.Y. – The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced that Cornell junior Jeff Teat has been named a Tewaaraton Award nominee for the second year in a row. Teat had previously been named to the 50+ player Watch List earlier in the season.
Nick Mellen (West Genesee) can add another accolade to his growing list as the redshirt-junior was named one of the 25 nominees for the Tewaaraton Award.
Mellen, who hasn't allowed a goal to his matchup since the calendar flipped to April, is holding his opponents to 0.91 goals per game this season. On the year as a whole, those players average 1.8 goals per game on the year. He's also limiting them to 2.3 points per game, below a combined average of 3.5.
ITHACA, N.Y. – The No. 21 ranked Ithaca College women's lacrosse team earned their 11th win of the season on Wednesday evening when the Bombers kicked off its final two-game homestand of the regular-season against NESCAC foe Hamilton.
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Bandits today announced the organization will enter three youth lacrosse teams into the Sixth Annual Jr. NLL Tournament, which runs from Aug. 23 to 25 at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, Ontario.
It was marvelous Saturday night for a Moondance.
A perfect scenario – with a Bandits 12-6 win and a Georgia loss to claim the Eastern Division title and pave the way for the club to earn home field advantage throughout the 2019 NLL Playoffs.
It sure reads nice and it's only fitting the Bandits have the big traveling lights on the marquee as the top team in the National Lacrosse League.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The men's lacrosse team at Canisius College is playing to beat Marist College this week, but also to beat childhood cancer.
The team will play the Marist red foxes at 4 p.m. Friday, on the field outside Koessler Athletic Center, and you're invited to cheer them on in the big matchup.
When asked about his team’s identity this year, RIT head coach Jake Coon pauses and then fires away.
“This has been an interesting group of guys,” Coon said. “At times you think we're not as good as past teams, but when it's all said and done, I think this group is more of a scrappy bunch. They're going to work for it, they're going to put the time in. I'm not saying we haven't been scrappy or hungry in the past, but it's definitely there.”
Syracuse, N.Y. – Senior attacker Bryanna Fazio (General Brown) scored the game-winning goal with 2:38 remaining and junior goalkeeper Hannah George (Maine-Endwell) made a save with 54 seconds left as the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team defeated second-ranked Adelphi University, 8-7, in Northeast-10 Conference action on Wednesday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.
Syracuse plays North Carolina at UNC Lacrosse/Soccer Stadium for the second time in 12 days on Thursday.
- The game will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra. Brian Higgins and Kyle Fetterly will broadcast the action on TK99/105, Cuse.com and the TuneIn App, while WAER will also carry the game.
Syracuse opened its season with its first lost to Colgate in more than a decade. After coach John Desko’s second season-opening loss in 21 attempts, Syracuse dropped 10 spots in the rankings. A reporter joked to Desko that “When Syracuse loses, it’s like the world ends.”
Desko didn’t laugh.
The No. 9 Big Red men's lacrosse team heads into its Senior Day contest vs. Princeton with a bid to the Ivy League Tournament on the line for both teams. After a 12-9 win over Brown last weekend, Cornell enters the game in third place in the conference standings with a record of 3-3 overall and controls its own destiny, as a win over the Tigers secures the No. 3 seed for the Big Red.
Although the Liberty League Tournament field had already been confirmed heading into the day, the third-through-sixth slots in the seeding were still yet to be decided. The Bombers embarked on the day with the best possible seed it could attain being fourth and they ultimately achieved the objective.
COBLESKILL, N.Y. – The Morrisville State men's lacrosse team took one step closer towards the post-season Wednesday afternoon as they shut down host SUNY Cobleskill en route to a 17-2 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) win, improving to 6-0 within the conference with one regular season game remaining.
POTSDAM, N.Y. –The SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse team (6-10) defeated SUNY Canton (12-6, 5-1 SUNYAC) 9-2 on Wednesday night in a nonconference battle. The Bears built a 4-1 lead in the first half, and kept their foot on the pedal in the second. Junior midfielder Alexa Ferrer (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) led the Bears with a career-high tying five goals. Senior captain Katie Longamore (General Brown) made 15 saves for her 13th career victory.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – The Plattsburgh State men's lacrosse team locked up the No. 2 seed in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Tournament with a 13-8 win over North Country rival SUNY Potsdam in its regular-season home finale Wednesday evening in SUNYAC action at the Field House Complex.
ELMIRA, N.Y. -- Spurred on by a five-goal performance from James Mayer '20, the Elmira College men's lacrosse team closed out the 2019 campaign with a hard-fought 10-6 victory over Empire 8 Conference foe Houghton College on Campus Field.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men's lacrosse team earned a great North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) win over Cazenovia College on Wednesday. SUNY Poly got out to a commanding five-goal lead in the first half and grew the lead to as many as seven goals in the second.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly women's lacrosse team took down Hartwick on Wednesday on the road in a competitive 15-13 game. The win brings the Wildcats season record to 10-5. In the first half, the Wildcats and the Hawks traded goals back and forth in the first half with the lead changing hands four times in 30 minutes. The first half ended in a 7-7 tie. The second half was more of the same, but the Wildcats scored three of the last four goals of the game to earn the win.
Canton, NY – Senior Jaid Baytos (IHC) continued her dominance of St. Lawrence University, scoring seven points on three goals and four assists to help lead the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team to a 19-10 victory over the Saints on Wednesday night.
DEXTER — When she was younger, Bailey Thomas was a team manager back when Bryanna Fazio was a senior at General Brown. The rest is pretty much history as Fazio went on to star at Le Moyne College and now is in her senior campaign there.
Wednesday: DAY IN REVIEW: There were four games played today and most were mismatches. Newark held BAND scoreless for three quarters as seven players made the offensive book which was led by Jayden Shepherd with 3g-2a and Matt Card (4g). Talyn Pierce had 13s for the Reds.
There were four games tonight with the closest coming in Mynderse-Romulus defeating Waterloo 7-6 in overtime. The remaining scores were Newark-Midlakes over Wayne 13-11, Aquinas over Gananda 14-8 and Pal-Mac over Geneva 19-2.
When faced up against the top boys lacrosse programs in Central New York on its home turf at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, Baldwinsville has, for the most part, brought its best performances.
That was true in the sunshine April 13 when the Bees romped past Fayetteville-Manlius 16-5, and was the case again in the rain last Tuesday night when West Genesee arrived and B’ville put them away in similar fashion, prevailing by a score of 16-6.
Horseheads picked up momentum in its bid for a third straight Section 4 Class B girls lacrosse championship Tuesday afternoon while Elmira hit a bump in the road as it tries to earn a berth in the Class A sectional tournament.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – No. 4/4 Syracuse defeated No. 7/7 Virginia, 12-10, in the first round of the ACC Tournament on Wednesday, April 24. The Orange advance to Friday's semifinals where they will take on No. 1-ranked and unbeaten Boston College at 5 p.m.
On an afternoon that saw seniors Rachel Heidenreich, Ellen Newton, Kayla O'Connell, Jen Reininger, Jourdan Roemer and Rachel Ryan play their final game at the Demske Sports Complex, Canisius (3-14) defeated Binghamton 10-9 in non-conference women's lacrosse action.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The St. John Fisher College men's lacrosse secured a spot in the Empire 8 Conference Championship with a 15-5 victory over Alfred University at Growney Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. With the win, Fisher improves to 13-2 overall and 6-1 in the conference standings, while the Saxons fall to 8-6 overall and 4-3 in Empire 8 play.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Senior Joey Panariello (Islip) recorded career highs of eight points and seven goals and the Cortland defense held Oswego scoreless for a stretch of 27 minutes, 59 seconds spanning the first to third quarters as the Red Dragons closed out their regular season with a 19-7 victory versus the Lakers Wednesday afternoon in SUNYAC action at the Stadium Complex.
SCHENECTADY, NY -- The No. 1 RIT (16-1, 8-0 Liberty League) men's lacrosse team clinched the Liberty League regular season title for the eighth straight season with a 12-9 win over No. 12 Union College (12-2, 7-1 Liberty League) in the regular season finale Wednesday afternoon. With the win, the Tigers clinch the top seed in the upcoming Liberty League Tournament.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Noah Hammon is only a sophomore, but he currently leads Section III in goals scored with 35. He wasn’t even aware until Rome Free Academy coach Guy Calandra told him through social media.
Philadelphia, April 24, 2019 –The National Lacrosse League has released its 2018-19 NLL Playoffs schedule. In line with the playoff format announce last season, the Division Semi-Finals and the Division Final will consist of one game, while the NLL Finals will remain a best-of-three series.
Boston, MA, April 24, 2019 - MLL has just concluded the Player Relocation via conference call. Fifty players have been relocated. All players who were on a preseason active roster (PSAR) for Charlotte, Florida or Ohio were available for selection.
Here are selections by team, sorted alphabetically:
DeWitt, N.Y. -- After taking a 2-0 lead in tonight’s game against Auburn, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls lacrosse offense went missing for the next 18 minutes.
Part of that was due to a tough Auburn defense, and part was due to outstanding goal-keeping by Maroons’ junior Alexa Driscoll.
There were several one-goal games today and some were unexpected wins. Fairport (6-1) needed overtime to defeat a scrappy Thomas (3-6) 8-7 and Penfield (4-5) used overtime to beat Victor (7-2) 7-6. (Several recaps)
CORTLAND, N.Y. – The nationally 20th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team used a strong second half performance to guide its way to a 21-11 victory over Oneonta Tuesday afternoon in SUNYAC action at the Stadium Complex. With the win, the hosting Red Dragons improved to 10-5 overall and 6-1 in the conference. The visiting Red Dragons fell to 8- 8 and 4-4.
Loyola attackman Pat Spencer, the two-time Tewaaraton Award finalist and favorite to win college lacrosse’s top individual honor this spring, was selected No. 1 overall in the Premier Lacrosse League’s inaugural draft Monday at NBC Sports studios in Stamford, Conn.
Cornell attackman Clarke Petterson (Redwoods LC) and Army defenseman Johnny Surdick (Chaos LC) were selected in the first round.
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Oswego State women's lacrosse team continued its winning-ways on Tuesday, defeating the Morrisville State Mustangs 13-7. Senior Toni Laneve (Bishop Grimes) led the squad with a season-best six goals.
One of Alex Ricker-Gilbert’s first tasks as a newly-minted athletic director at Jacksonville University was hiring a men’s lacrosse coach.
The Dolphins, through seven seasons of Division I men’s lacrosse, has won just 36 games. In the two seasons prior, 2015 and 2016, they finished second-to-last in the Southern Conference.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – No. 4/4 Syracuse opens play in the 2019 ACC Women's Lacrosse Tournament on Wednesday, April 24 against No. 7/7 Virginia. The Orange are the No. 4 seed in the tournament, while the Cavaliers are the fifth seed. Opening draw is scheduled for 2 p.m. in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Cortland freshman Marc Esposito (West Babylon) has been selected as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men's Lacrosse Goalie of the Week for the week ending April 21. The award is Esposito's second this season – he was previously honored on April 7.
ALFRED, N.Y. – The No. 12 St. John Fisher College women's lacrosse team kept its winning-streak alive on Tuesday afternoon as the Cardinals took down Alfred University by a score of 24-1 for their 13th consecutive victory. With the win, Fisher sets a program record for consecutive victories in a single-season, while also moving to 14-1 overall and 7-0 in the Empire 8. With the loss, the Saxons fall to 12-12 overall on the season and 0-7 in conference play.
The Le Moyne men’s lacrosse team finished off their regular season with a big 24-10 win over Southern New Hampshire in a Northeast-10 contest at Manchester, New Hampshire. The No. 3 ranked Dolphins (13-2, 10-1) will take their seven-game win streak into the Division II men’s lacrosse playoffs.
ROCHESTER, NY – Second half goals by juniors Addilys Geitner, Lily Aldrich and Emily Allen along with the third goal of the game from freshman Emma Robinson allowed the Nazareth College women's lacrosse team to pull away from the Rochester Institute of Technology for a 9-7 victory Tuesday afternoon at RIT.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Syracuse junior Emily Hawryschuk headlines a group of four members of the Orange selected to the All-ACC Women's Lacrosse team in a vote by the league head coaches. Hawryschuk earned first-team honors, while junior Kerry Defliese, redshirt junior Mary Rahal and freshman Sarah Cooper are members of the second team.
It was tempting to watch Syracuse’s 18-9 rout of Navy on Saturday and come away dazzled by, well, the things the Orange are known for doing well. The slick stickwork. The eagerness to get into transition. The overwhelming offense.
But that same afternoon, the Orange (9-3) held the Midshipmen’s leading goal scorer (attackman Christian Daniel) without a point. Midfielder Greyson Torain, Navy’s other 20-goal scorer, didn’t find the net until the final five minutes.
The regular season is over and the postseason is about the begin. And boy do we have some doozies in store for the 2019 ACC Women’s Lacrosse Tournament, which is set to begin on late Wednesday morning in Chestnut Hill, Mass. We now know that the Syracuse Orange (14-3, 5-2 ACC) have the No. 4 seed and will face 5-seed Virginia. Here is what the top half of the bracket looks like for the 1st round matchups on Wednesday as the winners of these two games will face each other on Friday:
Ronnie and Spazman discuss teams in each Section V class, talk to Rush Henrietta Head Coach Jim Dewald, give their rundown on upcoming games and make some predictions, get Charlie Lockwood from Section III on the phone, and introduce their weekly Top Five in Section Five Players.
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Today the Women's Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) announces that the 2019 WPLL Spring Draft will stream across the WPLL's Facebook, YouTube, and IGTV accounts on Thursday, April 25th at 8:00pm ET. The 2019 WPLL Spring Draft will welcome 25 new players to the WPLL, with each WPLL team drafting five players to join their roster.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Sophomore attacker/midfielder Frankie Porcaro (Bellport, N.Y./Bellport) scored a program-record seven goals, including two in the final 10 minutes of regulation, to help lead the Plattsburgh State women's lacrosse team to its first-ever home win, a 17-15 non-conference victory over Castleton University Monday evening at the Field House Complex.
The Onondaga men's lacrosse team defeated Hudson Valley, 18-2, on Saturday, with the win Onondaga moves to 9-2 on the year and 6-0 in regional play.
In the final regular season game for Onondaga's sophomores, they did not disappoint.
Garrette Briggs, Alfred University (Jr., FO/M, Horseheads)
The top faceoff-man in the nation defended his title last week, going 29-of-30 in the faceoff circle (an AU and Empire 8 record) against Houghton and 27-of-28 against Elmira. He also broke the AU and Empire 8 record for groundballs in a game, twice during the week with 21 against Houghton and 24 against Elmira. Briggs also set the AU program record for groundballs in a season (previously 126 by Tyler Brooks-Lamert in 2011). He currently has 152 groundballs in 2019. Briggs ranks second all-time in AU history with 303 groundballs.
Like most lacrosse fans, I have excitedly followed news about the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) from rumor through reality. When the PLL announced the six teams’ names and logos on February 26th, Lax Twitter saw people enthusiastically declaring their favorites. A name and logo wasn’t enough for me. Instead, on the morning of Monday March 4th, when player assignments started trickling out, I found out that I was a CHAOS Lacrosse Club fan. The first CHAOS player announcements that I saw were those of Connor Fields and Troy Reh. As a UAlbany fan, that might have been enough, but as the day went on learning that Miles Thompson, Blaze Riorden, Kyle McClancy, and Joe Resetarits sealed it.
ITHACA, N.Y. – For the third time this season, and second week in a row, Chayse Ierlan (Victor) has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, as was announced this afternoon by the conference office. Ierlan becomes the first Big Red player since Jeff Teat to secure three Rookie of the Week selections.
ROCHESTER, NY -- Senior Shawn Nally (McQuaid), of the RIT men's lacrosse team, was named Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week on Monday, for the week ending April 21, 2019. It is the first time Nally has been honored by the league in 2019.
GANSEVOORT, NY – The North Eastern Athletic Conference announced their weekly award winners on Monday afternoon and men's lacrosse senior Jake Rush (Frontier) has been named the NEAC Offensive Player of the Week.
NORTH BOSTON, NY – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced their weekly award winners on Monday, and junior keeper Mack Baker (Plymouth, MI, Salem) has been named the AMCC Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week.
I don’t want to sound like Chicken Little, but I think we’ve got a problem on our hands. I’m not sure if it’s just a lacrosse problem, a short-term problem, or maybe even a societal problem, but for a part of the country that has long taken pride in being one of the “hotbeds” of lacrosse, I think it’s a bit embarrassing.
We’re losing players, and we’re losing teams.
Jovan Miller didn’t want to shake his opponent’s hand. All game, that opponent, a defender from Orchard Park (N.Y.) High School, jawed with Miller and the rest of his Christian Brothers Academy teammates.
Words quickly turned to illegal, late hits. As Miller and his opponent reached each other in the postgame handshake line, the defender mouthed something inaudible under his breath.
Senior Jourdan Roemer (Irondequoit) became the Canisius (2-13, 2-6 MAAC) all-time points leader as the Golden Griffins fell to Fairfield (13-3, 8-0 MAAC) in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference women's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon from Fairfield, Conn.
Lacrosse’s September 1 recruiting date will remain.
Men’s and women’s lacrosse were removed from a proposal that the NCAA Division I Council passed during their meeting Thursday and Friday in Indianapolis. For most sports, the new rule will permit contact from or to a coach June 15 of a high school student’s sophomore year and will allow prospective student-athlete visits to start Aug. 1.
OSWEGO, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo first-year attackman Kevin Cook totaled four goals and an assist while sophomore midfielder James Pratt added three goals and an assist as the visiting Knights held on for a 14-13 win at Oswego, Saturday, in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) men's lacrosse.
ALBANY, NEW YORK (April 22, 2019) - The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) announced today that the University at Albany’s Tom & Mary Casey Stadium in Albany, NY will host regular season games on August 24th and 25th this summer.
There were fourteen games played last week and a number of exciting ones. At the moment there are seventy-one out of section games scheduled and forty-four have been played. Section Five has won twenty-four and the out of section teams have won twenty.
His team’s roster is small, plus it was missing a couple players.
So Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls’ lacrosse head coach John Battaglino scrapped the plan he’d made up for a practice last week and adjusted on the fly. When needed, he entered himself into the action to demonstrate a point or to provide a quick break for one of his players.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. — Despite a five-goal deficit early in the second half, the Fayetteville-Manlius girls lacrosse team bested Pittsford 14-13on Saturday in a non-league contest. Annie Steigerwald scored on free position shot with 16.1 seconds remaining in the game to the give the No. 5 state-ranked Hornets lead and the win.
ROCHESTER, NY -- The No. 2 RIT (15-1, 7-0 Liberty League) men's lacrosse team secured a first round bye in the Liberty League Tournament with an 11-7 win over No. 19 St. Lawrence University 11-3, 4-3 Liberty League) in Liberty League action Saturday afternoon.
It was nearly a perfect night for the Buffalo Bandits. Not only did they have a complete performance in the 12-6 win over New England, but they got the help they needed in order to clinch the No. 1 overall seed for the playoffs.
The No. 9 Syracuse men's lacrosse team (9-3, 2-2 ACC) couldn't have asked for a much better way to end the regular season, dominating Navy (5-7, 3-4 Patriot League) in every way Saturday night, defeating the Midshipmen 18-9.
GENEVA, N.Y.-The William Smith College lacrosse team defeated Rochester 13-0 in a Liberty League contest on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium this afternoon. With the win, the Herons have now won their last 12 straight games and are 14-2 overall and 9-0 in Liberty League play.
GENEVA, N.Y.—The Hobart College lacrosse team earned an 11-8 Northeast Conference win over Mount St. Mary's University on Boswell Field at Urick Stadium to move into a tie for first place in the league standings. The Statesmen improved to 10-3 overall, 4-1 in the NEC. The Mountaineers had their five-game winning streak snapped and slip to 8-6, 4-1.
UTICA, NY- The Utica College women's lacrosse team had plenty of reason to celebrate Saturday. For starters, it was Utica's senior day honoring the eight members of the class of 2019. More importantly, the Pioneers picked up a 19-2 win over visiting Elmira College in Empire 8 Conference action.
Senior Stephen Panno (Holtsville/Sachem East) celebrated his last home game by having a career day scoring nine goals to lead the SUNY Oneonta men's lacrosse team past Potsdam 18-7. The nine goals for Panno tied the second most all time in a game, done back in 1981.
OSWEGO, N.Y. – The Oswego State women's lacrosse team won an overtime thriller over Oneonta on Senior Day thanks to a Brigid Regin (West Genesee) tally at 1:44 of the extra period. Oswego's victory clinches a spot in the SUNYAC Championship with one conference game remaining on the regular-season schedule. The win also catapults the Lakers past Oneonta and into the No. 4 spot in the standings, which would secure a home playoff game if Oswego holds that position.
GENESEO, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo sophomore attacker Hannah Marafioti (Fairport)totaled eight goals and two assists, including the overtime game-winning tally, to lead the Knights to an 19-18 victory over No. 18 Cortland in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) women's lacrosse, Saturday.
ONEONTA, NY – Hartwick won for the tenth time this season as it defeated visiting Alfred University 12-4 on Saturday at Wright Stadium. The result seals an Empire 8 playoff spot for the third consecutive season. It also marks the first 10-win season for the program since 2011.
ELMIRA, NY – Utica senior John Hanlon (Coconut Creek, FL/St. John Paul Academy) registered seven assists as the Utica College men's lacrosse team cruised to a 20-4 victory on the road at Elmira College in Empire 8 Conference action on Saturday. Hanlon's 28 assists this season are tied for third on the College's all-time single season list. Craig DiSanto (Montebello, NY/Suffern) added five points on two goals and three assists and 12 different Pioneers recorded at least one point on the afternoon.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Ten different players scored goals as the Cortland men's lacrosse team defeated Brockport, 15-7, Saturday afternoon in SUNYAC action at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 11-4 overall and 5-0 in the conference, clinching the regular-season title with one league game remaining. The Golden Eagles fell to 5-7 and 0-4.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The No. 10 Big Red men's lacrosse team dominated the first half, and then held off a late comeback attempt by Brown on its Senior Day, to defeat the Bears, 12-9, at Stevenson-Pincince Field in Providence.
“We had a great team effort today and I was really happy with the ball movement all over the field. Draw controls were a focus for us, and I’m proud of how we fought for possessions against a scrappy team in Hartford. We’ll enjoy this and get back to work on Monday.”
Syracuse, N.Y. – Junior attackman Riley Larson (Fairfield, Conn./Ludlowe) recorded four points to lead the third-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team to a 10-3 win over Saint Michael's College in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.
Waltham, Mass. – Senior attacker Bryanna Fazio (General Brown) recorded seven points to lead the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 17-2 victory over 21st-ranked Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Bentley Field.
Syracuse plays the Midshipmen at Navy for the first time since 1982 as the Orange seek their first winning streak of four-or-more games since the 2017 season.
- The game will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network, with John Sadak (pxp) and Evan Washburn (analyst) on the call. Brian Higgins and Kyle Fetterly will broadcast the action on TK99/105, Cuse.com and the TuneIn App, while WAER will also carry the game.
TD Ierlan (Victor) had a familiar day in a familiar place.
The Yale face-off specialist dominated the X, winning 16 of 17 in his return to Casey Stadium in Albany and leading the Bulldogs to a 10-6 victory over the Great Danes.
ROCHESTER - An early advantage couldn't hold up as No. 5 Monroe Community College dropped a 12-6 decision to top-ranked Harford Community College in an NJCAA women's lacrosse battle on DiMarco Field Thursday afternoon.
Without question, the 6-0 start offered up by the Baldwinsville girls lacrosse team drew some attention outside local circles.
For when the first state Class A rankings of the spring were released early last week, the Bees were sitting at no. 2, behind only Chaminade of the Catholic High School Athletic Association, who does not compete in the NYSPHSAA tournament.
Hamilton College's Henry Hunt '20 tied a career high with six points on four goals and two assists and the Continentals posted a 15-12 non-conference win over the Vassar College Brewers at Vassar's Gordon Field on Wednesday evening.
Senior Keara Patterson notched her 400th career point as the Fulton varsity girls lacrosse team topped Syracuse, 21-7. Keara recorded an assist on Emma Weaver’s goal early in the game to achieve the milestone.
KEUKA PARK, N.Y. – The Morrisville State women's lacrosse team made a statement Thursday evening as they handed host Keuka College a 20-3 loss, ending their win streak at 11 and handing the Wolves their first loss of the year, behind senior Courtney Cavellier's (Souh Jefferson) season high nine points.
Lacrosse’s September 1 recruiting date will remain. Men’s and women’s lacrosse were removed from a proposal that the NCAA Division I Council passed during their meeting Thursday and Friday in Indianapolis. For most sports, the new rule will permit contact from or to a coach June 15 of a high school student’s sophomore year and will allow prospective student-athlete visits to start Aug. 1.
The night will feature a special pregame ceremony between the two clubs as well as a custom video and a T-shirt giveaway for select fans that was designed by Swarm star and NLL second leading scorer Lyle Thompson (100 pts.). This celebration will grow the awareness of Indigenous Peoples and their crucial role in the continued growth and development of their native sport of lacrosse. The game will be shown on B/R Live Saturday at 7:05 p.m. ET
The East Syracuse Minoa girls lacrosse team is now officially past the halfway point of their 2019 spring season and have bounced back from their first two losses last week with a pair of victories this week.
Canton, NY – Molly Denny (Souh Jefferson) and MaryClare Bowes (Irondequoi) combined for 16 points as the SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team cruised to a 17-1 victory v. Elmira College in non-conference action on Thursday. With the win the Roos improve to 11-3 on the season and tie the single-season wins mark joining the 2016 team that finished the season 11-5.
BATAVIA, NY… The no.8 Genesee Community College men's lacrosse team earned their third home victory of the season after a 20-2 victory over the Tompkins Cortland Community College Panthers Thursday afternoon.
The good news for the Rochester Knighthawks is that they are on a season high game three-game winning streak and now have a record of 5-11. The bad news is that they are officially eliminated from the playoffs with New England (8-8) claiming the fourth and final playoff spot in the East Division.
With 0:17 left in the first overtime period, senior midfielder Noah Germano scored to give the Warriors a 14-13 victory over Wayne. Josh Hauman led Schroeder with 5g-2a and Cole Bolin added 3g-2a. Andy Hamel (5g-1a) and John Reagan (2g-5a) led the Wayne offense. Wayne was the last undefeated team in the section.
There were five scheduled games tonight with four scores reported. Canandaigua defeated Spencerport 8-6 in the closest match-up. Hilton defeated Wayne 17-1 and in out of town matchups, Pittsford defeated Vestal 17-6 and Rush-Henrietta defeated West Genesee 14-9.
The South Jefferson girls lacrosse team lost to Conestoga (Pa.), 14-5, in a nonleague game at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. Megan Whitley scored a pair of goals for the Spartans (4-3) and Mia Buckingham, Natalie Strough and Savannah Fish scored a goal each.
NISKAYUNA — With a spree of goals early on and another significant run soon after, Niskayuna displayed its quick-strike ability in the first half of Thursday's Suburban Council girls' lacrosse game with Guilderland.
(First Aired 1 year ago) A native of Metro Baltimore, Frank Kelly is the founder the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) lacrosse ministry. He talks about his family and the early years of that vision and how the ministry has grown since the mid-1980s from a lacrosse camp with less than five campers to a summer camp today with over 500 boys and girls and counselors from lacrosse playing colleges throughout the country.
Onondaga County Community College’s Men’s Lacrosse team is using their championship mentality to help others. The team, who’s won 11 national championships including the last two, is turning their game against Hudson Valley into a fundraiser to support breast cancer calling it “Lazers for the Cure”.
The Athletics Department at SUNY Potsdam is accepting on-line applications for a Graduate Assistant / Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach with strategic recruiting, coaching scouting, supervision of team travel, budget planning, marketing, and monitoring academic progress and success of student athletes and other duties as assigned.
West Genesee coach Shaun Smith was facing his former team for the first time since being named the Wildcats lacrosse coach last summer. After spending 19 years coaching Corcoran and recently the Syracuse city schools team, Smith was on the West Genesee sideline.
Section II athletes are leading the charge for the Syracuse women’s lacrosse team.
The team, which is 14-3, is being led by great defense from Asa Goldstock, a Niskayuna native, who has 116 saves on the season, including a season-high 12 saves on March 13 against Florida.
Ballston Spa boys lacrosse saw Saratoga Springs storm back and score three goals late to tie the Suburban Council tilt in regulation and its tally in the first four minute session was eventually whistled no-goal as the flag was thrown at the other end, but no whistle was sounded and play continued.
While Native Americans originated the game of lacrosse, many children in reservation communities today have never touched a stick. Native Vision, a sports and life skills program led by the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, is working to change that in partnership with indigenous players and mentors from the lacrosse community.
The NCAA released its first women’s lacrosse regional rankings for Division II on Wednesday, with West Chester, Le Moyne, Regis, and Florida Southern claiming the top spots in the four regions. The rankings reflect game results through April 14 and include the top six teams in each region.
Charlotte, NC— The NJCAA has announced upcoming locations for the NJCAA Women's Lacrosse Championships. Onondaga (NY) was selected to host the event in 2020 and 2022 while Monroe (NY) will entertain the national championship in 2021 and 2023.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Danny Varello can’t say it’s been easy. Syracuse repeated — again and again — it wouldn’t neglect the depth of its faceoff unit, and head coach John Desko said he would “ride the hot hand” of the “two-headed monster.” And then Jakob Phaup became a top-five faceoff specialist in the country. The “hot hand” most often was him. When Phaup is in a rhythm, why stop him?
CLINTON, N.Y.-William Smith sophomore goalie Olivia Hofmann made a career-high 17 saves as the Herons rallied to defeat Hamilton 7-6 in a non-conference contest on Withiam Field this afternoon. With its 11th straight victory, William Smith is now 13-2 overall this season.
Canisius erased a five-goal deficit in the second half to earn the come from behind victory over Battle of the Bridge rival Niagara, 12-11, in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action Wednesday night from the Demske Sports Complex in downtown Buffalo, N.Y.
UTICA, NY – Kainen Francis-Thompson (Massena), David Demand (Chittenango), and Sam Ferguson (Baldwin, NY/Baldwin) combined for 12 goals and five assists and keeper C.J. Alesandrini (Colonie) stopped 16 of 19 shots on target as Hartwick rolled to a 14-3 victory at Utica College on Wednesday at Charles Gaetano Stadium.
ONEONTA, NY- Junior Kaitlynn Palmer (VVS) netted the game-winning goal with 3:04 remaining in the second overtime to lift the Utica College women's lacrosse team to a thrilling 10-9 victory over host Hartwick College in Empire 8 Conference action Wednesday afternoon.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – The Cortland men's lacrosse team held Ithaca to one goal in the second half to pull away from a tight game in earning a 12-5 victory Wednesday night in non-conference action at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 10-4 with the win, while the Bombers fell to 8-5 with the loss.
In a continuation of a slow break week, there were two games played today. Irondequoit defeated Saratoga Springs 10-3. The score for Penn Yan vs. Seton Catholic is still outstanding and will be updated when reported.
TONAWANDA, N.Y. – The Morrisville State men's lacrosse team pulled their overall record to 6-6 Wednesday afternoon as they handed host Hilbert College a 24-15 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) decision in Tonawanda, improving their conference slate to an unblemished 5-0.
Only in her second varsity season, the 14-year-old Lescault has already developed into one of Section II’s top players. Heading into Thursday’s Suburban Council game against Averill Park, Lescault has registered a team-leading 40 points on 29 goals and 11 assists in leading the Spartans to a 3-3 start.
Redshirt freshman Kaitlyn Dowsett provided the punch on offense on a day where goals came early and often as the Siena Saints women's lacrosse team concluded their 2019 regular season with an 18-10 win over the Marist Red Foxes on the road in Poughkeepsie. Dowsett would score five times with two assists for a team-leading seven points in the victory.
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. – Juniors Brie Yonge (Penn Yan Academy) and Molly Newton (Skaneateles) each eclipsed 100 career points as the nationally 18th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team defeated New Paltz, 21-6, Wednesday afternoon in SUNYAC action. The Red Dragons improved to 9-4 overall and 6-0 in the conference. The Hawks dropped to 8-5 and 4-3.
Some may look at a 2-6 record and be disappointed. For the Lewiston-Porter girls' lacrosse team, however, they are reaching new heights. Following winless seasons from 2016-2018, the Lancers have won two games in a week's span, defeating Salamanca and Griffith Institute.
Tuesday night, Syracuse honored its seniors on the Carrier Dome turf. They were celebrated for their last four years of accomplishments. But, on 2019’s Senior Night, it was the younger players, the first- and second-year standouts, that made the game’s biggest impact.
Koichi Nakamura wants students in his home country to have the same opportunities as him. That’s why whenever he returns to Japan, he holds lacrosse clinics for players of all ages. “Lacrosse changed my life. When I was 18 years old, I came to the U.S. to play. I had a very good experience here. I tell Japanese kids they can come to the United States, play lacrosse and study here like I did. I’m very lucky.”
Nakamura is a native of Fukuoka, Japan and a Business Administration major at Onondaga Community College. He is also a two-time national champion having played for the Lazers Men’s Lacrosse team during its undefeated 2017 and 2018 seasons.
Junior Mike Donnelly scored five goals and added three assists for eight points, while sophomore Jack Hennessey notched three goals and added four assists for seven points to lead the 19th-ranked St. Lawrence University men's lacrosse team to a 17-3 non-conference win over SUNY Potsdam under the lights in Potsdam, New York.
The Skaneateles girls lacrosse team had it all going on today. In rolling to an 11-3 victory over Chrsitian Brothers Academy, the visiting Lakers were patient on offense, controlled the Brothers in the defensive end and got 9 saves from junior goalkeeper Ioanna Christou.
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The College at Brockport men's lacrosse team defeated Alfred University Tuesday afternoon, by a score of 9-8. With the win, the Golden Eagles move to 5-6 on the season, while the Saxons fall to 8-4.
Joel White found himself with a chunk of plastic in his hands on a field in Netanya, Israel, with a USA logo brandished on his chest. It was June 2018 and White couldn’t believe it. Lacrosse — the sport that carried him from Cortland, to the Carrier Dome, to across the continental United States — had now brought him to the Middle East.
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York – Marist men's lacrosse won its final regular season home game with an 11-5 victory over St. Bonaventure. With the win, Marist improves to 7-5 overall and clinched a spot in the MAAC tournament.
TD Ierlan still thinks about the decision he made to leave the University at Albany for Yale, but he doesn’t second-guess it.
How will it feel for the former UAlbany men’s lacrosse star, though, to play for Yale at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium on Friday night?
STAMFORD — The idea of a college education never crossed Mike Banks’ mind, looking for community and camaraderie as a kid on the streets of Norwalk, let alone playing lacrosse.
Granted a second chance after five months in jail, mentors like then-McMahon coach Mike Epstein got him into the sport and got him a degree. Tuesday afternoon, he told his story to the McMahon and Stamford varsity and junior varsity lacrosse teams before their games Tuesday.
For the first time ever, the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) will be shown across ESPN networks this season. The 10-game regular season, which kicks off Sunday, June 2, will air on ESPN3 and the ESPN App. Postseason play will include the semifinals on ESPN3, with the championship game on Sunday, July 28, on ESPNU. This season, the WPLL will travel to five states and play at five of top lacrosse venues in the United States.
In rolling to an 11-3 victory over Chrsitian Brothers Academy, the visiting Lakers were patient on offense, controlled the Brothers in the defensive end and got 9 saves from junior goalkeeper Ioanna Christou.
The path to professional success is one that is usually lined with obstacles that one must overcome to reach their goals. This rings especially true for first-year Knighthawk goaltender Warren Hill, who has recently taken advantage of an expanded opportunity.
Buffalo Bandits captain Steve Priolo has had quite the career so far. The St. Catherines, Ontario native is in his 10th season with Buffalo and will already go down as one of the best defensemen in franchise history.
The Redwoods LC defense is loaded with Notre Dame alumni. Close defensemen Matt Landis, Garrett Epple and Eddy Glazener; long-stick midfielder John Sexton; and short-stick defensive midfielders Jack Near and Nick Ossello will bring the college game’s best help-and-recover scheme to the professional ranks this summer. That spells bad news for most offensive players -- except Kevin Rice (Skaneaeles).
Baltimore, Md. — Under Armour, in conjunction with Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Inside Lacrosse, is thrilled to announce the second wave of 11 boys who have been selected to compete in the 14th-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on June 29 at Johns Hopkins University’s historic Homewood Field.
Logan McNaney, Corning / Salisbury (Conn.), SweetLax | Maryland
Saturday was quite a day.
The Oswego Bucs played a non-league, out-of-Section game versus Horseheads – at Penn Yan High School. We played one another last year, too, but at Cortland HS. The head coaches and ADs did the scheduling; I just prepared for another great day of lacrosse…
The Cazenovia College Men's lacrosse team picked up a big conference win on Saturday April 13th as they beat Hilbert College 17-7. With the win the Wildcats improve to 5-3 overall and 3-1 in the NEAC, while the Hawks fall to 4-5 overall and 2-2 in conference.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – No. 5/5 Syracuse women's lacrosse team plays its final game of the regular season on Tuesday, April 16 when it hosts Cornell. Opening draw in the Carrier Dome is set for 7 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
POTSDAM, N.Y.—SUNY Potsdam senior men's lacrosse player Zach Sheridan (Cicero-North Syracuse) has been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference's Goalie of the Week. The Bears captain had a career week, standing out in two conference contests. He has received the honor twice in his career.
Hobart College first-year midfielder Derrek Madonna (ESM) was named the Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week by the league office today. In addition, junior attackman Eric Holden was named an NEC Prime Performer.
William Smith College sophomore goalie Olivia Hofmann was named the Liberty League Women's Lacrosse Defensive Performer of the Week by the conference office today. In addition, sophomore attack Ellie Burns was named to the weekly honor roll.
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its weekly award winners in the sport of men's lacrosse Monday afternoon, naming Morrisville State senior attackman, Nick Geswaldo (Lafayette) the Offensive Player of the Week following his performance across two games for action ending April 14.
(SAN DIEGO, CA – April 15, 2019) The San Diego Seals announced today that rookie forward Austin Staats will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season due to a tear in his right knee of his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Staats leads all rookies in goals (32), assists (29) and points (61) in 14 games played. He was named NLL Rookie of the Week four times and was the only rookie to earn NLL Player of the Week honors (Week 2).
The San Diego Seals announced today that the team has signed three-time NLL Champion Joe Walters (Irondequoit) to a one-year contract, pending league approval. Walters was with the club during preseason action.
For the third straight year, players from Harlem Lacrosse spent the weekend upstate, visiting players from the Shaker district in North Colonie.
"It's not unlikely to see a kid holding a lacrosse stick on 125th Street," said Harlem Lacrosse Senior Program Director Richie Hurley.
Championship-caliber teams have often been defined by dynamic duos that prevail a team to success. Joe Montana and Jerry Rice. Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. Shaq and Kobe. For Cornell lacrosse in the past three seasons, that special playing partnership has been between junior attackman Jeff Teat and senior attackman Clarke Petterson.
Section V Boys Lacrosse Coordinator Mike Simon and conjunction with the Connors and Ferris law firm have restructure the Players of the Week awards and for the first time this year, there will be offensive and defensive winners in each of the four classes.
For his entire life, Matt Wilcox has dreamed of being the high school lacrosse coach at Baldwinsville, his alma mater. He's inspired by his father, but the Wilcox family isn't the only lacrosse family in B'ville.
ROCHESTER, NY – On Monday, the Empire 8 Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for all competitions taking place between April 8 and April 14. Hartwick junior Ashley Jablonowski (Levittown, NY/Island Trees) was named the Empire 8 Women's Lacrosse Goalkeeper of the Week, the third time this season she has won the award (March 11, April 1).
It was a bright, sunny day Saturday as the Penn Yan lacrosse team faced Nichols in a matchup at Penn Yan Academy. The sun symbolized the week the Mustangs had as they strung together three wins during their busiest week of the young season.
ITHACA, N.Y. – In a back-and-forth game that saw six ties, the No. 10 Big Red men's lacrosse team pulled away early in the fourth quarter, and then held off a late rally by No. 12 Notre Dame to pick up a huge road win over the Irish, 11-9, at Arlotta Stadium. With the win, Cornell improves to 8-4 overall, while Notre Dame slips to 6-5.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men's lacrosse team lost a triple-overtime thriller to Keuka College on Saturday in North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) play. The final score of the game was 11-10 in favor of the Keuka College Wolves. The Wildcats are now 6-5 this season with a 2-2 NEAC record.
Canton, NY – Josh Yelvington (Carthage) had a monster game posting seven goals and two assists to lead the SUNY Canton men's lacrosse team to a key 16-13 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) win v. Husson University on Senior Day on Saturday.
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State men's lacrosse team picked up their fourth straight North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) win Sunday afternoon on Senior Day, as they out ran visiting Medaille College 20-2 on Drake Field in Morrisville.
All through the early portion of its season, the Marcellus boys lacrosse team had pulled off a series of close victories, three of them within a six-day span against Skaneateles, Westhill and Cicero-North Syracuse. But in last Tuesday game at Tully, it was the Mustangs on the wrong end of such a result as it lost, 7-6, to the Black Knights in a game it led late in the fourth quarter.
By roaring out to a 4-0 start, the Baldwinsville girls lacrosse team clearly established itself as one of the top sides in Central New York, but what it did next offered further proof of that lofty status.
The Bees hosted 2-0 Fayetteville-Manlius last Tuesday night at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, and withstood a rough start to take control on several fronts and eventually defeat the Hornets 11-10.
On March 20th the Boston Cannons in the MLL Supplemental Draft the Boston Cannons acquired a defenseman by the name of Bill O’Brien.
“I’m extremely grateful for the opportunity to represent the Boston Cannons in the MLL. Boston is an amazing city and one of the sport’s capitals of the world. I’m looking forward to bringing my skill set to the cannons and ultimately pursuing an MLL championship.” O’Brien told Trifecta Sports.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – The Oswego State women's lacrosse team downed the Plattsburgh Cardinals on Saturday afternoon. Teresa Shattuck's (Bishop Grimes) team-high seven points ties her for first in program history.
The pain was instant. The swelling followed soon after. Morgan Alexander had planted awkwardly during a 1-on-1 drill and fallen to the turf at Ensley Athletic Center. As she looked down, she noticed her knee cap was perpendicular to its normal placement. Tears flowed down her face.
VESTAL, N.Y. - The Binghamton Women's Lacrosse team (2-12, 2-3 AE) won 17-5 against Hartford (1-14, 0-5 AE) at home on Saturday. Seven Bearcats finished with multiple goals, a team-high for this season, while Emily Yoo recorded five points on senior day.
April 15, 2019 - There were forty-two games played last week and a number of exciting ones. At the moment there are seventy-one out of section games scheduled and thirty-nine have been played. Section Five has won twenty-two and the out of section teams have won seventeen.
Four games were scheduled today. Spencerport continued their out of town play with another win, this time over Wellesley HS (MA) 18-6. Fairport defeated Corning 15-14 in overtime, West Genesee defeated Victor 18-12 and Baldwinsville defeated Irondequoit 14-3.
Drew Collins scored six goals in a 17-14 non-league win for Niskayuna against Lakeland, while Griffin King added three goals and six assists. Finn McCullough added a goal and three assists, while Dan Brownell, Jurgen Bach and Gabe Nish each added two scores.
Garden City, N.Y. – Junior attackman Riley Larson (Fairfield, Conn./Ludlowe) tallied the game-winning goal midway through the fourth quarter as the sixth-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team upset previously-unbeaten and top-ranked Adelphi University, 10-8, in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Motamed Field.
Danny Varello hasn't been the go-to-guy at the faceoff position this season, but after he started the game 10-for-10, he helped the Orange come away with the 12-9 win. CitrusTV's Sam Rothman reports from Chapel Hill.
Potsdam, NY – An overwhelming second half effort saw the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team score on every shot on goal in the half as the Golden Knights turned a first-half deficit into a lopsided win with a 17-8 victory against RIT on Saturday afternoon at Hantz Turf Field.
Potsdam, NY – A six-goal third tied the game through 45 minutes and the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team never trailed again as the Golden Knights completed their come-from-behind effort with a 13-12 win over Vassar College in Liberty League action Saturday afternoon at Hantz Turf Field.
Canton, NY – The SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team jumped out to an 11-0 halftime lead and never looked back as they earned a 17-3 win v. Husson University in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action on Saturday afternoon.
Tehoka Nanticoke’s man-up goal with 1:08 left in the fourth quarter helped the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team survive a UMBC rally and win, 9-7, on Saturday, April 13, at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.
Sophomore Kylie Murphy scored six goals and senior Alexandra LaMotte tallied five to lead the St. Lawrence University women's lacrosse team to a 16-6 win over Bard in Liberty League action on Saturday afternoon at North Country Field.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – In the historical 100th meeting between the Army West Point and Navy men's lacrosse teams, the Black Knights left Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium with a thrilling 9-8 overtime victory to secure a star in the Army-Navy Star Series presented by USAA.
The No. 11 Syracuse men's lacrosse team (8-3, 2-2 ACC) dominated the third quarter and scored 10 of the game's final-12 goals to defeat No. 18 North Carolina 12-9 (7-5, 1-2 ACC) on Saturday in the conference finale.
North Andover, Mass. – Senior attacker Bryanna Fazio (General Brown) tallied a game-high five points to lead the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 17-10 win over 18th-ranked Merrimack College on Saturday afternoon in Northeast-10 Conference action at Duane Stadium.
LOUDONVILLE, NY – Senior Keenan Cook made the most of his senior day at Hickey Field on Saturday afternoon, needing four points coming into the men's lacrosse battle with NJIT to top the 100 point mark for his career. Cook did just that and more, and the Saints rolled to a 20-18 victory over the Highlanders.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – No. 3/3 Syracuse's seven-game winning streak came to an end in an 11-5 setback at No. 6/5 North Carolina in a game that included two weather delays on Saturday in Chapel Hill. The Orange finish ACC play with a 5-2 league record.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.-The William Smith College lacrosse team defeated Vassar 18-7 in a Liberty League contest on Weinberg Field this afternoon. With the win, the Herons have won their last 10 games and are 12-2 overall and 8-0 in Liberty League play.
GENEVA, N.Y.—The Hobart College lacrosse team earned a 12-11 Northeast Conference victory over Bryant University on Boswell Field at Urick Stadium this afternoon. Junior Eric Holden scored his fourth goal of the game with under three minutes remaining to provide the margin of victory.
HADMEN, Connecticut - Marist men's lacrosse offense found its rhythm in second half and propelled the team to a 12-8 victory over Quinnipiac Saturday afternoon. The Red Foxes improve to 6-5 overall and are tied for first in the MAAC at 4-1.
ONEONTA, N.Y. – Cortland senior Terrence Haggerty (Centerport/Harborfields) tallied two goals and two assists to become the 27th player in program history to reach 100 career goals as the Red Dragons defeated Oneonta, 17-5, in SUNYAC action Saturday afternoon.
ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University men's lacrosse team was hitting on all cylinders on Saturday afternoon as they hosted Elmira College on Senior Day. The Saxons (8-3, 4-1 Empire 8) used a full team effort in a dominant victory over the Soaring Eagles by a score of 27-2.
Canisius scored the final five goals of the game to erase a one-goal deficit and defeat Detroit Mercy, 11-8, in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's lacrosse action Saturday at Titan Field in Detroit, Mich.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Ten different players scored goals as the nationally 18th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team earned an 18-4 victory versus Buffalo St. Saturday afternoon in SUNYAC action at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 8-4 overall and 5-0 in the conference. The Bengals fell to 5-7 and 1-4.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The St. John Fisher College celebrated its Senior Day on Saturday afternoon with a 25-12 conference victory over Hartwick at Growney Stadium. With its sixth straight win, Fisher improves to 12-1 overall and 5-0 in the Empire 8 on the season, while the Hawks fall to 8-2 overall and 4-1 in the conference standings.
Army was more than a decade removed from its last victory over Navy back in 2008, and Black Knights coach Joe Alberici was still early in his tenure at West Point.
There are reminders of the 9-6 victory earned that afternoon in his office to this day, including a framed gray “08” jersey presented to him last year by the class of 2008. Yet there’s also a memory to encapsulate just what the schools’ lacrosse rivalry means.
ROCHESTER - Anne Arundel Community College used an 8-0 run spanning the two halves to take a lead it would not relinquish as the Riverhawks defeated Monroe Community College 17-11 to end the Tribunes' incredible 98-game winning streak.
MCC (3-1) had not suffered a defeat since a loss to Onondaga in the 2012 NJCAA title game. In between, Monroe captured six consecutive NJCAA national titles.
Huge gameday! Phins are on Long Island to take on #1 Adelphi! Face off is set for 3pm this afternoon! Let’s go, boys! ???? #HYpic.twitter.com/FN1At3Wkks
The adage, “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish,” was almost accurate for the Colorado Mammoth’s performance on Friday night. However, despite an admirable late-4th quarter comeback by the home side, the Mammoth fell short due to an incredible driving-then-diving goal by the Knighthawks’ Kyle Jackson to give the visitors a 10-9 overtime win on the road.
I lived up at the Seneca Indian Reservation. I’m actually Oneida, but I lived with the Senecas in the Wolf Clan. In our society and in our culture, lacrosse is a mainstay. Over the years, it went from a game that was given to us by the Creator and then eventually played for his amusement.
Thoughts and prayers to all PLL defensive coordinators. Look at that midfield line -- you have to short-stick two (or one) of Paul Rabil (29.3 unassisted shooting percentage last summer), Connor Buczek (36.5 percent) and Joel Tinney (44.4 percent). Good luck with that.
Being a Native American woman, especially a Haudenosaunee woman, we’re technically not supposed to play lacrosse. It’s supposed to be a men’s game. It was difficult to commit myself to that knowing what the outcome would be, what other people would think and say. But my desire and passion for the game overcame that. I decided to commit to my passion for the sport rather than worry about other people’s opinions.
Syracuse closes out its ACC Regular Season slate with a road trip to North Carolina, looking to win its third-straight game.
- The game will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra. Brian Higgins and Kyle Fetterly will broadcast the action on TK99/105, Cuse.com and the TuneIn App, while WAER will also carry the game.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Top 10 teams collide when No. 3/3 Syracuse visits No. 6/5 North Carolina in ACC women's lacrosse action on Saturday, April 13. The Orange go for their eighth consecutive victory in the contest, which begins at 12 p.m.
Fans can watch the game on ACC Network Extra and the Watch ESPN app. Live audio will also be available on WJPZ 89.1FM in the Syracuse area.
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and ESPN announced Friday that the Canisius men's lacrosse home game versus Marist, scheduled for Friday, April 26, has been flexed as part of the league's Wild Card Game agreement with the network.
The matchup between the Golden Griffins and the Marist will be broadcast live on ESPNU. Opening faceoff is set for 4 p.m.
So much of the history of area high school lacrosse, on both the boys and girls sides, has involved West Genesee and Fayetteville-Manlius, both with their own accomplishments and the battles they have waged against each other.
Just as in the last couple of years, the Fayetteville-Manlius girls lacrosse team finds itself in a unique position, with a chance to accomplish something special in the regular season and post-season.
“It’s an awesome experience. When you work hard at it, it’s a culmination of what you’ve been doing for a long time,” said Coach Greenway after the milestone win. “I’ve also had some great assistant coaches. And it shows that you have great kids too. They play the game of the lacrosse, learn a little bit, and hopefully become good parents and citizens.”
Katie and Kiera Shanley, who are both poised to play lacrosse for Northwestern University next spring, were honored at today’s ceremony alongside their brother Jack. The triplets, all graduating this year, reflected on their shared journey to get to this point. (Video 2:35)
Thursday: DAY IN REVIEW: Once again there were many mismatches in the sixteen games played today. On the other hand, Penn Yan won a big game (4-2) with Penfield. Hilton is off to its best start at 5-1 with their 8-7 win today over the Greece Storm. Thomas was a 6-4 winner over Schroeder in Webster and Pittsford was an 11-7 winner over Rush-Henrietta.
“Horseheads is always a game you get up for because you know they are going to give you a game,” Corning head coach Kevin Scanlon said. “They are a very athletic team and you have to play as a team to compete with them.”
Sydney McPartlon had three goals to lead Niskayuna to a 9-8 Suburban Council girls’ lacrosse victory over Shenendehowa Thursday. Peyton Reihs had two goals and an assist for Niskayuna, Cassidy Harvey added two goals. Grace Paliwodzinski had three goals and an assist for Shenendehowa.
The junior midfielder was a key contributor in the Black Knights' 16-14 league win over Lafayette on Saturday, helping the Cadets extend their winning streak to three games. Against the Leopards, Stewart tied her career-high with six points after tallying three goals and a trio of assists. She added three ground balls and a pair of draw controls to her stat line.
WEST POINT, N.Y. - The Army West Point men's lacrosse team ranks 20th in this week's national rankings. The Black Knights dropped four spots in both the Inside Lacrosse Media Poll and U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Coaches Poll.
JACELYN: We’re both from Akwesasne, on the border of Canada and Upstate New York. We grew up playing lacrosse and went to Salmon River High School just outside the reservation for about a year. About 35 percent of the school’s population was Native America. That actually had to teach people at the school about us and our culture. We went to a lacrosse combine near Syracuse and a coach connected us to Northfield Mount Hermon (Mass.), where we both went.
When Curry left campus for the summer, SU head coach John Desko told the rising sophomore to improve his shooting. He favored a sidearm on the run shot, and still does sometimes in moving situations. Last year, Curry had played hero for Syracuse against North Carolina when he scored two goals in the final minutes of regulation and assisted the overtime winner. But Kasemeyer saw the opportunity for Curry to build on his usual sweep down the right alley.
Syracuse, N.Y. – Junior attacker Sidney Hall (South Jefferson) tallied six points to lead the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 17-3 victory over Southern Connecticut State University on Wednesday afternoon in Northeast-10 Conference action at Ted Grant Field.
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The attacking duo of junior Chris Dovi (Cortland) and Nick Geswaldo (Lafayette) combined for 11 of the Mustangs 19 scores Wednesday night, as Morrisville State handed visiting Cazenovia College their first North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) loss of the season, a 19-9 defeat, in Morrisville.
Senior Annie Brennan (Irondequoit) scored four times and led the Siena Saints in a second half comeback as they topped the Quinnipiac Bobcats by a final score of 11-7. The Saints have now won three in a row, and all nine of their wins have come in the last 11 games.
GENESEO, N.Y. – The Cortland men's lacrosse team scored four consecutive goals in the fourth quarter to break away from a 9-9 tie and defeated Geneseo, 13-10, Wednesday afternoon in SUNYAC play at College Field. The Red Dragons improved to 8-4 overall and 3-0 in the conference. The Knights dropped to 4-9 and 1-2.
ALBANY, NY – Looking to snap a two-game losing streak and get back above .500 for the season on Wednesday in Albany, the Hartwick women's lacrosse team came out strong, shutting out Sage, 22-0. The win, which was the first shutout for Hartwick since an 18-0 victory at Cazenovia on March 11, 2015, moves the Hawks to 6-5 overall and 3-1 in the Empire 8. The Gators drop to 2-7, with a 1-3 conference record.
The redshirt junior joins Natalie Sulmonte and Olivia Conti as the team's captains. Willard hails from Cazenovia, New York and is in her fourth year on the squad, she did not see action last year due to injury. In her freshman year she received a medical redshirt for injury and her first collegiate game was in 2017 against Stetson.
"Sarah is such a positive role model for our team," LaMonica said. "I can't think of a better example of someone who brings a mentality of service to our program. The level of gratitude she shows, how hard she works and how willing she is to serve the team are great reminders to all. It feels very appropriate to highlight these attributes by elevating her as a captain as we march into conference play."
ALIE: I grew up in a very traditional home. My dad always made sure instilled in me who I was playing for. I was playing for the Creator and where I came from. I started playing when I was 6 or 7 years old, so I always had that in my head. It was a big deal for girls to be playing lacrosse when I was growing up. It was hard for my grandfather to accept it when my mom was playing lacrosse, but as I started playing, he gave his blessing. That meant a lot to me and it was special to me. I always felt pride that I was accepted by him.
NORTHEAST: Erin Coykendall, Spencerport
The senior midfielder has eight goals and eight assists to lead Spencerport, which is off to a 3-0 start. Coykendall, who is headed to Northwestern, now has 166 goals and 203 assists since her freshman season.
Potsdam, NY – With 10 goals in the first 12 minutes, the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team was up early on first-year program Plattsburgh State and the clock ran from there as the Golden Knights gained a 24-2 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday afternoon.
GENEVA, N.Y.-The No. 17 William Smith College lacrosse team defeated No. 19 Ithaca 13-7 in a key Liberty League contest on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium this afternoon. With their ninth-straight victory, the Herons are now 11-2 overall and 7-0 in conference play this year.
The SUNY Oneonta senior Kelsey Cohen (Baldwin/Baldwin) tallied her 200th career point as women's lacrosse defeated SUNY Potsdam 20-8 in SUNYAC action Wednesday afternoon at Maxcy Turf Field. Cohen is the seventh athlete in program history to reach 200 career points.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The No. 15 St. John Fisher College women's lacrosse team pushed its winning streak to 10 games on Thursday afternoon as the Cardinals defeated Utica at Growney Stadium by a score of 16-4. With the victory Fisher improves to 11-1 overall and 4-0 in the Empire 8, while the Pioneers fall to 9-3 overall and 3-2 in conference play.
POTSDAM, N.Y.—SUNY Potsdam senior captain Zach Sheridan (Cicero-North Syracuse) made a career-high 20 saves and picked up his first collegiate assist, but the SUNY Potsdam men's lacrosse team (3-6, 0-2 SUNYAC) fell to Oswego State (7-2, 2-0) 11-9 on Wednesday evening.
Canisius opened the contest with nine unanswered goals to build an early cushion and cruise to a 16-8 victory over St. Bonaventure in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's lacrosse action Tuesday at the Marra Athletics Complex in Olean, N.Y.
Cortland senior attack Terrence Haggerty (Centerport/Harborfields) has been chosen as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men's Lacrosse Athlete of the Week and freshman Marc Esposito (West Babylon) is the league's Men's Lacrosse Goalie of the Week for the week ending April 7. Haggerty earned his award for the second straight week.
Tully's Edinger's Take Charge, Knock Off Marcellus 7-6
Black Knight Freshman- Lane Edinger- scored with 15 seconds left in tonight's game to give Tully a 7-6 upset win over Marcellus! Great 4th quarter played by Tully capped by an exciting late goal for the win!
Shenendehowa edged Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 18-17 Tuesday in a Suburban Council girls’ lacrosse game, led by Grace Palowodzinski’s five goals and three assists. McKenzie Ballard had three goals and five assists, Payton Kisling’s three goals and two assists and Olivia Howard’s three goals and one assist.
The Onondaga Senior B Redhawks home opener has been rescheduled to Sunday, April 28th at 3pm at Tsha’ Hoñ’noñyeñ’dakwha’ (The Onondaga Nation Arena). The Redhawks will face-off versus the Newtown Golden Eagles for the early afternoon game.
There were fourteen games played today and all but one was a mismatch. Hilton fought back from an early deficit to defeat Penfield 8-7 in the first overtime period. The Cadets scored the game winning goal 3:28 into the first overtime period with an unassisted goal from Brenden Howell.
Drake Porter shrugged his shoulders as he ran off the field at the end of the first quarter. A shot had just bounced off his leg and high into the air, waiting out the buzzer above the ground. He reached the sideline, and Syracuse players slapped his helmet. After 15 minutes, he held the nation’s No. 2 offense to one goal.
Wildcats senior Shea Ames (Elmira HS) has been selected as the NEAC Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week with 17 points in two conference victories for the Wildcats. Ames scored five goals and two assists in a 20-3 win against SUNY Cobleskill on April 3. Later in the week, the Wildcats' senior midfielder added two goals and eight assists at Medaille College. Ames also recorded eight ground balls and one caused turnover.
That’s the deal this spring for the Siena College women’s lacrosse program, which only had 16 players in uniform when it recorded its fourth win in five games Saturday at Monmouth. The victory set the Saints up for a big week, as a program that has only registered two winning seasons in its history has a chance to end this week atop the MAAC standings.
It didn’t really hit me until I went off to school. I got a scholarship to play Division I football at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. As I was at school, I had long hair. I remember going to camp when I was 18 years old. One of the guys asked me ‘You’re like Indian or something?’ I told him I was from Onondaga and I was Native American. He was like ‘Oh my god, I didn’t know you guys existed still.’ That kind of hit me really hard. I was like ‘What do you mean?’ After thinking about it, clearly not everyone has the same experiences as I do.
The first 2019 edition of the Upstate Top 20's using the formulas of the founders of LaxPower. The overall Top 20, and the Top 20 in each class. If you were a fan of the LaxPower High School ratings, you will be overjoyed to know they are back under the banner of LaxNumbers.com. If you are new to them, there is a quick explanation here.
Some difficult, late-game losses for the Big Red and Gators during the mid-season stretch test both teams’ resolve. As the squads get some down time between games, Cornell’s seniors sharpen their Fortnite skills and Sydney Pirreca shares her childhood story about the dedication to a gymnastics career.
Syracuse hopes to avenge the 2018 NCAA Tournament loss to the Big Red as Cornell visits the Carrier Dome on Senior Day Tuesday.
- The game will be broadcast on ESPNU with Syracuse alums Jay Alter and Paul Carcaterra on the call. Brian Higgins and Kyle Fetterly will broadcast the action on TK99/105, Cuse.com and the TuneIn App, while WAER will also carry the game.
THE MATCHUP: The third-most contested rivalry in NCAA Division I men's lacrosse is on tap this week, as the No. 10 Big Red travels to No. 11 Syracuse for the 107th meeting between these two storied programs at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9.
POTSDAM, N.Y.—SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse player Cayla O'Connor (General Brown) has been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference's Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 7.
O'Connor, a two-time All-SUNYAC selection, had a career week for the 1-1 Bears. She scored 10 goals and totaled 20 draw controls. In an 18-7 victory over Plattsburgh on Wednesday, O'Connor scored a career-high six goals and recorded six ground balls, six draw controls and three caused turnovers. On Saturday, she scored four more goals and collected a personal best 14 draw controls in a 15-11 loss at Oswego.
ITHACA, N.Y. – For the second time this season, Clarke Petterson has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week, as was announced this afternoon by the conference office. The award is the fourth of the season for the Big Red men's lacrosse team, and is the fourth conference honor of Petterson's career, as he was named Rookie of the Week twice during the 2016 season. Petterson shares the honor this week with Yale's TD Ierlan.
UTICA, NY - Utica College goalkeeper Claire Frier (Lafayette) has been named the Empire 8 conference women's lacrosse goaltender of the week. The honors were announced on Monday by the Empire 8 conference offices in Rochester.
Albany, NY--For the second time this season, Sage's goalkeeper has been honored as the league's goalie of the week. This time it is Sage's rookie goalie Brandon Maresca (Landing, NJ/Roxbury) that has been chosen as the Empire 8 Goalie of the Week. Maresca led the Gators with his effort in goal as Sage is now 6-5 overall and 1-3 in the Empire 8.
Kyla Sears (Skaneateles) has made a habit of coming up big when Princeton most needs her. Whether it was the seven-point effort in a win over Penn State on Feb. 27 or the eight-point game in a one-goal victory over Stony Brook on March 9, she’s stepped up for the Tigers.
That trend continued last week, as Sears turned in back-to-back strong performances to give Princeton a 2-0 week.
The Lazers found scoring from 16 different players Friday night. The Lazers were led by sophomore Marty Shargel who scored six goals and added an assist. Cameron Richardson add four goals and two assists while Noah Coiro (Irondequoit) chipped in two goals and four assists.
There were 11 games scheduled for tonight in Section Five; we are still pending scores for Eastridge vs. Thomas and Mercy vs. Clarence. Hopefully, those will be updated soon. Of the nine remaining games, half were decided by over 10 points.
Back in February I ranked my D-I Top 20 before the first weekly USILA Coaches’ Poll was released, when teams had played just 0 to 3 games, and then in the first week of March I ranked the Upstate NY D-III Top 20, as most of those teams were just getting started . . .
Well, I got most of the first ten right. After almost two months, my new rankings would look like this:
Put to a major test twice on the road against a pair of defending Section III champions in the first full week of April, the West Genesee girls lacrosse team claimed victories both times and gained major momentum going into Salt City Athletic Conference play.
In years past, some of the most memorable area boys lacrosse regular-season games involved West Genesee and Jamesville-DeWitt, powerful programs with scores of sectional titles and 20 state championships between them.
Even before it got into the heart of its Onondaga High School League National Division slate, girls lacrosse teams at Cazenovia and Chittenango each had to deal with top-flight opposition in the first full week of April.
On Thursday night, the Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse girls lacrosse teams would have the first of two regular-season clashes at LHS Stadium, each of them with plenty of game experience in the books.
Before they could both enter the fray in the Salt City Athletic Conference Metro division and face each other on Thursday night, the boys lacrosse teams at Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool went through some more non-league tests.
April 8, 2019 - It was a busy week with forty-six games played and all teams have begun their season.. At the moment there are seventy-one out of section games scheduled and twenty-seven have been played. Section Five has won thirteen and the out of section teams have won fourteen.
The Knighthawks hosted the Toronto Rock on Saturday night during their 2nd annual Cradle for the Cure Night. The Knighthawks welcomed fans from all over to come join the battle against cancer and help raise funds and awareness for the CURE Childhood Cancer Association.
With the Knighthawks eliminated from the playoffs they were not only playing for a good cause, but also for pride.
Canton, NY – Thirteen different players found the back of the net as Emily Vogt (Frontier) and MaryClare Bowes (Irondequoit) both recorded hat tricks in a 20-0 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) shutout win as the SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team cruised past NVU-Lyndon on Saturday.
Canton, NY – Josh Yelvington (Carthage/OCC) scored four goals and five different players had three or more points as the SUNY Canton men's lacrosse team earned a 13-8 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) win v. NVU-Lyndon on Saturday.
Manchester, N.H. – Junior midfielder Nicole Delany (West Genesee) recorded a career high-tying eight points to lead the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 21-8 win over Saint Anselm College on Saturday morning in Northeast-10 Conference at Grappone Stadium.
Elmira, NY— Freshman midfielder Robert Martin (Saugerties, NY/Saugerties) scored a career high six goals and added two assists as The Sage Colleges won 14-4 at Elmira College Saturday night at Notre Dame High School. The Gators recorded the first Empire 8 Conference victory in program history and are now 6-5 overall in the program's first season and 1-3 in league play. The Soaring Eagles are 2-9 and 0-4.
Pleasantville, N.Y. – Freshman midfielder Colin Sypek (Lake Worth, Fla./American Heritage School (Delray Beach)) tallied a career-best five points as the sixth-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team recorded an 11-6 victory over seventh-ranked Pace University in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Pace Stadium.
ROCHESTER, NY -- The No. 3 (11-1, 4-0 Liberty League) RIT men's lacrosse team stayed perfect in Liberty League play with a 22-13 win over No. 15 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (9-1, 3-1 Liberty League) Saturday afternoon from sun-drenched RIT Turf Field.
SCHENECTADY — The five-goal run in the second quarter was impressive, with two of those goals coming eight seconds apart, and all of them the by-product of a well-placed assist.
Niskayuna's work at the other end of the Union College field was impressive, too, during that 12-minute stretch when the defending Section II Class A champions laid the groundwork for another victory Saturday over longtime rival Shenendehowa.
The ball – not to mention the game and quite possibly the season – was on the turf about to get away from Princeton when Kyla Sears (Skaneateles) (2g, 5a) changed everything.
With three minutes to go in a back-and-forth game that was tied at the time, Sears picked up a very difficult loose ball and then, in the face of three defenders, threaded a perfect pass to a cutting Kathryn Hallett for what proved to be the game-winner. Nearly two minutes later, Sears assisted on Tess D'Orsi's fifth goal to seal it, and Princeton had itself a thrilling, and hugely important, 14-12 win over Dartmouth.
Marquardt has coached Skaneateles for 17 seasons and behind her leadership the Lakers have been one of the top girls lacrosse programs in New York state. Skaneateles has played for a section title each of Marquardt's 17 seasons at the helm, winning 12 section titles and four state championships in the process. The Lakers have qualified for the state tournament in five of the last six seasons. Now 300 career wins adds another milestone to Marquardt's career.
For the second straight year, the Knighthawks were proud to hold their annual Cradle for the CURE game. Tonight’s contest against the Toronto Rock held playoff implications, but the pregame focus was on those who are battling cancer and those who have recently emerged victorious against the disease.
Coming into Saturday afternoon, the Monmouth Hawks sat at the top of the MAAC standings at 3-0 along with Fairfield. Siena, sitting just under that to start the day, shook things up at the top of the standings as they took down the Hawks by a final score of 13-11.
GENEVA, N.Y.-The 18th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team cruised to a 17-4 victory over St. Lawrence in a Liberty League contest on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium this afternoon. With their eighth straight victory, the Herons are now 10-2 overall this season and 6-0 in Liberty League play.
AURORA, N.Y. – The Morrisville State men's lacrosse team picked up their second straight win Saturday afternoon as they topped host Wells College by a 25-4 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) final in Aurora.
OSWEGO, N.Y. – The Oswego State women's lacrosse team rejoined the win column as it defeated Potsdam 15-11 on Saturday afternoon. Kamryn Sherman led the Laker offense, collecting a career-high five goals, while contributing one assist.
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York – Marist stopped a Siena comeback in the fourth quarter and defeated the Saints 13-11 in front of an electric home crowd at Tenney Stadium. With the win, Marist improves to 5-5 overall and 3-1 in the MAAC. Sienna drops to 5-4 and 3-2 in the conference.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Host Nazareth scored the first seven goals of the game and were never seriously challenged thereafter as the Golden Flyers went on to take a 16-7 women's lacrosse victory over Hartwick Saturday.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Host Nazareth outscored Utica 10-1 in the third quarter Saturday to break open a close game as the Golden Flyers took a 23-5 men's lacrosse victory in Empire 8 Conference action.
The victory snapped a three-game losing streak for the Golden Flyers, who improved to 4-8 overall and 2-2 in the E8. Utica dropped to 5-7 overall and 1-3 in conference games.
Junior Carter Stefaniak (St. Joseph's) recorded a hat trick to pace Canisius to a 10-7 victory over league-leading Quinnipiac in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's lacrosse action Saturday at the Demske Sports Complex in Buffalo, N.Y.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Eight different players scored goals as the Cortland men's lacrosse team earned a 15-6 win at Plattsburgh Saturday afternoon in SUNYAC play. The Red Dragons raised their overall record to 7-4 and their conference mark to 2-0. The Cardinals fell to 4-6 and 1-1.
FREDONIA, N.Y. – The nationally 17th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team jumped out to a 14-4 lead at the half in defeating Fredonia, 19-6, Saturday afternoon in SUNYAC action. The Red Dragons improved to 7-4 overall and 4-0 in the conference with the win. The Blue Devils fell to 3-9 and 0-5.
UTICA, NY - The Utica College women's lacrosse team celebrated the 20th anniversary of the program on Saturday. The festivities included an alumni game as part of the festivities, and the celebration didn't stop once the ball was set for the opening draw in the Pioneers' Empire 8 game against visiting Alfred University. Utica scored eight times on its first ten shots and held an 11-0 lead through eleven minutes of the matchup. The Pioneers never looked back once from that rapid start as they stormed past the Saxons in a 26-0 win at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Cornell women's lacrosse team had eight different players find the back of the net against Yale Saturday at Reese Stadium. This marks the third consecutive game that at least seven different players score a goal.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Elmira College women's lacrosse team fell on the road to the No. 16-ranked Cardinals of St. John Fisher by a final score of 22-0 on the road on Saturday afternoon in Empire 8 Conference play.
ROCHESTER, NY – The RIT (4-7, 2-4 Liberty League) women's lacrosse team snapped its five-game losing streak with 19-15 win over Vassar College (4-4, 1-2 Liberty League) in Liberty League action from damp and soggy RIT Turf Field Friday afternoon.
GENEVA, N.Y.-The William Smith College lacrosse team used a strong defensive effort to defeat Clarkson 8-1 on a rainy afternoon on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium. With the win, the Herons are now 9-2 overall and 5-0 in the Liberty League this season.
After leading for much of the game, the Buffalo Bandits were unable to hold off the Toronto Rock on Friday night, losing 12-11 in overtime on the road. Toronto’s Brandon Slade scored the game-winning goal in OT to drop Buffalo’s record to 12-4 on the season.
With Brighton postponing their game versus Liverpool, there were nine games played tonight in Section Five. The closest match-up was Pittsford's double overtime win vs. Canandaigua 7-6 and Brockport's win over Gates-Chili 10-8.
When the San Diego Seals matchup against the Georgia Swarm on Friday night, the latest sibling combo to take the NLL by storm will battle against each other for the first time.
There have been dozens of brothers who have played with or against each other in the NLL since its inception, but few have possessed the offensive prowess of the Staats brothers, Randy and Austin.
ROCHESTER, NY – The RIT (4-7, 2-4 Liberty League) women's lacrosse team snapped its five-game losing streak with 19-15 win over Vassar College (4-4, 1-2 Liberty League) in Liberty League action from damp and soggy RIT Turf Field Friday afternoon.
When he was still attending Niskayuna High School, James Sexton considered playing his college lacrosse at Hartford and Manhattan before instead heading to Onondaga Community College.
As his time started to wrap up at Onondaga and he looked to figure out where he’d head next, Sexton continued mostly looking at schools in the Northeast. The University at Albany, UMass and Vermont each interested him.
Ty Thompson (Chrome LC) and Michael Bocklet (Redwoods LC) are glue guys. Respectively, 93.1 percent and 90.2 percent of their shot attempts were assisted last summer. They both buried at ridiculous rates, too (49.3 percent and 43.2 percent shooting off the catch). Their presence can open up dodging lanes if defenses refuse to slide from them.
The WPLL is pleased to announce its 2019 Regular Season Schedule; a 10 game season spanning from June 2nd until July 20th. This season the WPLL will travel to 5 states, play at 5 top of the line venues, and host two weekends alongside the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL), bringing the game of women’s lacrosse to fans in a way that has never been done before.
One day at work during a high school internship, I was waiting for my kindergarten class to finish going to the bathroom. I had this feeling someone was looking at me. I looked over, and saw this little girl staring at me. When we made eye contact, she quickly turned away.
She went to one of the other teachers and asked, “Is that girl over there Ivy?” After she found out who I was, she came over, yanked on my shirt and asked, “Did you play lacrosse on Sunday?”
When I told her yeah, she told me something I’d never forget.
“I want to play just like you when I get older.”
CORTLAND, N.Y. – The No. 16 St. John Fisher College women's lacrosse team won its eighth consecutive game on Thursday as the Cardinals took down No. 17 SUNY Cortland on the road by a score of 10-5. With the non-conference victory Fisher improves to 9-1 overall on the season, while the Red Dragons fall to 6-4 overall in 2019.
The Victor boys lacrosse team powered past an early 2-2 tie to defeat Hilton by seven goals. Ohio State commitment Joey Pezzimenti netted four goals in the win. Will Stone added three goals of his own.
AUBURN — Displeased with his team's play in the first half, Auburn boys lacrosse coach Matt Smith called a timeout and challenged his players. That wake-up call keyed a comeback win.
Down by one at halftime, the Maroons reeled off four straight goals to start the second half en route to a 14-10 win over Oswego Thursday at Holland Stadium.
On a cold afternoon and evening fourteen games were played today. Churchville-Chili used a strong second quarter to secure the 11-10 win over Rush Henrietta. The Saints scored the game winning goal with only 0:11 remaining on the clock with an unassisted goal from Patrick Mitchell.
Ian Evans, A, SJFC (32G, 18A)
St. John Fisher is one of the hottest teams in DIII with its lone loss coming to No. 4 RIT. Evans, a Jamesville, N.Y., native has played a huge role in their success. He’s started every game at attack and is currently leading the team in assists and is second in both goals and points. He’s found the back of the net in every game this season and put up a season high eight points on three goals and five assists against crosstown rival Nazareth, and he is also leading the team in EMO goals with nine. The Cardinals are poised to make a run at the Empire 8 title and Evans will play an important part in that.
It’s been six months since the San Diego Seals selected forward Connor Fields tenth overall in the 2018 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft, but could the Albany star be surfacing soon?
Fields, a starting attack for the Great Danes, was recognized as a top-three prospect for the 2018 NLL Draft, but after news broke of a knee injury, there was suddenly doubt surrounding the Tewaaraton finalist and his chances at the 2018-19 NLL season.
The Cazenovia College Men's Lacrosse team improved to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in NEAC play with a 20-3 victory of visiting SUNY Cobleskill.
Cazenovia entered half-time with a 4-1 lead. A 16-goal second half scoring outburst and strong defensive play allowed the Wildcats to cruise to a victory in the teams first conference game of the season.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse junior Emily Hawryschuk leads a group of three members of the Orange named to Inside Lacrosse's Midseason All-America teams. Hawryschuk earned first-team accolades, while freshman Sarah Cooper was named to the second team. Senior Nicole Levy earned third-team honors.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – It’s the things rivalries are made of – hard hitting, high scoring along with nail-biting action early in the spring season for the Saratoga Springs and Shenendehowa boys lacrosse programs.
I grew up on the Mohawk reservation and got into lacrosse as soon as I could walk. Around the reservation, everywhere you go, you see someone holding a stick. Everyone’s talking about lacrosse up there. With my brothers playing, I looked up to them and wanted to try it myself.
I’m from the Onondaga Nation. I grew up on both reservations, the Onondaga reservation and Mohawk territory. My clan is the Hawk Clan, which is passed down from my mother.
Lacrosse truly is a medicine because of what it brings to each person, but also the sense of community it brings within everybody. Any birthday party I went to, it was lacrosse. There were mini-stick games going and folks were all out there.
People think lacrosse is a rich white sport. Somebody once asked me, “How did you end up playing?” What do you mean? These are my roots. You are able to play this game because of my people, my descendants, my ancestors.
Potsdam, NY – A dominant second half performance by the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team allowed the Golden Knights to get on the winning side of things in conference play as the Green and Gold earned a 19-7 Liberty League victory over Skidmore College on Wednesday afternoon at Hantz Turf Field.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – A career-day from freshman Megan Carney powered the Orange attack as No. 3/3 Syracuse won its seventh straight. The Orange stifled a second-half surge from No. 21/rv Virginia Tech to come away with a 14-13 victory, the team's second one-goal win in a row.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.—The SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse team (3-7, 1-3 SUNYAC) defeated Plattsburgh State (1-9, 0-4) 18-7 in the teams' first ever meeting on Wednesday afternoon. Senior captain Cayla O'Connor (General Brown) led the Bears with career-high six goals, while junior midfielder Alexa Ferrer (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) added four and sophomore midfielder Zoe Morgenroth (Liverpool) finished with three. Senior captain Katie Longamore (General Brown) stopped 13 shots for the win.
LOUDONVILLE – The Siena Saints restarted their winning ways on Wednesday afternoon, as they defeated the Niagara Purple Eagles by a final score of 12-8 behind a pair of five point days from sophomores Nicole McNeely and Kerry Gerety (Guilderland).
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State men's lacrosse team notched seven unanswered goals in the third quarter fueled by a hat trick from sophomore Zach Wilsey (Chittenango), as they posted the come-from-behind North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) win over visiting SUNY Polytechnic Wednesday afternoon on Drake Field in Morrisville for a 12-10 decision.
Joe Johnson (Churchville-Chili) opened up the scoring for Alfred State 5:16 into the first quarter after getting a pass from Tyler Baker (Rome Free). 36 seconds later, Johnson scored his second goal of the game to add onto the lead.
CANTON, N.Y.—Four-goal first and fourth quarters lifted the SUNY Potsdam men's lacrosse team (3-5) to a 14-7 victory at SUNY Canton (4-6) on Wednesday night. Junior attackman Tayte Murray (Cicero-North Syracuse) led the Bears with five points on three goals and two assists.
The William Smith College lacrosse team hosts two Liberty League contests on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium this weekend. The Herons, who are ranked No. 18 in this week's IWLCA poll, take on Clarkson on Friday, April 5, at 4 p.m. before facing St. Lawrence on Saturday, April 6 at 2 p.m.
UTICA, NY - The Utica College men's lacrosse team now has its first Empire 8 conference win of the season under its belt after Wednesday afternoon's game. The Pioneers broke away from a one goal game after one quarter with a 4-1 second quarter, and kept the visiting offense to just three second half goals while steadily increasing their own lead as Utica topped the visiting Sage Gators by a 13-7 score at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium.
CORTLAND, NY -- The No. 3 RIT (10-1) men's lacrosse team scored eight second quarter goals and held on to beat SUNY Cortland (6-4), 14-10 in non-conference action Wednesday evening. The Tigers led 12-6 at halftime, and despite scoring just two goals in the second half, hung on for the win.
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York – Behind its best offense performance of the season, Marist dispatched Canisius 19-14 at Tenney Stadium Wednesday afternoon. Kelly George led a balanced offense with a career high 11 points from five goals and six assists. Marist improves to 5-7 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
THE MATCHUP: The third-most contested rivalry in the Ivy League is on tap this weekend when the No. 12 Big Red men's lacrosse team opens up a four-game road stretch at Harvard with the 93rd meeting between the two programs at noon on Saturday, April 6.
The University at Albany women’s lacrosse team remains undefeated in America East play, moving to 3-0 on the conference season after a victory over Vermont on Wednesday afternoon. It was the Great Danes’ second-straight victory, having last defeated Binghamton over the weekend.
The No. 19 St. Lawrence University men's lacrosse team scored seven unanswered goals in the second half to rally towards a 10-7 non-conference win over Plattsburgh State on Wednesday night at North Country Field.
ADAMS — As a goalie entering her senior season with South Jefferson’s girls lacrosse team, Paige Crandall welcomes the pressure. She doesn’t mind facing a lot of shots or even the tough ones. In fact, she thrives on them.
On a cold Wednesday night, the Hawks cruised past Elmira, 21-1. Plus, Waverly softball beats Notre Dame on the strength of some big time performers and more. Check out the scoreboard from Wednesday night from around the Twin Tiers.
After leading 7-3 at half time and scoring the second half's first goal, RFA gave up four straight goals, allowing Clinton to climb within one, before shutting the door en route to a season opening win.
The West Genesee girls lacrosse team had exactly one week to regroup after opening their 2019 spring campaign with a close loss against Westhill last Wednesday. The Wildcats did just that, shaking off a slow start in their road tilt against three-time defending sectional-champion Christian Brothers Academy and pulling away in the end for a 9-7 victory.
Robert Seebold didn’t want to make a big deal of it all — he certainly didn’t want people to feel bad for him. So when he called his children downstairs and sat them on the couch, he just stated the facts.
(Remixed abridged interview-Check out the longer interview in the podcast archives) Host Fred Opie interviews the Thompson brothers of lacrosse. They share the lacrosse the traditions they grew up with and why the game of lacrosse is sacred to their people and why they consider it both entertainment and medicine.
No. 13 Syracuse (6-3) and Hobart (8-2) played a classic back-and-forth battle for the Kraus-Simmons Trophy for about 20 minutes. But the Orange exploded for 12-straight goals to bury the Statesmen 17-5, and retain the trophy for the sixth-straight season.
[Matthew] Pedicine picked up a game-high 11 ground balls to raise his season total to 121, surpassing the previous standard of 115 set by Eric Curry '96 in 1996. Pedicine was 13-of-26 at the faceoff X. First-year midfielder Derrek Madonna (ESM) accounted for three of Hobart's five goals in the game, marking his second hat trick of the season.
Tuesday: DAY IN REVIEW: With scoring by Owen Ronchetti (6g), and Lukas Stanat (4g-2a) Brighton took an 8-1 halftime lead to a 15-5 win while hosting Canandaigua. Alexander Butcher made 8s *67%) for the Barons.
The Wells College women's lacrosse team had its highest scoring total of the season and largest margin of victory and Mackenzie Maloney became the program's all-time leading goal-scorer as the Express rolled to a 20-2 victory over Elmira College on Tuesday, April 2 at the Wells Turf Field.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – The nationally 17th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team opened up a 10-3 halftime lead and went on to a 17-6 victory versus Nazareth in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 6-3 with the win, while the Golden Flyers fell to 5-5.
Oneonta, NY – MaryClare Bowes (Irondequoit) led all players with four goals and three assists as the SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team used a strong start and finish to earn a 13-10 win in non-conference action at Hartwick on Tuesday.
South Glens Falls shut out Schenectady/Mohonasen 17-0 in a boys’ lacrosse non-league game on Tuesday.
Cavan Krug had five goals and two assists for SGF, Zack Lefave and Darrin Weller each scored four goals and two assists and Cole Dennis added three goals and had one assist.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – The 19th-ranked Ithaca College women's lacrosse team kept its perfect record in Liberty League play intact on Saturday afternoon when it hit the road in league action for the first time this spring for a tricky road tilt at Union.
Nick Della Ratta, Plattsburgh State University (Sr., SSM, Huntington, N.Y.)
Della Ratta tallied nine ground balls and caused four turnovers as a short-stick defensive midfielder in a 2-0 week for the Cardinals. He scooped up six ground balls and caused three turnovers in a 13-5 win over New England College on Tuesday before collecting three ground balls and causing one turnover in a 7-6 SUNYAC-opening victory over SUNY Geneseo on Saturday.
The Rochester Knighthawks will host their Second Annual Cradle for the Cure Game on Saturday, April 6. That night, Rochester will entertain the Toronto Rock at 7:30 p.m. at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena.
The Knighthawks and Rock will sport special uniforms, which will be auctioned off to benefit CURE Childhood Cancer Association. Each player will wear the name of the person they are playing on the back of his jersey.
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) office announced its weekly award winners Monday afternoon, naming Morrisville State senior attackman Nick Geswaldo (Lafayette) the Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending March 31.
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – More children die from cancer in the United States than any other disease. The College at Brockport Men's & Women's Lacrosse have teamed up with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Vs. Cancer program to change this.
Cortland senior attack Terrence Haggerty (Centerport/Harborfields) has been chosen as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men's Lacrosse Athlete of the Week for the week ending March 31.
Haggerty totaled eight goals and four assists in two Cortland home victories. He opened the week with five goals and three assists in a 19-6 non-league win over Scranton Wednesday and had three goals and an assist in a 22-3 SUNYAC victory over Potsdam Saturday.
COLCHESTER, Vt. – The College of Saint Rose erased a three-goal third quarter deficit in today's 9-7 Northeast-10 Conference win at Saint Michael's. The Golden Knights (3-6/2-5 NE10) held the hosts scoreless for the final 21:09 to earn the road comeback victory.
Baltimore, Md. — Under Armour, in conjunction with Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Inside Lacrosse, is thrilled to announce the first 11 boys who have been selected to compete in the 14th-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on June 29 at Johns Hopkins University’s historic Homewood Field. The girls’ game will get underway at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by the boys’ game at 8:00 p.m.
Baltimore, Md. — Under Armour, in conjunction with Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Inside Lacrosse, is thrilled to announce the first 11 girls who have been selected to compete in the 14th-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on June 29 at Johns Hopkins University’s historic Homewood Field. The girls’ game will get underway at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by the boys’ game at 8:00 p.m.
The signature events for Shootout for Soldiers are 24-hour continuous lacrosse games that bring players from multiple age groups and genders in communities around the country. Whether you’re a player, coach, official or fan — a 10-year-old or an “old timer” — the Shootout for Soldiers experience is an inspiring one. They’ve created a brand and format that delivers the best aspect of the US Lacrosse mission: to enrich the experience of participants.
The Skaneateles boys lacrosse team celebrated the 500th win for long-time head coach Ron Doctor Monday night after the Lakers defeated Homer 13-8. Doctor, the only coach in program history, is retiring at season’s end.
TROY, N.Y. – Following an excellent weekend leading the defensive unit to a pair of victories, junior defender Edward Winters of the Union College men's lacrosse team was recognized as the Liberty League Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday afternoon.
Tuesday April 2, 2019
New trophy, who dis.
The old base ran out of space, so the original Kraus-Simmons trophy cup had its base was upgraded for 2019. The Orange look to keep it where it belongs tomorrow night. pic.twitter.com/tQsjvAkeX0
GENEVA, N.Y.—The No. 20 Hobart College lacrosse team will host the 34th edition of the Kraus-Simmons Trophy game when No. 11 Syracuse University visits Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium on Tuesday, April 2. The opening faceoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Parking in the lot at Urick Stadium is reserved for Statesmen Athletic Association permit holders only. General fan parking is available in the Odell's South Lot and Medbury Lot on campus as well as the Geneva Centre Plaza parking lot. Media parking will be at the HWS Sports Dome, which is accessed off of St. Clair Street.
“We’re pretty much returning everybody on offense,” Johnson said. “When we play, it’s not really that structured, it’s kind of just like everybody is playing loose, just flying around and trying to play fast.”
Frontier had won 34 straight games against Western New York opponents in girls lacrosse since losing to Lancaster in the 2016 Class A sectionals. Monday, the Falcons dropped their second game in four days, both by a single goal, when the fell to visiting Clarence, 8-7.
LOS ANGELES (April 1, 2019) - The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) announced today that the league will host its inaugural All-Star Weekend on July 21st at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles.
All-Star Weekend festivities will kick off with an immersive Skills Challenge that will see the best PLL players compete in a multitude of competitions against one another. The weekend festivities will culminate the evening of July 21st with the official All-Star Game at 5 PM PST that will see the PLL’s top 50 players face off against one another.
Section V Boys Lacrosse Coordinator Mike Simon and conjunction with the Connors and Ferris law firm have restructure the Players of the Week awards and for the first time this year, there will be offensive and defensive winners in each of the four classes.
Syracuse will look to retain the Kraus-Simmons Trophy for the sixth-consecutive year when the team travels to Geneva for a Tuesday night showdown vs. a ranked Statesmen squad.
- The game will be broadcast on Hobart's athletics website. Brian Higgins and Kyle Fetterly will broadcast the action on TK99/105, Cuse.com and the TuneIn App, while WAER will also carry the game.
Syracuse will look to retain the Kraus-Simmons Trophy for the sixth-consecutive year when the team travels to Geneva for a Tuesday night showdown vs. a ranked Statesmen squad.
- The game will be broadcast on Hobart's athletics website. Brian Higgins and Kyle Fetterly will broadcast the action on TK99/105, Cuse.com and the TuneIn App, while WAER will also carry the game.
Canisius senior goalie Brad Nordstrom was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's Defensive Player of the Week, league officials announced on Monday.
The announcement marks the fourth time this season that the Phoenix, Ariz., product has been named the league's top defensive player, having received the award previously on Feb. 25, March 11 and March 18.
Professional lacrosse players the Thompson brothers are striking back after a racist incident earlier this year. While the Thompsons, who hail from the Onondaga Nation in New York, are no strangers to mixing it up physically on the turf, their chosen weapon in this fight is education.
In addition to the Top 10 poll, recent scores, upcoming games, and social media gems, I’m also handing out some midseason awards. They may not be official awards, but it’s worth noting some of the players that are putting up unreal numbers and/or having really great seasons so far. Let’s start with the poll, get to some awards, and then talk about last week’s and next week’s games.
US Lacrosse is gearing up for Celebrate Diversity Month throughout April. Starting April 9th and every Tuesday after, we are conducting a webinar series that focuses on Cultural Competency, Lacrosse & the LGBTQ community, Athletes & Disability, and Lacrosse & Mental Health. A variety of speakers who will discuss each topic and answer questions after their presentation.
It was a busy first full week with thirty-four games played with only Marcus Whitman and Wayne still waiting for their first games. At the moment there are seventy-one out of section games scheduled and fifteen have been played. Section Five has won five and the out of section teams have won ten.
MLL ownership unanimously agreed on a strategy which limits one team per owner and will restructure the organization to focus on expansion in strategic markets with the goal of establishing Eastern and Western conferences. As a result, Major League Lacrosse will not be operating the Ohio Machine, the Florida Launch or the Charlotte Hounds in 2019. After the construction on American Legion Memorial Stadium is complete, the Charlotte Hounds will return in 2021 under new ownership. Discussions are ongoing for expansion with new owners for teams for the 2020 season.
It was happening all over again. Midway through the second half of Syracuse’s Feb. 24 matchup with then-No. 4 Northwestern, Lindsey McKone scored on a free-position opportunity to make it 12-12, erasing an early Orange lead. SU’s players on the field slowly walked to their huddle. The Wildcats’ sprinted in between them, jumping and yelling.
Sunday afternoon’s matchup at Mohegan Sun Arena did not go as planned for the New England Black Wolves (7-7). Behind amazing goaltending from Warren Hill, the Rochester Knighthawks (3-11) ended an eight game losing streak with a 13-8 victory.
ROCHESTER - Kyrsten Stone (Massena) had six goals and six assists, Emily Smith (Waterloo) scored a career-high six goals, and the MCC women's lacrosse team cruised to a 22-5 victory over visiting Potomac State Sunday afternoon to cap a perfect opening weekend.
While the Blue and Gold have been an offensive juggernaut for the past couple of years, they have benefitted from the addition of new assistant coach Kayla Minner this season. Minner was a star player for Mercyhurst University in a Division II program. While at Mercyhurst, Minner scored 136 goals and 55 assists in her four years at the institution.
The Penn Yan Academy boys lacrosse team ended up on the wrong side of the luck factor Saturday afternoon, as Marcellus sophomore Sean Tierney slipped a shot past goalie Jeffrey Kinyoun with 2 seconds left in the first sudden-victory overtime period, giving the Section III visitors a 4-3 triumph.