Syracuse, N.Y. - Senior attacker Bryanna Fazio (General Brown) broke the program's career goals record as the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team cruised to a 23-2 win over Southern New Hampshire University in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday at Ted Grant Field.
NEW RECORD ALERT!! With 5 goals in today’s game against SNHU, senior attacker Bryanna Fazio sets the new goals record for @lemoynewlax at 186! The previously held record was 182 by Brittany Brigandi ‘12. Congrats Bryanna! pic.twitter.com/GKfRMj8nc2
Syracuse, N.Y. – Attackmen Riley Larson (Fairfield, Conn./Ludlowe) and Devin Andrews (Canandaigua Academy/Stony Brook) combined for 13 points to lead the seventh-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team to a 15-5 win over 20th-ranked Saint Anselm College on Saturday afternoon in Northeast-10 Conference action at Ted Grant Field.
Freshman faceoff specialist Sam Kury (Oakdale, Conn./Montville) went 19-of-23 at the faceoff "x" to control possession for the Dolphins. His 19 wins are the third-most by a Dolphin over the last 17 seasons and the most since 2014.
ALFRED, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men's lacrosse team improved their season record to 4-3 with a 19-7 win over Alfred State on Saturday. The Wildcats scored first in the game rattling off two goals in the first two minutes of play. A big run in the second helped the Wildcats establish a six goal lead with just over four minutes left in the first half. Another big run spanning the end of the third and beginning of the fourth quarter gave the Wildcats a commanding 17-6 lead with just under 11 minutes to play. SUNY Poly would close out the game to earn their fourth victory of the season. They are now 4-3 overall.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly Wildcat women's lacrosse team took down Lancaster Bible College on Saturday in a 22-8 game. The Wildcats got out to an early 8-3 lead in the first half and added to it in the second by scoring 12 goals. Kayla Prosinski (Union-Endicott) had a huge day for the Wildcats. The junior led the 'Cats in goals scored, draw controls, ground balls, and caused turnovers .The win brings the Wildcats season record to 3-3 with a 2-2 record in North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) play.
GENEVA, N.Y.-The 17th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team defeated Messiah 9-5 in a defensive battle on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium this afternoon. The Herons won their sixth consecutive game to improve to 8-2 overall this season.
POTSDAM, N.Y. –The College at Brockport women's lacrosse team defeated SUNY Potsdam Saturday afternoon, by a score of 18-4. With the win, the Golden Eagles move to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in conference, while the Bears fall to 2-7 and 0-3 in the SUNYAC.
. . . and senior midfielder Cayla O'Connor (General Brown) also each added a goal. O'Connor's marker made her the 11th player in program history to reach 100 points and tied her for 10th place on the program's scoring list.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The St. John Fisher men's lacrosse team remained perfect on its home turf on Saturday afternoon as the Cardinals defeated Elmira College by a score of 28-0. With the win Fisher improves to 8-1 overall and 2-0 in the Empire 8, while the Soaring Eagles fall to 2-7 overall and 0-3 in the conference.
ONEONTA, NY – Hartwick jumped out to a 4-0 lead and then held on late to topple Nazareth 14-13 on Saturday at Wright Stadium. The victory is Hartwick's second straight over the Golden Flyers after winning just once in the first 30 games of the series.
UTICA, N.Y. -- Freshman Emma Robinson (Central Square) scored four goals and senior goalie Brianna Rizzari (Greece Arcadia) had 15 saves to go over 500 for her career as visiting Nazareth outscored Utica Saturday in Empire 8 women's lacrosse action, 14-11.
Senior Alexandra LaMotte scored a season-high six goals to lead the St. Lawrence University women's lacrosse team to a 15-5 win over the University of Rochester in Liberty League action at North Country Field on Saturday afternoon.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Junior Eric Zimm and sophomore Keaton McCann led a balanced attack with four points each as the Union College men's lacrosse team remained unbeaten in Liberty League play with a 14-6 victory over Clarkson University on Saturday afternoon at Frank Bailey Field at Bertagna-Class of 1985 Stadium.
CORNING - Corning had seven different goal-scorers in its 18-7 victory over Fairport Saturday in a non-league boys lacrosse matchup.
“It’s the system, there’s going to be some guys that score some one game and the next game it’s going to be a different guy,” Hawks head coach Chris Hogue said. “That’s the thing about this team, they’re really unselfish.”
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Senior midfielder Kevin Murphy (Sayville, N.Y./Sayville) scored the game-winner with 2:02 left in regulation to help the Plattsburgh State men's lacrosse team edge SUNY Geneseo, 7-6, in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon in the Field House Complex.
TROY, N.Y. - Senior JT Kelly had nine points, including six goals, and six teammates also had multiple points as the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's lacrosse team defeated Skidmore College 23-10 in a Liberty League contest at East Campus Stadium.
ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University men's lacrosse team hosted Utica College on Saturday in its first home Empire 8 game of the season. After a tight first three quarters, the Saxons (6-2, 2-0 Empire 8) were able to pull away in the final quarter to pick up the 16-5 victory.
Aurora, NY – Jacob Facey (Canton) posted a career-high six goals and Nick Walberger (Fulton) led the Roos in faceoff wins and ground balls as the SUNY Canton men's lacrosse team earned a 14-8 road victory v. Wells College in non-conference action on Saturday.
Tehoka Nanticoke (five goals) and Jakob Patterson (five assists) each tallied six points to lead the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team to a 14-10 victory over Hartford on Saturday, March 30, in an America East game at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Senior captain Johnny Surdick of the Army West Point men's lacrosse team was selected as one of the top-10 finalists for the Senior CLASS Award. Fan voting has begun at www.seniorCLASSaward.com. Fans will be able to vote online through May 20.
DURHAM, N.C.— Junior Emily Hawryschuk (Victor) recorded four goals to lead No. 4/3 Syracuse to a 15-14 victory at N. 12/13 Duke on Saturday, March 30. The win improves the Orange's record to 4-1 in one-goal games this season and extends their winning streak to six.
ITHACA, N.Y. – After a brilliant display by both team's goalies saw No. 10 Cornell take a 4-2 lead over Dartmouth at halftime, the Big Red exploded for 11 second half goals to run away with the 15-5 victory this afternoon on Schoellkopf Field. The win was the first in Ivy League play this season as Cornell improved to 6-3 overall (1-2 Ivy), while the Big Green remains winless in conference (0-2) and slips to 2-6 on the season.
The Syracuse men's lacrosse team (5-3, 1-2 ACC) put together another thrilling second half comeback, but No. 12 Notre Dame (5-3, 1-1 ACC) had strung together a strong enough first 30-minutes to withstand the 7-0 Orange run, winning 13-10 at Arlotta Stadium.
LEWISBURG, Pa. - With the game tied with two minutes remaining, the 18th-ranked Army West Point men's lacrosse team rallied back with two goals in the final 40 seconds of play to defeat Bucknell 15-13 on the road Saturday.
Nate Jones eclipsed the 100-career goals mark in today's effort and now ranks 12th all-time with 101. He is also the 12th cadet in the 102 seasons of Army men's lacrosse to accomplish this feat.
Senior Mario Caito and junior Mathieu Boissonneault recorded hat tricks and the Canisius defense allowed its fewest goals against in more than a decade to pace the Griffs in a 12-2 victory over Monmouth in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's lacrosse action Saturday at Hesse Field in West Long Branch, N.J.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)- There was local lacrosse action in the Rochester area on Friday, and News10NBC got highlights from two of them. First, Canandaigua vs. Pal-Mac boys lacrosse. Then, Baldwinsville vs. Brighton girls lacrosse.
Shenendehowa defeated Guilderland 15-7 in the Suburban Council girls’ lacrosse game on Friday.
Olivia Howard scored five goals and had one assist for the Plainsmen, while McKenzie Ballard added four goals and two assists. Payton Kisling and Grace Paliwodzinski each scored three times.
AUBURN — In a meeting of a section champion and a section finalist from last season, Auburn girls lacrosse came out on the short end of the stick. The Maroons couldn't survive a first-half streak by Jamesville-DeWitt, ultimately falling to the Red Rams 14-10 Friday at Holland Stadium.
Friday: DAY IN REVIEW: There was only one game played on Friday night. After a slow start, Canandaigua seemed to grab momentum with three goals in a row, but Pal-Mac, behind the efforts of senior midfielder Jake Gallina (3g-2a), kept the game close with the Braves finishing with a 10-8 win on the road.
Moving into the next couple weeks, we will see a lot more than six games a night; however, tonight is the current champion with six contests. The closest match-up was Baldwinsville's 6-5 overtime win over Brighton.
Syracuse hits the road for the first time this season, playing Notre Damt in South Bend in its third ACC contest of the season. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU with Steve Schlanger and Matt Ward 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 Hamilton College Continentals scored 10 goals in the first half and went on to upend the nationally ranked No. 24 Skidmore College Thoroughbreds 12-7 in a non-conference game at Hamilton's Steuben Field on Thursday evening.
HENRIETTA, NY (WROC) - Isaac Craft is learning a lot at Burger Junior High in Henrietta, but there are two things he already knows. One, veterans deserve respect and, two, some veterans have fallen on hard times.
GENEVA, N.Y.-Three different players recorded a hat trick as the 17th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team rallied to defeat Geneseo 13-10 in non-conference action on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium this afternoon. With the win, the Herons are now 7-2 overall and have won their last five games.
After the game, one of the officials working it said it best when he said, "This looked like a Sectional Championship game." It certainly, although as the teams are in different classes, they won't play again this year.
Victor faceoff midfielder Regan Endres made a statement when he won the first faceoff of his junior year and promptly took it to the goal, where he scored, just seven seconds into the game. It was the only score in the first quarter.
DEXTER — Bryce Johnson totaled 10 points, including six goals, and Dominic Lutz generated seven goals and two assists to propel General Brown past Whitesboro, 22-7, in a nonleague boys lacrosse game Thursday.
FULTON — Dan Bartlett has enjoyed the opportunity to coach two high school varsity sports in his hometown of Fulton. At the helm of the Raiders varsity golf and hockey teams, Bartlett is adding another head coaching position to his list to make him a three-sport coach. Bartlett has been the assistant coach for the Fulton varsity girls lacrosse team for the past three seasons under Drew White.
The Whitesboro Warriors got four goals and three assists from Madison Davis, while Cameron Boehlert and Gracie Stuhlman each had five goals of their own to lead the team over Carthage in their home opener.
Savanna Thomas made 13 saves in the victory.
The Junior B Redhawks announce their 2019 schedule in the First Nations Junior Box Lacrosse League (FNJBLL). The Junior B Redhawks will be playing their home games at Tsha Thon’nhes (Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse). Admission to the games will be posted at the gate.
This announcement is for Rochester and Buffalo area high school girls wishing to attend tryouts for the WNY Teams participating in the 2019 US Lacrosse Women's National Tournament May 25-26 at the Cedar Lane Sports Complex, Near Baltimore, MD.
HOUGHTON, N.Y. – The Highlanders fought hard and came out with a 10-8 win over Alfred State. The visitors put in the first goal but Houghton was able to net two of their own to take the lead in quarter one. The Highlanders started off the scoring in the second quarter but Alfred State was able to connect and go on a 3 goal run. The teams battled back and forth ending the half tied 5-5.
Bob Elmer’s head coaching debut with the Westhill girls lacrosse team nearly turned disastrous Wednesday evening, but a big-time save from freshman goalie Franny Argentieri in the final seconds landed the host Warriors an 8-7 victory over West Genesee.
The contest was a battle of brand-new coaches, as both Elmer and West Genesee leader Drew White were in their first games at the helm of their respective programs. Elmer is taking over for Brittany Brigandi, while White has replaced Kevin Hennigan.
For 2019, the team comes in young, but with eight seniors – Nick Stott, Jordan Smith II, Devin Napoleon, Eli Dowdy, Reilly Krupa, Jaren Dixon, Wile Chapman and Noah Bennett – leading the charge. Along with the eight seniors, coach Vince Schiffert’s squad consists of 19 juniors, two sophomores and one freshman.
SALAMANCA — New varsity sports teams don't grow into contenders overnight, or even after a couple of seasons. Still, girls lacrosse coach Casey Cutting hopes the sport is slowly catching on with the students at Salamanca High School.
West Haven, Conn. – Sophomore attacker Erin McMullen (Syracuse, N.Y./Westhill) scored a career-high six goals to lead the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 16-5 win over 16th-ranked University of New Haven in Northeast-10 Conference play on Wednesday afternoon at Kathy Zolad Stadium.
The victory is the 200th in the collegiate coaching career of fifth-year head coach Kathy Taylor. She went 115-17 in six years leading SUNY Cortland and has accumulated 85 wins in 95 games in charge of the Dolphins. She is the 43rd women's lacrosse coach all-time to record 200 victories and the second to do it in the last four days (Jacksonville's Mindy McCord on Sunday).
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – No. 4/3 Syracuse dominated all aspects of the game and recorded a 19-7 victory against the UAlbany Great Danes (5-5) on Wednesday in the Carrier Dome. Led by a career day from senior Julie Cross, the Orange recorded a season high in goals as seven players posted multi-point performances.
Hamilton College's Tatiana Bradley '19 tied a career high with three goals and the Continentals pulled away in the second half for a 17-7 non-conference win against the SUNY Oneonta Red Dragons at Oneonta's Red Dragon Field on Tuesday afternoon.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Junior Kerry Lyne led all players with six points and senior Jack Santilli added a season-high 14 saves as the Union College men's lacrosse team defeated Middlebury College 14-10 at the Carrier Dome on Wednesday afternoon.
A pair of Syracuse standouts earned ACC and national honors after 'Cuse stormed back to beat No. 2 Duke on Sunday. Nate Solomon was tabbed as ACC Offensive Player of the Week, while Drake Porter collected ACC Defensive Player of the Week and USILA Team of the Week honors.
It was Syracuse’s highest-scoring performance of the season in a game where SU’s lead scorer Emily Hawryschuk found the net only once. Filling in, Mackenzie Baker and Georgia Pesot scored their first career goals, Levy and Rahal reached a season-high in goals, and Julie Cross’s three goals was her career-high.
ONEONTA, NY – The Hartwick women's lacrosse team scored the first 12 goals of the game at Wright Stadium on Wednesday afternoon, cruising to their fourth win by at least 11 goals in a row, this time over Empire 8 foe Elmira, 21 to 4. The Hawks improve to 5-3 overall and 2-0 in conference, while the Soaring Eagles remain winless at 0-8 (0-2 E8).
YONKERS, N.Y. – The Morrisville State men's lacrosse team rattled off a combined 16 scores between the second and third quarters Wednesday afternoon, toppling host Mount Saint Vincent College by a 23-5 final, to give Mustang head coach Jason Longo his 100th career coaching win on the sidelines of the Division III program.
Sophomore Hayley Kmack (Guilderland) made the most of Siena's first overtime game since last March, as she scored with 19 seconds remaining in the overtime period to give the Siena Saints a gutsy 17-16 victory. With the win, the Siena women's lacrosse team reached the 100 win plateau as a program. The Saints are currently in their 23rd year as a varsity program, which began in 1997.
GENEVA, N.Y.—The nationally-ranked Hobart College lacrosse team picked up its sixth straight win, defeating St. Bonaventure University 18-8 under the lights on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium tonight. The Statesmen, who are No. 20 in the USILA poll and No. 19 in the Inside Lacrosse poll, scored eight straight goals during the first half and never looked back.
Senior Terrence Haggerty (Centerport/Harborfields) led Cortland with a career-high eight points on five goals and eight assists. Senior Joey Panariello (Islip) netted four goals, and senior Dean Riley (Homer) tallied three goals and one assist.
UTICA, N.Y. – The Oswego State men's lacrosse team moved to 5-1 on the season with its 9-5 non-conference victory at Utica College on Wednesday evening. After gaining control on a Nathan Schultzkie goal in the second quarter, the Lakers never looked back.
TROY, NY- The Utica College women's lacrosse team jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as it cruised to a 22-0 victory over The Sage Colleges in Empire 8 Conference action Wednesday afternoon. The win marked the 100th career victory for Head Coach Kristin St. Hilaire, all of which came at Utica College.
ITHACA, N.Y. – Senior attacker Tomasina Leska, a native of Vestal, New York, registered a career-high seven points on six goals and an assist against her hometown team. The Big Red women's lacrosse team dominated Binghamton, 23-5, Wednesday evening at Schoellkopf Field. All seven of Leska's points came in the first half. The Big Red (5-4) tied its program record of 23 goals in a single contest, which it set against California on March 29, 2015.
ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University men's lacrosse team put on another offensive showcase on Wednesday as it hosted Hilbert College. The Saxons (5-2, 1-0 Empire 8) scored 27 or more goals for the third time this season in a commanding victory over the Hawks by a score of 28-6.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – The nationally 15th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team opened up a 12-2 lead at the half and went on to an 18-2 victory versus Potsdam Wednesday afternoon in SUNYAC action at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 4-3 overall and 2-0 in the conference. The Bears fell to 2-6 and 0-2.
Sean Eccles (Corcoran), who led the offense with five goals, and Tehoka Nanticoke both tallied their 100th career points, but the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team fell to Harvard, 13-12, on Wednesday, March 27, in a non-conference game at Harvard Stadium.
For the first time in 43 years, Mike Messere was not roaming the sidelines for the West Genesee boys lacrosse team. Enter Shaun Smith, a 19-year veteran of Section III lacrosse coaching at Corcoran and most recently the combined Syracuse schools team.
Smith got his first victory as coach of the Wildcats with a 7-4 win over Saratoga Springs on Tuesday night at Herkimer Community College. “It’s good to get it over and get a win,” said Smith.
NEW HARTFORD — Claire Odett totaled nine goals and an assist as the Carthage girls lacrosse team defeated New Hartford, 20-7, on Tuesday, in the nonleague season opener for both teams, providing new coach Sean Gorman his first coaching win at the varsity level.
Whitesboro boys lacrosse drops a nail-biter to open their season. The Warriors fell to Indian River 7-6 on Tuesday evening at the Ed Wadas Athletic Complex. Whitesboro trailed 5-1 at the half, but stormed back to cut the deficit to one in the fourth quarter.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The Central New York high school lacrosse action is slowly picking up, and Tuesday featured a couple of humongous outputs on the girls’ side and some big season-opening wins for two boys’ teams. Here are the highlights from March 26th.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – No. 4/3 Syracuse puts its four-game winning streak on the line when it faces Albany on Wednesday, March 27 in the Carrier Dome. Opening draw is set for 6 p.m. Admission and parking are free of charge.
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.
Syracuse vs. Albany
Wednesday, Mar. 27 | Syracuse, N.Y. | 6 p.m.| Carrier Dome
Potsdam, NY – Six different players scored multiple goals for the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team on Tuesday night as the Golden Knights rolled to a 17-6 win over SUNY Potsdam at Hantz Turf Field.
KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — Keuka College senior Kendall Neuberger (Penn Yan) set a new single-game scoring record with nine goals as the Keuka College Women's Lacrosse team defeated Alfred University 26-1 on Tuesday.
The Cardinals finished with a 37-20 advantage in shots and edged the Pilgrims in ground balls, 30-29. Plattsburgh State went 11-for-21 on face-offs and also was successful on 17 of its 20 clear attempts. New England was 17-for-26 on clears. On extra-man opportunities, the Cardinals were 1-for-2, while the Pilgrims were 1-for-3.
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His coaching style was shaped under Shillinglaw and UMass coach Greg Cannella through the early 2000s. He took over at Yale in 2010 and got busy building a perennial national title contender in New Haven.
Joe Johnson (Churchville-Chili) and Matt Cobb (Churchville-Chili) have been honored by the AMCC following solid weeks for Alfred State. Johnson was named the Offensive Player of the Week while Cobb was named the Defensive Player of the week as the Pioneers defeated Medaille 15-8 and Franciscan 14-4.
It’s set to be a busy Wednesday for Capital Region college lacrosse teams at the Carrier Dome.
At 6 p.m., the University at Albany women’s lacrosse team — with head coach Katie Rowan, a Syracuse University alumna, leading it — takes on the No. 3 Orange in a non-conference game.
Syracuse junior attacker Emily Hawryschuk, who appeared on the cover of our NCAA preview edition in February, showcased her heroic play-making abilities on Sunday.
Trailing No. 7 Notre Dame by three at halftime, the No. 4 Orange used a commanding 5-1 edge in the second period to become "Cardiac 'Cuse" for the comeback 10-9 victory. Hawryschuk sealed the deal with the game-tying goal at the 4:28 mark, followed by the unassisted game-winner 50 seconds later, to earn Brine/US Lacrosse Player of the Week honors.
Two members of the William Smith lacrosse team were honored by the Liberty League office this afternoon. Sophomore Mekayla Montgomery was named the Defensive Performer of the Week and Payton McMahon was named the Rookie of the Week. In addition, sophomore Ellie Burns earned a spot on the weekly honor roll.
Riding a five-game winning streak, the Hobart College lacrosse team broke into the Inside Lacrosse and USILA top 20 this week. The Statesmen, who are nationally ranked for the first time since 2009, debuted at No. 19 in the Inside Lacrosse media poll and at No. 20 in this week's coaches poll.
KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — The Keuka College Men's Lacrosse team scored 10 goals in the second half to overcome a halftime deficit and defeat Houghton College 16-15 under the lights at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex on Monday night.
Connor Cupp (Bath-Haverling) led Keuka College (3-3) with four goals and four assists. Mark Shattuck (Bishop Grimes) had a six-point game with three goals and three assists. Adding hat tricks for the Wolves were Kasey Gallina and Chris Bellanca.
KEUKA PARK N.Y. – Houghton men's lacrosse wasn't able to sustain an early five-goal lead and dropped a heartbreaker, 16-15, to Keuka on the road Monday.
Jonathan Mayer led the team with 4 goals and 3 assists while collecting 2 ground balls
Daniel Williamson added 3 goals and an assist
Silas Philbrick earned 7 ground balls and 7 caused turnovers while adding 1 goal Jeremy Harris (Guilderland) made 11 saves in net
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With 4?? impressive wins to open the season, Harford becomes the first Maryland program to be ranked No. 1 since 2012!
Orchard Park was faced with a major challenge in its girls lacrosse opener on Monday -- defend against All-Western New York midfielder Lois Garlow of Mount St. Mary.
Garlow had five goals for the Thunder, but the Quakers led all the way in a 16-10 victory. It was 9-5 at the half.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Oswego State's Bobby Emerson, Kevin O'Donnell and Elianna Sanchez – of the men's and women's lacrosse teams – were selected as State University of New York Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week for the week ending March 24.
On the week, Sage went 2-1 and Baraniuk led the Gators with 20 points on 13 goals and seven assists. He had a .565 shot percentage on the week. Baraniuk added a game winner and registered seven ground balls on the week.
“I played at the LASNAI tournament on the house team. That was the first time I really played box lacrosse,” said Whipsnakes LC attackman and San Diego Seals forward Jules Heningburg. Heningburg learned the game on the fly at LASNAI before attending the USA training combine where the national team’s coaches broke down floor spacing and off-ball play for the young Americans.
ROCHESTER, NY -- Senior midfielder Cam Isaac (Webster Thomas) of the RIT men's lacrosse team was named Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week on Monday, for the week ending March 24, 2019. It is the second time this season Isaac has been honored by the league.
UTICA, NY - Utica College goaltender Hali Vandermeulen (Walden, NY/Valley Central) continues to dominate the Empire 8 Conference weekly awards. The junior goaltender has been named the Empire 8 Conference goaltender of the week for a fourth time in five weeks. The announcement was made on Monday from the conference offices in Rochester.
HAMILTON – As they helped lead the Raiders to a 13-10 win over Holy Cross this past weekend, Tara Atkinson and Samantha Croston of the Colgate Women's Lacrosse program earned Patriot League weekly honors.
ROCHESTER, NY – On Monday, the Empire 8 Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for all competitions taking place between March 18 and March 24. Hartwick senior Emma Knapp (Marcus Whitman) was named the Empire 8 Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week.
After a thrilling comeback win over then No. 2 Duke, the Syracuse men's lacrosse team has vaulted into the top-10 for the first time this season.
The Orange check in at No. 8 in both the USILA coaches' poll and Inside Lacrosse media poll, which sets up a seventh-straight game against a ranked opponent when 'Cuse travels to South Bend this weekend to face No. 12 Notre Dame.
Chad Whitcomb, modified boys lacrosse coach at Salamanca High School, brought his team to the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum on Friday. Whitcomb appreciates the sport for all the elements it takes to play it well, and he tries to teach his young players the skill and passion they need to win.
Syracuse jumped one spot in Monday’s Inside Lacrosse Media poll to No. 3. The Orange had been ranked No. 4 for the past four weeks until their comeback win over No. 12 Fighting Irish Sunday afternoon moved them up a spot.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – The Union College men's lacrosse team will be taking its game to Syracuse this week, as the Dutchmen host Middlebury College at the Carrier Dome on Wednesday, March 27.
The two teams will face off at the home of Syracuse University for the mid-week matchup starting at noon. It will be Union's first-ever appearance in the Carrier Dome; the Dutchmen last played at Syracuse in April 1980, a few months before the dome's completion.
SKANEATELES, NY - On her club lacrosse team, 13-year-old Kathyn Morrissey has been playing lacrosse against high school seniors.
So the Skaneateles eighth-grader decided she wanted to try out for her high school’s junior varsity girls lacrosse team.
This week’s Junior College Report will take a slightly different approach to covering NJCAA lacrosse. Don’t worry, I will still include the poll as well as provide links to game reports and upcoming game schedules at the end, but seeing as how we are about 1/2 way through the regular season (games started about a month ago and the regular season ends in about a month), it’s time to hand out some midterm grades for the teams in the Top 10. Let’s see which teams are looking like contenders right now, and which ones have some work to do if they want to fight for the hardware in May.
UTICA, NY – The Utica College women's lacrosse team defeated visiting Stevens Institute of Technology for the first time in program-history on Sunday as the Pioneers dominated play all afternoon in a convincing 14-7 Empire 8 Conference opening victory.
In a season that has had many unexpected twists and turns, the Rochester Knighthawks have been battling for a chance to play for postseason glory. Trade deadline acquisitions such as Chris Boushy and Ryan Benesch have made an immediate impact on Rochester’s performance, and the Knighthawks have kept their playoff hopes alive and well.
The Toronto Rock scored 17 goals in the first meeting with Buffalo back on Dec. 21. It looked like history might repeat itself as Toronto was up 4-0 after the first quarter. However, Matt Vinc and the Buffalo Bandits defense shut the Rock down for the rest of the game.
Cardiac 'Cuse has done it again, pulling off another improbable comeback.
This time, Syracuse rallied from four goals down in the fourth quarter against the nation's top-ranked defense to beat No. 2 Duke 9-8 in overtime. Stephen Rehfuss knotted things at eight late in the fourth, with Brendan Curry playing hero on the team's second overtime possession to win. The Orange completed the comeback at Bragman Stadium at Cicero-North Syracuse High School, marking the first outdoor home game in 30 years.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – No. 4/4 Syracuse scored the final four goals of the game to overcome a three-goal halftime deficit and defeat ACC-foe No. 12/8 Notre Dame at Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse. After trailing 8-5 at halftime, Syracuse outscored the Fighting Irish, 5-1, in the second half to record the 10-9 win.
ALBANY, NY – The Alfred University men's lacrosse team was at The Sage Colleges on Sunday afternoon to open up Empire 8 conference play. The Saxons (4-2, 1-0 Empire 8) defeated the Gators in dominant fashion by a score of 29-2.
CICERO — Postgame, after the mosh of white jerseys nearly tackled Brendan Curry in the far corner of the end zone, Drake Porter could only smile and shake his head.
Syracuse had done it. Again. Three weeks and three fourth-quarter comebacks. And through it all, there was Porter — SU’s stabilizing goalie that’s been a standout.
Syracuse’s comeback victory was nearly complete. Asa Goldstock made a save and looked to clear the ball up the field to start the Orange counterattack. Only this time, Goldstock launched the ball more than 40 yards to Megan Carney. The pass never made it to the freshman attack.
POTSDAM, N.Y. --- The SUNY Potsdam men's lacrosse team (2-3) defeated the Morrisville Mustang (0-5) on Saturday afternoon at the Turf Field. The Bears led for the majority of the game. The Mustang cut it to a one goal deficit in the fourth, but the Bears were able to go on a run late to secure the victory.
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York – Marist overcame a slow start to open up conference play with a 10-9 win against Quinnipiac at Tenney Stadium. Quinnipiac rallied near the end, but Marist squashed any chances of sending the game into overtime. Marist now sits at 4-5 and 1-0 in conference play while Quinnipiac falls to 3-6 and 1-0 in MAAC play.
Coach Rowan: "We had a good team effort today as we started off our conference play against a competitive team in UMass Lowell. I thought Sam did a phenomenal job of getting the team valuable possessions on the draw to give us opportunities on offense. We had some great sparks today and our players were ready to step up when needed. We can't wait to get back to work as we prepare for our upcoming opponents."
The Alfred State scored six goals in the first 11:21 of the game and scored the first eight goals of the game as they won their second straight 14-4 over Franciscan (OH). With the victory, their second straight, the Pioneers even their record at 3-3.
LOUDONVILLE, NY – The Siena women's lacrosse team matched a mark set last season, collecting their fifth win of the season on Saturday afternoon in a 17-7 victory over the Iona Gaels at Hickey Field. That would tie their win total from just a year ago, with about half the season remaining.
For the first time since 2014, the Siena Men's Lacrosse team has begun their MAAC season with a 3-0 league record. They took down the Canisius Golden Griffins on Saturday afternoon, pulling out a tight 9-8 victory behind the three-goal performance of senior Keenan Cook. The win would also be the Green and Gold's fourth win in a row.
The Toronto Rock scored 17 goals in the first meeting with Buffalo back on Dec. 21. It looked like history might repeat itself as Toronto was up 4-0 after the first quarter. However, Matt Vinc and the Buffalo Bandits defense shut the Rock down for the rest of the game.
ELMIRA, NY – Freshman Emma Robinson (Central Square) scored four times in the first half to lead the Nazareth College women's lacrosse team to a convincing 18-1 victory over Elmira College Saturday afternoon in the Empire 8 opener for each team.
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY - Freshman Mia Petrone (Penfield) scored five times and Katie Sergeant (Our Lady of Mercy) added four points to help the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team pick up a 17-4 Liberty League victory over Bard College in the squad's first game since returning from its Florida trip.
Sunday's game has been relocated to Bragman Stadium at Cicero-North Syracuse after the Orange women's basketball team earned the right to host the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament.
Syracuse welcomes ACC opponent Duke to Syracuse on Sunday in Syracuse's sixth-straight game vs. a ranked opponent.
The game will be broadcast on ESPNU with Anish Shroff, Paul Carcaterra and Myles Jones 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.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Junior goalie Sam Lucchesi saved sophomore Logan Liljeberg's shot at the final horn to preserve Hobart College's 10-9 Northeast Conference win over Sacred Heart this afternoon. Lucchesi made a career-high 20 saves on the day, including seven in the fourth quarter, to lead the Statesmen to their fifth straight win.
WEST POINT, N.Y. – The 18th-ranked Army West Point men's lacrosse team topped Colgate 13-8 Saturday thanks to its high tempo offense.
Ten of the Black Knights' 13 goals were assisted to give Army 23 points on the day. Five players recorded double-digit goals in the victory, while seven garnered multiple points in the performance.
RIVERDALE, New York – Marist men's lacrosse came up on top of a defensive slugfest against Manhattan 6-5. The Red Foxes held Manhattan to one goal in the first and second quarter and scoreless in the third quarter. Marist improves to 4-3 overall and 2-0 in conference play.
Jakob Patterson’s eight points (six assists) and Nate Siekierski’s 17 saves led the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team to a 12-7 victory over Binghamton on Saturday in an America East game at Bearcats Sports Complex.
North Andover, Mass. – Sixth-ranked Merrimack College used a 7-1 run over the final 8:02 to rally for a 12-11 win over the fourth-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Duane Stadium.
Castine, ME – Three different players tallied five or more points as the SUNY Canton men's lacrosse team earned a 15-7 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) win v. host Maine Maritime Academy on Saturday afternoon. The Roos improve to 3-4 overall and 2-0 in conference play, while the Mariners fall to 0-4 and 0-1.
ROCHESTER, NY -- The No. 4 RIT (7-1, 2-0 Liberty League) men's lacrosse team defeated Vassar College (2-6, 0-2 Liberty League) 24-7 in Liberty League action from chilly RIT Turf Field Saturday afternoon. The Tigers scored 14 straight goals to end the game and held the Brewers to three goals in the final three quarters, including just one second-half tally.
ITHACA, N.Y. - Junior Owen Putman scored five goals with an assist and sophomore Brian Doughty made 15 saves to lead the No. 15 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's lacrosse team to a 13-11 victory at No. 19 Ithaca College in the first Liberty League contest of the season for the Engineers. RPI improves to 7-1 overall, while the Bombers drop to 4-2 and 1-1.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The College at Brockport men's lacrosse team defeated Lycoming College on the road on Saturday, by a score of 7-5. With the win, the Golden Eagles improve to 4-3 on the season, while Lycoming falls to 2-6.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Nineteen different players had goals Saturday for host Nazareth as the Golden Flyers opened the Empire 8 Conference portion of their men's lacrosse schedule with a 28-0 victory over Elmira.
HOUGHTON, NY – Hartwick scored the first seven goals of the game and cruised to a 13-3 victory at Houghton on Saturday at Burke Field. The game marked the first Empire 8 Conference contest for both teams. 'Wick, now a winner of its last four games, improves to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the league. Houghton falls to 2-4 and 0-1.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Hilbert College men's lacrosse team got back on the winning track this afternoon with a 15-2 non-conference road win at La Roche College.
James Duffy (Hamburg) broke out today with eight points, leading the Hawks with five goals while Edward Mathias (St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute/John Carroll ) chipped in seven points fueled by four goals.
The SUNY Oneonta men's lacrosse team traveled to Kean University today and came away with a hard-fought 11-9 victory. The win for the Red Dragons puts them at 4-5 overall while the loss for the Cougars drops them to 3-2.
Alfred, NY – Junior attack Anne Risler (Academy of the Holy Names) scored 10 goals to lead The Sage Colleges to a 19-8 victory over Alfred University at Yunevich Stadium Saturday. The Gators won their Empire 8 opener are now 2-3 overall while the Saxons fell to 1-4 overall and 0-1 in the Empire 8.
Madison Latranyi (Danville, PA/Danville Area) put on a highlight reel performance as she accounted for all eight of AU's goals, with seven of those goals being unassisted. The eight goals were a career high for Latranyi and is just two off the single game AU women's lacrosse goal record.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Eleven different players scored goals as the nationally 15th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team defeated Plattsburgh, 21-1, in the first-ever match up between the two programs in SUNYAC action Saturday afternoon. The Red Dragons evened their record at 3-3 overall and are now 1-0 in the conference, while the Cardinals, playing in their first season as a varsity program, are 1-6 and 0-1.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Senior attack Cas Szwajkowski became Skidmore's all-time leader in goals and goals scored in a game, leading the 24th-ranked Skidmore College women's lacrosse team to a 16-10 victory over RIT, in Liberty League action at Wachenheim Field on a windy Saturday afternoon.
CORNING - The Corning Hawks boys lacrosse team is seeking redemption.
Despite a 14-3 record and an undefeated record in Section IV play, the norm for a Corning lacrosse program is sectional titles and appearances in the state tournament. Something the squad looks to rectify after a recent string of near-misses.
ITHACA, N.Y. – No. 19 Penn scored four unanswered goals midway through the fourth quarter to take its first lead of the game, and then got the game-winner with 17 seconds to play as the Quakers upset No. 8 Cornell men's lacrosse, 16-15, this afternoon at Schoellkof Field.
This year, I decided to branch out from the photo coverage that’s been a staple of my past years to tackle a new kind of project. IL’s Kyle Devitte recommended RIT as the program to watch, and the team didn’t disappoint. Despite a last-minute request to follow them for the weekend, they gave me free reign to cover their trip.
Vestal, N.Y. - The Binghamton men's lacrosse team (0-6) opens up America East play when they host UAlbany (2-4) on Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m. The game will serve as youth day, and all kids 12 and under will get in free of charge.
UTICA, NY - The Utica College men's lacrosse team looks to open up Empire 8 conference play with a win as they travel to Hoboken, NJ to take on conference foe Stevens. The game is set for a 1 p.m. start time on Saturday.
Canisius kickoffs Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play this weekend when it hosts Siena in an 11 a.m. matinee at the Demske Sports Complex. The Griffs are the last school in the eight-team league to play a conference game this season, while the Saints are off to a 2-0 start in the MAAC for the first time since 2014.
DULUTH, Ga. — Randy Staats had five goals and five assists as the Georgia Swarm routed the Toronto Rock 14-5 on Friday in National Lacrosse League action.
Shayne Jackson had a hat trick and two assists for Georgia (11-4), while Lyle Thompson scored and added seven assists. Miles Thompson, Brendan Bomberry, Jordan MacIntosh, Adam Wiedemann and Zed Williams all added singles.
Tiffany and the Virginia Men’s Lacrosse team are coming off three straight OT wins as they host Notre Dame in Charlottesville this weekend. Tiffany is in his third season at UVA as he tries to return the Cavaliers to national prominence.
HAMBURG, NY – The Alfred University women's lacrosse team was at Hilbert College on Thursday afternoon for a matchup with the Hawks. The Saxons (1-3, 0-0 Empire 8) came out with a hard fought victory by a score of 13-12.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse lacrosse attack Griffin Cook (Jamesville-DeWitt) tries as hard as he can to fit in with his team because that’s what’s expected from a freshman in programs as strong as the Orange.
Hamilton College's Hannah Burrall '19 (Geneva) made 13 saves and the Continentals breezed to a 16-7 non-conference win against the St. Lawrence University Saints at Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park in Englewood, Florida, on Thursday morning.
PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – The Oswego State men's lacrosse team rebounded from its first loss of the season in an impressive way, holding the host St. Joseph's (L.I.) College Eagles scoreless in the second half en route to a double-digit victory on Wednesday afternoon.
CASTLETON, Vt. – The Plattsburgh State men's lacrosse team scored nine first-half goals and staved off a second-half comeback by Castleton University to defeat the Spartans, 10-7, in non-conference action at Dave Wolk Stadium Thursday afternoon.
NEW YORK – Senior goalie AJ Barretto of the Army West Point men's lacrosse team was named to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List, announced by the committee on Thursday.
Barretto makes his first appearance on the list which is made up of the top players across all three divisions of NCAA lacrosse. Teammate Johnny Surdick is also on the watch list.
WASHINGTON (Mar. 22, 2019) – D.C. United have announced that they will host The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) at Audi Field for three games on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7. Washington, D.C. is the sixth city announced to host PLL games, following Boston, New York, Chicago, Baltimore, and Atlanta.
ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell senior Clarke Petterson is one of 10 men's lacrosse players to be added to the Tewaaraton Watch List, as was announce this afternoon by the Tewaaraton Foundation. Petterson joins Cornell junior Jeff Teat, who was named in the initial wave of candidates earlier this season.
WASHINGTON – Syracuse freshman Sarah Cooper has been added to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List. The 10 additions to the women's watch list were announced by the Tewaaraton Award Foundation on Thursday, March 21. She joins teammates Nicole Levy and Emily Hawryschuk on the Watch List.
NLL.com: What are you up to these days?
Marechek: I am helping to build a new boarding school in New Windsor, Maryland called Springdale Preparatory School. It’s a co-ed boarding and day school. My job is to start the middle school boys and girls lacrosse teams and I’m also the physical education director.
Danny Varello didn’t need Syracuse head coach John Desko to explain it to him. He’s been here long enough to understand why he was taken out of the season-opener. Varello wasn’t winning and Jakob Phaup was. Colgate dominated Syracuse on possessions en route to a 12-9 win, and the Orange simply needed a spark.
Marist face-off specialist Peyton Smith downplays what he’s doing. “I’m just playing lacrosse. I‘m literally just playing lacrosse,” he says.
But the letters and numbers visible on his uniform and helmet mean so much more to so many. JR-41 and EC-34. One is a fresh reminder of a legacy that is being built; the other a nearly decade-long reminder of a figure who has become synonymous with the Marist lacrosse program.
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.
Cortland State University Alum and Hall of Famer Jimmy Burke is a native of Huntington, New York. Burke helped Cortland State win a 1975 national championship. His individual honors include three time collegiate All-American and all club selection with Long Island Lacrosse club which one six championships during his tenure with the team. Burke is a 3 x national team selection in 1982, 1986 and 1990, He also served as a captain of his college team and the 1986 US national team. In 1986, he earned an All-World Team selection and was voted Outstanding Defenseman. In 1991, he won the Krongard Trophy for his contributions to the game as an active club player.
MARCY, N.Y. – The SUNY Poly men's lacrosse team earned its second win of the season on Wednesday 16-13 over SUNY Canton. The Wildcats led by as many as six goals in the game, but the Roos would not go away easily, making the game interesting down the stretch with a 3-0 run in the fourth to bring the game within three goals. With the win, the Wildcats are now 2-4 in 2019.
Edward Rosaschi (Highland Mills, N.Y.) had a career day. The junior scored a SUNY Poly single game high 10 points in the game on four goals and six assists. He surpasses the prior record of nine goals set in 2012 by Kevin Gardavits. He now has 99 career points. Rosaschi also had seven ground balls.
Despite EC taking a large lead early, the contest was a battle throughout. The Soaring Eagles ended the tilt with the advantage in shots, 39-21. Elmira's defense frustrated the Giants throughout the contest, as it forced the visitors into 31 turnovers.
Hamilton College's Henry Hunt '20 tied career highs with five goals and six points and the Continentals posted a 17-12 non-conference win against the Nazareth College Golden Flyers at Hamilton's Steuben Field on Wednesday afternoon.
ROCHESTER, NY -- The No. 4 RIT (6-1) men's lacrosse team handed St. John Fisher College (6-1) its first loss of the season with a 13-5 win in non-conference action from RIT's Turf Field Wednesday evening.
Shots were 45-31 in favor of RIT. The Tigers won the ground ball battle 56-27, and won 14-of-21 face-offs.
UTICA, NY – The Utica College men's lacrosse team sprinted out to a 6-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back on its way to an impressive 16-6 victory over visiting Keuka College on a gorgeous Spring afternoon at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium Wednesday. Five different Pioneers scored at least two goals in the victory. UC was led by a career-day from senior John Hanlon (Coconut Creek, FL/St. John Paul Academy) as he registered four goals and three assists.
Mansfield, Mass. – Le Moyne College senior attacker Bryanna Fazio (General Brown) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference women's lacrosse Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon.
Fazio, who earns her first weekly honor of the season and the ninth of her career (four player of the week, five rookie of the week), registered 12 points on six goals and six assists and recorded 19 draw controls in Le Moyne's 2-0 week.
Percy Booth tallied nine points leadings the Lazers to a 21-11 win over #3 nationally ranked Howard Community College. Percy picked up five goals and four assists helping Onondaga improved their record to 2-2 this season.
POTSDAM, N.Y. – Freshman goalkeeper Kadi Bice (South Jefferson) turned away one of 11 saves in the closing seconds Wednesday afternoon as the visiting Morrisville State Mustangs women's lacrosse team picked up a thrilling 12-11 win over host Potsdam in Potsdam.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The No. 4/4 Syracuse women's lacrosse game against No. 12/8 Notre Dame has been moved to Sunday, March 24 at noon, due to the weather forecast for Saturday. The game will be played at Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse.
University at Albany lacrosse player Mitch Laffin dropped 25 pounds to get ready for his big opportunity this season.
The junior attack worked hard in the weight room and watched his diet. Where he used to have three slices of pizza, he'd settle for one.
ITHACA, N.Y. – The No. 8 Cornell men's lacrosse team scored early and often as it dominated every facet of the game against Division I newcomer St. Bonaventure this evening at Schoellkopf Field. The Big Red scored the first six goals of the game and never looked back as it stormed to the 18-3 victory.
RADNOR, Pa.-The 17th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team defeated Cabrini 15-9 in a non-conference contest at ER Dixon Field this afternoon. With the win, the Herons are now 4-2 overall on the season.
ONEONTA, NY – The Hartwick women's lacrosse team scored eight of the first nine goals in today's game at Wright Stadium, cruising to a 19-8 victory over Plattsburgh State. The win snaps the Hawks three-game losing streak and pulls them to within a game of .500 at 2-3, while the Cardinals, in their inaugural season, drop to 1-4.
HAMILTON, N.Y.--The Hobart College lacrosse team topped Colgate 12-6 in a non-conference game played on Crown Field at Andy Kerr Stadium in Hamilton, N.Y., today. Senior Chris Aslanian dished out a game-high four assists, and junior Eric Holden notched a game-high four goals for the Statesmen.
Mike Powell was born into one of the most influential families in the history of lacrosse. Like his brothers, Casey and Ryan, Powell was a four-time All-American at Syracuse. All three of them have world championship rings with Team USA.
But what separated Powell from his two brothers were his creative interests. During an on-and-off professional lacrosse career, Powell pursued his other interests — music and art.
The Siena Saints continued their winning ways on Tuesday afternoon, as the women's lacrosse team routed the St. Bonaventure Bonnies by a final score of 18-6. Redshirt freshman Kaitlyn Dowsett provided the fire power, scoring a game-high five goals in the victory.
UTICA, NY - The Utica College women's lacrosse team tied its best ever start to a season in program history on Tuesday. Utica scored six of the first seven goals in the game, and maintained a lead of at least two goals on the visitors the rest of the way as they topped Oswego by an 11-7 score at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. – Senior Dean Riley (Homer) scored a career-high eight points on three goals and a career-best five assists to become the 56th player in program history to reach 100 career points in leading the Cortland men's lacrosse team to a 22-11 victory over Clarkson University in non-conference action at Nova Southeastern University in rainy Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Tuesday afternoon. The Red Dragons won their fourth straight game to improved to 4-2, while the Golden Knights dropped to 4-2.
Canisius senior goalie Brad Nordstrom has been named to the United State Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's (USILA) Team of the Week, organization officials announced on Tuesday.
Nordstrom, selected as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's Defensive Player of the Week for the third time this season on Monday, was honored for his efforts in helping guide the Golden Griffins to an upset of then-No. 19 Colgate, 8-6, last Saturday at the Demske Sports Complex.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The No. 4 Syracuse women's lacrosse team (9-2) won its third straight game, defeating Harvard (4-4) by the score of 15-6 at the Carrier Dome Tuesday. The Orange scored seven of the game's first nine goals to grab the lead and never looked back.
Our first guest is Randy Staats, forward for the Georgia Swarm, Six Nations Chiefs and Iroquois Nationals. We recap the Swarm season so far, what to look forward to and who is the better Staats brother.
In one of the more unexpected turn of events this lacrosse season, one of the biggest matchups of the weekend is going to be hitting the road as its Syracuse v Duke in New York. But, wait… they’ll be playing at a high school?! Due to some surprise schedule conflicts, both Orange lacrosse teams are playing in replacement venues. And at the surface, this seems like a PR nightmare. But I personally feel that this could be one of the most memorable home games Syracuse will ever have. Could.
After dropping its Ivy League opener to No. 3 Yale on Saturday, the No. 8 Cornell men's lacrosse team will look to get back on track in its first midweek game of the season, as it welcomes St. Bonaventure to Schoellkopf Field for a 5 p.m. contest on Tuesday, March 19.
Pooley led the Continentals (1-2, 1-2 NESCAC) to their 14-13 win over then-nationally ranked No. 14 Bowdoin College on March 16 by posting three goals, an assist, five draw controls, five caused turnovers and a career-high six ground balls. Pooley's goal with 12:40 left in the second half was the 100th point of her Hamilton career. She had the assist on the goal that put the Continentals up 14-12 with 1:37 remaining.
Cortland juniors Brian Williams (Holtsville/Sachem East) and Jon Vargas (West Islip) have earned State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men's Lacrosse weekly honors for the week ending March 17. Williams was chosen as the SUNYAC Men's Lacrosse Athlete of the Week and Vargas is a repeat selection as the league's Goalie of the Week as they helped the Red Dragons earn convincing road wins at Morrisville State (25-9) and Farmingdale State (16-7).
Oswego’s Jordan Hare has always had a passion for lacrosse.
That passion and determination for the sport will continue into college.
Hare recently signed a letter of intent to play women’s lacrosse at Barton College, an NCAA Division II program in North Carolina. Barton competes in the Conference Carolinas.
UTICA, NY - The Utica College women's lacrosse team is now off to its best start since 2013, and the second best start in school history. The Pioneers became just the second team in program history to start 5-1, and they got their latest win in convincing fashion as they topped local rival SUNY Polytechnic Institute 18-7 on the road at Wildcat Field.
Syracuse, N.Y. – Sophomore attacker Erin McMullen (Westhill) scored on all four of her shots to lead the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 14-3 win over Franklin Pierce University on Monday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.
The regular season begins, with some early tests for both the Gators and the Big Red. We spend some time with Hunter Hughes, a former Marine sniper and now the senior statesman for Cornell’s squad, and Brianna Harris who heads back home to face-off against someone she knows all too well – her twin sister, Kayla.
Albany, NY—Freshman midfielder David Baraniuk (Budd Lake, NY/Mount Olive) scored five goals and dished out two assists to lead The Sage Colleges to a 14-3 men's lacrosse win over Mitchell College at ACP Field Monday afternoon. The Gators now have a winning record in their first season of play (3-2) while the Mariners are 1-5.
The Syracuse men's lacrosse game vs. Duke on March 24 has been moved to Cicero-North Syracuse Stadium at Cicero-North Syracuse high school at 2 p.m., as the Carrier Dome will play host to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament this weekend.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse women's lacrosse team will play two upcoming games at Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) in Syracuse. The Orange will take on Notre Dame at CBA on Saturday, March 23 at noon due to the Carrier Dome hosting the 2019 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament first- and second-round games. Syracuse will also face Virginia Tech at CBA on April on Wednesday, April 3 at 4 p.m. while the Dome sets up for Monster Jam.
LOUDONVILLE, NY – Sophomore attacker Jack Kiernan of the Siena men's lacrosse team has been named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week. The honor comes as the first weekly award in Kiernan's career, and first weekly award for the Saints this season.
LOUDONVILLE, NY – Sophomore attacker Kerry Gerety (Guilderland) was named the MAAC Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. The award comes as the Saints first women's lacrosse weekly award, and Gerety's first of the season.
Parity has come to NJCAA men’s lacrosse, change is in the air, and the early season has become absolutely unpredictable and awesome! In the past, a lot of these games were largely decided before they were played and things tended to heat later in the season, but now? Now we see top teams winning and losing, lots of movement in the Top 10 Poll, and exciting games pretty much across the board.
Time to get busy. I’ve got a full plate of things that need to be taken care of. Like, right now. And you readers are running out of time, too.
For instance, our 13th annual St. Baldrick’s Day in Oswego is quickly approaching. This year’s event to raise money for life-saving childhood cancer research is on Sunday, March 31, 1-4 PM at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center. That’s less than two weeks away.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Junior Emily Hawryschuk (Victor) recorded a season-high seven points to lead No. 4/4 Syracuse to a 14-7 victory at Louisville on Sunday in the finale of a three-game road trip. The Orange improve to 8-2 overall, 2-1 in ACC play.
Syracuse, N.Y. – Junior attackman Matt Hutchings (Marcellus) led three Dolphins with four points as the fourth-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team cruised to a 23-7 victory over NYIT on Sunday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.
The Hamilton College Continentals scored five straight goals late in the second half and posted a 14-13 come-from-behind win against the nationally ranked No. 14 Bowdoin College Polar Bears in NESCAC action at Hamilton's Steuben Field on a chilly and blustery Saturday afternoon.
As the scholastic lacrosse movement continues to grow, the opportunities for exposure also increase. Varsity Media, a regional sports video production company, will be live streaming fifteen games this season (including three for the girls teams) on their YouTube Channel.
How fitting that the Buffalo Bandits clinched their first playoff appearance since 2016 the week they play the team they met in the championship finals that season. If we’re in for a rematch, let’s hope it’s as exhilarating as this week’s heavyweight bout in the Sasktel Center.
ROCHESTER, NY -- The RIT (3-2, 1-1 Liberty League) women's lacrosse team defeated St. Lawrence University (0-3, 0-1 Liberty League), 16-5 in Liberty League action from chilly RIT Turf Field Saturday afternoon.
RIT opened the game by scoring the first eight goals on its way to an 11-1 halftime lead. The Tigers outscored St. Lawrence 5-4 in the second half to win its first conference game of the season.
ELMIRA, N.Y. -- The Elmira College women's lacrosse team couldn't find the consistent offense it needed on a blustery day in the Southern Tier on Saturday, as the Soaring Eagles dropped a 16-4 decision to the Spartans of D'Youville College at Ernie Davis Academy.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Saturday’s matchup between Amherst and RIT was billed as a potential “game of the weekend” across all divisions — a highly-anticipated high-flying contest between two national championship contenders. It didn’t disappoint.
Thompson’s Mammoths, ranked No. 4 in the IL Media Poll, earned a 17-16 win. The game featured 97 shots, wild scoring runs, 21 different goal-scorers and frenetic end-to-end action.
Back on March 8, the Bandits won their first overtime game of the year thanks to a goal from Chase Fraser. Saturday’s game in Saskatchewan ended in a similar fashion as Fraser grabbed a rebound off a missed shot by Chris Cloutier and scored a diving goal from behind the net to give the Bandits a 12-11 overtime win over the Rush.
OWINGS MILLS, MD -- The No. 2 RIT (5-1) men's lacrosse team lost 17-16 to No. 4 Amherst College (5-0) on day two of the 2019 Mustang Classic hosted by Stevenson University Saturday. The Tigers were outscored 10-4 in the second half and had their 30-game regular season winning streak snapped.
The SUNY Oneonta men's lacrosse team snapped its four-game skid today in a big way running past Elmira College 23-2. The win for the Red Dragons raised its record to 3-4 overall while the Soaring Eagles fell to 1-4.
Mitch Laffin’s (Onondaga Nation/IMG Academy) seven goals and Jakob Patterson’s seven assists helped propel the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team to a 17-11 win over UMass Lowell on Saturday in the America East opener at Casey Stadium.
A balanced offensive attack, with 12 different goal scorers led the St. Lawrence University men's lacrosse to a 16-5 win over Vassar in Liberty League action on Saturday afternoon at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida.
Castleton, VT – The Utica College men's lacrosse team was on the road Saturday for a non-conference meeting with Castleton University. The Pioneers snapped a two-game losing skid, defeating Castleton, 13-6.
Despite the setback for the Red Dragons (2-2), junior Lexie Meager (West Genesee) became the 30th player in program history to reach 100 career goals, scoring four goals and adding an assist. Meager now has 102 goals in her two-plus season with Cortland.
For the second week in a row, a dominant fourth quarter lifted the No. 13 Syracuse men's lacrosse team (3-3) past a ranked opponent. This time, 'Cuse overcame a pair of four-goal deficits to down No. 16 Rutgers (4-4), 18-14.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The No. 3 Yale men's lacrosse team dominated the possession game and kept the Big Red from ever being able to put together a run as it defeated No. 4 Cornell, 16-11, in the Ivy League opener for both teams.
LOUDONVILLE, NY – Sophomore Jack Kiernan brought the pot o' gold to Hickey Field on Saturday afternoon, as he notched six goals on seven shots to lead the Siena Saints to a 14-7 victory over the Manhattan Jaspers in MAAC play. With the win, the Saints are now 2-0 in MAAC play for the first time since 2014, which was a championship season for the Green and Gold.
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York – Marist men's lacrosse opened home and conference play with a 10-7 win against Monmouth. Jake MacGregor matched a career high 16 saves and the Red Foxes were able to find the back of the net for a double digit score against a good Monmouth defense. With the win, Marist improves to 3-3 overall and 1-0 in MAAC play. Monmouth falls to 1-5 and 0-1 in MAAC play.
Junior Mathieu Boissonneault scored four goals and senior Brad Nordstrom recorded a season-high 16 saves to lead Canisius to an 8-6 victory over No. 19 Colgate in collegiate men's lacrosse action Saturday at the Demske Sports Complex in downtown Buffalo.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. –The St. John Fisher College men's lacrosse team extended its winning streak on Saturday afternoon as the Cardinals took down Oswego State 16-7 for their sixth consecutive win to start the 2019 season. With the victory Fisher moves to 6-0 overall, while the Lakers fall to 2-1 overall.
Nicholas Miller was unstoppable for Fisher as the reigning Empire 8 Player of the Week tallied a career-high seven goals in the game off of eight total shots on goal. As a team, the Cardinals out-shot the Lakers 30-18, while also grabbing 43 ground balls compared to the 25 for Oswego.
Albany, NY—Freshman midfielder David Baraniuk (Budd Lake, NY/Mount Olive) scored a game high four goals and assisted on three others as The Sages Colleges men's lacrosse team downed SUNY Cobleskill, 13-4 Saturday at ACP Field. This was the first home victory in program history, as the Gators improved to 2-2 in their first season. The Fighting Tigers are now 1-2 for the year.
POTSDAM, NY – Visiting Hartwick out-scored host SUNY Potsdam 12-0 in the second and third quarters in an 18-7 rout on Saturday at Maxcy Turf Field. The win is the Hawks' third in a row. They improve to 3-1 on the campaign. The Bears slip to 1-3 with the loss.
Coach Rowan: “It was a really hard-fought game. We knew Siena was going to come out and play us really tough. I thought in the first half their goalie did a phenomenal job stepping to the ball and making some great saves, but I thought we made some great adjustments at halftime and had a great second half.
Syracuse, N.Y. – Senior attacker Bryanna Fazio (General Brown) broke the program's career points record as the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team registered a 19-2 win over Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.
GENEVA, N.Y.-The No. 18 William Smith College lacrosse team defeated Bard 19-4 in a Liberty League contest on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium this afternoon. The Herons are now 3-2 overall and 2-0 in Liberty League play this season.
GENEVA, N.Y.—Hobart College senior Chris Aslanian logged a goal and an assist in a 13-7 win over Wagner College in the Statesmen's Northeast Conference opener today on Boswell Field at David J Urick Stadium. Aslanian now holds the Hobart Division I career points record upping his total to 164.
Syracuse welcomes old Big East foe Rutgers to the Dome on Saturday in the Orange's fifth-straight game vs. a ranked opponent. The game will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra with Dana Grey and Ryan Powell 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.
PITTSFORD, N.Y – It came down to the final seconds, but the No. 17 St. John Fisher College women's lacrosse team held on to defeat No. 18 William Smith College in a battle of two top-25 teams at Growney Stadium by a score of 11-10 on Thursday afternoon. With the victory the Cardinals improve to 3-1 overall, while the Herons fall to 2-2 overall.
Geneseo, NY – With three goals in the first four minutes and five in the first quarter, the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team jumped out to a big lead early and never looked back, gaining an 11-4 victory against SUNY Geneseo on Friday afternoon.
All Bob Nelson wanted to do after coming home from playing in a pickup doubleheader basketball game was go to sleep. It was 9:30 at night on a Wednesday, January 13th, 1999, and Nelson, then 43 years-old, had a job as a school counselor and two kids to take care of at home.
But first, Nelson saw he had a voicemail on his home phone.
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – The Cortland men's lacrosse team opened up a 12-3 halftime lead and went on to a 16-7 victory at Farmingdale St. in non-conference action Friday night. The Red Dragons won their third consecutive game and improved to 3-2, while the Rams dropped to 3-3.
The Canisius men's lacrosse team squares off against No. 19 Colgate Saturday in a 1 p.m. matinee at the Demske Sports Complex in downtown Buffalo. The matchup between the Golden Griffins and Raiders is the first between the two New York-based programs in Buffalo since the 2008 season, a 13-12 overtime victory for Colgate.
Game No. 7 Canisius (3-3) vs. No. 19 Colgate (3-2) Date: Saturday, March 16 Time: 1 p.m. Location: Buffalo, N.Y. | Demske Sports Complex Online Broadcast:ESPN3 Live Stats:GoGriffs.com Twitter:@GriffsMLAX Game Notes:Canisius (PDF) | Colgate
RIT muted one of the most potent offenses in Division III men’s lacrosse Friday, blanking York in the fourth quarter and riding a four-goal performance by Shawn Nally to a 10-6 victory in the Mustang Classic at Stevenson.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Junior M.K. McIntire scored a career-high three goals and 13 different players scored at least once to lead the Union College women's lacrosse team to a dominating 18-3 victory over Castleton University in the Dutchwomen's 2019 home opener on a beautiful Friday afternoon at Frank Bailey Field at Bertagna-Class of 1985 Stadium.
Research shows that among elite athletes, there’s an over-representation of those born in the first three months following a sport’s age and eligibility cutoff date. This phenomenon is often referred to as the Relative Age Effect, and it has some serious implications for the development of aspiring young athletes.
This week, the Wood Lacrosse Sticks duo Skaggs and Rich discover green screen technology! Also, lacrosse legend Kevin Leveille joins us for a talk about his history and how the Lake Placid tournament has evolved since he was younger.
Hobart College senior attackman Chris Aslanian was drafted by the Denver Outlaws in the 2019 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft. He was chosen with the final pick of the second round (18th overall).
After upsetting No. 1 Towson on Sunday at the Crown Lacrosse Classic in Charlotte, the No. 4 Big Red men's lacrosse team is looking to make a statement for the second weekend in a row when it opens up the 64th season of Ivy League play against No. 3 Yale at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.
The Mustang Classic, which is the biggest event of the DIII season, takes place this weekend at Stevenson University. They increased the participating teams to 10 this season, and eight of the 10 participants are currently ranked in the IL DIII Media Poll. The games kick off Friday at 11:30 a.m. with Middlebury vs. Wesleyan. All 10 teams are loaded with talent but below are a few players to keep an eye on from each.
While he honored his team's seniors and they signed letters of intent, Auburn boys lacrosse coach Matt Smith spoke with parents and athletes about policies, procedures and expectations for the upcoming season during a ceremony at Auburn High School Thursday.
LOS ANGELES – The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) announced today that it will host its slate of Week 5 games at Georgia State Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29. Atlanta joins Boston, New York, Chicago and Baltimore as PLL host cities that have been announced.
HILTON HEAD, S.C.—Led by senior captain Cayla O'Connor's (General Brown) four goals, the SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse team (2-3) overpowered Husson College (0-2) 13-2 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore midfielder Zoe Morgenroth (Liverpool) scored three goals, while junior attacks Miranda Kolb (Immaculate Heart) and Alli Stark (Walworth, N.Y./Gananda) each had a goal and two assists. Junior midfielder Alexa Ferrer (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) also scored twice.
VESTAL, N.Y. - Binghamton men's lacrosse head coach Kevin McKeown has named two more captains for the 2019 Bearcats. Seniors Griffin Konen and Dan Beiline join Licata and Mattiace to lead the Bearcats.
“So, for us, it’s still a process of getting better every day,” Siena head coach Liam Gleason said earlier this week of his team’s focus. “We’re trying to buy into that process, and that we always have to get better.”
OSWEGO, N.Y. – The Oswego State women's lacrosse team battled past St. Lawrence University at home on Wednesday afternoon, a game that was rescheduled from two previous dates earlier in the campaign. Oswego made its move in the second half, using runs of four and three goals paired with a stifling defense to garner the victory.
BOSTON – (March 14, 2019) – Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today that Cascade Maverik LLC, a leader in lacrosse protection and equipment, has renewed its partnership. Cascade Maverik will be an official helmet partner and an official equipment provider for stick heads, handles, gloves and protective.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It took a bit of last-second heroics, but the No. 4/4 Syracuse women's lacrosse team gets the job done against yet another ranked opponent, this time the No.16/RV Florida Gators. Freshman Meaghan Tyrrell converted a free-position attempt with eight second left on the clock to give the Orange a 14-13 victory.
ONEONTA, NY – Hailey Pooler (South Jefferson) became the Hartwick women's lacrosse program's all-time assist leader with 10:19 to go in the second half on Wednesday afternoon, delivering her 87th career helper to break a record held for over 20 seasons.
GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo sophomore midfielder Megan Henderson (Cazenovia) and sophomore attacker Hannah Marafioti (Fairport) each scored three goals and two assists to lead the Knights to a 15-6 victory against visiting Clarkson, Wednesday evening.
TROY, N.Y. - JT Kelly had four goals and two assists and Owen Putman (Shenendehowa) and Cooper Urban both scored four times with one assist to lead the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's lacrosse team to a 14-7 victory over Plattsburgh State University in a non-league game at East Campus Stadium. RPI, which is ranked No. 17 in Division III, is now 5-0, while the Cardinals drop to 1-2.
ENGLEWOOD, FL -- The RIT (2-2) women's lacrosse team wrapped up its Spring Break trip with a 20-12 win over Keene State College (1-2) Wednesday evening. The Tigers outscored the Owls 13-8 in the second half to wrap up their trip with two wins in three games.
“You could put him on a field with professional players, or play at the international level and he would score three or four goals in a game right now as a 16-year-old. He’s that good,” ESPN personality and former Syracuse All-American Paul Carcaterra says. “When I watch Mikey Powell, or Lyle Thompson or Brennan O’Neill play the game, there’s nothing traditional about their game. They’ve mastered the fundamentals, but their flair for the dramatic and ability to improv and make plays out of nothing is what separates them.”
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Oswego State's Teresa Shattuck (Bishop Grimes) and Evan Hollfelder (Hamburg) – of the women's and men's lacrosse teams – were selected as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Athletes of the Week for the week ending March 10, in their respective sports.
Offensive Player of the Week, Benjamin Smith-Wilcox,Mercyhurst, Attack, Junior, Canandaigua, NY (Canandaigua HS)
Defensive Player of the WeekJames Rettinger, Mercyhurst, Midfield, Sophomore, Manlius, NY (Fayetteville-Manlius HS)
Syracuse redshirt-senior defenseman Marcus Cunningham is one of 30 candidates for the 2019 Senior CLASS Award. The award goes to senior student-athletes who have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character, competition.
After upsetting No. 1 Towson on Sunday at the Crown Lacrosse Classic in Charlotte, the No. 4 Big Red men's lacrosse team is looking to make a statement for the second weekend in a row when it opens up the 64th season of Ivy League play against No. 3 Yale at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.
Syracuse, N.Y. – Six Dolphins scored multiple goals as the seventh-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team cruised to a 21-1 win over American International College on Saturday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.
AURORA, N.Y. -- The Elmira College men's lacrosse team posted its first win of the 2019 campaign on Wednesday afternoon, as the Soaring Eagles defeated Wells College, 9-8, in a non-conference road matchup. The win is not only the first for the Soaring Eagles this spring, but it marks the first for head coach Brendan Gorman, who's amidst his debut season at the helm of the Purple and Gold.
On Wednesday, the girls program sent another top talent to the next level in the college game. Rachel Plumley made it official, signing her letter of intent to compete at D-II Mercyhurst College and the Lakers. Before a capacity crowd at Corning high school, Plumley put the pen to paper and spoke about the excitement to sign in front of several family members and friends.
LOUDONVILLE, NY – The Siena Saints made some changes in their record book against the Hartford Hawks on Wednesday afternoon. The Green and Gold would score 22 goals in a game, setting a new program record and tying the program's record in win margin by 17 as they topped the Hawks by a final score of 22-5.
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Cortland men's lacrosse team opened up a 15-3 halftime lead and 13 players overall netted goals in defeating Morrisville, 25-9, in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon. The Red Dragons improved to 2-2 with the win, while the Mustangs dropped to 0-2.
LOUDONVILLE, NY – The Siena Saints men's lacrosse team made it a pair of wins in a row, opening MAAC play with a commanding 17-10 victory over the St. Bonaventure Bonnies at Hickey Field on Tuesday afternoon. It would be the first time since 2015 that the Saints would begin conference play 1-0.
ITHACA, N.Y. – For the third consecutive week, the Big Red men's lacrosse team has placed a member on the USILA Team of the Week, as Clarke Petterson earned a spot following his outstanding weekend at The Crown Lacrosse Classic. He joins Connor Fletcher (March 5) and Jeff Teat (Feb. 26) in taking home the honor.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – The nationally 15th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team held Union scoreless for 44 minutes and 27 seconds and scored five second half goals to defeat the Dutchwomen, 8-4, in non-conference play Tuesday afternoon at the Stadium Complex. The win improves the Red Dragons to 2-1, while the loss drops the Dutchwomen to 0-1.
ONEONTA, NY – Hartwick played a dominant second quarter and rolled to a 13-7 victory over city-rival Oneonta on Tuesday at Red Dragon Field. Kainen Francis-Thompson (Massena) scored four goals for the Hawks. Chris VanDemark (Corning Painted Post) added three tallies.
VESTAL, N.Y. – Led by junior attacker Miles Silva's career-high eight goals, the No. 18 Army West Point men's lacrosse team topped Binghamton on the road, 15-6. Silva scored six goals in a row for the Black Knights including a natural hat trick.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – No.4/4 Syracuse women's lacrosse team continues its three-game road trip when it takes on No. 16/rv Florida on Wednesday, March 13. Game time is set for 7 p.m. in Gainesville, Fla. Fans can watch the game on YouTube.
Going 1-1 for the weekend is not bad, but it took everything the Bandits had in their arsenal of talent Friday night to defeat the feisty Philadelphia Wings 12-11 in overtime. After falling into a 6-2 deficit, and never leading in the game, the club shutout the Wings in the fourth quarter to cap off a four-goal run in OT with the game-winner delivered by Chase Fraser.
Kennedy caused a pair of turnovers, collected two ground balls and scored what would be the eventual game-winning goal in transition of the Orange's 14-10 win over the Blue Jays. Kennedy also helped the Orange defense hold Hopkins to just two goals after halftime, allowing Syracuse to comeback and win in the fourth quarter.
NEWBURGH, N.Y. – The Union College men's lacrosse team continued its winning ways to start the 2019 season, moving to 4-0 for the first time since 2015 with a 20-1 victory over Mount St. Mary College on Tuesday afternoon at Kaplan Field.
ROCHESTER, NY -- Senior midfielder Cam Isaac (Webster Thomas) of the RIT men's lacrosse team was selected to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division III Team of the Week, announced on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
While the calculations are not done the exact same way, the basic concept of the ratings will be familiar to anyone who visited LaxPower.com. The highest-rated team in the country will have its rating set at 99.9, and then all the other ratings will be relative to that team with one point of difference in ratings equivalent to a predicted one-goal difference in a game played at a neutral site.
CHROME LC - Most Represented NCAA Programs: Duke (9), Syracuse (5)
Six degrees of separation with John Galloway: Played for assistant coach Bob Deegan at West Genessee High School; played with John Lade, Jovan Miller and Joel White at Syracuse; coached Luke Duprey, Brendan Fowler, Will Haus, Mike Manley, Justin Turri and Jordan Wolf at Duke; represented Team USA with White, Haus, Wolf, Matt Danowski and Ned Crotty in 2018; played professionally with Wolf, Ty Thompson, Crotty, Jordan MacIntosh, John Ranagan, Mike O’Neil, Turri, Drew Simoneau, Manley, Jordan Stevens, Lade and White.
The Hamilton College Continentals outscored Utica College 6-0 in the second quarter and went on to post an 18-5 non-conference win against the Pioneers at Utica's Charles A. Gaetano Stadium on Monday night. With the victory, Hamilton claims the Contineer Cup traveling trophy for the ninth straight year.
ELMIRA, N.Y. - The Hilbert men's lacrosse team returned to action tonight and picked up a 14-5 non-conference victory over Elmira College (0-3) under the lights at Notre Dame High School.
Edward Mathias (St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute/John Carroll led the Hilbert charge on offense as he manufactured eight points behind five assists / three goals, and James Duffy (Hamburg) added five points as did Drew Werner (West Seneca East).
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse University is making contingency plans to move its men’s lacrosse game against Duke on Sunday, March 24 out of the Carrier Dome if the Orange women’s basketball squad hosts a NCAA Tournament regional there.
In his first start as a Red Dragon, Vargas registered 17 saves and three ground balls and allowed just five goals in 56 minutes, 18 seconds of action in a 13-7 home win versus Nazareth Saturday. He recorded a .772 save percentage and a 5.33 GAA in helping Cortland earn its first win of the season.
Princeton's Kyla Sears (Skaneateles) has been named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending March 10.
Sears had a new personal best eight-point game, as she matched her career high of six goals while adding two assists, as the Tigers rallied to defeat No. 18 Stony Brook 15-14 on Saturday.
Kendra Harbinger (Shenendehowa) is off to another solid start with the University at Albany women's lacrosse team.
The 5-foot-7 sophomore from Clifton Park, and a Shenendehowa High graduate, leads the Great Danes (3-2). She has 16 goals and five assists for 21 points.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Behind an offensive explosion of 18 goals, the Cornell women's lacrosse team picked up its fourth consecutive win Monday afternoon with an 18-12 decision over Marist at Tenney Stadium at Leonidoff Field. This marks the most goals in contest for the Big Red since its 2017 season-opener against Villanova.
Senior goalie Brad Nordstrom and freshman attack Jacob Buck (Churchville-Chili) were both recognized as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced its men's lacrosse weekly award winners on Monday.
Nordstrom was named the league's Defensive Player of the Week while Buck took home Rookie of the Week honors. The announcement marks the second this season that both players have been recognized.
ROCHESTER, NY -- Three members of the RIT men's lacrosse team earned Liberty League weekly honors on Monday, for the week ending March 10, 2019. Senior Cam Isaac (Webster Thomas) was named Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week, Walker Hare (Libertyville, IL/Libertyville) was named Defensive Performer of the Week, while Landon Nolta (Highlands Ranch, CO/Mountain Vista) earned Rookie of the Week honors.
SPARKS, Md. — Applications to try out for the 2020 U.S. Men’s U19 team are now available. The U19 team, led by head coach Nick Myers, will ultimately represent the United States in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Men’s U19 World Championship in Limerick, Ireland from July 9-18, 2020.
All applicants must be active US Lacrosse members and per FIL age requirements, their birthdate must fall between Sept. 1, 2000 (under-19 as of Aug. 31 in the year preceding the championship) and July 8, 2004 (at least 16 on the day prior to the championship beginning).
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- For the first time in his career, sophomore goaltender Jacob Mattice '21 (Canton) of the Elmira College men's lacrosse team was named the Empire 8 Conference Goalkeeper of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
Another week of NJCAA Men’s Lacrosse and we get another week of excellent games, big early season upsets, and plenty of movement in the polls! We haven’t seen anything like this in the Junior College ranks in… maybe forever?
I had time to reflect on the many lacrosse “details” yesterday morning when I woke up to see the door of our backyard utility shed had fallen down. The hinges had been falling apart since last summer (or was it the summer before that?), and while I was in Florida last month, Oswego’s 75-mile-an-hour winds had torn the door completely off. When I got home I propped the door back in place, but I guess Saturday night’s weather had knocked it down again.
CHARLOTTE – After a slow start saw the No. 3 Cornell men's lacrosse team trailing No. 1 Towson by three goals, the Big Red closed the first and opened the second quarter with nine unanswered tallies, including five from Clarke Petterson, who finished with a career-high eight goals on the day, as the Big Red upset the Tigers, 18-11, at the Crown Lacrosse Classic in Charlotte.
TROY, N.Y. – The Plattsburgh State women's lacrosse team posted its first win in program history Saturday afternoon at ACP Field, defeating The Sage Colleges, 17-1, in non-conference action. It also marked the first win at Plattsburgh State for head coach Julia Decker (Penn Yan/Brockport), who won 26 games over three years as the head coach at NCAA Division II Fort Lewis College from 2015-17.
Brookville, N.Y. – The top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team used an 8-1 run to close out the first half en route to a 16-7 victory over sixth-ranked LIU Post on Saturday afternoon at Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium.
Junior Mike Donnelly scored four goals and five other members of the Saints' squad each netted one to lead the St. Lawrence University men's lacrosse team to a 9-4 non-conference win over SUNY Geneseo on Saturday afternoon in Geneseo, New York.
A pair of Orange poles were selected in the fourth round of last night's Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft. Redshirt-senior LSM Austin Fusco and senior defenseman Tyson Bomberry were picked by the Charlotte Hounds and Boston Cannons, respectively in the fourth round.
OSWEGO, N.Y. – The Oswego State women's lacrosse team picked up a high 21-7 win over Lycoming College in their home-opener on Saturday afternoon. Senior Teresa Shattuck (Bishop Grimes) penned her name into the history books several times.
KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — The Keuka College Women's Lacrosse team had an impressive debut on Saturday, defeating Houghton College 25-5 at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex.
Keuka College's (1-0) offense was paced by Brenna Voigt (Penn Yan) with seven goals and three assists. A pair of freshmen, Madelaine Taylor and Sydney Bloom each scored five goals in their collegiate debuts with Keuka.
ENGLEWOOD, FL -- The RIT (1-1) women's lacrosse team won its first game of 2019, with a convincing 19-6 victory over Gordon College (0-4) Sunday evening to open up play over Spring Break. Junior Alanna Fallone (Penfield) recorded her 100th career point in the win.
Boston, MA - (February 8, 2019) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) hosted the 2019 Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade Saturday, March 9 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. The Draft was free of charge to attend and featured representatives from every MLL team. Major League Lacrosse streamed the event for the first time in league history, from their website. More than 550 fans, players, league executives, and sponsors attended the event. The Ohio Machine selected Alex Woodall, Towson University’s faceoff specialist, with the first overall pick in the 2019 MLL Draft presented by Cascade.
The No. 3 Big Red men's lacrosse team will look to shake off its first loss of the season, but will need to do so against its toughest foe of the season – No. 1 Towson. The game will be the second for Cornell in the Crown Lacrosse Classic. The teams face-off at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 10 at the Sportsplex at Matthews in Charlotte, N.C.
Buffalo, NY—Freshman defender Andrew Gomo (Fairfax, VT/BFA Fairfax) scored with 1:58 remaining in the first overtime to lift The Sage Colleges men's lacrosse team to a 13-12 OT victory at Medaille College Saturday. This was the first victory in program history for the first season program (1-1) on the season. Medaille falls to 0-3. The victory also marked the first career victory for Sage's rookie head coach, Ryan Lanigan.
LOUDONVILLE, NY - Returning to Hickey Field after a pair of road games, the Siena Men's Lacrosse team was ready to break out for their first home win of the season. They did just that, as the Saints scored a season-high 18 goals in a commanding 18-10 victory over St. John's Saturday afternoon.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Caroline Allen notched a career-high six goals as the Cornell women's lacrosse team downed Columbia, 12-9, to pick up its third straight win Saturday afternoon at Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium.
Potsdam, NY – Freshman Sydney Roderick (South Jefferson) used pinpoint passes to find her teammates for plenty of second half goals as the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team picked up a 13-9 non-league win over Utica College on Saturday afternoon at Hantz Turf Field.
After a dramatic overtime victory in Philadelphia on Friday night, the Buffalo Bandits were unable to keep that momentum going Saturday as they lost to the Georgia Swarm 14-9 at KeyBank Center. It was the final regular season matchup this season between these two as Georgia gets its revenge after a 19-9 Bandits win in Georgia on Feb. 9.
On a day when the 2009 Syracuse lacrosse team was honored in the Dome for their relentless fourth-quarter effort that capture the program's 11th national title, it was a fourth-quarter barrage a decade later that earned the No. 15 Orange (3-2) a 14-10 win over No. 17 Johns Hopkins (2-3) in the latest chapter of the storied rivalry.
Head coach Scott Marr said it was his call to hold out Nanticoke, the 2018 America East Rookie of the Year and the former No. 1 recruit in the country.
“It was my decision not to play him,’’ Marr said. “Team thing. No need for the public to know.”
"It was an exciting, back-and-forth game," said Syracuse head coach Gary Gait. "Again, I credit the defense as it made saves and gave us possession and a chance to win the game. We were better in the second half today. There's a lot we can learn from today that we can use moving forward."
CLEARWATER, Fla. – The St. John Fisher College men's lacrosse team wrapped up its Spring Break trip on Saturday afternoon with a 17-6 win over Clark University. With the victory, Fisher has now won its first four games of the 2019 season and sits at 4-0 overall, while the Cougars fall to 1-3 overall on the year.
OSWEGO, N.Y. - The Oswego State men's lacrosse team won an entertaining contest over the Mustangs of Morrisville State, 16-14, on Saturday afternoon at Laker Turf Field. Freshman Weston Gray led the Lakers with four goals and sophomore goalie Kevin O'Donnell made timely saves down the stretch to propel Oswego to the win.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – The Cortland men's lacrosse team scored 11-of-12 goals spanning the second to fourth quarters to erase an early deficit and earned a 13-7 win versus Nazareth College in non-conference action Saturday afternoon at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons improved to 1-2. The Golden Flyers dropped to 1-3.
Hamilton College's Henry Hunt '20 and Chad Morse '19 both tallied career highs in goals and points to lead the Continentals to a 17-9 NESCAC victory over the Colby College Mules at Hamilton's Withiam Field on Saturday afternoon.
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The College at Brockport men's lacrosse team picked up their first win in 2019, downing Keuka College Saturday afternoon, by a score of 14-10. With the win, the Golden Eagles move to 1-2 on the season, while the Wolves fall to 2-1 on the year.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Twelve different players found the net and the defense turned in another excellent performance as the Union College men's lacrosse team remained undefeated with a 15-4 victory over Springfield College in non-conference action on Saturday afternoon at Frank Bailey Field at Bertagna-Class of 1985 Stadium.
HAMILTON – Bobby Goggin's first collegiate goal is one to remember.
Colgate's rookie midfielder scored with seconds remaining on the first-quarter clock to ignite a six-goal Raiders run that turned into a 9-7 victory over Boston University here Saturday.
CHARLOTTE – The No. 6 Penn State men's lacrosse team scored the first four goals of the game, and extended its lead to 10-2 early in the second quarter, en route to a 19-13 victory over No. 3 Cornell this evening at the Crown Lacrosse Classic, played at the Sportsplex at Matthews in Charlotte, N.C. The loss is the first of the season for the Big Red, as it slips to 3-1, while the Nittany Lions improve to 5-1.
As a player with the first Comets varsity team, to coaching at several different levels at the school, Coffman is already part of the history and the culture of the storied program.
So it seems fitting that Coffman is taking the next step as he is Carthage’s new boys lacrosse head coach.
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State women's lacrosse team cruised to their first win of the 2019 season Friday afternoon, handing visiting Elmira College an 18-0 shut out defeat on Drake Field in Morrisville, as eight different Mustangs contributed to the win.
We have 25 games on the schedule today, with contests beginning at 11:00 AM and going on throughout the day. We also have a few #SaturdayNightLacrosse match-ups as well. Indeed, we have a couple games starting at 6:00 PM and then a late night extravaganza in California between Denver & Notre Dame starting at 10:00 PM. So get comfortable, as we have a lot of action on deck today.
The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that defenseman Mike Manley has been added to the active roster. After a two-year hiatus, the Penn Yan native, who recently signed a one-year deal, rejoins his hometown team.
Syracuse welcomes longtime rival Johns Hopkins to the Dome on Saturday in a battle of the sport's two most winningest programs.
- The game will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra with Noah Eagle and Adam Unger on the call. Drew Carter and Kyle Fetterly will broadcast the action on TK99/105, Cuse.com and the TuneIn App, while WAER will also carry the game.
ALBANY, N.Y. — The University at Albany men’s lacrosse team faces a Top 10 opponent for the second time in a week when it meets No. 7-ranked Maryland on Saturday, March 9, at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium. Faceoff is at 1 p.m.
Canisius continues its non-conference schedule Saturday as it takes on NEC foe Robert Morris in a 6 p.m. contest at Joe Walton Stadium in Moon Township, Pa. The Griffs stand at 2-3 on the season following a 13-7 setback to Air Force last Saturday at the Demske Sports Complex. The Colonials are 1-3 on the season after falling in overtime at No. 11 High Point, 16-15, last Saturday, their third loss to a nationally-ranked opponent this season.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Top teams collide when No. 4/4 Syracuse takes on No. 2/2 Maryland on Saturday, March 9 at noon. The game will be played at Maryland Stadium. It's the first road test for the Orange as they started the season with seven consecutive home games.
LOS ANGELES (Mar. 8, 2019) – The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) and the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) announced today that they will co-host games together at Homewood Field on June 22nd and 23rd.
The first event, being run in conjunction with a partnership with the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL), will be held on Sunday, April 7 at Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, Pa. Click here for registration information.
GREENVILLE, PA – The Alfred University men's lacrosse team made the trek to Thiel College for a Thursday night matchup with the Tomcats. The Saxons improved to 3-0 on the young season with an impressive 21-6 win.
Sophomore Cale Donegan (Corning-Painted Post) continued his dominant start to the season with his third straight game of at least four goals. Donegan accounted for seven points on the night; totaling five goals and two assist to lead the Saxons.
The snow may not be melting yet at Oswego, but it is being pushed off Laker Turf for the start of lacrosse season. Spring is just around the corner, and the men’s lacrosse team is getting back into action.
The No. 3 Big Red men's lacrosse team will face its toughest challenge of the young season when it travels to the Crown Lacrosse Classic for a pair of games this weekend in Charlotte, N.C. The weekend kicks of with a contest vs. No. 6 Penn State at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 8.
Potsdam, NY – A fast start of six goals in 10 minutes put the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team up early on Thursday and the Golden Knights cruised to an 18-5 victory over SUNY Potsdam at Hantz Turf Field.
Director of Athletics Jason Doviak is excited for the affiliation with the NEAC. "Joining the NEAC as an affiliate member finalizes our quest to secure conference affiliations for each NCAA sport we sponsor. Every program now has an opportunity to compete in a post-season conference event with access to NCAA Championships. This is a terrific opportunity for our men's lacrosse student-athletes as we continue to enhance their experience at the Division III level. I would like to thank President Rogers, Commissioner Poiss Murray, the NEAC Presidents Council, and the NEAC AD's for accepting Alfred State as a member as well as the support they provided throughout the process. We look forward to competing against our fellow members during the spring of 2020."
Before he had a chance to even practice, Bradley Voigt checked into his first box lacrosse game. Playing for the Six Nations Arrows, a junior lacrosse team, in the summer of 2017, Voigt’s indoctrination to the sport’s physicality came almost instantly.
Syracuse lacrosse defender Peter Dearth had a mere split-second to made a decision as Virginia’s Michael Kraus went airborne toward the Orange goal on Saturday.
That blink of time was way more than Dearth needed, however. Kraus was flying toward SU goalie Drake Porter. Under the new NCAA crease dive rule maybe it would be a legal play, maybe it would not.
As Julie Cross jogged to the bench, she looked around the Syracuse sideline. Her teammates stood next to her, watching Syracuse extend its lead over Virginia last Saturday. Tucked between a screen, the front of the bleachers and three coaches was Braelie Kempney, the freshman draw specialist who took the first 10 draws of the day. The coaches surrounded Kempney. Cross stood alone.
LOS ANGELES (Mar. 7, 2019) – The Premier Lacrosse League announced today that it will host the inaugural PLL Draft on April 22nd at NBC Sports. This follows the rollout of team rosters earlier this week, which feature over 80 NCAA All-Americans and 30 World Championship Gold Medalists.
The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they have acquired forward Ryan Benesch from the Colorado Mammoth in exchange for forward Cory Vitarelli.
“It feels good to be coming back east,” said Benesch, who lives and works in Kitchener, Ontario. “I know a lot of guys on the Rochester team, which is nice. I want to walk in and be welcomed with open arms and help this team win some games.”
University at Albany athletic director Mark Benson issued a statement Wednesday evening disavowing the criticism that men's lacrosse coach Scott Marr directed at the NCAA over the eligibility status of star attack Tehoka Nanticoke.
CORTLAND — Oswego State’s Elianna Sanchez and Kevin O’Donnell of the women’s and men’s lacrosse teams were selected as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Athletes of the Week in their respective sports for the week ending March 3.
The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they have acquired a first- and second-round pick from the New England Black Wolves in exchange for forward Joe Resetarits. The deal is pending league approval.
In its continued commitment to high school sports, ESPN will now be the home of the GEICO High School Lacrosse Showcase. This inaugural event will allow six of the nation’s top high school lacrosse teams to bring their talents to a national stage, with all games available across ESPNU and ESPN3.
Canton, NY – Devin Kelly (Massena) and MaryClare Bowes (Irondequoit) combined for seven goals and the SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team's defense shut down visiting Plattsburgh State in a 14-4 non-conference win on Wednesday afternoon.
Cascade will design and produce two custom helmets for each team, establishing a new brand identity for the six lacrosse clubs announced last week. Cascade will also create unique helmets for tentpole events throughout the year. In addition, Cascade will develop interactive experiences on site at PLL game weekends, allowing fans of all ages to engage with Cascade’s innovative helmets and PLL’s world-class athletes.
Potsdam, NY – Led by a strong offensive charge in the third quarter from junior Conor Bartlett (West Genesee), the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team posted a 14-5 victory over Plattsburgh State on a blustery cold day at Hantz Turf Field.
The Golden Knights improved to 3-0 on the season while the Cardinals dropped to 1-1 on the campaign. Clarkson's 50 goals in the first three games of the 2019 season are the most in any year during the program's history save for 1989 (54).
When Phaup first stepped onto the lacrosse field at Souderton Area (Pennsylvania) High School in ninth grade, the first thing the coaching staff noticed was his athleticism. He played offense, he played defense, and he did both better than most players on the team. Coaches asked themselves: How can we use him more?
ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell's Connor Fletcher has been named to the USILA Team of the Week, as was announced today. Fletcher is the second Big Red player to earn the weekly honor this season, joining Jeff Teat who was named to the team a week ago.
SYRACUSE, NY -- The No. 3 RIT (3-0) men's lacrosse team rolled to a 21-4 win over Springfield College (1-2) at the Carrier Dome on the campus of Syracuse University Tuesday evening. RIT scored 17 straight goals over a 41-minute span between the end of the first quarter and into the fourth quarter.
Sergio left a major footprint at Syracuse. Now, he’s an STX-sponsored athlete, and he’s moving to the PLL. It was a great opportunity to talk to him about the transition, and give a bit of a lesson as to where the game came from. He also shed a bit of light on his training regimen and short history with traditionally-strung lacrosse sticks.
Not only did Nassau move up to No. 1, and Genesee moved up to No. 2, but Onondaga dropped from the top spot (which they occupied for all of 2018) to No. 5 and Harford jumped up two spots to #3.
ITHACA, N.Y. -- The Cornell women's lacrosse team closed out it three-game home stretch with a dominant 14-6 win over upstate non-conference foe Colgate Tuesday evening at Schoellkopf Field. The result was fueled by a stretch of nine unanswered goals that spanned from the latter portion of the first half to end of tatter portion of the second.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Syracuse freshman Sarah Cooper is the ACC Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Orange to a pair of wins against top-15 teams last week. It marks the first player of the week honor for Cooper and the second consecutive week a Syracuse player has been honored by the league.
POUGHKEEPSIE, New York – After being named MAAC Defensive Player of the Week, Marist men's lacrosse Peyton Smith garnished national attention and was named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Team of the Week.
ALBANY — His best player didn’t play Saturday, but did Tuesday. In between, University at Albany men’s lacrosse head coach Scott Marr had harsh words Monday for the NCAA regarding the situation involving sophomore Tehoka Nanticoke prior to the organization reinstating the player’s eligibility that evening.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The Skidmore College men's lacrosse team went on a late run, holding off a potential Oneonta rally to earn its first victory of the season, a 12-10 decision on a cold Tuesday afternoon at Wachenheim Field.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Shaun Smith had reason to be a little tired on Monday night, but his body snapped to attention because of two very harsh realities.
First, he was the new coach of the West Genesee boys lacrosse team. And secondly, he was leading his Wildcats out for their first official practice of the season onto a field ringed by snow and swept by a biting arctic wind.
LOUISVILLE –The College of Saint Rose senior attack Carter Badour was chosen for the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) D2 Team of the Week. Badour, just one of ten student-athletes named to the squad, registered 12 points, 10 goals and two assists, last week. The Saint Rose co-captain equaled his career-highs of seven points and five goals in Thursday's win at Post. He followed that up with another five goals on Saturday at No. 7 and Upstate Challenge rival Le Moyne.
For the fourth straight year, the Rochester Knighthawks are partnering with Bishop Kearney High School to support their Spread the Word campaign.
On Wednesday, March 6, Knighthawks players Jake Withers and Brad Gillies will join the students and staff by signing a pledge of inclusion in the school’s cafeteria. As part of Inclusion Day at Bishop Kearney, the players will also hand out autographs from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. at the school, which is located at 125 Kings Highway South.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The University at Albany men's lacrosse team's home opener at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium on Tuesday, March 5, now will begin at 3 p.m. because of the anticipated cold temperatures. (America East TV)
ALBANY, N.Y. — After a dominating afternoon in the faceoff circle this past Saturday at No. 3 Cornell, the University at Albany’s Austin Jones has been named America East Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week.
The sophomore took all 37 faceoffs for the Great Danes, winning 25 and picking up 14 ground balls. He set career highs in both faceoff wins and ground balls. Jones now has won 35-of-53 faceoffs this season, a .660 clip.
UAlbany athletics spokesman Pete Iorizzo said it was the school's compliance department that determined he had violated an NCAA rule with the Instagram post. Therefore, Nanticoke had to sit until the NCAA reviewed the issue and reinstated him.
In sticking with the “We the Players” motto of the PLL, the players unveiled their future team through their own social media accounts Monday morning with “bitmoji” graphics.
Each club features its fair share of prior teammates. Atlas LC has several Johns Hopkins players, while the Whipsnakes LC has a healthy dose of Maryland Terrapins, and PLL Chrome features a number of Duke players.
For the second time this season, Hobart College first-year Jason Knox has been named the Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week by the league office. In addition, four Statesmen were named NEC Prime Performers: seniors Matthew Pedicine and Chris Aslanian and juniors Sam Lucchesi and Eric Holden.
William Smith College sophomore Mekayla Montgomery was named the Liberty League Women's Lacrosse Defensive Performer of the Week. In addition, sophomore attack Ellie Burns (Brighton) earned a spot on the weekly honor roll.
EDISON, New Jersey – Men's lacrosse Peyton Smith and Jojo Pirreca were named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Defensive Player and Rookie of the Week. This is the first MAAC Weekly Award for either player.
ITHACA, N.Y. – The Cornell women's lacrosse team wraps up its three-game home stretch with a matchup against Colgate at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. The start time of the contest was moved up an hour from its original intended start time of 5 p.m.
However, there’s one player in particular who has started to come onto the scene this year and is now a premier scorer in the NLL.
His name is Thomas Hoggarth and he’s currently tied with Evans for second on the team in goals (23) and is fourth on the team in points with 39. He has been an offensive force for the Bandits, especially in the absence of Josh Byrne due to injury.
I’ve written more than once about the special significance that March 1st has always had for me – my own kind of Opening Day. So forget what you see outside –the calendar says it’s March, and that means that it’s definitely lacrosse season. Finally!
ITHACA, N.Y. – The nationally 15th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team ended the game on a four-goal run in earning an 11-8 non-conference victory at 18th-ranked Ithaca College Saturday afternoon in the Red Dragons opening game of the season. The Bombers dropped to 1-1 with the loss.
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Sophomore Max Waldbaum (Denver, CO/Kent Denver) scored a game-high six goals to lead the nationally fifth-ranked Tufts men's lacrosse team to wild 19-15 victory at 17th-ranked Cortland Sunday afternoon at the Stadium Complex. The Red Dragons fell to 0-2 with the loss, while the Jumbos improved to 2-0.
POTSDAM, N.Y. – The Oswego State women's lacrosse team opened its 2019 slate with a road victory, defeating Clarkson University 16-14. Seniors Teresa Shattuck and Toni Laneve (both from Bishop Grimes) led the team, each contributing five goals apiece to the stat sheet.
Keuka College (2-0) was led by freshmen Jacob Rogowski and Chris Bellanca with four goals apiece. Fellow freshman Connor Cupp continued the strong start to his career with two goals and three assists in the win.
KENT, Ohio — Destinee Johnson's (Rush-Henrietta) 10 points powered the St. Bonaventure women's lacrosse team to an 18-10 win over Kent State Sunday afternoon. Johnson is the first Bonnie since Brenna Houghton on March 5, 2008 to record 10 points in a single game, and only the third in program history to rack up double digits.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – An impressive showing by the Niagara women's lacrosse team ended in a narrow 16-12 defeat to the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday afternoon. The Purple Eagles scored eight second half goals – all with less than 19 minutes to play – against the Big Ten foe.
The Rochester Knighthawks are celebrating their 25th Anniversary season in 2018-19. It’s a time to celebrate one of the oldest and most successful franchises in the National Lacrosse League. With a track record of turning out championship-caliber teams and All-Pros, it’s no surprise that the team has found similar success with its youth program, the Jr. Knighthawks.
Juniors Mike Donnelly and Brian Cunningham (Auburn) scored five goals apiece to lead the St. Lawrence University men's lacrosse team, who received votes in the latest USILA poll, to a 15-10 non-conference win over Nazareth on a snowy Saturday afternoon in Rochester, New York.
BUFFALO, N.Y.- Jackie Dufresne (Frontier) tallied six goals, while Kendall Skuse (Churchville-Chili) finished with three goals and six assists as Buffalo State sprinted past visiting SUNY Poly in non-conference action on a snowy Coyer Field.
The Georgia Swarm (8-4) got back on track with a win at Infinite Energy Arena against the Rochester Knighthawks (2-8) on Saturday night, but the game was not without a plethora of chippiness from the visiting team.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – No. 4/4 Syracuse took an early lead and never looked back against yet another top-10 opponent, this time defeating No. 7/6 Virginia 16-11. The win marks the second time this season the Orange have defeated an opponent ranked in the top 10 and their third against a top-15 team in a span of seven days.
In another classic battle between No. 14 Syracuse (2-2, 0-1 ACC) and No. 10 Virginia (3-2, 1-0 ACC), overtime was needed to decide the winner. Unfortunately for 'Cuse, going man-down for the seventh time in the extra session would ultimately create a prolonged offensive possession for the Cavaliers, who won 15-14 in the extra session.
VESTAL, N.Y.—The Hobart College lacrosse team used a big third quarter to pull away from Binghamton University, posting a 16-7 non-conference victory at Bearcats Sports Complex this afternoon. The Statesmen improved to 3-1 on the young season, while extending the Bearcats' season-opening losing streak to three games.
Marcy, NY – The Utica College men's lacrosse team earned its first win of the 2019 season on Saturday, defeating SUNY Poly 13-12 on the road. Dylan Dunham (Jordan Elbridge) finished with four scores and one assist, as the Pioneers held off a Wildcat comeback to improve to 1-1 overall.
Syracuse, N.Y. – Junior attackmen Riley Larson (Fairfield, Conn./Ludlowe) and Matt Hutchings (Marcellus) each recorded four points to lead the seventh-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team to an 18-11 win over The College of Saint Rose in the Northeast-10 Conference opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon at Ted Grant Field.
WASHINGTON, PA – The Alfred University men's lacrosse team kept its high powered offensive attack rolling on Saturday afternoon at Washington & Jefferson College. The Saxons (2-0, 0-0 Empire 8) defeated the Presidents by a score of 18-5.
ITHACA, N.Y. – The Cornell women's lacrosse team got in the win column Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field with an 11-5 triumph over Harvard in both teams' Ivy-openers. The win puts the Big Red at 1-2 on the season and 1-0 in Ivy League play. The Crimson falls to 2-2 overall and to 0-1 against league opponents.
ONEONTA, N.Y. – The Oswego State men's lacrosse team claimed victory in its first contest of the season, defeating Hartwick College 6-5 on the road Saturday afternoon. Junior Kyle Bacon led the team with four points.
ITHACA, N.Y. – The nationally 15th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team ended the game on a four-goal run in earning an 11-8 non-conference victory at 18th-ranked Ithaca College Saturday afternoon in the Red Dragons opening game of the season. The Bombers dropped to 1-1 with the loss.
STONY BROOK, New York – Marist men's lacrosse used a huge second half to claim a 10-5 victory over Stony Brook at Lavalle field Saturday afternoon. The Red Foxes outscored the Seawolves 7-2 in the second half and held them scoreless in the third quarter. With the win, Marist moves to .500 on the season at 2-2.
Cornell men’s lacrosse is off to a hot start for the first time in a long time. Now 3-0 for the first time since 2014, the Red played its way to a slim victory against a visiting team which it has not beaten in its last four tries, defeating Albany, 17-16.
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Sophomore star Tehoka Nanticoke did not play for the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team in Saturday’s 17-16 loss to third-ranked Cornell due to what an athletic department spokesman described as an “internal matter.”
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Sophomore attackman Stephen Kane (Hampden, Mass./Minnechaug Regional) scored a career-high four goals, as the Plattsburgh State men's lacrosse team defeated non-conference Skidmore College, 10-8, in the Cardinals' season opener Saturday afternoon at Wachenheim Field.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A torrid start for the Skidmore College women's lacrosse team was enough, opening 2019 on the right foot after a 14-7 victory over Babson, in the season opener Saturday at Wachenheim Field.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – The Union College men's lacrosse team used a well-balanced attack and stifling defense to cruise past Babson College, 17-5, in the Dutchmen's 2019 home opener on Saturday afternoon at Frank Bailey Field at Bertagna-Class of 1985 Stadium.
Utica, NY – The Utica College women's lacrosse team improved to 2-0 to start the season on Friday, defeating New Paltz 10-9 at home. Kaitlynn Palmer (VVS) led the way with three goals and one assist, while freshman Lexi Scaccia (Whitesboro) finished with three goals as well.
OSWEGO — The Oswego State men’s lacrosse team will begin its season by traveling to Oneonta to take on Hartwick College today at 1 p.m.
The Lakers are coming off a 2018 season which saw the team go 10-5 overall and 3-3 in SUNY athletic conference play.
The campaign, however, ended with a 13-10 loss to SUNY Cortland in the SUNYAC Championship game.
James Madison had ten players scored a goal for No. 5 James Madison as defending the National Champion Dukes (4-1) handed Canisius its fourth-straight loss in non-conference women's lacrosse action Friday afternoon.
GRANVILLE,O.H.- The College at Brockport women's lacrosse team defeated No. 25 Denison University Saturday afternoon, by a score of 16-15. With the win, the Golden Eagles open the season at 1-0, while the Big Red fall to 0-1.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – No. 4/4 Syracuse continues its stretch where it will play five straight top 15 opponents against No. 7/6 Virginia. The Orange are 2-0 in that stretch and are looking to continue their winning ways against the Cavaliers on Saturday, Mar. 2 at 4 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
Two of the hottest teams are set to square off on Saturday as are the ACC’s defensive and offensive players of the week.
Virginia goalie Charlie Campbell was exquisite in last week’s victories, turning aside 19 shots in just over 100 minutes of play, while Syracuse attacker Emily Hawryschuk has continued to light the lamp with a team-best 24 points on 18 goals and six assists this season.
Syracuse welcomes its third-straight top-15 opponent to the Dome in No. 10 Virginia on Saturday. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU with Chris Cotter and Quint Kessenich 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.
Women’s lacrosse suffers its first loss of the season in a tight game against Stanford, and comes away from their season-opening four-game home stand with three wins ahead of their first road game of the year at Penn State next week.
VESTAL, New York – The Red Foxes came away with a 12-8 win over Binghamton at the Bearcat Sports Complex Friday afternoon. Marist did a better job taking care of the ball in the second half, leading to an offensive outburst to help put the game away. The Red Foxes improve to 2-2 on the season.
ONEONTA, NY – Hartwick's women's lacrosse team scored the final two goals of the first half to break a 3-3 tie and they would lead the rest of the way in a 9-7 win over visiting SUNY Potsdam at Wright Stadium Friday in the season opener for both squads.
Victor, N.Y. – The St. John Fisher College men's lacrosse team took down SUNY Potsdam on Friday afternoon at the Pinnacle Athletic Campus by a score of 23-8. With the win, the Cardinals improve to 2-0 overall on the season, while the Bears fall to 0-1 overall.
Due to snowy field conditions, tomorrow's SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse game at Elmira College has been moved to Corning High School. The game will now start at noon instead of 3 p.m. as originally scheduled. For those traveling to the game, Corning High School's address is 201 Cantigney St., Corning, NY 14830.
Canisius men's lacrosse team, in conjunction with DICK'S Sporting Goods, will be hosting a free instructional clinic March 16th, the team announced Friday.
The skills clinic, will take place from 3:30 p.m to 4:30 p.m., for boys in grades 1-8, will include instruction from Canisius head coach, and Team Canada Men's National Team assistant coach Mark Miyashita, along with selected men's players. The clinic will take place immediately following the Griffs' 1 p.m. contest against Colgate.
Chicago is the Premier Lacrosse League’s kind of town. The PLL, a new six-team professional touring league co-founded by Paul Rabil and his brother, Mike, will stage three games June 15-16 at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Ill., home of Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire.
ROCHESTER, N.Y.-The 16th-ranked William Smith college lacrosse team defeated Rochester Institute of Technology 14-11 on RIT's Turf Field this afternoon. The game was the season and Liberty League opener for both teams.
Now that most NCAA lacrosse programs have had some time to figure out what kind of team they have, early season action has become even more intriguing. Some of the country’s top teams have already fallen to squads that were deemed unlikely to contend.
Victor, N.Y. – The seventh-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team scored the first eight goals of the game en route to a 17-7 win over Roberts Wesleyan College on Wednesday afternoon at the Pinnacle Athletic Complex.
The victory is the 300th in the career of 22nd-year head coach Dan Sheehan. He is the 18th men's lacrosse coach all-time to record 300 victories.
The Siena Saints put their first win of the 2019 season in the books on Thursday evening, as sophomore Kerry Gerety (Guilderland) led the Green and Gold with three goals and an assist. That would help the Saints to a win over the Colgate Raiders on the road by a final score of 9-6.
Sophomore midfielder Brendan Curry and redshirt-junior defender Nick Mellen were 2-of-50 players named to the first Tewaaraton Watch list of the season.
Presented annually to the nation's top-player, an Orange player has won the award three times, which was first presented in 2001. Mike Powell won it in 2002 and 2004, while Mike Leveille captured it in 2008.
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ITHACA, N.Y. – The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced that Cornell junior Jeff Teat has been named to the 2019 Tewaaraton Award men's watch list. The list includes the top players across all three divisions of NCAA lacrosse and highlights the early contenders for the 2019 Tewaaraton Award.
NEW YORK – Syracuse senior Nicole Levy and junior Emily Hawryschuk (Victor) are members of the 2019 Tewaaraton Award Watch List. The women's and men's lists, which were announced on Thursday, February 28 in New York by the Tewaaraton Award Foundation, include the top players across all three divisions of NCAA lacrosse.
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Potsdam, NY – With a goal from Marcus Lavarnway (Watertown) just 31 seconds into the season-opener the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team was well on its way to its highest goal output in nearly 15 years as the Golden Knights opened the 2019 season with a 22-4 victory over SUNY Canton on Thursday afternoon at Hantz Turf Field.
Milliman was kind enough to invite me into his office the day before the Big Red opened their season against longtime rival Hobart, and we discussed that Cornell was looking to start the season with a win for the first time in five years. I admitted that I was puzzled by that losing streak—the longest in program history.
For the past two years, Syracuse senior attackman Brad Voigt played in spurts. Often playing as a man-up specialist and serving as the fourth attackman last season, Voigt’s objective was simple: Make plays.
POTSDAM, N.Y.—The SUNY Potsdam men's and women's lacrosse teams open the season on the road tomorrow. The Bears men square off with St. John Fisher College 1:30 p.m. at the Pinnacle Sports Complex in Victor, N.Y. The women battle Hartwick College at 4 p.m. and then head to Elmira College the following afternoon for a 3 p.m. contest.
The William Smith College lacrosse team will begin it's 2019 season tomorrow, March 1, when it travels to Rochester Institute of Technology for a Liberty League contest. Opening draw is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Head Coach Anne Phillips begins her fourth year at the helm of the William Smith Lacrosse program. She has guided the Herons to an overall record of 47-15, three Liberty League Championships and three NCAA Tournament appearances.
ELMIRA, N.Y. -- A new era for the Elmira College men's lacrosse program begins on Saturday, March 2, when the Soaring Eagles take the field for the first time against Keuka College under first-year head coach Brendan Gorman.
ELMIRA, N.Y. -- The Elmira College women's lacrosse team begins its first season of play under new head coach Rebecca Lampson on Saturday, March 2, when the Soaring Eagles face-off against SUNY Potsdam at Ernie Davis Academy.
Friday's contest will be the first-ever meeting between Canisius and James Madison and just the fifth ever meeting with a team from the Colonial Athletic Association. Canisius has squared off against CAA contender Delaware four times, going 2-2 overall. This trip will also be the second year in a row Canisius will play in the Old Dominion State of Virginia.
No. 4 Syracuse (5-1, 0-1 Atlantic Coast) has relied on its defense to create offense this season, and Wednesday’s 15-11 win over No. 12 Loyola (1-2) was no different. Against a team that defeated then-No. 5 Florida four days ago, the Orange showed no hesitation while attacking the Greyhounds’ offense. Syracuse’s defensive intensity not only forced Loyola into committing 15 turnovers but limited Loyola to a season-low 23 shots.
When Peter Dearth was in the first grade, his parents took him to Championship Weekend.
From that point forward, he was hooked. The energy of the stadium filled his head with dreams of one day reaching that point and it was always dressed in Orange. What became an annual pilgrimage on Memorial Day Weekend, the Dearth family would head to lacrosse's biggest stage, where he fell in love with Syracuse.
Nice to move into the dreaded Bandits bye week with their best start since 2003 (9-2) and sitting atop the National Lacrosse League with a five-game winning streak in hand. Too, the good part of this dull downtime is to relish the fact it's going to get better.