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Mars Hill, Queens Top SAC Lacrosse Poll

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 03:01

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Mars Hill and Queens have tied for the top position in the inaugural SAC men's lacrosse preseason coaches' poll, the conference announced on Wednesday.

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MLL's Florida Launch to Play at FAU Stadium; First Home Schedule Announced

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 02:52

BOSTON — Major League Lacrosse announced Thursday that the Florida Launch will call FAU Stadium its home for the 2014 season. The MLL's newest team will play all of its seven home games at the venue, bringing professional lacrosse back to FAU after two successful events in 2012 and 2013.

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MLL's Florida Launch to Play at FAU Stadium; First Home Schedule Announced

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 02:52

BOSTON — Major League Lacrosse announced Thursday that the Florida Launch will call FAU Stadium its home for the 2014 season. The MLL's newest team will play all of its seven home games at the venue, bringing professional lacrosse back to FAU after two successful events in 2012 and 2013.

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NCAA Preview: Bucknell

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 02:48

Inside Lacrosse is taking a closer look at the top 40 teams from the Face-Off Yearbook, as well as much more counting down to the 2014 lacrosse season. Pick up your Face-Off Yearbook here for your tablet or smartphone, and read more about the Bucknell Bison below.

Bucknell Bison

Face-Off Yearbook Preseason Ranking: 15
Warrior Men's DI Media Poll: 14
USILA Coaches' Poll: 15
2013 Finish: 12-4; Lost in Patriot League championship

Bucknell is unconventional, difficult to plan for and always seems to have an element of the unknown.

Last year, the unknown X-factor were breakthrough performances by freshmen. This year, those freshman have a year under their belts and are no longer under the radar, making this a team with higher expectations heading into the season.

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NCAA Preview: Bucknell

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 02:48

Inside Lacrosse is taking a closer look at the top 40 teams from the Face-Off Yearbook, as well as much more counting down to the 2014 lacrosse season. Pick up your Face-Off Yearbook here for your tablet or smartphone, and read more about the Bucknell Bison below.

Bucknell Bison

Face-Off Yearbook Preseason Ranking: 15
Warrior Men's DI Media Poll: 14
USILA Coaches' Poll: 15
2013 Finish: 12-4; Lost in Patriot League championship

Bucknell is unconventional, difficult to plan for and always seems to have an element of the unknown.

Last year, the unknown X-factor were breakthrough performances by freshmen. This year, those freshman have a year under their belts and are no longer under the radar, making this a team with higher expectations heading into the season.

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NCAA Preview: Princeton

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 02:08

Inside Lacrosse is taking a closer look at the top 40 teams from the Face-Off Yearbook, as well as much more counting down to the 2014 lacrosse season. Pick up your Face-Off Yearbook here for your tablet or smartphone, and read more about the Princeton Tigers below.

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Fox Sports to Broadcast Big East Championship Games

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 00:18

NEW YORK – FOX Sports, the official broadcast partner of the Big East, announced on Thursday that it will broadcast four Big East Championship contests, including men’s lacrosse and women’s lacrosse.

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Coughlin: Fewer DI Recruits Hail From the Game's Hotbeds

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 23:46

Across the country, the 2013 freshmen class is getting ready to make an impact for their college teams. Scrimmagesare under way and games the next couple of weeks will give these individuals the opportunity to prove that they are worthy of significant playing time. Regardless of how these freshmen do on the field, they are living proof that fewer college players come from the traditional hotbeds than ever.

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Face-Off Yearbook Updated for 2014 Season

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 19:48

Lacrosse fans are geared up for the spring season to begin, and so is Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Yearbook.

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McArdle, LoCascio Tabbed Preseason Players of the Year in Big East; Denver the League Favorite

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 03:13

NEW YORK - A pair of defending major award winners and a newcomer were highlighted as the 2014 Preseason All-BIG EAST Men's Lacrosse honors and poll were announced on Wednesday by the conference. St. John's senior attackman Kieran McArdle was named BIG EAST Preseason Offensive Player of the Year while Villanova senior long-stick midfielder John LoCascio was tabbed the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

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Some Harvard Games Added to ESPN3 Web Stream Schedule

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 02:07

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that it has partnered with ESPN to broadcast select wrestling, men's lacrosse and women's lacrosse games live through ESPN3 and WatchESPN this spring. ESPN3 will pick up the broadcasts from the Ivy League Digital Network, which will be produced in-house by Harvard.

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NCAA Preview: Lehigh

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 00:44

Inside Lacrosse is taking a closer look at the top 40 teams from the Face-Off Yearbook, as well as much more counting down to the 2014 lacrosse season. Pick up your Face-Off Yearbook here for your tablet or smartphone, and read more about the Lehigh Mountain Hawks below.

Lehigh Mountain Hawks

Face-Off Yearbook Preseason Rank: 22
Warrior Men's DI Media Poll: 19
USILA Coaches' Poll: 17
2013 Finish: 12-5 (6-0 Patriot League); Lost in NCAA first round

A highly-ranked Lehigh struggled early in 2013 but rattled off seven straight wins as the team found its identity. The Mountain Hawks earned their second-straight NCAA Tournament appearance as the Patriot League champ, running into a tough North Carolina squad and losing in the first round.

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NCAA Preview: Johns Hopkins

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:47

Inside Lacrosse is taking a closer look at the top 40 teams from the Face-Off Yearbook, as well as much more counting down to the 2014 lacrosse season. Pick up your Face-Off Yearbook here for your tablet or smartphone, and read more about the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays below.

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NCAA Preview: Cornell

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:30

Inside Lacrosse is taking a closer look at the top 40 teams from the Face-Off Yearbook, as well as much more counting down to the 2014 lacrosse season. Pick up your Face-Off Yearbook here for your tablet or smartphone, and read more about the Cornell Big Red below.

Cornell Big Red

Faceoff Yearbook Preseason Rank: 17 
Warrior Men's DI Media Poll: 18
USILA DI Coaches' Poll: 16
2013 Record/Finish: 14-4, Lost in the Final Four to Duke

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Glesener, Fletcher Tabbed Preseason Players of the Year in Patriot League

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:53

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Loyola University Maryland will enter its first season in Patriot League men's lacrosse as the favorite after the Greyhounds were picked for the top spot in the sport's preseason poll announced on Wednesday's media teleconference.

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AJO4Lax Fest Features Five Georgia High School Games

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 16:08

Marietta, GA — On Saturday March 22, Pope High School Stadium will be the epicenter of Atlanta area varsity lacrosse action. That’s when ten highly rated teams will face-off in the 8th Annual AJO4LAX Fest. The first of five back-to-back GHSA sanctioned games on a single field begins at 10 a.m., and concludes with the highly anticipated pairing of last year’s AAAA and AAAAA State Champions:

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Virginia's Carl Walrath Dismissed From Team After Guilty Plea

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 02:45

Carl Walrath has been kicked off the Virginia lacrosse team and has pleaded guilty to assault and obstruction of justice in connection with a November incident near the UVa campus.

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NCAA Preview: St. John's

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 02:00

Inside Lacrosse is taking a closer look at the top 40 teams from the Face-Off Yearbook, as well as much more counting down to the 2014 lacrosse season. Pick up your Face-Off Yearbook here for your tablet or smartphone, and read more about the St. John's Red Storm below.

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Bucknell Freshman, St. Joseph's (Pa.) Grad Walsh Passes Away

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 01:43

Thoughts are with Bucknell, St. Joseph's Prep (Pa.), and the family of Joe Walsh, a 19-year-old freshman with the Bison lacrosse team who died last week.

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Recruiting: 2017's to UVA, Maryland, Hopkins, Furman; 2016's to Syracuse, ND, Towson, more; 2015 Verbals

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 01:42

Four new 2017 verbals in this week's Recruiting Roundup, including Furman's first freshman commit. Also several '15 and '16 verbals to several programs. 

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