LaxPower Lacrosse News & Features
Updated: 1 hour 43 min ago
The Rochester Knighthawks scored the game's last seven goals to earn a thrilling 17-11 victory over the divisional rival Buffalo Bandits tonight at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena.
Behind six goals from senior Katie Chase and a suffocating defense, No. 10 Ohio State cruised to a 19-4 win against visiting Detroit Mercy.
The fourth-ranked Orange lacrosse team posted a pair of wins in its final tune-up before the start of the regular season. Syracuse knocked off Towson, 13-9, and defeated Bucknell, 13-3, in a three-way scrimmage on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Ensley Athletic Center.
High Point University enters the 2015 season, its third year of competition, looking to take the next step as a program.
Elon lacrosse head coach Josh Hexter has announced the addition of Maddy Morrissey and Taylor Virden as volunteer assistant coaches, rounding out the Phoenix four-person coaching staff.
Gardner-Webb has named freshmen Cassidy McDowell (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Lindsey Lippert (Syracuse, N.Y.) as its captains for its inaugural season, announced head coach Jacquelyn Duggins Friday.
The nationally top-ranked Limestone College men's lacrosse team has been voted preseason favorites in the Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches' Poll as announced on Friday.
Head coach Laura Brand-Sias announced Thursday the addition of B.J. Johnson to the Rutgers lacrosse staff as a volunteer assistant coach. Johnson previously served as the head coach of Mount St. Mary's for four seasons.
Fresno State lacrosse head coach Jessica Giglio has announced that seniors Marcy Levatino, Holly Cisneros, and junior Anjelica Fuccillo will serve as team captains this year.
Denver finished with 79 points and 7 first-place votes to place at the top of the 2015 MPSF Women's Lacrosse Coaches' poll. Stanford accumulated 75 points and the remaining three first-place votes in being picked for second. Taking third in the poll was USC with 65 points.
Denver was voted the preseason favorite by Big East lacrosse coaches. Pioneers also earned the major preseason awards. The next three spots were determined by a close margin. Georgetown took second with 18 points, while Villanova was voted third with 17 and Marquette fourth with 16 points and the final first place vote.
Four-time defending champion Canisius was voted the favorite to win another MAAC title in 2015, according to the league's nine head coaches. Canisius received 79 points and seven first-place votes. 2014 MAAC runner-up Marist was second with 72 points and received the final two first-place votes. Fairfield finished with 60 points for third place.
As of early today, we had entered a little over 70% of boys' and 20% of girls' estimated total games for the 2015 season. If your team's schedule posted at LaxPower is incomplete, please submit any missing games as soon as you can.
Reigning America East champion University at Albany, the 12th ranked team in the nation, is the preseason favorite to retain its league title. Stony Brook University received the other first-place vote and 30 points to come in second place while UMBC, which appeared in the America East title game a year ago, was third with 23 points.
Four seniors on Ohio State - Jesse King, Rick Lewis, Evan Mulchrone and David Planning - have been elected to serve as team captains for the 2015 campaign. The quartet was elected after a team vote.
Siena College, last year's MAAC champion, claimed the top spot in the poll with 46 total points. Marist College, the MAAC championship runner-up, was second in the preseason poll with 38 points, while Canisius College (33) was third.
Loyola received 12 first place votes in a process where voters are not eligible to rank their own team. The Greyhounds totaled 123 points to outdistance Army and Lehigh. The Black Knights received one first place vote and 110 points, one point clear of the Mountain Hawks at 109 even though Lehigh received five first place nods.
UCLA is preparing for its 2015 schedule, which includes seven home games and six away games.
Rockhurst University Director of Athletics Gary Burns announced the hiring of Molly McCourt as the school's new head women's lacrosse coach.
Johns Hopkins was selected as the preseason favorite to claim the first Big Ten Championship. They were followed by Maryland in second place, Penn State in third, Ohio State in fourth, Rutgers in fifth, and Michigan in sixth.