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September 30, 2015
Coaching Education Helps One Program Thrive
Hereford High School is one of the top public school lacrosse programs in Maryland. The local rec program has driven that success and has turned to the US Lacrosse Coaching Education Program to continue to maintain that success.

September 28, 2015
Morning Jac: Enright's Big Steps to a Ring
Months after being given a 10 percent chance of walking again, Jack Enright did just that on his way to picking up a championship ring from Limestone.

September 11, 2015
Remembering the Lacrosse Victims from Sept. 11
On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the United States and the lacrosse community was deeply affected. More than 60 individuals with close ties to the sport died in the attacks. We ask that you pause to remember these individuals so that their spirit continues to live on.

September 1, 2015
New Reality Series 'The Agent' to Feature a Dose of Lacrosse
Peter Schaffer, a certified NFL agent for more than 25 years, is also a lacrosse diehard and his life will be on full display in a new Esquire Network reality show, "The Agent," debuting next month.

August 24, 2015
Bill Belichick Foundation Supports First Stick Program
The Bill Belichick Foundation has recently made a gift to the US Lacrosse Foundation in support of the US Lacrosse First Stick Program.

July 28, 2015
Player Blog from U19 Worlds: It’s Been a Trip of a Lifetime
Jackie Gilbert, assistant captain and midfielder for Team USA, shares her Scotland experience as a part of the FIL U19 Women's World Championship.

July 19, 2015
Shootout for Soldiers Heads to California Near 400K Mark
After four events, the Shootout for Solders crew is on one final road trip, driving cross-country for their fifth 24 hours of lacrosse event, having already raised nearly 400,000 on the summer.

July 15, 2015
Meet Julie Castner, Lacrosse's Newest Social Sensation
If you're from Orlando, you surf. But increasingly, you also play lacrosse. University of Detroit midfielder Julie Castner blew up on social media by combining the two.

July 13, 2015
Thompsons Featured Alongside Major Stars in Nike Ad
Miles and Lyle Thompson are among a who's who of Nike athletes featured in the company's new "Short a Guy" ad.

July 11, 2015
Travel Rules Once Again Mar World Games
Politics aside, the fact that the descendants of the creators of the game will one again sit out a world championship event is a sad day for lacrosse.

July 10, 2015
Shootout for Soldiers Hits Ohio for Event No. 3 in '15
After successful events in Baltimore and Boston, the Shootout for Soldiers 2015 tour hits Ohio for event No. 3 tonight. Check out highlights from the first two as they continue to raise money for wounded vets around the country.

June 29, 2015
Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse Opens Thursday
The Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse, a 10-team boys' U13 team tournament that concludes with a nationally-televised championship game, opens on Thursday in Denver.

June 23, 2015
Denver, Wes Berg Land on LM's July/August Cover
NCAA champion Denver caught the cover of the Lacrosse Magazine July/August issue, hitting US Lacrosse member homes later this week.

May 23, 2015
Kouldelka Savoring This Trip to Championship Weekend
This isn't Lynchburg coach Steve Koudelka's first trip to the Memorial Day weekend festivities, but it'll certainly be his favorite.

May 22, 2015
Limestone Has Jack Enright in Its Thoughts
The day after Limestone found out that Jack Enright broke his neck, the coach and captains were at bedside of the South Carolina high school player. On Sunday, Enright will be close in the Saints thoughts.

May 19, 2015
NAIA Moves Step Closer to National Tournament
The NAIA men's lacrosse coaches have submitted paperwork to start the process of establishing a National Invitational Tournament, which is one step away from full championship status.

March 27, 2015
Small College Weekend Primer: Whittier's Challenge
Here's a quick peek at the games of note at the Division II and III level, including a crucial game for the Poets.

March 18, 2015
Former LM Editor, Publisher Tim Nichols Dies
Tim Nichols, former editor and publisher of Lacrosse Magazine, passed away in late February. Nichols became the editor of Lacrosse Magazine in November 1982 and served as publisher through 1988.

March 11, 2015
Morning Jac: Frostburg State Ignoring WAC Win
Frostburg State picked up an impressive victory over Washington College last weekend, but Tommy Pearce is keeping the Bobcats' eyes on the CAC prize.

March 4, 2015
Morning Jac: No Place Like Home for Williams
The Ephs had to practice and play games on the road for most of the 2014 season, but now they are getting their payoff. If the rout of Bowdoin in the opener is any indication, it could be a big year for Williams.

March 3, 2015
Morning Jac: Coast Guard Changing Gears
Coast Guard's transition to the varsity world may not be the smoothest in terms of wins, but once the Bears get settled in they have a chance to be a player in the NEWMAC.

February 27, 2015
Small College Weekend Primer
There are 86 Division III men's games and 25 Division II men's contests this weekend, marking the first full slate of games this year. Jac Coyne takes a peek at a couple of matchups worthy of following.

February 27, 2015
Morning Jac: Saint Leo Embraces Wounded Warrior
When Lance Corporal Larry Bailey entered the Saint Leo team dinner on Thursday night, the Lions' Wounded Warrior Game against LIU Post on Friday night took on a whole new importance.

February 26, 2015
Morning Jac: Tufts Has a Familiar Look
In 2011, Tufts came up a game short of repeating as national champions. The Jumbos have a very similar make-up to that squad this spring, but are hoping to excise the memory of their previous shortfall.

February 24, 2015
Morning Jac: York, WAC Bring NCAA Tourney to February
The weather dictated that York and Washington College desperately needed a game. Now, the No. 11 Spartans and No. 4 Shoremen will meet on Wednesday with just three days notice, bringing a tournament feel to the dead of winter.

February 20, 2015
Is This Selena Lasota BTB Goal the Best Ever?
If ESPNW is asking the question, perhaps we should all consider the possibility that the Northwestern freshman has done something for the ages.

February 19, 2015
Morning Jac: Albright Feeling Alright
Albright is entering just its fourth season, but it has already had plenty of success under Jake Plunket. How high is the ceiling this year? We'll get an idea on Saturday when they host Cortland.

February 17, 2015
Morning Jac: Aurora Eyeing Third Bid
The Spartans are only one of nine teams that have advanced to at least the second round of the NCAA tournament in the past two seasons. Their sights are now set on a third visit.

February 13, 2015
Morning Jac: LIU Post Finally Lifts Off
The Pioneers southern excursion got canceled last year because of weather, and it impacted the rest of the season. Post is successfully on their way to Baltimore to play Queens, and the stakes are high.

February 12, 2015
Morning Jac: How Will Albion Handle the 9:09?
The Britons had 9:09 to score a goal in the MIAA championship game, but couldn't find one. They hope to use that shortfall this year to be ready when the games get tight.

February 11, 2015
Morning Jac: Mount Olive's Schedule Evolution
After posting a 13-3 record in just their second season, the Trojans were ready to test themselves, and it starts this week. Are they up for carrying that kind of load?

February 10, 2015
Morning Jac: York Readies for Stevenson Opener
The 12th-ranked Spartans are way past the point of flying under the radar, but they'll certainly be underdogs when they travel to No. 5 Stevenson on Saturday. What's York's approach?

February 9, 2015
UPDATE: MCLA Backs Lovic, Remains President
After resigning his position as club sports director at Georgia Tech, Ken Lovic received unanimous backing from the MCLA's board of directors.

February 9, 2015
Watch: Tufts' Road to the Championship 2014
Tufts put together a great documentary surrounding the program and its road to the 2014 NCAA crown (built upon its 2011 finals loss). Check it out!

February 6, 2015
Morning Jac: Fla. Southern Embracing the Past
The Mocs got worked over in the season-opener last year against Pfeiffer - a loss they'd probably like to forget. But Marty Ward doesn't want his players to remember all of it as they prep for the Falcons on Saturday.

February 5, 2015
Morning Jac: A Whole New Ballgame for Queens
The Royals announced their presence among the top flight teams in Division II last year, but now they have deal with the pressure of repeating the feat. Are they ready for the challenge?

February 3, 2015
Morning Jac: It's Personal for G-boro's Foderaro
Mike Foderaro was a three-time captain and two-time MVP while playing for Greensboro, and now he's back as the Pride's head coach. He very much wants to be the guy to lead his alma mater to its first NCAA tournament berth.

January 22, 2015
Brown Men Sign Unique Anti-Sexual Violence Pledge
Teams often sign agreements to abstain from alcohol or other vices during the college season, but the Brown University men's lacrosse team may have broken new ground by signing a pledge to avoid and combat sexual violence.

May 13, 2014
Munoz: Digesting a Stunning End to Stanford Career
It was stunning news: Stanford senior goalie Lyndsey Munoz wouldn't start in what could have been (and was) the last game of her Cardinal career.

December 12, 2014
Heady Days for NJIT Precede Lacrosse Launch
With NJIT having a bit of a sports renaissance, the new men's lacrosse program hopes some of that can rub off for their spring debut.

December 10, 2014
Pool B Whittled Down to Three in MD3
The NCAA has announced the Pool breakdown in men's Division III and the Pool B (independent) crew has seen their access trimmed from five bids to three in 2015.

November 18, 2014
Lacrosse Abroad in Australia? Yes Please.
If you have desire to get in some travel abroad while continuing to have lacrosse in the mix, how about Melbourne, Australia?

November 17, 2014
Key Figures in Uganda Lax Dominate Person of Year Vote
Taking over 90% of the fan vote and finishing just 31 tallies apart, Aimee Dixon and Tyler Steinhardt are your overwhelming choices for "Person of the Year" - our choice will be announced this afternoon.

October 21, 2014
D2 Conference Snapshot: ECAC
The ECAC had its tourney berths trimmed from three in '13 to one last year. And that team couldn't make it out of the quarterfinals. What can the league expect this spring?

October 23, 2014
D2 Conference Snapshot: Western Intercollegiate
It's been a wild offseason for the WILA, including teams leaving, programs folding, schools adding and brand new coaching staffs. Is there a little peace somewhere in the near future for lacrosse's frontier schools?

October 23, 2014
D2 Conference Snapshot: Sunshine State
Tampa's run to the national semifinals was a nice start to the Sunshine State Conference's existence, but are there headwinds in store for Florida's finest?

October 22, 2014
D2 Conference Snapshot: South Atlantic
The inaugural SAC campaign got off to a roaring start with Queens earning an NCAA bid. It's a solid beginning, but this league has a ways to go before it can be considered a power conference.

October 22, 2014
D2 Conference Snapshot: Northeast-10
It's the largest conference in all of college lacrosse, but just three teams have been relevant in the NE-10 over the past five years. Will that trend continue or is there someone else ready to crack the upper echelon?

October 21, 2014
D2 Conference Snapshot: East Coast Conference
Everyone knew it would be weird when the ECC adopted a conference tournament for the first time, but nobody could have guessed it would turn the whole world upside down like it did. What does Division II's top league have in store in '15?

October 20, 2014
D2 Conference Snapshot: Conference Carolinas
Conference Carolinas has been Limestone's institutional playground from the dawn of time. The league will add a couple of teams to get back up to seven programs, but the Saints will continue to march.

October 17, 2014
Conference Snapshot: SUNYAC
The Cortland train appears unstoppable. Is there anyone in the SUNYAC who can derail the Red Dragons?

October 17, 2014
Conference Snapshot: The Independents
The number of teams in the independent pool has gone down considerably this year, but there are still some quality unattached teams that will find themselves in the NCAA tourney.

October 17, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Skyline Conference
It has been six straight conference titles for Montclair State, and there is not much to lead us to believe it'll be anyone other than the Red Hawks hoisting the Skyline banner once again.

October 16, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Southern Athletic Assoc.
After two years of hogging Pool B bids, the SAA takes its first foray into the automatic qualifying jungle. The conference will only get one bid this year, but the race for that ring will be extremely entertaining.

October 16, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Old Dominion
The ODAC had its number of bids pared down to just one last year after a high-water mark of three in '13, but a stacked league this spring could mean a return to multi-bid bliss.

October 15, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Ohio River
The Ohio River Lacrosse Conference, a confluence of two other conferences plants its flag this spring and starts the clock on an automatic qualifying bid in 2017.

October 15, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Ohio Athletic Conference
The OAC is one of three conferences that have earned an automatic qualifying berth this spring. Is there a fresh face ready to represent the conference, or is it Otterbein for the foreseeable future?

October 15, 2014
Conference Snapshot: North East
The NEAC has been the exclusive domain of Kueka over the past four years. The Storm are still the favorites to make it five in a row, but they should receive a challenge from Morrisville State.

October 14, 2014
Conference Snapshot: North Coast
Ever since its departure from the Pool B world, the NCAC has been a one-bid league. Will that trend continue, or is this the year it returns to its NCAA tournament multi-team form?

October 14, 2014
Conference Snapshot: North Atlantic
In its ninth year with an automatic qualifier, there won't be much different from the previous eight -- two teams will be in contention for the chance at the NCAA tournament.

October 13, 2014
Conference Snapshot: NEWMAC
The name changed, but the results stayed the same last year for the NEWMAC (formerly the Pilgrim). Don't look for much new in '15 as the Springfield train steams ahead.

October 13, 2014
Conference Snapshot: The NESCAC
The championship trophy is owned by the NESCAC this spring, but the last two seasons have been cause for concern for this power conference. Is the tide about to turn, or is it a new reality for the league?

October 10, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Midwest Lacrosse Conf.
The Midwest Lacrosse Conference has a very different look this spring, but one thing has remained the same: it's good to be Aurora.

October 10, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Michigan Intercollegiate
The MIAA has been Adrian's playground since the conference's inception. Is it business as usual in the Great Lake State or is another contender about to emerge?

October 9, 2014
Conference Snapshot MAC Freedom
After swimming in Pool B for the last two years, the MAC Freedom finally gets its AQ. But just like during the independent years, the conference crown goes through Eastern.

October 9, 2014
Conference Snapshot: MAC Commonwealth
Stevenson has been the brightest light for the MAC Commonwealth, even notching a national championship for the league. Will the Mustangs continue their roll, or will the rest of the talented conference catch up with them?

October 8, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Little East
The LEC has been an annual battle between Keene State and Eastern Conn. with a trip to the dance on the line. It's looking like one of those teams will have no peers within the conference in '15.

October 8, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Liberty League
The Liberty has emerged as one of the most powerful conferences in the country. Nothing should slow that down this spring, although grabbing a national championship would erase all doubt.

October 7, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Conf. of Ill. & Wisconsin
The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin plants its lacrosse flag this spring with a six team league. Is there a Pool B bid in the mix for this upstart conference?

October 6, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Empire 8
The Empire 8 entered the '14 campaign with plenty of promise, but only Ithaca emerged as tournament ready. Three teams have the potential to win the league this year, meaning multiple bids aren't out of the question.

October 7, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Landmark Conference
The Landmark has had five different champions in its seven years of existence. Does the diversity show again this spring or will Goucher win its third-ever crown?

October 6, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Great Northeast
The GNAC enters Year Four of automatic qualifying status and the question is will there be a repeat conference champion after three different teams in the previous three years?

October 3, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Colonial States
The conference tour continues, this time with a stop in the CSAC. Is this year that someone threatens Cabrini's hegemony within the league? (Spoiler alert: No).

October 3, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Commonwealth Coast
For the first time, the CCC earned a second bid to the NCAA tournament as Endicott had enough juice in the Pool C race. Is this the new normal, or an anomaly?

October 2, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Centennial Conference
Next up on the Division III Conference Snapshot list: the Centennial. Is the former power player ready for a second bid in '15, or will it be a one-trick pony once again?

October 1, 2014
Conference Snapshot: Capital Athletic Conf.
We're still in the clutches of fall ball, but it's never to early to take a peek at 2015. I'll be taking a quick peek at every conference in Division III to gauge what to expect when the new campaign rolls around. Let's start with the CAC.

September 11, 2014
BC Football to Honor 9/11 Hero Crowther
The Boston College football team will wear special helmets, gloves and cleats emblazoned on Saturday with a red bandana in honor of former Eagles lacrosse player Welles Crowther, who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks after saving at least a dozen people at the World Trade Center in New York City.

August 19, 2014
Cutting Room Floor: The LM Covers That Weren't
Why Uganda? Why not Canada? What if the U.S. had won? These were questions we tussled with right up until deadline.

August 27, 2014
Morning Jac: The Dominican Regression
Division II is as healthy as it has ever been, but the decision by Dominican (Calif.) to pull the plug on its varsity outfit should be some cause for concern.

August 12, 2014
Vote Lacrosse in ESPN the Magazine Fansourced Issue Poll
ESPN the Magazine is looking to fans to decide what sports to cover more. Among the options - Lacrosse. Vote now!

August 8, 2014
Lasting Impact from Beville's Iroquois Experience
Moving from Cortland to the Iroquois National team was a study in contrasts for Steve Beville, but it's an experience that will not soon be forgotten.

July 15, 2014
Dispatches from Denver: Scenarios, US Award and More
The lightning-interrupted FIL World Championship continues, with Blue Division scenarios, Team USA dorm lacrosse, Aussie cheers and Lyle Thompson at his natural position.

July 12, 2014
Is Lyle Thompson the New King of Lacrosse?
When he's not dropping one-handed runners like candy from a piñata, Iroquois star Lyle Thompson is fending off throngs of kids in Denver. It begs the question: Who is the sport's most popular player?

July 11, 2014
Dispatches from Denver: Weather-Delay Reporting
A light practice for Team USA and a chance to meet the Uganda lacrosse team were among the happening at a weather-delayed Day 2 of the FIL World Championship.

July 9, 2014
Dispatches from Denver: FIL Eve Edition
A fan-packed Iroquois-Ireland scrimmage, Team USA hitting the field at Air Force and setting up the scene at Dicks Sporting Goods Park highlight the final lead-up to the FIL World Championships.

July 9, 2014
U.S.- Canada Rivalry Closes "Road to the Rockies"
The final chapter of The Lacrosse Network's "Road to the Rockies" series takes a look at the rivalry between the USA and Canada, which kicks off the FIL World Championships Thursday night.

July 9, 2014
Dispatches from Denver: World Championship Linkage
The Lacrosse Magazine staff is out in full force at the FIL World Championship in Denver, where mainstream media also has descended to cover the biggest event in international lacrosse history.

July 7, 2014
Boyle: ‘Let Weirdness Begin’ at FIL Worlds
Three-time Team USA member shares his experiences for those making their first FIL World Championships trip. His advice? "Lets Get Weird"

July 7, 2014
Merrill: Field Game Carries Unique Identity in Canada
One of the brightest stars on Canada's roster and an experienced teacher of the game, Brodie Merrill shares his thoughts on the identity of field lacrosse up north.

July 5, 2014
What Does it Mean to Play for Team USA?
Another look at Team USA's Road to the Rockies is out, with Greg Gurenlian - who was added late to the team and made the 23-man final roster - explaining the honor of representing his country.

July 4, 2014's Team USA Preview Perfect for the Fourth
Need a patriotic boost on this most American of celebrations? put out its video preview of Team USA with the FIL World Championships kicking off in less than a week. Check it out.

July 3, 2014
"Road to the Rockies" Goes Inside USA Workout
In the latest edition of The Lacrosse Network's "Road to the Rockies" video series, we go inside a workout with Team USA and strength coach Jay Dyer.

July 1, 2014
Pannell Has Shot to Make Wheaties Cereal Box
For the first time in the breakfast cereal’s 80-year history, America has the opportunity to select the next athlete to be featured nationally on the iconic Wheaties box through the Wheaties NEXT Challenge. Rob Pannell is in the running.

July 2, 2014
Munoz: Japan Trip Caps Stanford Career
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz signs off from blogging after the Cardinal's year-ending trip to Hawaii and Japan.

June 27, 2014
Munoz: Aloha From Hawaii, Next Up Japan
The Stanford women's lacrosse team is on a post-season trip, seniors included. Lyndsey Munoz shares stories and photos from Hawaii.

June 25, 2014
Thompson, Cummings Nominated for ESPY Awards
Albany's Lyle Thompson and Maryland's Taylor Cummings are up for Best Male and Female College Athlete at the annual ESPY Awards.

June 19, 2014
Shootout for Soldiers Event Live from Owings Mills
The annual Shootout for Soldiers event - a 24-hour star-studded game to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project - is underway, with live video streaming all day and night.

June 9, 2014
Irish in Italy: Notre Dame's 10-Day Excursion
Just two days after playing for the national title, Notre Dame went on a 10-day trip to Italy that included three international lacrosse games.

June 4, 2014
Munoz: Clearing Up a Few Things Since Last Time
Lyndsey Munoz doesn't want you to think anything else than she loved her time at Stanford. She wouldn't have it any other way.

May 30, 2014
Memorial Planned for Texas Lacrosse Fixture Korba
A memorial service for Bob Korba, who played a major role in the development of lacrosse in Texas, is planned for June 7 in Austin, Texas. Korba passed away of a prolonged illness on Feb. 7. He was 64.

May 28, 2014
Pomper Memorial is First St. Anthony's Alumni Game
The first-ever St. Anthony's alumni game will be held June 8, as part of the Adam Pomper Memorial Lacrosse Festival.

May 24, 2014
Can Anderson Keep the Loyola '90 Streak Alive?
The last two seasons have featured members of the 1990 Loyola finalist team who won championships as coaches - Loyola's Charley Toomey and Stevenson's Paul Cantabene. If Notre Dame can beat Duke on Monday, the streak will be pushed to three.

May 23, 2014
NCAA Championship Attendance Figures Flatten
Despite efforts by the NCAA and the Baltimore Ravens to spike ticket sales for the college men's lacrosse championship weekend, attendance figures to be flat versus last year, according to event officials.

May 21, 2014
Thompsons #SCFeatured to Debut Sunday on ESPN
Albany's Thompson trio will be featured on ESPN's SportsCenter throughout the day as part of its #SCFeatured series.

May 19, 2014
McNelis: Finality of BC's Season, My Senior Year
Boston College's record-breaking season fell just short of the final four. Eagles senior Kelly McNelis wraps up the season, and her playing career.

May 12, 2014
U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams, and keeps a close watch on Team USA players in the college game. Here's his weekend recap.

May 9, 2014
Lacrosse Community Loses Two All-Time Greats
In a span of three days, the lacrosse world lost two of its most treasured contributors. Nolan Rogers, a National Lacrosse Hall of Famer, died May 2 of complications from cancer. He was 82. Carole Wakefield, a long-time women's editor for Lacrosse Magazine and US Lacrosse Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Hall of Famer, died May 5. She was 88.

May 8, 2014
U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams, and keeps a close watch on Team USA players in the college game. Here's his weekend recap.

May 7, 2014
Morning Jac: "I'd Rather Lose to Springfield Guy"
Four members of Springfield's 1994 Division II championship team will coach in this year's D-III tournament, and each one will square off with another teammate or coach in the first round.

May 6, 2014
Munoz: NCAA Tournament Presents Fresh Start
After an up-and-down regular season, Stanford is in the NCAA tournament, which presents a fresh start for senior goalie Lyndsey Munoz and the Cardinal.

May 4, 2014
Bracket Projection: NCAA Division III Men
The NCAA Division III brackets will be release at 10 p.m. this evening, but before it becomes official, I'm taking a crack at predicting the 30-team field.

May 4, 2014
Bracket Projection: NCAA Men's Division II
The men's Division II brackets will be rolled out at 7:30 p.m. this evening, but here's one man's projections about which eight teams will have a chance to win the D-II title.

May 3, 2014
Morning Jac: Merrimack Turning Toward Long Island
The Warriors weren't sure who they were going to play after their upset of Le Moyne, but when the bus started to veer toward Long Island, Mike Morgan and company were fine with it.

April 30, 2014
Morning Jac: Division III's Other Undefeated Team
Everyone knows about RIT and Denison's undefeated campaigns with their presence at the top of the polls and regional rankings. But a third unblemished team, Keuka, is hoping to take a spot next to those other two in the NCAA bracket.

April 23, 2014
Munoz: Moving on From Up and Down Weekend
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz looks back on an up and down weekend and looks ahead to Senior Day.

April 16, 2014
Bates, Colby Paying Tribute to Fallen Players
It's been a Maine rivalry for decades, but next Wednesday's game between Bates and Colby will have an official name now.

April 14, 2014
McNelis: A Meaningful Senior Day at BC
Kelly McNelis couldn't believe it was time for her Senior Day. The Eagles emerged victorious against Virginia Tech.

April 8, 2014
U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams, and keeps a close watch on Team USA players in the college game. Here's his weekend recap.

April 7, 2014
Munoz: Treating the Statistics Headache
Cardinal goalie Lyndsey Munoz writes about the anguish she felt after making just one save in Stanford's loss to Denver. And how she plans to overcome it.

April 2, 2014
Munoz: Our Cold (But Valuable) Spring Break
Stanford spent spring break in colder climates, but it paid off, writes Cardinal goalie Lyndsey Munoz.

March 26, 2014
McNelis: West Coast Trip, McGowan Award Honor
Kelly McNelis takes you through Boston College's West Coast trip, a close game with North Carolina and says she's honored to receive an award important to the B.C. women's program.

March 25, 2014
Stray Shot Sends Berry's Gilbert to Surgery
Berry head coach Curtis Gilbert thought he was out of harm's way before last week's game against Centre. Now he's facing a complicated surgery on Friday.

March 20, 2014
Lynn Player Apprehends Hit-and-Run Suspect
Brandon Rothstein caused one heck of a turnover Wednesday. Rothstein, a senior defenseman for the first-year Lynn University men's lacrosse team, tackled and detained a suspected hit-and-run driver for Boca Raton (Fla.) police, according to a report by NBC affiliate WPTV.

March 19, 2014
Morning Jac: Mary Washington Building Memories
Eagles coach Kurt Glaeser remembers every key play from the loss to York on Saturday, but he's hoping the lessons learned from the setback will produce fonder postseason memories.

March 18, 2014
Munoz: Pretty Sweet East Coast Swing for Stanford
The Stanford women's team picked up two big overtime wins on its East Coast swing, and goalie Lyndsey Munoz got some quality family time.

March 14, 2014
Morning Jac: Saint Leo Eyeing Conference Title
The first-ever Sunshine State Conference title is up for grabs, and with power up the middle, Saint Leo has the potential to make a run at it.

March 13, 2014
Lacrosse's Connection to NFL Free Agent Frenzy
NFL agent Peter Schaffer represents free agent cornerback Brandon Browner, who is considering joining lacrosse-mad Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots.

March 12, 2014
Morning Jac: St. Lawrence Renews Ithaca Rivalry
Since the demise of the UCAA, St. Lawrence and Ithaca don't play much anymore (the last game was in 2011), but the two two upstate powers will renew acquaintances in Tampa tonight.

March 12, 2014
Carrier Dome Clash Moved to Thursday
Upstate showdown between No. 1 RIT and No. 4 Cortland has been moved from Wednesday to Thursday because of inclement weather.

March 11, 2014
Morning Jac: Roanoke Better Than Polls Show?
When the Maroons went from No. 8 in the country to barely on the grid, all 'Noke head coach Bill Pilat could do was laugh.

March 7, 2014
Morning Jac: Golden Flyers on the Rebound
The nightmarish loss to Springfield in the season opener still lingers for Nazareth, but the Golden Flyers are hoping they are back to good as they enter the most grueling phase of their schedule.

March 5, 2014
Huguely Murder Conviction Upheld After Appeal
An appeals court on Tuesday rejected several claims by attorneys for former Virginia men’s lacrosse player George Huguely, who were challenging his second-degree murder conviction for the killing of Yeardley Love.

March 5, 2014
Morning Jac: Lake Erie Gladly Feeling the Heat
Like most northern teams, Lake Erie has been cooped up in the cold during the preseason. Now the Storm are facing a stiff spring break trip where they'll be pressured to protect their presumptive NCAA bid. It'll be nice to do it in the warmth, though.

March 4, 2014
Munoz: East Coast Trip Includes Visitor from Spain
Stanford will look to rebound from a tough loss with a busy week that includes an East Coast swing. Lyndsey Munoz will get to see her grandmother visiting from Spain.

March 4, 2014
Morning Jac: Eastern Conn.'s Five-Year Itch
In their eight trips to the NCAA tournament, the Warriors have only made it out of the first round once, and that was back in 2009. Justin Axel sees a lot of similarities with this year's edition of EConn.

March 3, 2014
'12 Years a Slave' Producer Katagas a Lax Rat
Anthony Katagas, the producer of “12 Years a Slave,” which won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday night, is a huge lacrosse fan, a former Division III goalie and is still playing on the men’s club lacrosse circuit.

February 28, 2014
Morning Jac: Middlebury Forced Into New Approach
The Panthers missed the NCAA tournament for the second straight year in 2013, forcing them to readdress how they schedule outside of the conference. But their first challenge will be to host NESCAC rival Tufts on Saturday.

February 27, 2014
Lacrosse at the Winter Olympics: In Review
There were a couple lacrosse connections at the Winter Olympics in Sochi that wrapped up Sunday.

February 27, 2014
Division II Lacrosse Coming to Indy
As part of a large investment for the future, the University of Indianapolis has plans to add both men's and women's lacrosse in the future.

February 26, 2014
Morning Jac: Pfeiffer's Golden Opportunity
The Falcons don't have a win against a team that finished in the final rankings since 2005. Will they seize their chance to end that streak against Mercyhurst on Saturday?

February 25, 2014
Morning Jac: Tough Week Ahead for Cabrini
They opened up with a comfortable win over Haverford, but now Cabrini must finish the week with a game against No. 5 Dickinson and a neutral site contest with No. 9 Lynchburg. Are the Cavs ready?

February 24, 2014
McNelis: BC 'Out for Wins'; Big Week Ahead
The Boston College women's lacrosse team is off to a strong start to the season and hopes to keep it going.

February 21, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Weekend Watch List
The build-up to the March 1 blowout grows closer and closer and this weekend will be an important one in the Division II & III ranks. Here's a look at 12 games that will resonate.

February 20, 2014
Morning Jac: Stagnitta Still Figuring Out Arcadia
After 10 years as a Division I head coach and two years coaching in the MLL, Jim Stagnitta is back in Division III with Arcadia. The weather has not been helpful in streamlining his transition to the second-year program.

February 20, 2014
Lacrosse's Mount Rushmore: Who Ya Got?
The question of Peyton Manning's legacy, comments by LeBron James and Kobe Bryant and the recent Presidents Day weekend — fueled by the need to populate 24-hour sports news cycles — has led to a lot of talk about Mount Rushmore. I'll bite.

February 19, 2014
Morning Jac: Division II's Own Black History Month
Wednesday night will be the first home game for Tusculum, but it will also mark the first time that two African-American head coaches meet in NCAA Division II.

February 18, 2014
Morning Jac: W&L Loss Still Lingers for Denison
Big Red head coach Michael Caravana admits that last year's one-goal loss to the Generals "lingers." Denison will have a chance to return the favor when they visit W&L on Saturday.

February 17, 2014
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
Rory Whipple wasn't comfortable with the way the game started against NYIT, but eventually the damn broke and the Spartans posted the most important victory in their three-year history.

February 17, 2014
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Salisbury head coach Jim Berkman didn't see the game-winning goal against Lynchburg on Saturday. He was too busy with the details.

February 14, 2014
Morning Jac: Mars Hill Welcomes a Familar Face
When Mars Hill head coach looks across the box on Saturday, he'll see a familiar face in former Lion player and assistant coach Jason Lange. It won't be an easy game for the mentor.

February 13, 2014
Morning Jac: Hornets Know Something We Don't?
Lynchburg head coach Steve Koudelka is his usual levelheaded self heading into Saturday's game against No. 5 Salisbury. Is there something he knows about his 11th-ranked team that we don't?

February 12, 2014
Morning Jac: NYIT Crossing Fingers for Florida Trip
Three years after getting their Florida trip canceled by a winter storm, the Bears are hoping to avoid the same fate and get a crack at a couple of Sunshine State opponents.

February 11, 2014
Morning Jac: "Just the First Game" for York
It's a game against the defending national champions on the road in a chilly night game. Big deal. It's just another step on the road to what is hopefully a successful season for the Spartans.

February 11, 2014
Chicago-Area Laxer a Speed Skating Olympian
Emery Lehman, a 17-year-old senior and midfielder at Oak Park-River Forest (Ill.), is the youngest U.S. male Olympian in Sochi, Russia.

February 10, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Round-Up
It was a muted start to the season in both Division II and Division III, but there was enough action to pontificate on for a spell.

February 7, 2014
Morning Jac: Let's Light This Candle
Optimism is about to give way to reality as the small college season gets underway today with three games in North Carolina and Detroit.

February 6, 2014
Munoz Blog: The Pursuit of Happiness
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz has been inspired by a class at Stanford that focuses on happiness and well-being.

February 6, 2014
Morning Jac: Trinity Ready for NESCAC Green Light
It was a rough 2013 season for Trinity as the Bantams missed the eight-team NESCAC tournament. Even though they'll have one less week to prepare, Mike Higgins and company are optimistic about '14.

February 5, 2014
Morning Jac: Susquehanna Eyeing Landmark Redux
The Landmark Conference has the most parity of any league in Division III, but Susquehanna is hoping to end that and become the first back-to-back champion in conference history.

February 4, 2014
RIT Alumni Group Raises the Bar in Division III
Most alumni hand over an annual check to the program, play a scrimmage and call it a year. RIT's group is slightly more invested, and have hopefully upped the alumni support game.

February 4, 2014
Morning Jac: Ten Intriguing February D-II Contests
Although there aren't a ton of ranked matchups early on, there are plenty of compelling men's Division II games in the month of February. Here's a look at 10 that will help shape where this division ends up.

February 3, 2014
Morning Jac: Ten Most Intriguing Feb. D3 Games
We've flipped the calendar to February -- the month when we finally light this candle. What are the 10 most compelling games on the Division III schedule during the kick-off month?

February 1, 2014
Uganda Reaches Goal, Will Send Team to Denver
Dream on. Thanks largely to the American lacrosse community’s support of its “Dream 2014” campaign, Fields of Growth International has surpassed its minimum fundraising threshold that will allow it to send the first African team to the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship. The deadline was Saturday.

January 31, 2014
Morning Jac: Can Florida Southern Bounce Back?
There were high expectations for Florida Southern last spring, but the Mocs fell flat. Now Marty Ward's troops are off the radar, which is exactly where he wants them.

January 30, 2014
Morning Jac: Keene State Ramping It Up
After getting bounced on its own field with a tournament bid on the line, Keene State is upping the non-conference competition level in hopes of being ready this year.

January 30, 2014
McNelis: BC's Preseason Prep, Trip to Newtown
Boston College is getting eager for the season to start Feb. 15 against Notre Dame.

January 27, 2014
Virginia Midfielder Walrath Kicked Off Team
Virginia midfielder Carl Walrath, who had been accused of punching a police officer during a late-night fight near campus in November and on Friday pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and obstruction of justice, on Tuesday was kicked off the Cavaliers men's lacrosse team.

January 27, 2014
Morning Jac: Which Way Will Westminster Go?
Westminster (Utah) College, a former NAIA institution, is about to join the NCAA ranks. The Griffins' choice of conferences will have an impact on the western D-II landscape.

January 24, 2014
Morning Jac: Fourth Time the Charm for Ferrum?
They narrowly missed the NCAA tournament last year, but Ferrum finally has its first senior class. And with that comes optimism that the Panthers could finally break through.

January 23, 2014
Morning Jac: Limestone Ready for New Challenges
It may look like Limestone has lost an unfathomable amount of talent, especially on the offensive end, but this isn't the Saints first rodeo.

January 22, 2014
Langton Tabbed USA Bobsled Alternate for Olympics
Former Cornell midfielder Chris Langton is headed to Sochi, Russia, for the Winter Olympics with the U.S. bobsled team.

January 22, 2014
Morning Jac: Pool B's Last Big Party?
For the second straight season, there will five Pool B entrants to the NCAA Division III tournament. But is the independent bid binge about to come to screeching to a halt?

January 21, 2014
Morning Jac: Le Moyne's Gear Outreach
The Le Moyne athletic department is using the "lacrosse gear" pandemic to further involve its fans and alumni with the program.

January 20, 2014
Grant's Amazing Goal Gives Sense of Déjà Vu
You might not expect to see any professional lacrosse player score on a one-handed, behind-the-back bounce shot more than once in a lifetime — let alone twice in less than two years by the same player.

January 20, 2014
Baltimore Sun Lacrosse Editor Robbed, Beaten
Family and friends of a lacrosse media member who was robbed, carjacked and badly beaten last week in Baltimore have launched an online fundraising drive to help pay for his medical costs. Jon Fogg, the lacrosse editor at The Baltimore Sun, suffered six skull fractures and broken bones in both hands. He also lost several teeth in the assault, which occurred in the early morning hours Jan. 14.

January 15, 2014
Munoz: Stanford's Preseason Presents (with iPads)
Stanford is already in the midst of preseason, which included a top chef competition and new iPads for the entire Cardinal team.

January 15, 2014
Yale 'X-Factor' Dempster Will Not Rejoin Team
Yale’s hopes of becoming a more offensive-oriented team took a hit Wednesday, when coach Andy Shay revealed that attackman Deron Dempster will not be with the team in 2014.

January 13, 2014
Neumann Freshman Killed in Freak Accident
Dante DeSimone, a freshman lacrosse player at Neumann University near Philadelphia, was killed Sunday night in a freak accident in Clifton Heights, Pa. He was 18.

January 13, 2014
MCLA PPOY Barton to Miss Entire 2014 Campaign
Grand Canyon attackman Carson Barton, the Preseason Player of the Year in MCLA-I, was diagnosed with a torn ACL that will cost him this season.

January 13, 2014
First Flight with Wings, NLL
Following the conclusion of the US Lacrosse National Convention, presented by Champion, in Philadelphia Sunday, I took in my first National Lacrosse League game with the Wings at Wells Fargo Center.

December 28, 2013
Former UConn Goalie Testa Dies in Car Accident
Brittney Testa, a senior goalkeeper last spring for the UConn women's lacrosse team, died Friday after losing control of her vehicle on River Road in Willington, Conn. She was 24.

December 24, 2013
Virginia Midfielder Faces Felony Assault Charge
Virginia midfielder Carl Walrath is facing a felony assault charge and three misdemeanors in connection with an early morning fight in November in Charlottesville, Va.

December 19, 2013
Snow for Super Bowl? How About Feb. Lacrosse?
Sure, AccuWeather is pulling out the bells and whistles to draw attention to the Super Bowl forecast, but they might as well be forecasting the High Point-Delaware men’s lacrosse game on Feb. 1.

December 17, 2013
Project 9.9 Trailer Shows Lax 'Finishing School'
A newcomer on the college prep scene, Paul Rabil and Mark Millon's 'Project 9.9' has what looks to be a pretty cool documentary coming out by filmmaker Josh Lane, the trailer of which is available online.

December 16, 2013
New York Lizards Make Wills First Female in MLL
The New York Lizards signed Team USA women's goalie Devon Wills to a contract Monday, making her the first female signed by an MLL team.

December 10, 2013
Wills Eligible to Become First Woman in MLL
Devon Wills, a two-time gold medalist goalie with the U.S. women's national team, is among nearly 500 MLL hopefuls available for selection in Wednesday's supplemental draft.

December 2, 2013
Notre Dame: Four Days in Colorado Trailer
Notre Dame's fall break trip was anything but. Check out the wide variety of experiences the team had in Colorado, enough for a movie.

November 20, 2013
Rotanz Offers to Negotiate Return as SWR Coach
At a school board meeting Tuesday night on Long Island — during which a new athletic director was hired — more than 100 Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.) alumni, players and parents filled the a high school auditorium to demand Tom Rotanz’s return as boys' lacrosse coach.

November 20, 2013
McNelis: Fall Ball Coming to Close for Eagles
Boston College held an alumni weekend and is getting starting on its "4th Quarter Program," writes Kelly McNelis.

November 14, 2013
Rotanz Ousted as Shoreham-Wading River Coach
Longtime Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.) High boys’ lacrosse coach Tom Rotanz will not return in 2014, the Riverhead News Review reported Wednesday.

November 11, 2013
Former Ward Melville (N.Y.) Star Cody Passes Away
Brendan Cody, a key figure in the Ward Melville (N.Y.) lacrosse community who later played at Nassau Community College and midfield at Johns Hopkins, passed away Sunday from a rare form of cancer. He was 44.

November 6, 2013
STX Intern Finalists Were Up for Final Challenge
Congratulations to the winners: Kate Goldstein and Matthew Gregoire. But all five finalists showed great potential during the STX intern challenge.

November 4, 2013
Munoz Blog: Busy Two Weeks in Palo Alto
In the last two weeks, Stanford hosted a play day, held competition week and there was Halloween, midterms, BAWSI, and a Tree Lax tournament.

November 1, 2013
'Man Caves' TV Show Remodels Rabil's Basement
MLL star and Team USA veteran Paul Rabil will be featured on a future episode of "Man Caves" on the DIY Network.

October 30, 2013
McNelis: Boston College's Wilford Movement
As part of fall ball, the Boston College women's lacrosse team was paid a visit by motivational speaker Keith Wilford. He inspired.

October 14, 2013
Lacrosse at Buffalo's Ralph Wilson Stadium?
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) has submitted a number of bids to host several high-profile NCAA events, including the Division I men’s lacrosse quarterfinals at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., home of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills.

October 15, 2013
Munoz: Stanford's East Coast Fall Ball Trip
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz returns to blogging with an inside look at Stanford's annual East Coast fall ball trip.

October 7, 2013
Wife of Air Force Coach Killed in Tragic Accident
A tragic car accident Saturday in Colorado claimed the life of Sonia Seremet, the wife of Air Force men’s lacrosse coach Eric Seremet.

October 11, 2013
Youth Lacrosse Group Fights Government Shutdown
A federal judge on Wednesday told the National Park Service to reopen Langley Fork Park in McLean, Va., which allowed hundreds of boys and girls in the McLean Youth Lacrosse organization back onto the practice field. The park has been closed since Oct. 1.

October 10, 2013
Cutting Room Floor: The LM Covers That Weren't
Don't judge a book by its cover, but for argument's sake, take a look at three alternative covers we considered for the October issue of Lacrosse Magazine.

October 8, 2013
Talking 'Lacrosse '14' With Carlo Sunseri
Crosse Studios and Big Ant are hoping to develop Lacrosse 14 for the spring of 2014 for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. We spoke with Crosse founder Carlo Sunseri about his hopes for the game and its upcoming Kickstarter campaign.

September 26, 2013
Living In a Fantasy (Bracket) World
With the announcement yesterday that the Division I men’s bracket was expanding by two teams to 18, I did some calculations and came up with the fact that if the Division III men were afforded the same tournament participation ratio as the big boys – 18 of 67 teams, or 26.7 percent – D-III would have a 57-team bracket this spring instead of the 30 it’s actually getting. In addition, if that ratio applied to Division II, they would have a 15-team tournament.

September 24, 2013
‘The Medicine Game’ to Premiere Tuesday Night
A documentary highlighting the lives of Onondaga Nation brothers Jeremy and Jerome “Hiana” Thompson premieres to a national television audience Tuesday night.

September 23, 2013
Division III Men's Tourney Expands to 30 Teams
The D-III tournament has added one more team for the 2014 campaign, evening out the brackets, although it will still be tough sledding for at-large candidates and smooth sailing for independents.

September 20, 2013
Coach's Corner: Attacking the Goal in a Numbers Situation
Here are six simple rules to teach your team to follow when they find themselves on offense with a clear numerical advantage (fast break).

August 26, 2013
What’s My Role in Safety?
In most youth sports, coaches often find themselves playing multiple roles, beyond “Coach.”

September 5, 2013
Stimmel Uses MCLA Springboard to Chase Dream
Andrew Stimmel, recently hired at Yale, is the latest coach to use the MCLA as a starting point for a career coaching in the varsity ranks.

August 19, 2013
Cortland Defender Suspended After Assault Charges
Cortland defenseman J.T. Foltz has been suspended indefinitely after being arrested and charged with assault in connection with an incident over Memorial Day weekend.

July 24, 2013
Hartford's Top Scorer Transfers to Denver
America East all-rookie midfielder Jack Bobzien is transferring from Hartford to Denver, Pioneers coach Bill Tierney said Wednesday.

July 19, 2013
Credible Coaches are Confidence Builders
For your athlete to really buy into a positive coaching environment, a coach must strive to build the confidence of their athletes.

July 17, 2013
USA 'Animals' Bond in Toronto, Dominate Canada
The U.S. women's national team spent an off day in Toronto, which led to some creative team bonding on the way back to Oshawa ahead of Tuesday night's game against Canada.

July 15, 2013
Enjoying the Downtime on a Team USA Day Off
After three games in four days, Team USA has a day off in Oshawa before their final pool play showdown with Canada on Tuesday. How are they filling the spare hours? Bloggers Sarah Bullard and Holly McGarvie-Reilly will fill you in.

July 15, 2013
Hall of Famer, Hopkins Star Bunting Passes Away
Lloyd M. Bunting Jr., a National Lacrosse Hall of Famer, four-time All-American at Johns Hopkins and member of JHU's famed Class of 1950 men's lacrosse team, passed away July 6 at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson, Md. Bunting had been battling the effects of a staph infection for several months. He was 87.

July 7, 2013
Rock Owner All-In: Dawick A Regular at WSOP
Toronto Rock owner Jamie Dawick continues his run at the World Series of Poker, entering Day 4 with just over 600 players remaining.

July 13, 2013
Team USA Blog: The Oshawa Waiting Game
Team USA's Holly McGarvie-Reilly and Sarah Bullard are back with their second blog from Oshawa, looking back at their first days in town and the long wait for their opener with England.

July 14, 2013
Team USA Blog: Wales and the Most Valuable Fan
Team USA's Holly McGarvie-Reilly and Sarah Bullard talk about their win over Wales and their top fan - team bus driver Donna.

July 1, 2013
Hall of Famer Gaines Passes Away
L. Myrton Gaines Jr., a 1984 inductee into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, passed away June 26. He was 86.

June 26, 2013
Want to Play in College? We've Got Some Tips
The recruiting landscape is a tough one to navigate. But US Lacrosse just came out with a handy little guide to things you need to know for players hoping to make it to the college level.

June 27, 2013
Murray, Voice of Long Island Lacrosse, Passes Away
Norm Murray, Hofstra's public address announcer for more than 50 years and a Long Island fixture, passed away early Wednesday morning.

June 26, 2013
Ward Melville-West Genny: Does It Get Any Better?
As a Long Island boy who grew up in a rival district, I could not help but wax nostalgic seeing Ward Melville play and beat West Genesee for the New York state championship. The Patriots put a hurting on the Wildcats and earned their first title and No. 1 national ranking since 2000 with a 16-4 victory June 8 in Rochester.

June 19, 2013
Coach's Corner: Off-Season Work for Players
The season is over, your end-of-season player meetings are completed and you’re now figuring out what to do to prepare your athletes for next season.

June 17, 2013
Two Lacrosse Players Killed in Auto Accident
A pair of lacrosse players were killed over the weekend in an automobile accident near Richmond, Virginia

June 14, 2013
A Father's Day Tribute to a Lacrosse Parent
As we all know, there are good sports parents and, dare we say, not so good sports parents.

June 10, 2013
Buczek: Putting a Cap on Big Red Season
Cornell's season didn't end how the Big Red wanted it to, but final four weekend was memorable nonetheless, writes midfielder Connor Buczek.

May 31, 2013
Duke Goalie's Play Got Lost Amidst Fireworks
Duke sophomore goalie Kyle Turri made a combined 27 saves at Lincoln Financial Field in the Blue Devils' two biggest victories that completed a championship season. Somehow, Turri was left off of the all-tournament team.

May 31, 2013
John Desko Proved His Worth As A Coach In Defeat
Syracuse head coach John Desko began the 2013 season with five national championships under his belt during his previous 14 seasons as the man running the Orange. Desko may have validated his place among the coaching greats more than ever this past spring.

May 29, 2013
Haverford School (Pa.) Senior Dies in Car Accident
The lacrosse community is mourning the loss of Haverford School (Pa.) senior Kip Taviano, who was killed in a car accident Tuesday evening. He was 17.

May 28, 2013
U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams, and keeps a close watch on Team USA players in the college game. Here's his weekend recap.

May 25, 2013
Communication No Easy Task at 'The Linc'
The large NFL venue combined with windy conditions made for difficult communications during Saturday's semifinals.

May 24, 2013
Video: Salisbury (Conn.) at Deerfield (Mass.) (HSB)
Our friends at were on hand for game day at the Salisbury School in Connecticut, which hosted Deerfield Prep in a prep school boys' lacrosse showdown May 15. Check out an artistic take on Deerfield's 12-10 victory that clinched the NE West I championship.

May 22, 2013
Baum to Play on LXM Tour, Signs with Adrenaline
No. 1 overall MLL draft pick Peter Baum will not join the Ohio Machine this summer and instead play on the LXM Pro Tour.

May 22, 2013
Year-Ending Play Not Defining for Kaminski, Consul
Mistakes by Cortland goalie Mike Kaminski and attackman Cody Consul were on display against RIT, but one play doesn't erase the season- and career-long accomplishments of the players.

May 22, 2013
U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams, and keeps a close watch on Team USA players in the college game. Here's his weekend recap.

May 21, 2013
Munoz: Reflecting on a Historic Season at Stanford
Stanford's season ended in the second round of the NCAA tournament with a loss to Northwestern. But goalie Lyndsey Munoz reflects on the positives.

May 17, 2013
For Hopkins, It Was Only a Question of When
The news that Johns Hopkins would finally say goodbye to its independent status and apply for affiliation with a conference came as no surprise. For Hopkins, it was not a question of if, but when it would announce its intentions to join a league.

May 20, 2013
Video: High School Goalie Scores 80-Yard Goal
St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Va.) School boys' lacrosse goalie Sam Beazell scored an 80-yard goal Friday in the Saints' 8-5 victory over Woodberry Forest (Va.) in the state semifinals at Randolph-Macon College, where they went on to upset No. 24 Paul VI (Va.) in the championship game.

May 17, 2013
Cornell Asserts Its Trademark Hustle
As much as Cornell eliminated Maryland on Saturday due to the dominating presence of Rob Pannell on attack, it was the overall identity of the Big Red that ruled the day in its first-round, 16-8 rout of the Terrapins.

May 16, 2013
Coaching Corner: Winding Down and Gearing Up
For all but the best teams in your league, the season is coming to a close and with that comes a whole new challenge.

May 16, 2013
Marcoux and Limestone Prepping for Long Run
Limestone will complete its run to the Final Four this weekend. Next month senior Skylar Marcoux will begin a much longer run -- across the United States.

May 15, 2013
Video: Chaminade Tops St. Anthony's Again (HSB)
Our friends at were on hand in South Huntington to capture game day between two Catholic powers. Chaminade, now ranked eighth nationally in the Nike/US Lacrosse Top 25, defeated 10th-ranked St. Anthony's 7-5 on the strength of Kris Clarke's 13-for-15 faceoff performance.

May 14, 2013
Rutgers Reinstates Men's Coach Brecht
Rutgers University announced on Tuesday that men's lacrosse coach Brian Brecht, who had been suspended with pay pending an investigation into allegations of verbal abuse, has been reinstated effective immediately.

May 14, 2013
U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams, and keeps a close watch on Team USA players in the college game. Here's his weekend recap.

May 13, 2013
The Week in Stick: NCAA Tournament Schedules
It's getting down to crunch time to decide NCAA championships across all levels. Here's when and where all the games will be played.

May 13, 2013
McNelis: BC's Season of Firsts Comes to an End
The Boston College women's lacrosse team's season of firsts ended on Friday with a loss to Dartmouth. Kelly McNelis puts the season in perspective.

May 12, 2013
Notre Dame Should Always Remember the Titans
Detroit Mercy was on the brink of the biggest upset in NCAA tournament history. And then Kevin Corrigan did his best Mickey Goldmill impression.

May 12, 2013
Buczek: Big Red Excited for Matchup with Terps
Cornell's Connor Buczek gives an inside look at the Big Red's week leading up tp Sunday's first-round matchup with Maryland.

March 26, 2013
Buczek: Picking the Blog Back up at Cornell
U.S. under-19 team alum and Cornell sophomore Connor Buczek is back blogging for Up first: an update on the Big Red's Spring Break.

April 9, 2013
Buczek: Senior Day, Bus Karaoke, Sunny Weather
Cornell's Connor Buczek is back with an update on the Big Red's Senior Day hijinks, team bus karaoke and a welcome adjustment to warmer weather.

April 30, 2013
Buczek: Locker Room Pranks, Big Weekend Ahead
Cornell's Connor Buczek checks in from Big Red country, with some humorous tales of locker room pranks and more on the No. 2 team in the nation.

May 1, 2013
May Madness: Selection Sunday Broadcast Schedule
Here's where to find the bracket announcements for all NCAA levels on Sunday. will have full coverage and analysis as well.

May 8, 2013
Davidson to Join Atlantic 10 Conference in July 2014
Davidson College announced that it will leave the Southern Conference for the Atlantic 10 in 2014. What does that mean for the Wildcats' women's lacrosse team?

May 8, 2013
Thornton a Finalist for SI College Athlete of Year
What does Northwestern senior midfielder Taylor Thornton have in common with Trey Burke, Brittney Griner and Khaled Holmes? They are all finalists for Sports Illustrated's College Athlete of the Year award.

May 8, 2013
USL Foundation Launches 'Empowering Lives' Campaign
The US Lacrosse Foundation on Tuesday launched a new campaign and video entitled "Empowering Lives Through Lacrosse."

May 7, 2013
Stevens' NLL Divisional Finals Turning Points
A disallowed goal in Rochester and a late goal in Calgary helped create a Knighthawks-Stealth championship game. The NLL division finals offered up high drama.

May 7, 2013
U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams, and keeps a close watch on Team USA players in the college game. Here's his weekend recap.

May 6, 2013
Stanford's Winding Road to the NCAA Tournament
Stanford went from the wrong end of an upset to winning the MPSF and in the NCAA tournament. Goalie Lyndsey Munoz wraps up the last few weeks.

May 5, 2013
MCLA Division I Bracket Projections
The MCLA will host its 17th championship this spring in Greenville. Here's who I'm projecting will be attending the party at this point.

May 5, 2013
NCAA Division III Bracket Projections
It's late on the clock, but here's a guess at how Division III is going to shake out.

May 4, 2013
NCAA Div. III Women's Conf. Tourney Clearinghouse
The postseason has finally arrived. Here's a list of the Division III women's tourneys on tap this spring.

May 4, 2013
NCAA Div. III Conference Tourney Clearinghouse
We're getting into the time of year when it seems like a new conference tournament is starting up. Find all of your dates, match-ups and results here for NCAA Division III men.

May 5, 2013
NCAA Division II Bracket Projections
The Division II men's bracket will the first one out of the chute tonight at 7:30 p.m. EDT tonight. Here's what I'm projecting the eight-team field to look like.

May 4, 2013
NCAA Div. II Women's Conf. Tourney Clearinghouse
We're already into the postseason for some conferences. Here's a list of the women's Division II tourneys on tap this spring.

May 5, 2013
Randall Finds Positive in Nazareth’s Low Point
Giving up 25 goals to RIT in a midseason loss exposed Nazareth, but oddly enough, it was the spot when Flyers' head coach Rob Randall found a big dose of optimism to inject into his young team.

May 5, 2013
Wesleyan Hoping to Prove the Numbers Wrong
The Cardinals' omission from the regional rankings hasn't sat well with John Raba and his minions. Sunday's NESCAC championship game is a chance to prove the number-crunchers wrong.

April 23, 2013
NCAA Div. II Conference Tournament Clearinghouse
We're already into the postseason for some conferences. Here's a list of the men's Division II tourneys on tap this spring.

May 3, 2013
NLL Division Finals Preview: Rochester, Calgary Host
Minnesota heads to Rochester and Washington is in Calgary on Saturday to decide the Champion's Cup matchup.

May 3, 2013
Post Clash Just Another Game for Chestnut Hill
I tried to make Saturday's game against LIU Post into something that it wasn't, and Chestnut Hill head coach Brian Dougherty was having none of it. The Griffins don't need any false postseason moral victories. The program is too close to the real thing for that.

May 2, 2013
Michigan State Peaking At Perfect Time
Michigan Staet received their wake-up call in the middle of the season, and now the Spartans look like a scary defensive team heading into the postseason. It's what first year head coach Brandon Schwind expected, and now it's time to see if Sparty can pay it off.

April 30, 2013
Look Who Is Not Or Might Not Be In The NCAAs
In the 42-year history of the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament, there has never been a year when Johns Hopkins or Virginia have not participated. From 1987 through 2009, the national champion was always named either Hopkins, Virginia, Syracuse or Princeton.

April 29, 2013
U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams, and keeps a close watch on Team USA players in the college game. Here's his weekend recap.

April 29, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
Sam Houston State has prospered under the automatic qualifying system. But even without an AQ this spring, the Bearkats are heading back to the tournament. Will things be different?

April 29, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
Limestone won't be traveling on Selection Sunday like they did last year, but the Saints will be heading into this NCAA tournament in a better spot than even last spring.

April 29, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Ryan Cavanagh was the perfect fit for Plattsburgh, but it's more than just a coaching gig for the former Cardinal. It's more of a quest.

April 29, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
Georgia Tech came up 30 minutes short of heading to nationals, but there is a lot to be optimistic about when it comes to the Yellow Jackets.

April 25, 2013
Players Rally in Support of Rutgers Coach Brecht
Since Rutgers announced last Friday via press release that it was suspending men’s lacrosse Brian Brecht without pay pending an investigation into alleged “verbal abuse,” there has been a groundswell of support thrown behind the coach.

April 24, 2013
Cardinal Heading Down the MPSF Stretch
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz checks in from California with an update on the Cardinal and a look the rest of the season.

April 23, 2013
Stolzenberg Brothers Team Up to Help Boston Victims
Mikey Stolzenberg wants those who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombings last week to know they will be OK. His brother Harris has made a personal mission of it.

April 22, 2013
Hopkins Win Signaled Magical Run for Albany
If 10th-ranked Albany breaks through in the postseason and makes its first-ever trip to the NCAA tournament final four, the Great Danes probably will look back on a memorable road trip to Baltimore in early April as the defining moment of a wild spring.

April 22, 2013
Greyhounds Laugh Last in Face of ECAC Politics
Charley Toomey, the head coach of the defending national champion Loyola Greyhounds, would never say it publicly. Toomey has too much class for that. But don't think for a second that the seventh-ranked Greyhounds didn't feel extra good about their 19-11 rout at Hobart on Saturday.

April 22, 2013
U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and playing on – the four U.S. national teams, and keeps a close watch on Team USA players in the college game. Here's his weekend recap.

April 22, 2013
This Week in Division I Conference Tournaments
The conference tournament season arrives this weekend. Here's the who, what where and when's for the upcoming slate.

April 22, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
There's no doubt that Mercyhurst is the top team in Division II at this point, but Lakers head coach Chris Ryan has been around long enough to know that there is still plenty of work to be done.

April 22, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Eastern took its lumps in the Eagles first go-around in the NCAA tourney last year, but they've learned from that experienced and are hoping to make a bigger splash this year.

April 22, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
BYU has a tradition like very few in the MCLA. As such, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that the Cougars had to completely rebuild this year. All things considered, they've put together a pretty good spring so far and are still in the hunt.

April 22, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
Playing for Western Oregon demands long trips, quality games and a willingness to play a physical brand of lacrosse. Things have been going pretty well for the Wolves so far.

April 17, 2013
NLL Week 16: Playoff Race Comes Down to Wire
Rochester, Buffalo and Colorado will be trying to avoid being the only team to miss the playoffs when the regular season ends with four games Saturday night.

April 17, 2013
Coach's Corner: Why Good Coaches Quit
Check back here every month for Positive Coaching Alliance and Coaching tips from US Lacrosse Coaching Education Content Manager TJ Buchanan.

April 16, 2013
Tufts Women's Players Describe Bombing Scene
Several members of the Tufts women's lacrosse team were near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, when a pair of bombs exploded, injuring more than 180 people.

April 16, 2013
Healing Power: USL Welcomes Newtown
I’ve worked at US Lacrosse for more than 11 years, but I may never have been as humbled and as proud during that time than Saturday, when US Lacrosse joined several other businesses and organizations to welcome the Newtown (Conn.) Youth Lacrosse Association.

April 15, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
Dowling would be dead and buried with its current record last year, but it's a new world in Division II and the Lions are very much alive. And they might be finding a groove at the perfect time.

April 15, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
It was pretty clear that Salisbury was going to have some growing pains this year, but the Sea Gulls' staff probably didn't realize just how much teaching they'd have to do.

April 15, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
Sonoma State head coach Doug Carl has always relied on seniors to set the tone for his teams, especially in those years the Seawolves make a run to the national championship game. He likes the group he's got this spring.

April 15, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
Grove City had never defeated Dayton prior to last weekend, but it's not necessarily something the Wolverines have dwelled on. They do, however, embrace the underdog role.

April 10, 2013
NLL Week 15: Rochester Seeks Playoff Berth
There are five games on the NLL's Week 15 schedule. All teams see action. Rochester is the only team playing twice and goes to Alberta for a pair. The 2012 champions are still trying to nail down a playoff berth.

April 8, 2013
McNelis: Exciting Times at Boston College
Boston College is flying high after beating Duke and Virginia, writes BC attacker Kelly McNelis. The Eagles' have made a lot of firsts.

April 8, 2013
Munoz: Getting on Schedule During Busy Season
It's been a busy few weeks for Stanford and Cardinal goalie Lyndsey Munoz, with ups and downs along the way. Check out her player blog.

April 8, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
After last season Merrimack's Connor Reagan could have mailed in the rest of his lacrosse career. Instead, he got better, and is now one of the hottest goalies in the country starting for one of the best teams.

April 8, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Aurora is mashing up its competition in the Midwest Lacrosse Conference, evoking images of a young Cabrini program. It won't be all clear sailing for the Spartans, however, with three important regular games left on the docket.

April 8, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
UNLV is in the second year back in the MCLA and, while the numbers are a little thin, the Rebels are not a team to be taken lightly.

April 8, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
It's already surprising that North Dakota State has a competitive program, but the Bison keep on facing -- and hurdling -- obstacles on their way to another tourney berth.

April 5, 2013
Seton Hill Cancels Rest of Women's Season
After engaging in discussions on whether to play the final five games of its women's lacrosse season, Seton Hill University on Friday canceled the rest of the schedule, citing the "great care and concern for the physical health and emotional well-being of our students."

April 4, 2013
NLL Week 14: Six Games on Tap, All Nine Teams
Week 14 of the NLL season includes six games involving all nine teams. Philadelphia, Rochester and Minnesota each play twice.

March 28, 2013
NLL Week 13: Toronto, Philly Pull Double Duty
Five games are on the Week 13 schedule. Toronto and Philadelphia each play twice. Edmonton is the lone team with a bye.

March 27, 2013
Report: Rabil is Lacrosse's First Million-Dollar Man
Boston Cannons, Philadelphia Wings and Team USA lacrosse star Paul Rabil will get paid "a couple of million dollars" through endorsements over the next several years, according to his agent, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. The article positioned Rabil as the sport's biggest marketing success since Gary Gait, who Rabil said would have benefited from today's social media environment.

March 25, 2013
McNelis: Lax Community Plays for Seton Hill
The lacrosse community is indescribable. Whether it is Division I, II, III, club, high school or rec league, there is an unspoken bond between us all, writes Boston College attacker Kelly McNelis.

March 25, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
Lake Erie's loss to Merrimack came on the heels of a three-hour cardio workout shoveling the game field, but it has been one of the few bumps for the Storm so far.

March 25, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Middlebury head coach Dave Campbell is pleased with the Panthers' start, but this is the point of the season when things went south last spring.

March 25, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
Regardless of what happens in Colorado - the Panthers have already lost to the Buffs and have CSU next - Chapman is in a lot better place than it was at the beginning of the year.

March 25, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
The story of the 2013 version of the Liberty program can't be told without first remembering what happened to the '05 edition of the Flames.

March 21, 2013
Coach's Corner: Help Your Team; PCA Tip
Check back here every month for Positive Coaching Alliance and Coaching tips from US Lacrosse Coaching Education Content Manager TJ Buchanan.

March 21, 2013
NLL Week 12: Four Teams Take a Breather
There are only three NLL games in Week 12 as four clubs get breathers to prepare for the schedule’s last month.

March 18, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
With a couple of transfers changing the culture, Molloy is looking more and more like a threat in the stacked ECC.

March 18, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Dan Knapton just wanted his son to have a couple of games closer to home. In order to do it, he created one of the cooler events in Division III.

March 18, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
The three games in 26 hours probably wasn't the smartest scheduling for Pitt, but the Panthers learned a little about themselves and what they need to do from here on out.

March 18, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
Losing Jon Bonacore was a blow and bowing to Dayton on Saturday didn't help, but Briarcliffe has dealt with this all before.

March 18, 2013
Seton Hill Bus Crashes, Killing Coach, Unborn Child
A bus carrying the Seton Hill women's lacrosse team went off the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Saturday morning and crashed into trees near Carlisle, Pa., killing head coach Kristina Quigley, her unborn child and the driver of the bus.

March 15, 2013
Swarm, Mammoth Desperate for Fourth Win
Four games, all on Saturday, make up the NLL’s Week 11 schedule as teams jockey for position heading towards the playoffs.

March 15, 2013
NLL Suspends 13 Players, Fines Two Coaches
Chet Koneczny of the Colorado Mammoth has been suspended for four games, 12 other players have been suspended for one game and coaches Darris Kilgour of the Buffalo Bandits and Johnny Mouradian of the Philadelphia Wings have been fined undisclosed amounts following an NLL review of two games that ended in brawls last Saturday.

March 14, 2013
Limestone, Le Moyne In Another '12 Reunion
The Saints and Dolphins renew acquaintances after meeting in the NCAA semifinals last spring. Traditionally, the two teams have contrasting approaches, and that should be the case once again.

March 12, 2013
St. Michael’s Lacrosse Involved in Fatal Bus Crash
A car spun out on wet, upstate New York highway and slammed into a bus carrying the St. Michael’s men’s lacrosse team on Tuesday afternoon, killing one person in one of two other vehicles involved in the crash, the Associated Press is reporting.

March 11, 2013
BC's Spring Break: One Good Win, One (Cold) Loss
The Eagles flew to Evanston where they got a real sense of Northwestern's home-field advantage, but rebounded with a nice win at Virginia Tech.

March 11, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
Seton Hill coach Brian Novotny doesn't know whether he fully buys into the concept of a "good loss," but if there was ever one that he's seen, it was the Griffins setback at the hands of NYIT in February.

March 11, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
It's not always easy to make big in-season changes, but Nazareth has made a couple of them and it appears to be paying off for the Flyers.

March 11, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
The trip down to Florida was challenging enough for Boston College, but with their indoor facility destroyed by inclement weather, the Eagles 3-0 run through Texas was impressive.

March 11, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
Westminster is operating as if they are playing two seasons at the same time. One is their standard quest for a national championship, the second is to get ready for the jump to Division I next year.

March 7, 2013
NLL Week 10: Now or Never for Mammoth
The Colorado Mammoth, who have the NLL’s worst record halfway through their schedule, play two of the four games on tap in Week 10.

March 6, 2013
Lacrosse Sticks to be Allowed in Carry-on Luggage
A change in Transportation Security Administration (TSA) policy will allow lacrosse sticks in carry-on luggage starting April 25.

March 4, 2013
Munoz: Stanford's Breakthrough at Snowy Ohio St.
The season has its ups and downs and Stanford goalie and Lyndsey Munoz has already felt both. Check out her player blog.

March 4, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
Pace had a promising start to the season with a 2-0 start in Colorado, but Dave Carty knows that's not the end of the story. Also, Adelphi grabs bragging rights against LIU Post.

March 4, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Even though they lost to Stevenson again this spring, RIT and Jake Coon are in a much different place than they were in 2010 when the Mustangs defeated the Tigers. The overtime score is indicative of that.

March 4, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
Colorado managed to down Oregon in overtime, but this is just the start of difficult stretch of games for the Buffs. Also, Georgia Tech grinds on.

March 4, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
Coast Guard head coach Gary Weller calls it his Holy Grail. The Bears are good this year, but it's all about dethroning Briarcliffe atop the PCLL.

March 1, 2013
Indiana Tech vs. McKendree Also a High School Reunion
Six years ago, Brittany Poist and Emily Shreeve were Baltimore-area high school teammates. On Saturday, in Lebanon, Ill., they'll share a field again — as opposing college coaches.

February 28, 2013
Key Divisional Matchups Add Intrigue to Week 9
All nine teams will be in action, Buffalo plays twice, and there are some key divisional matchups on tap for Week 9 of the National Lacrosse League season.

February 25, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
Most programs are judged on wins and losses. Others find a way to set themselves apart with their good deeds. Florida Tech's efforts to help a teammate recover from the impact of the Newtown tragedy is a testament to the program. And the wins are just a bonus.

February 25, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Washington College finds a way to solve its Gopher problem and Washington & Lee has a spring break to remember

February 25, 2013
MCLA Division I Notebook
Stanford was primed for a big year, but this big? The Cardinal is undefeated against one of the best schedules in the country and eyeing a high tournament seed. Still, they're not getting too excited on The Farm.

February 25, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
It's a whole different ball game for Dayton head coach Charlie Mark. Whether it be his coaching staff, the schedule or even his health, 2013 offers plenty of challenges.

February 22, 2013
Maryland to Wear 'Black Ops' Unis vs. Loyola
Maryland, ranked No. 1 in the coaches' poll, will wear special Under Armour "Black Ops" uniforms in its showdown Saturday at No. 2 Loyola.

February 21, 2013
Wings, Rush Pull Double Duty in NLL Week 8
There are five NLL games this weekend and all are YouTube's The Lacrosse Network. The Philadelphia Wings and the Edmonton Rush each play twice, while the Buffalo Bandits and the Toronto Rock get a bye.

February 21, 2013
Notes: Hawkins, Carraro Injury, Big Ten Lacrosse
Loyola's Josh Hawkins didn't play for the second straight game, Denver's Chase Carraro knee injury will keep him out and what's the deal with the Big Ten website?

February 21, 2013
114 Weeks Later, Marquette Set for Division I Debut
It’s been a long time coming for coach Joe Amplo and the Marquette men’s lacrosse team, which on Saturday will open its inaugural season.

February 20, 2013
New Coach, New Reality for Minnesota-Duluth
Sam Litman has become the first hometown coach for Minnesota-Duluth, which certainly has its advantages. However, without an AQ to the MCLA tourney, plenty of challenges await the Bulldogs.

February 19, 2013
Stanford Looks to Right Ship After Notre Dame Loss
The Stanford Cardinal blew a five-goal lead against Notre Dame, but blogger and Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz are looking to stay positive.

February 19, 2013
Co-Founder of Japanese Lacrosse Dies at 78
Norio Endo, a retired U.S. Navy captain who helped establish lacrosse in Japan, died Jan. 11 in Baltimore after a bout with cancer. He was 78.

February 18, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
After Lynchburg's thrilling win against Sailsbury on Saturday, Hornets' head coach Steve Koudelka addressed Jac Coyne's three key plotlines emerging from the contest.

February 18, 2013
BC Finds Way to Prep, Start Season After Nemo
Winter storm Nemo flattened Boston College's practice bubble, but Kelly McNelis writes the Eagles were able to prepare for their season-opener over the weekend.

February 18, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
It might be a little thin on numbers, but the expectations haven't diminished for NYIT this spring. And they're even using the approach of one of their neighborhood rivals.

February 18, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
Andy Garrigan didn't take over the Texas program in the manner in which he hoped, but he and the Longhorns are trying to make it work. After UT destroyed Florida State to improve 5-0 on Saturday, things appear to be on track.

February 18, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
In just its second year in the MCLA, Florida Gulf Coast had 60 players come out for the team this spring. Expectations are sky-high for the Eagles.

February 17, 2013
Cornell Great Schimoler Dies After Bout with Cancer
Paul Schimoler, a former four-time All-American goalie for Cornell who holds the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament record for saves, died Friday after a brief battle with cancer. He was 45. Schimoler led the Big Red to consecutive NCAA championship games in 1987 and 1988, setting a postseason record with 85 saves in the 1988 tournament.

January 19, 2012
LyndsLaxx: Stanford Goalie Munoz Debuts Blog is excited to have Stanford sophomore goalie Lyndsey Munoz blogging for us regularly throughout the season. Check out her debut.

December 6, 2012
Independent's Day: D-III Tourney Bid Breakdown
The NCAA has disclosed the size of the 2013 Division III tournament and which pools the bids have been allotted to. The numbers suggest it's a good year to be an independent.

February 15, 2013
Berger Headed Back to Lizards; Briggs to Boston
MLL All-Star Stephen Berger is headed back to the Lizards organization as part of a three-team trade executed Friday.

February 15, 2013
Tampa Looking to "Go After" Limestone Tonight
The Spartans played 23 minutes of good lacrosse against Limestone last year, but the Saints evenutally pulled away. Rory Whipple's crew gets another shot tonight.

February 15, 2013
Can St. Mary's Keep the CAC a Two-Bid League?
Salisbury and Stevenson have dominated the Capital Athletic Conference since 2009. With the Mustangs off to the MAC, is this the Seahawks' time to take a seat at the tournament table?

February 14, 2013
VCU to Add Women's Lacrosse in 2015-16
Virginia Commonwealth University showed some love for women's lacrosse, voting to add the sport to its varsity roster beginning in the 2015-2016 school year.

February 14, 2013
NLL Week 7: Division Leaders to Meet in Toronto
First place in the overall National Lacrosse League standings will be at stake when the Calgary Roughnecks tangle with the Rock in Toronto. There are five games in all on the Week 7 of the schedule.

February 11, 2013
Hall of Fame Official Garvey Passes Away
Hall of Fame official Jim Garvey passed away Feb. 5 while awaiting a heart transplant at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

February 11, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
Kevin Tyska, Wheeling Jesuit's former head coach, passed away five years ago, but it is just now that the Cardinals are finally recovering.

February 11, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Sunday's score might not show it, but the 2013 edition of Salisbury will have a very different look. At this point, the Gulls' offense is just along for the ride.

February 11, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
The NCLL is an important league in the landscape of collegiate lacrosse, but it's not for every team. George Washington felt it was ready for a move to the MCLA.

February 11, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
Depsite some impressive victories over the last couple of seasons, the University of Portland has not been able to grab the attention of national poll voters. That could change this year.

February 5, 2013
MCLA Division I Weekly Notebook
They don't get much respect in the LSA, but LSU has high hopes after a decent start to the season. The biggest challenge is immediately ahead of them.

February 5, 2013
MCLA Division II Weekly Notebook
It was a tiny mistake in a weekly poll, but MCLA Division II needs to make sure that small errors don't lead to big misperceptions. Plus, Houston returns in style.

February 7, 2013
Florida Southern Looking to Make Rivalry Statement
They are meeting for just the third time on Friday night, but the Tampa-Florida Southern game is a full blown rivalry. The Mocs are eager to get it on.

February 7, 2013
Business, School Special on NLL Week 6 Slate
A unique weekday morning game is on a Week 6 NLL schedule that has all teams in action. Rochester and Colorado will be on the road trying to beat teams they lost to at home earlier this season.

February 5, 2013
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
While there are still some question marks in the starting line-up, Limestone got exactly what it wanted out of the scrimmage with Duke.

February 5, 2013
NCAA Division III Weekly Notebook
Albright set the bar for start-up programs in 2012, but things will definitely be tougher for the Lions in Year Two. Jake Plunket knows it and is enjoying the challenge.

February 4, 2013
Munoz Blog: The Impact of Sleep on Performance
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz's blog returns with an entry on the importance of sleep, as explained by a world-renowned Stanford researcher.

October 8, 2012
Ups, Downs of Stanford's Stars & Stripes Weekend
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz writes about struggles against Team Australia and awkwardness of a matchup with Team USA.

February 1, 2013
High Point Men Set to Debut Against Delaware
It’s another sign of the times — and growth of Southern lacrosse — that a pair of Division I games will be played this weekend, including High Point's men's debut, before opening kickoff of the Super Bowl.

February 1, 2013
Dowling Receives Rings on First Day of Practice
The Division II defending champs received their hardware on Jan. 24 -- the first day of spring practice -- in order to finish one season and start another.

January 31, 2013
East Division Lead On the Line in NLL Week 5
The Toronto Rock roll into Buffalo to battle the Bandits with first place in the National Lacrosse League’s East Division on the line. Here’s a glance at the four games, all on Saturday night, on the Week 5 schedule.

January 29, 2013
2013 Women's National Team By the Numbers
Here's a quick by-the-numbers breakdown of the newly announced Team USA roster.

January 29, 2013
Boston College Begins Anew; McNelis Blog Back
Kelly McNelis has recovered from a knee injury and is back with the Eagles as they get ready for their season opener Feb. 16 at Holy Cross.

January 28, 2013
St. Michael's Close to Naming Interim Coach
With Brian Kingsbury leaving for start-up Lynn, the Purple Knights are hoping to have an interim lined up for the season "shortly."

January 26, 2013
USA Women's, Men's Champion Challenge Uniforms
Here's a first look at the new uniforms for the U.S. women's and men's national teams are wearing this weekend at Champion Challenge.

January 24, 2013
Tufts Men Sanctioned for ‘Unacceptable Behavior’
In the wake of an external investigation of inappropriate remarks made during a volleyball game, 27 members of the Tufts men's lacrosse team will be suspended for the first two games of the season.

January 24, 2013
Syracuse's Daniello to Take Medical Leave
Attackman Mike Daniello, who transferred from Johns Hopkins to Syracuse this summer, will not play this season because of medical reasons.

January 24, 2013
Philadelphia Looks to Remain Only Unbeaten
Philadelphia is the only undefeated NLL team, while reigning-champion Rochester and Calgary, the team with the best regular-season record last year, remain winless. Hands up everyone who predicted this. Anyone?

January 22, 2013
Huguely Appeals for New Trial for Third Time
George Huguely, who was convicted in the murder of Virginia women’s player Yeardley Love and sentenced to 23 years in prison, has appealed for a new trial for a third time.

January 22, 2013
Syracuse-Bound Thorpe Gets Buzz for Box Goal
A one-handed, behind-the-legs goal by Sweet Lax's Gale Thorpe at the indoor Tri-State National High School Lacrosse Championship in New Jersey made its way around the lacrosse blogosphere Monday. Thorpe, who led New York's Section 3 with 64 goals at Jordan-Elbridge High as a junior in 2012, has committed to play for Syracuse.

January 18, 2013
Walsh Hoping to Build on Season in Purgatory
It is still a year away from eligibility to the NCAA Division II tournament, but Walsh is starting its program in '13. There are plenty of obstacles, but the ultimate objective - competitiveness - is within reach.

January 17, 2013
No AQ? No Problem for Sam Houston State
The Lone Star Alliance's Division II league has lost its automatic qualifier this spring, meaning conference heavyweight Sam Houstonn State will be operating without a net. That might be a good thing.

January 17, 2013
National Lacrosse League Week 3 Preview
Neil Stevens breaks down Philadelphia-Toronto, Buffalo-Rochester, Colorado-Calgary and Edmonton-Washington.

January 17, 2013
Deep Dish Gives a Taste of USL Convention
The folks at Deep Dish Lacrosse traveled from Chicago to Philadelphia for the 2013 US Lacrosse National Convention, presented by Champion, with video camera in hand.

January 15, 2013
Marywood Men Heading to L.I. in Sandy Relief Effort
The effects of Hurricane Sandy have been bumped from the front pages, but help is still needed. The Marywood (Pa.) men are using one of their last free weekends before the start of the season to help a Long Island community.

January 14, 2013
Kennesaw State Utilizing, Flirting with MCLA Div. I
Despite hindering them on Selection Sunday, Kennesaw State continues to expand its MCLA-I schedule. The Owls might not be that far away from just making the jump themselves.

January 11, 2013
Division III to Adopt New Regional Format in ‘14
Instead of only looking at in-region results in their primary criteria folder, the Division III men's lacrosse committee will be taking into account all games when picking the tournament field.

January 1, 2013
Postseason Spoiler: Small School Tourney Brackets
It's the new year and we're just under six months until the culmination of the 2013 season. Here's a sneak peek as to what the brackets will look like for the small schools in May.

December 28, 2012
Three More Ninth-Graders Commit to Colleges
A month after Haverford (Pa.) School standout Forry Smith became the first rising high school freshman ever to commit to a NCAA Division I men's lacrosse program, the floodgates are officially open. Three additional ninth-graders have verbally committed to colleges, according to a report by The Baltimore Sun. Two of them -- midfielder Sam Offutt of Landon (Md.) School and long-stick midfielder Jack Reilly of Conestoga (Pa.) High -- will play at Virginia.

December 19, 2012
Busy Month for English Lacrosse Association
New eyewear recommendation for women’s lacrosse, new CEO and a very generous Christmas gift for our counterparts across the pond. And a partridge in a pear tree.

December 15, 2012
Newtown Youth Lacrosse Releases Statement
Newtown's youth lacrosse association has reacted to the tragedy that claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults in the Connecticut town.

December 13, 2012
Big East, NEC, MAAC on Realignment Carousel
The wheel of conference realignment keeps on turning. The Big East is on center stage with the NEC and MAAC also on board.

December 12, 2012
Drexel Player in Critical Condition After Accident
Brendan Glynn, a senior attackman for the Drexel men's lacrosse team, remained in critical condition Wednesday at a Philadelphia hospital after being struck by a car Sunday morning, according to The accident occurred around 2 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of 36th Street and Chestnut Street.

April 2, 2012
Road Trips, Bus Movies, Roommates and Tan Lines
JJ Gilbane checks in with a report on the Big Red, covering road trips, including the importance of movie selection on long bus trips, and how to spot a lacrosse player on the Cornell campus.

December 6, 2012
Central Michigan to Add Women's Lacrosse
Central Michigan University will add Division I women's lacrosse for the 2015-16 season.

November 29, 2012
Tambroni Reflects on the Last Year at Penn State
Coach Jeff Tambroni said Penn State "took a pretty big blow, without question," with the scandal that rocked the school over a year ago.

November 29, 2012
A Tale of Two MAC Conferences
The Middle Atlantic Conference split last year, but this spring there will be two separate bids involved. At first glance it looks like the Commonwealth got the better end of the deal, but is that really the case?

November 28, 2012
Conference Realignment Watch: Louisville to ACC
Louisville's move to the ACC adds another women's program to an already strong conference and leaves the Big East weaker.

November 27, 2012
November's Most Read Stories
Take a look back at the biggest stories of the last month covering a variety of topics.

November 21, 2012
Maryland, Rutgers Moves Will Shake Up Lacrosse
The moves of Maryland and Rutgers to the Big Ten means conference realignment will alter the college lacrosse landscape — again.

November 16, 2012
Monster's Kids Helping Sandy Disaster Relief
Lacrosse Magazine's 2010 Person of the Year Tim Goettelmann has decided to shift some attention of his charitable foundation to disaster relief in New York.

November 7, 2012
Lacrosse Community Helping With Sandy Relief
Members of the lacrosse community in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are stepping up to help with the Superstorm Sandy relief effort.

November 12, 2012
Trailer for Stonehill Documentary '113 Days' Debuts
Take a look at the trailer for the movie documenting the 2012 Stonehill women's lacrosse season.

November 7, 2012
Does Carthage's Doubleheader Break New Ground?
Carthage is playing a pair of regular season games in the same day in what could be a first for a men's NCAA program.

November 6, 2012
Michigan to Play Colgate at New York's Citi Field
The Wolverines' 2013 men's schedule includes some outside the box thinking: a game versus Colgate at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, and a matchup with Army at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.

November 5, 2012
Video: Princeton Women’s Team Overseas in Malta
The Princeton women's lacrosse team was recently in Malta, an island country in the center of the Mediterranean Sea about 50 miles south of Sicily. Check out an interview with them on Malta national television.

November 5, 2012
More Offense a Must? Football Ratings Say 'No'
Nearly 8 million more people watched Saturday night's Alabama-LSU defensive dogfight than an Oregon-USC track meet. What, if anything, can college lacrosse learn from this fact?

November 2, 2012
Original Ole Miss Club Player Killed in Auto Accident
Sarah Wheat, who helped start the Ole Miss club women’s lacrosse team and was the 2011 Southeastern Women’s Lacrosse League Goalie of the Year, was killed in a car accident that also claimed the life of her brother.

November 2, 2012
Is Going Greenville Sustainable?
Moving its championship to South Carolina saved the MCLA money, but taxed the qualifying teams. By opening up the bidding process for '14, it appears this spring could be the last tourney held in Greenville.

October 30, 2012
McNelis: Fall Wrap, Being Injured and Condolences
Some fall ball games are different than others. For Boston College, its annual fall game with Dartmouth has high intensity, writes Eagles attacker Kelly McNelis.

October 29, 2012
Despite Storm, Long Island Teams Doing Okay
Long Island is getting battered by Hurricane Sandy, but for now the players and coaches appear to be in good hands.

October 28, 2012
October's Most Read Stories on
Take a look back at the biggest stories of the last month covering a variety of topics.

October 24, 2012
Can Otterbein Keep Ohio in the Pool B Business?
The NCAC's move to the auto-qualifying realm has opened up the race for Pool B bids, especially in the Buckeye State. Can Otterbein fill the independent void before the Ohio Athletic Conference comes online, as well?

October 22, 2012
Munoz: Stanford's Fall Ball Season Comes to End
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz blogs about the Cardinal's East Coast swing and the end of fall ball season.

October 19, 2012
Saint Leo Set to Christen New Facility
Situated on top of a parking garage, Saint Leo's state-of-the-art complex will be dedicated and receive its first action tonight when the Lions scrimmage Central Florida.

October 16, 2012
Mother of Penn State Player Seeks Transplant Match
Kim Roper, the mother of Penn State senior midfielder Drew Roper, has non-Hodgkin lymphoma and needs a bone marrow transplant to save her live.

October 15, 2012
Navy Salutes Past Upon Return from Notre Dame
Upon encountering 67 World War II veterans at the airport on the return trip from Notre Dame this weekend, the entire Navy team lined up to salute them.

June 7, 2012
Unsung Heroes: The All-Forman Team (MD1)
The task: Compile the nation’s most underrated, under-appreciated and under-hyped team of silent stars.

August 22, 2012
Rewkowski, Phipps to Join Georgetown Men's Staff
Cornell has confirmed offensive coordinator Matt Rewkowski has left to join the Georgetown men's staff, and Maryland assistant Brian Phipps is expected to also join the Hoyas coaching staff under recently named head coach Kevin Warne, according to reports.

August 23, 2012
Former Brown Captain Kenney Passes Away
Charlie Kenney, a former men's lacrosse captain at Brown who graduated in 2010 and was a ground intelligence officer with the 7th Regiment of the First Marine Division of the United States Marine Corps, died Tuesday from an unexpected seizure. He was 25.

June 18, 2012
Rogers Will Return to Notre Dame For Fifth Year
Sean Rogers, Notre Dame's leading goal-scorer in 2012 and 2011, has an extra year or eligibility and will use it next season with the Irish.

May 1, 2012
Men's Tewaaraton Tracker: It's Getting Interesting
A lot can change in May, when stars are born and make a case for the Tewaaraton Award. Matt Forman handicaps the men's race.

April 18, 2012
Men's Tewaaraton Award Tracker Update
The names are similar but the dynamics have shifted since we last broke down the Tewaaraton Award race. But the question from earlier in the year still stands: Who ya got? Steele Stanwick or the field?

March 26, 2012
Men's Tewaaraton Tracker: Fifteen to Follow
Steele Stanwick is the leader in the clubhouse, but the rest of the field is starting to take shape.

March 12, 2012
Forman's Five Takeaways from Virginia-Cornell
Was Virginia just a step slower than normal, playing its fifth game in two weeks, and how did the Big Red function on offense without Rob Pannell?

April 23, 2012
Fifty Years Ago Today: Lacrosse on SI Cover
Fifty years ago today, the first and only lacrosse player ever appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Jerry Schmidt — a two-time First-Team All-American attackman at Johns Hopkins who later held head coaching positions at Hobart and Princeton, along with assistant gigs at Calvert Hall High (Md.), Cornell and Navy — donned the cover of SI's April 23, 1962 edition.

March 9, 2012
Former Wrestler Taz to Debut Weekly Lax Show
Former professional wrestler and current Total Nonstop Action wrestling color commentator Taz, also known as "The Human Suplex Machine," will make his lacrosse radio debut Monday, hosting "Strong Island Lax Chat."

February 22, 2012
Blue Hens Fight to Finish Against Johns Hopkins
At the risk of sounding cliché, Tuesday's game was one of inches for Delaware, which hung with Johns Hopkins but missed a few opportunities in an 8-6 loss.

February 10, 2012
Underdog Label Has Struck a Nerve with UMBC
UMBC coach Don Zimmerman said he always sees the Retrievers as somewhat of an underdog. But in 2012, external expectations are lower. It's struck a nerve.

October 10, 2012
Podesta Outlines MCLA Restructuring Proposal
Gary Podesta, the chair of the MCLA competition committee, outlines his proposal to adjust the association's divisional model.

October 4, 2012
Lynchburg Creates Perfect D-III Fall Ball Model
The usefulness of fall ball is debatable, but if Division III schools wanted to maximize their 16 dates and one scrimmage in autumn, they'd be wise to follow Lynchburg's blueprint.

October 3, 2012
Five Players to Watch at USL's Stars & Stripes
With seven teams, 18 games and five days of action set to begin at Stars & Stripes in California, there are plenty of players to watch.

October 3, 2012
Melting Pot Gets Eagles Back in Swing of Things
BC attacker Kelly McNelis checks in on the Eagles' fall ball season and the annual Melting Pot tournament held over the weekend at Harvard.

October 1, 2012
September's Most Read Stories
As we turn the page to October, here's a look back at the most read stories on for the month of September. Topics covered: New rules, rookies to watch and Duel in Denver.

October 1, 2012
Munoz Blog: Stanford Starts Packed Fall Schedule
Stanford gets a later start than most on fall practice, but the Cardinal has a full slate starting with this week's Stars & Stripes event.

September 28, 2012
Return of NFL Officials Includes Lacrosse Connection
Bob Waggoner, who wore No. 25 in stripes working as the field judge during Thursday's Baltimore Ravens-Cleveland Browns game, is a former NCAA men’s lacrosse official and current assignor.

September 29, 2012
Associates to Help SCAC Keep Auto Qualifier
Facing the loss of its Pool A status after the 2014 season, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference has announced the addition of five associate members in '14, keeping the league solvent for the foreseeable future.

September 24, 2012
'30 in 30' Fall Ball Series Debuts on will roll out 30 stories in 30 days to cover fall ball storylines, questions and topics across all levels of college lacrosse.

September 20, 2012
NEC AQ, New ACC Could Mean Bracket Expansion
It's a few years off, but after recent conference news it's time to start considering the reality of eventual Division I men's tournament expansion.

September 14, 2012
MCLA Division II Summer Notebook
MCLA-II's new threat; Indiana Tech hoping to keep the CCLA a three-bid league; Bison oozing confidence; notes.

September 14, 2012
MCLA Division I Summer Notebook
Colorado State hoping to avoid BYU pitfall; the selection committee gets reshaped; SELC hoping for a rebound; notes.

September 14, 2012
NCAA Division III Summer Notebook
The NCAC's Catch-22; ODAC scheduling gets tighter; Salisbury being Salisbury; Cabrini can't hide disappointment; notes.

September 14, 2012
NCAA Division II Summer Notebook
Things are looking good for Mercyhurst; LIU-Post digging out of a ditch; Lincoln Memorial to join the party?; notes.

August 22, 2012
USL Asks NCAA Rules Committee to Consider Safety
Angelo Calvello, chair of the US Lacrosse Men's Game Safety Subcommittee, authored a letter to the NCAA men’s rules committee, voicing concerns about safety relating to its Aug. 3 proposed rules changes for the 2013 season. The letter asks that the NCAA rescind two proposals relating to the faceoff and develop a formal protocol regarding another relative to quick restarts.

September 7, 2012
First Look: Team USA Gear for 'Duel in Denver'
Check out Team USA's apparel for Saturday's "Duel in Denver," designed by Lacrosse Unlimited, and special helmet by Cascade.

September 4, 2012
USC Takes Steps Toward an MCLA Return
After its dismissal from the MCLA after the 2011 season, Southern Cal has reapplied for admission to the association and will be operating as a 'provisional member' this spring.

September 3, 2012
BC's McNelis: Back to School, Practice and Fall Ball
Boston College attacker Kelly McNelis and the Eagles' women's lacrosse team in back on campus.

August 22, 2012
Huguely Denied New Trial
Lawyers for former Virginia men's lacrosse player George Huguely argued for a new trial Wednesday, but the bid was denied.

August 15, 2012
NCAA Women's Tournament Expands to 26 Teams
The NCAA has announced that the Division I women’s lacrosse championship bracket will expand from 16 teams to 26 teams beginning in 2013.

August 17, 2012
Powell Retires from MLL, Eyes 2014 U.S. Team
Casey Powell says he's done with the MLL, but may return to the NLL and will aim to "finish on top" with Team USA in 2014.

August 15, 2012
Simon Fraser Keeping an Eye on Varsity Status
Simon Fraser became the first Canadian school to be approved for NCAA status last month. Will the MCLA school be transitioning to the Division II anytime soon?

August 14, 2012
History Repeats: MCLA to Debate a Third Division
It's been on the agenda for nearly a decade, and the MCLA will once again debate the addition of a third division when it convenes for its winter meeting in December.

August 13, 2012
Munoz: Why Don't More Teams Wear Shorts?
There is something to be said that women's power Northwestern was an early adopter of wearing shorts in games, writes Stanford's Lyndsey Munoz.

August 10, 2012
Faceoff Veterans React to NCAA Rules Proposals
A group of seven veteran faceoff specialists, including Dartmouth head coach Andy Towers, shared their opinions on the NCAA men's rules committee's controversial proposed changes.

August 6, 2012
Major League Lacrosse Playoff Scenarios
It's the final week of the regular season, but there's still much to be decided in the MLL playoff race. Three teams are still alive for the final two championship weekend spots, and the seeding order for the four-team postseason also remains to be set.

August 1, 2012
STX Seeks Captains for New Elite Women’s Team
Lacrosse equipment manufacturer STX is putting together what it’s calling the first ever elite level women’s lacrosse team, and the company is seeking recent college graduates to fill the roster. And three captains to help pick it and be featured in a web-based series.

July 30, 2012
BC's McNelis: Harder to Walk in the Coach's Shoes
Coaching a summer club team helped Boston College attacker Kelly McNelis realize exactly what makes an effective leader.

July 9, 2012
BC's McNelis: Don't Put a Limit on Anything
Boston College attacker Kelly McNelis says you can learn a lot from pushing to exceed your limits.

July 26, 2012
Playing Women's Lacrosse Head Games
Imagine, if you will, being encouraged to do something you have been trained NOT to do your whole life.

July 25, 2012
Buczek, Leonard U19 Blog: Mission Accomplished
The U.S. U19 men's team's rallying cry? “We can pack up our stuff and go home, or we can be the most dangerous team in the tournament."

July 25, 2012
Munoz' Five Big Tips for the Recruiting Process
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz provides some words of advice for prospects about to embark on the college recruiting process.

July 24, 2012
Penn State Football Sanctions Won't Affect Lacrosse
Penn State has “been assured that the monetary toll on the University will not affect our ability to compete, recruit or perform with the best teams in the country,” according to a July 23 statement by women's lacrosse coach Missy Doherty.

July 20, 2012
Amherst Eyeing a Move Back to the Future
Amherst's high expectations fizzled at the end of the 2012 season. The Lord Jeffs won't have a bulls-eye this year, which is the way they want it.

July 19, 2012
USL to Name 'Duel in Denver' Team on Facebook
US Lacrosse will reveal Friday on Facebook its 25-man U.S. men's national team roster that will square off against Canada in September.

July 19, 2012
Former UNC Star Dies After Delivering Twins
Kellie Thompson, a former three-time All-American women’s lacrosse player at North Carolina, died Monday from complications following the delivery of her twin daughters. She was 31.

July 16, 2012
Ivy League Issues Concussion Recommendations
With growing concerns about concussions in lacrosse and the potentially harmful short- and long-term effects they can have on college players, the Ivy League positioned itself as a leader on the issue Monday by approving a series of recommendations for lacrosse and soccer.

July 12, 2012
Kivlen Rallies for Strong First Season at Montclair
The start to the season wasn't exactly what Chris Kivlen was looking for when he came to Montclair from Albany. But the Red Hawks rallied and the expectations are higher for 2013.

July 11, 2012
Video: U.S. Under-19 Team's Finland Cribs
Midfielder Danny Eipp and goalie Kyle Turri give you a video tour of the building where the U.S. U19 team is living during two weeks in Finland.

July 9, 2012
Five Big Picture Thoughts for U19 World Games
The U.S. under-19 men's team goes for its seventh gold medal while the Canadians bring a talented team to Finland, looking for its first title.

July 10, 2012
Greetings from Finland With U.S. U19 Team
After a long travel day to Finland, the U.S. under-19 men's national team went through a light practice Tuesday afternoon in Turku.

July 6, 2012
Weekend Watch: MLL Week 9, U19 Training Camp
Is there really an offseason? It’s the first full weekend of July and there is still a lot of lacrosse to watch.

June 29, 2012
Johns Hopkins Leaving ALC to Become Independent
Johns Hopkins, a charter member of the American Lacrosse Conference, will leave the league in 2014 or 2015 to compete as an independent.

July 5, 2012
Another Division: Grand Canyon Still On the Move
A year after moving from NCAA Division II to MCLA Division II, Grand Canyon (Ariz.) University is on the move again, this time to MCLA Division I.

June 28, 2012
Berger: Back From Hiatus, All-Star Game Next
MLL all-star Stephen Berger has been busy with his day job at US Lacrosse and the MLL season. After a brief blog hiatus, he's back.

March 6, 2012
Cornell's Pannell Out Indefinitely With Foot Injury
Rob Pannell spent Tuesday's game against Canisius on crutches and will be out indefinitely after reportedly breaking a bone in his foot.

June 27, 2012
U19 Player Blog: Philly Trip a Learning Experience
A group of Philadelphia all-stars beat the U.S. U19 team in overtime. It was a true learning experience, writes Connor Buczek and Joey Leonard.

June 27, 2012
Bowdoin Job Presents Challenges for Archbell
The Polar Bears new head coach has one of the premier jobs in Division III, but there are plenty of obstacles facing him. He feels he's up for the task.

June 26, 2012
Summer Camp Coaching Brings Back Memories
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz is coaching a rising eighth-grade youth team this summer. It wasn't that long ago she was in their shoes.

June 21, 2012
New Maryland Turf Field Promises To Be 'Cool'
Maryland formally announced plans for and unveiled renderings of a new FieldTurf Revolution surface to be installed at Byrd Stadium, featuring a heat-reducing technology.

June 21, 2012
ECC Paves Way for Conference Tourney in 2014
One of two NCAA Division II conferences that does not sponsor a postseason tournament, the East Coast Conference is moving toward adding one in 2014.

June 20, 2012
Blog: U.S. U19 Trip to Long Island Time for Bonding
The U.S. U19 team had as many good experiences off the field as on it last weekend. And did you know Ryan Tucker can shoot 103 miles per hour?

June 15, 2012
Shootout For Soliders Raises $105,000 for WWP
Shootout for Soldiers, the world-record 24-hour lacrosse game benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project, wrapped up on Friday in Baltimore.

June 15, 2012
Boston University Headed to Patriot League
Boston University, a charter member of America East, is taking its men's and women's lacrosse programs to the Patriot League.

June 11, 2012
Trip East for Team USA Tryouts Leads into Summer
Lyndsey Munoz describes her time over Memorial Day weekend trying out for Team USA, and gets set for the summer after one last final exam.

June 8, 2012
Hicks Out as Head Coach at Michigan State
Dwayne Hicks, the MCLA coach of the year in 2011 who narrowly missed upending the top seed in this year’s tournament, has been fired as the head coach at Michigan State.

June 4, 2012
Lacrosse Takes Step Toward Olympic Dream
The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) was recently accepted into SportAccord, a key step toward the "Olympic Dream."

May 31, 2012
NCAA Tournament Favorites (And Not So Favorites)
Loyola University, with its undergraduate student body of 4,000 on a cozy campus in northern Baltimore City and only one previous trip to the Division I tournament title game, threw down another statement for parity in the sport.

May 29, 2012
Low Championship Attendance Cause for Concern
The 79,595 combined attendance for men’s championship weekend at Foxborough, Mass., was the lowest number since 2002, the last time the event was held in non-NFL venue. Championship game attendance also continued to decline.

May 28, 2012
Toomey, Tillman Finish Bittersweet Afternoon
Loyola coach Charley Toomey and Maryland head man John Tillman have a long friendship that won't be impacted by the Greyhounds victory on Monday.

May 25, 2012
Loyola's Season Not Reflected in All-America Voting
The Loyola Greyhounds are the top seed in the NCAA tournament with a 16-1 record, the best in the game. And you'd never know it, based on some All-America team picks.

May 26, 2012
Costabile's Career Comes to Sudden End
“It’s over,” CJ Costabile said after Duke's 16-10 loss to Maryland. “You dedicate four years of your life to something, and it just ends. What I’ll miss most is the guys and everything we’ve done.”

May 26, 2012
Notre Dame’s Anderson Proud of Loyola
The last time Charley Toomey and Kevin Anderson were on the same field was as teammates 22 years ago in the 1990 national championship game. They were on opposite sidelines on Saturday in Gillette Stadium with a return trip to the title game on the line.

May 25, 2012
Hopkins Must Get A Handle on its Postseason Problem
At Johns Hopkins University, success is measured a certain way when it comes to men's lacrosse. At Homewood, the pressure to win titles, or at least go deep into the NCAA tournament, is palpable.

May 21, 2012
This Week's NCAA Tournament Dates, Times, Matchups
The updated dates, times and matchups for this weekend's NCAA tournaments.

May 22, 2012
What Maryland-Northwestern Looked Like in 1989
No goggles, collared shirts, pleated kilts. Party like it’s 1989, Terps and Wildcats!

May 22, 2012
Munoz: Trying Out For U.S. Team This Weekend
Stanford goalie Lyndsey Munoz and teammate Anna Kim made a last-minute decision to tryout for the U.S. women's national team at Stony Brook this weekend.

May 22, 2012
ESPN Sport Science: Rabil's Shot Speed, Accuracy
Lacrosse takes it turn on ESPN's Sport Science. Watch Paul Rabil's shot go under the microscope.