Dialed In: Your Lacrosse Fix for Tuesday, May 4


Good morning. Here’s the latest from around the lacrosse world:

1. The first NCAA tournament bracket came out Monday. Franklin & Marshall, which strengthened its hold on the No. 1 spot in the Nike/US Lacrosse Division III Women’s Top 20 with a win over previously unbeaten Gettysburg in the Centennial Conference championship, was one of five schools selected as a host site for the first two rounds of the NCAA Division III women’s lacrosse tournament. Chicago, Colby, Rhodes and Washington and Lee are the others, with Colby and Washington and Lee hosting regionals. Championship weekend is May 22-23 in Salem, Va.

2. The latest college rankings also came out Monday. Here’s the full rundown.

NIKE/USL RANKINGS
MD1 | WD1 | MD2 | WD2 | MD3 | WD3 

IL MEDIA POLLS
MD1 | WD1
USILA POLLS
MD1 | MD2 | MD3
IWLCA POLLS
WD1 | WD2 | WD3

NJCAA
MEN | WOMEN

NAIA
MEN | WOMEN

Among notable developments:

3. Nora Giordano scored in overtime to lift Lehigh to a 13-12 win over Navy in the Patriot League women’s lacrosse quarterfinals Monday. Patriot League Midfielder of the Year Sondra Dickey scored five goals and caused five turnovers for the Mountain Hawks, who will play Army in the semifinals Thursday at Loyola. Colgate, which scored three goals in the final 10 minutes to defeat Boston University 15-13, will play the Greyhounds in the other semifinal.







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WHAT’S ON TAP

  • Patriot League men’s quarterfinals: No. 12 Navy at No. 16 Loyola (5 p.m. ET, ESPN+) and Colgate at Boston University (6 p.m. ET, ESPN+).

  • The latest NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse bracketology from Patrick Stevens.

  • This week’s Nike/US Lacrosse National High School Top 25 and Regional Top 10 releases for boys’ and girls’ lacrosse.

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