via Lynn press release BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University's men's lacrosse team will enter the 2019 campaign with a national ranking to its name, coming in at No. 19 on the Nike/US Lacrosse Division II Men's Preseason Top-20 Poll. The Fighting Knights lacrosse squad posted a 9-6 overall record in 2018 with a 2-5 mark in Sunshine State Conference play, matching the 2016 campaign for the most-ever wins in a season. The Blue and White started off the year on a tear, going 7-1 through nonconference play. Their 7-1 mark was their best-ever start to a season which included a program-record six-game winning streak. In the streak, the Fighting Knights took down No. 10 Belmont Abbey on the road, the program's second-ever win over a top-10 ranked opponent. The squad p
via UF press release Florida will be the first women's program featured in the series put on by STX and Inside Lacrosse GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida women's lacrosse program was chosen to be featured in a unique video project during the 2019 season that will give fans an in-depth look at the team's journey. STX and Inside Lacrosse have paired together to present "The Season 2019" – a multi-platform digital content series that will feature the Gators and the Cornell men's lacrosse program. Florida – in its 10th season – is the first women's program to be featured on the series in its quest to be the final team standing in May. This is the second year of "The Season" series, with last year's chapters featuring four top-tier men's programs: Duke,
via FIT press release SPARKS, Md. – Coming off a second consecutive run to the NCAA Quarterfinals, the Florida Tech women's lacrosse team opens the 2019 season with its highest preseason ranking in program history at No. 7 in the Nike/US Lacrosse Preseason Top 20. The Crimson and Gray are coming off their best season in program history in 2018. Tech went 17-3 last season including a 5-1 record in the SSC. The Panthers rattled off a 15-game winning streak and were rank as high as No. 5 in the nation during the season. Joining Florida Tech in the preseason Top 20 are fellow Sunshine State Conference members Florida Southern (No. 3) and Rollins (No. 12). Additionally, the Panthers will face No. 2 Adelphi and No. 11 Limestone this season. Florida Tech will have
via Lynn press release BOCA RATON, Fla. – Dryden Brous of the Lynn University men's lacrosse team has recently been tabbed a Second Team Preseason All-American, released by Inside Lacrosse and published in the Face-Off Yearbook. The preseason accolade is the first for any player in program history. Defending champion Merrimack has three first-team All-Americans —two at attack— and has five overall across the first, second and third teams. The lists show the growing presence of DII, with 10 different programs represented on the first team. The reigning DII Players of the Year both return in the Warriors' Charlie Bertrand and Le Moyne's Dan Entenmann. Last season as a sophomore, Brous became the first Fighting Knight to reach All-America status with his Third Tea
via Stetson press release Eleven home games, including contests with Fresno State, Marquette, and Jacksonville, highlight Stetson's 2019 lacrosse schedule. "I'm really excited about our schedule this year," Leach said. "We have great balance in the schedule. Having just one game a week for the first seven or eight weeks will allow us to focus on just one game at a time and that should help us prepare and grow over the early part of the season." The Hatters open the new campaign at home on Feb. 10 vs. Quinnipiac and follow that contest with a game against Monmouth (Feb. 16). Other non-conference home games for the Hatters include contests against Fresno State (Mar. 3), Marquette (Mar. 10), Bryant (Mar. 17), Furman (Mar. 29), Wofford (Mar. 31), and Cincinnati ...
via press release GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With Florida lacrosse's 10th season on the horizon, the 2019 schedule has been announced by head coach Amanda O'Leary. The Gators have 17 regular season games scheduled during the 2019 campaign, as well as a scrimmage against the Scottish National Team. Florida boasts nine home games this season at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. UF has gone 86-17 (.835) at The Diz in the nine-year history of the program. During the 2019 season, the Gators will face 10 teams that made their way into the 2018 NCAA Tournament field: Colorado, Maryland, Loyola, Navy, High Point, Syracuse, North Carolina, Princeton, Stony Brook and Jacksonville. Florida kicks off its 10th season in Denver, when the team takes on Colorado on Feb. 9. The Gators f
via Tampa press release TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's lacrosse team has announced captains for the 2019 season. Seniors Jack Tyrrell, Andrew Kew, and Luke Robideaux along with sole junior Ross Dickerson will guide the Spartans for the upcoming season. Tyrell, a defender from Medford, N.J. was an All SSC Second Team selection his junior season, in addition to being named to the SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll, and earning the DII ADA Academic Achievement Award. In 2018 he started in all 20 games for the Spartans and ended the season fourth on the team with 39 ground balls. Additionally, he logged seven caused turnovers and had one goal against Tusculum (2/5). Kew, one of the most decorated men's lacrosse players in the history of the program, is a tw