No. 1 Loyola (2-0)
Coming up: Vs. No. 3 Maryland, Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Ridley Athletic Complex; Vs. UMBC, Tuesday, 7 p.m., Ridley Athletic Complex
Comment: The Greyhounds insist they're not worried about regrouping after expending energy in Wednesday night's 14-9 victory over Towson. Coach Charley Toomey has already said to expect junior defenseman Joe Fletcher to shadow Terps senior attackman Owen Blye.
No. 3 Maryland (2-0)
Coming up: At No. 1 Loyola, Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
Comment: The Terps have won 19 of 21 games in this series, but those two losses have occurred in the past three meetings. Redshirt junior goalkeeper Niko Amato will have to outduel Loyola junior goalie Jack Runkel.
No. 5 Johns Hopkins (2-0)
Coming up: Vs. Michigan, Saturday, 1 p.m., Homewood Field
Comment: The Blue Jays and Wolverines will meet for the first time in both programs' histories. Blue Jays junior midfielder Rex Sanders, who entered the season with one career goal, has three thus far.
Mount St. Mary's (1-1)
Coming up: Vs. Delaware, Saturday, noon, Waldron Family Stadium; At No. 12 Virginia, Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Comment: The Mountaineers had dropped 10 straight contests to the Blue Hens before prevailing, 12-10, last year. Mount senior Bryant Schmidt (St. Mary's Ryken) is the team's only offensive midfielder with more than one point in 2013.
Coming up: At Georgetown, Sunday, noon
Comment: The Midshipmen have lost seven of the past eight meetings with the Hoyas, who are coached by former Maryland defensive coordinator Kevin Warne. Senior Evan McGoogan and freshman Sean Reilly headline a Navy faceoff unit that has won 54.8 percent (40 of 73) after succeeding just 42 percent of the time in 2012.
Coming up: Vs. Mercer, Sunday, 1 p.m., Johnny Unitas Stadium
Comment: The Tigers won their only game so far against the Bears, 17-8, last March. Mercer is coached by former Goucher coach Kyle Hannan.
Coming up: At Loyola, Tuesday, 7 p.m, Ridley Athletic Complex; Vs. Rutgers, Saturday, 1 p.m., Retriever Stadium
Comment: The Retrievers have an 8-7 edge in the series courtesy of last year's 11-7 victory. Freshman midfielder Pat Young scored two goals in his first career start in UMBC's 12-9 loss to Robert Morris on Saturday.