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No surprise: Yale men’s lacrosse tops final media poll

No surprise: Yale men’s lacrosse tops final media poll

Thanks to capturing its first NCAA Division I championship on Memorial Day, the Yale men’s lacrosse team occupies the No. 1 spot in the final Inside Lacrosse poll released Thursday.

The Bulldogs (17-3) claimed the top ranking after defeating Duke, 13-11, in Monday’s tournament final. The Blue Devils finished at 16-4 and No. 2 in the poll.

Maryland (14-4) and Albany (16-3), two teams that advanced to championship weekend, are ranked Nos. 3 and 4. Loyola Maryland (13-4) is No. 5, and Johns Hopkins (12-5) is No. 6.

No. 7 Denver (13-4), No. 8 Cornell (13-5), No. 9 Notre Dame (9-6) and No. 10 Virginia (12-6) round out the top 10.

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