Courtesy of a thrilling 13-12 win against No. 9 Rutgers on Sunday night, the Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse team garnered a spot in the top five of the latest installment of the Maverik media poll released Monday morning.
The Blue Jays (7-2), who have won six consecutive games, moved from No. 6 to No. 5. They join No. 1 Albany (10-0), No. 2 Maryland (8-1), No. 3 Yale (7-1) and No. 4 Denver (7-2) in the top five. Yale and Denver traded positions in the newest poll.
Duke (9-2) slipped from No. 5 to No. 6, Villanova (8-2) moved up one spot to No. 7, Syracuse (5-2) jumped two spots to No. 8, the Scarlet Knights (7-3) remained at No. 9, and Cornell (6-3) leaped from No. 13 to No. 10.
Making the biggest rise in the poll was Penn State (7-3), going from unranked to a tie for No. 15. Bucknell (7-3) moved from No. 18 to No. 14.
Kyle Marr scored with 14 seconds remaining to lift the No. 6 Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team to a 13-12 victory over host Rutgers on Sunday night.
Apr 01, 2018 at 11:24 PM
Robert Morris (6-3) dropped from No. 14 to a tie for No. 19 after losing, 10-7, to Bryant on Friday, while Notre Dame (4-3) slipped from No. 7 to No. 12 after losing, 10-6, to the Orange on Saturday. Michigan dropped from No. 15 to No. 18 after losing, 13-5, to the reigning NCAA champion Terps on Saturday, and No. 20 Army (5-4) slid out of the poll after falling, 10-7, to the Bison on Saturday. Loyola Maryland (6-3) remained at No. 11.