The role of replacing Sid Ewell, a starting defenseman for the Towson men’s team whose eligibility ran out after last spring, went to Koby Smith, who was the program’s top long-stick midfielder as a freshman. But the position switch was not startling for the Lutherville resident and Loyola Blakefield graduate.Read more
Because of their academic and practice schedules, Pat Spencer and Livy Rosenzweig do not get to spend much time picking each other’s brains. But Spencer, the highly decorated maestro for the Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse team, and Rosenzweig, a budding superstar for the Greyhounds women, have seen enough to develop a mutual respect for each other’s skills.
“She is a terrific player,” Spencer said.Read more
When defenseman Paul Volante joined the Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse program as a freshman, he looked up to leaders such as long-stick midfielder Ryan Fournier, defenseman Foster Huggins and short-stick defensive midfielders Brian Begley and Jared Mintzlaff in the defensive meeting room.Read more
Games of the Week
No. 6 Virginia (0-0) @ No. 4 Loyola Maryland (0-0)
Outlook: The Cavaliers have won four of their past five season openers against the Greyhounds, winning by one goal in each meeting, with three of those victories coming in overtime. Virginia owns a 15-8 advantage in the series.
No. 4 James Madison (0-0) @ No. 3 North Carolina (0-0)
Saturday, 3 p.m.Read more
Robert Kuhn’s first fall as a member of the Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse program could best be described as tumultuous.
In four years at Moorestown High School and one at The Hun School, Kuhn was an offensive midfielder, earning first-team All-New Jersey status twice. But when he joined the Blue Jays in the fall of 2015, his short stick was replaced by a long pole, and he moved to long-stick midfielder.Read more
Attackmen Logan Wisnauskas and Jared Bernhardt combined for six goals and two assists, but it was the play of unheralded players that resonated deeply in the No. 3 Maryland men’s lacrosse team’s 11-6 victory over Bucknell on Saturday afternoon.Read more