Johns Hopkins’ Joey Epstein was recognized Tuesday by the Big Ten as the Freshman of the Year. He ranks second in the conference in goals (3.0) and points per game (5.0) and fifth in assists per game (2.0).
The Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team seeks to end a troubling pattern in the NCAA tournament, two opposing goalies occupy Maryland’s concerns, history might be on Loyola Maryland’s side against Virginia, and Salisbury will tangle with a familiar opponent in the Division III postseason.
John Hardt, who chairs the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Committee, explained what separated Villanova from three other contenders for the last at-large berth, how Syracuse ended up with the No. 8 seed over Cornell, and what factors helped Maryland earn the overall No. 1 seed.
Although Maryland men’s lacrosse lost to Johns Hopkins in Saturday night’s Big Ten tournament final, the Terps’ profile was strong enough to persuade the selection committee to award them the overall No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Division I tournament.
Trevor Baptiste won his 1,118th career faceoff to break the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse record in the closing seconds of No. 3 Denver's 10-7 victory over Marquette in a Big East men's lacrosse semifinal at Villanova on Thursday.