Army scored three goals in the final eight minutes as the No. 18 ranked Black Knights stunned No 7 Loyola, 7-5, in the semifinals of the Patriots League lacrosse tournament played at the Ridgley Complex last night.
The Davidsonville resident and Boys’ Latin graduate is a two-time Tewaaraton Award finalist and the only player in NCAA Division I history to rank in the Top 20 in points (second), assists (tied for second) and goals (20th) per game.
The Tigers secured their first win against a top-ranked opponent in 27 years and ended an 18-game losing skid to No. 1 teams thanks to their 12-10 upset of the previously undefeated Greyhounds on Wednesday night.
Also, a St. Mary’s graduate joined the 100-point club for the Georgetown men, the Johns Hopkins men plan to stick together, the Loyola Maryland men are awaiting the return of a starter, and an offensive starter for the Johns Hopkins women got defensive.
On the first day of the 2019 lacrosse season for No. 4 Loyola, Pat Spencer scored five goals and contributed two assists as the Greyhounds defeated No. 6 Virginia, 17-9, before a crowd of 2,541 at Ridley Athletic Complex.
The No. 14 Towson women’s team will seek to upend No. 10 Penn State for the second year in a row; goalie Brandon Warren anchored No. 2 Salisbury’s defensive effort; and No. 3 Maryland was thrilled for midfielder Christian Zawadzki’s first goal in almost four years.
For the second time in the past three years, the sixth-seeded Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse team is going to the NCAA Division I tournament quarterfinals after withstanding a lengthy weather delay and holding off Virginia, 14-12, on Saturday night.
Opponents have averaged only 8.5 goals against the defense for the Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse team. On Saturday, the unit will face a Virginia offense that scored a season-worst 13 goals against the Greyhounds on Feb. 10.
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.
Revenge is not a word thrown around by the Salisbury men’s lacrosse team, No. 6 Loyola Maryland has exams to worry about, No. 7 Johns Hopkins’ Shack Stanwick is “day by day,” and Mercer transfer Luke Fromert is developing for Towson.
Soon after the 2017 season ended Loyola Maryland coach Charley Toomey and coordinator Marc Van Arsdale had a meeting to evaluate and improve the offense. The top solution was simple: Attackman Pat Spencer had to shoot and score more.
Mike Orefice has had his share of troubles, but the senior faceoff specialist fared well in the No. 8 Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse team’s 15-8 victory over Lehigh in Sunday’s Patriot League tournament final.
For the third time in the past four games, the Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse team used an explosive third quarter to pull away from an opponent, topping Lehigh, 15-8, to capture its fourth Patriot League tournament championship Sunday.
After giving up seven goals and making just three saves in the first half, junior goalkeeper Jacob Stover allowed only one goal and made six stops in the second half to spark the Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse team to a win against Boston University on Friday.
For the first time since March 10, the Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse team, the top seed in the Patriot League tournament, trailed at halftime. A 4-0 third quarter helped the Greyhounds turn back No. 6 seed Boston University in a tournament semifinal on Friday.
The second midfield is beginning to produce for the No. 8 Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse team, No. 7 Johns Hopkins’ Shack Stanwick is “day by day,” and Goucher has a chance to lock up a spot in the Landmark Conference tournament.