Loyola vs. Notre Dame will be the ultimate offense vs. defense showdown. The Greyhounds' Eric Lusby and Mike Sawyer have combined for almost 100 goals this season, but the Irish could be good enough to contain them.
The No. 1 seed Greyhounds rode the hot stick of senior attackman Eric Lusby and survived a fourth-quarter rally to outlast Denver, 10-9, in an NCAA tournament quarterfinal at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis Saturday.
Former Johns Hopkins All-American goalie shares thoughts on on the value of being the No. 1 or No. 2 seed in the tournament, the most intriguing first-round contest, and one seeded team that may have the easiest path to the Final Four.
Former Johns Hopkins midfielder discusses, among other topics, the top seed in the NCAA tournament, the chances of Johns Hopkins and Lehigh getting first-round games at home and the paths for Cornell, Villanova and Syracuse to earn berths in the NCAA tournament
The Greyhounds have plenty of motivation for this contest. Loyola is 0-2 in the Mile High City, but a victory over the Pioneers would move the program one step closer to matching the 12-game winning streak from 1999 and into the driver's seat to capture the top seed in the upcoming Eastern College Athletic Conference tournament.