The Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team will open the season with a pair of home games, hosting Ohio State in its only pre-noon start of the season Feb. 9 before Towson comes to Homewood Field on Feb. 15.
When Virginia opened the season with four consecutive wins, the program appeared to have recovered from the graduation losses of attackmen Steele Stanwick and Chris Bocklet and midfielder Colin Briggs, defenseman Matt Lovejoy and goalkeeper Rob Fortunato.
All is not lost at Maryland. At least that's what the top-ranked Terps are saying after absorbing their first loss of the season via a 10-8 upset by No. 10 North Carolina Saturday at Byrd Stadium in College Park.
Rob Guida's status remains uncertain as No. 12 Johns Hopkins prepares to meet No. 13 Virginia in the second game of the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic doubleheader at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore this Saturday.
In November, more than 700 high school boys and girls lacrosse players on 46 teams ¿ came together to raise more than $65,000 for two severely wounded Connecticut soldiers at the seventh annual Sticks for Soldiers Thanksgiving Lacrosse Tournament in Fairfield, Conn.
The defending NCAA champion Loyola men¿s lacrosse team will open its 2013 season with a pair of road games before beginning its home schedule on Saturday, Feb. 23, with a rematch of the national title game against Maryland, Greyhounds coach Charley Toomey announced Thursday.
By Compiled from Inside Lacrosse reports and news services
Inside Lacrosse magazine announced Monday that the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic will be played on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at M&T Bank Stadium and the Konica Minolta Big City Classic is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2013 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
Cornell coach Ben DeLuca would not comment on the status of injured superstar Rob Pannell after the Big Red's 12-6 win against Syracuse on Tuesday. Pannell had surgery in early March for a broken bone in his foot. The injury typically sidelines athletes for at least six weeks.
It's part of the job description for Andy Bilello to be equal parts matchmaker and recruiter, as much a spreadsheet adherent as he is a scheduling broker. These days, though, there might be a more apt title for Inside Lacrosse's director of business development: kingmaker.