On the men’s side, No. 8 Syracuse and No. 6 Loyola Maryland will kick off the weekend’s first-round action of the NCAA tournament, while No. 9 James Madison and No. 14 Stony Brook will meet in the first round of the playoffs on the women’s side.
Also, the Loyola Maryland women have a sharpshooter in Sam Fiedler, Kelly Larkin keeps racking up achievements for the Navy women, and the transition from the Johns Hopkins women’s midfield to attack has been smooth for Nicole DeMase.
Senior attacker Kristen Gaudian and senior midfielder Elena Romesburg combined for nine goals to lead No. 4 James Madison to a 16-10 win over No. 7 Towson to claim the Colonial Athletic Association women's lacrosse championship.
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.
Milestone mania struck college women's lacrosse last week as Towson's Sonia LaMonica reached her 100th career victory while The College of New Jersey's Sharon Pfluger became the first to reach 500 and Florida's Amanda O'Leary reached 300.
Six of the UMBC men’s lacrosse team’s first eight possessions ended in turnovers, and the man-up offense whiffed on two six-on-four advantages. Those miscues contributed to Sunday’s 7-6 loss to Stony Brook.