CBS Sports Network men's lacrosse analyst Evan Washburn provided commentary on No. 19 Navy's 10-7 victory over Patriot League rival Army on Saturday. Washburn, a former defenseman for Delaware, will cover Saturday's game between No. 6 Duke and No. 15 Marquette.
Towson¿s rise to No. 3 in Division I in fewest goals allowed at 6.9 has been highlighted by the play of redshirt junior goalkeeper Tyler White, who ranks third in the country in goals-against average (6.77) and fifth in save percentage (.595).
Coach Rob Ambrose confirmed Tuesday evening that the former University of Miami quarterback, Kevin Olsen, who joined the Tigers in January, was dismissed for a violation of team rules before spring practice began in March.
"He felt good back out there. He needs all those reps and everything else. That was one thing — I thought our tempo could have been a lot better on offense. Getting him back out there helps us," Randy Edsall said.
Maryland freshman attacker Megan Whittle was one of three women's lacrosse players added to the Tewaaraton Award watch list on Thursday. The McDonogh graduate, who is second on the Terps team with 25 goals, is the only freshman on the list.
In Baltimore, at least, the snow has finally melted and college lacrosse wins and losses and have taken on greater importance after more than a month's worth of games. As we head toward the season's midpoint, trends are beginning to emerge. Here's my take on what we've seen thus far.
Four teams had the opportunity to break their first-place deadlock entering the final week of the Colonial Athletic Association's regular season. Each eventually stumbled, which led to a four-way split of the regular season championship between William & Mary, UNC Wilmington, Northeastern, and James Madison.
After losing five of seven one-goal games in coach Rick Sowell¿s first three years at the helm, the Midshipmen are 2-1 in one-goal games ¿ capped by Tuesday night¿s 8-7 triple-overtime win against No. 15 Towson at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.