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.
After losing at home to No. 4 Virginia by five points and beating Penn State in College Park in its Big Ten opener, Maryland moved up a spot in the Associated Press Top 25 to No. 23, it was announced Monday.
There was plenty of room for improvement in the performance of the No. 24 Maryland men's basketball team Wednesday night, but the Terps only lost to one of the top teams in the country by five points, which bodes well for the rest of the season.
All four coaches in the NCAA DIvision I women's lacrosse final four played high school lacrosse in the Baltimore area — Maryland's Cathy Reese, Boston College's Acacia Walker-Weinstein, North Carolina's Jenny Levy and James Madison's Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe.
Staying mentally prepared during a 2:14 weather delay was the objective for the Loyola Maryland and Virginia men’s lacrosse teams on Saturday night, and both sides had varying degrees of success in that area.
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.