Welcome to Yinzers at the Next Level, a weekly series that will track the progress of Pittsburgh athletes at the next level… playing college lacrosse! As Pittsburgh has improved over time, the area has produced more and more high level talent. We are now at the point where tracking Pittsburgh players in college should be a thing. And now it is!
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That’s right, it’s Rivalry Week on LAS! We’re getting all jazzed up for the Hopkins – Maryland game, and we’re going to be taking in the OSU – Michigan game LIVE. But before we get into all that (keep your eyes peeled for rivalry posts all week), we’re going to run down the list of some top notch college lacrosse rivalries!
As the season has rolled on, it seems like there is more and more top quality lacrosse video put up online each week. We scour the internet for top quality college lacrosse video and put it all in one place, for your ease and viewing pleasure. Enjoy! Another great weekend of college lacrosse is in the books!
Lynn University, located in Boca Raton, FL has added an NCAA D2 men’s lacrosse team, and the program kicked off its inaugural season officially last night with their first ever game. Lynn hosted fellow NCAA D2 program Wheeling Jesuit (located in West Virginia) for their program opener and dropped a 14-5 decision.
The first Tewaaraton Watch List has been announced for 2014 by the Tewaaraton Foundation. The event was held at the Union Club in New York City last night, and members from across the lacrosse community attended the event. Long early-season lists were released, but these lists are far from final, as additional players will be named on March 25th, and April 10th.
Gordon Purdie is the Head Coach at NCAA D2 Adelphi, and a YouTube user with the same name uploaded a great video featuring Adelphi Lacrosse from the 1980s. We can only assume it’s the same guy! Either way, the video is awesome, and well worth a watch or two.
As we look back on the 2013 men’s college lacrosse season, one can see why this year was different from the rest. It was the year of the Underdog, and Lance Antoine loves it!
A big topic of discussion this Spring has been the relatively low attendance at the NCAA Quarterfinals, and Final Four weekend. The usual outlets are offering the usual banal reasons, but doing little to actually think about what is going wrong here.
Sunday plays host to the NCAA D2 and D3 men’s lacrosse championships. We’ll be updating this post with photos from the games, and posting notable updates in the comments section.
Earlier this week, we published the Scholar All American list for the NCAA. We felt like it was an overlooked list, so we gave those deserving players their own post. We’re not downplaying REGULAR All Americans at all, so here are the lists, with notes.
Ryan Connors steps in to preview the highly anticipated NCAA D2 Championship game between Le Moyne (NY) and Mercyhurst (PA). 2013 sees Two top level teams vying for the men’s lacrosse hardware in Division Two!
Raw talent does not mean that a team will win a championship. Talent doesn’t always win. The point that I’m trying to make with all this talk about talent is that it is NOT the single most important factor in creating a team that is going to win games. Chemistry, now that is the answer!
Looking regal, watching the Battle of the Bay.
The Seton Hill University women’s lacrosse team was struck with tragedy on March 16th when their bus crashed on their way to an away game killing the driver, the head coach, and her unborn child. This story is heart wrenching, and as a former college lacrosse player, it hits close to home.
Corben is currently a freshman, and playing lacrosse, at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. He has been has playing lacrosse for 8 years now, and will be covering a litany of topics for LAS including NCAA D2 lacrosse, and how the game is growing.