2022 Lacrosse Season Surprises and Disappointments

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We’re almost halfway through the 2022 season, and it’s time to reflect on the first half of play. We’ve witnessed some incredible stories like Jacksonville’s rise to the national spotlight and the Ivy’s return to sheer dominance despite missing the 2021 season. All highs come with lows, and teams like Loyola have fallen short time […]

Don’t Sleep on UMass: D1 Midweek Review

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Our very own Quint Kessenich preaches “Tuesday is for the hunter” and that statement couldn’t have been more accurate this week as many favorites could not pull out the win. Vermont, St. Joseph’s, and Hofstra were all multi-goal favorites according to Vegas, yet all three teams lost outright. It was the specialists who shined brightest […]

Top Five D1 Non-Conference Games of the Week

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The goal of scheduling difficult early season non-conference games is to hopefully boost a team’s resume before conference play begins. Late February/early March is one of my favorite times of the college lacrosse season. These non-conference games are very important towards constructing the rankings and getting a sense of early candidates for at-large bids once […]

Division 1 Lacrosse “Best of the Rest”

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There’s a lot to be excited about this weekend’s Division 1 lacrosse slate. No.3 Georgetown visits No.4 Notre Dame which will dominate headlines. Gary Gait coaches his first ACC men’s game as No.9 Syracuse travels to Charlottesville to challenge the reigning champs. No.10 Penn hosts No.7 Duke in a top 10 matchup. No.11 Johns Hopkins […]

Division 1 Lacrosse Overreactions: February 17, 2022

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Division 1 Lacrosse Overreactions is back!  After such a successful round of overreactions last week, I decided to write about four more division 1 lacrosse overreactions from Week 1. There were too many good takes to pass up on this opportunity for a second week in a row. Feel free to vote if you agree […]

Division 1 Lacrosse Overreactions: February 10, 2022

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One of my favorite segments in sports media is ESPN’s “Overreaction Monday” led by Dan Graziano and the rest of the NFL Live staff. The NFL insiders make wild takes from events that happened during the previous weekend, and debate if they are overreacting or not.  I’ve decided to put my own spin on this […]

D1 College Lacrosse Season Preview: Part 1

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The 2022 college lacrosse season is officially underway! 2022 brings new challenges and familiar foes. The dream of advancing to Memorial Day weekend begins with conference play. Mercer hosted Bellarmine in what is becoming tradition on the division one calendar; these two schools were also the only programs to compete in January of last year. […]

D1 College Lacrosse Season Preview: Part 2

The 2022 college lacrosse season is officially underway! 2022 brings new challenges and familiar foes. The dream of advancing to Memorial Day weekend begins with conference play. This two part series is a deep dive looking at the current college lacrosse landscape, previewing all eleven conferences entering the 2022 season. I highly encourage you to […]