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Has Penn State Lacrosse Bounced Back?

Penn State is one of the hottest teams in Division 1 Men’s Lacrosse this season. The Nittany Lions are currently 4-1 and have climbed up to No.8 in the polls. They began the season unranked and many had questions about if the program was going to be able to bounce back from their successful 2019 and […]

February Report Card: Division 1 Men’s Lacrosse

Unpredictable. Chaotic. Exciting. All adjectives used to best describe the first month of NCAA Division 1 Men’s Lacrosse. Here are a few numbers before we get into the February report card. 1: Congratulations to Lindenwood and Queens on earning their first Division 1 wins this season. 5: Rock Fights. Five times this season both teams […]

Pat Kavanagh is Notre Dame’s Savior: Wall Ball Week 4

The ACC and Big Ten continued to distance themselves from the pack this weekend after big wins. Penn State, Johns Hopkins, and Michigan each knocked off Top 20 teams to continue to strengthen the conference’s non-conference record. Michigan responded to a 9-4 deficit with a 9-0 run to knock off Delaware. Virginia and Notre Dame […]

Does Duke Lacrosse Play Worse in February?

Two weeks ago, Duke had a comfortable 9-5 lead at Jacksonville. The Dolphins would outscore the Blue Devils 8-3 in the come-from-behind win. Last Friday, Duke struggled to keep pace with Denver and needed a late goal by Brennan O’Neill to force overtime. O’Neill bailed out his Duke teammates with a right-handed rip in overtime […]

Notre Dame Is Legit: Week 3 Lacrosse Wall Ball

Wins matter. It’s only February. Wins matter. Conference play is only just beginning. Wins matter. The 2022 selection committee made a statement last year putting in six Ivy League teams in the NCAA Tournament and having only one ACC earn an at-large bid. Wins matter. The Big Ten and ACC received the message loud and […]

Virginia is HIM: Week 2 Lacrosse Wall Ball

Welcome to the Week 2 Lacrosse Wall Ball recap. Week 2 saw six Top 20 teams lose this weekend (Hopkin’s actually lost twice). Georgetown, Harvard, and Brown left Week 2 looking for the reset button and UMass-Lowell needing the number of a good personal injury lawyer. Maryland and Syracuse didn’t make the list this week […]

2023 D1 College Lacrosse Strength of Schedule

Data and analytics provide insights beyond film study. Lacrosse Reference is one of the best resources in lacrosse. Created in 2016 with the goal of bringing the analytical methods used in other sports to college lacrosse, the site focuses on finding innovative ways to compare teams and players beyond the traditional metrics of points or […]

Loyola Topples Maryland: Week 1 Lacrosse Wall Ball

Let’s see those betting slips from the weekend. Each of the top three teams in the country entered the weekend as heavy favorites. Virginia (-7.5), Maryland (-8.5), and Georgetown (-6.5) faced challenges from the big underdogs. Teams like Loyola and Johns Hopkins showed the college lacrosse world that they mean business. By the time Saturday […]

Michigan Men’s Lacrosse 2023 Season Preview

Michigan begins its twelfth season in NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse next week in Charlottesville. Many view the Wolverines as a sleeping giant in the midwest. They have top-rated academics and an athletic department committed to the sport with a dedicated lacrosse-only facility built in 2018. Despite these supports in place, the program has struggled to […]

Johns Hopkins is BACK: Week 0 Lacrosse Wall Ball

Wall ball is a great way to improve your lacrosse skills. Each week, Lacrosse All Stars will hit the wall with the five biggest stories, headlines, wins, and stats from the week. This will get you caught up on what you might have missed and prepare you for your Twitter and Discord debates. Grab your […]

2023 College Lacrosse Conference Predictions

The 2023 season kicks off on Saturday, February 4th. We look to offer our college lacrosse winners and contenders for each of the ten conferences. In order to get you started, let’s get you caught up on a busy offseason. Movement was a key theme in 2023. The NEC and SoCon stopped sponsoring lacrosse in […]

Division 1 College Lacrosse Championship Favorites

The 2023 NCAA Men’s Division 1 College Lacrosse season begins on February 4th. DraftKings has put out the team futures odds to win it all in 2023. Here are the three biggest takeaways based on the odds. The Favorites John Tillman and Maryland (+450) are favored to repeat as champions. The Terps have been dominant […]