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Can the Waterdogs Bounce Back?

The Waterdogs are coming off a season that saw them make it all the way to the championship game before inevitably coming up short against a highly touted Archers team. This team returned virtually all of their talent in the offseason, securing all of their contract extensions heading into the 2024 season. The Waterdogs had […]

Does the PLL Need a Bye Week?

The PLL has a scheduling issue that has not been resolved since the league officially began. There is no reason that the league needs to implement a bye week after only three weeks of regular season play. For years, I have struggled to fully understand the decision to put a bye week in this time […]

Can Jeff Teat Be the Face of Lacrosse?

Lacrosse has been looking for a new ambassador since Paul Rabil retired. Rabil was an absolute powerhouse in college and professional lacrosse, and his impact was felt on the game for over a decade. His stature to the game is given added weight by his performance on the field paired with a great social media […]

Ranking the Last 4 NCAA D1 Men’s Lacrosse Championships

The NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Division 1 Championship games have provided some of the most thrilling moments in the sport’s recent history. From nail-biting finishes to dominant performances, these games have showcased the pinnacle of collegiate lacrosse talent and competition. Here, we recap the best championship games over the past four years, highlighting the excitement and […]

Ranking the Last 8 NCAA D1 Men’s Lacrosse Semifinals

Some of the most exciting and unforgettable moments of the last few years have come from the NCAA D1 Men’s Lacrosse Semifinals. One battle fought for every ticket on the way to the Championship Weekend epitomizes all the best skills and determination that can be found in any corner of the nation. Let’s waste no […]

2024 NCAA Division 1 Men’s Lacrosse Championship Preview

Notre Dame will play for the 2024 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship for the second year in a row as they take on Maryland at noon at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The two programs have met 17 times with the first encounter coming in 1995 where Maryland controls a 9-8 lead all-time. Six of the […]

Maryland Lacrosse Topples Virginia in Semifinals

The game would start with Maryland’s Wierman controlling faceoffs, even taking the first faceoff to cage, really setting the tone. Virginia went with Morris over Nunes in a net; those decisions were a no-brainer based on what we’ve seen from Nunes lately, but a first-career Championship Weekend start is big for anybody. There was no […]

Notre Dame Lacrosse Dismantles Denver in Semifinals

The two offenses started the game by feeling each other out, seeing what the opposing defense would allow. There was no clear upper hand to be seen at the start, but each defense stayed home and followed the scouting reports. This started to pay dividends, as both teams struggled to get sound offensive looks. Unfortunately […]

How Virginia Can Win the 2024 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship

The Virginia Men’s Lacrosse program has the talent and experience to win a national title every season. The ACC has been loaded from top to bottom this season, so many people have slept on Virginia’s ability to make it this far despite their talent. The team looked almost perfect until April 14th, with five ranked […]

How Maryland Can Win the 2024 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship

The Maryland Men’s Lacrosse program has had one of its more interesting seasons in recent memory. You would not think this squad has the ability to win it all with how the team is talked about on social media. Their year began by winning four consecutive matches against ranked opponents where they took down Richmond, […]

How Denver Can Win the 2024 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship

With Bill Tierney retiring at the end of last season, it was time for Matt Brown to jump into the driver’s seat of the Denver Men’s Lacrosse program. Heading into this season, it was going to be very interesting to see how Matt Brown would handle filling the shoes of a legendary Hall of Famer […]

How Notre Dame Can Win the 2024 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship

The Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse program is making a repeat trip to Championship Weekend with hopes of earning back-to-back NCAA Men’s Lacrosse National Championships. Sitting with a 14-1 record, Notre Dame’s only one loss came back in late February in a heartbreaker overtime game against Georgetown. Since that loss to the Hoyas, the Fighting Irish […]