Weekly Rankings: NCAA DI Men’s Preseason Ballots

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Once again, our friends over at Inside Lacrosse have asked us to take part in their weekly Men’s Media Poll rankings, so you have another year of both Nick Zoroya & Ryan Conwell representing Lacrosse All Stars. Media Polls like this are fun because when it comes down to it, the more the merrier! With […]

Defense U: Who Has Produced the Best Defensemen?

best lacrosse defensemen Defense U

Welcome to something special: Position U. In this six-part series, your favorite college lacrosse lover, Ryan Conwell, will break down the NCAA DI men’s programs that can consider themselves the best at producing a given position in recent history. First, let’s get into who produces the best lacrosse defenseman, a.k.a. Defense U. When trying to […]

Top Five College Lacrosse Venues


When trying to say what the top college lacrosse venues are in any category, you automatically know some people will hate your list. It’s one of the few guarantees in life. When I was asked to consider the top-five venues in lacrosse, the logical first question was what the criteria would be. So with that […]

Not in Lacrosse, But Jack Coan Finally Suits Up for Notre Dame

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Jack Coan is finally a student-athlete at Notre Dame, but it’s not for lacrosse. The quarterback made his debut for the football team in the Irish’s 41-38 overtime victory at Florida State to start off their 2021 campaign, completing 26 of his 35 passes for 366 yards and four touchdowns. Jack Coan is now a […]

Building the Ultimate Defender

Ultimate lacrosse defender

You’ve seen some version of this done in every sport, where people take the best qualities of the best players to create the ultimate competitor. Last week, I came up with the players whose skills would make up the ultimate lacrosse midfielder, and the week before, I dissected by ultimate lacrosse attackman. Today, I’ve completed this […]

Owls Lacrosse: Growing the Game

Owls Lacrosse

Throughout this summer we will be showcasing various organizations that are growing the game in positive and meaningful ways. This weeks program is Chicago based Owls Lacrosse. The Mission OWLS is a sports-based youth development organization that creates opportunities for underserved youth in Chicago. With lacrosse as its foundation, OWLS provides impactful mentorship, academic intervention, […]

Ranking NCAA DI Men’s Lacrosse Tournament Helmets

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Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone, and it graced us with some unforgettable lacrosse. It drew to an end a wild DI men’s tournament that had plenty of overtimes, insane goals, games determined in the final seconds and more. It also had tons of outstanding helmets, so we’re ranking the lacrosse buckets that were […]

Overtime Molds Lacrosse Final Four – DI Men’s Rundown Week 15

Men's lacrosse Final Four DI Rundown Week 15

The Final Four is set, but before we get to that, we have to look at the lacrosse that was that brought us to this point. This weekend of quarterfinal games did not disappoint. Well, it did if you wanted upsets, because the top four seeds all advance, but three out of the four games […]

Georgetown Dominates Syracuse in First Round – DI Men’s Rundown Week 14

Georgetown Syracuse DI Men's Rundown Week 14

Just because the regular season is over doesn’t mean the rundown is! The first round of the NCAA Tournament is behind us, with unseeded Rutgers and Loyola advancing, Virginia and Notre Dame narrowly escaping, Georgetown trouncing Syracuse and more. So, let’s dive into this past weekend of games to see what happened and what’s next […]

Tournament Time – NCAA DI Men’s Weekly Rankings Week 13 Ballots

Weekly rankings Week 13

Our weekly rankings are in! This week marks the final ballot submission before the NCAA Tournament starts, and we won’t see another one until we have a champion on Memorial Day. What also makes this week a little funky is voters have the curse/benefit of seeing the championship seeding. For me, conference results factored into […]

NCAA Tournament Field Set – DI Men’s Rundown Week 13

2021 NCAA Tournament field is set

We’ve made it! It’s crazy to think back to January when this season even existing was full of question marks. Some teams didn’t even have a fall, a preseason, or a season at all in a few cases. Two teams canceled their seasons before their scheduled end, and in total, nearly 40 games were canceled. […]

UMD or UNC? NCAA DI Men’s Weekly Rankings Week 12 Ballots

Weekly rankings week 12

Our weekly rankings are in! This was it. This was the last week of voting with every team still out there. Conference tournaments start this week, and while the top 20 is all definitely still playing, by this time next week, it won’t be. So here’s where your real regular season rankings are; everything from […]