Here's a link to the press releases for the games played over the past weekend!
Tampa Men & Women
Men: Spartans Defend Home Field Against Crusaders
Women: Did not play this weekend, plays Tuesday and Wednesday at home
Saint Leo Men & Women
Men: #1 Saints Tame Lions; Buque Goes 6-For-6 in Savannah
Women: Davis’ Career Night Not Enough Against #12 East Stroudsburg
Women: Lions Tripped Up in Sunday’s Non-Conference Action vs St. Anselm
Florida Tech Men & Women
Men: Panthers Drop Matchup with No. 13 Mount Olive
SportsLowdown Men: LINK
Women: Panthers Improve to 4-0 in Blowout Win
SportsLowdown Women: LINK
Lynn Men & Women
Men: Rockhurst University 14, Lynn University 9
Women: Did n...
Due to the district previews and my Top 15 polls for each class I will just summarize the SSC/NAIA games here with links to each press release.
Of course, the Florida Gators shocking win over #1 Maryland, ending the Terps 86-game home streak will get it's own article given the magnitude of the accomplishment!
Friday: FSC Women Defeat Young Harris
Friday: Jacksonville Women Defeat Oregon
Saturday: FSC Men Lose to Belmont Abbey
Saturday: Tampa Men Defeat Young Harris
Saturday: Jacksonville Men Defeat Marquette
Saturday: FIT Women Defeat Post University
Saturday: Saint Leo Men Defeat Alabama-Huntsville
via college press releases
Author's note: Again, due to time constraints I'll put the links to the articles up instead of separate press releases. The polls and player's of the week will come later.
Florida Gators Women:
Gators Defeat UConn to Extend Winning Streak
Florida tops the Huskies 16-5 on Saturday to move to 4-0 in the American Athletic
Dolphins Dominate Way to Win #13
Applegate, Tyler Set Program Records as MLax Clinches SoCon Tourney Berth
Hatters Downed at Kennesaw State
Sunshine State Conference
FSC Men Defeat FIT Men 11-8
FSC: Florida Southern Defeats Florida Tech to Close 2019 Season with a Victory
FIT: Men's Lacrosse Falls To Mocs in Season Finale
As you might have noticed, the District playoff previews, with the game recaps from last week and the final Weekly top 25 poll, crowded out the college recaps we normally publish from the weekend. For those looking forward towards those, sorry for skipping them but we just didn't have the time to get to them.
Some games were played this week during the week and here are the links to them as well as the College poll links and the Player of the Week articles in the conferences.
SSC Women: #6 Tampa Defeats #22 Saint Leo 19-13 on Wednesday
Saint Leo Recap
SSC Women: #3 Rollins Defeats Embry-Riddle 17-6 on Wednesday
ASun Women: Stetson falls to Mercer 20-13 on Thursday
via FSC press release
Reber Earns 130th FSC Victory as Mocs Win 20th SSC Game on Senior Day
LAKELAND, FL - On the day Florida Southern College women's lacrosse honored it's last remaining members of the 2016 national championship squad, the Moccasins defeated Embry-Riddle 21-10 at Moccasin Field on Saturday afternoon. The Mocs (11-2, 3-1 SSC) used double-digit goal totals in each half to send the Eagles (9-5, 1-2 SSC) back to Daytona Beach with their fifth loss of the season.
Riley Bannatyne and Grace Glinecki each recorded four goals to led the Mocs offense. Marina Jozokos and Aubriana Benedettotallied three goals while Brenna Smith added on a pair of goals. Five additional Mocs found the back of the net.
HOW IT HAPPENED
via Embry-Riddle press release - photo by Donna Jo Toney
Jackson Leads Eagles Past Sailfish, 16-10
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Sophomore McKenzie Jacksonscored a game-high five goals to lead the Embry-Riddle women's lacrosse team to a 16-10 win over Palm Beach Atlantic, Wednesday at the ERAU Lacrosse Field. Wednesday's result was the first Sunshine State Conference win of the season for the Eagles who are now 9-4 overall and 1-1 in league play. Palm Beach Atlantic is now 5-5 on the year and 0-2 in the SSC.
The Eagles won the first half outscoring the visitors by six goals to take a 10-4 lead at the break.
The Sailfish struck first when Kiki CInotti found the back of the net at the 28:43 mark, but the Eagles behind a Jackson hat trick t...
via Saint Leo press release
#22 Lions Record Most Season Wins in SSC Opener
SAINT LEO, Fla. – The No. 22 Saint Leo women's lacrosse team earned a 24-6 Sunshine State Conference (SSC) victory over Embry-Riddle on Saturday to remain undefeated, now 12-0 overall, 1-0 in the SSC. The dozen victories earned a newest all-time season win record while continuing to extend the team's best season start.
"We went into this game knowing draw controls would be important," explained head coach Caitlin Hansen. "To win 23 draws in this game was awesome. Sarah Pierson did a nice job and Ashley Salvett and Delaney Chrisco, who have been strong all season, were exceptional there today."
Tied at 2-2 after five minutes of action, the Saint Leo offens...