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Boca Alum Michael Clinton earns MCLA Division II Dominant Performance of the Week for FAU!

Boca Alum Michael Clinton earns MCLA Division II Dominant Performance of the Week for FAU!

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via MCLA press release   ATLANTA – After leading Florida Atlantic to an upset victory against an in-state rival, Owls junior attackman Michael Clinton earns MCLA Division II Dominant Performance of the Week presented by Warrior for the period ending March 1. Florida Atlantic, ranked No. 25 in the New Balance Weekly Coaches Poll, took on No. 15 North Florida at home on Sunday and the Boca Raton, Fla., product delivered for the Owls. He scored three goals and set up four others as Florida Atlantic cruised to the 14-6 upset. Clinton also gobbled up a pair of ground balls. For the season, Clinton has 10 goals and 15 assists and has helped the Owls race out to a 7-0 start to the season. “Michael is a great player and an even better teammate,” said Florida Atlantic coach S...
Mid-Week Update on Florida Colleges! JU Women Crack A Poll!

Mid-Week Update on Florida Colleges! JU Women Crack A Poll!

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  In my continuing quest to be more proactive on the college scene there's some interesting news to report on one of our Florida colleges. Jacksonville has received votes for the Nike/US Lacrosse Magazine Top 20, finishing at 22 for the week!  The Dolphins are 2-1 on the season with their only loss to #13 Michigan by 2 goals.  Jenny Kinsey and Sarah Elms lead the team with 11 goals each in the 3 games. LINK to the poll   The Tampa Women fell to Lindenwood on Tuesday.  Lindenwood rose to #1 in that very same poll for D2 Women and proved it with the 11-5 win in Tampa. LINK to press release   The Gators rebounded on Wednesday from their Saturday loss to Loyola (Md.) with a commanding 21-6 road win over Kennesaw State. LINK to press release   ...
MCLA:  National Preseason Polls – FSU #8, UF with votes in D1 and UNF #9, FGCU #15, FAU with votes

MCLA: National Preseason Polls – FSU #8, UF with votes in D1 and UNF #9, FGCU #15, FAU with votes

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  via MCLA press releases   D-I Preseason Poll: Gamecocks Rolling ATLANTA – After winning its first MCLA Division I national championship last spring, South Carolina has been installed as the favorite in the 2020 New Balance Division I Preseason Coaches Poll, which was released on Wednesday. The Gamecocks (21-2 in 2019) captured 19 of the 24 first-place votes to retain a 14-point edge over their closest competition. South Carolina will open the season in Baton Rouge, La., with games against No. 25 LSU (7-8) and Texas A&M (2-0 in 2020). California (17-1), which fell to South Carolina in the 2019 title game, is comfortably in second place. The Golden Bears grabbed the remaining five first-place votes and were 28 points clear of third-ranked Chapman (17-3). Geor...
MCLA:  Kennesaw Tops SELC-II Poll, FGCU at #4, UNF at #5 and FAU at #6

MCLA: Kennesaw Tops SELC-II Poll, FGCU at #4, UNF at #5 and FAU at #6

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  via MCLA press release   ATLANTA – After finishing as the runner-up in the SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference Division II tournament, Kennesaw State has been tabbed the favorite in 2020, according to the preseason coaches poll. The Owls (10-4), who made their sixth appearance at nationals last spring, are nine points clear of UNC-Charlotte (9-5) for the top spot. Kennesaw grabbed six of the 10 first-place votes while the 49ers snagged two. Wake Forest (5-4), which has qualified for the SELC tournament the last two seasons, was slotted third. Florida Gulf Coast (6-6), which had a first-place vote, was 10 points behind the Demon Deacons in fourth place. Despite its status as the defending conference champion and receiving seven second-place votes, North Florida (1...
MCLA Polls:  FSU at #15 in D1, UF With Votes, FGCU #8, UNF #15, FAU With Votes

MCLA Polls: FSU at #15 in D1, UF With Votes, FGCU #8, UNF #15, FAU With Votes

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  via MCLA press releases   ATLANTA – Defending national champion Michigan State remained firmly entrenched as the top-ranked team in the second installment of the Under Armour MCLA Division I Weekly Coaches Poll. The Spartans (2-0) grabbed 15 of the 22 first place votes this week as they prepare for the biggest game of their season. Michigan State travels to face No. 9 Chapman in a rematch of the title game from the 2018 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour. Cal (5-0), coming off a comfy win over No. 15 Florida State, entrenches itself in the No. 2 spot, garnering the remaining seven first-place votes. South Carolina (3-0) loses its one first-place vote from last week but still remains in the third chair. On the strength of a win over Chapman over the weeke...
MCLA:  #7 Florida Gulf Coast, #20 UNF in MCLA D2 Preseason Poll, FAU Receives Votes

MCLA: #7 Florida Gulf Coast, #20 UNF in MCLA D2 Preseason Poll, FAU Receives Votes

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  via MCLA press release   ATLANTA – Fresh off its first title at the 2018 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour, North Dakota State has been installed as the top team in the 2019 Under Armour MCLA Division II Preseason Coaches Poll. The Bison grabbed 14 first place votes to push it clear of No. 2 St. Thomas, which had two first place votes. NDSU and the Tommies met for the title last May with the Bison walking away winners in double overtime. As has become the case of late, the Upper Midwest Lacrosse Conference (UMLC) dominates the charts. UMLC power programs Minn.-Duluth, Grand Valley State and St. John’s round out the Top 5. No. 9 Dayton gives the UMLC six teams in the Top 10.   2019 MCLA Division II Under Armour Preseason Coaches Pol...
MCLA:  Florida Gulf Coast Leads SELC-II

MCLA: Florida Gulf Coast Leads SELC-II

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  via MCLA press release   ATLANTA – Fresh off its run to the quarterfinals of the 2018 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour, Florida Gulf Coast has been tabbed the favorite to win SELC Division II, according to the preseason coaches poll released on Tuesday. The Eagles (12-5), who nearly pulled the upset of the tournament before bowing to St. Thomas in the quarters, grabbed six of the 10 first place votes. Ten points back of FGCU is Kennesaw State (9-5), the defending SELC Division II champions. North Florida (9-5) and Wake Forest (8-2) are tied for third with 47 points apiece. The SELC also conducts “regional” polls (below) and, unsurprisingly, Kennesaw State was the pick in the North division of SELC-II and Florida Gulf Coast was atop the So...