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MCLA:  Florida’s Byrnes Has Commanding Performance

MCLA: Florida’s Byrnes Has Commanding Performance

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  via MCLA press release   ATLANTA – After lead the Gators to a pair of key non-conference road victories, Florida junior attackman Liam Byrnes earns MCLA Division I Commanding Performance of the Week powered by Under Armour for the period ending Feb. 10. The burly (6-foot-3, 230 pounds) attackman started the weekend by dishing out three assists in the Gators’ 9-5 victory against LSU in Baton Rouge. He also gobbled up four ground balls in the victory. On Saturday, the Garden City, N.Y., product struck for a hat trick against Oklahoma as Florida completed the weekend sweep with a 12-4 triumph. “Both our contests this weekend started as low-scoring, defensive affairs,” said Florida coach Garrett Hanrahan. “Goaltending was excellent in both games, and it was clear
MCLA:  Michigan State, Chapman Tied Atop D-I Poll; FSU at #14 and Florida RV’s

MCLA: Michigan State, Chapman Tied Atop D-I Poll; FSU at #14 and Florida RV’s

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  via MCLA press release   ATLANTA – They met in the Division I title game of the 2019 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour and now Michigan State and Chapman are tied for first in the Under Armour Preseason Division I Coaches Poll. Michigan State, which defeated Chapman for the crown, 10-8, received 12 first place votes while Chapman grabbed the other nine. Brigham Young and South Carolina, the two other semifinalists from 2018, were ranked third and fourth, respectively. Virginia Tech rounds out the Top 5. The SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC) enters the season as the association’s power conference with four teams in the top 10 and seven altogether. The Southwestern Lacrosse Conference (SLC) had four teams in the Top 25.   2019
MCLA:  SELC-I Poll Paced by So. Carolina, #6 FSU, #7 UF, #11 UCF, #20 USF, #21 Miami

MCLA: SELC-I Poll Paced by So. Carolina, #6 FSU, #7 UF, #11 UCF, #20 USF, #21 Miami

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  as per MCLA press release   ATLANTA – South Carolina put together the best season in program history last spring and now the Gamecocks are favored to win the SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference Division I title in 2019 according to the preseason coaches poll released Wednesday. South Carolina (18-2), which advanced to the semifinals of the 2018 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour, grabbing four of the 17 first-place votes. This was the first time USC has been preseason favorites in the SELC. The Gamecocks edged out Virginia Tech (13-5), which also had four first-place tickets, by three points. Georgia Tech (10-6) was slotted third with one first-place vote even though both Liberty (9-6) and Clemson (14-3) – the fourth and fifth-ranked teams, respe
MCLA:  UF Hires Casey Adams as Assistant Coach

MCLA: UF Hires Casey Adams as Assistant Coach

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  via UF press release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Men’s Lacrosse is thrilled to announce the hiring of Casey Adams as an assistant coach. Adams, who played at Gainesville’s Buchholz High School, has been instrumental in growing the game within Alachua County and the surrounding area. Adams has been on the lacrosse staff at Buchholz in some capacity since his graduation in 2010, and he has been the head man there since 2015. In his 3 seasons at the helm, Buchholz has amassed a 31-17 record highlighted by the program’s first-ever district championship in 2017 when they upset north Florida powerhouse Oak Hall to win the FL-District 3 title. That achievement earned Adams the Gainesville Sun’s Coach of the Year award for 2017. Coach Adams also manages Lacr
MCLA:  Former Seminole Star Bennett Osterink Leads List of MCLA D1 All Americans!

MCLA: Former Seminole Star Bennett Osterink Leads List of MCLA D1 All Americans!

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  via MCLA web site   2018 MCLA Division I All-America Teams First Team A – Wiley Bonham, Chapman A – Dylan Garner, Chapman A – Bennett Osterink, Michigan State A – Josh Stout, Utah M – Kaelan Naylor, Simon Fraser M – Danny Riley, Virginia Tech M – Chris Severson, Brigham Young LSM – Ian Genord, Michigan State LSM – Jack Lamey, Grand Canyon FO – Dereck Isaac, South Carolina FO – Hunter Stephans, Michigan State SSDM – Sam Robbins, Michigan State SSDM – Jordan Vicente, Grand Canyon D – Craig Burris, Virginia Tech D – Patrick Donovan, Michigan State D – Ryan Neff, Boston College D – Alex Wenzel, South Carolina G – Kevin Boland, Michigan State Second Team A – Quinton Eissler, UNLV A – Sam Gregory, Liberty A – Bryan Larocque, Davenport A – Jake Pis
MCLA:  FSU Grabs SELC Southeast Title with Weekend Sweep of USF & UF

MCLA: FSU Grabs SELC Southeast Title with Weekend Sweep of USF & UF

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  via FLN Special Correspondent Anthony Cicio   Tallahassee, FL — Florida State locked up the #1 seed in the SELC Southeast Division this past weekend with back-to-back wins over South Florida and Florida. FSU defeated USF and UF by scores of 23-2 and 14-10, respectively. They improved their record to 10-3 on the season and finished 5-0 in divisional play. On Friday night, Florida State jumped out to a 10-0 lead after the first quarter, paced by four goals from Davis Goodman. Senior Dawson Allen added two as well. The Seminole offense poured on 10 more in the second quarter, extending their lead to 20-0 at the halftime break. USF got on the board in the 3rd quarter with a goal by Chandler Bernard. Stavros Neocleouos added two for the Noles, making the score 22-1 he
MCLA:  SELC-I & II – Tournament Brackets Set!

MCLA: SELC-I & II – Tournament Brackets Set!

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  via MCLA press release   SELC - I   ATLANTA – Four contests featuring eight nationally-ranked teams are on tap in the quarterfinals of the 2018 SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC) Division I tournament, which begins on Friday at sites in and around the Johns Creek, Ga., area. In the early 5:30 p.m. window on Friday, No. 1NE South Carolina (14-0, 4-0) will look for its first tournament win in over a decade when it squares off with No. 2SE Florida (11-4, 3-1). The two met on Feb. 17 in Gainesville with the Gamecocks taking the 15-4 victory. 2018 SELC DIVISION I BRACKET The final three games will take place at 8 p.m., starting with No. 1SE Florida State (10-3, 4-0) battling No. 2NE Clemson (13-2, 3-1). The Seminoles are on a five-game winning str