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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:  Florida Bounces Back with 2-0 Homestand!

MCLA: Florida Bounces Back with 2-0 Homestand!

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  via UF press release by Matthew Lange, UF Correspondent   GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Coming off an 0-2 road trip against Georgia and No. 1 South Carolina, the Florida Gators were able to bounce back this past weekend at home against LSU and East Carolina. The defending Lone Star Alliance D-I champion, LSU came into the game ranked No. 25 in the nation and fresh off a hard-fought game against eighth-ranked Florida State the night before. LSU struck first to take a 1-0 lead, but after a first-quarter hat trick from Florida freshman Michael Fox, the Gators would go up 3-1 and never look back. Being back in the Sunshine State seemed to warm up the Gator offense, and senior attackman Kerry Thomas led the way, adding two goals and two assists to his point total. As th...
MCLA:  Young Gators Earn Experience

MCLA: Young Gators Earn Experience

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  Author's Note:  Welcome Matthew Lange to FLN as UF Gators Club correspondent this year!   via UF press release, authored by Matthew Lange   GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida men's lacrosse team started the 2020 season with a win, but a rugged road trip has the Gators regrouping heading into mid-February. Florida started the season with a convincing, 13-2 win over in-state foe North Florida. Nine different Gators scored goals while eleven players recorded points, allowing Garrett Hanrahan a good first look at his roster. Florida’s defense smothered the Osprey offensive effort, allowing just six shots on goal for the entire game -- a testament to the tenacity and leadership of the newly elected defensive captains. The Gators followed that up with the first...
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...
#4 FSU, #8 UF and #10 UCF Head MCLA D1 SELC Pre-Season Poll

#4 FSU, #8 UF and #10 UCF Head MCLA D1 SELC Pre-Season Poll

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  via MCLA press release   ATLANTA – After capturing its first MCLA Division I national championship, South Carolina has been tabbed the favorite in the 19-team SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC), according to the preseason coaches poll. The Gamecocks (21-2), who are also the defending SELC champs, were 18 points ahead of their closest competitor and racked up seven of the 12 first-place votes. Liberty (16-2), which advanced to the national quarterfinals for the second straight year, is slotted second. Just a point behind the Flames is Georgia Tech (18-2). The Yellow Jackets are coming off a national semifinal appearance, grabbing two first-place votes for their cause. Florida State (9-7), which rounded out the quartet of SELC teams that qualified for natio...
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:  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 ...