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
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
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.
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
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
via MCLA web site
2018 MCLA Division I All-America Teams
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
A – Quinton Eissler, UNLV
A – Sam Gregory, Liberty
A – Bryan Larocque, Davenport
A – Jake Pis
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