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 FLN Special Correspondent Anthony Cicio
Tallahassee, FLA — The Florida State Seminole lacrosse team has found their head coach of the future. Darby Brower will return to his alma mater in Tallahassee this coming fall. Brower was selected by President Noah Dearman and his fellow executive board after a nationwide search.
Brower was a five year member of the team from 2013-2017. In his rookie campaign, he posted 8 goals and 5 assists. Brower was selected a team captain his sophomore season. He put up 25 goals and 10 assists, earning him 1st Team All-Conference Midfield honors. After injuries ended his junior and senior seasons early, Brower returned for a redshirt fifth year to tally 24 total points. His offensive contributions and senior leadership propelled th
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 the MCLA press releases
D-I Poll: Spartans Finish on Top
ATLANTA – After winning their first title at the 2018 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour, Michigan State finishes the season as the No. 1 team in the final Under Armour Weekly Coaches Poll.
The Spartans (18-1), seeded third at the tournament, defeated No. 24 Oregon (7-7), No. 6 Virginia Tech (13-5), No. 3 Brigham Young (16-4) and No. 2 Chapman (16-1) to win the hardware.
South Carolina (18-2) and Utah (16-1) followed BYU to round out the top five.
Minnesota (8-7) and Florida (11-5) departed the poll to make way for Oregon and No. 25 Texas A&M (11-4).
Under Armour MCLA Division I Coaches Poll - Final
from FLN Special Correspondent Anthony Cicio
Last Friday night, Florida State was tripped up by Clemson in the first round of the conference tournament. The Tigers managed to slide past the Seminoles with a final score of 11-8. FSU finished the season with a record of 10-4 and a No. 16 national ranking in the MCLA Coaches Poll.
Senior Davis Goodman opened up the scoring on the night. Goodman initiated a dodge from behind the goal and managed to score with a quick, left-handed wraparound. Clemson responded two minutes later with a goal of their own. Both teams would trade goals in the remainder of the first quarter, tying the game at two a piece with a minute to go. In the final second of the first quarter, Sophomore Quinn Lowdermilk found time and room for a step ...
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
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