photo by Tiffany Franco
Busy weekend for for the 4 Division 1 programs in the Sunshine State!
The Florida Gators continue their wax on, wax off season, earned their 2nd Top 3 scalp of the season with the 12-10 win over #3 ranked Stony Brook!
Gators Post Top-5 Victory against No. 3 Stony Brook
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The No. 8 Florida lacrosse team pulled off the comeback victory against No. 3 Stony Brook, defeating the Seawolves 12-10 on Saturday afternoon.
The Gators are now 3-1 against Top-25 opponents this season, including a 2-0 record against Top-5 teams.
Shannon Kavanagh led the way offensively, registering four goals and an assist on the day. Grace Haus followed with a hat trick of her own, while Maggie Corbo pitched in a ca...
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
Like last weekend, we'll be posting the links to the college press releases in order to save time to keep working on the district information. Some of the Sunday games have not come in yet, we'll add to this as they do.
Florida Women: #4 Gators Fall to #12 Greyhounds
SSC Men's Matchup: Tampa Defeats FSC
Tampa Press Release
Tampa Box Score
FSC Press Release
PBA Men: Sailfish Drop Home Opener Against No.14 Ranked Queens
Saint Leo Women: #23 Lions Win Thriller Against Roberts Wesleyan
Saint Leo Men: Eames Nets Five Lions' in Win at Young Harris
Stetson Hatters Downed at Fresno State
JU Men: Dolan, Tyler Help Power Dolphins Past RMU at Tierney Field
via the ASun website
2020 ASUN Conference Lacrosse Preseason Honors and Awards PDF
ATLANTA, Ga. - The defending ASUN Champion Jacksonville Dolphins were chosen as the 2020 ASUN Women's Lacrosse preseason favorites in this year's coaches poll. Kennesaw State's Siena Gore garnered Preseason Player of the Year recognition, while Jacksonville's Dayna Martinetto earned Defensive Player of the Year honors.
Jacksonville, who has won the past three league titles, received six first-place votes and 62 total points to edge out last season's Championship runner-up, Liberty, who also garnered a first-place vote, and a total of 55 points. The Dolphins and Flames met in the ASUN Championship Final last season with JAX winning by a score of 20-18. Coastal Carolina c...
via ASun press releases
LIST OF ALL CONFERENCE PLAYERS
ATLANTA, Ga. - For the second time in conference history, the postseason awards featured two Players of the Year, as Coastal Carolina's Haley Alexander and Kennesaw State's Siena Gore tied for the league's top honor. Coastal's goalie Harley Barrett captured her second-straight ASUN Defensive Player of the Year honor to highlight Wednesday's night awards banquet. Jacksonville's Dayna Martinetto was voted the ASUN Freshman of the Year after bursting onto the scene, with JU's Mindy McCord Coach of the Year accolades for the fourth time in her career.
Alexander collects her first career ASUN Player of the Year honor after a brilliant senior season. T...
via JU press release
WLAX SEASON DRAWS TO A CLOSE IN NCAA FIRST ROUND
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Runs in the first and second half spoiled the party for the Jacksonville University women's lacrosse team as the Dolphins fell at No. 8 Michigan, 13-9, Friday afternoon at U-M Lacrosse Stadium.
"Outside of the beginning run, it was goal for goal on many occasions and I'm really proud of how hard our team fought. We needed to shoot better today; if that could've improved, it would've been a different game," commented head coach Mindy McCord. "With 18 minutes left, it was a two-goal game then we struggled to clear. There were moments in the game where those possessions might have made the difference. It was tough to get our momentum because we wer...