College/MCLA

MCLA:  Texas Two Step – Gators Sweep Road Trip in the Lone Star State

MCLA: Texas Two Step – Gators Sweep Road Trip in the Lone Star State

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via UF team write up - photo via the team too!   COLLEGE STATION, Tex. – On its second major road trip this month, the University of Florida men’s lacrosse team picked up two more wins to remain unbeaten thus far in 2017 (6-0). The Gators took down Texas A&M on the Aggies’ home turf Friday night and followed that up with a win against Houston less than 24 hours later. In Friday’s tilt, Florida jumped out to an early 5-0 lead in the first quarter and, after the first half of play, found themselves leading 7-4. The Aggies responded with two quick goals to start the 3rd quarter, trimming the deficit to just a goal. The Gators weathered A&M’s rally and proceeded to go on a 7-2 run to close out the game, winning by a final score of 14-8. Senior FOGO and team captain, Aa
FSU and Benjamin Grad Anthony Cicio Earns Weekly MCLA Award

FSU and Benjamin Grad Anthony Cicio Earns Weekly MCLA Award

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via press release - (Photo by Jodi Vosika)   ATLANTA – After backstopping a pair of road victories against Top 10 programs, Florida State junior goalie Anthony Cicio is recipient of the MCLA Division I Commanding Performance of the Week powered by Under Armour for the period ending Feb. 12. The Seminoles flew across the country for a pair of games, starting with No. 8 Arizona State in Tempe on Friday night. Thanks to 17 saves by Cicio, Florida State was able to grind out a 6-5 victory. The following evening in Tucson, Cicio turned away another 14 shots as FSU posted a 9-7 triumph against Arizona. For the weekend, Cicio notched a 72.1 save percentage along with a 6.00 goals against average in what were his first two collegiate starts. “To go on the road and upset two tea
FAU:  Owls Beat Georgia State and Emory

FAU: Owls Beat Georgia State and Emory

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via press release   The weather was cool and the field was wet in Atlanta this past weekend as the Owls set out to take on Georgia State and Emory University. The Saturday and Sunday games concluded with two more victories that now put the Owls at 4-1 for the 2017 season. On Saturday, The Owls showed consistent improvement as they led GSU 8-2 at the half. In his first start, FAU goalie Ben Colmes had 11 saves and the Owls took 20 shots by the end of the second quarter. Goals for the Owls came by way of Gavin Tayor, Robert Seguin, Nate Gillan, and Jake Souza. The final score was 16-10. On Sunday, the Owls hit the field again for a conference game against Emory University and Coach Mike Voso. "We really enjoyed getting out on the field against Emory," "they were great hosts and ha
MCLA:  Florida Takes Down LSU & ‘Bama on Weekend Road Trip

MCLA: Florida Takes Down LSU & ‘Bama on Weekend Road Trip

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Thanks to the UF Men's team for the submission   BATON ROUGE, La. – The University of Florida men’s lacrosse team took down LSU in a thrilling back and forth matchup on Friday night and followed that effort up with a win against Alabama less than 24 hours later. Florida last met LSU in 2015 when the Tigers defended their home field, defeating the Gators by a final score of 9-8 in an absolute thriller. Florida had revenge on their minds in this long over due rematch, but the Gators got off to a rough start and found themselves trailing 5-1 at the half. After regrouping in the locker room, Florida took the momentum back with a big 3rd quarter, outscoring the Tigers 6-1 in the frame and taking a 7-6 lead into the 4th quarter. The Gators were able to tack on three more goals and
MCLA:  UF Men Take Down FGCU 14-8

MCLA: UF Men Take Down FGCU 14-8

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via release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida men’s lacrosse team kicked off their 2017 campaign Saturday with a 14-8 victory at home over Florida Gulf Coast University. The meeting marked the first ever regular-season matchup between the Gators, who play in Division I of the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA), and the Eagles, who play in the MCLA’s second division. The two teams first met in Ft. Myers this past November for a fall ball scrimmage. The Eagles came away victorious in a back and forth affair that required overtime to determine a winner. Immediately following the tough road loss, the Gators’ team leadership looked ahead to their February season-opener on their home turf as an opportunity to settle the score. “We knew when we scheduled F
FSU Men:  2017 MCLA Men’s Schedule

FSU Men: 2017 MCLA Men’s Schedule

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as per the web site   Schedule Opponent Venue Date Results @ Florida Southern College Florida Southern University Lakeland, FL Sun Jan 29 11:00am N/A @ Rollins College Florida Southern University Lakeland, FL Sun Jan 29 1:00pm N/A @ University of Tampa University of Tampa Tampa, FL Fri Feb 03 8:00pm N/A @ Arizona State Arizona State University - West Campus Glendale, AZ Fri Feb 10 7:00pm N/A @ Arizona David Sitton Field Tucson, AZ Sat Feb 11 7:15pm N/A @ Auburn Auburn Auburn, AL Fri Feb 17 7:00pm N/A @ Alabama Alabama Intramural Fields FIeld #1 Tuscaloosa, AL Sat Feb 18 2:00pm N/A @ Miami University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Sun Feb 26 12:00pm N/A Michigan State Ge...
FGCU Men:  A Fast Growing Club Leads to a Nationally Recognized Team

FGCU Men: A Fast Growing Club Leads to a Nationally Recognized Team

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via press release - photo via FGCU web site   Even though it is a fairly new organization to FGCU, the lacrosse club has made some remarkable growth over the years. With new player interest every year, the team can only go up from here. Coming into the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association in 2011 at a Division II level, the Eagles have made it very clear that they are a competitor teams across the nation should be worried about. “In the past four years we’ve gone to the national tournament twice [2014 and 2015] in California,” said FGCU lacrosse club president Jake Johnson. One would think joining this elite club would be a selective process, however, anyone has the opportunity to be a part of the team. Whether you have played the sport all your life or if it’s a ne