Due to the district previews and my Top 15 polls for each class I will just summarize the SSC/NAIA games here with links to each press release.
Of course, the Florida Gators shocking win over #1 Maryland, ending the Terps 86-game home streak will get it's own article given the magnitude of the accomplishment!
Friday: FSC Women Defeat Young Harris
Friday: Jacksonville Women Defeat Oregon
Saturday: FSC Men Lose to Belmont Abbey
Saturday: Tampa Men Defeat Young Harris
Saturday: Jacksonville Men Defeat Marquette
Saturday: FIT Women Defeat Post University
Saturday: Saint Leo Men Defeat Alabama-Huntsville
via PBA press release
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Palm Beach Atlantic men's lacrosse head coach Stephen Tempone has released the 2020 schedule for the Sailfish. The upcoming season will be the third year as a varsity program at PBA.
The Sailfish will play 14 times in the regular season, beginning in the middle of February and going through the middle of April. The 'Fish open their season on the road at Barton College on Feb. 15 before returning for their home opener against the Queens University of Charlotte on Feb. 22.
PBA goes on a three-game road trip the first week of March against Shorter, Lincoln Memorial, and North Greenville. The 'Fish then return home to host Emmanuel on March 11 and Westminster on March 14 to round out their non-confere
via college press releases
Author's note: Again, due to time constraints I'll put the links to the articles up instead of separate press releases. The polls and player's of the week will come later.
Florida Gators Women:
Gators Defeat UConn to Extend Winning Streak
Florida tops the Huskies 16-5 on Saturday to move to 4-0 in the American Athletic
Dolphins Dominate Way to Win #13
Applegate, Tyler Set Program Records as MLax Clinches SoCon Tourney Berth
Hatters Downed at Kennesaw State
Sunshine State Conference
FSC Men Defeat FIT Men 11-8
FSC: Florida Southern Defeats Florida Tech to Close 2019 Season with a Victory
FIT: Men's Lacrosse Falls To Mocs in Season Finale
via Lynn press release
Men’s Lacrosse Stifles Sailfish, Secures Program’s Best SSC Record
West Palm Beach, Fla. – Lynn University's men's lacrosse team went on the road for the first time in nearly a month on Wednesday night, controlling Palm Beach Atlantic from start to finish in a 15-7 Sunshine State Conference victory. The Fighting Knights improve to 4-1 in league play on the year, clinching the program's first-ever winning record in regular-season SSC competition.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 17, PBA 5
Records: Lynn (9-3, 4-1 SSC), PBA (6-8, 1-4 SSC)
Location: Rinker Athletic Campus | West Palm Beach, Fla.
All-time Series: Lynn leads 3-0
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Note: FIT's press release was added after we put this article up.
SportsLowdown.Com Recap - by Donny Rieber Jr.
The Florida Tech men’s lacrosse team snapped a two-game losing streak on Saturday with a 15-10 win over Palm Beach Atlantic at the Olin Complex in Melbourne.
Reid Chaconas led the Panthers offense with five goals, Brad Schillinger had four and Brett Pohlmeyer had a hat-trick. Matt Weinstein had a goal and an assist and Justin Williams had two assists. Sam Sidari and Luke Palmisano added single tallies for the Panthers.
Daniel Flock made 10 saves for the Panthers, while Marcus Lantier made 20 saves for the Sailfish. Lantier came into the game playing only 61 minutes in goal, before playing the entire game on Saturday.
Zack Figura gave PBA an early lead, scor
via FSC press release
Moccasins Improve to 2-0 in SSC Play with Victory at Palm Beach Atlantic
WEST PALM BEACH, FL - Florida Southern College men's lacrosse jumped out to an 8-0 lead en route to an 18-10 victory at Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday afternoon. The Mocs (7-4, 2-0 SSC) shut out the Sailfish (6-6, 1-2 SSC) in the first quarter to grow the lead.
Sean Nolan led the Mocs offense with five goals, while Joe Appio has four goals and six assists. Nick Gutmann, Kyle Silverstein, and Zach Wilson all added a pair of goals with an additional four recording a goal in the victory.
HOW IT HAPPENED
At the 13:33 mark of the first quarter, Silverstein put the Mocs ahead 1-0 on a feed from Nolan. After nearly, ten minutes of scorel
via PBA press release - photo by Ron Hilliard
LEO, Fla. –Palm Beach Atlantic men's lacrosse couldn't measure up to No. 16 Saint Leo on Friday night, losing 21-5 to the Lions.
The Sailfish trailed 11-2 at halftime, scoring both first half goals in the second period. Townsend Brown netted the first of the game for PBA while Zack Figura added the first of his two goals later in the peiord. The 'Fish scored back-to-back goals in the third as Figura recorded his second on the night and Jordan Trowbridge added a goal. Kyle Savick rounded out the scoring for PBA in the fourth.
The Lions turned a 7-2 advantage into a 15-2 lead with an eight goal run from the second into the third period. Saint Leo fired off 60 shots in the game while PBA managed to take 41, pu