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from The Daily Gazette
BALLSTON SPA -- Niskayuna lacrosse coach Mike Vorgang gave Ballston Spa credit for its timely defensive switch and the aggressive way it went about its rides, but even more so for its refusal to go away in today's Suburban Council game that matched state-ranked teams.

from The Daily Star
Oneonta's Parker Adkins scored a team-best four goals on Tuesday but the Yellowjackets fell to Whitney Point, 21-8.

from the Albany Times Union
“I was doing the same thing wrong pretty much on every faceoff,’’ Ierlan said today. “I was able to pick that out pretty quickly and dissect it and make the changes I need to.”

Not that Ierlan was going to give away any secrets to his next foe, Hartford faceoff standout Dylan Protesto.

from Syracuse Orange / YouTube
From the Syracuse Orange Youtube channel.

from Syracuse.com
The last time that the Northstars and Cougars boys lacrosse teams played against each other, Cicero-North Syracuse attacker Josh Pickard ended the back-and-forth with a late game-winner. On Tuesday, the junior was right in the middle of a game-winning play again, as he found senior Austin VanDewalker for the sudden-death strike, giving the team a come-from-behind 7-6 overtime victory at home.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Sweetlax Lacrosse is proud to announce the 5th Annual Sweetlax Summer Showcase featuring elite boys lacrosse players from across the country who will have the opportunity to work with and show off their skills with top Head and Assistant College Coaches from DI, DII, and DIII schools.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Brighton High School 2019 midfielder Owen Ronchetti has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Denison University.

from Colgate Athletics
The Mountain Hawks held the Raiders to their lowest scoring output of the season in an 11-6 decision. Winning for the fifth time in a row at home against Colgate, Lehigh advances to take on Navy in Friday's semifinals in Baltimore. Colgate gets ready for a May 5 nonconference matchup at Syracuse.

from SUNY Oneonta Athletics
The SUNY Oneonta women's lacrosse team journeyed north to Potsdam today and came away with a lopsided 21-11 victory. The win for the Red Dragons secured a spot in the upcoming SUNYAC tournament that begins with first round games next Tuesday. Oneonta is now 8-6-1 overall and 4-3 in conference play with one game remaining in the regular season at Fredonia on Saturday.

from Hamilton Athletics
Hamilton College's Chad Morse '19 and Clay McCollum '19 scored three goals apiece and the Continentals edged the Hartwick College Hawks 8-7 in non-conference action at Hamilton's Withiam Field on a mild Tuesday evening.

from Syracuse Athletics
For four games in a row, the normal voice that barked orders from the back of Syracuse’s defense wasn’t there. When broken plays or quick faceoff wins resulted in transition for an opposing team, it was quieter than normal. Players were slower with sliding and understanding the situations at hand.

from Syracuse.com
The Syracuse women's lacrosse team left campus on Tuesday afternoon with the immediate destination of the ACC Tournament in Durham, N.C. Beyond that, the Orange couldn't be sure if it is bound for the NCAA playoffs or simply the end of the road.

from the NCAA
Cornell's Jeff Teat sits down with Andy Katz to discuss the progress of Cornell lacrosse and what it's like being a second-generation lacrosse player.

from BLaxFive.net
Tuesday: DAY IN REVIEW: Canandaigua broke three ties with Brighton and then held off a surge by the Barons to hang on to a 7-6 victory at home tonight.

Tuesday April 24, 2018 9:00PM
from SUNY Cortland Athletics
CORTLAND, N.Y. – Freshman goalie Annie Casey (Bay Shore) made a save on a point-blank shot with 2:51 remaining in the game to protect a one-goal lead, and the nationally 18th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team tacked on two late goals to earn a 16-13 victory versus Brockport Tuesday afternoon in SUNYAC action. With the win, the Red Dragons improved to 12-4 overall and 7-0 in the conference, clinching the top seed in the upcoming league tournament. The Golden Eagles fell to 6-8 and 5-2 with the loss.

from Colgate Athletics
HAMILTON – The Colgate women's lacrosse team is set to host its fourth annual breast cancer awareness game in conjunction with senior day on Saturday at 1 p.m. against Lafayette. Member of the women's lacrosse team will wear their special jersey with pink numbers and letters, in addition to other pink accessories, for Saturday's contest.

from The Daily Gazette
Niskayuna boys lacrosse beats Ballston Spa 13-9 during their game at Ballston Spa, on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (15 photos)

from Inside Lacrosse
An MRI Monday revealed no further damage to Connor Fields’ knee. He is still considered doubtful for Saturday’s game against Hartford — an important game for the Danes’ hopes to host the America East Tournament.

from The Lacrosse Network
Samir reacts to the Major Leauge Lacrosse 2018 top draft picks, and the top plays of opening weekend in the MLL.

from the Baltimore Sun
Albany (10-2), Duke (12-2) and Yale (10-2) remained at Nos. 2, 3 and 4, respectively.

from The Daily Gazette
While UAlbany left that game with major concerns surrounding the health of senior star Connor Fields — the school had no update Monday regarding his status after he re-injured his right knee early in Sunday’s 14-6 loss — it also left that contest unwilling to make too much of its worst effort of the season.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
The NCAA lacrosse committee is always faced with a plethora of variables. Most of them are sorted out on the field, and there’s a way to quantify them in some fashion. But then there are trickier, often less-pleasant questions. And two weeks out from Selection Sunday, the committee might already be staring at one now.

from Colgate Athletics
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Colgate is back in the Patriot League tournament for the first time since the Raiders won the 2015 championship. The Raiders take on Lehigh here Tuesday night in the 4 vs. 5 quarterfinal-round matchup. Faceoff is set for 7 p.m.

from WYRK.com
This is awesome! Lacrosse is huge here in WNY but for a high school player to be seen on the national stage...that doesn't happen very often. Last night that changed when the Hamburg Boys Lacrosse team not only made made SportsCenter's Top Ten plays of the day, but they finished close to the top!

from WWNYTV.com
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from BLaxFive.net
In the fourth week of the season, we honor two Section Five juniors.

from BLaxFive.net
Schroeder defeated Mercy 17-11 in a game that was closer than the score makes it seem. The game was tied 8-8 early in the second half before the Warriors scored five unanswered goals to pull ahead.

from The Daily Gazette
NISKAYUNA -- Like a bunch of Niskayuna lacrosse players before him, Eoghan Sweeney had to wait for his turn behind an All-American. And as he waited, he took a wallop.

Monday April 23, 2018 8:30PM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – The University at Albany women’s lacrosse team picked up two America East awards Monday, with sophomore goalkeeper Erin Leghart being named Defensive Player of the Week and freshman midfielder Kendra Harbinger earning the Rookie of the Week honors.

from from the Patriot League
Center Valley, Pa. - Loyola Maryland junior Pat Spencer was named the Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year for the third consecutive year. He led the Greyhounds to a share of the regular-season title and the No. 1 seed with hosting honors for the upcoming Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse Tournament. The postseason major awards and all-League honors were announced by the League office Monday morning.

from Hilbert Athletics
HAMBURG, N.Y. – Tyler Balsavage (Lancaster) was named the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) and the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Defensive Player of the Week this afternoon.

from the Buffalo Bandits
The Buffalo Bandits today announced the team will hold Fan Appreciation Night on Saturday, April 28 when the Rochester Knighthawks come to KeyBank Center for the final regular-season game of the season.

from Capital District Lax

from The Daily Gazette
Mike Vorgang, Section II’s career leader in boys’ lacrosse victories, reached another milestone Thursday when Niskayuna knocked off Albany 22-0 in the Surburban Council for the coach’s 400th varsity win.

from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
Believe it or not, about half the NCAA D-I, D-II, and D-III men’s lacrosse programs will finish their lacrosse seasons this week. Most conferences have their league playoffs next week, and only the top four – or sometimes top six – teams get to play in the extra week.

from Lax 3.0
J-D's Griffin Cook's seven points Saturday was just enough to give him sole possession of the top spot for Points in Section 3 with 50 (26 goals and 24 assists). Jake Morin of Auburn, Bryce Johnson of General Brown, Clinton's Devin Lee, and Chittenango's Patrick Donnor lead the other stat categories.

from Ithaca College Athletics
ITHACA, N.Y. – Playing its second game in less than 24-hours, the 20th-ranked Ithaca College women's lacrosse team looked no worse wear when it welcome[d] Vassar College for a 2:00 p.m. start at Higgins Stadium. The Bombers honored its graduating seniors in the Class of 2018 during a pre-game ceremony and then sent those seniors off a high note with a dominant 18-3 win over the visiting Brewers.

from the Albany Times Union
Connor Quimby is a senior attack for the Guilderland boys' lacrosse team. Quimby, who also plays for the Albany Power during the offseason, will next compete for Division II national power Le Moyne College. The top-ranked Dolphins have captured five national titles since 2004.

from LaxAllStars.com
There are 3 weeks left in the NJCAA men’s lacrosse season, and on May 13th we will see a new champion crowned, but the Junior College Report will roll on! The championship and semifinal games will be played at Onondaga CC, just outside of Syracuse, NY, with the finals on Sunday (April 13th), preceded by the semifinals on Saturday (April 12th). It’s a back to back test of mettle, and soon we will know who has what it takes to bring the hardware home.

from Eagle News Online
An April 15 defeat to Long Island powerhouse Mount Sinai humbled the Christian Brothers Academy girls lacrosse team, but was supposed to prove a spur toward better performances in the week that followed. Instead, the Brothers stumbled again in last Saturday’s trip to West Genesee, where it allowed the hungry Wildcats to shake off its own recent struggles and beat them by a score of 9-5.

from SUNY Canton Athletics
Canton, NY – The SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team outscored visiting Cazenovia College 10-0 in the first half on the way to its fifth straight victory earning a 19-3 win on Senior Day.

from the NCAA
Albany still #2, Syracuse is #9, and Cornell is #13.

from Christian Schuepbach / YouTube

Sunday April 22, 2018 7:00PM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
“We just did not handle the ride well; overall, they just outplayed us, they were really prepared and played well.”- UAlbany head coach Scott Marr.

Recap: The #2 UAlbany men’s lacrosse team suffered a 14-6 defeat at #5 Yale on Sunday afternoon to complete its second game in three days.

from Syracuse Athletics
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – No. 16/19 Syracuse broke an 8-8 tie with 11 unanswered goals to defeat Louisville, 19-8, in the Carrier Dome on Sunday, April 22. The Orange end the regular season with a 9-8 record, including a 1-6 record in ACC play. Syracuse is the No. 6 seed in next week's ACC Tournament and will take on No. 5/5 North Carolina in the quarterfinals.

from Elmira College Athletics
LA PLUME, Pa. -- The Elmira College men's lacrosse team put together its best all-around performance of the season to take a 12-5 victory over Keystone College today in non-conference action in La Plume, Pennsylvania.

from Stillwater MN Gazette
Why Canisius? — Because I had an opportunity to play DI lacrosse and I liked the college’s location in New York — plus it’s a great college in general.

from Syracuse Athletics
The top-seed in the ACC Tournament, Syracuse will play No. 4 seed Virginia in the ACC Semifinals on Friday night at 8:30 p.m., the league announced.

Thank you seniors for your dedication to the program!?? #orangefamily

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from the Rochester Knighthawks
“We know what we’ve got to do,” said Knighthawks forward Joe Resetarits. “Next week we’ve just got to come out and play our best. We have to forget this one, get it out of us and worry about Buffalo next week.”

from Le Moyne Athletics
Colchester, Vt. – Freshman attackman Devin Andrews (Canandaigua Academy/Stony Brook) recorded four points as the top-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team clinched its 16th Northeast-10 Conference regular season championship with a 10-8 win over Saint Michael's College in NE10 action on Saturday morning at Duffy Field.

from RIT Athletics
CANTON, NY – The No. 1 RIT (15-0, 7-0 Liberty League) men's lacrosse clinched at least a share of its seventh straight Liberty League regular season title with a 15-13 win at No. 19 St. Lawrence University (10-4, 4-3 Liberty League) on Saturday afternoon. RIT led 11-3 at halftime and held off a furious second-half comeback by the Saints, who outscored the Tigers 10-4 in the second half.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The UAlbany men’s lacrosse team will break from conference play for a matchup of top-5 teams in the nation, heading to Connecticut to play Yale on Sunday, April 22nd at 1 p.m.

The game will be broadcast live online on ESPN3, with Chris Cotter and Ryan Flanagan on the call. The game will be shown on tape delay on ESPNU at 6 p.m.

from Syracuse.com
While Cook undersold his own involvement in the fourth-quarter push that saw J-D pull away, his foot on throat analogy is accurate. He had a part in four goals as the Red Rams scored five in the space of 4:44, suffocating the Hornets and earning a 13-9 win. J-D improved to 7-1 with the win, while F-M fell to 2-3.

from Syracuse.com
Following a 13-10 victory over defending Class A sectional champion Baldwinsville this afternoon, Homer boys lacrosse coach Tom Cottrell gathered his team in front of the visitors' bench at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium.

"This was a great win," he told the senior-filled squad. "But it's just win number nine. We're not taking home any banners from here."

from Syracuse.com
Two 2017 section champions carrying a pair of perfect records clashed at Jamesville-DeWitt High School on Saturday afternoon. And for the second time in as many seasons, Fayetteville-Manlius topped fellow Section III powerhouse J-D, pulling away in the second half for a 14-9 win.

from BLaxFive.net
Saturday: DAY IN REVIEW: Jack Brennan scored the overtime goal to give Irondequoit a 12-11 win over HFL tonight. Hilton won an 8-7 overtime win when Justin Mosher scored on a feed from Jordan DePetres. Marcus Whitman won an 11-9 victory over Gates Chili and Midlakes had a 10-8 win overt Mynderse.

from BLaxFive.net
Seven teams played out of Section competition today. At this time, there are still outstanding scores for three of those matchups.

from newyorksportswriters.org
Anything else they accomplish this weekend is gravy for the Loyola Academy boys lacrosse team as it makes its annual insane road trip across Upstate New York.

from the Watertown Daily Times
Sophomore Nick Cavellier scored the game-winning goal one minute and 33 seconds into double overtime as the Comets rallied to edge the Spartans in a nonleague game in New Hartford.

from Cornell Athletics
ITHACA, N.Y. – The No. 8 Big Red men's lacrosse team scored twice in the first 54 seconds of the game and never looked back as it rolled to a 19-5 Senior Day victory over Brown this afternoon at Schoellkopf Field.

from The Daily Orange
Brothers Joe and Danny Varello walked up to the faceoff X with the score knotted and less than 10 seconds remaining. The elder, Navy’s Joe, edged his younger brother on the clamp and swam free off his attempt at defense around the 40-yard line. “Our decision on that face off was to set our guys back,” Joe said. “And if I could push the ball forward, to try and make a play.”

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from SUNY Canton Athletics
Canton, NY – The SUNY Canton men's lacrosse team jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 12-2 win v. Alfred State College on Senior Day.

The Roos (11-5) led 5-0 after the first quarter and took a 7-1 lead into intermission. Trent Yule (Oswego HS) posted two goals and two assists in the opening half and Dante Coco added two goals and one assist. With his two first half goals Yule reached the 100 career goal scoring milestone.

from Sage Athletics
Elmira, NY-- The Sage Colleges' women's lacrosse team collected their third straight win as they topped the Soaring Eagles of Elmira College on Saturday afternoon, 14-10. With the win, Sage is now 5-8 overall and 2-5 in the Empire 8. Elmira falls to 3-10 overall and 1-5 in the league. The five wins in a season is tied for the second most wins in a season as the 2018 Gators have tied the mark set in 2015 as the team added five wins in head Coach Lauren Marois' first season.

from Morrisville St. Athletics
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men's lacrosse team cruised to a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) win Saturday afternoon, handing the visiting SUNY Cobleskill Fighting Tigers a 20-1 loss on Drake Field in Morrisville. Twelve different Mustangs posted scores on the day to keep the hosts undefeated in conference action at 7-0, while improving to 8-7 overall on the season.

from Hartwick Athletics
ONEONTA, NY – Hartwick scored the game's first 12 goals over four quarters and held visiting Elmira scoreless for the opening 53 minutes in a 14-1 rout Saturday at Wright Stadium.

from North country Now
Schenectady, NY – Junior Jaid Baytos scored nine points, recording four goals and finding her teammates five times as well, as the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team won its first ever game against Union College, downing the Dutchwomen 18-10 in Liberty League play Saturday afternoon.

from Le Moyne Athletics

Saturday April 21, 2018 6:50PM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The UAlbany men’s lacrosse team will break from conference play for a matchup of top-5 teams in the nation, heading to Connecticut to play Yale on Sunday, April 22nd at 1 p.m.

The game will be broadcast live online on ESPN3, with Chris Cotter and Ryan Flanagan on the call. The game will be shown on tape delay on ESPNU at 6 p.m.

from the NCAA
The NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Committee released its second Top 10 rankings of the 2018 season on Saturday afternoon. Albany retained the top spot, and Maryland once again follows up in second place.

from Syracuse Athletics
Tucker Dordevic scored with 58 seconds remaining to give the No. 9 Syracuse men's lacrosse team (8-5) the lead, but No. 16 Navy (9-4) scored twice in the final nine seconds of regulation to snatch victory at the Carrier Dome.

from SUNY Geneseo Athletics
GENESEO, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo senior midfielder Andrew Cummings (Fayetteville-Manlius) scored two goals while sophomore goalie Tyler Wetzel (Fairport) compiled a career-high 16 saves to lead the Knights to a 9-4 victory over visiting Potsdam, Saturday, in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) men's lacrosse.

from SUNY Brockport Athletics
BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The College at Brockport women's lacrosse team extended their winning streak to five straight on Saturday afternoon with a dominant 23-2 victory over SUNY Potsdam. The Golden Eagles are now 6-7 on the season, and rank second in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) standings with a 5-1 mark.

from William Smith Athletics
The No. 18 William Smith College lacrosse team scored the first five goals of the game, building a 5-1 lead at halftime and went on to defeat the University of Rochester 11-5 in a Liberty League game played in Rochester, N.Y. today. With their fourth straight win, the Herons improve to 11-4 overall and 8-1 in conference play.

from RPI Athletics
POTSDAM, N.Y. - Senior Cliff Kigar tied the game with 1:30 remaining in the fourth quarter and then tallied the game-winner with just 33 seconds left as the No. 17 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's lacrosse team defeated Clarkson University, 12-11, in a Liberty League game. With the victory, RPI's fourth straight, the Engineers improved to 12-2 overall and 6-1 in the conference. They sewed up the second seed in the league tournament and will host a semifinals game on May 2.

from Nazareth Athletics
UTICA, N.Y. -- Visiting Nazareth dominated Utica Saturday in an Empire 8 Conference men's lacrosse game as the Golden Flyers scored the first 15 goals of the game in a 19-4 romp over the Pioneers at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium.

from Siena Athletics
LOUDONVILLE, NY - Sophomore Annie Brennan (Irondequoit) set the single-game scoring record with eight goals but it was not enough as Monmouth edged past Siena Women’s Lacrosse 13-12. Alexis Deaken broke the single-season scoring record in the contest.

from Syracuse.com
Following a 13-10 victory over defending Class A sectional champion Baldwinsville this afternoon, Homer boys lacrosse coach Tom Cottrell gathered his team in front of the visitors' bench at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium.

"This was a great win," he told the senior-filled squad. "But it's just win number nine. We're not taking home any banners from here." (27 photos)

from Syracuse.com
Rome Free Academy is nearing the halfway point in their 2018 regular season slate and on Friday, picked up one of their more impressive victories. In the middle of a stretch of five consecutive road contests, the Black Knights won a 6-5 thriller against division foe Whitesboro, as Katherine Migliori put in the decisive score late in regulation.


from SUNY Albany Athletics
The #2 UAlbany men’s lacrosse team saw 11 players score goals in an 18-7 rout of Binghamton, securing an America East Tournament berth for the Great Danes.

from Syracuse Athletics
Syracuse hosts Navy in a rematch of the 2004 NCAA Championship game, in what will be the Orange's final test before next week's ACC Tournament. - The game will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra with Evan Stockton and Ryan Powell calling the game. Brian Higgins and Kyle Fetterly will call the action on TK99/105, Cuse.com and the TuneIn App, while Connor Federico, James Colgan and Anthony Mazzini will broadcast the game for WAER.

#9 Syracuse vs. #16 Navy
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from NLL.com
Saturday night in ‘Banditland’ will surely have a playoff atmosphere, at least for one team that will be playing at the KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo. The Toronto Rock (7-9) can be eliminated from postseason contention if they fall at the hands of the Buffalo Bandits (8-8) on Saturday night. Faceoff is set for 7:30P.M. EST.

from the Democrat & Chronicles
East United earned its first win three games into its inaugural season. For Section V's newest boys lacrosse team, it was historic; they are the first varsity squad organized in the Rochester City School District in more than 30 years.

from Canisius Athletics
Three difference players recorded hat tricks to pace Canisius in a 19-11 victory over Manhattan In Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's lacrosse action Friday at the Demske Sports Complex.

from SUNY Canton Athletics
Buffalo, NY – The SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team jumped out to a ten goal lead on its way to winning its fourth straight game with a 17-10 victory at D'Youville College on Friday.

The Roos (8-5), led 11-1 with 6:15 to play in the opening half following Molly Denny's (South Jefferson) third goal of the game. D'Youville (4-6) responded with three straight scores to get within 11-4 at intermission.

from WICZ.com
BROOME COUNTY, N.Y. - Section IV boy's lacrosse was in action, Friday, with the Vestal Golden Bears standing tall after defeating the Ithaca Little Reds, and giving them their first loss in the 2018 season.

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from MyTwinTiers.com
CORNING, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - The Corning Hawks boys lacrosse team shut out Maine-Endwell 17-0 on Friday at Corning Memorial Stadium.

from Whitney Point Lacrosse

Night Moves #wplacrosse #fieldofteams

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Game Viewing Info
Updated TV/Stream listings from US Lacrosse Magazine.

Watch Upstate Schools


5PM Syracuse W vs. North Carolina, ESPN3


4PM Army West Point W at Bucknell, Patriot League Network

4:30PM Monmouth M at Canisius, ESPNU / ESPN3

8:30PM ACC: #1 Syracuse M vs. #4 UVA, ESPNU

TBA Patriot League Semifinals M CBS Sports Network