Lacrosse the Internet: April 17, 2013

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Logan Schuss becomes Ohio State men’s lacrosse’s all-time leader in goals
Logan Schuss stands alone.

Men's Lacrosse: Big Green upsets Tigers in Hanover
It was a 29-second defensive lapse that the Tigers wish they could have back: Dartmouth senior midfielder Nikki Dysenchuck and freshman midfielder Cam Lee scored back-to-back goals just seconds apart, turning Princeton’s 9-8 lead to a 10-9 score in favor of the Big Green with only 4:40 left on the clock. A peppering of Dartmouth shots on the Tiger goal ended with Dysenchuck finding the net with 5:09 to play, and Lee's subsequent goal came just moments later on an extra-man opportunity after junior defender Brandon Bonvino was flagged one minute for tripping with 4:56 remaining in the game.

Men's Lacrosse Host First Home Games in Program History
The Marquette University men's lacrosse team heads into the final stretch of its inaugural season, with two of its four remaining contests to be played on its home turf at Hart Park in Wauwatosa, Wis. The squad will host Detroit Mercy on Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in the first home game in program history, before taking on Duke on Sunday, May 5 at noon in its regular season finale.

Q&A with ESPN's Quint Kessenich
ESPN analyst Quint Kessenich provided commentary for No. 7 Syracuse’s 13-12 upset of No. 5 Cornell on Wednesday night and No. 2 Duke’s 19-16 victory over No. 16 Virginia on Friday night. The former Johns Hopkins All-American goalkeeper, who can be followed on Twitter via @QKessenich, will be on hand for Saturday’s tilt between Navy and No. 15 Johns Hopkins. Kessenich offered his perspective on the No. 1 team in the country, the 10 programs that could advance to the Final Four at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Memorial Day weekend, and the issues plaguing No. 15 Virginia.

SNY college lacrosse power rankings
If the esteemed philosopher Rowdy Roddy Piper covered lacrosse in 2013 he would say "Just when you thought you had all the answers, I changed the questions." It was a tremendous week chock full of more one-goal nail biters, furious comebacks and, of course, upsets. When the dust settled the biggest winners were Denver and Johns Hopkins, the biggest losers were the Ivy League and St. John's. Here is how I see the top 20.

Bracketology: Men's DI, Second Look April 16
Compared to some other NCAA sports (like hockey, primarily, and to a lesser degree basketball), the DI men's lacrosse selection criteria seems to leave more room for subjective interpretation. The result is comparative uncertainty on Selection Sunday, and occasionally some valid gripes among teams that were left out (like Penn State last season or Georgetown between 2008-10).

Dixon's Takeaways: Lehigh's Rise, Sluggish Maryland, Syracuse and More
Inside Lacrosse and ESPN analyst Mark Dixon gives his "Takeaways" from the weekend in lacrosse.

Conference Player Awards in Division I for April 15th
Find out who won a new set of steak knives this week.

Today's beats: Sons of Fathers, yo.

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