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Lacrosse the Internet: February 21, 2015

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MEN’S LACROSSE: Elis roll in hot vs. Maryland
Coming off of a dominant season-opening win at home against an overmatched UMass-Lowell, the No. 14 men’s lacrosse team will play host to a significantly tougher opponent this weekend — No. 7 Maryland. This Saturday, the Bulldogs (1–0, 0–0 Ivy) host Maryland (1–0, 0–0 Big Ten), a traditional national powerhouse and a tough early-season test of this team’s ability to compete with the country’s best programs.

Video: NJIT Ready For First Year
NJIT enters the DI world in 2015.

Michigan 15, Detroit 6
I incorrectly predicted this game in the preview, but even had I picked Michigan to win the game, it certainly wouldn’t have been by this type of margin. The expected has happened: U-M’s program is well past Detroit’s.

Changes Announced To Lacrosse Doubleheader
Due to wintery conditions in the Hamilton area, Colgate has announced changes to its Men's and Women's Lacrosse doubleheader on Saturday.

New Providence (NJ) 2018 MF Lawton commits to Syracuse
New Providence High School (NJ) 2018 midfielder Tyler Lawton has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Syracuse University.

1st-line midfielders look for continued offensive production against Army
Henry Schoonmaker said his eyes light up when he sees the opportunity.

Vine of the Day: Nicholas Galasso’s Backhand
This is such an incredible finish.

Big East Power Rankings: Hot Teams and Cold Weather
As I sit here wondering when the sport of Lacrosse, universally understood to be a "Spring" sport at the collegiate level, will valiantly scrape and claw and fight its way out of the snowy starts, the BE is starting to fire up (which is good, because really, it’s cold out there!! Going to and staying at both St. John’s games turned out to be a demonstration of just how far the human spirit and will can soar) and teams probably welcome the cold as they look to cool off in this first week of real lax. HA! Okay, maybe not, but no, seriously — it’s cold. Stop, weather.

Lacrosse Q&A with UMBC junior lacrosse attackman Nate Lewnes
Each week, The Baltimore Sun will publish a Q&A with a college lacrosse player or coach to get you better acquainted with the player and his/her team. Today's guest is UMBC junior attackman Nate Lewnes, who led all players with four goals in Saturday's 10-8 loss to then-No. 13 Penn.

Q&A: UMBC Lacrosse Midfielder Conor Finch
After playing 33 games through three seasons for the UMBC men's lacrosse team, midfielder Conor Finch was preparing for his senior season when he tore his ACL during practice. The setback ended his 2014 campaign, and the Westminster, Md., native debated returning for a fifth season.

Heels To Know: Men's Lacrosse
Senior attackman Jimmy Bitter is a legacy at Carolina. The younger brother of Tar Heel legend Billy Bitter, Jimmy has been carving out his own legacy at Fetzer Field. Bitter has been a three-time honorable mention All-America. With 10 goals through three games in 2015, Jimmy has now tied Billy with 99 goals, 11th-most in Carolina history.

Men's Lacrosse 2015 Season Preview
One new head coach. Two new assistant coaches. Fourteen fresh faces. Thirteen games. One goal.

Johns Hopkins, Loyola Maryland men's lacrosse to resume series in 2016
After taking a hiatus in 2015, Johns Hopkins and Loyola Maryland have locked in a date for the 2016 season.

Men’s lacrosse readies for Patriot League clash with No. 19 Lehigh
University men’s lacrosse team will travel down to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Saturday afternoon to take on a No. 19 Lehigh University side in Patriot League play.

Battle of goalkeepers marks Maryland men's lacrosse matchup with Yale
On Saturday, Kyle Bernlohr and Eric Natale will only be separated by about 110 yards of turf at Reese Stadium in New Haven, Connecticut, in a high-stakes battle between senior goalkeepers. The respective paths they took to the contest, though, couldn’t be much more different.

Rutgers hosts perennial powerhouse in No. 5 Virginia
Opportunity is the point at which luck meets effort.

Keeping Pace With Wood No Easy Task
There are 24 hours in a day and 168 in a week. Zach Wood could use a few more.

Weekend Preview Podcast: Frosty February Continues
While winter refuses to relinquish its frosty grip on much of the lacrosse-playing world, another slate of big-time games awaits fans this weekend, including the first-ever non-ACC tilt between No. 1 Maryland and No. 2 North Carolina on Saturday in College Park.

U.S. Army Ranger veteran Patrick McCabe plays lacrosse at Rutgers after 3 tours in Afghanistan
Brian Brecht has a policy to allow any student-athlete wishing to tryout to his Rutgers men's lacrosse team to do just that. Reality is, the odds of making it are about as likely as his goalie drilling a shot through the opposite net.

NCAA Notes: Marquette Riding Momentum in Strong Start
After Marquette rebounded from a 1-5 start by making a run at last year's Big East, regular-season title in only its second season as a program, it was fair to wonder if the Golden Eagles could sustain that momentum early in 2015.

IL Staff Picks: Week 3
Weather is altering best-laid plans for the weekend, but the show must go on with great action throughout the country.

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