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Sector SPDRs May Madness: 'Perfect Timing' For Syracuse's Evans to Break Out
Jordan Evans shuffled toward the cage and started a shovel pass to a trailing Nick Weston.

Sector SPDRs May Madness: Dixon — Where the Quarterfinal Games Will be Won
As we enter the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals this weekend, a look ahead at a very intriguing set of matchups. Winners get a ticket to the ultimate lacrosse experience.

NCAA Notes: Can Ohio State Stay Hot in Quarters?
Ohio State senior midfielder David Planning picked the perfect day to produce a career-high six goals. His heroics played a major role in ending a decade-long run by the most successful program in the game over that span.

McAnaney: Looking Back to Look Ahead at Notre Dame-Albany
"There hasn't been a day that's gone by where I didn't think about that game."

Yale Commit Brian Ward Ripped a Hole Through the Net
D1 athlete doing D1 athlete things.

2015 NCAA lacrosse tournament quarterfinals: Breaking down Syracuse vs. Johns Hopkins
Second-seeded Syracuse will meet unseeded Johns Hopkins in Sunday's NCAA lacrosse quarterfinals at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md., at noon on ESPN2. A breakdown of the matchup.

NCAA men's lacrosse quarterfinals: What to watch for
The Ohio State men's lacrosse team had a lot to live up to, given the accomplishments of its fellow Buckeyes in the athletic department this year. But they're off to a good start in the postseason.

The Powell family and lacrosse, a Mom's memoir: CNY books and authors
After Sue Powell's sons wrapped up a collective 10 years with Syracuse University lacrosse in 2004, the record-holding brothers moved on to organize local lacrosse camps. Powell and her husband would sometimes stop by to help out, she said, and she'd often get questions from the young campers about what her sons had been like as children: Did they fight? Were they competitive about athletics?

Maryland men’s lacrosse vs. North Carolina: Previewing the NCAA tournament quarterfinal
Maryland enters the NCAA quarterfinal against former ACC rival North Carolina with a renewed sense of confidence after last weekend’s win over Yale in the first round. Maryland had staggered into the tournament with back-to-back losses that hinged on fourth-quarter deficiencies, but it broke through and controlled the final 15 minutes in the win over the Bulldogs. Maryland defeated North Carolina, 10-8, in the Pacific Coast Shootout in Santa Ana, Calif., in March. The Tar Heels reached the quarterfinal round by defeating Colgate, 19-12, in the first round.

2015 NCAA lacrosse tournament quarterfinals: Breaking down North Carolina vs. Maryland
Third-seeded North Carolina will meet sixth-seeded Maryland in Sunday's NCAA lacrosse quarterfinals at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md., at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN2. A breakdown of the matchup.

Terps Lacrosse's Jay Carlson Hoping For Another Shot At Title
Jay Carlson has been here before. A member of two Maryland men's lacrosse teams that reached the NCAA Final Four, Carlson would welcome the opportunity to get another shot at an elusive national title.

Ohio State lacrosse: Highest goals within reach for OSU in quarterfinals
A résumé-padding season for Ohio State continues Saturday, when the Buckeyes play Denver in just the third NCAA tournament quarterfinal in the history of the men’s lacrosse program.

UAlbany lacrosse ready to take giant stage
The University at Albany men's lacrosse team will play in the largest stadium in program history on Saturday. Senior attack Lyle Thompson, the most popular player in the college game, will take the same field that's home to Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.

Johns Hopkins needs offensive upswing to continue in quarterfinal against No. 2 Syracuse
Johns Hopkins offensive coordinator Bobby Benson has watched the video of last week's 19-7 win against Virginia, and there were a lot of great things to see.

Sophomore Zach Miller leads Denver into NCAA quarterfinals
Zach Miller has been cradling a lacrosse stick since his father placed a miniature version in his crib as an infant.

From Backyard Stick Games to Pro Lacrosse: Miles and Lyle Thompson to Reunite in Florida
Miles and Lyle Thompson have always been two halves of a whole. Born of the Longhouse, strengthened by family, they play the Creator’s Game as it should be played.

Leftovers from Q&A with North Carolina's Stephen Kelly
Friday’s editions included a Q&A with North Carolina junior faceoff specialist Stephen Kelly, a Lutherville resident and Calvert Hall graduate who won 20 faceoffs in the No. 3 seed Tar Heels’ 19-12 thrashing of Colgate in the first round of the NCAA Division I tournament on Sunday. Due to space constraints, here are some answers that didn’t make the cut.

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