2019 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Year in Review
Despite a late surge, the Tar Heels missed out on the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season.
Despite beating Denver in the regular season, the Wildcats were unable to beat the Pioneers in the Big East semifinals.
The Titans have posted winning seasons in three of Chris Kolon’s five years as head coach.
Canisius was the fourth seed in the MAAC Tournament for the second straight season, but could not pull off another upset.
Rutgers finished below .500 for the first time since 2015.
The Bears played in plenty of close games throughout 2019.
The Friars once again reached the Big East Tournament, but lost in the semifinals after Georgetown went on a fourth quarter rally.
The "Lacrosse Capital of the South" continue to builds in Jacksonville.
The Great Danes did not win the America East Championship and missed the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012.
Head coach Peter Burke led the Crusaders to their first .500 record since 1988.
The Bison improved as the season went on, resulting in a trip back to the Patriot League Tournament.
After a phenomenal start, the Buckeyes fizzled out in conference play and missed the postseason altogether.
The Vikings finished above .500 in just their third season of existence.
It was another season where the Tigers missed the Ivy League Tournament, but there’s a good future ahead.
The new-look Hawks nearly made it to the NEC Tournament.
It was a good first season under new head coach Liam Gleason.
The Golden Eagles just missed out on the Big East Tournament for the first time since joining the conference in 2014.
The Jaspers have improved every season since 2015, with 2019 being their best year since 2010.
The Crimson failed to make the Ivy League Tournament once again, but made a change at head coach this summer.
The Pride had a ton of new faces to their team in 2019.
The River Hawks came up one game short of reaching the America East Tournament for the second straight season.
Fairfield failed to win a conference game and saw a change at head coach in June.
It was a very exciting first year for the Utes with a bright future ahead.
Monmouth failed to qualify for the MAAC Tournament for the first time since 2014, but bring a ton back for next season.
After a fantastic start to the season, the Raiders declined and missed the Patriot League Tournament.
The injury bug bit the Wolverines pretty hard in 2019.
VMI’s four wins was their most since the 2012 season.
The Red Storm haven’t won a Big East game since the end of the 2016 season.
Furman used plenty of players last season and hopes that experience will carry over to 2020.
The Hawks just missed out on the America East Tournament, but have a very young group of guys playing impactful minutes.