Daily Archives: May 25, 2009

NCAA College Men’s Lacrosse Championship: Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Cornell 10-9 In Sudden Death Overtime To Win Back-To-Back Titles And 11th Title Overall; Cornell Led 9-6 With 5:31 Remaining In 4th Quarter


Cornell Men's Lacrosse John Glynn (#20) scored 3 goals and had 3 assists in losing effort against Syracuse who won in overtime, 10-9, in NCAA Division 1 Men's lacrosse championship game in Foxborough, Mass., Monday, May 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer).

Cornell Men's Lacrosse John Glynn (#20) scored 3 goals and had 3 assists in losing effort against Syracuse who won in overtime, 10-9, in NCAA Division 1 Men's lacrosse championship game in Foxborough, Mass., Monday, May 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer).

After going up 9-6 with 5:31 left in 4th quarter, the Cornell Men’s lacrosse team played conservative and Syracuse tied score at 9-9 with 4 seconds left to force overtime. Syracuse’s Matt Abbott flipped a pass that glanced off Cornell freshman middie Roy Lang’s stick and directly to Kenny Nims who made a diving score with 4 seconds remaining. The loss eclipsed an incredible game by Cornell’s John Glynn who had 3 goals and 3 assists.

Syracuse wins 2nd title in a row

California High School Lacrosse Profile: St. Ignatius Middie Roy Lang Contributes As Freshman On Cornell Men’s Lacrosse Great 2009 Season


Roy Lang
Position: Midfield
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185

 Class: Freshman
Hometown: Mill Valley, Calif.
High School: St. Ignatius Prep 
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Tambroni on Lang: “Roy is a big, strong dodging midfielder that has
roy lang cornell st ignatiusexcellent size and is coming to school with a Division
 I frame. Once hedevelops in the weight room physically
 and has a year under his belt,we think the sky is the
 limit in terms of his  potential. He is an excellent
 prospect but he needs to develop more as a lacrosse player.”
 
At St. Ignatius Prep: A two-time high school All-American
 at St. Ignatius Prep, Lang  was also selected to participate in
 the 2008 Under ArmourAll-America game. He wasa three-year
 varsity letter winner, earning his team’s MVP award as a senior
 captain.
 Lang led St. Ignatius Prep to back-to-back 19-1 seasons. As a
senior, he scored 74 goals and added 25 assists as his team obtained a No. 1 ranking in
 California, a No. 2 ranking in the Western region, and a No. 16 ranking in the
 nation. The 2007 California Boys Player of the Year, Lange registered 77 goals
and 27 assists as a junior. Lang alsolettered twice in football and played two years
 of soccer, earning all-league and all-metro honors on the gridiron.
 
Personal: Roy Taylor Lang is the son of Steve and Allison Lang and he has a
twin sister and a younger brother. Lang is enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts
 and Sciences.

NCAA College Women’s Lacrosse Championship: Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse Defeats North Carolina 21-7 To Win Fifth Straight Title


Northwestern celebrates after beating North Carolina, 21-7, to win the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse championship at Towson University. (Baltimore Sun photo by Algerina Perna

Northwestern celebrates after beating North Carolina, 21-7, to win the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse championship at Towson University. (Baltimore Sun photo by Algerina Perna

Northwestern needed less than a minute to get rolling on its way toward a fifth straight NCAA Division 1 national championship in women’s lacrosse, pounding North Carolina in a record-setting 21-7 victory yesterday in Towson, Md.

Hilary Bowen scored the first of her five goals 48 seconds in, and Westwood’s Meredith Frank helped turn a 4-2 lead for the Wildcats (23-0) into a 15-3 halftime cushion with a pair of strikes.

Northwestern set several records, including points in a season (570), goals in a season (407), and goals in a championship game.

Jenn Russell had two goals for North Carolina (16-5), which was playing in its first title game.