Daily Archives: March 4, 2012

NCAA Lacrosse: Michigan Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Mercer 14-4 On Mar 4 For First Varsity Victory


The University of Michigan men's lacrosse team broke through for its first victory as a varsity program, blasting the Mercer Bears, 14-4, Sunday (March 4) at D.B. Milne Field. U-M scored twice in the first 2:28 of the game, led 4-0 after the first quarter and 6-1 at halftime. The Wolverines poured in eight second-half goals to ensure the win. U-M held the Bears to 9-for-19 on clears and permitted just 14 total shots. Junior attackman Thomas Paras (Lakewood, Ohio/St. Ignatius) led all scorers with four goals and added two assists. Additionally, fifth-year senior attackman Trevor Yealy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper St. Clair) and sophomore midfielder Doug Bryant (Princeton, N.J./Princeton) each contributed three goals. Junior midfielder Willie Steenland (Minneapolis, Minn./The Blake School) had three assists and one goal.

For more:  http://www.mgoblue.com/sports/m-lacros/recaps/030412aaa.html

NCAA Lacrosse: Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse “2012 Digital Yearbook” Released


NCAA Lacrosse: Denver Men’s Lacrosse “Hangs On” To Defeat Hartford 11-10 On Mar 3; Pioneers Led 11-5 At Start Of 4th Quarter

The No. 12 University of Denver men’s lacrosse team won its third-straight with an 11-10 win over the University of Hartford Hawks on Saturday afternoon at the Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium in front of 1,646 fans.

The win improves the Pioneers to 3-1 overall, while the Hawks fall to 0-3 on the season.

Senior Mark Matthews (Oshawa, Ontario) extended his consecutive-goal and point streak to 33 at 4:40 in the first quarter. Matthews finished with four points on three goals and an assist. Senior Alex Demopoulos (Canton, Conn.) extended his consecutive-point streak to 39 games, distributing an assist on the Matthews goal. Demopoulos tallied three points on a goal and two assists.

“A lot of credit needs to go to Hartford, because they challenged us today and never stopped playing even when we were up 11-5,” said head coach Bill Tierney. “Our offense needs to get better about play consistently the entire game.”

For more: http://www.denverpioneers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=90265&SPID=10874&DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=205391084&DB_OEM_ID=18600

NCAA Lacrosse: Video Highlights Of Johns Hopkins Men’s Lacrosse 10-8 Win Over Princeton On Mar 2

Second-ranked Johns Hopkins used a 4-1 run to open the fourth quarter to turn a 6-4 lead into a 10-5 advantage and then held off a late-game rally by 12th-ranked Princeton to knock off the Tigers, 10-8, at Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium Friday evening. The win is JHU’s fourth straight to open the season, 11th straight in the regular season and third straight against the Tigers at Princeton.

NCAA Lacrosse: Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse Defeated Drexel 6-5 On Mar 2

Senior attackman Sean Rogers tallied the game winner with 4:42 remaining as the No. 9 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team topped No. 18 Drexel 6-5 on Saturday afternoon at Vidas Field. Rogers had a team-high two goals in the game. After falling behind 2-0 eight minutes into the contest, the Notre Dame defense held Drexel scoreless for the next 33:27 as the Irish offense netted four unanswered goals to claim a 4-2 with just over five minutes left in the third quarter. Notre Dame (2-1) began its surge on a goal from freshman attackman Conor Doyle with 12:23 left in the first half. That was Doyle's first goal of the season. Drexel (1-3) led 2-1 at halftime. Irish sophomore Jim Marlatt evened the contest (2-2) less than two minutes into the second half. Marlatt, a midfielder, has a team-high three goals this season. Rogers gave Notre Dame its first lead of the game (3-2) midway through the third quarter with a behind-the-back shot that found the back of the net. Doyle assisted on the score.