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NCAA Lacrosse: IWLCA Coaches Announce “2013 NCAA Div I Women’s Lacrosse All-America Teams”


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The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association has honored 48 student-athletes in Division I with a selection on the All-America teams for 2013. The IWLCA will honor the National All-Americans at the IWLCA All-American banquet on May 25, 2013 at the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge in King Prussia, Pa.

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“2013 MCLA Men’s Lacrosse National Championships”: Quarterfinals Feature #1 Colorado State, #2 Colorado, #3 Arizona State And #4 BYU Winning And Advancing To Semifinals On May 16


After a wacky first round that featured three upsets in both the Division I and Division I bracket, things settled down in the quarterfinals as the chalk held. The top four seeds in each division advanced to the semifinals, which will be on Thursday, May 16, in Greenville, S.C.

After a wacky first round that featured three upsets in both the Division I and Division I bracket, things settled down in the quarterfinals as the chalk held. The top four seeds in each division advanced to the semifinals, which will be on Thursday, May 16, in Greenville, S.C.

MCLA Division I

No. 4 Brigham Young 17, No. 12 Oregon 14 A track meet broke out between the Cougars and the Ducks, and on the strength of a 7-3 second quarter, BYU was able to hold on at the end. Mike Fabrizio paced the Cougars with four goals and three assists while Jake Ferrin and Barrett Johnson also added four goals in the winning effort. BYU dominated the ground ball battle and Ducks’ goalie Austin Fisher could not replicate his spectacular first round performance, making only eight saves in the loss.

No. 3 Arizona State 15, No. 6 UC Santa Barbara 5 The Sun Devils made it a clean sweep over the Gauchos this spring, winning their third matchup of the season. (No stats available)

No. 2 Colorado 9, No. 10 Michigan State 2 Michigan State could not find an answer for Brad Macnee and the Colorado defense, as the Buffs pulled out a grinder. (No stats available)

No. 1 Colorado State 9, No. 9 Sonoma State 4 The Rams continue their defensive dominance of the MCLA, allowing the Seawolves to muster just 16 shots on the day. Josh Gregg and Mike Wolff each potted a pair of goals for CSU while Jack Regan and Koltin Fatzinger combined to make eight saves. (Partial stats available)

Thursday’s Semifinal Matchups No. 4 Brigham Young vs. No. 1 Colorado State No. 3 Arizona State vs. No. 2 Colorado

MCLA Division 2

No. 4 Liberty 10, No. 12 Grove City 9 Grove City looked like they might be on the cusp of pulling another upset, leading Liberty 8-7 heading into the final frame, but the Flames once again pulled the comeback. Bryce Mrakovich paced Liberty with three goals and two dimes while Ryan Miller and Joe Gargiulo struck for a pair each. Ethan Kamholtz had a dozen saves to pick up the win in net. David Hall was GCC’s top gun with five markers and two helpers.

No. 3 St. John’s 10, No. 6 Grand Valley State 8 Jacob Helmer (4g, 1a) paced the Johnnies to their second win of the year over Grand Valley State and vaulted St. John’s into the semifinals for the first time since 2009. Cole Armitage helped out the SJU cause with two goals and two assists. Brenden Austin had a hat trick for the Lakers.

No. 2 Westminster 15, No. 10 Indiana Tech 6 The Griffins continued their dominating ways, racing out to a 5-1 lead over the Warriors in the first quarter and never looked back. Adam Marfice and Elias Fairman each netted four markers and Collin Madsen dished out four assists in the winning effort. Justing Famiglietti turned away 17 shots for Indiana Tech, but it was not enough.

No. 1 St. Thomas 18, No. 9 Coast Guard 8 After a casual start to the tournament, St. Thomas looked more like its dominating self, taking a 12-7 lead at halftime and then burying Coast Guard in the second half. The Bears couldn’t solve Matt Kleven, who posted seven goals for the Tommies, and he was helped by Peter Carbonneau and Peter Schubloom, who each scored two. Eric Schmid and Steven Danseglio had two goals each for the Bears.

Thursday’s Semifinal Matchups No. 4 Liberty vs. No. 1 St. Thomas No. 3 St. John’s vs. No. 2 Westminster

For more:  http://www.laxmagazine.com/college_men/club/2012-13/news/051413_mcla_tournament_quarterfinal_recaps

“2013 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships”: Yale Men’s Lacrosse (12-4) Faces #1 Syracuse (14-3) In Quarterfinals On May 18; A Bulldog Win Would Be Their First Over Orange Since 1963


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The Bulldogs last win was 11-9 in 1963 at New Haven. This is the second NCAA Tournament meeting for the two; The Orange won 17-8 on May 16, 1992, at Syracuse.
The Yale men’s lacrosse team (12-4), which captured its first NCAA Tournament win since 1992 on Saturday at Penn State, takes on No. 1 seed Syracuse (14-3) at 3 p.m. this Saturday on Capital One Field in Byrd Stadium at College Park, Md. This national quarterfinal can be seen on ESPN2. The Bulldogs, playing in the NCAA Tournament for a school-record second straight spring, are coming off a 10-7 win at No. 8 seed Penn State. The Orangemen advanced to the second round by beating Bryant at the Carrier Dome, 12-7, on Sunday night.

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#2 Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse Faces #7 Duke In “2013 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships”, Its Fifth Trip To Quarterfinals In Last Six Years (Video)


Sunday’s quarterfinal games of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis feature a doubleheader with No. 4 Denver facing No. 5 North Carolina at noon (ET), followed by No. 2 Notre Dame taking on No. 7 Duke at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Notre Dame opened NCAA Championship play Saturday with a 9-7 victory over Detroit, while Duke topped Loyola, 12-11 in double-overtime, on Sunday. Denver defeated Albany, 19-14, in its first-round contest and North Carolina bested Lehigh, 16-7.