COVER STORY — The Path Less Taken
Duke faceoff man Brendan Fowler took a curious route to Durham. It led him to the biggest stage in lacrosse and one of the most dominant performances in NCAA history.
By Gary Lambrecht
North Carolina waited 18 years for its first NCAA Division I women’s title. What was 72 more minutes? The Tar Heels claimed the championship in a triple-overtime thriller against Maryland.
By Clare Lochary
Stevenson made life tough on itself until the very end of its NCAA Division III men’s national championship season. It was a very fitting finish. Over the last five years, the Mustangs have made a habit of overcoming obstacles.
By Jac Coyne
The Third Team
Lacrosse Magazine was granted an all-access pass to follow the nation’s top officials during the NCAA Division I quarterfinal and championship weekends. The game’s third team prepares as hard as anyone.
By Jac Coyne and Paul Ohanian
Paul Rabil explains how shooting from his knees has helped him rediscover the overhand shot. Meanwhile, Team USA goalie Devon Wills ditches the goalie stick.
Team USA begins its Women’s World Cup defense July 10th in Oshawa, Ontario. Plus, Big Ten men’s and women’s lacrosse are coming in 2015.
Nike/USL High School Rundown
Check out which teams topped the boys’ and girls’ high school polls at the start of June. Key playoff performers also pick up honor roll accolades.
Give and Go
Don’t underestimate Denver’s Jill Remenapp, this year’s NCAA assists leader.