The Colonial Athletic Association will add Saint Joseph’s University as an associate member in men’s lacrosse beginning with the 2011 season, CAA Commissioner Tom Yeager announced on Wednesday. “We are happy to welcome Saint Joseph’s to the CAA as an associate member in men’s lacrosse,” CAA Commissioner Tom Yeager said. “They are a great fit [...]
College Lacrosse Expansion & Realignment
Syracuse won the 2009 NCAA Lacrosse championship 10-9 Monday. Kenny Nims scored a game-tieing goal with 4.5 seconds left to play to force overtime. Cody Jamieson scored the winning overtime goal to give Syracuse yet another title.
Detroit will join the MAAC for lacrosse next season. The move looks to be a good fit for the school, as they’ll participate with other private/Catholic schools. Detroit was set to join the GWLL but when that league was absorbed by the ECAC, Detroit was left looking elsewhere. MAAC 2010 Lacrosse:CanisiusManhattanSienaVMISaint Joseph’sMaristDetroitMt. St. MarysWagner MAAC [...]
As expected, Umass and Penn State will join the CAA for Lacrosse in 2010. They are expected to be the solution for the inevitable losses of Villanova to the Big East and Sacred Heart and Robert Morris to the NEC.
As we mentioned last week, the Big East is launching lacrosse as a sponsored sport. All 7 schools that participate in the sport will be part of the league. You can also read their official release for the 2010 launch of the sport. With the NEC expecting to sponsor the sport in the next 3-4 [...]
Some interesting conference changes might be seen in the near future. Most speculation is based on the proposed Big East lacrosse conference which might come into existence in the coming months. Major Shakeup specifics: *Formation of Big East Lacrosse*Formation of NEC Lacrosse*Sacred Heart and Robert Morris go from CAA to NEC.*UMass and Penn State move [...]
The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees voted today to reclassify Hobart lacrosse from Division I to Division III. Citing the changing landscape of collegiate lacrosse and the challenges inherent in recruiting talented student-athletes at the Division I level without athletic scholarships, the Board voted to move to Division III starting with the [...]
Duke University has hired John Danowski from Hofstra to coach its embattled men’s lacrosse team, the new coach said Friday. Danowski, whose son Matt is a Duke senior and All-America attackman for the Blue Devils, told The Associated Press that he will replace Mike Pressler, who resigned soon after a woman told police she was [...]
Duke University’s highly ranked lacrosse team will not play again this season until school administrators learn more about allegations that several team members raped an exotic dancer at an off-campus party, the school said Tuesday. President Richard Brodhead decided to suspend the team from play “until there is a clearer resolution of the legal situation [...]