News Archive: NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse

April 14, 2014
Div. II Men's Conference Tourney Clearinghouse
We're getting close to conference tournament season. Check back here for schedules, results and box scores from all the D-II league tourneys.

April 17, 2014
Lenoir-Rhyne Dusts Mars Hill, Queens Up Next

April 17, 2014
Queens Erases Coker, Advances to SAC Title Tilt

April 17, 2014
Queens' Chan Named SAC Player of the Year

April 17, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Midweek Notebook
RIT's win over Union was the most important victory of the year for the Tigers, and it means bad news for the rest of Division III. Plus, Amherst comes home.

April 14, 2014
Lacrosse Magazine Division II Men's Rankings

April 14, 2014
MD2 Notebook: Dominican's Western Realities
Dominican (Calif.) and the rest of the WILA teams are once again out of the NCAA tournament hunt, raising questions about how D-II should handle its western brothers.

April 14, 2014
USILA D2 Poll: Unbeaten Adelphi Remains On Top

April 12, 2014
Mercyhurst Wins Sixth Straight, Downs LIU Post

April 10, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Midweek Notebook
Dickinson coach Dave Webster picked up his 200th career win on Wednesday by beating Gettysburg. Like everything this year for the Red Devils, it didn't come easily.

April 7, 2014
MD2 Notebook: Adelphi Wins Round One
Adelphi and Le Moyne met three times last year, and just like 2013, the Panthers have won the first meeting. Plus, Mount Olive announces presence.

April 6, 2014
Lake Erie Hangs 18 On No. 8 Seton Hill

April 5, 2014
Mercyhurst Rounding Into Form, Doubles Up Tampa

April 5, 2014
New No. 1: Tuttle, Adelphi Dump Le Moyne
Sal Tuttle scored four goals, helping the second-ranked Panthers pick up a huge road victory over the top-ranked Dolphins.

April 3, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Midweek Notebook
Williams has become the NESCAC road Warriors. Don't let Merrimack bet LIU Post. Crazy times at Christopher Newport.

April 2, 2014
Shand Helps Merrimack Squeeze Past LIU Post

April 1, 2014
Photos: Weekend Galleries from March 29-30
It was a rainy weekend throughout much of the country, but Lacrosse Magazine's photographers were out to capture the action.

March 31, 2014
MD2 Notebook: Tampa, Mercyhurst Set the Stage
Tampa is 10-1 and meeting every preseason expectation. Mercyhurst is 4-2 and taking a step back from the ledge. Now they meet on Saturday in frigid Erie.

March 31, 2014
USILA D2 Poll: Le Moyne, Adelphi Standing Tall

March 30, 2014
Photo Gallery: LIU Post Rallies by Chestnut Hill (MD2)
The Pioneers edged Chestnut Hill 10-9 in Division II Top 15 action on Saturday. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker

March 29, 2014
Lake Show: Mercyhurst Rallies Past No. 4 Dowling

March 29, 2014
No. 8 LIU Post Squeezes Past Chestnut Hil
Trailing by four at halftime to Chestnut Hill, LIU Post scored seven of the first eight goals of the second half to rally for a 10-9 victory.

March 28, 2014
Pfeiffer Survives Overtime Scare Against Catawba

March 27, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Midweek Notebook
Despite being on top of the division, Le Moyne has an unrelenting approach to the season. Plus, Bowdoin is finding it's legs and Eastern picks up a big one.

March 25, 2014
Kelly's Sixer Buries Merrimack in Dolphins Romp

March 24, 2014
MD2 Notebook: Molloy Puts Itself on the Map
Molloy's first-ever victory over LIU Post was a seminal moment for the Lions in a year filled with promise. Plus, Pfeiffer won't take the bait.

March 24, 2014
USILA D2 Poll: Le Moyne, Adelphi Unbeaten, 1-2

March 22, 2014
Buckley's Late Goal Stuns Seton Hill, Lifts Pfeiffer

March 22, 2014
Crough, Dowling Deal NYIT Crushing Defeat

March 22, 2014
Molloy Takes Down LIU Post For First Time Ever

March 22, 2014
Starnino, No. 3 Limestone Fend Off No. 4 Tampa

March 20, 2014
Lynn Player Apprehends Hit-and-Run Suspect
Brandon Rothstein caused one heck of a turnover Wednesday. Rothstein, a senior defenseman for the first-year Lynn University men's lacrosse team, tackled and detained a suspected hit-and-run driver for Boca Raton (Fla.) police, according to a report by NBC affiliate WPTV.

March 20, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Midweek Notebook
The atmosphere wasn't the same, and it wasn't the most exciting contest, but Salisbury showed their power at the War on the Shore. Plus, the cost of high hits.

March 17, 2014
MD2 Notebook: Queens Snags Signature Win
Queens is hoping to build off the win over Mercyhurst, unlike the last time they scored a Top 10 win. Also, Limestone is happy to be home.

March 17, 2014
USILA D2 Poll: Le Moyne Clings to Lead Over Adelphi

March 15, 2014
Balanced Effort Guides Adelphi Past St. Anselm

March 15, 2014
Welcome Messenger: Limestone Trips Seton Hill
Mike Messenger scored four goals, leading No. 4 Limestone to a key road victory over No. 5 Seton Hill.

March 15, 2014
Melnychenko, Chestnut Hill Sting No. 12 Molloy

March 15, 2014
Photo Gallery: Limestone at Seton Hill (MD2)
Upstart Seton Hill couldn't contain Limestone's Canadian connection, as Mike Messenger scored four goals and Todd Nakasuji added two goals and two assists in a 13-7 Saints win. Photos by Brian Kunst

March 14, 2014
Morning Jac: Saint Leo Eyeing Conference Title
The first-ever Sunshine State Conference title is up for grabs, and with power up the middle, Saint Leo has the potential to make a run at it.

March 14, 2014
10-2-W: Orange Looking for Double Redemption
A year ago, Florida took a big win over Syracuse in Miami. With the Orange coming off of its first loss of 2014, can it get revenge at home and get back on track?

March 13, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Midweek Notebook
Adelphi's win over LIU Post on Tuesday was bittersweet for Panther coach Gordon Purdie. Plus, Union doesn't settle for another moral victory.

March 11, 2014
Duddy Leads No. 2 Adelphi Past No. 3 LIU Post
The Panthers scored the firsts even goals, helped by Connor Duddy's hat trick, and rolled to an 11-7 victory against their Long Island neighbor.

March 10, 2014
MD2 Notebook: Seton Hill Hits Its Benchmark
Because of its geographical proximity and similarities of the schools, Seton Hill has always set defeating Mercyhurst as its benchmark. On Saturday, the Griffins finally hit their goal.

March 10, 2014
USILA D2 Poll: Le Moyne Sweeps Top Spot

March 9, 2014
Clarke Hits 200 Win Mark, Limestone Downs 'Mack
Despite a late threat, No. 5 Limestone held off No. 10 Merrimack, 8-7, giving Saints head coach J.B. Clarke his 200th career victory.

March 8, 2014
New Sheriff: No. 6 Seton Hill Dumps No. 3 'Hurst
The Griffins used a seven-goal run bridging the second, third and fourth quarters to stun Mercyhurst and snap three of the Lakers' streaks.

March 8, 2014
No. 7 Tampa Blows Out No. 9 Lake Erie

March 7, 2014
10-2-W: Unstoppable Force or Immovable Object?
Saturday's Albany-UMass game pits the explosive Great Danes attack against the stingy Minutemen defense. Who do we see taking that and other key contests this week?

March 6, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Midweek Report
Florida Southern came close to letting one slip away against No. 9 Lake Erie, but they got bailed out by their freshman goalie. Also, Wesleyan finds itself in a familiar spot.

March 5, 2014
Morning Jac: Lake Erie Gladly Feeling the Heat
Like most northern teams, Lake Erie has been cooped up in the cold during the preseason. Now the Storm are facing a stiff spring break trip where they'll be pressured to protect their presumptive NCAA bid. It'll be nice to do it in the warmth, though.

March 3, 2014
MD2 Notebook: Mercyhurst Receives The Message
Lakers head coach Chris Ryan had to send a message to his goalie on Saturday and to his best attackman two years ago, but both received it and used it to down a feisty, ranked Pfeiffer team.

March 3, 2014
USILA Division II Poll: St. Leo's Enters Fray

March 1, 2014
Big Second Half Sparks LIU Post Over Mercy

March 1, 2014
Heseltine, No. 3 Mercyhurst Stifle No. 9 Pfeiffer

March 1, 2014
Le Moyne Defense Anchors Win over Limestone

March 1, 2014
Miller, No. 12 NYIT Bury No. 14 St. Michael's

March 1, 2014
No. 6 Seton Hill Outguns Chestnut Hill

February 28, 2014
Ten-2-Watch: Can Maryland Remain in Spotlight?
After defying the odds (and our staff pickers) in routing Syracuse last week, can Maryland keep the roll going at home against No. 1 Duke? Our prognosticators weigh in on that and more from this weekend.

February 27, 2014
Division II Lacrosse Coming to Indy
As part of a large investment for the future, the University of Indianapolis has plans to add both men's and women's lacrosse in the future.

February 27, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Midweek Report
We've reached the point of the season where the middle of the week contains just as much action as the weekend. Here's a look at what transpired on Tuesday and Wednesday in MD2 and MD3.

February 26, 2014
Morning Jac: Pfeiffer's Golden Opportunity
The Falcons don't have a win against a team that finished in the final rankings since 2005. Will they seize their chance to end that streak against Mercyhurst on Saturday?

February 26, 2014
Top-ranked Adelphi Escapes Lenoir-Rhyne in OT

February 24, 2014
Making Sense: Delmonico Stakes Out New Role
After playing second fiddle for his first three years at Seton Hill, senior Matt Delmonico will be the Griffins' go-to guy this spring. Plus, Division II notebook included.

February 22, 2014
Hultgren's Late Goal Boosts Seton Hill Over NYIT

February 22, 2014
Kelly, Le Moyne Take Care of Chestnut Hill
Le Moyne junior Kevin Kelly scored four goals and set up a fifth, helping the Dolphins subdue No. 15 Chestnut Hill on Saturday, 13-8.

February 21, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Weekend Watch List
The build-up to the March 1 blowout grows closer and closer and this weekend will be an important one in the Division II & III ranks. Here's a look at 12 games that will resonate.

February 20, 2014
#LMRanks Best Bets: NCAA Division II Men
We know Mercyhurst's Andrew Wagner is LM's Preseason Player of the Year, but who do we see taking home the other honors in 2014?

February 20, 2014
Photo Gallery: Le Moyne vs. Chestnull Hill (MD2)
Top-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team to a 13-8 win over 15th-ranked Chestnut Hill College on Saturday afternoon. Photos by Kevin Tucker

February 19, 2014
Morning Jac: Division II's Own Black History Month
Wednesday night will be the first home game for Tusculum, but it will also mark the first time that two African-American head coaches meet in NCAA Division II.

February 17, 2014
NCAA Division II Weekly Notebook
Rory Whipple wasn't comfortable with the way the game started against NYIT, but eventually the damn broke and the Spartans posted the most important victory in their three-year history.

February 17, 2014
Wingate Gets Two SAC Player of Week Honors

February 16, 2014
Fourth Quarter Surge Sends Limestone Past St. Leo

February 14, 2014
Morning Jac: Mars Hill Welcomes a Familar Face
When Mars Hill head coach looks across the box on Saturday, he'll see a familiar face in former Lion player and assistant coach Jason Lange. It won't be an easy game for the mentor.

February 14, 2014
#LMRanks: Watson's Return Lifts Adelphi
Nick Watson stumbled upon another year of eligibility and now the Englishman wants to finish up by bringing a national championship to Garden City.

February 14, 2014
Sunshine State Shocker: Tampa Stuns NYIT

February 13, 2014
#LMRanks: Le Moyne's Corapi Making Noise
His resounding play on the field doesn't mesh with his restrained personality outside of lacrosse, but Joe Corapi will be critical if the Dolphins want to make noise again.

February 12, 2014
Morning Jac: NYIT Crossing Fingers for Florida Trip
Three years after getting their Florida trip canceled by a winter storm, the Bears are hoping to avoid the same fate and get a crack at a couple of Sunshine State opponents.

February 12, 2014
#LMRanks: NCAA DII Men's Breakdown - 4-3
Two of the better programs in all of NCAA DII, LIU Post and Mercyhurst hope to put it all together in 2014, entering at #LMRanks preseason No. 4 and 3, respectively.

February 11, 2014
Queens Hangs Tough but Falls No. 5 Limestone

February 10, 2014
Morning Jac: Small College Round-Up
It was a muted start to the season in both Division II and Division III, but there was enough action to pontificate on for a spell.

February 10, 2014
Le Moyne Picked First In NE-10 Preseason Poll

February 10, 2014
#LMRanks: NCAA Division II Men's No. 8-10
It's countdown season for the NCAA Division II men, so Jac Coyne kicks off the list by looking at teams ranked at No. 8-10.

February 10, 2014
#LMRanks: NCAA MD2 Breakdown - Nos. 7-5
The countdown in NCAA Division II continues with Jac Coyne taking a look at the teams ranked No. 5-7.

February 9, 2014
Brevard Locks Down First Program Victory

February 8, 2014
Messenger, Limestone Dispatch Lenoir-Rhyne

February 7, 2014
Morning Jac: Let's Light This Candle
Optimism is about to give way to reality as the small college season gets underway today with three games in North Carolina and Detroit.

February 7, 2014
Hammock, Pfeiffer Tame Florida Southern

February 7, 2014
LIU Post Edges NYIT In ECC Preseason Poll

February 6, 2014
Former NLL Star Panos Added To Tampa Staff

February 5, 2014
Limestone Leads Conference Carolinas Men's Poll

February 4, 2014
Morning Jac: Ten Intriguing February D-II Contests
Although there aren't a ton of ranked matchups early on, there are plenty of compelling men's Division II games in the month of February. Here's a look at 10 that will help shape where this division ends up.

January 31, 2014
Morning Jac: Can Florida Southern Bounce Back?
There were high expectations for Florida Southern last spring, but the Mocs fell flat. Now Marty Ward's troops are off the radar, which is exactly where he wants them.

January 31, 2014
Mercyhurst Unanimous Choice In ECAC D-II

January 29, 2014
Mars Hill, Queens Atop SAC Preseason Poll

January 27, 2014
Morning Jac: Which Way Will Westminster Go?
Westminster (Utah) College, a former NAIA institution, is about to join the NCAA ranks. The Griffins' choice of conferences will have an impact on the western D-II landscape.

January 25, 2014
Syracuse Men Top Hofstra, Le Moyne in Scrimmages
The Orange hosted Hofstra and Le Moyne for an all-New York scrimmage afternoon at the Carrier Dome, winning both contests.

January 23, 2014
Morning Jac: Limestone Ready for New Challenges
It may look like Limestone has lost an unfathomable amount of talent, especially on the offensive end, but this isn't the Saints first rodeo.

January 21, 2014
Morning Jac: Le Moyne's Gear Outreach
The Le Moyne athletic department is using the "lacrosse gear" pandemic to further involve its fans and alumni with the program.

January 16, 2014
Domincan, Colorado Mesa Picked to Lead WILA

January 16, 2014
Tampa Atop Sunshine State Conf. Preseason Poll

January 15, 2014
Mercyhurst's Wagner is LM's MD2 Preseason POY
His numbers may not be flashy, but Andrew Wagner keeps opposing offensive stars off the scoreboard better than anybody, earning Lacrosse Magazine's nod as Preseason Player of the Year for DII

January 10, 2014
#LMRanks: Adelphi Leads NCAA DII Rankings
Returning national semifinalist Adelphi takes the top spot in Lacrosse Magazine's rankings over defending champion Le Moyne.

December 24, 2013
Stories of the Year: Realignment and Growth
Reshaping of basketball and football conference alignments will have a big effect on lacrosse in coming years, as will the continued growth of the smaller college divisions and Women's DI.

December 20, 2013
Vote for LM's Preseason Players of the Year!
It's down to the wire with several close races in the Preseason POY voting, which closes at 5 p.m. (ET) today!

December 17, 2013
Struss Named Head Coach at North Greenville

December 12, 2013
LM's Preseason POY Vote: NCAA Division II Men
Can a defender or specialist win a fan vote for Player of the Year? Precedent says unlikely, but Andrew Wagner's two Schmeisser Awards don't hurt. Jac Coyne breaks down the finalists.

December 4, 2013
Merrimack Men Add 12 NLI Signees for 2014-15

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