CCBC Essex has supplanted defending champion Onondaga as the top
team in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
men's lacrosse rankings, thanks to a thrilling 22-19 victory
Saturday over the Lazers.
The Knights, under new head coach Shawn Burke after Brian Duncan
left to become Matt Kerwick's top assistant at NCAA Division I
Jacksonville, are 3-0 and received five of six first-place votes in
this week's poll. The remaining first-place vote went to No.
2-ranked Monroe, which toppled No. 5-ranked Nassau, 7-5.
Onondaga fell to No. 3 and Anne Arundel held at No. 4 to round
out the top five.