Category Archives: Men’s Lacrosse

Denver Overcomes Slow Start to Rout Sacred Heart 18-7

On a sunny, 65 degree Saturday afternoon, the No. 2 University of Denver Pioneers took on the unranked Sacred Heart University Pioneers and won convincingly, 18-7. Denver followed their exciting 14-12 victory over the Duke Blue Devils last week with an impressive, if a bit erratic, offensive showing against their Pioneers counterparts from Fairfield, Connecticut. Continue reading Denver Overcomes Slow Start to Rout Sacred Heart 18-7

LetsGoDU ‘Big Event’ Super Survey

Puck Swami challenged DU to put on Big Events in his article Think Big, Denver . So we have put together the LetsGoDU Big Event Super Survey. In the survey, we provide a Big Event concept and venue. Of course, we know that it takes years to work out schedules and plan such events, but we wanted to paint a picture of what it would take to create such an event that would draw local and regional interest.

Vote for your favorite option and feel free to comment with any other ideas you might have.

The LetsGoDU Big Event Super Survey ends Wednesday, March 2nd.

Denver Lacrosse Tops Duke 14-12 in Cobb County Classic

For the second year in a row, the No. 2 University of Denver Pioneers lacrosse team traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to face the No. 3 Duke University Blue Devils in the annual Cobb County Classic. Though the score was different this time, the result was the same as the Pioneers topped the Blue Devils, 14-12. Continue reading Denver Lacrosse Tops Duke 14-12 in Cobb County Classic

Denver Holds off Johns Hopkins 14-10 in Final Tune Up

After scoring 8 goals in the first quarter, the Denver Pioneers lacrosse team held off the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays to win 14-10 in their final exhibition game of the 2016 season. While this game didn’t officially matter, Bill Tierney and his staff has a lot to talk about and build on heading into the season opener at Air Force on February 13th. Continue reading Denver Holds off Johns Hopkins 14-10 in Final Tune Up

Big East Preseason Polls Recognize Pioneers

Preseason Coaches’ Poll
1. Denver – 25 pts. (5)
2. Georgetown – 21 pts. (1)
3. Marquette – 16 pts.
4. Villanova – 13 pts.
5. Providence – 8 pts.
6. St. John’s – 7 pts.

2016 Preseason All-Big East Team and Awards

Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
Connor Cannizzaro, Denver, Jr., A^

Preseason Co-Defensive Players of the Year
Liam Byrnes, Marquette, Grad Student, LSM
Christian Burgdorf, Denver, Jr. D Continue reading Big East Preseason Polls Recognize Pioneers

Lax: Coaches Pick Denver

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Source: Lax Power

USILA 2016 Pre-Season Coaches’ Poll for Division I

The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) has announced its 2016 preseason Division I Men’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll. The rankings are shown below and will also appear soon on the Polls page, where you’ll find links to teams’ schedules.

Rk.   Team             Pts (1st)
 1    Denver           431  14                                                   
 2    Notre Dame       416   6                 
 3    Duke             393   1                 
 4    Maryland         365   1                 
 5    Johns Hopkins    340                 
 6    North Carolina   317
 7    Syracuse         311
 8    Virginia         302
 9    Yale             271
10    Brown            202
11    Ohio State       174
12    Albany           162
13    Georgetown       158
14    Loyola           153
15    Harvard          105                 
16    Towson           97
17    Cornell          94
18    Navy             56
19    Villanova        54
20    Stony Brook      50

Also receiving votes: Marquette, Colgate, Princeton, Penn State, Army, Penn, Fairfield, High Point, Hofstra, Bucknell, Boston U., Richmond, UMass, Marist