Senior attackman Austin French, who missed DU’s first four games of the season due to upper body injury, came back to the DU starting lineup with a vengeance to lift the eighth-ranked Pioneers (4-1) to 12-10 road victory over [15/20] North Carolina Tar Heels . The Pioneer road win ruined the christening of UNC’s brand new 4,000-seat Lacrosse and Soccer Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C. on Saturday morning, Mar. 2.
French tied his career-high with a six point overall performance, and set a new career-high with five assists in the game to lead Denver. His ball distribution skills are critical to the flow of Denver’s offensive attack, and the Californian’s return to the lineup provided just the tonic DU needed to secure its first road win of the season. Continue reading Pioneer Lacrosse French-Fries North Carolina, 12-10 →
When you look at Connor Cannizzaro and Ethan Walker, you’d be forgiven if you give a double-take. The manner in which the two present themselves, their dialect, and their physical appearance translate to the field. If it weren’t for their jerseys, No. 40 worn by Cannizzaro and No. 57 sported by Walker, it’d be nearly impossible to tell them apart thanks to their nearly identical playing styles.Continue reading Brotherhood on the attack: Connor Cannizzaro and Ethan Walker share a unique bond→
Tyler Pace returned to the field, Ethan Walker netted a hat trick, and that’s about all that went well for the #1 University of Denver Pioneers today as they fell 13-9 to the #6 North Carolina Tarheels at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. Denver was never competitive and the Tarheels led the game wire to wire. Continue reading Pioneers suffer “setback” in 13-9 loss to North Carolina→
It appears the #3 University of Denver Pioneers may have turned the page on their struggles in the third quarter in 2016. Today, against the #17 Air Force Falcons, the Pios scored five goals in the third quarter, including three in the final 17 seconds, to take control of a surprisingly close game. They didn’t look back as they coasted to a dominant 14-6 victory. Continue reading Cannizzaro, Walker star in Denver’s 14-6 victory over Air Force→
It’s arrived at last. Lacrosse season in the Rocky Mountains is back. The Lacrosse Capital of the West is about to come alive once again as the 2017 University of Denver Pioneers Men’s Lacrosse program opens their season at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium this weekend against in-state rival Air Force. Continue reading 2017 Denver Men’s Lacrosse Comprehensive Season Preview→