D3 Lacrosse: Noontime Sports Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 (Monday, April 16th)

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By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) 

It’s Monday, which means it is time for a brand new New England D3 Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 Poll.

Amherst College secured the top spot this week following an impressive win over Tufts University, which dropped one spot to the second position. As of now, the Mammoths and Wesleyan University (third this week!) boast identical conference ledgers, however, the Cardinals rallied to beat Amherst earlier this month, which should make the conference seeding quite interesting!

Coast Guard Academy returned to the top five with a 14-9 win over Merchant Marine this past weekend in West Point, New York. The Bears face a very important test on Wednesday – that would be tomorrow! – when they face-off against Springfield College, which returned to our poll this week after appearing ON THE RISE one week ago.

Babson College becomes our newest member of the poll – the Beavers seem to be riding some serious momentum at the moment since beating Springfield earlier this month.

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Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 | Monday, Apr. 16th 2018

1. Amherst College 11-2, 7-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 3
2. Tufts University 10-1, 6-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 1
3. Wesleyan University 10-2, 7-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 2
4. Bowdoin College 8-4, 4-4 NESCAC Last Week: No. 4
5. Coast Guard Academy 10-2, 3-0 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 6
6. Conn. College 9-4, 5-4 NESCAC Last Week: No. 5
7. Middlebury College 7-5, 4-4 NESCAC Last Week: No. 8
8. Williams College 6-6, 5-3 NESCAC Last Week: No. 9
9. Babson College 6-5, 3-0 NEWMAC Last Week: NR
10. Springfield College 7-5, 2-1 NEWMAC Last Week: NR

ON THE RISE: Clark University (7-4, 2-1 NEWMAC), Curry College (8-4, 3-2 CCC), Keene State (6-4, 3-0 LEC), MIT (6-5, 2-1 NEWMAC) and Western New England (9-5, 6-0 CCC).

D3 Lacrosse: Noontime Sports Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 (Monday, April 9th)

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By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) 

It’s Monday, which means it is time for a brand new New England D3 Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 Poll.

Tufts University secured the top spot with a convincing win last Saturday over Wesleyan University, thanks to a strong second quarter that helped the hosts push ahead for good. Danny Murphy highlighted his team’s win over the Cardinals with two goals and five assists.

The Jumbos have yet to lose a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) clash this season – they face some tough challenges over the next few weeks, including Amherst CollegeBates College, Bowdoin College and Middlebury College. All four teams appeared on this week’s poll with the Panthers reappearing on our Top 10 for the first time in weeks.

Bowdoin made one of the biggest leaps in the poll, jumping up three spots to the fourth position, while Connecticut College rounded out the top five in the fifth position. Bates also moved up a few spots as well, checking-in seventh overall after securing the ninth position one week ago.

Finally, Coast Guard Academy remains the top team in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), while Western New England (Commonwealth Coast Conference) held onto the 10th position for the second-straight week with a hard-fought 7-5 win over Endicott College.

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Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 | Monday, April 9th, 2018

1. Tufts University 9-0, 6-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 2
2. Wesleyan University 9-2, 5-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 3
3. Amherst College 9-2, 5-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 1
4. Bowdoin College 8-2, 4-2 NESCAC Last Week: No. 7
5. Conn. College 8-3, 4-3 NESCAC Last Week: No. 4
6. Coast Guard Academy 8-2, 3-0 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 5
7. Bates College 7-5, 3-4 NESCAC Last Week: No. 9
8. Middlebury College 5-5, 3-4 NESCAC Last Week: NR
9. Williams College 4-6, 3-3 NESCAC Last Week: No. 8
10. Western New England 7-5, 4-0 CCC Last Week: No. 10

ON THE RISE: Babson College (5-5, 2-0 NEWMAC), Clark University (6-4, 1-1 NEWMAC), Keene State (5-4, 2-0 LEC), MIT (6-4, 2-1 NEWMAC), Springfield College (6-4, 1-1 NEWMAC) and UMass Dartmouth (6-5, 1-1 LEC)

D3 Lacrosse: Noontime Sports Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 (Monday, March 26th)

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By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) 

It’s Monday, which means it is time for a brand new New England D3 Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 Poll, which finds Amherst College in the top position followed by Tufts University and Wesleyan University. The Mammoths secured the top spot for the second-straight week with convincing wins over Endicott College and Hamilton College. This week, Amherst will face-off against both Middlebury College and Springfield College.

Tufts scored a pair of weekend victories, including an exciting overtime win on Sunday against SUNY Cortland, while Wesleyan secured a pair of non-conference wins over Roanoke and Skidmore. The Cardinals will cap their initial month of play in Maine this Saturday, March 31 when they take on Colby College at 1 p.m.

Coast Guard Academy was this week’s biggest mover as they leaped three spots to the fifth position, while Springfield College moved up one spot to the sixth position. Both teams are scheduled to face-off next month.

Clark University is the newest member of the poll – the Cougars have been idle since their 8-7 win over Western New England last weekend, but return to the field this week with a pair of road contests against Bowdoin College and Coast Guard Academy.

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Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 | Monday, March 26th, 2018

1. Amherst College  6-1, 3-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 1
2. Tufts University 6-0, 3-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 2
3. Wesleyan University  6-1, 3-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 3
4. Conn. College 6-1, 3-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 4 
5. Coast Guard Academy 5-1, 0-0 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 8
6. Springfield College 5-2, 0-0 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 7
7. Williams College 3-3, 3-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 9
8. Middlebury College 3-3, 1-3 NESCAC Last Week: No. 5
9. Bates College 4-4, 1-3 NESCAC Last Week: No. 6
10. Clark University 4-2, 0-0 NEWMAC Last Week: NR

ON THE RISE: Bowdoin College (4-2, 2-2 NESCAC), Keene State (3-3, 0-0 LEC), MIT (4-1, 0-0 NEWMAC) and Western New England (3-5, 0-0 CCC).

D3 Lacrosse: Noontime Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 (Monday, March 19th)

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By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) 

It’s Monday, which means it is time for our weekly New England D3 Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 Poll.

This week, Amherst College slid into the top spot following an impressive win over Denison last Friday before falling to top-ranked RIT. The Mammoths boast an impressive 4-1 ledger, which also includes wins over Bowdoin College and Western New England.

Bates College, Springfield College and Williams College each moved-up in the poll, while the Golden Bears of WNE fell to the final position.

As always, stay connected with Noontime Sports on Facebook and Twitter for more updates and news on New England D3 Lacrosse!

Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 | Monday, March 19th, 2018

1. Amherst College  4-1, 2-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 2
2. Tufts University 4-0, 2-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 1
3. Wesleyan University 4-1, 3-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 3
4. Conn. College  4-1, 2-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 4
5. Middlebury College  2-2, 1-2 NESCAC Last Week: No. 5 
6. Bates College  3-3, 1-2 NESCAC Last Week: No. 8 
7. Springfield College  4-2, 0-0 NEWMAC  Last Week: No., 9 
 8. Coast Guard Academy  4-1, 0-0 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 7
9. Williams College  2-2, 2-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 10  
10. Western New England  3-3, 0-0 CCC Last Week: No. 6

ON THE RISE: Babson College (3-3, 0-0 NEWMAC),Bowdoin College (2-2, 1-2 NESCAC), Clark University (4-2, 0-0 NEWMAC), Keene State (3-2, 0-0 LEC), MIT (4-1, 0-0 NEWMAC) and University of New England (4-1, 0-0 CCC)

D3 Lacrosse: Noontime Sports Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 (Monday, March 12th)

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By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) 

It’s Monday, which means it is time for our weekly New England D3 Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 Poll.

This week, we welcomed a trio of new teams to the poll, including Coast Guard Academy, which scored an exciting overtime win over Wesleyan University. Additionally, we also welcomed a pair of New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) teams, too – make sure to keep an eye on both Connecticut College and Williams College this week.

Men’s Lacrosse Top 10 | Monday, March 12th, 2018

1. Tufts University 3-0, 1-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 2
2. Amherst College 3-0, 2-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 3
3. Wesleyan University 2-1, 2-0 NESCAC Last Week: No. 1
4. Conn. College 3-0, 2-0 NESCAC Last Week: NR 
5. Middlebury College 1-1, 1-1 NESCAC Last Week: No. 5
6. Western New Eng. 3-1, 0-0 CCC Last Week: No. 7
7. Coast Guard Academy 4-0, 0-0 NEWMAC Last Week: NR
8. Bates College  1-3, 0-2 NESCAC Last Week: No. 4
9. Springfield College 2-2, 0-0 NEWMAC Last Week: No. 9
10. Williams College 1-2, 1-1 NESCAC Last Week: NR

ON THE RISE: Babson College (2-3, 0-0 NEWMAC), Clark University (3-2, 0-0 NEWMAC), Keene State (1-2, 0-0 LEC), MIT (2-1, 0-0 NEWMAC), Roger Williams (2-2, 0-0 CCC), Trinity College (1-2, 0-1 NESCAC), University of New England (2-1, 0-0 CCC)