2006-07 Men's Lacrosse News

  • Cortland State Slips Past Wesleyan, 9-8, in NCAA Men's Lacrosse Semifinal
    May 20, 2007
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Meeting for the second year in a row in the NCAA Division III men's lacrosse tournament semifinals, defending national champion Cortland St. (15-5) knocked off Wesleyan University (18-3), 9-8, setting up a repeat of last year's national championship game vs. Salisbury University. Cortland defeated Salisbury 13-12 in overtime a year ago to capture its first Division III title. Cortland is playing in its 16th NCAA Division III tournament and seventh in a row. Wesleyan has been to the NCAA playoffs three times, all in the last three seasons. Undefeated Salisbury (21-0), which took NCAA titles in 2003, 2004 and 2005, got by Gettysburg, 9-6, in its semi-final Saturday as the Gulls are in NCAA Division III tournament number-25 with six crowns in total.
  • Wesleyan Moves Past Nazareth in NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament
    May 16, 2007
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Setting a team record for wins in a season with its 18th victory, Wesleyan (18-2) won the first-ever meeting with perennial national power Nazareth (16-3) in an NCAA Division III men's lacrosse quarterfinal game on Wednesday, 9-6. The win propels the Cardinals to their second straight contest vs. Cortland St. in a national semifinal as Cortland St., the defending national champ, knocked off previously undefeated Western New England, 12-10, in its quarter-final matchup. In last year's semi-final, Cortland St. came back to defeat Wesleyan in overtime, 7-6.
  • Wesleyan Upends Middlebury, 13-9, in NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament
    May 12, 2007
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Wesleyan (17-2) tied its team record for wins in a season by taking the rubber match against NESCAC rival and 2007 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Champion Middlebury (11-7), 13-9, in an NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Tournament second-round game here Saturday afternoon. Wesleyan will host Nazareth on Wednesday, May 16 in the quarterfinals at a time to be announced.
  • 2007 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse All-Conference Teams Announced
    May 09, 2007
    HADLEY, Mass. - Amherst senior attacker Derek Cherney (Chappaqua, N.Y.) has been named the 2007 NESCAC Player of the Year, as determined by the conference coaches. It is the second time in three years that Cherney has been honored with the league’s top award, as he took home Co-Player of the Year in 2005.
  • Middlebury Rolls Past Mount Ida in NCAA Men's Lacrosse First Round
    May 09, 2007
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Middlebury moved to 26-7 all-time in NCAA tournament play as they cruised to a 21-2 win over Mount Ida in a first-round game played on Kohn Field. The Panthers advanced to take on NESCAC foe Wesleyan in a second-round game on Saturday, May 12th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Tufts Survives Endicott Comeback in NCAA Men's Lacrosse First Round, 9-8
    May 09, 2007
    MEDFORD, Mass. – The Tufts Jumbos built an 8-1 lead and then narrowly survived an Endicott College comeback to move on in the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Tournament with a 9-8 victory on Wednesday night at Bello Field.
  • Middlebury Tops Wesleyan for 2007 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship
    May 06, 2007
    MEDFORD, Mass. - Middlebury won its seventh consecutive NESCAC Men's Lacrosse title Sunday afternoon with an 11-6 victory against Wesleyan in the final game of the 2007 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship at Tufts University s Bello Field.
  • Middlebury Edges Tufts in Men's Lacrosse Semifinals, 8-7
    May 05, 2007
    MEDFORD, Mass. – Middlebury College will play for its seventh straight NESCAC men’s lacrosse championship after defeating Tufts University, 8-7, in the semifinal round of the 2007 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship on Saturday afternoon at Bello Field.
  • Wesleyan Shuts Out Williams in Men's Lacrosse Semifinal, 8-0
    May 05, 2007
    MEDFORD, Mass. – Wesleyan University recorded the first shutout in the NESCAC men’s lacrosse tournament’s seven-year history when they blanked Williams College, 8-0, in the semi-final round on Saturday afternoon at Tufts University’s Bello Field.
  • Men's Lacrosse Championship Heads to Tufts
    May 01, 2007
    HADLEY, Mass. - Top-seeded Tufts University will look to earn its first NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse crown this weekend when the Jumbos host the final rounds of the 2007 NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship at Bello Field in Medford, Mass. The semifinals get underway on Saturday with Tufts taking on sixth-seeded Middlebury at 12:00 p.m., and will be followed shortly afterwards by second-seed Wesleyan clashing with fifth-seed and NESCAC rival Williams at 3:00 p.m. The 2007 NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship concludes on Sunday with the final at 12:00 p.m.
  • Wesleyan Nets 7-2 Victory Over Bowdoin in Men's Lacrosse First Round
    April 29, 2007
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Matching the score of the regular-season meeting between the teams four weeks earlier in Brunswick, Maine, Wesleyan extended its winning streak this season to 10 games with a 7-3 win over Bowdoin in the first round of the 2007 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship.
  • Middlebury Upends Trinity in Men's Lacrosse First Round
    April 29, 2007
    HARTFORD, Conn. – Sophomore attackman Skyler Hopkins (Easton, Md.) totaled five goals and one assist to lead the visiting Middlebury College Panthers a 16-4 victory over the Trinity College Bantams in the opening round of the 2007 NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship this afternoon at Jessee/Miller Field. Trinity drops to 9-6 with its second loss in as many days, while the Panthers improve to 8-6 and snap a three-game losing skid.
  • Williams Moves Past Amherst in Men's Lacrosse First Round, 9-5
    April 29, 2007
    AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst fell on Sunday afternoon to NESCAC rival Williams in the first round of the 2007 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship, 9-5. The Lord Jeffs played neck-and-neck with the Ephs for the first half, as the two teams traded goals for the first seven scores.
  • Field Set for 2007 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Championship
    April 28, 2007
    HADLEY, Mass. - A thrilling finish to the regular season saw Tufts earn the top seed and a first round bye in the 2007 NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship. The Jumbos played in one of three final regular season games decided by one goal, as Tufts sophomore Chase Bibby’s (Marblehead, Mass.) tally 1:45 into overtime secured a 7-6 win over Middlebury and the right for the Jumbos to host the semifinals and championship on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6 for the first time in tournament history. First round action for the seven-team tournament begins on Sunday, April 29 at 1:00 p.m. at Wesleyan, Trinity and Amherst.