Monday, March 12, 2018

University of Albany Men's Lacrosse Unanimous #1 Team In The Nation - UAlbany Sports 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. – There is no doubt in the minds of coaches and media across the nation: the UAlbany men's lacrosse team is the unanimous #1 team in the country.

 UAlbany received all possible first-place votes in the United States Intercollegiate Coaches Association (USILA) poll and the Inside Lacrosse Maverik media poll for #1 in each. It is the third consecutive week that UAlbany has been ranked #1.

UAlbany secured its position on Saturday with a pivotal 11-10 comeback victory over #2 Maryland on Saturday in College Park.

 Including a 19-8 win over UMass on Tuesday, UAlbany stands at 5-0 overall, one of three DI teams left undefeated. Also undefeated is UAlbany’s next opponent, Vermont, ranked at #14 in the coaches poll and #12 in the media poll, is 7-0 overall.

 Courtesy: UA Sports

Saturday, March 10, 2018

University of Albany Men's Lacrosse Retains #1 Ranking With Win Over #2 Maryland - UAlbany Sports 2018

Courtesy - UAlbany Sports Information

 The #1 UAlbany men’s lacrosse team outscored #2 Maryland 5-0, including four goals in the final 6:14, to come back and win 11-10 and solidify its place as the top team in the nation.

Key Stats:
 UAlbany: Connor Fields earned the game-winning goal with 1:16 left, finishing with four goals and two assists.

Jakob Patterson had the game-tying goal with 4:28 remaining, completing a four-goal day, while Kyle McClancy had three goals.

 On defense, JD Colarusso earned the victory with 11 saves, including four in the fourth quarter, with Stone Sims earning two caused turnovers. TD Ierlan was 14-for-24 on faceoffs with nine ground balls.

Monday, March 5, 2018

University of Men's Lacrosse - TD Ierlan Earns Warrior/US Lacrosse Player of the Week

Courtesy - UAlbany Sports Information

 ALBANY, N.Y. – TD Ierlan’s perfect faceoff day vs. Cornell has earned him the Warrior/US Lacrosse Player of the Week honor, announced on Monday.

 The award is selected by the staff of US Lacrosse Magazine. This is the second time Ierlan has been selected as the National Player of the Week is his career, getting this award on April 3rd, 2017.

 The sophomore faceoff specialist came up on shy of the NCAA DI record for a perfect faceoff day, going 24-for-24 vs. Cornell with 22 ground balls. It is his first-ever perfect faceoff day as a Great Dane. His performance helped UAlbany defeat Cornell 11-9 on Sunday to send the Great Danes to 3-0.

 UAlbany’s next game is on Tuesday as the Great Danes travel to UMass for a 3 p.m. contest. For ticket information for UAlbany men’s lacrosse games, fans may contact the UAlbany ticket office at 518-442-DANE or

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