Tanner's Top 25: Week 6



John Carl D'Annibale / Times Union



        It was another wild week in the landscape of College Lacrosse.
These were the hardest rankings that I have ever done all season. So many things happened that shook these rankings up a bunch.

Others Considered: Sacred Heart, Boston U., Brown

25. Yale

        The Bulldogs did not impress me again. They got a win over Fairfield but really had to fight to pull away in the second half.

24. Hofstra

        The Pride devoured North Carolina on Saturday.

23. Penn State

        The Nittany Lions took an L to Cornell last weekend.

22. Harvard

        Harvard got a win over Providence on Saturday.

21. North Carolina

        The Tar Heels took a pounding on Long Island against Hofstra.

20. Rutgers

       The Scarlet Knights took a tough loss to Princeton in OT on Saturday.

19. Jacksonville

        The Dolphins had an bye week and will open SoCon play this weekend.

18. Princeton

        The Tiger's got a huge win in OT against Rutgers. Princeton is now the New Jersey State Champs.

17. Cornell

          The Big Red got a huge victory over Penn State.

16. Ohio State

          The Buckeyes played Towson on Saturday and had many chances to win but, lost in OT.

15. Penn

         Penn matched up with a tough Villanova team on Saturday and took a loss in a close game.

14. Army

        The Black Knights got upset by Lehigh on Saturday.

13. Robert Morris

        RMU dominated Marquette on Saturday in a road game. It really was domination.

12. Syracuse

         The Orange took a very tough loss in the Dome against rival Johns Hopkins.

11. Villanova

        The Wildcats took a midweek loss to Brown but beat Philly foe Penn on Saturday.

10. Denver

        The Pioneers got a win against North Carolina on Monday but took a tough loss at Notre Dame on Saturday. That game really could have gone the Pioneers way with a few extra looks.

9. Johns Hopkins

      The Blue Jays invaded the Dome on Saturday as they dominated Syracuse.

8. Loyola

      Loyola took a tough loss against Duke on Saturday, but they still looked good.

7. Georgetown

      The Hoyas stay undefeated as they defeated Hobart on Saturday.

6. Vermont

        The Catamounts got a great win over Sacred Heart on Thursday. They continue to roll.

5. Virginia

       Virginia had a trip to New York this week for spring break. They got a midweek win over Manhattan and beat Stony Brook by one on Saturday.

4. Duke

      The Blue Devils were able to get a great win over a very good Loyola squad.

3. Notre Dame

      Notre Dame was very good on Saturday as they got a great win over Denver.

2. Maryland

    Maryland played very very well against Albany, but couldn't get the win as they lost by one.

1. Albany

      The Great Danes cam back to defeat Maryland in what may be the best game of the year.

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