Tanner's Top 25: Week 7

Irish Sports Daily


   Another wild weekend in College Lacrosse has come to an end.
Here are my rankings after week 7 of the season. One thing that has stayed consistent is the fact that Albany is dominating everyone!

Others Considered: Navy, Brown, Sacred Heart, North Carolina, Richmond, Penn State, Michigan

25. Army (5-2)

      The Black Knights had to survive Holy Cross, which was shocking to see.

24. Delaware (3-4)

      The Blue Hens took a tough loss to Johns Hopkins after leading and playing great for most of the game.

23. Jacksonville (3-4)

      The Dolphins opened SoCon play with a great win over Mercer.

22. Ohio State (5-3)

      The Buckeyes took a loss to Denver after a great game on Saturday.

21. Harvard (5-1)

      The Crimson got a win over Brown to open Ivy League play.

20. Cornell (3-3)

      The Big Red took a tough loss to Yale in their Ivy League opener.

19. Yale (5-1)

      The Bulldogs opened Ivy League play with a win over a very high powered Cornell team.

18. Hofstra (4-2)

      The Pride got a good win over Providence on Saturday.

17. Penn (4-3)

      The Quakers just dominated Princeton on the road Saturday afternoon. Domination!

16. Syracuse (3-3)

      The Orange lost a tough one to Rutgers in New Jersey on Sunday.

15. Vermont (7-1)

      The Catamounts had a very bad showing against Albany and showed they still need to improve if they want to contest the Danes.

14. Robert Morris (5-2)

      RMU got a great win over a tough sacred Heart team on Saturday.

13. Lehigh (6-2)

      The Mountain Hawks have been impressive this season. They took a one goal loss to Rutgers mid week and then pounded rival Lafayette on Saturday.

12. Rutgers (6-2)

      The Sacarlet Knights got a huge win over Syracuse on Sunday. That marked their first win over the Orange since 2004.

11. Villanova 

      The Wildcats lost a hard fought battle against Maryland on Saturday.

10. Georgetown (6-1)

      The Hoyas were surprisingly upset by Drexel on Saturday.

9. Penn (4-3)

      The Quakers devoured Princeton on Saturday as they won 14-7 to open Ivy League play.

8. Virginia (6-1)

      The Wahoos lost a tough game at Notre Dame on Saturday. Despite the loss they played well, still without Ryan Conrad.

7. Johns Hopkins (5-2)

      The Blue Jays welcomed Delaware to Homewood on Saturday and got a 14-8 win after mutiple comebacks and runs by the Hens.

6. Duke (8-1)

      The Blue Devils were able to get a 10-8 win over Towson on Saturday and a 9-3 win over Cleveland State on Sunday.

5. Loyola (5-2)

      The Greyhounds had a tough battle against Navy that they won 15-9. Pat Spencer had 12 Goals!

4. Denver (5-2)

      The Pioneers showed up as they beat Ohio State 12-7 on Saturday.

3. Notre Dame (4-1)

      The Irish came to play as they got the final shots in a tight one against UVA, winning 9-7.

2. Maryland (6-1)

      The Terps had a tough test against Villanova, but they handled it well and got a 13-11 win.

1. Albany (6-0)

        The Dane Tran continues to roll as they stormed Vermont this week as they won 21-5.

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