MEN'S LACROSSE NAMED #2 BY INSIDE LACROSSE IN PRESEASON POLL
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team is ranked second in the Inside Lacrosse/Face-Off Yearbook Division II preseason poll, as announced by the magazine. The Northeast-10 Conference regular season and tournament champions a year ago, the Dolphins finished 17-1 and earned a berth into the NCAA semifinals for the 10th time in the last 11 years.
Le Moyne ranked only behind Mercyhurst, which ranked first in every poll a season ago. Last year's national champion, Dowling, checks in at number three, followed by Merrimack and Limestone.
Le Moyne, which finished with an undefeated conference record for the 12th time in the last 13 seasons, returns 32 letterwinners and seven starters from a year ago. The Dolphins open the 2013 campaign on Saturday, February 23 against Chestnut Hill at Ted Grant Field.
Inside Lacrosse/Face-Off Magazine DII Preseason Poll
1. Mercyhurst (13-1)
2. Le Moyne (17-1)
3. Dowling (13-2)
4. Merrimack (13-3)
5. Limestone (17-2)
6. NYIT (13-3)
7. Seton Hill (12-4)
8. Chestnut Hill (8-6)
9. Adelphi (13-3)
10. C.W. Post (6-6)