BOYS RECRUITING . The NLF hosts a pair of events during the November recruiting period. Virginia was always built for a great run in 2020; it happened to turn one in a year early, and there’s definitely enough in Charlottesville to deliver another deep push into May in 2021. Isabella Peterson led the team in points (18) and goals (15) as a freshman. While it’s probably a greater challenge to forecast the upcoming season than in most years, US Lacrosse Magazine will give it a try. Get updated NCAA Men's Lacrosse DI rankings from every source, including coaches and national polls. ILWomen IWLCA Teams News Scores Stats Polls Calendar High School Fan Picks Leaders. 15-11. Skywalkers 10. "There could very well be some regression here, but let’s not count Dartmouth out of anything just yet. But there’s been plenty of movement in the offseason. / Edge, Cody Hart, midfield, Lakeridge (Ore.) / West Coast Starz / Virginia –, Will Angrick, midfield, Georgetown Prep (Md.) "The Nittany Lions will still be a force, especially at the offensive end.". Florida Select 6. Long Island Top Guns 9. 16 No. Teams News Scores Stats Polls Calendar Fan Picks Leaders. 1 prospect in the class of 2021 in the inaugural National Lacrosse Federation player rankings. Photo via Matt Chandik. If the Dukes can figure out what’s lost on offense, they’ll be just fine. Photo via Matt Chandik. Teams News Scores Stats Polls Calendar Fan Picks Leaders. Click here for the list of college coaches who attended the NLF National Championships. Initial forecast: It’s always to safe to bank on the Terrapins to hover around the top five, even when they have to contend with the departure of a star or two. So, no players from the Midwest! Sowers and fellow Princeton teammate Phillip Robertson (67 career goals on .496 shooting) join an offense loaded with the likes of Dyson Williams (25 goals in his debut year), Owen Caputo, Nakeie Montgomery and a still-rehabbing-from-an-ACL-tear Joe Robertson — not to mention the No.1 recruit in his class, Brennan O’Neill. They’ve helped me a lot, and Coach Joe (Spallina) always said that in order to be the best, you have to play against the best.”. / Crabs / Johns Hopkins, Cade Caggiano, attack, Ardrey Kell (N.C.) / Carolina 24/7 / Georgetown –, Stephen Bou, midfield, Landon (Md.) T3 Cobra Kai 14. Playing the best talent around brings out the best in you every time you step on the field, and being surrounded with such great talent like (St. Anthony’s and Crush teammates and Duke commits) Brennan (O’Neill) and Aidan (Danenza), (Shoreham-Wading River, N.Y./North Carolina) Xavier (Arline), (’22 standout) Joey (Spallina) and all of those guys really adds a lot to my game. Jared Bernhardt’s presumed exit deprives Maryland of one of the sport’s best offensive talents, but the Terps could very well withstand his loss. “It’s humbling, and it’s an honor to be considered No. The Crabs’ Ethan Long was a major contributor to Calvert Hall’s nationally-ranked top 5 team this year. Luke Walstrum has been a consistent force as Big 4 HHH’s top attackman. John Danowski’s team is an obvious favorite to haul home a fourth national title — if there’s a season in 2021. Faceoff man Danny Varello (who split time with Jakob Phaup) and goalie Drake Porter (.577 save percentage) joined Rehfuss and Trimboli in sticking around central New York for an extra season. Early 2021 Rankings Division I Men No. Defensively, Molly Little is back for a fifth year to anchor a unit that will need to replace Milleker, Eliza Hacke and, perhaps most notably, goalkeeper Carson Gregg. Riley Hertford stood on her head as a junior, saving .561 percent of shots faced, and defenders Lizzy Wagner, Kaleigh Brennan and Madi O’Brien are set to return. As did the team’s assist leader, Tori Chanenchuk. While it’s probably a greater challenge to forecast the upcoming season than in most years, US Lacrosse Magazine will give it a try. Replacing Gregg (whether that’s with Chloe Lewis, Amelia Cole or somebody else) will be worth monitoring, but Denver seems poised to threaten the top 10. Maryland United 5. 8 in the Nike/US Lacrosse Magazine Division I Women’s Top 20 when the season abruptly ended. Dartmouth had the Ivy League’s best record last year and finished in the top three in the league in 2018 and 2019.". / New Hampshire Tomahawks / Virginia, Andy Demopoulos, goalie, Darien (Conn.) / Eclipse / Johns Hopkins –, Matt Nunes, goalie, The Woodlands (Texas) / West Coast Starz / Virginia –, Michael Bath, LSM, Gonzaga (D.C.) / MadLax Capital / Princeton –, AJ Hernandez, LSM/defense, Boys’ Latin (Md.) Get updated NCAA Men's Lacrosse DI rankings from every source, including coaches and national polls. Logan Wisnauskas (24 goals, 12 assists), Anthony DeMaio (10 goals, 11 assists), Daniel Maltz (12 goals, six assists) and Bubba Fairman (five goals, six assists) are all expected back. The 2020 lacrosse season ended abruptly, and it’s anyone’s guess exactly when the 2021 season will begin. 20 - No. … And Michael Adler, who had a .594 save percentage at Saint Joseph’s, can only help a vulnerable situation in the cage. / DC Express / Penn, Chris Canet, midfield, New Canaan (Conn.) / Eclipse –, Graham Hertzberg, attack, Landon (Md.) Boneyard Lacrosse 25. But there’s been plenty of movement in the offseason. That was the exclamation point during the shortened 2020 season, but Richmond should have plenty more opportunities to climb the rankings in 2021. 16 No. He’s played up with the 2020 Crush team forever, helping the country’s top 2020 team to tournament title after tournament title. 25 - No. Had no top players even though they beat top teams all summer. WOMENS . GIRLS RECRUITING . Team Carolina 24. Mass Elite 13. / Laxachusetts / Notre Dame –, Will Lynch, faceoff midfield, Chaminade (N.Y.) / Long Island Express / Notre Dame –, Dewey Egan, attack, Torrey Pines (Calif.) / West Coast Starz / North Carolina, Mason Lazasz, midfield, La Salle (Pa.) / Big 4 HHH / High Point –, Colin Mulshine, defense, Brunswick (Conn.) / Prime Time / Princeton –, Jake Wilson, defense, Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.) / Team 91 Blaze –, Jake Cohen, defense, Landon (Md.) M & D Lacrosse 3. A win over Pac-12 rival Stanford to start the season was likely the Pios’ best win, perhaps overshadowed by a 14-13 loss to Vanderbilt three weeks later.