2021 Native NCAA Lacrosse Energy Rankings: Week 5


Todd Karpovich shares his newest energy rankings for the seven native Division I lacrosse groups in addition to his participant of the week.

Participant of the Week

UMBC Attackman Nick Dupuis
The sophomore scored a career-high 5 objectives in a 13-10 victory in opposition to Hartford. The win saved the Retrievers undefeated on the season. Dupuis has supplied a spark because the Retrievers’ fourth attackman.

1. Maryland (5-0)
Earlier Sport: Defeated then-No. 14 Ohio State, 16-8
Highlight: The third-ranked Terrapins broke open the sport with six objectives within the fourth quarter. Senior attackman Logan Wisnauskas (Boys’ Latin) completed with 4 objectives and three assists. Sophomore attackman Daniel Maltz additionally had 4 objectives, whereas senior attackman Jared Bernhardt scored thrice with two assists. Maryland’s protection was stellar and allowed 10 objectives or fewer for the fourth time this season. The Terps are ranked nationally behind new No. 1 North Carolina and No. 2 Duke.
Subsequent Up: Go to No. 5 Rutgers March 28

2. Loyola (4-2)
Earlier Sport: Defeated Bucknell, 24-10
Highlight: The Twelfth-ranked Greyhounds scored 12 straight objectives put away the Leopards. Senior attackman Kevin Lindley sparked a 12-0 run with seven objectives because the Greyhounds’ offense dominated for a second consecutive week. Graduate midfielder Peter Swindell added a career-best 4 objectives, together with three within the sport’s opening 20 minutes. Loyola’s 24 objectives are probably the most the Greyhounds have scored in a convention sport since becoming a member of the Patriot League in 2013.
Subsequent Up: Go to Towson March 27

3. Johns Hopkins (2-3)
Earlier Sport: Misplaced to then-No. 6 Rutgers, 15-9
Highlight: The Fifteenth-ranked Blue Jays couldn’t maintain tempo with the Scarlet Knights, who put collectively an 11-2 game-ending run throughout the closing 32 minutes. Junior midfielder Garrett Degnon led Johns Hopkins with three objectives and one help, whereas senior attackman Connor DeSimone completed with two objectives and two assists. Junior Matt Narewski received 16 faceoffs, one shy of a profession excessive.
Subsequent Up: Go to Penn State March 28

4. UMBC (3-0, nationwide votes)
Earlier Sport: Defeated Hartford, 13-10
Highlight: The Retrievers prolonged their successful streak to seven video games courting again to final season. Senior attackman Trevor Patschorke (Severna Park) completed with two objectives and an help, whereas sophomore attackman Mike Doughty (Glenelg) and sophomore midfielder Dane Corridor (St. John’s School) every had a objective and two assists. Junior attackman Brett Baucia (Archbishop Spalding) tied a profession excessive with two objectives, and senior attackman Steven Zichelli (Severna Park) additionally scored twice.
Subsequent Up: Go to Binghamton March 24

5. (Navy (2-0, No. 16 nationally)
Earlier Sport: Sport at Lafayette postponed
Subsequent Up: Host Holy Cross March 27

6. Towson (2-5)
Earlier Sport: Misplaced then-No.18 Delaware, 13-12, in time beyond regulation.
Highlight: The Tigers couldn’t maintain a 9-5 halftime lead, and with 2:41 left in time beyond regulation, Delaware’s Tye Kurtz slipped across the crease and scored the game-winning objective. Redshirt freshman attackman Andrew Milani (St. Paul’s) had a hat trick for the third straight sport, whereas fifth-year attackman Brody McLean added two objectives. Redshirt junior goalkeeper Shane Brennan (Walt Whitman) completed with 12 saves for Towson. The Tigers had received their earlier 5 video games in opposition to Delaware.
Subsequent Up: Host No. 12 Loyola March 27

7. Mount St. Mary’s (1-6)
Earlier Sport: Misplaced to Hobart, 13-9
Highlight: The Mountaineers scored three consecutive objectives to chop the margin to at least one early within the fourth quarter, however they might not overcome the Statesmen. Graduate midfielder Matt Haggerty, graduate midfielder/attackman Brendan Doyle (Loyola Blakefield) and junior midfielder Jake Krieger (John Carroll) every scored twice for Mount St. Mary’s. Senior Dylan Furnback made 11 saves for the Mountaineers
Subsequent Up: Go to St. Joseph’s March 27

Photograph Credit score: Courtesy of UMBC Athletics

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