March 12, 2013

Men’s Lacrosse Climbs To Second In NEILA Coaches’ Poll

HAMDEN, Conn. – Recently receiving votes in the USILA and Nike/Inside Lacrosse Polls, the Quinnipiac University men's lacrosse team also climbed higher to second in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Coaches' Poll, which was announced on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The Bobcats, now 3-0 on the season, are off to their best start since the 2008 campaign.

The Yale Bulldogs have knocked UMass off of the top spot of the NEILA Coaches Poll after extending their win streak to three in a row this week. Quinnipiac followed closely in second, while the Minutemen, Brown and Fairfield round out the top five. Providence came in sixth and Harvard and Holy Cross concluded the eight-team field.

NEILA Men's Lacrosse Coaches' Poll Release

1. #15 Yale 3-1
2. Quinnipiac 3-0
3. #19 UMass 3-3
4. Brown 3-1
5. Fairfield 3-3
6. Providence 4-0
7. Harvard 2-2
8. Holy Cross 3-3

Quinnipiac is back in action on Tuesday against Providence (3 PM) and on Saturday against Hartford (12 PM). Both games will be played at the QU Lacrosse Turf Field in Hamden, Conn.

Quinnipiac fans should refer to the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com, for any schedule changes as well as the latest news, scores and highlights. The 2013 Quinnipiac Men's Lacrosse Schedule is also available for download at www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com for all mobile devices, including iPhones and iPads, as well as all desktop computers.

Contact: Tony Distasio; ardistasio@quinnipiac.edu