Men's Lacrosse Back In Top-20

March 6, 2006

Baltimore, Md. - The Loyola men's lacrosse team is back in the Top-20 after a win over No. 16 Penn State last Saturday. The Greyhounds picked up 73 votes in this week's media poll and are ranked No. 17 while Maryland, Virginia and Duke hold the top three spots.

The Greyhounds, ranked No. 23 in the preseason polls, are 1-1 this season, losing a heartbreaker at then-No. 11 Towson to start the year. Loyola will face No. 3 Duke this Saturday in San Diego, Calif. and still has games remaining against five teams ranked in the Top-10.

The Inside Lacrosse media poll comes out every Monday and features voters from media outlets across the country.

Inside Lacrosse Media Poll1.Maryland (19)2. Virginia (3)3. Duke4. Navy5. Princeton6. Cornell7. Syracuse8. Johns Hopkins9. Massachusetts10. Georgetown11. Delaware12. Denver13. Notre Dame14. Dartmouth15. Towson16. Albany17. Loyola18. Hofstra19. UMBC20. North Carolina