Are the Hoyas back among lacrosse’s elite? Georgetown’s huge week vaulted it from unranked to No. 14 in this week’s Inside Lacrosse poll and into recognition.
Georgetown knocked off then-No. 14 Loyola Maryland and then-No. 9 Marquette in back-to-back contests.
The Hoyas’ 13-12 win against Loyola Maryland was their first since 2007 and first against a ranked opponent since 2013.
Marquette was one of three undefeated teams remaining in Division I men’s lacrosse until their 10-9 loss to Georgetown. The Hoyas jumped to an 8-2 halftime lead that was tied at 9-9 until freshman midfielder Craig Berge scored on extra-man opportunity with 3:45 to play.
Georgetown (6-3) visits No. 5 Denver (6-2) Saturday, March 28.
— Georgetown MLacrosse (@HoyasMLacrosse) March 19, 2015
No. 1 Syracuse (7-0)
Kevin Rice and Dylan Donahue each had seven points as the Orange dominated then-No. 4 Duke 19-7 on Sunday. The nation’s top-ranked team remains undefeated another week, at least until Saturday when they meet No. 2 Notre Dame.
No. 2 Notre Dame (5-1)
The Fighting Irish posted just their second shutout in team history, a 9-0 decision against No. 15 Ohio State. Shane Doss and Conor Kelly combined for 13 saves.
No. 10 Princeton (6-1)
Georgetown wasn’t the only team collecting a pair of one-goal wins last week. The Tigers outlasted Rutgers 12-11 and Yale 11-10 behind 19 combined points from Mike MacDonald and Kip Orban.