• On a
The River Hill grad had a career-high five-point day in the
"We're just looking for the opening guy and whoever that guys is at the end of the play is going to get the goal," said Marlatt, a 2012
•Denver coach Bill Tierney doesn't buy in to the theory that one team can't beat another three times in the same season. His
"This isn't best two out of three rock, paper, scissors or rolling dice," he said. "This is a team that's dominated us like no other in our whole season."
Instead, he said, the key is to get his team to understand that each game is its own game and to pull confidence from the things in the first game that went well.
"As a coach, it's your job to find confidence in everything you do. Clearly Charley [Toomey] has a bigger bag to pull things out of with his team beating us twice. You're in a little more of a 'hope' mode than a 'know' mode. Our job is to make them understand is the only thing different about playing a team three times is you know them a lot better than playing them once."
The Friars are in their third year of Big East play and have not completed the transition to a full-scholarship program. They earned their first conference win against
"We're three years into the process," Burdick told Inside Lacrosse last week when asked about his job. "We're pretty solid in what we're trying to accomplish, and we feel good about the progress we're making."
Manhattan coach Tim McIntee stepped down Wednesday, as did Lafayette coach Terry Mangan.
Polanco was a holdout in
•Colgate had an unlikely hero in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Freshman goalie Conor Murphy got his first career start against Massachusetts.
"These last couple weeks, [starting goalie Jared Madison] just wasn't seeing the ball as well as he would like," coach Mike Murphy said.
Conor Murphy made 15 saves and did not give up a goal to UMass star Will Manny. Manny's lone goal came when Murphy was serving a penalty.