Colgate Men’s Lacrosse Reclaims National Rankings


(Hamilton, NY – March 12, 2012) The Colgate men’s lacrosse team has reclaimed its place in the national rankings this week, securing the No. 17 spots in both the Nike/Inside Lacrosse Media Poll and the USILA Coaches’ Poll.

The Raiders, which are now on a three-game winning streak, found their way back into the national rankings, after securing a 18-8 win over Hobart on Tuesday and a 13-9 win over Holy Cross last week. Prior to the two wins last week, the team secured its first win of the streak 24-14 over Robert Morris on Mar. 3.

Colgate (5-1) began the season ranked No. 19 in the Nike/Inside Preseason Poll that was released in January. The team also received votes in the USILA Preseason Poll but was unable to break into the top 20. The Raiders were also landed the No. 18 and 20 spots in the Inside Lacrosse 2012 Face-Off Yearbook Rankings.

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