Albany’s Thompson Brothers, Maryland’s Cummings Named 2014 Tewaaraton Award Winners



WASHINGTON – The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced University at Albany attackman Lyle Thompson, University at Albany attackman Miles Thompson, and University of Maryland midfielder Taylor Cummings as the winners of the 14th annual Tewaaraton Award, presented Thursday at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. The Tewaaraton Award annually honors the top male and top female college lacrosse players in the United States. Read More…

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.@ESPNfrontrow Feature about the Thompson Trio is an Impactful Realization of how far Lacrosse has and hasn’t come

ESPN's Feature about the Thompson Trio is an Impactful Reflection of how far Lacrosse has and hasn't come


Albany’s Lyle, Miles and Ty Thompson make up the highest scoring attack in college lacrosse. They also represent a link to time-honored Native American traditions. Read More…

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College lacrosse is a marathon, not a sprint

Apr 19, 2014; South Bend, IN, USA; Maryland Terrapins midfielder Connor Cannizzaro (23) moves the ball as Notre Dame Fighting Irish defensemen Matt Landis (43) and Matthew Collins (42) defend in the first quarter at Arlotta Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports Matt Cashore


There is increased parity in college lacrosse these days. Any team can win on any given day. The same handful of teams isn’t always at the Final Four and more programs than ever before have legitimate aspirations to reach Championship Weekend. Read More…

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Trailer for the Thompson Trio #SCFeatured Profile, Airs Sunday

Trailer for the Thompson Trio #SCFeatured Profile, Airs Sunday


The University of Albany’s Thompson Trio — brothers Miles and Lyle, along with their cousin Ty — form what is regarded as one of history’s best collegiate lacrosse attack lines. This Sunday, May 25, “#SCFeatured” profiles these players. Read More…

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Albany-Notre Dame was sports at its finest



There is no better example of sports at its finest than Saturday’s classic NCAA Quarterfinal game featuring Albany against Notre Dame. Trailing 12-7 with just over eight minutes remaining, the Irish staged a miraculous turnaround to defeat the Great Danes in front of a sellout crowd of 13,519 at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium. What took place on Saturday goes far beyond the final score. Let’s take a closer look. Read More…

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.@CBSEveningNews Features the Thompson Trio, Highlights Native American Heritage

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Brothers Lyle and Miles Thompson, and their cousin, Ty, are all starters on the University of Albany’s lacrosse team and considered three of the best players in the country. The Thompsons scored more goals last season than the entire teams of 40 NCAA Division 1 schools. Read More…

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Three Reasons Why Lacrosse Needs Albany in the NCAA Tournament

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Doug Eich chose a great time to score his first goal of the season.  His score 35 seconds into overtime gave UAlbany a golden goal victory over Stony Brook 17-16 to send the Great Danes to the America East title game.Read More…

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Thompson Trio Featured on ABC World News, Onondaga Nation of Champions

Thompson Trio Featured on ABC World News, Onondaga Nation of Champions


Friday evening, ABC World News featured the Thompson trio as their Persons of the Week. The accompanying video is more than a tribute to their success at Albany. It’s a reflection of why they play the game and what it means to their community. Read More…

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Best Freaking Lacrosse Goal of the Year, Plus Thompsons Combine for 15 Goals

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Led by 15 goals from the Thompson trio, UAlbany more than doubled last year’s offensive tally against its cross-town rival to take down Siena 19-11 on Tuesday night. Read More…

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The Thompsons are basically the best thing since Mikey Powell

The Thompsons are basically the best thing since Mike Powell


Is there really a need for an explanation? More after the jump…

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