Colgate Men’s Lacrosse Lands No. 18/20 In 2012 Face-Off Yearbook Rankings

HAMILTON, N.Y. (12/2/11) – The Colgate men’s lacrosse team landed the No. 18 and 20 spots in the 2012 Face-Off Yearbook Rankings.

The Raiders clinched the No. 18 spot in the Division I Top 20 Rankings and the No. 20 ranking in the Coaches’ Division I Top 20 Rankings. At the top of both lists was Virginia.

The team, which completed the 2011 season ranked No. 12/13 in the National Polls, completed the season with an 11-5 overall record and was 5-1 in Patriot League play. Colgate clinched the No. 2 seed going into the 2011 Patriot League Tournament on April 29- May 1, defeating No. 3 seed Army in the first semifinal before falling to No. 1 seed Bucknell in the championship game.

The Division I Top 20

1. Virginia Cavaliers
2. Duke Blue Devils
3. Cornell Big Red
4. Johns Hopkins Blue Jays
5. Denver Pioneers
6. North Carolina Tar Heels
7. Syracuse Orange
8. Maryland Terrapins
9. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
10. Villanova Wildcats
11. Hofstra Pride
12. UMass Minutemen
13. Yale Bulldogs
14. Penn Quakers
15. Bucknell Bison
16. Princeton Tigers
17. Drexel Dragons
18. Colgate Raiders
19. Harvard Crimson
20. Penn State Nittany Lions

The Coaches’ Top 20

1. Virginia Cavaliers
2. Duke Blue Devils
3. Johns Hopkins Blue Jays
4. Syracuse Orange
5. Cornell Big Red
6. North Carolina Tar Heels
7. Denver Pioneers
8. Maryland Terrapins
9. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
10. Bucknell Bison
11. Villanova Wildcats
12. Hofstra Pride
13. Harvard Crimson
14. UMass Minutemen
15. Delaware Blue Hens
16. Penn Quakers
17. Princeton Tigers
18. Yale Bulldogs
19. Penn State Nittany Lions
20. Colgate Raiders

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