Colgate Men’s Lacrosse Team Ranked 19th in Preseason Poll

HAMILTON, N.Y. (1/30/12) – The Colgate men’s lacrosse team landed the No. 19 spot in the 2012 Nike/Inside Lacrosse Preseason Top 20 poll that was released today.

The Raiders, who were picked to finish third in the Patriot League Preseason Poll, were one of two teams in the league to secure a spot in the top 20. Bucknell was ranked 15th in the same poll.

Colgate also received votes in the 2012 USILA Preseason Poll but was unable to break into the top 20.

2012 Nike/Inside Lacrosse Preseason Top 20

1. Virginia
2. Duke
3. Johns Hopkins
4. Cornell
5. Denver
6. North Carolina
7. Syracuse
8. Maryland
9. Notre Dame
10. Villanova
11. Princeton
12. Hofstra
13. Massachusetts
14. Bucknell
15. Harvard
16. Penn
17. Yale
18. Penn State
19. Colgate
20. Drexel

Receiving Votes: Delaware, Loyola (Md.), Army, Hartford, Ohio State, Siena, Lehigh, Georgetown

2012 USILA Preseason Top 20

1. Virginia
2. Johns Hopkins
3. Cornell
4. Duke
5. Denver
6. North Carolina
7. Maryland
8. Syracuse
9. Notre Dame
10. Villanova
11. Massachusetts
12. Bucknell
13. Harvard
14. Hofstra
15. Penn
16. Princeton
17. Penn State
18. Yale
19. Delaware
20. Drexel

Receiving Votes: Loyola (Md.), Army, Colgate, Georgetown, Ohio State, Hartford, Navy, Bryant

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