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UAlbany Men's Lacrosse Stands #5 in Coaches, Media Polls

UAlbany Sports Information   04-17-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – After a battle to the brink with Maryland, the UAlbany men’s lacrosse team now stands in the top-5 in both the USILA Coaches Poll and the Inside Lacrosse Media Poll.

UAlbany rose one spot in the coaches poll and held at its place in the media poll this week.  UAlbany has its highest rankings of the season.

UAlbany came to this placement after a thriller at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium against now #2/2 Maryland, narrowly falling 12-11 on Wednesday.  UAlbany stands 9-2 overall, with both defeats coming to current #1/1 Syracuse and #2/2 Maryland.

UAlbany is the lone ranked team out of the America East and second in the state of New York.

Rounding out the top-5 is #3/3 Denver and #4/4 Duke.  UAlbany’s weekend opponent, Yale, is at #12 in the coaches poll and #11 in the media poll.  For ticket information, visit ualbanysports.com/tickets or call the UAlbany ticket office directly at 518-442-DANE.

UAlbany will head to Vestal to take on Binghamton on Wednesday, April 19th at 7 p.m.  Binghamton is currently receiving votes in each poll.

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