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[5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off on 2014 DI Top Units: Midfield | ]

Mark Dixon ranked the best units in DI lacrosse for the Face-Off Yearbook. Here, he breaks down the best midfield units in the country. The attack unit rankings can be found here, and the defe…

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[4 Feb 2014 | Comments Off on 2014 DI Top Units: Attack | ]

Mark Dixon ranked the best units in DI lacrosse for the Face-Off Yearbook. Here, he breaks down the best attack units in the country. Check back for midfield and defense, and pick up your copy…

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[3 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Dixon: Hopkins to Big Ten Reaction and Thoughts | ]
(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Zach Babo)

When IL broke news of Johns Hopkins’ decision to join the Big Ten in men’s lacrosse, we asked alum and analyst Mark Dixon to share his thoughts. Below is his initial reaction to the news and what it means to him as a former player, alum and lacrosse fan. Check back for more news and reaction.

At an alumni gathering in late January, Hopkins coach Dave Pietramala introduced his team, laid out thoughts and expectations on the 2013 season — then told those in attendance to brace themselves.

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[15 May 2013 | Comments Off on Dixon: Forecasting the NCAA Quarterfinals | ]

As we enter the quarterfinals this coming weekend, a look ahead at a very intriguing set of matchups.

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[8 May 2013 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Takeaways: NCAA Tournament Teams | ]
(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Mark LeRoux)

With the NCAA Tournament finally here, a break from the norm. Let’s take a look at the first round and discuss each matchup.

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[30 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Takeaways: Penn State, UNC on Fire; Ivy League, ‘Cuse, Hopkins and More | ]
(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Mark LeRoux)

The regular season is mostly over, and we’re gearing up for conference tournaments. Lehigh’s NCAA ticket is punched, and we’ll have seven more AQs decided this weekend before Selection Sunday.

Mark Dixon gives his Takeaways on a big week of college lacrosse.

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[23 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Takeaways: Hobart, Fairfield Upsets, Hopkins’ Win and ‘Separation Saturday’ | ]

The season just keeps getter better as the weeks roll on. Upsets and rebounds from upsets have defined a campaign in which the top teams in the nation have at least two losses.

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[23 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Takeaways: Hobart, Fairfield Upsets, Hopkins’ Win and ‘Separation Saturday’ | ]

The season just keeps getter better as the weeks roll on. Upsets and rebounds from upsets have defined a campaign in which the top teams in the nation have at least two losses.

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[16 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Takeaways: Lehigh’s Rise, Sluggish Maryland, Syracuse and More | ]
(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Greg Wall)

Inside Lacrosse and ESPN analyst Mark Dixon gives his “Takeaways” from the weekend in lacrosse.

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[9 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Dixon’s Takeaways: Syracuse, Big East Upset and CAA Intrigue | ]
Syracuse lacrosse (Inside Lacrosse Photo: Jim O'Connor)

Inside Lacrosse and ESPN analyst Mark Dixon gives his “Takeaways” from the weekend in lacrosse.

What Happened: Syracuse downs Princeton