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[19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Virginia Announces 2014 Schedule | ]

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced his team’s schedule for the 2014 season Thursday. The schedule features seven home games. Among UVa’s opponents in 2014 are seven teams that playe…

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[11 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Quint’s Preseason DI Top 20 Rankings | ]
Syracuse men's lacrosse (Inside Lacrosse Photo: Greg Wall)

The 2014 Face-Off Yearbook Top 20 is out on InsideLacrosse.com. The rankings are a subjective ranking agreed upon by the whole IL staff. They’re a consensus built from an analysis of last year’s results, graduated and returning players, new additions and other offseason events that have impacted each team since the end of 2013.

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[11 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on 2014 Face-Off Yearbook: ACC Rankings, Outlook | ]

The 2014 Face-Off Yearbook is now available digitally for purchase for smartphones and tablets. The full ranking of all 67 teams, conference outlooks and much more analysis can be found i…

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[11 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Winners & Losers: DIII Matchups, Underrated Teams and U.S. Indoor Lacrosse | ]
Stevenson lacrosse, RIT lacrosse (Inside Lacrosse Photo: Rich Barnes)

It’s a big week for preseason prognostication, as the Face-Off Yearbook rankings and All-Americans have been unveiled on InsideLacrosse.com.

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[7 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Lasagna: Be Special Seniors | ]

The sun-splashed September practice turns toward dusk. The first hour and 45 minutes were pure enthusiasm: the unrestrained joy of college players s…

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[21 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Virginia Announces NLI Signings For 2014-15 | ]

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced the signing of 10 student-athletes to national letters of intent for the 2014-15 academic year.

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[13 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Lasagna: The Greatest Coach Who Left The Game | ]

The landmark Loyola College usher knows what he saw. “Yes sir. The Bellarmine game, last March,” Skip recalls with a nod. “About three minutes left. Just a quick flash and go…

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[7 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Xanders: ACC Continuing Their Recruiting Mastery with 2015’s | ]
Austin Henningsen - Photo by Zach Babo

The ACC flourishing on the recruiting trail isn’t a new storyline; it’s a constant. Twenty-seven of the Top 50 juniors have committed to one of the six lacrosse powerhouses, so here we’ll look at the four who are leading the pack, in addition to discussing Hopkins’ verbals, making up the top five.

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[31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Will Barrow Memorial Flag Football Tournament Set For Nov. 9 | ]

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — After successful runs the past four years, the Will Barrow Memorial Flag Football Tournament returns for the fifth annual event on Nov. 9 with all proceeds going to the UVa HELP Line, a non-profit, student-run crisis hotline. Play is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. The event will take place again at UVa’s historic Lambeth Field.

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[23 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Dom Starsia: Spreading the Word, San Francisco to Harlem to Tulsa | ]
Dom Starsia
Dom Starsia and Wyatt Melzer
Harlem Lacrosse & Leadership
Dom Starsia

Editor’s Note: In the span of seven days, Virginia coach Dom Starsia coached his team at the San Francisco Fall Classic, visited Harlem Lacrosse & Leadership in New York City and helped run a clinic for largely Native American players in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Exclusively for Inside Lacrosse, Dom details this incredibly rare opportunity to see three crucial — and vastly different — sides to this growing sport.

Prior to our game with Cornell in the 2012 Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, I was asked to do a radio interview. When the announcer asked me to comment on the growth of lacrosse overall, I responded with, “Just the simple fact that I am standing on the field in an NFL stadium, doing a radio interview with an ESPN station in Denver before our regular-season game that will be broadcast on ESPN nationwide, speaks directly to the growth in our game.”