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It’s official: UVA parts ways with men’s lacrosse coach Dom Starsia

UVA athletics director Craig Littlepage announced today that a national search to replace head coach Dom Starsia is underway.


UVA lacrosse hasn’t recovered since Yeardley Love murder

Multiple reports have Dom Starsia being forced out after 24 years at the helm of UVA lacrosse, with four national championships in his tenure.


Men’s lacrosse: Marino suspended for Virginia’s first three games

Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced Friday that senior goalie Dan Marino is suspended for the first three games of the 2016 season.


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UVA men’s lacrosse announces 2015 team awards

In a fall tradition, UVA men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced team award winners from the 2015 season. Ryan Tucker headlines the honorees as the winner of the Allen Voshell Award for Team MVP.


Starsia names UVA men’s lacrosse captains for 2015

UVA men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced that midfielders Greg Coholan, Tyler German, Ryan Tucker and attackman Owen Van Arsdale have been selected as team captains for the 2015 season.


Why go 3-4? JMU coach Everett Withers explains his rationale

Among the first things that Everett Withers did upon getting the JMU football job was switch from the 4-3 defensive front to the 3-4. There’s a lot more to the change than reversing the numbers, of course. Withers feels the 3-4 is perfect for a I-AA program like James Madison because it enables him and his staff to be creative in recruiting.


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Johns Hopkins eliminates #8 UVa. men’s lacrosse from NCAA Tournament

The No. 8 seed Virginia Cavaliers (10-6) were unable to overcome an early eight-goal deficit and the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (11-4) left Klöckner Stadium on Sunday afternoon with a 14-8 win.


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UVa. men’s lacrosse earns NCAA berth, hosts Johns Hopkins on Sunday

UVa. has received a bid to the 2014 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship as the No. 8 seed and will host Johns Hopkins in the first round on Sunday, May 11 at 1 p.m., at Klöckner Stadium.


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UVa. men’s lacrosse makes case for NCAA bid for 13-11 win over UNC

Virginia’s Mark Cockerton led UVa. (10-5) with four goals and three assists to help push UVa past the No. 6 North Carolina Tar Heels (10-4) in the inaugural ACC Showcase Saturday night, 13-11, inside PPL Park.


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#9 UVa. men’s lacrosse wins home finale

Mark Cockerton scored four goals to pace the No. 9 UVa. Cavaliers (9-5) to a 12-8 triumph over the Bellarmine Knights (6-5) on Saturday afternoon at Klöckner Stadium.


#2 Duke lacrosse holds off late rally, tops #8 UVa., 17-15

James Pannell scored three goals as 13 Cavaliers scored at least one point, but it wasn’t enough as No. 8 UVa. (8-5, 1-4 ACC) fell in a shootout to the No. 2 Duke Blue Devils (10-2, 4-1 ACC) on Friday night, 17-15, inside Klöckner Stadium.


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#8 UVa. men’s lacrosse falls at #5 UNC, 11-10

R.G. Keenan won a faceoff and streaked down the field to score the winning goal for No. 5 North Carolina with 2:28 left. The goal helped the Tar Heels (8-2, 2-2 ACC) hand the No. 8 UVa. Cavaliers (8-4, 1-3 ACC) its second straight loss, 11-10, in front of 4,952 fans on Saturday afternoon at Fetzer Field.


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#8 UVa. lacrosse falls at #4 Maryland, 9-6

The No. 8 UVa. Cavaliers (8-3, 1-2 ACC) were unable to overcome a late deficit, falling to the No. 4 Maryland Terrapins (8-1, 3-1 ACC) on a wet and windy Sunday afternoon at Byrd Stadium.


#8 UVa. men’s lacrosse pastes VMI, 21-3

Ryan Lukacovic scored a career-high nine points and Joe French added a career-high six more points as the No. 8 UVa. Cavaliers (8-2) cruised to a 21-3 victory Monday night at Klöckner Stadium over the VMI Keydets (1-9).


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#10 UVa. men’s lacrosse wins in OT over #9 Johns Hopkins, 11-10

Greg Coholan deposited an unassisted goal with 1:09 left in overtime to lift the No. 10 Virginia Cavaliers (7-2) over the No. 9 Johns Hopkins (5-2) Blue Jays, 11-10, Saturday afternoon at Klöckner Stadium.


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#2 UVa. men’s lacrosse upset at #15 Cornell, 12-9

The No. 15 Cornell Big Red (5-0) used a 9-0 run to upend the No. 2 UVa. Cavaliers (6-1) on Saturday afternoon, 12-9, inside Schoellkopf Field.


#4 UVa. men’s lacrosse tops #8 Syracuse, 17-12

James Pannell scored a career-high seven goals and Mark Cockerton tied a career high with seven points as the No. 4 Virginia Cavaliers (6-0, 1-0 ACC) pulled away from the No. 8 Syracuse Orange (2-2, 0-2 ACC) for a 17-12 triumph on Saturday.


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#4 UVa. men’s lacrosse tops Mount St. Mary’s, 14-6

Mark Cockerton scored a career-high seven goals to lift the No. 4 UVa. Cavaliers (5-0) to a 14-6 road triumph over the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers (0-4) on Tuesday afternoon, inside Waldron Family Stadium.


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#5 UVa. men’s lacrosse tops Rutgers, 19-12

Using an 11-2 run, the No. 5 UVa. Cavaliers (4-0) ran away with a 19-12 triumph over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (2-1) Saturday evening inside Klöckner Stadium. UVa has now started seven-straight seasons with a 4-0 record.


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Struggles continue: #7 UVa. men’s lacrosse escapes Drexel, 11-10

Mark Cockerton scored the game-winning goal with 15 seconds left to elevate No. 7 UVa. (3-0) to an 11-10 triumph over the Drexel Dragons (0-1), Saturday afternoon at Vidas Field.


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#7 UVa. men’s lacrosse nips Richmond, 13-12

UVa. attackman James Pannell led all scorers with four goals to elevate the No. 7 Virginia Cavaliers (2-0) over the Richmond Spiders (0-1) on Saturday afternoon, 13-12, in front of 4,249 at Robins Stadium.


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James Pannell’s overtime goal lifts No. 7 UVa. over No. 12 Loyola, 14-13

UVa. attackman James Pannell recorded a career-high four goals, including his sudden death score with 2:16 left in the overtime period, lifting the No. 7 Virginia Cavaliers (1-0) to a 14-13 season-opening win over the No. 12 Loyola Greyhounds (0-1), Thursday evening at Klöckner Stadium.


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No. 7 UVa. men’s lacrosse opens 2014 season vs. No. 12 Loyola on Thursday

The UVa. men’s lacrosse team, ranked No. 7 in this week’s USILA coaches poll and No. 8 in this week’s Warrior/Inside Lacrosse media poll, open the 2014 campaign on Thursday at home against Loyola, ranked No. 12 in the coaches poll and No. 16 in the media poll.


VCU hoops, UVa.’s Starsia nominated for ESPYs

Music stars have the Grammys, movie stars have the Oscars. TV stars have the Emmys and sports stars have the ESPYs. It’s an exclusive list that gets to enjoy one of the best night in sports, but the VCU men’s basketball team will be on that list next month. The Rams have earned an ESPY […]


Lax teams at UVa. soldier on through tragedy

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   For Julie Myers and her UVa. women’s lacrosse team, winning is about being able to stay together as a team for one more week. “We’re tired, but we still have lots and lots of things that we want to do. Our underlying theme is, we really need to stay […]


College Lacrosse: Starsia inks extension with UVa.

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net UVa. men’s lacrosse coach Dom Starsia has agreed to a contract extension that will keep the three-time national title-winning coach in Charlottesville through 2012. “I am about to start my 17th year here at the University of Virginia. The time has come and gone in a heartbeat. My family and […]