Men's lacrosse ranked No. 2; receive three first-place votes

Men's lacrosse ranked No. 2; receive three first-place votes

SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University men's lacrosse team was ranked No. 2 by both the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association coaches' poll and the Laxmagazine.com rankings, as announced by the organizations on Monday.

Last week the Sea Gulls (4-0) went 1-0 with a big 10-7 win over No. 5 Gettysburg College. In the victory, James Burton went for five points (one goal, four assists), while Thomas Cirillo (two goals, two assists) and Nathan Blondino (three goals, one assist) notched four points in the victory.

In the second USILA poll of the year, Salisbury is at No. 2 with 298 points and three of the 18 available first-place votes. Sitting in the top spot is Tufts University with 315 points and picking up the other 15 first-place votes. The other teams in the top five are Rochester Institute of Technology with 295 points and Amherst College with 273 points, while Gettysburg College is in fifth with 260 points.

In the Laxmagzine.com rankings, Salisbury's win over Gettysburg keeps them at No. 2. Atop the poll is Tufts; following Salisbury at No. 2 to round out the top five is RIT, Amherst, and Middlebury College.

Salisbury returns to action this weekend when it goes on the road to take on No. 9 Ohio Wesleyan University on Sunday, March 6. That game will be played as a neutral-site game at the Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland and will begin at 1 p.m.

To view the USILA poll, click here.

To view the Laxmagazine.com rankings, click here.

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