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Pioneers Picked Fourth in Preseason Media Poll

Jan. 30, 2018

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The [4/4] University of Denver men’s lacrosse program, Presented by your Hometown Toyota Stores, received 508 points and a first place vote in the 2018 Maverik Men’s Division I Media Poll, Inside Lacrosse announced on Tuesday.  

Denver was voted fourth in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Coaches’ Preseason Poll last week, third in the Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Poll and fifth in the Inside Lacrosse Staff Preseason Poll.

In the media poll, Duke took the top spot by a 13-point margin, earning 12 first place votes. Defending National Champion Maryland (539/10) was picked second and Albany was picked third (518/6).

The Pioneers will open the season with a short trip down I-25 to [17/RV] Air Force on February 10 (1 p.m. MT). Denver will follow that up with a trip to [2/1] Duke (February 16/3 p.m./ESPNU). The Crimson and Gold will also travel to [9/9] North Carolina (March 5/2 p.m. MT) and [6/6] Notre Dame (March 10/12:30 p.m./ESPNU).

Denver’s home games at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium include visits from [8/7] Ohio State (March 17/1 p.m.), [14/14] Towson (March 24/12 p.m.) and [15/17] Marquette (April 28/1 p.m.).

The Crimson and Gold’s lone first place vote in the media poll came from Lacrosse Sports Network’s Travis Eldridge.




Denver will host Delaware on Saturday, February 3, at 11:30 a.m. MT. DU will officially open the 2018 campaign on February 10 with a trip to Air Force. Faceoff of the season opener is set at 1 p.m., and can be heard live on 104.3 The Fan.


For all Denver Athletics ticket inquires, call 303-871-GOAL (4625). Season tickets for the 2018 season are on sale now for $80 and can be purchased here.

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Student-Athlete Alumni Giving Challenge:
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