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#LMranks: Top 20 Matchups for the 2013 Season (MD1)


Virginia plays six games against Top 20 opponents, with the first not coming until March.
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by Corey McLaughlin | LaxMagazine.com | Twitter

Lacrosse Magazine counted down the preseason Top 20 NCAA Division I men's and women's teams throughout the month of January. The Loyola men and Florida women earned top billing.

Here are all of the matchups this season between our preseason Top 20 teams.

Visit LaxMagazine.com/LMranks for our complete preseason coverage.

* All times Eastern

Feb. 9
No. 6 Denver at No. 3 Duke, Noon

Feb. 10
No. 11 Colgate at No. 20 Bryant, 1 p.m.

Feb. 16
No. 4 Notre Dame at No. 3 Duke, 1 p.m.
No. 8 North Carolina vs. No. 13 UMass, 1 p.m., Kennesaw State University, Atlanta
No. 10 Lehigh at No. 17 Villanova, 1 p.m.
No. 20 Bryant at No. 18 Fairfield, 1 p.m.

Feb. 17
No. 6 Denver vs. No. 14 Penn State, Noon, EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Fla.

Feb. 23
No. 2 Maryland at No. 1 Loyola, 1 p.m.
No. 18 Fairfield at No. 8 North Carolina, 1 p.m.
No. 15 Princeton at No. 19 Hofstra, 1:30 p.m.
No. 10 Lehigh at No. 6 Denver, 3:30 p.m.

Feb. 24
No. 4 Notre Dame at No. 14 Penn State, 1 p.m.

Feb. 26
No. 19 Hofstra at No. 18 Fairfield, 4 p.m.

#LMranks MD1 Preseason Rankings

 No. 20 Bryant
No. 19 Hofstra

No. 18 Fairfield

No. 17 Villanova

No. 16 Yale

No. 15 Princeton
No. 14 Penn State
No. 13 UMass
No. 12 Syracuse

No. 11 Colgate
No. 10 Lehigh
No. 9 Virginia
No. 8 North Carolina
No. 7 Cornell
No. 6 Denver

No. 5 Johns Hopkins

No. 4 Notre Dame

No. 3 Duke

No. 2 Maryland

No. 1 Loyola

 Also considered: Best of the Rest
Telling Numbers
Preseason Player of the Year:
Peter Baum

More: #LMranks Landing Page | WD1 | MD2 | WD2 | MD3 | WD3 | JuCo | MCLA | WCLA

March 1
No. 15 Princeton at No. 5 Johns Hopkins, 5 p.m.
No. 9 Virginia at No. 12 Syracuse, 6 p.m.

March 2
No. 2 Maryland at No. 3 Duke, 11 a.m.
No. 8 North Carolina at No. 4 Notre Dame, Noon
No. 11 Colgate at No. 7 Cornell, 1 p.m.

March 5
No. 17 Villanova at No. 15 Princeton, 7 p.m.

March 8
No. 1 Loyola at No. 3 Duke, 7 p.m.

March 9
No. 19 Hofstra at No. 4 Notre Dame, Noon
No. 7 Cornell at No. 9 Virginia, 1 p.m.
No. 15 Princeton at No. 8 North Carolina, 1 p.m.
No. 18 Fairfield at No. 16 Yale, 1 p.m.
No. 10 Lehigh vs. No. 14 Penn State, 5 p.m., PPL Park, Chester, Pa.

March 13
No. 3 Duke at No. 8 North Carolina, 7:30 p.m.

March 16
No. 14 Penn State at No. 13 UMass, Noon
No. 5 Johns Hopkins at No. 12 Syracuse, 1 p.m.
No. 7 Cornell at No. 16 Yale, 1 p.m.
No. 2 Maryland at No. 17 Villanova, 7 p.m.
No. 4 Notre Dame vs. No. 6 Denver, 8:30 p.m., Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver

March 20
No. 13 UMass at No. 10 Lehigh, 6 p.m.

March 22
No. 16 Yale at No. 15 Princeton, 5 p.m.

March 23
No. 8 North Carolina at No. 2 Maryland, Noon
No. 5 Johns Hopkins vs. No. 9 Virginia, 4:30 p.m., M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore
No. 12 Syracuse at No. 17 Villanova, 7 p.m.

March 30
No. 5 Johns Hopkins at No. 8 North Carolina, Noon
No. 14 Penn State at No. 17 Villanova, 1 p.m.
No. 2 Maryland at No. 9 Virginia, 2 p.m.

April 6
No. 8 North Carolina at No. 9 Virginia, 1 p.m.
No. 11 Colgate at No. 10 Lehigh, 1 p.m.
No. 18 Fairfield at No. 1 Loyola, 2:30 p.m.
No. 12 Syracuse at No. 15 Princeton, 5 p.m.

April 10
No. 7 Cornell at No. 12 Syracuse, 6 p.m.

April 12
No. 9 Virginia at No. 3 Duke, 6 p.m.

April 13
No. 6 Denver at No. 1 Loyola, 1 p.m.
No. 5 Johns Hopkins at No. 2 Maryland, 3 p.m.
No. 8 North Carolina at No. 19 Hofstra, 7 p.m.

April 20
No. 13 UMass at No. 19 Hofstra, 1 p.m.
No. 16 Yale at No. 2 Maryland, 1 p.m.
No. 17 Villanova at No. 4 Notre Dame, 1 p.m.
No. 18 Fairfield at No. 6 Denver, 3 p.m.

April 27
No. 14 Penn State at No. 19 Hofstra, 1 p.m.
No. 1 Loyola at No. 5 Johns Hopkins, 2 p.m.
No. 7 Cornell vs. No. 15 Princeton, 4 p.m., MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
No. 4 Notre Dame vs. No. 12 Syracuse, 6:30 p.m., MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J. 

May 4
No. 11 Colgate at No. 2 Maryland, 1 p.m.


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