Tampa Men: Spartans Ranked No. 1 In Preseason Nike/US Lacrosse D2 Poll!

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via Tampa press release


TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team will start the 2021 season as the top-ranked team in the nation, according to the Nike/US Lacrosse D-II preseason top 20.

Last season the Spartans were 8-0 before the season was cut short due to Covid-19. This preseason ranking marks the first time that the Spartans have held the top spot in any ranking.

Returning for Tampa will be 2020 Inside Lacrosse Player of the Year, Ross Dickerson, as well as a pair of All-Americans in Jake Mosher-McGraw and Scott Phillips

Tampa has now been ranked in every preseason poll since 2014, the team’s inaugural season.

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1. Tampa
2. Le Moyne
3. Mercyhurst
4. Belmont Abbey
5. Seton Hill
6. Lenoir-Rhyne
7. Adelphi
8. Mercy
9. Limestone
10. Mount Olive
11. Indianapolis
12. Queens (N.C.)
13. Lindenwood
14. Wingate
15. Rockhurst
16. Saint Anselm
17. Florida Southern 
18. Pace
19. Colorado Mesa
20. Lynn