Men's Lacrosse Ranked Ninth in Preseason Poll

Men's Lacrosse Ranked Ninth in Preseason Poll

BELMONT, N.C. - The Belmont Abbey Men's Lacrosse team has been ranked ninth nationally, according to the Nike/US Lacrosse Division II Preseason Poll.

The Crusaders return 40 players from last year's 12-5 team.  Four of those players were named All-Americans a season ago: Anthony Cesario, Billy Huss, Kyle McGinley, and Adam Wiedemann.  The team competed in the Conference Carolinas Championship last year.

Belmont Abbey will open its 2018 campaign with a February 3 game against Rollins College.


Poll Results

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