Georgetown Hoyas men's lacrosse

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Georgetown Hoyas
Georgetown Hoyas logo.svg
Founded 1951
University Georgetown University
Head coach Kevin Warne (since 2013 season)
Stadium Cooper Field
(capacity: 2,500)
Location Washington, D.C.
Conference Big East
Nickname Hoyas
Colors Blue and Gray[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Final Fours
1999
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals
1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
NCAA Tournament appearances
(12) - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2018
Conference Tournament championships
2018
Conference regular season championships
2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007
In 2008, Georgetown defeated #1 ranked Duke, their first win over a top-ranked opponent.[2]

The Georgetown Hoyas men's lacrosse team represents Georgetown University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college lacrosse. The coach is currently Kevin Warne, who is in his first season at that position. The team plays its home games at Cooper Field. Georgetown previously competed in the old Big East Conference.[3] The new Big East sponsors lacrosse. From 2000–2010, they were a member of the ECAC Lacrosse League and before that, they competed as independents.[4]

The Hoyas appeared in their first NCAA tournament in 1997, losing 14–10 to Maryland. Georgetown scored its first tournament victory in 1998, defeating UMBC, 9–8. The only time they ever advanced past the quarterfinals of the tournament came in 1999[4] as they defeated Notre Dame and Duke before losing to Syracuse in the semifinals. From 1997–2007, they made the tournament every season and from 2002–2007, they made the quarterfinals every season. They failed to return to the tournament until the Hoyas won the Big East Tournament in 2018.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Primary and Secondary Colors". Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Blue Devils Fall To 10th-Ranked Georgetown, 11-7". Duke Sports Information. March 22, 2008. Retrieved February 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ "2013 Game Notes" (PDF). Georgetown University. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Urick is back on top, bringing Hoyas along". The Baltimore Sun. May 25, 1999.