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Tuesday January 7, 2014Gators No. 5 in Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Rankings

Gainesville, Fla.

The University of Florida lacrosse team has been tabbed as No. 5 in Lacrosse Magazine’s 2014 Preseason Top 20 rankings, released by the publication on Tuesday.


The Gators are coming off their third-consecutive ALC regular-season championship as well as their third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance in the program’s four-year history. Florida finished the season with an 18-3 record, including a 9-0 record at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.


Of the preseason Top 20, the Gators will face six in the 2014 season (North Carolina, Syracuse, Northwestern, Penn State, Loyola and Stony Brook).  The 2014 slate kicks off on Feb. 8 at North Carolina at 12 p.m.


Lacrosse Magazine 2014 Preseason Top 20
1. North Carolina

2. Maryland

3. Syracuse

4. Northwestern


6. Duke

7. Virginia

8. Penn State

9. Georgetown

10. Loyola

11. Notre Dame

12. Stony Brook

13. Penn

14. Stanford

15. Towson

16. UMass

17. Denver

18. Navy

19. Princeton

20. Boston College


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