After six straight victories, defending national champion Yale went to triple-overtime on Saturday before suffering only its second loss of the season.
Will the Bulldogs' credentials be enough to keep them in the top spot of this week’s New England Lacrosse Journal poll? Or will UMass ride its own hot hand into the No. 1 perch?
The answer to that lies within, while Brown, Harvard, Providence and Quinnipiac will all look for a bounce after winning weeks. There's also a familiar face sneaking back into the top 10 following back-to-back triumphs.
Two of three Players of the Week are from New England natives, with Brown, Quinnipiac and UMass Lowell represented in the honors.