UMass Lowell, after a two-win week, has broken into the New England Lacrosse Journal top 10 rankings. However, that means only one team could stay from the all-New England battle between Harvard and Providence, as there was plenty of movement near the bottom.
The top teams solidified their standing, while one school made a jump to the middle of the pack with a third straight win.
In our Player of the Week section, a freshman faceoff specialist from New England is honored. In fact, two of the three awards go to locals.
As the Ivy League schedule gets rolling, a much-anticipated battle between Harvard and Brown could have a serious impacts on the rankings next week.