USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2016 – 17 Week 7

Boys Lacrosse Rankings

SOS
Strength of Schedule
OFF
Offense
DEF
Defense
POW
Power
1
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Hill Academy

Concord, ON 11 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 1. Undefeated dating back to March of 2015, the Hill Academy remains on a break before traveling to the Midwest to meet Shaker Heights (Ohio) and No. 4 Culver Academy (Ind.) at a neutral site on consecutive days on April 22 and 23. The Hill defense has allowed 10 goals only twice so far this season while facing one of the toughest schedules of any Super 25 team.

2
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Landon School

Gaithersburg, MD 13 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 2. The Bears picked up a slew of excellent wins in the previous week, defeating the likes of No. 14 Bullis (Md.), St. Ignatius (Calif.) and Cardinal Gibbons (N.C.) to remain undefeated. Landon dives into the Mid-Atlantic-heavy backstretch of its schedule, facing St. Albans (D.C.) on April 21 and then Robinson (Va.) on April 24.

3
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

IMG Academy

Bradenton, FL 9 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 3. IMG Academy has been on a break between games since April 11. IMG will face the McCallie School (Tenn.) on April 21 and then Centennial (Ga.) the following day.

4
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Culver

Culver, IN 10 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 4. Culver earned a hard-fought 12-11 win over a highly skilled Everest Academy (Ont.) team on April 14 and then rolled to a 14-3 win over Kiski Prep (Pa.) the next day. The Eagles prepare for a busy weekend, which includes back-to-back game days to meet Detroit Central Catholic (Mich.) and then Super 25 No. 1 Hill Academy (Ont.) in what could become the biggest game of the year for either team.

5
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

McDonogh

Owings Mills, MD 9 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 5. The Eagles earned a 19-6 win over Mount St. Joseph (Md.) on April 18 to kick off their MIAA A Conference schedule. McDonogh’s lone loss of the year came to No. 4 Culver. The Eagles are back in action against Calvert Hall (Md.) on April 21.

6
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Brunswick-Greenwich

Greenwich, CT 6 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 6. Brunswick earned two quality wins in the previous week, collecting victories over New Canaan (Conn.) and then Lawrenceville (N.J.) in a closely contested matchup. The Bruins are on the road at Hotchkiss (Conn.) on April 22.

7
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Chaminade

Mineola, NY 4 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 7. The Flyers have been on a break and the next game on the schedule is a big one, with NorCal powerhouse St. Ignatius coming to town on April 22.

8
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Deerfield Academy

Deerfield, MA 5 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 8. Since its season-opening loss to Brunswick, Deerfield has been rolling. In the previous week the Big Green earned two one-sided wins over Choate (Conn.) and Trinity Pawling (N.Y.). Deerfield is on the road to face the Taft School (Conn.) April 22.

9
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Saint Anthony's

Melville, NY 5 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 10. The Friars have been on a break and will next take the field on April 20, when they hit the road to face Iona Prep (N.Y.). Freshman standout Brennan O’Neill (Penn State) is leading the team with 23 points.

10
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Darien

Darien, CT 6 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 14. Darien picked up a Super 25 win with a 12-8 victory over No. 21 Manhasset (N.Y.) and then cruised to an 18-4 win over Fairfield Warde (Conn.). Darien takes on Wilton in a road contest April 22.

11
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Avon Old Farms

Avon, CT 7 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 15. The Winged Beavers continue to outrun opponents with high-powered offense and stingy defense, most recently earning a 21-3 win over Tabor Academy (Mass.). Avon Old Farms is at Choate (Conn.) on April 22.

12
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Saint Paul's

Brooklandville, MD 9 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 11. St. Paul’s earned an impressive 9-4 win over league opponent Loyola Blakefield (Md.) on April 18 to kick off the MIAA A Conference schedule. The Crusaders travel to Annapolis on April 21 to face St. Mary’s.

13
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Boys' Latin

Baltimore, MD 7 - 3 - 0

Result: Previous: 13. The Lakers beat No. 19 Severn School (Md.) 16-11 to kick off the MIAA A Conference schedule. Boys’ Latin heads to Mount St. Joseph (Md.) on April 21 for another conference tilt.

14
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Bullis School

Potomac, MD 13 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 16. The Bulldogs fell to No. 2 Landon (Md.) 10-8 in what was only the second loss of the year for Bullis. The Bulldogs responded with two consecutive wins, defeating West Chester East (Pa.) and Cardinal Gibbons (N.C.). Bullis hosts IAC rival Georgetown Prep (Md.) on April 21.

15
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

La Salle

Wyndmoor, PA 8 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 18. The Explorers were extremely tough to crack on defense in the previous week, picking up three wins and allowing only four goals through victories over Radnor (Pa.), Father Judge (Pa.) and Conwell Egan (Pa.). Up next is Lansdale Catholic (Pa.) on the road April 20.

16
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Malvern Prep

Malvern, PA 9 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 20. The Friars came off a six-day break to defeat a solid Springside Chestnut Hill (Pa.) squad 11-6 on April 18. Malvern faces Penn Charter (Pa.) at home on April 21.

17
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Cold Spring Harbor

Cold Spring Harbor, NY 9 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 22. The Seahawks continue to pile up the wins, most recently defeating Huntington and Floral Park for a pair of Long Island victories. Cold Spring Harbor hits the road to face North Shore (N.Y.) on April 22.

18
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Severna Park

Severna Park, MD 9 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: Unranked. The Falcons leap into the Super 25 with an undefeated record and a huge with on April 13, a 15-13 against cross-town private school rival and No. 19 Severn School. Severna Park most recently defeated Howard (Md.) 12-4 on the road. The Falcons take on Arundel (Md.) on the road April 21.

19
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Severn

Severna Park, MD 9 - 3 - 0

Result: Previous: 9. The Admirals lost their second game of the year on April 13 to public powerhouse and new No. 18 Severna Park (Md.) 15-13. Severn then fell 16-11 to No. 13 Boys’ Latin on April 18 to start the MIAA A Conference slate. The Admirals prepare to host No. 5 McDonogh at home on March 25.

20
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Victor Central

Victor, NY 5 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 17. The Blue Devils continue to roll along, now winners of their previous 49 games. The most recent win came in the form of a 15-9 victory over Brighton (N.Y.). Victor faces two Midwestern powerhouses this coming week: Loyola Academy (Ill.) on April 20 and Brother Rice (Mich.) on April 23.

21
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Manhasset

Manhasset, NY 5 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 23. The Indians fell in a 12-8 to No. 10 Darien (Conn.) on April 15, but turned around to earn a 15-4 win over Long Beach on April 18. Manhasset hosts Wantagh (N.Y.) at home April 22.

22
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

St Sebastian's Country Day

Needham, MA 8 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: NR. The Arrows were dominant in two wins in the previous week, defeating Groton School (Mass.) 15-3 on April 15 and then rolling to a 16-4 win over St. George’s (R.I.). St. Sebastian’s hosts St. Paul’s School (N.H.) on April 22.

23
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Woodlands

The Woodlands, TX 19 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: NR. The Houston-area program currently remains the only team west of the Mississippi River current in the Super 25 thanks to a resume that features wins over Lone Star State powerhouse Highland Park and La Costa Canyon, the top team in Southern California. The Woodlands faces Kingwood (Texas) on April 21.

24
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Haverford

Haverford, PA 6 - 4 - 0

Result: Previous: 12. The Fords look to find some consistency after two consecutive 9-7 losses, both coming to teams currently outside of the Super 25 in Salisbury School (Conn.) and Penn Charter (Pa.). Haverford’s record still shines with wins over the likes of No. 4 Culver Academy – the Eagles’ only loss so far this season – as well as No. 13 Boys’ Latin (Md.) and No. 16 Malvern Prep (Pa.).

25
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Lincoln-Sudbury

Sudbury, MA 5 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous. Unranked. The Massachusetts public school powerhouse enters the Super 25 by way of a gritty 10-9 win over Suffolk County’s Ward Melville, previously ranked No. 19. The Warriors won their previous 11 games last season on the way to a state title and are rolling so far this year with four wins in state. Up next is a neutral site game against Dover-Sherborn (Mass.) on April 20.