Todd Karpovich shares his latest power rankings for the seven local Division I lacrosse teams as well as his player of the week. Plus, he shares highlights from the week of local Division II/III lacrosse.

Player of the Week

UMBC Sophomore Attackman Brian Tregoning
The Silver Spring, Md., native had four goals and two assists to lead the visiting Retrievers to an 11-7 victory against UMass Lowell. He was named America East Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts. Tregoning has 14 goals and eight assists in nine games for the Retrievers. He was a 2018 and 2019 All-WCAC honoree at Good Counsel.

1. Maryland (11-0)
Previous Game: Defeated No. 11 Ohio State, 19-12
Spotlight: The top-ranked Terrapins clinched a share of the 2022 Big Ten regular-season championship. Fifth-year attackman Logan Wisnauskas had seven points and tied his season high with five goals. Graduate midfielder Jonathan Donville had one goal and three assists. Sophomore attackman Eric Malever had two goals and two assists. This marks the Terps’ sixth Big Ten regular-season championship and the second consecutive year they clinched the title against Ohio State.
This Week’s National Ranking: No. 1
Next Up: Visits Johns Hopkins April 23

2. Johns Hopkins (6-7)
Previous Game: Defeated Penn State, 13-10
Spotlight: Senior midfielder Garrett Degnon scored six goals for the Blue Jays, who snapped a two-game skid. Sophomore midfielder Brendan Grimes, junior midfielder Jacob Angelus and senior attackman Joey Epstein (Landon) had two goals apiece for Johns Hopkins. Graduate attackman Connor DeSimone had six assists.
This Week’s National Ranking: Votes
Next Up: Hosts No. 1 Maryland April 23

3. Loyola (5-6)
Previous Game: Lost to No. 15 Boston University, 14-9
Spotlight: Graduate students Kevin Lindley (three goals), Aidan Olmstead (three assists) and Matthew Benus (one goal, two assists) contributed for the Greyhounds, but Loyola allowed the Terriers to score five straight goals to put the game away. Graduate faceoff specialist Bailey Savio won 17 of 27 faceoffs and had a game-high 12 ground balls.
Next Up: Visits No. 2 Georgetown April 19

4. Navy (7-5)
Previous Game: Defeated Lafayette, 9-5
Spotlight: Senior attackman Nick Cole and sophomore midfielder Dane Swanson (McDonogh) each scored three goals for the Midshipmen, who snapped a two-game losing streak. Junior midfielder Patrick Skalniak earned his 17th assist of the season and with 39 points, he needs just one point to become one of only five midfielders in Navy history to post 40 points in a season.
Next Up: Visits No. 5 Army April 23

5. Towson (5-7)
Previous Game: Lost to Delaware, 11-10
Spotlight: Junior midfielder Kyle Berkeley scored twice and had an assist in a 3-0 run, but the Tigers could not overcome the Blue Hens. Berkeley finished with three goals for the second straight game. Senior attackman James Avanzato finished with two goals and one assist, while junior midfielder Jonathan Bender notched back-to-back goals. Redshirt senior goalie Shane Brennan made 13 saves, including seven in the second half.
Next Up: Visits Fairfield April 23

6. UMBC (4-5)
Previous Game: Defeated UMass Lowell, 11-7
Spotlight: Senior midfielder Taylor Bohanan (St. Mary’s) and junior attackman Mike Doughty (Glenelg) added two goals for UMBC. Grad student linemate Brett Baucia (Archbishop Spalding) finished with three assists. The Retrievers have won back-to-back games for the first time this season.
Next Up: Hosts Stony Brook April 23

7. Mount St. Mary’s (5-8)
Previous Game: Defeated Wagner, 9-5
Spotlight: Graduate attackman Brendan Lantieri had four goals and two assists and senior midfielder Jared McMahon had three goals and two assists for the visiting Mountaineers, who held Wagner to one goal in the first, second and fourth quarters. Graduate goalie Gunnar Luckoski made 11 saves in his first start for Mount St. Mary’s.
Next Up: Hosts Bryant April 23


Team of the Week

Frostburg State
The Bobcats beat Molloy 14-6 behind four goals by senior midfielder Gavin Schattall (Hereford). Frostburg (5-6) travels to Davis & Elkins for the ECC GMAC Challenge Cup on April 19.

Player of the Week

Washington College Senior Attackman Ewan Temple
The Virginia Beach, Va., native had had four goals and two assists in a 15-12 victory against Haverford. He has 21 goals and 12 assists on the season.

Photo Credit: Ian Feldmann

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