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DU Pioneers men's lacrosse to host NCAA Tournament

The Denver Pioneers' path to making their fourth NCAA Final Four appearance in the past five years goes through Denver.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
2 days ago

Denver Pioneers goalie Ryan LaPlante embraces little padding

Field lacrosse goalies are human fly swatters trying to catch a miniature cannon ball.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
14 days ago

Denver Pioneers draw No. 1 ranking in faceoffs

The rich got richer — and better insured — when freshman Trevor Baptiste joined the University of Denver men's lacrosse team this season.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
19 days ago

Wesley Berg has record-setting game in Denver Pioneers' win over Villanova

Wesley Berg was beyond hot Friday. The Denver Outlaws' draftee did more offensive damage in half of an NCAA lacrosse game than any scorer in University of Denver history produced in a complete game.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
April 03, 2015

Denver Pioneers defend crucial hit made by teammate Joey LaLeggia

Getting ejected in his final game and watching Providence score the game-winning goal during his major penalty was crushing for everyone involved.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 30, 2015

East Regional Live Blog: Denver vs. Providence College

The 2015 NCAA hockey tournament got underway on this weekend and Sunday night will decide the finals teams that will make a trip to the 2015 Frozen Four in Boston, Massachusetts in April. The No. 2 seeded Denver Pioneers take on the No. 4 Providence College Friars at 5:00 p.m. eastern in the East Regional finals. The Friars look to become the second Hockey East team to earn...
Via Mill City Sports
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

DU coach Jim Montgomery excited to see Johnny Hockey in "DENVER" duds

DENVER PIONEERS BEAT BOSTON COLLEGE 5-2 IN EAST REGIONAL SEMIFINAL. Game story is here.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 28, 2015

Preview, picks for the 2015 NCAA hockey Midwest Regional

The Rochester Institute of Technology christened a new arena for its hockey programs on Oct. 10, 2014, when the host Tigers routed the visiting St. Lawrence Saints, 5-2. That milestone was, among other things, the product of the Tigers’ 2010 NCAA tournament run that saw Jared DeMichiel shut down the Denver Pioneers in the East Regional semifinal, that […] The post Preview...
Via Along the Boards
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Final: Tigers on top when it matters most

Five years ago, the Rochester Institute of Technology stunned the college hockey world by making it to the Frozen Four in Detroit after beating the second-ranked Denver Pioneers and the New Hampshire Wildcats. Getting there had a prerequisite of winning the conference playoff title, a feat the program had yet to repeat since. That is, […] The post Atlantic Hockey Final: Tigers...
Via Along the Boards
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

DU Pioneers whip North Dakota in NCHC's third-place game

It didn't take long for the Denver Pioneers to bounce back.The disappointment of Friday's National Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament semifinal loss still fresh, the
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 21, 2015

DU Pioneers lose to Miami (Ohio) in NCHC semifinal

The ultimate goal is still there. In a week the Denver Pioneers will be one of 16 teams vying for a national title.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 20, 2015

DU Pioneers' Ty Loney has hockey ties that go back to 1992 Stanley Cup

Denver Pioneers winger Ty Loney never has raised the Stanley Cup.You might say, though, that he was raised in it.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 19, 2015

Colorado ski team holds off Denver Pioneers for title

The University of Colorado ski team put individual accomplishments aside Saturday, skiing with a strategy with limited risks to get all of its racers through the slalom, and the end result delivered the title to the Buffaloes.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 15, 2015

Denver Pioneers complete sweep of Minnesota Duluth in NCHC playoffs

DU got more from Moore and help from Heinen in Saturday's Game 2, with both young stars scoring to lead the Pioneers to a 4-0 victory and a sweep of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference playoff series at Magness Arena.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 15, 2015

Pios close out season with 61-50 loss to NDSU

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Brett Olson (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds in his final collegiate contest as the No.7 seed University of Denver men’s basketball fell to the No. 2 seed North Dakota State Bison, 61-50 Saturday night at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in front of a Summit League Championship record crowd...
Via Mile High Sports
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

N. Dakota St. tops Denver, advances in Summit tourney, 61-50

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) A.J. Jacobson played all 40 minutes and scored a career-high 23 to help second-seeded North Dakota State beat No. 7 seed Denver 61-50 in the quarterfinals of the Summit League tournament Saturday night. Lawrence Alexander added 12 points and seven rebounds for North Dakota State (21-9), which will play in the semifinals on Monday against the winner of Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Plant's goal helps Denver Pioneers post 20 wins for 14th time

Adam Plant's first-ever collegiate goal proved to be the game-winner in the University of Denver's 3-2 victory over St. Cloud State on Friday night at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 07, 2015

DU hockey coach says senior Joey LaLeggia should be at top of Hobey Baker Award balloting

Denver Pioneers coach Jim Montgomery is a no-nonsense type of guy. But he thinks it's nonsense that come college hockey folks don't think senior defenseman Joey LaLeggia is one of the top three
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
March 05, 2015

Oral Roberts tops Denver 60-57

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Obi Emegano scored 25 points and Oral Roberts topped Denver 60-57 on Saturday, clinching third place in the Summit League and staying one game ahead of IPFW, which won earlier in the day. Denver's Brett Olson drilled a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left to draw the Pioneers to within two at 57-55. But a flurry of fouls resulted in Emegano hitting 3 of 4 free throws...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 5 Miami top Denver Pioneers 5-3

Denver didn't help its chances of playing host to a National Collegiate Hockey Conference first-round playoff series Friday night, falling 5-3 to Miami (Ohio) at Magness Arena.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
February 28, 2015

Top-ranked Denver Pioneers lacrosse team loses at No. 4 North Carolina

The top-ranked University of Denver men's lacrosse team lost 12-10 to No. 4 North Carolina on Friday at Navy Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
February 27, 2015

NCHC Weekend Preview: New heights for Denver offense

The rest of the Denver Pioneers offense is finally catching up with freshman sensation Danton Heinen, who leads the NCHC with 35 points. Denver now boasts the three highest scoring players in the conference. Sophomore forward Trevor Moore and senior defenseman Joey LaLeggia combined for six points last weekend to move into a five-way tie for second […] The post NCHC Weekend Preview...
Via Along the Boards
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Olson hot from deep as Denver whips South Dakota 66-48

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Brett Olson hit seven three-pointers and matched his season high with 27 points to lead Denver to a 66-48 win over South Dakota State on Wednesday. Olson had six 3s and 22 points in the first half when the Pioneers (12-16, 6-9 Summit League), shot 68.2 percent and led 37-30. Denver finished at 64 percent and hit 9 of 18 3-pointers. Tyler Larson had 13 points...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Pioneers beat Colorado College at Magness Arena in Gold Pan game

In a Gold Pan game that was previously dominated by NHL draft picks, the University of Denver's fourth line made the play of the game as the Pioneers beat the Tigers 6-3 to sweep the four-game season series.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
February 21, 2015

Denver beats Western Illinois 59-46

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Cam Griffin and Nate Engesser scored 14 points apiece and Denver beat Western Illinois 59-46 on Saturday night. Marcus Byrd added 10 points for the Pioneers (11-16, 5-9 Summit). Brett Olson scored nine points and had two 3-pointers, lifting him into fourth place all-time at Denver with 256 career 3s. Denver broke a three-game losing streak while the Leathernecks...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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