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Cornell Big Red men's lacrosse

The Cornell Big Red men's lacrosse team represents Cornell University in NCAA Division I men's lacrosse.

Cornell Big Red
Cornell "C" logo.svg
Founded1865
UniversityCornell University
Head coachPeter Milliman (since 2017 season)
StadiumSchoellkopf Field
(capacity: 25,597)
LocationIthaca, New York
ConferenceIvy League
NicknameBig Red
ColorsCarnelian Red and White[1]
         
Pre-NCAA era championships
(4) – 1903, 1907, 1914, 1916
NCAA Tournament championships
(3) – 1971, 1976, 1977
NCAA Tournament Runner-Up
(4) – 1978, 1987, 1988, 2009
NCAA Tournament Final Fours
(13) – 1971, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1987, 1988, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals
(21) – 1971, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1988, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2018
NCAA Tournament appearances
(28) – 1971, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018
Conference Tournament championships
(2) - 2011, 2018
Conference regular season championships
(29) – 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1987, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015

HistoryEdit

As a member of the Ivy League, Cornell has won 29 conference championships (18 outright, 11 shared), more than any other school (Princeton has won 27 – 18 outright, 9 shared). The Ivy League awards the conference championship to the team with the best record at the conclusion of the regular season. If two or more teams are tied with the same record the championship is shared.

The team was undefeated and untied in league play during 17 of their 18 outright championships, the most of any Ivy team.

Since the introduction of the Ivy League lacrosse tournament in 2010 Cornell has won the tournament twice, in 2011 and 2018.

The Big Red have appeared in the NCAA lacrosse tournament 28 times.

 
Cornell vs. Princeton, 1987
 
The 2004 Cornell lacrosse team

They have won the three championships and were runner up four times, most recently in 2009 when they lost to Syracuse in overtime 10–9.[2]

Cornell maintains the oldest ongoing rivalry in college lacrosse with the Hobart College Statesmen.[3] Their main Ivy League rivalry is with Princeton.

Cornell has claimed three NCAA national championships and four pre-NCAA era titles. Some of the all-time great lacrosse players and coaches have played for or coached the Big Red, including Mike French, Eamon McEneaney and Richie Moran.

In 2009, Max Seibald won the Tewaaraton Trophy, awarded to the "Most Outstanding" collegiate lacrosse player in the United States.[4]

In 2013, Rob Pannell won the Tewaaraton Trophy while leading Cornell to the NCAA semifinals, also breaking the all-time NCAA career scoring mark that season.

Cornell played their first official season of lacrosse in 1892 and through 2018 have a record of 759-481-37 (.608).[5]

Season ResultsEdit

The following is a list of Cornell's results by season as a NCAA Division I program:

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Richie Moran (Ivy League) (1969–1997)
1971 Richie Moran 13-1 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Champion
1972 Richie Moran 10-3 6-0 1st
1973 Richie Moran 8-3 5-1 2nd
1974 Richie Moran 12-2 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Final Four
1975 Richie Moran 15-2 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Final Four
1976 Richie Moran 16-0 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Champion
1977 Richie Moran 13-0 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Champion
1978 Richie Moran 13-1 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Runner-Up
1979 Richie Moran 10-3 5-1 1st NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
1980 Richie Moran 8-5 5-1 T-1st NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
1981 Richie Moran 8-4 6-0 1st
1982 Richie Moran 11-2 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Final Four
1983 Richie Moran 8-4 5-1 T-1st NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
1984 Richie Moran 6-6 4-2 T-2nd
1985 Richie Moran 8-4 4-2 T-2nd
1986 Richie Moran 7-6 4-2 T-2nd
1987 Richie Moran 13-1 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Runner-Up
1988 Richie Moran 9-6 3-3 T-4th NCAA Division I Runner-Up
1989 Richie Moran 9-4 4-2 T-2nd NCAA Division I First Round
1990 Richie Moran 7-6 2-4 T-5th
1991 Richie Moran 8-5 2-4 T-5th
1992 Richie Moran 7-5 3-3 4th
1993 Richie Moran 4-7 3-3 T-3rd
1994 Richie Moran 1-10 0-6 7th
1995 Richie Moran 8-6 3-3 4th NCAA Division I First Round
1996 Richie Moran 3-11 1-5 6th
1997 Richie Moran 3-11 1-5 T-6th
Richie Moran: 238-118 114-48
Dave Pietramala (Ivy League) (1998–2000)
1998 Dave Pietramala 6-7 4-2 3rd
1999 Dave Pietramala 7-6 4-2 T-2nd
2000 Dave Pietramala 10-4 5-1 2nd NCAA Division I First Round
Dave Pietramala: 23-17 13-5
Jeff Tambroni (Ivy League) (2001–2010)
2001 Jeff Tambroni 7-6 4-2 2nd
2002 Jeff Tambroni 11-4 4-2 T-2nd NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
2003 Jeff Tambroni 9-4 5-1 T-1st
2004 Jeff Tambroni 9-5 5-1 T-1st NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
2005 Jeff Tambroni 11-3 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
2006 Jeff Tambroni 11-3 5-1 T-1st NCAA Division I First Round
2007 Jeff Tambroni 15-1 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Final Four
2008 Jeff Tambroni 11-4 5-1 T-1st NCAA Division I First Round
2009 Jeff Tambroni 13-4 5-1 T-1st NCAA Division I Runner-Up
2010 Jeff Tambroni 12-6 4-2 T-1st NCAA Division I Final Four
Jeff Tambroni: 109-39 49-11
Ben DeLuca (Ivy League) (2011–2013)
2011 Ben DeLuca 14-3 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
2012 Ben DeLuca 9-4 4-2 T-2nd
2013 Ben DeLuca 14-4 6-0 1st NCAA Division I Final Four
Ben DeLuca: 37-11 16-2
Matt Kerwick (Ivy League) (2014–2017)
2014 Matt Kerwick 11-5 5-1 T-1st NCAA Division I First Round
2015 Matt Kerwick 10-6 4-2 T-1st NCAA Division I First Round
2016 Matt Kerwick 6-7 1-5 6th
2017 Matt Kerwick 5-8 3-3 T-4th
Matt Kerwick: 32-26 13-11
Pete Milliman (Ivy League) (2018–Present)
2018 Pete Milliman 13-5 4-2 2nd NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
2019 Pete Milliman 10-5 4-2 3rd
Pete Milliman: 23-10 8-4
Total: 462-221

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Colors". Cornell University Brand Center. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  2. ^ 2009 Cornell Men's Lacrosse Quick Facts (PDF), Cornell University, 2009.
  3. ^ Hobart-Cornell lax opener delayed, moved to Carrier Dome, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, February 24, 2010, retrieved May 31, 2010.
  4. ^ "Tewaaraton Announces 2007 Finalists". Tewaaraton.com. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-05-21.
  5. ^ "2009Cornell Big Red Men's Lacrosse" (PDF). CornellBigRed.com. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

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