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Member Commitment: Brianna Sacks, Class of 2015, Massachusetts

Brianna Sacks (Niskayuna, New York/Niskayuna High School) has committed to play lacrosse at the University of Massachusetts. UMass, ranked 17th nationally in the most recent IWLCA Division I Coaches' Poll, is 7-2 thus far this season, including a 4-0 mark at home. The team, coached by Angela McMahon, competes in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Last season, UMass finished 19-2, reaching the first round of the NCAA tournament. They went undefeated in conference play at 7-0, and beat George Washington (semi-finals) and Richmond (finals) to win the A-10 Championship for the fourth consecutive season. The streak dates back to 2009. ...

Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

The week in stories, links and videos from SportsRecruits.com/news. This week featured an excellent recap video of St. Ignatius (CA) at Chaminade (NY) and great highlight’s of some big games last week including Yorktown (NY) at Darien (CT) and St. Anthony’s (NY) at Wilton (CT). There was plenty more, including game observations, recaps and press releases. ...

Member Commitment: Tristan Robinson, Class of 2014, Furman University

Tristan Robinson (San Antonio, Texas/Saint Mary's Hall) has committed to play lacrosse at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. Furman, which will play its inaugural season in 2014, is coached by former Naval Academy front-man and current U.S. Men’s National Senior Team head coach Richie Meade. The team will compete as an affiliate in the Atlantic Sun Conference, which will add men’s lacrosse as an NCAA Division I championship sport in the Spring of 2014. The other members of the conference that will be competing in lacrosse are Jacksonville, Mercer, High Point (affiliate), Richmond (affiliate) and VMI (affiliate). Like Furman, Richmond will also play its inaugural season next year. ...