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2012 NCAA Lacrosse Rankings: No. 6 Syracuse Misses Chance To Move Up

The Syracuse University men’s lacrosse team had a golden opportunity to move up in the national rankings this weekend, but lost to No. 1 ranked Virginia on Sunday, 14-10.

When this week’s national rankings were released, that left 5-0 Virginia in the top spot and the Orange at No. 6 in the media poll.

Several New York schools are in the top 20, with Cornell being the highest-ranked at No. 3. Syracuse travels to face St. John’s Saturday at 1 p.m. ET.

Here is this week’s complete poll:

1. Virginia (399 points)
2. Johns Hopkins (373)
3. Cornell (363)
4. Maryland (340)
5. Massachusetts (316)
6. Syracuse (293)
7. Notre Dame (257)
8. North Carolina (239)
9. Duke (217)
10. Penn State (207)
11. Denver (191)
12. Loyola (176)
13. Villanova (164)
14. Princeton (159)
15. Lehigh (122)
16. Yale (117)
17. Fairfield (90)
18. Ohio State (45)
19. Hofstra (32)
20. Harvard (20)