Inside Lacrosse tabs men's lacrosse preseason No. 19

Nick Willertz running with lacrosse stick

Baltimore, Md. -- University of Lynchburg's men's lacrosse team checked in a No. 19 in the Inside Lacrosse 2019 Division III preseason top 20, the publication announced in its 2019 Face-Off Yearbook this week.

The Hornets are one of four Virginia schools, three of which are members of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, to appear in the preseason rankings.

RELATED: 2019 Inside Lacrosse Men's Division III Top 20

Eight teams on Lynchburg's 2019 schedule are ranked in the poll, headlined by preseason No. 1 and defending national champion Wesleyan; the Hornets will take on the defending champs Saturday, March 16 at the Mustang Classic in Owings Mills, Md.

No. 2 Salisbury, No. 7 Cabrini, No. 8 Washington and Lee, No. 9 York (Pa.), No. 15 Roanoke, and No. 17 Stevenson are also on Lynchburg's spring slate, as is a preseason scrimmage with 11th-ranked Christopher Newport.

RELATED: 2019 Lynchburg men's lacrosse schedule

Lynchburg enters 2019 fresh off the program's seventh ODAC championship and 12th NCAA tournament appearance, including a bid each year since 2012.

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