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Marquette Men's Lacrosse Continues To Earn Votes In Cascade/Maverik Top 20 Poll

Staying (mostly) steady for now...

Liam Byrnes and the Golden Eagles continue to get votes in the top 20 poll.
Liam Byrnes and the Golden Eagles continue to get votes in the top 20 poll.

After Saturday's victory over Robert Morris, YOUR Marquette men's lacrosse squad continues to pick up votes in the newest Cascade/Maverik media top 20 poll.

The Golden Eagles are fifth on the "Also Receiving Votes" line, trailing Army, Ohio State, UMass and High Point.  It's a little odd to see Marquette so deep on the list there, as the voters jumped Richmond up to the #18 spot in the poll.  On one hand, the Spiders beat then #9 Duke 12-10.  On the other hand, Marquette beat Richmond 7-2 earlier this season.  It's actually a slide backwards for Marquette, as they were actually the unofficial #22 team in the country a week ago, but now they're down to the unofficial #25.

There are still two future Marquette opponents at the top of the poll, but they've now flipped places.  Notre Dame was the #1 team in the country since the preseason poll came out, but they're now #2 in the rankings.  That's because they lost 9-8 to the new #1 and previous #2 team, Denver, by a final margin of 9-8.

Following a 16-8 destruction of Penn State, Villanova has bounced from #12 in the country up to #7.  Following their loss to Richmond, Duke has slid down to #11 in the rankings.

Marquette returns to action on Saturday when they visit Quinnipiac, with faceoff set for 11am Central.

You can find the whole top 20 poll right here.