Here are this week's local men's lacrosse power rankings:
1. Towson (11-4, No. 6 seed NCAA Tournament)
Previous Game: Defeated Drexel, 16-14, to win the CAA championship
Spotlight: Co-Offensive Player of the Year Brendan Sunday finished with three goals against Drexel. The senior was named as the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.
Next Up: Hosts at-large Maryland in the first round of the NCAA Tournament May 12
2. Johns Hopkins (8-7, unseeded in NCAA Tournament)
Previous Game: Lost Big Ten championship to No. 1 Penn State, 18-17, in overtime
Spotlight: Freshman Joey Epstein (Landon) had seven goals and two assists. Epstein broke the Johns Hopkins single-season record for points by a freshman with 67 points (45 goals, 22 assists)
Next Up: At No. 7 Notre Dame (8-6) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament May 12
3. Maryland (11-4, unseeded in NCAA Tournament)
Previous Game: Lost to Johns Hopkins, 12-7, in a Big Ten semifinal
Spotlight: Junior Jared Bernhardt had three goals and one assist.
Next Up: At. No. 6 Towson in the first round of the NCAA Tournament May 12
4. Loyola (11-4, No. 8 seed in NCAA Tournament)
Previous Game: Lost to Army, 7-5, in a Patriot League semifinal
Spotlight: Junior Jacob Stover (McDonogh) made 14 saves, and sophomore Bailey Savio won 11 of 16 faceoffs.
Next Up: Hosts at-large Syracuse (9-4) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament May 11
5. UMBC (6-8, unseeded in NCAA Tournament)
Previous Game: Defeated Vermont, 14-13, to win the America East championship
Spotlight: Juniors Ryan Frawley and Brett McIntyre and sophomore Trevor Patschorke (Severna Park) each scored four goals. Freshman goalie Jack Morton (Boys' Latin) had 5 saves and earned his third consecutive victory. The Retrievers advanced to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2009.
Next Up: At Unseeded Marist (10-6) in the NCAA Tournament play-in game May 8
6. Mount St. Mary's (9-7)
Previous Game: Lost to Robert Morris, 13-12, in overtime in a Northeast Conference semifinal
Spotlight: Junior Brenden McCarthy had a season-high five goals.
Next Up: Season over
7. Navy (6-7)
1. Salisbury (19-1)
Previous Game: Defeated No. 2 York College, 13-7, in the Capital Athletic Conference championship
Spotlight: Junior goalie Brandon Warren (Calvert Hall) had 16 saves and sophomore Cross Ferrara finished with three goals.
Next Up: Hosts winner of Maritime (N.Y.)/Grove City in the second round of the NCAA Tournament May 8
2. Stevenson (12-7)
Previous Game: Defeated Lycoming, 23-4, for a seventh straight MAC Commonwealth championship
Spotlight: Junior Ethan Christensen had five goals and three assists.
Next Up: At Franklin & Marshall in the second round of the NCAA Tournament May 8
3. Frostburg (10-8)
Previous Game: Lost to No. 2 York, 10-3, in a CAC semifinal
Spotlight: Junior Paul Ruppert (Severna Park) scored twice and junior Jack Marks had 17 saves.
Next Up: Hosts Neumann in an Eastern College Athletic Conference semifinal May 11
4. St. Mary's (10-8)
4. Washington College (7-9)
5. Hood (10-5)
7. Goucher (5-10)
8. McDaniel (2-14)