Thu Feb 23
- Detroit (1-3) defeated Jacksonville at Ultimate Soccer 12-11 in a close batte. Beauregard led UDM with 3 goals, and Vangalen added 2 goals and an assist (UDM preview, GLS preview, UDM recap, LFR recap, GLS recap, UDM video highlights). Nearly perfect final score prediction by GLS! LFR: "Jason Weber with a save on the doorstep with a minute left to ice it for the Titans."
Fri Feb 24
- Michigan St. (1-0, MCLA D1 #18) defeated Minnesota (MCLA D1 #24) 10-9 at the Schoolcraft Dome in Livonia. UMN dominated Q1, MSU built a large lead in Q2 and Q3, and UMN made a fierce comeback in Q4 that came up just short (game video, recap).
Sat Feb 25
- Detroit (1-4) was dominated by Bobby Mo in PA 6-15 (live stream, preview, UDM recap, RMU recap, GLS recap, RMU video highlights, photos). After scoring the game's first goal, Detroit was held scoreless for most of 2 quarters. Several UDM goals in the 3rd and 4th made it a little more interesting for Detroit fans, but not much. Vangalen tied a program record with 4 assists.
- Calvin (0-1) lost 4-12 in their season-opener at Ohio Northern in Ada, OH (live stream, recap). Joel Schaefer led Calvin with 2 goals.
- Adrian (0-1) lost their season-opener to Wilmington (OH) 10-13 (recap). Griffin Davison scored 3 goals, and Michael Turner had 5 assists.
- Hope (2-1) traveled to play Benedictine in Lisle, IL and left with a 13-11 win (live stream, recap). Rocco Mularoni scored 6 goals. Nathaniel Hentschel, Max Kuiper, and Andrew Pavey each scored 2 goals.
- Kalamazoo (0-1) kicked off their season by hosting Depauw and lost 1-11 (live stream, recap). Kzoo's only goal was scored by Clapton Marquis.
- Central Michigan (1-3) lost to Pittsburgh 18-11 in Mt. Pleasant.
- Olivet (0-2) traveled to play Concordia (WI) in Mequon, WI and lost 5-11 (live audio, recap). Nino Minaudo led the Comets with 2 goals.
- Alma kicked off their season with a TX road trip starting with a 12-6 win over Dallas (live stream, recap). Buchy had 5 goals, and Nycz had 3 goals and 6 assists.
- Grand Valley St. (MCLA D2 #2) defeated Siena Heights 17-6 in their exhibtion game in Allendale.
- Albion (2-0) defeated Kenyon indoors at DCD 17-16 in OT (recap). Brandon Lebioda had 3 goals (including the game-winner) and 2 assists. Harrison Palmer also added three goals.
- Ferris St. (0-1) lost 14-2 to Saginaw Valley St. (1-0) in the snow in Big Rapids.
- Michigan St. (2-0, MCLA D1 #18) defeated Indiana 16-6 at the Schoolcraft Dome in Livonia (live stream, recap).
- Oakland (1-2) lost to Minnesota (MCLA D1 #24) 9-25 at the Schoolcraft Dome in Livonia.
Sun Feb 26
- Western Michigan (1-2) lost to Pittsburgh 10-12. Chace Quezada had four goals in the loss.
- Michigan (4-1) stayed within striking distance of Notre Dame (Inside Lacrosse #5) in the first half despite some sloppy play, but ended up on the short side of a 5-16 drubbing (UofM preview, live stream, UofM recap, LFR recap). Heidt had 17 saves for U of M.
Mon Feb 27
- Michigan St. (3-0, MCLA D1 #18) hosted Liberty (MCLA D1 #20) at the Legacy Center in Brighton and used a strong 4th quarter to pull away for an 8-4 victory (live stream, recap).
- Alma (2-0) continued their TX road trip at Southwestern and won 15-13 with 2 goals by Jared Nycz in 1:09 (live stream, recap).