Listed below are the Top Teams in D1 Men’s Lacrosse. 

# = Team’s Ranking based on Points Returning from 2019 (against their Top 8 Opponents) minus Points scored against the team (by their Top 8 Opponents).  These numbers will fluctuate based on the following numbers (below).
O =  Team’s Offensive Ranking based on Points Returning from 2019 (against their Top 8 Opponents).  These numbers and rankings will fluctuate based on players’ performing better or worse than 2019 as well as the contributions of “FR” and “FR2”.
D = Team’s Defensive Ranking based on Points scored against the team (by their Top 8 Opponents).  These numbers and rankings will fluctuate based on the teams’ defenses performing better or worse than 2019.  On occasion, Team Ds improve or worsen dramatically but, in general, Team Ds fluctuate up or down subtly.   
FR = Ranking of their top freshman offensive recruit.  For top recruits, it is common to contribute significantly to the their team’s offensive production.  None the less, as it is preseason, what the top freshmen will do is speculation.   
FR2 = Average Rank of their Top two freshman offensive recruits.  For top recruits, it is common to contribute significantly to the their team’s offensive production.  None the less, as it is preseason, what the top freshmen will do is speculation.   

# Team O D FR FR2
1 PSU 1 11 5 12
2 UMD 2 10 3 4
3 Syracuse 4 7 24 18
4 Yale 3 14 11 6
5 UVA 5 13 1 2
6 OSU 6 9 8 8
7 Umass 10 4 21 22
8 Duke 14 1 2 1
9 Army 11 3 20 19
10 Princeton 8 18 9 3
11 Upenn 9 21 12 14
12 Denver 15 6 6 10
13 Cornell 7 23 10 9
14 Notre Dame 13 12 7 5
15 UNC 17 8 22 24
16 JHU 12 20 14 15
17 Rutgers 16 17 23 17
18 Loyola 21 5 16 13
19 Georgetown 19 15 4 7
20 Fairfield 18 24 18 20
21 UMBC 20 22 15 23
22 Towson 23 2 19 16
23 Hofstra 22 16 13 11
24 Navy 24 19 17 21