As we approach the halfway point of the Division I Men's Lacrosse season things are beginning to come into focus. National Title Contenders such as Virginia, Maryland, Cornell and Notre Dame have differentiated themselves from the pack and figure to play major roles in their respective conferences. Others such as North Carolina, Harvard and Hofstra have exposed themselves as talented, yet flawed teams with a difficult road ahead.
With conference schedules ahead, who is poised to conquer the ACC? The Big East? The Ivy League? Looking ahead to the rest of March, April and May here are five major story lines to keep an eye on throughout the Division I landscape.