The UAlbany Great Danes men's lacrosse team bumped up one spot in this week's national lacrosse rankings. The Great Danes moved up from number five to number four, after the second ranked Duke Blue Devils lost in the ACC semi-finals to Notre Dame. The Great Danes begin conference tournament play at home on Thursday May 3rd against UMass-Lowell at 7pm. If the Great Danes win, they will face off against either Vermont or Stony Brook on Saturday May 5th at noon for the conference championship at Casey Stadium. The Great Danes have won four of the past five year's tournaments. Do you believe the UAlbany Great Danes can avoid the upset in conference tournament play this week? Plus is the number four ranking the right fit for the Coach Scott Marr led team? Let us know below.

RANK SCHOOL POINTS RECORD PREVIOUS
1  Yale 535 (23) 12-2 1
2 Maryland 510 (4) 11-2 3
3 Denver 456 11-2 4
4 Albany 450 12-2 5
5 Duke 438 12-3 2
6 Loyola 419 12-3 8
7 Johns Hopkins 388 9-4 7
8 Notre Dame 339 8-5 18
9 Cornell 293 10-4 6
10 Virginia 277 11-3 13
11 Rutgers 250 9-5 9
12 Syracuse 198 7-6 12
13 Ohio State 189 8-6 19
14 Villanova 172 10-4 15
15 Bucknell 162 11-4 10
16  UMass 139 10-4 16
17 Navy 132 9-5 11
18 Georgetown 98 10-4 17
19 Penn State 68 8-6 14
20 Saint Joseph's 54 10-3 NR