The Washington Times - March 3, 2009, 12:09AM

OK, it’s late, I’ve had my fill of travel, Jack Bauer and bracketology today.

So here’s the Inside Lacrosse ballot I forgot to toss up Sunday night.

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The biggest surprise? St. John’s checking in after shocking Georgetown. The Red Storm warrants some credit, especially since the program was revived just a few years ago. Receiving votes is the first step to an actual ranking and contending for an NCAA tournament berth.

Maybe those things don’t happen just yet. But it’s still an encouraging development as the Johnnies move into the new Big East lacrosse league next season.

1. Virginia (5-0)
2. Syracuse (2-1)
3. North Carolina (5-0)
4. Princeton (2-0)
5. Maryland (3-1)
6. Notre Dame (3-0)
7. Cornell (2-0)
8. UMBC (3-0)
9. Georgetown (1-1)
10. Harvard (2-0)
11. Johns Hopkins (1-1)
12. Hofstra (2-0)
13. Duke (2-2)
14. Massachusetts (2-1)
15. Denver (3-1)
16. Loyola (2-1)
17. Ohio State (3-1)
18. Brown (1-1)
19. Navy (2-2)
20. St. John’s (3-0)

21. Albany (1-1)
22. Bucknell (1-2)
23. Army (1-2)
24. Colgate (1-3)
25. Villanova (3-0)

Patrick Stevens