October 2008 Archives



Friday, October 31, 20084:15PM
from NLL Insider:
As if the Gary Gait buzz weren’t enough in Rochester, there’s talk now that the Knighthawks are hoping to sign hometown hero Joe Walters for the coming National Lacrosse League season.
Thursday, October 30, 20083:45PM
from Inside Lacrosse:
from Inside Lacrosse:
from Major League Lacrosse:
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from the Rochester Knighthawks:
“We’re extremely happy that Gary has committed two years to join our organization,” said Thorpe. “We’re all very excited to see his return to lacrosse and I know the players are eager to step on the same floor with him this season.”
from US Lacrosse - Rochester:
2008 Inductees are Linda Michelle, John Johnson, Mark Rice, and Tom Emmick
from the Albany Times-Union:
Reilly received interest from such schools as Duke, North Carolina, Georgetown, Navy, Syracuse, Cornell, Rutgers and Siena. The junior also took unofficial visits to Syracuse, Cornell, Siena, Navy (Saturday) and Georgetown (Sunday).
Wednesday, October 29, 20087:00AM
from US Lacrosse:
The 2009 US Lacrosse National Convention, presented by adidas, will feature more than 150 speakers sharing their knowledge to help develop the sport. The convention, the largest educational opportunity for lacrosse coaches, officials and administrators, takes place at the Baltimore Convention Center from Jan. 16-18, 2009.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
The Rochester Knighthawks will open their 2009 National Lacrosse League Training Camp the weekend of Saturday, November 15th and Sunday, November 16th at the Rochester Sports Garden (1460 East Henrietta Road). The practices are free and open to the public. Players and coaches will be available for autographs following the workouts.
Tuesday, October 28, 20083:30PM
from Inside Lacrosse:
[Midfield] epth shouldn’t be an issue with sophomore Chris Basler, senior Jake Willcox, Stephen Murray, senior Tyler Gale (LaFayette) and freshmen Mike Sawyer and Pat Byrnes running minutes. Senior Eric Kohl . . . according to the coaching staff has performed extremely well.
from the NCAA:
The Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics has announced a year-long series of meetings and research on the economics of college sports, with a particular focus on why expenses are rising faster than revenues at virtually all Division I athletics programs.
Monday, October 27, 20088:30PM
from Colgate Athletics:
Ashley Didio (Syracuse, N.Y.), Molly Carroll (Swarthmore, Pa.), and Nancy Clayton (New Canaan, Conn.) will serve as tri-captains for the upcoming 2009 Colgate women’s lacrosse season, it was announced Monday afternoon by head coach Heather Bliss.
Noon
from JustLacrosse:
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from the Albany Times-Union:
The Syracuse University women's lacrosse program enjoyed its finest campaign in school history during the 2008 season when the Orange advanced to the NCAA Division I semifinals. Leading the way for Syracuse were Bethlehem High graduates Katie Rowan and Halley Quillinan.
from The Daily Orange:
Nineteen national championships were tugging at Kevin Drew. Two lacrosse powerhouses flaunted their credentials . . . "I decided to come up here when I heard (I could play) basketball," Drew said. "It was kind of like a no-brainer."
from Inside Lacrosse:
Living and dying by narrow games, the 2008 Virginia Cavaliers played four overtime contests and had eight games finish by one or two goal gaps, including an overtime loss to Syracuse in the NCAA semifinals.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Throughout this incredible journey, Coach Pressler has been a man of his word and has attracted the admiration of many others along the way.
Sunday, October 26, 200811:30AM
from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin:
Fiato is just one local resident who has been saved by someone using a defibrillator. A growing number of the portable electronic devices have revived Southern Tier churchgoers, professionals and spectators since the death of John Mack in 2006.
Reminder:
F-M Boy's Tournament Today
from Inside Lacrosse:
James Haney, a 2008 Onondaga National First Team member, will reunite with former high school [CNS] teammate Nick LoCoco at attack.
Saturday, October 25, 200811:00AM
from the Visalia Times-Delta:
She spent the last nine seasons as head coach at Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y., where people are a little more familiar with the ways of the ball and the crosse — a term for the netted stick the players carry.
5:00AM
Reminder:
SU/Le Moyne women scrimmage today, 5PM @ Wohl Field (behind Manley)
from Lehigh Athletics:
[Defenseman] Honeywell earned First-Team All-Patriot League accolades a season ago after leading the Mountain Hawks in caused turnovers and finishing second on the squad in ground balls. Honeywell also scored one goal, which came versus national power Duke.
from NLL Insider:
Although there was some concern over the Hawks bringing Gary back, you certainly wouldn’t have thought that based on what you told us this week.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Friday’s first games aren’t until the afternoon, which provides a nice chance to check this place out . . . I think Kyle Harrison, Joe Walters, Anthony Kelly and Steven Brooks rented scooters. Jack Reid went swimming with the dolphins at Sea World
Friday, October 24, 20084:00PM
from Inside Lacrosse:
Freshman attackman Rob Grimm looks primed to make the biggest first-year splash. With senior Ryan Smith still rehabbing the ACL he tore in the America East championship game, Grimm was working in with the first unit and on E.M.O.
from The Beaufort Gazette:
The sport will be played from January to April, encompassing a four-week preseason, six-week regular season and two-week postseason. Lacrosse will start and end earlier than other spring sports, a move aimed at easing the burden on facilities and manpower.
6:45AM
from Submission:
SU/Le Moyne women's Saturday 5PM scrimmage moved to Wohl Field (behind Manley)
from the Calgary Herald:
By this time next week the Canadian troops in Kandahar should be playing box lacrosse under lights in what will be a first for Afghanistan.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The Great Danes didn’t have the best season in ’08, going 8-8 and missing the NCAA Tournament. But Banks was an America East all-rookie honoree on defense, starting every game after that season-opener against the Blue Jays. Not bad for a kid who first picked up lacrosse as a high school sophomore.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Peter Coluccini has found some new and old challenges in his first fall at Ohio State. The new: graduate coursework. The old: he’s battling for a starting goaltending spot once again.
Thursday, October 23, 20083:45PM
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
. . . That late-summer morning marked the end of what seemed like a healthy, normal childhood for Jeffrey. Suddenly, he and his parents were thrust into a confusing world where dozens of needles and tests seemed to produce only more uncertainty.
from U of Florida Athletics:
Erica LaGrow, an assistant coach with the University of Florida lacrosse program, is part of the U.S. training team for the 2009 Women’s World Cup, which will be held June 17-27 in Prague, Czech Republic. The 24-member U.S. training team was selected from a 48-player pool that competed at the US Lacrosse Stars & Stripes Weekend in Syracuse, N.Y., on Oct. 11-12.
from Cornell Athletics:
A few weekends ago in my hometown of Syracuse, I was able to take part in an event that will always be significant in my memory. As I took the field in a Cornell uniform at the Stars and Stripes tournament, I was surrounded by my teammates, the players I have looked up to and read about for years.
from Ithaca College Athletics:
Dorn, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ithaca, spent the 2007-08 academic year as a graduate assistant coach for strength and conditioning with Ithaca’s department of athletics.
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from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
The All-America attack from Brighton is one of 24 players invited to the U.S. training camp for the 2009 Federation of International Lacrosse Women's World Cup. A record 16 nations will compete June 17 to 27 in Prague, Czech Republic.
from the Peterborough Examiner:
Grant is out of a Rochester hospital and at home, but he's still on antibiotics for another three weeks and undergoes daily tests to monitor his blood.
from The Daily Pennsylvanian:
They may not have infiltrated the sport the way Eastern Europe rules women's tennis, but Canadian high schoolers are getting a closer look from NCAA men's lacrosse programs throughout the nation, coaches say. It's a trend that is reintroducing Canada to the outdoor game - which originated near the Great Lakes - and creating new incentives for Canadian players to make themselves known in the US
Wednesday, October 22, 20087:30PM
from JustLacrosse:
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from Cornell Athletics:
“Our coaching staff and our team are extremely excited about the spring schedule,” said Tambroni. “We know there will be some tremendous challenges week in and week out. The Ivy League continues to grow more and more competitive, as do our upstate rivalries.
3:30PM
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Northwestern University senior attack Hilary Bowen (Brighton) is one of 24 players invited to the U.S. training camp for the 2009 Federation of International Lacrosse Women’s World Cup.
from Major League Lacrosse:
According to Commissioner David Gross, the League will expand the number of players per team that can dress for a game to 19 and will introduce the addition of a fourth long pole for the first time.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
Laverty was acquired by the Knighthawks on July 29th from the Boston Blazers in exchange for defenseman Jack Reid.
Tuesday, October 21, 20087:15PM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
US Lacrosse has named 24 players to the U.S. training team for the 2009 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women's World Cup, which will be held June 17-27 in Prague, Czech Republic.
2:00PM
from Inside Lacrosse:
Defending national champion Syracuse has a mission for the 2009 season: To prove, as sophomore goalie John Galloway says, that the losing record in 2007 was a fluke, not the national title in 2008.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The HEADstrong Foundation recognizes the coaches and members of Bellarmine University, Cabrini College, Haverford College, Hofstra University, Lehigh University, Loyola College, University of Maryland, Penn State University, Princeton University, St. Joseph’s University, University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University, and Widener University Mens’ Lacrosse teams for their involvement and thanks them for raising awareness by selling HEADstrong t-shirts and for their “relentless” efforts on the field Saturday.
6:30AM
from WTVH-TV:
SU men's lacrosse coach John Desko's had a great year. He capped it off with a spot in the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame
Monday, October 20, 200811:30AM
from Inside Lacrosse:
[Le Moyne] more than held its own against Hobart and Colgate. The Dolphins set the tone early in both matches with steady play along their front lines and a physical defense.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Albany goalie Dan McKeon waited three years for his chance to be the men's lacrosse team's No. 1 man between the pipes, and the senior turned in a perfect first quarter in his debut Sunday against Hobart at Albany's fall ball tournament.
from NLL Insider:
How big an impact will Gait have on the Hawks’ O, their locker room, ticket sales and the NLL period? Does he still have it in ‘em to be “the man” in this league?
from Inside Lacrosse:
Rochester goalie Brett Queener (Penn Yan) brings us to the Albany lacrosse scrimmage and tailgate.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Rochester goalie Brett Queener gives us an inside look at Albany lacrosse.
Sunday, October 19, 20088:15PM
from Syracuse Athletics:
Desko owns an overall coaching record of 118-40 and ranks second among active coaches in career winning percentage (.747). He has fashioned a 23-5 all-time record in the postseason and is the NCAA career leader in tournament winning percentage at .821.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
"Recently, he's been shooting every day," said Hogan, Syracuse's starting goalie who bears a bruise on her shin from one of Gait's practice shots. "Whenever we switch activities, I'll just stay in goal and get water and he'll start ripping them off.
10:15AM
from NLL Insider:
”Gary’s in great shape and I think he’ll do really well. Besides, he’s making me feel like a young guy” said Tavares who just turned 40 last month.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
While coaches and athletes say they would never return to real grass, some consumer advocates maintain that artificial turf might be a danger because athletes are exposed to lead from the surface.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Harvey says the Bayhawks, playing with the same name, will aim to play all of their games at Navy at 7 p.m. on Saturday nights. In addition to trying to play an MLL game in conjunction with the NCAA Quarterfinals next May . . .
from the Salt Lake City Desert News:
"A lot of what made this weekend possible is the fact that we have played well. We have shown that a club lacrosse team from Utah is good enough that it is worth taking the time to play us."
from the Lawrence (KS) Journal-World and News:
Or, as an economics professor once said, “Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”
Saturday, October 18, 20081:15PM
from Army Athletics:
Alberici will join Philadelphia Barrage head coach Tony Resch and Stony Brook University head coach Rick Sowell on the team’s staff, put together by Bryant University head coach Mike Pressler, who was named the head coach of the team in September.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Binghamton Teams Today: Binghamton, Siena, Villanova
Albany Teams Sunday: Albany, Hobart, Colgate, Le Moyne
Friday, October 17, 20086:30AM
from Inside Lacrosse:
Teams: Albany, Hobart, Colgate, LeMoyne
Games: Noon: Albany-Hobart, Colgate-LeMoyne 2:30: Albany-Colgate, Hobart-LeMoyne
from the Daily Orange:
"Coach sat us down to talk about all this and promised Syracuse is his first priority," senior midfielder Bridget Looney said. "We are behind him 100 percent.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Long before Regy Thorpe became the general manager of the Rochester Knighthawks, he was already trying to figure out ways to improve the team, and the legendary Gary Gait was in the forefront of his mind.
from Newsday.com:
"And I'll be quite honest -- the decision was really, really close. The temptation to put him in was so great. We get off that punt, we win." Lukralle looked at his son. Then he sent in the other boy.
Thursday, October 16, 20084:00PM
from Syracuse Athletics:
The clinic will focus on lacrosse fundamentals like field communication and stick skills. Several members of the Syracuse 2008 national championship team will serve as instructors, including goalie John Galloway (West Genesee) and midfielder Josh Amidon (Lafayette).
6:30AM
from Inside Lacrosse:
Highlights from Syracuse's fall ball game at Stony Brook.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Fall ball highlights from Cornell's game against Ohio State.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Lacrosse legend Gary Gait spoiled the 1995 inaugural season of the Rochester Knighthawks by scoring the overtime goal for the host Philadelphia Wings to win the Major Indoor Lacrosse League championship game. Thirteen years later, he'll be a Knighthawk. He's coming out of a three-year retirement at age 41 because he misses the competition.
Wednesday, October 15, 20083:15PM
from the NLL:
"The interest was sparked because the Knighthawks had an interest. I told my kids and they got really excited and told me I had to play and I don't like turning down my kids," said Gait.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
“We’re extremely excited to have Gary Gait decide to come out of retirement and join the Rochester organization. Gary will help alleviate the pain of losing John Grant for the season,” said Thorpe.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
While her dad figured it out a while back, "Bri," as her parents call her, needed more time to sort out her career path. Like most college students, the 2007 Colgate alum dabbled with different internships, ruling out sports marketing and pretty much any desk job.
6:30AM
from Inside Lacrosse:
NLL Insider has learned from several sources that the Rochester Knighthawks and Colorado Mammoth are either extremely close to finalizing a deal, or potentially just finalized a trade earlier this afternoon, that would see Gary Gait’s playing rights dealt to the Knighthawks.
Tuesday, October 14, 20086:30PM
from LaxPower:
Saturday, the event attracted an estimated 10,000 people and will raise more than $200,000 for blood cancer research. The foundation has adopted the lime green color to signify Nick's fight. Last season the sales of lime green laces helped raise over $25,000; for Hofstra, the color means even more.
2:15PM
from LaxPower:
Local businesses and non-profit groups all along the Wasatch Front are working together to bring NCAA Division I lacrosse to Utah for the first time ever. Brigham Young will face off against Denver and UMBC on Saturday October 18 at Alta High School in Sandy, Utah.
5:15AM
from LoHud.com:
After reaching his decision tonight, Interlicchio informed best friend and next-door neighbor John Ranagan. Within seconds, Ranagan came over to Interlicchio’s house where he playfully tackled him in celebration. The two will be teammates at Hopkins for three years.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The 2008 season did not go according to plan for the Albany Great Danes. Picked first in the preseason America East Conference coaches’ poll, the Danes dropped their first five contests before turning their season around, only to blow a nine-goal lead in the conference championship game.
from New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal:
He earned his bachelor's degree at Syracuse University in 1944, where he played on the lacrosse team. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He earned his doctorate in medicine at Syracuse University in 1946.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
“We are excited to have Billy back,” said Thorpe. “He has been a huge part of our defense transition game. Billy’s got a knack for scoring timely goals – in transition or shorthanded – and we expect more of that in the next couple of seasons.”
Monday, October 13, 20082:00PM
from Laxpower:
While at Mercyhurst, Mulherin was twice named a NCAA Division II All-American. As a junior he lead Mercyhurst College in both goals and assists and was named to the 2nd team All-American and senior year he brought home 1st team All-American honors.
10:00AM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
"We start developing our off hand a lot later," said Michael Thomas, an Ontario All-Star midfielder who is currently doing a post-grad year before playing for Colgate in 2010. "It seems like every time we come down here, the Americans are a lot faster. We just have a little more inside game."
from The Daily Orange:
"It was a great opportunity to play a great team," SU head coach Gary Gait said. "This game was about handling the pressure, we responded well from being down seven nothing and then attempting to come back."
Sunday, October 12, 200810:00AM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
After just three days of practice in September, the 2008-09 US women's national team played together for the first time in uniform Saturday. The results were mixed.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
A huge turnout of players and fans Saturday for what Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty dubbed "Lacrosse Day in Minnesota," highlighted by the first NCAA Division I men's lacrosse game in the state's history, only reinforced that reality.
Saturday, October 11, 200810:30PM
from Syracuse Athletics:
The Orange routed the host Seawolves 18-5 in its opening game and throttled Bucknell, 16-2, in its second contest. Detailed report . . .
from Syracuse Athletics:
Syracuse senior Katie Rowan led the Orange women’s lacrosse team with three goals and two assists in an 18-10 loss to the US National team in an exhibition game played in front of 846 fans at the Carrier Dome on Saturday.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Best Team: How could it not be Georgetown? In the first half, with starters on both teams playing, the Hoyas led Virginia 6-4 and Johns Hopkins 9-5. At one point in the Hopkins scrimmage, the Hoyas led 9-2.
Surprise Player: Georgetown sophomore attackman Ricky Mirabito (Chenango Forks) scored three goals against Virginia and then scored the opening goal against Johns Hopkins.
from JustLacrosse:
Haudenosaunee battled against Cornell, while the Orange hosted Scotland in the 11:30AM games Saturday. The national teams play a round robin tournament Sunday.
11:30AM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
What will year two of the Gary Gait era bring to Syracuse? Who will bear the honor - and burden - of bringing a gold medal back to the United States in this World Cup year?
Friday, October 10, 20083:45PM
from Glens Falls Post Star:
Former players from college lacrosse and hockey teams Harkness coached are expected to deliver remarks at the ceremony.
from the Minnesota Swarm:
The Minnesota Swarm hosts the first-ever NCAA Division I lacrosse game in the state when the University of Notre Dame battles the United States Military Academy at West Point (Army) on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 12:00 p.m. at the National Sports Center in Blaine.
6:30AM
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
John Desko would like to name his starters for Saturday's fall scrimmages with Stony Brook and Bucknell, but between injuries and illnesses, the Syracuse University lacrosse coach's pool of players has been reduced to a puddle.
from the Auburn Citizen:
Alberici, a 1987 graduate of Auburn High School, has gone on to a great deal of success in the field of athletics, success he attributes directly to the way he grew up.
from Inside Lacrosse:
It is recommended that fans park in Gate 5 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and take a shuttle to the academy grounds . . . A valid government ID is required to enter the academy for those 16-over.
Thursday, October 9, 20086:15PM
from Cortland Athletics:
LaPuma started and then coached the men’s lacrosse programs at SUNY Geneseo, Ball State University, Rush-Henrietta High School and Herkimer County Community College (HCCC).
from the NCAA:
The Title IX Resource Center has added a presentation online that provides material for instructors who focus on how Title IX affects athletics.
6:30AM
from Syracuse Athletics:
Syracuse will play Stony Brook and Bucknell in a three-way scrimmage at Stony Brook’s LaValle Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 11. The Orange will square off against the host Seawolves at 12 p.m. then plays Bucknell at 2:15 p.m.
from Inside Lacrosse:
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The craft fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 in the cafeteria at Liverpool High School, 4338 Wetzel Road, Clay.
from Hartford Athletics:
The University of Hartford men’s lacrosse program will welcome 14 freshmen for the 2009 season, as announced by head coach Peter Lawrence on Wednesday.
from LoHud.com:
If you’re a Section 1 boys lacrosse follower, you know the name Lew Janavey. And for good reason.
Wednesday, October 8, 20083:45PM
from Inside Lacrosse:
Georgetown approaches the fall in a similar way to the Ivy League. It could use up to six practices per week, but coach Dave Urick prefers to use three practices and one individual skill session.
6:30AM
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Every day, Roy Simmons Jr. contemplates the things undone. To him, they define the sacrifices made over the years by his wife, Nancy, who chose to marry a young, unproven lacrosse coach.
from The Daily Star:
"Native Balance: Indigenous Ways in a Modern World" will combine scholarly presentations, storytelling, music, sports, demonstrations and exhibits by prominent members of the Iroquois, Lakota and Abenaki nations.
from RNews.com:
A gift from the new owner of the Rochester Knighthawks and Amerks now adorns the lobby of the Blue Cross Arena.
from the Philadelphia Inquirer:
Lacrosse fans will have the opportunity to watch 12 straight hours of games Saturday at Ridley High School and support the HEADstrong Foundation in its battle against cancer at the same time.
Tuesday, October 7, 20086:30PM
from Syracuse Athletics:
Seniors Matt Abbott (Syracuse, N.Y.), Pat Perritt (Holtsville, N.Y.), Kenny Nims (Watertown, N.Y.) and Spencer Van Schaack (Tuxedo Park, N.J.) have been named captains for the 2009 season head coach John Desko announced on Tuesday, Oct. 7.
from Syracuse Athletics:
The Syracuse women s lacrosse squad has teamed with the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation to raise funds to benefit children afflicted with pediatric brain tumors at this weekend s Stars and Stripes Laxfest.
from Binghamton Athletics:
from Binghamton Athletics:
from Salisbury Athletics:
O'Branski is back for his third season with the Sea Gulls and will help the SU defense and transition game at the defensive midfield position.
5:15PM
from Mercy College Athletics:
"What makes this start-up program unique is that Mercy College is geographically placed in the center of several converging lacrosse hotbeds. Student-athletes who make the decision to share my vision will contribute immediately to the success of this fledgling program."
from CNY Business Journal:
. . . He also will conduct MVP-sponsored clinics in the Albany area this fall and clinics in Rochester and Buffalo in the spring. MVP also will be the sponsor of Gait's "Laxapalooza" event in Syracuse in February.
Monday, October 6, 20088:15PM
from Canisius Athletics:
Leonard played in all 16 games with 15 starting assignments, recording 40 ground balls, 21 caused turnovers and adding an assist. His 21 caused turnovers led the team.
from Siena Athletics:
Gallina started five years and earned All-Greater Rochester honorable mention as a junior and senior.
3:15PM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Phone calls, e-mails, club practices on top of high school practices, tournaments, highlight videos, camps, junior weekends, personal trainers -- the list could go on and on. This does not sound like a typical schedule for a 16- or 17-year-old girl. But if you ask a high school lacrosse player in her junior year, it is a way of life.
1:45PM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Part Two of the series examines the nature of college visits - official and unofficial - for high school recruits. This article appears in the October issue of LM, a US Lacrosse publication available exclusively to its members.
Sunday, October 5, 20089:30PM
from JustLacrosse:
from Syracuse Athletics:
The show airs at 10 a.m. on WSYR Channel 9 in the Syracuse area. Gait will preview Stars &Stripes Laxfest that takes place this Saturday and Sunday at the Lampe Athletics Complex and the Carrier Dome.
9:45AM
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
There's a new travel lacrosse team in Rochester and it's looking for youth athletes for the 2008 season. The Resolute Force Lacrosse team is looking for boys in grades 3-to-8 to compete in the season, which includes three tournaments.
from Yale Athletics:
Sophomore Brian Douglass scored eight goals and added an assist and newcomer Matt Gibson tallied three goals and five assists as the Yale men's lacrosse team defeated the Iroquois Nationals 21-11 in an exhibition contest at Reese Stadium tonight
from LaxPower:
. . . will be held on Saturday October 11th at Ridley High School in Folsom, Pa. . . The tournament and clinic will raise money and awareness about the HEADstrong Foundation, which was created to raise money for blood cancer research and to help those afflicted by this horrible disease.
Friday, October 3, 20089:00PM
from Cornell Athletics:
The duo will provide senior leadership to a young team that features 13 freshmen and 21 total underclassmen.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
The 2007 National Lacrosse League Championship Game and Regular Season MVP will give his speech at 7:30 p.m. to kickoff Special Olympics New York's 2008 Fall Games.
from Major League Lacrosse:
Head coach Dom Starsia’s 2009 Cavaliers will be on display for the first time Friday night in a scrimmage against a talented squad of former Cavalier standouts.
Thursday, October 2, 20088:30PM
from Colgate Athletics:
Colgate opens the season at Duke on February 21st.
from Binghamton Athletics:
Bearcats host Cornell on February 21st.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
The Dolphins host Niagara on Friday, February 20th, 3PM
4:30PM
from Cortland Athletics:
SUNY Cortland director of athletics Joan Sitterly and former women’s lacrosse head coach and current field hockey head coach Cynthia Wetmore have been chosen as two of the newest inductees into the US Lacrosse Upstate New York Chapter Hall of Fame.
from Inside Lacrosse Blogs:
As prospects navigate the college athletics recruiting process, the level of their “command of confidence” will not only assist them in developing a positive and effective approach to recruiting, it will be “picked up” by the college coaches and assist the prospect in standing out above the rest of the pack.
11:00AM
from Virginia Athletics:
Genova's efforts at Cornell were formally recognized at the team's 2008 postseason awards banquet, where he was presented the Dave Friedleb Memorial Award, given by the Cornell lacrosse community to the person or persons, "whose enthusiasm, assistance, interest and compassion for the Cornell lacrosse team are greatly appreciated."
from Inside Lacrosse:
IL has learned that Greer considered Syracuse strong enough that Syracuse’s coaches spoke informally with at least one upperclassman about being Greer’s roommate.
from Major League Lacrosse:
Among the names not protected for 2009 were several long-time MLL veterans, causing speculation that some may be contemplating retirement.
Wednesday, October 1, 20082:45PM
from Virginia Athletics:
On Feb. 28, Virginia will head to Syracuse to face the Big East Champions in a double-header with the men’s lacrosse team, before returning home to take on co-ACC regular season champion Maryland (March 6) and Penn State on March 8.
6:30AM
from WNYT.com:
Before his athletic career even began, Alexander was a great citizen of the University when he played a significant role in apprehending an assailant who held a UAlbany Greek history class hostage at gunpoint on Dec. 14, 1994.


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