April 2009 Archives



Thursday, April 30, 2009
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This Saturday evening, the West Genesee / Camillus Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2009 will be inducted, and the lacrosse program has a few people included who have have been a big help over the years.
more at Ohio St. Athletics
Jeff Ryan (West Genesee) is a second-team selection for the second-consecutive year. He ranks second on the team with a career-high 29 goals, 16 assists and 45 points, ranking second in the league and 22nd nationally averaging 3.21 points a game.
more at Colgate Athletics
The No. 17 ranked Colgate University men’s lacrosse team will make the short trip to take on rival Syracuse University on Saturday, May 2 at the Carrier Dome. The opening face-off between the Raiders and the No. 1 Orange is set for 2 p.m.
more at Stevens Athletics
The Stevens Institute of Technology women’s lacrosse team went a perfect 8-0 in Empire 8 during the regular season and earned the right to host the 2009 Empire 8 Women’s Lacrosse Championship in Hoboken on Saturday and Sunday.
more at UnderArmourLacrosse.com
In 2009, we will hold tryouts and will select non-senior players from eight regions around the nation.
more at Cornell Athletics
Cornell fell at No. 13 Brown last weekend, 11-9, to fall to 9-3 overall and 5-1 in the Ivy League. With the loss, the Big Red slipped into a three-way tie for first-place with the Bears and Princeton and finds out who it will share the conference crown with today as Brown and the Tigers face-off at 1 p.m.
more at Hartwick Athletics
Hartwick College women's lacrosse sophomores Tiffanie Bishop (Shoreham, VT) and Briana Crow (Scotia, NY) were honored on Thursday as the Empire 8 announced its 2009 Women's Lacrosse All-Conference teams. Both players received honorable mention from the league's coaches. Freshman Hannah Kennedy (Avon, CT) was selected to the E8 Sportswoman of the Year Team.
more at Lacrosse Magazine
Lacrosse participation increased 9.1 percent in 2008, according to research by US Lacrosse for its annual participation report. There were 524,230 lacrosse players that were members of organized teams across the country in 2008, from the youth level all the way on up through the professional ranks.
more at Lacrosse Magazine
After a week of rest, recovery from injuries, and strategizing, the National Lacrosse League returns to the floor with first-round playoff contests, beginning Friday night with New York hosting Rochester at Madison Square Garden and Portland hosting San Jose at the Rose Garden.
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more story at Binghamton Athletics
Ryan Smith scored 55 seconds into the second sudden-death overtime period, leading top-seeded UMBC (11-3) to a 9-8 win over fourth-seeded Binghamton (3-12) in an America East Conference semifinal game on Wednesday evening at UMBC Stadium. It marked the second year in a row that the Retrievers have needed overtime to defeat the Bearcats in the playoffs.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
Cody Jamieson could feel the jolt of emotion coursing through him as he stared at his game jersey hanging for the first time among those of his Syracuse University lacrosse teammates. A few hours later he channeled the energy into two bursts of power that nearly resulted in two goals at the end of the Orange's 10-3 victory Saturday at Massachusetts.
more story at Finger Lakes Times
“Upon further review of the file, our office has determined that further consideration must be given to conducting a grand jury presentation relative to this matter,” Assistant District Attorney William Hart wrote in his e-mail.
more at Cortland Athletics
Junior Brian Krol (Niskayuna) and freshman Mike Tota (Webster/Webster Schroeder) each scored four goals as nationally seventh-ranked Cortland rolled to a 25-3 win versus Oswego Wednesday afternoon in the semifinals of the SUNYAC
more at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Tom Costanza (Webster Schroeder) scored four goals with three assists as top-seeded Geneseo defeated No. 4 Plattsburgh 21-11 in the first round of the SUNYAC Tournament Wednesday.
from Albany Athletics
Jordan McBride had three of his five goals in the first half to lead Stony Brook to an 18-12 victory over UAlbany in the semifinal round of the America East Conference Tournament on Wednesday, April 29 at LaValle Stadium. The Seawolves advanced to the championship final for the first time since 2005. UMBC, the top seed, edged Binghamton, 9-8, in double overtime in the other semifinal matchup.
more from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com
It will sound like sour grapes, but know this before you make the charge: I have written the same thing many times long before I was assigned to cover the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team. You can look it up. OK, here goes:
The bogus ACC postseason "tournament" has apparently struck again, resulting in Duke and possibly Virginia moving past top-ranked Syracuse in the battle for seeding position in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. That's the way Inside Lacrosse sees it, anyway, after analyzing the latest RPI rankings released Tuesday by the NCAA. IL has Syracuse getting a three seed, behind ACC teams Duke and Virginia.
more at Monroe CC Athletics
The Onondaga Community College women's lacrosse team handed MCC its first-ever regional defeat, topping the Tribunes 13-11 in the regular season finale for both teams Wednesday. Monroe (11-3), in its third year of existence, had won 31 consecutive games against Region III foes. OCC is 12-0 on the season. Sylvia Queener (Penn Yan) and Heather Ziccarelli (Rush-Henrietta)scored four goals apiece for the Tribunes.
more at WHEC
The SUNY Geneseo men's Lacrosse team is one game away from securing a spot in the NCAA Division III tournament. They beat Plattsburgh today 21 -11 in the semifinals. Leading the team are the Costanza brothers from Webster Schroeder. Senior Joe and Junior Dennis are competitive partners both on and of the field.
more at Lacrosse Magazine
Once again the Ivy League’s automatic berth into the NCAA tournament will come down to the final weekend. Brown derailed Cornell’s hopes for an unbeaten league season, beating the Big Red 11-9 on Saturday before nearly 3,000 people in Providence.
more at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Brighton's season-opening 19-1 win over East Rochester on March 28 was long-overdue. The Barons erased some of the bitter memories of a frustrating 0-17 season, picking up the school's first win since May 12, 2007 — a span of one year, 10 months and 16 days.
more at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Melissa Leonhard scored a career-high six goals as Penfield remained undefeated with a 14-10 win over Webster Thomas Wednesday in Monroe County lacrosse.
more at LaxPower
The NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Committee has released this week's regional rankings. The rankings include the top teams in each region, with records through April 27. Championship selections will take place May 3.
more at Inside Lacrosse
West Islip, after wins over Bay Shore, Patchogue-Medford and Smithtown East, took the top spot from Gilman, who dropped a fantastic game against Boys' Latin last Friday, 13-12.
more at Inside Lacrosse
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The latest chapter in what at times over the years has been an intense rivalry on the lacrosse field turned into a lopsided affair on Tuesday evening. At Evans Field, Canandaigua scored five goals in each of the first three quarters, and the Braves went on to beat Geneva 17-5 in the Finger Lakes Division I boys game.
more at the Utica Observor-Dispatch
A high school sports rivalry can be more meaningful than wins, losses and yearly bragging rights. The boys and girls lacrosse teams at Whitesboro and New Hartford will find this out tonight and Friday when the schools play “Shoot for the Cure” games for breast cancer awareness.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
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in-game blog from Inside Lacrosse
Welcome to UMBC Stadium in Baltimore for the America East semifinal matchup between the 1-seed UMBC Retrievers with a 10-3 record and ranked #11 in the country, vs. the 4-seed Binghamton Bearcats with a 3-11 record. UMBC has won six of their last seven games and Binghamton won their last contest against Hartford securing the four-seed in this tournament.
more story Finger Lakes Times
In an e-mail Wednesday afternoon, Assistant District Attorney William Hart said the autopsy and toxicology results and any possible criminal charges won’t be released tomorrow as planned, but he couldn’t be reached for comment to explain the change.
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from LaxPower
Junior Christina Dove led Syracuse with six points on five goals and one assist, while senior Katie Rowan added three goals and an assist. With four points, Rowan increased her career point total to 378, which tie her for fifth place on the NCAA Division I all-time scoring list with Temple’s Gail Cummings (1984-88).
more story at Lacrosse Magazine
Numbers don't lie, but they don't always tell the whole story, either. That's an axiom apparently being adopted by the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament selection committee for 2009, and the results could bring some intriguing twists to lacrosse's version of bracketology.
The basic fundamentals underlying the selection process for the Division I men's tournament haven't changed, but the Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) may not hold as much weight as in years past.
from Syracuse Athletics
The . . . first playoff lacrosse game ever contested at Madison Square Garden will feature Casey Powell vs. Gary Gait
from the Baltimore Sun
The No. 11 Retrievers have won or shared the America East regular-season title in each of the past five years. If UMBC (10-3) hopes to reach its fourth consecutive tournament final, here are a few objectives the team should aim for.
from William Smith Athletics
The William Smith College lacrosse team moved up in this week’s Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) ranking to No. 13. In their final week of the regular season, the Herons defeated Ithaca 19-10 and Skidmore 15-5, before falling to sixth-ranked Union 11-5.
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard
Jamesville-DeWitt tied a school record for most consecutive wins with a 8-6 victory over East Syracuse-Minoa in a key Freedom Conference girls lacrosse game Tuesday; Brandon Planck fired in a season-best nine goals for the Tigers (4-7). Planck leads Section III with 49 goals.
from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
Devin Grimaldi scored the game's final goal with 10:34 remaining and the Corning East defense did the rest as the Trojans fought off Ithaca, 8-7, in a physical meeting of unbeaten boys lacrosse teams Tuesday night at Corning Memorial Stadium.
from Phil Blackwell/cnylink.com
Through a series of three tests in four days, the Cazenovia girls lacrosse team will have a fairly good idea about its own strength before the calendar turned to May. Right in the middle, the Lakers hosted Carthage Tuesday at the Fenner Street complex and survived a wild shoot-out to beat the Comets 18-15.
from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
After losing their previous seven games to Chenango Valley by a total of 10 goals, the host Saints finally came out on the winning end against the previously unbeaten Warriors, escaping with a 12-11 victory on Tuesday in a Section 4 Boys Lacrosse Conference game.
from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
John DeOrdio scored with 21 seconds remaining to give Chenango Forks an 11-10 victory over visiting Corning West in a Section 4 Boys Lacrosse Conference match on Tuesday.
from SportsFive.net
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Sam Barton scored five goals with two assists to lift Greece Arcadia/Olympia to an 18-11 win over Aquinas Tuesday in non-league lacrosse. Courtney O'Hara added three goals and one assist for the Lightning (5-3).
from News10Now.com
The Jamesville-DeWitt girls lacrosse team beat East Syracuse-Minoa Tuesday night 8-6. The win improves the Red Rams to 9-0 on the season.
from News10Now.com
The Lafayette Lancers boys lacrosse team improved to 9-0 on the season with a 14-5 win over Westhill Tuesday night.
from News 10 Now
The Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse team stayed unbeaten in league play with a 14-3 win over East Syracuse-Minoa.
from News 10 Now
West Genesee coach Mike Messere picked up his 696th career win on Tuesday, with a 14-5 victory over Oswego
from SUNY Brockport Athletics
Graduate student Julia Decker (Penn Yan) scored a career-high seven goals and eclipses the 200 career point milestone leading The College at Brockport Women’s Lacrosse team to a 19-16 victory over SUNY Oswego in the final game of the season Tuesday in Brockport.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
The SUNY Geneseo men's lacrosse team is a strong candidate for Comeback of the Year honors. The Blue Knights dropped their season opener 14-12 to Nazareth and haven't lost since. Now, they are two wins away from sealing a spot in the NCAA Division III Tournament.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Mary Kate Hannan scored with one second left to lift Rochester to a 10-9 non-league victory over Ithaca Tuesday in women's lacrosse. Hannan finished with four goals and one assist and Lindsay Dakin (Rush-Henrietta) added two goals and two assists for UR (8-8).
from Inside Lacrosse
We’ve got four more days until Selection Sunday is here, but the final push to the playoffs kicks off this evening as the America East and CAA hold their conference tourney semifinals. To help you understand where everything stands, playoff-wise, we’ve got the latest edition of Inside Lacrosse Bracketology.
from NLL.com
The waiting is almost over. The 2009 NLL Playoffs begin on Friday, May 1 with the Divisional Semifinals weekend. The first of the four games takes place at Madison Square Garden, as the New York Titans host the Rochester Knighthawks at 7:30pm ET. Later that evening, the Portland LumberJax host the San Jose Stealth at the Rose Garden arena, 10:30pm ET.
from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that the team is now taking names for a waiting list for the trip to New York City on Friday, May 1st. The five buses, donated by Knighthawks owner Curt Styres, are currently filled to capacity. The East Division Semifinal Playoff Game against the New York Titans is a 7:30 p.m. faceoff at Madison Square Garden.
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from Cortland Athletics
Senior Danielle Torre (Massapequa) scored four goals and added three assists, becoming the 20th Red Dragons to eclipse 100 career goals, as the Cortland women's lacrosse team defeated Potsdam, 15-6, in the final regular-season game for both teams. The Red Dragons improved to 11-6 overall and 8-1 in the SUNYAC, while the Bears fell to 7-8 and 2-7. Cortland faces Oneonta on Friday in a conference semifinal game at Buffalo St.
from Inside Lacrosse
Defending DI champion Syracuse is No. 1 in the nation again, Onondaga Community College is on track for a third national championship in four years, and the Dolphins are undefeated headed into this week’s Northeast-10 Tournament.
from LaxPower
Scott Bement (Canandaigua), a freshman goaltender, was a bright spot for Hartford this season leading the league and ranking 13th in the country in save percentage (0.57). Bement, who was also second in America East with a 9.76 goals against margin, had his breakout game in the Hawks' 10-8 upset over No. 6 UMBC on April 18. In that contest, Bement made a career-high 19 saves, including 11 in the second half, to hold the nation's fifth-best offense to four goals under their average. He was tabbed Inside Lacrosse National Player of the Week for his efforts.
from Cornell Athletics
The Cornell women’s lacrosse team will honors its four seniors, then look to close out their careers with a second win over a top 10 team in the last two weeks when it meets No. 6 Notre Dame on Saturday, May 2 at 12 p.m. at Schoellkopf Field.
from LaxPower
The four-team field for the 2009 America East Men's Lacrosse Championship is set after UMBC, Binghamton and Stony Brook all posted important wins Saturday. The tournament gets underway with semifinal action Wednesday night at UMBC and Stony Brook followed by the title game May 2 at the highest remaining seed.
from the Buffalo News
The Orchard Park football team had a litany of postseason frustrations up until last fall, when it won the program’s first state championship. Is Orchard Park lacrosse next?
from Citrus TV/Inside Lacrosse
From CitrusTV.net, Syracuse defenseman shows us how he strings his sticks.
Tuesday, April 28, 200912:45PM
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more from the Baltimore Sun
Carcaterra opined that if he were on the selection committee for the NCAA tournament, he would nominate reigning national champion and No. 1 Syracuse for the No. 1 seed -- but not without some hesitation.
from JustLacrosse
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from Lacrosse Magazine
As regional playoffs get underway, the NJCAA men's lacrosse poll reflects common sentiment in the junior college ranks -- it's Onondaga, and everyone else.
from Lacrosse Magazine
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division I poll chugs along with Le Moyne on top followed by C.W. Post, NYIT and Merrimack. Limestone was the biggest mover on the week after its win over Catawba, jumping two spots to No. 6.
from Lacrosse Magazine
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more story at Syracuse Athleticss
The Tewaaraton Award Foundation will confer a special honor, the “Spirit of Tewaaraton Award,” upon former Syracuse lacrosse coach Roy Simmons Jr. at the Tewaaraton Awards banquet on Thursday, May 28, 2009 in Washington D.C. Simmons Jr. will be the fourth recipient of the award, joining A.B. “Buzzy” Krongard, Diane Geppi-Aikens and Sid Jamieson.
from JustLacrosse
The soon to be Big East Syracuse closed out a 30+ year series with UMass with a decisive victory and, with the help of The ACC's Duke, reclaimed the #1 position in the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com Division I Top 20 with 10 first place votes. The Orange will be looking for the top seed in the NCAA Tournament with a win over Colgate on Saturday afternoon in the Dome.

the entire D-I Top 20
from JustLacrosse
Sixteen wins in sixteen games and being the only undefeated team in Division III keeps Roanoke in the top spot at at the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com Top 20 this week. The Maroons are set to host the ODAC Tournament Wednesday, April 29th.

the entire D-III Top 20
more from Le Moyne Athletics
Le Moyne College junior defenseman Drew Bezek (Lowville) was named the Northeast-10 Conference Defensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season and senior goalkeeper Doug McIver (Altamont, N.Y./Albany Academy) earned Goalkeeper of the Year accolades as eight Dolphins were named all-conference, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
more story at The Daily Orange
The Syracuse men's lacrosse team embarked on a "Revenge Tour" in 2008, picking off each opponent that had defeated it during its dismal 5-8 campaign in 2007. But one team managed to elude it - Colgate.
"We have a big game against Colgate in the Dome this week," SU goalie John Galloway said. "It's Senior Day, and we're going to try to get revenge for last year's game."
more from Hamilton Athletics
Anne Graveley '11 scored a game-high four goals to help lead nationally ranked No. 6 Hamilton College to a 17-5 Liberty League win against Skidmore College at Wachenheim Field on April 25.
With the win, Hamilton (12-2 overall, 7-1 Liberty) secured the No. 2 seed for the four-team league tournament and will play No. 3 William Smith College on Friday, May 1, at Union College. Union is the top seed and will host the tournament on Friday and Saturday.
more from William Smith Athletics
William Smith College first-year Lucy Johnson (Millburn/Short Hills, N.J.) was named the Liberty League Women’s Lacrosse Rookie of the Week this afternoon by the conference office. This is the fourth time she has earned the award.
Johnson led William Smith’s offense for the second week in a row, totaling eight goals and three assists, while adding nine ground balls and five draw controls. She tallied two goals and two helpers in a 19-10 win over Ithaca early in the week, notched four goals and an assist in a 15-5 victory at Skidmore on Friday, and added two goals the next day vs. Union.
more from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com
The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team had allowed double-digit goals in three of its previous five games heading into Saturday's game at Massachusetts. An 8-1 third quarter by Albany in SU's previous game had certainly given the defense an aura of vulnerability.
more from LaxPower
Weekly and cumulative listings of the Player of the Week and related honors for the 2009 season awarded by the conferences in men's and women's Division I are available.
more from Inside Lacrosse
The “Showdown in the Shoe” was everything it was cracked up to be. There were about 30,000+ fans to start the game, and by the end of the game there was over 60,000 (making the Shoe a sea of red). Nothing felt better than silencing 60,000+ people and topping our biggest rivals to finish the regular season undefeated with a 13-0 record.
more from Hamilton Athletics
Nine different players scored at least one goal for St. Lawrence University as the nationally ranked No. 16 Saints defeated visiting Hamilton College 13-9 in a Liberty League game played at North Country Field on April 25.
more from the Baltimore Sun
During halftime of the Syracuse-Massachusetts contest Saturday, former Syracuse All-America midfielder and current CBS college sports analyst Paul Carcaterra offered his take on the projected 16-team field for the NCAA tournament.
more from Hartwick Athletics
Hartwick's showdown with local rival Oneonta State wrapped up on Monday with a 13-9 Hawks' victory at All College Field after close to a week on the shelf. Lightning shortened the original game date last Tuesday with the Hawks leading 5-4 with 14:33 to play in the third quarter. Today, the Hawks trailed 7-6 with six minutes left in the third period before seven straight 'Wick goals over the next 12 minutes would put the game away.
more from Shoot Me Now blog
These two are sometimes oil and water. You’ve got a male teenager being, well, a teenager… and a red-headed eight year old (annoying sister) being, well, an eight year old annoying sister. But last night the planets were aligned and lacrosse was on their minds.
more from Lax with Joe
Few players in lacrosse history have accomplished what Roy Colsey has. Now, the former Yorktown High School, Syracuse University and professional star is on the brink of doing some special things as a coach.
more from Major League Lacrosse
FOGOs are sometimes considered less athletic specialty players by some, since their time on the field is limited. But try telling that to two of the best FOGOs in the world.
Monday, April 27, 2009
more from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com
Sophomore midfielder Josh Amidon of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team has developed one of the most feared left-handed shots in the game, a quick-release laser that approaches 100 mph. Saturday, he used an off-speed right-hander to give the Orange a lead it would never relinquish at UMass.
more story at The Daily Orange
"We knew we were going to have a challenge, especially coming into this environment," Galloway said. "It's a lot tougher to play here than it was in Princeton and I think we really wanted to turn out a 60-minute performance."
more at Navy Athletics
Junior attackman Brendan Connors scored three goals and assisted on another, while senior goalie and tournament MVP Tommy Phelan came up with 10 saves to lead No. 3 seed Navy (11-4) to a 9-8 upset of No. 1 seed Bucknell (9-7) in front of 3,180 fans at Christy Mathewson Stadium in the Patriot League Championship Game. With the win, Navy advances to the NCAA Tournament for the sixth-straight year.
more at WKTV
Colgate, which advanced to this year's title game with a 15-11 victory over Bucknell, Friday evening, will wait until next weekend when the 2009 NCAA Tournament field will be announced. The opening round is set to begin May 10. Colgate, now 14-4 overall, will not have to participate in the NCAA play-in game this season like it did in 2008. This will be the Raiders' fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in the program's history. Previously, the Raiders advanced to the national tournament in 2004, 2005, and 2008.
more story at Cortland Athleticss
Fourteen different players scored goals as the nationally ninth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team defeated Morrisville St., 22-0, Sunday afternoon in the final SUNYAC game of the season for both teams. The Red Dragons earned their first shutout since blanking SUNYIT, 25-0, during the 2003 season and improved to 13-2 overall and 6-1 in the conference and will face Oswego at home on Wednesday, April 29, in the league semifinals at a time to be determined. The Mustangs fell to 4-11 and 0-7 and conclude their season versus Medaille on Wednesday.
more story at the Syracuse Post-Standard
Even though they possess a gaudy 57-1 record over the past three spring seasons, coach Bob Elmer's West Genesee girls lacrosse team (9-1) will occupy the role of underdog for the first time in quite a while Friday night.
That's because the nation's No. 3-ranked squad - Canandaigua (7-1) - is coming to Camillus that day for a 7 p.m. non-league showdown of state powers.
more story at the Post-Standard
more story at 9WSYR
Lacrosse players at Fayetteville-Manlius High School had another reason to take it to the field (Saturday). The team picked up their gear to "Stick it to Cancer." This is the first year for the event with all of the money raised going to the American Cancer Society. The fundraiser was held during the team's game against East Syracuse-Minoa, by selling t-shirts. Specators also held a lacrosse shoot out to see who could make the most goals.
Sunday, April 26, 2009
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more at Cazenovia Athletics
Freshman Christy Foster (Canton, NY/Hugh C. Williams) scored her fourth game-winning goal of the season with 1:26 left in regulation to lift the Cazenovia College women’s lacrosse team to a 13-12 victory over the Medaille College Mavericks on senior day Sunday afternoon.
more at Cornell Athletics
The No. 2/4 Cornell men’s lacrosse team’s bid for an undefeated Ivy League title came to an end this afternoon in front of a capacity crowd at Stevenson Field in Providence, R.I., as Brown goalie Jordan Burke made 18 saves to lead the No. 13 Bears to the 11-9 upset victory.

The Big Red, which assured itself a share of the conference crown when it defeated Princeton last weekend, falls into a temporary three-way tie for first place with Brown and the Tigers, who will play each other next Saturday. The game between the Bears and Princeton will determine the Ivy League’s automatic qualifier to the NCAA tournament, as a Tiger victory gives the bid to the Big Red, while a Brown victory sends the Bears to the tournament.
more at the Syracuse Post-Standard
The OCC men concluded the regular season with a 12-0 record, outscoring their foes 319-71. Among the vanquished were the three teams that joined the Lazers in last season's Final Four.

The OCC women, meanwhile, burst onto the scene in their inaugural season with road victories over the Nos. 1 and 2 teams in the nation and have joined the men atop the national rankings. Amy Spin's team entered the weekend 10-0 with two games left in the regular season.
more at Ithaca College Athletics
The No. 4 Ithaca men's lacrosse team (14-1, 7-1 Empire 8) earned an 11-10 win at No. 23 Stevens Institute of Technology Saturday night. The victory clinched the Empire 8 regular season title for the Bombers, and the top overall seed for the upcoming Empire 8 tournament.
more at Nazareth Athletics
Junior attackman Mark DeCirce (Binghamton) scored four goals and junior goalie Todd Dermody made 18 saves Saturday as Nazareth outscored host RIT in men's lacrosse, 12-10, to clinch the fourth and final playoff spot for next weekend's Empire 8 Conference Tournament.
more at Binghamton Athletics
Senior attack Jake Boyce (Pittsford) and junior midfielder Steve Carlson (Penn Yan) led Binghamton (3-11, 2-3 AE) over Hartford (2-11, 1-4 AE) in an America East Conference men's lacrosse game on Saturday evening at the Bearcats Sports Complex. With the win, the Bearcats earn their sixth consecutive berth in the upcoming America East Tournament, which will begin on Wednesday night. Binghamton will be the No. 4 seed and face top-seeded and host UMBC in the semifinals.
more at Albany Athletics
Kevin Crowley and Tom Compitello each scored twice in the fourth quarter, as Stony Brook held off UAlbany, 13-12, in the regular-season finale for both squads on Saturday, April 25 at LaValle Stadium. The Seawolves earned a share of their first-ever conference regular-season title with UMBC.
more at Canisius Athletics
Sophomore Adam Jones led Canisius with a career-high six goals in the game as five other Golden Griffins recorded one goal in the contest. Sophomore Nick LoCoco (CNS) had six assists on the day.
more at ConferenceCarolinas.com
Jake Rogalia (Liverpool) was named Conference Carolinas Tournament MVP, and Brendan Storrier (LaFayette) was named to the All-Tournament Team as their Limestone Saints defeated Queens College 12-10 last week
more at cnylink.com
When the Bishop Ludden and Jordan-Elbridge boys lacrosse teams squared off on a hot Saturday afternoon, it marked the third time in five days that each of them had played. And while plenty of fatigue could be shown, the two sides also put on a terrific contest, not decided until the final seconds as the Gaelic Knights earned a 10-9 victory over the Eagles.
more at cnylink.com
What the Lakers learned, in Saturday’s 11-10 loss to LaFayette, was that it had the goods to match up with just about anyone in the area, and that it just had to avoid long-term lapses to make it happen.
from cnycentral.com
Lafayette lacrosse helped lay the groundwork for the sport to become what it has here in Central New York and on Saturday the school honored that prestigious tradition with a 50th anniversary celebration.
more at Hamilton Athletics
Nationally ranked No. 9 Union College stunned visiting No. 6 Hamilton College, 15-4, in a Liberty League showdown at Frank Bailey Field on April 24.
more at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Abby Friend scored four goals and had three assists and Taylor D'Amore had five goals and one assist to lift Canandaigua (7-1).
more at NJ.com
Tim Flynn, the only boys lacrosse coach Mountain Lakes has ever had, became the first coach in the state -- and just the sixth in the nation -- to reach 500 career wins Saturday when the Lakers defeated Bridgewater, 9-4.
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more story at Colgate Athleticss
Courtney Miller (Chappaqua, N.Y.) and Colleen Bubnack (West Genesee) combined for seven goals and nine points as Colgate successfully defended its Patriot League Women’s Lacrosse Tournament title with a convincing 17-4 victory over third-seeded Navy, Sunday afternoon at Tyler’s Field.
more story at the Syracuse Post-Standard
The story of another Syracuse University lacrosse victory could have been about Cody Jamieson's long-awaited debut in orange. It could have been about the school-record crowd of 13,722 that nearly filled the University of Massachusetts football stadium on a sultry Saturday afternoon. It could have been about Stephen Keogh's between-the-legs goal with his back to the cage in the fourth quarter.
more at Syracuse Athletics
The third-ranked Orange (11-2) shut out No. 16 UMass (8-5) for 38:20 and outscored the Minutemen, 7-0, during that stretch on its way to a 10-3 victory on Saturday, April 25 at McGuirk Alumni Stadium. The victory was SU's first road win against the Minutemen since 2001.
from Le Moyne Athletics
The Hobart College lacrosse team fell to 14th-ranked Loyola 16-7 in its final ECAC Lacrosse League contest this afternoon. The Statesmen slip to 7-6 on the season and 2-5 in the conference, while the Greyhounds improve to 9-4 overall and 6-1 in the league. Senior Jeff Colburn (Cicero-North Syracuse) led Hobart’s offense with three goals, while junior Kevin Curtin (Corcoran) added a goal and an assist.
from Utica Athletics
Fourth-seeded Army will take on top-seeded and host Bucknell in the semifinals of the Patriot League Men's Lacrosse Tournament this Friday. Looking to advance to the championship for the first time since making two straight appearances in 2005 and 2006, the Black Knights will be in the hunt for their first-ever Patriot League Tournament Championship, should they advance to Sunday’s final.
from Cornell Athletics
Harvard was able to control tempo in the second half, holding the Big Red scoreless while maintaining significant time of possession advantage in walking off with an 11-7 win over No. 20 Cornell on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field. With the loss, Cornell drops to 9-6 (3-4 Ivy), whiole the Crimson improved to 4-10 (2-5 Ivy) in the conference finales for both teams.
from Ohio State Athletics
In front of an NCAA men’s lacrosse regular-season record crowd of 30,192 watched as the Ohio State men’s lacrosse team lost to No. 3 Notre Dame, 14-8, in sunny, warm Ohio Stadium Saturday.

Buckeye junior goalie Brandon Freeman made a career-best 18 saves in the defeat, while Senior Jeff Ryan (West Genesee/Hobart) had four goals and an assist in the loss, his second-consecutive five-point game.
from Albany Athletics
Sophomore attacker Jodi Battaglia scored three of her four goals in the second half, as UAlbany held off non-league opponent Le Moyne, 12-10, in the regular-season finale for both teams on Saturday, April 25 at Niland Athletic Complex.
from Hobart Athletics
The Hobart College lacrosse team fell to 14th-ranked Loyola 16-7 in its final ECAC Lacrosse League contest this afternoon. The Statesmen slip to 7-6 on the season and 2-5 in the conference, while the Greyhounds improve to 9-4 overall and 6-1 in the league. Senior Jeff Colburn (Cicero-North Syracuse) led Hobart’s offense with three goals, while junior Kevin Curtin (Corcoran) added a goal and an assist.
from Binghamton Athletics
Senior Michaela Hardy scored four goals and added an assist to lead New Hampshire over the Binghamton women's lacrosse team (3-13, 0-6 AE) 21-9 on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at the Bearcat Sports Complex. This was the final game for the Bearcats this season.
from Utica Athletics
Sophomore Tammy Kohanski netted a team-high four goals, all in the second half, as the Pioneers snapped a three game winning streak. UC needs to defeat host Nazareth College Sunday to earn the fourth and final spot in the Empire 8 Conference Tournament for the second time in program-history.
from Cortland Athletics
Buffalo St. scored the game's final four goals and rallied for a 14-12 win versus nationally 15th-ranked Cortland in women's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon.
from William Smith Athletics
The 14th-ranked William Smith lacrosse team got off to a fast start this afternoon, but ninth-ranked Union came roaring back to secure an 11-5 Liberty League victory this afternoon.
from SportsFive.net
Fairport never trailed in their victory over Section III team Jamesville-Dewitt in their 12-8 win. The Red Raiders won the first three quarters and tied in the fourth quarter. The only time that the Red Raiders did not lead was at 0-0 and 3-3.
Saturday, April 25, 2009
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from Syracuse Athletics
Senior Katie Rowan moved up a spot on the NCAA Division I scoring list and junior Christina Dove became the second all-time leading goal scorer in program history in the Orange’s 16-10 setback to Notre Dame in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Tournament on Friday, April 24. It is Syracuse’s first loss in the conference tournament after winning the 2007 and 2008 titles.
from Inside Lacrosse
Duke (11-3)used a 14-1 run over a span of four quarters to beat the third-seeded Cavaliers for the second time in three weeks. The Blue Devils held Virginia’s third-ranked scoring offense without a goal for 37:15.
from the Albany Times-Union
The University at Albany men's lacrosse team will close its regular season at Stony Brook on Saturday night, hoping the same trip won't be necessary next week.
from the Albany Times-Union
. . . So this season Brecht shifted his team's focus. Siena shrugged off early nonconference losses to ranked opponents Johns Hopkins, Loyola and St. John's, instead treating the MAAC schedule as the top priority.
from the Corning Leader
A year ago, Corning West defeated Corning East for only the second time in the history of the series, which dates back to 1997. Apparently, the East girls were thinking payback when the district rivals met Friday at Memorial Stadium.
from SportsFive.net
from Syracuse.com
Students will be selling T-shirts for $10 dollars each. A $2 donation will be collected from people attending the game. There also will be a lacrosse shooting contest for boys and girls with prizes.
from Syracuse.com
The varsity boys lacrosse team at Corcoran High School spent their spring break running a clinic for elementary school students from Syracuse's South Side and earning some money for their Coaches Vs. Cancer team.
from cnylink.com
. . . the Lakers needed to make a fierce second-half comeback and go to overtime to beat the Brothers 10-9. Really, the game could be divided into two parts – and in the first one, the Lakers’ vaunted defense got picked apart.
from cnylink.com
Whatever else it may move on to the rest of this spring, the West Genesee boys lacrosse team already knows that it has passed one of its most rigorous examinations.
from the Baltimore Sun
Patrick Foster scored two of his game-high four goals in the final 3:25 as the host and No. 4 Boys' Latin lacrosse team upset No. 1 Gilman, 13-12, on Friday.
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard
With his team idle following a victory over Albany the night before, Syracuse University men's lacrosse coach John Desko sent assistant coaches Roy Simmons III and Lelan Rogers to Amherst a week ago to scout the UMass-Georgetown game while he drove over to watch Colgate-Bucknell.
from Colgate Athletics
Navy’s Joe Lennon scored 1:14 into the third overtime session to top Colgate men's lacrosse, 9-8, in the semifinals of the Patriot League Tournament, Friday night at Christy Mathewson Memorial Stadium.
more at Colgate Athletics
Brie Moran (Little Silver, N.J.) tallied a six-point performance to help lead Colgate to a 15-11 victory over Bucknell in the second semifinal game of the 2009 Patriot League Women’s Lacrosse Tournament, Friday evening at Tyler’s Field.
more story at Army Athletics
Army senior attackman Jason Peyer scored three goals, but it was top-seeded Bucknell holding on for a 10-8 victory over the fourth-seeded Black Knights in the semifinals of the Patriot League men’s lacrosse tournament, Saturday at Christy Mathewson Memorial Stadium.
from William Smith Athletics
The 14th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team downed Skidmore 15-5 this afternoon in a Liberty League match up on Wachenheim Field. The Herons improve to 11-2 overall and 6-1 in the conference, while the Thoroughbreds fall to 6-8 on the season and 2-5 in the league.
Friday, April 24, 2009
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from Hartwick Athletics
First-year players Brittany LaVaute (Skaneateles) and Hannah Kennedy (Avon, CT) combined for eight goals to lead Hartwick to a 16-11 road victory over Wells College Thursday.
from Hobart Athletics
The Hobart lacrosse team will head to Baltimore for its final ECAC Lacrosse League game of the season. The Statesmen will square off with defending conference champion Loyola on Sat., April 25. The opening faceoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.
from the Rochester Knighthawks
Knighthawk fans can join the party and travel to New York for FREE on five buses donated by Knighthawks owner Curt Styres. The East Division Semifinal Playoff Game against the New York Titans is a 7:30 p.m. faceoff at Madison Square Garden.
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from the Big East
Five Orange named to All-Big East Teams
from The Daily Orange
It's a blunt observation: The Notre Dame women's lacrosse team runs one-on-ones. It finds space from where defenses lapse, drives through the middle, gets a shot or draws a foul.
from MassLive.com
"This year has been gratifying for me, to see our seniors bring our program back," the University of Massachusetts men's lacrosse coach said.
from Syracuse Athletics
The third-ranked Orange (10-2) plays its final regular-season road match on Saturday, April 25 when faces No. 16 Massachusetts (8-4) at McGuirk Alumni Stadium. It will be the first lacrosse game at McGuirk since the Minutemen hosted Syracuse there in 1997. In addition, the Minutemen are attempting to break the school’s lacrosse attendance record of 12,143 set back in 1989.
from The Daily Orange
No. 2 Syracuse . . . looks to end a four-game losing streak in games away from the Carrier Dome against No. 15 UMass, when the two squads tangle Saturday in Amherst, Mass., at McGuirk Alumni Stadium at 1:30 p.m. With the new Big East lacrosse conference starting next season, this is most likely the final regular-season game scheduled between the two programs.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
John Desko said the choice was clear: Let Stephen Keogh finish or be finished as the head coach of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team. "I think I could be fired if I didn't have Keogh on the field most of the time," Desko said the other day.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
John Desko, the head coach of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, told me that senior midfielder Greg Niewieroski has been practicing with the team this week but is "limited." His status for Saturday's 1:30 p.m. game at UMass is day-to-day.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
Cody Jamieson's long sojourn in purgatory is over. He is officially in college lacrosse heaven. Syracuse University lacrosse coach John Desko confirmed Thursday that Jamieson had been granted a waiver of eligibility from the NCAA and can now play for the Orange. The former junior-college player of the year at Onondaga Community College will accompany Syracuse when it travels to Massachusetts on Saturday.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
Holding off a spirited second-half comeback by Corcoran, the No. 1 state-ranked West Genesee boys lacrosse team posted a 10-9 win over Corcoran in Camillus Thursday. The win keeps the Wildcats (3-0, 8-1) atop the CNYCL National Division standings.
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from Colgate Athletics
The Colgate University men’s lacrosse team was one of six lacrosse programs honored by the NCAA on April 22, when it announced its public recognition awards associated with the Academic Progress Report to 767 Division I sports teams that earned multi-year APR scores in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports.
from Cornell Athletics
The Cornell women’s lacrosse team will attempt to capture its 11th straight win over Harvard and clinch yet another winning Ivy League season when the Big Red meets the Crimson on Saturday, April 25 at 1 p.m. at Schoellkopf Field. Live video of the game will be available as part of the RedCast subscription service, while live stats will also be available at www.CornellBigRed.com.
from Cortland Athletics
Junior Brian Krol (Niskayuna) scored a game-high four goals and senior Joey Morgan (Putnam Valley) added three scores to lead the nationally ninth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team to a 13-4 win versis 16th-ranked St. Lawrence in a physical non-conference game Wednesday afternoon at the Stadium Complex.
from the Watertown Daily Times
Carthage midfielder Gabrielle Kamide will sign a national letter of intent today to play Division I women's lacrosse at Le Moyne College next season.
Thursday, April 23, 2009
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from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Knighthawks and Bodine Unlimited Tours will provide a “cruiser” that will depart from Rochester Friday morning at 6:00 a.m. from Bushnell’s Basin and will return after the game early Saturday morning. The bus will leave New York City for Rochester at approximately 11:30 p.m. The package includes a ticket to the game and is available for $150 per person.
from Cornell Athletics
The No. 2/4 Big Red (9-2, 5-0) will travel to Providence, R.I., this weekend to take on No. 13/13 Brown (11-2, 3-1) at Stevenson Field on Saturday, April 25 at 1:00 p.m., in its final Ivy League contest of the season. The game has Ivy League implications, as a victory gives the Big Red an outright conference title, as well as the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
from Under Armour
Pre-register for tryouts at Camillus Middle School, May 3 & 10, 1-4:30PM
from Hamilton Athletics
Fans of the Hamilton College women's lacrosse team will have the opportunity to follow the action at Union College on the Web on Friday, April 24. Live statistics are available if you click here. This important Liberty League game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.
from Hamilton Athletics
Skidmore College opened the second half with seven straight goals and the visiting Thoroughbreds went on to a 13-6 Liberty League win against Hamilton College at Campus Road Athletic Field on April 22.
from the MLL
As training camp begins for Long Island, Washington and Boston, MLL coaches and GMs agree that this could be the most difficult year to decide which of those 40 players on their current rosters will make the cut as they try to pare down to the 23 spots allowed on their regular season rosters.
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from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com
The soap opera that has been Cody Jamieson's attempt to gain eligibility for the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team apparently is over. A source close to Jamieson revealed this morning that the player has been granted a waiver by the NCAA and will be eligible to play when No. 2 Syracuse (10-2) travels to No. 15 Massachusetts at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
The No. 3 Syracuse University men's lacrosse team (10-2) will be making its final regular-season trip to the campus of the University of Massachusetts this weekend when it faces the No. 15 Minutemen (8-4) at 1:30 p.m. in Amherst.
from LaxPower/the NCAA
North: Ithaca #2, Geneseo #3, Cortland #4
from LaxPower/the NCAA
North: Le Moyne #1
from LaxPower
. . . "But to see Matt Danowski and Zack Greer share this record – they were great teammates together and knowing both Zack and Matt, they'll be satisfied with that. And a lot of those points on their way to 353 they scored together, so maybe it's only fitting that they share it."
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more story at The Journal News
Matt Colavita's lacrosse season is over. He spent 13 hours last night strapped to a hard plastic transfer board, and he'll spend the next 6-12 weeks in a rigid neck brace. And his parents couldn't be happier. "He's a very, very, very lucky young man," said his father, Tony Colavita.
more from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Sporting a huge bandage engulfing most of his lower right arm, Aaron Jones looked tired walking off the Webster Thomas lacrosse field. Following a three-goal performance that sparked Fairport to a come-from-behind, 12-7 win over Monroe County and Class A rival Thomas on a bleak and dreary Wednesday, Jones' body had taken a beating from an aggressive Thomas defense.
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from MPNnow.com
Canandaigua, playing its second game in as many days, got off to a fast start with eight goals in the first quarter and cruised to an 18-4 win over Bloomfield-Honeoye Tuesday in Finger Lakes boys lacrosse action.
from Inside Lacrosse
LaFayette #4, West Genesee #10.
from Inside Lacrosse
Northeast:LaFayette #2, West Genesee #4.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
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from NLL Insider
Before a freak allergic reaction shelved the 33-year-old for three games before the All-Star Break, Powell was lighting up the league for 6.5 points a night — on pace to top the career highs in points (86) and goals (31) he set last year with New York (he finished the regular season with 85 points and 40 goals.)
from Colgate Athletics
Kearns was tabbed as the league’s defensive player of the year by head coaches around the Patriot League. In addition to Kearns’ recognition, Bliss was tabbed as the league’s coach of the year.
from Colgate Athletics
The Colgate women’s lacrosse team will attempt to win its fourth tournament crown this decade as the Patriot League Tournament gets underway Friday at Tyler’s Field.
from Colgate Athletics
Colgate University senior Brandon Corp (Chittenango) was named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year for the third straight season the league office announced on April 22. Corp is the first Raider to win the honor in three consecutive seasons.
from Lacrosse Magazine
Think about dynamic duos that have formed over time. One name always becomes synonymous with the other. Batman and Robin. Stockton and Malone. Peanut butter and jelly. In Patriot League lacrosse, it's Corp and Colleluori.
from Cazenovia Athletics
After finishing their conference schedule with a perfect 4-0 record and currently riding an eight-game winning streak, the Cazenovia College women’s lacrosse team has earned the right to host the first-ever North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) women’s lacrosse championship game on Saturday, May 2 at 1:00 p.m.
from Cobleskill Athletics
Senior attackman Andrew Abbott (Corcoran), scored five goals to lift the SUNY Cobleskill men's lacrosse team to a 9-8 road victory over Anna Maria College in a non-conference matchup at Alumni Field in Paxton, MA on Wednesday afternoon. The win improves the Fighting Tigers to 2-8 overall, while the AMCATS fall to 1-9 in their inaugural season of competition.
from NLL.com
Rochester Knighthawks goaltender Pat O'Toole has been named the National Lacrosse League's Overall Player of the Week for the games played on the weekend of April 17-18 (Week #16), the final weekend of the regular season.
from Syracuse Athletics
Syracuse begins defense of its BIG EAST Tournament title when it takes on Notre Dame on Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the first semifinal of the 2009 conference championship. The Orange has never lost a BIG EAST Tournament game, winning both the 2007 and 2008 crowns.
from Major League Lacrosse
Bud Light and Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, have come to terms on a two-year agreement which renews the brand as the official beer sponsor of the MLL.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com
If the regular season were to end as projected, the experts at Inside Lacrosse see the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team getting a No. 2 seed in the upcoming Division I NCAA Tournament based on RPI numbers released Tuesday by the NCAA. Anticipating a lot of grousing by fans who see the projected field, IL has offered an explanation to help with damage control. It is worth reading.
from Utica College Athletics
The Utica College men's lacrosse team was officially knocked out of contention for an Empire 8 Conference tournament bid Wednesday afternoon after a 17-7 loss to visiting RIT.
from Lacrosse Magazine
Binghamton meets Hartford in a battle of two-win teams. If the Bearcats win, they’re in.
from Lacrosse Magazine
Syracuse-Notre Dame is the marquee matchup, a rematch of the Orange’s thrilling 14-13 victory over the Fighting Irish on April 11 in which ND rallied from a 12-3 halftime deficit.
from HudsonHubTimes.com
Hudson senior Griffin Vehar recently signed a letter of intent to continue his academic and lacrosse careers at Syracuse University
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from The Daily Orange
The best player in Syracuse women's lacrosse history is trying to catch her breath.
from JustLacrosse.com
Sophomore Libby Johnson (Skaneateles) outscored Vanderbilt all by herself as the No. 20 Cornell women's lacrosse team upset No. 10 Vanderbilt 11-4 on Tuesday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field. The home team outscored the Commodores 6-1 after halftime and used its ball control offense and tenacious defense to frustrate the high-scoring visitors throughout. Cornell improved to 9-5, while Vanderbilt slipped to 9-5 with the defeat.
more story at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Heading into this season, the RIT women's lacrosse program had managed two winning seasons in its 12-year history.

The single-season record for wins was a modest eight. The Tigers are blowing that record away and setting their sights on much higher goals.
more from Cortland Athletics
Midfielder Lindsay Abbott (Onondaga Central) scored a career-high seven goals and became the first freshman in school history to score 50 goals in a season as Cortland defeated Oneonta, 24-11.
from Cortland Athletics
SUNY Cortland freshman Brianna Straut (Nanuet) has been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Women’s Lacrosse Goalie of the Week for the week ending April 19.
from WomensLax.com
Q & A with Bridget Looney.
from The Patriot League
The four teams bound for this weekend's Patriot League Women's Lacrosse Tournament accounted for 21 of the 26 selections to the 2009 All-Patriot League teams, it was announced on Tuesday. No. 2 Lehigh led all teams with eight selections, followed by No. 1 Colgate with six selections. Third-seeded Navy picked up four selections, while No. 4 Bucknell and American each earned three spots on the team. Holy Cross rounded out the teams with two selections. All-Patriot League teams are selected by the head coaches of the seven Patriot League squads.
from William Smith Athletics
Junior Brittany Callaghan (St. Luke’s School/Armonk, N.Y.) netted a career-high four goals as the 14th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team downed Ithaca 19-10 this afternoon on McCooey Field. The Herons improve to 10-2 on the year, while the Bombers slip to 6-8 overall.
from The Patriot League
Bucknell, which claimed the top seed in the upcoming Patriot League Men's Lacrosse Tournament, was rewarded with six First-Team All-Patriot League selections on Tuesday, more than any other Patriot League team. Third-seeded Navy had the most All-Patriot League selections overall. The Midshipmen had three First-Team selections and four Second-Team honorees. Second-seeded Colgate had five selections, while fourth-seeded Army had four. Rounding out the All-Patriot League selections were Lehigh with three and Lafayette with one. The All-Patriot League teams were selected by the League's coaches, who could not vote for their own players.
from the America East Conference
Vote for one of the 12 men's lacrosse finalists and one of the 14 women's lacrosse finalists now through 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 22. The 2009 Men's Lacrosse Fans' Choice Player of the Year and the 2009 Women's Lacrosse Fans' Choice Player of the Year will be announced at www.AmericaEast.com on Friday, April 24.
from Hartwick Athletics
The much anticipated Oneonta State-Hartwick men's lacrosse showdown will have to wait a few more days after lightning forced a stop to the match on Tuesday night at Oneonta's All College Field.
from Cortland Athletics
Freshman Mike Tota (Webster Schroeder) established career highs with seven points and five goals, and freshman Greg Wright (Irondequoit) scored a pair of goals and recorded career bests of four assists and six points as the nationally ninth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team defeated Brockport, 14-2, Tuesday afternoon in SUNYAC action.
from Hobart Athletics
In its final home game of the season, the Hobart lacrosse team made short work of visiting Canisius, scoring the first seven goals of the night on the way to a 17-6 non-conference victory. First-year faceoff specialist Bobby Dattilo led the charge, winning 17-of-26 at the X and collecting a game and career-high eight ground balls.
from Binghamton Athletics
Senior Kate Noftsker scored four goals and picked up an assist to lead Marist over the Binghamton women's lacrosse team (3-12, 0-5 AE) 16-13 on a sunny Tuesday afternoon at the Bearcat Sports Complex. Binghamton honored both seniors on the roster, Kara Slowik (West Genesee) and Kelsey Pieper before the game.
from Brockport Athletics
Graduate student Julia Decker (Penn Yan) scored three goals and freshman Carly Motondo (West Genesee) added two goals and two assists but The College at Brockport Women’s Lacrosse team dropped a 10-6 decision to SUNY Geneseo in a State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) matchup Tuesday in Brockport.
from Brockport Athletics
Senior Jeremy DeJohn (Jordan-Elbridge) and junior Brian Loeffler (Islip, NY/Islip) each scored once for The College at Brockport Men’s Lacrosse team as SUNY Cortland, ranked No. 8 in the latest national poll, scored a 14-2 victory Tuesday in a State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) game in Cortland.
from Inside Lacrosse
The University Club of Washington, DC, and the Tewaaraton Award Foundation announce the details for the ninth annual Tewaaraton Trophy Awards Dinner. The dinner will be held May 28 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian at 7 p.m.
from Major League Lacrosse
Majorleaguelacrosse.com is on the lookout for those seniors that are making big things happen throughout the NCAA and which players could contribute immediately at the professional level. The College draft is a little over a month away so here are those seniors that have stood out this week.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com
The No. 3 Syracuse University men's lacrosse team will face one of the nation's best and most experienced goaltenders when it visits No. 16 Massachusetts (8-4) at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Senior Doc Schneider has been a staple on the team since his freshman season, when he led the Minutemen to their best season ever and a trip to the NCAA Division I championship game, where they finally fell to Virginia 15-7.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
The LaFayette boys' lacrosse team remains undefeated after beating Tully 17-6 on Tuesday. Miles and Lyle Thompson combined for eight goals in the win.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
from MPNnow.com
Back on Section 5 terrain after vacationing in Maryland, the Canandaigua girls lacrosse team posted a daunting 16-1 victory over Finger Lakes East Division I opponent Newark on Monday.
from SportsFive.net
from The Corning Leader
Austin Rose tied the game with eight seconds remaining and Caleb McCaig netted the game-winner in the second overtime period to lift Corning West to a 14-13 win over Horseheads Tuesday.
from The Niagara Gazette
Pierce Abrams was just wide-eyed youngster when he and his family used to make the trek to watch Syracuse in the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Final Four each year. But it was those moments, including watching his uncle Marshall, that cemented the sport and SU in Abrams’ mind.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
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from Hamilton Athletics
She helped nationally ranked No. 7 Hamilton to two wins last week. She led the team with six ground balls and four draw controls, and added three caused turnovers in two games. She leads the Continentals with 20 caused turnovers and is second with 27 ground balls this year.
from Colgate Athletics
Eck now a member of the Boston Cannons in Major League Lacrosse will join fellow Raider senior Brandon Corp (Chittenango) in the tryouts. Nearly 200 players submitted applications to be considered for the tryouts and the pool was narrowed to 84 by the U.S. Men’s Team Player Selection Committee.
from Lax.com
The afternoon's second set of games involved some interstate rivalries. St. Paul's of Maryland faced Garden City of Long Island, New York, fueling the "who's the bigger hotbed" debate. This time around, the boys from the Free State walked away with the win, 7-5.
from Major League Lacrosse
MLLFans is a place where fans can learn about the League and the sport, brag about their own lacrosse successes, and share their love of the game with friends, family and others in the lacrosse community by creating profiles and groups, posting and commenting on blogs, as well viewing and submitting unique lacrosse videos and photos.
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from JustLacrosse.com
Cornell may have clinched at least a share of the Ivy League title with their win over #1 Princeton Saturday, but Virginia also benefited from the upset as UVa reclaimed the top spot in the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com Division I Top 20 this week. Princeton's fall to #5 bumped Syracuse, Cornell, and Notre Dame all up one spot. Virginia claimed 12 first-place votes, and undefeated Notre Dame gathered in two.
from JustLacrosse.com
After beginning the regular season holding down the #12 position in the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com Division III Top 20, the Roanoke Maroons have completed a steady climb, never falling back, to sit alone at #1. The undefeated Maroons take over after Stevenson fell in their rematch with Salisbury in the CAC Championship Game. The Mustangs fall to #3, just one spot ahead of the Seas Gulls who traded in a tie for 12th for a tie at #4 with Ithaca.
more story at the Utica Observer-Dispatch
A 14-year-old Perry Junior High School eighth grader was in critical condition Monday in a Syracuse hospital after he was hit by a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old New Hartford High School sophomore who recently had received his junior driver's license.
more from Hobart and William Smith Colleges
The ‘Caird Center for Sports and Recreation’ unites several keystone elements of the Colleges’ remaining athletics campaign priorities including Boswell Field, the Froelich Gatehouse and the Elliott Varsity House expansion.
from NLL Insider
It all came down to this. Two men enter, one man leaves. There can be only one …playoff team. The same two teams that started the regular season at the Blue Cross Arena finished it off. In what was more or less the play-in game for the National Lacrosse League playoffs, Rochester Beat Philadelphia 11-8 Saturday in front of 8,539 rowdy and proud revelers.
from LaxPower
Weekly and cumulative listings of the Player of the Week and related honors for the 2009 season awarded by the conferences in men's and women's Division I are available.
from LaxPower
Jeff Wester, Midfield, Section 5's Livonia - Wester had an incredible 12 points against Greece Odyssey/Athena with three goals and nine assists. Then, against fellow Class C member Geneva, Wester produced another six points to help in a 9-6 victory. Last week's output gives him 47 points on the year so far.
Syracuse.com
Liverpool 10, Baldwinsville 6:A second-half scoring surge helped Liverpool get past Baldwinsville in a non-league game.
more story at the Auburn Citizen
“The girls never gave up,” Eagles coach Mark Fietta said. “We fought our way back and hustled the whole time.” Jordan-Elbridge sophomore Ella Thorpe delivered the game-winning goal, breaking a 12-12 tie. The Eagles were able to win the final draw and run out the final 4.5 minutes.
more story at the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
Binghamton's Tom Engle lone goal with six minutes and 30 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter propelled the Patriots to a 7-6 victory over Chenango Forks in a Section 4 Conference game.
more story at the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
Lexi Hilliker's game-high seven goals Monday propelled visting Owego past Seton Catholic Central, 12-6, in a Section 4 Conference game.
from SportsFive.net
In a Finger Lakes cross over game, Canandaigua, not unexpectedly, beat first year team, Marcus Whitman, 20-2. The Braves scored nine in the first quarter and added another five before the half.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com
Overall, Syracuse has outscored its foes 41-38 in the third quarter this season . . . Maybe the team needs to come up with a different halftime routine. The good news is the Orange has been able to pull itself together in the fourth, outscoring its foes 41-24 there.
from Cornell Athletics
The Cornell women’s lacrosse team will look to knock off a top 10 team and guarantee itself a winning season in front of its home fans when the Big Red battles No. 10 Vanderbilt on Tuesday, April 21 at 2:30 p.m. at Schoellkopf Field. Live video of the game will be available as part of the RedCast subscription service, while live stats will also be available at www.CornellBigRed.com.
more story at The Daily Item
This weekend will be a busy one at Bucknell University as the school will be the site of two Patriot League championship tournaments.
more at PhillyLacrosse.com
The Haverford School players had a message for their coach, John Nostrant (Baldwinsville), today at the inaugural Nike “Checking for Cancer” Lacrosse Invitational: "This one's for you, coach." It was the least the Fords could do to honor Nostrant for battling prostate cancer and creating the invitational that brought eight national caliber programs to Haverford. Photos from Lacrosse Magazine
more story at PhillyBurbs.com
Does your high school lacrosse team want to be ranked higher? In New Jersey, there's one simple step to take that can do just that: Schedule better opponents.
Monday, April 20, 2009
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The two-time All-American won 13-of-18 face-offs (72.2 percent), including a two-for-three performance in the pivotal fourth quarter as Cornell held possession for all but 65 seconds to secure the victory. Glynn also picked up a career-high 11 ground balls and registered an assist early in the game to give Cornell a 3-0 lead.
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from Syracuse Athletics
Sophomore Liz Hogan is the BIG EAST Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week, while senior Awehiyo Thomas has been named to the Weekly Honor Roll for their performances in the Orange’s two wins last week.
from Albany Athletics
University at Albany’s Jodi Battaglia has been selected America East Conference Player of the Week in women’s lacrosse, as announced on Monday, April 20 by the league office. Christine Grueniger was chosen the conference’s defensive player of the week.
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Lacrosse fans can send their questions to O’Toole at playermail@knighthawks.net. All emails must include name, city and state. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, April 22nd at 4:00 p.m. O’Toole will post his replies at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24th.
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Prior to the game Saturday, the Rochester Knighthawks named their award winners for the 2009 National Lacrosse League season. Goalie Pat O’Toole was the most honored member of the team, winning the Connors & Ferris Comeback Player of the Year and the Team MVP awards.
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Cornell sealed its 10-7 upset of No. 1-ranked Princeton on Saturday afternoon with a dominating fourth quarter marked by nearly 14 minutes of ball possession.
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Cornell outscored Princeton 3-2 in the third quarter of Saturday's Ivy League men's lacrosse showdown, with nary a goal coming from one of the Big Red's usual suspects on offense.
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Three has been a lucky number for Stephen Keogh - the Syracuse attack has scored a hat trick in three consecutive games.
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It took more than a year for the men’s lacrosse team to “get over the hump” of beating a top-5 team, but head coach Jeff Tambroni said his squad seemed to channel the spirit and intensity of the 2007 season in its 10-7 win over top-ranked Princeton on Saturday at Schoellkopf Field.
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Nearly 300 runners converged at the Cornell Plantations today to take part in the fifth annual 21 Run, hosted by the Big Red men’s lacrosse team. The event, which honors the late Mario St. George Boiardi who wore the No. 21 as captain of the Cornell men’s lacrosse team, raised more than $8,500 for the Family Reading Partnership of Ithaca.
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Kevin Drew called it luck. One simple swing of the stick with an unintentional finish. But what resulted held no room for modesty - it changed the game for Syracuse.
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Syracuse relaxed. It had good reason to. The Orange had an eight-goal lead on Albany going into halftime, and the next 30 minutes would be a formality in another easy win.
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John Desko, the head coach of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, said the Orange "brings out the best in everybody," an observation confirmed when a young Albany team outscored SU 11-5 in the second half Friday night before falling 15-13.
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B'ville, Penfield, Brighton, and West Genesee presently #7-#10.
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An inside look at the Canandaigua boy's season
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During an active spring break, the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team would find itself tested by three distinct opponents in a span of five days – and it conquered every one of them.
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Corey Small had three goals and goalkeeper John Carroll came off the bench to spark his team’s defense in leading UAlbany to a 9-6 America East Conference victory over Vermont on Sunday afternoon at Moulton Winder Field. The Great Danes, who ended a three-game skid, earned a conference postseason tournament berth for the eighth consecutive year.
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Sunday, April 19, 2009
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Colleen Bubnack (West Genesee) scored twice and dished out two assists, but it wasn’t enough as Lehigh handed Colgate a 15-11 loss, Saturday afternoon in a Patriot League women’s lacrosse clash.
from Navy Athletics
Colgate, Lehigh, Navy and Bucknell will compete for the 2009 Patriot League Women's Lacrosse Championship on April 24 and 26 in Hamilton, N.Y., as Lehigh knocked off top-seeded Colgate, 15-11, in Bethlehem while Navy edged Bucknell, 8-7, in Lewisburg on Saturday.
from Brockport Athletics
Senior Joe Gomez (Amherst, NY/Amherst) scored three goals including two in the fourth quarter as The College at Brockport Men's Lacrosse team came from behind to defeat SUNY Potsdam by a score of 8-6 Saturday afternoon in a State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) game in Potsdam. The win was the first over the Bears since reinstating the program to the varsity level in 2001.
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When it was over, when Cornell had disposed of visiting Princeton to claim at least a share of the Ivy League lacrosse title, the Big Red swarmed toward its goalie, wrapping Jake Myers in a blanket of joy.
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Colgate University seniors Brandon Corp and Kevin Colleluori combined for 10 points during their final home game, but it wasn't enough as the Raiders fell to No. 18 Bucknell 19-11 Saturday afternoon. The win gives Bucknell the No.1 seed and home-field advantage in the four-team Patriot League Tournament.
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There was only one scenario in which Army could make the tournament — Lafayette had to defeat Lehigh by one goal and one goal only. A victory by more than one goal would give Lafayette the fourth spot. A Lehigh victory by any margin gave it the final spot. And Lafayette won, 9-8. Army (6-8, 2-4) advances via goal differential.
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Games Friday/Sunday, all televised on CBS College Sports
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Earlier in the day I ran this blog item regarding the absence of an SU pep band and a Cornell fan's impressions of his experience in the Dome earlier in the season. It sparked some discussion, and I received a few emails regarding it. They are worth sharing here:
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It was the first win over the Bombers in program history for the Tigers (11-3, 6-0 E8).
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Great film footage, great music and excellent subjects are just a few of the reasons why this is can’t miss stuff. Problem is, the Braves, or for that matter any team that would have ended up in their spot, have a big fat bulls-eye on their back because of the New Balance notoriety it has brought the team.
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from Le Moyne Athletics
Sophomores Michelle Phillips (Maine Endwell) and Rebekah Elmer (West Genesee) each scored a pair of goals for the Le Moyne College women’s lacrosse team but the Dolphins fell to UMBC, 17-7, in non-conference action at UMBC Stadium Saturday afternoon.
from Canisius Athletics
Sophomore Adam Jones scored as time expired in regulation and then assisted on freshman Travis Gibbons’ overtime goal, his first collegiate score, as the Canisius men’s lacrosse team escaped with a 12-11 victory at Manhattan on Saturday. The win keeps Canisius’ playoff chances alive as it improves to 4-7 on the season and 3-4 in MAAC play.
from Binghamton Athletics
Kyle Belton, Kevin Crowley and Jordan McBride each netted three goals as Stony Brook (7-4, 3-1 AE) held off Binghamton (2-11, 1-3 AE) 14-9 in an America East Conference men's lacrosse game on Saturday evening at LaVelle Stadium.
more story at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
After a one-year hiatus from the postseason, the Rochester Knighthawks are heading back to the National Lacrosse League playoffs. Behind an outstanding performance from goalie Pat O'Toole and three second-half goals from Craig Point, the Knighthawks defeated the Philadelphia Wings, 11-8, on Saturday in front of a raucous crowd of 8,539 in a playoff-type atmosphere at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial.
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With an air of patient finality, Max Seibald cocked his stick over his right shoulder and, for the second time in 11 tries, found his target with a devastatingly hard shot.
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The Cazenovia College men’s lacrosse team saw a 12-3 halftime deficit turn into a 16-6 defeat at the hands of the Keuka College Storm Saturday afternoon in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) matchup.
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Jodi Battaglia had five goals and three assists in leading UAlbany to a 19-9 victory over Stony Brook in America East Conference play on Saturday, April 18 at Seawolves Stadium. The Great Danes clinched a conference postseason tournament berth for the third consecutive year.
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In a do-or-die game for the final playoff berth, the Rochester Knighthawks defeated the Philadelphia Wings 11-8 on Saturday night at Blue Cross Arena. Rochester clinches the fourth and final playoff berth in the East Division.
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The message all week in practice was simple – “Have no fear of failure.” With that sentiment ringing in their ears, the No. 4/5 Cornell men’s lacrosse team took control of the game early on and never looked back as it upset No. 1 Princeton, 10-7, in front of 8,026 fans at Schoellkopf Field. With the win, the Big Red guarantees itself at least a share of its seventh-straight Ivy League title, the longest current stretch by any men’s lacrosse team in any conference.
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Junior Christina Dove scored five goals and senior Katie Rowan dished out six assists as eighth-ranked Syracuse defeated Rutgers, 15-6, in Piscataway, N.J. on Saturday, April 18. With the win, the Orange claims a share of the BIG EAST regular-season title.
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Colgate University seniors Brandon Corp (Chittenango) and Kevin Colleluori (Bethpage, N.Y.) combined for 10 points during their final home game, but it wasn’t enough as the Raiders fell to No. 18 Bucknell 19-11 Saturday afternoon.
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William Smith College first-year Lucy Johnson (Millburn/Short Hills, N.J.) netted a career-high five goals to guide the 16th-ranked Heron lacrosse team past Rochester 17-8 this afternoon on McCooey Field. William Smith improves to 9-2 overall and 5-1 in the Liberty League, while the Yellowjackets fall to 5-8 on the season and 1-5 in the conference.
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Senior Joey Morgan (Putnam Valley) scored a season-high five goals and added an assist to lead the nationally eighth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team to an 18-8 victory at Oneonta Saturday afternoon in SUNYAC play.
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Behind a balanced scoring effort, the top-ranked Le Moyne College men’s lacrosse team knocked off Saint Michael’s, 7-3, in Northeast-10 Conference action at the Thomas J. Niland Athletic Conference Saturday afternoon. Sophomore midfielder Matt Chadderdon (Auburn) led Le Moyne’s offense with a pair of goals. Senior goalkeeper Doug McIver (Altamont, N.Y./Albany Academy) stopped six shots between the pipes for the Dolphins.
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In a tightly contested game throughout, senior Jessica Wiegand's unassisted goal with under five minutes to play proved to be the difference as Cornell defeated Yale 7-6 on Satuirday afternoon at Reese Stadium. The win guaranteed the Big Red at least a .500 season and evened its Ivy League record in improving to 8-5 (3-3 Ivy). Yale fell to 5-9 (1-5 Ivy) with the defeat.
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Freshman Christy Foster (Canton, NY/Hugh C. Williams) scored a goal with 1:08 remaining in regulation to break a 6-6 tie and give the Cazenovia College women’s lacrosse team a 7-6 victory over the Keuka College Storm Saturday afternoon in a battle of North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) unbeatens.
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Colleen Bubnack (West Genesee) scored twice and dished out two assists, but it wasn’t enough as Lehigh handed Colgate a 15-11 loss, Saturday afternoon in a Patriot League women’s lacrosse clash.
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Visiting Hartwick College nearly pulled off a big upset of nationally fourth ranked Ithaca scoring two fourth-quarter goals to force overtime. The Bombers, however, would prevail, 8-7, at Ithaca's Upper Terrace Field.
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Federal officials will try to determine whether the Mexico school district discriminates against females in sports.
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It was as if the teams traded uniforms at halftime, as if the Albany Great Danes had removed their smelly jerseys after 30 minutes of smelly lacrosse and handed them to Syracuse, which assumed the odor for 15 scary minutes Friday night in the Carrier Dome.
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The fourth-ranked Orange (10-2) survived a furious third-quarter rally to record its 10th win of the season, 15-13, against No. 20 Albany on Friday, April 17 at the Carrier Dome. The Great Danes outscored Syracuse, 8-1, in the third period, but the Orange tallied four goals in the final quarter to secure a two-goal victory.
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Kaillie Briscoe '09 led the Continental attack with four goal and two assists, to go along with three ground balls. She has had at least five points in each of Hamilton's last seven games. Kate Marek '09 finished with three goals, an assist, and three draw controls. Liz Rave '10 scored three goals as well.
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Senior Matt Smalley scored twice and broke Hobart's Division I record for career ground balls in the lacrosse team's 10-9 ECAC win at St. John's this afternoon. He picked up a team-high eight ground balls to raise his career total to 256, one more than former record-holder Tim Booth '03.
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Syracuse goes for its third straight BIG EAST regular-season title on Saturday when it faces Rutgers in Piscataway, N.J. at 11 a.m. The Orange, 5-1 in league play, enters the final weekend of conference action tied with Georgetown for the top spot in the BIG EAST standings.
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After building an eight-goal lead early in the final period, visiting Liverpool needed to squash a furious comeback bid by Cicero-North Syracuse before winning 15-14 in a non-league boys lacrosse showdown of CNYCL contenders Friday.
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Junior Hailey Milner and senior Lindsay Minges each scored four goals to lead Brighton to an 18-13 non-league victory over Carthage-III Friday night in girls lacrosse at the West Genesee Tournament in Syracuse.
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It is a rare occurrence when a team on a three-game losing streak with a sub-.500 record can control its own playoff destiny in the final week of the National Lacrosse League regular season.
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To put it lightly, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys lacrosse team was a bit displeased with the events of April 11 on the turf at Central Square. What was supposed to be the Hornets’ bold challenge to reigning Class A monarch West Genesee turned instead into a 10-2 defeat full of enough mistakes, miscues and mental lapses to last a month. So F-M stewed on that defeat for a couple of days, then went back to work during spring break, intent on regaining its confidence.
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The Ithaca High boys lacrosse team is out to a 5-0 start and it may have been a position change for two players that has the Little Red clicking.
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You get to see the girls take on Suffern, which I’m told is the best Rockland has to offer. You get to see the boys taken on Ward Melville, which everybody knows is a traditional Long Island power.
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The Canisius College men’s lacrosse team hits the road for another MAAC contest, squaring off at Manhattan. The Griffs had their three game-winning streak snapped in their last game and are now 2-4 in conference play. Manhattan enters the weekend with a 3-2 MAAC mark.
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There has been a very lively discussion on our Forum on the subject of the possibility helmets in women's lacrosse. The initial post was sparked by an open letter to high school and youth coaches from Laura Hebert, President of the Women's Division of US Lacrosse.
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Maverik Lacrosse, an innovative manufacturer of lacrosse equipment and lifestyle apparel, today announced that it will provide Team Fin, a new elite Jacksonville, Florida-based club lacrosse program with custom equipment (Dynasty gloves, pads and apparel) and instructional support from some of Maverik's "Soldiers": Stephen Berger,Paul Rabil, John Christmas, Kyle Sweeney, Jay Jalbert, John Gagliardi, Sean Lindsay, Kip Turner, Mike Springer and Stephen McElduff.
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Friday, April 17, 2009
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University at Albany men's lacrosse coach Scott Marr walked to the sideline after Wednesday's practice, got down on his hands and did a set of pushups.
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The folks at Inside Lacrosse, who do such a great job of putting such events together, have promised to explore this option. In response to the column I received an email from a Cornell fan describing his experience in the Dome when the Orange defeated the Big Red 15-10 on April 7. It is worth sharing here:
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For Kiersten Tupper, change is a good thing. The West Genesee All-American, who was the 2008 All-CNY lacrosse player of the year, thought her future was at Le Moyne College last fall. But after one semester, Tupper realized Le Moyne wasn't for her.
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Checking for Cancer was spurred by what happened to two of the coaches involved. Haverford coach John Nostrant (Baldwinsville) discovered he had prostate cancer about 14 months ago, while his college roommate and teammate Kevin Giblin (coach at Georgetown Prep) is undergoing treatment for colon cancer.
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Hannah Nielsen was just a couple feet behind Hilary Bowen (Brighton) when Northwestern's star attacker collapsed to the ground after making a cut a couple minutes into the Wildcats' April 4 game against California. Nielsen watched helplessly as her teammate, classmate and housemate -- not to mention the NCAA's active career scoring leader -- clutched her left knee in what might have been the final moments of a brilliant college career.
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Rochester Knighthawks’ unretired living legend Gary Gait grabbed some nice ink in ESPN’s latest magazine.
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Cornell University men’s lacrosse players John Glynn and Max Seibald will be featured in an online chat today on ESPN’s website at 1:30 p.m.
more story at The Daily Princetonian
To say that Saturday’s matchup against Cornell is a big game hardly does justice to the occasion. No. 1 Princeton (10-1 overall, 3-0 Ivy League) and No. 5 Cornell (8-2, 4-0) will face off in Ithaca, N.Y., this weekend in a matchup between the last two unbeaten teams in Ancient Eight competition.
more story at The Cornell Daily Sun
If ever there was a day for Cornell students to lose the apathy about athletics for a few hours and support their home team, tomorrow is that day. The men’s lacrosse team will host rival Princeton, the top-ranked team in the country, in a matchup that will be watched by clubs across the country because of its significance both for the Ivy League as well as the rest of Division I lacrosse.
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The No. 20 Great Danes (6-4), who will tackle No. 4 Syracuse (9-2) at 7 p.m. today in the Carrier Dome, are young, featuring freshmen and sophomores throughout the starting lineup. And they are desperate for a victory against a top-5 team to strengthen their NCAA Tournament outlook.
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It’s every coach’s mantra — don’t look ahead; play one game at a time. The Canandaigua Braves did that early this week in preparation for their non-league boys lacrosse game Wednesday against McQuaid. But they surely must have known that after facing the Knights, a trip to Corning was in the offing for Friday and a crack at Corning East, the state’s No. 3-ranked Class B team.
more story at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
How did the girls from Canandaigua feel after finishing one of the toughest regular-season road trips in Section V lacrosse history? "Confident," coach Sue Ellis said Wednesday night on the bus ride home from Maryland.
more story at WeLoveSyracuse Blog
The 2nd Annual Wildcat Women’s Lacrosse Tournament begins this evening with an interesting opening game featuring Section 3 Class C Power Carthage and Section 3 Class A Power West Genesee scheduled for an opening draw time of 7pm.
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There were ten games in Section Five (Thursday). Livonia had an exciting win over Geneva, HFL won their game in OT, Irondequoit won their fifth game of the season with a win over Churchville-Chili and Pittsford beat Schroeder 9-5. Other winners included Hilton over Gates, the Thunder over the Lightning in the Greece game, Thomas over Eastridge, Fairport over R-H and Spencerport over ER.
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A scholarship fund has been established in the memory of Jeff Milano-Johnson, the 14 year old varsity lacrosse high school freshman who died while practicing for a lacrosse game in 2007.
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“Yale is going to be tough,” said assistant coach Suzie Friedrich. “They have a couple go-to players who are doing well on the attacking end of the field, but we’re playing really well right now as a team, both defensively and offensively. So we’re feeling pretty confident, especially coming off of last night’s strong performance against Syracuse.”
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Senior Katie Rowan has been selected as a nominee for the 2009 Tewaaraton Trophy, which is presented to the nation’s top lacrosse player. It marks the second straight year that Rowan has been nominated for the prestigious honor. She is one of 25 student-athletes, spanning all NCAA divisions, vying for the award.
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The Army lacrosse team will take its longest road trip of the season this weekend, making the 540-mile trek to Durham, N.C. to take on seventh-ranked Duke on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast nationally by CBS College Sports Television marking the sixth time this season the Black Knights will play in front of a national television audience.
more story at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Players from both squads are teammates on club teams. Webster Thomas coach Rob Ruller, while in high school, was coached by Fairport's Mike Torrelli. When Fairport and Webster Thomas wanted to fill a hole on their schedules last year, the two Monroe County teams agreed to a second game.
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The presidents of the 11 colleges comprising the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) voted at their regular meeting in Maine on April 15 to integrate Hamilton fully into conference play effective with the 2011-12 academic year.
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After joining program at OCC, lacrosse player found fresh start in north country.
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Bryan Jack was named the MAAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, while Jimmy Haney (CNS) picked up the conference’s Rookie of the Week accolades.
more story at the Syracuse Post-Standard
The Onondaga CC men's lacrosse team, denied a shot at a third consecutive junior-college national championship when Nassau upset it in the 2008 semifinals, is again rolling along ahead of the national pack. A 22-6 victory Saturday at Herkimer clearly established the Lazers as the team to beat in 2009.
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Thursday, April 16, 2009
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The Cornell University Department of Athletics is encouraging fans to purchase tickets in advance of Saturday's men's lacrosse game vs. Princeton. The No. 4/5 Big Red will battle No. 1 Princeton at Schoellkopf Field with a share of the Ivy League title on the line.
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The fifth-ranked Orange (9-2) will host its fifth New York State opponent on Friday, April 17 when No. 20 Albany (6-4) visits the Carrier Dome for a 7 p.m. contest. The game is Syracuse’s final night game of the regular season and marks the team’s ninth contest against a ranked opponent.
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Liz Rave '10 and Anne Graveley '11 scored three goals apiece and nationally ranked No. 7 Hamilton College cruised to a 16-8 non-league win against host Ithaca College at Carp Wood Field on April 15.
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In what figures to be a closely contested game, the St. John Fisher College women’s lacrosse team will host SUNY Geneseo in a non-conference meeting this afternoon. (ECAC.TV)
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The Cornell University men’s lacrosse team will host the fifth annual 21 Run on Sunday, April 19 at the Cornell Plantations, on Forest Home Drive in Ithaca, N.Y. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., and the 5K run/walk and the 1K Family Storybook Walk will kick off at 12:21 p.m.
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Junior attackman Chris Daniello, who has scored three goals in each of the last two games for the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, was at practice Wednesday. Senior midfielder Greg Niewieroski was not. Each was shaken up during SU's 10-3 victory Saturday over Rutgers. Head coach John Desko said each is day-to-day regarding Friday's 7 p.m. game vs. Albany in the Carrier Dome.
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Junior Molly Fitzgerald (Gould Academy/Sudbury, Mass.) totaled five points on two goals and three assists to lead William Smith, while first-year Lucy Johnson (Millburn/Short Hill, N.J.), sophomore Cassie Findlay (Episcopal/Riverside, Conn.), and junior Sarah Goodkind (Millbrook School/Greenwich, Conn.) all notched three goals and a helper.
more story at the Syracuse Post-Standard
Talk about coming out of nowhere. Gavin Jenkinson was such an unknown on the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team midway through the season, head coach John Desko was unsure of how many years the faceoff specialist had been on the team.
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The Hobart lacrosse team will play a rare Friday afternoon game at conference rival St. John's on April 17. The opening faceoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. All of the action can be heard live on WEOS-FM.
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With the win, Fisher, playing in its eighth year as a varsity program, sets a new College-record for victories, improving its overall record to 12-2 on the year. The win also lifts Fisher’s Empire 8 record to 4-2 and drops Nazareth College to 6-5, 3-2. Senior All-American faceoff specialist Dave Wood set a Fisher single-game record for both face offs won (24-4) and ground balls (16).
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Junior Michael Brodhead (CNS) netted three goals, while classmate Michael Bulger tallied a game-high six points on four assists and two goals.
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Hartwick College's women's lacrosse team trailed local rival Utica 6-5 in the second half, but the Pioneers would shake off the pesky Hawks with six straight goals in a 13-minute span to emerge with a 16-7 victory on Wednesday under the lights of Wright Stadium.
more at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Senior Beatrice Conley scored four goals, including the winner with 1:30 left in the second overtime, to lift defending Class B champion Brighton over defending Class C champion Honeoye Falls-Lima, 7-6, in Monroe County girls lacrosse on Wednesday.
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Eight different players scored goals and not one player had more than two as nationally eighth-ranked Cortland defeated Oswego, 12-2, in SUNYAC men's lacrosse action Wednesday afternoon.
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Fourth-ranked Ithaca College matched its best start to a season through 13 games, scoring 12 straight goals during a decisive first-half outburst in Wednesday's 21-7 victory over Empire 8 foe Elmira.
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In a saner week than the previous, only two new teams entered the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse High School Power Rankings — Springfield from Delaware County in Pennsylvania and Rocky Point on Long Island. In addition, West Islip and Delbarton are the big winners of the weekend, featuring wins over Chaminade and Georgetown Prep, respectively.
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2. LaFayette (3-0), 3. Yorktown (5-0), 5. West Genesee (5-1)
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Syracuse senior Awehiyo Thomas tied her career high with four goals and senior Katie Rowan dished out six assists to lead the No. 8 Syracuse women’s lacrosse team to an 11-8 victory against No. 18 Cornell in the Carrier Dome on Wednesday, April 15. With the win in its final home game of the regular season, the Orange improves to 11-3, while Cornell goes to 7-5.
more story at The Daily Orange
Katie Rowan's lacrosse career has always been defined by her goal-scoring abilities. But in the senior attack's final career game at the Carrier Dome, she showcased another aspect of her game - passing.
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Chenango Forks' boys let a four-goal halftime lead slip gradually away and went on to drop a 9-8 double-overtime game to visiting Corning East in the Section 4 Boys Lacrosse Conference.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
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2009 Men's Tewaaraton Trophy Nominees:
Matt Abbott, Syracuse
• Garrett Billings, Virginia
• Billy Bitter, North Carolina
• Jeremy Blevins, UMBC
• Shamel Bratton, Virginia
• Jordan Burke, Brown
• Jay Card, Hofstra
Brandon Corp, Colgate
• Ned Crotty, Duke
• Danny Glading, Virginia
John Glynn, Cornell
• Zack Greer, Bryant
Dan Hardy, Syracuse
• Shane Koppens, Loyola
• Mark Kovler, Princeton
• Jack McBride, Princeton
Kenny Nims, Syracuse
• Doc Schneider, Massachusetts
Max Seibald, Cornell
• Michael Timms, Virginia
• Scott Rodgers, Notre Dame
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Oswego’s girls lacrosse team thumped Henninger’s girls on Tuesday, 14-6.
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This past weekend, Cornell University men’s lacrosse player Max Seibald was featured ESPNU’s Inside Lacrosse midseason report. For those who missed the three-minute segment, it is available online by clicking here.
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The experts at Inside Lacrosse are playing the bracketology game, and with three weeks remaining in the regular season they project the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team as a No. 3 seed in next month's NCAA Tournament.
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The Rochester Knighthawks battle the rival Philadelphia Wings on Saturday, April 18th with the final playoff spot on the line in the East Division. A win this weekend and the Knighthawks will advance to the Champion’s Cup playoffs for the 14th time in the team’s 15-year history.
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Off to a 1-3 start, the Jordan-Elbridge boys lacrosse team had to produce a spark before the Division II race got away from them. So the Eagles delivered Tuesday afternoon on its home field, dictating the pace against Marcellus and getting just enough to beat the Mustangs 8-7.
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Sophomore attackman Jack Harmatuk (Christian Brothers Academy/SU) scored three goals and had two assists to lead #1 Le Moyne to a 16-2 win over American International in Northeast-10 Conference men's lacrosse action on Tuesday afternoon at the Thomas J. Niland Athletic Complex.
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Powell Bros. Lacrosse Camps (www.caseypowelllacrosse.com), today announced that it has recruited a world class coaching staff for its Summer of ’09 Tour, which includes: MLL goalie Brett Queener, NLL All-Star Colin Doyle, NY Titans Jarett Park and Jordan Hall, Rochester Rattlers Andrew Spack and Pete Millman as well as Boston Cannons Assistant Coach Ted Garber.
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Sophomore attackman Jeremy Boltus (Baldwinsville) tallied a career-high seven points on three goals and four assists, while senior attackman Jason Peyer added three goals and an assist to spur the Army (6-7, 2-4 Patriot League) comeback.
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Before leaving for a spring break trip down South, Canandaigua girls lacrosse coach Sue Ellis wondered how her team would stack up against some of the best in the nation. She needs to wonder no more. The answer is: Quite well.
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Canandaigua (N.Y.) Academy, which had knocked off previous No. 1 Owings Mills McDonough (Md.), fell to Alexandria St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (Va.) 9-8 yesterday.
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James Cathers' OT goal lets Corcoran edge Auburn (scroll to Boys Lacrosse)
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. . . Tuesday’s game against Homer at the Fenner Street complex where a second-half comeback nearly got wasted – but the Lakers still beat the Trojans 10-9 in overtime, the exact same score by which they beat Westhill (also in OT) a week earlier.
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Tuesday, April 14, 2009
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Kaillie Briscoe '09 (Orangeville, Ontario/Orangeville District School) was a women's co-Offensive Performer of the Week selection for the second straight week, and Henry Burchenal '12 (Summit, N.J./Pingry School) was a men's co-Rookie of the Week pick.
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The William Smith College lacrosse team is ranked 16th in Division III for the third straight week, according to the latest Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) poll. The Herons played one game last week, falling to then sixth-ranked Hamilton in overtime, 8-7.
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The victory was the 700th for the Maryland program, making it just the fifth Division I program to reach that historic milestone, joining Johns Hopkins, Syracuse, Navy and Army. The Terps now boast an all-time record of 700-236-4 in their 84-year history.
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Weekly and cumulative listings of the Player of the Week and related honors for the 2009 season awarded by the conferences in men's and women's Division I are available.
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Nine different players scored goals and 12 different players collected at least one point as the nationally 15th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team cruised to a 19-3 win at New Paltz Tuesday afternoon in SUNYAC action.
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The Big Red women’s lacrosse team will attempt to collect a signature win and earn a victory in the Carrier Dome for the first time in program history when it faces the high-powered Syracuse Orange on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. Live video of the game is available through Syracuse’s web site (www.suathletics.com), while live stats will also be provided for the game through a link at www.CornellBigRed.com.
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Five members of the Syracuse women’s lacrosse team will play their final regular-season home game in the Carrier Dome on Wednesday when the eighth-ranked Orange hosts No. 18 Cornell at 7 p.m. Seniors Bridget Hamm, Bridget Looney, Megan Mosenson, Katie Rowan and Awehiyo Thomas will be honored for their dedication to the program in a pregame ceremony.
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Princeton claims the top spot in the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com D-I Top 20 with 9 first-place votes, but Virginia does not move out of the way without a fight, claiming 4 of their own. Syracuse jumps over their victim of Tuesday, Cornell, and gets one first-place vote.
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Stevenson and Roanoke continue as #1 and #2 in D-III this week in the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com Top 20, followed by Middlebury, Ithaca, and Gettysbirg all jumping two places after losses by Cortland and Salisbury.
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George Boiardi was a selfless contributor to the Ithaca community in his constant effort to involve himself and those around him in promoting reading programs for children in the Ithaca area. George was on the path toward becoming a teacher on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota for the Teach for America Program before he passed away in a lacrosse contest on March 17, 2004. He was an incredible humanitarian, an outstanding leader and a selfless friend to everyone who knew him.
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Sophomore Kristin Joyce (Longmeadow, MA) scored with 22 seconds remaining in the first of two mandatory three-minute overtime sessions and the goal help up as the nationally 15th-ranked Union women's lacrosse team defeated 17th-ranked Cortland, 14-13, in a thrilling non-conference game Monday afternoon.
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Despite graduating 52.4 percent of its offense, which contributed 173 goals and 125 assists en route to the Section V Class A championship, the Braves, fresh off the school's seventh sectional boys lacrosse title, boast ample firepower and are poised to make another run at a championship.
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Freshman attack Eileen Connal scored two goals with seven groundballs as Penfield remained undefeated with a 9-7 win over Webster Schroeder Monday in a Monroe County girls lacrosse game at McAvoy Park in Irondequoit.
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Norm Engelke (Cornell), Tom Malone, Butch Marino (West Genesee/Herkimer CC), Fredrick Douglass Opie (Herkimer/SU), and Paul Wehrum (SUNY Cortland/Herkimer CC) will be inducted during the NJCAA Tournament Banquet at Nicky and Johnny’s Restaurant at the Ramada Inn in New Hartford, NY, at 7 p.m.
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Kenny Nims led the first in-season Player of the Year Watch update. Six weeks have since gone by, and a lot of lacrosse has been played, so it’s time to take another look at the Player of the Year Watch. Who’s the best player, top to bottom, in the country?
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Rob Kunz buried six goals, and Immaculate Heart Central shut out Whitney Point in three quarters to pick up a 16-2 nonleague boys lacrosse victory Monday.
Monday, April 13, 2009
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Named the Liberty League Women’s Lacrosse Co-Defensive Performer of the Week, goalkeeper Josefiak collected a career-high 17 saves in the 16th-ranked Herons’ 8-7 overtime loss at No. 6 Hamilton on Friday. She stopped 10 of the 12 shots she faced in the second half, allowing William Smith to rally from a 5-3 halftime deficit and force overtime. Josefiak anchored a Heron defense that held the defending national champion Continentals to their lowest scoring output of the season, more than seven goals below their season average.
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Well into April, the Baldwinsville boys lacrosse team still had not taken the field in a game that counted, and was itching to start.
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Colgate’s Colleen Bubnack (West Genesee), Courtney Miller (Chappaqua, N.Y.), and Christina Roa (Potomac, Md.) were honored by the Patriot League as it released its weekly honors for women’s lacrosse, Monday.
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Syracuse senior Katie Rowan (Delmar, N.Y.) is the BIG EAST Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, while senior Bridget Looney (Silver Spring, Md.) has been named to the Weekly Honor Roll for their performances in the Orange’s win against Notre Dame.
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For the second time this season, Cornell University men’s lacrosse player Rob Pannell has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, as was announced this afternoon by the conference office.
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Fifty-five fouls were whistled and 18 cards given, including five red, in Delaware's 10-8 win over Albany on March 13. "It was a little wild," said Delaware head coach Kim Ciarrocca. "It was a very physical game. At one point I said, someone is going to get hurt and we've still got 12 games to go."
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For members of the Lowville boys lacrosse team, at least one thing is for sure: They'll never have reason to doubt the expertise of their coach, Josh Coffman.
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Mike Tyson boxed. Christian Laettner and Chris Mullin played hoops. So did Sue Bird. And Blaise Bryant won a gold medal. Back in 2000, when he was just 8 years old, Bryant and his older sister Joy won their bobsled division — a victory made even sweeter by the fact that Blaise is blind.
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As of mid-afternoon today (Sunday) there was scant news available anywhere in New York or Maryland regarding the Braves' 12-10 victory over Owings Mills, Md., McDonogh, the No. 1 girls lacrosse team in the nation entering the game according to LaxPower.com.
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Day by day and dodge by dodge, Chris Daniello's confidence grows. Goal by goal, more people notice.
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Pannell totaled six points to reach 44 for the season and break Sean Greenhalgh's previous record of 42 for a freshman set in 2002, John Glynn netted a career-high five goals while winning 10 of 12 faceoffs, and the third-ranked Big Red men's lacrosse team blasted Dartmouth, 19-6, at Scully-Fahey Field.
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Bridget Looney took her place next to Liz Hogan at the press table, clapped then patted Hogan's shoulder, and Hogan started laughing.
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Last night, friends and family from both programs gathered in Baltimore for a Bull and Oyster Roast to raise money for the Michael Robert Breschi Scholarship. The fund honors Coach Breschi’s late son who died tragically in an auto accident in 2004 when he was three-years old. The scholarship is awarded to a rising senior at Ohio State each season with this year’s recipient being Scott Matthews, the Buckeyes’ four-year starter at close defense.
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But if you think Meade doesn’t have the utmost respect for Army, here’s part of his opening statement after the game. "We have a tremendous amount of respect for those young men and what they’re going to do and what they have done, their commitment to this country to go to West Point in a time of war," he said. "I think all of us as citizens of the United States of America, when we go and pray, we should thank God for West Point and the young men and women that attend West Point because they are a gift to this country."
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Clarkson University broke a halftime tie with six unanswered goals to start the second half and went on to a 13-5 Liberty League win against host Hamilton College at Campus Road Athletic Field on April 11.
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English was a one-man wrecking crew in the first half, scoring four goals. Both Manhasset coach Bill Cherry and Darien’s Brameier said they were basically in awe of the University of Virginia-bound attackman.
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The 2009 National Lacrosse League Rochester Knighthawks are 6-9 to clinch the first losing season in the teams' impressive 15-year history, but they still have a shot (not a good one) to win the third league championship in franchise history.
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Andy Tormey (CBA) is not your typical college student. For starters, the Navy senior is majoring in surface warfare. His favorite class at the Academy is Constitutional law. Following graduation in May, while other college seniors begin their job searches on Wall Street and Madison Avenue, Tormey will head to Little Creek, Va., to begin his five-year military commitment. He’ll spend at least the next two years on an amphibious assault vehicle, with the primary task of transporting marines into combat zones.
Sunday, April 12, 2009
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Smartlink Player of the Game Tommy Phelan (Towson, Md.) helped stymie the Army attack with a career-high tying 16-save effort, while junior attackman Brendan Connors (Bellmore, N.Y.) scored three goals and added a pair of assists to help lead the Navy men’s lacrosse team (9-3, 4-2 Patriot League) to an 8-4 victory over Army (5-7, 1-5 PL) Saturday afternoon in the opening contest of the Day of Rivals event played at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md.
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Senior attacker Kevin Colleluori (Bethpage, N.Y.) scored three goals and added an assist to lead the 15th-ranked Colgate University men’s lacrosse team to 12-10 victory over Lafayette, Saturday afternoon at Rappolt Field. The win extended the Raiders winning streak to a school-record eight games.
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Thanks to a superb effort from start to finish, East posted its first-ever win over fellow state power John Jay with a decisive 11-4 victory at Memorial Stadium.
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Senior goalkeeper Steve Mahle recorded 10 saves and helped defending state Class A champion West Genesee roll to an impressive 10-2 win over formerly unbeaten Fayetteville-Manlius Saturday in an early season non-league showdown of Section III Class A lacrosse powers at Central Square.
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"It's been a long week," said SU attackman Kenny Nims, who contributed a goal and two assists to the cause before clocking out and watching most of the fourth quarter from the sideline. "We're going to need some ice bags," SU head coach John Desko added. "We've had three games in eight days. I'm happy with the outcome."
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Top-ranked Le Moyne grinded out a 5-4 victory over No. 4 Merrimack College in a clash of unbeaten teams Saturday at Warrior Field. Le Moyne is the lone unbeaten team in Division II.
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Sophomore Brianna Shost scored a career-best four goals to lead the nationally 17th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team to a 14-7 win at Fredonia St. Saturday afternoon.
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Binghamton University seniors Jake Boyce and Duncan Streeten scored two goals apiece Saturday night, leading the Bearcats to an 8-4 win over visiting Vermont in America East Conference men's lacrosse.
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Le Moyne goalie Kelly Fucillo made 12 saves, including nine in the first half. Katlin Walker (two goals) and Jennier Lewis (one goal, one assist) led the Dolphins' attack.
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The Rochester Knighthawks lost their third straight game, losing 10-5 to the Boston Blazers tonight at TD Banknorth Garden. The loss dropped Rochester into fifth place in the East Division with one game to play. With the loss, Rochester (6-9) is guaranteed its first losing season in 15 seasons.
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This year, in Toronto, there will be lacrosse no matter how the Rock fare in their remaining two games. Lacrosse is taking over BMO field six times this summer as Toronto now has a professional field lacrosse team to add to its sporting world. The Toronto Nationals have six home dates between May and August.
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The fifth-ranked Orange men’s lacrosse team received a dominating performance from its defense and cruised to a 10-3 win against Rutgers in front of 5,112 fans at the Carrier Dome on Saturday, April 11. The three goals allowed by the Orange matched its season low. The Orange also limited Providence to three goals in the season opener on Feb. 15.
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The RIT men's lacrosse team erased a six-goal deficit to beat the Stevens Ducks 14-11 in Empire 8 action on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers trailed 9-3 early in the third quarter, but outscored the Ducks 11-2 over the final 17:49. The win improves RIT to 7-4 overall and 2-2 in the Empire 8. Stevens drops to 8-4 overall and 4-1 in the Empire 8.
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In Division II, No. 1 Le Moyne defeated No. 4 Merrmack 5-4 on a rainy, sloppy day in Massachusetts. Doug McIver made a last-second save for the Dolphins.
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Saturday's contest was played at Central Square High School's stadium and while both teams featured goalies with fantastic games in regards to the amount of saves they registered the Wildcats were able to slowly but surely pull away for the 10-2 victory.
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Senior midfielder Peet Poillon scored four goals in leading nationally-ranked UMBC to a 15-7 America East Conference victory over UAlbany on Saturday, April 11 at John Fallon Field. The Retrievers, who are No. 7 in the latest USILA coaches’ poll, moved into sole possession of first place in the conference standings.
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The No. 1 Le Moyne College men’s lacrosse team grinded out a 5-4 Northeast-10 Conference win over No. 4 Merrimack College at Warrior Field. Saturday afternoon’s game saw the final pair of unbeaten teams in Division II men’s lacrosse meet. Senior midfielder Brian Welch (Ithaca) led Le Moyne’s offensive attack with two goals, including the game-winner.
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Ashley Didio (West Genesee) and Courtney Miller (Chappaqua, N.Y.) each tallied three goals to lead Colgate to a 12-7 victory over Bucknell, Saturday afternoon in a clash between the top two women’s lacrosse teams in the Patriot League.
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Sophomore Scott Castle scored two goals for Nazareth, but visiting Ithaca outscored the Golden Flyers 5-1 in the third quarter and went on to defeat Nazareth 10-5 in an Empire 8 men's lacrosse game.
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Freshman Mike Tota (Webster Schroeder) led nationally third-ranked Cortland with four goals an assist as the Red Dragons defeated Plattsburgh, 12-8, in SUNYAC men's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon.
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Junior goalkeeper Kristen Reese had all nine of her saves in the decisive second half, while both freshman Jessi Steinberg and sophomore Libby Johnson registered hat tricks as No. 20 Cornell topped Brown 12-9 on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field
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The third and final "big stage" event of Division I men's college lacrosse took place Saturday with the inaugural "Day of Rivals" doubleheader at M&T Bank Stadium, home of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens. The day began with the Army-Navy clash (Navy won 8-4) and was followed by Johns Hopkins-Maryland (Johns Hopkins won 10-9). It occurred a week after Syracuse took part in the inaugural Big City Classic, a triple-header at Giants Stadium that attracted a regular-season lacrosse-only record crowd of 22,308.
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Senior Jeff Colburn (CNS) took the attention away from the defense and gave Hobart the lead at the 4:59 mark. He slipped inside his defender and dumped home a shot from the doorstep for his second tally of the game. With the two points, he became the seventh Statesman to record 100 career points, raising his total to 101 (56g, 45a).
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John Glynn registered a career-high five goals and Rob Pannell tallied two goals and four assists, as the No. 3 Cornell men’s lacrosse team defeated Dartmouth, 19-6, this afternoon at Scully-Fahey Field. With his six points, Pannell broke the Big Red freshman record for points in a single season, previously held by Sean Greenhalgh, as he leads the team with 44 points.
Saturday, April 11, 2009
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The trap has been set. John Desko knows it. Jim Stagnitta knows it. Whether the Syracuse University lacrosse team believes it is looming and will avoid it remains to be seen.
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From Phil Blackwell.
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Beginning with today's road game against Dartmouth, Cornell has exactly two weeks remaining in its quest for at least a share of a Division I-best seventh straight league championship in men's lacrosse.
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Coleman compiled 16 points in victories over Vestal, Corning West and Watertown. She scored four goals with an assist against the Golden Bears on Wednesday and followed that up with five scores against Corning East. She capped the weekend with another five goals and a helper against Watertown on Saturday.
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"Every day since fall ball, coach has been telling us, 'UMBC, remember UMBC,' " said sophomore defenseman Mike Banks, who eventually got a copy. "We just fell apart and we'll never forget that game."
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Led by Ryan Powell's two goals and three assists, the Portland LumberJax won 11-9 over the Calgary Roughnecks in National Lacrosse League action Friday night.
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St. Mary's (7-5, 5-2 CAC) has not beaten Salisbury in over 30 years as the Seahawks last win against SU came on April 5, 1977 with a 13-12 overtime decision. For Salisbury, it is the first time since 2002 that the Sea Gulls have posted back-to-back losses. That season, SU lost to Ohio Wesleyan (14-13 OT) and Cortland (11-5) before advancing to the NCAA Quarterfinals.
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The game will be televised live on CBS College Sports and broadcast on WJPZ 89.1FM in the Syracuse area. Live audio, video and statistics will be available on Orange All Access on SUathletics.com. Subscriptions to Orange All Access are available at yearly ($79.95), monthly ($9.95) and daily ($5.95) rates.
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Alfred scored three straight second half goals to break open a 9-7 contest in a 13-8 win over Hartwick's women's lacrosse team on Friday. The victory for the Saxons is their first in the Empire 8 since 2003. The Hawks fall to 1-7 and 0-2 in the Empire 8.
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Fans unable to travel to Hartwick College's men's and women's lacrosse games this Saturday can still follow all of the action free of charge on their home computers as webcasts and live stats for both games will be available.
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Team leading scorer Tammy Kohanski (Corcoran) netted three goals to pace the Pioneers, while sophomore Lily Fleskes added two goals of her own. Freshman goalie Shelby Barbay stopped 14 shots for UC in the loss.
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No. 5 Syracuse (8-2) plays its third game in eight days when it hosts current ECAC and future BIG EAST rival Rutgers (4-7) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 11 at the Carrier Dome. The game is the second part of a men’s and women’s lacrosse doubleheader. The SU women will host Notre Dame at 12 p.m. prior to the SU-Rutgers men’s tilt.
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Kaillie Briscoe '09 found Anne Graveley '11 for the game-winning goal with six seconds remaining in overtime and nationally ranked No. 6 Hamilton College escaped with an 8-7 win over No. 16 William Smith College in a battle of two undefeated teams in the Liberty League at Campus Road Athletic Field on April 10.
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It will be a hometown reunion of sorts when the Rutgers men's lacrosse team tries to upset No. 6 Syracuse at 3 p.m. today in the Carrier Dome.
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The underlying theme of the Army-Navy rivalry lies in this quote in IL’s April issue cover story from the Navy senior Andy Tormey(CBA): "I love seeing Army heartbroken after a lacrosse game. You want to kick the crap out of them. But at the end of the day, you want to have dinner with them."
more story at the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
For the second time this season the Knighthawks were run out of the downtown Buffalo building by the Bandits, and while it wasn't as embarrassing as their record-setting 23-6 defeat here back in January, it counts just the same in the National Lacrosse League standings.
Friday, April 10, 2009
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Even as Greg Niewieroski (Watertown) took a bow with his parents last season during Senior Day in the Carrier Dome, he knew he would be back in a Syracuse University lacrosse uniform.
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The No. 6 Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, which will face Rutgers at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Carrier Dome, was burned for two goals by Cornell following faceoff violations Tuesday night. Head coach John Desko said it was a learning experience for his team.
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The Canandaigua boys lacrosse team was smarting after last Friday’s last-second loss to Orchard Park in the driving rain. There was no better way of getting over that defeat than to take out those frustrations on the visiting Penn Yan Mustangs Thursday evening.
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Derek Kehoe generated five goals to help fuel Carthage to a 12-4 Frontier League boys lacrosse victory over visiting General Brown on Thursday.
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Daryl Veltman (Hobart) of the Boston Blazers represents the top of the 2009 NLL rookie class. Boasting a stellar 22 goals and 30 assists this season, his passion for the indoor game has made him an instant success in his first season in the NLL.
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Trainor's perfectly fine wearing goggles while manning James I. O'Neill's midfield. She doesn't fear an opponent's stick dangerously flailing in her face. Leave the helmets to the boys' game, according to Trainor.
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"For five years we've been the team chasing the 'X.' Now let's see how we perform with the X on our back," O'Connell told his squad this week. "Now everyone is coming after us, so it's going to be interesting."
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With three games left in the National Lacrosse League regular season, the Rochester Knighthawks still control their destiny. Pretty remarkable when you consider this team began the year with four straight losses and seemed completely ill-equipped to win games, let alone compete for a postseason berth.
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The Ballston Spa varsity boys lacrosse team took a major step in the right direction last year, advancing for the first time to the Section II Class A tournament. The Scotties were dismissed, 9-8, by Saratoga Springs in overtime, but the feeling of playing a postseason game hasn’t been wasted on this year’s squad.
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Fighting off a strong comeback bid by two-time defending state Class A champion West Genesee, a fired-up Baldwinsville girls lacrosse team held on for a 9-8 victory at Henninger Thursday. Baldwinsville ended the Wildcats' three-year, 52-game winning streak.
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Lis Zuern's (Cicero-North Syracuse) willingness to learn has served her well this lacrosse season. The Binghamton freshman is absorbing what she can from her teammates and it's translated into a starting spot in the Bearcats' lineup. Zuern scored a career-high five goals, including the game-tying and winning markers, in a 12-11 overtime win against Le Moyne College on Wednesday.
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Dan Sheehan knows the score. His undefeated Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team is again ranked No. 1 in the nation in Division II, courtesy of defending national champion New York Tech's 16-12 loss to C.W. Post, a team the Dolphins defeated 6-5 earlier in the season. "Hey, it's another reason for people not to like us," Sheehan said of the honor.
Thursday, April 9, 2009
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The Geneseo men's lacrosse team battled the conditions Wednesday to upset No. 3 Cortland 8-6. That, along with Saturday's 12-5 drubbing of Plattsburgh, upped the Blue Knights' winning streak to seven games since the opening day loss to Nazareth.
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Hamilton College outscored Union College in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome an early 3-0 deficit, and the visiting Continentals lost 8-6 in a Liberty League contest at Frank Bailey Field on April 8.
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Keogh is currently in his sophomore season at Syracuse University, the defending NCAA Division 1 Champions. As a freshman in 2008, he played in all 18 games with the Orangemen, leading all freshmen in points (22) and goals (20).
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The No. 3/3 Big Red (7-2, 3-0) returns to Ivy League action this weekend as it travels to Hanover, N.H., to take on Dartmouth at Sculley-Fahey Field on Saturday, April 11, at 1 p.m.
from Hobart Athletics
In a pregame ceremony, the Statesmen will celebrate the careers of Jeff Colburn, Marcus Craigwell, Ricky Evans, Justin Hager, Brad Hester, Tyler Hill, Chris Hurley, Sam Orr, and Matt Smalley.
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Headstrong, charismatic, supremely confident … all these superlatives sum up Roy Colsey. The new Ridgefield coach opened a new chapter in his illustrious career with a lopsided win over Bridgeport Central on Wednesday. The sky appears to be the limit for his team in 2009. Colsey has some high expectations, desires he says his players believe are very much attainable.
from Cornell Athletics
Cornell will attempt to get back in the win column in Ancient Eight play when it meets upstart Brown on Saturday, April 11 at 1 p.m. at Schoellkopf Field. Live video of the game is available as part of the RedCast subscription service, while live stats will also be provided for the game.
from the Rochester Knighthawks
With two weeks remaining in the National Lacrosse League's 2009 regular season, four of the eight playoff berths have been clinched. All eight teams that have not yet clinched a playoff berth still remain in contention. Several of those clubs have an opportunity to clinch this weekend.
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The top 25 players were selected by a committee of Ohio high school coaches after a three hour evaluation process at St. Charles High School in Columbus, Ohio that included individual position drills, time-testing for speed and a series of scrimmages.
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When they were kids, Nims, Niewieroski and their cousins, Brendan and Jordan Loftus, would play lacrosse anywhere. In a field. In a driveway. Wherever.
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"I was limping off the court and one of my teammates said he could see it in my eyes," Freshman Connor Henderson (Canandaigua) said, referring to the disappointment he felt knowing that his lacrosse debut was going to be delayed by more than a month..
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Senior attackmen Alec Siefert (Duxbury/Duxbury, Mass.) scored six goals to lead the Bombers.
from Oswego Athletics
The Lakers (5-6, 2-0 SUNYAC), currently in a three-way tie for first place in the conference standings with SUNY Geneseo (2-0) and The College at Brockport (1-0), are on their longest winning streak since the 2002 season, when they won four in a row en route to an 8-8 overall record.
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Sophomore Matt Andon-McLane (Nottingham) scored four goals and added two assists while Adam Drypolcher (Fayetteville-Manlius) notched a pair of goals and four assists to lead The College at Brockport Men’s Lacrosse team to a 12-4 victory over SUNY Morrisville Wednesday night in a State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) game played at Brighton High School in Brighton.
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The Wildcats were outscored 9-1 in the second and third quarters, as the Cazenovia College men’s lacrosse team lost to the Alfred University Saxons, 12-7, Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Onondaga Community College.
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Senior Ashley Gray (B'ville) recorded four goals in the victory and tied the school record for most goals in a career. Gray has now accumulated 137 career goals, tying the record set by former teammate Whitney Card. Gray also added an assist on the evening for five points.
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The Bethlehem High connection continues to work for the Syracuse University women's lacrosse team.
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Stephen Keogh joined the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team last season as part of perhaps the most important recruiting class in John Desko's tenure as head coach.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Vanessa Sell scored six goals with three assists to lift Brockport to an 18-4 victory over Churchville-Chili Wednesday in Monroe County girls lacrosse.
more story at The Utica Observer-Dispatch
A game of catch at the Thomas house meant something different. Baseball bats and gloves weren’t lying around the family’s Rome house. Darrell Thomas and his two sons played with lacrosse sticks, not baseballs, and the unusual sport attracted younger sister Erin.
from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
John DeOrdio had three goals Wednesday to lead Chenango Forks to an 8-3 victory at Vestal in the Section 4 Lacrosse Conference.
from Inside Lacrosse
LaFayette #6. After a crazy week which saw every top 25 team in action, the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse Power Rankings experienced a huge upheaval with nine of the last week's 25 losing, three to teams also ranked. The result was Delbarton's taking over the No. 3 after their 8-7 win over Mountain Lakes, and Chaminade and Yorktown making large jumps after wins over St. Anthony's. No. 13 Connestoga, woh entered the rankings last week, is 8-0 and boasts wins over Pennsylvania powers La Salle, Haverford and Downingtown East.
more story at the Syracuse Post-Standard
The Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team, in the midst of its first losing season in eight years, will play without head coach Lauren O'Connor for the remainder of the season.
more story at Cortland Athletics
The nationally 18th-ranked Geneseo men's lacrosse team opened up an 8-2 lead midway through the third quarter and held on to defeat third-ranked Cortland, 8-6, in SUNYAC action Wednesday afternoon.
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They don't keep time of possession statistics in college lacrosse, but it was clear that the No. 6 Syracuse University men's lacrosse team owned a big advantage in that critical area during its 15-10 victory over No. 3 Cornell on Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
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(I) went to a Lil Wayne concert in NJ a few months ago and sat next to Questlove (drummer for the roots)
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The Knighthawks (6-7) head to Buffalo and Boston with a half-game lead over the Philadelphia Wings (6-8) for the fourth and final playoff spot in the East Division.
from Navy Athletics
Navy senior goalkeeper Tommy Phelan (Towson, Md.) and Preseason All-American defenseman Andy Tormey (CBA) earned recognition from the Patriot League office as both players were named to the league's list of men's lacrosse players of the week.
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The contest will be played at the Carrier Dome and will be broadcast live by CBS College Sports. Jason Knapp and Sheehan Stanwick Burch will call all the action. (Syracuse Time Warner 815)
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“Honestly, I believe the high school team is critically important,” Cornell women’s lacrosse coach Jenny Graap said. “It is meaningful to play on a strong high school team and win games and make your sectional finals and your state tournament. It’s phenomenal. It’s where these student-athletes are learning discipline and leadership, and that’s still the bread and butter of our sport.
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No. 8 Syracuse (9-3, 4-1) has lost three games to top-six teams, including Friday's stunning defeat to Georgetown in the longest game in conference history. In Sunday's bounce-back win over Loyola, Halley Quillinan (5-05), Christina Dove (3-25) and Katie Rowan (2-68) did the heavy lifting on offense. Liz Hogan made eight saves.
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Binghamton gave No. 15 Colgate a run for its money Tuesday, leading early in the fourth quarter before yielding in a 11-9 loss. The Bearcats have now lost five in a row - four of the losses are to nationally-ranked opponents...
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Indoors was a very good place to be Tuesday night, as Mother Nature reminded us that winter has yet to leave for good. The action promised to be hot at the Carrier Dome, as Syracuse and Cornell met in a matchup of top-six lacrosse programs.
from The Daily Orange
The Syracuse men's lacrosse team recently clawed its way back to the .500 plateau at the faceoff X before Tuesday night's contest. When it plays Rutgers Saturday at the Carrier Dome, it will have to try and get back up to that mark again.
more story at The Cornell Daily Sun
Even the run-and-gun offense favored by the men’s lacrosse team couldn’t keep up with the Orange’s high-octane scoring unit as No. 5 Syracuse took advantage of 17 Cornell turnovers and a big second quarter to topple the Red, 15-10, in a matchup between two of the most prolific offenses in the country.
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Jake Myers sat behind a long table at Tuesday's post-game news conference, the Syracuse University logo forming the backdrop behind him. Three years ago, Myers would have been discussing the game from an entirely different perspective. Three years ago, Myers was tending the net for SU before Peter Coluccini snatched the starting goalie spot in a heated preseason competition.
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The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team used an 8-1 run over the middle portion of the game and defeated No. 3 Cornell 15-10 Tuesday night in the Carrier Dome before a crowd of 4,178.
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From live scouts to dissected game film, Jeff Tambroni had seen enough of Syracuse this season to know one absolute, undeniable truth about the Orange. Committing unforced errors against the defending national champions is the straightest road to the loss column.
from Colgate Athletics
Brandon Corp (Chittenango), the nations leading scorer, extended his scoring streak to 44-games with four goals and reached the 50-point mark for the third straight season.
from Binghamton Athletics
Binghamton led through much of the first three quarters but the score was even at 6-6 entering the final 15 minutes of regulation. Senior attack Jake Boyce put the Bearcats up 7-6 at the 14:26 mark but Corp, who leads the nation with 4.60 points per game, deadlocked the game with 13:17 left.
from John Weaver/Baltimore Sun
The Virginia Cavaliers keep winning big games by one goal. They won at Syracuse 13-12, early in the season, and then at Johns Hopkins 16-15 a month later. They hosted Maryland in the record-setting 7-overtime game, winning 10-9. U.Va. came back to beat a North Carolina team desperate for an ACC win at the Meadowlands, 11-10.
from Canisius Athletics
Freshman Jimmy Haney (CNS) led the Griffs with three points, scoring two goals and adding an assist. Sophomore Nick LoCoco (CNS) added two points on a goal and an assist, while juniors Matt Barkas, Alex Caldiero and John Minieri plus sophomore Greg Michael each recorded a goal.
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Hunter Craig buried two of his three goals in the fourth quarter as Carthage outlasted Immaculate Heart Central, 8-6, on Tuesday for a Frontier League boys lacrosse victory.
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Senior Mike Tesorio led the Auburn High School boys lacrosse team with two goals and an assist in its 9-2 win over Henninger Tuesday. Connor Entenmann finished with two goals to improve Auburn's win streak to three games. “Today's game was a total team effort,” Maroons coach Steve Crosby said.
from Albany Athletics
Sophomore midfielder Mel Rorie scored four times in the second half, including the go-ahead goal with 12 minutes and 24 seconds remaining, as UAlbany came from behind for an 11-10 victory over Siena on Tuesday, April 7 at John Fallon Field.
from Penn Athletics
Tuesday night, Penn unveiled the team it expected to be this year. The Quakers won faceoffs. They were crisp on offense, controlling tempo. They were solid on defense, passing players off and being physical . . . It took overtime, but 1:30 into the first extra session the Tigers' Tommy Davis got a feed from Jack McBride in front of the Penn goal and wasted no time potting it past freshman Joe Hegener's left side, giving the Tigers a pulsating, 10-9 win at Franklin Field.
more story at the Syracuse Post-Standard
The last time the Cornell men's lacrosse team visited the Carrier Dome it dared to run up and down the field with the high-flying Orange and defeated Syracuse at its own game, winning 16-15 on Max Seibald's dramatic drive and goal with 4 seconds to play.
more story at The Daily Orange
When Gait decided to return to the National Lacrosse League in October, he knew conflicts were inevitable. Now he thrives in two completely different worlds. There is Syracuse, where he is methodically building a national powerhouse at the same school where he won two player of the year awards and graduated in 1990 as the school's all-time goals leader. And there is Rochester, where he is back in the limelight.
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The Orange returned to its winning ways on Tuesday night as they took down the Cornell Big Red 15-10 in dominant fashion. Host Eric Rothman and Co-host Joe Varvara were joined by Joel White and Rick Beardsley in the first 15 minutes to jumpstart an action packed Double Overtime.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
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The fifth-ranked SU lacrosse team (8-2) got back in the win column on Tuesday, April 7 with a 15-10 victory against No. 3 Cornell (7-2) at the Carrier Dome. The Orange withstood a late rally by the Big Red, but scored the game’s final three goals to secure the ...
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It was a game that featured two of the top three offenses in the nation, but the No. 3 Cornell men’s lacrosse team was held well below its season average of nearly 14 goals per game as it was upset by No. 5 Syracuse, 15-10. The Big Red dropped to 7-2 with the loss, while the Orange improved to 8-2.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team beat longtime rival Cornell University 15-10 Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome. Kenny Nims leads the Orange with two goals and four assists.
from Cortland Athletics
Senior Danielle Torre (Massapequa) matched her career high with six goals and collected an assist to lead the nationally 17th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team to a 15-7 victory versus Brockport in SUNYAC action Tuesday afternoon.
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Sophomore Matt Andon-McLane (Nottingham) took a pass from Mike Tammaro (Corning West) and scored with 7:32 left in the fourth quarter to lift The College at Brockport Men’s Lacrosse team to a 9-8 victory over SUNY Oneonta Saturday afternoon in a State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) game at Special Olympics Stadium in Brockport.
from Colgate Athletics
Moran posted seven goals and one assist, while Meghan Lawler (Liverpool) chipped in a goal and a career-high five assists as Colgate prevailed for the ninth time in the last 10 games.
from William Smith Athletics
The William Smith College lacrosse team remains the 16th-ranked Division III program in the nation for the second straight week, according to the latest Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association poll.
from the The Retriever Weekly
UMBC Attacks - Last season Matt Latham and Ryan Smith were both 29-goal scorers. Smith has had a slow start since coming back from an injury but scored four goals against Binghamton in his break-out game of the season. Jones and Latham have both picked up their offensive production, as well.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com
John Desko, the head coach of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, weighed on in several topics during a Monday afternoon news conference. Here is the transcript:
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It's officially spring in Central New York: high school lacrosse season is underway.
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Senior Tori Praino, who is headed to Syracuse University, tossed in three goals and passed out three assists while Alyssa Cristaldi helped out with three goals for the Northstars (1-1).
from at The Ithaca Journal
"[Max Seibald] can punish you," Desko said. "He's kind of like a Larry Csonka of an offensive player, where you try and tackle him and he hits you just as hard as you hit him, maybe harder, but he wants to make you pay. He can really run through a lot of defensemen. He can run through a lot of double teams."
from the Syracuse Post-Standard
Despite the grumbling from some quarters to get under the hood and start replacing some key parts, Desko said point-blank it isn't happening.
from The Daily Orange
Stephen Keogh had to watch a film he already knew the ending to, a finale he knew wasn't good. As Keogh and the rest of the Syracuse men's lacrosse team watched the film from their 12-8 Saturday loss to Princeton he said knowing the outcome and the mistakes that were about to transpire made the tape difficult to watch.
from The Cornell Daily Sun
Only three quick days after its last game, a comeback win over Harvard, the No. 3/3 men’s lacrosse team will strap its pads back on and head to Syracuse for a big matchup against the No. 6/5 Orange at the Carrier Dome tonight at 7 p.m.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
The Brighton graduate tore the anterior cruciate ligament and strained the MCL in her left knee in a women's lacrosse game against Cal. She also suffered a small fracture in her tibia.
from Inside Lacrosse
On Saturday, April 4, the Inside Lacrosse Big City Classic set a new regular season, lacrosse-only event attendance record as 22,308 flocked to Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. to watch a tripleheader of college lacrosse.
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Riley Austin played the first half in the goal and had a hand in all four goals in the fourth quarter to stage a comeback 10-8 win for Eastridge over the Greece Thunder (Ath/Ody). Midlakes won a 13-5 victory over Batavia.
from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
Chenango Valley 14, Johnson City 7
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F-M will be the home team when they play West Genesee at Central Square beginning at 6PM tonight.
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Sophomore Tyler Sennett (Nottingham) scored a career-high four goals to lead the #1-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team to a 21-1 win over Franklin Pierce in Northeast-10 Conference action on Monday afternoon at Sunnycrest Field.
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Upstate New York lacrosse powers No. 5 Syracuse (7-2) and No. 3 Cornell (7-1) renew their annual rivalry at the Carrier Dome on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. For the Orange, it marks the start of a three-game homestand and it’s the team’s second consecutive game against an Ivy League opponent.
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Finn earned the honor following a spectacular effort on April 4, as he helped No. 3 Cornell erase an early four-goal deficit to defeat No. 13 Harvard, 13-12. The senior attackman registered career highs with four goals and five ground balls. He also caused one turnover, which was the key to the victory, as he stripped the Crimson goalie, picked up the loose ball and scored on an empty net to register the game-winner.
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Johnson totaled 13 points on 10 goals and three assists for 16th-ranked William Smith. In a 12-9 loss at No. 17 Cortland on Wednesday, she recorded two assists. Johnson went on to net four goals in the Herons’ 16-6 win at St. Lawrence on Friday, and notched six goals and a helper in a 19-8 win over Clarkson the next day. She also collected eight ground balls and nine draw controls on the week.
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University at Albany’s Joe Resetarits has been named America East Conference Rookie of the Week in men’s lacrosse, as announced on Monday, April 6 by the conference office. Resetarits, a freshman from Hamburg, N.Y., earned the weekly award for the fourth time this season.
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University at Albany’s Melanie Sosnowski has been chosen America East Conference Rookie of the Week in women’s lacrosse, as announced on Monday, April 6 by the conference office. Sosnowski, a freshman attack from Massapequa Park, N.Y., was selected for the first time this season.
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Young lacrosse players from towns across New Jersey passed the stick relay-style after the first few blocks of the journey, which were run by four young firefighters from the New York Fire Department.
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“Gary Gait is quite simply the best player to ever play the game and is a true ambassador for the sport of Lacrosse,” said Stuart Brown, President and General Manager of Toronto Nationals Lacrosse. “By signing Gary Gait we have added one of the most respected people in the industry to our organization.”
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Cornell looked fairly impressive in its second-half comeback over Harvard on Saturday. The Crimson offered the Big Red some fierce competition: Harvard jumped out to a 6-2 lead (it has solid offensive credentials), and led late in the game until Cornell coach Jeff Tambroni substituted former SU goalie Jake Myers for Kyle Harer in goal.
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The Big City Classic was a boon for the winners as Hofstra and Princeton make significant moves in the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com D-I Top 20, and Virginia extends its points lead over the second place team. Princeton replaces the team they beat Saturday at #2, while Syracuse falls to #4 behind Cornell. Hofstra, winners over Delaware, skips over North Carolina and moves from #10 to #8. Virginia's point lead is now 32 over the second place team, up from 17 last week.
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“Gary Gait is quite simply the best player to ever play the game and is a true ambassador for the sport of Lacrosse,” said Stuart Brown, President and General Manager of Toronto Nationals Lacrosse. "By signing Gary Gait we have added one of the most respected people in the industry to our organization."
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Two of the top-three scoring offenses in the nation meet up for a midweek game when the No. 3/3/3 Cornell men’s lacrosse team travels up I-81 on Tuesday to take on No. 6/5/4 Syracuse at the Carrier Dome at 7 p.m. The Big Red is riding a five-game winning streak, including a 13-12 victory against Harvard last weekend to improve to 7-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference.
Monday, April 6, 2009
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C.W. Post took it to NYIT, leading from start to finish in a win over the then top-ranked Bears, opening the window for unbeaten Le Moyne to be ranked No. 1 in this week's United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division II men's lacrosse poll.
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Not much changes in this week's National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) men's lacrosse poll, with top-ranked Onondaga holding the No. 1 spot thanks to throttling No. 9 Hudson Valley.
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In a thrilling early showdown between two of the state's top Lacrosse teams, Delbarton defeated Mountain Lakes 8-7. The final goal came from senior Alex White with only 1:31 remaining.
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In the wake of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team's 12-8 loss to Princeton on Saturday at Giants Stadium the Orange seems to have fallen back into the pack in Division I.
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(SU) expects a big crowd and advises fans to arrive early. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the upper deck on the south side of the field (behind the team benches) will be open. He said shuttle buses will be available for fans who want to park at Manley.
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Holley's Allyson Pisher scored four goals and added an assist as RIT snapped Nazareth's streak of 29 straight Empire 8 Conference wins with a 17-5 victory Saturday in women's lacrosse.
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Welcome to the latest chapter of "The Sorrows of Young Gallo," the real-life melodrama of John Galloway's very public maturation.
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Wait a minute. Hasn't this story already been written? That's what Ithaca College men's lacrosse coach and Irondequoit native Jeff Long must have been thinking Saturday after his Bombers dropped a 10-7 decision to RIT in an Empire 8 Conference showdown.
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North Carolina's women's lacrosse team got three goals and an assist from junior Kristen Taylor (F-M) and two goals and an assist from Corey Donohoe on its way to its eighth consecutive victory, an 11-7 win over Penn State on Sunday morning in the second day of the Atlantic Coast Conference/American Lacrosse Conference Challenge in Columbus, Ohio.
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The Titans scoring barrage was lead by team captain and the games MVP Casey Powell who recorded a hat trick for the third quarter and added an additional goal in the fourth for five goals and two assists on the afternoon.
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Neither starter Kyle Harer, who was pulled in the third quarter after stopping just two of Harvard's 13 shots on goal, nor back-up Jake Myers, who provided a game-changing boost off the bench, made the most important save for Cornell on Saturday afternoon.
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When the real games got underway, the Jordan-Elbridge girls lacrosse team quickly found a winning form.
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What would you do if you were stuck for 11 hours in an airport? It happened to UNC when they tried to fly to NYC for the Big City Classic.
more at the The Daily Orange
Syracuse couldn't find a way to score for 14 straight minutes. Twice. Pat Perritt attributed it to sloppy shots, lack of execution. John Desko said it was poor shot placement against Princeton's goalie.
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Kaillie Briscoe '09 notched a team-high four goals and three assists to improve her career point total to 303. She is the first Continental to surpass 300 points in program history.
more story at the Syracuse Post-Standard
Off to an impressive 2-0 start, upset-minded Fayetteville-Manlius will play host to perennial Class A lacrosse power West Genesee (2-1) in a showdown of strong Class A boys lacrosse teams this week.
Sunday, April 5, 2009
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Junior Halley Quillinan had five goals and senior Katie Rowan dished out six assists to lead No. 8 Syracuse to a 17-10 victory against No. 16 Loyola in Baltimore, Md. on Sunday, April 05, 2009. Rowan now has 137 assists in her career, which ranks fifth on the NCAA Division I all-time leader list.
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Cortland's Brandon Plank leads in Goals, while Thomas Grimm, Carthage, tops the charts in Assists and Points. Eric Burch, Cortland, leads in Saves, and Mark McAnaney, Westhill, has the top Save Ptc. at .769 (minimum of 15 saves required)
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The Utica College women's lacrosse team knocked off defending Empire 8 Conference Champion Ithaca College 14-12 on the turf at Charles A. Gaeatno Stadium Sunday. The victory marks just the second time in program history the Pioneers have defeated the Bombers. 2008 conference rookie of the year Tammy Kohanski netted six goals and added two assists to pace the Pioneer attack.
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Northwestern senior Hilary Bowen, the leading goal scorer in Division I, underwent an MRI Sunday morning after injuring her left knee two minutes into Saturday's 21-4 win over California.
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The Canisius College women’s lacrosse team used a strong second half to pull away from Manhattan on Senior Day, 17-7. The Griffs, who outscored the Lady Jaspers 10-1 in the second period, remain unbeaten in MAAC play with a 3-0 mark and improve to 7-7 overall.
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Battling the rainy and windy conditions as much as each other on Friday afternoon, the Whitesboro girls lacrosse team opened its season with a 14-10 win over Clinton.
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West Genny/LaSalle, Le Moyne/Bentley, OCC/HVCC, Ithaca/RIT
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No. 8 Syracuse goes for its ninth win of the season when it takes on BIG EAST foe and 16th-ranked Loyola on Sunday at 1 p.m. in Baltimore.
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Princeton University beat Syracuse University 12-8 in lacrosse at the Big City Classic at Giants Stadium on Saturday. The day featured 6 of the top lacrosse teams in the country with No. 5 Princeton defeating No.2 Syracuse the highlight of the afternoon. (Video by Chris Faytok/The Star-Ledger) (3:40)
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There was something going on Saturday at Giants Stadium that had never been seen here before. The sport of lacrosse had finally arrived.
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First-year Lucy Johnson scored a season-high six goals to lead the 16th-ranked William Smith lacrosse team to a 19-8 victory over Clarkson this afternoon. The Golden Knights scored the first two goals of the game, but Johnson scored three times during an 8-0 Heron run that put the visitors firmly in control.
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Kayla Best scored four times and Taylor Frink added three goals and two assists in leading UAlbany to a 17-11 triumph over Binghamton in America East Conference play on Saturday, April 4 at Bearcat Sports Complex.
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Senior attackman Ryan Smith (Fallston, Md./Fallston/CCBC-Essex) scored a season-high four goals to lead sixth-ranked UMBC (8-2, 2-0 America East) to a convincing 13-4 victory over Binghamton (1-8, 0-2) in an America East contest played at UMBC Stadium.
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Jon Leanos '12 was credited with a team-high four assists in the win. He leads the Continentals with 13 assists and 23 points this season. He also tallied a goal and is tied for first in goals this season with 10.
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The St. John Fisher College men's lacrosse team nearly-overcame a four-game deficit and scored two goals in the final 75 seconds, but failed to tally the equalizer, as the visiting Cardinals lost 8-7 at Stevens Institute of Technology on Saturday in a key Empire 8 Conference matchup.
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The chant was strong and loud from the visiting fans of Stevenson University, who bused down hundreds of supporters to cheer on their top-ranked Mustangs against fourth-ranked Salisbury University on Saturday night under the lights at Sea Gull Stadium. The Mustang faithful chanted "We're number one; we're number one" as the final minutes ticked off the clock in the 12-8 thrashing of the Sea Gulls.
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The Calgary Roughnecks used an 8-0 run to erase a 7-1 first-half lead to defeat the Rochester Knighthawks 12-9 tonight at the Pengrowth Saddledome. Former Knighthawk Pat Campbell stopped 30 of 35 shots to earn the win in a relief appearance.
more from the Syracuse Post-Standard
The 10 finalists for the 2009 Lowe's Senior CLASS award for men's lacrosse have been announced, and Central New York products are well represented on the list. CLASS is an acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School.
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Chris Boland didn't try to disguise the relief he felt after the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team defeated Albany on Saturday. "It's been a rough three weeks," the junior attackman said in reference to the Blue Jays' three-game losing streak. "It's definitely a big win for us. It's good to get on track again."
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It was 4-4 with four minutes to go in the third quarter as John Jay ran time off the clock on every possession hoping just to get into the fourth with a chance. The plan was executed very well and nearly worked.
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St. Anthony’s is apparently in search of chemistry on the defensive end after losing a couple of long poles to graduation, but Kevin Interlicchio didn’t wait for the Friars to pull it together. He was impressive, scoring lefty and righty.
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It was a busy day indeed here at LexLessons.com as we were on hand for no less than four big showdowns today, providing scoring updates and analysis every step of the way.
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The most significant lacrosse game of the local college season went to third-ranked C.W. Post, which defeated top-ranked and defending Division II champion NYIT, 16-12, Saturday. The victory came before a crowd of alumni and fans at Hickox Field as Post celebrated its 50th anniversary of the sport.
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Not even the elements could slow down the Le Moyne Dolphins. With temperatures in the low 30s, a brisk wind and a mixture of snow and rain drizzling throughout the game, second-ranked Le Moyne beat seventh-ranked Bentley 11-3 on Saturday afternoon at the Thomas J. Niland Athletic Complex. "The field conditions had a huge impact (on the game)," Le Moyne coach Dan Sheehan said. "Offensively it was hard to get into any flow because you couldn't move."
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Plagued by poor shooting all afternoon, defending state Class A boys lacrosse champion West Genesee gave up the last four goals of the game and dropped a 7-3 non-league decision to LaSalle College High from Pennsylvania in near-freezing weather at Camillus on Saturday.
more story at the Syracuse Post-Standard
The sequence defined the day for the Syracuse University lacrosse team. A bad day.

The No. 2 Orange, playing catch-up the entire game against No. 5 Princeton, had pulled within 7-6 late in the third quarter on Pat Perritt's second goal of the game and had a one-minute man-up due to a Princeton slashing penalty. It was a golden opportunity for Syracuse, which entered the game with the most potent man-up unit in Division I (16-for-24). Princeton's man-down defense was not ranked in the top 30.
Saturday, April 4, 2009
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Senior attacker Brandon Corp (Chittenango) posted a four-point outing including the eventual game winning goal to lead the 15th-ranked Colgate University men’s lacrosse team to 10-8 victory over Lehigh, Saturday afternoon at Ulrich Field. The Raiders win secured a berth into the Patriot League Tournament for the fourth consecutive season.
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Head coach Dan Sheehan reached the 150-win mark for his career and the No. 2 Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team rolled over No. 7 Bentley University, 11-3, in Northeast-10 Conference action at the Thomas J. Niland Athletic Complex. Sophomore Jack Harmatuk (Christian Brothers Academy) netted four goals and dished out an assist for the Dolphins.
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The nationally sixth-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team outscored Potsdam, 8-1, in the second and rallied for an 11-5 win in the SUNYAC opener for both teams. The Red Dragons improved to 7-1 with the win, while the Bears fell to 3-4.
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Colgate netted four in the opening moments and never looked back in a convincing 20-3 triumph over visiting Lafayette in a Patriot League women’s lacrosse clash, on a windy and snowy Saturday afternoon at Tyler’s Field.
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The No. 3/4 Cornell University men’s lacrosse erased a four-goal deficit to defeat No. 13/17 Harvard, 13-12, this afternoon on Schoellkopf Field. Despite not holding a lead for more than 44 minutes during the contest, the Big Red managed to take the 12-11 advantage early in the fourth quarter and Andrew MacDonald blocked a last second Crimson shot as Cornell hung on for the victory.
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The Hobart lacrosse team outshot host Penn State 45-37, but senior goalie Drew Adams made a career-high 24 saves to lead the Nittany Lions to a 10-8 ECAC Lacrosse League victory this afternoon.
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Army sophomore attackman Jeremy Boltus (B'ville) had two goals and an assist, while senior attackman Jason Peyer added a goal and two assists, but it was Bucknell taking an 8-6 victory in Patriot League lacrosse action, Saturday at Michie Stadium.
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Chris Boland didn't try to disguise the relief he felt after the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team defeated Albany on Saturday. "It's been a rough three weeks," the junior attackman said in reference to the Blue Jays' three-game losing streak. "It's definitely a big win for us. It's good to get on track again."
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Bill Tierney stood on the sideline and laughed to himself. He was watching his nephew, Seth, coach Hofstra to a signature 9-7 victory over his Princeton Tigers by taking the air out of the ball. "What goes around comes around," Tierney recalled thinking to himself.
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For the Bees, Colgate University-bound senior attacker Quincey Spagnoletti led the way with four goals and an assist. Jennifer Fabian added three goals and an assist and Kara Moschetti tallied three goals. . . For C-NS (0-1), Tori Praino netted five goals and Ashley Waldron added four goals and an assist.
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Riley Lasda, Evan Thomas and Joe Bucci each recorded hat tricks and Ithaca took control in the second half for a 17-7 victory over Horseheads in a Section 4 boys lacrosse game Friday.
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Senior Bruce Nechanicky (Montgomery Village, Md.) led Navy with three goals and an assist, while classmates Tommy Phelan (Towson, Md.) and Andy Tormey (CBA) anchored a defensive effort that held Maryland to a season-low four goals as the No. 17 Navy men's lacrosse team (8-3) earned a 10-4 victory over No. 8 Maryland (6-4) Friday night in front of 15,109 fans at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
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Junior Molly Fitzgerald and first-year Lucy Johnson netted four goals apiece to lead the 16th-ranked William Smith lacrosse team to a 16-6 Liberty League win over St. Lawrence today. The Herons never trailed in the contest and broke the game open with eight unanswered goals in the second half.
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No. 3/4 Cornell looks to get some separation in the Ivy League standings on Saturday as it plays host to No. 13/17 Harvard in a battle of conference unbeatens on Schoellkopf Field at 1 p.m.
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Hamilton College recovered from an early 3-0 deficit to cruise to a 21-7 Liberty League win at Clarkson University on April 3.
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Knighthawks leading Mammoth 7-4 as this editon is uploaded
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Whitesboro girls varsity lacrosse team picked up a win against Clinton at Whitesboro High School Friday afternoon winning 14-10.
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Brooks pumped in four goals during Irondequoit's 11-6 win over Penfield Saturday, giving him five for the season. Leonhard scored five goals and had an assist for Penfield, a 12-10 winner over Penn Yan.
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The best part of yesterday’s game between Yorktown and Rye was the postgame reunion of players who teamed up at the Empire State Games over the summer.

While teammates collected their belongings and headed for the bus or the locker room, some of the fiercest competitors in Section 1 stood on the sideline needling each other for nearly five minutes. It was refreshing to see rivals become friends again when the game was over.
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Perennial powers Syracuse and Princeton will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 at Giants Stadium in New Jersey as part of the inaugural Big City Classic presented by Inside Lacrosse. The game between the Orange and Tigers is the centerpiece of the tripleheader which also features Virginia-North Carolina (12 p.m.) and Hofstra-Delaware (5 p.m.).
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Shawn Evans scored three goals in the fourth quarter to help the Rochester Knighthawks claim their first road win of the season, a 12-8 decision over Colorado on Friday evening in a National Lacrosse League game in Denver.
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Dominating play from the start, West Genesee netted its first two shots and then rolled to a 13-3 boys lacrosse victory over touring Mercer Island on Thursday night before nearly 1,000 onlookers in Camillus.
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Orchard Park’s Jeff Tundo scored the winning goal as time expired as the defending Section VI boys lacrosse champions came from three goals down to beat visiting Canandaigua, 5-4, Friday night. The game was a rematch of last year’s Far West Regional, which Canandaigua won by 11-5.
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In the longest game in program history, No. 8 Syracuse lost to No. 6 Georgetown, 11-10, in four overtimes on Friday, April 3 in Washington D.C. It is the Orange’s first loss against a BIG EAST opponent in regular-season play since its conference opener against the Hoyas in 2007.
Friday, April 3, 2009
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A wide array of multimedia opportunities will be available for fans to follow along with during Saturday's game. Fans can watch the game live via the Knight Vision broadcast, or follow along with the live statistics. The Army Athletic Communications staff will also provide a live blog during the game.
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The sixth-ranked UMBC men s lacrosse team (7-2, 1-0) hosts Binghamton (1-7, 0-1) on Saturday night at UMBC Stadium, starting a string of four consecutive America East contests to close the 2009 regular season. Opening face off is set for 7:35 p.m. and the game is being broadcast on Fox 1370 Sports (www.fox1370.com) and streamed live on www.umbcretrievers.tv.
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The leading contenders in Section 1 Class B both came away with big wins today.
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Scrimmage with Akwesasne- Saturday, April 11 at 7:30.
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It turns out that Jenkinson took all 11 draws and won 10 of them. A corrected box score was eventually released. Desko said the performance earned the junior more playing time, beginning with No. 2 Syracuse's 2:30 p.m. game vs. No. 5 Princeton on Saturday at Giants Stadium.
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Onondaga Community College women's lacrosse coach Amy Spin is having a hard time containing her excitement. Spin has every reason to be jazzed about the start to her program's inaugural season. Last weekend, in its junior-college debut, OCC defeated second-ranked Anne Arundel Community College of Maryland. The Lazers followed that up by beating top-ranked and defending NJCAA champ CCBC-Catonsville in Maryland.
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Jeff Tambroni, the head coach of the Cornell men's lacrosse team, said nobody liked where the team stood following its fall scrimmage against Navy in Annapolis. He and his Big Red players are feeling better about themselves these days. For now, at least. "We're happy with where we are," Tambroni said, "but there is a tough stretch ahead. Now, we really find out where we are."
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John Desko stopped himself mid-sentence. The Syracuse men's lacrosse head coach had just called faceoff specialist Gavin Jenkinson a senior, but he paused to ask an SU Athletics official Jenkinson's class standing.
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Pat Perritt knows a thing or two about redemption. He can tell you all about physical pain and mental anguish, a good measure of it self-induced. He can also assure you there is a second chance if you want it badly enough.
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Evan Burley loves playing lacrosse, but even he admits there's only so much practicing he and his Canandaigua teammates can do inside a gym. The senior defenseman is anxious to kick-start the Braves' Section V title defense. If they were looking for a challenging season opener, the 33 varsity members will go at it at 7 p.m. tonight when last year's class A champions play Section VI's Orchard Park, a fellow defending champ, at Orchard Park High School.
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The Quakers spent the past two seasons playing at the nearby middle school while a new turf field was being installed. The defending Section VI champs christened the new field with a 16-4 season-opening nonleague win over West Seneca East.
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Wins in Colorado, Calgary are vital if team wants to be part of NLL playoffs.
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The first game of the season can be nerve racking enough for any player, but throw in the fact that it’s your first game at the Varsity level and it’s easy to be stuck in a learning curve.
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Northwestern Ohio has never been a big producer of NCAA lacrosse talent. Junior midfielder Scott Loy is out to prove that belief wrong. As a sophomore, the Syracuse commit scored 40 goals and had 60 assists for St. Francis de Sales, a private high school in Toledo that, like most schools in the area, is known more for football.
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Don’t get me wrong, having all these games on TV is a luxury for which I am very thankful. But there are certain aspects of televised lacrosse that are making me aggro the screen.
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The Peabody boys lacrosse team sported wild haircuts Wednesday to build spirit for their game against rival St. John's Prep. Yesterday, they modified those haircuts to look more professional for the 38th annual Student Government Day.
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It has been five years since the team has traveled to New York for its annual spring trip, and coach Ian O’Hearn, who is from Albany, has been contacting West Genesee for years and was finally able to secure a spot on the New York lacrosse powerhouse’s schedule on Thursday.
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The network will telecast 11 MLL games this season, including the MLL All-Star Game, theNew Balance Semi-Final Game and theNew Balance Championship Game on ESPN2 and ESPN360.com, ESPN’s broadband content platform. All live games will be aired in high definition on ESPN2.
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The National Lacrosse League game against between the Knighthawks and the Colorado Mammoth will be televised LIVE on the Rochester Time Warner Cable SportsNet (Channel 26). The contest is a 9:00 p.m. EST faceoff from the Pepsi Center in Denver.
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. . . and who better to be our first interview subject than one of the top players in the region, Somers attackman/midfielder Joe Marasco, the eighth-ranked senior in the nation by Inside Lacrosse. Marasco is headed to defending national champion Syracuse. (4:49)
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At 6-foot-1, 185 pounds, he has good size and strength. And a variety of skills that he will eventually be taking to Colgate University. (6:02)
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The West Genesee Sports Booster Club sent Major Dennis Greco six Wildcat Nation shirts for him and his colleagues to wear on the warfront. Greco is a member of 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion of the Army Reserves in Mattydale. He is . . . the father of Nikki Greco, a West Genny lacrosse player.
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With Schmicker and Glynn unable to fill the void in face offs, Tambroni will probably turn to a platoon of Seibald, sophomore midfielder Kevin Raesly and junior midfielder Matt Sutherland. Raesly won 3-of-7 face offs against Penn, drawing praise from Tambroni. Sutherland won 2-of-6 against the Quakers, but 5-of-8 against Yale’s Kevin Disceplo, the 18th ranked face off man in the nation.
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“He was very quick to recognize last week that Loyola went to a zone defense,” Syracuse coach John Desko says. “He got the guys where they were supposed to be.”
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"Tony Seaman, who's the coach at Towson and a good friend of mine, 25 years ago, said, 'Hey, we should have the final four at Giants Stadium,' and everybody laughed at him," (Princeton Coach Bill) Tierney said.
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Freshman Lindsay Abbott (Onondaga Central) led the Red Dragons with four goals and an assist. Senior Danielle Torre (Massapequa) tallied three goals, freshman Jordan Miller (Liverpool) scored twice and sophomore Megan Clare (Shirley/William Floyd) added a goal and an assist.
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UAlbany (5-6, AE 2-1) led 8-5 midway through the final period, but then took control with three consecutive goals. Best, who tallied three or more goals for the seventh time this season, sent a free-position shot between the legs of goalkeeper Olivia Hatfield to start that run.
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Hartford (0-9, AE 0-2) took the nation’s 18th-ranked team to the limit and erased a 6-3 halftime deficit with five unanswered in the third quarter.
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Senior attackman Greg Gibbons (Baldwinsville) continued his torrid scoring pace by leading the Knights’ offense against Plattsburgh (5-4). Gibbons scored a game-high four goals and also added one assist. Senior Tom Ross (South Jefferson) added three goals and two assists, while Senior Brian Hoey (Auburn) tallied both of his goals in the second quarter.
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Adam Drypolcher (F-M) scored the winner with 29 seconds left as Brockport defeated Keuka 7-6 in men's lacrosse Wednesday.
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Blair Hanson (F-M) scored his third goal with 1 minute, 58 seconds left in overtime to lead Oneonta State to a 9-8 non-conference men's lacrosse victory over host Hamilton on Wednesday.
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The Orange takes on No. 6 Georgetown on Friday at 6 p.m. On Sunday, Syracuse faces No. 16 Loyola at 1 p.m. The Orange has posted an 8-2 overall record this season and is 3-0 in conference action.
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SU coach Desko says Big City Classic brings positive exposure to the game.
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With a five-goal, three-assist effort from junior midfielder Jon Hemink and a four-goal, three-assist performance by sophomore attack Ryan Yunker they upended Spencerport on Tuesday at its home opener, 14-9, to claim their first ‘W.’
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Who better to explain all the ins and outs — and ways you can improve your technique from the comforts of your own home — than our own Jordan Rabidou. A two-time all-American at Somers who went on to a successful career at Loyola of Maryland, J-Rab built a national reputation for his faceoff prowess. (7:33)
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US Lacrosse will select up to four men’s and women’s game sites from August 2009 through December 2009 and up to four men’s and women’s game sites from January 2010 through March 2010 in the following regions:
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I always find it ironic to see the same students that go to the gym three or more days a week drink their nights away on the weekends.
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Morgan Corso scoring three goals and Karlyn Tupper adding two goals and two assists in West Genny's win; For the Bees, senior midfielder Quincey Spagnoletti, who will play lacrosse for Colgate University next year, notched four goals and one assist.
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John Desko, the head coach of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, has confirmed that senior defensive midfielder Spencer Van Schaack, a team captain, will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury he suffered during Saturday's 14-13 victory at Loyola.
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Starting its 50th season of boys lacrosse, perennial power LaFayette opened with an 8-4 victory at Jamesville-DeWitt on Wednesday. Junior attackman Miles Thompson led the Lancers with four goals and two assists.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
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The 2009 Empire State Games suffered their biggest blow yet yesterday. Although officially no decision has been made on the status of the Games, executive director Fred Smith sent an e-mail to his sports chairmen that signalled his acceptance of their cancellation.
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Patricularly embarrassing was the turnout for the last home game, a 13-4 SU victory over Hobart on March 24. While more than a thousand Hobart students attended the game and cheered on their team loudly from start to finish, the SU student section contained no more than a handful of fans.
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Syracuse University will team up with lacrosse equipment manufacturer STX to sponsor “STX SU Student Night” on Tuesday, April 7. The first 500 students in attendance for the 7 p.m. Syracuse-Cornell men’s lacrosse game at the Carrier Dome will receive a free STX lanyard.
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I think that the point of all this is that lacrosse players, particularly those that care enough to dedicate their time and money to play in the MCLA for little more glory than the admiration and respect of those that care to join them, share a bond unique from that of any other sport and any other organization.
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Would the other members of the Big East like to play a conference championship? Of course they would. Joining a conference like the Big East will essentially ensure that they do not get in the NCAA tournament if Georgetown and Syracuse keep up their strong traditions, as it is unlikely that with only 16 teams invited that a conference will get more than two bids.
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While researching the players to watch in Westchester over the last few weeks, I noticed that nobody was sure what to call the consensus best player in the section. Most simply offered Marasco.
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The #2-ranked Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team continued their undefeated season on Tuesday afternoon with a 17-2 victory over the Assumption Greyhounds at the Multi-Sport Stadium. The Dolphins were led by senior midfield Brian Welch (Ithaca) who paced the team with four goals and two assists for a total of six points.
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About 2,700 miles away in the Pacific Northwest, Mercer Island is a boys lacrosse powerhouse, with three Washington state titles over the past five years.
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When Katie Rowan, Christina Dove and Halley Quillinan first heard they were all named to the Tewaaraton Trophy watch list, an award given to the top collegiate lacrosse player, the trio couldn't control their laughter in the locker room.
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Men's lacrosse team bounces back after dismay and tragedy.
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You might say Mercyhurst women's lacrosse coach Cecil Pilson is "perfectly" happy with his Rochester contingent. The Lakers are 8-0 and ranked sixth in NCAA Division II, and nine former Section V stars are a huge reason why.
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IL/ESPN analyst Mark Dixon stopped by to record our Editorial Podcast yesterday and we had some unfinished business to discuss, mainly about officiating. It started with us talking about how the officials who were under such scrutiny in the Maryland Virginia game will progress moving forward, but in the process, Mark (an official himself) and I turned it into a podcast about the basics of becoming a lacrosse ref. Hope you can learn a thing or two. (14:47)
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Brandon Corp (Chittenango) leads the nation with 4.56 ppg
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Conventional wisdom says the Niagara-Wheatfield boys lacrosse team is due to take a step or two back. After all, the Falcons did graduate a pair of all-Americans (Elijha and Emmett Printup) along with a two-time All-Western New York selection (Nick Melligan) that were instrumental in turning the program into a Section VI power. N-W coach Vince Schiffert and his squad doesn’t believe in conventional wisdom.
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Freshman Lindsay Abbott (Onondaga Central) scored a career-best eight points on a career-high six goals and two assists to lead the nationally 14th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team to a 17-6 victory versus Geneseo in the SUNYAC opener for both teams. The Red Dragons improved to 3-4 overall, while the Knights dropped to 2-2.
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SUNY Cortland senior attacker Danielle Torre (Massapequa) has been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week for the week ending March 29.
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Cortland sophomore midfielder Chris DeLuca (Sayville) and senior goalie Matt Hipenbecker (Mountain Lakes, NJ) have been selected as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men’s Lacrosse Player and Goalkeeper of the Week, respectively, for the week ending March 29.
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Players must submit their signed contracts by 5 PM ET, April 1, in order to play in the 2009 Major League Lacrosse season.


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