February 2009 Archives



Saturday, February 28, 2009
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from Hobart Athletics:
Hobart won all of the game's statistical battles, winning more faceoffs (10-8), picking up more ground balls (29-26), and taking more shots (31-19). The Statesmen were 2-of-3 on the extra-man, while Providence was 2-of-5.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
Sophomores Matt Chadderdon (Auburn) and Jack Harmatuk (Christian Brothers Academy) each scored four goals in the win.
from Cortland Athletics:
The nationally third-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team opened its season with a 15-7 win versus 18th-ranked Western New England College Saturday afternoon at John Jay High School in Cross River, N.Y.
from Cornell Athletics:
Freshman Katie Kirk's goal with 2:10 remaining in the fourth overtime period capped an amazing comeback as the Cornell women's lacrosse team rallied for an 8-7 victory over Rutgers on a frigid Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field.
from Colgate Athletics:
Colgate will returns home next weekend as it hosts Holy Cross, Saturday, March 7. The game is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.
from Binghamton Athletics:
Colin Ambler had a goal and four assists, leading host Drexel (1-2) to an 11-4 win over Binghamton (0-3) on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference men's lacrosse game.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
The Dolphins were led by Rebekah Elmer (Syracuse, NY / West Genesee) and Michelle Phillips (Johnson City, N.Y. / Maine Endwell) with three point each.
from The Ripper Report:
Right now Tim Knab is probably getting the face paint ready and dressing the family up in their Knighthawks garb. For the staff, it’s the time of day (5:00 p.m.) where we all settle down with dinner from Subway from the East Main Street location. Chips and a tuna sub have become my gameday ritual.
from Ohio State Athletics:
Led by four-point games from Jeff Ryan (West Genesee), James Green and Mario Ventiquattro (Carthage) and 10 saves from Brandon Freeman, the Ohio State men’s lacrosse team beat Fairfield, 11-6, Saturday afternoon inside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. The Buckeyes improve to 3-1 on the year, with Fairfield falling to 1-1.
9:30AM
from News10Now:
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Julie Myers couldn't have imagined a better start to the second half of Virginia's 14-11 victory at Syracuse on Friday night. With the game tied, the Cavaliers held the ball for four and a half minutes without taking a shot. And when Blair Weymouth finally pulled the trigger, she made it count.
from The Ithaca Journal:
"I really like the direction that we're going in," Cornell coach Jeff Tambroni said. "It doesn't mean we're going to be great, it doesn't mean we're going to win a lot of games, but I do like this team and the direction that they've chosen to travel."
from Cornell Athletics:
The Cornell women’s lacrosse team will attempt to continue its one-sided series with Rutgers when the two teams meet on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. at Schoellkopf Field. Live video of the game will be available on www.CornellBigRed.com as part of the RedCast subscription service.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Like so many college field lacrosse stars before him, Joe Walters is finding out in his first season with the Rochester Knighthawks that the indoor game is vastly different than the outdoor version. "I think I'm still adjusting," the Irondequoit graduate said the other day. "It's pretty easy for these guys who have played box their whole life to shoot on a 4-by-4 goal, but being an outdoor player it's an adjustment."
from Inside Lacrosse:
ESPNU, Noon and 2:30
Early morning
from Syracuse Athletics:
Top-ranked Syracuse (2-1) rallied back from a five-goal deficit midway through the fourth quarter, but couldn’t overtake No. 2 Virginia (5-0) and lost, 13-12, in front of 16,595 fans at the Carrier Dome on Friday, Feb. 27. The Orange scored four goals in the game’s final five minutes, but the Cavaliers hung on to hand SU its first loss of the year in a matchup of the nation’s two highest-ranked teams.
from Syracuse Athletics:
Senior Katie Rowan and junior Christina Dove each recorded hat tricks to lead third-ranked Syracuse in its 14-11 loss to No. 4 Virginia on Friday, February 27 in the Carrier Dome. The game was played in front of 1,297 fans, the second-largest crowd to see the Orange play at the Dome in the history of the program.
from Colgate Athletics:
After falling for the first time in the 2009 campaign in its last outing, the Colgate women’s lacrosse squad will attempt to return to its early season winning ways as it travels to State College to face Penn State, Sunday afternoon.
Friday, February 27, 2009
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from Drexel Athletics:
The Drexel men's lacrosse team is in action on Saturday afternoon at Vidas Field. The Dragons host Binghamton in a non-conference game that begins at 1 p.m. The Bearcats and Dragons are each looking for their first win of the season.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
from The Chimes:
The men's lacrosse team looks to improve from last season in the SUNYAC conference. With the season opener less than a week away, coach Pat Yannarelli looks to guide his team to victory.
from Major League Lacrosse:
“Major League Lacrosse is eager to return to Stevens for our Collegiate Draft,” said MLL Commissioner David Gross. “With the New York City skyline in the background, the Stevens campus provides a perfect backdrop for one of our signature events.
12:15PM
from W. New England Athletics:
The Western New England College men’s lacrosse team meets SUNY Cortland in a battle of national powers at 2:00 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 28) at John Jay High School in Cross River (Westchester County), New York.
from Army Athletics:
The Army lacrosse team kicks off a three-game home stand, Saturday, welcoming the fourth-ranked Cornell Big Red to the friendly confines of Michie Stadium for a game to be played in front of a nationally televised ESPNU audience.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
The Orange lacrosse team has held opponents to fewer than 10 goals in 15 of its last 20 games. Last season, the defense allowed just 7.6 goals per game, an improvement of about four goals per game over the previous season. Assistant coach Lelan Rogers has a lot to do with the Orange's improvement on 'D.'
from Richmond Athletics:
Friend, a native of Canandaigua, N.Y., has built a decorated resume at Richmond. Friend returns as a three-time All-American. Last season she started every game for Spiders, while netting 53 goals and dishing 36 assists and earning a season-best 89 points. Friend was selected to the Team Canada roster earlier this fall.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
The Rochester Americans and Rochester Knighthawks participated in the 19th Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner & Sports Memorabilia Auction Wednesday night at The Blue Cross Arena at the Rochester War Memorial.
9:15AM
from News10Now.com:
The Le Moyne men's lacrosse team working out at Henninger High School getting set for its season opener this Saturday.
from Syracuse.com:
SU Head Lacrosse Coach John Desko came "On the Block".
from Colgate Athletics:
Fans can follow the game in threes ways audio, video or lives stats provided by UMBC Athletics. The Links are available on the Colgate Athletics Web site. UMBCRetrieversTV $4.95
from The Bona Venture:
For the first time in two years, a club lacrosse team will attempt to establish itself among the sports landscape at St. Bonaventure. After a general interesting meeting last Thursday drew 10 new players, the total number on the roster is now 22. Junior Pat King, who played a semester of lacrosse at SUNY Potsdam before transferring to Bonaventure his freshman year, said the passion for the sport and its growing popularity were reasons for starting a team.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
John Galloway, the sophomore goalie on the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, was beginning preparations for tonight's showdown with Virginia in the Carrier Dome when he received a text message. The sender was Adam Ghitelman, the Cavaliers' starting goaltender.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The proposal voters approved today will not raise local taxes. Instead, school officials said they expect to receive roughly $4.2 million in state aid, $1.575 million from a district capital reserve fund and $115,000 from money previously raised through events at the field.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
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from Syracuse Athletics:
The Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (2-0) hosts Virginia (4-0) in a matchup of the nation’s two highest-ranked teams on Friday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Carrier Dome.
from NLL Insider:
The nature, location and timeframe of the class are the latest developments in Jamieson’s lengthy transfer process from Onondaga Community College to Syracuse.
from Ithaca College Athletics:
Junior Nic Heckman (Sparta/Sparta, N.J.) scored three goals for the Bombers and seniors Kevin Bush (Arapahoe [Colo.]/St. George Island, Fla.) and Alec Siefert (Duxbury/Duxbury, Mass.) each scored twice.
from John Weaver, Baltimore Sun:
The game of the week is actually Friday night when Virginia travels to Syracuse to battle for No. 1. I am predicting that the UMBC-Colgate game will be more entertaining than both Face-Off Classic games.
from Orange County (Ca) Register/LaxBuzz:
Also under the plan, funding for high school lacrosse and roller hockey would be wiped out completely, as would all high school assistant sports coaches and the last remaining certificated librarians in high schools.
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from St. John Fisher Athletics:
The St. John Fisher College men’s lacrosse team jumped out to an 8-0 lead after the first quarter and never looked back, as the Cardinals posted a 24-5 win over visiting Medaille College today at Growney Stadium in the season opener for both teams.
9:30AM
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
There are arguably better Division I college lacrosse rivalries out there, but none is more evenly matched or fun to be part of than Syracuse-Virginia.
from Colgate Athletics:
The Raiders got goals from Colleen Bubnack (West Genesee) and Miller less than four minutes a part as both teams went into intermission knotted at 4-4.
from CitrusTV/ILTV:
From CitrusTV.net, Syracuse analysts prepare for the match-up against Virginia.
from Inside Lacrosse:
A game against Canandaigua (NY) Academy was tied in the final minute in 2007 when Penn Yan coach Brian Hobart called timeout and designed a play to produce the winning goal.
from NLL Insider:
Last week Jon Brand and I were discussing a couple of ways to boost viewership of the NLL and he mentioned doing a winter classic style game much like they do in the NHL.
from The Cornell Daily Sun:
The women’s lacrosse team took to the turf for the first time this season against Colgate yesterday. With the brisk night air blowing, there was some question whether the No. 16 Red would emerge tighter than how they left it last season: as the runner up in the Ivy League.
from Albany Athletics:
“We were fortunate but we played all sixty minutes,” said UAlbany coach Scott Marr, whose club had lost its previous six one-goal decisions, dating back to the 2007 NCAA quarterfinal defeat against Cornell.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Ask Sheehan to admit that this season's team, which will open at 1:30 p.m. Saturday vs. No. 6 Dowling at West Genesee High School, is in the throes of transition - the Dolphins bade farewell to their top four scorers after falling 19-13 to New York Tech in the Division II national-title game - and you will get this response:
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
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from Syracuse Athletics:
The Syner-Cuse student marketing group, in conjunction with the SU athletics marketing department, is encouraging all Syracuse University students to come out to the Carrier Dome to help set an SU lacrosse student attendance record when the No. 1 Orange hosts No. 2 Virginia on Friday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. Admission to all home men’s lacrosse games is free for SU and ESF students with a valid ID card.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Mark Wenham, a captain on the ‘83 team and Solomon’s roommate in college, talks about this weekend's events.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
His first goal as a Knighthawk was named the fifth best play of the week by NLL.com. McBride scored at 2:15 of the fourth quarter to give Rochester a 10-6 lead. He also added seven loose balls.
9:30AM
from the Binghamton Sun & Press-Bulletin:
Binghamton University's men were held scoreless through the first half and eventually lost 8-4 to Hobart in non-conference lacrosse on Tuesday.
from News10Now.com:
Video highlights available.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
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from The Daily Orange:
In less than four years, 21-year-old Dan Hardy says he's aged a decade. "It seems like everything is just going by so fast, and so much has happened," Hardy says. "Good and bad."
from JustLacrosse:
In Division I, Syracuse and Virginia occupy the top two spots once again, though Syracuse picked up four more First Place votes as those two teams prepare to meet Friday night in the Dome.
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from Hobart Athletics:
The Hobart lacrosse team doubled up host Binghamton 8-4 at the Binghamton Sports Complex tonight. Junior midfielder Tyler Cassell recorded his first career hat trick and junior goalie Max Silberlicht turned in a stellar performance in the cage to lead the Statesmen.
7:15PM
from Colgate Athletics:
After posting convincing victories against Stony Brook and La Salle to open the season, the Colgate women’s lacrosse team will face its sternest test of the year as it travels to face 16th-ranked Cornell, Wednesday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field. Game time is scheduled for a 4 p.m. start.
from LaxPower/IWLCA:
The Northwestern Wildcats, the four-time reigning national champions, sit in the top spot of the IWLCA poll for the third consecutive week in 2009 as the organization announced the poll for the week of February 25.
from LaxPower/IWLCA:
The Hamilton Continentals, the reigning national champions, swept all 20 first-place votes to remain on top of the IWLCA weekly polls, as announced by the organization today. The same 20 schools remain in the poll, with a couple schools shuffling rankings. The top four of Hamilton, Franklin & Marshall, Salisbury and TCNJ remain the same.
from Cornell Athletics:
No. 4/6 Cornell travels to West Point, N.Y., to take on Army on Saturday, Feb. 28. The game, slated to begin at 5 p.m., will be nationally televised on ESPNU, Time Warner channel 108 in Ithaca. In Syracuse channel 812(HD) & 108.
1:00PM
from MPNnow.com:
Representatives from the athletic gear company New Balance will be at Canandaigua Academy tomorrow, sizing members of the boys varsity lacrosse team for new equipment.
from MPNnow.com:
Rochester had one of the six charter franchises when Major League Lacrosse began in 2001. Only the Long Island Lizards and Boston Cannons remain.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
Statistically, the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team is holding its own at the faceoff X two games into the 2009 season. It is all head coach John Desko could have asked for at this point.
9:30AM
from The Daily Orange:
For her stubborn aggression, Bridget Looney was found tangled between bodies and sticks three games into last year; found between the Virginia women's lacrosse team's fortitude to add to its lead and her own refusal to give up.
from the Retriever Weekly Online:
The men's lacrosse team plays the lone home game for Retriever fans this week, but it's against No. 17 Colgate. Last year, the Raiders made it to the NCAA tournament after winning the Patriot League and are expected to repeat, as they were named the preseason champions.
from tonyblogs.net:
This is 10 year old Ryan Lanchbury of Burlington, Ontario, Canada. It's worth 2 minutes of your time.
Monday, February 23, 2009
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
This Friday, many players from 1983 will show up when Syracuse hosts Virginia at the Carrier Dome. They'll watch as Solomon is honored at halftime. Those teammates will gather again Saturday for a pig roast and silent auction at the LaFayette Fire Hall, with any proceeds helping Solomon and his family as they cope with his disease.
from Hobart Athletics:
Pedersen recorded a hat trick in his Hobart debut, sharing game-high honors with five points, as the Statesmen defeated Saint Joseph’s 12-7 on Saturday. He had a hand in four of Hobart’s five first-half goals, scoring twice and setting up two others.
from Cornell.edu:
National Girls and Women in Sports Day, celebrated on campus Feb. 21, drew dozens of girls in grades one through six to Bartels Hall's Ramin Room, where they received pointers from Cornell women athletes on crew, gymnastics, volleyball, lacrosse, rugby and more.
from NLL Insider:
Sometimes, a change of scenery is the spark that’s needed to break out of a slump. Craig Point is hoping that there is truth to that because after racking up 61 points last season en route to taking home National Lacrosse League Rookie of the Year honors with Minnesota, Point had only managed eight points in the Swarm’s first four games this season.
2:15PM
from Major League Lacrosse:
Following recent announcements regarding team locations and expanded pre-season rosters, MLL has made the decision to allow an additional registration period to encourage participation by athletes in local markets who may have missed the previous registration period.
from Cornell Athletics:
The Cornell women’s lacrosse team opens the 2009 season when it meets unbeaten and reigning Patriot League foe Colgate on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. at Schoellkopf Field. Live video of the game will be available on www.CornellBigRed.com as part of the RedCast subscription service.
2:15PM
from Inside Lacrosse:
Diagnosed in September of 2008, Solomon will be honored at halftime of the February 27th game at the Carrier Dome between the Orange and Virginia as part of ‘Travis Solomon Day’. There will also be a fundraiser the following afternoon in LaFayette, NY for Solomon’s medical expenses.
from the Boston Globe:
In 10 weekly "Web-isodes," viewers will be able to follow the spring lacrosse season of Canandaigua Academy in Upstate New York, New Balance said; the documentary can be found at a special website - www.SeasonInTheBalance.com - and the series is scheduled to begin March 16.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
With the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team averaging 19.5 goals in its two games heading into Friday night's showdown with Virginia in the Carrier Dome, it is easy to overlook the Orange's work on the defensive side of the ball. That would be a mistake.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Division I men's lacrosse dodged the bullet in this case, but it's hardly over. With the current fears about the economy, and the very real economic challenges college are facing, this is almost assuredly not the last time we're going to hear about a school dropping programs in the coming months.
8:45AM
from Colgate Athletics:
Colgate University senior Kevin Colleluori (Bethpage, N.Y.) scored three times and freshman Chris Zielinski (Lancaster, Pa.) added a career-high four points in a 11-9 loss to No. 4-ranked North Carolina in men’s lacrosse action, Sunday afternoon at Fetzer Field.
from Hobart Athletics Athletics:
The Hobart lacrosse team used a five-goal fourth quarter to shake a pesky Saint Joseph's squad and post a 12-7 season-opening victory. Statesmen first-year attackman Chris Pedersen made the transition from high school to college seem easy, recording a game-high five points in his collegiate debut.
Sunday, February 22, 2009
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from Barnesphotos:
Courtesy Rich Barnes.
from Syracuse Athletics:
Junior Halley Quillinan tied her career high with six goals and senior Katie Rowan recorded a team-high eight points to lead No. 3 Syracuse to an 18-2 victory against California in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday.
from LaxPower:
Despite letting an early 6-0 lead slip away, the No. 5-ranked North Carolina men's lacrosse team made the plays it needed to in the third and fourth quarters to down No. 17 Colgate 11-9 before 1,122 fans on a sunny, chilly and windy day at Fetzer Field.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
The Crimson opened its season in dramatic fashion Sunday, as the men's lacrosse team toppled No. 5 Duke, 9-6, at Koskinen Stadium. Harvard led 3-1 at the midway point and never looked back as the Crimson earned its first victory over a top-10 opponent under second-year head coach John Tillman.
3:00PM
from Syracuse Athletics:
Syracuse, ranked No. 3 in this week's coaches poll, goes for its third straight win on Sunday when it takes on California at 3 p.m. Eastern time. The Orange notched its first road win of the season on Friday when it defeated No. 17 Stanford, 15-10.
10:30AM
from Stevenson Athletics:
Steve Kazimer (Henninger) scored a game-high three goals, including the game-winner with 3:21 remaining in the third quarter as the No. 5-ranked Mustangs held on for a 7-6 victory over Widener Saturday at the Caves Athletics Complex.
10:00AM
from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin:
It was the exact kind of start to the season that the Cornell University men's lacrosse team was looking for, and exactly the kind of start Binghamton University was hoping to avoid.
from Colgate Athletics:
Meghan Lawler (Liverpool) and Courtney Miller (Chappaqua, N.Y.) each tallied three goals as Colgate posted a convincing 16-1 victory over LaSalle, Saturday afternoon in women’s lacrosse action.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Don't let the results of Friday night's Syracuse-Army men's lacrosse game, a 17-6 Orange victory, fool you. The Patriot League has become a force in the sport.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
"Six games of trying to beat some common sense into their heads," coach Paul Gait said, referring to the league's worst offensive team finally coming out of its funk. "Our shooting was much better and our ball movement was outstanding. That's the reason the offense was sparked tonight."
from Inside Lacrosse:
Going into Saturday’s showdown between Denver and Albany, everyone was talking about a high-powered, offensive battle that would showcase two of the nation’s better attack units. They left talking about Denver’s surprise starter in the crease: junior walk-on Peter Lowell.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Jeff Ryan (West Genesee/Hobart) had three goals and credited a tough week of practice for getting the Scarlet and Gray ready. “Every day was like Monday but I think we needed it,” said Ryan, who started his career at Hobart before transferring to OSU.
Saturday, February 21, 2009
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from Lacrosse Magazine:
With 17 seconds left in the game, Albany attack Corey Small launched a point blank shot in front of the pipes that threatened to send the game into overtime, but Denver goalkeeper Peter Lowell made his final save of the afternoon and secured the win for the Pioneers (1-1).
from LaxPower:
"Adam Jones can play for any team in the country," said Tierney. "We're certainly not good enough to go into a game against a team like Canisius and think we're automatically going to win. This was a tough one, but now that it's over, we can look ahead to next week.
from UMBC Athletics:
Freshman midfielder Rob Grimm (Carthage) scored 1 goal and 3 assists.
from Ohio State Athletics:
No. 19 Buckeyes Came Out on Top vs. Bucknell in OT, 10-9
Mario Ventiquattro (Carthage) had a hat trick and two assists and Jeff Ryan (West Genesee/Hobart) chipped in three goals and a helper in the victory.
4:15PM
from Cornell Athletics:
The Cornell University men’s lacrosse team scored the first seven goals of the contest and never looked back as it defeated Binghamton, 18-6, at the Bearcat Sports Complex this afternoon. With the win, the Big Red improves to 1-0, while Binghamton falls to 0-1.
from the Baltimore Sun:
Junior attackman Ricky Mirabito (Chenango Forks)and sophomore attackman Ryan Schuler each recorded three goals and an assist as No. 17 Georgetown upset No. 3 Maryland, 13-10, at Ludwig Field this afternoon.
8:45AM
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Goalkeeper Liz Hogan had 12 saves, including seven in the second half.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
It was as simple, Army coach Joe Alberici offered afterward, as big-time players making big-time plays.
from Syracuse Athletics:
Top-ranked Syracuse improved to 2-0 on Friday, Feb. 20 with a 17-6 victory against No. 18 Army (1-1) in front of 4,502 fans at the Carrier Dome. The Orange trailed, 3-1, after the first quarter, but outscored the Black Knights, 11-1, in the second and third quarters to cruise to the victory.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
As if the Rochester Knighthawks haven't already been confronted with enough daunting challenges in what is turning out to be the most disappointing season in the franchise's 15-year history, check out what they're facing tonight.
from the National Post:
On the surface, launching a new professional sports team in a crowded market during this recession does not seem like a good idea. This recession, however, is exactly what made owning a new field lacrosse team in Toronto attractive to Stuart Brown.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Ranked No. 3 in Lacrosse Magazine's preseason Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Conference (MCLA) rankings, the Sun Devils were forced to forfeit games against UCLA and Oregon State that were to be held at Stanford last weekend - costing the program over $11,000 in unrecoverable funds - as the university conducted an investigation.
6:00AM
from Siena Athletics:
Siena took a 3-2 lead into the second quarter before giving up nine unanswered goals to No. 4 Johns Hopkins in an 11-3 season-opener loss Friday evening in Baltimore, Md.
from Binghamton Athletics:
The Bearcats jumped out to an early with 28:41 to go in the first half. At the 18:04 mark, off a goal by sophomore captain Beth Moore Binghamton took a 3-2 advantage. However, Denver dominated the rest of the first half, running off four goals straight that was part of a 12-4 run to put the Pioneers up 14-7 at the half.
Friday, February 20, 2009
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from the People of New York:
To: Governor Patterson and Commissioner Ash - We, the undersigned, believe that canceling the Open, Scholastic and Masters divisions, the Senior Games and the Physically Challenged Games of the Empire State Games is something that needs to be reviewed.
from Colgate Athletics:
The Colgate University men’s lacrosse team heads south this weekend for a pair of games against ACC rivals. Colgate battles No. 5/7 Duke on Friday at 4PM, followed with No. 6/4 North Carolina on Sunday at 1PM
from Ithaca College Athletics:
The Bombers finished atop the poll with seven first-place votes and 63 points. Ithaca returns 20 letter-winners from last year’s team that went 17-3 overall and won the Empire 8 regular season and playoff championships.
from Hobart Athletics:
The 2008 Hobart lacrosse season, the program’s 106th varsity campaign, saw the Statesmen compile an 8-6 overall record taking down a pair of NCAA Tournament teams along the way.
from Major League Lacrosse:
from Lacrosse Magazine:
A tumultuous offseason for Major League Lacrosse resulted in a windfall of news out of Major League Lacrosse offices Thursday. Citing economic difficulties, the MLL has contracted four teams and sent another to Toronto, where commissioner David Gross is today for a press conference unveiling the new team's name and logo.
3:30PM
from Dave Rahmen/Syracuse.com:
John Desko, the head coach of the top-ranked Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, was thrilled with the way his squad performed in the season opener, a 22-3 victory over Providence. That noted, he is not kidding himself.
from Hamilton Athletics:
Briscoe is one of 45 women on the list, and one of just three players from a Division III program.
from Colgate Athletics:
Class includes Baldwinsville's Quincey Spagnoletti.
from the NCAA:
The Division II Championships Committee and Presidents Council have approved a possible contingency plan for championships administration that gives sport committees the flexibility to introduce a “subregional” round if necessary for cases where all teams selected for regional play would need to fly to a single host site.
from LoHud.com:
Here’s a look with the team’s overall ranking in parentheses. Be sure to weigh in with your thoughts.
11:30AM
from Le Moyne Athletics:
Due to weather, Le Moyne's season opener today against Niagara at Henninger High School as been postponed. The game was originally schedule for 3:00 PM. At this time, a make-up date as not be determined.
from Siena Athletics:
The Saints are coming off back-to-back 10 win seasons. Last year their defense was ranked first in the nation, giving up just 6.25 goals per game.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
Kenny Nims begins his senior season with the Orange lacrosse team as a marked man. After thriving in the shadow of Mike Leveille, Nims is finally the main focus of opposing teams.
from the Syosset-Jericho Tribune:
Supervisor Venditto said the collegiate game will also serve as a fine example for the Town's young lacrosse players, who can one day aspire to further their education through athletics.
from CalBears.com:
California plays host to its first two home games of the season, when Albany (1-0) visits at noon on Friday, Feb. 20, and No. 3 Syracuse (1-0) hits the field at Memorial Stadium at noon on Sunday, Feb. 22. The Orange represents the Golden Bears' second straight opponent that reached the 2008 NCAA semifinals and the second straight opponent nationally ranked in the top three.
9:15AM
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Although it is not officially considered a transfer of the franchise, the Rochester Rattlers basically become defunct today and will be re-born as a new Major League Lacrosse team that will play in Toronto.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The graduation of Salisbury’s All-American attackman Matt Hickman will leave the biggest void for the defending national champs. Coach Berkman has said he wants a natural lefty and expect to see senior Stephen Krasco take the spot after a strong fall ball showing. At 6-1, 204 lbs., Krasco is a physical power-dodger with a style similar to Hickman’s.
from Major League Lacrosse:
Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, today announced their schedule for the 2009 regular season. The ninth season of Major League Lacrosse kicks off on May 15 when Washington hosts Toronto, the newest addition to the MLL.
from The Cornell Daily Sun:
The No. 7/6 men’s lacrosse team will open its 2009 season tomorrow at noon against Binghamton. The Red has taken on the Bearcats five times and holds a 5-0 edge against the team, but this will be the first game between the two held at Binghamton rather than Schoellkopf Field.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
Rochester Knighthawks General Manager Regy Thorpe announced today that the team has acquired 2008 National Lacrosse League Rookie of the Year Craig Point and forward Dean Hill from the Minnesota Swarm. In return, Rochester sends forward Aaron Wilson and a conditional draft pick to the Swarm.
from the Schenectady Daily Gazette:
Division I men’s college lacrosse in the Capital Region has improved so much in the last few years that both the University at Albany and Siena College have solid shots at reaching the NCAA tournament this season.
from Denver Athletics:
Last Saturday, the Pioneers lost at No. 5 North Carolina. The Tar Heels scored six goals in the opening 11 minutes of the game to take a 6-0 lead, and never looked back en route to a 20-7 win.
from The Chronicle Online:
The Blue Devils know it won't be easy to replace two of the best players in lacrosse history. But they're ready to try.
from LacrosseRecruits.com:
The partnership will help high school lacrosse players, particularly in regions where lacrosse is developing, to market themselves to college coaches using LacrosseRecruits.com’s innovative suite of tools.
from the Miami Herald:
South Florida is starting to reap some of the benefits of the lacrosse boom, with youth leagues popping up across the state. With increased access to the sport, high school athletes who might have opted to participate in the other spring sports, such as baseball and softball, are dedicating their time to lacrosse.
from Lake County (IL) News-Sun:
Ever see a zingo turn into a wormburner? Well, if you're at all curious about the oldest North American team sport, and one that employs those colorful terms, circle April 11 on your calendar and head to the Lake Forest High's football field.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
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from Inside Lacrosse:
Looks like an Orange hue will surround Toronto franchise
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from Cortland Athletics:
His first entry was posted on Feb. 18, and he plans on posting new entries on a weekly basis.
Frank's first entry
from Team Canada Women's Lacrosse:
Abbey and Amanda Friend, Canandaigua; Brittany Scott, B'ville/SUNY Albany; Kalley Greer, Hamilton '07; Head Coach Lisa Miller, Harvard(formerly SU); Ass't. Coach Patti Kloidt, Hamilton(formerly Le Moyne)
from Alfred University Athletics:
With two full recruiting classes on the roster, fourth-year head coach Jason Lockner feels his Alfred University men’s lacrosse team has the depth and talent to be a serious threat in the Empire 8 Conference.
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from Major League Lacrosse:
This new Toronto team will consist of an all-star roster that includes many familiar names such as Brodie Merrill, Colin Doyle, John Grant Jr., Gavin Prout and Jeff Zywicki.
from LaxPower:
Upstaters being watched: Syracuse 5, Cornell 4, Albany 2,
Le Moyne 1, Cogate 1, Army 1.
from LaxPower:
Syracuse has five players on women's watch list.
from Syracuse Athletics:
The game is a matchup of two of the winningest programs in college lacrosse as Syracuse (778 wins) and Army (700 wins) are two of only five Division I schools to boast at least 700 all-time victories.
from the Colgate Maroon-News:
A brutal three-game stretch awaits the Raiders starting on Friday, as they play teams that are all ranked in the Nike/Inside Lacrosse Media Poll. Colgate heads down south to play No. 7 Duke on Friday and No. 5 North Carolina on Sunday. Six days later, Colgate will travel to Baltimore to play No. 11 UMBC.
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from Inside Lacrosse:
Northeast: West Genesee #3, LaFayette #5.
from Army Athletics:
Fans will be able to catch all the action from the Carrier Dome live starting at 7:00 p.m. between the Black Knights and the Orange on channel 96, or channel 58 if you are using a converter box.
from Albany Athletics:
Lauren Schmidt had three goals and two assists to lead nationally-ranked Stanford to a 15-10 victory over UAlbany on Wednesday. Feb. 18 at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Professional lacrosse player and Syracuse University legend Ryan Powell is merging his two Portland-based lacrosse instructional companies under the Rhino Lacrosse name. The combination of Powell Lacrosse and Rhino Lacrosse offers today’s young athletes the best in camps, clinics, leagues, travel select teams and training.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Coach Janczyk is considering playing some offensive players on the defensive side of the ball. Sophomore midfielder Ben Engleman started to play some defense last year and impressed with his versatile ability. “He’s the one kid that can be our true d-middie,” Janczyk says.
from The Daily Orange:
Drew Marrochello never wants to look one of his coaches in the eye and tell them he is cutting back on perhaps the most vital part of their program. He does not want to have to tell them their recruiting budget is about to be cut.
from The Daily Collegian Online:
After suffering multiple concussions over the offseason, Van Arsdale has not played or practiced -- or even thrown a ball -- in a month, and said he thinks his lacrosse career could be over. The veteran attackman is awaiting the results of his latest MRI, but said he isn't anticipating good news.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
White, the sophomore longstick midfielder out of Cortland High, missed Sunday's 22-3 season-opening victory over Providence with an injured left ankle. It was taped, but White was walking on in with no problems Wednesday. White played in all 18 games last season and was instrumental in SU's run to its 10th national championship.
from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin:
Even with a young team that features nine freshman and 11 sophomores, Zostant thinks the Bearcats will be much improved this season.
from the Albany Times-Union:
University at Albany lacrosse player Garrett Pedley remembers his senior teammates crying and head coach Scott Marr staring into the distance. That was the emotional scene just moments after UAlbany had blown a nine-goal lead in a 14-13 loss at Maryland Baltimore-County in last year's America East championship game.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
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from LaxPower:
The Hamilton Continentals, the reigning national champions, remain on top of the IWLCA weekly polls, as announced by the organization today. The Continentals garnered 15 of the 20 first-place votes to rank first, followed by the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats, who faced the Continentals in the 2008 NCAA Championship final.
from Colgate Athletics:
Following its impressive season-opening victory over Stony Brook, the Colgate women’s lacrosse team will take to the road for the first time in the 2009 campaign as it travels to play La Salle, Saturday afternoon. Game time is set for 1 p.m. in Philadelphia.
from Syracuse Athletics:
The Syracuse women’s lacrosse team is ranked No. 3 in this week’s Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) poll and No. 2 in the Inside Lacrosse media poll. It is the highest regular-season ranking for the Orange in both polls.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
No surprise, Northwestern tops the IWLCA poll this week. The No. 1-ranked Wildcats earned all 20 first-place votes, their unanimous selection coming before they thumped Duquesne.
from Inside Lacrosse:
It sounds like it’s close to official: Major League Lacrosse is going ahead this summer with six teams. The league is back to 2005 size and we’re lucky to have that. So now what?
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from the Northeast-10 Conference:
The Le Moyne College Dolphins (15-2, 10-0 NE-10) were picked to finish on top of the Northeast-10 Men’s Lacrosse standings this upcoming season as voted by the conference’s ten head coaches.
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The Le Moyne College Dolphins (15-2, 10-0 NE-10) were picked to finish on top of the Northeast-10 Men’s Lacrosse standings this upcoming season as voted by the conference’s ten head coaches.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
In the bowels of the Pepsi Center, 30 minutes after an exciting Colorado Mammoth victory, Dan Carey stands alone. The most promising young Mammoth player is relegated to a nice suit and a worried expression.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
[A] night will be filled with prizes and promotions . . . the biggest promotion of the evening will allow one randomly selected fan the chance to shoot for a house.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Lacrosse Magazine Online's new "Gear Up" series puts the hot new products in your hands. Fill out the form below for an opportunity to win this week's featured product.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
The great debate continues. There's even a Facebook group dedicated to the cause . . . your answer . . . could wind up in April's LM. Each month's top featured responder wins a prize from adidas!
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from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
Alberici, an Auburn native, will have a large Central New York contingent in tow, and several will play key roles.
from TownTopics.com:
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from The Buffalo News:
State labor investigators have cited the Buffalo Public Schools for the hazardous condition of the steep metal stairs at All High Stadium that caused the death last November of Buffalo News sportswriter Tom Borrelli.
from The Valley News:
Fulton Youth Lacrosse will hold registration for the upcoming season throughout February and into March.
from Inside Lacrosse:
NDP Lacrosse is proud to announce the addition of high school girls’ and U15 boys’ divisions to the fourth-annual Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions, the club lacrosse national championship, and to unveil the list of official qualifying tournaments.
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from Hartwick Athletics:
Evans scored 104 goals and assisted on 55 others in just two seasons with the Blue and White after transferring in from Herkimer County Community College.
from The Daily Collegian Online:
Suzie Friedrich let out a cry on the Cornell team bus when she saw the familiar and towering structure in front of her.
from Cornell Athletics:
The Big Red travels down I-81 for the first-ever trip to Binghamton at the Bearcats Sports Complex on Saturday, Feb. 21 at noon.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Not even last year, when Cornell was tasked with replacing two first-team All-American defensemen in shutdown pole Mitch Belisle and goalie Matt McMonagle, has the Big Red faced such a massive overhaul project on defense under ninth-year coach Jeff Tambroni.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Inside Lacrosse learned from sources Tuesday that Major League Lacrosse is holding a meeting in Boston Wednesday to determine the re-allocation of players from the four contracted teams.
from Colgate Athletics:
The Raiders’ captain garnered the honor after posting five goals and three assists in the 15-11 win over Canisius. The eight points marked a new career high for Corp, who’s previous career best was six points. It also extended Corp’s scoring streak to 34 games.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
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from WHAM-TV:
A similar law is in effect in Monroe County.
from Hometown Annapolis:
Eric Kapitulik underwent a life-altering experience 10 years ago.
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from JustLacrosse:
This week Nazareth bumps Bowdoin from the Top 20.
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from Inside Lacrosse:
SU's Dove, Rowan, Quillinan in the top ten being watched
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
"Last year, myself and Mike had some great chemistry," Nims said. "Earlier this year with fall ball and the preseason, Steve and I are starting to get some of the same thing going. So, we both know each other's tendencies and it's something that'll get better every week this season."
from Inside Lacrosse:
Good things happen in threes. That is what the Salisbury University men's lacrosse team believes when the two-time NCAA Division III national champions take the field in 2009 with the goal of capturing a third straight title.
from JustLacrosse:
Army claws its way into the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com/JustLacrosse.com Division I Top 20 Poll for February 16th with its thumping of VMI, the 700th victory for the program. Bucknell made room for the Cadets as they fall from the Top 20.
from The Daily Orange:
On the 20-yard line, six defenders stood in a circle. They'd given up a goal. And as protocol, Lindsay Rogers would speak, as she always did, all about mistakes.
from The Daily Orange:
The future arrived Sunday at the Carrier Dome, a wave of silver helmets and false hopes. The Providence Friars spent half a quarter hanging with the Syracuse men's lacrosse team before being thrashed by a team with more talent and more scholarships.
Monday, February 16, 2009
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from Inside Lacrosse:
Cortland loses an All-American starting senior at every major position except for in goal. Ryan Heath and Bill Fuchs (attack), Adam Hyde (midfield), Josh Cittadino (short stick specialist) and Nick Bueti (defense) all graduated.
from Army Athletics:
Black Knight lacrosse fans are invited to take a closer look at Head Coach Joe Alberici's squad looking to snare the Patriot League Championship and a slot in the NCAA Tournament.
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from 'Laxidazical’ Ramblings:
Recorded before the Harvard scrimmage. (10:55)
from USILA.org:
from Inside Lacrosse:
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The new home uniforms are primarily white with Orange writing and very little blue. The word "Syracuse" has been moved to the bottom of the jersey.
from NLL.com:
Casey Powell starts at forward for the East.
from Syracuse Athletics:
The Syracuse Orange is ranked No. 1 in the first regular-season edition of the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) coaches poll, released Monday, Feb. 16.
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from Lacrosse Magazine:
Photos from John Strohsacker.
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from WAER/Syracuse.com:
Post-game audio report from Anthony Riccobono available (7:22).
from Le Moyne Athletics:
Le Moyne (0-1) opens its home schedule on Friday afternoon against Niagara at 3:00PM
from The Daily Orange:
Gary Gait had no doubts that his team would light up the scoreboard in its season opener against Le Moyne.
from The Daily Orange:
Syracuse head coach John Desko called the offense "patient" to start. But with 10 minutes gone and only one goal on the board, the Syracuse attack was itching to break out.
from NLL.com:
Tied 7-7 in the third quarter, the Titans took over the game with five consecutive goals, including three from Pat Maddalena, to end the third quarter.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
A much sterner test will occur Friday when Army rolls into town. This one was more of a pop quiz, and the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team aced it, defeating Providence 22-3 Sunday afternoon in its season opener in the Carrier Dome.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The Orange women's offense continued where it left off last year - scoring bundles of points. The second-ranked Syracuse lacrosse team opened the 2009 season by scoring five goals in the first eight minutes of play Sunday at the Carrier Dome and beating an outmatched Le Moyne team 21-4.
Sunday, February 15, 2009
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from Lacrosse Magazine:
Providence understood its only chance to upset No. 2 Syracuse was to completely control the possession. In a matter of seconds, that chance was eliminated.
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from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
Senior attackman Kenny Nims scored a career-high eight points on three goals and five assists and sophomore attackman Stephen Keogh added a career-high five goals as the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team overwhelmed Providence 22-3 before a crowd of 5,405 Sunday afternoon in the Carrier Dome.
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from Syracuse Athletics:
Junior Christina Dove had three goals and three assists to lead the No. 2 Syracuse women's lacrosse team to a 21-4 win against Le Moyne on Sunday, Feb. 15 at the Carrier Dome. Eight different members of the Orange scored in the season opener for both teams.
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Chris Burdick, the Cortland native who has been coaching the Providence men's lacrosse team for a decade, sees today's 3 p.m. game in the Carrier Dome against No. 1 Syracuse as the first step in a brave new world for the Friars.
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
On Feb. 28, a day after Syracuse meets Virginia in the Dome in a rematch of last season's dramatic SU overtime victory in the NCAA semifinals, the friends of Travis Solomon will gather at the LaFayette Fire Hall on Route 11 South in LaFayette to hold a fundraiser for the former goalie, who is suffering from what is commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
from Albany Athletics Blog:
It was a tremendously fun afternoon of lacrosse that gave the fans in attendance lots of bang for their buck. The day started at 12:45 p.m. with situational drills and then about an hour later, a five-quarter scrimmage was held.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Joe Walters might be a National Lacrosse League rookie, but the Irondequoit native realized the dire situation the Rochester Knighthawks were facing after the first quarter of their schedule was complete.
from the Marin (CA) Independent Journal/LaxBuzz blog:
Tyler Simmons (Belvedere) plans to play men's lacrosse at Hobart University, and Kelly Lang (Mill Valley) will play for the Cornell women
from Inside Lacrosse:
The performance today was strong. The midfield, usually the dominant Cornell strong point, was joined by impressive performances by the defense and the attack. Senior Kyle Doctor (Skaneateles) had a great performance scoring 3 goals. He scored the first goal for Cornell, as well as 2 goals in the 3rd quarter.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
John Desko says the time has come to remove the national championship rings and get to work. His players agree. Desko and the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team will get that opportunity at 3 p.m. today when they face Providence in the Carrier Dome.
from MPNNow.com:
The three other finalists were Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse, Olympia High School in Orlando, and Holly Springs High School in North Carolina.
Saturday, February 14, 2009
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from Colgate Athletics:
Colleen Bubnack (Syracuse, N.Y.) netted a career-high four goals as Colgate opened its 2009 season with a convincing 19-7 victory over Stony Brook, Saturday afternoon in women’s lacrosse action at Tyler’s Field.
from Army Athletics:
Army senior attackman Jason Peyer scored a career-high six goals, while sophomore attackman Jeremy Boltus (B'ville) added two goals and four assists to lead the Black Knights over VMI, 17-3, Saturday afternoon in the season opener.
from Syracuse Athletics:
Defending national champion Syracuse starts the 2009 campaign against Providence on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. in the Carrier Dome.
from Cornell Athletics:
The Media Guide contains all the most up-to-date information about Cornell players, coaches and staff, as well as facilities, history and records.
from Inside Lacrosse:
In-game blog and final thoughts from the coaches.
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from Colgate Athletics:
Nick Monastero (Bohemia, N.Y.) scored six times and Brandon Corp (Chittenango, N.Y.) added five more goals as 16/13th-ranked Colgate downed Canisius 15-11 in men’s lacrosse action, Friday afternoon at Tyler’s Field.
from Canisius Athletics:
Sophomore Adam Jones scored four goals to the lead the Griffs, while classmate Nick LoCoco (CNS) matched Jones with four points, registering a goal and three assists. Senior Justin Rychlicki and freshman Simon Giourmetakis both notched a pair of goals, while junior John Minieri (Bishop Ludden) and freshman Jimmy Haney (CNS) each added a goal.
from the Corning Leader:
Warner becomes the third member of the Trojans squad to join a Div. I program – following teammates Mitch Keefer and Matt Tobia, who chose Delaware.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Grant Catalino (Webster-Schroeder), Dan Groot (Canandaigua) and Travis Reed each scored twice and added a pair of assists to lead the third-ranked Maryland men’s lacrosse team to a 18-3 victory over Presbyterian in the opening contest of the Wounded Warrior Project’s “Face Off for a Cause” fundraising event.
from the Baltimore Sun:
In the span of about two months beginning in May, the Buckeyes bid farewell to a talent-laden senior class, absorbed the departure of the most successful head coach in the program's history and watched an honorable-mention All-America midfielder transfer to another DivisionI school.
from US Lacrosse:
The US Lacrosse U-13 National Youth Festival will take place June 12-14 in King’s Island, Ohio. The US Lacrosse U-15 National Youth Festival will take place June 19-21 in Lake George, N.Y. Both events are expected to fill quickly.
from Inside Lacrosse:
When Markova McPherson walks through his South Bronx neighborhood with a lacrosse stick, he gets some strange looks.
from WalesOnline.com:
IT IS a game of few rules in which you are allowed to hit your opponent with your stick. But despite its obvious risks, a fearless team of students are about to undertake a record game of lacrosse – for at least 12 hours.
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The Colgate men's lacrosse team knew it was going to face one of the most potent one-two scoring punches in the college game in its frigid season opener Friday afternoon at Tyler's Field. It countered with an even better one.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
The Orange is just one of three preseason ranked teams the Dolphins will take on this year. In addition to Syracuse, Le Moyne will travel to #16 Cornell on Wednesday, March 11 and #14 New Hampshire on Saturday, April 11.
from NLL.com:
The Knighthawks enter the game coming off a bye week. Prior to that, Rochester picked up its first win of the year by defeating the Toronto Rock in Week 5, 13-11.
Friday, February 13, 2009
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from Colgate Athletics:
The Raiders and Golden Griffins are facing off for the 13th time in the two teams’ histories with Colgate owning a 12-0 advantage. Colgate won an overtime thriller, 12-11, last season at Canisius.
from WAER:
This Saturday Sportsnight takes an in-depth look at the 2009 Syracuse men's lacrosse team. Sportsnight airs every Saturday from 8-9 p.m. on WAER 88.3FM.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
by Lacrosse Magazine Online Staff
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from Army Athletics:
Some might assume the cupboard will be a bit bare for Army lacrosse coach Joe Alberici heading into the 2009 season and this Saturday's season opener versus VMI at 12:00 p.m. at Michie Stadium.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The University of Delaware will webcast its first-ever live men’s lacrosse home game on the internet Saturday when the Blue Hens take on No. 11 ranked UMBC at 1 p.m. at Rullo Stadium.
from Laxtown Blog:
Are you ready to learn the Positive Coaching techniques used by thousands of US Lacrosse coaches? If so, then join US Lacrosse and the Positive Coaching Alliance in a **FREE** Webinar on Wednesday, February 18th at 8:00PM
from the Boston Examiner:
Major League Lacrosse, based out of Brighton and home of the Boston Cannons, is in the midst of making some hard decisions about the future of their league.
from Inside Lacrosse:
For a pair of teams meeting in a month that’s generally more known for its skiing and the potential for Punxatawney Phil to declare there to be more winter ahead, the No. 19 Ohio State Buckeyes and No. 9 Navy Midshipmen are awfully familiar with each other.
from The Daily Orange:
Christina Dove is aware that the Syracuse women's lacrosse team's most prominent attribute is its offense. In 2008, the Orange led the nation in total goals and scoring average, notching 380 goals in 21 games and averaging 18.01 scores per match.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Here's a comprehensive preview of the 2009 Syracuse University men's and women's lacrosse season:
Thursday, February 12, 2009
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from Inside Lacrosse:
The Colgate women’s lacrosse team will open the 2009 season at home as it hosts Stony Brook, Saturday afternoon. The game is set for a 1 p.m. start at Tyler’s Field.
from Nick Roberts/Syracuse.com:
Gary Gait said team chemistry will be the difference between a good season and a great season. The Orange enters the season ranked No. 2 in the nation, and the coach acknowledged his goal is to win the NCAA title.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
SU (16-2) tied a school record for victories in a season and boasted the Tewaaraton Trophy winner in attackman Mike Leveille, the Division I midfielder of the year in Steven Brooks and the nation's leading faceoff specialist in Danny Brennan. All graduated following the season.
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from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
Syracuse plays Johns Hopkins at 2 p.m. March 14 in the Carrier Dome in a rematch of last year's championship game. These are the two independent giants of the game, soon to be one when SU joins the Big East next season.
from LaxPower:
While at Keuke, Kaczmarczyk was a member of the men's lacrosse team and played goalie for two years. As a junior, he had the opportunity to intern at Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, N.C., and worked with its Division II men's lacrosse team.
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from Inside Lacrosse:
The big news in Syracuse is that Jack Harmatuk, IL Magazine’s #49 recruit in the 2008 Power 100, has moved a couple of miles across the city and transferred from Syracuse to Le Moyne. He will be a major part of the Dolphins’ offensive rebuilding efforts.
from The Daily Orange:
Katie Rowan can't shake the thought of last year's failure in the final four. Heading into the postseason, Rowan, then a junior attack and one of the nation's top scorers, carried all the expectations of the Syracuse women's lacrosse team in the stick resting on her shoulders.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Gary Gait's busy life intensifies beginning Sunday, when the Syracuse women's lacrosse team begins its game schedule. Gait, the head coach at Syracuse, is juggling those duties with his forward position with the National Lacrosse League's Rochester Knighthawks.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Tim Pavlechko, the committee chair, was nice enough to carve out some time to explain the committee’s decision and discuss the tournament’s future, particularly how quarterfinal sites could be used to gauge interest in non-traditional lacrosse areas. He also told us to expect quarterfinal sites for 2010 and 2011 to be announced this spring.
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from the NJ Star-Ledger:
While that is not unusual for a toxicology report, authorities regularly release an autopsy's preliminary findings within a day or two, and it often includes cause of death. No reason was given for this delay.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Before players get the chance to compete in the adidas National Lacrosse Classic, regional teams will be designated by high school coaches January through June. These regional qualifiers will decide the 20 teams on display for college coaches and fans in July.
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from PostStar.com:
At the last meeting of the Section II athletic council, a motion was passed giving every member of the 97-school section a chance to vote on whether to overturn the state’s ruling.
from West Side Lacrosse:
“I just loved it there,” Norwich said. “I loved the campus, and I loved the coaches. They’re really nice and funny, and I just liked the atmosphere when I went there. It clicked right away.”
from The Daily Orange:
In the final game of the season against Colgate last year, Syracuse men's lacrosse head coach John Desko experienced life without Danny Brennan in the faceoff X.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Gilman and La Salle come back the consensus #1 and #2. West Genesee #7, LaFayette #11 in pre-season rankings.
from ESPN:
You are being called to RISE to the challenge at the Inaugural ESPN RISE Games at WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
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from WROC-TV:
"The city does not own the team so we don't have any specific interest financially but we do clearly as an asset to our community. The Rattlers have a great following here," said Rochester Mayor Bob Duffy.
from Colgate Athletics:
“Being ranked preseason number one is a great honor and a big motivator for our team to keep that ranking for the entire season,” said Colgate head coach Heather Bliss, who enters her third season at the helm of the program.
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from Inside Lacrosse:
The league has not issued any official word on the 2009 season, but in talking to sources this week, it appears that six teams will comprise this summer’s slate: Denver, Chicago, Washington/Annapolis, Boston, Long Island and Toronto. If the Toronto group takes Rochester, that leaves players on the Barrage, New Jersey Pride, Los Angeles Riptide and San Francisco Dragons without teams.
from CNYCentral.com:
The players certainly think SU can make it farther than it did last year. "I think we can just keep building on it. I don't see why not... I think each year we improve - you know, no setbacks - so if we can keep pushing hard at practice and everything I think we'll be on the right track" says Christina Dove, a junior.
from US Lacrosse:
Full-time: Director of Financial Development; Office Manager/Receptionist
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from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
The USILA recently released its preseason coaches poll, which has the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team ranked No. 1 in the nation. Insidelacrosse.com's media poll has the Orange No. 2, behind Virginia. A third poll, new this year and put together by justlacrosse.com, also has the SU No. 1.
from SUNY Maritime Athletics:
More than 150,000 troops are serving overseas and are away from their families. Cell Phones for Soldiers and Maritime Men’s Lacrosse team are calling on all Americans to support these brave men and women by donating your unused cell phones.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
"Kyle didn't come to Scranton to play bad D-III teams; he came to try and play the top teams in the country," said Dugan. "It's just delivering on the promise I made to the current freshmen and sophomores that, ‘Hey look, you're going to come here, we're going to build a top 20 program, and we'll play the best teams in the country.'
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from Inside Lacrosse:
. . . Ithaca Lacrosse Club earned the prize for furthest distance traveled, arriving from Ithaca, N.Y., earlier in the week and working on community service projects before the tournament.
from Diamondback Online:
Despite an all-freshman attack unit and a season-long goalie tryout, the 2008 Terrapin men's lacrosse team found itself on the doorstep of the final four.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The Turkey Shoot is a zoo. The annual fall youth lacrosse tournament in Ithaca features thousands of players competing simultaneously on several fields in a dizzying blur. Somehow, one blur caught the eye of Syracuse University head coach John Desko.
from NLL Insider:
Your conversation with just about anyone who knows Cody Jamieson is how the guy will do anything to win a lacrosse game, and that includes Jamieson himself.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
The Toronto Globe and Mail on Tuesday reported that details of the move may be completed by the end of this week. ''The league and our group are both very positive about the situation,'' Stuart Brown, a spokesperson for the five-person ownership group, told the Globe and Mail.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
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from JustLacrosse.com:
Several teams have edged up or down as the ties we had in our Pre-season rankings have shaken out prior to the start of the regular season for Division III.
from SportsFive.net:
Coach Wilson opens his blog for your picks on the top players Section 5 Boy's Lacrosse.
from CNYCentral.com:
Part one of CNYCentral.com’s exclusive two-part 2009 Syracuse Lacrosse preview. (2:25)
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Rochester Knighthawks hit the road on Sunday, February 15th for an 8:00 p.m. contest against the New York Titans at Madison Square Garden. The game will be broadcast live on WYSL 1040-AM and wysl1040.com. Fans can watch the game live online via the NLL Network at NLL.com and on knighthawks.net.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
On the Rattlers' reported move to Toronto: “I moved to Rochester. We won the championship with Rochester,” the Rattlers forward said. “I think it would be devastating for the fans of Rochester, but if the MLL can’t make it work here, then the next logical choice would be to move the team closer to where the players play.”
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from Cornell Athletics:
Fans of the Cornell University men’s lacrosse team will once again enjoy a myriad of ways to follow the Big Red this season as it looks to win its seventh straight Ivy League championship and return to the NCAA tournament for a sixth straight season.
from Syracuse Athletics:
The second-ranked Syracuse women's lacrosse squad held its annual media day following practice on Tuesday, Feb. 10. Head coach Gary Gait and student-athletes previewed the upcoming season as the Orange try to improve on its record-breaking season in 2008.
from Colgate Athletics:
Mollot will primarily work with the Colgate defense and will have recruiting duties as well.
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from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
In each of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team's two preseason scrimmages the Orange started a close defense unit of senior All-American Sid Smih, junior Matt Tierney and sophomore transfer John Lade. Defense coordinator Lelan Rogers told me not to read too much into that after the team's 10-7 victory over Harvard on Saturday in the Carrier Dome.
from The Daily Orange:
. . . Gait splits time between coaching Syracuse and playing in the National Lacrosse League this season. A head coach by day, as the No. 2 Orange that starts its season Sunday at noon against Le Moyne at the Carrier Dome. A Rochester forward by night.
from The Daily Collegian:
Filling in for Rob Forster - the leading point scorer for the Penn State men's lacrosse team the last two years - Toner scored two goals against the team ranked fifth in preseason polls.
from Inside Lacrosse:
from Inside Lacrosse:
Here is the first installation of my Top 25 seniors. It’s a very preliminary list which represents my opinion of a players’ value as it pertains to the pro level — value for MLL franchises in the May collegiate draft and beyond as a rookie professional.
Monday, February 9, 2009
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from News 14 Carolina:
"Once I was able to throw the lacrosse ball with my friends, it was just the best feeling,” said Aldridge. “Once I was able to wakeboard and land a backflip with one hand, you know I was amazed and that must motivated me even more to try things I didn't think I'd be able to try.”
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from Yahoo Finance:
Match play kicks off at noon Saturday, with the University of Maryland vs. The United States Air Force Academy. Game two kickoffs at 3:00 p.m. and will feature Clemson University and Florida State University.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
As the Diamond Lacrosse Invitational wound down in November, a coach announced the states represented by the 120 elite high school players gathered in Brooklandville, Md. One was greeted with a bit of confusion.
from JustLacrosse.com:
With several scrimmages and a few regular season games kicking off the 2009 season, defending national champion Syracuse remains atop the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com Division I Poll for February 9th.
from USILA/Inside Lacrosse:
from Inside Lacrosse:
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from WBNG-TV:
The annual John Mack Southern Tier Shootout raises money to prevent the deaths of athletes while on the playing field. John Mack was a student at Binghamton High School when he died from a stick check to his chest during a pick-up lacrosse game three years ago.
from CNYCentral.com:
With SU lacrosse winning its final tuneup 10-7 over Harvard on Saturday, there's been a constant ever since last season and that's the play of goalie John Galloway.
from LoHud.com:
Dan Kaiser wanted more uniformity throughout Hudson Valley Lacrosse. So the chapter president declared this year that all 300-plus coaches under his purview are required to participate in a training program conducted by the SUNY Youth Sports Institute.
from Great Upstate Lacrosse League:
As Rochester and upstate NY area lacrosse players continue to excel at the highest levels, it is apparent that there has not been a sufficient summer league opportunity for them to access.
from The Daily Orange:
Jovan Miller fired at the goal again, and for the third time, his shot sailed high without grazing any part of the net.
from LaxPower:
Casey Powell continued his bid for MVP this evening with three goals and three assists.
Sunday, February 8, 2009
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from Ohio State Athletics:
Post-game audio with Jeff Ryan available
1:45PM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Delaware dominated St. Joseph's, 13-2, on opening day of the 2009 NCAA men's lacrosse season. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.
9:45AM
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Sloppy start. Rough finish. In between, though, the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team displayed glimpses of the talent that propelled it to the national championship last season. (with photos)
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Section III also eliminates open sectional tournaments in belt-tightening move.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Cornell coach Jeff Tambroni, whose team has won at least a share of five consecutive Ivy crowns, thinks it is a great move.
12:15AM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
After Navy struggled to a 5-5 tie with lowly Virginia Military Institute in its men’s lacrosse opener at sunny Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium . . . Hamm took matters in his own hands. He won seven of eight second-half faceoffs to key the Midshipmen’s 13-5 victory over the Keydets before an announced 2,063 fans.
from Syracuse Athletics:
More than 1,000 lacrosse fans took part in a youth clinic as part of the second annual Gary Gait Laxapalooza in the Carrier Dome on Saturday.
from Syracuse Athletics:
The Orange men’s lacrosse team defeated Harvard, 10-7, in its final preseasonscrimmage on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Carrier Dome.
Saturday, February 7, 2009
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from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin:
The third annual John Mack Southern Tier Shootout lacrosse competition will take place Saturday and Sunday at the Greater Binghamton Sports Complex on Airport Road in the Town of Union.
from Syracuse Athletics:
John Desko wants to see better shooting from his Syracuse University men's lacrosse team. He wants to see who steps forward and wins the starting job at the faceoff X. He wants to watch the final stages of the competition for playing time at close defense, midfield and attack.
8:45AM
from The Ithaca Journal:
Cornell will host Loyola (Md.) in a scrimmage at 1 p.m. today at Schoellkopf Field, coming off an 11-4 season last year and a shared Ivy League title with Brown. It was the sixth time the Big Red has earned at least a share of the league crown.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
John Desko's concern at the faceoff X is rooted in simple math. The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team won four games last season by a single goal en route to its 10th Division I national championship. It did so with Danny Brennan winning two out of every three faceoffs he took, a percentage that led the nation.
Friday, February 6, 2009
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from Lacrosse Magazine:
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from Newsday:
Saturday's men's lacrosse scrimmage between Hofstra and Rugters, orginally scheduled to be played in New Jersey, will instead be played at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Hofstra's Shuart Stadium.
from HomeTownAnnapolis.com:
For most Division I lacrosse programs, making the NCAA Tournament and winning a playoff game would mark a successful season . . . Navy has additional goals, namely beating Army and capturing the Patriot League championship. Neither was attained last season and that prompted 15th-year head coach Richie Meade to conduct a thorough evaluation of the program.
2:45PM
from the Baltimore Sun:
Because the Inner Harbor is so close to the venue, Baltimore officials believe they deliver a better-rounded event than either Philadelphia or Boston. In 2007, they offered live music, free lacrosse clinics and a tall ships display to lacrosse patrons.
from the NCAA:
“In moving forward with Baltimore and Boston for the next three years, the committee remains dedicated to growing the championship weekend to even greater heights for our student-athletes, while remaining a family-friendly championship event for the entire lacrosse community . . ."
from Cornell Athletics:
The 2009 Cornell Men's Lacrosse Media Guide is now available to browse or download from www.CornellBigRed.com. The Media Guide contains all the most up-to-date information about Cornell players, coaches and staff, as well as facilities, history and records.
from Syracuse Athletics:
There will also be a shooting demonstration with SU women’s head coach Gary Gait and former Orange All-American and 2008 Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductee Tom Marechek.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
It's that time. With four NCAA Division I men's lacrosse games on the slate Saturday, including three top-20 ranked teams in Lacrosse Magazine's preseason poll, let's take a look at those ushering in the 2009 college campaign.
11:45AM
from Inside Lacrosse:
A big fourth-quarter rally and sudden death overtime were all part of the story as Florida Southern fell to Hartwick (NY) by a score of 7-6.
from CitrusTV/ILTV:
From CitrusTV, Syracuse lacrosse analysts break down each position for the Orange. (2:28)
from CitrusTV/ILTV:
From CitrusTV, lacrosse analysts take a look at which positions were vacated by graduation. (1:13)
8:45AM
from the Baltimore Sun:
There's a little more room on the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse bandwagon this season, and that's fine with the Blue Jays.
from the Baltimore Sun:
1. Can Syracuse repeat?
from the Baltimore Sun:
Switching places: Lacrosse players popping up in new places
from Lacrosse Magazine:
The Continentals garnered 18 of the 20 first-place votes to rank first, followed by Franklin & Marshall, which faced the Continentals in the 2008 NCAA Championship final.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
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from Hamilton Athletics:
Barnard graduated from Jamesville-DeWitt in 1990. He was a two-time captain and all-league selection for the lacrosse team. The team posted a record of 32-9 with one sectional and two league titles during his two seasons as team captain.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
Saturday's preseason game will be part of "Gary Gait's Laxapalooza," which will feature youth clinics, a shooting demonstration and plenty of music. The doors open at 11:30 a.m., and admission is free.
3:00PM
from NLL.com:
Powell leads the NLL in goals (19) and points (38) through five games, and is also fourth in assists with 19. His efforts have helped New York to a 3-2 record, good for second place in the East Division.
(Veltman) leads all rookies in goals (11), assists (15) and points (26), and has helped Boston to a 2-3 record in January, good for third place in the East.
11:45AM
from Cornell Athletics:
To raise awareness of Save the Day, the Big Red will kick off the 2009 campaign with its fourth annual blood drive this afternoon, Thursday, February 5, form 11:30am to 4:30pm at G10.
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from the UConn Daily Campus:
In November, she claimed that UConn provided "all the necessary resources to get better right away." Just seven months into her tenure, substantial progress has already been made. If the super-talented, 10 player recruiting class that has already committed for the 2009-10 school year was her first step, then signing Kiersten Tupper was step oneB
9:30AM
from Syracuse Athletics:
from Inside Lacrosse:
The NCAA Eligibility Center is an organization that collaborates with the NCAA and is “charged” with the job to determine eligibility for all incoming Division I and Division II freshmen student-athletes. This is achieved through the evaluation of high school academic records and by calculating the core course GPA with standardized testing.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Have an opinion? Post your comments at the bottom of the article.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
Knighthawks John Grant and Joe Walters, and Amerks Tanner Glass and Drew Larman will visit the Build-A-Bear Workshop® store location at 443 Eastview Mall (Victor, NY). They will join Schuhart in building bears and will also sign autographs.
from North County Times (SD, CA):
Nichols, a New York native, moved west after graduating from college in 1977 and started the lacrosse program at Point Loma High, which was one of only six lacrosse teams in the county at the time.
from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
There is no evidence the plant is growing anywhere on or near the land, said borough Manager Ambrose Rocca. However, the borough will probably have to hire a botanist to confirm the flower, which is listed as "critically imperiled" in Pennsylvania, is nowhere to be found.
from The Star-Ledger:
The service will be held at 4 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 1 Convent Rd., Morristown.
from U of Florida Athletics:
As a senior, LaGrow scored 24 goals and was named to the All-South Regional second-team for the second time in her career. LaGrow, who was chosen as a midfielder to the U.S. World Cup team, was also named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference that year.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
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from MPNnow.com:
The upcoming season could be the last ever for the Finger Lakes Community College women’s lacrosse team.
from Elmira College:
Always improving, the Soaring Eagles Men’s Lacrosse team will look to this season as a chance for a breakthrough in the competitive Empire 8 Conference.
from Elmira College:
Always improving, the Soaring Eagles Men’s Lacrosse team will look to this season as a chance for a breakthrough in the competitive Empire 8 Conference.
11:30AM
from LaxPower:
The NEAC will gain associate members in the sports of baseball and women's tennis, while the NAC will add members for men's tennis and women's lacrosse. The partnership, which impacts nearly all of the current NEAC and NAC membership, provides a conference championship opportunity for student-athletes of both geographically diverse conferences.
9:00AM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Four years after a runner-up finish in the World Cup, the U.S. team will head to the Czech Republic this June featuring an 18-player roster that contains zero players with World Cup experience.
from Inside Lacrosse:
This team has a ton of weapons returning after scoring just over 18 goals a game last season, starting with last year’s NCAA points leader Katie Rowan (142 for the year). Christina Dove and Halley Quillinan both scored over 77 points. This trio combined scored 12 of Syracuse’s 18 game-winning goals.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Max Seibald (Cornell), Matt Abbott (Syracuse), John Glynn (Cornell), and Brandon Corp (Colgate) make top ten.
from NLL.com:
. . . he is still on pace to become the first American in modern history to win the scoring title, as well as to break Gary Gait's single season scoring record of 120; Powell's current pace would leave him with 122.

REMINDER: Vote for the NLL All-Star starting lineups

from LaxPower:
The South of the Border Tournament will feature four international teams -- the U.S.A., Wales, England and Haudenosaunee. American college teams slated to participate include North Carolina, Duke, Connecticut, Georgetown, James Madison, George Mason, Villanova, Mount St. Mary's, Limestone and Longwood.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
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from myCentralJersey.com:
There is no page in the coaching handbook for the situation Pingry School boys basketball coach Jason Murdock faced on Saturday night. Pingry was scheduled to play at Bound Brook that night in the first round of the Somerset County Tournament. Crusaders coach Anthony Melesurgo graciously offered to postpone the game, and once all of his players had arrived at the gym, Murdock gathered them in the visitors' locker room to gauge their mood.
from the Finger Lakes Times:
The Monroe County Medical Examiner’s office won’t have autopsy results back until at least next week, and it could be a few months after that before toxicology reports are in, showing whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the weekend death of a Hobart College student.
7:15PM
from Syracuse Athletics:
The Orange received one first-place vote and garnered 365 points. Four-time defending national champion Northwestern was picked No. 1, with 19 first-place votes and 399 points.
from Cornell Athletics:
While many programs would lower expectations after losing six starters, including a pair of All-Americans and the school’s all-time leading scorer, the Cornell women’s lacrosse is anxious to start the upcoming 2009 campaign.
from LaxPower:
from LaxPower:
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from Cornell Athletics:
The No. 4 Cornell men’s lacrosse team opened preparations for the 2009 season with its first day of practice on Sunday, Feb 1. The team plays its first game in less than three weeks, as the Big Red will travel to Binghamton on Saturday, Feb. 21, to take on the Bearcats at noon.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
Some lacrosse tidbits while waiting for my weekly media opportunity with the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team on Wednesday afternoon:
9:00AM
from The Loyola Greyhound:
Although probably not nearly as monumental as the final games at the hallowed Yankee Stadium, this spring will bring along the final lacrosse games played on Diane Geppi-Aikens Field for the Greyhounds.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Senior As Danny Glading (30 goals, 35 assists in 2008) and Garrett Billings (36, 25) and sophomore MF Shamel Bratton (14, 4) missed the opening scrimmage of the spring on Saturday but are not expected to be out of the lineup much longer.
from The Daily Orange:
Dan Hardy faced a wide-open net. He shot the ball with noticeable force, but it cruised over the top of the goal post at the 3:44 mark of the second quarter in the Syracuse-Hofstra scrimmage Thursday.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
After giving the idea a thumbs-up in concept, Le Moyne College is seriously pondering whether to match its athletic ambition with cold, hard cash. Specifically, about $3 million worth, give or take.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
From June to December 2008, a dedicated group of individuals met to review the future of
Le Moyne athletics, particularly as it relates to NCAA divisional classification.
Monday, February 2, 2009
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from The Star-Ledger:
Autopsy results are expected next week on a 20-year-old Summit man and varsity lacrosse player who was found dead in a home near his upstate New York college, authorities said today.
from Clarkson Athletics:
The Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse program is proud to announce that it will be hosting its first lacrosse clinic under head coach Kathryn Durki on February 21st at Walker Arena.
7:30PM
from WHEC-TV:
“It's terrible. It's terrible.” Mike Aufses says he was shocked by the news of a fellow student's death. “I was notified by a friend around three or four on Saturday afternoon and I was just totally heartbroken by it.”
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
Heading into last week's opening scrimmages with Hofstra and Le Moyne there were seven candidates vying for the job - seniors Jake Moulton and Scott Kahoe, junior Gavin Jenkinson, sophomores Josh Knight, Tim Harder and Jovan Miller and redshirt freshman Tim Desko.
5:15PM
from Lacrosse Magazine:
US Lacrosse has announced the 18 women's players selected by the coaching staff to compete for the United States in the 2009 Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup from June 17-27 in the Czech Republic.
from ILTV/Citrus TV:
Syracuse lacrosse players talk about what they expect from their teammates. (1:04)
from Syracuse Athletics:
Head women's lacrosse coach Gary Gait will be a guest on "Bridge Street" on Tuesday, February 3 to preview this weekend's Laxapalooza. The show airs at 10 a.m. on NewsChannel 9 WSYR.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
The Rochester Knighthawks raised $1,764 Saturday night in their Jersey Auction to benefit CURE Childhood Cancer Association.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
For the past decade, Hamilton College has enjoyed the best of both worlds.
Noon
from Lacrosse Magazine:
We're all looking forward to the announcement of the 18-player 2009 U.S. World Cup team roster. Because of that interest, here's what head coach Sue Heether had to say about the selection process, verbatim:
from Lacrosse Magazine:
After watching busload after busload of Native American youngsters pour into the Native Vision Camp in Albuquerque, N.M., several years ago, Gewas Schindler and Cam Bomberry, both members of the Iroquois National World Team, looked at each other with a knowing glance.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Acting as pioneers in the venture to merge Nike’s SPARQ training with lacrosse, 31 high school players from Long Island participated Saturday in the first lacrosse combine of its kind.
9:00AM
from LoHud.com:
The concept plan Diven has pitched to the town features a 250,000-square-foot dome that would house multiple combinations of ice rinks, football and lacrosse fields, baseball and softball diamonds and basketball courts. The dome also would be surrounded by playing fields.
from Tom Ryan's Coach's Blog:
For those fans new to Indoor Lacrosse, the rules and more specifically the penalties can be a bit confusing. The game is rough and even violent at times. What distinguishes a penalty from a good play? One rule that has a bit of gray area is illegal cross checking.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The Orange have 52 players. The large roster comes at a time when a lot of college teams are cutting back on roster spots, in part to streamline practice and ensure that the players are getting enough work in drills. Navy, for instance, for the first time this year cut around 10 players — including a couple seniors.
Sunday, February 1, 2009
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from nj.com:
Miller Bugliari, the coach of Pingry's soccer team for the last 50 years, said the 5'11 Kimber dominated both the field and the court with speed, coordination and the ability to quickly master skills that were unparalleled among his teammates.
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from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
That true freshman midfielder/attackman Peter Coleman did not participiate last week in the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team's opening scrimmages is not a reflection on the rookie's ability but rather the fine line head coach John Desko is walking as he decides whether to redshirt the promising player.
from SUNY Cobleskill.edu:
Travis J. Solomon was born August 29, 1960 on the Onondaga Nation Reservation, just south of Syracuse, NY. He acquired his first lacrosse stick at the age of 5, a gift from his grandmother who discovered the abandoned midfield stick in an apartment she cleaned near Syracuse University.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Jim Nagle knows it is a calculated gamble. He believes his Colgate University men's lacrosse team can make it pay off.
11:00AM
from LaxPower:
He gained starts in 13 games last season and finished third on the team in goals (9), assists (3) and points (12) while pacing the Green & White with 51 in ground balls and face-offs won (85). He netted a season-high two goals at Providence (4/23).
9:00AM
from Inside Lacrosse:
Coluccini also seemed to mesh well with and clearly understands the benefits of OSU’s run-and-gun style. At one point in the third quarter of the Delaware game, he quickly delivered a pass upfield to a d-middie to clear, who then dumped off to sophomore attackman Scott Gerland, who finished for the score.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Virginia was without senior A Danny Glading, senior A Garrett Billings and sophomore MF Shamel Bratton. None of the three has a long-term injury, according to a Virginia official.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Rather than focusing solely on behavioral issues, this code pertains to several aspiration guidelines, including respect, fairness, teamwork, communication, conflict of interest and legality.
from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin:
Regular-season sports schedules will be trimmed beginning with the 2009-10 school year as result of action taken by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's Executive Committee during meetings Friday and Saturday in Binghamton . . . sports with 18 contests (field hockey, lacrosse, soccer) will be reduced to 16.
from Syracuse.com:
College officials are still awaiting details from police and have not been told yet whether the death appears suspicious or accidental, said Cathy Williams, Hobart's director of communications.
from the Finger Lakes Times:
City police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old Hobart College student found dead in a Cortland Street house Saturday morning. A Hobart and William Smith Colleges spokeswoman identified the student as Warren Kimber IV, a sophomore lacrosse player from Summit, N.J.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
A sense of familiarity returned to the Blue Cross Arena on Saturday night, and if you listened closely after the final horn sounded you could almost hear the announced crowd of 7,088 screaming in unison to the Rochester Knighthawks, "Welcome back."


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