March 2009 Archives



Tuesday, March 31, 2009
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Last week's #12 Gettysburg shocked the #1 Salisbury Sea Gulls 11-10 Saturday ending their 55-game win streak, their 87-regular season game win streak, and their 80-game home win streak.
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In Division I, despite needing seven OT's to down Maryland, Virginia remains a unanimous #1. In fact, there was no change until North Carolina swapped places with Johns Hopkins, with the Tarheels now at #9. The now #12 Brown moved up from #14, and UMass also climbed two places, from #19 to #17.
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Senior Greg Gibbons (Baldwinsville) scored 12 goals in two games this past week for the Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse team, including a school-record tying eight in a single game, as the attack man was named Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Week on Monday.
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Marek, who was a First Team All-America selection at midfield for the 2008 NCAA Division III champions, helped lead the nationally ranked No. 2 Continentals to three wins last week. She scored four goals, assisted on two others, caused six turnovers and picked up five ground balls in those three games.
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Christina Roa (Potomac, Md.) garnered goalie of the week accolades, while Maddie Kearns (Chevy Chase, Md.) was honored as the league’s defensive player of the week.
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Matt Abbott, Max Seibald, Brandon Corp, Kenny Nims are in the top five
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more from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
After winning the Section 4 Boys Lacrosse Conference Division II title the past four years - losing a total of two league games during that time - Chenango Forks will find winning a fifth straight division title to be a challenge this season. The Blue Devils are moving to Division I as part of a major revamping of the league, joining long-time division members Corning East, Vestal, Binghamton, Union-Endicott, Horseheads, Corning West and Ithaca.
more from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
The Binghamton girls lacrosse team enjoyed its most successful season a year ago, posting a 15-3 record and reaching the Section 4 Class A title game. A repeat of that success should be difficult.
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The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team averted a letdown with a five-goal rally over the final nine minutes Saturday at Loyola and remained No. 2 in the weekly coaches top-20 poll. The Orange (7-1) also held steady behind Virginia in Inside Lacrosse's weekly media poll. I have voted in that poll for several years now and have had Syracuse No. 2 behind Virginia since the preseason.
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Jensen noted the increased offense is due in large part to a stricter interpretation of the rules. The coaches were notified that the refs would be cracking down, but Jensen thinks they went a bit too far.
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Before the new season gets under way at Yorktown this afternoon, there will be a moment of silence to honor Brian Crockett.
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Knighthawks National Lacrosse League game against the Colorado Mammoth on Friday, April 3rd will be televised LIVE on Time Warner Cable SportsNet (Channel 26). The contest is a 9:00 p.m. EST faceoff from the Pepsi Center in Denver. The Knighthawks will be announcing the details for an official viewing party on Wednesday.
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This year's list includes some established stars in addition to some up-and-coming players poised for breakout campaigns. All 14 players to watch will be moving on to established Division I programs in the fall and their presence will likely be felt on day one. But until then, they still have some business to attend to as they hope to lead their respective high school squads to a championship.
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Though the circumstances, methods and participants may have changed, the end result – Skaneateles beating rival Marcellus in girls lacrosse – remains the same. Nearly 10 months after clashing with the Section III Class C championship on the line, the Lakers and Mustangs met up again Monday night.
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Whether it’s the spring or any other time of year, the work of the Baldwinsville girls lacrosse team never really ceases. Aside from the regular season, there’s a Star-Spangled Tournament to host in July and fund-raisers, such as the annual fashion show, that pays for the team’s annual trip. This April, the Bees are going to California.
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Cantabene also found players from overlooked prep programs, although others hail from schools that are well better known in the sport, such as attackmen Steve Kazimer (Henninger High in Syracuse) and Richie Ford (Towson High).
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A huge week from senior playmaker Katie Rowan helped Syracuse extend its Big East winning streak to 12 games and earning the senior Nike/Inside lacrosse Player of the Week honors for Division I
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Represented by 12 different states and all time zones excluding Alaska and Hawaii, the Bears exemplify the expansion of women's lacrosse-a sport no longer confined to the East Coast.
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The Inside Lacrosse Big City Classic promises to provide lacrosse fans an action-packed day as five of the current Nike/IL Top 12 teams will battle, including No. 1 Virginia and No. 2 Syracuse. For more information on match-ups, Giants Stadium, tickets, parking, etc., please visit BigCityClassic.com.
more from The Buffalo News
Some 62 journalists worldwide died in the line of duty in 2008, including Tom Borrelli of The Buffalo News. And thanks to the Newseum, the capital’s massive tribute to the journalism profession, they will not be forgotten.
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The Plattsburgh State men's lacrosse team looked to upset No. 20 St. Lawrence University Monday night. Unfortunately, for the Cardinals, the Saints outscored them 11-5 in the second half on their way to a 15-8 victory.
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The No. 1-No. 2 battle between Onondaga and Nassau lived up to the billing, with the Lazers notching the 10-9 win on a last-minute goal by Emmett Printup and holding onto the top spot in this week's National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) men's lacrosse poll.
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It looks like the Rochester Knighthawks just aren’t going to go away. Clad in pink jerseys for breast cancer awareness, Rochester beat Boston 11-10 on Saturday night in one of the closest National Lacrosse League games I’ve ever seen. Gary Gait took home game MVP honors with two goals and three assists, including a SportsCenter worthy underhand goal on Rochester’s eighth goal of the game.
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Can’t ignore Hurley’s 5G, 1A performance against Penn (a 21-11 victory for Cornell).
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Kaillie Briscoe '09 was credited with a game-high four assists and was one of five Continentals with two goals in the win. Briscoe leads Hamilton with 14 assists and 29 points.
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Hamilton College jumped out to an early 1-0 lead and battled to a 1-1 tie after one quarter, but the visiting Continentals eventually dropped their Liberty League opener against Rensselaer by a 9-5 count at Harkness Field on March 28.
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After leading the 18th-ranked Herons to a 3-0 record last week, two members of the William Smith College lacrosse team were honored by the Liberty League office this afternoon. Junior Molly Fitzgerald (Gould Academy/Sudbury, Mass.) was named the league’s Co-Offensive Performer of the Week, while first-year Lucy Johnson (Millburn/Short Hills, N.J.) was tabbed the Rookie of the Week. This is the second week in a row Fitzgerald has received the honor.
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Senior Katie Rowan has garnered her second BIG EAST Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week award. Rowan helped the Orange to two conference wins last week, recording a total of 15 points. In addition, sophomore Liz Hogan was named to the weekly honor roll.
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University at Albany’s John Carroll has been selected America East Conference Rookie of the Week in men’s lacrosse, as announced by the conference office on Monday, March 30. Carroll, a freshman goalkeeper, was chosen for the second time this season.
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NYIT continued to hold down the top spot in the Division II USILA Coaches' Poll, but NCAA runner-up Le Moyne gathered three first place votes this week to edge closer to the Bears for the top spot.
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The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) will host the 68th annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) North/South Senior All-Star Games for the second consecutive year at Harvard Stadium on Friday, May 22, prior to the Cannons game that evening versus the Denver Outlaws, Cannons Vice President and General Manager Mark Kastrud announced today.
Monday, March 30, 2009
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John Desko said he knew it was bad as soon as it happened. In the second period of the Syracuse men's lacrosse team's matchup against Loyola Saturday, senior captain Spencer Van Schaack took a crow hop toward the net and faked a shot. Then he fell to the ground in wincing pain Saturday. Play stopped. Teammates and medical staff rushed to his side.
more from The Ithaca Journal
John Glynn's season is likely not over, but his days as Cornell's primary faceoff man may be. Glynn suffered a fractured left elbow in a March 21 game against Yale, and sat out the Big Red's 21-11 victory over Penn on Saturday at Schoellkopf Field.
more from the Syracuse Post-Standard
Colgate attackman Brandon Corp is the two-time Patriot League offensive player of the year. He is a Tewaaraton Trophy candidate. He leads the nation in scoring, averaging 4.6 points per game. Such production commands attention, which often leaves Corp staring in frustration at two defenders.
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Fresh from a hard-fought, season-opening 8-6 win over Irondequoit, defending state Class A boys lacrosse champion West Genesee is facing another big non-league test when Mercer Island (6-0) of Washington journeys to Camillus on Thursday. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
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Senior Dan Casciano (Henninger) got the SHU comeback started with one minute remaining in the third quarter. The Pioneers kept the momentum rolling by scoring two goals in the first minute of the fourth as Billy Skelos (Lynbrook, NY) and Tim Russo (Lindenhurst, NY) netted shots to even the score. Bobby Rushton (West Islip, NY) netted his second goal of the night at the 12:15 mark to put the Pioneers on top, 7-6.
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It’s always a toss-up whenever overtime enters the sports equation. Nerves are on edge. Mistakes are magnified. Opportunities are savored. The Geneva High boys lacrosse team opened its season Friday night in the most dramatic fashion possible. The Panthers endured the most difficult defeat there can be.
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Junior Zack Craumer (Greenwich, Conn.) scored with 1:04 left in the second overtime period as the No. 17-ranked Colgate University men's lacrosse team beat Army 10-9, Sunday afternoon at Andy Kerr Stadium. The win was the Raiders’ first against Army since 2007.
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O.C.C's women's lacrosse team has played two games in its history, both wins, over the #1 and #2 teams in America for the JUCO level. The O.C.C. men meanwhile avenged a loss to Nassau C.C. who ended the Lazers chances for a 3rd straight National Title last year.
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The Onondaga Community College men’s lacrosse team moved to 4-0 by defeating Nassau Community College 10-9 at home Sunday.
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There were no surprises in the Carrier Dome Sunday afternoon. The Syracuse women's lacrosse team easily handled the less experienced Cincinnati team 23-7.
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Villanova University scored three goals over the game's final five minutes to sneak past the Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team, 13-12, in non-conference action at the Thomas J. Niland Athletic Complex on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Katlin Walker (Penn Yan) netted three goals to lead the Dolphins.
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Stevens scored six goals in an 11:50 span to break open a 7-3 contest in a 20-5 win over Hartwick College's women's lacrosse team Sunday at Wright Stadium. The Ducks, who are ranked 15th in the country in the latest IWCLA poll, improve to 8-0 and 2-0 in the Empire 8. 'Wick slips to 0-6 and now stands at 0-1 in conference play.
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Using an 8-0 goal scoring run, the St. John Fisher College women’s lacrosse team earned its second consecutive victory with a 17-9 decision over host Lycoming College on Saturday. Fisher improved to 2-3 overall on the year.
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Sunday, March 29, 2009
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In-game blog account.
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F-M over U-E, Auburn downs Vestal, and Chenango Forks upends Cortland (box scores)
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There were eleven games on an unusually beautiful March game day. Pittsford won a 6-5 game against Churchville-Chili, and Irondequoit won an 11-6 victory over Penfield, but the rest of the games were lopsided victories and six went into running time.
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Junior Christina Dove recorded five points and became the third player in school history to score 200 points in her career as No. 8 Syracuse defeated Cincinnati, 23-7, in the Carrier Dome on March 29. The win extended the Orange’s BIG EAST regular-season winning streak to 12, dating back to the 2007 season.
more from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
"Sometimes you have to win ugly," said goaltender Pat O'Toole, who stopped an open-look outside shot by Daryl Veltman in the final second of play to preserve the Knighthawks' come-from-behind 11-10 win in front of 7,329 fans at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial.
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The Utica College men's lacrosse team defeated visiting Oswego State 14-10 in non conference play Saturday afternoon at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium. The contest featured seven ties, but the Pioneers pulled away by netting four of the game's final five goals with less than 10:25 to go in the fourth quarter.
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Few would blame Manhasset senior attackman Connor English if he were unable to top the 73 points he put up last year. But Indians coach Bill Cherry thinks English just might, or at least has the potential to do so.
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One piece to the puzzle that is the 2010 Syracuse University men's lacrosse schedule was solved last week with the announcement by Loyola coach Charley Toomey that the 23-game series between the two schools, played annually since 1992, is over. The series fell victim to the creation of the Big East men's lacrosse conference, which will force the Orange to replace three teams on this season's schedule with Notre Dame, St. John's and Villanova.
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Oregon’s Ilsa van den Burg and Jana Drummond recorded five points each to lead the Ducks past Le Moyne 17-11 on Saturday at the Niland Athletic Complex. Despite hat tricks from Mia Valetta (Niskayuna, NY / Niskayuna) and Nerissa Barzee (Baldwinsville), the Dolphins fall to 4-6 on the season. Oregon improves to 8-3 overall.
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Freshman Joe Resetarits scored a pair of second-half goals, as UAlbany opened America East Conference play with a 9-7 victory over Binghamton on Saturday, March 28 at Bearcat Sports Complex. The Great Danes won their conference debut for the eighth consecutive year.
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Sarah Dalton scored six goals and McKinley Curro added four in leading nationally-ranked Boston University to a 15-9 victory over UAlbany in America East Conference play on Saturday, March 28 at Nickerson Field.
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Jeff Price (Honeoye Falls-Lima) scored three goals to lead host St. John Fisher to a 7-5 victory over Hartwick in Empire 8 men's lacrosse on Saturday.
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For most of the game, Loyola had all the answers for No.2 Syracuse. But in the final minutes, the Greyhounds had no solutions for Orange senior midfielder Dan Hardy.
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No. 2 Syracuse (7-1) overcame a four-goal deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat No. 15 Loyola, 14-13, on Saturday, March 28 at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field. The Orange outscored the Greyhounds, 6-1, in the final 8:06 to extend its winning streak to five games.
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Holly McGarvie had four goals and an assist and Princeton broke open a tight contest late in the first half en route to a 15-8 victory over Cornell on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field. The win extends the Tigers win streak over the Big Red to 22 games and improved the squad to 7-1 (1-0 Ivy), while Cornell fell to 5-3 (1-2 Ivy) with the loss.
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The top-ranked Onondaga CC men's lacrosse team has already defeated two top-five teams in its first three games of the young junior-college season. It will face another at noon Sunday when defending national champion Nassau visits the Lazers' new on-campus stadium.
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The 18th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team downed Vassar 19-10 this afternoon in Liberty League action on McCooey Field. The Herons remain undefeated on the season with a 5-0 overall mark, and are 2-0 in conference play, while the Brewers drop to 3-4 overall and 0-2 in the Liberty League.
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Sophomore Jack Harmatuk (CBA) tied a career high with four goals and an assist to lead the #2 ranked Dolphins over Saint Anselm 15-2 in NE-10 action. The Dolphins improve their unblemished record to 6-0, 2-0 in conference. The Hawks drop to 3-3, 1-1 in the NE-10.
Saturday, March 28, 2009
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Brie Moran (Little Silver, N.J.) continued her hot play with three more goals and Colleen Bubnack (West Genesee) added a goal and two assists as Colgate dumped Navy 10-4 in a women’s lacrosse clash between the top two Patriot League teams in the preseason poll, Saturday afternoon.
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The No. 17 Hobart lacrosse team led for most of the first half against ECAC front-runner Fairfield, but managed just a single tally in the second half, as the Stags rallied for a 9-7 victory at McCooey Field this afternoon. Fairfield outscored the Statesmen 5-1 in the second half.
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The Cornell University men's lacrosse team used a seven-goal second quarter to seperate itself from a pesky Penn squad before rolling to the 21-11 victory over the Quakers this afternoon on Schoellkopf Field. With the win, the Big Red improves to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the conference.
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Juniors Adam Drypolcher (Fayetteville-Manlius) and Brian Loeffler (Islip, NY/Islip) scored three goals each for The College at Brockport Men's Lacrosse team but Kean University scored with 2:11 left in the second overtime period to post a 10-9 victory in a non-conference game Saturday at Alumni Stadium in Union, NJ.
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With the clock ticking down on a probable upset of the No. 2 Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, the rowdies decided to turn their decidedly un-Jesuit college wrath on Dan Hardy, SU's 6-foot-4, 214-pound senior midfielder.
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Four different players scored two goals and senior goalie Zach Furshman (Miami, Fla./Kent School [Conn.]) saved nine shots as No. 16 Gettysburg ended the second-longest winning streak in NCAA lacrosse history, defeating the No. 1 Sea Gulls 11-10 in Sea Gull Stadium Saturday afternoon.
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Nicole Borisenok scored the game-winning goal with one minute, 53 seconds remaining in regulation as the Ithaca women's lacrosse team upended nationally 14th-ranked Cortland, 13-12, Saturday afternoon.
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Brian Carroll's left-handed runner in the seventh overtime lifted No. 1 Virginia over No. 9 Maryland, 10-9, in the longest game in NCAA Division I men's lacrosse history.
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Mario Ventiquattro (Carthage) led the way for the Buckeyes with four points on a goal and three assists while Justin Hayes and Joel Dalgarno netted a goal and assist each.
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A former Yorktown lacrosse star killed in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike early yesterday morning was returning home from dance lessons he was taking as a surprise for his girlfriend. Brian Crockett was 26.
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As the first full-length episode hits, we meet some Braves in the halls of Canandaigua Academy. With the Midnight Madness lacrosse event approaching, the team is starting to take shape and focus on the season ahead. Burley and Johnson get fired up by watching some of the greatest hits, hacks and highlights over at the Johnson residence.
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Baltimore - The season is only at the halfway point, and already John Desko and his Syracuse University men's lacrosse players are being asked the question. Can this team possibly play better?
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This story was published on May 13, 2006, in the Post-Standard. Crockett died early Friday in a car accident in New Jersey.
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Former Ithaca High standout Brian Welch has evolved into a pivotal piece for Le Moyne men's lacrosse coach Dan Sheehan. The second-ranked Dolphins are 5-0 heading into today's home game with St. Anselm, with Welch starting in the midfield.
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Welcome to the conference, Louisville. The Syracuse women's lacrosse team showed the Cardinals what they can expect from Big East competition Friday night, defeating them 15-4 at the Carrier Dome.
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The gauntlet, it is a-coming. With five of its first six games on the road, and its only loss in that stretch coming against the nation's unanimous top-ranked team, No. 3 Cornell confidently enters Phase 2 of its 2009 schedule today with a noon home game against Penn (1-5).
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In his first year as the general manager of the Rochester Knighthawks, Regy Thorpe has undergone some serious on-the-job training.
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Eleven different players scored goals as the women's lacrosse team opened its Liberty League season with a 17-8 victory over Clarkson University at Fauver Stadium.
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Matt Kerwan scored five goals, Matt Sharkey added a goal and four assists, and Bob Thomaris had a goal and three assists to lead the Notre Dame boys over Owego in a Section 4 Lacrosse League game Friday, 11-9.
Friday, March 27, 2009
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Senior Katie Rowan (Delmar, N.Y.) recorded nine points and junior Christina Dove (Bel Air, Md.) netted five goals to lead the No. 8 Syracuse women’s lacrosse team to a 15-4 win against Louisville in the Carrier Dome on Friday, March 27. The victory extended the Orange’s BIG EAST regular-season winning streak to 11 games, dating back to the 2007 season.
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The second-ranked Orange (6-1) hits the road for its second away game of the season when it squares off against No. 15 Loyola (5-3) on Saturday, March 28 at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field. The contest will be Syracuse’s third in the span of seven days. The Orange is coming off consecutive 13-4 victories against Hobart (3/24) and Binghamton (3/21), and enter the match with a four-game winning streak.
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The 18th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team defeated Rensselaer 17-10 this afternoon, behind a six-goal effort from junior Molly Fitzgerald (Gould Academy/Sudbury, Mass.). The Herons improve to 4-0 overall and 1-0 in the Liberty League, while the Red Hawks slip to 3-3 on the season and 0-1 in the conference.
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The game will be the fifth meeting between the Statesmen and the Stags with the series tied 2-2. Fairfield won the first two meetings, but the Statesmen prevailed 11-10 in 2007 and 12-4 in 2008.
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For the third year in a row, Cornell University has had a men’s lacrosse player make the final cut for consideration for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, as Max Seibald has been named among the 10 finalists.
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Syracuse University's Matt Abbott (Nottingham) is one of 10 finalists for the 2009 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award for men’s lacrosse. Finalists were selected from a list of 30 candidates based on personal qualities that define a complete student- athlete.
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Colgate University senior attacker Brandon Corp (Chittenango) has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the 2009 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award in Division I men’s lacrosse. Corp is the third consecutive Colgate senior to be named a candidate for the award.
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Part of our ongoing midseason report, Inside Lacrosse brings you our unit rankings for attack, midfield and defense. Let us know what you think! (As if we need to ask.)
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Nationwide balloting begins immediately to determine the third annual winner, which will receive the award during the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships in Foxboro, Mass.
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The top-ranked Onondaga CC men's lacrosse team has already defeated two top-five teams in its first three games of the young junior-college season. It will face another at noon Sunday when defending national champion Nassau visits the Lazers' new on-campus stadium.
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The 29th annual Daniel Hand Jamboree starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Conn. Participating teams include Yorktown, Garden City, Northport, Ridgefield, Brien McMahon, Canandaigua, West Genesee, Corning East, Mountain Lakes (N.J.), Ridgewood (N.J.), Duxbury (Mass.), Winchester (Mass.) Medfield (Mass.), Cherry Creek (Co.), and host Daniel Hand.
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Nine different Continentals scored as nationally ranked No. 2 Hamilton College picked up an 18-6 win over visiting Vassar College in both teams' Liberty League regular season openers at Campus Road Athletic Field on March 27.
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It's no secret now that lacrosse is the nation's fastest growing sport. New programs are starting up everywhere from Oregon to Alabama and in between, and more states are now sanctioning the sport such as Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
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The 8-0 Cardinals, who were listed among “others receiving votes” in this week’s NCAA Division III poll, got three goals and three assists from junior Jeff Price and rolled to a 19-6 win over Elmira in the Empire 8 Conference opener for both teams.
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No. 8 Syracuse returns to conference action on Friday when it hosts BIG EAST newcomer Louisville at 7 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. The Orange enters the contest with a 6-2 overall record and a 1-0 mark in league action, while Louisville is 6-2 this season. It will be the Cardinals first BIG EAST Conference game.
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Syracuse head coach John Desko said he needs to prevent his offense from getting off to a slow start against Loyola on Saturday. But his defense - that's something he doesn't have to worry about.
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It has been tough sledding for the Penn men’s lacrosse team these last few weeks, and the going gets no easier Saturday as the Quakers roll North to face a Cornell squad that is ranked No. 3 in the latest USILA national coaches’ poll. The teams will face off at noon on Schoellkopf Field.
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The season within a season will begin for the No. 6 women’s lacrosse team this weekend when it travels to Ithaca, N.Y., to take on No. 14 Cornell in its Ivy League opener.
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There are wins, and there are big wins, the kind of wins that give teams a real sense of pride and a jolt of adrenaline that, under the right circumstances, can stay with a team for a long time. The men’s lacrosse team will face Penn at home this Saturday, with the remnants of that fresh adrenaline still coursing through its veins.
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The trail was blazed by Matt Abbott and is being followed by Josh Amidon and Jovan Miller. Now, it is Kevin Drew's turn to walk in their footsteps. Make that run in their footsteps, and very quickly, too.
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Justin Patterson scored four goals and Mitch Keefer and Matt Tobia each added three goals to lead Corning East over Binghamton, 17-9, in a Section 4 Boys Lacrosse League game Thursday at Corning Memorial Stadium.
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Junior Austin Gorman scored four goals and had two assists as host Aquinas rallied to defeat Churchville-Chili 11-8 Thursday in non-league boys lacrosse.
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The defending Class A state champion Wildcats opened the season with a 15-5 victory over Skaneateles on their home field. The Wildcats extended their winning streak to 49 games thanks to multi-point performances from Maria DiFato, Sarah Brown and Karlyn Tupper.
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Jim Battaglini tallied a hat trick, which included the game-winning goal 56 seconds into the third quarter to help host Vestal beat Maine-Endwell, 7-2, in its season and Section 4 Conference opener.
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Oswego dentist Thomas Kearns has made a generous donation to the Oswego High School girls’ lacrosse program. During the past few weeks, Kearns has visited Oswego High School to take molds, fit and provide custom mouth guards for the Lady Bucs.
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The 8-0 Cardinals, who were listed among “others receiving votes” in this week’s NCAA Division III poll, got three goals and three assists from junior Jeff Price and rolled to a 19-6 win over Elmira in the Empire 8 Conference opener for both teams.
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More than 1,140 West Genesee school district residents signed a petition, asking the school board to name its athletic field after longtime lacrosse coach Mike Messere.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
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UAlbany – Scoring: Joe Resetarits 3-1, Brian Caufield 3-1,
Derek Kreuzer (Liverpool) 2-0, Joe Pompo (West Genesee) 1-0, Chris Schongar 1-0, Luke Cometti (West Genesee) 1-0; Rocky Bonitatibus 0-2, Dave Brock 0-1; Goalkeeper(s): John Carroll (41:39, 5 saves, 14 GA), Dan McKeon (18:21, 4 saves, 4 GA).
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Hamilton College fell behind 6-1 after one quarter and the visiting Continentals went on to lose a non-league game against SUNY Geneseo by a 17-9 margin at Alumni Field on March 25.
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The humongous school district's 107-school CIF section is certifying lacrosse for the first time this year, but not a lot of schools are taking advantage of it.
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Perennial Ivy League powerhouse Princeton will provide Cornell’s latest challenge as a young Big Red squad attempts to get back on track on Saturday, March 28 at 3 p.m. at Schoellkopf Field.
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While the No. 19 Greyhounds’ goalie dilemma involving Jake Hagelin and Alex Peaty will be a significant story line Saturday, here are a few more factors that could help determine the final outcome.
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Hartwick College parents, fans, and alumni unable to attend the next two 'Wick men's lacrosse road games will still be able to watch the games on their home computers as free webcasts will be available for both contests.
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For those of you not in the Baltimore area, you missed quite a high school game yesterday between #1 Gilman and #13 La Salle. But don’t worry, IL’s got you covered as always.
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Plenty of upstaters as Quint makes his selections for the top freshmen lacrosse players at each position.
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Four unanswered goals midway through the second half switched the momentum in Wednesday's game between Utica College and the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team as the Golden Knights came up on the short end of a 13-12 loss in non-league action at Clarkson Field.
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Courtney Miller (Chappaqua, N.Y.) tied her season best with four goals, Christina Roa (Potomac, Md.) saved a career-high 10 shots, and Colleen Bubnack (West Genesee) #17, had a career-high 7 points to pace Colgate to a 13-6 victory over visiting Binghamton, Wednesday evening in women’s lacrosse action at Tyler’s Field.
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Junior Jeff Price (Honeoye Falls-Lima) scored three goals and added three assists to lead the St. John Fisher men's lacrosse team to a 19-6 victory over Elmira on Wednesday in the Empire 8 Conference opener for both teams.
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When Army’s lacrosse team opened its season on Feb. 14, five new starters took the field at Michie Stadium against VMI. The leading scorer from the 2008 team Justin Bokmeyer was gone, departed to graduation, taking his 33 points with him. As important as the loss of Bokmeyer was, the Black Knights also had to replace longtime starting goalie Adam Fullerton (Liverpool).
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The RIT men's lacrosse team (5-2) suffered its second straight loss, 12-9 at Clarkson University (4-2) on Wednesday afternoon. RIT never led in the contest, falling behind 5-0 in the second quarter. The Tigers made a spirited rally, but could never gain the advantage.
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The Great Danes, who were coming off their first-ever national top-20 victory four days ago, extended their win streak to three straight.
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College lacrosse has grown rapidly through the years, but it's not ready for the big time yet. The NCAA rules committee on lacrosse met recently to determine whether instant replay is needed. A few members thought it is time for a change, but upon further review, it isn't.
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The Seton Catholic Central duo of Jesse Wood and Joey Slavic proved too much for host Union-Endicott to handle in the visiting Saints' 11-2 win Wednesday in a non-league meeting of Section 4 Lacrosse Conference squads.
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Thomas Grimm scored three goals and assisted on eight others to help power the Carthage boys lacrosse team to a 20-2, season-opening nonleague victory over Canton on Wednesday.
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The good news for La Salle was that it returned to form and played like a team capable of beating anyone in the nation. The bad news was that the Explorers made several key errors and giveaways in the final minutes and fell, 8-7, in overtime to host Gilman School in a battle between the two top-ranked boys’ in the nation by Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse.
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Six team appearing in last week's first in-season update of the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse High School Power Rankingssaw their first action this week, and while the start of 11 teams' seasons are still on the horizon, there's already been some drama at the top of the rankings.
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In the Mid-Atlantic, Gilman’s overtime win over La Salle dropped the Explorers to No. 6, while Malvern Prep’s loss to Calvert Hall knocked them out of the top 10. McDonogh’s impressive start earned them the No. 10 spot. Things are just beginning to heat up in the Northeast and Midwest.
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The nationally seventh-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team jumped out to a big lead and went on to defeat 19th-ranked Nazareth, 17-10, in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon. The Red Dragons improved to 5-1 with the win, while the Golden Flyers lost their third straight and fell to 3-3 on the season.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
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The Tewaaraton Award Foundation announces new additions to its 2009 Collegiate Men's and Women's Watch Lists. Hobart's Max Silberlicht (New Hartford) among the new additions.
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. . . today, Iona Prep took another step toward silencing their skeptics. Granted, it was “just” a scrimmage, but both teams took it seriously. And Iona Prep won 10-9 without leading scorer Nick Trizano.
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Today, Toomey acknowledged that the line that separated Hagelin and Peaty may not be as clear as it was before, and the fourth-year coach is uncertain whom will start against No. 2 Syracuse on Saturday.
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Lead by Michael Brodhead's (CNS) four goals, the Utica College men's lacrosse team shut out visiting Wells College 23-0 on Wednesday March 25. Box score here, with story coming soon
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In this week's show, the guys recap the Patriot Cup and other top match-ups from last week, plus preview top upcoming contests on the docket, including Highland Park/St. Mark's, Malvern Prep/McDonogh and Amador Valley/De La Salle.
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Join LaFayette in celebrating their 50th Season on April 25th.
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All high school players are eligible for consideration through an open application process. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 17, 2009. Players chosen from the applicant pool will be placed on one of the four regional teams to represent their area.
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"It's a game we're certainly going to miss," (Loyola Coach) Toomey said. "It's unfortunate. It's always been an ESPN game down here, and we really look forward to it."
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ESPN's Dave Ryan talks about Army's legendary coach Jack Emmer and new coach Joe Alberici.
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Goal to tie Army earns #3 spot.
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Hours after the Salisbury University women's lacrosse team took over the top spot in the Division III rankings the Sea Gulls suffered their first loss of the season. No. 8 Colby College scored a last second goal to upset No. 1 Salisbury, 15-14, on Tuesday afternoon at Sea Gull Stadium.
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There’s hardly a word about them in any of the comments this spring, and that suits Rebels coach Jim Lindsay fine. He appreciates the quiet. The newcomers in his rotation don’t need to be dealing with any distractions.
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Tyler Brown scored the winning goal with 2:05 remaining as host West Genesee of Section III defeated Irondequoit 8-6 Tuesday in non-league boys lacrosse. The Wildcats (1-0), who have won 13 consecutive games going back to last season, are the defending Class A state champions and ranked No. 7 in the nation by Inside Lacrosse.
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Following a somewhat sluggish start, the Trojans became a more dangerous team as Tuesday’s game wore on – particularly in the second and third quarters.
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Brandon Corp (Chittenango) scored two goals in the fourth quarter and assisted on another to extend his scoring steak to 40-games. Junior Ian Murphy (Central Square) recorded two goals and two assists for a four point outing, while senior Kevin Colleluori (Bethpage, N.Y.) recorded two goals.
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Mired in an early-season slump, Pat Perritt decided to start attending practice and games a little earlier than scheduled. The senior midfielder on the men's lacrosse team just wanted to shoot the ball, so that especially on game day, he felt ready for action.
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There is no go-to player on the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team this season, no Mike Leveille or Mike Powell or Ryan Powell or Casey Powell to put the team on his shoulders and carry it. Don't fret, though. This season, the Orange has about a dozen of them.
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The top-ranked Onondaga Community College men's lacrosse team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 32-2 win over Cayuga Community College Tuesday night. Central Square graduate Connor Murphy led the Lazers with four goals and six assists.
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Card scored the game-winner from seven yards out to the right of goalie Tom Palesky, taking a pass from Kevin Ford, twisting and turning his defender, and firing a high shot past the Army netminder.
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Leading the way for the St. Bonaventure on the offensive end was sophomore Christine Hanley (West Genesee) and junior Molly Hastrich (Horseheads), who scored five goals apiece in the win.
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Kaitlyn Hoffay had three goals and an assist and Marley Ciferri shook off a slow start to post two goals and four assists, as the Ithaca High girls lacrosse team got the spring sports season started with a 10-3 victory over Binghamton on Tuesday night.
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Non-League Game At Ty Cobb Stadium, Endicott
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Visiting Oswego State (2-2) scored 15 goals in the first half in a 22-10 victory over Hartwick College's women's lacrosse team on Tuesday at Wright Stadium. The Lakers used a 9-0 run in an eight-minute span in the opening period to turn a 1-1 tie into a 10-1 lead to take over the contest. With the loss, Hartwick slips to 0-5 on the season.
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Sarah Bray scored the final two goals of the game to lift the nationally second-ranked and defending Div. III national champion Hamilton women's lacrosse team to a 12-11 win versus 14th-ranked Cortland Tuesday afternoon. The Red Dragons fell to 2-3 with the loss, and the Continentals improved to 4-1.
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Le Moyne College seniors Brian Welch (Ithaca) and Doug McIver (Altamont, N.Y./Albany Academy) have earned Northeast-10 Conference men's lacrosse weekly honors, as announced the conference office on Monday afternoon.
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Sarah Sedgwick starts her story with a childhood memory: A girl, no older than 8, went with her father to the Carrier Dome to watch men play lacrosse. Her father, Doug Sedgwick, once played there. So he would drive his daughter 10 minutes east to the stadium whenever he could. And Sedgwick once fell asleep on its bleachers - where the girl found comfort - where Sedgwick was home. Near the field her father once stood, Sedgwick looked back and smiled.
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The 18th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team defeated St. John Fisher 9-7 this afternoon on McCooey Field. The Herons remain unbeaten on the season with a 3-0 mark, while the Cardinals slip to 0-3 overall.
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A quick start ended in an eventual fallout for the the Binghamton University women’s lacrosse team Saturday as the Bearcats lost their first America East conference game of the season to the University of Vermont, 13-9.
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Graduate student Julia Decker (Penn Yan) and freshman Carly Motondo (West Genesee) scored four goals each for The College at Brockport Women’s Lacrosse team as the Golden Eagles battled back from a seven goal deficit in the second half before losing 18-14 to the University of Rochester Tuesday afternoon at Edwin Fauver Stadium in Rochester.
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Fans of high school lacrosse couldn't ask for a better match-up to kick-start the season as two of LaxPower's top teams from 2008 go head-to-head on Wednesday, March 25. Gilman finished the season as the top-ranked squad in the nation while La Salle finished at No. 4.
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In a game that featured the nation’s highest-scoring offense and the country’s stingiest defense, Syracuse’s potent attack prevailed as the second-ranked Orange (6-1) defeated No. 17 Hobart, 13-4, on Tuesday, March 24 at the Carrier Dome.
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Parks department spokeswoman Eileen Larrabee said Tuesday the senior games were reinstated after further review of the agency’s budget and a combination of scaling back the event and charging participant fees. She said there’s been no decision yet on whether the summer Empire State Games will be held this year.
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Ignoring the near-freezing temperatures in Camillus on Tuesday night, defending state Class A lacrosse champion West Genesee gave up the first two goals of the game, then rallied over the final three periods for an 8-6 non-league win over Irondequoit from Rochester.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
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As recently as 10 months ago the Hobart College lacrosse team was holding a one-way ticket to Division III, a sad journey it never had to take thanks to an outpouring of support from alumni and fans but an unsettling situation nonetheless. Then head coach Matt Kerwick resigned, creating more uncertainty. Then, when things finally appeared to be returning to normal, sophomore midfielder Warren Kimber IV was found dead in an off-campus apartment in early February (the autopsy report has yet to be released).
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In this week's CaseyPowellLacrosse.com Division III Top 20, the top six schools remained the same, with a little rearranging in the 2-5 positions. The big news is the jump Washington & Lee made in the past seven days. They are now 8-0, with only three of those games close ones. Tonight they face Middlebury, the team they are currently tied with at #7.
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It's not just that West Genesee High School lacrosse coach Mike Messere has won 687 games, 29 league titles and 15 state championships that there's a move to name the school's athletic field after Messere him.
Editors note: In a poll of JustLacrosse.com visitors, 86% favor the West Genesee athletic fields being named after Coach Messere, with 16% opposed.
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Today, the 101st meeting between East and West will bring about a rare first. When the Trojans and Vikings square off at 5:30 p.m. today at Memorial Stadium to ring in the 2009 campaign, it will mark the first time the bitter rivals have ever opened the regular season against one another.
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Senior Alyssa Breed (Macedon) and freshman Hannah Walters (Amherst, NH) gained Liberty League honors for the Clarkson University Women's Lacrosse team and freshman Bryan Huff (Hillsborough, NJ) gained a nod for his performance for the Men's Lacrosse team this past week.
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Dan Groot (Canandaigua) was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week for the period ending on Sunday, March 22. The senior registered three goals and an assist to lead No. 10 Maryland to a tight 8-7 win over No. 11 North Carolina at a sold-out Ludwig Field Saturday afternoon.
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No surprises at the top of the weekly polls, as undefeated Virginia keeps winning and Syracuse, a one-goal loser to the Cavs, continues to take care of business otherwise. The Orange holds steady at #2 in the weekly coaches' poll, the Inside Lacrosse media poll and the new poll at justlacrosse.com, a site based in Central New York.
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Although they remain 1-2 in this week's CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com Division I Poll, the combination of Virginia's thrilling win over Hopkins and Syracuse's seemingly lackluster performance against Binghamton convinced our last holdout that Virginia should indeed be a unanimous #1.
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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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Meade stopped a season-high 17 shots and allowed only six goals in a 7-6 Hartwick win over previously undefeated RIT. He also tied a game-high with eight ground balls. Meade shares the award with Ithaca's David Gal, for his outstanding play in a win over Cortland.
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The changes already adopted include:
• A travel squad-size policy for all 23 league sports
• The elimination of awards banquets at all league championships
• The use of teleconferencing for all head coaches’ meetings and select administrative committees
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Is Cold Spring Harbor the hottest team on Long Island? Tough assessment to make. A few teams haven't even played one game, let alone two. But the Seahawks sure seem intent on making its case. Cold Spring Harbor has won games against defending county finalist South Side, and Syosset.
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Though some teams have played 10 games while others have played as few as five, we’re still about halfway between the start and end points of the 2009 season, and here’s how the IL staff sees the top performers thus far.
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Brandon Corp (Chittenango/Colgate) and Dan Groot (Canadaigua)
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7. Neth Wiedemann, Sr., Defenseman, Ithaca
8. Mike Tota, Fr., Attackman, Cortland
10. Joey Morgan, Sr., Midfielder, Cortland
Monday, March 23, 2009
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Olin was a major part of RU’s 5-4 road win on Saturday over previously undefeated and 14th ranked Hobart. The junior made six saves in the first half and held the Statesmen scoreless for the first 27:48 of the game.
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William Smith College junior Molly Fitzgerald (Gould Academy/Sudbury, Mass.) was named the Liberty League Women’s Lacrosse Co-Offensive Performer of the Week today by the league office.
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One of the oldest lacrosse rivalries in Central New York is renewed on Tuesday, March 24 when the second-ranked Orange (5-1) hosts No. 17 Hobart (5-1) at 7 p.m. in the Carrier Dome.
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On Tues., March 24, the Hobart lacrosse team will head to the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., ranked 17th in the nation by the USILA Coaches Poll and 19th in the Inside Lacrosse/Nike Media Poll. The host Orange is ranked second in both polls.
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A junior midfielder from Guilderland, N.Y., Best equaled a career-high with seven points, including three goals and four assists, in last Saturday’s 16-15 overtime upset of No. 13 New Hampshire at John Fallon Field.
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Resetarits, a freshman from Hamburg, N.Y., has netted three or more goals against four opponents this season. He is third on the team in scoring with 18 points (15 goals, 3 assists), plus has a .455 shooting percentage.
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Watch them take on Cayuga CC Tuesday night at 6PM at their new field on campus.
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Defending state Class A boys lacrosse champion West Genesee will open its 2009 season Tuesday by hosting perennial Section V power Irondequoit. Game time is 6:30 p.m. in Camillus.
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Is IMG’s next big play across professional lacrosse? Industry sources say the sports agency is looking to create a clearinghouse for the sport, which recently has been growing beyond its traditional Northeast boundaries.
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Cornell senior goalie Kyle Harer is Player of the Week, and Cornell freshman attackman Rob Pannell is Rookie of the Week.
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Shenendehowa, Shaker, Niskayuna and Ballston Spa each squared off on the RPI turf to work the kinks out of their games and get a chance to play at full speed against an opponent in a different color jersey.
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Roger Williams University led 4-1 after the first 15 minutes and the Hawks went on to an 11-6 non-league win against Hamilton College at Sylvan Lake Park in Sanford, Fla., on March 21.
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Allison Pfohl scored three goals to lead Vermont to a 10-8 win over Le Moyne College in non-conference women's lacrosse action at Henninger High School on Sunday afternoon.
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Remember when playoff hockey and lacrosse were annual rites of spring in Rochester? The Knighthawks appear likely to miss the National Lacrosse League playoffs for the second straight season. They qualified for the playoffs in the first 13 years of their existence (1995 through 2007). They appear likely to finish below .500 for the first time.
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Defending national runner-up Penn extended its Ivy League win streak to 17 games with a dominant first half in a 14-2 victory over Cornell on Saturday afternoon at Franklin Field.
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Harrington netted a career-high four goals and added a pair of assists to lead the game in points scored . . .
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Inside Lacrosse preseason #1 La Salle visits West Genesee on April 4th.
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The Foothill High School Varsity Boys Lacrosse team played its best game of the season against Torrey Pines in improving to 4-2 with a 9-3 victory.
Four-way scrimmage tonight
Auburn, J-D, Tully, and Westhill scrimmage tonight, 6:30, Solvay Stadium
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"We wanted to put forth our best effort," said Syracuse head coach Gary Gait. "We came out flat and that's what happens when you put pressure on yourself."
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After being outplayed in the game’s first two quarters, Oswego State held host Keuka College scoreless for the entire second half while scoring five unanswered goals, including the game winner by sophomore Pat Decker (Spencerport) on the man-up advantage with 20 seconds remaining, en route to a 7-6 triumph in a non-conference matchup on Saturday, March 21 at Boswell Field on the campus of Hobart College.
Sunday, March 22, 2009
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OCC dominates Monroe 24-14
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Jerome Thompson and Ed Prevost scored five goals apiece to lead the Lazers
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Brothers Drew and Greg Coholan combined for eight points as Irondequoit defeated McQuaid 12-4 in boys lacrosse in the season opener for both teams. Irondequoit visits West Genesee Tuesday evening.
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The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team exited one national stage when its two-year contract with the Face-Off Classic in Baltimore ended last season. The Orange will step onto another one in 13 days when it faces longtime rival Princeton at Giants Stadium.
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Manhasset vs. Seaford girls, Manhasset vs. South Side boys, and St. John's University vs. Rutgers.
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Each season Broome Community College men's lacrosse team expects to return to the Region 3 playoffs. And after finishing last year with a 10-5 record, collecting its fourth straight 10-win season and returning to the Region 3 tournament for a fourth time in five seasons, those expectations for the No. 10-ranked Hornets should be easy to live up to.
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The Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team took out the Canisius Griffins, 7-6, on Saturday at Demske Sports Complex. Charlie Gorman scored three times and Erik Hotaling (Bishop Ludden) made 10 saves to fend off a late Griffs rally.
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"The Bs are loaded." That's the consensus among Suffolk boys lacrosse coaches this spring. Not only are the top three teams - Shoreham-Wading River, Sayville and Rocky Point - bunched together at the top of the coaches rankings, but Class B welcomes back two quality lacrosse programs from Class A, Half Hollow Hills West and Smithtown West.
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Syosset, the defending Class A champions, have looked strong in the early going. They beat Garden City 6-3 in a non-league opener. Senior defensman Keith Thomas is the key to an experienced club. Senior Eddie Loftus is a scoring machine and should be the go-to guy this season.
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Two years ago, the Virginia men's lacrosse team came to Homewood Field and slipped past host Johns Hopkins 7-5. On Saturday night in front of a crowd of 5,475, the Cavaliers outscored the Blue Jays 7-5 - in the first quarter; and then the game got interesting.
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The Toronto Rock avenged last month's defeat at the hands of the Rochester Knighthawks on Saturday, riding Lewis Ratcliff's five goals to a 16-10 victory at the Air Canada Centre.
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Sophomore Leigh Mitchell (Mt. Laurel, NJ/Lenape) scored seven points on five goals and two assists to lead nationally fifth-ranked The College of New Jersey to a 16-10 win over 15th-ranked Cortland Saturday afternoon.
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Jana Drummond scored three times and Jess Drummond added three more as Oregon defeated Colgate 14-11 in women’s lacrosse action, Saturday afternoon on the west coast.
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Western New England's Scott Kukis scored with 11 seconds remaining in regulation to help the Golden Bears edge Nazareth 10-9 in a non-conference men's lacrosse game played at Dallas, Texas.
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Sophomore midfielder Mel Rorie scored with one minute and 11 seconds left in overtime, as UAlbany upset No. 13 New Hampshire, 16-15, in the America East Conference opener for both teams on Saturday, March 21 at John Fallon Field.
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The Toronto Rock might have rescued their National Lacrosse League season thanks to some sensational goaltending by Bob Watson and an offence that finally fired on all cylinders.
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Yorktown. Consider yourself warned. Fairfield Prep. Beware. And you too John Jay. And New Canaan. And Wilton. And all the teams on St. Anthony’s regular-season schedule.
Saturday, March 21, 2009
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First-year Chris Pedersen (Ridgewood/Nyack, N.Y.) paced Hobart’s offense with two goals, while senior Jeff Colburn (Cicero-North Syracuse) and junior Kevin Curtin (Corcoran) each totaled a goal and an assist.
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After a closely contested first half, the No. 3/4 Cornell University men’s lacrosse team used a prolonged 10-1 scoring run over the third and fourth quarters to pull away for the 15-8 victory over Yale this afternoon in New Haven.
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Senior Brandon Corp (Chittenango) scored three times and added a pair of assists as the Colgate University men’s lacrosse team won its third straight game topping No. 13-ranked Navy 10-9, Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
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Senior Steve Caramello (Duxbury, MA) scored three goals and keeper John Meade (Ocean Beach, NY) stopped 17 shots to lead Hartwick College's men's lacrosse team to a 7-6 victory over the R.I.T. Tigers on Saturday at Wright Stadium in the Empire 8 Conference opener for both clubs.
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Binghamton (1-6) gave second-ranked Syracuse (5-1) all it could handle in the first half, but the Orange’s offensive depth proved to be too much for the Bearcats as Syracuse pulled away for a 13-4 triumph on Saturday, March 21 at the Carrier Dome.
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Sophomore goalie David Gal (Amherst, MA/Loomis Chaffee (CT)) made a career-high 22 saves as the nationally fifth-ranked Ithaca men's lacrosse team defeated second-ranked Cortland, 11-8, Saturday afternnon in a game it never trailed.
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Army senior midfielder Kevin LoRusso tallied two goals and an assist, while senior attackman added a goal and two assists to lead No. 19 Army to an 8-5 victory over Holy Cross, Saturday afternoon in Patriot League lacrosse action.
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Matchup: #5 Ithaca (5-0) at #2 SUNY Cortland (4-0); Time/location: Today, 1 p.m., at SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex
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The University of Oregon women's lacrosse team will complete its season-long four-game homestand Saturday at Pape' Field, when the Ducks (5-2) host the Colgate Raiders (7-2) at 12PM. The Ducks have won four straight games overall and four in a row at home. Oregon's last loss came more than a month ago on Feb. 20 at North Carolina.
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One of goaltender Pat O'Toole's favorite lines is that he's only as good as the defenders in front of him. And while there is obvious validity to that oft-used cliché, the simple truth for the Rochester Knighthawks is that usually, the defense is good because of O'Toole.
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The SUNY Geneseo men's lacrosse team, ranked 27th in the latest USILA Coaches poll, defeated #30 Keene St. in Orlando, Florida this afternoon by a score of 14-6. Senior Mike Cintineo scored five of his game-high seven goals in a row, spanning 11 minutes of the second and third quarters to break the game open for Geneseo.
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The slogan for lacrosse in Japan, since its inception in the mid-1980s, has been "Lacrosse Makes Friends." The Keio High boys lacrosse team is getting a chance to do just that in Baltimore.
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York, Pa., just a short drive up I-83, will be hosting the World's Longest Running Lacrosse Game this Saturday, including more than 400 lacrosse players as a fundraiser for great causes and as a remembrance of one of their own, Travis Sipe, a young man who died in 2004 after a long struggle with injuries sustained in a 2001 car accident.
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One could easily make the mistake of assuming that lacrosse in the Denver area is relatively new and just getting its wings, most especially since the state of Colorado is nowhere near the traditional hotbeds of the Mid-Atlantic and New York. But that assumption would be way off.
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In 2007, when Holy Cross and Navy met at SMU Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas, no one could have predicted what that one game would grow into in just two short years.
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Knightshawks' broadcaster looks forward to Saturday's game with the Rock
Friday, March 20, 2009
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The University at Albany men's lacrosse team embarrassed proud Princeton with a 10-2 rout at John Fallon Field last season. Now UAlbany must meet the Tigers on their turf. And it's the kind of surface the Great Danes would rather not play on.
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The lacrosse season for Canisius College was barely 15 minutes old and standout Ashley Gray (B'ville) was feeling puzzled. She had just scored her second goal against Denver and was receiving the customary congratulations from her teammates when she heard coach Scott Teeter ask the official, "Can I have that ball?"
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Hamilton College scored the first four goals and the nationally ranked #1 Continentals breezed to a 17-9 non-league win against Rowan University at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, on March 19.
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The second-ranked Orange men’s lacrosse team continues its homestand at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 when its hosts Binghamton at the Carrier Dome.
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The Army lacrosse team travels to Holy Cross on Saturday for a 12:00 p.m faceoff looking to bounce back from a tough 13-12 overtime loss to Lehigh on Tuesday night in its Patriot League opener.
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The undefeated #3 Quakers are back at Franklin Field to host Cornell, Saturday. The Big Red is 5-1 after suffereing their first loss of the season earlier this week. Game time is set for 1pm
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The Mercer Island (Washington) boy's lacrosse team, state champions in four of the last eight years, is coming east this spring on a road trip that will make stops at Corning East (3/31), West Genesee (4/02), Guilderland (4/03) and Lakeland/Panas (4/04).
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It is hard to see, at least with the naked eye, what makes Josh Amidon's shot so great. And that is the key to the sophomore's blossoming stardom on the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team.
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As Saturday's 2 p.m. game vs. Binghamton approaches, Amidon is fourth on the No. 2 Orange (4-1) in scoring with 10 points and third in goals with eight. Off the field he is fairly quiet and very polite. Teammate John Galloway calls him "a special player" who is also "just a real nice kid, very humble." Here are some snippets from my interview with Josh:
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Dan Sheehan: "They're averaging 18 goals a game and giving up only five. They are playing with an awful lot of confidence. I'm sure they're going to be sky high to play us and play in the Dome. It's a perfect storm, and we have to weather it."
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Oneonta State senior Brianne Ruzek scored eight goals and had two assists, but the Red Dragons' women's lacrosse team lost, 18-17, to visiting University of Rochester in three overtimes Thursday.
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Loyola raced out to a 11-2 halftime lead and the 20th-ranked Greyhounds earned a 16-9 win over No. 14 Cornell on Wednesday afternoon at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field.
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The third annual Patriot Cup, a showcase of collegiate and high school lacrosse, is Saturday at SMU's Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—The 17th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team defeated Brockport 19-11 this afternoon at Lake Lytal Park, thanks to a career-high seven-goal performance from junior Molly Fitzgerald (Gould Academy/Sudbury, Mass.). The Herons improve to 2-0 on the young season, while the Golden Eagles drop to 0-2 overall.
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There have been no speed bumps so far on Northwestern's road to a fifth straight NCAA women's lacrosse title. Only torrential rain and three inches of snow have slowed the unbeaten Wildcats at all in their first eight games. No. 4 Syracuse visits Lakeside Field Sunday and it should give the No. 1 Wildcats a sense of whether they will cruise from here into May's NCAA tourney.
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Navy is 6-2 after four straight wins. Colgate is 3-3 following a 13-12 road win over Fairfield. The Raiders have two of the top scorers in the nation, Chittenango’s Brandon Corp (16 goals, 12 assists) and senior classmate Kevin Colleluori (17 goals, 6 assists).
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Things have gotten off to something of a slow start as only eight teams currently in the top 25 have seena action, and Gilman's impressive win over Landon last Friday has kept them atop the charts.
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Northeast: West Genesee #3, LaFayette #5.
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Boston, Mass. – Major League Lacrosse (MLL) today announced the contract signings of several of the League's top players for the upcoming 2009 MLL season, which begins on May 15.
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The Princeton men’s lacrosse team meets Albany for the second straight regular season and third time overall. While it’s not always easy to make predictions, there are two that can be made about this coming game that won’t exactly be considered going out on a limb:
Thursday, March 19, 2009
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Hamilton bows to Salisbury in showdown between top two Division III teams
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After starting off the season 2-0, the St. John Fisher College Cardinals successfully completed a three game road trip over the past week. The Cardinals continued to roll over their opponents in convincing fashion, and have started the season 6-0. This marks the second consecutive year that the Cardinals have started the season with a 6-0 record.
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Junior goalie Max Silberlicht is a key component of the team’s stifling D and was named the ECAC Lacrosse League Defensive Player of the Week for the second straight week . . . Attackmen junior Kevin Curtin (Corcoran) and first-year Chris Pedersen earned a spot on the ECAC honor roll.
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No. 3/4 Cornell (4-1, 1-0) will play in its fourth road game of the season as it travels to New Haven, Conn., to open Ivy League play at Yale at Reese Stadium on March 21 at 1:30 p.m.
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Kenny Nims called the turnovers Syracuse committed against Virginia "unacceptable." Nims sat head down, slouched in his chair at the postgame press conference of his team's lone loss thus far this season Feb. 27 talking about turnovers, a statistic not kept in lacrosse.
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Keith Smart broke my heart when he hit that shot to defeat the Orangemen in the NCAA final. I hated Indiana ever since.
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The Buckeyes will take on No. 6 UMBC at 1 p.m. Saturday at UMBC Stadium in Baltimore before heading north to face Colgate at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Andy Kerr Stadium in Hamilton, N.Y.
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LEWISBURG, Pa. – Sophomore attack Becca Devine (Arlington, Va./St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes) made her only shot of the day count, as she scored on a free-position shot with five seconds remaining in the game to lift Bucknell to a dramatic 8-7 win over Binghamton on Wednesday at breezy Graham Field.
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John Desko, head coach of the No. 2 Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, said Wednesday that sophomore faceoff specialist Josh Knight will likely miss Saturday's 2 p.m. contest with Binghamton in the Carrier Dome.
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The aim of the photo was to highlight Max Seibald's (#42) position as only the second Cornell men's lacrosse (lone) captain in program history.
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In an attempt to rein in what some believe has become overly aggressive play and preserve the integrity of the women's game, officials will be calling it more tightly.
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The postgame press conference was quiet, really quiet on the Syracuse side. A late-arriving reporter to the media room would have assumed the Orange lost by the looks on the faces of coach John Desko, Nims, Miller, senior midfielder Matt Abbott and longstick defensive wizard Joel White. The coach’s comments were brief and unemotional. The players never came close to cracking a smile.
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ESPN Analyst Dave Ryan talks about the Syracuse-Hopkins rivalry & the 1989 Orange team.
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Showtime Lacrosse -- “National Recruiting Spotlight” is the brain child of Joe Ceglia, Mike Springer and Paul Carcaterra, who all achieved All-American and National Championship careers at Syracuse University, and are immersed in lacrosse as coaches at the high school and collegiate levels, are nationally recognized camp directors, broadcasters and are professional lacrosse players.
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The cause of cancer awareness is particularly personal to two of the head coaches participating in the inaugural “Checking for Cancer” festivities. John Nostrant, coach of The Haverford School for 18 years and a native of Baldwinsville, N.Y., was diagnosed with prostate cancer 14 months ago. Georgetown Prep coach Kevin Giblin is now receiving treatment for colon cancer. Nostrant and Giblin were roommates at Washington College and linemates on the lacrosse field as players.
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Two thousand four hundred female athletes in Section 5 who play high school soccer took part in the training program and so far there have been only 10 ACL injuries. That's compared to 48 of these ligament tear injuries that normally occur over a two-year period.
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The RIT men's lacrosse team improved to 5-0 with a 12-8 win over SUNY Oswego on a rainy afternoon in Oswego, New York. Freshman Cody Schroeder-Young (East Syracuse-Minoa) paced the Tigers offensively with five points on two goals and three assists. The 5-0 start to the 2009 season is the best start since the 2007 season. The Tigers open Empire 8 conference play on Saturday when they face Hartwick College.
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
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The Hamilton Continentals opened their season with a win and put some distance between themselves and Salisbury, but the two remain on track for a 1v2 matchup this week in San Antonio, Texas. Hamilton received 14 first-place votes while the Sea Gulls earned the other six as the two headed for a rematch of the 2008 NCAA semifinal.
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Syracuse senior Katie Rowan won the Big East Offensive Player of the Week award Monday after a 10-point effort against UConn, which vaulted her into the top spot as the Big East's all-time leading scorer. She has 97 points in 16 career regular season conference games, surpassing former Orange standout Leigh-Ann Zimmer.
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Hobart stayed perfect with a dominating 15-8 upset victory on Saturday against Georgetown. The Statesmen defense posted a first-half shutout for the second straight game and third time this season en route to the team's first win over the Hoyas since 1995.
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Rochester Knighthawks forward Shawn Evans was named the Offensive and Overall Player of the Week by the National Lacrosse League today. It marked the second straight week that Evans won the weekly awards. Sandy Chapman was also honored as the Defensive Player of the Week.
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In this week's show, the guys recap the Jesuit Classic, Northwest Invitational and other top match-ups from last week, plus preview the top upcoming contests on the docket, including Gilman/Georgetown Prep and the Patriot Cup.
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McDaniel College jumped out to a 4-1 lead after the first quarter and the Green Terror went on to an 11-4 non-league win against Hamilton College at Sylvan Lake Park in Sanford, Fla., on March 17. Jon Leanos '12 paced the Hamilton offense with three goals and one assist. Leanos -- the Liberty League co-Rookie of the Week -- has six goals and three assists in two games. Andy Simon '09 scored the other goal for the Continentals (2-1 overall).
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The first big stretch of the Syracuse University men's lacrosse season is over, and the Orange (4-1) got through it in good shape. With Binghamton, which enters a midweek game today vs. Bellarmine in Ohio with a 1-4 record, coming into the Carrier Dome at 2 p.m. Saturday, it would be understandable if SU pulled back on the throttle a bit. Don't believe for a minute it will happen.
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Wright stopped 31 shots in a 1-1 week for the Pioneers. He made 16 stops in the Pioneers’ 10-8 loss to local rival Hamilton College Wednesday before making 15 saves in a 14-5 win over Misericordia on Saturday.
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Due to scheduling conflicts, the Cornell University men's lacrosse game at Yale on Saturday, March 21 will not be available on the radio or via audio streaming over the internet. However, Gametracker will be available through the Yale athletic department website at www.YaleBulldogs.com.
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The Syracuse University Orange Club is organizing a bus trip to Giants Stadium on Saturday, April 4 for the Syracuse-Princeton men’s lacrosse game. The contest begins 2:30 p.m. and is the second of three games to be played at the Meadowlands as part of the inaugural Inside Lacrosse Big City Classic.
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Trailing by eight goals more than halfway through the third quarter, Lehigh unleashed a furious rally to tie its game with Army at 12 in the final minute of regulation.
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Senior Justin Rand (Pittsford) scored a goal and dished an assist to senior Mike Ryerson (Brighton) as Geneseo netted four consecutive goals at the start of the second quarter, building an 8-2 lead on their way to an 8-6 advantage at halftime.
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It seems as if the lady goaltenders in the area aren't quite so lady-like on the playing field, as far as giving up goals to their opponents, that is.
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Lerman, a first-team All-Inter-Ac League pick last season, said he could not resist playing for a national powerhouse that plays before large crowds at a school that also offers a highly-rated communications program.
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St. John Fisher junior attack Dave Malone has 15 goals and 12 assists for the men's lacrosse team, which is now 6-0. He ranks among the college's career leaders in goals (73), assists (63) and total points (136) and needs just two assists to become Fisher's all-time leader.
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Today, Terry Foy, Geoff Shannon and surprise guest Christian Swezey join me on the podcast to tackle the past weekend, including Hobart’s huge win over Georgetown. We also talk about Notre Dame’s success and whether or not they’ll be the No. 3 team the rest of the way. Plus, a discussion of the newly proposed lacrosse comedy, Crooked Arrows.
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The six lacrosse teams involved are worthy of the big stage. North Carolina, Virginia, Syracuse, Princeton, Hofstra and Delaware have advanced to the NCAA Semifinals a combined 67 times. They have won 24 NCAA championships, including the one Syracuse claimed last season.
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The nationally 12th-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team outscored visiting Rochester, 12-1, in the second-half to earn a 17-7 win in its home opener Tuesday afternoon.
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This week marks the beginning of the scholastic lacrosse season with several scrimmages scheduled throughout the region.
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Cornell begins a brutal schedule of five consecutive games against ranked opponents, including four on the road, when it visits No. 20 Loyola (Md.) on Wednesday, March 18 at 3 p.m. at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field. Live video and live stats will be available through Loyola’s web site, or through a link at www.CornellBigRed.com.
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. . . Spirit of the Stick will be on hand with information and to raise some funds for this recently incorporated not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to using lacrosse to create a positive, empowering experience for communities in need in an atmosphere that is inclusive, supportive, and safe.
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We've seen the impressive growth of lacrosse on the field. The sport's growth in the marketplace, however, is no less noteworthy, and it has led directly to lucrative business opportunities in the way of summer camps and offseason club programs.
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The No. 3/4 Cornell University men’s lacrosse team received an outstanding effort from goalie Kyle Harer, who stopped a career-high 17 shots, and Ryan Hurley and Max Seibald combined for the Big Red’s first eight goals, as Cornell rolled to a 10-6 victory over No. 8/8 Duke this evening at Koskinen Stadium. With the win, Cornell improves to 4-1 on the season.
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Junior Christina Dove recorded a career-high eight points on six goals and two assists to lead the No. 6/4 Syracuse women’s lacrosse team to a 19-11 victory against Towson on Tuesday, March 17.
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In Florida, the 17th-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team defeated Messiah 15-11 in it’s first game of the 2009 season. Juniors Sarah Goodkind (Millbrook School/Greenwich, Conn.) (4 goals-1 assist) and Molly Fitzgerald (Gould Academy/Sudbury, Mass.) (3-2) each tallied five points to lead the Herons. William Smith now stands at 1-0 overall, while the Falcons slip to 2-2 on the season.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
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Liz Benjamin '09 (Garrison, N.Y./St. Mark's School) was named the women's lacrosse Defensive Performer of the Week for the first time. Jon Leanos '12 (Long Valley, N.J./Delbarton School) was a men's lacrosse co-Rookie of the Week pick.
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SUNY Cobleskill senior Andrew Abbott (Corcoran) was selected as the NEAC Men's Lacrosse Student-Athlete-of-the-Week. Abbott, an attackman for the Fighting Tigers, was selected for his outstanding offensive effort this week. Abbott finished the week with three goals on five shots; he also contributed four assists for the Fighting Tigers. Abbott tallied seven points in the team's 10-8 road loss to Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Sunday in Buzzards Bay, MA.
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Boys- June 7 from 9:30a-5:30p at SUNY- Cortland, coached by Mark Ferrito (Homer H.S.)
Girls- May 3 & 10 from 1-4:30p at Camillus Middle School, coached by Bob Elmer (West Genesee H.S.)
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Live stats will be available on the Duke website at www.GoDuke.com and live video for the game will be available at www.ACCSelect.com. The game can also be heard live, locally on WHCU 870 AM in Ithaca with live audio available as part of the Cornell Redcast subscription package at www.CornellBigRed.com with Barry Leonard and Howie Borkan providing the call.
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Freshman Rob Pannell and 2005 graduate Sean Greenhalgh had two things in common before ever putting on a Cornell men's lacrosse jersey. The first one's simple — both were attackmen. But beyond that, there's a more intriguing connection: they are the only two players that coach Jeff Tambroni's staff has actively recruited without seeing live.
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Meghan Lawler (Liverpool) netted five goals, while Courtney Miller (Chappaqua, N.Y), and Brie Moran (Little Silver, N.J.) each scored four times to pace Colgate to a convincing 20-9 victory over UC Davis, Monday evening in women’s lacrosse action at Aggie Stadium.
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Freshman helps Penn Charter (PA) upend Baltimore power Loyola Blakefield, 6-5; Senior goaltending the edge in St. Paul's (MD) 13-12 overtime win over Haverford School (PA)
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St. Lawrence outscored Nazareth 8-5 in the second half Monday to break open a close game and the 20th-ranked Saints went on to take a 15-10 men's lacrosse victory over Nazareth in a game played at the Episcopal School of Dallas.
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Four-time All American, team captain at Syracuse University, 3x World Champion with the Philadelphia Barrage(MLL) and Head Varsity Coach at Don Bosco Prep H.S. in NJ, Mike Springer has assembled an exciting coaching staff of MLL stars and NCAA All Americans who have been trained by the most respected coaches in the nation.
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Easton Sports, Inc. v. Warrior Lacrosse, Inc., 2006 WL 2811261 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 28, 2006).
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Lacrosse highlights from Calvert Hall's 14-11 loss to Canada's Hill Academy. (4:23)
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Kenny Nims and Joel White, Syracuse; Brian Caufield, Albany; Max Silberlicht, Hobart
Monday, March 16, 2009
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Colgate’s Brie Moran (Little Silver, N.J.) has been named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week for women’s lacrosse, it was announced by the league office Monday.
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Senior Katie Rowan has earned the BIG EAST Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week award for her performance in the Orange’s win against Connecticut. It is Rowan’s first Player of the Week honor this season.
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The William Smith College lacrosse team will open its 2009 season tomorrow, March 17, in Lake Lytal, Fla., when the Herons take on Messiah at 10 a.m. William Smith is ranked 17th in the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association’s (IWLCA) latest poll, after notching a 13-4 overall record last spring.
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University at Albany’s Brian Caufield has been chosen America East Conference Player of the Week in men’s lacrosse, as announced on Monday, March 16 by the league office. Joe Resetarits was named Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.
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It is an exciting time for Major League Lacrosse and its players as a new team emerges and existing teams gain some familiar faces. While rosters may have shifted a bit this season, players from around the league are taking a look back at their greatest memories of former teammates, coaches, and their fans from those teams that are no longer.
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Wayne Gretzky, ice hockey’s historically greatest star, grew up in Brantford, Ontario. As winters wore on, Gretzky has said, “I could hardly wait to get my lacrosse stick out.”
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Gibbons updates the blog about once a week and gives readers a glimpse of what it's like to be a student-athlete at Hamilton. She was a First Team all-Liberty League selection on defense in 2008, when the Continentals captured the NCAA Division III championship with a 13-6 win against Franklin & Marshall College in the final. She started all 22 games last year.
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There are still plenty of games to be played, plenty of potential traps looming, but at this point it appears that the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team and Virginia have separated themselves from the pack and are the teams to beat in Division I this season.
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The Division II rankings saw their first major shakeup this week, as all but the top three spots shuffled around. NYIT, Le Moyne and C.W. Post stayed 1-2-3, but Merrimack jumped from six to four, replacing Mercyhurst, which slid to No. 5 after its first loss. Limestone and Bentley both joined the Top 10 this week, while Molloy jumps from No. 9 to No. 6.
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Inside Lacrosse cover shoot for the April issue featuring Army and Navy.
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Lacrosse star Ryan Powell helps with feeding, vision and keeping your hands free.
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Lacrosse star Ryan Powell teaches you some tips for scoring in close to the goal.
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The Buffalo Bandits were beaten by the Rochester Knighthawks, 15-14, in a very exciting game National Lacrosse League Saturday night at the Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks played a very strong game, but the theme of the game for the Bandits was “not good enough.”
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Junior Mike Rabbitt (Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury) scored three goals and dished out an assist to lead #2 Le Moyne to an 11-5 win over #4 Mercyhurst in non-conference men's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Saint John Fisher College.
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The Utica College men's lacrosse team improved to 1-2 on the year after a decisive 14-5 victory over host Misericordia University Saturday afternoon.
Sunday, March 15, 2009
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If there was anyone who may have thought the National Lacrosse League's most heated rivalry had lost some of its zip, think again.
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The Onondaga Community College men's lacrosse team, like its neighbors at Syracuse University and Le Moyne, has reached the point in its evolution where anything less than a national championship is a disappointment. The bar is that high.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
Le Moyne midfielders Mia Valletta (Niskayuna, NY / Niskayuna) and Maura Kenville (CBA) each recorded three goals each in leading Le Moyne to an 11-9 victory over La Salle.
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The OCC men's lacrosse team opening up Murphy Stadium hosting CCBC-Essex.
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Sixth-ranked Syracuse will play its second of three straight games on the road when it travels to Towson, Md. to face the No. 18 Tigers on Tuesday at 4 p.m. The Orange enters the contest with a record of 5-1, while Towson is 4-1.
from Hartwick Athletics:
Freshman Chris Livelli (Hillsborough, NJ) scored with 58 seconds left to give the Hartwick College men's lacrosse team to a 6-5 non-conference victory over visiting SUNY Potsdam on Saturday at Wright Stadium.
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from Albany Athletics:
Kayla Best equaled a season-high with four goals and Mel Rorie scored three times, all in the first half, in leading UAlbany to a 15-8 victory over Temple on Sunday, March 15. The Great Danes ended a five-game skid since winning their season opener.
from Canisius Athletics:
Senior Chelsea Martinez led the Griffs with five points and four goals and in the process, became the fourth player in school history to record her 100th career point. The senior has now accumulated 103 points on 93 goals and 10 assists during her collegiate career.
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
If Dave Urick and John Desko have their way, there will be no lacrosse version of the annual postseason hoops hoopla when the seven-team Big East men's lacrosse conference debuts next season. Ever.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Jim Boeheim, the veteran coach of the Syracuse University basketball team, possesses an uncanny ability to separate himself from the emotion of game and provide a cool, accurate analysis only minutes after it ends. Johns Hopkins lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala did a fine Boeheim impersonation Saturday.
from MPNnow.com:
Hobart goalie Max Silberlicht was named the ECAC Lacrosse League Co-Defensive Performer of the Week earlier in the week, and Saturday afternoon the junior showed the home crowd why, leading the Statesmen to a 15-8 victory over the Hoyas.
from UMBC Sports Blog:
UMBC won the game in the midfield, Hopmann, Wimer, and Peet Poillon make up arguable the best midfield in the country and Rob Grimm (Carthage) and Rich May have been providing great depth. May has scored two goals with two assists while playing every game but Grimm is living up to his expectations after being a high school all-american with four goals and eight assists for a team fourth 12 points.
Saturday, March 14, 2009
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Second-ranked Syracuse (4-1) used a balanced offensive attack to defeat No. 6 Johns Hopkins (3-2) in a rematch of last season’s national championship game on Saturday, March 14 at the Carrier Dome. The Orange featured nine different goal scorers, including four players with multiple goals.
from Albany Athletics:
Brian Caufield had four goals and Corey Small scored three times as UAlbany posted its fourth straight victory in a 13-11 triumph over Drexel on Saturday, March 14 at Vidas Field. The Great Danes upped their record to 4-1 and are off to the program’s second-best start at the Division I level.
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Senior Katie Rowan became the BIG EAST’s all-time leading scorer in the No. 6 Syracuse women’s lacrosse squad’s 13-8 win at Connecticut on Saturday, March 14. Rowan finished with 10 points and recorded her 200th career goal as the Orange won its BIG EAST opener for the second straight year.
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from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
"We all try to make this a pretty complicated game," Pietramala said following No. 2 Syracuse's 14-11 victory over the No. 6 Blue Jays before a crowd of 9,197 in the Carrier Dome, "and it's really not. You've got to defend, and probably more important than anything, you've got to pick up groundballs and you've got to pass and catch. The easiest way to sum up this game is we didn't pick up groundballs.
from Hobart Athletics:
The Hobart lacrosse team ended 13 years of frustration with a dominating 15-8 victory over No. 11 Georgetown at McCooey Field today. The Statesmen defense posted a first half shutout for the second straight game and third time this season en route to the team’s first win over the Hoyas since 1995.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
Dolphins down Mercyhurst 11-5 at St. John Fisher (box score)
from Colgate Athletics:
Junior attacker Ian Murphy (Central Square) scored three times and added an assist as the Colgate University men’s lacrosse team came back from a three-goal deficit to top Fairfield 13-12, Saturday afternoon at Lessing Field. The win was the Raiders’ first on the road this season.
from Colgate Athletics:
Brie Moran (Little Silver, N.J.) tied school records for goals and points in a single game to lead Colgate to a convincing 19-9 victory over Holy Cross, Saturday afternoon in a Patriot League women’s lacrosse match-up.
from Cornell Athletics:
Freshman Shannon McHugh (F-M) recorded a hat trick and four other Cornell players scored two goals apiece as the Big Red ruined Columbia's best start in school history with an 11-8 win over the Lions on Saturday afternoon at Robert Kraft Field in the Ivy League opener for both teams. Cornell improved to 5-0 (1-0 Ivy), while Columbia slipped to 5-1 (0-1 Ivy).
from Cortland Athletics:
The nationally second-ranked Cortland men's lacrosse team opened up a 9-5 halftime lead and held on late to defeat Clarkson, 13-11, Saturday afternoon at Sylvan lake Park in Sanford, Fla. The Red Dragons improved to 4-0 with the win, while the Golden Knights suffered their first loss and fell to 2-1.
from Army Athletics:
Army sophomore attackman Jeremy Boltus (Baldwinsville) tallied three goals and two assists, while senior attackman Jason Peyer added three goals and an assist to lead the 20th-ranked Black Knights to a 9-6 victory at Rutgers, Saturday afternoon, at RU Turf Field.
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from Ohio State Athletics:
Seniors Jeff Ryan (West Genesee/Hobart) and Joel Dalgarno had eight and seven points, respectively, as the duo led the Ohio State men’s lacrosse team to a 19-13 victory over Robert Morris Friday night in front of 993 fans in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
from Screen Daily:
The story centres on a 30-year-old of mixed lineage who must postpone his casino-building dreams to coach the inept local Native American high school lacrosse squad against the prep school league in which he used to star.
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from Utica College Athletics:
The nationally-ranked No. 1 Hamilton College women’s lacrosse team defeated host Utica College 17-9 in non-conference action Friday night at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium. Hamilton (2-0), led by Kailie Briscoe’s five goals and one assist, is now 3-0 all-time against the Pioneers (2-2).
from Syracuse Athletics:
The sixth-ranked Syracuse women’s lacrosse team goes on the road to open BIG EAST play at Connecticut on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Orange has either won or shared the last two regular-season conference titles and was the unanimous choice to claim the 2009 title in a preseason vote by the league’s head coaches
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Nearly two months have passed since the Rochester Knighthawks suffered their worst loss in franchise history, but try as they may, no one can forget about it.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
Sophomore Michelle Cook (Waterloo) scored two goals and assisted on two others to lead the Nazareth women's lacrosse team to a 10-6 non-conference victory over St. Lawrence on Friday in Canton.
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from Rhino Lacrosse:
Ryan Powell is currently being featured on a limited edition box of Frosted Corn Flakes Cereal being sold at Wegmans grocery stores along the east coast from Virginia to New York. The cereal highlights famous Syracuse University sports alumni including Ryan’s brothers Mikey and Casey, as well as Carmelo Anthony, Jim Boeheim, Gerry McNamara, Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, The Gait Brothers, Donovan McNabb and others.
from Cortland Athletics:
Domino's Pizza of Cortland is sponsoring Hall Wars 2009 when the Cortland men's lacrosse team hosts Ithaca College on Saturday, March 21. The promotion is scheduled for 12 p.m., an hour before the 1 p.m. game start time.
from Albany Athletics:
Corinne Drost and Debbie Sloan each had three goals as Delaware held off UAlbany, 10-8, in women’s lacrosse non-league play on Friday, March 13 at Rullo Stadium.
from LaxPower:
"Our team motto is that we never have a rebuilding year," Ambrose said. "But this year may be a greater challenge than other years."
from Army Athletics:
The Army lacrosse team will hit the road for the first time in three games, Saturday, heading to New Brunswick, N.J. to take on Rutgers at 1:00 p.m. The Black Knights look to make it three in a row following home wins over Bryant and Air Force last week, while the Scarlet Knights will be in the hunt for their first victory in three games.
from Canisius Athletics:
Northstar Connection: Sophomore Nick LoCoco is joined by a familiar face this year. Former high school teammate Jimmy Haney is in his first season with the Griffs. The duo teamed up at Cicero-North Syracuse High School to provide the Northstars with a high-scoring connection. The pair have continued their success at Canisius. Haney leads all freshmen with four goals this season, while LoCoco is tied for the team lead with nine points (3g, 6a).
from Canisius Athletics:
The Canisius College women’s lacrosse team rallied all the way back from a 5-0 deficit, but allowed the final three goals of the game and lost 15-13 to Navy at the Demske Sports Complex on Friday.
from Nazareth Athletics:
Junior Mark DeCirce scored four goals and added one assist and sophomore Joe Jacobs-Ferderbar contributed a career-high seven points on three goals and four assists Friday to lead visiting Nazareth to a 14-7 men's lacrosse victory over Oswego.
Friday, March 13, 2009
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Elizabeth Passer, the mother of two girls lacrosse players in Mexico, filed a complaint with the civil rights office of the federal Education Department stating there should be the same number of coaches in all contact sports in the district.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The absence of any players on the roster from Central New York was as shocking as it was fixable to Syracuse University women's lacrosse coach Gary Gait.
from Ithaca College Athletics:
The No. 6 Ithaca men’s lacrosse team (5-0) scored the game-winning goal with four seconds left in the fourth quarter in a 7-6 win over Drew (0-3) in southern California on the team’s spring trip.
from Cortland Athletics:
Five different players scored two goals each and Division I Davidson held off nationally 12th-ranked Cortland, 13-10, Thursday night in women's lacrosse action.
from The Cornell Daily Sun:
To kick off Ivy League play, the women’s lacrosse team will travel downstate to “The City that Never Sleeps” to face Columbia University tomorrow for the first game of spring break action. The Red will take the first draw against the Lions at 1 p.m. on Robert K. Kraft Field in New York.
from RIT Athletics:
The RIT women's lacrosse team scored 13 of the game's first 17 goals en route to a 14-8 victory over Allegheny College (1-1) on Thursday afternoon. RIT won its third straight game to start the season. It is the first 3-0 start in program history.
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from Lacrosse Magazine:
Scott Marr might one day be the last man standing when it comes to run-and-gun lacrosse. It certainly felt that way after Albany lost its season opener Feb. 21 to Denver. Pioneers head coach Jamie Munro - whose previous propensity for pushing the rock reflected that of Marr's - decided to grind the Great Danes down to a 10-9 victory.
from LoHud.com:
(Suffern coach Dave McNally) got word this week to begin setting up tryout dates for the Empire State Games as if the budget crisis will somehow ease. There’s still a long way to go here and few details. Most importantly, we don’t know whether another city has been found to host, but maybe they’re working to find a replacement for Poughkeepsie.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
A year ago the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team had its way at the faceoff X. Senior Danny Brennan led the nation (.667) in success rate, and overall the Orange ranked No. 8 in the nation (.582). The X was a key to the team's 10th national championship.
from Hamilton Athletics:
Hamilton College built a six-goal lead with a 5-0 run in the third quarter and the visiting Continentals held on for a 10-8 non-league win against local rival Utica College at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium on March 11.
from Colgate Athletics:
The Colgate women’s lacrosse game versus American University, last Saturday at Tyler’s Field raised over $1500 in donations for the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation, it was announced by Raider head coach Heather Bliss.
from Cornell Athletics:
The annual Cornell Athletic Department Garage Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 27, at Bartels Hall. Items for sale will include gear from almost all of Cornell's varsity sports, including the hockey, lacrosse, basketball, football, baseball and volleyball teams.
from ACCPhotos.com:
OK, admittedly I was more lucky than skilled to get this cover. US Lacrosse wanted a picture of two rivals for a photo shoot and lucky me lives right in between UNC and Duke, two of the biggest rivals in America. So getting this cover this month was a product of geography than my skill. Still, I’ll take a cover when I can get it. Anyway, here’s the story behind it:
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from The Cornell Daily Sun:
In women’s lacrosse first-ever meeting with Le Moyne, the Red was able to maintain its spotless record with a decisive victory, 11-5, and ended the Dolphin’s two game winning streak, leaving them at 2-4. The Red thoroughly dominated the Dolphins, setting a school record of 20 forced turnovers, while also making use of the team’s depth as the entire bench saw playing time.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
. . . In the case of the Black Knights, their lacrosse family includes three sets of brothers, making them families within a family. "We're trying to build a family here," said head coach Joe Alberici. "What better way is there do it then actually having blood relatives involved?" . . .
from Army Athletics:
A native of Tully, N.Y., Bill Henderson registered two solid performances during the 2-0 week. In Army’s 11-5 victory over Bryant on Wednesday, he held three-time All-America attackman Zach Greer, the NCAA career leader in goals scored, to only one goal and three shots on goal. He also helped lead the Black Knight defensive unit during a 14-9 victory over the service-academy rival Falcons on Saturday.
from RIT Athletics:
The RIT men's lacrosse team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 15-10 win over University of Scranton (1-4) on a cold and blustery afternoon at RIT's Turf Field on Wednesday. RIT's Adam Lehmann (McQuaid) had a career-high six points on five goals and an assist. Lehmann also had 10 ground balls and won 13-of-19 face-offs to go along with his six points. David Burke (Fairport) had three goals for RIT. Chris Cherami (Olwick, NJSeton Hall Prep) had two goals and Adam Vlassis (ESM)) and Cody Schroeder-Young (ESM)) each had a goal and an assist. Sean Gillies (Oakville, ON/Albany Academy) had a pair of assists.
from Stevenson Athletics:
Junior Steve Kazimer (Henninger) totaled four goals and five points to lead the No. 3-ranked Stevenson University men's lacrosse team to its first CAC victory of the season, 13-4 Wednesday afternoon over St. Mary's (Md.) at Seahawk Stadium.
from Cornell Athletics:
The Cornell women's lacrosse team caused a school record 20 turnovers and rolled to an 11-5 victory over Le Moyne in its final non-conference tuneup before Saturday's Ivy League opener. The Big Red remained unbeaten (4-0), while the Dolphins had their two-game win streak snapped in falling to 2-4.
from Hartwick Athletics:
Hartwick College freshmen Emily Pedigrossi (Cortland) and Emily Walsh (Cortland) each tallied their first goals in a Hartwick uniform on Wednesday afternoon at Oneonta State. The Red Dragons would emerge with a 23-3 victory and improve to 2-2. The Hawks fell to 0-3.
from Fairfield Athletics:
Fans will have a number of ways to follow the game if they are not able to make it to Alumni Stadium. For the first time this season WVOF 88.5 FM, the Fairfield student radio station, will provide the call of the game, with Mike Vitale providing play-by-play. That call is also part of the B2 Networks video streaming of the game, allowing fans to watch all the action on their computers.
from Hartwick Athletics:
The Hawks scored the first goal of the game less than one and a half minutes into the first quarter as Brandon Wilk (Hillsborough, NJ) scored an unassisted tally. Amherst needed over 10 minutes to find a response, as junior midfielder Alex Miller finished off a nice right-handed dodge with a goal. The first quarter ended with the two teams deadlocked at 1-1, with the Hawks holding a narrow 8-7 edge in shots.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Syracuse is spending its spring break this week training in Florida. Coach Gary Gait left the team briefly to play in Saturday’s NLL All-Star Game in Denver. The Orange (4-1) visit Connecticut on Saturday in their Big East opener.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Binghamton's 12 goals in its win over Marist on Saturday -- its first of the season - were the Bearcats' most since a 16-4 win over Hartford on March 31, 2007.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
All net proceeds from the promotion will be donated toward the recovery of Rochester Police Officer Anthony DiPonzio.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The Greyhounds rely on senior middies Jack Doyle (Harvard) and Greg McBride (North Carolina) to keep the leash taut as Gilman runs up and down the field. Playing together for two seasons already, the duo has the chance to be the best one-two punch in the nation.
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
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from Syracuse Athletics:
Fans are encouraged to visit SUathletics.com to purchase tickets ahead of time and utilize the “Ticketfast” delivery method to obtain their tickets directly after purchase. In addition, fans are encouraged to get to the Carrier Dome early on gameday. Gates will open at 12:30 p.m. in anticipation of a large crowd.
from Syracuse Athletics:
Colleen Bubnack (West Genesee) scored five times, including the game winner at 2:52 in overtime to lead Colgate to a come-from-behind 11-10 victory over visiting Albany, Tuesday evening in women’s lacrosse action at Tyler’s Field.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The top players were selected by a committee of Minnesota high school lacrosse coaches after a three hour evaluation process at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota that included individual position drills, time-testing for speed and a series of scrimmages. Registration for the on-field evaluation was open to all high school underclassmen players entering grades 10,11 and 12.
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from North Carolina Athletics:
Cannizzaro, a midfielder, was the offensive most valuable player at Cazenovia High School as both a sophomore and junior. She scored a school-record 101 goals last season and has 222 career goals entering her senior campaign. She also set a school record last spring with 106 ground balls.
from the NCAA:
Two prominent health and sports medicine organizations are partnering to launch a campaign to help young female athletes avoid commonly occurring ACL injuries.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
For one fan Christmas will come early as the Rochester Americans and Knighthawks will give away a 2009 Honda Fit, valued at $17,000*, on Thursday, March 12th. The fans will have a shot at winning the car at a special Dealership Party at Dick Ide Pontiac/Honda, 875 Panorama Trail in Penfield.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
Rochester will celebrate Irish Night that night as fans can enjoy live Irish music by Everheart and performances by Irish dancers and bag pipers. Fans that wear green can also receive best available seating for just $10. College Students can purchase a $10 ticket in the 200 Corner Seating Section by showing their College ID at The Box Office.
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from the Kansas City Star:
On a Facebook page honoring the University of Kansas freshman found dead in his bed after an apparent drinking binge, his father made a pledge and a plea.
from Cornell Athletics:
Reese was outstanding in the Big Red's 13-10 win at Hofstra, collecting a career-high 14 saves to stone a Pride offense averaging nearly 14 goals per outing.
from Utica College Athletics:
The Utica College women’s lacrosse team jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first 6:15 of play and never looked back as they defeated visiting Potsdam State 14-8 in non conference play Tuesday afternoon on the turf at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium.
from Ithaca College Athletics:
The No. 6 Ithaca mens lacrosse team (4-0) built a 6-0 lead at halftime and went on to a 15-9 victory over Whittier (3-3) on Tuesday during the team's spring trip in southern California.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Click here to leave your questions for the boys or stop by the chats Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.: IL/ESPN.com Chat 3/12
from Inside Lacrosse TV:
From VirginiaSportsTV.com, highlights from Virginia's 14-10 win over Cornell.
from MetroMix.com:
Seventy-seven photos from the NLL All-Star Game
from Binghamton Athletics:
Junior Molly Hastrich scored four goals to lead visiting St. Bonaventure to a 11-10 decision over Binghamton on a rainy Tuesday afternoon at the Bearcat Sports Complex.
from Inside Lacrosse:
657 underclassmen tried out for 20 spots on Long Island’s Empire Team last year. Five of the 20 that made the squad came from West Islip — one attackman, two midfielders, one defender and a goalie. Clearly, Craig can be excited about his team’s balance.
from The Cornell Daily Sun:
“We never played Le Moyne before, so it should be interesting,” sophomore attacker Libby Johnson said. “I’ve played with a lot of girls on the team in summer leagues and stuff, and there are definitely a lot of good players on the team.
from Syracuse Athletics:
There will also be more parking options available to fans for Saturday’s game. In addition to the surface lots around the Carrier Dome, patrons will be able to park in the South lot at Manley Field House and take a shuttle to College Place similar to football and men’s basketball games. More police officers and parking personnel will be on hand to help alleviate traffic backups around the Dome.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
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from JustLacrosse:
The first full week of Division III play has broken the log jam in the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com Division III Top 20. Gettysburg's losses to Stevenson and Cortland allowed both those teams to move up, along with Middlebury, and also made room for an undefeated Roanoke to move from #10 to #5.
from Hamilton Athletics:
Briscoe '09 hands out 4 assists to eclipse career 100-mark.
from Cortland Athletics:
The nationally 13th-ranked Cortland women’s lacrosse team broke open a close game with seven consecutive goals and handed first-year head coach Kathy Taylor a victory in her first career collegiate game by defeating host Christopher Newport, 16-7, Tuesday afternoon.
from Cornell Athletics:
Canisius (0-3) was led by Jimmy Haney’s (CNS) two goals, while Nick LoCoco (CNS) added one goal and one assist. Adam Jones also scored once for the Griffs.
from Syracuse Athletics:
Members of the 1989 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their NCAA Championship with a reunion Saturday, March 14 at the Carrier Dome. More than 20 members of that legendary squad, including Coach Roy Simmons Jr., will be recognized at halftime of second-ranked Syracuse’s 2 p.m. game against No. 6 Johns Hopkins.
from Colgate Athletics:
The Raiders’ captain garnered the honor after posting seven goals in the 22-9 win over Holy Cross. The seven goals and seven points marked a new career high for Colleluori, who’s previous career best was six points.
from Albany Athletics:
Freshman Joe Resetarits scored a career-high five goals, including two in the decisive fourth quarter, to lead UAlbany to a 12-9 victory over nationally-ranked Massachusetts on Tuesday, March 10 at John Fallon Field.
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from JustLacrosse:
Two free, two for-pay games being webcast today alone.
from WKTV:
Last season, the Hamilton College women's lacrosse team put the Buff & Blue on the map by winning the NCAA Division III Championship--the first national title for any team in school history. Now, the Continentals are ready to defend it..
from Hamilton Athletics:
Deyo scored three goals and assisted on two others in Hamilton's 15-3 win against Morrisville State College on Saturday. Deyo also picked up two ground balls in the season opener. The Continentals take on local rival Utica College for a non-league game at Utica on Wednesday, March 11, at 4 p.m.
from Syracuse.com:
The Cody Jamieson saga continues, and in a weird way that is a good thing for the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team.
from Clarkson Athletics:
The Clarkson University Men's Lacrosse game scheduled for Tuesday, March 10 at Potsdam State has been postponed one day because of poor field conditions. The Golden Knights and Bears will play on Wednesday, March 11 at 4:00 p.m on Potsdam's artificial turf field.
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from Empire 8 TV:
Watch Tammy Kohanski (Corcoran), 2008 Division III Upstate Women’s Lacrosse Rookie of the Year, and the Utica College women host Potsdam today, live and free webcast, 4PM
from Hobart Athletics:
Also named the ECAC Lacrosse League Co-Defensive Player of the Week, Silberlicht matched his season-high with 14 saves against Bucknell. The Bison’s two tallies are the fewest by a Statesmen opponent since Hobart defeated Colgate 18-2 back in 1992.
from Cornell Athletics:
DeLuca won all 11 faceoffs he took through three quarters and scooped up six ground balls in a 16-4 win versus Montclair St. in Cortland's home opener last Wednesday.
from LaxPower:
"The teams from Shreveport have the most experience since they have been playing in the North Texas league for years," said St. Thomas More head coach Rusty Deas, who led his team to a Deep South League championship a year ago.
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from Inside Lacrosse:
The defending New York Class A champs should pick up where they left off defensively, losing only one contributor from a group that gave up just 4.16 goals per game.
from Canisius Athletics:
The Canisius College men’s lacrosse team plays its third-consecutive ranked team to open the season when the Griffs play at No. 4 Cornell on Tuesday. Canisius lost its first two games to No. 16 Colgate and No. 12 Princeton, while the Big Red enters the game with a 2-1 mark.
from Cornell Athletics:
The Big Red opened the season with victories over Binghamton and Army, but lost to No. 1 Virginia this past weekend, 14-10 to fall a 2-1 on the season. Canisius dropped its first two games of the season to No. 16 Colgate (11-15) and No. 14 Princeton (6-14) and have not played since Feb. 21.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
On the heels of an 8-4 victory over Limestone on Saturday at Homewood Field, the Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team retained its #2 ranking in the USILA and Lax Power rankings.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
After defending NJCAA men's lacrosse champion Nassau Community College fell to Monroe, Onondaga takes over as the unanimous top ranking in the March 9 poll despite not having played a game.
from McDaniel Athletics:
Hatton earned the offensive nod after scoring six goals and handing out four assists in a pair of victories. In Wednesday’s 10-7 win over Widener, he netted a career-best five goals to go with one assists before tallying a goal and three assists in an 18-7 victory over Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday.
from The Ithaca Journal:
Thanks to an "unexplainable" stretch of poor lacrosse in the third quarter, Cornell departed Charlottsville, Va., on Sunday evening deeply disappointed it had let an opportunity slip away against top-ranked Virginia.
from the Big East:
Hamm helped key the Orange defense in a 17-8 win over No. 10 Boston University on March 4. The senior tied a career high with four caused turnovers and helped the SU defense cause 20 turnovers and limit the Terriers to just one second-half score.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Katie Rowan, Syracuse: Has 18 goals and six assists. Though she is not looking like she will get that 161-point season for the NCAA scoring record. Syracuse is 4-1 right now led by an offense that is scoring 16.4 goals a game.
from MPNnow.com:
Perhaps it wasn’t like hitting the lottery, but the Canandaigua Academy varsity boys lacrosse team was undoubtedly ecstatic when members found out they won a contest sponsored by an athletic gear company.
from Inside Lacrosse TV:
Lacrosse highlights of Syracuse's 8-5 over Georgetown in D.C. (2:34)
from Inside Lacrosse:
Rob Pannell, A, Cornell (6, 10, 3 games): Absolutely incredible performance after unseating a returning starter. Pannell is leading the Ivy League in scoring average and looked exceptional in a losing effort against Virginia on Sunday.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Powell Bros. Lacrosse Camps, 2009 “Takin’ It To Fields Tour,” will be visiting lacrosse fields across America beginning June 1st at Whitlock Fields in Georgia and ending its tour on August 6th at the spectacular Golden Goal Tournament Park in Fort Ann, NY.
from Dave RAhme/Syracuse.com:
Former SU star Steve Scaramuzzino emailed to tell me the 1989 Syracuse team that defeated Johns Hopkins for the national title in 1989 - a game in which Hopkins coach Dave Pietramala played at close defense for the Blue Jays - will be honored at halftime of the game Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversity of the title season.
Monday, March 9, 2009
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from Cornell Athletics:
The Cornell women’s lacrosse team will attempt to improve to 4-0 for the second straight year and the seventh time under 12th-year head coach Jenny Graap ‘86 when it faces Le Moyne on Wednesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. at Schoellkopf Field. Live video of the game will be available as part of the RedCast subscription service.
from Syracuse Athletics:
Members of the Orange men’s lacrosse team will make an appearance at Smith Elementary School in Cortland on Tuesday, March 10.
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from The Ithaca Journal:
The fourth-ranked Big Red held a slight advantage over top-ranked Virginia at the break, but the Cavaliers came roaring out of halftime to hand Cornell a 14-10 defeat at Klockner Stadium.
from The Providence Journal:
Lars Tiffany (LaFayette), Brown Class of 1990, returned to his alma mater in 2007 to revive a once-proud program that had fallen on hard times and, in only his second season, a statement was made, loudly and clearly, that the Bears were back.
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from Le Moyne Athletics:
Led by All-American goalie Doug McIver (Altamont, N.Y. / Albany Academy),the Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team defeated Limestone College 8-4 at Homewood Field on the campus of Johns Hopkins University. The victory improves #2 ranked Le Moyne to 2-0 on the season. Limestone falls to 1-2 on the year.
Sunday, March 8, 2009
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from Le Moyne Athletics:
Behind 17 saves from freshman goalkeeper Kelly Fucillo (Camillus, N.Y./West Genesee), the Le Moyne College women’s lacrosse team notched its second straight win, 11-9, over Sacred Heart on Saturday at Henninger High School.
from Colgate Athletics:
Collelouri score the Raiders first four goals en route to a record setting day while senior Brandon Corp (Chittenango) extended his scoring steak 38-games off two goals and four assists for a six-point outing.
from DigitalSports.com:
In a study published a number of years ago with regards to female basketball players, 91% of season ending injuries and 94% of injuries requiring surgery occurred in the knee.
from Cornell Athletics:
The No. 4 Cornell men’s lacrosse team took a 7-6 lead into halftime, but No. 1 Virginia outscored the Big Red, 8-3, over the final 30 minutes to earn the 14-10 victory at Klockner Stadium this afternoon.
from Hamilton Athletics:
Hamilton College overwhelmed visiting Morrisville State College in a 15-3 non-league win in the Continentals' season opener at Campus Road Athletic Field on March 7.
from LaxPower:
For the second time in program history, the Notre Dame men's lacrosse team defeated a team ranked in the top three of the national polls as the seventh-ranked Fighting Irish took down No. 3 North Carolina, 9-7, on Sunday afternoon inside the Loftus Sports Center.
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from Inside Lacrosse:
50 Years of LaFayette Lacrosse: The anniversary season coincides with a talented team that is cause for great expectations and one that Riese has said that, while very young, could be one of the school’s best ever.
from the Denver Post:
As hundreds of socks signified his sixth goal, Mark Steenhuis took off one of his socks and played the final nine minutes, 32 seconds sockless in the East's 27-21 victory over the West in the National Lacrosse League All-Star Game on Saturday night.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
As a bonus, the Pepsi Center crowd of 13,380 was treated to amazing stick tricks, Mark Steenhuis' seemingly effortless dominance, Dan Dawson's dunk in the hot tub and the return of Gary Gait.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The seeds for greatness were planted a week ago in defeat. Saturday, John Galloway harvested them in abundance. As a result, the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team is feasting on a 3-1 record this morning instead of wondering where its 2009 season is headed.
from the Washington Post:
Georgetown's shooters hit everything from posts to goalie John Galloway's right foot in an 8-5 lacrosse loss to Syracuse yesterday at Multi-Sport Field. A crowd of 2,942 that included Washington Redskins Coach Jim Zorn watched 11th-ranked Georgetown (1-2) stay even until the final minute of the third quarter.
from MPNnow.com:
Chances are probably pretty good that Mandy Friend doesn’t often get compared to Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford or Florida signal-caller Tim Tebow.
from St. Lawrence Athletics:
The Saints (0-1) sent the game to overtime with a dramatic goal by senior Peter Carroll with only one second left in regulation, but Myles Monaghan sealed the upset victory for the Black Squirrels on the opening possession of the extra session.
from the Baltimore Sun:
Catalino led Maryland (4-1) with four goals and an assist, giving him four career hat tricks. The 6-foot-5, 240-pound sophomore, who teams with 6-6, 260-pound Will Yeatman on the front line, has scored at least one point in 18 straight games.
from Powell River Peak Online:
Anyone who has ever played hockey, or who has a child in hockey, understands the problem of smelly gear. However, unpleasant odour is just the tip of the iceberg. Bad odours indicate the presence of bacteria, and bacteria can present a risk of infection to athletes.
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from Nazareth Athletics:
Freshman attackman C.J. Estes scored three goals and added two assists and sophomore attackman Joe Jacobs-Ferderbar also scored three times as host Nazareth outscored Geneseo, 14-12, in a non-league men's lacrosse game.
from Army Athletics:
Army senior attackman Jason Peyer tallied five points on two goals and three assists, while senior midfielder Kevin LoRusso added three goals and an assist to lead the Black Knights to a 14-9 victory over Air Force, Saturday afternoon at Michie Stadium.
from Albany Athletics:
Lauren Vitkus scored the game-winning goal with one minute and 18 seconds remaining to lift Brown to a 13-12 victory over UAlbany on Saturday, March 7 at Berylson Family Fields.
from the Baltimore Sun:
"Straight Shooters" answers your youth lacrosse questions with the help of US Lacrosse experts. This week's "Straight Shooter" is Lindsey Biles. Biles was an All-American and Tewaaraton Trophy finalist during her career at Princeton University.
Saturday, March 7, 2009
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from Cortland Athletics:
MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. – Cortland outscored Gettysburg 6-0 in the third quarter to pull away from a halftime tie and the nationally third-ranked Red Dragons defeated the second-ranked Bullets, 14-8, in front of a standing-room only crowd at John J. Burns Park.
from Colgate Athletics:
Meghan Lawler (Liverpool) posted a seven-point performance to pace Colgate to a convincing 18-6 victory over visiting American, Saturday afternoon in a Patriot League women’s lacrosse clash at Tyler’s Field.
from Hobart Athletics:
Junior attackman Kevin Curtin (Corcoran) paced the Hobart attack with his third career hat trick. Senior attackman Jeff Colburn (CNS) also had a three-point day on a goal and two assists, while junior midfielder Mike Suits (CBA) netted a pair of goals.
from Syracuse Athletics:
Sophomore goaltender John Galloway (West Genesee)had a career-high 19 saves and second-year attackman Stephen Keogh scored four of the Orange’s eight goals as second-ranked Syracuse (3-1) defeated No. 12 Georgetown, 8-5, in front of a sold-out crowd of 2,942 at Multi-Sport Field on Saturday, March 7.
from Cornell Athletics:
Cornell ended the game on a 6-2 run and junior goalkeeper Kristen Reese made a career-best 14 saves to propel the 14th-ranked Big Red women's lacrosse team past No. 20 Hofstra 13-10 on Saturday afternoon at James H. Stuart Stadium.
from Utica College Athletics:
The Utica College men's lacrosse team trailed 11-9 at half but they could only muster four goals in the final two quarters as they dropped a 20-13 decision to host Plattsburgh State in the season opener for the Pioneers Saturday.
from LaxPower:
Virtually every year, sometimes more often, a post appears on the LaxPower Forum regarding how the top Division III (or II) teams would fare if they played against teams in Division I. Former collegiate players Ryan Rohde and Brett Manney take a look at this issue here for two-time defending Division III champion Salisbury, discussing how the Sea Gulls might do if they played in Division I.
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
In the midst of discussing Sunday's Cornell-Virginia men's lacrosse showdown, Big Red coach Jeff Tambroni took time out to sum up perfectly the challenge that faces John Desko and Syracuse at noon today at Georgetown.
from Army Athletics:
The Black Knights will honor its last five head coaches in a ceremony at halftime of this afternoon’s game. Army legends Jack Emmer, Al Pisano and James “Ace” Adams will be on hand, while family members of the late F. Morris Touchstone will join the ceremony, which will also include a special video message from Dick Edell.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Friday, March 6, 2009
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from Albany Athletics:
Corey Small scored a career-high eight goals and UAlbany held off a late Delaware rally in a 15-12 non-league victory on Friday, March 6 at John Fallon Field.
from Syracuse.com:
Scott Kahoe, the senior midfielder on the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team, is more familiar with Multi-Sport Field on the campus of Georgetown University than any of his teammates. It was his home field for four years, although he only played on it for only three.
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from Lacrosse Magazine:
When Maryland's Dave Cottle sent him a text last offseason, Cornell head coach Jeff Tambroni didn't waste any time picking up the phone and calling Virginia's Dom Starsia.
Reminder
Cortland Tailgate at Massapequa HS Saturday
There will be a Cortland Tailgate at Massapequa HS Saturday beginning at 11AM to get things rockin' before the Red Dragons battle Gettysburg at 1PM.
from the NY Titans
Special deals for last two Titans home games
The last two NY Titans home games will be April 4th at 7:30pm vs Philadelphia and April 11th at 7:30pm vs Buffalo, to be played at the Prudential Center in Newark , NJ. For half-price tickets ($10), contact Brittney Ramirez, NY Titans Promotions, at britt.ramirez@yahoo.com, or call 479-856-1944.
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from Inside Lacrosse:
The adidas Underclassmen Northeast Regional Team Tryout is scheduled for June 20, 2009 from 4p-7p at Irondequoit High School in Rochester, New York. The tryout is open to high school underclassmen players entering grades 10,11 and 12 next fall and will be featured during the Upstate All-American Lacrosse Camp June 19-21, 2009.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The Le Moyne men's lacrosse team will have an opportunity to play at one of the college game's most storied venues this weekend, but head coach Dan Sheehan and his players are too worried about their opponent to think about the surroundings. The No. 2 Dolphins will face Limestone at 6 p.m. Saturday at Homewood Field on the campus of Johns Hopkins University.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
. . . It came as a surprise, then, to learn that John Galloway spent much of the 2008 season frustrated by the magnitude of the mountain he was climbing and bothered by the second-guessing that seemed to accompany each stumble he endured along the way.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
Senior McKenzie Gray (Baldwinsville) led the charge with two goals and seven assists for a total of nine points as the Le Moyne Dolphins registered their first win of the season over Detroit Mercy, 20-7, on Thursday in women's lacrosse action at Henninger High School.
from The Cornell Daily Sun:
The No. 4 men’s lacrosse team is off to a quick 2-0 start to the 2009 season and will get the chance to make a loud statement on Sunday when it takes on No. 1 Virginia at Klockner Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.
from ILTV:
Inside Lacrosse analyst Mark Dixon previews the game between Cornell and Virginia.(2:28)
from dcExaminer.com:
This weekend’s lacrosse doubleheader at Georgetown features a rare treat: both the men’s and women’s defending national champions — Syracuse and Northwestern, respectively — will be in town to face-off against the Hoyas.
from the Baltimore Sun:
Stevenson scored first, but Gettysburg scored the next two. It could have been a close game from that point, but it wasn't. Paul Cantabene’s Mustangs rocketed to a 13-3 lead against the No. 2 team in Division III. It was Stevenson’s biggest win ever. (6:33)
from the Denver Post:
Lacrosse players are a different breed. They get offended when someone doesn't hit them. Bring less than a nasty attitude and you might as well be playing checkers. So when the National Lacrosse League, the world's most talented professional lacrosse ring, comes to the Pepsi Center on Saturday for its annual All-Star Game at 7 p.m., the results could be bloodier than similar contests in the NBA and NHL.
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from Utica College Athletics:
Sophomore Julianne Schultheiss netted a team-high three goals, including the game-winner, as the Utica College women’s lacrosse team knocked off visiting Geneseo State 10-9 for the first time in program-history Thursday.
from St. John Fisher Athletics:
The St. John Fisher College men’s lacrosse team scored five goals in the third quarter and rallied to beat visiting SUNY Oswego 9-8 on Thursday at Fisher’s Growney Stadium. With the win, Fisher improves to 2-0, while Oswego falls to 0-1.
from Hartwick Athletics:
The visiting Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers, after falling behind 1-0 in the opening three minutes of the game, rattled off 15 unanswered goals in a 17-4 win over the Hartwick College women's lacrosse team Thursday at Wright Stadium in the season opener for both squads.
from US Lacrosse Rochester:
This link will let you download the application .doc file from the Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse
from NLL.com:
If you can't be in Denver this weekend, you can still watch and listen to the All-Star Game, All-Star Skills Competition, and NLL Hall of Fame Ceremony. The NLL Network has the action covered for you all weekend, staring with the Skills Competition on Friday at 10pm Eastern.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Matt Abbott (Nottingham/SU), Mike Catalino (Webster-Schroeder/Duke), Brandon Corp (Chittenango/Colgate), Garrett Pedley (SUNY Albany), Jeff Rommel (Henninger/Rutgers), Max Seibald (Cornell), Andy Tormey (CBA/Navy)
from Inside Lacrosse:
You probably know that ABC News’ Bob Woodruff is one of the country’s premier journalists and that he made a miraculous recovery after suffering a traumatic brain injury while reporting from Iraq in 2006, but did you know that he was a lacrosse star at Colgate?
Thursday, March 5, 2009
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from The Daily Orange:
The screen high above empty stands showcased what had just happened, and Gary Gait, a composed man of little emotion, lifted his head and nodded. Finally.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The top junior and sophomore prospects from The Eastern Pennsylvania Scholastic Lacrosse Association will be on display for college recruiters on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at Haverford College in a brand new showcase event.
from Cornell Athletics:
Despite being two of the oldest lacrosse teams in the nation, Cornell and Virginia have met just six times, and only one of those meetings has occurred during the regular season.
from Syracuse Athletics:
The Orange and Hoyas both enter Saturday’s matchup after one-goal losses last week. The Hoyas lost their first game of the year, 10-9, on Feb. 28 at St. John’s. Syracuse is looking to rebound from a 13-12 home defeat on Feb. 27 to top-ranked Virginia.
from The Collegian:
Senior lacrosse captain Mandy Friend enters her final season at the University of Richmond having already broken and re-broken program records during all of her previous three seasons at the University of Richmond.
from The Oklahoma Daily:
Before attending OU as a lacrosse player and construction science major, Zwinggi served in Iraq and was honored with the Purple Heart award.
from Ithaca College:
Long is in his 22nd year as head coach at Ithaca and has a career record of 199-103. He has led the Bombers to seven NCAA Tournament appearances, two Empire 8 championships and has coached 29 USILA All-Americans. He is a five-time Empire 8 Coach of the Year.
from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise:
Currently, Lake Placid players must find something else to do once they hit seventh grade since the Tri-Lakes Youth Lacrosse league only goes through sixth grade.
from NLL Insider:
Technically the half way point of the season and with it comes the 2009 ALL STAR Game this weekend in Colorado!
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from LaxPower:
Currently, US Lacrosse is looking for locations in the United States that would be able to host the largest international lacrosse competition in the world. Venues have until April 10, 2009 to submit an Intent to Bid application to US Lacrosse.
from LaxPower:
At the college level, the NCAA issues an annual report on sports sponsorship, participation, and squad size. Their most recent report contains detailed information by gender and division for the period from 1982 through 2008, which shows that 28.1% of NCAA member institutions sponsor women's lacrosse and 22.3% sponsor men's lacrosse.
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from St. John Fisher Athletics:
Watch the game live thanks to Empire8.tv
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Colgate freshman Courtney Miller, the third-leading goal scorer in New York State high school history, has made an immediate impact in Hamilton -- on and off the field.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Since we’ve already brought you the first edition of our Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse National Power Rankings as well as Region Rankings, IL wanted to share the high school preview capsules from the April issue of the magazine now, as a primer for the season which is getting underway on fields across the country.
from LaxPower:
Andrew Boyd, Sr., Parkway West, MO (Army), Ross Gillum, Sr., Plano, TX (Cornell), Kyle Carey, Sr., Thomas Worthington, OH (Syracuse).
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Sophomore Jimmy Dailey (Westminster/Winter Hills) and junior Richie Ford (Baltimore/Towson) each scored four goals to lead the No. 7-ranked Stevenson University men's lacrosse team to a 16-6 victory over No. 2 Gettysburg Wednesday afternoon at Caves Athletics Complex.
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from Cortland Athletics:
For the second straight game, Red Dragon freshman Mike Tota (Webster/Webster Schroeder) scored four goals. Freshman Greg Wright (Irondequoit) collected three goals and an assist, senior Joey Morgan (Putnam Valley) had two goals and three assists and juniors Brian Krol (Niskayuna) and Chris Dutkowsky (Vestal) added a goal and an assist each.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Brittany Scott, a 2004 graduate of C.W. Baker High School and a 2008 graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, was recently named to the 2009 Canadian World Cup Lacrosse team. The qualification process lasted 18 months.
from Army Athletics:
Army senior attackman Jason Peyer scored four goals and an assist, while sophomore goalie Tom Palesky made 17 saves to lead the Black Knights to a 11-5 victory over Bryant, Wednesday afternoon at Michie Stadium.
from Hobart Athletics:
When the Hobart lacrosse team plays its home opener against 20th-ranked Bucknell on March 7 the Statesmen will thank their loyal fans with Fan Appreciation Day. The opening faceoff is slated for 1 p.m. on McCooey Field and all fans will be admitted free of charge.
from Syracuse Athletics:
Fifth-ranked Syracuse used a second-half offensive explosion to defeat No. 10 Boston University, 17-8, on Wednesday, Mar. 4 in the Carrier Dome. The Orange outscored the Terriers, 12-1, in the second half, helping Syracuse overcome a two-goal halftime deficit.
from The Ithaca Journal:
Trailing by three goals midway through the third quarter, eighth-ranked Ithaca College reeled off seven straight to storm past Oneonta, 12-7, in a nonleague men's lacrosse game Wednesday afternoon at Cornell's Schoellkopf Field.
from Hartwick Athletics:
Freshman attack Tom Srubinski (West Islip, NY) netted five goals including a pair in the fourth quarter as the Hartwick College men's lacrosse team earned its first win of the season 12-5 over Cobleskill on Wednesday at Wright Stadium.
from Binghamton Athletics:
Freshman attack C.J. Small scored 54 seconds into sudden-death overtime, leading Villanova (4-0) to a 7-6 come-from-behind win against Binghamton (0-4) in a non-conference men's lacrosse game on Wednesday afternoon at the Bearcats Sports Complex.
from the Schenectady Daily Gazette:
Vermont scored seven straight goals in an 11-minute span of the second half and defeated the Siena College women’s lacrosse team, 19-14, Wednesday afternoon.
from Beaver Creek Blog:
The Vail Lacrosse Shootout is played on various fields that are spread down 13 miles of the Vail Valley. Teams will battle in Vail, Avon, and Edwards depending on which division they are registered to play in.
from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:
The Statesmen are off to a 3-0 start, and new coach T.W. Johnson believes his team isn't affected by the turmoil that plagued 2008.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
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from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
Virginia coach Dom Starsia told me before the fact that the game between his Cavaliers and the Syracuse University men's lacrosse team last week was one in which weaknesses overlooked in previous games would be exposed. For the Orange, a couple potential trouble areas were.
from US Lacrosse:
US Lacrosse announced the 64 teams that will compete for the first national championship at the under-15 level. The 2009 US Lacrosse U-15 National Championship will be held July 6-10, 2009 at Cedar Lane Sports Park near Baltimore, Maryland.
from US Lacrosse:
It is from these ballots that the respective National Lacrosse Hall of Fame voting committees will select the 2009 induction class. US Lacrosse will announce the final class of inductees on Saturday, May 23.
from Citrus TV/ILTV:
From CitrusTV.net, does this lacrosse analyst have what it takes to make the squad? (1:49)
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
Rochester Knighthawks forward Shawn Evans was named the Offensive and Overall Player of the Week by the National Lacrosse League today.
from MSLCA.com:
Brother Rice High School ended the 2008 seasons ranked #1 Nationally by Inside Lacrosse. During the 2008 season they earned numerous championships including: MSLCA Champions, Michigan State Champions, and Catholic League Champions. Below are highlights of Rice against WRA, Upper Arlington, and U of Detroit Jesuit. Enjoy! (9:58)
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from Lacrosse Magazine:
Boston University doesn't have much time to celebrate its electrifying double-overtime win on Saturday at William & Mary -- the Carrier Dome and No. 3 Syracuse are right around the corner.
from Hamilton Athletics:
The Continentals return two of their four All-Americans from last season. Kaillie Briscoe '09 owns program records for most assists and points in a career, and most assists and points in a season. Kate Marek '09 recorded 29 goals, 51 ground balls, 47 draw controls and 31 caused turnovers from her midfield position last year.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Cornell plays at #1 Virginia on Sunday. It's the first time the two schools have played since the 2002 NCAA tournament.
from the Baltimore Sun:
The Retrievers won just seven of 26 faceoffs last night, but might have found a faceoff specialist in a guy who already does plenty for them.
from Colgate Athletics:
There will be five men’s games and four women’s games included in Colgate’s All-Access package over the internet.
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from Utica College Athletics:
Men vs. Wells now March 25th. Women's yet to be rescheduled.
from the Auburn Citizen:
Former Auburn lacrosse player Matt Chadderdon has found success during his sophomore year at Le Moyne College.
from the Brockport Stylus:
With the passing of every season comes a fresh start for sports teams. After two exceptional years in a row, the Brockport men's lacrosse team has the talent, experience and depth for a successful spring season.
from the Schenectady Daily Gazette:
Loyola’s defense limited Siena to one goal during a 27-minute span Tuesday as the No. 14-ranked Greyhounds defeated the Saints, 7-5, in a non-conference men’s lacrosse game.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
I'm responding to the comments from Jack Fitzgerald in your blog today in which he states that thousands of fans were stuck in traffic this past Friday while driving to the Virginia - SU men's lacrosse game. He speculates that the traffic congestion was due to lack of foresight/planning by SU Athletics staff by not having enough parking lots open and too few police in the streets. I can assure you that there was adequate parking staff and police officers on duty to handle the crowd that we expected based upon the data we use to estimate attendance.
from Inside Lacrosse:
The first NJCAA poll was released this week, the teams are starting their season and Andy Jasner has a look at the top JUCO players and teams for 2009..
from NLL.com:
Jarett Park (CBA) in, Casey Powell (Carthage) out.
from ILTV:
IL's Roundtable discuss the strength of the lacrosse teams in next year's Big East. (1:51)
from PinkCakeBox.com:
They don't ship to CNY, but if you're heading to the tri-state area-
from Army Athletics:
Army lacrosse fans will have two great opportunities to take advantage of this week as the Black Knights play a pair of home games.
from JustLacrosse:
Virginia's win over Syracuse Friday night in front of nearly 17,000 lacrosse fans, even though it was by the slimmest of margins, was all our voters were looking for to settle the question of who should be #1.
from JustLacrosse:
Very few surprises again this week in the CaseyPowellLacrosse.com / JustLacrosse.com Division III Top 20, with Salisbury still #1 as the season begins to ramp up down south. Many northern teams begin their seasons this week.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
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from Cornell Athletics:
Cornell women visit Hofstra Saturday.
from Colgate Athletics:
Colgate University senior attacker Brandon Corp (Chittenango) was recently selected to tryout for the 2010 U.S. men’s lacrosse team that will compete in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship in Manchester, England from July 10-24, 2010.
from Cornell Athletics:
US Lacrosse has announced that five players with Cornell ties – Ryan McClay ’03, Mitch Belisle ’07, Matt McMonagle ’07, John Glynn ’09 and Max Seibald ’09 - have been selected to try out for the 2010 U.S. men's lacrosse team . . .
from Syracuse Athletics:
Overall, seven current and former Orange standouts are among the 84 players selected by U.S. Lacrosse to participate in the national team tryouts. In addition to Abbott and Hardy, former SU stars Mike Leveille, Ryan Powell, Steven Brooks, Brendan Loftus and Jarett Park have also been invited to the tryouts, which will be held from June 7-10, 2009 at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I.
from Clarkson Athletics:
Leading the way is a strong offensive presence among the attackers. Senior Emily Bojarski (West Genesee), one of three captains for the Knights, ranked in the top eight in the conference in both goals (33) and points (43) and has been one of the most prolific offensive players in the history of the Clarkson program.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Mike Hatton has found a spot in the McDaniel midfield after transferring from Syracuse two years ago. The transition to playing for his oldest brother, Matt, has been a process - one that will hopefuly pay off for the brothers and the Green Terror.
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from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The mother of two girls who play lacrosse at Mexico High School has filed a civil rights complaint to prevent her school district from reducing the number of coaches for girls varsity and junior varsity lacrosse.
from walax.com:
Sten Jernudd, a Lakeside two–sport athlete playing Basketball and Lacrosse towers over other players at a staggering 6-foot 5-inches tall . . . Recruited by a number of schools, Sten has verbally committed to Cornell, to become the second player from Seattle in as many years to play for the Big Red. Sten will join Shane O’Neill (Seattle Prep) when the 2010 class enters Cornell.
from Inside Lacrosse:
He’s a 6-3, 195 lbs. two-way middie prospect. Ohio State and Denver were among the other schools also interested before Loy made his verbal.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
"Your Sunday column was right on, but you missed one point. Unfortunately, Daryl/Syracuse University dropped the ball big-time. Thousands of fans were stuck in traffic for over an hour trying to get to the Dome and missed most of the first half due to the lack of foresight/planning as respect to few lots open and too few cops on duty to move the traffic."
from Citrus TV/ILTV:
From CitrusTV.net, Syracuse lacrosse coach & players talk about their loss to Virginia. (1:20)
from Inside Lacrosse:
Everyone seemed to fully grasp how important this game was for our season and how hard we were going to have to fight to win it. Before games I try to gauge how everyone’s feeling. See if anyone seems distracted or flat or nervous. Surprisingly, it seemed as if all the girls had their game faces on from the moment they got on the bus to head over to “The Dome”.
from Albany Athletics:
Resetarits, a freshman from Hamburg, N.Y., scored a career-high four goals, including two in the late stages of the fourth quarter in an 8-7 double-overtime win over Siena on Feb. 26.
from LoHud.com:
This is my no means an all-inclusive, comprehensive list by any stretch. So please add to it by posting any info you have.
from Inside Lacrosse:
[Kenny Nims] Picked up right where Mike Leveille left off, and did so with whispers of Cody Jamieson in his ear. While Orange fans would’ve liked to see a more stable offense against Virginia early, they have to feel good about the position Nims has them in.
from LaxPower:
Old rivals and cross-state powers headline the list of LaxPower's Games to Watch in the South. While many teams look for revenge in '09 after falling in the title game last season, two of the nation's most talented teams square off in an early season match-up to prove who is really the best team in the land.
Monday, March 2, 2009
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from US Lacrosse:
US Lacrosse has announced that 84 players have been selected to try out for the 2010 U.S. men’s lacrosse team that will compete in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship in Manchester, England from July 10-24, 2010. The tryouts will be held from June 7-10, 2009 at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I.
from Cornell Athletics:
Glynn became the 35th player in Cornell history to register 100 career points when he tallied one goal and two assists against the Black Knights at Michie Stadium. The senior midfielder also won 10-of-17 face-offs and picked up a game-high seven ground balls.
from Cortland Athletics:
Cortland Internet Radio has added to its schedule the Cortland men's lacrosse home opener versus Montclair State University on Wednesday, March 4. Game time is 3:30 p.m.
from Utica College Athletics:
The Utica College men's lacrosse home opener against Wells College has been rescheduled and will now be played Thursday, March 5 on the turf at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium. The contest is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. and live [free] video and stats will be available. The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 3 at 4 p.m.
from Hartwick Athletics:
The Hartwick College men's lacrosse team's home opener against Cobleskill scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd at 4 p.m. has been postponed due to inclement weather conditions in the Oneonta area. The game will be pushed back to Wednesday, March 4th at 4 p.m. at Wright Stadium.
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from YaHoo Finance:
This Tuesday, "Dan Rather Reports" will present a special investigation into what The Centers for Disease Control is calling an epidemic among children in sports - head injuries.
from Lacrosse Magazine:
Defending NJCAA men's lacrosse Nassau Community College remains at No. 1 in the NJCAA poll following its 2009 season-opening victory over Finger Lakes.
from US Lacrosse:
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
Lazore is in his fifth season in the National Lacrosse League and started the season with the Buffalo Bandits. In his career, the Akwesasne, Ontario, native has played in eight games and recorded seven goals and six assists.
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from the NCAA:
Because of the conflicting language, and the resulting difference in application of the rules caused by several institutions having reasonably relied upon the information in the Q&A and education column, the Division III Management Council recently took these steps to address this issue:
from LaxPower:
High School fans can expect frequent news updates, feature stories, high school and regional spotlights, games of the week, audio podcast shows, blogs, and more. Check the Headlines section on the home page for the latest features.
from LaxPower:
LaxPower is pleased to offer two new audio podcast shows for the 2009 season, Run and Gun and Inside the Crease.
from Dave Rahme/Syracuse.com:
"The poise of a sophomore," Starsia said in describing Galloway. "A year ago you put him and Adam Ghitelman (UVA's sophomore goalie) out there and hope they don't lose games for you. This year, you put them out there and think maybe they can steal a game or two for you."
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from Nazareth Athletics:
Scott Castle scored the game-winning goal just 50 seconds into overtime Sunday to lift visiting Nazareth to a 9-8 men's lacrosse victory over 20th-ranked Springfield in men's lacrosse.
from Le Moyne Athletics:
Chrissy Gutenberger scored two goals, including the game winner with just 31 seconds left, in the second overtime to give Manhattan a 14-13 win over Le Moyne on Sunday.
from Siena Athletics:
Chris Zarins, Bryan Neufeld and Chris Roth all tallied hat-tricks as Siena defeated Presbyterian 15-2 and earned their first win of the season Sunday afternoon in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.
from The Cornell Daily Sun:
Cornell outshot Army, 55-38, won 12-of-21 face offs and had four extra-man opportunities, but it still needed Seibald’s late-game heroics to secure the win, Cornell’s fourth in a row over Army.
from The Daily Orange:
Liz Hogan drew water through her helmet and spit it out. Then she threw the bottle back into the same net Virginia had just scored in.
from The Daily Orange:
In the third quarter, the game was over. Syracuse trailed Virginia by four goals and couldn't get on track, couldn't find a rhythm. Shots sailed wide. Passes skipped out of bounds. Everything looked bleak.
Sunday, March 1, 2009
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from Colgate Athletics:
Ashley Didio (West Genesee) led the Raiders with a two-goal performance, while Colleen Bubnack (West Genesee) added a goal and an assist. Colgate fell to 2-2 in the loss.
from Inside Lacrosse:
Worst Time of Year Not to Have Time-Warner Channel 26.
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from HometownAnnapolis.com:
Capt. Bunting, 29, of Potomac died Tuesday with three other soldiers in Kandahar, Afghanistan, when an explosive device detonated near their vehicle, the Defense Department said Thursday. Bunting excelled at lacrosse for Bullis High School in Potomac, Md., and was accepted by West Point and the US Naval Academy.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
The outcome, for Syracuse University lacrosse fans, was disappointing. Everything else about Friday night's experience in the Carrier Dome was . . . well, incredible. Two days later, the glow remains.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
An estimated 1,200 people crowded into a fundraiser Saturday for Travis Solomon, 48, a former Syracuse University lacrosse goalie who has a form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease.
from the Baltimore Sun:
Dave Pietramala has coached a lot of games in his nine years at Johns Hopkins, but he couldn't remember one as bad as the Blue Jays played yesterday.
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from Cornell Athletics:
The All-American duo of Max Seibald and John Glynn teamed up to score the game-winning goal as the Cornell University men’s lacrosse team defeated Army, 9-8, this evening in front of 897 fans at Michie Stadium.
from Hartwick Athletics:
Junior defender Patrick Ferry scored with two minutes remaining in the fourth period to cap a three-goal run by Montclair State in a 7-6 come-from-behind win over the Hartwick College men's lacrosse team at Sprague Field on Saturday afternoon.
from the Rochester Knighthawks:
Shawn Williams (5+5) and lacrosse legend Gary Gait (3+3) also chipped in with mirror figures on the score sheet, while goaltender Pat O’Toole made 37 saves to earn the win between the pipes for Rochester.
from 9WSYR-TV:
It wasn't the food or the drinks that drew the crowd Saturday...instead, the room full of friends, family and former athletes all came together for former SU lacrosse star Travis Solomon.
from The New York Times:
Tierney decided that if he trusted his players to roam through Europe, he should trust them to roam free on a lacrosse field.
from the Syracuse Post-Standard:
Dan Sheehan issued a challenge. Matt Chadderdon accepted it. The result was a convincing 15-4 victory over Dowling for the Le Moyne College men's lacrosse team in its season opener Saturday afternoon at West Genesee High School.
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