Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: American Reunion

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When “Danza Kuduro” came on in the locker room yesterday around 4 pm, it was one of the best feelings any of us have had so far this season. We had just knocked off the #7 team in the country, and taken down the #1 defense. It didn’t stem from just showing up on Saturday, but from all the hard work we put in during the week leading up to it. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: Best Day Ever

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Our team’s character is exactly what would be tested this week coming into Army. How would we respond to a Patriot League loss? We’d come ready to play in each day’s practice. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: “Call Me Maybe” Flu Hits the Team

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Legacy is a word that has been repeated a lot to us this season by Coach Murphy, mainly to the senior class. He has asked us on multiple occasions, “Seniors, what kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?” Coming off a strong Fairfield win, Navy would be a game that would add to that legacy. We just didn’t know in what way at the time. Read More…

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Navy Lacrosse Upsets Colgate, 12-11

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HAMILTON, N.Y. (3/24/12) – Despite coming back from a five-goal deficit twice in the game, tying the score twice in the final quarter, and holding a 42-27 shooting advantage, the No. 12/13 Colgate men’s lacrosse team could not push past Navy, which was able to secure the 12-11 win in the final four seconds of the penalty-free game. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: Sun’s Out, Guns Out

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Coming off a great Patriot League win against Holy Cross, our sights were immediately set on Binghamton to continue a strong spring break. They’re a team we hadn’t beaten in two years, and always proved to be a tough adversary. We practiced on Sunday a bit to go through our fundamentals along with an intro to Binghamton’s offense. Following the practice we went back to the locker room to go over the scouting reports. Read More…

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Colgate Lacrosse Ends Fairfield’s Streak,12-6

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HAMILTON, N.Y. (3/17/12) – The No. 17 Colgate men’s lacrosse team added a fifth win to its streak on Saturday afternoon when it handed No. 13 Fairfield its first loss of the season 12-6 at Andy Kerr Stadium. The win gives the team a 4-3 lead in the all-time series against the Stags and marks Colgate’s (7-1, 1-0 PL) best start since 1993, when the team went 8-1 in its opening nine games. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: Better Ingredients, Better Pizza

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Right after we changed out of our wet clothes, we got into our jackets and ties for the bus ride to Worcester, MA. The movie chosen for the bus was The Departed, which starts with the song, “I’m Shipping Up to Boston.” Another fun fact about it is that it unofficially stars former team member Frank Coughlin as cop/not cop William Costigan. Then, upon arriving at our hotel, we watched film and had some Papa John’s pizza ordered in. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse Battles to Beat Holy Cross, 13-9

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WORCESTER, Mass. (3/10/12) – The Colgate men’s lacrosse team was able to battle its way past Holy Cross on Saturday afternoon, improving its winning streak to three games after securing its first Patriot League win of the season over the Crusaders, 13-9. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse Soars Past Hobart, 18-8

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HAMILTON, N.Y. (3/6/12) – The Colgate men’s lacrosse team’s offense came alive once again on Tuesday afternoon as the team soared past Hobart 18-8 on Tuesday afternoon in their fourth win of the season. This was the most goals the Raiders have scored against Hobart since the teams first met in 1921. This was also their second straight win by 10 goals, having defeated Robert Morris 24-14 last weekend. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog, We Politely Passed on the Offer

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You wouldn’t know the mood in the locker room just five minutes prior by watching the start of practice. Everyone was loud and excited to be out on the field. Tim Cashman, our lunch pail winner of the week, had another great practice alongside Pat Shanley. We focused on our system and our game throughout practice. Read More…

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