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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse Fly by Robert Morris, 24-14

Conor Braddish. photo by Bob Cornell

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (3/3/12) – Eleven different players scored at least one goal as the Colgate men’s lacrosse team blew past Robert Morris 24-14 in its third win of the season and its first road victory on Saturday afternoon. This was the most goals scored by the Raiders in a game since 1991 when Colgate defeated Army 25-8, and was the largest scoring margin in a win since 2008 when it defeated Denver 15-10 on the road. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog, Anti-Gravity Treadmill

Screen shot 2012-02-28 at 10.36.50 AM

Following a strong performance from the team against Vermont, we came into the locker room on Monday ready to work. Kevin Gordon had just been awarded Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week, the coaches announced that John Donnally and Rob Grabher were our players of the game in the win, and Aaron Darr was recognized with the lunch pail for his great job in the prior week of practice. Read More…

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Dartmouth Lacrosse Rallies to Beat Colgate 9-6

HAMILTON, N.Y. (2/25/12) – The No. 19/20 Colgate men’s lacrosse team dropped its first game of the 2012 season when it fell to Dartmouth 9-6 on Saturday afternoon at Tyler’s Field. Despite outshooting Dartmouth 40-27 in the game,the Raiders were unable to secure the win. Senior co-captain Jeff Ledwick and junior Peter Baum had three points each from two goals and one assist apiece while freshman Ryan Walsh added two points from a goal and an assist and senior Chris Zielinski tallied his first goal of the season. Read More…

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Game Photos: Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog, Heart Power

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The first page of the packet (usually an overview of the game and inspiration) had a quote from Vince Lombardi, “Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It’s something we call heart power. Once a man has made this commitment, 
nothing will stop him short of success.” This game would be about our heart power and not letting anything get in our way from winning the game. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog, Remembering Tyler Kopp

The second thing was when we found out about the death of Tyler Kopp. Tyler was a twelve-year-old lacrosse player, and son of Brian and Julie Kopp (both Colgate grads; Brian was a lacrosse player while here). This news struck our entire team pretty hard, and we signed a card to have sent to the Kopp family. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog, Beat Pancreatic Cancer

colgate lacrosse by bob cornell

As we walked into the locker room Friday after classes, we all had a new shirt awaiting us. It was a purple Colgate Lacrosse shirt in honor of a women’s lacrosse player’s mom, Mandy O’Sullivan, who is battling pancreatic cancer. On the back of the shirts it says, “Know It. Fight It. Beat It.” We wore these shirts out to the field and took a picture with the women’s lacrosse team prior to playing. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog, Entry 2

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Monday, January 23rd not only marked the start to our second week of practice, but also the beginning of classes for us as well. We all went through every one of our classes for twenty-five minute periods, thus marking the beginning of the spring semester. Practice started at 4:30 that day with a very up-tempo pace. A good chunk of practice consisted of station work, and each station had a physical aspect to it. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse in Final Preparations for 2012 Campaign

colgate lacrosse 2012

HAMILTON, N.Y. (1/26/12) – The Colgate men’s lacrosse team is entering its final two weeks of preparation for the 2012 season. The Raiders will first play a pair of scrimmages against Delaware on Jan. 28 and Cornell on Feb. 4, before opening the season with Bryant at home on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. Read More…

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