Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: We Made History

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Obviously a team never wants their season to end on a loss, but when looking back…what a ride. At the end of last season, the senior class knew we’d have a talented squad to lead this year, and understood how strong leadership combined with a cohesive group make for a great team. It would be our job to do just that. With about a month left in summer, the news was announced that Coach Murphy was hired as our new coach. He made sure to call every player, and discuss the coming year. When talking to each senior, Coach Murphy made clear his main goal for his inaugural season: make it the senior’s best one yet. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: Go to the Final Four

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Now standing in our way is a very strong Duke team. They are solid in every facet of the game, but so are we. The trust and belief in one another on this team rivals any, and we plan to work as hard as ever for this game. It will not be easy, but we understand that. So following the graduation of our senior class in our hotel Saturday night (yes, we’re doing that), the opening face-off will be sometime around 2:30 on Sunday at PPL Park. It will come down to the team that takes care of the little things best, and the team that executes at the highest level. We aim to be that team and are working to make Sunday the best day ever. Read More…

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Lehigh Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: ‘Bring on the Terps’

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The privilege of playing lacrosse together still at this point in May is also special in its own right, but again by no means any source of complacency. A new opponent, a new opportunity, and a plethora of new naysayers are on the horizon. As has been the case since the days of my recruitment to Lehigh, though, the more that people predict us to lose, the more motivated (and more likely) we are to win. Bring on the Terps, bring on the NCAA Tournament, bring on the doubt…bring on whatever and I’m confident that it will only make this Lehigh lacrosse family stronger in the end. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: The Terps Are Coming

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The Terps are coming to town on Saturday. It’s our senior day, the school’s springcoming, and the weather is supposed to cooperate. What better way could we as seniors ask to end our home careers other than beating Maryland at home and setting ourselves up for an at-large bid in the NCAA tournament. Of course we know it’s going to be a tough game coming at the end of the last week of classes, but who cares? Come Saturday the only thing that will matter is that all 47 guys on the roster go out to Andy Kerr and leave it all on the field. I can think of no better way to end my career here at Colgate than with this group of guys going up against an ACC powerhouse. Read More…

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Lehigh Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: The Time Has Come

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At the end of the day, success breeds complacency but complacency has never bred success. For the Lehigh Mountain Hawks, tomorrow night’s game is the only one that means anything in the grand scheme of things. The time has come to make this season truly significant for the legacy of our program. The time has come to earn the rings we’ve been chasing all along. Read More…

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Fairfield Men’s Lacrosse Player Blog: Cheers Mates #WeWantTheCup

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Question: has anyone ever friend requested someone in their class who is sitting 3 seats in front of you, and who you see is currently on facebook, just to see if she’ll accept it? Haha. Back to reality we have a big week and a half of lacrosse a head of us. Read More…

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Colgate Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: Who Needs Avicii When We Get to See Baumvicii

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Going into the fourth quarter it was tied 6-6. Coach’s message to us in the huddle was, “win this minute, then the next one, and the one after that until there are zeros on the clock!” Because of Rob Grabher’s performance at the X during the second and third quarters, Bucknell came out with three poles on the face-offs and it turned into a hard-fought battle each time. Read More…

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Texas Men’s Lacrosse Player Blog: Ndamukong Suh

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We stopped by Niketown to get geared up, casually ran into Ndamukong Suh at the employee store, and dropped bills at none other than the Columbia store. Some kids on the team have an affinity for fishing gear… or they aspire to be the next Bear Grylls. We got some weird people. They outfitted themselves in camping stuff. Read More…

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Lehigh Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: Dante Fantoni Put the Team on His Backkkk Doggg

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Thinking back to HBO’s “24/7” series this winter, I remember watching the New York Rangers come into their locker room after a win listening to Flo Rida’s lyrics, “Ohh ohh sometimes, I get a good feeling.” As I walked back into our locker room on Saturday, it’s safe to say that I got a good feeling as well. Read More…

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Fairfield Men’s Lacrosse Player Blog: Hockey Style!

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So the past two weeks have been pretty eventful for the Fairfield Lax team. Two weeks ago we had the game, well the game I still must admit I think about every day, versus Loyola. We had the now #1 team in the country on their heels with a 6-4 lead on with eight minutes left. You have to give it to them they battled back, and won by two. Read More…

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