2013 Colgate Lacrosse Player Blog: Keeping the Train Rolling

May 20, 2012; Chester, PA USA; Colgate Raiders head coach Mike Murphy stands on the sidelines against Duke Blue Devils during the first half of the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Quarterfinals at PPL Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports


Wakeup calls were at 9 o’clock with a 9:30 breakfast before the 1 P.M. game. Scouting repots were handed in and we loaded the bus en route to the Dartmouth campus. After situating ourselves in the small visitor’s team locker room we geared up and got ready for the game. As I have been alluding to throughout the blog, once we came out for our second and final warm up the snow began to fall. It seemed to pick up as the game progressed, lightening up a little towards the end of the game. Here it was, same opponent, same weather conditions, and a chance for us to prove that we are the better team. Read More…

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2013 Colgate Lacrosse Player Blog: Unfinished Business in Burlington

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After the Sunday victory over Bryant, we were fortunate (or NCAA mandated) to receive a day off on Monday from lacrosse activities. The break gave some players a chance to rest and recoup after the tough overtime victory, while other guys used the time to lift and get in extra skill work. The day off was short lived as an 11:30 film session came quickly on Tuesday. Read More…

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Colgate Lacrosse 2013 Player Blog: Bryant for #1

Colgate Lacrosse 2013 Player Blog: Bryant for #1


With poor road conditions following the storm, the trip to Bryant was a long one as it spanned a little under 6 hours. We continued back-to-back solid movie performances, with the playing of Ted and The Bourne Legacy. Some of the older guys were keeping entertained by playing Pokémon in the back of the bus, but for their sake I will keep those names confidential. Read More…

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Colgate Lacrosse 2013 Player Blog: Final Tune Up – Albany Scrimmage

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Last year we were grateful to have a great senior class that kept our energy level high at all times, spearheaded by “DJ” Jason Coppersmith. Our game day energy level was phenomenal a year ago, but as the old sports adage goes, “you practice how you play” and in order to keep up that energy level this season it needs to start in practice. Read More…

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