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

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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

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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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