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Fairfield Men’s Lacrosse Player Blog: Hockey Style!

fairfield lacrosse, lacrosseplayground.com, Greg Bartram


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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Georgetown Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Notre Dame, 9-7

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WASHINGTON – The Georgetown University men’s lacrosse team (5-6, 1-3 BIG EAST) held a 5-1 halftime lead, scoring four unanswered goals to end the half, but No. 6 Notre Dame (9-1, 4-0 BIG EAST) rallied back in the second half, as the Hoyas were held to two goals in a 9-7 loss on Sunday afternoon at Multi-Sport Field. Read More…

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Duke Visits Virginia Friday for ACC Lacrosse Showdown

virginia lacrosse, acc lacrosse, Geoff Burke


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia Cavaliers (10-1, 2-0 ACC) hold the top spot in the nation, ranking No. 1 this week in the USILA coaches and Nike/Inside Lacrosse media polls. UVa returns home to host the Duke Blue Devils (10-3, 1-1 ACC), who are ranked No. 7 in both the coaches and media polls, and winners of seven straight. Faceoff is set for 6 p.m., inside Klöckner Stadium. The winner will claim the regular season ACC title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming ACC Championship in Charlottesville. Live stats are available at VirginiaSports.com. Read More…

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More 2012 College Lacrosse Midseason Highlights

syracuse lacrosse, duke lacrosse, Jim O'Connor


From the man who started it all, we have the 2012 College Lacrosse Midseason Highlights provided by Josh Lane Productions. Josh Lane’s highlight reels have been likened to a beacon of hope for lax rats everywhere. Read More…

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Top 8 Lacrosse Myths of Today

wells stanwick, hopkins lacrosse, lacrosseplayground.com, Jim O'Connor


Salisbury coach Jim Berkman (only coach with 400 wins) pointed out at the US Lacrosse Convention several years ago, it is imperative to coach your players to shoot for the open net, and shoot in the air. “In the air” does not mean “high”, but instead that the ball hits net before it hits ground. A bounce shot is unpredictable, especially on grass, and also gives the goalie a few extra fractions of a second to stop the ball. Shoot it where the goalie ain’t. Read More…

ESPNU’s Best Lacrosse Plays from the First Half of the Season

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ESPNU released top plays from the first half of the 2012 season. Relive the best moments, according to ESPNU, by watching this highlight reel. Read More…

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Midwestern Liberal Arts Colleges View Lacrosse As A Weapon…For Good

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For those who doubt the rapid growth of the lacrosse or the needless expansion of the sport Kevin Kiley, writer for USA Today, writes a compelling argument. There is a prodigious growth of lacrosse that may otherwise go unseen if you don’t live or have family in the region. Kiley uncovers the escalation of lacrosse participation, particularly, at Liberal Arts Colleges in the Midwest region. Read More…

Posted in: D3, Economy/Lax Business

Lacrosse, Fighting for Stardom

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Is lacrosse really the fastest growing sport in America? In my opinion no, but, it will benefit the sport to gradually climb than soar and fall flat shortly after. The sport of lacrosse has a serious following; the fans of the game are die-hards and stand behind the sport while the outside world stands and watches awkwardly. Read More…

Saturday is Now Laxurday Every Single Week, Come Party and Watch the Face-Off Classic

laxurday at mason inn, dc


Got our first decent lineup of the season with 5 games being shown on our TVs for Laxurday. We’ll have UNC vs. Princeton at 11, Georgetown vs. Harvard at 1, Maryland vs. Marist at 1, UVA vs. Cornell at 1:30, and Hopkins vs. UMBC at 4. Read More…

Posted in: Babes, Lifestyle

The Best Picture You Will See All Day, Lacrosse is Back!

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February 26, the Army Men’s Lacrosse team travelled to the heralded Dome to battle Syracuse. In the last four years, the game has become a renewed rivalry. Syracuse won this game, 10-9, but, did either team really lose? Read More…

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