Top 8 Lacrosse Myths of Today

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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…

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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

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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…

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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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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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Ohio State Upsets No. 5 Denver 10-9 in Jacksonville



JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The No. 5 University of Denver men’s lacrosse team fell 10-9 to the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday afternoon at EverBank Field, home to the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, in the first game of the Moe’s Southwest Grill Classic, hosted by Jacksonville University. The loss drops the Pioneers to 0-1, 0-1 ECAC while the Buckeyes improve to 3-0, 1-0 in the ECAC. Read More…

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Fairfield Men’s Lacrosse Player Blog, Go Stags

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What’s up everyone?? Charlie Cipriano here from Fairfield U, and yep it looks like I was the chosen one to blog for our team throughout this season (luckily for all of you). A little bit about myself, I’m a senior captain and goaltender here at Fairfield, born and raised on the good old Long Island, went to the mecca – Herricks High School, and was recently drafted by the Denver Outlaws in this past January’s draft which is pretty cool. Read More…

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College Lacrosse Comes to New Orleans Courtesy of the Allstate Sugar Bowl



The Allstate Sugar Bowl will sponsor a full day of lacrosse at Pan Am Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 25. The Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Lacrosse Classic will feature a pair of college lacrosse games: LSU and Ole Miss meet at 3:30 p.m. and Arizona State and Texas will clash at 6 p.m. In addition, there will be two high school lacrosse games to open the day with Brother Martin playing Caddo Magnet at 9 a.m. and Loyola Prep and Baton Rouge Catholic in action at noon. Read More…

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