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Denver Lacrosse Routs Duke in Season Opener, 14-12

May 21, 2011; Hempstead NY, USA; Denver Pioneers players including attackman Eric Law (11) wave their sticks in the air after defeating the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays during the quarterfinal round of 2011 NCAA mens lacrosse tournament at James M. Shuart Stadium. Denver defeated Johns Hopkins by a score of 14-9 to advance to the Final Four. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Fielding-USA TODAY Sports

DURHAM, N.C. – Powered by a seven-goal fourth quarter, the No. 8/9 University of Denver men’s lacrosse team defeated the No. 4/5 Duke University Blue Devils 14-12 in the Pioneers’ season opener at Koskinen Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The win is the Pioneers’ first in a season opener under fourth-year head coach Bill Tierney. Read More…

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Casey Carroll Returns to Duke Lacrosse After Serving Deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan (Video)


DURHAM, N.C. – When the Duke men’s lacrosse team steps back onto the grass at Koskinen Stadium this spring for the first game of the season, one player will be fulfilling the dream of many former athletes. Casey Carroll – five years removed from his senior season at Duke in 2007 – returns to the program after serving deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan as a member of the United States Army’s 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Read More…

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Hofstra Men’s Lacrosse Warrior TII Helmet


Hofstra will be sporting the Warrior TII Helmet in White, Blue, and Gold this year. The helmet has a stylish fade on the facemask, which has been a reoccurring trend since Duke Lacrosse first introduced us to it last Spring. Read More…

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Providence College Names Chris Gabrielli Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Providence College Athletics Director Bob Driscoll announced today (June 21) that Chris Gabrielli has been named head men’s lacrosse coach. Gabrielli replaces Chris Burdick, who resigned in May after 14 seasons at the helm of the program. Read More…

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CJ Costabile Becomes 2013 Player Spokesman for HEADstrong Foundation

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Holmes, PA – Annually, the HEADstrong Foundation recognizes a collegiate lacrosse player taking their career to the professional level that demonstrates exemplary leadership and is committed to servicing the community and using their professional stature to promote the cause. Read More…

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The Fahkin’ Best Boston Movie Quotes Supercuts, Final Four in Boston

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In honor of the NCAA Final Four and our Memorial Day Kickoff Party taking place this weekend in Beantown, we’re posting a supercut of the best fahkin’ movie quotes from flicks filmed in Boston. It’s a blatant display of emotional, disruptive insolence and I fahkin’ love it. Don’t like it? Go Fahk… Read More…

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Final Four Guide and Scavenger Hunt Presented by True Temper Lacrosse

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For the first time since 1975, Virginia, Syracuse, or Johns Hopkins won’t be headed to the NCAA DI Final Four. The 2012 Final Four is not all new faces, however, as Maryland was in the Championship game last year and both Notre Dame and Duke have routinely made it to the last weekend in May over the last few years. Loyola rounds out the D1 side of the Final Four as possibly the most quiet top-seeded team in the history of the tournament. Read More…

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Game Photos: Duke Drops Colgate, 17-6

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CHESTER, Pa. – Duke University used a 13-0 run over the course of three quarters en route to a convincing 17-6 win over Colgate in front of 10,770 fans the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse quarterfinals at PPL Park. Senior Robert Rotanz had six points and CJ Costabile picked up 15 ground balls to lead the third-seeded Blue Devils to the NCAA semifinals for the eighth time overall and sixth consecutive. 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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Elon Women’s Lacrosse Names First Head Coach

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ELON, N.C. – Josh Hexter, a member of the Duke women’s lacrosse staff since 2004, has been named the first head coach of the Phoenix women’s lacrosse program as announced by Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank. Read More…

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