2012 All-ACC Men’s Lacrosse Team is Void of All Close Defenders

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Six 2012 Tewaaraton Trophy nominees highlight this year’s All-ACC Men’s Lacrosse Team as announced today by the league office. The team is determined by a vote of the league’s four head coaches. Maryland leads all conference teams with four players recognized. Junior midfielder Jesse Bernhardt, who is on the Tewaaraton Watch List, is joined by teammates John Haus, Joe Cummings and Niko Amato. Cummings and Amato both repeat as members of the All-ACC Team. Read More…

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Takeaways from Rivalry Weekend

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As Quint Kessenich said on Twitter Sunday, “Sometimes teams are coached to win games in March, but that ultimately costs them games in April.” The question is, who are those teams? If we weren’t sure headed into this weekend, we at least have an idea now. Duke dominates Virginia, Maryland shuts down Hopkins, the Tar Heel offense continues to gel and improve, and Loyola sits atop the national polls after a gritty win against growing power Denver. Read More…

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Duke Visits Virginia Friday for ACC Lacrosse Showdown

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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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Could Junior Seau’s Son Be the Next Face of Lacrosse

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The son of 12-time NFL Pro Bowl linebacker Junior Seau is already showing a glimpse of how good he will become. Jake Seau is a sophomore at the Bishop’s School in California. He has already verbally committed to play at Duke. Read More…

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Laxurday at Mason Inn: Week 5 and Georgetown/Duke Post Game Party

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We have a great lineup of games this Saturday starting at noon when Maryland takes on UNC and Duke takes on Georgetown. If you are going to the Duke/Georgetown game, there will be a crew headed to Mason Inn after the game to put back some pitchers and catch the 2pm games when #1 UVA takes on Petro’s Bluejays. Read More…

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Sawyer Lifts Loyola Men’s Lacrosse Over Duke with 8 Point Performance



BALTIMORE – Mike Sawyer scored a career-high six goals and eight points Saturday afternoon, leading the No. 9/12 Loyola University Maryland men’s lacrosse team to a 13-8 victory over No. 11/9 Duke University at Ridley Athletic Complex. The Greyhounds built a 12-5 lead by the end of the third quarter and coasted to their first 5-0 start in 10 seasons. Read More…

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Maryland Men’s Lacrosse Drop Duke In Front of 4,137 Fans

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Senior Drew Snider had a hat trick to lead the No. 5 Maryland men’s lacrosse team to at 10-7 victory over No. 8 Duke in front of 4,137 at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium Saturday afternoon. Maryland moves to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in ACC play, while the Blue Devils fall to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference. Read More…

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Notre Dame All Access: Episodes 1 and 2

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The 2012 season kicks off big time for Notre Dame this weekend as they compete against Duke on Saturday. In order to get a sense of what Notre Dame is working with this season, one should admire their success from a year ago. Watch this 2-part series produced by ATT U-verse and see Notre Dame Lacrosse travel, train, and compete on and off the field during the 2011 season. Read More…

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Game Photos and Highlights: Duke Beats Rutgers 16-8, Danowski Earns 300th Win

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DURHAM, N.C.-Duke University senior midfielder Robert Rotanz led the Blue Devils with four goals to help No. 3 Duke to a 16-8 victory over Rutgers in the 2012 season opener. The win was head coach John Danowski’s 300th of his career, making him the sixth head coach in Division I men’s lacrosse history to reach the 300-win benchmark. Read More…

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Lacrosse Lawyer Seeks Duke PR Info

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DURHAM – A lawyer for three members of Duke University’s 2005-06 men’s lacrosse team has subpoenaed the records of two public-relations companies Duke officials consulted in the course of dealing with false rape allegations a stripper made against the team. Read More…

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