Greg Gurenlian’s Face-Off Challenge

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Long Island Lizards’ Greg Gurenlian is donating salary earned during the Major League Lacrosse playoffs to Tim Goettelmann’s organization, Monster’s Kids. Monster’s Kids helps children in need. In addition to Gurenlian donating his money earned, people are encouraged to pledge an amount of money for every face-off he wins. Gurenlian and the ‘Zards play Saturday at 1:00pm against the Denver Outlaws. Read More…

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Lehigh Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: ‘Bring on the Terps’

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The privilege of playing lacrosse together still at this point in May is also special in its own right, but again by no means any source of complacency. A new opponent, a new opportunity, and a plethora of new naysayers are on the horizon. As has been the case since the days of my recruitment to Lehigh, though, the more that people predict us to lose, the more motivated (and more likely) we are to win. Bring on the Terps, bring on the NCAA Tournament, bring on the doubt…bring on whatever and I’m confident that it will only make this Lehigh lacrosse family stronger in the end. Read More…

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Lehigh Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: #RingChasing for Mr. Carr

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Excitement has come naturally to the Lehigh lacrosse program as of late. As I mentioned last week, I’ve never seen the kind of energy and enthusiasm from our team that I do now. Guys are learning first hand that winning, unlike losing, is easy to handle, and excitement about Lehigh lacrosse, in turn, continues to compound. Read More…

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Watch the Boston Cannons Face-Off Men Train

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There are a million different face-off techniques: the knife, the jam, the clamp, the reverse clamp, the plunger, the teaspoon, the laser, the finger, the rake, the pinch n’ pop… and it goes on-and-on. One thing’s for certain, if you’re going to learn from the best, then it might as well be from the best. An MLL Champion qualifies as the best. Watch the Boston Cannons’ face-off tandem of Chris Eck and MMA fighter John Ortolani do work during practice. Read More…

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