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Monmouth Lacrosse Names Brian Fisher Head Lacrosse Coach

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Monmouth University will introduce Brian Fisher as its first men’s lacrosse head coach on Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The official introduction of Fisher as the inaugural men’s lacrosse coach will take place in the Hall of Fame Lounge in the Multipurpose Activity Center, beginning at 12:00 p.m., as the announcement will be made by Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Marilyn McNeil and President Paul Gaffney. Read More…

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Detroit Mercy To Host High School Faceoff Camp In July

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DETROIT — The University of Detroit Mercy men’s lacrosse team has announced a specialized camp for July in the first-ever Detroit Titan Faceoff Camp. The event will feature a guest instructor in former Notre Dame faceoff specialist Jake Marmul. Read More…

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Maverik Lacrosse’s Billy Bitter Kicking Off Midwest Tour at Notre Dame

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New York — June 14, 2012 – Maverik Lacrosse today announced that three-time All-American and MLL Charlotte Hounds starting attackman Billy Bitter is hitting the road this Summer and will be holding shooting clinics across the Midwest. Billy will be kicking off his Midwest tour on Sunday, June 17th at Notre Dame University for a two day skills clinic sponsored by Maverik followed by shooting clinics in Chicago on June 20th and Indianapolis on the 21st. Billy will also be making in store appearances at local lacrosse retail stores to meet with fans, sign autographs, answer questions and take pictures. 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: Notre Dame Lacrosse Earns Semi-Final Berth by Beating Virginia, 12-10

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CHESTER, Pa. – For the third time in program history the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team will be playing on Championship Weekend. No. 4 Notre Dame topped No. 5 and defending national champion Virginia 12-10 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA quarterfinals at PPL Park. Read More…

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Notre Dame Lacrosse, The Walls of Arlotta Parts 1-4

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The show follows Irish coach Kevin Corrigan and his 2012 Notre Dame squad from a March 10 overtime win at Hofstra through the BIG EAST season-opening win over Rutgers on March 25—including footage of Irish wins over Denver (in three overtimes) and Ohio State. It also features plenty of looks away from the lacrosse field, including a team visit to New York City during its road trip to play at Hofstra. 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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Notre Dame Lacrosse: Inside the Walls of Arlotta

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. – “Notre Dame Lacrosse: Inside the Walls of Arlotta,” a half-hour video broadcast featuring the Irish men’s lacrosse program, will premier at 3 p.m. EDT Saturday on NBC Sports Network. The show follows Irish coach Kevin Corrigan and his 2012 Notre Dame squad from a March 10 overtime win at Hofstra through the BIG EAST season-opening win over Rutgers on March 25—including footage of Irish wins over Denver (in three overtimes) and Ohio State. Read More…

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Spreading the Gospel of Lacrosse this Easter Season

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It’s no surprise that two Catholic schools would collaborate on spreading the gospel of lacrosse at the end of the Easter season. Providence College was scheduled to play Big East Conference foe Notre Dame on Saturday April 7. At a coaches convention in December, Friars coach Chris Burdick spoke with Drew Stevenson, an assistant coach at Brother Rice High School, when Burdick wondered if Providence needed a practice facility to use. Read More…

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