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The Post-Shot Pocket Scrub

Notice the FIRST thing some offensive players do after they score a goal. Even before their celebration, a player will take the back of their head and rub it against their hip.


Good evening laxers and lax lovers.  I assume many of you watched the UVA/Cuse game, where ‘this’ was never more apparent to me, but you’ll be able to see this in any game.

If you can recall or DVR-ed it: Tim Desko – first BTB goal – did it.  Matt Bocklet – perhaps the 2nd coming of Matt Ward? – did it after his first goal.  Kehoe – after his first goal.  To any of you college players out there, you are very familiar with this move.  Back in my day, it was the pull strung: now outlawed.  Now, ‘this’ is the pocket scrub.

Notice the FIRST thing some offensive players do after they score a goal.  Even before their celebration, a player will take the back of their head and rub it against their hip.  I understand: with the power these guys are shooting, you can imagine the kind of stretch they’re putting on their mesh.  I just wanted to point it out – WE DO NOTICE – especially on televised games with replays of your goals.  Believe me, as a former college attackman and current referee, I see this during my games and I believe us referees do have sympathy – a.k.a. we let it go.  But be wary big bag lovers and pull stringers, you’ve just been called out, and some refs might not be so nice.

I ask all of you to watch the next game you see on TV, I can almost guarantee that one player does it post-goal.

STRING,

Greg

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toolVA
toolVA
10 years ago

Haha, I’ve noticed both bros doing that…

toolVA
toolVA
10 years ago

Haha, I’ve noticed both bros doing that…

Jaysnowboarder
Jaysnowboarder
10 years ago

or you can do what Shamel does and just run off the field real fast

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