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Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

Welcome back from the holiday weekend. As usual, the past few days in lacrosse were full of excitement, highlighted by St. John’s taking down No. 1 Notre Dame in men’s DI action. In women’s DI, No. 2 Florida was taken down by Penn State. It was the first loss of the season for the Gators. Read on for some great links! ...

Quick Recap: No. 6 La Salle Explorers (PA) 7, No. 4 Garden City Trojans (NY) 4

The sixth-ranked La Salle Explorers (PA) (2-0) defeated the fourth-ranked Garden City Trojans (NY) by a final score of 7-4 at Garden City High School on Saturday. The win moves La Salle to 2-0 on the season. Garden City falls to 2-1. The loss snaps a 24-game winning streak for the Trojans and marks their first loss since the 2011 New York State Championship Game. Tied 2-2 at halftime, the Explorers used two quick goals at the start the third quarter by Maryland-bound senior Matt Rambo to break the tie and led the rest of the way to earn a big road win. ...

Game Preview: No. 6 La Salle College High School Explorers at No. 4 Garden City Trojans

Some news and notes in advance of today’s big matchup as La Salle travels to Garden City. (photo courtesy of Craig Chase; see full gallery here) Both teams enter the game without a loss. La Salle is 1-0, defeating DeMatha (MD) by a 9-6 score last weekend. Meanwhile, Garden City is 2-0, coming off an 8-4 season-opening win against Syosset (NY) before taking down Loyola-Blakefield (MD) at M&T Bank Stadium last Saturday by a 6-5 count as part of the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic. ...

Wesleyan Wins 2013 Little Three Title in Men’s Lacrosse

With their 7-6 victory over Amherst on Wednesday, March 27, Wesleyan claimed the outright Little Three men’s lacrosse title for 2013. Wesleyan had previously defeated Williams, also by a 7-6 tally, to open the season on March 9. The Little Three – an affiliation comprised of Division III institutions Amherst, Wesleyan and Williams – is believed to be the oldest continuous intercollegiate athletic “conference” without a member change in the United States (a refreshing – albeit unscientific – statistic amid today’s ubiquitous conference realignment). While the schools are officially part of the NESCAC (New England Small College Athletic Conference), the competition among the three rivals is steeped in tradition. Games between the Lord Jeffs, Cardinals and Ephs carry with them not only NESCAC implications (and odd mascots), but bragging rights that extend well beyond graduation. ...

Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

Some great stuff to send you into your holiday weekend. Today’s links include a great primer for the weekend in DIII men’s action and an awesome video catching up with a member of the Boston Cannons as he trains for the season in New York City. Enjoy! ...

Video: Interview with Greenwich Head Coach Scott Bulkley

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After a thrilling scrimmage against Brunswick on Tuesday – a 7-6 overtime decision for the Cardinals – head coach Scott Bulkley was kind enough to join us to talk about the contest. Coach Bulkley hit on a variety of topics, including his team’s play against Brunswick, their preseason preparations and their mindset in advance of next week’s regular season opener against FCIAC rival Ridgefield. Click the video on the right to see the full interview, and read more below for a full transcript.
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