College Lacrosse Has a Shot Clock, And Other New Rules

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September 25, 2012

In case you missed it, college lacrosse is going to be adding a lot of new rules for the 2013 season. They were proposed this summer, and yesterday they became official. While the faceoff rules will not change as proposed, we will have some form of a shot clock this season, along with other things. New equipment rules about stick stringing and more will have an impact. We are going…

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Richmond To Add D-1 Lacrosse

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September 21, 2012

The University at Richmond is set to announce the addition of men’s Division I lacrosse according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. In order to follow Section XI regulations the school is dropping men’s soccer and track to make room for the lacrosse team that is expected to be announced later today. Richmond belongs to the Atlantic-10 in all sports but football, however the Atlantic-10 currently is not a lacrosse conference. Richmond,…

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ACC Powerhouses Could Hurt New Programs

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September 12, 2012

Today it was announced that Notre Dame would be moving to the ACC in all sports but football, a move that affects the landscape of collegiate lacrosse. The conference now boasts six of the proudest lacrosse programs in the country, Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Syracuse, and Notre Dame. They now have six members instead of four and will receive an automatic qualifier (not that it was really needed for these programs)….

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Notre Dame Lacrosse Joining ACC

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September 12, 2012

With Syracuse joining the ACC in a few years, they will be joining the already super conference of Virginia, Duke, Maryland and North Carolina. Well, that conference just got a little bit stronger. This will be official whenever the Fighting Irish leave the Big East according to the ACC, but that timeline has not been announced. Yes, Notre Dame lacrosse will now be a part of the super conference ACC….

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Duke Lacrosse NCAA Preview

The Duke Blue Devils graduated four seniors to the MLL after their 2012 season but were able to bring in Inside Lacrosse’s #1 overall recruit. Last season, the Blue Devils finished with a 15-5 record and won the ACC Championship for the 7th time but fell short in the NCAA Semifinals to the Maryland Terrapins. The Blue Devils return their starting goalie, Dan Wigrizer, and their entire starting attack unit….

September 11, 2012
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Loyola Joins Patriot League

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August 29, 2012

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Loyola (Md.) University has formally accepted an invitation to join the Patriot League in all sports on July 1, 2013, for the 2013-14 academic year, Daniel H. Weiss, Chair of the Patriot League’s Council of Presidents and President of Lafayette College announced Wednesday. “Loyola University is an outstanding addition to our membership as a private institution with an excellent academic reputation and rich athletic history,” Weiss…

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US Lacrosse Responds to Proposed NCAA Rule Changes

In response to the NCAA’s proposed rule changes for the 2013 men’s lacrosse season, the US Lacrosse men’s game safety education subcommittee yesterday provided comments to the NCAA men’s lacrosse rules committee centered around the topic of player safety. Angelo Calvello, chair of the US Lacrosse men’s game safety education subcommittee, authored a letter that communicated recommendations involving the proposed rule changes for faceoffs and restarts. Among the highlights, US…

August 22, 2012
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NCAA Lacrosse Rule Changes Proposal

Big news has come out of the lacrosse world today, with the NCAA Rules Committee proposing several ground breaking rule changes for lacrosse. The biggest proposed rule change was a thirty second shot clock for teams after a stall warning has been issued. After a team gets a stall warning, they have just thirty seconds to shoot or they lose possession. If this rule is approved by the Playing Rules Oversight…

August 3, 2012
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Jovan Miller Blog: Division One Lacrosse

Lacrosse for me has been a refuge for me to get through obstacles off of the field. I can’t speak for other players in the MLL, or in college, but when I’m playing I tend to feel like the things around me don’t matter. I emphasize playing with my heart and more importantly with the joy within it. Too many times over the course of life, I believe we lose…

July 14, 2012
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Will the NCAA Expand To Canada?

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July 14, 2012

It was announced yesterday that a few new colleges could be added to the NCAA in the next couple of years. One of the teams that was mentioned has a recent history of lacrosse, but is a school many wouldn’t of considered at all. The school is Simon Fraser, who is currently a member of the MCLA. Simon Fraser has won the PNCLL five years in a row. It is…

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