Chamberlain’s Thoughts on NCAA Opening Weekend

Shot Clock If you watched Johns Hopkins thrilling 10-9 triple overtime victory over Ohio State, some version of a shot clock is needed. The final two possession of regulation and all three overtimes were painful to watch with each team basically holding onto the ball for the last shot. With a 60 second shot clock from gaining possession into the offensive zone, the pace of play would be dramatically different…

February 13, 2014
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Looking Ahead to NCAA Week One

A busy slate of games starts the unofficial opening weekend of the 2014 season. It’s the unofficial opening weekend, because while you were on the checkout isle buying guacamole for the Super Bowl last Saturday, Delaware defeated High Point 10-3 and Lehigh beat Furman 13-6 to start the 2014 season. My game of the weekend will be on TV Sunday on ESPNU, as Johns Hopkins attempts to rebound from not making the…

February 5, 2014
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Brendan Chamberlain’s Projected Team USA 30 Man Roster

  GOAL (3) KIP TURNER JOHN GALLOWAY DREW ADAMS   DEFENSE  (6) LEE ZINK MICHAEL EVANS JOE FLETCHER BRETT SCHMIDT TUCKER DURKIN MITCH BELISLE   LSM (2) BRIAN KARALUNAS KYLE HARTZELL   SSDM (3) MATT ABBOTT JEFF REYNOLDS STEPHEN PEYSER   MIDFIELD (8) NED CROTTY PAUL RABIL MAX SEIBALD JEREMY SIEVERTS STEVEN BROOKS BEN HUNT MATT STRIEBEL DREW SNIDER FACEOFF (1) CHRIS ECK   ATTACK (7) MATT DANOWSKI BRENDAN MUNDORF…

February 5, 2014
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The State of the Lacrosse Address

**Photo Credit: Photo by Rene Schleicher** State of the Sport In honor of our President’s State of the Union Address, I give you the State of the Lacrosse Address. My fellow lacrosse fans, the state of lacrosse is strong. The 2013 season was a season of parity, the 2014 season will continue with the growth of upstart programs far and wide taking our sport to another level. That’s why my fellow…

January 29, 2014
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NCAA: Outlook on Latest Intros and Acquisitions

Inaugural Season for the Sunshine State Conference. Lynn, Florida Southern, Florida Tech, Rollins, Saint Leo and Tampa are ready to begin their first seasons in the Sunshine State Conference. This D II Conference has the potential to become one of the deepest and most competitive conferences in the nation. Florida Tech’s Head Coach Ryan MacAleavy stated that the growth of lacrosse in the South, especially in Florida, has been well received….

January 24, 2014
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2014 Conference Champions Predictions

WRITTEN BY: BRENDAN CHAMBERLAIN With a new year upon us I’m going to dive right in and predict who will win their conference titles in 2014. ACC—This is going to be a slugfest between all six teams in this conference. Syracuse and Notre Dame are new to this league but I’m going with North Carolina as my ACC Champion, based on their depth on defense and strong goaltending by sophomore…

January 7, 2014
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Improving the NCAA Tournament

With the NCAA Division 1 tournament expanding to 18 teams in 2014, it is time to look at enhancing the tournament and the championship. Below are some of my suggestions to improve the tournament in the future. With 18 teams now in the tournament, we should strategically look at having a first four format similar to college basketball. Matchup two At-large teams vs. two Automatic Qualifiers and play on a…

December 24, 2013
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Chamberlain: Holiday Grab Bag

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December 17, 2013

Holiday time, the office party, the gift exchanges amongst friends, family and colleagues, this week’s column will be a grab bag. Since there are 8 days until Christmas here are my eight items in my grab bag. 1. Coaching moves. Congratulations to Travis Johnson on being named the first Head Coach at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  Johnson a 2000 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology has previously coached…

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Expectations High for Hobart

Expectations are extremely high for 1st year Head Coach Greg Raymond in Hobart’s first season in the Northeast Conference (NEC). Raymond comes to Hobart after stints as an assistant at Princeton and Drexel. Joining Greg on his coaching staff are Peet Poillon, Jeremy Hirsch and Terry Muffley. Raymond’s staff inherits a 6-8 team from a year ago that has strong senior leadership on offense and in the goal. The 2014…

December 11, 2013
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