LaFleur: Albany-Notre Dame Was Sports at its Finest

Google “definition of sports” and here’s the first thing that comes up: An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. There are many different kinds of sports, each which require their own unique mix of physical exertion and skill. Sports have a way of bringing together a group of people. It goes far beyond the players on the…

May 22, 2014
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Simmons: Notre Dame Surprises, Hopkins Plays Questionably

May 19, 2014

Photo Credit: Ian Neadle ACC Well, my bracket is toast. The only thing I can say is that I correctly picked that three ACC teams would make Championship Weekend. That being said, I picked Duke, Syracuse, UNC and Loyola. Like I said, my bracket is toast. Either way, the ACC will be well represented in Baltimore next weekend, and is guaranteed to have at least one team in the finals….

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Chanenchuk, Kavanagh Lead Teams into Final Four

What a day of lacrosse at James M. Shuart Field at Hofstra University! In front of a record crowd of 13,519 people, the Maryland Terrapins earned their third trip in four years back to the Final Four in a beatdown of upset-minded Bryant Bulldogs. Meanwhile, Notre Dame beat the Albany Great Danes in an overtime thriller 14-13 in the second game of the double header. Maryland came out firing on…

May 17, 2014
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NCAA Quarterfinal: Albany-Notre Dame Live Blog

2:24: Albany-Notre Dame will play in 29:40 here. Lets hope for a closer game than the Maryland/Bryant contest, however, we will certainly have some offensive fireworks with the Thompson trio. 3:10: Back from the press conferences. Missed the first three goals but Matt Kavanagh living up to his twitter handle. 4-0 Notre Dame as Kavanagh scores his second goal of the game. 3:12: Everyone says ooooooooooooooooooh as Lyle Thompson goes…

May 17, 2014
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NCAA Preview: Albany Looks For Another Upset, Battles Notre Dame

PHOTO CREDIT: IAN NEADLE Who: Albany and Notre Dame Where: Hempstead, NY When: May 17, 2014, 2:30 pm ET.   Albany and Notre Dame are ready to compete this weekend in the NCAA Quarterfinals. Notre Dame is coming off of a high after winning with the largest point margin in the history of their NCAA tournament appearances. They had quite the game against unranked Harvard, and they are looking to…

May 15, 2014
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NCAA Round One Notes: Upsets, Comebacks and Blowouts

PHOTOS: IAN NEADLE Albany at Loyola: Upset Heading into this match up Loyola was ranked No. 1 with a plethora of talent. Jack Runkel has been effective in goaltending, Joe Fletcher heads the defense and the offense was an unmatched machine… until Loyola met the Thompson trio. Thanks to the Thompsons, the Great Danes made fools out of the Greyhounds. There were multiple game moments when one of the three (Myles,…

May 12, 2014
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Loyola Loses Bout at Home Against Great Danes

This match up was a showcase of the Thompson Trio and Loyola’s struggles to find offensive opportunities. Albany took the lead early, commanding 2-0.  Then, at 2:30 in the first, Loyola finally answered back when #34 Pat Laconi found the back of the net. Albany called a timeout. 2:04 in the first brought a goal by Jon Newhouse to make it 3-1 over Loyola. That would be Newhouse’s only goal…

May 11, 2014
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NCAA First Round: Greyhounds Host Great Danes

May 9, 2014

Who: Albany @ Loyola, MD Where: Baltimore, MD. When: Saturday, 12 pm. Albany and Loyola are heading to Baltimore to face off in the first round of the NCAA tournament this weekend. The Great Danes have a bit of a challenge in Loyola as they are the Patriot League Champion. The Greyhounds also have Junior attack Nikko Pontrello who holds a strong performance this season, raking in 50 goals so…

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Are Kavanagh and Staats Making a Late Run at the Tewaaraton?

May 1, 2014

Can you believe we only have a week left until Selection Sunday? It feels like ages since the season started back in February and just as the weather has started to heat up, so to has the games we’ve seen and the players performances. Miles Thompson continues to pile up the points in chuncks, Jordan Wolf looks to be playing his best lacrosse when his team needs it most and…

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