What’s Working So Well in Buffalo?

March 5, 2014

The real question is what isn’t working for the renewed Buffalo team. Troy Cordingley came aboard this offseason bringing refreshed relationships and different ideas.   First off, anyone can see how well John Tavares and Cordingley work together. Old teammates and career-long friends, they create a unique comeradery amongst the team.   This comaradery streams throughout the team now. On the offensive side of Buffalo’s recent success, Mitch Wilde and…

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NCAA: Maryland, Virginia Come Up Big

March 3, 2014

NCAA Weekend Recap   #1 Duke   6 #2 Maryland 10   This was a third quarter game changer as Maryland scored three in the third and held Duke to none. After that, the Blue Devils seemed to lose all momentum. Maryland totaled 44 shots, 32 ground balls, 17 saves and won eight of 19 face offs. On the other side, Duke totaled 36 shots, 26 ground balls, 15 saves and won…

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Loyola Greyhounds Shred Apart the Mountainhawks

March 2, 2014

My afternoon started with traffic and box office confusion. Once into the wonderful environment of Ulrich Sports Complex, I was surrounded by team cheering sections and loads of local high school players donning their varsity jackets. Loyola sure gave lacrosse lessons out today, demonstrating many different situations. By the time I was in, the first quarter was halfway over with Loyola on top at 3-1. Shortly after arriving, Lehigh’s Henderson…

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NCAA Preview: Orange Have Big Obstacles Continuing with Cavaliers

March 1, 2014

WHO: Syracuse @ Virginia WHERE: Charlottesville, VA WHEN: TODAY! Noon   SYRACUSE The Orange are coming off one of their most brutal losses in recent memory. I could not begin to describe my disappointment last week as a ‘Cuse fan. However, many games come down to referees and in-game moments. Maryland deserved the win as they have become one of the greatest lacrosse programs in the modern lax world. All…

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NCAA Preview: Pioneers Hope to Triumph UPenn in Philly

February 28, 2014

WHO: Denver at UPenn WHERE: Philadelphia, PA WHEN: Saturday March 1, 11 am ET   DENVER The Pioneers are making headway early into the 2014 season. Coming to Philly with a record of 3-1, their offense has consistently applied heavy pressure against opponents. In the game against Canisius, Denver recorded 39 shots total. Jack Bobzien, Wesley Berg, Tyler Pace, Erik Adamson, Connor Pagnani, Connor Flynn, Max Planning and Harrison Archer…

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NLL Predictions Standings: You Gotta Fight, For Your Right, To Party

February 27, 2014

  Half way through the NLL 2014 season, the In Lacrosse We Trust staff have been scuffling amongst each other for the top spot in their predictions race. These midseason standings bring to light not only who predicts the most accurately, but who also gets lucky the most. A win (correct prediction) is worth 2pts. A loss/non participation is a one point deduction per.   Di Miller    32 Ian…

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NCAA Preview: Lehigh Hopes to Defend Home Turf From Greyhounds

February 26, 2014

WHO: Loyola @ Lehigh WHERE: Ulrich Sports Complex, Bethlehem, PA WHEN: Saturday March 1 @ Noon   This coming weekend, Loyola will travel north to Bethlehem, PA to compete with the Mountainhawks. Lehigh remains undefeated thus far into the 2014 season at 4-0, while the Greyhounds sit at 3-1.   Loyola These bad boys are coming off a 16-4 burying performance against Holy Cross. Four different Loyola players combined for…

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NCAA Preview: Siena Gaining Growth, Red Storm Tame

February 25, 2014

Siena’s lacrosse program is truly making strides in 2014. They are faced with a noticeably tougher schedule and are performing up to par.   Contrarily, the Red Storm have a season that’s quite tame. They commenced their season with two quick wins, but shortly followed those with a loss to Yale last weekend.   If St John’s offense can create more opportunities, size up with opponents, and show more pressure…

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NCAA Week 3/4: Albany’s Second Heartbreak, Penn State(ment), Terps’ Blowout

February 25, 2014

The NCAA just closed on an interesting Week 3/4 in its 2014 season. Of the nine games I’m picking to cover this week, Saturday was mostly upsets while Sunday was home to four blowouts. SATURDAY Penn State 8 Notre Dame 7 This was such a close game all around, and I’m calling it an upset because Notre Dame has proven themselves as a strong program in past seasons. Shots were…

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Handicapped Lacrosse Players Growing in Numbers

February 23, 2014

Derrick Coleman is possibly the most well-known NFL football player following the Seahawks stomping of the Broncos. It is because he is the first professional football player to win a championship and be legally deaf.   Many stories of handicapped professional athletes are cropping up. Many lacrosse followers know Paul Rabil is 90% deaf in his right ear.   Though Rabil does not use a hearing aid, Coleman does. He…

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