Seven Stories and One Set of Beats: December 28, 2012

Albany's helmets, trying to catch up on realignment, and a Hobart commitment.

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1-On-1 With Trevor Tierney: Early Lacrosse Recruiting
Our new 1-on-1 Podcast Series is kicking off with Trevor Tierney, and it involves a discussion that hits on all the major aspects of early recruiting in college lacrosse. Tierney has a ton of valuable insight to share as a former player, current coach, and man about lacrosse. He’s seen the game, and how recruiting works for colleges, for over a decade, and can also draw on his old man’s experience!

Albany Great Danes Cascade Pro7 for 2013
We continue our look at 2013 NCAA helmets produced by Cascade Lacrosse with a look at the Pro7 to be worn this coming season by the Albany Great Danes of the America East.

2013 Face-Off Yearbook: MAAC Rankings, Outlook
Siena is the MAAC's No. 1 team in the 2013 Face-Off Yearbook, according to the league's coaches.

Realignment: The changes to date
There’s so much going on in the world of Division-1 lacrosse realignment, sometimes it’s just best to take a step back and take stock of where things are. Here is the current status. We’ll go a little further back in the machine to include any change in the future that will put a team in a different conference than they play in 2012.

Cazenovia's Mann Verbally Commits to Hobart
Henry Mann (M/FO), a 6-1, 180 pound two-way junior middie, scored 21 points for the Cazenovia varsity as a sophomore and earned second team all-league honors.

Ridgefield's Shannon will make his saves for Richmond's new lacrosse program
The senior goaltender at 2012 Connecticut Class L state finalist and 2011 state champion Ridgefield’s older brother, Matt, is a defenseman at the University of North Carolina.

Blue Jay Jersey Countdown -- #47
Did You Know: Brent Ciccarone wore #47 in his first season at JHU in 1982; 20 years after his father, Henry Ciccarone, Sr., earned All-America honors wearing the same number during his career from 1960-62.

Today's beats: It's stupid cold where I am right now, so I'm going to let Stan Kenton fire things up.

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