Seven Stories and One Set of Beats: August 9, 2012

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Andrew Athens Named Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach At Furman
"Obviously we're thrilled to have Andrew join us at Furman," said Meade, who was named head coach of the university's new men's lacrosse program in late May. "He's energetic, enthusiastic, and an excellent teacher, and is a fine young man who has a great future in coaching."

NCAA Rules Committee Recommends Shocking Changes
Will they speed up the game, improve it, or destroy it? Could these rules change lacrosse? Or will things stay pretty much the way they are?

Tambroni, Alums Selected for U.S. National Team Event
Penn State men's lacrosse head coach Jeff Tambroni will help the United States National Team against Canada on Sept. 8 in Commerce City, Colo.

Recapping a busy week on the tristate lacrosse scene
So much for the dog days of summer.

John Galloway And Brett Holm Join Lacrosse Program As Assistant Coaches
Providence College Head Men's Lacrosse Coach Chris Gabrielli announced today (August 4, 2012) that John Galloway and Brett Holm will join his staff as assistant coaches.

Rules committee recommends 30-second limit after stall warning
Looking to increase the pace of play in the sport, the NCAA men's lacrosse rules committee has recommended a 30-second countdown for teams to take a shot after the referee has issued a stall warning.

Quint: Analyzing the Impact of Rule Proposals
The NCAA Rules Committee proposed sweeping changes for the 2013 season. Those proposals can be found here. Quint Kessenich breaks down the effect each rule could have on the game.

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