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Seven Stories and One Set of Beats: October 26, 2012

All kinds of good stuff today, plus Johnny Cash.

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UMBC Retrievers Men's Lacrosse
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team has selected seniors Scott Jones (Port Coquitlam, B.C./Terry Fox), Neill Lewnes (Annapolis, Md./St. Mary’s) , and Ethan Murphy (West Seneca, N.Y./West Seneca East) as its captains for the 2012-13 academic year.

Starsia Announces 2012 Team Awards
In a fall tradition, Virginia men's lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced team award winners from the 2012 season. Steele Stanwick headlines the honorees as a repeat winner of the Allen Voshell Award for Team MVP.

Zach Palmer's Stick, Under the Microscope
When the NCAA announced the new rules regarding shooting strings, there were those among us who feared that the game would suffer in some way, shape or form. Some felt that removing the Us and Vs from sticks might constrain what players could pull off under pressure and might limit their creativity. Maybe that was the point?

Brewster shutdown defender Serrecchia set on Hofstra lacrosse
“Joe has the ability to shut down a team’s top midfielder or attackman,” Prime Time Director Nick Daniello said. “He is a very hard-nosed player who throws good checks and can push the ball in transition. Hofstra has landed a very talented defender.”

Tambroni to Join U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame's Upstate New York Chapter
Head coach Jeff Tambroni will join the Upstate New York Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame on Sunday as one of eight members. The ceremony at the Links in Erie Village in East Syracuse, N.Y. will induct Tambroni along with seven other honorees.

Staff Debate: Nicky Galasso and Transfer Success
Because of the intrigue and surprise, transfers generate headlines — they’re like ultimate recruits because they’re changing schools, but fans are already familiar with their game. However, their success at a new place is highly varied.

30 in 30: Where Do Personnel Losses Leave Denver?
More than three years have passed since Bill Tierney made his move west. In lacrosse time, three years might as well be an eternity.

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