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Seven Stories and One Set of Beats: March 22, 2012

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Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Grill’s determination overshadows stature
At 5-foot-7, B.J. Grill is not one of the biggest members of the Marquette men’s lacrosse team, but what separates the freshman defender from everyone else is the determination he possesses to make himself stand out among giants.

Family, loss, lacrosse
At first glance, Nicky Galasso has it all. The North Carolina sophomore attackman sits inside the lacrosse office coming off the best freshman season in program history.

Maryland's Bernhardt relishing role as defensive leader
Junior long-stick midfielder leads defense in caused turnovers and is tied for team lead in groundballs

Tuesday Extras: From Writers
With its 9-8 road win over then-No. 4 North Carolina on the third day of March, the Lehigh men's lacrosse team took a giant stride toward national prominence. The Mountain Hawks continued with another small step forward Saturday.

At Hobart, Captain's Work Ethic is an Echo to the Past
It didn’t seem like their paths would ever cross. Separated by state lines and 30 years, it looked like they were destined to be two college lacrosse players who never found each other. It would not have been a terrible thing, but something would have always been missing. Luckily, kindred spirits always find a way to each other.

Denver Goalie Faus Sidelined With Leg Injury
"We are obviously upset about Jamie's injury," Tierney said. "He will be seen by our doctors when we arrive back in Denver on Wednesday. Jamie led us to a great season in 2011 and was well on his way to another very successful year in 2012. Our team is full of great young men however, and as always, someone will step up to fill the void."

Syracuse University lacrosse team turns its focus to the middle 'H' in its team motto
Captain Brian Megill says he wants to see the team play with heart vs. Providence.

Today's Beats: Tommy may have defined The Who as the master of the rock opera, but Quadrophenia is as solid a work (if not infinitely weirder). "Love Reign O'er Me" may be the best chart from the opus (and, for what it's worth, Pearl Jam's cover is the stuff of miracles if you haven't heard it):