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Seven Stories and One Set of Beats: June 27, 2012

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Marist Adds Nine Members to the Lacrosse Class of 2016
Marist head coach Keegan Wilkinson has announced the addition of nine student-athletes who will join the Red Foxes as members of the class of 2016. The new Red Foxes - who hail from either New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania – include four midfielders, three attack men and two defensemen.

Lehigh, Ohio State to Meet in San Francisco Fall Lacrosse Classic
Two of the country’s top college lacrosse programs — the Lehigh University Mountain Hawks and the Ohio State University Buckeyes — will face off in the fourth annual San Francisco Fall Lacrosse Classic Presented by Levi’s®, scheduled for Kezar Stadium at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. This will be the fourth consecutive year that the Bay Area Youth Sports Foundation has hosted the only NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse competition in California. All revenue from the event will benefit a variety of innovative sports and education programs for underserved children in the Bay Area.

Men's Lacrosse Announces Class of 2016
Ben DeLuca '98, the Richard M. Moran Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse, has announced the Cornell men's lacrosse incoming class of 2016.The Big Red will add just six players to next year's squad, five of which earned high school All-American honors. The group is comprised of three midfielders, one attackman, one defenseman and one goalkeeper. Additionally, the players represent three states and one Canadian province with two players hailing from both New York and Connecticut, and one each from California and Ontario.

Lax World Announces Summer 2012 Catalog
Lax World, the authority in lacrosse equipment & lacrosse apparel, announces their online summer catalog in time for lacrosse camps, clinics & more. The Baltimore-based retailer with 12 stores in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Colorado and Virginia offers their collection of lacrosse sticks, protective equipment, apparel and gear online for shoppers anywhere.

Judd Lattimore out at Michigan
A source indicated to me a while back that staff changes could be coming at Michigan, but after the Wolverines finished the year on a relatively successful note (in that they were competitive with some teams that they probably shouldn’t have been able to stick with) and nothing had happened to this point, I thought they’d made it out of the woods without any changes.

Fairfield County dominates All-America Boys Lacrosse team
Fairfield County is known as a hotbed for lacrosse, so it wasn't surprising to watch three teams from the county win state championships. It's also not a shock that the 2012 Connecticut All-America team features 14 players from Fairfield-based squads.

Lehigh University's overall athletic program gaining ground after a year of unprecedented success
The university's recent athletic success seems to feed off itself.

Today's beats: Complain about how all the lyrics are nonsense. Whatever. It's summer and Vampire Weekend fills in the gaps nicely.