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Seven Stories and One Set of Beats: September 19, 2012

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Kevin Corrigan: Q&A on Notre Dame's Move to the ACC
IL interviewed with Notre Dame head coach Kevin Corrigan in the wake of Wednesday's news that Notre Dame was going to join the ACC in men's lacrosse, as well as nearly every other sport.

Staff Debate: Notre Dame's Move to ACC
Notre Dame's move to the ACC spurred comments from readers and pundits that it's now a "superconference" or "lacrosse's SEC." But the move has many more implications than just making one amazing lacrosse conferecne.

Gonos Named Men's Lacrosse Captain for 2013
Chris Wojcik, the Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men's Lacrosse, has announced that senior defenseman Jason Gonos has been voted as the team's captain for the 2013 season. Gonos is the 151st captain in program history and the first individual to serve as captain since Jeff Psaki '00 in 2000.

Some NCAA Rule Changes Reversed: Face Offs Safe For Now
The NCAA announced today that they have reversed many of the rule changes proposed by the Rules Committee earlier this year, but not all of them! Thankfully, for FoGos, the face off rules in particular were reversed, and quick handed men with large thighs everywhere have been cheering wildly as the motorcycle grip ban and proposed 12″ separation distance have been canned… at least for now.

Hills West sophomore Flynn opts for Ohio State lacrosse
Flynn, who is 5-foot-9, 155 pounds, was described as a "groundball machine" by Joe Lombardi when he broke the news of the sophomore’s commitment to Ohio State at

NCAA reverses ruling, says motorcycle grip will remain legal on faceoffs
A little over a month after its proposal to outlaw the motorcycle grip in men's lacrosse came under a firestorm of criticism, the NCAA announced Thursday that the grip will remain legal.

Desko says future ACC men's lacrosse league will need changes
There will be arguably no greater college sports league in any sport than the future ACC men's lacrosse league once Syracuse and Notre Dame move in, and Orange head coach John Desko says those changes will necessitate others to make it all work.

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