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Lacrosse the Internet: October 14, 2013

". . . and that's why I've been banned from New Hampshire."

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Brodie Merrill Pursues a Cleaner, Safer Game
Starting with the 2011 college men's season, the NCAA allowed officials to issue one-, two- and three-minute non-releasable penalties when a player deliberately initiates contact with an opponent's head or neck with any part of his body or stick. In the summer of 2012, the NCAA men's rules committee took intent out of the equation by removing the word "deliberate" from what it called the "targeting the head/neck rule" in the rulebook.

Throwback Thursday: 1980 National Championship
The game was played at Cornell University in front of over 10,000 fans.

Brunswick (CT) 2016 midfielder John Fox: 'UVa has always been my ideal place to play'
The 5-foot-10, 160-pound Fox is an agile and athletic player who excels on faceoffs and who possesses an outstanding work ethic.

Nick Colleluori Classic: Lafayette, St. Joseph's, Villanova gain much from competition, helping cause
Wray said competing in the Nick Colleluori Classic is the ideal setup to kick off Fall Ball competition.

Perkiomen Valley 2014 midfielder Dickey commits to UMass-Lowell
What will you major in/study? Civil Engineering

Guida, Malm, Pellegrino Named 2014 Men's Lacrosse Captains
Johns Hopkins University men's lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala announced today that senior midfielder Rob Guida (Chatham, NJ/Chatham), senior short stick defensive midfielder James Malm (Alexandria, VA/Woodberry Forest) and junior long stick midfielder Michael Pellegrino (Oakdale, NY/Connetquot) have been selected in a vote of their teammates as captains for the 2014 season. This is the first time any of the three have served as a captain.

Northeast Classic: Boston University, Holy Cross, Providence, Other Notes
The Vermont Catamounts hosted the sixth annual Northeast Classic which featured six Division I matchups on Sunday afternoon in Braintree, Mass. The teams that took part this year was Boston University, Hartford, Holy Cross, Providence, Sacred Heart and the University of Vermont.

Capital Classic: Penn State, Lehigh, Bucknell, UMBC Notes and Observations
UMBC freshman goalie Connor Gordon (Tabor Academy, Mass.) always will remember the first scrimmage of the Capital Lacrosse Invitational in Bethesda, Md., on Sunday, and not just because he started and played all four quarters against Bucknell.

Today's beats: Let's go.