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Lacrosse the Internet: April 8, 2013

I feel as if I don't own enough throw pillows.

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Swezey: Villanova's Impressive Freshman
Maybe it’s fitting that in a year where the first-team All-American attack may well include players from Albany and St. John’s — and I suspect one from Cornell — there is a juggernaut on offense who is 5-feet-4 and 140 pounds.

Men's Lacrosse Player of the Year Watch, April 3
Few would dispute that when it comes to the Player of the Year race, there are some built-in advantages. A highly touted recruit or a top point producer at a perennial top 10 program is comparatively born on second base.

UnCensered: A Few of My Favorite Things
Last Saturday I didn't have to work or blog any lacrosse games. After setting my DVR, I thought I would spend the day doing whatever you're supposed to do when it's the first weekend in spring and you're in your twenties. A couple recordable college lacrosse games? Those could wait.

Swezey: Albany, Holy Cross Are Worth Watching
Albany added its name to an accomplished list following its 10-9 victory over Johns Hopkins on Friday night. It became the seventh program since 1971 to defeat the Blue Jays and Orange in the same season, including NCAA Tournament play.

Albany Setting Sights on Postseason
Albany last played in the NCAA tournament in 2007. That drought may end this spring.

Photos: No. 8 Syracuse Uses 3-Goal Q4 Rally to Edge Princeton
Pictures, because reading is for nerds.

2013 Lehigh Lacrosse Player Blog: Choo Choo, All Aboard
Practice wrapped up on a great note last Friday and as Coach Cassese says, “the hay was in the barn.” Navy was coming to town and we knew we were in for a dogfight, which is always the case with a league school let alone one of the academies.

Henry Schoonmaker leads Syracuse men's lacrosse to thrilling win over Princeton
The redshirt sophomore tallies a career-high six points in addition to making major contributions from the wing on faceoffs in SU's 13-12 win.

UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State men's lacrosse: Nittany Lions defeat Drexel
Leading 5-4 in the third period, the Nittany Lions (8-3 overall, 3-0 CAA) scored seven straight goals in an 11-minute span. TJ Sanders had two goals in the outburst.

Hofstra rolls past St. Joseph's in lacrosse
Torin Varn had four goals and an assist and Chris Selva made 12 saves to lead Hofstra, which enjoyed a thorough 13-1 victory over host St. Joseph's (Pa.).

No. 2 Cornell Mounts Fourth-Quarter Comeback To Defeat Men's Lacrosse
In one of the most hotly-contested Ivy League battles of the 2013 season, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team was forced to watch as No. 2 Cornell stormed the field of Harvard Stadium after mounting a dramatic fourth-quarter comeback to take down the Crimson, 14-12, on Saturday afternoon.

Lacrosse Recap: Virginia Falls to UNC-Chapel Hill, 10-7
Another early scoring run by a U.Va. opponent, another loss for the Cavaliers. That was the story from Klockner Field in Charlottesville, where the Virginia men's lacrosse team lost to the Tar Heels of UNC-Chapel Hill 10-7.

Today's beats: The Darkness!