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Lacrosse the Internet: March 23, 2015

Here's some stuff you should read.

I went 24 of 32 in the first round and 11 of 16 in the second round. That isn't terrible, but I'm still boned in my pool.


Reaction, Photos, Highlights, Interviews: No. 1 Syracuse 19, No. 4 Duke 7
Much was certain in the Carrier Dome on Sunday afternoon.

Sunday Post: 'Second Season' Creates New Stars
Georgetown’s pregame face-off warmups were a pretty lonely place on Saturday. It was senior Anthony Heaton and a freshman who is recovering from injury and wasn’t in uniform. That’s it.

Highlights, Photos, Reaction: No. 8 Virginia 16, No. 20 Johns Hopkins 15, OT
What a game.

Highlights, Reaction: No. 7 Cornell 10, Penn 9 (3OT)
The question begged an answer. To supply one, Cornell men’s lacrosse coach Matt Kerwick had to switch sports.

Reaction: No. 13 Princeton 11, No. 10 Yale 10
Sammy Gravitte grew up in polar-opposite cultures. On one end, the 6-foot-2, 200-pound Princeton sophomore longstick middie was around sports. At the other end, Gravitte got a chance to cultivate another passion as a singer and performer. In season, he’s even allowed to perform. A few weeks ago, he was starring at Princeton’s McCarter Theater in a show called "Spring Awakening" when his mother, Tony Award-winning actress Debbie Gravitte, had to take him to the Tigers’ game at Maryland on March 7, and got him back in time for the show that night.

Analysis, Highlights: No. 3 Notre Dame 9, No. 15 Ohio State 0
No. 3 Notre Dame dealt No. 15 Ohio State an embarassing 9-0 shutout on national television Saturday.

Photos, Reaction: Georgetown 10, No. 9 Marquette 9
Georgetown’s six-goal halftime lead against No. 9 Marquette on Saturday in Washington, D.C., was both good and bad news.

Nike/LM Division I Men's Top 20
More movement in the weekly rankings has set up a No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown when the top-ranked Orange head to South Bend to play Notre Dame on Saturday.

ICYMI: Conferences Already in State of Upheaval
College lacrosse is a hot mess right now.

Syracuse All Alone Atop DI Heap With Rout of Duke
Duke head coach John Danowski said the Blue Devils team that took the field against No. 1 Syracuse in the Carrier Dome on Sunday was the "most poorly coached" squad he's had during his tenure.

Marquette's Magic Runs Out in 10-9 Loss at Georgetown
Marquette's magic mix of second-half comebacks, one-goal wins and, up until Saturday afternoon, undefeated record in the program's third varsity season, finally met a situation it couldn't overcome in a 10-9 loss at Georgetown. But the Golden Eagles were this close to doing what they do again.

Coholan Strike Lifts Virginia Over Hopkins in OT Thriller
With the way both offenses kept surrendering the ball and the way neither defense could string together stops, last night's shootout between No. 7 Virginia and No. 17 Johns Hopkins fittingly was decided on the game's final possession.

Syracuse RS Freshman McGinley Suspended After Fight
Redshirt freshman midfielder Hayes McGinley has been suspended indefinitely from the Syracuse men's lacrosse team since March 15 for a violation of team rules, the team announced on Sunday afternoon in a press release.


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