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Lacrosse the Internet: April 10, 2015

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Advice from a College Coach: Marquette’s Joe Amplo
In only its third year, the Marquette’s mens lacrosse program has shown tremendous progress under coach Joe Amplo, who left his job as an assistant coach at Hofstra in 2011 to start the program from scratch more than 900 miles miles away. The Golden Eagles ran out to a 7-0 start this spring, rising to as high as No. 10 in the Nike/Lacrosse Magazine Top 20 in mid-March. Marquette currently sits at 9-3 and is in contention for the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth.

Weekend Preview Podcast: Double Dip in Chapel Hill and More
As doubleheaders go, it doesn't get much better than the one in Chapel Hill on Saturday. Leading off, the second-ranked Tar Heel women host No. 7 Syracyse in a key ACC tilt. And about two hours after that game finishes, the second-ranked Orange men will tangle with the fourth-ranked Tar Heels squad. But as usual there's plenty more games to talk about around the country.

Ben Williams uses natural athleticism to perfectly fit SU’s faceoff system
The midfielders shuffle in and out. The offense and defense only play when the ball is in their zone. The goalkeeper has to wait for a shot to make a tangible impact.

Duke lacrosse coach shares bitterness on ‘60 Minutes’
A senior Duke University athletics official says that in retrospect, lacrosse coach Mike Pressler shouldn’t have been forced out after rape allegations were made against team members in 2006.

Men's lacrosse looks to go 4-0 against ranked opponents in tilt with No. 9 Yale
With the disappointment of last weekend’s loss to Penn still lingering, the No. 12 men’s lacrosse team will look to get back on track Saturday as it takes on on No. 9 Yale in a pivotal Ivy League matchup. Last year, the Bears (8-2, 2-1) suffered a crushing overtime defeat to the Bulldogs (8-2, 2-2 Ivy), but this time around they have their sights set on flipping the script. A win would certainly go a long way for Bruno, putting the team in solid position for the Ivy League playoffs.

Big Ten men’s lacrosse: Check out this week’s team reports
Big Ten lacrosse season is here, and BTN has you covered!

Go inside a lacrosse game with ‘Big Ten Close Up’ Sunday at 8 p.m. ET
Big Ten fans are familiar with our terrific show "The Journey" (find them on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram). That documentary-style show takes fans behind the scenes in football and basketball. This Sunday, we’re taking viewers behind the scenes with great access to the Penn State and Maryland men’s lacrosse teams around their recent game.

Lehigh freshman men's lacrosse goalie Adam Sawicki fills-in admirably
Despite having a big role to play on Lehigh’s men’s lacrosse team, freshman goalie Adam Sawicki has stepped in without a hitch this spring.

Marrocco Anchors 9-6 Victory
Coming off of a tough conference loss to No. 5 Denver (8-2, 2-0 Big East) on March 28, the No. 17 Georgetown men’s lacrosse team (7-4, 2-1) got back on track in Big East play with a 9-6 win over Providence on Saturday.

Men’s lacrosse readies for Saturday’s visit to No. 19 Loyola
In what marks the second contest of a three-game home stretch, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team will welcome No. 19 Loyola University-Maryland to Nickerson Field on Saturday afternoon.

Wahoos Looking for ACC Tournament Birth
For the second straight week the No. 6 Virginia men's lacrosse team will have a top 10 match-up with an ACC foe. But this time there is an ACC Tournament birth for the winner on the line.


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