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Jeff Tambroni Accepts Head Coach Position at Penn State, Ben DeLuca Tapped As Replacement

After leading the Cornell men’s lacrosse team to the Final Four three of the past four years, Jeff Tambroni is moving to take the head coaching position at Penn State, graduated co-captain Ryan Hurley confirmed on Thursday. His replacement will be current associate head coach Ben DeLuca, the University announced on Friday.

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Harvard Lacrosse Coach Accepts Maryland Job

One week ago, Harvard men’s lacrosse coach John Tillman would have found it hard to imagine himself coaching anywhere else.

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Maryland tops Northwestern 13-11 in women’s lacrosse championship game

After a half decade at the pinnacle of women’s collegiate lacrosse, Northwestern’s dynasty has come to a halt. It was a battle for the ages and a game that lacrosse fans have been looking forward to for the last few years: NU, the sport’s latest dynasty, against U. Maryland, the sport’s most historic program.

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With 6-5 overtime victory, Duke captures first national title at site of 2007 heartbreak

Once again, it came down to the last series, the last shot, a game-winning goal.

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Duke knocks off U. Virginia to earn spot in national title game

Duke U. senior Ned Crotty hopped from one foot to the other, back and forth. He stared down the goalie in front of him, Adam Ghitelman, in a game of cat-and-mouse that seemed bound to end in a shot attempt from Crotty.

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U. Virginia lacrosse teams to keep playing following murder charge

At a press conference Wednesday evening, U. Virginia Athletic Director Craig Littlepage reaffirmed the decisions of the No. 1 Virginia men’s lacrosse team and No. 4 women’s squad to continue their seasons and play in the NCAA Tournaments, after releasing an initial statement regarding the teams Tuesday evening.

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Police charge lacrosse player with homicide of fellow student-athlete

Charlottesville, Va. police charged fourth-year U. Virginia student George Huguely with first-degree murder yesterday in connection with the death of U.Virginia student Yeardley Love, who passed away early Monday morning.

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Villanova men’s lacrosse dethrones Knights

Villanova men’s lacrosse dethrones Knights

Sunday’s cold and rainy conditions in Piscataway, N.J. did not stop the men’s lacrosse team from defeating its Big East enemy Rutgers, 8-4. The then No. 9-ranked Wildcats improved their record to 9-4 overall and 3-1 in the Big East with this win, tying Georgetown for the No. 2 spot in the conference and putting the team in contention for a bid to the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament of only 16 games.

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Column: Lacrosse movement picks up steam across country

It’s been a big month for the sport of lacrosse. When the Big City Classic opened New Meadowlands Stadium on April 10, 26,710 people witnessed No. 1 Virginia take on No. 2 North Carolina and No. 3 Syracuse versus No. 4 Princeton. It was a couple of mega-matchups in a mega-venue.

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North Carolina snaps Northwestern lacrosse team’s 41-game win streak

It was bound to happen eventually. Heading into a rematch of the 2009 National Championship game against No. 2 North Carolina, No. 1 Northwestern had a 41-game winning streak and had not lost in Evanston since 2004—an NCAA-record 58 straight home wins.

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