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dslyank

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  1. With a healthy Fields, down two is nothing. Came back from worse multiple times with Connor leading the way.
  2. OK. Monday morning QB's or attacks/middies if you prefer; how do we proceed from here?? My first thought is if Connor can play at all, move him OFF the ball. Remember he came here as a scorer first and only became the feed man later. Tehoka is suppose to be an incredible passer--maybe it is time he shows it; or let Davis or Reh run the point if you will. Early in the year, when the D was playing well Perla, Fillipowski, Hill and others seemed to be getting a lot of minutes over some of our "regulars"; maybe it is time to get them back in there again????? OK. Coaches, former players, et All; how do we get back on track????? Even if you have thrown the towel in feel free to reply--what we say here means @#$%^ anyhow.
  3. Story of the game 8-21 face-offs; 5 failed clears; 13 TO's; 40-15 ground balls; Ref's let yale be physical--called holds when slashes should have been called. Perfect storm for an @ss beating. Also, two games + travel in two days added to storm {but remember to win a national championship they will have to win two in two [but without travel between and same for opponent.}} Also, Marr did try to move bingo to midweek, but they would NOT comply. Thank you so very much AmEast for helping a fellow member, who has a shot at a national title!
  4. Disagree. With Fields in the game worth 4-6 points at least; even not @ his best. Maybe a couple fewer TO's an extra clear or two. We are in the ballgame. I hate to say it, but this team lives or dies with Connor.
  5. YES. He took a hard stick to the face. No call. Probably did not cause the knee injury, but if called maybe plays stops --no injury??
  6. Went to pick up dinner last night at a local place. Had my lax hat on. Man waiting wanted to talk lacrosse. Said he was sure UA would win it all. Said he was an alumni who had not followed UA in years; until lacrosse got good (did not ask when that was according to him), now he is so excited about UA again. Went to the bank this AM [had to make a huge withdrawal to pay for an extra seat for tonight---wow $25--just kidding.] Anyhow branch manager said her husband has been begging her to start going to lacrosse but it has always been too cold. Said their children are grown and gone and they are looking for local teams to follow. Sounds like ex-$iena people, but I did not get into that. Anyhow UA seems to be talk of the town. Expect BIG crowd tonight.
  7. Cremo nichols leave...

    It seems (on paper at least) that Brown & Company have responded very positively. Most on this blog seem pretty positive about the "rebuilding response"; some post even quite giddy. I know only time will tell; but for you stat junkies what are the rating sites saying about this recruiting class {or is it too early to look at these sites}??
  8. I agree. Still top 5 I believe. Win out and finish top 3. One bad game has not turned this team in an also ran. Almost two weeks off; get rested and healthy RESET.
  9. Wake up call. Bad offense, Bad defense, Bad goal tending. But most disappointing NO sense of urgency from the get go. Played like they "thought" they could turn it on at any time; only they never did turn it on. Supposedly a good week of practice? I wonder? Team looked tired and slow from the get go. Long BUS ride just too much? I guess/know I was WRONG about the new kids on O; but why the D was bad, I just don't know. Almost two weeks off to RESET.
  10. I agree and obviously HOPE you are right about why Marr is sitting Fields; and it looks like Reh also sitting again. I think the "kids" did well against brook and will be even more comfortable in their second start. umbc defensively can be tough though.
  11. ESPN+ and New ESPN App Coming

    Rather than cut the cord completely; I switched to Verizon/Fios (note not available all areas). For $108 per month intro package; I get 1gb up & download internet, TV, and phone. Don't need land line phone, save another &10. For TV, I choose the "Sports & News" package. It includes espn-all, yes, sny, msg, fs1, fs2, btn, tbs, tru, (all ncaa tournament stations except cbssn), more, & all local stations. HBO free 1st year +15 after (i will than cancel). I expect they will try to jump the price mucho after 2 year agree. If they do I'll re-apply to Spectrum as now a new customer and get their intro package, also about $100 per month. I will play these two back and forth until one or the other gives me the intro deal for an extended period of time. When my adult children advised me to "cut the cord." I found (maybe I did not look good enough, only so-so tech savvy.) you STILL had to PAY for a reliable high speed internet service/source. When you ACCOUNT for this expense, the cutting the chord plans: direct netflix, amazon, sling direct, hulu, now yahoo, whatever, are not really any kind of savings? But like I said, maybe I just do not understand streaming like you millennials. You still need to pay $50, 60 -- $75 for an internet connection, plus whatever your cordless plan charges??????
  12. 2018, I am by no means an expert; but it seems pretty nearly every team we faced has used a zone against us at least part of the time?? Does not seem to have affected us too much or what I have perceived as zones not really been zones???
  13. I LIKE the starting attack of Laffin-Diamond-Nanticoke with Patterson 4th attack. soph-soph-fresh-soph. Rest the old guys! Good time to unleash the kids. Davis +130 goals +180 assist in high school--terrific passer. Unless they suffer a case off the nerves {and I DO NOT think they will}, I expect this group to unload a barrage of goals on brook. And if I am wrong, our D and midfield still has more than enough to handle brook. PREDICTION: BLOW-OUT WIN UA. ps. also note Nanticoke and Laffin know each other very well; played together @ IMG and on Native American teams/clubs.
  14. 2018/2019 Schedule

    Wasn't Hooley's first year a summer Canadian trip. And if I remember it correctly, he average over 20 points, got injured and had to red shirt a year. A bit hazy about some of my details/facts; but I am pretty sure that Peter was a freshman star on our last foreign trip, which coach said would be a good learning experience for that team. And Peter and that team (not sure how many were around for all 5 years?) turned out pretty GOOD.
  15. Cremo nichols leave...

    My last comment on Joe. I know you are all saying: Yeh enough already yank. But here it is: Someone needs/needed to get in Joe's face and tell him he is NOT skilled or athletic enough to play @ a higher level. Until yesterday I would have said @ least he has there "heart" to play @ a higher level; now I am not so sure about that either. I hope he proves me wrong. DONE. see ya all over on the recruiting thread and on lacrosse of course.
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