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dslyank

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  1. Has this been announced? I have not heard anything official up here? Are you just speculating??? California governor has made his state U's strictly on-line in the fall. What has the NCAA SAID about that???????? Original NCAA said no students on campus--NO ATHLETICS?? Are they sticking to that??? Pac 12 power 5 loses a lot of TV revenue if so and "Rose Bowl?"
  2. Seems to be a stretch? Shot in the dark? Any BIG = a pig in a poke?? THOUGHTS/OPINIONS?
  3. If the nurses and doctors and other first responders thought this there would be a lot more dead people. If grocery store clerks thought this there would be a lot more very hungry people. It was meant as a joke read: "In the Bleachers" comic 4/27/2020. Of course he should do what is best for himself; but if everyone did SO, well pretty sad world IMHO.
  4. All this blabber from TD that I'm going back to Yale no matter if I play lacrosse or not; appears a lot of hot air to me now. Don't know the young man and have no inside info what-so-ever; but the. way he left UA and now the way he got back into Yale lead me to believe with TD it is all about "I." quote from comic "In the Bleachers" 4/27/2020 {I tried to copy it here but file too large.}
  5. Interesting OPINION article IL. Author seems to support that a cut back in athletic spending will actually help Lacrosse. He even suggest schools with lax should reduce the 12.6 schollies they have now. With average of 47 players per team, second most in college sports and less schollies (12.6) than all other major sports; Lax players and families have shown a propensity for paying to play. {Not sure where he is getting his numbers--thought track and rowing would have more players per team; perhaps only talking about "major sports?} Anyhow, he claims this willingness to pay to play is supporte
  6. I have NOT seen anything new since 518Lax posted the above; and the goalie from Utah committed. Most of top kids on the portal have committed or strongly tied. UA does not seem to be getting much interest from top transfers??
  7. Not saying you are wrong; but as I recall, the Ivy left the one year extension up to each individual school. Yale said NO to the extension, withdrawal--reapplies, and grad players. As far as I remember Cornell has made no such announcement yet??
  8. TD has been quoted saying he would play for Yale or no-one else! If he has a change of heart; my money is on Cornell.
  9. "Prior to Utah: Did not see action over two seasons at Rutgers (2017-18) … U.S. Lacrosse 2016 High School All-American as a senior at Yorktown HS … 2016 Journal News Hudson Valley Player of the Year … all-section and all-metro … 62.7 save percentage as a senior, recording double-digit saves in 12 games … 180 saves with a 58.8 save percentage as a junior, recording 27 ground balls and two full-field assists … recorded double-digit saves 10 times in 2015, including three playoff games … Yorktown won a New York State Championship in 2014 and finished runners up in 2016 … helped Yorktown win five
  10. I wonder if this means Siekierski is not using his senior year exemption?
  11. Two articles in today's TU addressing why low and mid majors NOT going after freshman. Both express the transfer portal and expected no sit rule change. Greg Marshall now of Wichita State was noted as a "Program" builder and says he is now forced into being a "Team" builder. Article is from AP "Transfer portal causing headaches."
  12. Per IL article games they had circled in 2020. Also, interesting article by Quint on the transfer portal and senior extensions. Too long to quote; but a couple things caught my eye: one top level assistant coach and recruiting coordinator said most/many coaches are checking the portal EVERY 10 MINUTES. Another top level assistant related; his team rarely gets involved with the portal because it is mostly troubled and "bad" kids. My bet this was someone from a real top program or someone really behind the times; as even in non-covid 19 years; the portal seems to have really taken h
  13. Tehoka is only a junior. According to canceled season accommodations; I believe he has two years of eligibility remaining. Unless he goes pro of course. I might have it wrong, but I believe all spring sports athletes are being granted an extra year of eligibility. Seniors have some additional benefits and some of the accommodations are school and/or conference options. I might have it all wrong but I think the rule states seniors can return for the 2021 season without affecting # of schoolies and max player issues. In subsequent years, students (like Tehoka) taking advantage of an extra
  14. Got to disagree with you here. EVERYONE EVERYWHERE{sports, plays, etc.} is refunding and it as you say it is no ones fault. It is NOT about the money.. I already give more than the GDAC requirements and have max benefits except for courtside in BB. I spend well over $1000 per year on tickets and donations and on an inflation adjusted amount have for 47 years. When Scott Marr asks for some $s for locker upgrades; when Coach Brown ask for cancer funds or HP funds I send a little more; in spite of the fact that I give to many of these funds yearly already. So, if they want to refund my season ti
  15. Just sent the following reply to Great Danes Tickets: Your email does NOT specify the pro-rated amount and whether the amount is the same for option 1 & 2. IMHO there should be an incentive for accepting option 2. No guarantee Syracuse will be included next year, and the three 2020 February games were NOT prime for weather reasons and otherwise. In fact you REALLY should offer a FULL ROLLOVER OF 2020 SEASON TICKET HOLDERS FOR 2021! I was at all three February games and I guarantee you MOST season holders missed all or some of those games. Personally, I find it insulting that you want
  16. THIS IS DIFFERENT THEN WHAT I RECEIVED: season ticket holders are only receiving a pro-rated refund or rollover. Not only that but they did NOT indicate the pro-rated amount; nor indicate if the pro-rated amount was the same for option 1 and option 2 ????? They really should give an incentive for option 2, as there is no guarantee of getting Syracuse next year and the 3 February games were certainly not prime for reasons of weather and otherwise. A more fair offer would be get a pro-rated refund (option 1) or a FULL ROLLOVER for 2020 SEASON TICKET HOLDER FOR THE 2021 SEASON (option 2)
  17. From Inside Lax article today. “I’m not going to play anywhere else,” said Ierlan, a 2019 Tewaaraton Trophy finalist. “If I play again, it’ll be at Yale.” So let's move on. I did 2+ years ago--NO TD. Have two very highly touted fogo's coming in and I saw some good things from Danny Mastropaolo. IMHO Jones and Altamari need to move on also. Go with the future.
  18. I'm betting or maybe just hoping that fall-ball might be expanded. Perhaps even making it a mini-season of sorts. Compensate for nearly a whole season missed. I recall college baseball in the northeast tried/experimented with a split fall-spring season. Don't remember why it was disbanded and I am pretty sure tennis and golf also have used such a format before. Anyhow, an expanded fallball season would help teams get in game shape; after barely getting any real game experience this spring. I know practice is important; but nothing is like actually playing other competition for a teams dev
  19. I already donate plenty [more than enough to qualify for Gold seating in football & lacrosse, Chairback--but not courtside for basketball and Sefcu parking all around.] Not looking for a refund; but some $s applied to next years seating seems appropriate to me.
  20. Jayden Stone, a four-star recruit from Australia; from above article. Does UA have a legitimate shot at this guy (4 stars)?? Has UA ever landed anyone higher than a 2 star?
  21. Remember the Phys Ed book like it was yesterday; but think it was second semester. But anyhow, everyone bought the book but NO ONE ever cracked the spine.The night before what was to be a written final exam; in panic mode a group of us got together in my room and read out loud to each other. It indeed was an all-nighter. But NOT because the book was all that long or intense, but because every time we came across the word "SCROTUM", we'd all break out in hysterical laughter. Other like minded terms also contributed to the length of this all night read along, but nothing else brought as much hys
  22. Like I said, lived in Brubacher Hall 67-68. Back then we had a 11pm curfew (12 on weekends.) Lived on the first floor, so my roommate and I regularly crawled out the window for a beer or two. Went to O'Heanies on Ontario. Did not want to chance the short walk to the WT. Mostly townie's & bums @ O'Heanies, especially weeknights. Don't remember the price, but beer served in a 5 or 7 oz. glass. No pints or tankards there. But one or two was enough to get me pretty loupe--never much of a drinker actually; still not. By second semester, curfews were abandoned--took the fun out of stealing out f
  23. I enrolled in SUNYA fall 1967 just as the new campus was being built. I have a million stories but will just tell a couple for now. Lived in Brubacher Hall and in the winter of 68, riding the UA old green bus up to the new campus. Minus 20 something [actual not windchill--no bs] and the bus catches fire. Motor or something in the floor back of bus--no one wanted to evacuate too cold, we were all very happy to warm ourselves in the burning bus. In the fall of 1967 the Physical Education building was not fully completed. At that time Phys. Ed was a requirement. So we did calisthenics outsid
  24. Per IL, ncaa has already announced spring seniors will be allowed another year of eligibility. Has NOT yet addressed what to do about leagues that do not allow grad players or grad transfers. So as someone joked, not far fetched that TD could re-enroll @ UA.
  25. Rule change almost certain to happen; even before covid19 issues. Now I bet it is a 100% certainty.
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