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With eight points tonight, Connor Fields now has 150 career points off 102 goals and 48 assists. In 31 games.

Can be in top 10 for Career Points (#10: 162), Goals (#10: 105) and Assists (#10: 57) by end of Soph year. Miles Career record of 189 goals also ahead. An extremely talented player!

CAREER POINTS

1. Lyle Thompson 2012-15 400 (NCAA DI Record)

2. Miles Thompson 2011-14 293

3. Merrick Thomson 2004-07 244

4. Frank Resetarits 2004-07 241

5. Luke Daquino 2002-05 234

6. Cort Kim 1989-92 218

7. Blake Kim 1989-92 206

8. Ty Thompson 2011-14 195

9. Dave Cerny 1983-86 185

10. Brian Caufield 2008-11 162

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UAlbany Men's Lacrosse Cruises to 17-8 Victory Over Siena

UAlbany LAX Wins Third Straight Crosstown Rivalry
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Via Mark Dixon (ESPN Lacrosse, Inside Lacrosse, Big Ten Networks):   What Happened: Albany 14, Yale 13 OT Takeaway: At this time of year we often talk about Denver and how it seems to ‘go away’ in

Guys, UA has been to the quarterfinals the last 2 years and are currently ranked #7. I'm pretty sure that qualifies as a power program.

That was one of the worst feeds I've seen in a long time.The herky jerky was pretty bad but the camera man needs to understand that lacrosse is not a game where you can fully zoom in on the player wit

and the article from the $iena "writer"

 

Wonder what the original question was that got this response. Obviously this Albany team has much bigger goals than just beating $iena that would be worthy of being talked about for a while should they be accomplished :)

 

 

It's a nonleague game," Marr said. "It's nice to win. The whole bragging rights, all that kind of stuff, I don't go around all summer telling people I beat Siena. It's a good game. It's a local game. I wish more local people would come out and support (it). It is a rivalry game. You're playing a crosstown team. The kids know each other."

 

 

http://www.timesunion.com/sports/article/Fields-too-much-for-Siena-7377661.php

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Heard announcers talking about this while watching Michigan/Hopkins game. Wish we had some Michigan $$$. Lacrosse only five years old at UM.

 

http://support.mgoblue.com/victors-for-michigan/explore/

This is isane...wow

 

Wonder if the Chobani guy (or any of his employees) is a UAlbany lacrosse fan.........

Chobani yogurt mogul gives workers piece of the company
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http://www.laxmagazine.com/college_men/DI/2015-16/news/042716_bracketology_round_four_with_an_assist_from_the_selection_committee

 

Projected home game against Syracuse. That would be awesome and could possibly sellout.

 

Does the selection committee try to avoid first round rematches?

 

Also..am I the only one that finds it odd when RPI and SOS are listed as two of the main ratings/rankings in college sports? If RPI in LAX is calculated similarly to college basketball..isn't it effectively overcounting SOS? I believe RPI..at least for college basketball..is (roughly) 25% your record, 50% your opponents' record and 25% your opponents' opponents' record. The quality of who you play seems to be a pretty big part of that already.

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Does the selection committee try to avoid first round rematches?

 

According to the article Conference rematches are to be avoided in the first round. Lacrosse is such a small world with 18 playoff teams out of 68 eligible schools that it'd be hard to avoid ANY rematches.
Regionalization to reduce travel is also a factor. In this bracket, after the playin games, Denver-Air Force, North Carolina- Hopkins, Notre Dame- Marquette, and Brown- Bryant OR Quinnipiac are all probable first-round rematches.

]Also..am I the only one that finds it odd when RPI and SOS are listed as two of the main ratings/rankings in college sports? If RPI in LAX is calculated similarly to college basketball..isn't it effectively overcounting SOS? I believe RPI..at least for college basketball..is (roughly) 25% your record, 50% your opponents' record and 25% your opponents' opponents' record. The quality of who you play seems to be a pretty big part of that already.

It's not odd, it's the whole reason RPI is set up the way it is, to give just one more edge to the power conference teams. I wouldn't be surprised if a winless ACC basketball team could have a higher RPI than an undefeated SWAC team.

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Does the selection committee try to avoid first round rematches?

 

According to the article Conference rematches are to be avoided in the first round. Lacrosse is such a small world with 18 playoff teams out of 68 eligible schools that it'd be hard to avoid ANY rematches.
Regionalization to reduce travel is also a factor. In this bracket, after the playin games, Denver-Air Force, North Carolina- Hopkins, Notre Dame- Marquette, and Brown- Bryant OR Quinnipiac are all probable first-round rematches.

]Also..am I the only one that finds it odd when RPI and SOS are listed as two of the main ratings/rankings in college sports? If RPI in LAX is calculated similarly to college basketball..isn't it effectively overcounting SOS? I believe RPI..at least for college basketball..is (roughly) 25% your record, 50% your opponents' record and 25% your opponents' opponents' record. The quality of who you play seems to be a pretty big part of that already.

It's not odd, it's the whole reason RPI is set up the way it is, to give just one more edge to the power conference teams. I wouldn't be surprised if a winless ACC basketball team could have a higher RPI than an undefeated SWAC team.

 

 

 

 

Also everyone knows teams don't play the same schedules like pro sports where teams play similar schedules and win/loss record (plus tie breakers) is what determines playoff teams.

I am also pretty sure everyone would agree a win over LCC is no where as impressive as a win vs Yale this season ( and probably every season for that example) This is the NCAA way to try to quantify differences in schedules and quality of wins etc. in coming up with the seeds and at large teams. Obviously teams with wins over top 5 and top 10 teams are generally in the discussion for at large spots and teams with losses to LCC type teams are not :)

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Anybody watching today? I'm getting some WEIRD audio...

 

 

Crowd is LOUD...commentary is barely audible...when the do slo mo they forget to pot down the audio and it sounds like something out of "Poltergeist". Hilarious! UA up 4-2 in the 1st

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OK...commentator quote of the year: Over the shoulder pass from a cutting Fields to a cutting Dane who immediately flipped it his shoulder into the goal. "My GOD, that's probably not even fair!".

LOL!

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