What to Watch: NCAA Week Five

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Welcome to week five of the college lacrosse season, Y’all!

For some teams, this week means entering the second month of the season. For others, this week marks the first week of the season. If that doesn’t define the oddity of this season, I’m not sure what does. Amongst the teams getting underway this weekend are the entire MAAC and the majority of the America East.

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Tuesday Roundup: Tierney, Smith, Carraway Put up Record-Breaking Performances

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In Hofstra’s 18-6 blowout victory over the Wagner Seawhawks, Ryan Tierney moved his name up in both the CAA and Hofstra record books. His second goal of the game, which came at the 6:06 mark in the first quarter, saw him time the Hofstra all-time career goal record of 140 and the all-time CAA carer points record of 212. He broke both later in the quarter, scoring with :35 on the clock, and ended the game with a total of six goals. He is now 18 goals away from the all-time CAA career goals record of 162 and 22 points away from the Hofstra career points record of 238.

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Saturday Recap: Rutgers Blows Past Ohio State, Hofstra Owns Long Island

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Rutgers is for real, Y’all!

A week after taking down Penn State 11-9 in their season-opener, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights marched over to Columbus, Ohio, and trampled the Buckeyes 22-12.

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NCAA Three Stars: Week Three

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The third week of the 2021 NCAA season is officially in the books. This week was the first full weekend of action this season as we had a full day of games on Saturday and multiple games on Sunday. Additionally, the Big Ten got underway as did multiple Big East teams. So its no surprise where our Three Stars come from this week.

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Sunday Recap: Army Upends Syracuse

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Last Sunday, the Army West Point Black Knights fell to the Virginia Cavaliers on the road in their season-opener. They bounced back strong, coming into the Carrier Dome a week later and dominating the Syracuse Orange in an 18-11 victory.

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Saturday Recap: Ohio State Outathletes Johns Hopkins, Kirst Boys Lead Rutgers Past Penn State

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Despite missing multiple key players, including faceoff man Justin Inacio, the Ohio State Buckeyes went into Homewood Field on Saturday afternoon and absolutely took it to the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays in Peter Milliman’s debut as head coach. Ohio State was bigger, stronger, and faster and they used that advantage in every way they could.

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Marquette Incident a Reminder of The Work Still Needed to Be Done to Weed Out Racism in Lacrosse

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On Tuesday morning, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that a Marquette men’s lacrosse player had been dismissed after posting a Snapchat video emerged on Monday night of that player and another individual who is not associated with Marquette lacrosse using the N-Word in addition to multiple slurs against Arabs.

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