Archive: CSI: Lax

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ACC CHAMPIONSHIP Virginia vs. Duke Klockner Stadium, Charlottesville. Today, 3:30 p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet, approx. 4 p.m. (after Wizards post-game show) Records: Cavaliers 12-2, Blue Devils 14-1. Tickets: $13 reserved, $10 general admission, $8 youth. What to Watch If You're a Casual Fan Duke attacks from all angles and all...

By Christian Swezey | April 27, 2008; 09:10 AM ET | Comments (0)

Charting Duke's Goals

TFBO2F did this a couple weeks ago and got some great feedback (read: an email from our cousin asking for Final Four tickets and an approving tail wag from the neighbor's dog). So we thought we'd do it again. In a 17-6 victory over North Carolina on Friday, Duke scored...

By Christian Swezey | April 26, 2008; 12:59 PM ET | Comments (1)

After Further Review: Hopkins-Navy

A CSI: Lax-style look at some trends that emerged from Johns Hopkins's 12-5 win over Navy on Saturday. 1.) Rest is Helping Stephen Peyser Johns Hopkins freshman MF Matt Dolente won 6 of 10 faceoffs against Navy and 3 of 5 against Maryland. Those are important contributions: As we wrote...

By Christian Swezey | April 22, 2008; 10:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

What Hopkins Did Different

TFBO2F noticed a few changes in Johns Hopkins in its 10-4 win over Maryland. John Jiloty at Inside Lacrosse has a good piece on this, too. 1.) Hopkins had worked on its clearing game. When they were attempting to clear against Duke, Hopkins looked like Carlito Brigante trying to get...

By Christian Swezey | April 15, 2008; 10:25 AM ET | Comments (0)

If You're Watching...

Maryland at Johns Hopkins Today, 2 p.m. Homewood Field, Baltimore. TV: ESPNU/WMAR-2. Tickets: $11 reserved, $8 general admission ($1 from each ticket will be donated to cancer research in honor of former player Chris Gardner, who died of cancer in October 1997). Parking: Pay lots for $5-10 around campus; street...

By Christian Swezey | April 12, 2008; 07:33 AM ET | Comments (1)

What's Wrong With Hopkins?

A look at a few things that TFBO2F has noticed about the Blue Jays in their four-game losing streak. Many of these are culled from conversations with the lacrosse cognoscetti over the past couple weeks, plus having watched three of the games either in person or on tape (thanks to...

By Christian Swezey | March 31, 2008; 09:41 AM ET | Comments (0)

If You're Watching...

Virginia at Maryland Byrd Stadium, noon. TV: ESPN2 (really) Records: Cavaliers 9-0, Terrapins 6-2 Tickets: $8 adult, $5 students 17-under. Parking: Several free lots around the stadium; if those are full, there are pay lots, but they're relatively inexpensive. Daniel Snyder clearly does not run parking at Maryland. What to...

By Christian Swezey | March 28, 2008; 08:24 AM ET | Comments (4)

If You're Watching the Games...

In Faulkner's classic "As I Lay Dying," each chapter is told from the viewpoint of a different narrator. TFBO2F will do something similiar with a couple games of the week--we will try to tell people of the different lacrosse strata what to keep an eye on. This week we focus...

By Christian Swezey | March 22, 2008; 08:32 AM ET | Comments (0)

 
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