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SELC D2 – Games Of Interest – Think Palm Beach And Sailfish

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All the action seems to be in Palm Beach, Florida, home of those Palm Beach Atlantic Fighting “Salifish”.  Love that “SAILFISH” logo!

Fri. March 2nd: Lynchburg, VA: Reinhardt Vs, Liberty – Not a divisional game, but a good barometer for both teams. Reinhardt still has me asking “Are they for real?”  A victory here would put the questions to rest.  Liberty is 2-0 in their division already and seem to be on there way to at least the second place playoff spot in their division.

Fri. March 2nd: Palm Beach, FL: US Coast Guard Vs. Palm Beach Atlantic – PBAU defeated USCG 9-8 in overtime last year. USCG is the #18 nationally ranked team in the “Inside Lacrosse” coaches poll. Would be a very excellent win for those fighting Sailfish!

Sat. March 3rd: Palm Beach, FL: US Coast Guard Vs. Elon – Nationally ranked teams battle it out (USCG #18, Elon #14). It’s a definite national barometer game.

Sun. March 4th: Palm Beach, FL:  St. John’s Vs. Elon – Elon and St. John’s is a first-time matchup for the two schools. St. John’s is the #5 nationally ranked team in the national coaches poll, and Elon is #14. Yet another national barometer game with big implications.  How big is the gap between the Top 5 and the Top 15?  Is there a gap at all?  We’ll find out more soon!

Sun. March 4th: Palm Beach, FL: Grand Valley State Vs. Palm Beach Atlantic – These two teams have never met. Grand Valley State in the #5 nationally ranked team in MCLA D2.  Sailfish will have their hands full with this national powerhouse, but if PBAU can win?  They could make a big jump!

The “SELC D2 GAMES of INTEREST” is on spring break in Helsingborg, Sweden next week and will return in two weeks!

-Scott MacPherson @COCKSLAX_REPORT


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