It's Rivalry Week here at LaxAllStars, with big NCAA Division I rivalry games between teams such as Maryland and Johns Hopkins as well as Michigan and Ohio State. Connor gave us the rundown on some of the NCAA's biggest college lacrosse rivalries, and most MCLA rivalry games are still a week or two away, but let's take a look at some of the MCLA's best rivalries.
April 8, 2014
I looked around in exasperation. How did we squander this lead? We’d led Auburn 9-5 with 7 minutes to go and had thoroughly outplayed them. Up 9-8 with only 1:14 left, all we needed to do was run out the clock. But we turned it over.
April 26, 2013
In previous editions of this blog, I’ve opined my hatred for schools, chirped about past victories, and provoked opponents (both intentionally and unintentionally). Now, a week after Georgia Tech emailed “Humble Pie” to their entire team, used it as motivation, and decidedly beat the tar out of us, I’m going to be a bit more docile.
March 21, 2013
There are a lot of philosophies out there for how to approach an opponent. A lot of times, I try to hate the team I’m playing against. Dehumanize them. Make them “the enemy.” It’s a war mentality that keeps me focused. But it doesn’t work in every situation. Sometimes, the cliché holds true: keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
March 6, 2013