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Lacrosse Championship

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by dreunc1542, May 25, 2009.

  1. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    Is anyone else watching this? The Orange scored three straight goals, including an improbable one with less than five seconds to play to send the game into overtime.
     
  2. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    And then won it early in overtime.

    Amazing game, feel terrible for Cornell.
     
  3. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    I watched the three or four goal comeback, whatever it was.

    Un-freaking-real.

    First time I've ever stood up and yelled at the TV during a lax game. Great few minutes of action.
     
  4. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    They all but called Cornell the national champs with about five minutes to go in regulation.
     
  5. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    Halfway through the fourth quarter it seemed like Cornell had the game completely in the bag.
     
  6. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    It really was. That last goal of regulation was a thing of frantic beauty.
     
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  7. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    The tying goal with 4 seconds left was amazing. Turnover around midfield, crazy pass inside that bounced off a Cornell player's stick. Scored the goal while diving in front of the net.

    Just silly.
     
  8. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    With the way Syracuse's defensive pressure paid off late, I'm stunned they didn't start trying to use it earlier in the game.
     
  9. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    Ugh. Last time I went to an NCAA championship was 1988 when my Big Red lost to Cuse. Would have been nice to win this one, but they simply crapped the bed in the last few minutes.
     
  10. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    That stuff always works better when you're back is completely up against the wall....in desperate times.

    But you're right. The defense was great in the last few minutes of the game.
     
  11. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    I'm not that smart, but if you're in possession with 20 seconds left and up one and the other team is about to force a turnover, don't you have to call time out?
     
  12. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Active Member

    I'm at work doing NCAA baseball stuff but watched most of the fourth quarter.

    Absolutely amazing, what Syracuse did. The goal in the final seconds of regulation shows why they're so tough. You knew Cornell was pretty much done after that. I don't think they even had the ball in OT.

    Who/when was the last Ivy League team to win it? Princeton, maybe?
     
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