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Adelphi women's lacrosse coach Rob Grella resigns

Adelphi women's lacrosse coach Rob Grella, who guided the team to the 2014 NCAA Division II title and had a 56-6 record over three seasons, has resigned, the university announced Wednesday. A search for his successor is underway.

"After careful consideration and discussion with my family, I have decided to step down,'' Grella said in a statement. "I've done so to pursue other opportunities...

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St. Joseph’s women’s lacrosse off to strong start

It’s worked for Bob Vlahakis in the past. Now, after two seasons of building the women's lacrosse program at St. Joseph’s (LI), the coach believes he has enough quality players to play multiple lines, rotate players and maintain fresh legs on the field.

Vlahakis, who previously won four state girls lacrosse titles while implementing shifts in playing time at Shoreham-Wading River High School,...

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USILA Division II men's lacrosse All-Americans

Long Island USILA Division II All-Americans

First Team Luke Miller, Attack – NYIT Joe Celano, Midfield – Adelphi Kevin Kennedy, LP Midfield – Adelphi Lou Riley, Specialist – Dowling Danny McDermott, Defense – NYIT

Second Team Ryan Brunet, Midfield – NYIT T.J. McAndrews, LP Midfield – LIU Post Greg Puskuljian, Specialist – Adelphi Jeff Melsopp, Defense – Adelphi

Honorable Mention...

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CAA moves men's lacrosse championship dates

Hofstra attacker Torin Varn looks to pass against

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

The Colonial Athletic Association has changed the schedule for the 2013 men's lacrosse championship. The semifinal will now be Wednesday, May 1 and the title game will be Friday, May 3.

With the No. 1 seed already locked up, Penn State will host the conference tournament in University Park, Pa.

Hofstra (7-6) is currently fourth in the conference with at 2-3 in CAA play. They wrap...

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