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Hofstra University #42 John Antoniades, left, and Sacred (Credit: James Escher)

Hofstra University #42 John Antoniades, left, and Sacred Heart University #31 Stephen Kontos battle for possession of a faceoff in the third period. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Hofstra 11, Sacred Heart 9

In their season home opener, Hofstra Men's Lacrosse won 11-9 against Sacred Heart University.

Hofstra University #3 Tyler Johnston, left, gets pressured
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Hofstra University #3 Tyler Johnston, left, gets pressured by Sacred Heart University #20 Billy Skelos, a 2007 graduate of Lynbrook High School, in the fourth period. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Hofstra University #5 Steve Serling, left, looks to
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Hofstra University #5 Steve Serling, left, looks to get past Sacred Heart University #20 Billy Skelos, a 2007 graduate of Lynbrook High School, in the second period. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Hofstra University men's lacrosse head coach Seth Tierney
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Hofstra University men's lacrosse head coach Seth Tierney speaks after his team's 11-9 season opening win over Sacred Heart University at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 18, 2012)

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Hofstra University goalie #18 Andrew Gvozden, right, celebrates
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Hofstra University goalie #18 Andrew Gvozden, right, celebrates with teammates #24 Cody Solaja. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Hofstra University goalie #18 Andrew Gvozden stays square
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Hofstra University goalie #18 Andrew Gvozden stays square to the shooter in the third period. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Hofstra University #77 Adrian Sorichetti looks to make
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Hofstra University #77 Adrian Sorichetti looks to make a pass in the fourth period. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Hofstra University #2 Lance Yapor makes a pass
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Hofstra University #2 Lance Yapor makes a pass in the second period of an NCAA men's lacrosse game vs. Sacred Heart University at Shuart Stadium. He scored four goals and added two assists in Hofstra's 11-9 season opening win. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Hofstra University #42 John Antoniades, left, and Sacred
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Hofstra University #42 John Antoniades, left, and Sacred Heart University #31 Stephen Kontos battle for possession of a faceoff in the third period. (Feb. 18, 2012)

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Hofstra University #42 John Antoniades digs for a
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Hofstra University #42 John Antoniades digs for a loose ball in the third period of an NCAA men's lacrosse game vs. Sacred Heart University at Shuart Stadium. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Hofstra University #45 Korey Hendrickson, left, looks to
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Hofstra University #45 Korey Hendrickson, left, looks to get past Sacred Heart University #26 Parker Wilson after gaining control of a loose ball in the first period. Hofstra won its season opener by a score of 11-9. (Feb. 18, 2012)

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