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Lacrosse draws record crowd at Hofstra

Bryant's JK Poirier moves the ball into the

Bryant's JK Poirier moves the ball into the Maryland zone as Michael Ehrhardt defends iin an NCAA Division I men's lacrosse quarterfinal on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Photo Credit: George A. Faella

A Shuart Stadium record crowd of 13,519 flocked to Hofstra yesterday for the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament quarterfinals doubleheader.

It was the largest crowd to watch a sporting event at Hofstra, according to the Hofstra Sports Information office.

The previous Shuart record crowd was 13,447 in 2011, also for the NCAA men's lacrosse quarterfinals, highlighted by Virginia's victory over Cornell.

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