Programming Note: Watch the 7OT UVA – Maryland Instant Classic on ESPNU @ 8:30 EST Tuesday night


(AP photo)In case you missed it, the “instant classic” between Virginia and Maryland is replaying on Tuesday night (3/31) for those of us who missed it. (ME included!)

It should NOT be this difficult to know when games are on TV… I just happened to see this come across Google Reader randomly in the Home feed, which I never look at. In an ideal world, we would have gotten an e-mail update on this. Another example of how hard it is to be a fan.

Here is a game re-cap  from The New York Times:

The longest game in college lacrosse history ended in the seventh overtime when Virginia Coach Dom Starsia ran out of things to say. The No. 1 Cavs outlasted No. 9 Maryland on a goal by Brian Carroll in the first minute of the seventh overtime to give them a 10-9 victory. Starsia said that it was the first time in the overtimes that a coach had not called a timeout after taking the ball in their offensive end. Starsia told the offensive coordinator Marc Van Arsdale not to bother calling a timeout right before the goal.

“Let them play,” Starsia said. “There’s nothing more we can say to these guys.” Moments later, Carroll ended the game with a transition goal.“It was pretty exhausting,” Starsia said in a telephone interview Saturday night.

(via The New York Times: Sports Briefing)


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Joenandez is a technology geek by trade and a lacrosse nut at heart. With a passion for social technologies, Joenandez hopes to support the growth of Lacrosse in new and innovative ways. Hey, who ever sad Lacrosse, Technology and the Social Web don’t go together? Joenandez played lacrosse through High School, College and continues to play on a variety of Men’s Club and Tournament teams in the Pacific Northwest.