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Live Blog: UAlbany Men’s Lacrosse Road Trip

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By Aaron Cheris

Sports Editor

sports.asp@gmail.com

Coach Scott Marr's new ride. Via twitter.com/ualbanylacrosse.
Coach Scott Marr’s new ride. Via twitter.com/ualbanylacrosse.

On Saturday, the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team fell to in-state rival Cornell in Dallas, Tx. The loss was only the beginning of the problems for the Great Danes.

On Sunday, the flight that was scheduled to take the Great Danes back to Albany was cancelled, leaving the team with one last option.

Take the bus.

With a trip that could take over a day, the players and coaches seem to be making the most out of the new-found team bonding experience. 

 

 

     — Ttam Smartreb (@mattbertrams22) March 1, 2015

Eventually, the team found a stop in Arkansas. It probably wasn’t how freshman Josh Egan pictured his birthday dinner.

Photo from UAlbany Lacrosse twitter.  The team stopped in Arkansas for dinner.
Photo from UAlbany Lacrosse twitter. The team stopped in Arkansas for dinner.

 

 

Eventually, the trip got back on the road for a long night.

 

  Finally, Sunday turned to Monday as the team crossed into the Eastern time zone.  

 

 

   — Ttam Smartreb (@mattbertrams22) March 2, 2015

An early morning stop in Tennessee gave the team a break from the bus.  

After some sleep, the team knew they were getting closer to Albany.   

At long last, the Danes were down the home stretch. 

After what must have felt like an eternity, the Great Danes made it home. 

UAlbany’s home opener is Saturday, March 7 vs UMass. 

Travel time required for that game: Zero.

2 Comments

  1. Era B.
    March 4, 2015 at 11:40 pm — Reply

    This is great!! Awesome way to tell the story. Huber would be proud haha.

  2. Sue
    March 7, 2015 at 9:57 pm — Reply

    Very funny! You’ve got some budding comedians on the team.

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