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The Collegian News Blog

No new info on growing lacrosse story

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

News of the possible connection between the University of Massachusetts Lacrosse team and an off-campus incident Friday morning that left three college-aged individuals hospitalized is spreading.

The Springfield Republican is reporting that while the University has not connecting the incident - in which lacrosse sticks and bottles were used as weapons - with the indefinite suspension of eight UMass lacrosse players on Friday, they are waiting for more of the details surrounding the beatings to emerge from the police.

Though the Associated Press has picked up on the story, little more has been discovered since the incident occurred late last week.

Police have so far not made any arrests in the incident and the Athletic department has not yet commented on the circumstances surrounding the suspension of the student athletes.

For our take on the growing controversy, click here.
posted by Derrick Perkins, 12:22 AM

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