National Lacrosse League add two games to schedule next season

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  • Updated: March 16, 2013 - 12:34 AM
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The National Lacrosse League announced that its Board of Governors have voted to increase the length of the regular season from 16 to 18 games for the 2014 NLL season.

A recent survey of NLL fans found they wanted additional regular-season games. The Minnesota Swarm, which plays its home games at the Xcel Energy Center, is one of the NLL’s teams.

“[We] have taken action to meet the demands of our fans,” NLL Commissioner George Daniel said. “We look forward to providing more of the games that our fans love to watch while creating more opportunities for new fans to come and enjoy the NLL experience and the world’s greatest lacrosse players”.

Auggies in 9th on mat

Seven of the eight wrestlers for Augsburg in the NCAA Division III tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, lost their first match Friday, but by the second session the Aggies were in ninth place with 22.5 points and had three wrestlers assured of being all-americans.

Chad Johnson, the defending heavyweight champion, was the lone winner in the first round. He won a on fall at 4 minutes, 25 seconds and later won 10-3 in the quarterfinals. Teammates Mike Fuenffinger and Matt Hechsel both won twice in the wrestlebacks to advance to the final eight.

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• The Gophers’ softball team (14-9) beat host Florida State 3-2 in its first game of the Sunshine Classic in Tallahassee. Second baseman Kaitlyn Richardson went 3-for-3 and had three RBI. She had a two-run homer in the sixth innings. The Seminoles (20-9) had a 10-game winning streak ended.

• The Gustavus women’s hockey team lost 4-3 in overtime to Elmira College in the NCAA Divison III women’s hockey semifinals in Superior, Wis.

• The Minnesota men’s track and field team competed in its first outdoor meet Friday in Tempe, Ariz.

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