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mcd123

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Re: I had a similar reaction... but I am willing to cut him some slack


Starsia is a media hound - Even when the program was falling apart he was more interested in his cover story on the front cover of Inside Lacrosse with his favorite players and trying to make Virginia Lacrosse "great again". Instead of doing what was best for the team and the program he was more interested in keeping his name in the media. Well that blew up in his face since the team had a horrible season post that article. Lacrosse was taken away from him because he was never going to walk away - who would leave making that kind of money and he was setting up his son don't forget! This recent article in closing states something to the effect that Dom wants to be remembered by how you treat people. Ironic! Starsia has a lot to think about! Parents at the games said the program blew up becasue he did not treat all of his players the same and seperated the team - coverups and scandals and different rules for different players. Ironically treating people well is not his strong suit but he does seem to pick the 'politically correct' lacrosse factions to keep him looking good and to keephis name in Inside Lacrosse. He does have a lot of time now to reflect on what happened. He is trying again to spin things around and make sense of the fall of the program right before his eyes which did not happen overnight! Such a shame to have a great coaching career go out like this but he is still craving the limelight. Article is a sad attempt. I went to many lacrosse college and highschool playoff games this past season and you never see a kid wearing a UVA lacrosse shirt anymore where a few years back it was the norm - UVA lacrosse Duke, UNC, Maryland, Hopkins - now you see one and it stands out - a real shame.

(In response to this post by Priffski)

Posted: 06/23/2017 at 1:00PM



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Starsia -- MBHoo 06/21/2017 6:25PM
  Guess Y'all know Lars played for Dom at Brown.Two -- HOOGATORB 06/27/2017 08:59AM
  He got enough slack a year ago...... ** -- Zhoo 06/26/2017 1:28PM
  You need to double check your history -- Priffski 06/26/2017 09:29AM
  Championship. Twenty one years before he took over. -- Hooddihsm 06/26/2017 11:22AM
  Karma.** ** -- whoobastank 06/23/2017 3:53PM
  A bit odd and self serving... ** -- HOOLAXFAN 06/22/2017 11:17PM
  IMO, a lot more than a bit. -- WahooFla 06/24/2017 09:33AM
  That was my reaction. I enjoy lacrosse because -- Orangebluewahoo 06/24/2017 12:56PM
  Seems like a small brush for exterior painting. ** -- Horsemouth 06/21/2017 8:26PM
  I think you missed his point. ** -- vonmisian 06/21/2017 11:19PM
  That piece has an edge to it ** -- GreenBottleNight 06/21/2017 8:19PM

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