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First-year SUNY Cortland women’s lacrosse coach Kelly Lickert-Orr talks to her team, including Allyson McNerney, 3, and Marilyn Farrell, 20, during a timeout earlier this season. The 20-1 Red Dragons are in the NCAA Division III Final Four this weekend.
Dragons chasing elusive title
For the fifth consecutive season, the SUNY Cortland women’s lacrosse team will be playing in the NCAA Division III tournament’s Final Four.
What the Red Dragons are looking to change from their previous run of post-season success is getting beyond the treacherous semifinal round, where they have been bounced out of the tournament the previous four seasons.
The Red Dragons will bring a 20-1 overall record and a 17-game unbeaten streak into Saturday’s 1 p.m. semifinal game against Middlebury College out of Vermont, the first of two semifinals being played at PPL Park in Philadelphia. .