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Faceoff Petition 2014 #74814
08/17/14 08:30 PM
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This is a link to an online petition that will be forwarded to the NCAA rules committee to stop the proposed faceoff rule changes sign the petition support the cause

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/faceoff-men-unite-again.html

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74818
08/17/14 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Xavier jones
This is a link to an online petition that will be forwarded to the NCAA rules committee to stop the proposed faceoff rule changes sign the petition support the cause

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/faceoff-men-unite-again.html


Great idea! On it!

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74819
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Thanks for posting, my son is devastated and confused at how adults would just decide to "fix what's not broke". This is a great position, yes there are inherent flaws, but all the F/O athletes know how to deal with it. Overall everything averages out, and it is a great, exciting part of the game that should be left alone. BTW, my 17 year old son is in the basement practicing as I write this, not out getting into trouble! Think about it, if there were real problems with the execution of the F/O, the F/O athletes would not all be so upset right now.

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74821
08/17/14 09:21 PM
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don't sign - rule change is awesome

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Anonymous] #74831
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Originally Posted by Anonymous
don't sign - rule change is awesome


Too late done by nearly 1000 so far, loser go cry somewhere else

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74833
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Interesting who started that petition. Is it the turtle kid or Dad ?

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74836
08/17/14 10:58 PM
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Face offs are important. But don't deserve all the money some get for div 1

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74840
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Maybe they ought to go back to facing off the way they did it in the 60's.
Same way the girls do it now.
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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74842
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The rule change will stand. What's wrong with the change anyway? That being said, you are welcome to waste your time and energy stressing over it.

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Anonymous] #74849
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They should have a face off to start the game then do away with it completely, men and women. They should give possession to the other team after every goal and have a shot clock.

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74851
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This rule change is a good thing for the sport! The only thing better would be to eliminate the face offs except to start the game. Quick re-starts would help take the game tot he next level.

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74854
08/18/14 07:31 AM
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rules committee got it right, ball wedged in back of stick is not lacrosse. I hate an inferior team beating a superior team because of one skill of one none lacrosse player it is silly and anyway to eliminate that is a step in the right direction.

Even the name of the position is embarrassing...FOGO ='s Face off get off, meaning after you do your non-lacrosse skill get off the field and let a real player come on and play the real part of the game.

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Xavier jones] #74855
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i like the rule change. The faceoff has become to specialized. What would be wrong if it became a ground ball battle?

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Anonymous] #74856
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A player running around with a misshapen stick head with ball in back of stick passing and shooting is a joke. Ball should not be allowed to be carried in back of stick.

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Re: Faceoff Petition 2014 [Re: Anonymous] #74857
08/18/14 07:49 AM
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I signed it, and others should as well. Rule change is just plain dumb

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