If you were wondering about the popularity of lacrosse, look no further than Casey Stadium on Saturday night at 7:30pm. A sellout crowd of more than 64-hundred people is expected to watch the UAlbany men’s lacrosse team host North Carolina in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Head Coach Scott Marr has UAlbany competing for National Championships, and high school lacrosse in the Capital Region is on the rise. UAlbany can beat the defending NCAA Champions, but no what the outcome, Saturday’s record crowd shows you that lacrosse continues to move the popularity meter with local sports fans and UAlbany’s program is a big reason why.

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