George Huguely's murder trial looms over the sport, casting a dark shadow from Charlottesville as details emerge about Huguely's lifestyle. The NCAA recently released a survey indicating that lacrosse players have the highest rate of drug and alcohol use among Division I athletes by a wide margin. It's time for the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association to step up and take a leadership position, addressing the issue head-on as a group. A national standard of behavior, where are teams are following similar rules, is a starting point. Virginia opens up at Drexel on Saturday.
Sabrina Schaeffer, Baltimore Sun