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Baltimore hotbed fostered all four coaches in the Division I women's lacrosse semifinals

Baltimore hotbed fostered all four coaches in the Division I women's lacrosse semifinals

Acacia Walker-Weinstein isn’t surprised to see four coaches who played high school lacrosse in the Baltimore area leading teams into the NCAA Division I women’s final four this weekend.

“It’s just a small world and so much happens from that hotbed,” said the Boston College coach who played at Annapolis. “It’s exciting that it’s spreading and there are different schools involved, but when you look at where we all came from, we’re all from home.”

Maryland coach Cathy (Nelson) Reese played at Mount Hebron, North Carolina’s Jenny (Slingluff) Levy at Roland Park and James Madison’s Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe at Loch Raven. All were on championship teams. Levy’s Reds won the Association...

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