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UMBC star Pat Young living up to eighth-grade expectations
UMBC star Pat Young living up to eighth-grade expectations

Two years ago, a teacher from The Chapin School in Princeton, N.J., returned a letter that Pat Young wrote as an eighth-grader. In the letter, Young asked his future self whether he was playing lacrosse and what college he was playing for. "So, it's been a goal of mine to play Division I lacrosse for a while," said Young, a junior midfielder for UMBC. "Once the [football] recruiting came around, I started to sway back and forth, but I think from the jump, I knew that I wanted to play lacrosse in college." Young had made good on what he envisioned in eighth grade, becoming a three-year starter for the Retrievers (2-3), who host America East Conference rival...

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