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Current season unfolding differently, positively for Washington College men's lacrosse

Washington College wrapped up the non-Centennial Conference portion of its schedule with a 9-2 dismantling of Lebanon Valley Wednesday night and will open league play at McDaniel with a 4-3 record.

That may not sound outstanding, but it’s a big improvement from last spring when the Shoremen lost five of its six non-conference games.

“I think it’s been good,” coach Jeff Shirk said Thursday morning. “We’re playing a lot of young guys, and we’ve had a lot of good learning moments and the guys are, I hope, starting to get a little more comfortable knowing their new roles. Other than the Salisbury game, two of the three losses have...