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Towson men's lacrosse fuming over missed opportunity in Saturday's loss at Fairfield

Towson men's lacrosse fuming over missed opportunity in Saturday's loss at Fairfield

In the grand scheme, Towson’s 9-8 loss at Fairfield was not crippling. The No. 19 Tigers (7-4, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) can still capture at least a share of the conference title and secure the top seed and the right to host the league tournament on May 4 and May 6 by defeating No. 10 Hofstra (11-1, 3-1) at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Saturday.

But coach Shawn Nadelen viewed the setback to the Stags (4-9, 1-3) as an opportunity the team failed to grab.

“We don’t look at that game as putting us in position to get first place or home-field advantage or anything like that, but it was an opportunity for us to be able to execute at the level that...