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Baltimore native Lloyd Carter making history again coaching lacrosse at Hampton

Baltimore native Lloyd Carter making history again coaching lacrosse at Hampton

Lloyd Carter is living someone else's dream while making history anew.

Carter is the men's lacrosse coach at Hampton, and his Pirates are the first team at a historically black college or university to play at the Division I level.

The last such team to play big-time college lacrosse was Morgan State, which dropped the sport in 1981. Carter was an attackman on that team, one of several players from West Baltimore. Before the season ended, the Bears had beaten Notre Dame, Villanova, Michigan State and Georgetown during a five-day span.

From the day Morgan formed its team in 1970 until its last day, the Bears were one of the best programs in the country, regardless of...

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