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Preston: Denver faceoff specialist Trevor Baptiste deserves Tewaaraton Award

There are some who think the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the nation's most outstanding college lacrosse player, will be decided when No. 1 seed Maryland takes on No. 5 seed Denver on Saturday in an NCAA Division I men's semifinal.

But this race should be over. The most dominant force in the game is Denver junior faceoff specialist Trevor Baptiste.

Baptiste and Maryland senior attackman Matt Rambo are the only remaining finalists heading into final four weekend at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. But even if Baptiste plays an average game (he never plays a bad one) and Rambo scores five goals, including the game-winner, Saturday afternoon, Baptiste still should win...

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