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Sowell wastes no time in accepting job as Navy men's lacrosse coach

Rick Sowell says that Navy contacted him about the vacant men's lacrosse head coaching job "about four or five days ago." And after meeting with athletic director Chet Gladchuk and other school officials, visiting the campus in Annapolis, and touring the lacrosse facilities on Wednesday, Sowell needed less than 24 hours to agree to vacate his head coaching position at Stony Brook for the same post at Navy. Sowell, who became the eighth coach in the program's 104-year history, said Thursday afternoon that he wasn't too surprised at the pace of his decision. "With some conversations and meetings and a visit with a fair number of people yesterday, I was very...

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