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Date Posted: 10/11/15 3:47:14pm Sun
Author: Steve
Subject: Re: Other Sports Win
In reply to: Kevin 's message, "Re: Other Sports Win" on 10/11/15 3:31:12pm Sun

>>The relative success of Colgate's soccer programs has
>>to do with several factors, not just what you claim
>>may be "a lot more funds" and what you suggest might
>>"occur" to other people.
>>You might as well consider the coaches involved, the
>>tradition of winning that is self-reinforcing, the
>>facilities, the priorities attached to the programs by
>>the Athletic Department and its supporters'
>>involvement, and the relative attractiveness of
>>attending Colgate which is the top ranked PL school
>>according to USN&WR, for what it's worth, after Navy
>>(an entirely different prospect and entity).
>>Yes, Colgate is in a privileged position with its
>>soccer programs. And this contributes to its perennial
>>Go 'gate!
>Yes there are lots of factors. But giving out a lot
>more scholarships and spending a lot more money has
>been the most important factor.


Please validate your assertion with some evidence so I can take what you say as fact, not one of those "it's a fact that" opinions.

Thanks in advance.

By the way, the scenario I outlined that contributes to Colgate's soccer programs can also be useful in understanding and describing Colgate's successful lacrosse programs. What's your opinion?

Go 'gate!

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