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Trinity Falls In Lacrosse Title Game To Cortland, 17-6

CHESTER, Pa. — There was a series of overlapping explosions coming from the south end of PPL Park and smoke was drifting out over the Delaware River as Trinity lacrosse coach Katy Dissinger hurried to gather her players in a tight circle near midfield Sunday evening. About 10 yards away, Cortland State players and coaches were wildly celebrating their first national championship. "I said to them, trying to speak over the fireworks, 'Hold your heads high,'" Dissinger said. "'There are only two out of [265] Division III teams playing today and you're one of the two.' That's something special." And something Trinity has gotten used...