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Albany soaring, Georgetown struggling

Albany's win over Johns Hopkins would have moved the Great Danes further up the polls if they had a different name on their jerseys, writes Quint Kessenich.

Updated: March 15, 2007, 6:21 PM ET
By Quint Kessenich | ESPN.com

Why is Albany ranked so low? They currently sit at No. 6 in the Nike/Inside Lacrosse Media Poll but are respected at No. 2 in the USILA Coaches Poll. Last I checked, the Great Danes beat Johns Hopkins at Homewood Field. If they wore Orange jerseys and had the name Princeton, Syracuse or Virginia stiched on their chests they'd be the unanimous No. 1 team in the nation.

"We're playing hard and focused," says Albany coach Scott Marr. "Our goal is to make the playoffs and win a game in May."

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