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Big Red votes itself No. 1
Peter Carry
June 14, 1971
Ignored in last year's ballots, Cornell triumphed on the field
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June 14, 1971

Big Red Votes Itself No. 1

Ignored in last year's ballots, Cornell triumphed on the field

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For the next five minutes Cornell went into a stall that left Maryland gasping. With Rimmer, Davis, Shaw and Attackman Glen Mueller passing and dodging almost flawlessly, the Terps were able to gain possession of the ball only once, and then briefly before Shaw put in Cornell's last goal.

After the game, while his team hoisted the trophy they had earned through playing, not politics, Moran was interviewed solemnly for a Baltimore TV station by a man dressed in a Hopkins blazer, and a non-Establishment fan climbed out of the bleachers with a huge stack of bumper stickers reading: NATIONAL CHAMPION CORNELL LACROSSE. As the microphone was taken away, Moran yelled, "Do you think we showed Baltimore something? Do you think they'll rank us as high as third?" For once it did not matter.

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