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By SJU Lacrosse, 02/21/13, 10:15AM CST

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Midwest snow storm leads to scheduling issues, game cancellations

As the Midwest braces for an impending snow storm, the St. John's Lacrosse Club may be forced to postpone the start of its 2013 regular season campaign.

Due to the impending inclement weather, Lindenwood University-Belleville cancelled all classes and activities for Thursday, Feb. 21, including the lacrosse game against St. John's University.  As of now, no make-up date for the game has been scheduled.

In addition, the game between the University of Northern Colorado and Washington University-St. Louis on Friday, Feb. 22, has also been cancelled. 

St. John's is still scheduled to play Washington University-St. Louis on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. as well as the University of Northern Colorado on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 10 a.m.

UPDATE (11:45 a.m., Feb. 21):  Due to the impending inclement weather, Lindenwood University-Belleville cancelled all classes and activities for Thursday, Feb. 21, including the lacrosse game against St. John's University.  As of now, no make-up date for the game has been scheduled.

In addition, all games originally scheduled to be played in Kansas City, Mo. have been cancelled.  This includes the game between the University of Northern Colorado and Washington University-St. Louis on Friday, Feb. 22, as well as the Johnnies' game against the University of Northern Colorado on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 10 a.m.

St. John's is still scheduled to play Washington University-St. Louis on Saturday, Feb. 23; however, if the game is played, it would be at a Washington University-St. Louis facility.

UPDATE (8:15 p.m., Feb. 21):  With snow continuing to fall, the Friday, Feb. 22 game at 10 a.m. between St. John's and Missouri State University has been cancelled.  Both teams are working together to reschedule the game for Sunday, Feb. 24.

No additional cancellations or postponements of the Johnnies' weekend games have been announced as of 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21.  There is still an effort being made to find time and locations to play Missouri Baptist University, Missouri State University, Washington University-St. Louis and Lindenwood-Belleville University.

Please continue to check www.sjulacrosse.com and follow the Johnnies on Twitter (www.twitter.com/sjulax) for updates.


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