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Lacrosse Goalie Runs Length of Field to Score, is Named "Blaze"

UAlbany's lacross goalie, the appropriately named Blaze Riorden, raced the entire length of the field to score a crazy goal.

by Sean Newell
May 9 2015, 7:15pm

The Riorden family likely had this exact moment in mind when they named their bouncing baby boy "Blaze." They would spare no expense raising their son and he would grow up to be a lacrosse player good enough to be ranked the ninth-best incoming freshman in his class and play for the University of Albany as a goalie. He would be virtually unknown outside of lacrosse circles until May 9th, 2015, when he raced from his own goal down the entire length of the field, spun out of a double team, and cut into the middle of the field for a [don't say "blazing," don't say "blazing," don't say "blazing."] a blazing goal that sent the ESPNU announcers into hysterics.

Say hello to Real Lacrosse Player Blaze motherfucking Riorden, everyone.

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