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Unrest at UR following announcement of dropping men’s soccer and track to add lacrosse

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(From the “We are Richmond Track and Field” Facebook page)

The University of Richmond announced this week that men’s soccer and track & field programs would be discontinued after the 2012-2013 school year, and that men’s lacrosse would be added in their place.

Many students and alumni are unhappy with the decision, and campaigning for the school to change its mind.

More details and reactions on RVANews and from The Collegian

The affected teams will be at the Ukrop Auditorium in Queally Hall from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Sunday for a forum called UR SOS (Save Our Sports), organized by UR faculty members. University officials have been invited.