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Joe Alleva Statement On Duke Men's Lacrosse
Tuesday 04/11/2007  -  Duke Sports Information
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“We are pleased that a decision was made to drop all remaining charges in this case. This was the result we believed would, and should occur. From the beginning, we stressed that this case needed to be evaluated in the legal system, thus allowing for the truth to come out. The Evans, Finnerty and Seligmann families have been through a trying year. I cannot imagine what they have experienced and truly hope that they understand the depth of our concern throughout this whole ordeal. As a parent of three children myself, my sincere regrets go out to the Evans, Finnerty and Seligmann families for all of the anxiety and pain they have endured since last March. Everyone associated with the team has dealt with the unfairness of negative public scrutiny regarding their character and their values. Neither should have been questioned.

“I am extremely proud of the way the members of our lacrosse program handled the multitude of distractions – many of them unwarranted – with dignity and class for the past 13 months. As a program and athletic department, we’ve moved forward at Duke. Under our first-year coach John Danowksi, we’ve got an exciting, nationally ranked team back on the field this season. Off the field, our players have given back to the Durham community and excelled in the classroom. Given the circumstances under which they’ve had to compete, our lacrosse team has represented the principles that this athletic department strives for every day, culminating in excellence.”


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