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May 3, 2013

Merrimack's heart and soul: Bryan Pollack leads Warriors into NE-10 playoffs

Bryan Pollack, fifth-year senior, leads the Warriors into NE-10 playoffs today

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“That play was probably the difference between us winning and losing that game,” Morgan said.

“If they get the ball there, you never know what can happen. It definitely secured the win for us.”

And for Pollack, winning is all that matters.

“I never think about my knee,” he said. “That’s just how I’m wired. If we win, I’m happy.”

The decision to come back, which came with the risk of permanent knee damage, was a simple one for the civil engineering major.

“I felt like I wasn’t able to contribute last year,” he said. “I didn’t want my career at Merrimack to end like that. If I could come back and help on the field and off it, that’s how I wanted to finish here. Right now, all I’m thinking about is leaving Merrimack with a championship. That’s our goal.”

The quest starts tonight.

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