Adelphi Lacrosse Team Not Allowed to Use Trump Speech as Entrance Music During NCAA Tournament
The Adelphi University men’s lacrosse team used an audio from President Trump’s speech in its entrance music this week as they entered the field for competition.
The team ran on the field with the an American flag.
As the team enters the field the audio plays from one of President Trump’s final campaign stops in 2016.
“In all of our cities and all of our towns, I make this promise. We will make America strong again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And we will make America great again.”
Adelphi University is located in Long Island, New York.
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The men’s lacrosse team will not be allowed to use the Trump speech in the NCAA tournament this weekend.
President Donald Trump’s voice will not be played Saturday when the Adelphi men’s lacrosse team takes the field for its NCAA tournament game against Pace University, a school representative said, citing NCAA tournament policy as the reason.
“The music won’t be played Saturday,” Adelphi spokesman Kali Chan said. “We’re following mandated NCAA policy for playoff games.”
According to section 7.9 of the NCAA Division II men’s lacrosse tournament host manual, “no team provided warm-up music is permissible.” The rules state the host team must provide “neutral music.”