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Staff Debate: Multi-Sport vs. Lacrosse-Only
A theme developed among some of the interviews that being away from the Northeast meant having to focus more on lacrosse and less on other sports to catch up and be seen by recruiters. But, Division I coaches — as pointed out in John Jiloty's column in the October issue — overwhelmingly support multi-sport athletes.
Great Goalie Tips: Kevin Donahue at Syracuse
Kevin Donahue has been an assistant up at Syracuse for quite a while now, and during his time with The Orange, coach Donahue has seen, and worked with, more than his fair share of excellent lacrosse goalies. Now, thanks to Youtube, you too can learn from one of the best assistant coaches in all of D1 lacrosse.
Recruiting: Syracuse, Hopkins, OSU, Lehigh, Colgate, UMass, more
A pair of 2015 commits to Ohio State and Hopkins, and more verbals to Lehigh, Denver, Michigan, High Point, UMass, Colgate, Stony Brook and Mercer.
Choate's Uppgren's lacrosse journey will take him from Minnesota to Duke
Uppgren, who attends Choate Rosemary Hall (Conn.), has just made his choice, giving a verbal commitment to Duke University.
Bill Tully Joins Quinnipiac Men's Lacrosse Coaching Staff
Quinnipiac Director of Athletics and Recreation Jack McDonald and Men's Lacrosse Head Coach Eric Fekete have announced that Bill Tully has been hired as an assistant coach for the men's lacrosse program. Tully comes to QU from the University of Detroit Mercy where he served as an assistant coach for the Titans last year.
Richards Promoted, Kerwick Named Men's Lacrosse Assistant Coach
Ben DeLuca, the Richard M. Moran Head Coach Of Men's Lacrosse, has announced that Paul Richards has been named the Mario St. George Boiardi '04 Assistant Coach of Men's Lacrosse, while Matt Kerwick will join the Big Red as an assistant coach for the 2013 season. Kerwick comes to East Hill with 15 years of head coaching experience under his belt and will look to bolster an offensive attack that ranked ninth in the nation a season ago.
NEC AQ, New ACC Could Mean Bracket Expansion
If you missed it, the Northeast Conference tweeted Wednesday morning that the conference has officially been granted an automatic berth to the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament starting with the 2013 season. The matter was approved by the NCAA Championships Cabinet.
Today's beats: Yeah, Jack's!