via the Chapter Congratulations to all of the All Americans and Award winners and for the kids who are graduating we wish you all the best in your futures! The Academic All Americans will be listed in a separate article. ALL-AMERICANS Luke Curran 2017 Midfield Gulf Coast High School Connor McGraw – 2017 – Attack - Barron Collier High School (photo via Team Florida twitter) Patrick Mahoney – 2017 – Midfield - Barron Collier High School Max Drewett – 2017 – Defense - Riverview High School (photo via Yourobserver.com) Chase Scanlan – 2018 – Midfield - IMG Academy (photo via toplaxrecruits.com) Jared Fernandez – 2017
via press release - photo via Tampa web site GAFFNEY, S.C. – The No. 8 University of Tampa men's lacrosse team fell to No. 1 Limestone College in a national semifinal match-up. INSIDE THE MATCHUP: Final: Limestone Saints 12, Tampa Spartans 10 Records: Tampa (15-5), Limestone (20-1) Location: Saints Field l Gaffney, S.C. All-time Series: Limestone now leads the series 9-0. Follow Us: @TampaSpartans on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Vimeo HOW IT HAPPENED: 1st Period The first goal of the game came from the Tampa's Jake Mosher McGraw with an assist from Andrew Kew. After a penalty on Tampa, Limestone acted and had their first goal of the game. Conor Whipple answered back with an unassisted goal at 10:43. The Saints answered back with tw
via press release - photo via Tampa web site GAFFNEY, S.C. – Reaching the NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse Championship Semifinal for the third time in program history, the No. 8 University of Tampa men's lacrosse team will meet top-ranked Limestone College on the road at Saints Field on Sunday, May 21 at 12 p.m. The Spartans advanced to the final four after a road victory over the tournament's south region No. 2 seeded Lenoir-Rhyne University Bears. After a strong first half from Tampa, Lenoir-Rhyne tried to sneak back but the Spartan defense held the Bears. Sophomore Andrew Kew leads UT in goals scored while breaking the NCAA record for goals in a season, now sitting at 85 on the season. Senior Conor Whipple was named the Sunshine State Conference Player of the year for
via the Orlando Sentinel - May 5th - article by Kate Santich - pictures from the story (the picture gallery is WELL WORTH LOOKING THROUGH, as is the Video!) Excerpt: In the frozen moment of a snapshot, John Michael Night is a sunlight-dappled teen on a beach, standing tall, his arms around his smiling older sister and kid brother. It looks like an answer to prayer. John Michael, a former Trinity Prep lacrosse star struck by a rare, devastating brain-stem stroke just before Christmas 2015, had initially suffered locked-in syndrome — the inability to move anything other than his eyes. Thousands of admirers around the world — including celebrities, sports heroes and politicians — began following his journey to recover, donating several hundred thousand dollars along t
via the South Florida Chapter of US Lacrosse US Lacrosse has granted the South Florida Chapter an 11th All American as they rounded up to the next whole number as the number of schools in the South Florida chapter increased to 65. There exists a ratio of 1 All American for every 6 schools in your Chapter area and there were a few new programs added this season, bumping up the number to 11 total. The South Florida Chapter has granted the award to Griffin Bowie, as he finished with the most votes of those not nominated during the 10-man balloting. FLN certainly supports the decision, both by the national entity and the South Florida Chapter, as Griffin was certainly deserving after his performance this season, so congratulations to Griffin for this achievement!