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!
via the Chapter Congratulations to the kids who have been chosen Academic All-American and to Austin for his Bob Scott Award! Owen Bezick - St. Andrews School Stephen Brower - Saint John Paul II Academy Spencer Dobkin - Boca Raton HS Ryan Fiedler - Pine Crest Preparatory School Ryan Finvarb - Miami Country Day School Ryan Haag - Saint John Paul II Academy Mark Heatzig - Saint Andrews School Reid Quattlebaum - William T. Dwyer HS William Ross - Martin County HS Andres Soto - Pine Crest Preparatory School  ...
via WRUF web site - picture from the article (article by Sophia LaFrance) Excerpt: The UF Men’s Club Lacrosse Team has had a fantastic regular season with a record of 10-2. This has been one of most successful seasons for the program. The last time the Gators had such a season was back in 2010 with a regular season record of 9-3 under Coach Ryan Winters. Now, for the first time in seven years, the team has been able to set and accomplish goals they can achieve. This season, the Gators, with a strong underclassmen presence and new coaching staff have been able to revamp the team. Freshman Parker Kaleo talks about his experience as a new member of the team. This year, former Gator Lacrosse player and current head coach, Garrett Hanrahan took over the Lacrosse program an