Men’s Lacrosse

US Lacrosse South Florida Chapter Names Academic All-Americans and the Bob Scott Award Winner!

US Lacrosse South Florida Chapter Names Academic All-Americans and the Bob Scott Award Winner!

FHSAA, Florida Lacrosse News, High School, Men's Lacrosse, Southeast Boys, Uncategorized
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    ...
ATS – WRUF in Gainesville With A Feature on the UF Men’s Club Program!

ATS – WRUF in Gainesville With A Feature on the UF Men’s Club Program!

College, College/MCLA, Florida Gators Men, Florida Lacrosse News, Men's Lacrosse
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
Keiser:  Men’s Lacrosse Has Two NAIA All-Americans

Keiser: Men’s Lacrosse Has Two NAIA All-Americans

College, College/MCLA, Florida Lacrosse News, Keiser Boys, Men's Lacrosse
via press release - photo via Keiser web site   5/9/2017 12:43:00 PM The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2017 NAIA Men's Lacrosse All-American teams. The Seahawks had two members on the second team. Craig Marentette: Marentette was named second team All-American on top of earning AII Conference Player of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, and first team all-conference. Marentette led the team in goals with 49, points with 69, and 112 shots. He finished the year leading the country in points per game with 6.27, and third in goals per game with 4.45, and shots per game with 6.82. Justin Stone: Stone earned second team All-American after playing and starting all 11 games with two goals and four assists for six points. Stone...
OTS – US Lacrosse Names 59-Man Tryout Roster for 2018 World Team – Includes 4 Launch and 2 Florida Born Players

OTS – US Lacrosse Names 59-Man Tryout Roster for 2018 World Team – Includes 4 Launch and 2 Florida Born Players

Men's Lacrosse, TeamUSA
via press release - photo via US Lacrosse web site   Author's Note:  The Florida roots of this squad actually go 7 deep when you include JoJo Marasco, who is the head coach at Windermere Prep.  Four members of the Florida Launch in McArdle, Buczek, Durkin and Byrnes and of course members of the Bernhardt clan!  Not bad for a 59-man roster . . .    SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse has named 59 players that have been selected to try out for the 2018 U. S. Men’s National Team. The first round of tryouts will be held July 9-11 at the new U.S. national teams training center at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md. Following the initial round of tryouts, U.S. head coach John Danowski and his staff will follow up with additional tryouts and training weekends at US Lacrosse on the
ATS – The Tampa Bay Times: Father-Son Dynamic Works Well for University of Tampa Lacrosse

ATS – The Tampa Bay Times: Father-Son Dynamic Works Well for University of Tampa Lacrosse

College, College/MCLA, Florida Lacrosse News, Men's Lacrosse, Tampa, Tampa Men
photo via the UT web site   In the latest chapter of Around The State, we excerpt the Tampa Bay Times article about the father-son team of Rory and Conor Whipple of the UT lacrosse team!  This was published on 5/9/17, before the UT win over Lenoir-Rhyne.   Excerpt: TAMPA — University of Tampa senior lacrosse attacker Conor Whipple has treasured his time with the Spartans. For the third time, he was selected Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year. For the fourth straight year, he was named first-team all-SSC. Last weekend, he graduated from UT with a bachelor's degree in sports management. Saturday afternoon, Whipple's Spartans (14-4) open play in the NCAA Division II lacrosse tournament quarterfinal at Lenoir-Rhyne University (12-2). UT hopes to win t
#9 Tampa Upsets #7 Lenoir-Rhyne to Advance to NCAA Semi-Final!

#9 Tampa Upsets #7 Lenoir-Rhyne to Advance to NCAA Semi-Final!

College, Men's Lacrosse, Tampa
via press release - photo via UT web site   HICKORY, N.C. –  The No. 9 University of Tampa upsets No. 7 Lenoir-Rhyne University to advance to NCAA semi-finals.   INSIDE THE MATCHUP: Final: Tampa Spartans 11, Lenoir-Rhyne Bears 8 Records: Tampa (15-4), Lenoir-Rhyne  (12-3) Location: Mortez Field l Hickory, N.C. All-time Series: Tampa leads the all-time series 3-0. Follow Us: @TampaSpartans on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Vimeo     HOW IT HAPPENED:  1st Period The first goal of the game came from the Bears. Sam Watts won the face-off after the goal to give Mike O'Connor the ball to tie the game. Less than a minute later Lenoir-Rhyne took a 2-1 lead. At 8:46 Bryan Wright tied the game. Two minutes later LR tied took the lead again.
OTS – Abuse, Pay Driving Referees Away in Public High Schools

OTS – Abuse, Pay Driving Referees Away in Public High Schools

Florida Lacrosse News, Introduction to The Game, Men's Lacrosse, News From Other States, Parent's Corner, Women's Lacrosse
via Lohud, The Journal News - Part of the USA Today News Network - photo by Alex H Wagner, Poughkeepsie Journal   Author's Note:  (OTS stands for Outside the State) As part of our offseason look at issues that affect the growth of lacrosse in general we have this article published on May 10th, sent to me by someone who is in the middle of this issue.  The article is written by Lohud, which likely stands for the Lower Hudson Valley area of New York . . . an area that is no stranger to long time lacrosse activity.  I am excerpting and linking to it to show that the issue of abuse of officials and their subsequent reaction to it by giving up their referee duties, is not only a local Florida phenomenon, but also prevalent in areas of even more lacrosse history. Parents and coaches