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Destinee Johnson Announced as First Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at Webber International University

Destinee Johnson Announced as First Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at Webber International University

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  via Webber International press release   BABSON PARK, Fla. (January 9, 2020) – Director of Athletics Darren Richie and Director of Lacrosse Chris Burdick have announced the hiring of Destinee Johnson as the first Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Webber International University. Coach Johnson will join the Warriors from the University of Dallas, an NCAA Division-III program in Irving, Texas. As the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at UD, a position she held for three seasons starting in October of 2016, Johnson coached two First-Team All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) selections, and had two players named Honorable Mention All-SCAC, the first such achievement for any UD women's lacrosse player. Johnson had one player named SCAC All-Sportsmanship, had the
Webber Intl Introduces Men’s & Women’s Lacrosse – Chris Burdick Named Men’s Coach & Director of Both Programs!

Webber Intl Introduces Men’s & Women’s Lacrosse – Chris Burdick Named Men’s Coach & Director of Both Programs!

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  via Webber press releases   Chris Burdick Appointment Announcement BABSON PARK, Fla. (August 2, 2019) – Director of Athletics Darren Richie has announced the hiring of Chris Burdick as Director of Lacrosse and Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at Webber International University. With the addition of men's and women's lacrosse, the Webber Athletics Department now encompasses 23 varsity sports. The search for the head coach of the women's program is still underway. "Coach Burdick's experience in lacrosse both on the professional and collegiate levels made him the clear choice to develop our new lacrosse program here at Webber," said Darren Richie. "Chris has a commitment to excellence on and off the field and a strong desire to build a championship program." As the D
Q&A With Alex Ozuna, Assistant Director of Sports With the FHSAA

Q&A With Alex Ozuna, Assistant Director of Sports With the FHSAA

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  Alex Ozuna oversees the sport of lacrosse for the Florida High School Athletic Association and he was gracious enough to allow me to pose some questions to him to clarify some of the questions I've been hearing from our readers.  Here's his responses:     1) Must a school play all the District teams they are assigned to? All teams must play their district opponents at least once during the regular season. The district regular season matches determine the seed for the end of the season district tournament.   2) Outside of district, are there any limits on how many 1A teams a 2A can play? There is no limit on the amount of games a 1A school can play 2A school or vice versa. During the regular season, each team has a season limitation of 18 ga
Breaking:  New FHSAA Classes and District Assignments Substantially Change Lacrosse Landscape

Breaking: New FHSAA Classes and District Assignments Substantially Change Lacrosse Landscape

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  I'll analyze the Boys' side first and hopefully there will be readers able to send me some insight on the Girls' side too.   Class 1A is for the smaller schools and Class 2A is for the larger schools, basically the same number of schools in each. 16 districts in each Class, based on what I heard there will be only the winner of the District making the FHSAA brackets. At a quick glance: 8 teams in District 7 in 1A and 4 in District 2, the rest fall in between in size. Multiple districts in the Southeast have 7 teams, no Class 2A district has 4 and most are 6 teams   There are some BRUTAL districts, both good and bad.    Class 1A - District 13 Suncoast 1589 1A 4 13 American Heritage (Delray Beach) 904 1A 4 13 St. Andrews 625 1A 4 13
Oxbridge Special Advisor Richard Speckmann Named to the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame!

Oxbridge Special Advisor Richard Speckmann Named to the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame!

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  Author's Note: Congratulations to Coach Speckmann for this terrific honor!  And please USL, Rick Gilbert next year?   via US Lacrosse press release   US Lacrosse Announces National Lacrosse Hall of Fame's Class of 2019   The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame announces the addition of nine new inductees as the Class of 2019, following approval by US Lacrosse’s Board of Directors. The newest members will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, October 19, at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, Md. The 2019 inductees are: Ryan Boyle, Charlie Coker, Kara Ariza Cooke, Rachael Becker DeCecco, Sarah Forbes, Cathy Nelson Reese, Matt Striebel, Paul Schimoler, and Richard Speckmann. Tickets for the 2019 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, sp
Big News:  Lake Brantley Alum Jared Bernhardt Named 1 of 5 Finalists for the Tewaaraton Trophy!

Big News: Lake Brantley Alum Jared Bernhardt Named 1 of 5 Finalists for the Tewaaraton Trophy!

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  I believe this is a first for the state of Florida to produce a finalist for either the Men's or Women's game!  For those who don't know, the Tewaaraton Trophy is lacrosse's version of the Heisman Trophy, given to the Player of the Year in D1 College Lacrosse.   via press release   TEWAARATON AWARD ANNOUNCES MEN’S AND WOMEN’S 2019 FINALISTS:  PRESENTED BY THE PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE (PLL) WASHINGTON, May 9 – The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced the five men’s and five women’s finalists for the 2019 Tewaaraton Award. The Tewaaraton Award is recognized as the preeminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. These 10 student-athletes will be invited to Washington, D.C., for the 19th annua