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Oxbridge 2020 Reece Riccardo Commits to Tampa!

Oxbridge 2020 Reece Riccardo Commits to Tampa!

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  Congratulations to Reece on his college commitment and good luck in the future!   Name Reece Riccardo High School Oxbridge Academy Graduation Year 2020 College Choice The University of Tampa Club Affiliations Sweetlax Fl     Why did you choose this college? I chose the University of Tampa because I loved the environment, the campus, team chemistry and the coaches. When I went I on my official visit I felt very welcomed and I seemed to fit right in. It just felt right! I couldn't see myself going anywhere else. What are your first memories of the sport? I remember picking up a stick for the first time and not knowing a thing about lacrosse. As time went on I improved, worked hard and built a love for the game th...
IL Names 8 SSC Players Pre-Season All Americans, Plus Gulf Breeze Alum Noah Haas Makes 2nd Team!

IL Names 8 SSC Players Pre-Season All Americans, Plus Gulf Breeze Alum Noah Haas Makes 2nd Team!

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  via IL press release   Excerpt: Inside Lacrosse is proud to announce the Men's DII All-Americans, as first published in the Face-Off Yearbook. The Yearbook can be purchased here. The No. 1 and No. 2 teams nationally are well represented, with the top-ranked Dolphins owning three spots on the first team. Limestone, ranked No. 2, has five first-team selections.   See the full 3 Teams HERE  
Ponte Vedra 2021 Joe Taraboletti Commits to the University of Denver!

Ponte Vedra 2021 Joe Taraboletti Commits to the University of Denver!

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  Congratulations to Joe on his college choice and good luck in the future!   Name Joe Taraboletti High School Ponte Vedra High School Graduation Year 2021 College Choice University of Denver Club Affiliations Sweetlax Florida, Sweetlax National, and Ponte Vedra Sand Gnats Why did you choose this college? The second I stepped on the University of Denver campus, I felt very welcomed and wanted by both Coach Tierney and Coach Brown. Coach Brown was able to recount several of my plays from events this fall and demonstrated his reason for bringing me on campus early and with passion. The coaches' styles and attention to details, especially those in culture and attitude, really stood out to me. Of course, the reputation of both coaches is beyo...
AH Plantation 2020 Zac Bitar Commits to Rochester Inst. of Technology!

AH Plantation 2020 Zac Bitar Commits to Rochester Inst. of Technology!

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  Congratulation to Zac on his college choice and good luck in the future!   Name Zak Bitar High School American Heritage Plantation Graduation Year 2020 College Choice Rochester Institute of Technology Club Affiliations Florida Surge     Why did you choose this college? I chose RIT because of the amazing engineering program they have along with the many opportunities within the field such as their Co-Op program. What are your first memories of the sport? Watching ESPN one day in 4th grade and being mesmerized with how fast paced and creative the players were. My parents got me a stick for Christmas and I watched YouTube videos on how to throw and catch. What part of the process was most surprising to you abou...
UF Women:  Two Gators Earn Preseason All-America Nods

UF Women: Two Gators Earn Preseason All-America Nods

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  via UF press release   GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Two members of the Florida lacrosse team were tabbed as Inside Lacrosse Division I Preseason All-Americans, as the organization announced on Wednesday. Senior defender Cara Trombetta was named First Team Preseason All-American, while junior midfielder Shannon Kavanagh earned a spot on the Second Team. Both athletes are coming off a stellar 2019 season – Trombetta earned IWLCA Third Team All-America honors and Kavanagh received IWLCA Second Team All-America accolades. Trombetta was named AAC Defender of the Year in 2019, along with a spot on the All-AAC First Team. The Holbrook, N.Y. native currently sits atop the record book with 110 caused turnovers in her career – the first Gator to break the 100 CT milestone. Ka
Tampa Picked to Win the 2020 SSC Women’s Lacrosse Title

Tampa Picked to Win the 2020 SSC Women’s Lacrosse Title

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  via SSC press release   MELBOURNE, Fla. – Sunshine State Conference women's lacrosse coaches vote the University of Tampa as the league's top squad heading into the 2020 season. With 48 points and six first-place votes in the poll, the Spartans are expected to repeat as regular-season champions. Rollins College and Florida Southern College both received a first-place nod in the ranking. However, the Tars edged the Moccasins for second place, 41 to 40 points, respectively. Saint Leo University holds fourth place with 31 points, while Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University sits in fifth place following 25 points from conference coaches. Florida Tech (15 points), Lynn University (14 points), and Palm Beach Atlantic University (9 points) rank 6-7-8 in this year’s poll.
Rollins Mourns the Loss of Men’s Lacrosse Student-Athlete Joey Cinque

Rollins Mourns the Loss of Men’s Lacrosse Student-Athlete Joey Cinque

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  Author's Note:  Unfortunately we have to report on a second sad instance of an SSC lacrosse player losing their life too soon.  Our respects to the family.   via Rollins press release   WINTER PARK, Fla. (January 20, 2020) – Rollins College men's lacrosse player Joey Cinque '21 passed away Sunday morning.  Joey was a standout attackman for the Tars the past two seasons. He scored 60 goals in 29 games during his career, earning a spot on the Sunshine State Conference All-Freshman team in 2018. A native of West Palm Beach, Joey was a Business major and member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Rollins men's lacrosse is set to begin the season Sunday, February 9 at home against Molloy. The following support services and resources are available for the