via FIT press release SPARKS, Md. – Coming off a second consecutive run to the NCAA Quarterfinals, the Florida Tech women's lacrosse team opens the 2019 season with its highest preseason ranking in program history at No. 7 in the Nike/US Lacrosse Preseason Top 20. The Crimson and Gray are coming off their best season in program history in 2018. Tech went 17-3 last season including a 5-1 record in the SSC. The Panthers rattled off a 15-game winning streak and were rank as high as No. 5 in the nation during the season. Joining Florida Tech in the preseason Top 20 are fellow Sunshine State Conference members Florida Southern (No. 3) and Rollins (No. 12). Additionally, the Panthers will face No. 2 Adelphi and No. 11 Limestone this season. Florida Tech will have
via Lynn press release BOCA RATON, Fla. – Dryden Brous of the Lynn University men's lacrosse team has recently been tabbed a Second Team Preseason All-American, released by Inside Lacrosse and published in the Face-Off Yearbook. The preseason accolade is the first for any player in program history. Defending champion Merrimack has three first-team All-Americans —two at attack— and has five overall across the first, second and third teams. The lists show the growing presence of DII, with 10 different programs represented on the first team. The reigning DII Players of the Year both return in the Warriors' Charlie Bertrand and Le Moyne's Dan Entenmann. Last season as a sophomore, Brous became the first Fighting Knight to reach All-America status with his Third Tea
via US Lacrosse press release SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse and head coach Nick Myers have named the staff for the 2020 U.S. Men’s U19 Team. The staff is charged with preparing the team for the 2020 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Men's U19 World Championship in Limerick, Ireland. Named as assistant coaches were Pat Myers, Stan Ross and Andrew Stimmel. Tony Resch will serve as the assistant manager, Brett Emerine will be the team’s equipment manager and Ryan Davis will be the videographer. "The US Lacrosse National Teams Committee has selected an incredible coaching and support staff to lead Team USA in pursuit of its ninth FIL U19 World Championship," said Nick Myers, who is also the head coach at Ohio State. "We look forward to the responsibility of re
You are invited to participate in a High-Level Pre-Season Mini-Camp led by Jeff Goldberg winner of 14 Florida High School State Championships. Co-Directing this Mini Camp will be Coach Chris Spaulding winner of 4 Florida High State Championship with Lake Highland Prep High School. In addition to these 2 legendary coaches, other staff members will include US Lacrosse Hall of Fame Defender Chris Kane, 2 Time Attackman of the Year Paul Goldsmith, and Under Armour Head Coach Skip Flanagan. Other accomplished local former Team Florida Players. Mike Adler, Sebastian Fox, and Andy Wheeler will round out this phenomenal group Coach Goldberg is launching a series of high- level mini-camps for youth and HS players to challenge their skill and unlock their full potential. We will
As we rapidly bring 2018 to a close (and to be able to forget briefly the ridiculous volatility in my day job . . . ) here's my Top 10 lacrosse stories in the world of Florida lacrosse for the calendar year. Please note that I keep the Stoneman Douglas event as a separate item, as that obviously is probably the biggest news story in the state for the year and for those of you who did not previously know I wrote a substantial article about the lacrosse connections to the shootings and their aftermath and here are the links to FLN's and Wells Dusenbury's coverage: InsideLacrosse.com Story: The Healing Game Gets Tested Stoneman Returns Home to a Warm Welcome and a Win – SD 11-4 Over Cardinal Gibbons A Small Step For Lacrosse, A Giant Leap For Regaining Equilibrium Wells’ Article On Stoneman’
Congratulations to Kaitlyn for her college choice and good luck in the future! Name Kaitlyn Michaud High School St Thomas Aquinas Graduation Year 2020 College Choice Elon University Club Affiliations Florida Select Why did you choose this college? Injuring my ACL in May gave me a whole new perspective about the game and really my life up to that point. From a recruitment standpoint, it could not have happened at a worse time, the summer was going to be my biggest time for recruitment. It was a really big blow, then we turned it into probably the best thing that has happened to me. I've had a lot of time to focus specifically on me, my game, my physical development and what I wanted out of a College experience. ...
via press release Florida's only Major League Lacrosse team set to host fans at new home on January 12 BOCA RATON, FL -- The Florida Launch is proud to announce an Open House at their new home, Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium on January 12. Open to all, fans will be able to take a look at the new home venue and see seating options for the 2019 Major League Lacrosse season that begins on May 31 as the Launch welcome the Atlanta Blaze to Central Broward Stadium. Fans that have already put down deposits for the 2019 season are welcomed to join the team at 10:30 a.m. at Central Broward Stadium to pick their seats for the season. Everyone else is welcomed to come in at 11 a.m. to tour the stadium, look at season ticket options and see seating locations. F...