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Floridians Invade Championship Weekend

Floridians Invade Championship Weekend

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Shown above at the 2014 FLN All-Star game (coming back next year - maybe) at FAU, from left to right, Boca Raton's Harrison Rodormer (played football at Jacksonville), Jupiter's Braylen Sampson (Bryant),  and Benjamin's Anthony Cicio (FSU, who doubled as our inside writer for the Seminoles),  McKenna Johnston (Washington and Lee) and Jerry O'Connor of Yale. Below is all sorts of good information for the Floridian lax junkie... For the first time, there are Floridians on all of the men's Final Four D1 teams, how about that?!!! In addition, St. Leo's appearance on the big stage in the DII championship game Sunday marks the first by a  Sunshine State Conference team and the 11 Floridians on the roster .  The women's DII championship game has already been played, with our Florida Souther
OTS – Utah President Recommends Addition of Men’s Lacrosse, Board Votes Friday!

OTS – Utah President Recommends Addition of Men’s Lacrosse, Board Votes Friday!

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via US Lacrosse Magazine online - photo via Utah Lacrosse web site   Author's Note:  This would be a significant step for helping take the sport to a new geographic area at the D1 level!  Denver, Air Force, now Utah . . . critical mass to allow further west of the Mississippi expansion!   Excerpt: University of Utah president David W. Pershing has recommended the addition of men's lacrosse as a varsity sport to the university’s board of trustees, according to public documents. The board will vote via conference call Friday morning. If approved, Utah would become the westernmost and first Pac-12 school in the NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse landscape. The decision comes less than a year after former North Carolina assistant coach Brian Holman pulled up stakes to take
Maryland’s Matt Rambo and Zoe Stukenberg Named 2017 Tewaaraton Award Winners!

Maryland’s Matt Rambo and Zoe Stukenberg Named 2017 Tewaaraton Award Winners!

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via press release - photos via Tewaaraton Web Site - cover picture by Bill Streicher of USA Today   WASHINGTON, June 1​ – The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced University of Maryland attackman Matt Rambo and University of Maryland midfielder Zoe Stukenberg as the men’s and women’s winners of the 17th annual Tewaaraton Award, presented by Under Armour. The Tewaaraton Award annually honors the top male and top female college lacrosse players in the United States. This is the first time in the award’s history that two players from the same school have won the award in the same year. The all-time points and goals leader in Maryland’s prestigious history, Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Matt Rambo led the Terps to their first national championship since 1975 and fourth stra
FSC:  Lalli Named to South Squad for USILA/Nike All-Star Game!

FSC: Lalli Named to South Squad for USILA/Nike All-Star Game!

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via press release - photo via FSC web site   PERRY, NY - Florida Southern College men's lacrosse goalkeeper Matt Lalli has been selected to play in the USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Game, the USILA announced on Tuesday. The 76th annual all-star game will be played at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 26, at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium on the campus of Providence College in Rhode Island. Lalli is one of just 70 players from across the nation to earn an all-star nod, and will play for the South all-stars under the direction of Florida Southern head coach Marty Ward. Lalli is the second Moccasin to appear in a USILA/Nike North-South game, joining DJ Lubs, who played in the 2014 contest. This season, Lalli ranked 12th among all Division II goalkeepers in saves per game (12.60) w...
USILA Announces Their D2 Men’s All American Teams – Tampa’s Whipple 1st Team; 5 Other SSC Players Named!

USILA Announces Their D2 Men’s All American Teams – Tampa’s Whipple 1st Team; 5 Other SSC Players Named!

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via USILA press release   The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association is proud to announce its 2017 USILA/Nike All-America Teams. Please see below for the list of Division II All-Americans. Team Position School First Name Last Name First Team Attack University of Tampa Conor Whipple First Team Attack Limestone College Charlie Sheehan First Team Attack University of Tampa Andrew Kew First Team Midfield Limestone College Colton Watkinson First Team Midfield Merrimack College Tim Towler First Team Midfield New York Institute of Technology Will Kistinger First Team LP Midfield New York Institute of Technology Ian Prate First Team SS Middie Adelphi University Nicholas Reisig Firs...
USILA Announces Their D1 Men’s All American Teams – Salcido 1st Team, Bernhardt HM!

USILA Announces Their D1 Men’s All American Teams – Salcido 1st Team, Bernhardt HM!

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via the USILA web site    The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association is proud to announce its 2017 USILA/Nike All-America Teams. Please see below for the list of Division I All-Americans. Team Position School FirstName Last Name First Team Attack University at Albany Connor Fields First Team Attack University of Maryland Matthew Rambo First Team Attack Yale University Ben Reeves First Team Attack Loyola University Maryland Patrick Spencer First Team Midfield Syracuse University Sergio Salcido First Team Midfield Syracuse University Nick Mariano First Team Midfield University of Notre Dame Sergio Perkovic First Team Midfield University of Maryland Conor Kelly First Team LP
Tampa Concludes Season in NCAA Semis With 12-10 Loss to Limestone

Tampa Concludes Season in NCAA Semis With 12-10 Loss to Limestone

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via press release - photo via Tampa web site   GAFFNEY, S.C. –  The No. 8 University of Tampa men's lacrosse team fell to No. 1 Limestone College in a national semifinal match-up. INSIDE THE MATCHUP: Final: Limestone Saints 12, Tampa Spartans 10 Records: Tampa (15-5), Limestone  (20-1) Location: Saints Field l Gaffney, S.C. All-time Series: Limestone now leads the series 9-0. Follow Us: @TampaSpartans on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Vimeo  HOW IT HAPPENED:  1st Period The first goal of the game came from the Tampa's Jake Mosher McGraw with an assist from Andrew Kew. After a penalty on Tampa, Limestone acted and had their first goal of the game. Conor Whipple answered back with an unassisted goal at 10:43. The Saints answered back with tw