Congratulations to Boca Raton Bobcat Parker Giarratana for finishing his senior season at Manhattan with five points, putting an exclamation point on one of the best careers at the school. Parker enjoyed a number high points, being named the MAAC conference rookie of the year, Manhattan student-athlete of the year and finishing high on the Jaspers' all time list with 103 goals, 62 assists and 165 points. Parker is a born and bred Floridian, having played youth and middle school lacrosse in Boca Raton and Delray Beach. He traveled with all sorts of summer and fall teams and has friends all over the state. I think it's fair to say, when Parker's name is mentioned, a smile is the first reaction. Pictured above and below are photos of Parker as a junior five years ago in the state pla
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
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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
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
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...
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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...
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