via Tampa press release TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's lacrosse team has announced captains for the 2019 season. Seniors Jack Tyrrell, Andrew Kew, and Luke Robideaux along with sole junior Ross Dickerson will guide the Spartans for the upcoming season. Tyrell, a defender from Medford, N.J. was an All SSC Second Team selection his junior season, in addition to being named to the SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll, and earning the DII ADA Academic Achievement Award. In 2018 he started in all 20 games for the Spartans and ended the season fourth on the team with 39 ground balls. Additionally, he logged seven caused turnovers and had one goal against Tusculum (2/5). Kew, one of the most decorated men's lacrosse players in the history of the program, is a tw
Congratulations to Kylie on her college choice and good luck in the future! Name Kylie Hazen High School American Heritage Graduation Year 2020 College Choice Georgetown University Club Affiliations Florida Select Lacrosse Why did you choose this college? I choose to commit to Georgetown because it has everything I was looking for in a school. In addition to having outstanding academics, the lacrosse program is unbelievable and I cant wait to become part of it. What are your first memories of the sport? My first memory playing lacrosse was to be apart of a team and making friends. It wasnt until my freshman year when I decided to play competitively, so everyday I worked on becoming the best player I could...
Author's Note: As one who grew up 10 minutes from the Nassau Coliseum and still roots strongly for my beloved NY Islanders I'm glad to see the area get the franchise again! via NLL press release The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, has announced expansion into the New York market under the ownership of live events and sports media entertainment company GF Sports and its affiliates (“GF Sports”). The team, which will begin play in 2019, will be the League’s 13thfranchise and play its home games at the newly renovated NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. “We are thrilled to welcome GF Sports, New York, and the great Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (NYCB LIVE) on L
via Tampa press release TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's lacrosse team has announced captains for the 2019 season. Seniors Abby Coccagna, Caroline Forester, and Allie Popelar, along with sole junior Claire Swanson will guide the Spartans for the upcoming season. Coccagna, a defender from Baltimore, Md. was stalwart on defense just a season ago posting 36 ground balls while ranking second on the team with 21 caused turnovers. The 5-6 senior leads by example and was named to the SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll three times, in addition to being an All-Sunshine State Conference Second-Team selection her sophomore season. Forester, a 5-6 offensive juggernaut from Bloomfield Hills, Mich. started in all 18 games for the Spartans last season. She ended the s
via press release On December 1st, Delray Lacrosse & Leadership (DLL) in association with Delray Citizens for Delray Police held their annual Heroes & Helpers event at the Target in Delray Beach. Over 130 families, of which fifty five were Delray Lacrosse & families were treated to breakfast & then a take-home turkey dinner while each of the children in the DLL program received a gift card so they could purchase Christmas presents with the assistance of a police or fire department officer. Delray Beach detective Adrian Rackauskas helped organize the event. He said “It is a collaborative effort with our local partners to hold this special event for local kids & families. Delray Lacrosse & Leadership is helping these kids in our community.” Donte
via MLL press release New Position to Focus on Recognizing Players’ Contributions to League Growth BOSTON, MA (December 3, 2018) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today the hiring of Spencer Ford as its first ever Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Alumni Development. Ford, who currently serves and will continue to serve as the Vice President of Player Personnel for the league’s Atlanta Blaze, brings great institutional knowledge to this position. In his new role, Ford will develop initiatives and maintain lines of communication with the league's alumni. An attackman in MLL during its early seasons, he played for the Washington/Chesapeake Bayhawks, Rochester Rattlers and Los Angeles Riptide during an eight-year career. He was named the league’s Most I
via FSC press release LAKELAND, FL - Nearly 100 Florida Southern College student-athletes, coaches, and athletics staff participated in the annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk around Lake Hollingsworth on Saturday to benefit the Central Florida chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Several Moccasin athletic teams were on hand early to help set up the event, while others walked with more than 600 others to show their support in the fight against suicide, and the Mocs also helped AFSP volunteers clean up after the event. Florida Southern's participation was spearheaded by its Student-Athlete Advisory Council, which is partnering with the AFSP this year to help raise awareness and donations in the fight to end suicide. This year's