Benedictine College (KS) Adding Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse

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The Benedictine College Athletic Department will add both men’s and women’s lacrosse to its intercollegiate lineup for the spring of 2016.

“We have observed the growth of lacrosse as an intercollegiate sport in our region and nationally,” said Benedictine Athletic Director Charlie Gartenmayer. “We spent a great deal of time investigating the positive impact a program like Lacrosse will make on Benedictine College. This new program provides an additional opportunity for prospective student-athletes to explore the opportunities Benedictine College offers in academic, social and spiritual development in addition to an excellent athletic tradition.” Read more ›

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Breakout 2016’s and 2017’s from the C2C Spotlight

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Players receiving instruction from Cornell Asst. Coach Chris Kivlen.

Western Lacrosse Scout was privileged to attend the 2014 C2C Spotlight this past weekend in Dallas, Texas. The event showcased Western recruits from Texas, California, Colorado, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Nevada. Coaches from top lacrosse programs such as Cornell, Navy, Virginia and many more attended the event for the chance to see up and coming talent. Coast 2 Coast Lacrosse has produced numerous NCAA DI commits, and based upon the interest from coaches this past weekend there will be many more to come. The 2016’s and 2017’s featured many players already committed to college programs, such as DI commits Parker Alexander (North Carolina), Ryan Darby (Johns Hopkins), and Jack Kozmetsky (North Carolina). This is a look at some of up and coming performers from this past weekend’s event. Read more ›

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Top 2018’s and 2019’s from the C2C Spotlight – The Kirby Show

DSC_0020Western Lacrosse Scout was privileged to attend the 2014 C2C Spotlight this past weekend in Dallas, Texas. The event showcased Western recruits from Texas, California, Colorado, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Nevada. Coaches from top lacrosse programs such as Cornell, Navy, Virginia and many more attended the event for the chance to see up and coming talent. Coast 2 Coast Lacrosse has produced numerous NCAA DI commits, and based upon the interest from coaches this past weekend there will be many more to come. The 2018’s and 2019’s featured plenty of talent and there will surely be some 2018 commitments coming very soon. Here is a look at some of the top performers from this past weekend’s event. Read more ›

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Day One at the C2C Spotlight

Here are some of the sights from day one of the C2C Spotlight in Dallas. The event began Saturday morning with a college coaches clinic, before commencing tournament play after lunch. Teams play their final games of the tournament Sunday morning, and then conclude the spotlight with an all-star game.

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Coach Steve Beville (Iroquois/Cortland State – Head Coach) organizes the troops.

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C2C Spotlight to Feature Top Western Talent and College Coaches

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Western Lacrosse Scout is excited to attend the 2014 C2C Spotlight which showcases top recruits from Texas and the South. The annual event begins Saturday, October 18 and ends on Sunday, October 19. Coaches from top lacrosse programs around the country will flock to Dallas for the chance to see up and coming talent. C2C has produced numerous NCAA DI commits with many more to come. Here is a look at some of the top commits C2C has produced so far, and good luck to all the players this weekend.

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Ottawa University (KS) Adding Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse

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For Immediate Release – Ottawa University

Ottawa, Kansas – Ottawa University announced the addition of men’s and women’s lacrosse. With the addition of these two teams, it brings OU’s total number of varsity athletic teams to 20. The search for a head coach and recruitment of student-athletes will begin immediately, with competition slated to begin in 2015-2016. Lacrosse is a spring sport, which fits well into the University’s athletic offerings from a scheduling and facility standpoint. Read more ›

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Saint Mary’s College (CA) Names Mucci Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

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For Immediate Release – St Mary’s College of California

MORAGA, Calif. – Saint Mary’s director of athletics Mark Orr announced that former assistant Jessica Mucci has been named as the sixth head coach of the Gaels lacrosse program.

“I am grateful for the opportunity Director of Athletics Mark Orr has given me to continue coaching at Saint Mary’s,” said Mucci. “I am extremely passionate about lacrosse and I look forward to working hard to build a successful program.” Read more ›

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Westminster (UT) Announces Incoming Recruiting Class of 2018

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SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster is set to welcome 13 student-athletes for the 2014-2015 academic year.

The class of the 2018 features one All-American, six multi-year team captains, five state champions, six all-state honorees, eleven all-conference performers, four multi-sport athletes, five scholar-athlete award recipients and a total of eleven earned academic honors during their high school careers. Read more ›

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Dominican University (CA) Transitioning to MCLA

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SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Dominican University of California has announced that men’s lacrosse will no longer be an NCAA-sponsored sport. The program is also withdrawing from the Western Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (WILA) for the upcoming 2015 season.

Instead, the program will look to join the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association. The MCLA is a national organization of non-NCAA college lacrosse programs. The association currently operates in the United States and Canada with over 200 teams across 10 conferences in two divisions. Dominican intends to join Division I of the Western Collegiate Lacrosse League (WCLL), which currently includes Cal, Chico State, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, UC Davis, Santa Clara, Sonoma State, and Stanford. Matt Blamey, who was promoted to interim head coach in May, will remain in place as Dominican’s head coach. Read more ›

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Team Spain and the World Lacrosse Championships

For the past three weeks I’ve been privileged to lead Team Spain at the World Lacrosse Championships in Denver. It’s been an amazing experience that I will never forget, and a growing experience as a Head Coach. Spanish Lacrosse is brimming with potential (stay tuned for an article on international lacrosse talent) and I feel very confident we are laying the foundation of a very bright future for Spanish Lacrosse. Here are a few pictures from the past three weeks. Vamos Espana!

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