BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Just one week after Roman Lao-Gosney was picked up by Hamilton of Major League Lacrosse, twin brother Cameron signed with the Charlotte Hounds Monday evening. Cameron wrapped up a stellar career with 111 points (77 goals, 34 assists) while twice earning All-Patriot League distinction. He could see action as early as this Saturday when the Hounds host Boston at 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network.
Meanwhile, Roman could also play in Hamilton’s game at Chesapeake, which is also a 7 p.m. faceoff on ESPN3.com. Check back to the Lehigh men’s lacrosse Facebook and Twitter pages for continued updates throughout the summer of the Lao-Gosneys playing in Major League Lacrosse.
Roman and Cameron are the third and fourth former Mountain Hawks to join a Major League Lacrosse roster, along with Andrew Lucas and Todd Schreiner. Lucas played for the Long Island Lizards in 2006 while Schreiner was a member of the Rochester Rattlers from 2002-03.
Current Lehigh head coach Kevin Cassese enjoyed a standout MLL career after being selected second overall in 2003 by Rochester. Among his professional accomplishments were a spot on the 2005 All-Star Team and the 2007 MLL Championship with the Philadelphia Barrage.
Along with his second-career All-Patriot League honor, Cameron scored a goal in the prestigious North-South All-Star Game while also being named a USILA Scholar All-American. He finished his senior season with 13 goals and nine assists for 22 points after posting 24, 30 then 35 points in his first three seasons, respectively.
Cameron teamed with Roman to form a dynamic 1-2 punch atmidfield. He was a consistent force, posting a point in 14-of-17 games, highlighted by a goal and two assists as part of a memorable Senior Day win over Bucknell. Cameron assisted on Dante Fantoni’s game-winning goal with just 14 seconds remaining in front of 2,096 fans.