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Lacrosse Opening Opportunities

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2/5/2015 2:23:00 PM By: Justin Lafleur, Lehigh Sports Media Relations Kelsey Yenco is proud of her heritage. In fact, her Lehighsports.com bio has listed Italy as the place she’d like to visit. She can now cross that off her bucket list. Over this past winter break, Yenco traveled to Italy as part of a senior […]

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2015 Lehigh Men’s Lacrosse Season Preview

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2/3/2015 The 2014 Lehigh men’s lacrosse team advanced to its third straight Patriot League Championship Game, but fell short of its ultimate goals. The Mountain Hawks finished with 13 wins (just one shy of tying the school record set in 2012) and enjoyed a strong season on many accounts, but the team isn’t satisfied. Lehigh […]

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Mountain Hawks Predicted Fourth; Garden and Willcox Named Preseason All-League

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Complete Patriot League Release BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh women’s lacrosse team has been predicted fourth in the Patriot League preseason poll, as announced on Monday. In addition, senior defender Lauren Willcox and junior midfielder Kendall Garden were named to the preseason All-Patriot League Team. The Mountain Hawks finished last season in a tie for […]

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Poillon, Taylor and Mikelinich Selected in Major League Lacrosse Draft

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BALTIMORE – Lehigh men’s lacrosse seniors Matt Poillon, Dan Taylor and Lukas Mikelinich were all selected in the 2015 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft on Friday night in Baltimore. The first goaltender selected, Poillon was drafted 28th overall by the New York Lizards while Taylor was picked 38th by the Denver Outlaws and Mikelinich was […]

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Veteran Lehigh Women’s Lacrosse Squad Begins Preseason Practice

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh women’s lacrosse team opened practice last weekend as the Mountain Hawks begin preparations for the 2015 season. The Mountain Hawks are coming off a resurgent 2014 season which saw them advance to the Patriot League Tournament for the first time since 2011. “We’re excited to get going,” said senior Michelle […]

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Kurt Kaunas: Small stature, big results

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Throughout his life, people haven’t expected much out of Kurtis Kaunas, but he’s always expected a lot from himself. Now a senior All-Patriot League midfielder for the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team, Kaunas doesn’t “look the part,” but through hard work, has continued to prove people wrong. Read More…

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Poillon and Taylor named preseason All-Americans; Lehigh men’s lacrosse ranked 15th



BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Senior goalie Matt Poillon has been named an Inside Lacrosse second team preseason All-American while classmate Dan Taylor has earned honorable mention recognition as announced on Monday. In addition, the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team is ranked 15th in Inside Lacrosse’s annual Face-Off Yearbook. The Mountain Hawks’ defense is ranked sixth in the nation while junior defenseman Tripp Telesco has also been named preseason All-Patriot League by the publication. Read More…

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Cassese unveils 2015 Lehigh men’s lacrosse schedule



Lehigh will open its season by hosting Marquette on Feb. 7. The Mountain Hawks defeated the Golden Eagles in their home opener last season, 13-6, but Marquette bounced back to finish 4-2 in the Big East and advance to the conference semifinals. The following Saturday, Lehigh will travel to Furman for a second straight season before returning home for its Patriot League opener against Boston University on the 21st. Read More…

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Tripp Telesco: Growing through Lehigh

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Competing in athletics at Lehigh allows individuals to grow in all aspects of life. Lehigh men’s lacrosse junior Tripp Telesco is a perfect example. Only halfway through his collegiate career, the Ridgewood, New Jersey native has already developed into an All-American on the field. Off the field, he spent seven weeks overseas this past summer for an academic and professional opportunity which led to significant personal growth. Read More…

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Recruiting Insight: Roman Lao-Gosney of MLL’s Florida Launch

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I played college lacrosse at Lehigh University and I will always be a proud Mountain Hawk alumni. I chose Lehigh for two main reasons. One being the arrival of head coach Kevin Cassese and the uprise of the program. Coach Cassese’s passion and determination was immediately felt when being recruited by him and one thing that stuck over other coaches at other programs is he did not give me a strict timeline to commit. He genuinely wanted me to make the right decision for myself in terms of school and lacrosse. This leads me to the second main reason why I chose Lehigh. It is a smaller private school where I felt I wanted to be, regardless of whether or not I was playing lacrosse there. Read More…

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