Lacrosse Era Begins at UDC as Firebirds Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Teams Hold First Practices for Inaugural 2014 Season

udc lacrosse


WASHINGTON, DC – The lacrosse era at the University of the District of Columbia officially began this week as the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams took the field for their first official practices on the UDC Athletic Field on Wednesday, October 2nd, and Thursday, October 3rd, 2013. Read More…

Posted in: D2, video

Belmont Abbey Lacrosse Adds Corey Bulken As Assistant Coach

Belmont Abbey Lacrosse Adds Corey Bulken As Assistant Coach


Bulken arrives Belmont Abbey after spending the last two seasons at Washington College where he assisted with the offense and oversaw the face off unit. In his two years he mentored the development of an All-American at the face off X while raising the teams face off percentage from 35 percent in 2011 to 55 percent in 2012 and the again in the 2013 season to 63.4 percent. Read More…

Posted in: D2

Arrests Made in Wheeling Jesuit Lacrosse Player’s Death

Arrests Made in Wheeling Jesuit Lacrosse Player's Death


Early Saturday morning, Kevin Michael Figaniak, a lacrosse team member, and a friend were walking home. Along the way, both men were jumped by three or four White men in their twenties. Figaniak suffered severe head trauma and died Sunday morning. Read More…

Posted in: D2

NCAA Division I Transfers Beginning to Eye Tampa as Better Option



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa has announced the addition of Johns Hopkins attacker Mike Morris and Hofstra attacker Jake Rooney to it men’s lacrosse program. Johns Hopkins attackman Mike Morris and Hofstra attackman Jake Rooney have decided to transfer and continue their playing careers at the University of Tampa, with both enrolled at UT and eligible for competition. Both Morris and Rooney will be beginning their sophomore years in the fall 2013 semester at UT. Read More…

Posted in: D2

Colorado State-Pueblo Plans to Add Lacrosse



PUEBLO, Colo. (GoThunderWolves.com – Aug. 29, 2013) – Colorado State University-Pueblo will increase its athletics offerings to 22 starting in the 2014-15 school year, adding men’s indoor and outdoor track and field, men’s cross country, men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse and women’s swimming and diving. Read More…

Posted in: D2

A Tennessee University Set to Add Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse for 2015 Season

A Tennessee University Set to Add Men's and Women's Lacrosse for 2015 Season


HARROGATE, TN — Lincoln Memorial University is set to add men’s and women’s lacrosse to the cast of varsity sports prior to the 2014-15 academic year, Athletic Director Roger Vannoy announced on Wednesday. Both teams are scheduled to begin competition in the spring of 2015. Read More…

Posted in: D2

ECAC Mourns the Loss of Man Who Expanded Lacrosse

ECAC Mourns the Loss of Man Who Expanded Lacrosse


CENTERVILLE, Mass. — Former Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Commissioner Rudy Keeling passed away on Saturday in Londonderry, N.H. after a long battle with health related issues. He was 66. Read More…

Posted in: D1, D2

2013 Championship Weekend (and season) Anything but Ordinary

May 25, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Duke Blue Devils goalie Kyle Turri (1) consoles Cornell Big Red attackman Rob Pannell (3) following the 2013 NCAA Division I men's lacrosse semifinals at Lincoln Financial Field. Duke won the game 16-14. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports


If there’s one word to describe the 2013 NCAA men’s lacrosse season, it’s unpredictability. That was certainly on display this weekend at Lincoln Financial Field. Coming into the weekend, a strong argument could be made that Cornell and Denver were the favorites to advance to Monday’s Championship Game, but in the end, it was Duke and Syracuse that prevailed. Read More…

Posted in: D1, D2

Exciting lacrosse continues as Le Moyne and Stevenson capture National Titles Sunday

May 26, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; RIT Tigers midfielder Eddie Kiesa (32) handles the ball as Stevenson Mustangs defenseman Kyle Holechek (9) defends during the second quarter of the 2013 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse championship game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports


Philadelphia lacrosse fans have gotten a treat over the first two days of Championship Weekend. After Saturday’s Division I Semifinals were decided by two then one goal, respectively, Sunday’s Division II and III Championship Games followed suit. In a wild, unpredictable year, all the games ended up close at the end… but how they got there was anything but conventional. Read More…

Posted in: D2, D3

Greg Griffo Becomes Tampa’s First Lacrosse All-American, Full Division II All-American List Included



TAMPA, Fla. – University of Tampa men’s lacrosse standout Greg Griffo has been named an honorable mention All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Coaching Association (USILA). He becomes the first player in program history to earn the honor. Griffo, a senior from Babylon, N.Y., recently concluded his Spartan career as the team’s leading scorer. In 16 games, he netted 28 goals and 10 assists, including a pair of game-winning goals. He registered at least one points in 14 games this season. Read More…

Posted in: D2