Strong Defensive Efforts Leads Spartans to 9-8 win over Wheeling Jesuit Lacrosse



CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Joseph Fiorucci made 11 saves, while the defense forced 15 turnovers as the University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team defeated Wheeling Jesuit 8-7, Saturday afternoon at Charlotte Christian High School. With the win the Spartans improve to 6-4, while the Cardinals drop to 6-4. Read More…

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Merrimack Lacrosse: All-Access Documentary

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Director Max Collins takes you back behind-the-scenes of what it takes to be a Merrimack College Warrior. See NCAA Division II Men’s Lacrosse like you’ve never seen it before in the do-or-die Northeast-10 Conference. Fans of the HBO series 24/7 will see just how student athletes prepare for a crucial battle in this groundbreaking documentary. Read More…

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Lacrosse Player Finds Comfort in Hip-Hop



The men’s lacrosse team may be new to the University of Tampa, but their remarkable debut in 2012 leaves short stick defensive mid-fielder, Mike Tyrrell, rightfully hopeful for a phenomenal second season. Born and raised in Canada, Tyrrell had a huge impact on the relevance of lacrosse back in his hometown of Calgary, Alberta-noting that only “10-15 guys” before him ever pursued post-high school lax careers there. Calgary is a city in Southwestern Canada that lies among the beautiful Rocky Mountains, just north of Montana. Read More…

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Spartans Roll Up Their Sleeves and Take Care of Catawba, 17-10



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team scored four first quarter goal to propel them to a 17-10 win over Catawba, Saturday afternoon at Pepin Stadium. With the win, Tampa improves to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in the Deep South Conference, while Catawba falls to 2-4 overall and 0-3 in conference play. Read More…

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Offensive Explosion Propels Spartans past Cobras



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team scored nine straight goals during the second and third periods en route to a 17-7 win over Coker Saturday afternoon at Pepin Stadium. With the win Tampa improves to 3-2 on the season, while the Cobras fall to 1-4. Coker struck first as Keith LaClair scored an unassisted goal in transition to give the Cobras a 1-0 lead. Read More…

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Tampa Men’s Lacrosse to Host Three Games Next Week



TAMPA, Fla. – After a one week hiatus the University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team will host three games, including two Deep South Conference match up, next week at Pepin Stadium. Sunday afternoon the Spartans will host Coker at 1 p.m. Tuesday night the Spartans will host Wingate in a conference match up. Tampa will conclude its week Saturday afternoon when they face the defending DSC Champions Catawba at 1 p.m. Read More…

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Mercyhurst Two-Tone Matte Navy/Glossy Green TII Helmet

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Division II Mercyhurst lacrosse team plays in the ECAC. Soon they will be playing in two-tone Warrior TII helmets. The specific colorway is two-tone Matte Navy/Glossy Green. View more images of the helmet on our Fanpage.

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Tampa Spartans comeback falls short against Lions



SAINT LEO, Fla – The University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team overcame a five goal deficit but it wasn’t enough as they fell to Saint Leo 8-7 in overtime Saturday night at University Field. With this win the Lions improve to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the Deep South Conference, while the Spartans fall to 2-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play. Saint Leo came out strong scoring a goal on their first two possessions to give the Lions an 2-0 with 9:53 left in the opening period. Read More…

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University of Tampa’s Griffo Scores Four To Defeat Florida Tech



LAKELAND, Fla – Greg Griffo scored four goals, including the go ahead goal, as the University of Tampa men’s lacrosse team defeated Florida Tech 11-7 Wednesday night at Pepin Stadium. With the win the Spartans improve to 2-1 overall and 2-0 in the Deep South Conference, while the Panthers fall to 2-1 overall and 2-1 in conference play. The Spartans struck first as Trevor Calleja won the opening faceoff. On the ensuing possession, Brian Patton made a dodge down the left side of the field and netted his first goal of the season to give the Spartans a 1-0 lead. Read More…

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University of Tampa M. Lacrosse: Eric Dance Enjoying Decision to Play Lacrosse



Eric Dance was born into a football family and grew up playing the game. He did not begin his athletic career as a lacrosse player nor did he ever imagine himself playing lacrosse. Dance’s friend came down to Tampa from the northeast and showed him the ropes on the game. This change from football to lacrosse began early on in middle school and has been consistent ever since. “The second I started playing I got hooked. I played football for my entire life and it was cool to be able to do something different, still physical and still active but different.” Read More…

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