Former Denison Lacrosse Coach Ferris “Tommy” Thomsen Dies At 80

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Ferris “Tommy” Thomsen Jr., 80, former head lacrosse coach at Denison University for 25 years (1966-1990) died on Jan. 2, 2012. One of the pioneers of the sport, Thomsen’s success at Denison contributed greatly to the spread of lacrosse into the Midwest. In 25 seasons as the head coach of the men’s lacrosse program at Denison he finished with a career record of 255-97 and a winning percentage of .724. Read More…

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Flashback: Grip ‘N Rip With Cornell’s Max Feely



When we did a Grip ‘N Rip on Max Feely back in February we knew he was a special player, but had no idea he’d end up scoring the game winning goal this past weekend to keep Cornell alive in the NCAA tourney.

His goal in the third overtime was monumental and it has propelled the Big Red to meet Army next round. Check out the post-game press conference with Feely below at the :55 mark and his past Grip ‘N Rip with great pictures of his stick.

Grip ‘N Rip: Max Feely

Grip ‘N Rip: Max Feely



Each week Lacrosse Playground will be featuring a different lacrosse athlete as part of our “Grip ‘N Rip” series, where we’ll find out what the best use to fine tune their game. This week we are featuring Cornell’s Max Feely. This stud was extremely underrated going into college, but soon got on everyone’s radar after Cornell’s championship run in ’09.