Mark Matthews Uses Gonzo Mesh

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Gonzo Mesh is a special coated mesh covered in a secret recipe of ingredients that makes it superior to traditional soft or hard mesh pieces in every aspect. Traditional mesh pieces bag out and become inconsistent and unusable in the elements and wax mesh pieces tend to lose their wax coating in a rapid fashion. Read More…

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DU Hockey and Men’s Lacrosse Ink Radio Deal with 102.3 ESPN

May 21, 2011; Hempstead NY, USA; Denver Pioneers head coach Bill Tierney address his team after their victory over the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays during the quarterfinal round of 2011 NCAA mens lacrosse tournament at James M. Shuart Stadium. Denver defeated Johns Hopkins by a score of 14-9 to advance to the Final Four. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Fielding-US PRESSWIRE


DENVER – 102.3 ESPN will serve as the radio home for the Pioneer hockey and men’s lacrosse programs for 2012-13, the University of Denver and Front Range Sports Network announced today. Read More…

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Denver Men’s Lacrosse Announces 2013 Captains

May 15, 2011; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Pioneers midfielder Cameron Flint (18) stands and reacts as fans and teammates celebrate the victory over the Villanova Wildcats during the first round of 2011 NCAA mens lacrosse tournament at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. Denver defeated Villanova, 13-10. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Fielding-US PRESSWIRE


DENVER – Seniors Eric Law (Centennial, Colo.), Cameron Flint (Georgetown, Ontario) and Chase Carraro (Louisville, Ky.), along with redshirt junior Drew Babb (Centennial, Colo.) were announced today as the 2012-13 University of Denver men’s lacrosse captains by head coach Bill Tierney. Read More…

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Denver Pioneers to Take Part in U19 FIL World Lacrosse Championship



DENVER – University of Denver men’s lacrosse associate head coach Matt Brown and sophomore midfielder Wes Berg (Coquitlam, B.C.) will take part in the U19 2012 FIL World Lacrosse Championship, held in Turku, Finland, as part of the Canadian National Team. Brown will serve as the team’s offensive coordinator. Read More…

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Mark Matthews’ First Career MLL Goal is a Thing of Beauty

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Here is a video from LaxKingsTV on YouTube which features Mark Matthews scoring his first career MLL goal. A sick one-hander from the strong lefty Canadian, shows he can compete with the big boys. Mark Matthews finished the game with 4 goals, 1 assist in a 18-16 loss to the Chesapeake Bayhawks. Read More…

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Ray Lewis’s Inspiring Speech to the Loyola Greyhounds Men’s Lacrosse Team

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The Loyola Men’s Lacrosse team stays true to its roots. This past week, the team received an enormous amount of support from Under Armour athlete and Baltimore Ravens legend Ray Lewis. Lewis has become famous off the field for his hair-raising speeches. Unlike Johns Hopkins, who had New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick give a speech prior to this weekend’s NCAA Quarterfinal game, the Greyhounds sought inspiration from their backyard. Read More…

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Stanwick Nets 6 Goals, Virginia Men’s Lacrosse Beats Penn, 10-8

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DENVER – Steele Stanwick scored a career-high six goals and finished with seven points to lead the No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers (11-3) to a 10-8 victory over the Penn Quakers (3-10), Friday evening at the Whitman’s Sampler Mile High Classic, inside Sports Authority Field and Mile High. With the seven points, Stanwick now moves up to No. 22 all-time in NCAA Division I career points with 260. Virginia is now 7-0 all-time in Inside Lacrosse events. Read More…

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Denver Unravels Duke in Mile High Classic, 15-9

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DENVER – Ryan LaPlante (Fort Collins, Colo.) tied a career-high with 16 saves and Mark Matthews (Oshawa, Ontario) added a season-high seven points, including five goals, to propel No. 16 Denver to a 15-9 upset victory over No. 3/4 Duke Friday night in front of a crowd of 12,282 at the Whitman’s ® Sampler ® Mile High Classic at Sports Authority Field. Read More…

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Notre Dame Lacrosse, The Walls of Arlotta Parts 1-4

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The show follows Irish coach Kevin Corrigan and his 2012 Notre Dame squad from a March 10 overtime win at Hofstra through the BIG EAST season-opening win over Rutgers on March 25—including footage of Irish wins over Denver (in three overtimes) and Ohio State. It also features plenty of looks away from the lacrosse field, including a team visit to New York City during its road trip to play at Hofstra. Read More…

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Sean Smith’s Game Winner Steals Showdown for Colorado State Lacrosse



Denver, CO – Trailing 10-6 with 6:18 remaining in the contest, the #4 Colorado State Rams staged an improbable comeback against the #9 Colorado Buffaloes, scoring four straight goals to tie the game and then winning it in the second overtime period in the annual Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Showdown at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium. Read More…

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