Tampa Lacrosse Among Two New Teams to Compete in Deep South Conference



WINGATE, N.C. – The Deep South Conference has added two new teams that will join the conference, starting in the 2012 season. Florida Tech and the University of Tampa will be members of the nine-team conference. This will be the first year of men’s lacrosse for both schools. The Tampa Spartans will be coached by Rory Whipple, the former coach at fellow DSC school Florida Southern. Whipple also coached at Bryant University, starting the lacrosse program there. Tampa’s first lacrosse contest will be Feb. 10, when they open league play against Florida Southern at 7 p.m. Read More…

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McAleavey Introduces Florida Tech’s First Lacrosse Team

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MELBOURNE, Fla. (Men’s Lacrosse) – Over 20 student-athletes from nine states make up Florida Tech’s first lacrosse team, unveiled by head coach Ryan McAleavey on Friday. As expected of a first-year program, much of the team is devised of freshmen. In fact, junior goalie Mason Cook (Hollywood, Md./Wingate) and junior midfielder Matt Durand (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y./Suffolk CC) are the only two Panthers listed as a sophomore or higher on the roster. Read More…

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Florida Tech Lacrosse to Host Inaugural Battle at the Beach Tournament

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MELBOURNE, Fla. (Men’s Lacrosse) – Although Florida Tech men’s lacrosse won’t officially make its debut until next spring, the Panthers will host the inaugural Battle at the Beach Sunday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Melbourne Central Catholic’s Hustler Stadium. Read More…

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