NCLL Remembers Joe Cieslak Sr.



Baltimore, MD- The Southern Lacrosse Officials Association community suffered a tough loss this past weekend when veteran official Joe Cieslak Sr., tragically died during the National College Lacrosse League Maryland-Johns Hopkins game. Cieslak was serving as lead referee for the traditional rivalry contest when he was stricken with about 15 seconds remaining in the third quarter. Spencer Ford, who was serving as umpire for the crew, said a wind chill factor dropped temperatures dramatically as the afternoon wore on at Homewood Field. Read More…