Cassese announces Scudder as new men’s lacrosse assistant

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Former Lehigh men’s lacrosse standout Will Scudder ’11 has been named a new assistant coach, as announced by head coach Kevin Cassese on Thursday. Scudder replaces Tom Compitello who recently accepted a position at Sacred Heart. Scudder was a former team captain and All-Patriot League honoree as a Mountain Hawk. Read More…

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Mountain Hawks utilizing off week as Selection Show nears

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Despite two weeks between the Patriot League and NCAA Tournaments, the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team is hard at work in various areas to ensure success – on and off the field. The players have hit the books for final exams, while sprinkling in some time to get stronger in the weight room and stay sharp on the field. Read More…

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Goalie Scores Full Field Goal

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Lehigh goalie, Matt Poillon, scored his first-career goal on a 65-yard shot in the third quarter, a goal which turned momentum back in the Mountain Hawks’ favor. Read More…

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#18/19 Lehigh tops #9/11 Bucknell 11-7 for PL Regular Season Title



LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Lehigh men’s lacrosse team clinched its first Patriot League regular season championship as the #18/19 Mountain Hawks downed #9/11 Bucknell 11-7 Friday night at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. With the win, Lehigh’s first in Lewisburg since 1998, the Mountain Hawks will host the Patriot League Tournament for the first time in school history Apr. 26 and 28. Read More…

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Julie McBrien: Making Her Mark

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Every team needs a leader and senior women’s lacrosse captain Julie McBrien has more than delivered on carrying that responsibility, both on and off the lacrosse field. This year’s team features a majority of underclassmen, including nine freshmen and eight sophomores, all of whom are lucky enough to have McBrien to look up to in the game and in the classroom. Read More…

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Lehigh vs Denver: Generation X and O

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This Saturday’s Lehigh at Denver showdown isn’t just any game. There are a number of parallels between the two programs, who have taken similar paths from relative unknowns to national prominence. A meeting of the minds between the coaching staffs helped spark Lehigh’s record-breaking 2012 season while helping the Pioneers advance to the National Quarterfinals for a second straight season. Read More…

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Poillon garners second straight Goalie of the Week award



BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Lehigh sophomore goalie Matt Poillon has garnered the Patriot League’s Goalie of the Week award for the second week in a row after stopping 16 of 25 shots sent his way in Saturday’s big win over Villanova. This marks the eighth-career weekly award for the All-American netminder after earning Goalie of the Week four times and Rookie of the Week twice as a freshman. Read More…

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Willcox Heads to Peru for Medical Service Trip

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Sophomore women’s lacrosse player Lauren Willcox had anything but a typical winter break as she spent the last week of her vacation time on a medical service trip to Cusco, Peru. From Jan. 4-12, Willcox joined a group of student members of the Lehigh University American Medical Student Association (LUAMSA) on a trip to gain clinical volunteer experience and learn about healthcare in another country. Read More…

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Mountain Hawks deep into preseason practice



BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh men’s lacrosse team is five days into its preseason schedule as it looks to build off a breakout 2012 campaign and continue the success this season. The Mountain Hawks’ first day was last Friday (Jan. 11), which consisted of meetings and testing, while they hit the field for the first time on Saturday. Lehigh enters 2013 with high expectations, ranked #8 nationally by Face-Off Yearbook. Read More…

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Lehigh-Ohio State SF Fall Classic to be broadcast by LaxVision

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh men’s lacrosse team’s fall ball finale against Ohio State on Sunday can be seen live online, as announced by LaxVision. Opening faceoff is set for 1:45 p.m. local time (4:45 p.m. Eastern) with pregame show set to begin 15 minutes prior. Read More…

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