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Cassese announces Scudder as new men’s lacrosse assistant

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…


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.

Scudder played in 51 games over his career in the Brown and White, highlighted by his junior campaign when he won 56 percent of his faceoffs (140-of-251) to earn Second Team All-Patriot League honors. This came after a sophomore season which saw him win 56 percent (152-of-273) with 69 groundballs.

Scudder ended his career by winning 331-of-612 faceoffs (54.1 percent) with 156 groundballs. He also added three goals and four assists. Scudder played in the prestigious North-South Senior All-Star Game following his senior campaign.

Upon graduation, Scudder worked with A.G. Administrators, Inc. in the sports insurance industry from Summer 2011 until Spring 2013, while also serving as an assistant lacrosse coach at Great Valley High School in Fall 2012 and Spring 2013. While at Great Valley, he helped lead the school to its first league title, coached six First Team All-Chesmont players, two members of the All-State team and one ALL American. He then moved onto Fever Lacrosse Inc. in Haverford, Pa. where he served and continues to serve as Director of Operations, in charge of managing tournaments, camps, clinics, and the 14 club teams within the Fever Program.

Scudder joins a coaching staff of Brendan Callahan (who begins his seventh season at Lehigh) along with Errol Wilson (beginning his third).

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