Media Advisory – Denver Men’s Lacrosse First Practice


The No. 1 University of Denver men’s lacrosse program will hold its first practice on Tuesday (Jan. 13) at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium.


Media Availability – 3:30 p.m.
Practice – 4-6:30 p.m.

*Media availability could be arranged following practice, but please make arrangements prior to Tuesday afternoon.

If you plan on attending Tuesday’s practice, or a practice in the future, please contact me ([email protected] / 513-225-6560).

Important Dates

  1. No. 1 Denver will play No. 3 Duke in the Pioneers’ season opener on Feb. 14 in Atlanta.
  2. Media Day is set for February 3 at 2:30 p.m. in the Gottesfeld Room on the fourth floor of the Daniel L. Ritchie Center.


  1. Preseason No. 1 in Nike/Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Poll and Inside Lacrosse Preseason Poll
  2. Seven DU players earned Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America Honors in December. 1st team – Erik Adamson, Wesley Berg, Christian Burgdorf. 2nd team – Zach Miller. 3rd team – Jack Bobzien. Honorable Mention – Carson Cannon, Ryan LaPlante
  3. Denver is coming off its third Championship Weekend appearance in the last four years, and returns three of its four 2014 USILA All-Americans from a team that finished 16-3 a year ago.
  4. 2014 ACC Freshman of the Year and Maryland transfer Connor Cannizzaro joins the Pioneers in 2015, playing with brother Sean for his senior campaign.
  5. Captains: Wesley Berg and Carson Cannon
  6. Head coach Bill Tierney enters his sixth season with the Pioneers, sporting a 66-23 record at DU and a 338-116 career record in now his 31st season.

Niko Blankenship
University of Denver
Asst. Director of Athletics and Recreation Publicity
[email protected]
Cell: 513-225-6560
Office: 303-871-3942

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