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Stony Brook University has extended the contract of women's lacrosse head coach Joe Spallina through June 2019, Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron announced Friday. The winningest coach in program history after only three seasons, Spallina has led the Seawolves to back-to-back America East titles and NCAA Tournament first-round wins. More
US Lacrosse today announced Ohio State University head coach Nick Myers as head coach of the 2016 U.S. Men's National Under-19 Team. More
Dartmouth lacrosse head coach Amy Patton has announced that senior Frances Bird will serve as the Big Green's captain for the upcoming 2015 season. More
Elon lacrosse head coach Josh Hexter has announced the addition of Maddy Morrissey and Taylor Virden as volunteer assistant coaches, rounding out the Phoenix four-person coaching staff. More
Head coach Laura Brand-Sias announced Thursday the addition of B.J. Johnson to the Rutgers lacrosse staff as a volunteer assistant coach. Johnson previously served as the head coach of Mount St. Mary's for four seasons. More
The NILCA is please to announce that Jim Amen, Jr. will become the inaugural Executive Director of the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Association. Amen currently serves as the Director of Athletics at Manhasset High School in Nassau County. More
Rockhurst University Director of Athletics Gary Burns announced the hiring of Molly McCourt as the school's new head women's lacrosse coach. More
Duke lacrosse head coach Kerstin Kimel has announced the addition of two staff members to the program for the 2015 campaign. Former Duke standout Virginia Crotty Danowski joins the Blue Devils as a volunteer assistant coach. and Laurie Tortorelli DeLuca will support the program as a volunteer operations assistant. More

In the News

Genesee CC recently announced their captains for the 2015 season. Awarded the honor of leading the Cougars are sophomores James Smith (Frontier) and Joshua Wester (Livonia), and freshman Jacob Bomberry (Assumption), Reed Hnidy (Bishop James Mahoney) and Brody Jorgenson (Athol Murray). More
On the brink of the 2015 campaign, the GW lacrosse squad elected seniors Rachel Mia and Rachel Quinn and junior Olivia Boudreau as its team captains for the upcoming season. More
Lafayette opens the 2015 season on the road at Wagner on Friday afternoon. Four senior captains - Cory Scheuerle, Sonny Round, Matt Confort, and Brian Bock - will lead the Leopards this season. More
A trio of seniors in Wesley Berg (Coquitlam, B.C.), Carson Cannon (Stillwater, Minn.) and Sean Cannizzaro (Cazenovia, N.Y.) have been named captains for the 2015 University of Denver lacrosse team, head coach Bill Tierney announced on Wednesday. More
Furman head lacrosse coach Rachel Whitten has announced the election of team captains for the inaugural 2015 season. Elected by their teammates were sophomore defender Sam Eckels, sophomore midfield Hope Herline, and sophomore midfield Devon Horine. More
Second-year Hobart head coach Greg Raymond has announced that senior attackman Zach Reed (Bath-Haverling/Bath, N.Y.), senior midfielder Taylor Vanderbeek (Immaculata/Warren, N.J.), and junior midfielder Cooper Stefaniak (St. Francis/Lancaster, N.Y.) will be the captains for this year's Statesmen. More
Seniors Sarah Malone and Shannon Zoldy, and junior Laura Rowan were selected as captains for 2015 Lafayette , head coach Alison Fisher announced Monday. More
Seniors Jim Marlatt, Conor Doyle, and Jack Near have been named captains for the 2015 Notre Dame lacrosse season. Marlatt, a fifth-year senior, is a two-time team captain, while Doyle and Near are in their first year in the leadership position. More

Obituaries

Former Vermont women's lacrosse standout Vanessa Cox '05 was killed in a car crash in New Hampshire on February 12. She was 31. Cox, a two-time captain, was the first player in the UVM women's lacrosse program to register 50 or more points three straight seasons. More
Wesley College is saddened to hear of the passing of former Wolverines men's lacrosse standout Eric Potts at his home on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Potts was a member of Wesley's 1996 ECAC championship team, winning the squad's 'Charlie Hustle' award for his attitude and hard work. More
Rollins College men's lacrosse player Will Hauver '15 passed away suddenly Monday afternoon. The cause of death is still unknown, according to the Winter Park Police Department. Hauver was a senior captain for the Tars, who were set to begin their 2015 season Thursday at Young Harris. More
The Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse program and members of the University community are mourning the loss of freshman defenseman Jeremy Huber. Huber died in his room on campus on Sunday night (January 25-26). More
Hofstra University, the Department of Athletics and the Pride Men's Lacrosse program mourn the passing of student-athlete Joe Ferriso, who passed away Saturday from injuries suffered in a car accident. More
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