Mars Hill Names Captains, Announces Schedule for 2010

Head lacrosse coach Sean Woods (4th season) announced today that Danny Farmer, Kevin Woods, Calvin Brien, and Phillip Burke will serve as the Lions' 2010 team captains. Woods call his captains, "a group with great character and endless leadership potential."

Farmer, a senior attackman from Calgary, Alberta, comes off a stellar junior campaign where he finished with 53 goals, 16 assists and 42 ground balls. He was honored as Player of the Year in the Deep South Conference as well as first team all conference. He was also named an Honorable Mention All-American. Woods describes Farmer as, "a dynamic and clutch performer that can hurt you as a shooter, a dodger or a feeder."

Woods, a senior midfielder from New Market, Ontario, comes of a very productive season where he established himself as a premier defensive midfielder. He finished the year with 3 goals, 2 assists and 64 ground balls. Coach Woods calls Kevin, "a do-it-all midfielder that only comes off the field if he is tired."

Brien, a junior midfielder from Great Mills, MD, comes into this season after gaining valuable time in 2009. Woods describes Calvin as, "an enthusiastic player that brings a great deal of intensity to the practice or game field" Woods went on to say, "I expect Calvin will have a break out year. "

Burke, a junior midfielder from Brentwood, TN, finished up the 2009 season with 4 goals, 2 assists and 25 ground balls. Woods calls burke, " a throwback midfielder that is capable of changing a game on either end of the field." Woods went on to state, "Phillip is also our fastest player."

The Lions will play 13 regular season games in 2010, including a game against 2009 national finalist Le Moyne College.

Sunday, February 14     Birmingham Southern                 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 20 St. Andrews 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 28 Le Moyne (at Charlottesville, VA) 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 6 Catawba 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 10 Belmont Abbey 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 13 @ Limestone 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 17 @ Rollins 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 20 @ St. Leo 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 24 @ Lees McRae 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 27 @ Pfeiffer 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 1 Florida Southern 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 3 Wingate (Senior Day) 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 10 @ Queens 2:00 p.m.


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