Colgate Lacrosse Announces Team Captains for 2010

HAMILTON, N.Y. (1/18/10) - Colgate University men's lacrosse head coach Jim Nagle announced that seniors Michael Crown (Winnetka, Ill.), Tim Harrington (Lutherville, Md.), Ian Murphy (Constantia, N.Y.), Andrew Parieti (Seattle, Wash.) and junior Rob Bosco (Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.) will serve as captains for the upcoming 2010 season.

Crown started all 15 games at defense last season and was selected to the all-Patriot League second team and all-Tournament team. Crown, a key member of the Colgate defense picked up a career-high 46 groundballs last season including a season-high seven against Duke. Crown displayed his versatility in the final four games last season recording six points, including a goal against No. 1 Syracuse. Crown also led the team with 14 forced turnovers.

"Mike is the hardest working and toughest Raider," stated coach Nagle. "He should always lead with his heart."

Harrington, a senior goalie, has started 43-straight games for the Raiders dating back to 2007. Last season, Harrington won a school-record eight straight games, including 13 saves in the Raiders first-ever win at Navy. In 2008, Harrington led all goalies in the Patriot League with 193 saves, and was named to the Patriot League all-Tournament team following the Raiders championship run.

"Tim is the most resilient player on the on the team," said Nagle. "He truly embraces a next play mentality."

Murphy, was named junior captain last season and returns after scoring 17 points in only 12 games. In 2008, Murphy played all 17 games on Colgate's top midfield line and was named to the all-Patriot League second team. Murphy was fourth on the team in scoring with 24 goals and four assists for 28 points.

"Ian is the primary leader of the 2010 team," said Nagle. "He has tremendous determination."

Parieti has played in 27 games at midfield for the Raiders registering five points in the process. Parieti scored a career-high two goals in a 22-9 win over Holy Cross last season.

"Andrew is the most persistently optimistic player on the squad," stated Nagle. "He always comes back fighting in spite of the adversity"

Bosco started all 15 games on Colgate's top midfield line last season and finished with 14 points off nine goals and five assists. Bosco scored a career-high three points and gathered six groundballs against Fairfield. He also posted a two-goal performance in a win over Army.

"Rob is focused to improve and make the team and himself better," said Nagle. "His focus sets a great example for his teammates"

The Raiders open the 2010 season at Binghamton on Feb. 20. The game is set to begin at noon.


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