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Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Winter focus shifts to weight room with coach Scott Rodgers

Christopher Chavez

November 20, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, Sports

As the temperatures drop in Milwaukee, the Marquette men’s lacrosse team is shifting its focus from practicing at Valley Fields to working out at the Al McGuire Center. Winter workouts create an opportunity for the athletes...

Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Upperclassmen leadership highlights undefeated weekend

Christopher Chavez

October 9, 2012

Filed under Sports

Marquette’s men’s lacrosse team took the field for the first time in school history on Saturday morning for the program’s first two exhibition matches of the year. The Golden Eagles stunned High Point and Robert Morris...

Men’s Lacrosse: Fall season a time for tuning up as MU Lax prepares for independent competition

Kyle Doubrava

August 27, 2012

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When you’re the new team at a school like Marquette, it’s safe to say that all eyes will be on you. The men’s lacrosse squad is up for the attention and the challenges it will face in its inaugural season. Regular season...

Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Orsen looking up to Amplo as a mentor

Christopher Chavez

May 3, 2012

Filed under Sports

When John Orsen arrived at Hofstra to play lacrosse as a freshman, it was Joe Amplo’s first year as an assistant coach. When Orsen arrived at Marquette to be an assistant coach, it was Amplo’s first year as head coach. Over...

Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Brundage brings recruiting acumen

Christopher Chavez

May 1, 2012

Filed under Sports

The opportunity to start a new program and have complete control of the offensive game is what led assistant coach Stephen Brundage’s migration from Princeton to the men’s lacrosse team at Marquette. He had been working under...

Marquette Men’s Lacrosse Profile: Ben Dvorak let’s his play speak for him

Christopher Chavez

April 24, 2012

Filed under Sports

Clumsy is the main word that comes to mind when Marquette men’s lacrosse coach reflects on watching sophomore Ben Dvorak’s first practice with the Golden Eagles after transferring from Bellarmine (Ky.). Dvorak possesses...

Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Condon makes a positive out of his injuries

Christopher Chavez

April 17, 2012

Filed under Sports

Freshman Ryan Condon is a huge hockey fan. He also plays as a midfielder for the Marquette men’s lacrosse team. But last August, he traded in his lacrosse stick and any thoughts of picking up a hockey stick for a pair of...

Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Andrew Smistad a natural leader

Christopher Chavez

April 10, 2012

Filed under Sports

According to Marquette lacrosse head coach Joe Amplo, when first meeting Marquette lacrosse junior Andrew Smistad, you could easily be intimidated by his long blonde hair, imposing build and resemblance to Bon Jovi. Amplo a;so...

Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Nobile made tough decision to leave deaf parents

Christopher Chavez

March 29, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Jerry Nobile is one of the older members of the men’s lacrosse team as a junior defenseman and will be bringing his experiences from Hofstra and head coach Joe Amplo to the up-and-coming program at Marquette. His speed on...