2009-10 ODAC Men's Lacrosse News

  • Love Named D-III's Best Defender
    June 02, 2010
    Roanoke's Sam Love was the recipient of the 2010 William C. Stiles Memorial Award announced by the USILA this week. It is given to the nation’s most outstanding defensive player in NCAA Div. III. His brother, Ben Love ’06 earned this honor as a senior following the 2006 season. Love also joins three other Maroons as winners of the Stiles Award.
  • Guilford Tabs Carmean as Men's Lax Coach
    June 01, 2010
    Guilford Director of Athletics Tom Palombo announced the appointment of Tom Carmean as the school’s head men’s lacrosse coach Tuesday. Carmean, the 12th head men’s lacrosse coach in school history, replaces Andrew Rowe, who resigned in April after six seasons. Carmean spent the last 11 year's as the head coach at Amherst College
  • USILA Awards 13 ODAC All-Americans
    May 26, 2010
    The USILA announced its annual NCAA Division III All-American teams, and 13 ODAC student-athletes earned recognition (including first teamer Sam Love, above). Roanoke placed eight amongst the three teams and honorable mention lists. Hampden-Sydney and Lynchburg each boast a pair of award winners, and Washington and Lee garnered the final honor.
  • News Feature: Helping Out a Friend
    May 20, 2010
    From a release by the Suffolk News-Herald, this feature by Andrew Giermak tells a story of a friendship and support between Kyle Jett, lacrosse player from Hampden-Sydney, and Ryan Beale, former laxer at Lynchburg College who is now paralyzed from the waist down due to a car accident.
  • Roanoke Eliminated by Stevenson in OT
    May 19, 2010
    Richie Ford’s behind-the-back goal capped a late Stevenson University comeback to win, 15-14, in overtime against Roanoke College in the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals at Caves Sports Complex. The Mustangs advance to the semifinals with a 19-1 record while the Maroons end their season at 18-3.
  • RC's Tuma Named National POW
    May 19, 2010
    Several Roanoke players played key roles in Saturday's overtime win over Gettysburg that sent them on to the NCAA quarterfinals, but it would be hard to top the all-around effort that Justin Tuma put together, earning the midfielder Nike/Inside Lacrosse Player of the Week honors for Division III.
  • Roanoke Wins OT Thriller at Gettysburg
    May 15, 2010
    Sophomore attack Jeff Keating became the 42nd Maroon to cross the 100-point plateau on Saturday afternoon, with his last point arguably his most important. Keating scored the game-winning goal in overtime to send Roanoke College past Gettysburg College, 11-10, in the second round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Tournament in Gettysburg, Pa.
  • RC Trounces Wittenberg in First Round
    May 12, 2010
    Roanoke College put together a 10-goal second half in knocking off Wittenberg University, 15-4, in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Tournament. The The fifth-ranked Maroons travel to #4 Gettysburg College on Saturday in the second round.
  • NCAA Announces Men's Lax Bracket
    May 09, 2010
    Roanoke College learned that it will be the lone representative of the ODAC in the 2010 NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Tournament on Sunday evening. Earlier in the day, the Maroons, ranked fifth in the country, defeated #10 Lynchburg College, 12-8, to claim their 15th conference title. Roanoke opens with Wittenberg in the NCAA first round.
  • Roanoke Wins ODAC Men's Lacrosse Title
    May 09, 2010
    Roanoke College staved off a tough matchup with Lynchburg College to claim the 2010 ODAC Men's Lacrosse Title, 12-8, in Salem on Sunday afternoon. RC found itself down after the first quarter, but the Maroons rebounded with seven goals in the second period to spur themselves towards victory.
  • Listen to the ODAC Podcast: May 6, 2010
    May 06, 2010
    Over the past few weeks, seven championship events have completed, including those in track, tennis, baseball, softball and women’s lacrosse. After overviews of those first six events, W&L women’s lacrosse coach, Brooke Diamond, and RC men’s lacrosse coach, Bill Pilat, join the podcast to discuss the state of their teams and what to expect as the NCAA draws near.
  • Jett Takes Home Two Men's Lax Awards
    May 05, 2010
    Hampden-Sydney midfielder Kyle Jett (above) secured both the ODAC Player of the Year honor as well as the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete award. Roanoke’s Bill Pilat was tabbed the ODAC Coach of the Year, and Lynchburg's Max Voumard earned ODAC Rookie of the Year recognition.
  • ODAC Men's Lacrosse Tournament Set
    April 27, 2010
    For the second straight season, Roanoke College commands the top seed in the ODAC Men’s Lacrosse Tournament, and earns one of two byes into the semifinal round. The Maroons, ranked sixth by the USILA, posted a 14-2 overall record and 7-0 conference mark. Lynchburg College (12-4, 6-1), rated 10th in the country, also earns a first round bye as the second seed.
  • Men's Lacrosse Tabs RC atop ODAC Poll
    February 10, 2010
    Roanoke College earned all eight first place votes on the way to 64 total points to sit atop the 2010 ODAC Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Poll. Lynchburg College occupies the second slot after garnering 52 tallies, and Washington and Lee University stands a close third with 51 poll points. Pictured above is Roanoke's Pat March.