In a new series of College Crossecast specials, Ryan chats with some of the people in lacrosse that make up his hometown of Levittown, NY. To kick things off, he's joined by former Albany attackman Tom Nuckel, who dives into his playing career and his experiences playing for the Great Danes.
Ryan, Safe, Adam, and Jake hop on board to talk about the latest rumblings in the lacrosse world, do some fun and games in anticipation of the long-away 2018 season, and have a nice little digression along the way as well.
Ryan and Chris welcome new St. Bonaventure head coach Randy Mearns to the Crossecast. We discuss the opportunities that await at St. Bonaventure, the difficulty of leaving Canisius, where Coach Mearns played and coached for 19 years, and how his experiences in Western New York can help him hit the ground running with the Bonnies. We also talk about his experiences in box lacrosse and with Team Canada and have some fun along the way. We also put the cherry on top with the confirmation of Michigan landing Kevin Conry.
Coming off the announcement that the University of Utah will be taking men's lacrosse to the D-1 varsity level in 2019, Utes head coach Brian Holman joins the podcast. We talk about the challenges that lie ahead, the opportunity that drew him to Salt Lake City, his life in lacrosse, and some fun things along the way. After our conversation, we chat about the latest developments from St. Bonaventure and Michigan, including a potential big scoop with the Wolverines' coaching search.
Chris does a special edition of the Crossecast as he chimes in on some of the challenges the pro game faces and some of the solutions he thinks can be made.
Ryan, Safe, and Chris put some fancy bows on the 2017 NCAA Lacrosse season, go over the news at Michigan and the Tewaaraton Trophy presentation, and a sneak peek towards 2018. Outgoing SB Nation college site manager, former Land Grant Holy Land editor, and future Futhead man Luke Zimmerman chats with the guys about his lacrosse experiences and the rise of Ohio State at the start of the show. Chris also shares his experiences in Foxborough that ends up being all about press box food.
Ryan, Safe, and Jake recap an exciting championship weekend that saw Maryland break The Curse of Bob Boneillo™ and win their first men's lacrosse title in 42 years. We also tackle the semifinals, make some championship weekend takes, and discuss the women's and D-2 and D-3 title games. Also take this as our push for Matt Rambo to win the Tewaaraton in our preview for that.
Get yourself all set for Memorial Day weekend with Ryan, Safe, Chris, Jake, and Adam! We break down Delaware's move to hire Ben DeLuca as head coach (as per sources), recap a quarterfinal weekend that was.. a quarterfinal weekend, look at the Women's and D-2 and D-3 tournaments, and give our thoughts on the Final Four. HINT: There's lots of Maryland over Ohio State going on here.
Ryan, Chris, Safe, and Jake look back on the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament, plus give in their takes for the upcoming quarterfinal weekend.
Cleveland State head coach Dylan Sheridan joins College Crossecast again to recap the Vikings' first season. Ryan, Safe, Chris, and Marisa also ask him about where his team goes from here, the state of the sport, and his insight into this year's NCAA Tournament.