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Season Preview: Men’s lacrosse

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Photo by Jess Koster.

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Photo by Jess Koster.

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This season marks the first varsity lacrosse season in Calvin College history. Here are a few basics of this inaugural team.

5 Impact Players:
Adam Wiersma (Sr), Defense
Drew Sroczynski (Sr), Goalie
Casey Harless (Jr), Midfield
DJ VanderBaan (Fr), Midfield
Greg Boer (Sr), Midfield

Thoughts:
“We’ve got a roster of 16 guys who have fully embraced the privilege and opportunity to represent Calvin Lacrosse in this inaugural season.  We’ve been working hard and have been coming together as a team and for that we are very excited, I think we’re laying a great foundation for the future of this program.  This season will really acclimate us to our new NCAA surroundings — we’ve got a mix of some very strong, well established teams and a few games against first year programs similar to us that we are really going to use as tests on where we stand.  We’ll learn very quickly on what we need to improve on and we welcome that challenge.  We’re concerned more with building the culture than we are about wins and losses at this point.” -Head Coach Joel Kamstra

Schedule:
Feb. 9 at Carthage
Feb. 16 at Baldwin-Wallace
Feb. 22 v. Concordia at Grand Rapids Christian HS
Feb. 23 v. Benedictine at Grand Rapids Christian HS
March 2 at Defiance
March 9 v. Elmhurst at Grand Rapids Christian HS
March 13 v. Hope at Grand Rapids Christian HS*
March 20 at Augustana
March 22 at Wheaton
March 30 v. Beloit
April 6 v Adrian
April 10 at Albion
April 13 at Trine
April 20 v. Alma*
April 24 at Hope*
April 27 v. Olivet*
May 1 MIAA Semifinals
May 4 MIAA Finals
*denotes “games to watch”

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