Aaron Karsh, the head men’s lacrosse coach at Marymount College, stops by the MCLA Fan office for a quick rundown on what to expect from the Mariners during the 2013 season. Marymount College competes in the Southwestern Lacrosse Conference at the MCLA Division 2 level. Keep up to date with the Mariner Athletics Lax homepage.
|What are 3 words that describe your team this year?|
|Committed, Young, Fast|
|How many players tried out for the team this year?|
|Roster size by position|
|– Attack: 5
– Midfielders: 8
– Defenders: 6
– Goalies: 2
|Roster size by year in school|
|– Freshmen: 8
– Sophomores: 3
– Juniors: 2
– Seniors: 2
|Where do the majority of your players come from?|
|Seth Janica – Senior Attackman – Seth has been a member of the Marymount Program since it’s first year in the MCLA. He was one of the many student athletes who was new to lacrosse when he joined the team at Marymount. He has grow into the team’s leading scorer for two straight years and has continued to help push the program forward.Nick Barrett– Junior Goalie – Nick was thrown into the fire as a goalie during his freshmen year. Also new to the sport of Lacrosse, Nick picked up the game and the position very quickly. He has been a natural leader from his first moments on the team.
Daniel Colin – Freshmen Midfield – Daniel has been an offensive standout as a freshmen and was elected a captain by his teammates. His strong work ethic has put him in a position to contribute tremendously to our team.
Kevin Kamar – Freshmen Midfield – Kevin approaches the game with a quite confidence that his teammates recognized on day one. Kevin has a great knack for the game and will be a great role player for the team this upcoming season.
|Can you tell us a little about your team’s goals for the upcoming season?|
|This season we look to improve on our successes from last year. With a new conference structure we should be much more competitive this year. Our goals this year are to limit unforced errors, convert scoring chances, and to compete from start to finish.|
|What’s one thing you’re most excited about?|
|Our core of players has never been this strong. We have a group of guys who are committed to putting the work in each day at practice to be the best we possibly can. I’m excited to see the enthusiasm, and a renewed focus on doing the small things right.|
|Who will be the toughest teams to play in your conference this year? Why?|
|Each team we face this year will be tough. Turn over at most of these programs is so varied from year to year that it is hard to know who will be the best.|