University of Colorado: 2013 Season Outlook

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Colorado Lacrosse

John Galvin, the head men’s lacrosse coach at the University of Colorado, stops by the MCLA Fan office for a quick rundown on what to expect from the Buffaloes during the 2013 season. Colorado competes in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Conference at the MCLA Division 1 level. Keep up to date with the Buffaloes on the University of Colorado Lax homepage.

What are 3 words that describe your team this year?
Discipline, Commitment, Conviction, Effort, Pride, Toughness
How many players tried out for the team this year?
Roster size by position
– Attack: 10
– Midfielders: 29
– Defenders: 11
– Goalies: 4
Roster size by year in school
– Freshmen: 24
– Sophomores: 12
– Juniors: 8
– Seniors: 6
Where do the majority of your players come from?
CO, CA, TX, NJ, FLA – mixture
Team Captains
Alex Puldy – Fall ’12
Alex is our Sr Att who started all games last season and has been our cerebral rock on offense. Alex demands nothing but respect from all of our players and has organized this group to be committed this fall.
We will possibly be adding 2 more Captains in the Spring, check back in the end of Jan.
Can you tell us a little about your team’s goals for the upcoming season?
Working on our process for success. That includes practice, weight-room, mental and physical conditioning. The process and mental preparation for the season will only help keep our eyes task – everyday we need to compete and the only easy day was yesterday.
What’s one thing you’re most excited about?
Our schedule this season will challenge our players, staff and administrators. Preparation will be fundamental to ensuring the process is maintained.
Who will be the toughest teams to play in your conference this year? Why?
Every team in our conference is a challenge. Our trip to Utah will test our mental and physical preparedness. Of course CSU is the target this year for the entire MCLA, they are the reining National Champs. They are a great team and coached extremely well.
What’s your prediction for the 2013 MCLA Final Four?