Utah State University: 2013 Season Outlook

Utah State University Lacrosse

Utah State University Lacrosse

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

What are 3 words that describe your team this year?
Young, workers, building
How many players tried out for the team this year?
Roster size by position
– Attack: 5
– Midfielders: 11
– Defenders: 7
– Goalies: 3
Roster size by year in school
– Freshmen: 16
– Sophomores: 7
– Juniors: 2
– Seniors: 1
Where do the majority of your players come from?
We have players from nine States, Utah being the majority.
Team Captains
Devin Chipman, Brandon Child and Jess Roberts
Can you tell us a little about your team’s goals for the upcoming season?
We are missing some key players due to injuries, and are excited for this freshman class to step up and learn roles. Our overall goal is to continue to raise the level of play, and to work harder than any USU team has ever worked.
What’s one thing you’re most excited about?
This is the largest roster in Utah State’s 41 years of recorded history. The growth from all the work being put in is exciting. We have lots of new faces this year and are looking forward to seeing this team progress.
Who will be the toughest teams to play in your conference this year? Why?
CSU, BYU, CU, they’re top ten teams year in and year out since the beginning of the USLIA. (MCLA)
9 National championships right there.