The University of Texas Men's Lacrosse Club announces the hiring of Andy Garrigan as the new Head Coach for the 2012 - 2013 season.
Coach Garrigan is currently in his 10th season as the Head Coach of the Austin High Maroons. During his tenure, Austin High has won 7 District Championships and made 4 Final Four appearances. Coach Garrigan has coached 3 all Americans and placed over 50 players on the All State Post Season Award list.
Along with Austin High, Coach Garrigan is also director of Team Austin - the high school district travel team, and Team Texas Youth Lacrosse.
Prior to taking over the AHS program, Coach Garrigan was one of the founding Head Coaches of the Highland Park program in Dallas, Texas. He then spent 7 years as an assistant coach at St. Mark's School of Dallas.
He is married to Emily, his wife of 15 years, and has two children Cameron(15) and Lily(8).
Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Lacrosse Classic Scheduled for Feb. 15-17
Third Annual Collegiate Showdown Showcases Rising Sport in Crescent City
NEW ORLEANS – The third annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Lacrosse Classic is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17, at Pan Am Stadium in New Orleans City Park. The seventh annual Allstate Sugar Bowl High School Lacrosse Classic will be played in January. This year’s collegiate event is expanding once again to include nine collegiate club teams. The inaugural event featured two squads and last year, the classic had four collegiate teams as well as high school competition.
This year’s collegiate teams are: Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, LSU, Ole Miss, Texas, Texas A&M, Tennessee, UL Lafayette.
In addition to the collegiate teams, eight high school teams will also take part in the event: Brother Martin (New Orleans), Caddo Magnet (Shreveport, La.), Catholic (Baton Rouge, La.), Dutchtown (Geismar, La.), Jesuit (New Orleans), Loyola Prep (Shreveport, La.), St. Paul’s School (Covington, La.) and St. Thomas More (Lafayette, La.).
Tickets for the event are available by visiting: http://sblaxclassic.eventbrite.com
The Longhorns defeated the Texas State Bobcats 12-10 to win the LSA DI Championship. This is the second championship in a row for the Horns.
More information on the MCLA Playoffs will be posted when available.
Thanks to all our current and former players who attended the 2012 Alumni Weekend. HOOK EM!
Special thanks to UT RecSports
More Info: http://www.utrecsports.org/friends/initiatives/clarkfield.php
There are still many opportunities to become a part of the project. Donors of $1,000 or more through May 1 will be named on a plaque to be installed mid-summer 2012. Click here to make a donation. If you have questions or would like further information, call or email Bob Childress, 512.475.7180.