Spring sports preview: Men’s lacrosse

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The men’s lacrosse team poses with the 2019 State championship trophy.

Caleb Land, Sports Editor

Head coach: Mr. Andrew Gruber

Assistant coaches: Mr. Ryan Haas, Mr. Kyle Mates ’05, Mr. Sam Hill

Last year’s varsity won/loss record: 19-3

Last year’s results: State champion

Key returning athletes: Seniors Matt Dennen, Will A’Hearn, Nico LoPresti, Sam Bedich, Jack Neidlinger, Chris White and Liam McClure

Season opener: The team will open the season on March 18 at Center Grove

Key games this season: April 22 at home vs. Culver Academies varsity; May 1 at home vs. Hamilton Southeastern at 7 p.m.; May 15 at home vs. Carmel at 7 p.m.

From Head Coach Gruber: The Irish will rely on their experienced offense early as the defense gains experience against some of the best teams in the Midwest, preparing for the Indiana high school season and tournament later in the year.