Owls Finish Fall Ball Season On High Note

November 16, 2012

By Tom Mudrak for KSU Lax

The Kennesaw State University men's lacrosse team finished up their fall ball season over the weekend. The team had an eventful fall session which included the integrating of 15 freshmen into the Owl family.

Coach Grizanti took the fall season to focus on implementing new offensive and defensive schemes into the playbook in wake of the new rule changes conceding, "the game is going to speed up and we are going to have to adjust with it."

The Owls won both of their scrimmages this fall, defeating NCAA DIII Oglethorpe College 6-1 and new division member Emmanuel College 9-4.

The squad made great strides at digesting the new offensive model, finding multiple open looks in the games. The team will look to finish more in the spring as they failed to complete many open looks early and often in their games. Coach Grizanti said after the game that he was happy with the performance noting, "we are further ahead than I anticipated we would be."

The team also hosted a youth lacrosse weekend which included a clinic at the newest team facility "The Perch" on Saturday and a game between the Harrison Jr. Hoyas and Wheeler Jr. Wildcats.

The Owls also welcomed Erika Walker as the new head trainer for the department.

With the fall slate past them, the team now concentrates on completing the academic semester and the off-season training schedule. The team will prepare for a challenging spring schedule that includes five SELC DI opponents and out of conference games against Grove City and Missouri Baptist.

The team would like to thank all the players and parents who participated in the youth lacrosse weekend.