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Say It Ain’t So, Jeremy Thompson!

Jeremy Thompson mesh stringing lacrosse
Jeremy Thompson using mesh in his lacrosse stick. *Tear.

All season long I’ve been extolling the virtues of traditional strining, and almost the entire time I’ve used Jeremy Thompson as my example of a player that rips it up all over the field, and can shoot the lights out, all while using traditional.  And now, he’s gone and switched it up to mesh on a boring white head.  How the mighty have fallen!

As recently as the Rutgers game, Thompson was using a wide traditional, often with 4-6 diamonds, and dark leathers.

Observe:

Jeremy Thompson traditional stringing

Using the tradish.

But against Notre Dame, to my complete amazement, he played with mesh.  And a V shooting string.  And he still ripped it up and netted 2 big goals for the Orange in their 11-8 win over previously unbeaten ND.

This is simply rocking my world, and I don’t know what to do.  I might even bring a mesh stick to coach my 5th and 6th grade team today.  Is the world going mad?

Jeremy Thompson mesh stringing lacrosse

Jeremy Thompson using mesh in his lacrosse stick. *Tear.

First photo courtesy the Syracuse Post Standard.  Second photo courtesy Syracuse University’s facebook page.

About the author

Connor Wilson

Connor is the Publisher of LacrosseAllStars.com. He lives in Brooklyn with his better half, continues to play and coach both box and field lacrosse in NYC as much as possible, and covers the great game that is lacrosse full-time. He spends his spare time stringing sticks and watching Futurama.