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SUNY Plattsburgh – Season Preview

Fresh off a 2-13 season, the Cardinals are ready to show the lacrosse world they’re for real.

Coach Profile

  • 12th year coaching; 2nd year at Plattsburgh
  • A graduate of SUNY Oneonta, Darry Thornton has coached at nearly every level of college lacrosse.

Team Captains

  • Dan Clements (Senior-Goalie-Putnam Valley, NY)
  • Cameron Morin (Senior-Midfield-Raynham, MA)
  • Logan Vilardi (Junior-Midfield-West Babylon, NY)

Lessons learned from last year

Just showing up won’t get it done.  We have to continually put in work, grow and get better.  Laying the foundation starts after memorial day weekend and goes for appx 271 days.  During that time, how we have prepared emotionally, mentally and physically will dictate whether we take that next step achieving the goals we set forth in the offseason.

Offseason Happenings

On the field we had our alumni scrimmage in early October and then closed with a scrimmage against Herkimer College and SUNY Poly.  Off the field, we have been involved with numerous community service projects including, but not limited to Downtown Trick or Treat, Plattsburgh Holiday Parade, JCEO Senior Outreach, amongst others.  Our young men are giving back and will continue to do so.

New players: Freshmen Jamie Gipe (Midfield-Baldwinsville, NY); Dylan Irvine (Attack-Ogdensburg, NY); Cole Orehosky (Goalie-Hauppauge, NY) Fynnian Whitlock (Defense-Middlebury, VT; High School All-American)

Players to watch: Jon Eiseman (Senior-Attack-Farmingville, NY); Logan Jones (Senior-Midfield-Bayport, NY); Mike Walsh (Junior-Attack-Westchester, NY)

Recruiting Plug

“Lacrosse alumni network that works with and helps you attain the career of your choice after graduation; Athletes only weight room; Indoor Turf Facility; The actual investment in you as a student as well as an athlete both on and off the lacrosse field.  A true all encompassing experience in a great college city as opposed to being in a town where a college is located.”

Team Motto

ACE (Accountability, Communication, Effort) for all things on and off the field.  We have to hold each other to a specific standard which we have strayed from in recent years.  Whether it is in the classroom, on the playing field, in the weight room or out socially. ACE is a way of life.

Recruiting Video