Haudenosaunee – The NCAA experience offered 12 Native American collegiate lacrosse athletes a chance to extend their successful lacrosse season this May as their respected teams made the 2015 NCAA National Lacrosse Tournament.
The 10 Native American Division I collegiate players are: Kason Tarbell #24, Mohawk Nation, Cornell University, from University of Albany is Seth Oakes #21, Mohawk Nation, Dalton Roundpoint #18, Mohawk Nation, Ky Tarbell #42, Mohawk Nation and Lyle Thompson #4, last year’s Tewaaraton Winner and a 2015 Tewaaraton Finalist from the Onondaga Nation. The University of Denver is home to Zach Miller #33, Seneca Nation and Brendan Bomberry #19 Mohawk Nation. From the mid-south is the University of Virginia, home to player Zed Williams #36, a 2015 Tewaaraton Watch List Candidate from the Seneca Nation. Representing Syracuse University is Warren Hill #3, Mohawk Nation, and Randy Staats #45 a 2015 Tewaaraton Watch List Candidate from the Mohawk Nation.
Division II Tournament sees Greg White # 19. Oneida Nation with play for LeMoyne College on Saturday, May 16th at Noon in Syracuse NY.
Zach Hopps #13, Cortland State from the Mohawk Nation extended his season this May in the Division III Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals.
As the NCAA lacrosse brackets slim down there are 9 Native American players representing 4 colleges playing this weekend around the country.
Albany, Denver, Syracuse, and LeMoyne get to move forward one more weekend in May, one week closer to a trip to the final four and a national title.
As each team works one game at a time – Albany plays on Saturday, May 16th in Denver at 3:00 pm, Denver’s game directly follows at 5:30 pm, and the game time for Syracuse which is playing in Annapolis is Sunday May 17th at Noon.
Game on – Greg White, Seth Oakes, Dalton Roundpoint, Ky Tarbell, Lyle Thompson, Zach Miller, Brendan Bomberry, Warren Hill, and Randy Staats!
Indian country is proud of you all and your many accomplishments. Sagwesenh! Done:toh.