The 2011 version of the East High Leopards will have a new look after hiring Pete Stevenson to take the helm. Stevenson played goalie at Orem High School. Following high school he played goalie, and later attack, for Utah Valley University and BYU. After college, Coach Stevenson directed both high school and college lacrosse programs as well as coaching his alma mater 1997, 2001 and 2009, Lone Peak high school in 2003, Mountain View high school in 2006. Stevenson also coached at the college level when he was a coach at BYU in 2007 and 2008 and the University of Colorado in 2010.

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CollegeLAX posted their 2011 RMLC Division II Preview and picked the Griffins to be first. UVU was picked to finish second in the RMLC. Read the entire entry here.

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CollegeLAX posted their Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Conference Division I Preview. CollegeLAX thinks BYU will finish 3rd, followed by Utah at 4th. See how the rest of the conference stacks up here.

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The Utah Men’s Lacrosse Team released their 2011 schedule which features two road trips and eight teams who finished in the top 14 of the final 2010 Prodigy Network Division I Top 25 Poll.

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The 2011 Highland Rams will have a new look at the Head Coach position. Walker Bateman has taken over the reigns from Adam Grow, who has left the team for career reasons.

Grow was the head coach for the Rams for two years, leading the team to a 14-14 record and two trips to the playoffs.

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CollegeLAX posted an article today stating that Utah State Head Coach, Dave Mercer, stepped down as the Head Coach of the Aggies. Former Skyview Head Coach, John Atwood, will replace Mercer.

Read the full article here.

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BYU midfielder Andrew Harding was recently named to “The All-Coyne Team: MCLA Division I” which appeared via Lacrosse Magazine. Read what Coyne had to say about Harding and others here.

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Jac Coyne, writer for Lacrosse Magazine, recently pegged Westminster Goalie Dallas McLellan as the MCLA D-II Pre-Season Player of the Year. Read the entire article here.

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Provo, UT — BYU Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach Matt Schneck announced the schedule for the upcoming 2011 spring season Friday in Provo. The schedule is highlighted by both challenging home and away games.

“We are extremely excited about our 2011 schedule”, said Schneck. “This will be one of the toughest schedules in BYU Lacrosse history.  With 6 games against teams that finished in the top 10 of last year’s final season Division 1 Poll and a total of 10 games against teams that finished in the top 25 of last year’s final season Division 1 Poll, we will have our work cut out for us.”

The Cougars face-off first against Boise State in their home opener in an afternoon game on Feb. 5, followed by a three game road trip to California to face Loyola Marymount, University of California — Berkeley, and Claremont College.

After the opening road trip the Cougars welcome Simon Fraser University on Feb. 26.  The Clan is the only Canadian team in the MCLA. BYU then hosts Minnesota Duluth on March 4, University of Colorado March 12, and San Diego on March 15. All three games are at North University Field in Provo, UT.

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