Washington state prep lacrosse round-up for Oct. 14 – 20


Former Snohomish standout midfielder Nathan Wirtz takes over as head boys coach of the Meadowdale High School lacrosse program in Lynnwood, Wash. (Photo: Meadowdale Lacrosse)

SEATTLE — New Meadowdale high school boys lacrosse coach Nathan Wirtz, the induction six state lacrosse pioneers into the Washington State Lacrosse Hall of Fame and USC and Oregon women’s Division I teams squaring-off in the 2013 NCAA Seatown Classic at Issaquah High School were among the Washington state lacrosse stories making news during the week of October 14 – 20.

Here’s a round-up from the lacrosse week in Washington state.

To see a comprehensive list of prep lacrosse stories published in Washington state and nationally visit the Washington State Prep Lacrosse Media Center.

About Lacrosse in Washington State

Lacrosse has over 100 years of history in Washington state with clubs playing in the early 1900s and high schools now in their fourth decade of state competition.  With Native American origins, lacrosse is one of the oldest organized sports on the continent and today is considered the fastest growing sport in America.  In Washington state, some 4,000 student-athletes attending over 200 WIAA high schools play prep lacrosse, while another 6,000 play lacrosse at the youth, adult and collegiate club levels throughout the state.  For more information on high school lacrosse in Washington state visit http://www.WashingtonHSLAX.com.


Date     . Media    . High School(s)/Topic         . Story
10/19/13 StudentSports.com Meadowdale Washington program hires former All-Conference midfielder
10/18/13 Lynnwood Today Meadowdale Meadowdale lacrosse club hires new coach
10/18/13 Edmonds Beacon Meadowdale Meadowdale lacrosse hires new coach Nathan Wirtz
10/15/13 Lacrosse Magazine Seatown Classic Young USC squad impresses at Seatown Classic
10/15/13 Issaquah Press Issaquah, Hall of Fame Lacrosse coach makes Hall of Fame


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