Ohio Lax in the News - Vol. 11

9/14/12 9:00 AM

Ohio Lax in the News - Vol. 11

Head Coach Ted Garber's Coaching Clinic presented by OSU Sports Medicine 


Want to know what Ohio Machine Head Coach Ted Garber thinks teams need to focus on more to build an effective lacrosse program? Then don’t miss out on the first of Head Coach Ted Garber’s Coaching Clinic Series presented by OSU Sports Medicine on Saturday, September 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

During the clinic, Head Coach Garber will be targeting the fundamentals for teams and individuals, which he says “are THE most important components to playing lacrosse successfully.” On top of focusing on the building blocks of lacrosse, Garber will be emphasizing recognition and movement off ball, both offensively and defensively.

Click here to learn more about the clinic. 

3rd Annual Ohio Lacrosse the Nations Fall Festival

The third annual Ohio Lacrosse the Nations Fall Festival is finally here! Don't forget to put it on your calendars - Sunday, October 7, from 12-3 p.m. at The Resolute Athletic Complex.  

You don’t want to miss this fun-filled, family friendly lacrosse extravaganza! Open to youth and high school boys and girls, the three-hour event will feature skills competitions including fastest shot, trick shot and accuracy, specialty clinics including facing off with Anthony Kelly, defense with Greg Bice and Max Schmidt, OSU men's and women's lacrosse team, a girls clinic, games, drills and much more!

There will be a raffle, prizes, giveaways, vendors, food, music and a dunk tank – all in the name of Lacrosse the Nations! All event proceeds will directly support the mission of the LTN – unifying the lacrosse community to sustainably improve education and health while creating hope and opportunity for children in need. All paying participants will receive a cinch bag! There will also be other LTN merchandise and lax gear for sale onsite!


When: Sunday, October 7

Time: 12-3 p.m.

Where: The Resolute Athletic Complex 3599 Chiller Lane, Columbus OH 43219

Cost: $25 minimum donation to Lacrosse the Nations – all participants will receive an event cinch bag! Click here to sign up today. 


Registration for 2013 US Lacrosse National Convention now available

Registration is now available for the 2013 US Lacrosse National Convention, Jan. 11-13 in Philadelphia, headlined by keynote speaker Dick Vermeil! Get the $85 early bird rate through Nov. 25. Click here to register today.

Ohio High School Boys’ Verbal Commitments

Class of 2013 – Rising Seniors

Cincinnati Moeller

  • Alex Burgdorf (G) – Quinnipiac
  • Quinn Collison (A) – Bucknell  
  • Krieg Greco (M/FO) – Dartmouth

Dublin Jerome  

  • Tanner Barco (A/M) – Bellarmine


  • Patrick O'Loughlin (A) – Siena
  • Zachary Vehar (M/FO) – Quinnipiac
  • Tyler Zickel (G) – Robert Morris

Indian Hill

  • Tanner Landstra (D) – High Point


  • Luke Biggers (D) – Albany


  • Josh Kuehn (M) – Jacksonville


  • Drew Barksdale (M) – Michigan

St. Xavier

  • Parker Greiwe (D) – Holy Cross
  • Ian King (A/M) – Michigan

University School  

  • Hayes McGinley (M) – Syracuse

Upper Arlington

  • Grant Gould (M) – Air Force
  • Jack Warmolts (G) – Air Force

Western Reserve Academy

  • Brian Czerwonka (G) – Robert Morris
  • Jack McCormick (A) – Colorado College

Worthington Kilbourne

  • Jake Roberts (A) – Mount St. Mary’s
  • Matt Wylly (M) – Towson

Class of 2014 – Rising Juniors


  • Tanner Griffin (D) – Hofstra


  • Sam Hubbard (M) – Notre Dame


The Ohio State University Verbal Commitments

Class of 2013 – Rising Seniors

  • Luc Bailey (LSM/D) – McQuaid Jesuit, N.Y.
  • Dean Ferris (A) – Culver, Ind. 
  • Sean Giampietro (M) – Salesanium, Del.
  • Johnny Kelly (M) – Calvert Hall, Md.
  • Bryan Lichtenauer (F/O) – Boys' Latin, Md.
  • Brian Ward (A) – Bayport-Blue Point, N.Y.
  • Allen Winkoff (M) – Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.

Class of 2014 – Rising Juniors

  • Brendan Barger (LSM) – Gilman, Md.
  • Hank Bethke (A) – Bellevue, Wa. 
  • Liam Blohm (LSM/D) – Syosset, N.Y.
  • Colin Chell (A) – Boys' Latin, Md.
  • Erik Evans (D) – Calvert Hall, Md.
  • Fred Feibott (LSM/D) – Salesanium, Del.
  • Trevor Hodgins (A/M) – Churchville-Chili, N.Y.
  • Jackson Hulbert (M) – Hill Academy, Ont.
  • Matthew Smidt (G) – Smithtown West, N.Y.

Class of 2015 – Rising Sophomores

  • Michael Laviano (A) – Holy Trinity, N.Y.

If you would like to include additional verball commitments or any Ohio lacrosse news in the future editions of Ohio Lax in the News, please send an email with details to

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