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Mountaineers varsity highlights – August 17, 2023

Andy Secore

The Mohawk Mountaineers made a major announcement this past week, introducing lacrosse to the Athletics program.

As well as providing a new competitive team to the Mountaineers program, the introduction of lacrosse will offer additional opportunities for Mohawk College students to learn and grow in their understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions. A three-year plan is being prepared to develop the lacrosse program into a competitive high-performance Mountaineers team.

In addition, the Mountaineers named Andy Secore as the Lacrosse Head Coach and Consultant. Secore is a former National League Lacrosse athlete and has coaching experience with the Rochester Knighthawks and the Six Nations Arrows.

Secore is of Iroquois descent and represented the Iroquois Nationals at the 2011 World Lacrosse Championship in Czech Republic, earning a silver medal.

To learn more about the new Mohawk Lacrosse program, visit the following link: https://mohawkmountaineers.com/general/2023-24/releases/20230816j9nzij

Looking Ahead

Mountaineers high-performance varsity action is inching closer to the start of the 2023-24 season. In fact, the women’s and men’s soccer programs will begin exhibition play this upcoming week.

Both teams will travel to St. Catharines on Tuesday, August 22 to play the Brock University Badgers to kick off the preseason. The women’s game begins at 6 p.m. and the men will follow at 8 p.m.

Regular season action for the Mountaineers begins Sept. 9 with the soccer teams traveling to play the Fanshawe Falcons, and women’s softball hosting doubleheader action at Mohawk Sports Park with the Durham Lords and Sheridan Bruins coming to town.

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