Daily Archives: October 4, 2010

LaxBuzz.com And Lacrosse-Radio.com Invite Cal Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau And Athletic Director Sandy Barbour To Agree To A Meeting With Student-Athletes, Coaches And Parents Of The Cal Berkeley Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s And Women’s Gymnastics, Men’s Rugby And Baseball Teams In The Next 30 Days (Audio)


CAL BERKELEY MEETING FORMAT

  • Chancellor Birgeneau, Vice Chancellor Yeary and Athletic Dirctor Barbour to agree to a meeting in a large, on-campus auditorium or hall

  • Student-Athletes, team coaches, and parents of the athletes will all be allowed to attend

  • Daily Californian and other select media to cover this closed-door event

  • Each athletic program will be allowed three individuals to give a 3-minute talk to the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and Athletic Director. (One person selected from student-athletes, coaches and parents group of each athletic program to speak)

  • After the 15 individuals have spoken (45-60 minutes), the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and Athletic Director will be allowed to give the administration’s response.

 
 
 

 

Tom Kovic of Victory Collegiate Consulting talks with Michael Cummins of LaxBuzz.com about Cal Berkeley’s Chancellor’s decision to cut 5 athletic programs: Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s Rugby, Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics and Baseball. The decision to eliminate 5 successful programs has caused a groundswell of support for a meeting of the Chancellor and the Athletic Director with student-athletes, coaches and parents representing the 5 programs. Will the Administration agree to a meeting?

LaxBuzz.com Salutes The 2010 Cal Berkeley Men’s Rugby Team: Thirty Years Of National Championship Pride “To Bring Credit To This University”


Cal Berkeley Men's Rugby Coach Jack Clark: "Yesterday was the worst day of my life. This almost seems surreal," Clark said. "I've literally woken up every morning of my life for 30 years and tried to bring credit to this university "... tried to make Cal people more proud of Cal. "And to have my university demote my sport and then aggressively defend the decision, which was my take of yesterday, it rips my heart out." http://savecalvarsityrugby.com/

Professional Lacrosse Personalities: Paul Rabil Stars In “The Most Interesting Man In Lacrosse” (Video)


Paul Rabil stars in an Inside Lacrosse spoof of the Dos Equis commercials.

Cal Berkeley “Campus Watch”: CalTV’s “Berkeley Beat” Reports On 5 NCAA Athletic Programs Being Eliminated And 200 Job Cuts As Part Of $20 Million In Budget Savings (Video)


Southern California High School Boys Lacrosse Interview: Newport Harbor Boys Lacrosse Head Coach Mark Todd Talks About Earthquake Club Lacrosse And Towson (Audio)


Newport Harbor High School Boys Lacrosse Head Coach Mark Todd (CLICK ON PICTURE ABOVE TO HEAR MARK'S INTERVIEW WITH LACROSSE-RADIO.COM)

Newport Harbor Boys Lacrosse Head Coach Mark Todd spoke to Lacrosse-Radio.com before the Earthquake Lacrosse top-ranked showdown between Todd’s Highlandtown vs. Chargers (El Toro), coached by Rick Knox, Varsity Boys Head Coach of El Toro High School.

Mark played lacrosse in Baltimore, MD and played college lacrosse at Towson University. He previously coached Corona del Mar Boys Varsity through the 2009 season and is in his first year as coach of Newport Harbor High School Varsity Boys Lacrosse in Newport Beach, CA.

Southern California Club Lacrosse: Earthquake Lacrosse Varsity Division Featured Highlandtown Defeating Chargers 5-3 In Great Comeback Win


In week 2 action of Earthquake Lacrosse Varsity Division play on Oct. 3, the Chargers (El Toro HS, white) dominated early with physical defense on Highlandtown (Newport Harbor, Corona del Mar, Foothill, Servite) attackers and middies. Photo by LaxBuzz

 

Earthquake Lacrosse Varsity Team Highlandtown, down 3-0, unleashed a furious barrage of shots on goal in the second half against the Chargers, including this "rip" from the left side....

 

...which tied the score 3-3 midway through the second half. Photo by LaxBuzz

Earthquake Lacrosse Team Highlandtown, coached by Towson Lacrosse alum Mark Todd (Newport Harbor HS), kept the offensive pressure on the Chargers with quick passes to cutters and shots from "all over the perimeter", defeating the Chargers 5-3. Photo by LaxBuzz

Newport Harbor High School Boys Lacrosse Head Coach Mark Todd (LISTEN TO COACH TODD'S AFTER-GAME INTERVIEW WITH LACROSSE-RADIO.COM)