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NCAA Div II Lacrosse: Notre Dame De Namur Head Coach Kevin Arabejo Hopes To Return Argonauts To Winning Ways Last Seen In 2005-07 Seasons


Notre Dame de Namur Men's Lacrosse BannerBecause of the lean roster, being in shape will be a must if the Argos want to fulfill their goal of posting a winning record via their nine-game varsity schedule (NDNU also plays eight collegiate club teams). As such, the team spent the first month of fall ball working almost exclusively on conditioning, sometimes with no sticks or balls. In addition, Arabejo has instituted a cross-training program where players are proficient at more than one position.

While there are high hopes, in only one of the nine games on the schedule – a spring break game against start-up Lynn (Fla.) on March 5 – can NDNU be considered favorites. And the rivalry game with Domincan may not be pretty.

by Jac Coyne

by Jac Coyne

In a part of the country known for its iconic bridges, Kevin Arabejo is hoping to act as a metaphorical connector at Notre Dame de Namur.

A member of one of the last classes recruited to NDNU by Joe Romano, the architect of the Argos’ salad days in combination with then-athletic director Doug Locker, Arabejo knows just

Notre Dame de Namur Men's Lacrosse Head Coach Kevin Arabejo

Notre Dame de Namur Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach Kevin Arabejo

how good the Belmont, Calif., program can be. Back in 2005, NDNU knocked off No. 9 Bryant, 13-10, and even two years later, the Argos were playing in one goal games with NYIT.

As a player from 2009-12, Arabejo played for three different coaches and watched the steady decline of the program. It started well enough, with all four of the Argos losses coming against teams in the Top 9 in the country in ’09. The team was also still good enough to thrash Bay Area rival Dominican, 16-3. The nadir came in his senior year when he captained a 1-12 squad whose only victory came in double overtime against Lindenwood – a program in its first varsity season – while NDNU was rocked twice by Penguins.

For more:  http://www.laxmagazine.com/college_men/DII/2012-13/news/102313_can_arabejo_resurrect_the_ndnu_brand

MCLA Div II Lacrosse: Missouri State Men’s Lacrosse 2014 Schedule Features Emory, Kennesaw State, Kansas, Lindenwood And St. Louis


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MCLA Div II Lacrosse: Western Oregon Men’s Lacrosse 2014 Schedule Features Oregon, Humboldt State, Portland, Claremont, Cal State Fullerton, Concordia, Gonzaga And Portland State


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NCAA Div II Lacrosse: Grand Valley State Women’s Lacrosse 2014 Schedule Features Lindenwood, McKendree, Adelphi, Merrimack, Saint Anselm, New Haven, Findlay, Ursuline, Walsh And Urbana


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NCAA Div II Lacrosse: McKendree Women’s Lacrosse 2014 Schedule Features Grand Valley State, Shorter, Indiana Instit. Of Technology, Fontbonne, Walsh Univ., Findlay, Lake Erie, Tiffin, Colorado Mesa, Lindenwood And Rockhurst


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NCAA Div II Lacrosse: Notre Dame De Namur Men’s Lacrosse 2014 Schedule Features Santa Clara, Chico State, Adams State, Tampa, Miami (FL), Lynn, Saint Leo, San Jose State, Dominican, Humboldt State, Johnson & Wales And Colorado Mesa


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NCAA Div II Lacrosse: Colorado Mesa Women’s Lacrosse 2014 Schedule Features Adams State, Fort Lewis, Colorado College, Albright, Linfield, George Fox, Puget Sound, Lindenwood And Regis


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