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DATE

OPPONENT

SITE

TIME/RESULT

Sat., Sept. 29

vs. Northwood @ Calvin (Exhibition)

Grand Rapids, Mich.

W 12-3

Sat., Sept. 29

vs. Calvin (Exhibition)

Grand Rapids, Mich.

W 8-3

Fri., Oct. 5

@ Western Michigan (Exhibition)

Kalamazoo, Mich.

L 7-12

Sun., Oct. 14

vs. Indiana Tech @ Davenport (Exhibition)

Grand Rapids, Mich.

L 3-24

Sun., Oct. 14

vs.Lawrence Tech @ Davenport (Exhibition)

Grand Rapids, Mich.

W 17-5

Sat., Feb. 16

@ Olivet (Exhibition)

Olivet, Mich.

W 11-10 (OT)

Sat., March 2

@ Reinhardt

Waleska, Ga.

5-15

Sun., March 3

vs. Georgia Southern @ Kennesaw Mountain HS

Kennesaw, Ga.

5-9

Tues., March 5

vs. Emmanuel @ Rocky Ford Park

Carnesville, Ga.

12-11

Wed., March 6

@ Emory

Atlanta, Ga.

7-10

Wed., March 13

vs. Liberty

Grand Rapids, Mich.

6-17

Sun., March 17

vs. Belleville

Grand Rapids, Mich.

6-11

Sat., March 23

@ Butler

Indianapolis, Ind.

12-3

Sun., March 24

@ Wabash

Crawfordsville, Ind.

22-1

Sat., March 30

WHAC Tournament

Adrian, Mich.

0-8

Tues., April 2

@ Grand Valley State

Allendale, Mich.

7 p.m.

Sat., April 6

@ Indiana Tech

Fort Wayne, Ind.

3 p.m.

Thurs., April 11

vs. Northwood

Grand Rapids, Mich.

5 p.m.

Sun., April 14

vs. UM Dearborn @ Groves High School

Beverly Hills, Mich.

2 p.m.

Tues., April 16

vs. Ferris State

Grand Rapids, Mich.

5 p.m.

Sat., April 20

vs. Taylor

Grand Rapids, Mich.

2 p.m.

Sat., April 27

CCLA Tournament - 1st Round

TBA

TBA


AQUINAS COLLEGE GENERAL INFORMATION

AFFILIATION: NAIA Division II CONFERENCE: CCLA Division II West

LOCATION: Grand Rapids, Michigan FOUNDED: 1886 NICKNAME: Saints COLORS: Maroon/Grey PRESIDENT: Dr. Juan Olivarez ENROLLMENT: 2,518 students STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO: 15:1

2012 RECORD: 9-8 2012 NWLL RECORD: 3-1 HOME COURT: Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center

SAINTS LACROSSE HEAD COACH: Luke Griemsman (4th year) ASSISTANT COACH: Doug Seites (2nd year) Roy Putnam (2nd year)

SPORTS INFORMATION AND ATHLETICS SPORTS INFO DIRECTOR: Mike Wojciakowski SID PHONE: 616-632-2482 MEDIA GUIDE PUBLICATION: Linda Nash WEB-SITES: www.aquinas.edu, www.whac.net VARSITY SPORTS: 24 Sport Opportunities ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: Terry Bocian ATHLETIC PHONE: 616-632-2474 FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE: Gary Karasinski

2013 Lacrosse Schedule

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AQ at a glance/Table of Contents

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Aquinas College

2

Grand Rapids

3

Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC)

4-5

Roster

6

Meet the team

7-9

Coaching Staff

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Aquinas College, an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition, provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good. Aquinas College is rooted in the Dominican traditions of prayer, study, community and service, combined with a deep respect for truth, honesty and integrity. In this spirit, we strive to create an environment in which integrity is prized and practiced. We expect all community members to uphold these values through honesty, fairness, and respect for others.

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Located on the eastern edge of Grand Rapids, Aquinas’ location allows students to reap the benefits of living in Michigan’s second largest city. With over one million people in the greater metropolitan area, Grand Rapids plays host to numerous festivals, concerts and cultural events each year. Aquinas’ campus creates a peaceful environment that is just moments away from the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Residing on 109 wooded acres, the Aquinas College campus blends early twentiethcentury architecture with modern-day structures. The campus is home to over 107 species of trees and shrubs, winding woodland paths and inviting creeks and ponds. Only 30 miles from beautiful Lake Michigan for a relaxing afternoon.

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Aquinas College

Cornerstone University

1607 Robinson Rd. Grand Rapids, MI 49506

1001 E. Beltline Rd. Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Founded: 1886 President: Dr. Juan Olivarez Nickname: Saints Colors: Maroon & White Enrollment: 2500 School Web Site: http://www.aquinas.edu Athletic Web Site: http://www.aquinas.edu/athletics/

Founded: 1941 President: Dr. Joseph Stowell Nickname: Golden Eagles Colors: Navy & Gold Enrollment: 1850 School Web Site: http://www.cornerstone.edu Athletic Web Site: http://www.cugoldeneagles.com

Davenport University

Concordia University 4090 Geddes Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48105

6191 Kraft Ave. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Founded: 1963 President: Randall W. Luecke Nickname: Cardinals Colors: Red, White & Black Enrollment: 800 School Web Site: http://www.cuaa.edu Athletic Web Site: http://www.concordiacardinals.com/

Founded: 1866 President: Richard Pappas Nickname: Panthers Colors: Red, Black & White Enrollment: 3500 School Web Site: http://www.davenport.edu Athletic Web Site: http:// www.dupanthers.com

Indiana Tech

Lourdes College

1600 E. Washington Blvd.. Fort Wayne, IN 46803

6832 Convent Blvd. Sylvania, OH 43560

Founded: 1930 President: Dr. Arthur Snyder Nickname: Warriors Colors: Orange & Black Enrollment: 1471 School Web Site: http://www.indianatech.edu Athletic Web Site: www.indianatech.edu/ athletics

Founded: 1958 President: Janet Robinson (Interim) Nickname: Gray Wolves Colors: Orange & Gray Enrollment: 2600 School Web Site: http://www.lourdes.edu Athletic Web Site: http://www.lourdes.edu/ StudentLife/Athletics.aspx

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Lawrence Tech

Marygrove College

21000 W 10 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075

8425 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48221

Founded: 1932 President: Dr. Virinder K. Moudgil Nickname: Blue Devil Colors: Royal Blue & White Enrollment: 4000 School Web Site: http://www.ltu.edu Athletic Web Site: http://

Founded: 1927 President: Dr. David J. Fike Nickname: Mustangs Colors: Green & Gold Enrollment: 950 School Web Site: http://www.marygrove.edu Athletic Web Site: www.marygrovemustangs.com

Madonna University 36600 Schoolcraft Rd. Livonia, MI 48150

Siena Heights University 1247 E. Siena Heights Drive Adrian, MI 49221

Founded: 1937 President: Sister Rose Marie Kujawa Nickname: Crusaders Colors: Royal Blue, Gold & White Enrollment: 4291 School Web Site: http://www.madonna.edu Athletic Web Site: http:// www.madonnacrusaders.com

Founded: 1919 President: Sister Peg Albert, OP, PHD Nickname: Saints Colors: Navy Blue & Gold Enrollment: 1200 School Web Site: http://www.sienaheights.edu/ Athletic Web Site: http://www.shusaints.com

University of Michigan—Dearborn

University of Northwestern Ohio

4901 Evergreen Dearborn, MI 48128 Founded: 1959 President: Daniel Little Nickname: Wolves Colors: Maize & Blue Enrollment: 8950 School Web Site: http://www.umd.umich.edu/ Athletic Web Site: http://gowolves.net

1441 N. Cable Road Lima, OH 45805 Founded: 1920 President: Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis Nickname: Racers Colors: Red, Black Enrollment: 4000 School Web Site: http://www.unoh.edu/ Athletic Web Site: http://www.unohracers.com/

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No.

Name

Yr.

Pos

Ht.

Hometown/High School (College)

1

Ben Majeske

Fr.

M

5-8

Holt, Michigan/Holt/Michigan State

2

Christian Van Drie

Fr.

LSM

5-6

Grand Haven, Mich./Grand Haven

3

Tim Hansen

So.

M

6-0

Diamondale, Mich./Lansing Catholic Central

4

Joey Rohloff

Fr.

LSM

5-10

Spring Lake, Mich./Spring Lake

8

Conner Sutton

Sr.

D

5-9

Commerce Twp., Mich./Lakeland

10

Mark Evans

Jr.

M

5-9

Rochester Hills Mich./Notre Dame Prep.

11

Alec Rasegan

So.

G

6-3.

South Lyon, Mich./South Lyon

12

Casey Coretti

So.

A

5-7

Grand Rapids, Mich./East Grand Rapids

15

Mitch Ringer

So.

D

6-0

Tecumseh, Mich./Tecumseh

16

Ryan Ruschmann

Fr.

A

6-6

Grand Rapids, Mich./Northview

18

Jimmy Watt

So.

G

5-9

Walled Lake, Mich./Walled Lake Northern/OCC

19

Don Boyer

So.

D

5-10

Howell, Mich./Hartland

20

Zack Brancheau

So.

A

5-7

Adrian, Mich./Tecumseh

21

Jacob Giddings

Fr.

D

5-11

Spring Lake, Mich./Spring Lake

23

Josh Jeszke

Jr.

M

5-11

Rochester, Mich./Notre Dame Prep.

24

Jack VanWieren

Fr.

M

5-11

Grand Rapids, Mich./Northview

26

Austin Phillips

Fr.

D

6-6

Rockford, Mich./Rockford

28

Sam Matthews

Fr.

M

5-9

Hopkins, Mich./Hopkins

33

Austin Ensing

So.

LSM

6-0

Zeeland, Mich./Holland Christian

37

Dylan Oxender

Jr.

M

5-8

Haslett, Mich./Haslett

42

Will Comai

Fr.

M

5-8

Battle Creek, Michigan/Pennfield

44

Hunter Perry

So.

M

5-11

Battle Creek, Mich./Lakeview

62

Jake Auyer

So.

A

6-0

Kalamazoo, Mich./Mattawan

66

Kyle Foley

Fr.

A

6-1

Chicago, Illinois/Lane Tech

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#1 Ben Majeske

#2 Christian Van Drie

#3 Tim Hansen

#4 Joey Rohloff

#8 Conner Sutton

#10 Mark Evans

#11 Alec Rasegan

#12 Casey Coretti

#15 Mitch Ringer

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#16 Ryan Ruschmann

#18 Jimmy Watt

#19 Don Boyer

#20 Zack Brancheau

#21 Jacob Giddings

#23 Josh Jeszke

#24 Jack VanWieren

#26 Austin Phillips

#28 Sam Matthews

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#33 Austin Ensing

#37 Dylan Oxender

#42 Will Comai

#44 Hunter Perry

#62 Jake Auyer

#66 Kyle Foley

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Coach Griemsman began playing lacrosse in Huntington, NY. A varsity captain for Walt Whitman High School in 1991-92, Griemsman also played on the 1991 gold-medal winning, Long Island team in the Empire State Games. Recruited to Michigan State University for their NCAA Division 1 teams of 1993-96, Griemsman also received his Bachelor of Arts with a major in Communication in 1996.

HEAD COACH LUKE GRIEMSMAN

Griemsman returned to the Michigan State club lacrosse program in 1997 as an assistant coach and was promoted to head coach of the program in 1998. In 1999, Griemsman held a 14-7 record and brought the Spartans to the Central Collegiate Lacrosse Association (CCLA) quarterfinal game. Griemsman took a short break from coaching to acquire his teaching certification from Northern Michigan University in 2001. He taught science and social studies at Apple Valley Middle School in Hendersonville, NC from 2002-04 while serving as assistant coach for boy’s soccer, boy’s basketball, and track and field. In 2004, Griemsman took charge of the Central Michigan University (CMU) club and guided them to a 6-10 record in 2005. Griemsman brought CMU to the CCLA playoffs that year, their first year in the Division 1. In 2006, he had a hand in starting the Saginaw Valley State University club team. He successfully ran that club for two years. As an independent in 2007, SVSU finished with a 10-6-1 record. Griemsman also received his Master of Arts in Teaching Natural Science from SVSU in 2008. Griemsman is also a US Lacrosse certified (Level 2) coach since 2006 and has been working for US Lacrosse since 2007, in the Coaches Education Program (CEP,) as a Level 1 CEP trainer.

Coach Seites played three years of lacrosse at Aquinas College, playing midfield and taking face-offs. A graduate of Kent City High School in Kent City, MI this former basketball and baseball star found his way to the lacrosse field while at college and became a two-year captain. A 2010 graduate, Coach Seites majored in History with a minor in Writing. Since graduation, he has played with the Westside Blue Dragons Post-Collegiate team, and is a member of the Grand River Lacrosse Club. Coach Seites has also given his time to coach lacrosse at the Grand Rapids YMCA.

ASSISTANT COACH DOUG SEITES

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