Myers Takes Over Lafayette Men's Lacrosse
2003 Ohio State graduate served as top assistant at Penn, North Carolina and Bucknell. "Lafayette men's lacrosse will be a program built on hard work, toughness and brotherhood," Myers continued. "We will focus on improving daily and creating an environment in which we chase the best versions of ourselves with relentless effort. Lafayette lacrosse has an extremely bright future and I'm looking forward to getting started."
Myers Retains Bieda as Assistant CoachFormer Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year will return with new Leopards' coaching staff. "I am thrilled to officially welcome Coach Bieda back to the Leopard family for a new era," Myers said. "His passion, positive energy, determination and enthusiastic approach were evident immediately during discussions over the past week. He is committed to helping Lafayette Lacrosse become a winner both on and off the field, and is truly invested in building relationships that will help the program execute on that vision."
Myers Adds Hall to Men’s Lacrosse Coaching Staff"I’m thrilled to welcome Jud Hall to the Lafayette lacrosse family,” Myers said. “His Patriot League experience, coupled with his time at Ohio State, will prove invaluable as he assists with all aspects of our program. Jud is a proven recruiter and evaluator of talent, is relentless in his attention to detail when it comes to coordinating the defensive side of the ball and, most importantly, is a good person. I’m excited for Coach Hall to join Coach Bieda and me in the revitalization of our program."
Hall moves across the Patriot League after three seasons at Colgate where he was charged with running the team’s defensive unit as well as responsibilities with the goalies. During his tenure, he oversaw a team that made it to the Patriot League quarterfinals a year ago and assisted in the development of Brandon Burke ’17, a Second-Team All-League selection between the pipes in 2017.
About Lafayette College
Students say Lafayette is a special place because of the breadth of the curriculum, encompassing the arts and humanities, social and natural sciences, and engineering. It gives Lafayette a “university feel” in an environment dedicated to the undergraduate. Professors work with students from vastly different disciplines on a regular basis to solve real problems. This is the hallmark of a Lafayette liberal arts education
Founded in 1826 by citizens of Easton, Pennsylvania, and named for the Marquis de Lafayette in honor of his “talents, virtues, and services in the great cause of freedom.” Lafayette offers Bachelor of Arts in 37 fields; Bachelor of Science in 10 fields of science and 4 fields of engineering. At Lafayette, there are approximately 2,400 students; 53 percent men, 47 percent women. Students come from 42 U.S. states and territories and 37 countries.
Lafayette offers 215 full-time faculty members, 99 percent holding a doctorate or other terminal degree and offers 10.5 to 1student-faculty ratio. Located in Easton, Pennsylvania, the campus is about 70 miles west of New York City and 60 miles north of Philadelphia and the Pocono Mountains are about 35 miles north.
Lafayette’s 23-sport, NCAA Division I athletics program competes in the Patriot League in 11 sports for men. According to the latest NCAA report, Lafayette ranks third in the nation in student-athlete graduation success rate.
Lafayette is ranked #9 Engineering school in the country by College Magazine in 2018. You’ll learn as an engineer that sometimes less can mean more. Lafayette College proves that as the second smallest school on this list At Lafayette, more than 80 percent of the classes at the university have fewer than 50 students in it. Want a more global education? Lafayette also leads the country in engineering students who study abroad. More than 30 percent of kids in their department travel to cities like Bremen, Germany and Madrid, Spain to work on projects with IRL engineers to solve real world problems. Take classes for your future career while also fulfilling that need for travel and adventure. The university had students in these programs go on to jobs at big companies such as Google, Ford and BMW.