by Elana Garay
SPORTS AND HEALTH EDITOR
Guy Bourdon has been chosen to be the new head coach for the men’s lacrosse team after Jason Farrell stepped down in June to become the new head coach for the men’s lacrosse team at North Central College. During his four years as head coach, Farrell improved the team, particularly this past season winning 11 games. Farrell’s overall record is 27-20.
“Jason Farrell has done a magnificent job getting the Benedictine men’s lacrosse program built from the ground up. His leadership and vision provided our student athletes with an outstanding experience at Benedictine. We cannot thank him enough for the progress he made and leadership he showed as our program’s Head Coach”
stated the Director of Athletics Mark McHorney in a press release.
Bourdon was the men’s lacrosse assistant coach at LeMoyne College for four years. He was named the NCAA Division II Assistant Coach in 2013. Bourdon gained three seasonal conference title winnings along with a pair of conference tournament titles. The overall record for Bourdon is 76-11.
“I couldn’t be more excited for the opportunity to join such an outstanding institution. I would like to thank the search committee and specifically Mark McHorney, Paul Nelson, and Matt Jones. I look forward to beginning my duties at Benedictine and am very grateful for the time I have spent with coach Dan Sheehan at LeMoyne” Bourdon stated in a press release.
Bourdon was also a defensive coordinator at Syracuse, New York, leading his unit to rank in the top five.