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Beloit coach Dignazio (Strath Haven) names Fahey as assistant coach

Wednesday, 7th August 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, College  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/7/13
From Press Release

Beloit College head coach Bob Dignazio – a Strath Haven graduate – has announced the hiring of Michael Fahey as assistant coach.

Coach Fahey comes from Concordia University (WI), where he served as Defensive Coordinator and Graduate Assistant during the 2012 and 2013 seasons. In 2012, he helped lead the second-year squad to the Midwest Lacrosse Conference Semifinals.

A goalie, Fahey began his college career at Onondaga Community College in New York. He earned Academic All-American honors as well as helped the team win the 2007 NJCAA Lacrosse National Championship. After two seasons at OCC, Fahey moved on to Division II Lees-McRae College in North Carolina, where he earned Academic All-Conference honors multiple times. During his senior season, Fahey helped Lees-McRae rank second in the NCAA in saves per game.

Fahey graduated from Lees-McRae in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education. Prior to college, Fahey attended Bishop Timon High School in Buffalo, NY, where he earned First Team All-Conference honors, and was named the runner-up Goalie of the Year in Western New York at the conclusion of his senior year.

Beloit went 6-6 in its first season of play in Division III under Dignazio, winning its final four games and six of its last seven.

Beloit is a highly selective national liberal arts college located 90 miles from Chicago. It is known for its focus on experiential learning, highly ranked faculty, and membership in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL). Beloit is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, which includes Carleton, Grinnell, Colorado College, and Macalaster.

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