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Widener grad Forsythe (Henderson) is signed by NLL Buffalo Bandits

Tuesday, 23rd November 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, Pro, Posted 11/23/10
From Press Releases

Former Widener men’s lacrosse defender Jim Forsythe (Henderson) has inked a contract with the Buffalo Bandits of the National Lacrosse League.

Widener, Henderson grad Jim Forsythe

Forsythe last season was named second team All-Middle Atlantic Conference, ending with 15 caused turnovers and 12 ground balls. He was a four-year player and a three-year starter, ending with 61 games, 56 starts and 60 ground balls.

the 6-4, 225-pound Forsythe was a captain last year.

Forsythe had a solid four-year career for the Pride, helping them to Middle Atlantic Conference titles in 2007, 2008 and 2010. His freshman campaign of 2007 saw Widener upend Denison for just the team’s second NCAA Tournament victory in school history.

Widener (10-10, 6-5 MAC) last season won its 12th MAC title and clinched its eighth trip to the NCAA Tournament. The sixth-seeded Pride, appearing in the final a sixth straight year with their fifth title in that span, became the lowest seed to win this tournament and the first to do so with three road wins. They previously were the only team to win three games in the tournament, accomplishing this in 2007.

Widener opens the 2011 season February 26 against SUNY Cortland, which last season advanced to the NCAA semifinals.


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