Lacrosse

Early exit from playoffs leaves Brophy lacrosse motivated for season ahead
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Senior Lacrosse Player Tommy Moore ’19 sets up to pass in a game against Arcadia High School on April 20th, 2018. By Vipul Dua ’20 THE ROUNDUP    The varsity lacrosse team is looking to pick up from where they left off last season after ending their run in the quarterfinals of the state tournament last year. The lacrosse team finished the regular season…
Lacrosse team builds on youth, focus on daily development
Photo by Raymond Link’20 | Brophy’s lacrosse team plays against Boulder Creek.  By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Following a tough loss last year to Notre Dame Prep in the state final, Brophy lacrosse is set to develop a much younger roster this season with only two returning senior athletes. Mr. Zach Widbin has taken on the role of varsity head coach this year, his first year leading the lacrosse…
Year in Sports: Several teams have successful seasons
Photos by the Roundup Staff | Brophy Sports completed many successful athletic seasons highlighted by state championships and all-state athletes while sending many athletes to play collegiate sports. By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Football The football team started out with a 7-0 record, including a win in the Sollenberger Classic against Pinnacle High School in Flagstaff to open up the season. The team then lost their final three regular…
Varsity lacrosse boasts senior heavy team, seeks offensive consistency
By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Varsity lacrosse assistant coach Mr. Zach Widbin said that this year’s team will have a leadership aspect that has been different from other years. “In the weight room, coach [Mr. Joe] Denk has mentioned several times to coach Beau Pich and I that we have some really good leadership down there,” Mr. Widbin said. Mr. Widbin said that it is too early to…
Varsity lacrosse player also takes quidditch field
Photo by Charlie Register ’18 – Marcus Pimentel ’18 (left) and Charlie Albin (right) ’18 play Quidditch out on the front lawn of Brophy after school. By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Marcus Pimentel ’18 balances both quidditch and varsity lacrosse, which are very different sports. Pimentel said that he began his quidditch career as a freshman when the program started at Brophy. “I felt the desire to play…
Varsity Lacrosse attracts players from all four years, stays humble for new season
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP The lacrosse team hopes to approach this new season with a sense of modesty and work ethic to follow up last year’s defeat in the semi-finals. “Based on the result earlier in the year, some of us may have gotten a little too confident, so there’s always that unfortunate lesson learned,” said head coach Mr. Zach Widbin of last season’s end. “I think the…
2 future college athletes commit to schools
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Ryan Castellani ’14 and Brad Nordstrom ’14 signed their letters of intent Nov. 13 at lunch in Harper Great Hall. Castellani committed to Arizona State a few weeks ago for baseball while Nordstrom committed to Farifield University about a year ago for lacrosse. By signing their LOI, their commitments become official and they are expected to enroll next year for their respective schools.
Weekend athletic events bring home 2 state championships
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos brought home two state titles in as many days. Lacrosse and Track won state championships on May 10 and May 12 respectively. Track tallied up a total of 85 points and scored points in 10 out of the 17 events. Brophy athlete Devon Allen ’13 won three gold medals and a silver medal and set the state record in the 300m…
Lacrosse players strive for perfection in weekly practices
Team uses practice to focus on fundamentals, strategy By Tanner Nypen ’15 THE ROUNDUP During the lacrosse season the public usually only hears about the games. But there are many hours behind the scences that lead up to those games. During the lacrosse season, players and coaches meet for their daily practices for about two hours. Being a member of the team takes a lot of time. They practice Monday…
Mr. Ryan: Lacrosse team hits reset on season
LAX teams shut down for 1 week after reported incident By Julian De Ocampo ’13 & Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Following a string of incidents that resulted in the suspension of the lacrosse team in February, Principal Mr. Bob Ryan said that the lacrosse team is having a “do-over” this season. “There was an incident that occurred during tryouts,” Mr. Ryan said. “And then there was an incident where…