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Former assistant coach hired at VMI

Photo by Steve Schauer
Photo by Steve Schauer

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Former Concordia Wisconsin Men's Lacrosse graduate assistant coach Dave Scarcello has been hired as the defensive coordinator and goalies coach at VMI (Virginia Military Institute), an NCAA Division I program.

In 2017, the Falcons won a share of the Midwest Lacrosse Conference regular season title for the first time in program history. In two seasons, Scarcello helped coach six first team All-Midwest Lacrosse Conference defenders, as well as the MLC Defensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year in consecutive seasons (Garrett Wohlford). He also helped coach the IMLCA All-West Region second team goaltender who was ranked sixth nationally in save percentage in both 2016 and 2017.

In two seasons with the Falcons, the team amassed 25 wins for a 69.4 percent winning percentage. They made back-to-back appearances in the MLC Tournament Championship game. Their scoring defense also ranked first the in conference in both the 2016 and 2017 seasons.