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Tillman, No. 12 Men's Lacrosse to be Featured on ESPNU Season Preview Show

Pictured: John Tillman, the Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men's Lacrosse, guided the program to an 8-5 record last spring.
Photo courtesy: David Silverman Photography


LaxUnited Previews Harvard's Upcoming Season


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- John Tillman, the Frisbie Family Head Coach for harvard Men's Lacrosse, and the 12th-ranked Crimson men's lacrosse team will be featured as part of ESPNU's lacrosse season preview show, to be aired on ESPNU Sunday at 10 p.m.

Tillman, who guided the Crimson to an 8-5 record last season, matching the team's most wins since 2002, is entering his third season on the Harvard sideline and has compiled a 14-13 overall record in his first two years.

Harvard is ranked 12th in the Inside Lacrosse and LaxNews preseason polls and appears 14th in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association ranking.  Senior defender Billy Geist and senior midfielder Jason Duboe were recently honored on the Inside Lacrosse preseason All-America team, while Duboe was also tabbed to the Inside Lacrosse preseason All-Ivy League first team.  In addition, Duboe, Geist and junior attachman Dean Gibbons were selected to the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association preseason team, while freshman attackman Peter Schwarta was picked as the NEILA preseason Co-Rookie of the Year.