Lasagna selected to coach in USILA North-South All-Star game

Peter Lasagna was selected to coach in the 75th annual USILA North-South All-Star Game. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College) 

LEWISTON, Maine -- Bates men's lacrosse head coach Peter Lasagna has been selected to coach in the 75th annual USILA/Nike North-South Game, taking place May 27 at Cabrini College in Radnor, Pa.

In his 16th season leading the Bobcats, Lasagna led his team to an 11-4 overall record, including a 7-3 mark in the New England Small College Athletic Conference. Bates finished the season ranked No. 14 in the USILA DIII coaches poll. Lasagna is a two-time NESCAC Coach of the Year and last year was named New England Division III Coach of the Year.

The USILA/Nike North-South games are an opportunity for senior student-athletes to finish their collegiate career and carry on this tradition, which started in 1940 and has been played every year with the exception of 1944 and 1945. The games bring together 132 of the finest senior men's lacrosse players in the country.

The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) is an organization comprised of member colleges and universities which sponsor intercollegiate lacrosse for men. 

The Division III contest begins at 3 p.m. and the Division I/II All-Star game will be held at 5:30 p.m.

75th Annual USILA/Nike North-South Games Coaches Announced