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Jared Gould - 97 Boys Christie - Making an Impact at Vanguard University

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Brendan McLane - 95 Boys Black & Connor McLane - 98 Boys Hack - Hey . . . I Know You!

On September 4, 2016, fans attending the Lake Forest College (LFC) versus Concordia University of Wisconsin (CUW) Men’s soccer game got a first hand look at true sibling rivalry in action.  Brendan McLane ('95 Blackhawks) is a senior at LFC in Lake Forest, Illinois.  He was in the starting line-up as captain and holding mid-fielder for LFC.  His brother Connor McLane (’98 Blackhawks), a freshman at CUW in Mequon, Wisconsin, came off the bench to support the defense at right back.  In the stands, the McLane family was wearing custom t-shirts emblazoned with both school's logos.  They received quite a few surprised looks until other fans realized that there were McLane’s on each team.  The game was a close contest that went back and forth.  Each time LFC scored, CUW came back to tie it.  The older brother (Brendan) had the edge assisting on a goal to put LFC up 2-1 midway through the second half.  However, a penalty kick and a controversial steal resulted in 2 goals for CUW to give younger brother (Connor) bragging rights on a CUW win 3-2.  The family was thrilled to see the two boys face off at the college level.  It was the first time they ever matched up against each other.  They were teammates on their high school team at Notre Dame Prep.  The McLane brothers enjoyed getting a chance to see each other on the field and represent their schools.  By the way, there is still a third brother, Nolan (’01 Blackhawks), that is a part of the Blackhawks family.  It appears there is still more to come from this longtime Blackhawks family.

Julian Esparza, Patricio Martinez - 98 Boys Burke & Connor McLane - 98 Boys Hack - Fitting in as Freshman at CUW!

Arizona trio feeling at home with the Concordia University of Wisconsin Men's Soccer program.

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Julian Esparza Profile.

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Lauren Clement & Kait Eichorst - 95 Girls Black - Time flies when you're having fun!

Lauren Clement (#15) and Kait Eichorst (#3) of the 95 Girls Black are set to finish their college career as 4 year starters for the Spring Hill College Badgers in their 2016 Senior Season campaign and have been voted Co-Captains by their teammates and Coach.  Difference makers thoughout their tenure, Lauren and Kait have made their school and the Blackhawks proud.  Good luck in your final season!

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Grant Lillard - 96 Boys Burke

Grant Lillard, former 96 Boys Burke player and current Indiana University player, is featured in US Youth Soccer's April 2016 issue of Fuel Soccer Magazine on pages 58 - 60 - Article Link - Here.  Grant says in the article, "Playing soccer for the Blackhawks was one of my best experiences in my life.  That's where I fell in love with the game.  The coaches that I had during my early years of soccer were fantastic in helping me build a strong technical foundation and knowledge of the game."  Congratulations Grant on your college success!

 

 

Remi Edwards - 97 Girls Burke

A freshman at Claremont McKenna College, Class of 2019, was voted “Rookie of the Year” in her first season at the collegiate level for CMS.  Remi finished her first season with the Athena’s near the top of all statistical categories including:  Points, Goals, Shots and Assists. Unfortunately her season was shortened by injury, but she is already rehabbing for her sophomore campaign.  The Athena’s finished second in their conference this 2015 season.

 
 
 
 
 
Lexi Moest - 97 Girls Burke
 
Congratulations to Lexi Moest of the 97 Girls Burke who is not only making a name for herself as an NCAA Division I soccer player at NAU on the field but off of the field as well.  Lexi was one of 31 Lumberjack athletes making the Big Sky All Academic Team.  Lexi was one of only two athletes that earned this honor with a 4.0 GPA!  Congratulations Lexi and keep up the hard work!  Story Link HERE.
 
 

 

 

 
Adam Mosharaffa - 96 Boys Burke Wins the Men's NCAA Division I National Championship with Stanford

 

Former 96 Boys Burke player Adam Mosharaffa wins the Men's NCAA Division I National Championship with Stanford on Sunday, December 12, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Adam had a very critical moment in Stanford's quest for the NCAA Division I Championship by taking and making one of the penalty kicks in the Semi-Final game vs Akron.  We want to wish Adam our sincere congratulations from the entire Blackhawks family!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lauren Clement - 95 Girls Black and Tatum Shacklett - 97 Girls Burke
 
On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, the Gulf South Conference (GSC) announced its 2015 FireSeeds Academic Honor Roll for the fall 2015 sports season and Spring Hill College placed a total of 31 Student-Athletes in Men's and Women's soccer on the roster.  To qualify for the FireSeeds Academic Honor Roll a Student-Athlete must hold a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and appear in at least one regular season varsity competition.  This is Lauren Clement's third year as an Academic Honor Roll Student-Athlete and Tatum Shacklett's first.  Congratulations ladies and keep up the hard work!

 
 
 
Colin Jackson and Brendan McLane - 95 Boys Black are Enjoying Their College Soccer Experience
 

 

 

Brendan McLane and Colin Jackson, former players for the 95 Boys Black, are enjoying their 2013 college soccer experience! Lake Forest College won their Midwest Conference, then the Midwest Conference Tournament Championship which gave them an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament (one of 61 teams in the tournament).   Brendan is in the 3rd row from the bottom (#26) and Colin is in the back row, 2nd from the left (#27). For the first time since 1980, Lake Forest College Men’s Soccer Team will be advancing into the NCAA Tournament!! Lake Forest defeated St. Norbert 4-0 last Saturday to earn the right to represent the MWC in the 2013 NCAA Division III Tournament.  Congratulations boys! 

95 Blackhawks Women, Lauren Clement and Kait Eichorst, Make Huge College Impacts!

Lauren Clement and Kait Eichorst of the Blackhawks 95 Girls Black finish their 2013 Spring Hill College Badgers Women’s Soccer Season while making a huge impact on the program.  The Badgers finished their year in the Southern States Athletic Conference Tournament and tied the school record for most victories in a single season.  This is an important achievement as the Badgers played nationally ranked opponents throughout the Fall.  This successful season lays the building blocks as Spring Hill College joins the NCAA Division II Gulf South Conference next season. 

 

As a Freshman Defender, Lauren Clement started 12 of the 16 games in which she was eligible to play.  Additionally, Lauren scored the game winning goal against Belhaven University in the 84th minute with a free kick from 50 yards out on October 2, 2013.

As a Freshman Defender, Kait Eichorst started all 19 of the 19 games in which she was eligible to play.  Additionally, Kait was named female USA ROTC – Spring Hill College Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of September 23 – 29, 2013.

Congratulations to Lauren and Kait on their successful season as College Soccer Players!

 

 

 

 

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