ASSISTANT COACH RICKY MATTHEWS
his second season with the Washington and Lee men's lacrosse coaching
staff is Ricky Matthews.
A 2000 graduate of Limestone College, Matthews served as an assistant
coach with the Saints during the 2001 season, helping Limestone to
an NCAA Division II runner-up finish.
As a coach at Limestone, Matthews served as the team's offensive
coordinator and face-off unit coach, guiding the Saints' offense which
ranked first in Division II in scoring.
As a player at Limestone, he had a hand in leading the Saints to
the 2000 Division II National Championship. Matthews captained the
2000 squad and was named a USILA First Team All-American as a midfielder.
Following the season, he was selected to participate in the USILA
Matthews received a bachelor of science in sports management from
Limestone and went on to play lacrosse professionally for the Ottawa
Rebels of the National Lacrosse League. In June of 2001, Matthews
was one of 143 players invited to try out for the U.S. National Lacrosse
Active in the sport, Matthews has also served an internship in the membership services department with U.S. Lacrosse.
Contact: Brian Laubscher
Sports Information Director
PO Drawer 928
Lexington, VA 24450