Facebook Twitter Google+ On Monday, Syracuse associate head coach Regy Thorpe announced that he is leaving Syracuse to become the general manager and head coach of New York’s National Lacrosse League team, Syracuse Athletics announced. Thorpe joined head coach Gary Gait’s staff in 2010 and was promoted to associate head coach in 2015.During his time as a coach at SU, Thorpe was on the sidelines for eight NCAA tournaments including six semifinal games and two national championship games.Thorpe also played at Syracuse in 1992 and 1993. During that time, he led the Orange to two title game appearances and their fifth NCAA title. He was also an All-American in the 1993 season.“I would like to thank Gary and all of the assistant coaches and staff members who I have had the privilege of learning from over the years,” Thorpe said in a press release. “An opportunity to coach at your alma mater is a dream come true, and I have lived that dream for the last nine seasons.”After leaving Syracuse, Thorpe spent 15 years playing for the Rochester Knighthawks. In that time, Thorpe helped bring league titles to Rochester in 1997 and 2007. In his final season with the Knighthawks, Thorpe served as the general manager, the same position he will hold next NLL season.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“I’m very excited for Regy as he takes on his next challenge in his coaching career,” Gait said. Published on January 14, 2019 at 7:12 pm Contact Kaci: email@example.com Comments
Casey, the defending Valspar champion, used an eagle on the par-5 5th hole and four birdies to card a round of 5-under 66. Cook powered his way to first place behind five birdies.The defending champ takes the lead.@Paul_Casey notches an 🦅 to get to -7.📺: https://t.co/WywtRLOLiq pic.twitter.com/l8dw55pEcv— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 22, 2019The leaders have a number of golfers on their heels including world No. 1 Dustin Johnson. Related News Tiger Woods officially commits to WGC-Match Play as final Masters tuneup After new faces held the 18-hole lead at the Valspar Championship on Thursday, a lot of fresh names were at the top of the leaderboard after the second round Friday.Paul Casey jumped 28 spots to take the lead at 6 under. He is joined by American professional Austin Cook. Johnson finished the day with one of the more colorful scorecards. He opened his day with a double-bogey and bogey on the front nine, but closed out his round with five birdies and a bogey on the back to finish his round with a 2-under 69.Look at that … look at that!👏 @DJohnsonPGA #QuickHits pic.twitter.com/F4G90Le9oi— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 22, 2019Johnson sits in a three-way tie for sixth (4 under) with Curtis Luck and Round-1 leader Joel Dahmen. Between this trio and first place sits Luke Donald, Sungjae Im and Scott Stallings in a tie for third (5 under).Donald has been battling injury and only made three tour starts this season. The last time he made the cut was at this event in 2018. He even took a share of the lead at one point with this long birdie putt.The fist pump says it all. 💪@LukeDonald joins Paul Casey and Austin Cook atop the leaderboard @ValsparChamp. pic.twitter.com/rr8tQswci5— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 22, 2019There is a sizable tie for ninth place (3 under) that has Jon Rahm in contention.Rahm started with a birdie, bogey, birdie in the first three holes before leveling out. He was mistake-free for most of the day with three more birdies until a bogey on the par-4 18th hole capped off his round. Valspar Championship: Joel Dahmen, Sepp Straka share lead after Round 1 A number of golfers were close to not making the cut. Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson and Zach Johnson are just some of the names to inch by in a tie for 49th place (1 over).Some notable names to not make the cut were Gary Woodland — who missed the weekend for the first time in his last 23 starts to snap a tour-best streak — Keegan Bradley, Charl Schwartzel and Jason Day.