Levi Anderson – NEC Men’s Lax Co-Player of the Week

After scoring the game-winning goal in overtime to lift SJU over Hobart on Saturday, Saint Joseph’s junior Levi Anderson has been tabbed the Northeast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Co-Player of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon. This marks Anderson’s second weekly honor from the NEC after being tabbed the conference’s Rookie of the Week back in February 2020. Anderson shares this week’s honor with Merrimack’s Jack Rooney (5g, 1a vs. Mount St. Mary’s).

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Anderson, who finished the game with a hat trick, scored the game-winner at the 2:32 mark of overtime to lift Saint Joseph’s to the 13-12 win in NEC action at Urick Stadium. Playing out of the midfield, Anderson split two defenders and buried his shot from eight yards out.

The victory gave the Hawks (5-3, 5-0 NEC) their fifth consecutive win. Saint Joseph’s heads to Bryant (5-2, 3-1 NEC) this Saturday, April 17. Opening face-off is set for noon at Beirne Stadium. Congrats to Levi Anderson.

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Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.

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