John Desko

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John Desko

Hometown
NY, United States

College
Syracuse University

High school
West Genesee

Summary
John Desko is the Head Coach of the Men's Lacrosse team at Syracuse University taking over the reins in 1999 from Hall of Fame coach Roy Simmons, Jr...
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Awards

Honorable Mention All-American
NCAA D-I Men's Lacrosse

1979

F. Morris Touchstone Award
NCAA D-I Men's Lacrosse

2008

NCAA National Champion
Syracuse Orange Men's Lacrosse
2009, 2008, 2004, 2002

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Syracuse lacrosse links: What will be the impact of the Orange's move to the ACC?
"Now I think Syracuse becomes relevant in the southern states," ESPN analyst Paul Carcaterra says
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Feb 08, 2012
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Syracuse University lacrosse goalie missed Sunday's scrimmages with a hand injury
Bobby Wardwell was in the thick of the hunt for the starting job when he went down.
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Feb 08, 2012
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Syracuse University lacrosse team's revamped midfield lines produced nicely in scrimmages
New-look defense displayed stinginess, but results at faceoff X were concerning.
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Feb 06, 2012
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Orange Hosts Super Sunday Scrimmages Vs. Hofstra/Le Moyne
The Orange men’s lacrosse team kicks off the 2012 season on Sunday, Feb. 5 with a three-way scrimmage inside the Carrier Dome. The eighth-ranked Orange will host Hofstra at 12 p.m. and take on Division II powerhouse Le Moyne at 2 p.m. The Pride and...
Syracuse Athletics, Feb 03, 2012
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Syracuse University, Le Moyne lacrosse teams ready to unveil revamped starting lineups
The local teams will join Hofstra for a three-way scrimmage Sunday in the Carrier Dome.
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Feb 04, 2012
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Orange Hosts Super Sunday Scrimmages Vs. Hofstra/Le Moyne
The Orange men’s lacrosse team kicks off the 2012 season on Sunday, Feb. 5 with a three-way scrimmage inside the Carrier Dome. The eighth-ranked Orange will host Hofstra at 12 p.m. and take on Division II powerhouse Le Moyne at 2 p.m. The Pride and...
Syracuse Athletics, Feb 03, 2012
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SU-Rutgers Game Part Of 2012 ESPNU Warrior Classic
The Syracuse men’s lacrosse team will take on BIG EAST rival Rutgers in the opening game of the third annual ESPNU Warrior Classic Saturday, April 14 in Charlotte, N.C. The Orange and Scarlet Knights will face off at 11 a.m. in American Legion Memorial...
Syracuse Athletics, Feb 01, 2012
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Syracuse University lacrosse freshman Brandon Mullins trades in one set of pads for another
The "sky's the limit" for the former Texas defensive player of the year in football.
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Feb 03, 2012
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Syracuse lacrosse middie Hakeem Lecky makes move from Jamaica
"Oh man, he's going to be a star, " sophomore defender Matt Harris says.
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Feb 02, 2012
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Syracuse University lacrosse team's game vs. Rutgers has been moved to North Carolina
The Orange adds Charlotte to its list of travel destinations this season.
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Feb 01, 2012
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Tar Heels To Compete In ESPNU Warrior Classic In Charlotte
The ESPNU Warrior Classic, a men's college lacrosse doubleheader, has a new home at American Legion Memorial Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., home of Major League Lacrosse's Charlotte Hounds. The third annual event will be played Saturday, April 14, and will...
University-of-North-Carolina-Chapel-Hill Athletics Department, Feb 01, 2012
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MLAX: Pride To Face UNC In ESPNU Warrior Classic In Charlotte
Hempstead, NY - The Hofstra Men's Lacrosse team will face the Tar Heels of the University of North Carolina on Saturday, April 14 in the relocated 2012 ESPNU Warrior Classic in Charlotte, North Carolina, it was announced Wednesday.
Hofstra University Athletics Department, Feb 01, 2012
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SU-Rutgers Game Part Of 2012 ESPNU Warrior Classic
The Syracuse men’s lacrosse team will take on BIG EAST rival Rutgers in the opening game of the third annual ESPNU Warrior Classic Saturday, April 14 in Charlotte, N.C. The Orange and Scarlet Knights will face off at 11 a.m. in American Legion Memorial...
Syracuse Athletics, Feb 01, 2012
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2012 Season Preview - Part I
It is often said that elite programs reload. They don’t rebuild. With the departure of last year’s senior class, the winningest in school history with 60 victories over four seasons, and the loss of seven starters, that’s exactly what the 2012...
Syracuse Athletics, Jan 31, 2012
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Syracuse lacrosse: Redshirt sophomore Matt Lerman in line to replace John Galloway in goal
"Someone's got to step in and do it, and I'd love for it to be me," Lerman said
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Jan 31, 2012
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Syracuse University lacrosse team to face nation's top four teams away from home this season
The schedule features Virginia, Johns Hopkins and Cornell on the road and Duke at a neutrall site.
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Jan 30, 2012
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SU Begins 2012 Season At Annual Media Day
The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team began the 2012 season on Thursday with the team's annual media day at Manley Field House. The Orange took to the field in the morning for the squad's opening practice of the season before participating in media...
Syracuse Athletics, Jan 12, 2012
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Syracuse University lacrosse's Kevin Drew wants to earn back respect of his teammates and coaches
The senior defensive midfielder has been given a second chance and vows to make the most of it.
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Jan 13, 2012
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SU Begins 2012 Season At Annual Media Day
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Syracuse University men's lacrosse team began the 2012 season on Thursday with the team's annual media day at Manley Field House. The Orange took to the field in the morning for the squad's opening practice of the season before...
Syracuse Athletics, Jan 12, 2012
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Syracuse University lacrosse defensive midfielder Kevin Drew rejoins team in time for camp
Suspended indefinitely in late October, he has been reinstated to school and the team.
Orange Lacrosse Blog, Jan 11, 2012
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