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LTP Student Wins the Yorkshire Cup


Yorkshire Cup Winners – Sheffield Hallam

Sheffield University: Road to Victory

The day commenced at the Goodwin 3G field. After a tired warm up Uni took to the field to face the first opponents of the day, Yorkshire Select. A quick start from the Tanger boys gave us a 1-0 lead after the first minute, as Dave Watson capitalized on a fluid fast break. Yorkshire then battled their way back into the game to tie at halftime. With the game plan to dominate possession for the Uni lads patience was key, this resulted in another two goals to round off the match 3-1 in Sheffield Uni’s favour. Next up, Steelers. Steelers looked keen and ready for the game but once again the Uni defense lead by Tim Blower was difficult to break down with Rich Parsons (LTP ’13), Josh Hurry, Tommy Kirkland and Ollie Barrett shutting them down to only 1 goal in the game. The Tanger offense also clicked as 4 goals catapulted past the Steelers goal tender with Uni winning the game 4-1. Champions!

RIch Parsons (LTP ’13), With Yorkshire Cup

Article Written By Sheffield Hallam First Year Student and LTP Intern, Jamie Tomlinson



About the author
Sam Russell
Sam was born in Stockport, England. Growing up he was an integral member of Poynton lacrosse club. Following his sucess in the Northern Premier League, Sam moved to Hudson, Ohio to play lacrosse for Western Reserve Academy. After graduating from W.R.A and Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College in the UK, Sam enrolled at Whittier College, California to play for their NCAA division III team. Whilst playing and studying at Whittier College, Sam also captained the England U19 National team in the Vancouver 2009 U19 World Championships and represented the England Senior National team in the Manchester 2010 World Championships. Through those experiences, Sam has become increasingly familiar with the lacrosse communities on both sides of the Atlantic. The transition form the UK to US has allowed him to gain expertise in obtaining visas, applying to schools, and ensuring a smooth stress free transition to another country.

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