West Yarmouth Man Makes Lacrosse Team at Assumption

Another local student makes us proud...
West Yarmouth's Colby Hamwey made the lacrosse team at Assumption College (Courtesy of Assumption)

The Assumption College Department of Athletics has announced that Colby Hamwey, of West Yarmouth has earned a spot on the 2018 Assumption College men's lacrosse team. Hamwey, Class of 2019, will compete during the Greyhounds' spring season.

"This season, we are focused on maximizing the potential of our players as both students and athletes," said Keith Loftis, who is entering his sixth season as head coach of the Assumption men's lacrosse team. "Our student-athletes strive to improve every day, and continue to commit themselves to the team and to their academics. Our team mentality is centered on the idea of brotherhood, as we welcome nine new freshmen into the fold."

The Hounds are returning six of their top scorers from the 2017 season, including goaltender Colby Hamwey '19, who was recently named to the NEILA Division II All New England Preseason team. The team, who was one win shy of making the Northeast10 Tournament last season, was ranked eighth in the NE10 Preseason Coaches' Poll.

For more information on Assumption sports, visit www.assumptiongreyhounds.com.

Founded in 1904 by the Augustinians of the Assumption in Worcester, Mass., Assumption College is a Catholic liberal arts institution that offers undergraduate students 41 majors and 48 minors in the liberal arts, sciences, business, and professional studies; as well as master's and continuing education degrees and professional certificate programs-each through an educational experience that is grounded in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition. The curriculum enables students to gain a depth and breadth of knowledge that leads to professional success and personal fulfillment. Students-whether on the Worcester campus or at the College's Rome, Italy, campus-become engaged participants in Assumption's classic liberal arts education, exploring new ideas and making connections across disciplines. To prepare for the workforce, students learn cutting-edge theory and best practices, conduct innovative research, and develop excellent communication and critical-analysis skills. Assumption graduates are also known for their thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service to their community. For more information about Assumption College, please visit www.assumption.edu.

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