Pellicani Bocconi Lacrosse

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Pellicani Bocconi Lacrosse
Founded2009
LeagueItalian Lacrosse League
Based inMilan
StadiumCS "Forza e Corraggio"
Colors600px Blu e Arancione.png
Head coachNicholas Panza
Championships5
MascotGigi Pellicano
WebsitePagina Ufficiale dei Pellicani Bocconi Lacrosse

Pellicani Bocconi Lacrosse is an Italian lacrosse team founded in Milan, Italy in 2009.

History[edit]

Lacrosse was introduced to Bocconi University by a few students who had played lacrosse before in England and Hong Kong. In 2011, the team won second place at its first appearance in Coppa Italia. The arrival of American player/coach Scott Offerman helped transform the previously strictly amateur team into a more rigorous athletic organization. A.S.D. Bocconi has a very international roster, with players from 5 countries other than Italy represented, the most in Italian lacrosse.

Season-by-Season[edit]

In 2011–2012 Bocconi Lacrosse won the Italian National Championship and we arrived 2nd in Coppa Italia. Its coach won the "Coach of the Year" award and "Best Season Attackman" award.

In 2012-2013, Bocconi Lacrosse won again the Italian National Championship beating Red Hawks Merate 17-3 in the final match. Bocconi Lacrosse completed the perfect season, winning all the matches. In September 2013 Bocconi Lacrosse won its first Italian National Cup beating Roma Leones 6-5 in the finale.

In 2013-2014, Bocconi Lacrosse ended up first in the League without losing a single game and with goal difference +120. The team has also won the Coppa Italia 2014 in Prato.

In 2014-2015, Bocconi Lacrosse ended up first in the League without losing a single game again. The team has also won the Coppa Italia 2015 in Torino. In April 2015, the team has won their only international title, the Zombies Cup in Belgrade, Serbia, having a perfect score (5-0) and beating the Poznan Hussars in the Finals.

In 2015-2016, Bocconi Lacrosse ended up first in the League without losing a single game for four years straight. In September 2016, the team ended up 7th at the Ken Galluccio Cup, repeating the success of the previous year. In October 2016, the team won its fourth straight Coppa Italia, which was held in Milan, beating Red Hawks Merate in the finals 9-5.

Roster 2016/2017[edit]

No. Position Player
00 Italy MF/LSM Riccardo Gennari (C)
1 Japan G Hiroya Suzuki
3 Austria MF Luca Palermo
4 Italy DF Jacopo Pacini
6 Serbia DF Sava Konstantinović (C)
8 Italy DF/G Giovanni Fossati
9 Turkey AT Ozan Kutlu
10 Italy DF Fabio Del Coco
11 Italy MF Roberto Antonioli
12 Serbia AT Uros Raicevic
13 United States DF/LSM Nick Panza
15 Italy MF Alberto Doris
16 United States MF David Abbott
17 United States MF Lucas Hibbeln
No. Position Player
18 Poland MF/LSM Mateusz Talarczyk
19 Republic of Ireland AT Kyle Witt
20 Germany MF Mauro Spadaro-Tonin
21 Bulgaria AT Yasen Stefanov
22 United States MF Francis Tam
28 Belgium MF Victor Gondry
30 India MF Chetan Sharma
32 Spain MF Daniel Leach Canibano
37 Italy MF Matteo Scotti
56 Japan MF Koki Uno
63 Italy MF Carlo Pessina
69 Kazakhstan MF David Kalashnikov
99 France AT Richard Lu

2016/2017 In and Out[edit]

No. Position Player
Norway OUT 30.6.2016. Bernt Sveen
Poland OUT 30.6.2016. Wiktor Rybicki
Albania OUT 30.6.2016. Odise Grembi
Italy OUT 30.6.2016. Simone Simoncini
Italy OUT 30.6.2016. Christophe Weidersheim
Austria OUT 30.6.2016. Luca Palermo (on exchange until Dec. 2016)
Italy OUT 30.6.2016. Davide Politi
Italy OUT 12.9.2016. Federico Galperti
Italy OUT 12.9.2016 Stefano Rovelli
United States OUT 12.9.2016. Zach Zielonko
Italy OUT 3.10.2016. Tommaso Rondi
Italy OUT 1.1.2017. Gianmarco Caruso
Italy OUT 1.1.2017. Pietro Carabellese
Italy OUT 1.1.2017. Fabiano Calciano
Canada OUT 1.1.2017. Andres Ibarguen
Germany OUT 1.1.2017. Sven Weidner
Norway OUT 1.1.2017. Jorgen Mellem
England OUT 1.1.2017. Nicol Rainy Brown
No. Position Player
Japan IN 25.8.2016. Hiroya Suzuki (on exchange until June 2017)
Japan IN 25.8.2016. Koki Uno (on exchange until June 2017)
Italy IN 25.8.2016. Jacopo Pacini
Belgium IN 23.9.2016. Victor Gondry (Rookie)
Italy IN 23.9.2016. Alberto Doris
Poland IN 23.9.2016. Mateusz Talarczyk
United States IN 23.9.2016. Lucas Hibbeln
Italy IN 12.10.2016. Matteo Scotti (Rookie)
Bulgaria IN 12.10.2016. Yasen Stefanov
India IN 15.10.2016. Chetan Sharma (Rookie)
United States IN 28.1.2017. Francis Tam
Serbia IN 5.2.2017. Uros Raicevic
Romania IN 5.2.2017. Matei Apolzan
Italy IN 10.3.2017. Federico Galperti

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