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Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby UKLaxfan Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:25 am

for those who don't follow NCAA Lacrosse

Nick Watson is currently the Top Scorer for the Adelphi Panthers the #1 Ranked NCAA Division II team
http://www.lax.com/teams/adelphi-lacrosse-2001-14.html

Adelphi are 11-0 so far with Nick scoring 35 Goals & 16 Assists for 51 points

Nick is in the Top 10 Nationally for Points & Goals in Div II
http://www.lax.com/stats.phtml?div=2

Good Luck for the rest of the season
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby Jim13 Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:24 am

I was having a break when he was coming through so never played against him. Did he just play for Oldham over here?

Fair play to those stats though. What's he doing after Uni?

I'd love to see more of our players get themselves over there. The lads I've known who've done it have had a great time.

Actually, curious as to who else has tried it out stateside.

Paul Flowers
Ashley Tarran Jones
Tom Brooks
Mark Hodkin
Paul Fullerton
Jamie Symington if memory serves?
John Paul Purssord - few of you may not know him - hitchin lad who went to Greensboro (sp?) played for wales - class act
We had a scandi called Penti who went to NYIT with Flaz after playing over here & for Gin and Juice
Matt Edmunds - still coaching over there
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby young_trig Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:41 am

Jim13 wrote:I was having a break when he was coming through so never played against him. Did he just play for Oldham over here?

Fair play to those stats though. What's he doing after Uni?

I'd love to see more of our players get themselves over there. The lads I've known who've done it have had a great time.

Actually, curious as to who else has tried it out stateside.

Paul Flowers
Ashley Tarran Jones
Tom Brooks
Mark Hodkin
Paul Fullerton
Jamie Symington if memory serves?
John Paul Purssord - few of you may not know him - hitchin lad who went to Greensboro (sp?) played for wales - class act
We had a scandi called Penti who went to NYIT with Flaz after playing over here & for Gin and Juice
Matt Edmunds - still coaching over there


Nick Watson was a junior product from Oldham Lacrosse. He also played for Leeds Uni, before transferring to play for Rochdale in the build up to the 2010 worlds. I believe in the year between Stony Brooke and Adelphi, he played some lax for Heaton Mersey too.

Other players who have played over in America include
Jak Wawrzyniak - Stoney Brooke and Providence (Current)
Sam Russel
Nick Anderton (Lees McRae)
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby UKLaxfan Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:26 pm

other Brits who played in US College
Rick Wilson - Lindenwood University
Jonny Newall - West Genesee HS, Herkimer CC
Dave Carmen - Herkimer CC
Colin Carr - Fallston HS, Harford CC, Pfeiffer University
Ed Dolan - Lees-McRae
Danny Ives - Lees-McRae
Dane Carney - Lees-McRae (current FR)

already mentioned
Hodkin - UMBC
Ash Tarran-Jones - Goucher
Russell - Whittier
Fullerton - Mercyhurst
Flowers - NYIT (Div II national champion 2008)
Symington - Hobart (x4 Div III national champions)

who else is there?
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby Waggy Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:00 pm

Also missing

Joe Tyres - Plattsburgh
Lewis Neil - Lenior-Rhyne

Mike Conner - Wingate
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby young_trig Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:06 pm

Chris Summers - Enditcott?
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby Jim13 Thu Apr 10, 2014 1:15 pm

Anyone got years they went?

Or geological periods where appropriate. I believe Hodkin was mid Triassic.
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby UKLaxfan Thu Apr 10, 2014 4:39 pm

Jim13 wrote:Anyone got years they went?

Or geological periods where appropriate. I believe Hodkin was mid Triassic.

Mark Hodkin 1983-86 UMBC
James Symington 1985-88 Hobart (2nd Team All-American 1988)

Paul Fullerton 1997-2000 Mercyhurst College
Owen Jones 1998-2001 Mercyhurst College
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby georgieb17 Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:07 pm

Dave Groves is over playing for medaille (D3) he's from welwyn

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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby orange05 Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:15 pm

Danny Hodgson (Mellor) - Vermont
Neil Fildes (Stockport) - Mercyhurst
Ben Todd (Mellor) - Wesley
Andy Gaunt (Wacs) - Catawba

Wil Stelfox also did a year at high school in the States prior to the U-19 Worlds in '99
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby bandelax Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:51 am

Chris Stott - Vermont and St Joseph's ( Boardman and Wacs)
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby snooplax Mon Apr 14, 2014 9:54 am

Tom Brooks - Wilmslow - Greenboro
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby UKLaxfan Mon Apr 14, 2014 3:24 pm

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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby whopead Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:11 pm

Dan Heighway - I believe spent at least a year at a US college which i cant remember the name of. 2001?
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby young_trig Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:40 am

There are finally a couple of Adlephi youtube clips knocking around.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhu5mKhVY-c
Watson (#16) can be seen scoring 40 seconds in

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlRhlmu8SHA
Lots of goals and assists fromn Watson #16
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby UKLaxfan Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:24 pm

another snippet from youtube
@ 2:35 goal by #16
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D4uIb0J4kk

Nick hasn't played in last 2 games, don't know if he is injured or not

hopefully nothing serious

Adelphi play in NE10 semi final friday @4pm (ET)
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby davewilliams Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:00 pm

UKLaxfan wrote:..Adelphi play in NE10 semi final friday @4pm (ET)

Looks like a fun attack group. Coach Gordon Purdie was phenomenal at the '94 WCs. http://www.insidelacrosse.com/article/b ... rdie/12164
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby 9lives Thu May 01, 2014 8:40 am

Gordon Purdie along with Cameron Toomey were awesome in '94. That Aussie Team was great to watch.
Cam was top scorer for the Championships and would have gone on to be one of the best players ever.
Real shame what happened to him.
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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby UKLaxfan Thu May 01, 2014 2:36 pm

9lives wrote:Gordon Purdie along with Cameron Toomey were awesome in '94. That Aussie Team was great to watch.
Cam was top scorer for the Championships and would have gone on to be one of the best players ever.
Real shame what happened to him.


Never knew what happened to Cam until now
http://www.quadriplegic.com.au/quadripl ... rded-225m/

I was at a party in St Kilda in 1990 where Cam "Hammer" Toomey was hanging off a 3rd floor fire escape balcony letting go then grabbing the railings at the last second, all while very drunk.

it is a cruel twist of fate that he should suffer a tragic accident... or lucky to be alive depending on how you look at it

He was a great lacrosse player with an excellent shot, he could have been an Aussie legend

That 1994 Aussie team was great getting to the final beating a Canada team led by the Gaits, They were a solid unit with a strong cutting game #4 feeder in attack was the key player for me only small but tough as old boots and brilliant feeder under pressure from defenders knocking lumps out of him, can't remember the name though.

1994 was the last time the World Final wasn't between USA & Canada and probably will remain so for some time as both squads are fully professional. The iroquois Nationals might break into one day but I don't see it happening for a long time

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Re: Nick Watson (Oldham/Adelphi)

Postby davewilliams Thu May 01, 2014 9:35 pm

UKLaxfan wrote:... with a strong cutting game #4 feeder in attack was the key player for me only small but tough as old boots and brilliant feeder under pressure from defenders knocking lumps out of him, can't remember the name though.

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