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Notebook: Touted midfielder Sherlock transferring from UNC to Loyola

Brian Sherlock has left the North Carolina men's lacrosse team and will attend Loyola as a redshirt freshman. Sherlock, a graduate of St. Anthony’s High in Melville, N.Y., was No. 26 on Inside Lacrosse’s Top 40 Midfielders list.

Last season with the Tar Heels, Sherlock played in one game, then had minor surgery before midseason.

At St. Anthony’s, Sherlock played both lacrosse and football, scoring 39 goals his senior year and leading the team to Catholic League championships in both sports. He was the Catholic League Midfielder of the Year his senior season.

Onondaga goalie Maxwell to UMBC

Goalie James Maxwell of Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, N.Y., will transfer to UMBC.

Onandaga is a powerhouse in the National Junior College Athletic Association, having won the past five national championships and seven of the past eight. Maxwell shared time in net last season, playing 205 minutes in 14 games and finishing with a 4.39 goals-against average and a .786 save percentage for the Lazers, who went 18-0 and have won 70 straight games, the longest such streak at any level in the history of college lacrosse.

Bobzien from Hartford to Denver

In other transfer news, Denver has landed Hartford rising sophomore midfielder Jack Bobzien. As a freshman, Bobzien led the Hawks in assists (33) and points (48), and was named to the America East All-Rookie team. The Pioneers lost starters Chase Carraro, Eric Law and Cam Flint to graduation, and attackman Gordie Koerber (Gilman), who registered 20 goals and four assists to finish fifth in scoring on the Pioneers, transferred to Ohio State.

Golden returns to Mount as assistant

Mount St. Mary’s announced the hiring of former Mountaineer Anthony Golden as an assistant men’s lacrosse coach.

Golden was a member of the team from 2009 to 2013, playing in 58 games with 16 starts. The Loyola High graduate scored 30 goals and dished out eight assists during his college career.

In 2011, Golden helped the Mount capture the first-ever Northeast Conference men’s lacrosse championship with seven goals and four assists on a team that finished 9-6.

Reports: England to host 2018 FIL Men's World Championship

Manchester, England will host the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship, according to multiple reports.

The tournament, held every four years, will be played at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., next July.

Manchester also hosted the men’s championship in 2010; England also was the site of the men’s tournament in 1978 and 1994.

Inside Lacrosse contributed to the reports on transfers.

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