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Notebook: Towson men picked sixth in CAA by Inside Lacrosse

Former Hopkins star Harrison renews deal with STX; 3 area players sign with Liberty women

The Baltimore Sun

7:38 PM EST, December 19, 2012

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Inside Lacrosse unveiled its Colonial Athletic Association preseason coaches' poll Wednesday as part of its Face-Off Yearbook, and Towson was picked to finish sixth, ahead of only St. Joseph's.

Massachusetts, which went 15-0 in the regular season in 2012, was tabbed to finish first, followed by Penn State and Drexel. Junior defenseman John Fennessy was the only Tiger chosen to the Preseason All-CAA team.

Harrison renews deal with STX

Baltimore-based lacrosse equipment maker STX has announced that LXM Pro star Kyle Harrison (Friends, Johns Hopkins) renewed his contract with the company through 2016.

Harrison’s role will include working with STX to evaluate and improve products and managing other STX athletes. Harrison’s new K18 collection, which will be released starting in May, was developed for intermediate players in middle and high school.

Harrison was three-time All-American, earning the McLaughlin Award as the nation’s top college mid¿elder in 2004 and 2005 and the Tewaaraton Award as the top player in 2005. STX signed an agreement this month with the NCAA to become the official lacrosse equipment supplier of the NCAA men’s and women’s lacrosse championships.

Local trio sign with Liberty women

Three area players have signed to play for the Liberty women's team starting in the 2014 season: