At Johns Hopkins (2001-2004), Pearce Yetman was a two-time All-American and three-time All-American Lacrosse Conference selection. The Blue Jays' career record holder for ground balls, Pearce Yetman was also nominated for the Tewaaraton Award, given to the top women's player in the nation.
More college women: Furman announced the hiring of Amber Falcone (Winters Mill) as an assistant coach. Falcone has spent the past four seasons as an assistant at Vanderbilt, where she coached three All-Americans and two U.S. women's national team players. A former All-World Team selection, Falcone will compete with Team USA at the Federation of International Lacrosse Women's World Cup in Oshawa, Canada, from July 10-20.
College men: Former Cornell assistant Paul Richards (Loyola University) will join coach Dan Chemotti's staff at Richmond for the Spiders' inaugural season, Chemotti confirmed, filling out the staff after he hired former Loyola director of operations Steve Layne last month. Richards was named a Cornell assistant last September and helped guide the nation's second-best scoring offense as the Big Red put up 14.56 goals per game.
More college men: Virginia senior midfielder Chris LaPierre has been granted a medical hardship waiver by the NCAA and will return to the team in 2014, the team announced via Twitter. LaPierre was sidelined for all but three games this season because of a sprained knee ligament. ... Baltimore native Jason Dotterweich II (Towson University, Eastern Tech) has signed a letter of intent to play men's lacrosse at Missouri Valley College in the team's inaugural season next spring. Missouri Valley is coached by Kevin Totaro, a Harford Tech grad who had a successful playing career at Harford Community College and Shenandoah. Missouri Valley will be a future member of the Great Rivers Lacrosse Conference.