NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Alex Skvarch, head men's lacrosse coach at Walsh, has announced the addition of Will Urban to his coaching staff as assistant coach on Friday (Feb. 1).
"I would like to thank the administration here at Walsh University, as well as Coach [Alex] Skvarch for the opportunity to assist the Men's Lacrosse program. I am extremely humbled being given this position and with that, I'm very excited to move forward and build upon the strong foundation in place," said Urban of joining the Cavaliers staff.
Urban comes to Walsh after a very accomplished playing career at Mount Olive. In four years as a goalkeeper, Urban made 359 saves in 46 games played. For his senior season, Urban was named First Team All-Conference Carolinas, Conference Carolina's Defensive Player of the Year and a USILA First Team All-American. He also was awarded the Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award, given to the top goalie in each NCAA division. Along with being named the top Goalie in Division II, he was a top five finalist for the NCAA Division II Player of the Year.
Last season, the Trojans were the number one Goals Against Average in Division II as they allowed 6.50 goals per game. Urban had a 6.60 GAA last season. Mount Olive also featured the second-best Man-Down Defense in DII.
In his junior season, Urban earned a First Team All-Conference Carolinas honor and a Third Team USILA All-American accolade.
He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology in the Spring.
Urban will be on the sidelines for the team's 2019 regular season opener at Maryville on February 16th.