October 7, 2010

Williams Added to Scranton Men's Staff

from press release

SCRANTON, Pa. - Jim Rogalski, head men's lacrosse coach at The University of Scranton, has announced the appointment of Edward J. Williams as an assistant coach. A native of Florham Park, New Jersey, Williams is a former standout player at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, from which he graduated this past spring with a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice.

He was a four-year starter at midfield for the Warriors, earning first-team all-Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) honors in 2009 and second team in 2010, and served as tri-captain this past season. He finished his career with 97 goals and 40 assists for 137 total points. He played a key role on a Lycoming team that posted a 23-5 record over the past three seasons under head coach Brian Anken, including a 9-1 mark and tie for first place in the MAC in 2009.

"We are very excited to have Ed as a part of the Scranton Lacrosse family," says Rogalski. "He possesses the knowledge and experience that it takes to be successful at the Division III level on a daily basis. His dedication and work ethic have had an immediate impact on the program. He will prove to be a valuable member of The University of Scranton community and will be a positive role model for the young men in our program."

Upon graduation from Lycoming, Williams served as a volunteer recruiting coach for the Warriors. During the summers of 2006-2010, he also worked as an assistant director and sports director for the Florham Park Day Camp, managing sport activities and events, organizing camp activities and field trips and providing a fun and safe environment for campers.

At Hanover Park High School, Williams was a three-year letterman and team captain of the boys' lacrosse team and played four years of football.

His younger brother, Joseph, is currently a senior on The University of Scranton wrestling team.

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