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Jason Lange

Jason Lange

  Head Coach
  E-mail: jason.lange@pfeiffer.edu
  Office Phone: 704-463-3252

 

Jason Lange was named the Pfeiffer University Head Men’s Lacrosse coach on June 21, 2013 after previously serving as the assistant coach at Mars Hill College for four seasons.

As a member of the Lions’ coaching staff, Lange served as the defensive coordinator where he guided the defense to the unparalleled success. His 2010 unit allowed only 6.43 goals per game, which ranked in the top-10 nationally and was the best mark in program history. Also in 2010, the Lions man down unit ranked number one in the country, killing off 89.3% of opponent’s man up opportunities. Last season, Lange helped Mars Hill to an 11-3 record, also a school record, and has helped take the team to three consecutive Deep South Conference regular season championships.

In total, Lange has coached five All-Americans, 22 All-Conference standouts, three Conference Players of the Year, and one Conference Freshman of the Year. He also coached three players that were drafted into the National Lacrosse League, and one player that signed with a Major League Lacrosse team.

Prior to joining the Lions’ coaching staff, Lange was a standout on the field for Mars Hill. He served as a defenseman from 2004-09 where he helped lead the team to a Deep South Conference tournament championship in 2008 and a regular season title in 2009. Following the 2009 season, Lange represented the USA at the Berlin Open in Germany and helped lead the team to the championship game.

Lange holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a minor in coaching.


Mike Horowitz

Mike Horowitz

  Assistant Coach
  E-mail: michael.horowitz@pfeiffer.edu
  Office Phone: 704-463-3252

Pfeiffer University men’s lacrosse coach Jason Lange has added Michael Horowitz to the coaching staff. Horowitz, who will serve as the team’s assistant coach, was the defensive assistant and goalie coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University for the previous two seasons.

During his short time at FDU, Horowitz coached one goalie, and two defensemen, to All-Conference accolades. In his first season, Horowitz helped guide the team to an 8-8 record, including a 6-1 mark at home. While a member of the Devils’ coaching staff, Horowitz earned his Master’s Degree in Corporate and Organizational Communications.

Horowitz played collegiately at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa. He was a starting goalie for three years and was an All-Centennial Conference selection both as a junior and a senior. Horowitz holds the record for saves in a game with 26 and is fourth all-time in career saves.

Horowitz is a native of Randolph, N.J. and joins a program that went 13-4 in 2012, including a 5-1 conference mark.


Brian Ray

Brian Ray

  Assistant Coach
  E-mail: BMRay732@my.pfeiffer.edu
  Office Phone: 704-463-3252

Head men’s lacrosse coach Jason Lange has announced the addition of Brian Ray to his staff as a graduate assistant coach in August 2013. Ray comes to Pfeiffer after a successful playing career at Alvernia University in Reading, Pa.

Ray was a three-year captain as a member of the of the Crusaders lacrosse program where he led his team in goals, assists and points during his junior and senior seasons. Ray played as a midfielder and attackman and was named a Middle Atlantic Conference Scholar Athlete in 2011, 2012, and 2013. The Cranford, N.J. native is second in points scored in Alvernia lacrosse history, third in goals, and fourth in assists.

The Falcons went 13-4 in 2012 and 5-1 in conference play. The team advanced to the Conference Carolinas Tournament Championship game for the third straight season, but fell to Limestone. The program is clearly on the rise as Pfeiffer has increased or equaled its previous seasons win total in each of the past seven years.


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