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Men's lacrosse attracts players nationwide
Thursday, August 18, 2011

Lacrosse may be just catching on in many places in the West, but it already has long and successful roots here on the Fort Lewis campus. And as a Club Sport, anyone looking to give it a try can join in the fun and challenge of FLC Men's LAX.

Men's Lacrosse is the second longest running Club Sport at Fort Lewis, behind only the Ski Team, dating back more than 25 years.

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Hunter to become new director of athletics at Fort Lewis College
Monday, August 15, 2011

Gary Hunter will become Fort Lewis College’s new director of athletics, FLC President Dene Kay Thomas announced today. Hunter will officially begin September 1, 2011.

Hunter has been on campus for several weeks acting as a consultant to the Fort Lewis College Athletic Department. He has been working closely with athletic staff and coaches in preparation for the upcoming season.

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FLC's Tom Danielson finishes 9th in 2011 Tour de France
Monday, July 25, 2011

One of Fort Lewis College’s own, Tom Danielson, placed ninth in the world’s biggest bike race, the Tour de France, over the weekend. Tom, who rode for Team Garmin-Cervelo, placed 8 minutes, 15 seconds behind race winner Cadel Evans. His finish was the highest finish by an American rider.

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Olympic medalist Toby Dawson hangs up skis for a student's life
Friday, July 08, 2011

In 1998, Toby Dawson was at a crossroads. He was poised to graduate from Battle Mountain High School in Vail, Colorado, and had an acceptance to Fort Lewis College—but college wasn’t his only life goal. “I’d wanted to make the U.S. Ski Team since the fourth grade,” says Toby, a lifelong skier. He attended FLC that fall semester, but in November took his finals three weeks early so he could make it to the U.S. Freestyle Team Selection event in Snowbird, Utah.

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Danielson scholarship fuels FLC Cycling
Friday, July 01, 2011

Tom Danielson left a lingering mark on Fort Lewis College. While a Business Administration major from 1997 - 2002, he raced for the FLC Cycling Team and in 2002 won an individual national championship in mountain biking while leading the team to one of its 16 national titles.

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