Geoff Shannon

Geoff ShannonModeling his career (if not his hair) after fellow Baltimore native Mel Kiper Jr., Associate Editor Geoff Shannon covers the college recruiting, high school and grassroots scene for Inside Lacrosse magazine and InsideLacrosse.com. Yearly projects include leading the selections process for the Power 100 and Young Guns recruiting lists, assembling the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse Top 25 High School Power Rankings and assisting with the Under Armour All-American selection committee. He also continues to provide support for Inside Lacrosse magazine as an editor and feature writer. A 2004 graduate of Tulane University, Shannon has also written for Baltimore Magazine, Where Y'at Magazine, Baltimore Business Journal, The Tulanian, Slidell Sentry-News, Tulane University athletics and Major League Lacrosse.

Six Seconds and A Lifetime for Lowe’s Senior Class Award Winner C.J. Costabile

May 28, 2012

Six seconds can change a life. Duke’s C.J. Costabile knows this. Six seconds and the 2012 Lowe’s Senior Class recipient went from a known lacrosse talent to the creator of one of the greatest lacrosse… Continue Reading…

Men’s Lacrosse: Looking beyond the numbers behind this year’s Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award candidates

March 07, 2012

We’re a true ‘Money Ball’ society now, aren’t we? The number crunching revolution, exemplified by author Michael Lewis’ aforementioned book about the deep-level statistical analysis used to… Continue Reading…

Balancing the “student-athlete” equation is a matter of philosophy

May 31, 2011

Socrates. Plato. Aristotle. Karalunas? Philosophy majors are a rare breed in lacrosse, a sport that usually funnels players into lucrative careers on Wall Street or Madison Avenue. So, when peerin… Continue Reading…

Lacrosse winner Maisano glad the “desk job” can wait

June 07, 2010

There was a point this season, Black Knights midfielder and 2010 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award recipient Andrew Maisano remembers, when the Army men’s lacrosse team’s season ambitions were bleak. The team… Continue Reading…

What Makes an Ideal Lowe’s Senior CLASS Candidate? Let’s Look to the Past

April 21, 2009

Lacrosse, for a variety of circumstances, sits at the lower end of the totem pole among collegiate sports. This, arguably, is a great position for the sport to find itself in. Lax enthusiasts have b… Continue Reading…
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