Husson names USM assistant its new men’s lacrosse coach

Posted Sept. 13, 2013, at 6:40 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — University of Southern Maine assistant lacrosse coach Marsh Gray has been named the new head coach of the Husson University men’s lacrosse team, the school announced Friday.

“My family and I are very excited for the opportunity to join the Husson University community. We will build this program with integrity, substance, and toughness,” Gray said in a news release. “Our goal will be to compete with passion, skill, and honor, and to graduate individuals who will make a difference in the world and reflect the values of this great university.”

Frank Pergolizzi, Husson director of athletics, said the school is delighted with the addition of Gray, who is from Saco.

“Marsh not only has significant successful experience as a lacrosse coach but also is able to articulate an exciting vision for Husson lacrosse. I look forward to working with him towards that end,” Pergolizzi said.

Gray has served as a high school coach at Cheverus in Portland, Tilton (N.H.) School, and Thornton Academy of Saco. His teams won more than 100 games and earned six championship-game berths.

Gray also has worked as a program director for the Maineiax Lacrosse Club.

He played lacrosse at Plymouth State University before transferring to the University of Maine, where he competed in rugby and track and field. He graduated from UMaine in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education.

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