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St. Catharines Athletics Jr. A

St. Catharines Athletics
Sport Box lacrosse
Founded 1877 (Organization)
League OLA Junior A Lacrosse League
Based in St. Catharines, Ontario
Arena Bill Burgoyne Arena
Colours Navy Blue, Royal Blue and White
Head coach

Darris Kilgour

Assist. Coaches:
General Manager Eric Vinc

The St. Catharines Athletics are a Junior "A" box lacrosse team from St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. The Athletics play in the OLA Junior A Lacrosse League.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Minto Cup championships 2
  • NLL players 3
  • Season-by-season results 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

The St. Catharines Athletics Jr.A squad has played in various arenas and under many different names in their history. They also had many years in which the team was defunct. However, the organization has been running successfully without danger of defunction since 1982.

St. Catharines Athletics 1877-1953, 1958-1961, 1982 to Present
St. Catharines Teepees 1954
St. Catharines Norsemen 1955-1956
St. Catharines Supertests 1964 - 1966
St. Catharines Lakesides 1967 - 1971
St. Catharines Legionaires 1972 - 1977

Minto Cup championships

During their history, the team has won six Minto Cup championships (1947, 1950, 1990, 1991, 2001, 2003.)

  • 1947 defeated the Vancouver Jr. Burrards 3 games to 1 - played @ Haig Bowl in St. Catharines, Ontario.[1]

NLL players

Many St. Catharines lacrosse players who played for the Athletics have gone on to successfully play in the National Lacrosse League, such as:

There is also a notable amount of players outside of St. Catharines who have gone on to successful careers after playing for the Athletics. Players included are:

Season-by-season results

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against
Season GP W L T GF GA PTS Placing Playoffs
1961 22 11 11 0 200 255 22 4th OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1962 0 - - - - - - Folded
1963 24 12 12 0 261 272 24 4th OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1964 24 14 10 0 322 274 28 3rd OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1965 20 9 11 0 270 257 18 5th OLA-A Lost Quarter-final
1966 24 11 13 0 326 315 22 4th OLA-A Lost Quarter-final
1967 24 6 18 0 240 350 12 8th OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1968 24 9 14 1 277 325 19 5th OLA-A Lost Quarter-final
1969 24 7 17 0 301 376 14 7th OLA-A Lost Quarter-final
1970 28 11 16 1 357 400 23 7th OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1971 30 5 25 0 341 463 10 7th OLA-A Lost Quarter-final
1972 28 11 17 0 346 442 22 6th OLA-A Lost Quarter-final
1973 28 9 19 0 369 457 18 6th OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1974 28 6 22 0 338 448 12 8th OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1975 28 11 17 0 331 389 22 7th OLA-A DNQ
1976 26 9 16 1 310 392 19 4th OLA-A West Lost Quarter-final
1977 22 3 19 0 237 364 6 11th OLA-A DNQ
1982 20 8 9 3 236 289 19 5th OLA-A Lost Quarter-final
1983 24 12 11 1 272 290 25 5th OLA-A Lost Tier II Final
1984 24 13 10 1 327 288 27 3rd OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1985 24 17 7 0 405 284 34 3rd OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1986 20 12 8 0 258 210 24 2nd OLA-A Lost Final
1987 25 18 7 0 299 227 36 2nd OLA-A Lost Final
1988 24 17 6 1 388 235 35 2nd OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1989 24 19 5 0 346 195 38 2nd OLA-A Lost Final
1990 20 19 1 0 419 154 38 1st OLA-A Won League, Won Minto Cup
1991 20 15 5 0 261 163 30 1st OLA-A Won League, Won Minto Cup
1992 20 16 4 0 301 179 32 1st OLA-A Lost Final
1993 22 21 1 0 391 184 42 1st OLA-A Lost Final
1994 26 20 6 0 395 258 40 2nd OLA-A West Lost Semi-final
1995 20 15 5 0 279 190 30 3rd OLA-A Lost Final
1996 20 14 5 1 248 192 29 3rd OLA-A Lost Semi-final
1997 18 10 8 0 182 198 20 5th OLA-A Lost Quarter-final
1998 22 15 6 1 288 177 31 5th OLA-A Lost Final
1999 20 13 7 0 186 150 26 4th OLA-A Lost Semi-Final
2000 20 11 9 0 178 174 22 5th OLA-A Lost Final
2001 20 14 5 1 200 144 29 2nd OLA-A Won League, Won Minto Cup
2002 20 20 0 0 223 118 40 1st OLA-A Won League
2003 20 17 2 1 192 121 35 1st OLA-A Won League, Won Minto Cup
2004 20 12 8 0 193 158 24 5th OLA-A Lost Quarter-Final
2005 22 6 16 0 188 198 12 9th OLA-A DNQ
2006 22 14 6 2 186 159 30 3rd OLA-A Lost Quarter-Final
2007 18 10 8 0 138 111 20 6th OLA-A Lost Quarter-Final
2008 22 15 5 2 204 130 32 3rd OLA-A Lost Semi-Final
2009 22 14 8 0 248 198 28 5th OLA-A Lost Quarter-Final
2010 22 16 6 0 267 183 32 4th OLA-A Lost Quarter-Final
2011 22 12 9 1 228 195 25 6th OLA-A Lost Quarter-Final
2012 20 5 14 1 177 249 11 8th OLA-A Lost Quarter-Final
2013 20 3 17 0 113 209 6 10th OLA-A DNQ
2014 20 8 12 0 175 192 16 8th OLA-A Lost Quarter-Final
2015 20 4 16 0 150 223 8 11th OLA-A DNQ

References

  1. ^ "1947 Junior Athletics Win Minto Cup". athleticslacrosse.com. Retrieved 2009-05-15. 
  2. ^ "1950 Junior Athletics Win Minto Cup". athleticslacrosse.com. Retrieved 2009-05-15. 
  3. ^ "1990 Junior Athletics Win Minto Cup". athleticslacrosse.com. Retrieved 2009-05-15. 

External links

  • Athletics Webpage
  • The Bible of Lacrosse
  • Unofficial OLA Page
  • Gardell's History of the Athletics
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