Some positions on the lacrosse field lend themselves to certain types of players.
It’s a bit of a running theme that goalies are, for lack of a better word, crazy. Faceoff specialists have short memories.
Short-stick defensive midfielders? They’re fearless. They have to be. They’re under attack from opposing offenses from whistle to whistle. It’s a tough, thankless role that’s incredibly difficult.
Mastering it takes a special player, but that’s exactly what Georgetown has found in Zach Geddes, a Winchester, Mass., native who has emerged as one of the top short-stick defenders in the nation on a team that won a fourth straight Big East tournament championship and entered the NCAA tournament ranked No. 2 in the nation.