Jon Urbana – Head Of Business Development and Lacrosse Camp Co-Founder

Jon Urbana is the head of business development for Ellipse USA, a biomedical company which creates solutions aimed at the dermatological market. He is also a graduate of Villanova University in 2005, where he was a star Lacrosse player. In 2004, Jon Urbana was named a lacrosse All-American and earned a spot on the CAA All-tournament team. His experience playing lacrosse at the university level molded him into a superior lacrosse coach, where he currently mentors young people looking to play the game at the collegiate level. His partner in the lacrosse camp is Lou Braun, another successful former collegiate player.

Jon Urbana is an avid traveler, and enjoys sharing photography on Twitter of the destinations which he travels to through video. Whenever he sees something interesting, he isn’t afraid to capture the moment and store it in a video. Recently, one video which details his photography can be found on Vimeo.

Seeking to spread the word about his philanthropic efforts supporting animals, Jon has created a video to raise money for the Denver animal shelter. This campaign was intended to raise awareness for the cause of orphaned cats.

Jon was inspired by his lacrosse campers to support the environment, and has created a video in support of EarthForce, which is a nonprofit based in Denver. The nonprofit is raising awareness for clean energy and energy independence.

To show his passion for animals, he has also made a video highlighting what it would be like to live from a different perspective, that of a golden retriever. Although the dog can’t talk, it shows his facial expressions and happiness in living in the world.

Aside from work and lacrosse, Jon Urbana is an active member of the local community. Jon Urbana was certified as a pilot by the FAA. He also supports philanthropic efforts to fundraise for local causes.

Notre Dame lacrosse player Matt Landis and National Championship Semifinals

Matt Landis

Matt Landis is a learner as well as a starting player on Notre Dame lacrosse team. The Pelham, NY inborn exhibits impressive devotion both when on and also off the playing ground, striking equilibrium between his work and play. As an academic-athlete at Notre dame, Matt Landis does Finance, is a lead defenseman on Fighting Irish Lacrosse team, does a part-time job and someway is able to get time to live like an ordinary 20+ year-old American kid. 

Matt Landis’s hobbies are; doing voluntary work, playing golf, hiking, reading, skiing as well as skeet shooting. 

Matt Landis
Matt interviews after the game.

It was heartbreaking for Lacrosse team of the top-seeded University of Notre Dame on the afternoon of last Saturday during its 2015 NCAA Championship countrywide semifinal match versus Denver, which was played on Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. 

Wesley Berg’s score with 2:03 remaining in extra time raised the No.4 seed forerunners to 11-10 option over Irish. Berg’s goal came following Notre Dame assembled from a 4-goal deficit (10-6) with 4:23 remaining in the competition.

Sophomore midfielder Sergio Perkovic demonstrated to be unrelenting during the last 15-minute stanza when he scored 5 of his scores in the 4th quarter. Perkovic complemented his career-high with a 5-goal performance he achieved the previous year in 2014 after Notre Dame was defeated by Duke in national championship match. 

The Irish, whose second consecutive appearance was their program-first in national semifinals alongside 5th overall attendance in Championship Weekend, saw their term get to its end at 12-3. The Pioneers upgrade to 16-2 proceeding to their tournament title matchup having No.6 seed Maryland on Monday. 

Lacrosse’s head coach, Kevin Corrigan said that he did not think they played specifically well in particular parts of the match. However, they did what they ought to do so as to attain a one-play match at the conclusion. 

Saturday’s tournament concluded much similar to the initial game between the 2 teams on 7th March in Denver where Pioneers assembled for the match-winner with 3:18 remaining in extra time for a comparable 11-10 victory. Today’s semifinal match-up between Irish and Pioneers was 20th all-time contest although first in NCAA Championship game. 

Denver’s prolonged its victory streak on 3 straight over Notre Dame. Actually, the match marked the 4th time in last 5 meetings, which the tournament was decided in extra time. 

The Pioneers escalated to 2-0 early 3:56 into the 1st quarter on scores by Tyler Pace alongside Jack Bobzien.

Notre Dame tied the match at 2-2 from scores of Jim Marlatt as well as Conor Doyle with 7:32 plus 4:30, in that order, left in the 1st quarter. 

Denver’s Zach Miller placed the Pioneers up 3-2 5:52 towards the 2nd quarter on 1st of his 2 scores, though Notre Dame hit back fast after Osselo obtained his 1st goal of the match 52 seconds later. 

Connor Cannizzaro, completed the match with a score for Pioneers with 6:51 remaining in the 2nd quarter to place Denver up 4-3.