Club History - 2010's


2011 -  The CCLC will host the fifth annual Fresno Lacrosse Festival, which is becoming a premier season kick-off tournament for west coast lacrosse, although we welcome teams from anywhere that would like to participate.


2010 - The CCLC starts the new decade with ambitious goals to continue to promote the game of lacrosse in the Fresno and central California areas, continue to grow and  improve the club and build on the successes of the past several years.

The CCLC hosted the fourth annual Fresno Lacrosse Festival.

Club History - 2000's

2009 - The club hosted it's third annual Fresno Lacrosse Festival, which included 6 visiting teams from all over the west coast.  The CCLC got it's first Lake Tahoe Tournament victory defeating the Old Gaels 6-5 with a game winning shot from Ben Drake with seconds left on the clock.  2009 Award Winners: MVP - Mike Dean, Most Improved - Jarod Johnson, Most Inspirational - Mark Holman.

2008 - The club hosted it's second annual Fresno Lacrosse Festival, which included Palo Alto, UC Merced, and the winner, San Diego Kings.  Played against Cal Poly SLO in March, and finished the season competing in the Lake Tahoe Tournament.  2008 Award Winners: MVP - Marc Heedt, Most Improved - Ed Amerson, Most Inspirational - Grant Thor.

2007 - The first "official" season of the club, the CCLC hosted the first annual Fresno Lacrosse Festival, which included Palo Alto and University of the Pacific.  Played multiple games against club teams, and finished off the season playing in the Tahoe Club Tournament in July.  2007 Award Winners: MVP - Tim Keating, Most Improved - Ian Struble, Most Inspirational - Brian McGuire

2004 - the club became an official non-profit organization, with the charter to grow the sport of Lacrosse in the San Joaquin Valley. Club membership is has increased up until the current 2007 season.

2003 - the club was brought back by requests of the original players and was re-named the Central California Lacrosse Club (CCLC). 

2000 - The Club was disbanded due to poor turnout.

 

Club History - 1990's

 

 

1996 - the club was started as the "Central Valley Lacrosse Club", it was started by three transplanted lacrosse players (Mark, Matt, and Bob) who wanted to get a men's club going in Fresno.


 
1997 - the club had about 20 players (mostly new to the sport), we played only amongst ourselves and created a small box league consisting of 4: 5 on 5 teams with the help of Clovis Recreation Department.

Also one of the founders, Mark Zimmerman ran youth leagues through US Lacrosse.
 
1998 - the club reached a peak of 32 members. We changed our name to the Fresno "Swarm" and played our first games against other teams: Cal Poly and Bonliare (Now known as Streets of London LC).

 

 

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