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Mike Gabel Inducted into the University of Vermont Athletic Hall of Fame!

09/13/2016, 1:15pm CDT
By True Lacrosse

Mike Gabel, True Lacrosse co-founder and owner, was inducted into the 

University of Vermont Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 10th.  

 

From the University of Vermont Athletics Press Release

 

One of the top goalkeepers to play in the Vermont men's lacrosse program, Gabel ranks in the top-three in every career statistical category. An America East All-Conference First Team selection in 2003, he was a two-time team defensive MVP during his career. A two-time team captain, he was invited to attend the prestigious Warrior Major League Challenge following his senior season. The event recognized the top 40 senior lacrosse players across Division I, II and III. Following graduation, Gabel spent one season as an assistant coach at UVM. He then pursued a professional career in Major League Lacrosse, going on to play for the Chicago Machine, Rochester Rattlers, Boston Cannons and Chesapeake Bayhawks. Gabel played in 61 career games over nine years (2006-14) and ranks eighth in saves (863) and 10th in both games played (61) and minutes played (3,020) in the league record books. 

(Lisa Champagne)

 

Upon returning to his hometown of Chicago, Gabel used his experience, knowledge, and success as a player and coach to grow the game in the Midwest by founding True Lacrosse with fellow college and professional all-star Jake Deane. Their decades of lacrosse experience as players and coaches, comprehensive understanding of every aspect of the game, and their ability to successfully teach the game to young players has lead to True's undeniable reputation for being the leader in training and developing lacrosse players in the Midwest.

 

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