Sunday, August 07, 2011

P-G: Mt. Lebanon grad is new Loyola coach

Jake Lawrence never had the chance to play collegiate volleyball because his school, Xavier University, did not have a men's team.

So Lawrence, a 2002 Mt. Lebanon High School graduate, stayed connected to the sport in another way -- he served as student assistant for the women's team for four years. Lawrence was not about to complain either. His passion for playing volleyball was only exceeded by his passion for coaching the sport.

Becoming a head coach seemed inevitable for Lawrence. His father, John, took the Mt. Lebanon boys' volleyball team to the playoffs in 1988. By the age of 3, Jake was on the bench at practice watching his father and the team.

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