Denver Post: DU Lax Goalie A Keeper

(above) Freshman goalie Ryan LaPlante will lead the Pioneers today against Duke
From: Denver Post
by Mike Chambers

The redshirt was removed in frantic fashion. University of Denver freshman Ryan LaPlante was on his couch March 18, watching the DU Lacrosse team go into a third overtime at Notre Dame, when sophomore goalie Jamie Faus suffered a torn Achilles tendon in what ended as a 10-9 loss.

"I was flying to New York four hours later," LaPlante said. "I was really excited. I just want to play."

LaPlante, who made his NCAA debut March 20 against Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y., competed with Faus for DU's starting goaltending job since last fall [read entire article].

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