The Buckeye Lacrosse Podcast

This season, Ohio State will debut a weekly podcast that covers all things Buckeye lacrosse. Hosted by Dominique Alexander, a captain in 2013 who just wrapped up his first season in the Premier Lacrosse League, the Buckeye Lacrosse Podcast will feature insights from head coach Nick Myers, assistant coaches, players and support staff. Listeners will gain a better understanding for all the things that make Ohio State lacrosse – and the Department of Athletics as a whole – unique.

ABOUT THE HOST

Dominique Alexander

Dominique Alexander was a four-year letterwinner at Ohio State from 2010-2013. Alexander’s career culminated in 2013 when he was an honorable mention All-American and led the Buckeyes to a 13-4 record with an NCAA Tournament quarterfinal appearance.

Following his Ohio State career, Alexander has played professionally in both Major League Lacrosse and the Premier Lacrosse League. In the MLL, he helped the hometown Ohio Machine with its first-ever league championship and debut last summer as a member of the Archers.

Alexander, a native of Baldwin, N.Y., stayed in Columbus following graduation and is a teacher and the head boy’s lacrosse coach at Olentangy Berlin High School.

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🔊 Season 1 | Episode 14: Kevin Buchanan

Dominique Alexander is joined in this episode by Kevin Buchanan, who recently announced his retirement from professional lacrosse following a career that lasted over 10 years. Dominique and Kevin give listeners a first-person account on what it was like to be part of the PLL Bubble and their experiences over two weeks in Utah. They also recap Kevin’s journey in the game of lacrosse, including his time at Ohio State, and discuss the professional success that he’s had off the field.

 

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 13: Assistant Coach Rick Lewis

In this episode, we’re introduced to new assistant coach Rick Lewis, who comes to Ohio State after serving for the past two years as the volunteer assistant coach at Army and whose Buckeye ties run deep. Lewis was a four-year letterwinner from 2012-15 and a captain as a senior for a team that made the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 12: Special Guest, Will “Buddy” Lange

On this week’s episode of the Buckeye Weekly Podcast, we’re joined by a special guest: Will “Buddy” Lange, a member of the Class of 2000 who is now running the Personal Protection Equipment unit at Honeywell International. He talks about the work that his company is doing to provide N95 masks during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the lessons he learned as a lacrosse player are still paying dividends today.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 11: Special Guest, Bryce Woodson

Coach Nick Myers and host Dominique Alexander are joined in Episode 11 by a special guest, former captain Bryce Woodson. Bryce reminisces on his days with the Buckeyes and also updates listeners on his work with U.S. Lacrosse. Bryce, Dominique and Coach Myers finish by discussing the events of the last two weeks and how education and understanding will be key to bringing about meaningful and lasting change in America.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 10: Academics, Internships & The Last Dance

Dominique Alexander is joined in this episode by head coach Nick Myers, who updates the listeners on how he and the team have been adjusting while they’ve been away from each other. The pair also discusses the strong finish that the team had in the classroom and what the future holds for them this summer as it relates to jobs and internships. Dominique and Coach Myers also hit on some of their favorite moments from “The Last Dance” documentary that recently wrapped up on ESPN.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 9: Madison Reid & Maddy McIntyre

On this week’s episode, Dominique Alexander is joined by Maddy McIntyre, Director of the Eugene D. Smith Leadership Institute, and Madison Reid, the director of events and player development of the men’s lacrosse program. Maddy and Madison discuss the many opportunities that the Eugene D. Smith Leadership Institute offers in terms of internships/professional experience and the commitment the program places on community service. They also cover an exciting project that will result in a new, state-of-the-art home for the Buckeye lacrosse programs and lacrosse in the state of Ohio.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 8: Logan Schuss

In Episode 8, Dominique Alexander is joined by one of his former teammates, three-time All-American Logan Schuss. Dominique and Logan look back on their time at Ohio State, which culminated in 2013 with a ECAC Tournament championship and trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals. Logan also gives an update on his professional career and talks about the advantages of playing in front of his family in Vancouver.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 7: Unfinished Business

A jam-packed seventh episode of the Buckeye Lacrosse Podcast features head coach Nick Myers along with seniors Ryan Terefenko, Tre Leclaire and Jeff Henrick. The trio of seniors discuss their decisions to return to Ohio State next year and detail what they’ve been up to since returning home following the early end to the 2019 season.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 6: Defensive Coordinator Travis Crane

Dominique Alexander is joined by assistant coach/defensive coordinator Travis Crane, who details the lacrosse journey that led him to Ohio State. He talks also talks about his defensive philosophy and describes in detail what a Sled Dog is and why they’re so important at Ohio State.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 5: Thank You Seniors

Coach Myers and Dominique Alexander discuss the events of last week, which included the Big Ten’s announcement that all remaining winter and spring sports competitions would be cancelled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pair touch on a number of related topics, including the leadership shown by Ohio State’s administration. Prior to that news, the Buckeyes picked up a 13-11 win over Notre Dame at home last Tuesday. Coach Myers details that win along with his thoughts about this year’s 10-person senior class.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 4: Assistant coach Dylan Sheridan

Assistant coach Dylan Sheridan joins the Buckeye Lacrosse Podcast this week to talk about his transition to Ohio State, his offensive philosophy and details the academic support that Buckeye student-athletes receive.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 3: Chatting With Women’s Lacrosse Coach Amy Bokker

In this week’s episode, women’s lacrosse head coach Amy Bokker joins the podcast to talk about her transition from Stanford to Ohio State and what made her want to be become a Buckeye. Coach Myers also recaps last Saturday’s win at Bucknell and looks ahead to Sunday match-up vs. No. 9 Cornell.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 2: Recruiting Process & Identifying Talent

In the second episode of the Buckeye Lacrosse Podcast, Coach Myers and Dominique Alexander cover a variety of topics, including family life, the Buckeyes’ first two wins of the 2020 season and the recruiting process. The pair also looks ahead to Saturday’s home game versus Massachusetts.

🔊 Season 1 | Episode 1: Welcome to the Buckeye Lacrosse Podcast

In the debut episode of the Buckeye Lacrosse Podcast, host Dominique Alexander and head coach Nick Myers recap the Buckeyes’ two preseason scrimmages, talk about Ohio State’s three captains and leadership while also looking ahead to the regular season opener on Feb. 4 vs. Detroit Mercy.

COACH MYERS

“We’re excited to get the Buckeye Lacrosse podcast started! We feel this will be a unique, fun way to share the story of our program both on and off the field. We’re looking forward to our very own Dominique Alexander, who has had great success at the pro level and growing the game in Ohio, be the voice for this podcast.”

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