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Aug. 23, 1999

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – University of Virginia men’s lacrosse coach Dom Starsiaannounced today that Tucker Radebaugh (Virginia ’99) will replace DougKnight on his staff. Knight is leaving after two years to join the facultyand coaching staff at St. Paul’s School in Baltimore, MD. Ironically,Knight’s job is at Radebaugh’s prep school.

Radebaugh is no stranger to UVA lacrosse fans. He is a ’95 graduateof St. Paul’s School, and he has been at Virginia ever since. He earnedfour letters playing midfield and attack for UVa. He was captain for twoyears. And he has won UVa awards as top player (Voshell Award) once and forleadership (Gaver Award) twice. The awards for UVa’s 1999 NCAA championshipteam have not been announced.

Radebaugh has been selected twice All ACC, All American threetimes(honorable mention twice, first team once), ACC All Tournament twice,NCAA All Tournament once, ACC MVP once. In 1999, he was All ACC, All ACCTournament, ACC MVP, first team All American, NCAA All Tournament. He ledthe ACC in scoring, goals, and assists. He also ranked nationally in allscoring categories. His figures for 1999(42+31=73) rank fifth in UVa seasonlists(goals) and fourth(points). His career figures are 106+75=181, whichput him sixth in goals and eighth in points.

Starsia said in making the announcement: “We are going to miss DougKnight’s influence on the lacrosse program at Virginia. However, we arealso very fortunate to welcome Tucker Radebaugh to our staff. Tucker hasall the qualities to become an outstanding college lacrosse coach. He isalso simply one of my favorite people-always recognized as a leader andsomeone who has become a friend during his playing career. Tucker will findhimself involved in all aspects of the Virginia lacrosse program.”

Radebaugh said: “I am very excited to be a part of VirginiaLacrosse, I want to thank Coach Starsia and Coach Colbeck for giving me theopportunity to stay involved with this special program. Hopefully, with anyluck, we can continue our success in the future.”

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