Former two-time UAlbany team captain Derrick Eccles has returned the men’s lacrosse team as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2017 season.
Eccles finished his UAlbany in career in 2016, serving as the team’s representative in the USILA North-South Game. The 2013 America East All-Rookie Team midfielder was a team captain in the 2015 and 2016 seasons, earning 45 points, off 29 goals and 16 assists, 62 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers in 61 career games played.
In his career, Eccles helped UAlbany win four America East regular season titles and three America East Tournament titles, helping the Great Danes earn berths in four NCAA Tournaments and two NCAA quarterfinal rounds. He was part of a senior class that earned 53 victories from 2013-16.
Eccles graduated from UAlbany in 2016 with a double major in business and communications.