Black Lacrosse Stories: Wiemi Douoguih

(Photo Courtesy of Washington & Lee Athletics)

*This article is part of a month-long series, Black Lacrosse Stories, that highlights Black players and coaches who have made an impact on our game, but maybe lesser known to many younger players today.*

The first seven players featured in our Black Lacrosse Stories series had fantastic college careers at the DI level, and a few also made a name for themselves in the pro ranks. So for the eight and final player featured in their series, we’re going with someone who made headlines at the DIII level and who some might recognize not for their success on the lacrosse field, but in their given profession.

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Black Lacrosse Stories: Bill Daye

(Photo Courtesy of Boston Cannons)

*This article is part of a month-long series, Black Lacrosse Stories, that highlights Black players and coaches who have made an impact on our game, but maybe lesser known to many younger players today.*

Bill Daye can only be described as one of the most influential Black players and coaches in the game of lacrosse. US Lacrosse and Blaxers Blog named him as such earlier this month. Not only did Daye find success as both a player and coach, but he also broke barriers and paved the road for others that would come behind him.

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Black Lacrosse Stories: Damien Davis

(Damien Davis Guarding Mikey Powell in the 2002 NCAA title game|Photo: NCAA)

*This article is part of a month long series, Black Lacrosse Stories, that highlights Black players and coaches who have made an impact on our game, but may be lesser known to many younger players today.*

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Black Lacrosse Stories: James Ford

(Photo Courtesy of Rutgers University)

*This article is part of a month long series, Black Lacrosse Stories, that highlights Black players and coaches who have made an impact on our game, but may be lesser known to many younger players today.*

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Black Lacrosse Stories: Syd “The Squid” Abernethy

(Photo Courtesy of The United States Naval Academy)

*This article is part of a month long series, Black Lacrosse Stories, that highlights Black players and coaches who have made an impact on our game, but may be lesser known to many younger players today.*

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