Matt Karweck (Colgate University photo)

Former Notre Dame assistant Colgate’s new lacrosse coach

Published Jul 27, 2018 at 11:30am

HAMILTON — Matt Karweck, an eight-year assistant coach in the Division I ranks, including the last six seasons at Notre Dame, has been named Colgate University’s new Colgate men’s lacrosse head coach.

Karweck, who also played at Notre Dame, helped the Fighting Irish capture their second Atlantic Coast Conference title this year. During his six seasons back at Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish compiled a 64-30 record and earned six NCAA tournament bids.

Karweck came to Notre Dame from Merrimack, where he spent one season as an assistant coach/offensive coordinator at the NCAA Division II school. Before he was at Merrimack, Karweck was an assistant coach at the Detroit-Mercy for one season.

Karweck played at Notre Dame from 2003-2006 and tallied 60 goals and 30 assists in 52 games. He earned first team all-Great Western Lacrosse League honors in his senior year.

He graduated with a degree in psychology from Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters. 

Karweck also competed professionally in England for one season with the Sheffield Steelers in the English Lacrosse Premiership.

A native of Penn Yan, he helped lead Penn Yan Academy to the state championship in 2001.