Meet Jack Oppenheimer and Katie Latonick

By on April 19, 2010

Katie Latonick: She’s got game

Katie Latonick has played lacrosse side-by-side with her twin sister for seven years, but this year she was on her own. After red-shirting her freshman year, Katie Latonick came back this season without her sister, Meghan, as a graduate student on the Quinnipiac women’s lacrosse team. After toying with just graduating and not playing her fourth eligible season, but then “a lot of convincing from (head coach) Danie (Caro)” Latonick decided to come back, which seems to have been the right choice.

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Jack Oppenheimer: Scoring in bunches

The date was April 26, 2008 and the Quinnipiac men’s lacrosse team was hosting Bellarmine in desperate need of a win in order to qualify for the upcoming Great Western Lacrosse League playoffs in Detroit. With the game tied at five in the waning minutes of the contest, the Bobcats were granted a critical man-up opportunity. Coach Eric Fekete decided to throw his seldom-used freshman attacker Jack Oppenheimer into the fire and the kid responded with the game-winning goal, a moment he still regards as the highlight of his Bobcat career.

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