Six Nations lacrosse player named top newcomer in American collegiate conference

Six Nations own Dougie Powless was named as the top newcomer in the Heart of America men’s lacrosse conference.

By Sam Laskaris Writer Playing a new position at a new school didn’t deter Dougie Powless. In fact, the 22-year-old Six Nations member excelled during his first year suiting up for the Clarke University Pride men’s field lacrosse squad. Powless had transferred to Clarke, located in the Iowa city of Dubuque, after spending two years at Herkimer College, a junior college, located in the state of New York. Powless was a defender when he joined the Pride. But during the club’s Fall Ball schedule in 2023, Pride head coach Tucker La Belle asked Powless if he would consider switching to the attack position. “I told him it didn’t matter to me, as long as I’m playing,” Powless said. Thus, when Clarke’s spring schedule rolled around, Powless found himself being counted…

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