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Overtime with Paul Carcaterra
64 minutes | May 26, 2021
Casey Powell | S4 E14
Casey Powell is a trailblazer in the game of lacrosse, both on and off the field. A Carthage, N.Y. native, he changed the Carthage High School program for the better under coach Kirk Ventiquattro. He wore the No. 22 at Syracuse and quickly became one of the greatest lacrosse players in college lacrosse history. He then became one of the faces of the newly founded Major League Lacrosse, starring for the better part of 12 seasons. However, he’ll always be a trailblazer for his family — arguably the most successful in the history of the sport. The oldest of three brothers, Powell ushered in an era of Syracuse lacrosse that lasted a decade. Now, all three brothers are National Lacrosse Hall of Fame members. Powell joined former teammate Paul Carcaterra to talk about his legacy at Syracuse, playing for Roy Simmons Jr., managing the expectations for his brothers and what it’s like being a father.
50 minutes | May 19, 2021
Dave Cottle | S4 E13
Dave Cottle is as big a part of the Baltimore lacrosse scene as anyone in the past 40 years, carving out a career as one of the top coaches in the history of the game. Cottle, who starred at Salisbury in the late 1970s, has coached at the high school, college and professional levels over the course of a 42-year coaching career. He built Loyola men’s lacrosse into a perennial contender, helped the Maryland men’s lacrosse program continue its success and later led the Chesapeake Bayhawks to two Major League Lacrosse championships. Now leading the lacrosse division of Legendary Sports Group, Cottle spoke with Paul Carcaterra about his pro lacrosse career and why he’s enjoying his new endeavor. The former Bayhawks president and coach also touched on the future of professional lacrosse with merger of the MLL and PLL, and what he thinks is the key to continuing to grow the sport of lacrosse at its biggest stage.
39 minutes | May 12, 2021
Richie Moran | S4 E12
Richie Moran finished his 29-year Cornell coaching career in 1997, leaving the program as one of the most legendary coaches in the history of the sport. He won three national championships and develop countless All-Americans, but he’ll admit that the accolades were never paramount. Moran, who now lives with his wife in Upstate New York, has plenty of stories of his former players going on to success outside of lacrosse. He simply coached to develop young men, but he built a powerhouse along the way. Fifty years since Moran’s 1971 Cornell team won the first NCAA men’s lacrosse championship, he spoke with Paul Carcaterra on Season 4, Ep. 12 of the “Overtime” podcast. Together, the two lacrosse greats talked about his beginnings in the game, being born during the Great Depression but finding lacrosse on Long Island.
65 minutes | May 5, 2021
Scott Marr | S4 E11
The man. The air guitar skills. The legend. Scott Marr has become one of the most unique coaches in college lacrosse through his 20 seasons at Albany. He’s allowed his players to be creative, and they’ve responded with success for the better part of two decades. Marr, a Yorktown, N.Y. native, spoke with Paul Carcaterra about his upbringing, his lacrosse roots, what he learned from a pair of legendary coaches and plenty more. He also reflects on the pleasure of coaching the Thompson Brothers, and what went wrong with Tehoka Nanticoke at Albany.
54 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Matt Kavanagh | S4 E10
Matt Kavanagh comes from a line of brothers that have made their mark in the lacrosse world. But as a big brother, he’s been the trailblazer, bringing a gritty style of play to the college and professional levels and becoming a star. The Notre Dame product committed to the game in high school and saw his career blossom at South Bend. He made the NCAA Championship game in 2014 before finding success in the MLL, including a 2018 Championship MVP performance. Now, he’s a tough attackman for Redwoods LC hoping to continue elevating the game. Kavanagh shares his roots with lacrosse, what it was like living with four brothers, why Notre Dame hasn’t reached the pinnacle of NCAA lacrosse and what’s next for him.
67 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Jordan Wolf | S4 E9
Jordan Wolf doesn’t love the limelight, but his play over the past decades has generated plenty of attention. The Philly native starred at Lower Merion (Pa.), the same school as the late Kobe Bryant. Wolf then starred at Duke and won two national championships before moving on to professional lacrosse. The x attackman also took home gold with the U.S. national team in 2018. Now in his late-20s, Wolf is thinking about his future both in the sport and out of it. He spoke with Paul Carcaterra about his career thus far, and what he enjoys about playing in the PLL.
59 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Chris Bocklet | S4 E8
Chris Bocklet’s life changed this January, when he suffered a severe head injury in a longboarding accident. He couldn’t speak. He couldn’t remember his family and friends. He was lucky to be alive. Over the course of months, Bocklet, the former Virginia star and MLL All-Star, slowly regained the traits that made him special. His smile returned, he could speak in full sentences, he remembered everything up to his accident. He endured extensive therapy to regain a sense of self. Now able to tell his story at length, Bocklet sat down with Paul Carcaterra for an inspiring and in-depth interview.
61 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
Ric Beardsley | S4 E7
They call him “Bad Boy.” They call him “Bam Bam.” They call him “RB47.” Most who come across Ric Beardsley remember him. His personality, his bravado, his confidence — each has played a role in making Beardsley one of the most interesting people in the sport. The two-time champion at Syracuse has now found success as a coach at the youth, high school and pro levels. He sat down with former teammate and friend Paul Carcaterra to talk about his life and career in this week’s Overtime.
52 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Josh Byrne | S4 E6
Josh Byrne has quickly become one of the most electric players in the PLL, but it didn’t start that way. The British Columbia native worked his way through the community college ranks before making his mark at Hofstra. Now, Byrne is a two-league professional lacrosse star, and he’s using his platform to advocate for the growth of the sport. As a biracial lacrosse player, he’s fighting against racism and inspiring a new generation of players. Byrne spoke with Paul Carcaterra on Ep. 6 of Overtime, detailing his family’s story and why he doesn’t realize when he scores an #SCTop10 goal.
98 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Roy Simmons Jr. | S4 E5
Roy Simmons Jr. is one of the most legendary coaches in the history of lacrosse, but he’s so much more. The former Syracuse great who led the Orange to five NCAA championships is a storyteller, artist and advocate for the rights of Black and Native people across the country. He coached many All-Americans during his 27-year career as head coach, including Paul Carcaterra in 1997. Carcaterra sat down with his former coach and mentor for Season 4, Ep. 5 of “Overtime,” for an interview unlike any he’s done on the podcast. Together, Carcaterra and Simmons Jr. talked about his beginnings with the game in the 1950s, the strength of Jim Brown against racism, his world travels and what it was like to meet Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
82 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Gerry Byrne | S4 E4
Gerry Byrne is Long Island born and bred, and he’s brought that mentality wherever he’s gone in his lacrosse career. Byrne spent 13 years as an assistant with the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse program before taking the helm at Harvard in 2019. After just four games in 2020, COVID-19 canceled the season. This year. the Ivy League decided not to host a spring season. That left the Harvard coach with an entirely new challenge. How do you motivate a group of players who have lost two seasons? Byrne joins Paul Carcaterra and shares what he’s doing to keep in touch with his team, in addition to telling the story of his Long Island upbrining.
50 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
Charlotte North | S4 E3
Charlotte North has been one of college lacrosse’s most dynamic talents for the better part of four seasons. Her ability to score goals at a high clip earned her praise at Duke, and made her a popular target for Division I schools when she entered the transfer portal in 2019. Now a senior at Boston College, North’s popularity has taken on a new level. She’s gone viral on multiple occasions, wowing fans and fellow players with her trick shots and behind-the-back goals. North has become a human highlight reel. North joined Paul Carcaterra to talk about her Texas roots, her inspirations and why she hopes to continue her career outside of college lacrosse.
68 minutes | Feb 24, 2021
Jon Gordon | S4 E2
Jon Gordon’s journey to becoming a bestselling author has been nothing close to ordinary. The Smithtown (N.Y.) native picked up lacrosse late in his childhood and took his talents to Ithaca, N.Y., where he spent four years playing under legendary coach Richie Moran. After his college career, Gordon spent years trying to figure out his passion. He found it in motivational speaking and writing. Gordon has channeled this passion into a successful career, speaking to professional and college teams around the country and mentoring some of the game’s biggest stars. Gordon sat down with Carc for Season 4, Ep. 2 of Overtime to talk about his career and the inspiration behind his passion.
53 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Michael Sowers | S4 E1
Michael Sowers is already a transcendent player, and he’s not done his college career yet. The former Princeton great transferred to Duke this offseason after the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out the 2020 season. He joined a Blue Devils team stacked with talent and eyeing an NCAA title. No one knows how this season will end, but Sowers knows he made the right choice. He spoke with Paul Carcaterra in the season-opening episode about his decision, his Philadelphia background and how he doesn’t need 20/20 vision to succeed.
50 minutes | Aug 12, 2020
Zed Williams | PLL Championship Edition
Zed Williams is understated, even quiet, but nothing about his game matches his personality. Williams, who grew up on the Cattaraugus reservation, has grown into one of the most dangerous offensive threats in professional lacrosse. In his first season with Whipsnakes LC, Williams led the league in scoring and dropped five fourth-quarter goals to lead his team to a comeback in the PLL title game. Not bad for a PLL rookie. On the podium after accepting his MVP trophy, Williams dedicated his effort to his late father, who died while his son was playing at Virginia. Williams has a deep passion for the stick and for his family, and he displays both proudly every time he steps on the field. The PLL MVP spoke with Paul Carcaterra about his life on the reservation and what made this summer so special.
61 minutes | Jul 29, 2020
Bryce Wasserman | MLL Championship Edition
Bryce Wasserman is the definition of a late bloomer. The Texas native didn’t even shave until midway through his college career. In lacrosse, Wasserman watched as players committed by freshman year of high school to play Division I. He waited until his junior year and found a home on the Jersey Shore at Monmouth. He felt like an underdog then, and after 149 points with the Hawks, another challenge awaited. Wasserman wanted to play professional lacrosse. The summer after graduating from Monmouth, his rights were retained by the Denver Outlaws, but he couldn’t crack a roster. Eventually, he was granted a release and made his debut with the Ohio Machine in 2018. Now, two years later, Wasserman is one of the biggest stars in Major League Lacrosse. Last week, he won the league’s MVP award after leading the Boston Cannons to the Steinfeld Trophy. He joins Paul Carcaterra to share his journey to the top.
60 minutes | Jun 8, 2020
Nat St. Laurent | S3 E17
Nat St. Laurent knows what it’s like to be a black man in America, and he’s ready to change that experience for the better. The son of a black father and white mother, St. Laurent’s teammates’ comments about his race almost caused him to leave the sport entirely. St. Laurent eventually came back to the sport when he was a teenager, and built a career out of it. The Ohio Northern men’s lacrosse coach recently took the helm of the PLL’s Redwoods LC. He’s one of the most prominent African American coaches in the game. In the wake of George Floyd’s death and ensuing protests, St. Laurent was one of the first in the lacrosse community to speak out. Two weeks after that pivotal moment, he talks with Paul Carcaterra about his identity and what this community can do to make sure racism has no place in lacrosse.
61 minutes | Jun 1, 2020
Devon Wills S3 | E16
Devon Wills put together one of the most decorated and historic careers in the history of women’s lacrosse. The Colorado native almost dedicated her life to lacrosse when she was young, but we’re glad she stuck with lacrosse. Wills. the three-time U.S. national team gold medalist goalie, was a trailblazer on the field. She was one of the best goalies of all-time, and even took a chance at playing in Major League Lacrosse. After winning gold in 2017, Wills called it a career, She made sure to stay in the game, working her way up the NCAA coaching ranks. Now the head coach at Harvard, Wills spoke with Paul Carcaterra about a unique career and what she’s grateful for today.
71 minutes | May 25, 2020
Joe Alberici S3 | E15
Joe Alberici has always been a leader. He’s been lucky enough to serve as head coach at Army, a school that produces leaders at a higher clip than almost any other institution. The grandson of Italian immigrants, Alberici has been known for his compassionate approach to coaching the Black Knights, and he’s used his degree in education to help him build a quality Division I program. This Memorial Day, Alberici talks with Paul Carcaterra about what it’s like to teach at a service academy and whether he believes he can bring Army to the NCAA promised land.
51 minutes | May 18, 2020
Pat Spencer S3 | E14
Pat Spencer: From Tewaaraton winner to NBA prospect? The phrase in itself seems farfetched, but with each day, Spencer pushes closer to making it a reality. The former Loyola men’s lacrosse star decided to spend a fifth year playing basketball at Northwestern, a school competing in the top league in all of college basketball. After a successful 2019 season in which he led the Wildcats in assists, Spencer had a decision to make. Would he pursue a career in professional lacrosse — where he’d surely be one of the best players in the world — or make a career playing his favorite sport, basketball? Last week, Spencer signed with Tandem, an agency aimed at getting players exposure to the NBA. For now, Spencer, the two-sport star, will try to make his childhood dreams come true. He spoke with Paul Carcaterra about his multi-sport upbringing, following his passion at Northwestern and why he’ll always have love for the lacrosse community.
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