Why You Should Consider Using a Wide-base Stance with Emmet Carroll - LGR Episode 202 | Lax Goalie Rat

Why You Should Consider Using a Wide-base Stance with Emmet Carroll – LGR Episode 202

This Episode Is Brought To You By:

On today’s episode of the Lax Goalie Rat Podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with Penn goalie Emmet Carroll, a rising star in college lacrosse.

Carroll hails from Rye, NY, and has had an incredible journey to become one of the Ivy League’s elite goalkeepers.

I first noticed Emmet when he made a huge walk-off save to help the Quakers defeat Yale earlier this season.

https://youtube.com/shorts/cyAOpmpbDYY?feature=share

As a youngster, Emmet was drawn to playing catcher in baseball, which helped him develop a natural affinity for facing projectiles coming his way. When playing street hockey with friends, he would often jump in the net, making it an easy decision for him to hop in the cage when he started playing lacrosse.

Carroll’s development was helped by his club team Predators Lacrosse Club coach Ryan Penner, who emphasized specialized positions and emphasized goalie training in their practices to help him become a foundationally sound goalie.

Additionally, Emmet trained with New York goalie legend and former PLL goalie Charlie Cipriano.

When it came time to choose a college, Emmet chose Penn thanks to their tremendous team culture and his relationship with a former coach whose son played at Penn. He was able to get advice on the culture and daily life of a Penn lacrosse player, so he was able to commit to a school where he could see himself being happy even if he wasn’t playing lacrosse.

Life at Penn really stood out to Emmet, and it was an easy decision to commit to once he took his official visit.

Growing up, Carroll’s favorite goalie was Niko Amato at Maryland, whom he admired for his game, even as a smaller guy, and his ability to take up space in the cage.

Carroll has broken onto the scene as one of the Ivy League’s elite goalkeepers, making a name for himself on the national level this season. He currently ranks third among Ivy goaltenders in save percentage (.539) and saves per game (13.86) and is fourth for GAA (11.72) while also making some pretty stellar saves in the process.

https://twitter.com/PennMensLax/status/1633659053388840960

After an 18-save performance to open the season at Georgetown (in a game in which he stopped 72 percent of the Hoyas’ shots), Carroll was named to the USILA National Team of the Week on Feb. 20.

https://twitter.com/PennMensLax/status/1628140552880529408

Emmet was also recently named Ivy League Player of the Week after his excellent performance in Penn’s 1-1 week with a 13-12 victory over then-#17 Saint Joseph’s last Wednesday in overtime fashion. In the two-game span, Carroll totaled 35 saves with a mark of 62.5 percent.

https://twitter.com/PennMensLax/status/1635340774937329665

His stellar performance so far this season has also earned him an honorable mid-season All-American mention from Inside Lacrosse.

I’m thrilled to have had Emmet Carroll join us on the podcast today and look forward to seeing what he accomplishes in the rest of his college career!

Show Notes

Emmet’s Gear Setup

Video Interview with Emmet Carroll

Videos & Photos of Emmet Carroll

Listen on Apple Podcast
Visited 1 times, 1 visit(s) today

P.S. - Whenever you're ready, here are 3 ways I can help you:

1. Lax Goalie Rat Academy - The Lax Goalie Rat Academy is a premier membership program that gives you the tools and skillset to level up your goalie game. Technique, drills, mental game, lacrosse IQ and direct coaching from Coach Damon to turn your goalie into a leader and a confident save machine. Join 400+ goalies inside.

2. Lacrosse Goalie Super Mom/Dad - Some call lacrosse goalie the hardest position in sports. That's not true. It's the goalie Mom or Dad. I put together this course specially for the parents who know nothing about lacrosse but still want to help their son or daughter be the best they can be. Learn how to train them but more importantly learn how to support them on this emotional rollercoaster.

3. Promote yourself to 11,000+ subscribers by sponsoring my newsletter.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • LacrosseMonkey Ad

    Free Ship
  • Nutty Buddy

    NuttyBuddy Protection
  • Universal Lacrosse

    Universal Lacrosse Goalie Gear
  • Sticky

    Lacrosse Goalie Book
  • Want virtual goalie coaching sessions from the best  coaches in the game? Look no further...

    The Lacrosse Goalie Summit replays give you access to best goalie coaching out there. Coaches like Ted Bergman, John Galloway, Matt Deluca, Brian Phipps, Kyle Bernlohr, Liz Hogan, Caylee Waters, Lyndsey Munoz, Chris Buck, Taylor Moreno, Sean Quirk, Goaliesmith, Meg Taylor, Drake Porter, Emily Sterling, Brett Dobson, and so many more. These sessions give your youth the confidence and the tools to be amazing in the crease!

    arrow right

    Click an event to learn more about the goalie coaching sessions included! 

    arrow left
    Lacrosse Goalie Summit 1
    Lacrosse Goalie Summit 2
    Lacrosse Goalie Summit 3
    Lacrosse Goalie Summit 4
    Lacrosse Goalie Summit 5
    Lacrosse Goalie Summit 6
    Lacrosse Goalie Summit 7

    Join The

    Lax Goalie Rat Online Camp

    Full Goalie Education

    The only lacrosse goalie training that covers ALL of the areas necessary to be dominant: technical, physical, and mental.

    Over 80 Videos Yours For Life

    Revisit the drills and mental inspiration every season! Plus new videos added to the camp are yours for free.

    Supportive Community

    Access to private forums to interact with other goalies, coaches, and Coach Damon on a personal basis.

    CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE