Thu Sep 01
6:30 PM
Thomas More
Denison
in Granville, Ohio at Piper Stadium
Fri Sep 02
7:00 PM
Denison
vs. Earlham
@ Capital in Bexley, Ohio
Sat Sep 03
Lynn Schweizer Invitational
in Granville, Ohio (Denison Golf Club)
Sat Sep 03
9:45 am
at Rich Davis Flyer 5K Challenge
in Kettering, Ohio - Indian Riffle Park
Sat Sep 03
9:45 am
at Rich Davis Flyer 5K Challenge
in Kettering, Ohio - Indian Riffle Park
Sat Sep 03
10:30 AM
Denison
at Capital
in Bexley, Ohio
Sat Sep 03
12:00 PM
Denison
at Rhodes
in Memphis, Tenn.
Sat Sep 03
2:00 PM
Denison
vs. Oneonta St.
@ William Smith in Geneva, N.Y.
Sat Sep 03
2:00 PM
Denison
vs. Otterbein
@ Capital in Bexley, Ohio
Sat Sep 03
7:00 PM
Denison
at Marietta
in Marietta, Ohio
Sun Sep 04
Lynn Schweizer Invitational
in Granville, Ohio (Denison Golf Club)
Sun Sep 04
12:00 PM
Denison
vs. Hendrix
@ Rhodes in Memphis, Tenn.
Sun Sep 04
2:00 PM
Denison
at William Smith
in Geneva, N.Y.
Sun Sep 04
2:00 PM
Marietta
Denison
in Granville, Ohio at Piper Stadium
Wed Sep 07
6:30 PM
Otterbein
Denison
in Granville, Ohio at Piper Stadium
Wed Sep 07
7:00 PM
Denison
at Marietta
in Marietta, Ohio
Thu Sep 08
6:30 pm
at Wooster Dual Meet
in Wooster, Ohio
Thu Sep 08
6:00 pm
at Wooster Dual Meet
in Wooster, Ohio
Fri Sep 09
5:30 PM
Denison
vs. Berry
@ Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio
Fri Sep 09
7:30 PM
Denison
vs. Rochester Inst.
@ Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio
Sat Sep 10
11:00 AM
Oberlin
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Sep 10
11:00 AM
Denison
vs. Bethany (W.V.)
@ Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio
Sat Sep 10
1:00 PM
Denison
vs. Westminster (Pa.)
@ Marietta in Marietta, Ohio
Sat Sep 10
1:00 PM
Denison
vs. Defiance
@ Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio
Sat Sep 10
2:30 PM
Carleton
Denison
in Granville, Ohio at Piper Stadium
Sun Sep 11
12:00 PM
Salisbury
Denison
in Granville, Ohio at Piper Stadium
Sun Sep 11
2:00 PM
Adrian
vs. Denison
@ Marietta in Marietta, Ohio
Tue Sep 13
4:30 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Sep 13
7:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Northern
in Ada, Ohio
Wed Sep 14
4:30 PM
Ohio Northern
Denison
in Granville, Ohio at Piper Stadium
Wed Sep 14
7:30 PM
Capital
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Sep 16
4:30 PM
Eastern Mennonite
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Sep 16
5:00 PM
Denison
vs. Grove City
@ Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio
Fri Sep 16
7:00 PM
Denison
vs. Case Western Reserve
@ Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Sep 17
11:00 am
at Otterbein Invitational
in Westerville, Ohio
Sat Sep 17
11:00 am
at Otterbein Invitational
in Westerville, Ohio
Sat Sep 17
11:00 AM
Concordia (Wis.)
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Sep 17
12:00 PM
Denison
at Wilmington (Ohio)
in Wilmington, Ohio
Sat Sep 17
12:00 PM
Adrian
vs. Denison
@ Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Sep 17
1:00 PM
Centre
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Sep 17
4:00 PM
Denison
vs. Westminster (Pa.)
@ Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Sep 17
6:00 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Tue Sep 20
4:30 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Tue Sep 20
7:00 PM
Denison
at Heidelberg
in Tiffin, Ohio
Wed Sep 21
4:30 PM
Muskingum
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Sep 21
7:30 PM
John Carroll
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Sep 23
5:00 PM
Denison
at Earlham
in Richmond, Ind.
Sat Sep 24
12:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Sep 24
1:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio -- Big Red Weekend
Sat Sep 24
2:30 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Sep 24
4:30 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Sep 24
7:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sun Sep 25
at Allegheny Invitational
in Meadville, Pa.
Mon Sep 26
at Allegheny Invitational
in Meadville, Pa.
Tue Sep 27
7:00 PM
Heidelberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Sep 28
7:00 PM
Case Western Reserve
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Sep 29
4:30 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Thu Sep 29
7:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Sep 30
2:45 pm
at All-Ohio Championship
in Cedarville, Ohio
Fri Sep 30
2:00 pm
at All-Ohio Championship
in Cedarville, Ohio
Fri Sep 30
7:30 PM
Bluffton
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 01
at Yellow Jacket Invitational
in LaGrange, Ohio (at Grey Hawk Golf Club)
Sat Oct 01
12:00 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Oct 01
1:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 01
5:30 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Oct 01
7:30 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sun Oct 02
at Yellow Jacket Invitational
in LaGrange, Ohio (at Grey Hawk Golf Club)
Wed Oct 05
4:30 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Oct 05
7:00 PM
Muskingum
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 08
at Eva Shorb Weiskopf Invitational
in Wooster, Ohio (Wooster C.C.)
Sat Oct 08
12:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 08
1:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Oct 08
2:30 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 08
3:00 PM
Denison
vs. Pittsburgh-Greensburg
@ Hiram in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Oct 08
7:30 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sun Oct 09
at Eva Shorb Weiskopf Invitational
in Wooster, Ohio (Wooster C.C.)
Tue Oct 11
7:00 PM
Wabash
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Oct 12
4:00 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Wed Oct 12
7:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Oct 13
4:30 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Oct 15
10:30 am
at Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Oct 15
10:30 am
at Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Oct 15
11:00 AM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 15
1:00 PM
Kenyon
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 15
5:00 PM
Denison
at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Sat Oct 15
7:00 PM
Kenyon
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 15
7:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Oct 19
4:00 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Wed Oct 19
7:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 22
11:00 AM
Earlham
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 22
12:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Oct 22
1:00 PM
DePauw
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 22
2:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 22
2:30 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sun Oct 23
12:00 PM
DePauw
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Oct 25
7:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Oct 26
4:30 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Wed Oct 26
7:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Oct 26
7:00 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Oct 29
12:00 PM
Kenyon
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 29
1:00 PM
Oberlin
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 29
1:00 PM
Denison
vs. Case Western Reserve
@ Wooster in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Oct 29
2:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Oct 29
7:00 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sun Oct 30
11:00 am
at NCAC Championship
in Terre Haute, Ind. - LaVern Gibson Course
Sun Oct 30
11:00 am
at NCAC Championship
in Terre Haute, Ind. - LaVern Gibson Course
Sat Nov 05
1:00 PM
Wabash
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 12
12:00 pm
at NCAA Division III Regional
in Holland, Mich. - West Ottawa Golf Club
Sat Nov 12
12:00 pm
at NCAA Division III Regional
in Holland, Mich. - West Ottawa Golf Club
Sat Nov 12
1:00 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
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Mike Caravana
Mike Caravana
Title: Head Men's Lacrosse Coach
Phone: 740-587-6590
Email: caravanam@denison.edu
Year: 24th Year

Michael Caravana will return for his 24th season as the head men's lacrosse coach at Denison University in 2016-17.

One of the winningest coaches in college lacrosse and a former All-American attackman at the University of Virginia, Caravana has enjoyed two coaching stints spanning 23 years at Denison University.  During his time in Granville, he has guided Denison to a pair of NCAA Final Four appearances in 1999 and 2001, nine NCAA Tournament quarterfinal appearances and 10 North Coast Athletic Conference championships.  In 2013 he earned his 200th career victory after a win over Centre College and in 2016 he became Denison's career leader in wins.

In 2016, Denison won the NCAC regular season and tournament championship and advanced to the NCAA Tournament Elite 8 before falling to eventual national champion, Salisbury, in overtime.  Three players, Bart Farinholt, Liam Rooney and Ben Duhoski were named to the USILA All-American team.

In 2014, Denison went 19-1 setting new program marks for wins, goals (320), assists (189), and points (509).  Caravana was named to NCAC Coach of the Year, as five of his players were named to the USILA All-American team.  After racing through the regular season with a 15-0 record, Denison would win two NCAC Tournament games, and a pair of NCAA Tournament games before falling to eventual national runner-up, Salisbury, in the quarterfinals.

Caravana boasts a career record of 256-87 and owns a stellar .746 winning percentage.  He has never had a losing season and his team's have won 10 or more games 15 times. Since his arrival in 1991 he has coached 59 All-Americans and in 1994 he was named the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's Division III Coach of the Year.  He is a five-time NCAC Coach of the Year and in 2003 he began a four-year commitment as the assistant coach for the United States lacrosse national team that earned a silver medal at the 2006 International Lacrosse Federation World Championship.

Caravana's first coaching stint at Denison spanned 1991 through 2005 where he won 145 games.  Caravana went on to serve as the head boys lacrosse coach at Woodbury Forest School (Va.) before returning to Denison as the head coach in the fall of 2008.  Since reclaiming the post, Caravana has taken the Big Red program to even greater heights.  In 2009 DU defeated No. 3 Roanoke, 14-7, to advance to the NCAA Tournament's Elite 8 for the first time since 2001.  In the eight years since his return, Caravana's teams have won 111 games with a .835 winning percentage.

A 1983 graduate of the University of Virginia, Caravana was a four-time All-American attackman for the Cavaliers. He earned a bachelor's degree in education and was a captain during his senior season. Caravana led Virginia in scoring three times and in assists all four seasons.

Following graduation, Caravana spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Brown University, then returned to U.Va., where he served as assistant head coach under Jim "Ace" Adams before accepting the head coaching position at Denison in the fall of 1990.  In 1998, Caravana earned his master's degree in sport management from the United States Sports Academy.

Caravana ranks second in all-time victories at Denison, trailing only his predecessor, Ferris "Tommy" Thomsen, Jr., who guided DU to 255 wins over the course of 25 seasons (1966-1990).

He is a member of the Charlottesville Chapter Lacrosse Hall of Fame, the Ohio Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame and the Long Island Metro Chapter Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Entering the 2014 season, Caravana ranked 23rd among active coaches in terms of winning percentage across all divisions of the NCAA.  In NCAA Division III, Caravana ranked 13th in all-time career victories.

Caravana and his wife, Ashlin, live in Granville and have three three sons, Nick, 22; Sam, 20; and Wyatt, 17.