Coquitlam's Yanko switches lacrosse schools

Leaving Hobart to play for McGill in Montreal

Coquitlam lacrosse product Tyler Yanko is switching schools and coming back to Canada.

The midfielder had been playing for Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, N.Y., but has decided to join the McGill University Redmen in Montreal for the next school year. Yanko played just four games for Hobart, a NCAA Division I school, in 2019 and had three goals in 11 games in 2018. 

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Yanko is currently playing for the New Westminster Jr. Salmonbellies. He finished third on the team in regular-season scoring with 45 goals and 74 points in 18 games. He has two goals and seven points in the ’Bellies first two playoff games against the Victoria Shamrocks.

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