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Lehigh Fills Out Defensive Staff

This is some pretty stale news (thanks to the fact that I've been writing a Patriot League Preview piece in the fall preview magazine), but I wanted to announce here that the Mountain Hawk defensive staff has been completed.

Most of this is contained in the following press release:
Official Release

Defensive line coach Gerard Wilcher has been promoted from "secondary coach" to "secondary coach and defensive coordinator".

From the press release:

“When we hired Gerard as our secondary coach last January, we felt that he possessed the skills to develop into the defensive coordinator's role,” Lembo points out. “Our defensive backfield play exceeded my expectations last year, as we had four all-league performers and gave up very few big plays over the course of the season. Our players respect Coach Wilcher and will be highly motivated to continue to perform at a high level."

I agree. CB Neal Boozer-Gallman, CB Andrew Nelson, FS Kaloma Cardwell and SS Kar…