Senior Tyler Pearson announced his commitment to play NCAA Division III Lacrosse at Averett University. Tyler is the 2021 Varsity Defensive Captain for Denver East Lacrosse. He was also a 2 year Varsity player on East’s football team. In 2021, Tyler was named the Defensive player of Adrenaline’s Blackjack Classic lacrosse tournament.
Averett University is a private university located in Danville, VA. The team is in the NCAA USA South Athletic conference and has been coached the last 4 years by Anthony Mackin. The Cougars took the field for the first time on Feb. 14, 2018, and received the USA South Conference’s Sportsmanship Award for men’s lacrosse for their first season. The team plays all home games at Daly Field at Frank R. Campbell Stadium on the Danville campus.