Freshman Philip Buque takes skills on ice outside the box

Philip and Alex Buque grew up playing hockey in the winter, lacrosse in the summer.

Alex played varsity and is now a superstar goalie in the National Lacrosse League; now, younger brother Philip is taking his shot with the Saint Leo University Lions.

Toronto Rock defender Rob Marshall

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Rob Marshall slings his equipment bag into the back of his pickup truck. School and work are behind him. Marshall then picks up his good friend and teammate Kasey Beirnes. After a quick stop at a local Tim Hortons, the pair is back on the road to the Air Canada Centre, in Toronto. “If one of us has a long day at work we can catch a catnap on the way down,” Marshall said.