Inside Lacrosse Profiles Ponte Vedra Alum Jack Dowd

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Author’s Note: This was from May 30th on Inside Lacrosse’s web site and it fell through the cracks as we were transitioning after our Final Four coverage. Jack played in the NCAA DIII title game for Salisbury, falling to RIT 15-14 in double OT. Jack went 2G/1A in the championship game. Remember to use our home page feature “Report Media Coverage” to report these articles to us!

‘He Gets Better Every Day’: There’s No Limit to What Jack Dowd Can Do at Salisbury

by Matt Kinnear, Inside LacrossePhoto by Joey Gardner, FotoJoe Photography


The pitch to Jack Dowd was not unlike the one Salisbury coach Jim Berkman gives to every recruit: Come to Salisbury, and you’ll win a championship. Of course that’s the pitch when every four-year player leaves with a ring.

The only difference is Dowd received the pitch via Zoom this summer after spending his first year at Furman, now shuttered by the university. Still a freshman eligibility-wise, Dowd has been a revelation for the Sea Gulls, with the 6-foot-5 midfielder from Florida immediately working his way into a key role and solidifying the first midfield.

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