Contact Us
Armonk Daily Voice serves Armonk, NY
Return to your home site


Armonk Daily Voice serves Armonk, NY

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Schools Schedule Early Dismissals With Freezing Rain, Sleet, Snow On Way

Princeton Coach, Westchester Native Placed On Leave After Incident

Princeton lacrosse coach Chris Bates, a 1986 graduate of John Jay High School in Cross River. Photo Credit: Princeton University
Brown senior midfielder John Yozzo-Scaperrotta of Dobbs Ferry. Photo Credit: Brown University

Chris Bates, a Westchester native and the head men's lacrosse coach at Princeton University, has been placed on administrative leave pending a review of an incident in this past Saturday’s game against Brown, the university announced Monday.

Bates appeared to stick out his elbow and bump Brown senior midfielder John Yozzo-Scaperrotta of Dobbs Ferry as Yozzo-Scaperrotta jogged back to the sideline after Yozzo-Scaperrotta collided with a Princeton player following the opening faceoff of the third quarter of Brown's 19-8 win.

Bates is a 1986 graduate of John Jay High School in Cross River who has been Princeton's head coach the last seven years after a 10-year tenure at Drexel University.

Yozzo-Scaperrotta, a three-sport standout at Dobbs Ferry, was a two-year captain of the Eagles' varsity lacrosse team.

Yozzo-Scaperrotta appeared to yell at Bates following the incident, a videotape of which may be viewed here.

For more, check this story from

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Armonk Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.