December 16, 2008
Hobart Announces 2009 Lacrosse Captains
First-year Hobart College Lacrosse Head Coach T.W. Johnson recently announced team captains for the 2009 season. Seniors Jeff Colburn (CNS/Liverpool, N.Y.), Ricky Evans (Immaculate Heart/Watertown, N.Y.), Justin Hager (Salamanca/Salamanca, N.Y.), Sam Orr (Avon Old Farms/Simsbury, Conn.), and Matt Smalley (Avon Old Farms/Cumberland, R.I.) will lead the Statesmen through their 107th varsity season.
December 11, 2008
ECAC Announces 2009 Preseason All-ECAC Team
In a vote by the league coaches, Penn State players won two of the three major preseason awards, and Georgetown and Rutgers each had three players named to the team. Penn State goalkeeper Drew Adams was named the preseason Defensive Player of the Year, while freshman attack/midfielder Matthew Mackrides was tabbed as the preseason Rookie of the Year. Rutgers will be led by midfielder Justin Pennington, who was named the preseason Offensive Player of the Year.
December 10, 2008
Fairfield's Matt Scanlon Taken By Denver In First Round Of MLL Supplemental Draft
Matt Scanlon (Bel Air, Md.), a 2008 graduate of Fairfield University and four-year letterwinner on the men's lacrosse team, was the eighth pick in the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) supplemental draft. Scanlon was drafted by the Denver Outlaws with the ninth overall pick; however Chicago, which had the first selection, forfeited its first round pick.
December 8, 2008
Georgetown Tabbed as 2009 Preseason ECAC Lacrosse League Favorite
In a vote by league coaches, the Georgetown Hoyas have been chosen as the favorites to capture the 2009 ECAC Lacrosse League title. The Hoyas have been picked first by league coaches for ten straight years and have won the title six times. The Hoyas tallied 47 possible points including five first place votes. Loyola, the defending ECAC Lacrosse League champion, garnered 43 points and the remaining three first place votes and was tabbed to finish second.
November 18, 2008
Loyola Inks Seven Recruits on Signing Day
Baltimore, Md. - Loyola head men's lacrosse coach Charley Toomey announced Tuesday the signing of seven student-athletes to play at Evergreen beginning in the 2009-10 academic year.
November 5, 2008
Loyola Names Captains for 2009 Season
Baltimore, Md. - Loyola College Head Men's Lacrosse Coach Charley Toomey announced today that the team has selected its captains for the 2009 season. The 2009 Greyhounds will be led by fifth year seniors Shane Koppens and Eddie Graham, as well as seniors PT Ricci and Jimmy Daly. This group looks to lead the Greyhounds to their second straight ECAC Championship and third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance.
October 29, 2008
Nick Schmidt Added to Rutgers Coaching Staff
After a stellar playing career at Rutgers, Nick Schmidt returns to the Banks as a volunteer assistant coach on the Scarlet Knights staff in 2009. Schmidt, who played for Rutgers from 2000-03, was a part of the incredible turnaround of RU lacrosse. During his senior campaign the Scarlet Knights went 10-5 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 12 years.
October 29, 2008
Toomey, Chemotti Selected To Present at National Lacrosse Convention
Loyola lacrosse head coach Charley Toomey and assistant Dan Chemotti have been selected to present at the 2009 adidas National Lacrosse Convention, which will take place from January 16-18 here in Baltimore at The Convention Center.
October 28, 2008
Maverik Named Equipment Supplier to St. Johns Mens Lacrosse in 2009
Maverik Lacrosse announced today that it has been named as the equipment supplier to the St. John's University Red Storm men's lacrosse team for the 2009 season. The Red Storm will be outfitted with custom branded Maverik gloves, shoulder/elbow guards as well as Wonder Boy and Se7en shafts in its final season competing in the ECAC Lacrosse League.
October 17, 2008
St. John's Announces 2009 Team Captains
Head men's lacrosse coach Jason Miller announced a trio of seniors, Matt Viscusi, Jamal Jones and Dom DeNapoli, as the 2009 team captains.
October 10, 2008
Fairfield Announces Captains for 2009 Season
Fairfield University head men's lacrosse coach Andy Copelan announced that Chris Ajemian, Jeff Cilente, Billy Honovich, Matt Petre and Gary Raniolo have been selected as 2009 team captains.
October 10, 2008
Nittany Lions Name 2009 Co-Captains
The Penn State Nittany Lion lacrosse team has named seniors Drew Adams and Matt Warner as team captains for the 2009 season. Each player is a four-year letterman for head coach Glenn Thiel's squad. The team's captains were selected by voting amongst the squad.
September 30, 2008
Travis Johnson Returns to Penn State as Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The Penn State Nittany Lion lacrosse team will have the services of former assistant coach Travis Johnson once again. Johnson has been named assistant coach with the Nittany Lions by head coach Glenn Thiel.
September 29, 2008
UMass Men's Lacrosse Holds 2008 Team Banquet
Amherst, Mass. - The UMass lacrosse team held its annual team banquet on Saturday afternoon at the Campus Center. Coach Greg Cannella presented the Minutemen with team awards.
September 18, 2008
Minutemen To Participate In "Friends Of Jaclyn" 5K Run/Walk
At 11:00AM, on Sunday, Sept. 21, athletes from the men's and women's lacrosse team, as well as the field hockey team, will be running a 5K at Amherst College to raise awareness for pediatric brain cancer. Former field hockey player Erin O'Brien created this race to merge the community with the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation. The Minutemen/Minutewomen will be joined by student-athletes from UConn, Mt. Holyoke College, and Amherst College to celebrate and support the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation, an organization dedicated to creating awareness for children with brain tumors.
September 18, 2008
Boston Blazers Draft UMass Alum Paul Manesis
UMass lacrosse alum Paul Manesis ('08) was selected by the Boston Blazers in the National Lacrosse League Entry Draft on Friday, Sept. 12. The defensive midfielder, who was picked in the fifth round (56th overall), will reunite with former Minutemen standouts Sean Morris ('06) and Jack Reid ('06) in Boston's inaugural season at the TD Banknorth Garden. The Blazers mark the second professional Boston team to select Manesis, the other being Major League Lacrosse's Cannons who drafted him in the third round (26th overall) in May.
September 17, 2008
Fairfield Adds Kevin Conroy to Coaching Staff
Fairfield University head mens lacrosse coach Andrew Copelan announced today that Kevin Conry has been named as an assistant coach. Conry will serve as the Stags defensive coordinator, while assisting with recruiting and game and practice planning.
September 9, 2008
Stags Begin Fall Practice, Prepare For Classic For A Cure Tournament
The Andrew Copelan era of Fairfield University mens lacrosse kicks-off at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, September 10, when the Stags take the field for their first fall ball practice. The Stags will play in one fall ball tournament this season, participating in the Classic for a Cure in Braintree, Mass., on Sunday Oct. 12.
September 9, 2008
St. John's Lacrosse To Compete In 11th Annual Lacrosse For Leukemia Tournament
The Red Storm men's lacrosse team will travel to Brooklandville, Md. to compete in the 11th annual Price Modern Lacrosse For Leukemia Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 11.
September 8, 2008
Minnesota Picks Up Michaelsen In National Lacrosse League Entry Draft
t. John's men's lacrosse alumnus Tom Michaelsen continues to make history for the Red Storm lacrosse program, as he was selected 24th overall in the 2008 National Lacrosse League's Entry Draft, held on Sunday at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. Picked up in the second round by the Minnesota Swarm, Michaelsen is the first-ever Red Storm player to be drafted by both professional lacrosse leagues.
September 8, 2008
Hobart's Veltman Selected No.1 in NLL Draft, Kirk Taken Early In Round Two
Former Hobart College lacrosse attackman Daryl Veltman 08 (Salisbury School/Coquitlam, B.C.) was selected with the first overall pick by the Boston Blazers in the 2008 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft held in the TD Banknorth Garden yesterday. Classmate and fellow attackman Jamie Kirk (Salisbury School/Orangeville, Ontario) was drafted by the Chicago Shamrox with the third pick in the second round (16th overall).
September 3, 2008
Georgetown's Craig Dowd Featured in Sports Illustrated "Faces in the Crowd"
It was a busy summer for Georgetown junior men's lacrosse player Craig Dowd (East Northport, N.Y./Northport). After finishing his spring season with the Hoya men's lacrosse team, Dowd helped lead the United States Under-19 National Team to the International Lacrosse Federation World Championship.
August 28, 2008
Nittany Lion Lacrosse Recruiting Class Ranked Among Nation's Top Five
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - STATE COLLEGE, Pa.; August 28, 2008 - The Penn State Nittany Lion lacrosse team has received lofty national recognition for what is considered one of the nation's top recruiting classes. Inside Lacrosse Magazine ranks Penn State's class No. 5 among all Division I institutions. Eight new faces are highlighted in the incoming contingent.
August 27, 2008
Loyola Alums Help Rochester Win 2008 MLL Championship
When the Rochester Rattlers were crowned 2008 Major Lacrosse League Champions in Boston over the weekend, a pair of former Greyhounds all-Americas were among the celebrants. Midfielders Gavin Prout and Andy Spack both played key roles as Rochester captured its first-ever MLL championship.
August 25, 2008
Fairfield Tabs Andrew Copelan To Lead Mens Lacrosse Program
Fairfield University Director of Athletics Eugene P. Doris today named Andrew Copelan the Stags new head mens lacrosse coach. Copelan becomes the Stags third head coach in the programs varsity history.
August 24, 2008
UMass Alums Reid, Zywicki Win MLL Championship
Behind a game-high six goal effort from Jeff Zywicki ('05) and steady defense from Jack Reid ('06), the Rochester Rattlers defeated the Denver Outlaws, 16-6, in the NB Zip MLL Championship Game on Sunday afternoon at Harvard Stadium. Zywicki was the offensive star with six points (all goals), scoring as many points as the entire Denver team. He also added three groundball pickups while Reid finished with one groundball. Reid was part of a defensive core which held a high-powered Denver attack to only six points, nine less than their regular season average of 15. It marked the first MLL Title for both Reid and Zywicki and for Reid it was second professional lacrosse title in the last two years; he won the 2007 NLL (indoor lacrosse) championship with the Rochester Knighthawks.
August 18, 2008
Scarlet Knights Receive Honorable Mention Recruiting Honors From Inside Lacrosse
BALTIMORE, Md. The Rutgers men's lacrosse 2009 recruiting class just missed Top 10 accolades as it received honorable mention honors from Inside Lacrosse Magazine. The class, which includes four high school All-Americans, was one of 16 teams recognized by the magazine.
August 14, 2008
Andrew Mackrides Takes Lead on Charity
enn State senior captain Andrew Mackrides felt he had to do something special to honor the memory of a fallen friend who had inspired so many people while battling bone cancer.
August 14, 2008
Four Scarlet Knight Signees Selected as Top 100 Incoming Freshmen by Inside Lacrosse
our incoming freshman on the Rutgers mens lacrosse team have been selected to Inside Lacrosse magazines top 100 recruits list. Tim Rommel (Syracuse, N.Y.) leads the way, ranking 29th on the list.
July 18, 2008
Ted Spencer Retires As Fairfield's Head Men's Lacrosse Coach, Elevated To Associate AD Position
Coach Ted Spencer has decided to retire after serving 13 seasons as Fairfield University's head men's lacrosse coach, and has accepted an administrative position as Associate Director of Athletics at the school. The change will allow Spencer to remain at the University while he continues to regain his health from his battle with cancer.
July 18, 2008
UMass Alums Leveille & Fiore Impress In MLL All-Star Game
UMass alum Kevin Leveille ('03) got the better of former Minuteman teammate Chris Fiore ('03) as Leveille's Western Conference squad defeated Fiore's East squad, 31-15, in the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game at Invesco Field at Mile High. Leveille got the West off to the quick lead, assisting on the game's first goal and scoring the second to give the jumpstart all the way to the team's All-Star game record 31 points. In total, he finished tied for the most points in the game with seven on three goals and four assists.
July 16, 2008
Incoming Penn State Freshman Leads North Team to Victory in Boys Under Armour All-America Game
Penn State Nittany Lion lacrosse recruit Steven Rastivo was superb in goal during the second half of the Boys Under Armour All-America game this past weekend to lead the North team to a 13-12 win.
July 14, 2008
Rutgers' Shemesh and Team USA Defeat Canada to Win U-19 Lacrosse Championship
Rutgers men's lacrosse rising sophomore Brian Shemesh (Hillsborough, N.J.) and the United States Under-19 men's lacrosse team captured gold at the 2008 International Lacrosse Federation (ILF) World Championships. Team USA defeated Canada 19-12 in the championship game before an estimated 3,400 fans at Percy Perry Stadium.
July 11, 2008
Penn State Recruit Matthew Mackrides Leads Team USA to ILF U-19 World Championship Match
Incoming Penn State men's lacrosse player Matthew Mackrides scored seven points to carry Team USA to a 25-5 defeat of England in the semifinals of the International Lacrosse Federation U-19 World Championships.
July 9, 2008
ECAC Lacrosse League Adds Five New Members for 2010
ECAC Commissioner Rudy Keeling is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to the ECAC Lacrosse League. Air Force, Bellarmine, Denver, Ohio State and Quinnipiac will join existing members Fairfield, Hobart and Loyola to form one of the top lacrosse conferences in the country for the 2009-2010 season.
July 8, 2008
Georgetown's Boyle, Dowd Lead Team USA at Under-19 World Championships
Georgetown University men's lacrosse player Bobby Boyle said that representing his country is something every kid thinks about when growing up. When you watch the Olympics or the Mighty Ducks, you can't help but think of what it would be like. The Mighty Ducks? Yes, the Ducks, who were led by coach Gordon Bombay to the Junior Goodwill Games in the second edition of the movie.
July 7, 2008
Four Scarlet Knight Signees Named to 2008 High School Boys Lacrosse All-America Team
Four Rutgers University men's lacrosse incoming freshman were named to the 2008 High School All-America team. Mike Diehl (Flemington, N.J.), Will Mangan (Maplewood, N.J.), Zach Zenda (South Brunswick, N.J.), and Tim Rommel (Syracuse, N.Y.) were a part of the field chosen by US Lacrosse.
July 5, 2008
Former Georgetown Lax Players Merrill and Sweeney Selected to MLL All-Star Game
Former Georgetown University men's lacrosse players Brodie Merrill and Kyle Sweeney were selected to play in the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) All-Star Game. The seventh-annual MLL All-Star game will be held on Thursday, July 17 at 8 p.m. (MT) at Denver's INVESCO Field at Mile High. The All-Stars were selected by the League's head coaches, general managers and players.
July 4, 2008
Fairfield's Greg Downing and Peter Vlahakis Named To MLL All-Star Team
Former Stags Greg Downing and Peter Vlahakis were selected to play in the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) All-Star Game on July 17. The All-Stars were selected by the League's head coaches, general managers and players.
July 3, 2008
UMass Alums Chris Fiore and Kevin Leveille Named To Major League Lacrosse Game
UMass lacrosse alums Chris Fiore and Kevin Leveille have been selected to play in the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game which takes place July 17 in Denver. Fiore, who plays for the Long Island Lizards has 15 goals. Leville, of the Chicago Machine, will play in his fourth all-star game and is second in the MLL in goals with 23.
July 1, 2008
Rochester All-Star game honors Hobart's Herb Fitch '42
The Greater Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse will celebrate Hobart great Herb Fitch '42 with an all-star game named in his honor. The 2008 Herb Fitch Lacrosse Senior Showcase, presented by Adidas, will be played at PAETEC Park on July 12 at 4 p.m.
July 1, 2008
Pennington Selected as Top 10 Midfielder in Nation
InsideLacrosse.com released its 2009 rankings of the top players in Division I mens lacrosse and Rutgers rising junior Justin Pennington was selected as one of the Top 10 midfielders. An honorable mention All-American in 2008, Pennington was ranked No. 7 on the list.
June 23, 2008
UMass Connections Off To Fast Start In Major League Lacrosse
Minutemen lacrosse alums continue to make UMass proud as 16 former players, coaches, and staff have enjoyed tremendous success halfway through this, Major League Lacrosse's eighth season. In total, 12 players, two Assistant Coaches, a General Manager and league executive are making their mark on eight of the 10 MLL teams. The three best records (Denver, Rochester, and Long Island) all include UMass alums who are making significant impacts in hopes of leading their teams to an MLL championship.
June 18, 2008
ECAC Honors 35 Student-Athletes on 2008 All-ECAC Academic Team
ECAC Commissioner Rudy Keeling is pleased to announce that 35 student-athletes from the ECAC Lacrosse League have earned a spot on the prestigious 2008 All-ECAC Academic Team. St. John's University led the way with eight selections followed by Hobart with seven student-athletes named to the team.
June 18, 2008
Garber Field Renovation Underway at UMass
The two big construction projects for the UMass athletic department this summer are now underway. The permanent lighting system at McGuirk Stadium has starting its installation. Over at Garber Field, the old bleachers and press box have been removed leading to the start of the construction of the new stands and press box.
June 14, 2008
Two added to Hobart lacrosse staff
Hobart College Lacrosse Head Coach T.W. Johnson announced the appointment of John Svec and Mark Williamson 04 to serve as assistant coaches for the 2009 Statesmen.
June 13, 2008
Georgetown Men's Lacrosse Players Begin Summer in Italy
Four members of the Georgetown University men's lacrosse team - rising juniors Andrew Brancaccio, Barney Ehrmann, Scott Kocis and Chris Schuville - left the United States last week, traveling to Italy, where they will spend a month taking classes in Florence.
June 10, 2008
Tim Balise of UMass Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American
UMass junior attacker Tim Balise has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American Second Team for at-large sports, which includes lacrosse. Balise, who has a 4.0 GPA in psychology, is UMass' first Academic All-American since Harold Drumm, who was a second-team member in 1998.
June 6, 2008
Former Georgetown Lax Player Andrew Baird Raising Money for Uncle in 'Race for Dad'
Former Georgetown University men's lacrosse player Andrew Baird wanted to find a way to keep busy at the end of his senior year. He had some job interviews lined up, and he knew his parents would have more than enough yard work for him to do, but along the way, he found something that began to occupy more of his time. For the last five years, Baird, his parents and his brothers and sisters have joined other family members in New Jersey on Father's Day. There, the contingent takes part in the Run for Dad, a Tribute to Frank Simms, Baird's uncle.
June 3, 2008
Sean Krygier of UMass Named USILA Scholar All-American
UMass' Sean Krygier was named a USILA Scholar All-American. He was one of 14 Division I honorees. He joins Brian Jacovina as back-to-back Scholar All-Americans from UMass. The pair join Harold Drumm and Mike DelPercio as the only four USILA Scholar All-Americans in UMass history.
June 2, 2008
Rutgers attackman Kory Kelly to Compete With U.S. Mens U-19 Team
Rutgers attackman Kory Kelly will participate with the U.S. Men's U-19 lacrosse team during its first two exhibition games, US Lacrosse announced today.
May 30, 2008
Loyola's Paul Richards Selected In 2008 MLL Draft
Loyola's Paul Richards was taken 37th in the 2008 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Collegiate Draft this week. Richards, a senior captain on Loyola's men's lacrosse team this past season, was one of 50 players chosen in the pro lacrosse draft, which took place at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J.
May 29, 2008
Two Georgetown Lacrosse Players Selected in Major League Draft
Georgetown seniors Brendan Cannon and Jerry Lambe were selected in the Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft, which was held at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J.
May 29, 2008
Tom Michaelsen Chosen By San Francisco In Major League Lacrosse Draft
Senior Tom Michaelsen continues to make history for the St. John's lacrosse program as he was selected by the San Francisco Dragons in the fifth round of the Major League Lacrosse Draft Wednesday night in Hoboken, N.J. Michaelsen is the first-ever Red Storm player to compete in one of the two professional lacrosse leagues.
May 29, 2008
Hobart's Daryl Veltman drafted by MLLs Dragons
Hobart College attackman Daryl Veltman was drafted by the San Francisco Dragons in the fourth round of the 2008 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft. The Statesmens Division I goals and points record-holder was taken with the 39th overall pick.
May 28, 2008
Georgetown's Miles Kass and Matt McBride Named to USILA Scholar All-American Team
Georgetown seniors Miles Kass and Matt McBride were named Scholar All-Americans by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) this week.
May 28, 2008
Georgetown's Jerry Lambe Named First Team USILA All-American
Georgetown senior Jerry Lambe was named a first team All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) this past weekend. Lambe was one of three Georgetown players to earn All-America honors from the USILA.
May 28, 2008
ECAC and Harvard Host Attendance Record Setting Men's Lacrosse Championships at Gillette Stadium
The NCAA Divisions I, II and III Men's Lacrosse Championships took place this weekend at Gillette Stadium with the ECAC and Harvard along with the Kraft family and staff serving as hosts. The event set new NCAA outdoor championships and men's lacrosse records for attendance as the weekend drew a total of 145,828 fans.
May 28, 2008
Manesis, Krygier, Danvers Selected In MLL College Draft
UMass had three players selected in the 2008 Major League Lacrosse College Draft on Wednesday night in Hoboken, N.J. Midfielder Paul Manesis was taken in the third round (No. 26) by the Boston Cannons. Defenseman Sean Krygier was taken in the fourth round (No. 36) by the San Francisco Dragons. Defenseman Brian Danvers was the final pick of the draft at No. 50 by the Long Island Lizards. Also UMass great Sean Morris was traded to the Boston Cannons, by the Chicago Machine for the No. 8 overall selection.
May 27, 2008
Penn State's Drew Adams Named Honorable Mention All-American
Penn State Nittany Lion goalie Drew Adams has been named an honorable mention All-American by the United State Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).
May 27, 2008
Rutgers' Justin Pennington Named Honorable Mention All-America
Rutgers sophomore Justin Pennington was named to the 2008 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-America Team, announced at the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championships this past weekend. Pennington was selected as an Honorable Mention member of the team after leading the Scarlet Knights in points and assists in 2008.
May 26, 2008
Loyola's Shane Koppens Named Honorable Mention All-America
Loyola senior Shane Koppens was named an Honorable Mention All-America men's lacrosse player by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association after a stellar season with Loyola's attack unit. Koppens led the Greyhounds in scoring, ranking among the nation's best in points and assists per game.
May 26, 2008
Hobart's Daryl Veltman earns All-America recognition
Hobart College senior Daryl Veltman was tabbed an honorable mention All-American by the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association over the Memorial Day weekend. One of the top scoring attackmen in the nation, he ranked 15th in the country in goals per game (2.36) and 21st in points per game (3.36).
May 24, 2008
UMass' Danvers Named MVP Of USILA North-South All-Star Game
UMass senior defenseman Brian Danvers was named the MVP of the USILA North-South All-Star Game after he scored three goals and added two assists. The North defeated the South, 20-11, at Harvard Stadium.
May 23, 2008
Georgetown's Baird and Lambe Selected to Play in Annual USILA North/South Senior All-Star Game
Georgetown seniors Andrew Baird and Jerry Lambe will play in the 67th Annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's North/South All-Star Game on Friday, May 23.
May 22, 2008
UMass Junior Tim Balise Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First Team Selection
UMass junior attacker Tim Balise was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Men's At-Large First-Team. Balise is now eligible to become an Academic All-American. Balise was the lone member of the team with a perfect 4.0 GPA. He also led UMass in scoring as well as the team and ECAC in goals in 2008.
May 21, 2008
St. John's Tom Michaelsen Selected To Play In Annual USILA North/South Senior All-Star Game
St. John's senior attackman Tom Michaelsen was selected to play in the 67th annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's North/South Senior All-Star Game on Friday, May 23 at 4 p.m. at Harvard Stadium in Boston, Mass.
May 20, 2008
Loyola's Shane Koppens and Paul Richards Selected To USILA North-South Roster
Loyola seniors Shane Koppens and Paul Richards have been selected to the 2008 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) North-South College All-Star game. Both Koppens and Richards will play for the South Team on Friday, May 23 in Boston, Mass.
May 20, 2008
UMass Seniors Brian Danvers and Sean Krygier To Play In 67th USILA North-South All-Star Game
UMass senior defensive stars Brian Danvers and Sean Krygier have been selected to play in the prestigious 67th USILA North-South All-Star Game on Friday at Harvard Stadium in Boston. The game is being held in conjunction with the NCAA Lacrosse Championships this weekend at Gillette Stadium.
May 19, 2008
Kerwick Stepping Down as Head Coach of Hobart Lacrosse
Hobart and William Smith Colleges announced today that Matt Kerwick, a 1990 graduate of Hobart College and the head coach of the Hobart lacrosse team, has stepped down from his position.
May 19, 2008
Fairfield Head Coach Ted Spencer Featured On MSG's Lax Report
Fairfield University head mens lacrosse coach Ted Spencer will be featured in a segment on the MSG Network show Lax Report on Tuesday, May 20. The show will air at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening.
May 19, 2008
T.W. Johnson Named New Head Coach at Hobart
Hobart and William Smith Colleges announced today that Thomas W. "T.W." Johnson Jr., who has served as assistant coach of the Hobart lacrosse team for four seasons, has been promoted to head coach. Johnson's appointment follows Matt Kerwick's '90 announcement that he is stepping down as head coach.
May 13, 2008
Three UMass Lacrosse Players Named All-New England
Three UMass men's lacrosse players were named to the NEILA All-New England second team for 2008. Junior attackman Tim Balise, senior long-stick midfielder Brian Danvers and junior goalie Doc Schneider were all named to the second team. Danvers and Schneider were both named to the first team last year in 2007.
May 10, 2008
Duke Eliminates Loyola From NCAA Tournament
Playing in their second straight NCAA Tournament, Loyola's men's lacrosse team challenged top-seeded Duke in first-round play on Saturday afternoon in Durham, N.C. The Blue Devils, however, proved worthy of their No. 1 ranking and played like a veteran team en route to a 12-7 win over the Greyhounds.
May 8, 2008
Loyola Dancing With the Devils
The Loyola men's lacrosse team is in the big dance again. The dancing partner - top-seeded Duke. The Greyhounds travel to Durham this Saturday for a nationally televised NCAA Tournament match-up with the Blue Devils. Game time is slated for 2:34 p.m. on ESPNU with Eamon McAnaney calling the play-by-play and Matt Ward providing color commentary.
May 7, 2008
ECAC Lacrosse League Awards Announced; Loyola Takes Three of Five Major Awards
In a vote by the league coaches, three Loyola Greyhounds were honored with postseason ECAC awards. Senior Shane Koppens has been named the 2008 ECAC Offensive Player of the Year, while freshman Jake Hagelin has been tabbed the ECAC Co-Rookie of the Year. The performance of those two student-athletes throughout the season helped lead Loyola to the ECAC Lacrosse League title and helped Coach Charley Toomey earn ECAC Co-Coach of the Year honors.
May 5, 2008
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May 4, 2008
Loyola to Play Duke in First Round of NCAA Tournament
Loyola will play No. 1 seed Duke in the first round of the NCAA Tournament this Saturday in Durham, N.C. The Greyhounds and Blue Devils will square off in a nationally televised game on ESPNU with face-off slated for 2:30 p.m.
May 2, 2008
Hobart Lacrosse to Remain in Division I
After a week of reaction to the April 26 decision by the Board of Trustees to move Hobart lacrosse from Division I to Division III, last night the Board gathered via phone to assess the situation. In a landmark decision, the Board determined that Hobart should remain in Division I lacrosse.
April 28, 2008
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April 26, 2008
Hobart to Reclassify Lacrosse to Division III
The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees voted today to reclassify Hobart lacrosse from Division I to Division III. Citing the changing landscape of collegiate lacrosse and the challenges inherent in recruiting talented student-athletes at the Division I level without athletic scholarships, the Board voted to move to Division III starting with the 2008-09 academic year.
April 21, 2008
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April 19, 2008
Loyola Clinches Share of ECAC Title and NCAA Bid With 13-4 Win at Fairfield
Collin Finnerty scored twice in the opening two minutes of play and Loyola never looked back en route to a 13-4 win at Fairfield on Saturday afternoon. The win clinched at least a share of the ECAC conference title for Loyola. Since the Greyhounds own the tiebreaker over Georgetown they have also clinched the ECAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Loyola (6-0) can win the ECAC title outright next weekend with a victory at Hobart, while the Hoyas (5-1) must root for the Statesmen and defeat Rutgers in order to earn a piece of the ECAC title.
April 15, 2008
Late Flurry Sparks Penn State to 8-7 Win Over No. 9 Bucknell for Glenn Thiels 300th Win
The Penn State lacrosse team used a late-game flurry to stun No. 9 Bucknell, 8-7, under the lights at Jeffrey Field in State College. Junior goalie Drew Adams sparked Penn State with his first career goal and made 14 saves. Chris Mulqueen scored the game-winning goal with 1:34 to play to lift Penn State to the victory. The win was the 300th career head coaching victory for Nittany Lion mentor Glenn Thiel. Thiel is now 300-203 in his 41st year as a head coach. He is 223-167 in his 31st year at Penn State.
April 14, 2008
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April 12, 2008
Loyola Takes Control Of ECAC With 11-9 Win Over No. 4 Georgetown
Senior Shane Koppens had a career day with five goals and two assists as Loyola defeated No. 4 Georgetown at Diane Geppi-Aikens Field on Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds never trailed en route to an 11-9 win, and in the process take control of the ECAC with a 5-0 conference record this season.
April 11, 2008
Staying in the Game: Georgetown Senior Matt McBride Still Part of Hoya Mens Lax Team After Concussions Sideline Playing Career
In many ways, he is a walking ambassador for the Georgetown mens lacrosse program these days. He helps out at practice, the coaches lean on him to help out on a day-to-day basis, upperclassmen pick his brain for suggestions and underclassmen look to him for guidance. And when young kids come to practice or games, Matt McBride is there to greet them with a smile. Off the field, McBride is among the many student-athletes who visits young children at the Georgetown University Hospital to lift up their spirits. He will graduate in May as a pre-med major and has a job waiting for him at Goldman Sachs in New York City.
April 8, 2008
Fairfield Men's Lacrosse Game Against Yale On Saturday To Be First Connecticut-Based Lacrosse For Autism Event
The Fairfield University men's lacrosse team will host in-state rival Yale University on Saturday at 7 p.m. on Lessing Field. The contest is to be the first-ever Connecticut-based Lacrosse For Autism event, an initiative supported by Lacrosse Unlimited, Inc. Proceeds from the game will benefit Lacrosse For Autism and Stamford Education 4 Autism, Inc.
April 7, 2008
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April 4, 2008
Georgetowns Dan Vinson Makes His Mark at the X
His is a story of perseverance. It is the story of a young man who came from across the country not knowing what to expect when he arrived on campus. It is the story of a lacrosse player at Georgetown who was cut the first time he tried out, but now finds himself starting at one of most the important positions in the game on a team that is ranked among the top-five teams in the country.
April 1, 2008
Penn State's Drew Adams Profiled by Inside Lacrosse
Penn State junior goalkeeper was the subject of a recent feature story written by Corey McLaughlin for Inside Lacrosse. A 2008 Preseason All-ECAC selection, Adams has been a first team All-ECAC pick and the ECAC Goaltender of the Year in each of his first two seasons.
March 31, 2008
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March 24, 2008
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March 22, 2008
No. 10 Georgetown Upsets Top-Ranked Duke, 11-7
The tenth-ranked Georgetown University men's lacrosse team outscored top-ranked and previously unbeaten Duke, 8-2 after halftime and senior goalkeeper Miles Kass posted 18 saves, one shy of his career high as the Hoyas upset the Blue Devils in front of 2,412 fans on the Multi-Sport Field on Saturday afternoon. Georgetown improves to 4-2 overall while Duke falls to 8-1.
March 20, 2008
ECAC Lacrosse Launches Mobile Scoreboard
The ECAC Lacrosse League, in partnership with PrestoSports, announced today the debut of a new mobile scoreboard with live score updates available at www.ecaclacrosse.com/m/. Starting today, the ECAC Lacrosse League now has a mobile scoreboard which allows fans, parents, alumni, coaches, and administrators to get updated scores on their mobile phone.
March 17, 2008
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March 10, 2008
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March 3, 2008
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February 28, 2008
ECAC Lacrosse League Partners With CN8, The Comcast Network, to Broadcast Six Live Games
Commissioner of the ECAC Rudy Keeling announced today that the conference has formed a media partnership with CN8, The Comcast Network, to broadcast six live ECAC Lacrosse League games this spring. The package will debuts on Saturday, March 22 at 2:00 p.m. with Loyola at UMass.
February 27, 2008
Seven ECAC Lacrosse Players Named to Tewaaraton Watch List
Seven ECAC Lacrosse League players have been named to the "watch list" for the 2008 Tewaaraton Trophy sponsored by Warrior. The players on the list were nominated by coaches from all three divisons and are early season hopefuls for the prestigious award presented to the top lacrosse player in the nation. The watch list of 51 players includes: Brendan Cannon and Jerry Lambe of Georgetown, Chris O'Dougherty of Rutgers, Daryl Veltman of Hobart, Drew Adams of Penn State, and Paul Richards and Shane Koppens of Loyola.
February 27, 2008
Loyola's Charley Toomey Receives Multi-Year Contract Extension
Loyola College President Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., and Director of Athletics Joe Boylan announced that Greyhounds men's lacrosse head coach Charley Toomey has been given a multi-year contract extension effective immediately.
February 25, 2008
UMass Goalie Doc Schneider Named Inside Lacrosse National Player Of Week
UMass junior goalie Doc Schneider was named the Inside Lacrosse National Player of the Week on Tuesday. He came up huge for the Minutemen in their season opener over the weekend, stopping 19 shots and allowing just four goals in a win over Hofstra.
February 25, 2008
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February 22, 2008
Fairfield Men's Lacrosse Tabbed Sixth In NEILA Poll; Four Stags Honored
The Fairfield University mens lacrosse team was tabbed sixth in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) in the 2008 Preseason Coaches Poll. The Stags had four players honored on the preseason All-NEILA Team.
February 14, 2008
Hobart Lacrosse Captains Announced
Hobart College Lacrosse Head Coach Matt Kerwick announced that seniors Nick Currie, Rafe Mattingly, Sean Murphy and Dan Spinella will serve as team captains for the 2008 season.
February 6, 2008
Jim Rogalski Promoted to Associate Head Coach at Rutgers
Rutgers University mens lacrosse head coach Jim Stagnitta has announced the promotion of Jim Rogalski to Associate Head Coach. Rogalski has served as an assistant coach with the Scarlet Knights for the past three seasons.
February 5, 2008
Loyola Head Coach Charley Toomey Featured In ESPN Zone Face-Off
Loyola head coach Charley Toomey will join head men's lacrosse coaches from Johns Hopkins, Towson and UMBC at the Baltimore ESPN Zone for a question and answer session on Wednesday, February 20 at 12:30 p.m. The unofficial Face-Off event will be open to the public and include give-away items and winnable ticket packages.
January 28, 2008
Fairfield's Dan Boudreau Receives Academic Momentum Award
Fairfield University senior men's lacrosse player Dan Boudreau (Canton, Mass.) was one of 16 student-athletes named as a recipient of the Academic Momentum Award presented by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS).
January 28, 2008
Georgetown's Dave Urick Receives Fellowship of Christian Athlete's Peter Kohn Award at United States Lacrosse Convention
Georgetown University head coach Dave Urick was selected by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for its Peter Kohn Award in a ceremony at the United States Lacrosse National Convention in Philadelphia recently.
January 24, 2008
Hobart Coach Matt Kerwick to Lead Team USA in Orlando Exhibition
Hobart College lacrosse head coach Matt Kerwick '90 will serve as a co-coach of Team USA during the US Lacrosse Champions Challenge in Orlando, Fla., on Jan. 27. He will share the coaching duties with Michael Caravana, the head coach at Woodberry Forest (Va.) School.
January 3, 2008
2008 Preseason All-ECAC Lacrosse Team Announced; Georgetown Sweeps Three Major Awards
In a vote by the league coaches, three Georgetown Hoyas swept the top preseason awards. Senior Brendan Cannon has been named the Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while senior Jerry Lambe has been tabbed the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year and sophomore Ricky Mirabito, who missed all of last season, has been chosen the Preseason Rookie of the Year.