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St. John’s University
Last year: 8-7
Coach: Jason Miller (29-54)
Players to Watch: A: Big East preseason player of the year Kieran McArdle (28 goals, 32 assists), Kevin Cernuto (24,11). M: Dillon Ayers (65 groundballs), Brandon Ayers (21), Ryan Fitzgerald (13 g, 3 a). D: Joe Addona (19 groundballs, 16 caused turnovers) G: Jeff Lowman; Face-off: Jordan Rothman (.508 percent, 59...Read more »
Last year: 12-5
Coach: Brendan Chamberlain (Sixth Season 53-27)
Players to watch: M: Kenny Meinsen (51,19), Lucas Sarmineto (16,8) D: Jordan Carlock, D Dylan Feeney. A: Tyler Meigel (46,15), Danny Cruz (11,10)
Newcomers: M: Connor Boesch (Dowling), Kevin Parker. A: Josh Shaw
Outlook: Expects to contend for regional title....Read more »
Last Year: 15-4
Coach : George Powers (third year, 28-8)
Players to watch: A: James O'Boyle (10,6), Kevin Teresky. M: John Brandofino (29,7), Michael Iacono. D: Calvin Bollar, Nick Capparelli
Newcomers: M: Deon Ellis, Tom Graeff, Dan Yates. D: Alec Salvadori. G: Jake Siciliano
Key stat: Made appearances in 42 of 43 NJCAA Final Four.
Outlook: Expectations...Read more »
Last year: 11-5. Won Pioneer Collegiate Lacrosse League Conference Championship.
Coach: SeanMichael Pagano (fifth season, 43-18).
Players to watch: A Matt Karp (43, 8), Jon Trama (34, 3a), Jon Bonacore (10, 12). M: Tim Dillon (180-232 faceoffs, 66 gb), Eric Vitale (42 gb). , G Matt Gierle (2.4 GAA).
Newcomers: M: Adam Davis, Chris Pukki. A: Tucker Williams.
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The senior attack is the reigning America East player of the year. She set Stony Brook records for single-game assists (8) and points (10) and single-season assists (59) and points (101), both of which ranked second in the country.
Cook, a senior midfield, led the Seawolves last season with 68 goals (fourth in the nation), 37 ground balls and was...Read more »
The sophomore attack had 34 goals, 13 assists and was named America East Rookie of the year last season. He was second among all freshmen in goals and points.
A senior midfield, Tundo registered 17 goals and 28 assists last season. He was drafted 61st overall by the Lizards.
The junior midfield excels on offense and defense. He had...Read more »
The sophomore attack (pictured) led Hofstra in assists last season with 16. She scored 15 goals and had 11 draw controls.
The senior midfield scored 22 goals, had 40 draw controls, 13 ground balls.
The senior defense was a second-team All-CAA pick last year with 12 ground balls, 10 draw controls and 13 caused turnovers.
Hofstra...Read more »
The senior midfield (pictured) had 24 goals and 14 assists last season to lead Hofstra with 38 points. He is a preseason All-America second team selection.
The junior attack led Hofstra with 25 goals last season and also had 10 assists. He had a team-high nine multiple-goal games. Had 30 ground balls, as well.
The...Read more »
The NCAA selected Hofstra to serve as one of two hosts of the 2014 men’s lacrosse quarterfinals, the Division I lacrosse committee said Thursday. It will be the eighth time Hofstra has hosted since 1997. Delaware will be the other quarterfinal site.
The quarterfinal doubleheader will be played on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Shuart Stadium, which is undergoing a renovation with the installation...Read more »
Stony Brook University's LaValle Stadium will host the 2013 and 2014 America East men's lacrosse championship, the conference announced Thursday. The athletic directors from member institutions voted for the venue. The winning team receives an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.
Semifinals for the 2013 tournament will be held May 2. The title game, on May 4, will be telecast on ESPNU.
“Predetermining...Read more »