Redshirt freshman goalkeeper Mike Adler has been named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's Division I Team of the Week for the second time this season, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.
The top-seeded Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad (10-3, 6-0 NEC) will host fourth-seeded Sacred Heart (7-7, 3-3 NEC) in the 2018 Northeast Conference Championship semifinals this Thursday, May 3. Opening face-off is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Sweeney Field.
After backstopping the Hawks to their 10th consecutive win and the 2018 Northeast Conference regular-season title in the form of an 8-7 victory over then-#18/20 Robert Morris this weekend, Saint Joseph's redshirt freshman goalkeeper Mike Adler has been tabbed the NEC Men's Lacrosse Co-Defensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
Saint Joseph's will host the 2018 Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Championship this upcoming Thursday, May 3 and Saturday, May 5. The semifinal games and championship game will be played on Sweeney Field.
On the heels of an 8-7 win over then-#18/20 Robert Morris over the weekend which earned the Hawks their program-record 10th consecutive win of the spring, the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad is ranked 20th in this week's Inside Lacrosse Maverik Lacrosse Division I Media Poll and United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division I Coaches Poll, it was announced on Monday morning. The national ranking(s) marks the first in the 25-year history of the program.
Trailing by two at the 14:10 mark of the third quarter, the Hawks stormed back to score four in a row and redshirt freshman goalkeeper Mike Adler made a key save with 1:38 to play as the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad defeated #18/20 Robert Morris by a final score of 8-7 in Northeast Conference action at Joe Walton Stadium on Saturday afternoon. With their 10th consecutive win, the Hawks improve to 10-3 and finish the NEC regular season undefeated, at 6-0, to claim the 2018 NEC regular-season title and earn the right to host the 2018 NEC Championship, scheduled for Thursday, May 3 and Saturday, May 5, on Sweeney Field.
Northeast Conference Tournament hosting rights are on the line for the Hawks as the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad (9-3, 5-0 NEC) heads to #18/20 Robert Morris (10-3, 4-1 NEC) to close the 2018 regular season this Saturday, April 28. Opening face-off for the NEC clash at Joe Walton Stadium in Moon Township, Pa. is set for 1:00 p.m. A win for the Crimson and Gray would earn SJU the top seed for the four-team, 2018 NEC Tournament as well as the right to host the tournament on Sweeney Field on Thursday, May 3 and Saturday, May 5.
Saint Joseph's senior attackman Chris Blewitt and redshirt freshman goalkeeper Mike Adler led the Hawks to a 2-0 week with wins over then-#20/20 Penn and Mount St. Mary's last week to repeat as the Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, the league office announced on Monday afternoon. The honor marks the second Player of the Week nod of Blewitt's career while Adler collects his third Rookie of the Week accolade of the season.
A program-record winning streak of nine games has earned the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad votes in both the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division I Coaches Poll and the Inside Lacrosse/Maverik Lacrosse Division I Media Poll, it was announced on Monday morning.
Led by the members of its senior/graduate student class, who combined for 12 of SJU's 14 goals, the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad defeated Mount St. Mary's, 14-7, in Northeast Conference action on Senior Day on Sweeney Field on Saturday afternoon. Saint Joseph's has now won nine games, the longest winning streak in program history.
After knocking off the #20 Quakers to match its program-record eighth consecutive win on Tuesday evening, the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad (8-3, 4-0 NEC) will host Mount St. Mary's (4-8, 1-3 NEC) in the 2018 regular-season home finale this Saturday, April 21. Opening face-off is set for 1:00 p.m. on Sweeney Field.
The Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse program will recognize its 10 graduating seniors and two departing graduate students leading up to the regular-season home finale against Mount St. Mary's this Saturday, April 21. Co-captains Chris Blewitt (88g, 63a) and Mike Rastivo (program-record 124g, 59a), a Senior CLASS Award pair that has combined for 334 points and will leave SJU as one of the most successful scoring duos in program history, reflect on their careers on Hawk Hill.