Paced by five-goal performances from freshman attackman Ryan Doran and sophomore attackman Shane Fable, nine Hawks scored as the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad exploded for a 21-10 road win over Fairfield (0-1) at Conway Field at Rafferty Stadium on Saturday afternoon. With their second consecutive victory, the Hawks open the season 2-0 for the first time since 2016.
With a season-opening win under its belt, the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team (1-0) will hit the road to face Fairfield (0-0) this Saturday, February 16. Opening face-off at Conway Field at Rafferty Stadium in Fairfield, Conn. is set for 1:00 p.m. The game will be streamed on Facebook Live through the Fairfield University Athletics Facebook page.
After turning in one of the most dominant collegiate-debut performances in program history on Saturday afternoon, Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse freshman face-off specialist Zach Cole has been named the Northeast Conference Co-Rookie of the Week, the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
Freshman face-off specialist Zach Cole went 19-for-23 from the X to lead the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad to a 15-7 win over St. Bonaventure in the Hawks' 2019 season opener on Saturday afternoon on Sweeney Field. SJU improves to 1-0 on the season while SBU falls to 0-2.
The Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team will open the 2019 season at home vs. St. Bonaventure (0-1) this Saturday, February 9. Opening face-off is set for noon on Sweeney Field.
Under the direction of eighth-year head coach Taylor Wray, a "new look" Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team will open the 2019 season on Saturday, February 9, at home against St. Bonaventure at 12:00 p.m., the first of seven home games to be played on Sweeney Field this spring. With the departure of one of the most successful senior classes in program history, Mike Adler, Liam Hare, Nick Vernacchio, and Thomas Tarleton will captain a roster comprised of 85 percent freshmen and sophomores.
The average number of seniors on each roster across the NCAA Division I 73 men's lacrosse programs this spring is nine. This spring, Saint Joseph's fields a roster with the smallest senior class among all Division I programs that did not start up within the last three seasons. There are just two - and senior midfielder Thomas LaRose and senior close defenseman Thomas Tarleton are more than enough.
The Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team has been predicted to finish sixth in the 2019 Northeast Conference regular-season standings, as voted on by the league's seven head coaches and announced on Tuesday afternoon. The Hawks, who won the regular-season title and reached the NEC title game last spring but lost a 12-member senior class of game-changers, return 20 letterwinners this spring under the direction of eighth-year head coach Taylor Wray.
Under the direction of eighth-year head coach Taylor Wray, the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team began official preparation for the 2019 spring season this week, beginning on Saturday, January 12. The Hawks return 20 letterwinners, including four starters, from a year ago.
Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse head coach Taylor Wray has announced the addition of Scott Meehan to the coaching staff as the Hawks' new offensive coordinator, it was announced on Friday morning.
Saint Joseph's junior defenseman Tyler Makar has selected onto Inside Lacrosse's Preseason All-Northeast Conference Team, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon. Additionally, the Hawks were predicted to finish fifth in the NEC regular season, as per the publication.
Saint Joseph's eighth-year head coach Taylor Wray has announced the Hawks' 14-game schedule for the 2019 men's lacrosse season. Including their two exhibition games, the Hawks will compete against members of the Patriot League, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Big East Conference, and Ivy League as well as the independent NJIT Highlanders before entering into Northeast Conference action on March 23.