Lacrosse

Navy lacrosse coach Sowell introduces 20 man recruiting class

July 28, 2014 | WNST Staff

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – With the graduation of 13 players off last year’s squad, fourth-year Navy men’s lacrosse coach Rick Sowell and his staff have welcomed 20 new faces to the Midshipmen lacrosse program this summer. The Class of 2018 is represented by players from nine states, as far west as California and includes seven standouts hailing from the [...]

UMBC lacrosse stadium gets new turf surface

July 24, 2014 | WNST Staff

BALTIMORE – UMBC Athletics is currently installing a new turf surface at UMBC Stadium, with the project scheduled for completion in early August. King Sports Construction is the contractor for the project, which will utilize Field Turf Revolution system. Coupled with FieldTurf’s patented heavy three-layer infill system and state-of-the-art SureLock coating method, the FieldTurf Revolution turf [...]

Former UMBC star Mundorf leads USA to blowout win over Japan at Worlds

July 13, 2014 | WNST Staff

In the Blue Division opener on Sunday, the United States scored five times in the opening 10 minutes and the first 12 goals of the game to improve to 3-0 with a 21-3 victory over Japan (0-3). Chris Eck (13-of-15) and Greg Gurenlian (10-of-11) were dominant on faceoffs to allow the U.S. to maintain possession [...]

Former Loyola star Fletcher named Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of Year

July 09, 2014 | WNST Staff

Fletcher Named Patriot League Male Scholar-Athlete Of Year CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Loyola University Maryland men’s lacrosse All-American Joe Fletcher was named the Patriot League Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year, an award voted on by conference member schools that honors the top performer in the classroom and competition. The award is presented annually to one [...]

Hopkins lacrosse officially joins Big Ten, announces 2015 conference schedule

July 01, 2014 | WNST Staff

BALTIMORE, MD – On June 3, 2013, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels stepped to the podium in the Cordish Lacrosse Center and announced that he had accepted an offer from the Big Ten and commissioner Jim Delany for the Blue Jay men’s lacrosse program to join the league as a sport affiliate member. [...]

Former Towson standout Cittadino to play for Israel in World Championships

July 01, 2014 | WNST Staff

TOWSON, Md. - Former Tiger men’s lacrosse player Casey Cittadino ’06 heads to Denver this week with Team Israel for the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Championship. Cittadino has close ties with current members of Towson Lacrosse. While he was a Tiger student-athlete, he played defense with Assistant Coach Dan Cocchi and for then-Assistant Coach Shawn Nadelen. In high school, [...]

Former Hopkins, UMBC, Maryland stars make US lacrosse roster for Worlds

June 30, 2014 | WNST Staff

BALTIMORE — At the conclusion of a tryout process that included 98 players and spanned 11 months, US Lacrosse has named the U.S. Men’s National Team final 23-man roster for the FIL World Championship, presented by Trusted Choice, July 10-19 in Commerce City, Colo. The team was selected from a 31-player roster that attended training camp [...]

Four Maryland lacrosse players named academic All-ACC

June 25, 2014 | WNST Staff

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Four members of the University of Maryland men’s lacrosse team were named to the 2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team as announced by Commissioner John D. Swofford. Leading the way for the Terps is sophomore Matt Dunn, who made the team for the second time. Joining Dunn on the team from Maryland are [...]

Loyola/Johns Hopkins to resume lacrosse series in 2016

June 17, 2014 | WNST Staff

Loyola-Johns Hopkins Men’s Lacrosse Series To Resume in 2016 BALTIMORE – The head men’s lacrosse coaches Loyola University Maryland and Johns Hopkins University, Charley Toomey and Dave Pietramala, announced that the two schools will not play a regular-season game during 2015, but the series will resume in 2016. With both programs joining new conferences over [...]

Towson’s DeNapoli picks up CAA academic honor

June 15, 2014 | WNST Staff

RICHMOND, Va. – Towson University student-athletes Thomas DeNapoli and Joe Gunerman were honored as the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced its spring scholar-athletes. DeNapoli was the men’s lacrosse honoree while Gunerman was the men’s golf selection. The CAA honors one scholar-athlete in each of its 21 championship sports. Nominees for the award must be a starter or important reserve on their team and must [...]