via press release - picture via JU web site SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference announced its men's lacrosse postseason list Tuesday, and Jacksonville University saw two recognized in midfielder McLean Chicquen and attackman Dwayne Mattushik. The former was named All-SoCon Second Team while Mattushik received all-freshman honors. "I am very proud of the young men selected from our team that have garnered All-SoCon awards for the 2017 season," said head coach John Galloway. Chicquen, a junior transfer from Stony Brook, was elected team captain at the start of the season, and has made an immediate impact in his first year in the green and white. He currently manages a team-high 34 points on 22 goals and 12 assists, and ranks fifth in the SoCon in points per g...
via press release - photo via Keiser web site No. 4 Keiser vs. No. 1 Missouri Valley Records: Keiser: 9-1; Missouri Valley: 14-1 When: Friday, May 4, 2017 Where: Sirrine Stadium, Greenville, SC Time: 1 p.m. Live Stats | Live Video Series History This will be the first meeting between these two teams in program history. Last Time Out The Seahawks hung on to defeat No. 3 Missouri Valley 13-11 and Missouri Valley knocked off St. Mary 15-8 in the quarterfinal round. Four Keiser players recorded a hat trick including, Craig Marentette (4), Nolan Duncan (3), Jacob Bomberry (3), and Eddie Grieco. The Spartans scored the opening goal before the Seahawks answered with six unanswered goals to take the lead for good at 6-1. Tyler Wilkinson led the Vikings wi
via press release - photo via JU web site RICHMOND, Va. – In its first appearance in the SoCon Tournament and first postseason trip under head coach John Galloway, the Jacksonville University men's lacrosse program concluded its 2017 season in an 11-8 setback against No. 1 Air Force in the league semifinals Thursday. "While this certainly isn't the way we expected our season to end, I couldn't be more proud to be a part of this program, especially with this senior class who continued to fight on a daily basis regardless of where we were in the season," said Galloway. "Because of their leadership, we made it to the SoCon playoffs for the first time in school history, and have now raised the bar for our program for years to come. "I'm excited about the talent we have retur
via press release - photo via MC web site Excerpt: RIVERDALE, NY – On Sunday night, Manhattan College held its inaugural Jasper Academic and Sports Performance Yearly Showcase (J.A.S.P.Y.S.) at Draddy Gymnasium. Organized by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and hosted by Chris "Smooth" Williams '93, the J.A.S.P.Y.S. honored Manhattan's student-athletes for their performances during the 2016-2017 season in a number of categories. Men's lacrosse player Parker Giarratana and Paige Chapman of the women's track & field team (shown above) were selected as the 2016-2017 Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year. Giarratana led the Jaspers with 29 goals and ranked fourth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) with 2.07 goals per game. Chapman
via press release - photo via JU web site JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In the first season under head coach John Galloway, the Jacksonville University men's lacrosse team has recorded three SoCon victories – one more than the last two seasons combined – and has also clinched its first postseason appearance in three years. On Thursday, May 4, No. 2 Jacksonville will take on No. 1 Air Force in the opening round of the SoCon Tournament. Game time is scheduled for 5 p.m., with Richmond hosting both semifinals and the title game. Thursday's matchup will also be broadcast on the SoCon Digital Network. Tickets are $10 per person per day, and admission is free for SoCon member institution students with a valid school ID. Quote Board "One of our goals in the beginning of the sea
via press release - photo via JU web site SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Jacksonville midfielder Eric Applegate and Richmond goalkeeper Benny Pugh have been named the Southern Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, for games played April 25-30, the league office announced Tuesday. Selections are made by the conference office. Applegate led Jacksonville to a 17-11 win over Bellarmine in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday, helping the Dolphins secure a spot in the SoCon Championship after tallying seven points on three goals and four assists. Applegate's seven points are a career-high, while his hat trick is the third of his career and his first of 2017. The sophomore racked up six of his seven points in the second and third periods, while his seventh poin
via press release - photo via Keiser web site GAME INFORMATION Score: No. 4 Keiser 13, No. 3 Missouri Baptist 11 Records: No. 4 Keiser (9-1), No. 3 Missouri Baptist (8-5) Location: Sirrine Stadium, Greenville, SC Attendance: 50 Weather: 74, clear skies KU HIGHLIGHTS The Seahawks were making their debut in the NAIA National tournament and advance to the semifinals, where they will face top seeded Missouri Valley. Four Keiser players recorded a hat trick, led by a game-high four from Craig Marentette. Marentette also picked up three assists and finished with a game-best seven points. Justin Stone led the defensive effort with a game-high four caused turnovers. Jake Padden came up big in goal, making 13 saves on the night. TURNING POINT The turning po...