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2019 Men's Lacrosse News

  • Hartig-Orr a Force on Either End of Lacrosse Field
    June 19, 2019
    WOODSTOCK, Vt. - For the past couple of years, whenever Emmanuel College (Mass.) men’s lacrosse coach Trevor Craven has hosted a prime recruit on campus, it’s been Ben Hartig-Orr he’s had show the prospect around.
  • SAINTS WELL REPRESENTED ON 2018-19 GNAC ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE SQUAD
    June 18, 2019
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Commissioner Joe Walsh is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Academic All-Conference Teams, as 1,030 student-athletes have garnered recognition this year. In order to be eligible, a student must have a 3.25 cumulative grade point average during the academic year and have reached second-year academic status. 
  • MEN'S LACROSSE LANDS TWO PLAYERS AND ONE COACH IN NEILA EAST-WEST SENIOR ALL-STAR GAME
    May 29, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Three members from the Emmanuel College men’s lacrosse program have been selected to participate in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) East-West Senior All Star Game on Friday, May 31st. Seniors Ben Hartig-Orr (Reading, Vt.) and Steve Gervasio (Johnston, R.I.) have been named to the EAST team while Assistant Coach Rob Murray will serve on the EAST coaching staff, it was announced by the NEILA earlier today.
  • KATON EARNS NEILA ACADEMIC ALL-NEW ENGLAND HONORS
    May 28, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – Emmanuel College senior Matt Katon (East Falmouth, Mass.) has been named to the 2019 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Academic All-New England team, it was announced earlier today by the NEILA. Katon is one of One hundred and twenty-eight senior men’s lacrosse student-athletes to earn NEILA Academic All-New England Honors. 
  • HARTIG-ORR, KATON & PRANGLEY TABBED TO ALL-GNAC TEAM
    May 06, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Emmanuel College seniors Ben Hartig-Orr (Reading, Vt.) and Matt Katon (East Falmouth, Mass.) along with junior Connor Prangley (Nashua, N.H.) have been named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Men's Lacrosse All-Conference Team, it was announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Junior Jacob Hill (Westford, Mass.) was the Emmanuel representative on the GNAC All-Sportsmanship team.
  • NORWICH ADVANCES IN GNAC QUARTERFINALS PAST MEN'S LACROSSE
    April 27, 2019
    NORTHFIELD, Vt. - The Norwich University men's lacrosse downed Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon in the GNAC Quarterfinals on their way to a 19-7 victory and an eighth straight trip to the conference semifinals.
  • CASTLETON UPENDS MEN’S LACROSSE 13-11 IN REGULAR-SEASON FINALE
    April 25, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Senior midfielder Jason Sedell (Pine Brook, N.J.) registered a season-high eight points on six goals and two assists to lead the Castleton State University men’s lacrosse team past host Emmanuel College, 13-11, Thursday evening in non-conference action at Roberto Clemente Field.
  • MEN'S LACROSSE FALLS TO NORWICH, 19-10
    April 20, 2019
    NORTHFIELD, Vt. - Emmanuel College fell to Norwich University, 19-10, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) men's lacrosse action at Sabine Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • MEN'S LACROSSE COMES UP SHORT AT RIVIER, 12-11
    April 17, 2019
    (Nashua, N.H.) The Saints of Emmanuel College dropped a 12-11 decision to the Rivier University Raiders on Wednesday evening at Joanne Merrill Field in Great Northeast Athletic Conference men's lacrosse action.
  • LaROCHE NETS 2OT WINNER TO LIFT SAINT JOSEPH’S PAST EMMANUEL, 12-11
    April 13, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Freshman attack Zac LaRoche (Penacook, N.H.) netted the game-winning goal in double-overtime to send the Saint Joseph’s College (ME) men’s lacrosse team home with a 12-11 victory over host Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at Roberto Clemente Field.
  • KATON & GERVASIO LIFT MEN'S LACROSSE IN 8-5 WIN OVER ANNA MARIA
    April 11, 2019
    PAXTON, Mass. - Seniors Matt Katon (East Falmouth, Mass.) and Steve Gervasio (Johnston, R.I.) combined to score five goals to lift the Emmanuel College men’s lacrosse team past Anna Maria College, 8-5, Thursday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at AMCat Field.
  • SAINTS FALL TO HAWKS, 16-7
    April 06, 2019
    BOSTON, MASS. - The men’s lacrosse team lost a non-conference game Saturday against Hartwick College as the Hawks were able to put up 16 goals on the Saints while EC only tallied seven in the contest.
  • SAINTS FALL TO LASERS, 14-7
    April 02, 2019
    BOSTON, MASS. - The men’s lacrosse team fought from behind against unbeaten Great Northeast Athletic Conference rival Lasell College, but couldn’t overcome an early lead despite strong late game play, falling to the Lasers 14-7.
  • OFFENSIVE SURGE POWERS JWU PAST MEN'S LACROSSE, 15-11
    March 30, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - THE BASICS Scores: Emmanuel College, 11 | Johnson & Wales University, 15 Records: Emmanuel College Saints (2-7, 2-1 GNAC); Johnson &Wales University Wildcats (2-8, 1-3 GNAC) Location: Boston, Mass.- Roberto Clemente Field Date: Saturday March 30, 2019 THE LEAD – The Johnson & Wales University men’s lacrosse scored four straight goals to open the third quarter, breaking a 5-5 halftime tie en route to a 15-11 road win over Emmanuel College in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Roberto Clemente Field. HOW IT HAPPENED • In competitive back and forth action, each team scored two goals in the first ten minutes of the game. • After the rest of the first quarter went unanswered, JWU senior Ben Farrell (Baltimore, Md.) found the back of the net at the 11:13 mark in the second quarter with an assist from senior Thomas Lyons (Burlington, Mass.) to put the Wildcats on top, 3-2. • Lyons then followed up with goal assisted by sophomore Matt Gelb (Huntington, N.Y.) to extend the Wildcats’ lead, 4-2. • Emmanuel closed the gap on a goal from junior Alex Flanagan (Westford, Mass.) but the Wildcats responded with another goal just over a minute later, 5-3. • With less than a minute left in the second quarter, the Saints scored two goals to tie the game at 5-5 as Flanagan made it 5-4 with 58 seconds to play before senior Matt Katon (East Falmouth, Mass.) evened the action with 10 seconds left in the half. • Johnson & Wales wasted little time to regain the lead as Brad Ketz (Sandy Hook, Conn.) gave the Wildcats the lead for good with one of his four tallies on the afternoon just 1:10 into the third quarter to make it 6-5. • Tyler Drago (Wakefield, Mass.) made it 7-5 before Farrell scored consecutive goals to put the visitors ahead 9-5 with just over five minutes to play in the quarter. • The Saints rallied as senior Ben Hartig-Orr (Reading, Vt.) and Flanagan answered with scores to cut the deficit in half at 9-7 but JWU closed the quarter strong with two more scores from Ketz to carry a four-goal, 11-7 lead into the final frame. • In the final quarter, the squads traded goals to open the action before two quick goals by Johnson & Wales gave the visitors a comfortable 14-8 advantage with 8:37 to play. • Emmanuel outscored the Wildcats by a 3-1 margin over the final seven minutes including the first collegiate goal by freshman John Doherty (Leominster, Mass.) but it was not enough at Johnson & Wales held on for the 15-11 win. INSIDE THE NUMBERS • Katon finished the day with six points on four goals and two assists while Flanagan also scored four goals to go along with one helper. • Kertz and Lyons each paced the Wildcats with four goals each while Gelb finished the afternoon with a career-high seven assists. • JWU freshman goalkeeper Kyle Mangan (Ithaca, N.Y.) made a season-high 17 saves in net for the Wildcats to improve to 1-2 on the year • EC keeper Aric Graves (Manchester, Conn.) stopped 10 shots in the losing effort to fall to 2-5. UP NEXT • Emmanuel returns to action on Tuesday, April 2 when they play host to Lasell College at 7:00 PM in more GNAC action. • The Wildcats are back in the Greater Boston area on Wednesday, April 3 when they head to Cambridge, Mass. to take on MIT at 5:00 PM in non-conference play.
  • MEN'S LACROSSE FALLS TO NEC, 15-7
    March 28, 2019
    HENNIKER, N.H. -  The New England College men's lacrosse team snapped a six-game skid as the Pilgrims defeated Emmanuel College, 15-7, in non-conference action Thursday afternoon at Don Melander Field. Following the game, the Pilgrims improve to 2-7 on the year, while the Saints fall to 2-6 on the season.
  • QUICK START LIFTS MEN’S LACROSSE PAST REGIS, 18-6
    March 26, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. -Junior midfielder Alex Flanagan (Westford, Mass.) scored a game-high five goals to power the Emmanuel College men’s lacrosse team past Regis College, 18-6, Tuesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at Roberto Clemente Field.
  • MEN'S LACROSSE PARTNERS WITH TEAM CORK FOR FIRST ANNUAL TEAM CORK GAME ON APRIL 6
    March 22, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College men’s lacrosse team is excited to partner with Team Cork this season to raise awareness and funds for cancer patients. The fundraiser will take place on Saturday, April 6 when Emmanuel takes on Hartwick College in the program’s first-ever Team Cork Game. The Saints will don official Team Cork jerseys and then following the contest, the jerseys will be auctioned off in a silent auction back in the Jean Yawkey Center to raise funds for Team Cork and its mission.
  • WENTWORTH SHUTS DOWN MEN'S LACROSSE IN NON-CONFERENCE ACTION, 13-5
    March 21, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Sophomore Ben Coakley (Flemington, N.J.) scored a goal and assisted on five others to pace five players who recorded multiple points as the Wentworth Institute of Technology men’s lacrosse team defeated Emmanuel, 13-5, in non-conference action Thursday night on Sweeney Field.
  • MEN'S LACROSSE HAS RECORD DAY IN 18-4 WIN AT ALBERTUS MAGNUS
    March 16, 2019
    New Haven, Conn. - The Emmanuel College men's lacrosse team opened up Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play with an 18-4 road victory to Albertus Magnus College on Saturday afternoon at Celentano Field.
  • SOUTHERN MAINE DOWNS MEN'S LACROSSE
    March 13, 2019
    GORHAM, Maine -- Rookie attackman Nick James (Portland, Maine/Deering) scored four goals and dished off four assists for an eight-point game as the University of Southern Maine Huskies men’s lacrosse team rolled past the visiting Emmanuel College Saints 20-6 in a non-conference game Wednesday afternoon at Hannaford Field.
  • OTTERBEIN TAKES DOWN SAINTS, 17-6
    March 07, 2019
    The men’s lacrosse team lost their second non-conference game in Florida against Otterbein University on Thursday as the Cardinals were able to put up a 17 goals on the Saints while EC only tallied six in the contest.
  • MEN’S LACROSSE DOWNED BY MISERICORDIA, 24-7
    March 04, 2019
    In a non-conference matchup, the Misericordia University Cougars were able to take a strong and quick lead over the EC Saints and continued the dominant offensive play through the matchup to seal the victory, 24-7, in a contest in Clearwater, Florida on Monday evening.
  • MEN'S LACROSSE FALLS IN SEASON-OPENER TO UMASS-DARTMOUTH, 19-8
    February 23, 2019
    DARTMOUTH, Mass. --  Junior Mike Rizzo (Bridgewater, Mass.) netted five goals and two assists for seven points, as UMass Dartmouth notched a 19-8 non-league college men’s lacrosse victory over Emmanuel in the season opener for both teams Saturday afternoon at Cressy Field.