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St. Joe’s next game is March 6 at Sweeney Field against Monmouth University. PHOTO: KELLY SHANNON 24/THE HAWK

St. Joe’s men’s lacrosse team off to a strong start

Adam Fine March 2, 2022

Only four games into the season, the St. Joe’s men’s lacrosse team is at an ideal spot. With only one loss (a tight 11-12 defeat to the University of Delaware) and holding a 3-1 record, the Hawks...

Freshman face-off specialist Zach Cole poses near Sweeney Field.  PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Freshman Zach Cole impresses early in the season

Michael Droogan February 26, 2019

Freshman lacrosse face-off specialist Zach Cole began his collegiate career by asserting himself as a prominent force for the Hawks, currently leading the team in both face-off percentage as well as ground...

      Freshman attack Ryan Doran on Sweeney Field after practice. PHOTOS: ROSE BARRETT ’20/THE HAWK

Men’s lacrosse freshmen ready to make impact in spring

Michael Droogan February 5, 2019

The St. Joe’s men’s lacrosse team has added 14 freshmen to their 2019 roster after after graduating 12 players last season. According to Head Coach Taylor Wray, all of these first-year student athletes...

Senior softball pitcher Ashley Ventura winds up for a pitch in Hagan practice gym. 

Spring sports use winter break as preparation for season

Sam Britt January 29, 2019

For most St. Joe’s students, winter break is a time to relax after a semester ends, but for student athletes who take part in a spring sport, it is a time for preparation. Women’s lacrosse senior attack...

Men’s lacrosse offensive coordinator Scott Meehan on Sweeney Field during the team’s practice. 

Men’s lacrosse hires new offensive coordinator

Ryan Flood January 22, 2019

The St. Joe’s men’s lacrosse team  hired Scott Meehan as their new offensive coordinator on Jan. 11. Meehan replaced Dan Keating, who was the team’s offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator...

Senior attack Chris Blewitt is pictured on the field (Photos by Luke Malanga ’20).

Men on a mission

Sarah Joseph April 24, 2018

 Lacrosse has a decisive victory over Mount St. Mary's The St. Joe’s men’s lacrosse team maintained their eight game winning streak by defeating Mount Saint Mary’s University on April 21. The...

Rastivo looks to pass in a game on April 21 against Mount Saint Marys (Photo by Luke Malanga ’20).

Leading the pack

Dan Matranga April 23, 2018

Mike Rastivo breaks lacrosse program record in career goals Graduate student Mike Rastivo, standout attack-mid for the St. Joe’s men’s lacrosse team, has made an impact on the program since his freshman...

Adler is leading his team in the net as a rookie (Photo by Luke Malanga ’20).

Saving the game

Alex Hargrave March 6, 2018

Mike Adler leads men's lacrosse defensive effort Redshirt freshman Mike Adler may be a rookie goalkeeper on the men’s lacrosse team, but he definitely doesn’t play like it. Others clearly recognize...

Leading by example

Leading by example

Sam Britt February 12, 2018

Men's lacrosse seniors look to inspire 13 freshmen “Selfless. Engaged. Discipline.” is the mantra of the St. Joe’s men’s lacrosse team as they enter the 2018 season. Those three words, which hang...

Flying down memory lane

sjuhawknews May 9, 2017

Senior athletes' favorite memories As athletes' four years come to an end at St. Joe's, so do the sports that many of them have played for a lifetime. Some of our senior Hawks decided to reflect on their...

Unbalanced outcomes

Unbalanced outcomes

Luke Malanga April 3, 2017

Men’s and women’s lacrosse open conference play As puddles of rain collected on Sweeney Field, the Saint Joseph’s University women’s lacrosse team dominated play against the Davidson University...

Speedy scoring

Speedy scoring

Luke Malanga March 27, 2017

Women’s lacrosse uses pace to reach .500 The Saint Joseph’s University women’s lacrosse team stepped up both offensively and defensively to secure a win over the Wagner University Seahawks in their...

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