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Coach Profile: Men’s Lacrosse, Eric Wolf

By Molly Cunha Staff Writer A “no- brainer”. This is what the new addition to the Pioneer family, Eric Wolf, claims when referring to both applying and accepting his job as head coach of the men’s lacrosse team. The athletic department welcomed Coach Wolf in June. He replaced former-coach, John…

Lax Teams Win on Senior Day

By Shelby Townsend Sports Editor The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams won their final regular season home games against Roberts Wesleyan College and New York Institute of technology, respectively, on Saturday, April 29 at Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium in Brookville.  The women played first, defeating the NYIT Bears in…

Men’s Lacrosse Loses in Overtime against ECC Rival NYIT

By Shelby Townsend  Sports Editor Almost 500 fans filled Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium to watch East Coast Conference rivals NYIT and LIU Post battle it out on April 1. The Pioneer men’s lacrosse team was handed its second conference loss of the season by the now seventh ranked Bears.…

Men’s Lacrosse Continues Strong Season

By Shelby Townsend Sports Editor The Pioneer men’s lacrosse team dominated the Dominican College March 22, defeating them 13-1 at Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium. The Pioneers shut down the Charger’s defense during the first half, leading the 9-0 going into the break. Four of the first five goals by the…

Men’s Lax Defeats Georgian Court University

By David Capobianco Staff Writer The unranked men’s lacrosse team defeated also-unranked Georgian Court University from Lakewood, New Jersey, 10-5, in a non-conference game at Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium on Saturday, March 18. The win pushed the Pioneers’ record to 4-4 on the season. The Pioneers got a roaring…

Athlete of the Week: Frank Ranfone

By Adam Hornbuckle Staff Writer Sophomore psychology major Frank Ranfone, an attacking midfielder on the men’s lacrosse team, is entering his second season for the Pioneers. Ranfone tallied seven points with four goals and three assists last year. Four games into the 2017 season Ranfone has racked up twelve points…

Men’s Lacrosse Falls to #3 Merrimack

Shelby Townsend Sports Editor The seventh ranked Pioneers lost to third ranked Merrimack College 12-5 during a home match-up Feb 18. A young Pioneer offense was plagued by 19 turnovers, 12 of which came in the first half of the game. The Pioneers were scoreless after the first quarter, falling…

Men’s Lacrosse Looks to Continue Success

By Shelby Townsend  Sports Editor The men’s lacrosse team’s spring season is quickly approaching, with the first two preseason games scheduled for Feb. 3 and 6 in St. Leo and Lackland, Fla. Coach John Jez is entering his eleventh season as head coach of the Pioneers. His team is ranked…