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High Hopes for Men’s Lacrosse

By Michael Otero Editor-in-Chief The men’s lacrosse team is coming off a very successful 2015 campaign where it finished the season 14-3. The Pioneers season culminated with a painful loss to Le Moyne College in the NCAA Division II National Quarter finals. John Jez will be the man trying to…

Athlete of the Week: Steve Gruse

By Thomas Scavetta Assistant Sports Editor Steve Gruse is a senior Physical and Health Education major hailing from New Fairfield, Connecticut. Gruse is one of the key defenders for the men’s lacrosse team and has helped LIU Post jump to No. five overall in the Division II rankings. Q: As…

Men’s Lacrosse Reigns Northern Boulevard

By Maxime Devillaz Co-Editor-in-Chief The men’s lacrosse team stole the triumph in a close 12-10 showing as they hosted neighboring rivals New York Institute of Technology on Saturday, April 11. With both teams filling up the tank from the start, the hosts fell short on fuel at the end of…

No. 7 Men’s Lacrosse Loses to No. 5 Merrimack, 10-9

By Maxime Devillaz Co-Editor-in-Chief Coming off five straight victories, the seventh-ranked men’s lacrosse team marched towards another win on Saturday, Apr. 4. But leading by six with 20 minutes to go, the Warriors from Merrimack sharpened their blades and the homeside couldn’t hold off sporadic, of- fensive attacks. The Bethpage…

Men’s Lacrosse Bounces Back for Two Wins after Poll Dip

By Maxime Devillaz Co-Editor-in-Chief The men’s lacrosse team saw itself slide down three steps to fifth seed on the USILA and Lacrosse Magazine Division II Top-15 rankings last Monday, after a hard-fought battle at Adelphi University. But the Pioneers recovered sturdily to the results of a seemingly unimportant poll thus…

Men’s Lacrosse Tops Molloy, Women Fall to New Haven

By Thomas Scavetta Assistant Sports Editor On Saturday, March 14, the men’s lacrosse team improved to 5-1 on the young season after coming out on top in a back-and-forth battle against Molloy College. The Pioneers won by a score of 12-8 from Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium in Brookville, N.Y.…

Winning Week in Florida for Men’s Lacrosse

By Alex Billington Assistant Sports Editor This week, the men’s lacrosse team traveled down to Florida to take part in the North Florida College Lacrosse Face-Off at St. Augustine High School. The first of the two games took place on Friday, Feb. 27, and saw the Pioneers stroll past Saint…

Men’s Lacrosse Triumphs in Home Opener

By Maxime Devillaz Co-Editor-in-Chief The men’s lacrosse team beat Roberts Wesleyan, 14-7, in their 2015 season home opener on Sunday, Feb. 22. Stat-leader of the day, junior Matt Belando, notched an impressive three goals and three assists in an otherwise team effort that colored six different Pioneer names on the…

Men’s Lacrosse Drops Triple OT Heartbreaker

By Michael Otero Staff Writer On Saturday, April 19, the LIU Post Men’s Lacrosse team took the field against the Bears of NYIT in the Battle of Boulevard from President’s Field on the campus of NYIT. Three overtimes were needed to decide a winner as sophomore attackman Shawn Murphy netted…

Men’s Lax Rally for 10-9 win

By Michael Otero Staff Writer  On Saturday, March 29, the Pioneer Men’s Lacrosse team, the no. 9 ranked team of the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (currently 5-2), squared off against the no. 15 ranked Griffins of Chest- nut Hill College (3-4). The East Coast Conference clash featured an epic…