Lehigh Looks to Bounce Back Against Stony Brook

March 29, 2016

Following a hard-fought 12-7 defeat to Navy on Saturday, the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team remains home on Tuesday for a nonleague showdown against No. 12 Stony Brook. Opening faceoff is set for 7 p.m. at the Ulrich Sports Complex. The Mountain Hawks struggled to gain possession on Saturday and were outshot 50-28, which proved too much to overcome. Lehigh enjoyed a strong start on Saturday, taking a 2-1 lead after one…


Lehigh Looks to Get Back on Track Against Lafayette

March 18, 2016

Coming off a hard-fought 13-10 loss at Army West Point, the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team looks to get back on track when the Mountain Hawks head to archrival Lafayette on Saturday. Opening faceoff in Fisher Stadium is set for 1 p.m. Lehigh will be searching for its sixth straight win over Lafayette. The Mountain Hawks enjoyed a strong first half against the Black Knights, taking a 6-4 lead after 30…


Lehigh Takes Conference Victory Over Colgate

March 5, 2016

The Lehigh men’s lacrosse team jumped out to a 9-4 lead early in the second half, Colgate pulled as close as one, but the Mountain Hawks responded with the game’s final two goals to earn their third straight win, 12-9 on Saturday. With the win, Lehigh improves to 4-1 on the season and 2-0 in Patriot League play. Senior Billy Oppenheimer helped pace the offense in the first half while…


2016 College Lacrosse Preview: Lehigh Mountain Hawks

January 12, 2016

Overview The Lehigh men’s lacrosse team struggled to begin last season, but bounced back to win five of the last six regular season games to advance to its sixth straight Patriot League Tournament. The Mountain Hawks also defeated a pair of nationally-ranked teams in the process, topping Princeton and Stony Brook within a five-day span. Lehigh lost a great deal of production from a senior class that included attackman Dan…


Lehigh Announces 2015 Lacrosse Captains

November 4, 2015

Lehigh head men’s lacrosse coach Kevin Cassese announced on Monday that seniors Reid Weber, Casey Eidenshink and Tripp Telesco have been named team captains. The trio has shown strong leadership this fall and look to lead a young Mountain Hawks’ squad in the upcoming season. “It’s an honor to announce these three men as team captains for the 2015-16 campaign,” said Cassese. “I feel that our senior class has displayed…


MLL Should Bask In Its Best Season

August 25, 2015

Last week, the Major League Lacrosse Twitter account tweeted, “How many games were won by a single goal?” The answer was 18 games, accounting for 31 percent of games during the 2015 Major League Lacrosse season. That tidbit effectively sums up the MLL season. Ever since the league’s inception in 2001, games have typically been very close, but competitiveness went to another level this summer. The best example is June…


MLL Rookie Report: Championship Edition

August 15, 2015

  Rookies certainly made their mark in the 2015 Major League Lacrosse season, ending with New York’s 15-12 championship game victory over Rochester. The only rookie to suit up in the Lizards’ title win was Ryan Walsh of Colgate, who scooped a groundball after a regular season which saw him score ten goals in seven games. Several rookies contributed on the opposite sideline for the Rattlers, led by Syracuse alums…


2015 MLL Championship: Lizards vs Rattlers

August 8, 2015

The Major League Lacrosse Championship Game is upon us. Rochester and New York square off on Saturday for the Seinfeld Cup. The game is chock-full of star power, as the league’s Offensive, Defensive, Goalie of the Year and MVP will all be playing. Here are some other storylines surrounding the game. How’d they get here? New York has undeniably been the best team in the MLL all season. The Lizards…


MLL Rookie Report: Young Players Shine in Playoffs

August 6, 2015

A pair of exciting Major League Lacrosse Semifinal games featured several rookies making an impact as they look to lead their teams to a championship. In the first game last Saturday, a pair of Syracuse rookies played key roles in Rochester’s 12-8 win at Ohio. Kevin Rice scored three goals and dished an assist while Randy Staats tallied two goals and an assist. On two occasions, the duo connected for…


MLL Three Stars: Semi Finals

August 3, 2015

  Following a pair of exciting MLL Semifinal games, here are the top three stars from the weekend. 3) Drew Adams (New York) – 20 saves, 13 goals allowed Drew Adams finished with 20 saves in the Lizards’ thrilling 16-15 semifinal win over Boston, including stopping four-of-five in the third quarter as New York took a commanding 12-7 lead after 45 minutes of play. The Cannons’ offense exploded for eight…