August 18, 2009
ADA NAMES ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS FOR DIVISION II
CLEVELAND, OHIO Last week, the Athletic Directors Association announced its recipients of the 2008-09 Academic Achievement Award for Division II, and Molloy College had 29 of its student-athletes recognized out of a total of 4,020 across 115 institutions. In order to obtain this honor, the student-athlete had to achieve a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or better. They also needed to attend the institution for at least two years, and be a member of an intercollegiate team during his or her previous academic year.
June 26, 2009
GALANTE WINS 2009 NCAA DIVISION II STATISTICAL TITLE FOR ASSISTS PER GAME
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. This week, senior midfielder Keith Galante of the Molloy College mens lacrosse team was proclaimed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association as the 2009 National Statistical Champion for assists per game in Division II. He dished out an assist average of 3.31 to claim the crown. For the Lions, this marks their second stat title in the spring season as junior midfielder Kristie Sosnowski of womens lacrosse got it for draws.
June 16, 2009
BOVE AND NEMBHARD RETURN FROM A JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY
ORLANDO, Fla. From May 24-27, sophomore Jackie Bove and sophomore Lincoln Nembhard of the respective Molloy College womens and mens lacrosse teams went to the 2009 National Collegiate Athletic Association Student-Athlete Development Convention in Orlando, Fla. The convention, which was themed as A Journey of Self-Discovery, turned out to be quite an experience for both student-athletes.
May 28, 2009
GALANTE DRAFTED BY LONG ISLAND IN MLL COLLEGIATE DRAFT
HOBOKEN, N.J. Last night, senior midfielder Keith Galante was a fourth-round selection of the Long Island Lizards in the 2009 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft, which was held on the campus of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J. He was announced as the 34th overall pick, and is the first player from Molloy College to be drafted into the MLL. Last week, Galante was honored as the recipient of the Lt. Donald McLaughlin, Jr. Award, which is given to the top midfielder in Division II.
May 28, 2009
PETRULLO APPOINTED AS HEAD MENS LACROSSE COACH AT MOLLOY
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. On Thursday afternoon, Molloy College announced the hiring of Eric Petrullo as the head coach of its mens lacrosse program. Prior to this, he served as an assistant coach for the Lions under the tutelage of former coach Joe Catalanotti from 2008-09. Petrullo was also an assistant coach at Holy Trinity High School, and is presently the Town of Hempstead Lacrosse League Coordinator and Lacrosse Camp Head Counselor.
May 19, 2009
GALANTE AND MAIONE RECEIVE USILA ALL-AMERICA DISTINCTION
PERRY, N.Y. On Tuesday afternoon, the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association released its All-America teams, and the Molloy College mens lacrosse squad had two of its players make the cut. Senior midfielder Keith Galante was selected to the first-team, while junior midfielder Albert Maione earned second-team honors. For Galante, this is the second consecutive season that he got recognition from the USILA after being dubbed a second-team all-star in 2008.
May 7, 2009
KUDLEK NAMED ECC ROOKIE OF THE YEAR; FOUR OTHERS PLACED ON ALL-ECC ROSTER
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. On Wednesday, freshman attackman Ryan Kudlek was dubbed the East Coast Conference Rookie of the Year as the league gave out its year-end awards for the 2009 season. Four other members of the Molloy College mens lacrosse team grabbed All-ECC distinction as well. Along with Kudlek, senior midfielder Keith Galante anchored the way after receiving first-team recognition.
May 2, 2009
FIRST-HALF SCORING RUN PUSHES NO. 7 MENS LACROSSE PAST DOMINICAN, 16-9
MILLBURN, N.Y. Senior midfielder Keith Galante led all players with seven points off four assists and three goals to lead the seventh-ranked Molloy College mens lacrosse squad past East Coast Conference foe Dominican College on Saturday afternoon by a 16-9 final at the Torne Valley Sports Complex in Millburn, N.Y. Galante added six shots on goal as well in the regular-season finale.
April 25, 2009
NO. 5 MENS LACROSSE FALLS ON THE ROAD TO NO. 2 C.W. POST, 16-5
BROOKVILLE, N.Y. Junior midfielder Matt Dolan and freshman attackman Ryan Kudlek notched two goals each on Saturday as the fifth-ranked Molloy College mens lacrosse team lost by a 16-5 final to second-ranked C.W. Post at Hickox Field in Brookville, N.Y. With the loss, the Lions dropped to 9-3 overall and 2-3 in East Coast Conference action. As for the Pioneers, they improved their ledger to 12-1 on the year. C.W. Post is also 5-0 against league opposition.
April 18, 2009
NO. 4 MENS LACROSSE COMES UP SHORT IN 11-9 LOSS TO NO. 8 DOWLING IN ECC BATTLE
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. On Saturday evening, the fourth-ranked Molloy College mens lacrosse team had its three-game winning streak put to an end by eighth-ranked Dowling College, 11-9, in an East Coast Conference match at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. With the loss, the Lions fell to an overall record of 9-2 and a league mark of 2-2. As for the Golden Lions, they returned to over .500 ball at 6-5. Dowling improved to 2-2 as well in the ECC.
April 15, 2009
GALANTE BREAKS ALL-TIME SCHOOL MARK FOR POINTS AS NO. 4 MENS LACROSSE ROUTS PACE, 17-9
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. Senior midfielder Keith Galante shattered the school mark for most points in a career at Molloy College on Wednesday afternoon as the fourth-ranked Lions mens lacrosse team beat Pace University by a 17-9 final at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. Galante came into todays game tied with former player Dom Toscano at a point total of 165. He set the record with an assist on Albert Maiones man-up goal with 6:52 left in the first period.
April 11, 2009
DOLANS GAME-WINNER LEADS NO. 5 MENS LACROSSE TO 8-7 VICTORY AGAINST NO. 5 MERCYHURST
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. Knotted at 7-up with less than a minute left in the contest, junior midfielder Matt Dolan of the fifth-ranked Molloy College mens lacrosse team registered the game-winning goal with 36 seconds remaining to lead the Lions by the also fifth-ranked Lakers of Mercyhurst College, 8-7, on Saturday afternoon at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. Senior midfielder Keith Galante gave the feed off to Dolan on the play.
April 6, 2009
MENS LACROSSE JUMPS UP ONE NOTCH IN USILA DIVISION II POLL
PERRY, N.Y. After sitting in sixth for the last 14 days, the Molloy College mens lacrosse team moved forward one spot in this weeks United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association tally to fifth. They are tied with Saturdays opponent and East Coast Conference foe Mercyhurst College. With a flawless record of 8-0, Le Moyne College sports the No. 1 ranking. The Dolphins remain undefeated following an 11-3 win over the Falcons of Bentley College on Saturday in Syracuse, N.Y.
April 4, 2009
LATE CHARGE PROPELS NO. 6 MENS LACROSSE TO 13-12 EDGING OF ADELPHI IN ECC ACTION
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. Trailing 12-10 with over three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, the sixth-ranked Molloy College mens lacrosse team earned three goals in a span of 1:46 to secure a 13-12 win versus East Coast Conference arch-rival Adelphi University on Saturday afternoon at Competition Field in Garden City, N.Y. With the victory, the Lions improved to 7-1 overall, and 1-1 in league play. As for the Panthers, they fell to 4-5 on the year. They also dropped to 0-1 in the ECC.
March 28, 2009
FOURTH QUARTER COMEBACK GETS SPOILED; NO. 1 NYIT BEATS NO. 6 MENS LACROSSE, 16-15
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. Trailing 15-9 heading into the fourth quarter, the Molloy College mens lacrosse team ran off five unanswered goals in a period of eight minutes to cut the shortfall to one. But, the sixth-ranked Lions rally was shut down on Saturday by junior attacker Austin Carino of the top-ranked Bears of New York Institute of Technology with a tally at the 3:06 mark to go ahead 16-14. Eventually, NYIT claimed a 16-15 victory against Molloy in Rockville Centre, N.Y.
March 25, 2009
DOLAN SCORES FOUR GOALS AS NO. 6 MENS LACROSSE DRIVES PAST FARMINGDALE, 13-5
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. Junior midfielder Matt Dolan found the back of the cage a game-high four times on Wednesday afternoon to push the sixth-ranked Molloy College mens lacrosse team past Division III program Farmingdale State College, 13-5, at Rams Field in Farmingdale, N.Y. With the result, the Lions remain undefeated as they went to an overall mark of 6-0. The Rams fell to 3-4 on the campaign. They have also dropped two of their last three decisions.
March 17, 2009
HUMANN TABBED AS ECC GOALKEEPER OF THE WEEK
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. On Tuesday afternoon, the East Coast Conference made its announcement of weekly award-winners for mens lacrosse, and senior Robert Humann was selected as the leagues best goalkeeper for the second straight week. He earns the award after turning aside a game-high 23 shots to help Molloy College to a 16-3 win versus Southern New Hampshire University on Saturday afternoon in Manchester, N.H.
March 17, 2009
MAIONES LATE GOAL SENDS NO. 6 MENS LACROSSE TO 5-4 VICTORY OVER NOTRE DAME DE NAMUR
BELMONT, Calif. Tied at 4-4, senior midfielder Albert Maione registered the game-winning goal on with 3:21 left in regulation to lead the sixth-ranked Molloy College mens lacrosse team past Notre Dame De Namur University, 5-4, at Koret Field on Tuesday evening in Belmont, Calif. With the win, the Lions have now won three in a row, and are 3-0 on the year. As for the Argonauts, they fell to an overall ledger of 4-1.
March 17, 2009
BOVE AND NEMBHARD TO ATTEND NATIONAL STUDENT-ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT CONVENTION
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. On Tuesday afternoon, sophomore Jackie Bove of the Molloy College womens lacrosse team and sophomore Lincoln Nembhard of the mens lacrosse team were picked by the National Collegiate Athletic Association to attend its National Student-Athlete Development Convention. It will be held at the Walt Disney World Coronado Spring Resort in Orlando, Fla. from May 24-27.
March 16, 2009
MENS LACROSSE MOVES UP IN LATEST USILA AND LAXNEWS TALLIES
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association released its most recent Division II mens poll on Monday, and Molloy College jumped up three notches this week to No. 6. In the LAXnews ledger, the Lions went from sixth to fifth. This comes after Molloy topped Southern New Hampshire University on Saturday afternoon by a final score of 16-3 in Manchester, N.H.
March 14, 2009
HUMANN STOPS GAME-HIGH 23 SHOTS AS NO. 9 MENS LACROSSE OVERWHELMS SNHU, 16-3
MANCHESTER, N.H. On Saturday, senior goaltender Robert Humann made a game-high 23 saves to help lift the ninth-ranked Molloy College mens lacrosse squad past Southern New Hampshire University, 16-3, at Larkin Field in Manchester, N.H. With the decision, the Lions went to 2-0 on the year. As for the Penmen, they dropped to an overall record of 0-1.
March 10, 2009
HUMANN CLAIMS ECC GOALKEEPER OF THE WEEK ACCOLADES
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. Senior cageminder Robert Humann was dubbed the East Coast Conference Goalkeeper of the Week on Monday after turning aside nine shots in a 16-5 victory against Assumption College on Sunday. He also raked a 4.45 goals-against average and a .692 save percentage in 53-plus minutes of action.
March 8, 2009
GALANTE EARNS SEVEN ASSISTS AS NO. 9 MENS LACROSSE OPENS UP SEASON WITH 16-5 ROUT OF ASSSUMPTION
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. Senior midfielder Keith Galante dished out a game-high seven assists on Sunday afternoon as the ninth-ranked Molloy College mens lacrosse team beat Assumption College by a 16-5 count at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. With the decision, the Lions triumphed in their season opener, and went to 1-0 on the season. As for the Greyhounds, they fell to an overall record of 0-2.
March 2, 2009
MENS LACROSSE CLIMBS TO SIXTH IN RECENT LAXNEWS DIVISION II POLL
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. Very recently, LAXnews issued its Division II tally for mens lacrosse, and Molloy College jumped two spots this week to No. 6. Meanwhile, in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association poll, the Lions were picked ninth for the second straight week. Defending national champion New York Institute of Technology remains atop both ledgers following its 19-8 win over St. Anselm on Sunday.
February 24, 2009
MENS LACROSSE MOVES UP TO EIGHTH IN LAXNEWS POLL; NINTH IN USILA TALLY
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - Although it has yet to play a game this season, the Molloy College men's lacrosse team was slotted eighth this week in the LaxNews Division II poll and ninth in the ledger issued by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. The Lions earned 11 points in the USILA tally, which is four better than Belmont Abbey College and Limestone College.
February 17, 2009
MENS LACROSSE PICKED SIXTH IN ECC PRESEASON POLL
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. On Tuesday afternoon, the Molloy College mens lacrosse team was chosen to place sixth in the East Coast Conference Preseason Coaches tally. The Lions come off a 5-8 year with a 1-5 mark in the league. The team scored 135 tallies in all, an average of 10.39 goals per game.
December 11, 2008
FOUR TEAMS INK RECRUITS TO NATIONAL LETTERS OF INTENT
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - Very recently, four Molloy College athletic teams had its recruits sign a national letter of intent, which is a binding contract between the student-athlete and the institution. They were the Lions' women's basketball, softball, and men's and women's lacrosse squads - all of which brought in at least two each.
December 10, 2008
MENS LACROSSE RANKED 10TH IN ROCK-IT POCKET/LAXNEWS PRESEASON POLL
PRINCETON, N.J. Last night, LAXnews and Rock-it Pocket released its 2009 preseason tally for mens lacrosse, and Molloy College is slotted 10th in the poll. The Lions come into the new season looking to rebound from last year's overall ledger of 5-8. Defending national champion and East Coast Conference opponent New York Institute of Technology is atop the census at No. 1.
October 15, 2008
MOLLOY ATHLETICS RAISES OVER TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR MAKE-A-WISH
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. Last Sunday, the Molloy College Department of Athletics raised over $2,000 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation by hosting the third-annual Long Island Fall Tournament at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. Including the Lions, six other teams competed to aid the cause.
October 7, 2008
MENS LACROSSE TO HOST LONG ISLAND FALL TOURNAMENT ON SUNDAY
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. On Sunday, Molloy College will serve as the proud host of the third-annual Long Island Fall Lacrosse Tournament, which will take place at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. It will put seven teams against one another for a great cause as all proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The entrance fee for the competition is $5.