Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse attackman Chris Blewitt has been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division I Men's At-Large Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse senior attackman Chris Blewitt has repeated as the Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year, conference officials announced on Thursday. Saint Joseph's also placed 13 men's lacrosse student-athletes on the Northeast Conference 2018 Spring Academic Honor Roll.
Saint Joseph's senior attackman Chris Blewitt and graduate student attackman Mike Rastivo have been selected the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Men's Lacrosse Co-Performers of the Year. The Hawk co-captains are two of 12 student-athletes selected to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Men's Lacrosse Team, which is voted on by the sports information offices of the 28 area institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Saint Joseph's senior duo of attackman Chris Blewitt and long stick midfielder Austin Smith, as well as graduate student Mike Rastivo, have been selected 2018 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Scholar All-Americans.
Will McNamara, a graduate student midfielder for the Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse program this spring, has been selected and added to the Chesapeake Bayhawks' practice squad, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.
Saint Joseph's co-captains Chris Blewitt and Mike Rastivo have been named to the Senior CLASS Award All-American Second Team, as voted on by fans, media, and Division I head coaches and announced by organization officials on Thursday afternoon. With the pair of Hawk selections, Saint Joseph's is the only program to be represented twice among the First and Second Teams.
Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse senior attackman Chris Blewitt has been voted onto the 2018 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's At-Large First Team for District 2 in a vote conducted by Sports Information Directors, it was announced on Thursday afternoon. First Team Academic All-District honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second-, and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse senior goalkeeper Pat Dallon has been selected one of three finalists for the 2018 Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award, it was announced by the One Love Foundation on Tuesday afternoon.
Tyson Gibson scored the game-winning goal with 10 seconds remaining in overtime as the No. 20 Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad dropped a 9-8 heartbreaker to Robert Morris in the Northeast Conference Championship title game on Saturday afternoon on Sweeney Field. The Hawks close their season at 11-4 overall after claiming the 2018 NEC regular-season title with a 6-0 record in league play.
The top-seeded Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse squad (11-3, 6-0 NEC) will face third-seeded Robert Morris (11-4, 4-2 NEC) in the 2018 Northeast Conference Championship title game this Saturday, May 5. Opening face-off is set for noon on Sweeney Field. The winner of the game will receive the NEC's automatic berth into the 2018 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship.
PHILADELPHIA - Tied 8-8 entering the fourth quarter, the #20 Hawks scored three of the final four goals of the game as the top-seeded Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team earned an 11-9 win over fourth-seeded Sacred Heart in the Northeast Conference Championship semifinals on Thursday afternoon on Sweeney Field.
Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse head coach Taylor Wray was voted the Northeast Conference Coach of the Year for the fourth time in the last five years and the veteran trio of senior attackman Chris Blewitt, senior midfielder Kyle Cain, and senior long stick midfielder Austin Smith were tabbed NEC First Team selections as top-seeded Saint Joseph's saw eight Hawks earn nine conference honors, as voted on by the league's head coaches and revealed at the NEC Men's Lacrosse pre-tournament banquet in Philadelphia on Wednesday evening. Graduate student attackman Mike Rastivo, senior midfielder Hayes McGinley, and redshirt freshman goalkeeper Mike Adler were named to the All-Conference Second Team while Adler, freshman attackman Shane Fable, and redshirt freshman midfielder Nicholas Vernacchio earned spots on the All-Rookie Team.