May 27, 2012
Dowling Takes Home Division II National Championship!
Vito DeMola's four goals with two assists led the Golden Lions to their first ever Men's Lacrosse Division II National Championship.
May 24, 2012
ECC Announces 2011-2012 Scholar-Athletes; Peacock and Tartara Scholar-Athletes of the Year
The East Coast Conference announced the 2011-2012 Male and Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year, as well as the Scholar-Athletes of the Year for all of its sponsored sports at the ECC Awards Dinner on May 23.
May 24, 2012
Four Named to Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Teams
Four ECC student-athletes from three different sports have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District At-Large teams.
May 24, 2012
Fourteen Honored as USILA All-Americans
Fourteen men’s lacross student-athletes from the East Coast Conference have been selected as All-Americans by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association.
May 19, 2012
Sopko Sinks OT Winner as Dowling Defeats No. 1 Mercyhurst in NCAA Semfinal
Kyle Sopko buried a feed from Brendan Hayes with 1:33 seconds left in the first overtime as Dowling defeated No. 1 Mercyhurst 7-6 at Tullio Field. With the win, the Golden Lions (11-2) advance to the NCAA Lacrosse Championships and take on No. 3 Limestone Sunday, May 27 at 1:00 pm at Gillette Stadium for the Division II National Championship.
May 11, 2012
Bensman Grabs Two Major Awards; NYIT’s McGee and Miller Also Earn Top Awards
The conference’s coaches have selected Mercyhurst senior long stick middie Greg Bensman as both the 2012 East Coast Conference Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. NYIT’s Billy McGee was named the Goalkeeper of the Year, while teammate Luke Miller grabbed the Rookie of the Year honor.
May 6, 2012
Mercyhurst and Dowling Grab Spots in NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament
Two East Coast Conference teams will make up half of the NCAA Division II Men’s Lacrosse Championship tournament field, as the Mercyhurst Lakers and Dowling Golden Lions both earned a berth.
March 7, 2012
ECC Squads Continue to Hold Half the Spots in USILA Poll
For the third straight week, the East Coast Conference grabbed six of the top 12 spots in the USILA National Poll.
March 2, 2012
Six ECC Squads Remain in USILA Poll
After taking half the spots in the preseason USILA poll, the East Coast Conference once again held down six of the top 12 spots in the week one poll.
February 14, 2012
ECC Members Take Half the Spots in Preseason USILA Poll
Six East Coast Conference members, including the defending National Champion Mercyhurst College Lakers, were ranked in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association preseason national poll.
February 9, 2012
Defending National Champion Mercyhurst Picked to Capture ECC Title
Senior Eddie Plompen (West Islip, N.Y.) of C.W. Post has been named the Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while junior goalkeeper T.J. DiCarlo (Farmingdale, N.Y.) of Mercy has been named the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.
December 7, 2011
Mercyhurst Tops Inside Lacrosse Preseason Rankings; Four Other ECC Members in Top Ten
The Lakers of Mercyhurst College, the defending Division II National Champions, maintained their hold on the No. 1 ranking in the Preseason Top Ten released this week by Inside Lacrosse Magazine.
November 18, 2011
Balls to the Wall – Fundraiser for Franzone
On October 13th, 2010 Shane Franzone was a typical college freshman who had just finished his fall lacrosse season at Chestnut Hill College by scoring his first collegiate goal.
October 19, 2011
Dowling's Wishmakers Fall Classic Continues to Give Hope
The 3rd Annual Wishmakers Fall Classic raised more than $2,000 this Sunday at Golden Lions Field, with all proceeds on the day going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.