Five Bentley University teams have received 2018-19 Team Academic Excellence Awards from the Northeast-10 Conference, an award presented to the program in each of the conference’s varsity sports that achieved the highest grade point average during the year.
Bentley University head men’s lacrosse coach Jim Murphy will be inducted into the Eastern Massachusetts Lacrosse Hall of Fame this Saturday, at the Major League Lacrosse game between the Boston Cannons and Denver Outlaws. The Outlaws feature Bentley alum Max Adler ’17 as a face-off specialist.
For the 21st consecutive semester, Bentley University had the most selections for the Northeast-10 Conference Academic Honor Roll (formerly known as the Commissioner’s Honor Roll) with 361 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better grade point average during the spring 2019 semester.
Recent Bentley University graduates Alex Astarita (Bedford, N.H./Bishop Guertin), Sam Hurley (Medfield, Mass./Medfield) and Jack Taddeo (Penfield, Mass./Penfield) have each earned All-Academic honors from the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association, it was announced Tuesday.
No. 4 seed Pace received five goals each from attackers Daniel Keenan and Connor Vercruysse in a 16-10 victory over No. 5 seed Bentley in the first round of the NE10 Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Saturday night.
Bentley University senior attacker Alex Astarita (Bedford, N.H./Bishop) has been named to the USILA Division II Team of the Week for his output in Bentley’s wins over Assumption and Saint Anselm last week.
Matt Brooks (Brunswick, Maine/Phillips Exeter) and Kris Campbell (Longmeadow, Mass./Longmeadow) scored goals late in the 4th quarter to break an 8-8 tie to lift the Bentley men’s lacrosse team to a 10-8 victory over No. 20 ranked Saint Anselm on Saturday afternoon.
Senior attacker Alex Astarita (Bedford, N.H./Bishop Guertin) and junior goalie Michael Haggan (Braintree, Mass./B.C. High) led Bentley to a big road win over No. 17 ranked Assumption on Wednesday night by an 11-8 score.
Juniors Mark Galione (Ridgefield, Conn./Ridgefield) and Matt Brooks (Brunswick, Maine/Philips Exeter) had big offensive games to lead the Bentley men’s lacrosse team to a 14-5 victory over Southern New Hampshire at home on Tuesday night.
Senior Alex Astarita (Bedford, N.H./Bishop Guertin) scored four goals to surpass 100 points for his career, and goalie Mike Haggan (Braintree, Mass./BC High) made 15 saves to lead the Bentley men’s lacrosse team to a 10-7 road victory over Franklin Pierce on Saturday.
Eight different players recorded a point and goalie Mike Haggan (Braintree, Mass./BC High) made 14 saves to lead the Bentley men’s lacrosse team to a 13-8 victory over Saint Rose on Saturday, in the team’s first NE10 home game of the season.
Months of preseason preperations on the practice field, weight room and film room will culimuinate for the Bentley men’s lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon when they take the field for their first game of the season, on the road against the New York Tech Bears at 1:00 pm.