Posts tagged Division II
Dan Altavilla‘s record-setting season paid off for him Friday. The Mercyhurst junior right-handed starter was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the fifth round (141st overall) of the Major League Baseball draft. Altavilla, the Division II pitcher of the year, is the highest draft pick in program history and is the 15th Mercyhurst player ever to… View Article
Mercyhurst ace Dan Altavilla will find out Monday if his outstanding junior baseball season will include another prestigious honor. The Lakers’ dominant right-hander is one of eight finalists for the inaugural Brett Tomko Award presented by Inside Pitch Magazine. The award — named after former Florida Southern and MLB pitcher Brett Tomko — goes to the most outstanding… View Article
Check out head coach Chris Ryan‘s thoughts on the 2014 season… What are game days like for senior D Andrew Wagner? Find out here… Unsung players that could play a key role for the Lakers in 2014: * Deven Alves, Attack, Senior – Was overshadowed by an offensive attack loaded with frontline talent led by… View Article
Notre Dame senior guard Kayla McBride, a 2010 Villa Maria graduate, is listed as a top 10 prospect for next year’s WNBA Draft by Swish Appeal. McBride, who led the Victors to two consecutive PIAA Class AA titles, was an Associated Press third-team All-American after averaging career highs of 15.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game for the Irish… View Article
PHILADELPHIA – Mercyhurst men’s lacrosse coach Chris Ryan immediately put his team’s 11-10 loss to Le Moyne in the NCAA Division II championship game in perspective. “I’ve got three kids at home that don’t care (about the loss),” Ryan said of Caleb, Brianne and Gavin. “So I’d better rebound pretty quick from this one, because… View Article
NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship schedule at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia Today – Division I semifinals No. 4 Duke (14-5) vs. No. 8 Cornell (14-3), 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 No. 2 Syracuse (15-3) vs. No. 6 Denver (14-4), 5 p.m. ESPN2 Sunday – Division II and III championship games Division II: No. 1 Mercyhurst (18-0) vs. No…. View Article
The Le Moyne men’s lacrosse team might have benefited most from the expansion of the NCAA Division II lacrosse tournament’s field to eight teams from four this season. The Dolphins (16-2) suffered their second loss of the regular season, 10-9, at Adelphi April 6, which has forced them to win out in hopes of securing… View Article
The Mercyhurst lacrosse team’s top midfield trio of Deven Alves, James Chayka and Zac Reid rebounded from a tough outing at the perfect time. They combined for 12 goals and one assist, including the game’s final three goals, in the top-ranked Lakers 18-17 overtime win against No. 2 Limestone in a NCAA Division II semifinal… View Article
First-year Gannon University coach Brad Rzyczycki talks about his relationship with Lake Erie College coach Mark McNellie before the Knights play the Storm on Thursday night at Gannon University Field. A Mercyhurst graduate, Rzyczycki played when McNellie was an assistant for the Lakers.
Mercyhurst senior receiver Paris Bruner will return to his home state of Ohio for Thursday’s season opener against Notre Dame College (Ohio). The top returning receiver for the Lakers, Bruner is from Warren, which is less than 50 miles from Lyndhurst where the game will be played at Korb Field.