2017 Men's Lacrosse News

  • Three Golden Bears Selected for NEILA East-West Senior All-Star Game
    May 26, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (May 26, 2017) – Three members of the Western New England University men’s lacrosse team have been selected to represent the Golden Bears at the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) East-West Senior All-Star Game, it was announced on Friday.
  • Keegan Dudeck Selected to Play in USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Game
    May 24, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (May 24, 2017) – Senior midfielder Keegan Dudeck (Longmeadow, Mass.) of the Western New England University men’s lacrosse team has been selected to play in the 76th annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA)/Nike North-South Division III All-Star Game, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Dudeck & Patrie Earn USILA/Nike Honorable Mention All-America Recognition
    May 24, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (May 24, 2017) – Seniors Keegan Dudeck (Longmeadow, Mass.) and Steven Patrie (Lewiston, Maine) of the Western New England University men’s lacrosse team have earned honorable mention All-America recognition from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA), the organization announced on Wednesday afternoon.
  • John Klepacki Selected to Coach in 76th Annual USILA/Nike North-South Game
    May 18, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (May 18, 2017) – Western New England University head men’s lacrosse coach John Klepacki has been selected to coach in the 76th Annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA)/Nike Division III North-South Game, the organization announced on Wednesday.
  • Fourth Quarter Rally Comes Up Short as Golden Bears Fall to Gulls in CCC Championship Game, 12-9
    May 06, 2017
    BEVERLY, Mass. (May 6, 2017) – The top-seeded Endicott College men’s lacrosse team established a four-goal first half lead and went on to claim a 12-9 victory over second-seeded Western New England University in the championship game of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Hempstead Stadium.
  • CCC Semifinals: Western New England Dominates Early, Holds on Late for 11-7 Victory over UNE
    May 03, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (May 3, 2017) – The second-seeded Western New England University men’s lacrosse team used a dominant first quarter performance to defeat third-seeded University of New England (UNE), 11-7, in the semifinal round of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Dudeck, Patrie & Ward Among Ten All-CCC Selections for Western New England
    April 28, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 28, 2017) – Led by a trio of first team selections, ten members of the Western New England University men’s lacrosse team garnered All-Commonwealth Coast Conference accolades, it was announced on Friday afternoon when the league office released its award winners and All-CCC teams.
  • Western New England Rolls to 22-8 Victory over Salve Regina on Senior Night
    April 25, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 25, 2017) – Fifteen different Golden Bears recorded goals as the Western New England University men’s lacrosse team celebrated senior night with a 22-8 victory over Salve Regina University on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Beauchamp & Kerr Collect CCC Weekly Accolades
    April 24, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 24, 2017) – Senior attackman Nicholas Beauchamp (Wilbraham, Mass.) and junior goalie Steven Kerr (Hopkinton, Mass.) of the Western New England University men’s lacrosse team have both earned weekly awards from the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), the league office announced on Monday.
  • Western New England Registers 12-3 Victory at Wentworth
    April 22, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (April 22, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team surrendered a season-low three goals in a 12-3 victory at the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Sweeney Field.
  • Golden Bears Use Second Half Run to Secure 17-8 Win over Roger Williams
    April 19, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 19, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team used a 7-0 second half run to pull away from Roger Williams University and earn a 17-8 victory on Wednesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Western New England Fends Off Nichols For 10-5 Triumph
    April 11, 2017
    DUDLEY, Mass. (April 11, 2017) – Leading 7-5 with just over ten minutes remaining in regulation, the Western New England University men’s lacrosse team closed out the contest with three unanswered goals to earn a 10-5 victory over Nichols College on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Vendetti Field.
  • Gulls Rally Past Golden Bears in Fourth Quarter, 11-10
    April 08, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 8, 2017) – The Endicott College men’s lacrosse team scored five unanswered goals over the final nine minutes of regulation to earn an 11-10 win over Western New England University on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Western New England Earns Third Straight Win With 10-4 Victory at Curry
    April 05, 2017
    MILTON, Mass. (April 5, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team earned its third consecutive win with a 10-4 victory over Curry College on Wednesday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Walter M. Katz Field.
  • Western New England Holds Off UNE For 9-7 Victory
    April 02, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 2, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team built a four-goal second half lead and held off the University of New England for a 9-7 victory on Sunday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Third Quarter Surge Sparks Western New England To 13-7 Triumph at Gordon in CCC Opener
    March 29, 2017
    WENHAM, Mass. (March 29, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team overcame a slow start with a dominant third quarter performance en route to a 13-7 victory over Gordon College in its Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) opener on Wednesday evening at the Brigham Athletic Complex.
  • Golden Bears Wrap Up Non-Conference Schedule With 22-8 Setback at No. 2 Tufts
    March 28, 2017
    MEDFORD, Mass. (March 28, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team completed the non-conference portion of its 2017 schedule with a 22-8 setback to No. 2 nationally ranked Tufts University on Tuesday afternoon at Bello Field.
  • Springfield Rides First Half Effort to 14-8 Win Over Western New England
    March 25, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 25, 2017) – The Springfield College men’s lacrosse team opened up a 12-3 halftime lead on its way to a 14-8 victory over Western New England University this afternoon in non-conference action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • No. 4 Ithaca Downs Western New England, 19-3
    March 17, 2017
    TAMPA, Fla. (March 17, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team was dealt a 19-3 setback by No. 4 nationally ranked Ithaca College tonight in non-conference action at the Naimoli Complex on the campus of the University of Tampa.
  • First Half Run Propels Nazareth to 17-10 Win Over Western New England
    March 13, 2017
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (March 13, 2017) – A 7-0 first half run that began midway through the opening quarter propelled the Nazareth College men’s lacrosse team to a 17-10 victory over Western New England University this evening in non-conference action at the Carrier Dome.
  • Western New England Falls to No. 18 SUNY Cortland, 16-8
    March 10, 2017
    CORTLAND, N.Y. (March 10, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team suffered a 16-8 setback to No. 18 nationally ranked SUNY Cortland this afternoon in non-conference action at the Stadium Complex.
  • No. 5 Amherst Rallies Late to Earn 10-8 Victory over Western New England
    March 07, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 7, 2017) – The No. 5 nationally ranked Amherst College men’s lacrosse team scored three unanswered goals over the final five minutes of regulation to earn a 10-8 victory over Western New England University this evening in non-conference action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Big First Half Fuels No. 6 St. Lawrence’s 16-3 Win Over Golden Bears
    March 04, 2017
    GREENWICH, Conn. (March 4, 2017) – The No. 6 nationally ranked St. Lawrence University men’s lacrosse team opened up a 9-0 halftime lead on its way to a 16-3, non-conference victory over Western New England University this afternoon at the Brunswick School.
  • Keene State Uses Second Half Surge to Top Western New England in 2017 Season Opener, 16-13
    February 21, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 21, 2017) – The Keene State College men’s lacrosse team outscored Western New England University 6-2 in the third quarter and 11-6 in the second half on its way to a 16-13 victory in the season opener for both teams this afternoon at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Western New England Favored to Repeat as CCC Champion Heading into 2017 Season
    February 15, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 15, 2017) - The Western New England University men's lacrosse team has been selected as the preseason favorite in the 2017 Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Coaches Poll, which was released today by the league office.
  • Golden Bears Selected Sixth in NEILA Preseason Poll
    February 14, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 14, 2017) – The Western New England University men’s lacrosse team has been picked sixth in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Preseason Poll, which was released last night.
  • Western New England Ranked No. 17 in Nike/US Lacrosse Magazine DIII Preseason Poll
    January 18, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 18, 2017) – With the 2017 lacrosse season just over a month away, Western New England University has earned a No. 17 preseason national ranking in the Nike/US Lacrosse Magazine Poll.
  • Three Golden Bears Named Preseason All-Americans by Inside Lacrosse
    January 13, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 13, 2017) – Three members of the Western New England University men's lacrosse team have been recognized as preseason All-Americans by Inside Lacrosse in the publication's Face-Off Yearbook.
  • Catching Up with Western New England’s Four Coach of the Year Award Winners
    July 14, 2016
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (July 14, 2016) – 2015-16 was a banner year for coaches at Western New England University, as Dan Gomez (baseball), Keith Emery (football), Lori Mayhew (softball) and John Klepacki (men’s lacrosse) were all recognized as the conference Coach of the Year in their respective sport.
  • Western New England Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class
    July 08, 2016
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (July 8, 2016) – Western New England University has announced its 2016 Downes Athletic Hall of Fame class, the 18th in school history.