2019 Men's Lacrosse News

  • Castorf Named to 2019 NEILA All-Academic Team
    May 31, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse senior Jake Castorf (Holbrook, N.Y.) has been chosen to the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) 2019 Division II All-Academic Team it was announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Castorf, Bastianelli Named to NEILA Division II Second Team
    May 18, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse senior Jake Castorf (Holbrook, N.Y.) and freshman Lawrence Bastianelli (Rocky Point, N.Y.) has been selected to the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) 2019 Division II All-New England Second Team it was announced Tuesday. It is the first All-New England honors for both players.
  • Bastianelli Snags Men’s Lacrosse All-Rookie Team Honors
    May 01, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse freshman faceoff specialist Lawrence Bastianelli (Rocky Point, N.Y.) has been honored by the Northeast-10 Conference with a selection to the All-Rookie team following votes from the leagues head coaches.
  • Castorf Becomes 2nd All-Time Leading Goal Scorer as Ravens Rally Falls Short Versus #2 Adelphi
    April 23, 2019
    Trailing 8-4 heading into the fourth and final quarter, the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team scored two goals to pull within two before falling 8-6 to no. 2 nationally-ranked and Northeast-10 Conference opponent Adelphi University Tuesday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the loss, the Crimson and Grey complete their year at 5-8, 3-8 NE10 and the Panthers head into the conference championship at 15-1, 10-1 NE10.
  • Ravens Almost Tie Game Late, Suffer Shocking Senior Day Loss
    April 20, 2019
    Holding an 8-5 leading heading into the fourth and final quarter, the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team was outscored 7-3 before eventually losing a 12-11 contest to Northeast-10 Conference opponent the College of Saint Rose Saturday during Senior Day. The win improves the Golden Knights mark to 5-8, 3-7 NE10 while the Ravens drop to 5-7, 3-7 NE10.
  • Castorf’s Two Points Puts Him Second All-Time, Ravens Felled 21-7 By #11 Pace
    April 16, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse senior attack Jake Castorf (Holbrook, N.Y.), senior attack Luke Tracy (Windham, N.H.) and junior attack Colin Doherty (Reading, Mass.) each scored two goals apiece during a 21-7 setback to Northeast-10 Conference and no. 11 nationally-ranked Pace University Tuesday afternoon at Pace Stadium. The victory improves the Setters mark to 10-3, 6-3 NE10 while the Ravens drop to 5-6, 3-6 NE10.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Ranked Fifth in NEILA Week 8 Poll
    April 15, 2019
    Deep into the 2019 season, the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse program has been ranked fifth in the week eight edition of the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) 2019 Poll announced Monday afternoon.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Batters SNHU 9-2, Defense Holds Penmen to Lowest Scoring Output Since 2015
    April 12, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse players Mike Alibrandi (Holliston, Mass.) and Jake Castorf (Holbrook, N.Y.) scored three goals each as the Ravens dominated Northeast-10 Conference and cross-state rival Southern New Hampshire University 9-2 under the lights Friday night at Penmen Stadium. The win halts a four-game losing streak for the Crimson and Grey, evens up their overall record at 5-5 and sends them to 3-5 in league play while the hosts fall to 3-9, 2-7 NE10.
  • Castorf Moves to Second All-Time in Assists, #4 Merrimack Beats Pierce 18-8
    April 10, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team captain Jake Castorf (Holbrook, N.Y.) scored one goal and produced a team-high three assists for four points during the Ravens 18-8 loss to no. 4 nationally-ranked and Northeast-10 Conference opponent Merrimack College Wednesday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the win, the Warriors improve to 9-1 overall and remain undefeated in league play (7-0) while the Crimson and Grey stumble to 4-5 overall and 2-5 NE10.
  • #19 Assumption Stingy Defense Too Much for Ravens to Handle
    April 06, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse senior midfielder Jake Castorf (Holbrook, N.Y.) scored a team-high two goals and chipped in one assist during the Ravens 13-7 defeat to Northeast-10 Conference and no. 19 nationally-ranked Assumption College Saturday afternoon on the Multi-Sport Stadium Field. With the win, the Greyhounds sprint ahead to 7-3, 4-2 NE10 while the Ravens overall mark evens up at 4-4 and they drop to 2-4 in league play.
  • #6 Le Moyne Betters Men's Lacrosse 20-6
    April 02, 2019
    The Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team scored first, but fell behind early before suffering a 20-6 defeat to Northeast-10 Conference and no. 6 nationally-ranked Le Moyne College Tuesday afternoon on Ted Grant Field. With the win, the Dolphins swim to 9-2, 6-1 NE10 and the loss sends the Ravens to 4-3, 2-3 NE10.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Comeback Attempt Comes Up Short Versus Bentley
    March 30, 2019
    Trailing 10-3 to Northeast-10 Conference foe Bentley University midway through the third quarter, the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team rallied to pull within three goals, but could not overcome the early deficit suffering a 10-7 defeat Saturday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the loss, the Crimson and Grey slip to 4-2, 2-2 NE10 while the win propels the Falcons to 4-2, 2-2 NE10.
  • Alibrandi Nets Game Winner With Four Seconds Left, Ravens Upend Saint Michael’s in Conference Thriller
    March 27, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse sophomore transfer Mike Alibrandi (Holliston, Mass.) scored the game-winning goal with four seconds to go in regulation as the Ravens collected an 11-10 victory against Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Michael’s College Wednesday afternoon on Sodexo Field. With the win, the Ravens record moves to 4-1 overall and 2-1 in league play while the Purple Knights slide to 3-4, 0-3 NE10.
  • Saint Anselm Pulls Away Late in Close Conference Affair
    March 21, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse graduate midfielder Domenic St. Laurent (Amherst, N.H.) scored a season-best three goals and chipped in one assist for a team and campaign-high four points as the Ravens were bested 15-9 Thursday afternoon by Northeast-10 Conference opponent Saint Anselm College on Sodexo Field. The win, the first of the season for the Hawks sends them to 1-2, 1-1 NE10 while the Crimson and Grey’s unblemished mark ends at 3-1 and 1-1 NE10.
  • Castorf Manufactures 100th Career Point, Scores Seven Goals in Ravens Demolition of AIC
    March 16, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse senior midfielder Jake Castorf (Holbrook, N.Y.) tallied his 100th career point and produced a career-high seven goals as the Ravens overpowered Northeast-10 Conference opponent American International 23-6 Saturday evening on Abdow Field. The win, the third straight for the Crimson and Grey improves their early season mark to 3-0, 1-0 NE10 while the Yellow Jackets remain winless at 0-8, 0-3 NE10.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Bests Dominican (N.Y.) 14-7 in Home Opener
    March 09, 2019
    Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse senior midfielder Jake Castorf (Holbrook, N.Y.) scored three goals and added an assist as the Ravens outscored Dominican (N.Y.) College 9-1 across the second and third quarters to earn a 14-7 non-conference victory Saturday in the Ravens home opener on Sodexo Field. With the win, the Crimson and Grey stay unblemished at 2-0 while the Chargers short out to 1-3 overall.
  • Ravens in the Community: Student-Athletes Volunteer at Villi Poni Farm
    December 21, 2018
    RINDGE, N.H. (December 21, 2018) -- Earlier this holiday season, student-athletes from several Franklin Pierce University teams took time out of their schedule to do some volunteer work at the Villi Poni Farm, which is part of the Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary, located in Jaffrey, N.H.