Saturday night, it was Bonnies graduate Daire Newbrough who wrote his name into the SBU record books by becoming the first player in program history to be selected in the National Lacrosse League Draft. He was chosen by the Calgary Roughnecks in the fifth round of the draft with the 68th overall pick.
St. Bonaventure men’s lacrosse rising senior Sean Westley has earned a spot on the 2020-21 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District At-Large Team for his work in the classroom and on the field over the past year.
In a year where the St. Bonaventure men’s lacrosse team has made history again and again, a pair of Bonnies get their own spot in the program’s record books as the first SBU players to earn MAAC All-Championship Team honors: sophomore Jake Rosa and junior Brett Dobson.
Fresh off another history-making day for the program last week with their first postseason victory, the St. Bonaventure men’s lacrosse team will have another chance to advance in the MAAC Championship Tournament when they travel to second-seeded Monmouth Wednesday afternoon. The winner of Wednesday’s game will play the (1) Manhattan / (4) Canisius winner with an NCAA Tournament bid on the line Saturday.
It has been a history-making season for the St. Bonaventure men’s lacrosse team as nearly each passing week has brought another first for the program. Friday brought an extra-special moment for the record books: The Bonnies’ first postseason victory.
St. Bonaventure hosts its first-ever MAAC Tournament game this Friday when it welcomes Detroit Mercy to the Marra Athletics Complex for a first round battle. St. Bonaventure will look to keep its hot streak alive on home turf after winning back-to-back games to wrap the regular season and finishing the year with a 3-1 record at its home facility. Detroit, meanwhile, has not played since April 9 due to virus protocols with scheduled opponents the last two weeks.
Four St. Bonaventure players have earned All-Conference honors from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference as Jake Rosa and Austin Blumbergs both were selected to the First Team while Zack Belter and Brett Dobson were each picked to the Second Team. Rosa was also selected as the MAAC Offensive Player of the Year by the league's coaches.
Sean Westley delivered a program-record six goals to key a dominating 11-6 victory for the St. Bonaventure men's lacrosse team over Siena in the regular season finale Saturday afternoon at the Marra Athletics Complex.
The St. Bonaventure men's lacrosse team returns to action for the first time since an April 11 win over Canisius when it hosts Siena this Saturday afternoon. The game is set for a 1 p.m. start, moved up from the originally scheduled 4 p.m. start time. The contest will air live on ESPN+ and serve as the regular season finale.
For the second time in less than a week, the St. Bonaventure and Canisius men’s lacrosse teams fought back-and-forth in an entertaining battle, but Sunday afternoon it would be the Bonnies scoring the victory, 12-11, at the Marra Athletics Complex.
The St. Bonaventure men’s lacrosse team has earned two of the three Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) weekly awards as junior Brett Dobson has been named the league’s Defensive Player of the Week while freshman Austin Holley was tabbed the Rookie of the Week.
St. Bonaventure’s Brett Beetow broke an 8-8 tie with 2:21 remaining and his goal turned out to be the game-winner as the Bonnies scored their first Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) victory, 9-8, over visiting Manhattan Friday afternoon at the Marra Athletics Complex.
Jake Tomsik’s goal with just over 10 seconds remaining in regulation sent Quinnipiac to a 5-4 victory in a tightly-fought defensive battle Saturday afternoon under sunny skies at the Marra Athletics Complex.
The St. Bonaventure men's lacrosse team hosts its first game on home turf in almost two full calendar years when Quinnipiac visits the Marra Athletics Complex Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN3. The Bonnies defeated Quinnipiac in the first game of the season, 13-6, on the road in a game that did not count toward MAAC conference standings, but Saturday's contest will be a conference game.