During the final stretch of the Drexel University men’s lacrosse 2011-12 season, the Dragons found themselves losing games by an extremely small margin. During their April 14 contest against the University of Massachusetts Minutemen, who were tied for No. 1 in the nation, the Dragons (5-7, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) fell just short in the […]
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Drexel men’s lacrosse senior midfielder Kyler Bergman cradles the ball in the pocket of his stick as he carries it up the field during the dragons 9-14 loss at Villanova University Feb. 28. Bergman scored one goal and had four assists, amassing five points on the night. The Drexel University men’s lacrosse team suffered its […]
Drexel University seniors Mark Manos and Sonja Stosic were each named Athlete of the Week April 2-8. Manos, goalkeeper of the men’s lacrosse team, shone in the team’s 11-8 victory at the University of Delaware March 31. He helped his team improve to 3-0 in Colonial Athletic Association play by saving a season-high 15 shots. […]
The Drexel University men’s lacrosse team continued on with its season March 24 and 31, coming from behind twice to defeat No.19 Hofstra University 6-5 and the archrival University of Delaware 11-8. The wins ran the Dragons’ winning streak to three games, which started with a 10-7 win against Mount Saint Mary’s University March 17, […]
Junior attackman Brendan Glynn passes the ball. In the Dragons’ most recent game against Bucknell Glynn had one assist, four shots and four ground balls. Drexel’s men’s lacrosse team is quickly digging itself into a big hole. While on the way down, the team is finding out there are multiple ways to lose a lacrosse […]
A schedule that consists of three top-10 teams in the first five games must belong to a team of high caliber and a rich history. Not to say that the Drexel men’s lacrosse team doesn’t have a rich history — they have been extremely successful as of late, being ranked in the top 20 at […]
Freshman midfielder Ryan Belka gets ready to make a play against No. 8 Villanova University. The Dragons lost to Villanova 9-14 but beat Albany 13-8. The Drexel men’s lacrosse team has faced a strong lineup of competitors to start the season. After falling to the No. 1 University of Virginia in their opener, the Dragons […]
After a tough-fought battle, Drexel fell to the University of Virginia Cavaliers 9-8 in their season opener Feb. 18 at Vidas Field. The Dragons managed to hold an 8-7 lead until the fourth quarter, when they allowed two goals with less than eight minutes remaining in the game, falling to the No. 1 team in […]
After a long winter, the Drexel men’s lacrosse team gears up for its first game of the year against the University of Virginia. For the seniors on the team, this is their last chance to pull out a big season. As veteran goaltender Mark Manos enters his final year, he hopes to leave Drexel on […]
It’s that time of year again where we are between seasons — snowy bleachers on a sunny day, warm temperatures with a heavy breeze — you don’t know whether to wear a winter coat or a T-shirt. The one thing you do know is that it’s lacrosse season, and no matter what the weather, the […]
It wasn’t too long ago that one of Drexel’s all-time lead scorers, Colin Ambler, graduated from the University after an astonishing career. It’s probable that a vast amount of students still here at Drexel recognize the name whenever mentioned. Some people often ponder, “Where did all that talent come from? How did he get to […]
Recently, one of the greatest honors a college athlete can receive was bestowed upon a Drexel men’s lacrosse player. Mark Manos, the Dragons’ goalkeeper, was selected in the third round of the Major League Lacrosse draft, which was held Jan. 13 in Philadelphia, by the Charlotte Hounds, a new expansion team of the MLL. Manos […]
Head Coach Brian Voelker gives his payers direction during a 2010-11 game. Voelker is entering his third season as head coach and hopes to make this season the best yet. Like a great wine that gets better with age, the men’s lacrosse team improves each year with the guidance of head coach Brian Voelker. Voelker […]
The Drexel women’s crew varsity eight boat, pictured above, is one of many premiere athletic teams at Drexel. The men’s and women’s crew program as a whole has outperformed competitors consistently over the past three seasons, including their stronghold on the local, yet renowned, Dad Vail Regatta. ADDITIONAL REPORTING BY JULIA FISHER — ASST. SPORTS […]
Drexel sophmore attackman Nick Trizano and Robert Church play offence against Delaware Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team The Philadelphia Inquirer has chosen to honor seven different Drexel student-athletes by naming them to the Academic All-Area Team. These student-athletes were able to maintain a 3.2 grade-point average while also excelling on the field, court or […]
The Drexel athletics department hosted the Best of the Blue and Gold reception May 23. The main draw was the male and female recipients of the 2011 Mary and John Semanik Awards. This year’s recipients were Scott Perri of the men’s lacrosse team and Christina Mastropaolo of the field hockey team. The Semanik awards, named […]
Men’s Lacrosse The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association named two Drexel Dragons to the All-America team as Honorable Mentions. Senior attackman Scott Perri, the 2011 Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year, and junior goalkeeper Mark Manos were the two players selected. This is Manos’ second straight season being nominated for the All-America team, making […]
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