Cassese, Team USA set for busy stretch heading into World Championships



An assistant coach for the U.S. National Team, Cassese and Team USA is in the midst of training camp this week which is capped off by an exhibition game against the Major League Lacrosse All-Stars on Thursday evening inside Harvard Stadium. Faceoff is set for 7:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network. Read More…

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Photos: Lehigh Mountain Hawks begin practice with minicamp over the weekend

Photos: Lehigh Mountain Hawks begin practice with minicamp over the weekend


BETHLEHEM, Pa. – With the season opener quickly approaching, the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team opened its preseason minicamp on Friday which included meetings, fitness testing and practice. The two-time defending Patriot League Champion Mountain Hawks open their season on Feb. 1 at Furman before hosting Marquette the following Saturday. Read More…

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Lehigh Lacrosse Unveils 2014 Men’s Lacrosse Schedule



BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Lehigh head men’s lacrosse coach Kevin Cassese announced the team’s 2014 schedule on Tuesday which includes 15 games highlighted by an eight-game Patriot League slate and games against two-time defending Ivy League Champion Yale, 2012 National Champion Loyola and perennial lacrosse power Princeton. The Mountain Hawks will be vying for their third straight Patriot League Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance in 2014. Read More…

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Cassese to coach U.S. in Play For Parkinson’s this weekend

Cassese to coach U.S. in Play For Parkinson's this weekend


BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Lehigh head coach and United States assistant Kevin Cassese is helping lead the Red, White and Blue at the Play for Parkinson’s Lacrosse Series this weekend. The squad will split up to play Towson and Loyola then play an intrasquad game to wrap up Saturday’s schedule. Read More…

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Lehigh Wins Second Straight PL Title, 11-5 Over Bucknell



BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The #14/16 Lehigh men’s lacrosse team jumped out to a 5-0 lead after one quarter and cruised to an 11-5 win over Bucknell to win its second straight Patriot League Championship on Sunday afternoon. Senior David DiMaria had two goals and three assists to finish with 10 points for the tournament and earn Tournament MVP honors. Lehigh became the first team since Navy in 2006-07 to win back-to-back Patriot League Titles. Read More…

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2013 Lehigh Lacrosse Player Blog: Friday Night Lights

2013 Lehigh Lacrosse Player Blog: Friday Night Lights


The winner will earn the right to host the 2013 Patriot League Tournament, which is huge. This has been a goal of ours all season, as Lehigh has never hosted before. Bucknell is a very talented team that is extremely well coached, so we know we will have our hands full. As Coach Cassese said, “This game is going to be an absolute tilt,” and I couldn’t agree more. Read More…

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Lehigh Lacrosse Wins Patriot League Opener at Army, 10-6



WEST POINT, N.Y. – Senior Brian Hess paced the offense with his second-career hat trick while sophomore Matt Poillon made 12 saves between the pipes as the #15/16 Lehigh men’s lacrosse team topped Army 10-6 in its league opener Saturday. Five Mountain Hawks (5-3, 1-0 Patriot League) finished with double-figure points, and senior Ryan Snyder was stellar at the faceoff X, to help Lehigh get off to an early lead which it wouldn’t relinquish. Read More…

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#17/19 Lehigh beats #12/13 Penn State in Independence Classic

#17/19 Lehigh beats #12/13 Penn State in Independence Classic


CHESTER, Pa. – Senior Dante Fantoni and sophomore Dan Taylor paced the offense with five points apiece while sophomore Matt Poillon made 11 saves in goal as the #17/19 Lehigh men’s lacrosse team topped #12/13 Penn State, 12-10 in the Whitman’s Sampler Independence Classic Saturday at PPL Park. Lehigh took a 5-1 halftime lead, but the Nittany Lions scored eight of the next 10 goals to take a 9-7 fourth-quarter advantage. The Mountain Hawks answered with five of the final six for the impressive victory on a national stage. Read More…

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2013 Lehigh Lacrosse Player Blog: Complacency

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Complacency. That was the key word and theme of practice this past week as our team found itself struggling only a few sleeps before the opening tilt of our 2013 campaign. The excitement of game #1 got the better of us, and as a result, our focus during last Thursday’s practice was less than acceptable. The lack of focus really came to light while we were struggling with our clearing drill. Coach Cassese was having none of it, and put us on the end line and ordered us to regroup. Read More…

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Lehigh Lacrosse is 2013 Patriot League Favorite

Lehigh Lacrosse is 2013 Patriot League Favorite


BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh men’s lacrosse team was predicted first and three Mountain Hawks earned All-Patriot League laurels, as announced on the league’s media teleconference Wednesday morning. In addition, senior David DiMaria, junior Ty Souders and sophomore Matt Poillon all earned a spot on the first-ever preseason All-League team. Read More…

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