BEVERLY, Mass. — The Endicott men's lacrosse team will open up its 2019 season this Saturday against Stevens, on the road, at 1 PM. Here's a preview of the upcoming season.
FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
- The Endicott men's lacrosse team will look to regain its place atop the CCC behind the strong play and leadership of the league's reigning Defensive Player of the Year and Short-Stick Specialist of the Year, Hayden Souza (West Hartford, Conn.).
- Endicott also returns CCC All-Conference selections Nick Arcadipane (Groveland, Mass.), Grant Garrity (Duxbury, Mass.), Patrick Dean (Westhampton, N.Y.), Jack Sutherland (Sudbury, Mass.), Andrew Fithian (Marshfield, Mass.), and Derek Yannone (Lynnfield, Mass.) to the fold in 2019.
- Meanwhile, the senior class of Dean, Tom DeSilva (Massapequa, N.Y.), Matthew Faucher (Western Springs, Ill.), Garrity, Cam Goodrich (Raynham, Mass.), Teddy Hannon (Duxbury, Mass.), Justin Horine (Fairfield, Conn.), A.J. MacDonald (New Fairfield, Conn.), Chris Reilly (Westwood, Mass.), Souza, Kenneth Speak (Melbourne, Australia), and Yannone will be looked upon to guide the squad throughout the season.
- Earlier this season, Garrity was named a Top-5 returning defenseman to watch by the New England Lacrosse Journal, while Souza was selected as a Top-10 returning midfielder to watch.
- Endicott has made six straight appearances in the CCC Championship game (two victories, 2015/2017).
GAMES TO WATCH
- Home Opener: February 27 vs. Union (N.Y.) at 4 PM
- Conference Opener: March 2 vs. Salve Regina at 12 PM
- March 16: Home contest vs. Springfield at 1 PM
- April 13: Road game vs. the defending CCC Champions, Western New England, at 4 PM
- April 16: Final home game of the season vs. Roger Williams at 7 PM
(Photo Credit - David Le '10)