It was another strong week for Hofstra Athletics. Check out this week’s edition of Hofstra Happenings for the latest news in Pride Athletics.
Softball Sweeps Delaware, Earns Split with No. 24 LSU
The Hofstra Softball team had a strong week as the Pride earned a home split with No. 24 LSU on Wednesday before going on the road and sweeping Delaware over the weekend.
Men’s Lacrosse Captures CAA Regular Season Crown
The late season surge by the Hofstra Men’s Lacrosse team continued as the Pride won its sixth straight game and clinched the top seed in the upcoming Colonial Athletic Association Championship with an 11-6 victory over Massachusetts.
Altomare Breaks School Record For Assists
Junior attacker Brittain Altomare had another outstanding week for the Pride as she posted nine points last week to help the Hofstra Women’s Lacrosse team to a 2-1 week. In addition, she broke the school record for career assists in the game at William & Mary on Friday.
Academic Honors For Bailly And Bowen
Hofstra senior men’s tennis player Adrien Bailly and sophomore women’s tennis player Sarah Bowen were named to the Colonial Athletic Association All-Academic Tennis Team it was announced at the conference’s awards banquet on Thursday evening.
Wrestling Celebrates Season At Annual Banquet
The 2013-14 Hofstra Wrestling team honored its four graduating seniors and celebrated the season at it annual banquet held at the University Club recently.
Recap Of Hofstra Soccer Conference, Visit From Pelé
Hofstra Athletics played a meanginful role in the Hofstra Soccer Conference and was honored to take part in many of the ceremonies involving International soccer legend Pelé.
Fifth Annual Former Student-Athlete Participation Challenge In Full Swing
Three weeks have gone by in the Fifth Annual Former Student-Athlete Participation Challenge, presented by The Hofstra Pride Club, and the contest is off to a great start. Many teams are showing how great their alumni support is.
NCAA Lacrosse Quarterfinals
The NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals are now less than a month away. Make sure you get your tickets now so you can see the great action at James M. Shuart Stadium on Saturday, May 17.
Pesante Joins Staff
Ariel “AP” Pesante has joined the Hofstra staff from the University of Hartford as the assistant director of athletics for NCAA education and compliance services.
SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTO OF THE WEEK
The Hofstra Men’s Lacrosse team is really playing well right now and has gained a ton of national attention. Check out this tweet from Inside Lacrosse and where they are in Quint Kessenich’s top 20!
— Inside Lacrosse (@Inside_Lacrosse) April 21, 2014