The end of April saw the nice weather finally arrive at Hofstra. Here is this week’s edition of “Hofstra Happenings” with all the top news in Hofstra Athletics over the last week.
Hofstra Pride Student-Athlete Banquet To Be Broadcast Online
The annual Hofstra Pride Student-Athlete Awards Banquet will be broadcast online for the first time. One of the top events of the year for the Department of Athletics, tune in to see which Pride student-athletes take home top honors.
Softball Team Red-Hot Heading Into CAA Championship
The Hofstra Softball program extended its season-high win streak to 10 games as they swept conference rival Drexel over the weekend.
Tierney Wins CAA Coach Of The Year Honors; Slew Of Student-Athletes Honored
Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Seth Tierney was named the CAA Coach of the Year last week and nine Pride student-athletes earned awards from the conference.
Fifth Annual Former Student-Athlete Participation Challenge
Time is running out in the Fifth Annual Former Student-Athlete Participation Challenge as earn program is working hard to have their respective alumni give back and support the program.
Three Inducted Into Suffolk Sports Hall Of Fame
Head Softball Coach Bill Edwards, along with former men’s lacrosse student-athletes James C. Metzger and Doug Shanahan, were among the inductees into the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame on Friday evening.
Iannetta Named CAA Defensive Player Of The Year Again
Junior defender April Iannetta was named the CAA Defensive Player of the Year for the second time last week.
Hofstra University Gala
Hofstra University held its 18th annual Gala last week and the Department of Athletics was honored to take part.
A pair of student-athletes were recognized for their strong work in the classroom as Rachael Senatore of the softball team and TJ Ehrsam of the Pride basbeall team earned Capital One Academic All-District honors. Both are now eligible for national Academic All-America accolades.
NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals
The 2014 NCAA Lacrosse Quarterfinals at James M. Shuart Stadium on Saturday, May 17 are now less than two weeks away. Get your tickets and more information here.
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