2012 Merrimack Men's Lacrosse News

June 7, 2012
Season Recap: Men’s Lacrosse Makes 4th Straight Trip to NE-10 Championship
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men's lacrosse team reached the Northeast-10 Championship for the fourth straight season, finishing with a 13-3 overall record in 2012.

May 21, 2012
Three Men’s Lacrosse Players Receive All-American Accolades
Three Merrimack men’s lacrosse players, Greg Melaugh, Corey Lunney and Peter Schielke were named All-Americans on Monday by Inside Lacrosse Magazine.

May 16, 2012
Seven Warriors Named to NEILA All New England Team; Lunney Named Player of the Year
even Warriors were named to NEILA squad with Corey Lunney being named Player of the Year for the second straight season.

May 10, 2012
Men's Lacrosse Adds Four Players to the Class of 2016
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s lacrosse team has signed four more players to the class of 2016, inking a total of 11 student-athletes for the fall.

May 6, 2012
#6 Men’s Lacrosse Denied Northeast-10 Championship; Falls 10-7 at #2 Le Moyne
SYRACUSE, NY – The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team was defeated on Sunday afternoon in the Northeast-10 Conference Championship game by the Le Moyne Dolphins by the score of 10-7. With the loss the Warriors drop to 13-3 on the season while the Dolphins improve to 17-0.

May 5, 2012
Men’s Lacrosse Sets Sights on Northeast-10 Championship Sunday at Le Moyne
SYRACUSE, NY – The Merrimack men's lacrosse team will go for its second Northeast-10 Conference Championship in the last four years as it heads to Syracuse to play the top-seeded Le Moyne Dolphins. This is the third time in the last four years the two teams have met in the Conference Championship game with each team winning one.

May 4, 2012
#6 Men's Lacrosse Advances to Fourth Straight NE-10 Title Game; Defeats #5 Adelphi 13-12
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team defeated the #5 Adelphi Panthers by the score of 13-12 in front of the home fans at Martone-Mejail Field on Friday night. With the win the Warriors will advance to their fourth straight Northeast-10 Conference Championship game on Sunday, including their third against Le Moyne.

May 3, 2012
#6 Men’s Lacrosse Set for Semifinal Showdown With #5 Adelphi Panthers on Friday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team is prepared to take on conference foe Adelphi on Friday afternoon at Martone-Mejail Field in the Northeast-10 Conference Semifinals. The Warriors enter the contest with a 12-2 overall record and the #2 seed while the Panthers enter with a 13-2 overall record and are the #3 seed.

May 2, 2012
Melaugh Tabbed NE-10 Player of the Year; Five Warriors Receive All-Conference Nods
SOUTH EASTON, MA – Six men’s lacrosse players were named to the Northeast-10 all-conference team on Wednesday including Greg Melaugh (Billerica, Mass.) who was named Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Year.

April 30, 2012
Melaugh Named Northeast-10 Player of the Week for Second Straight Week
SOUTH EASTON, MA – Merrimack men’s lacrosse junior Greg Melaugh (Billerica, Mass.) was named Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday. Melaugh receives the award for the second straight week.

April 28, 2012
#6 Merrimack Clinches Two Seed for Northeast-10 Playoffs With 20-5 Victory at Assumption
WORCESTER, MA –The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team locked up the #2 seed for the upcoming Northeast-10 Conference playoffs with a 20-5 victory over the Assumption Greyhounds on Saturday afternoon. The Warriors will host the winner of Adelphi and Bentley on Friday, May 4 at 4:00 p.m. in the semifinals at Martone-Mejail Field.

April 23, 2012
Finalists Announced for Male Athlete of the Year; Vote Online Today
Joe Cannata, Shawn Loiseau, and Corey Lunney have been named finalists for the 2011-12 Merrimack Male Athlete of the Year.

April 23, 2012
Greg Melaugh Tabbed as Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week
SOUTH EASTON, MA - Merrimack lacrosse junior Greg Melaugh (Billerica, Mass.) has been named Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.

April 22, 2012
#6 Men's Lacrosse Runs Away With 16-9 Victory at Pace on Sunday
PLEASANTVILLE, NY - The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team won their fourth consecutive game on Sunday afternoon by the score of 16-9 over Pace behind a career-high seven goals from junior attackman Greg Melaugh (Billerica, Mass.).

April 21, 2012
#6 Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Bentley 12-11 at Gillette Stadium; Melaugh Nets Second Consecutive Game-Winner
FOXBORO, MA – The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team defeated the Bentley Falcons on Saturday afternoon by the score of 12-11 at the New England Lacrosse Classic held at Gillette Stadium in front of 725 fans. Greg Melaugh (Billerica, Mass.) netted his second game-winning goal in as many games, scoring with 15 seconds to play in the game.

April 20, 2012
#6 Men’s Lacrosse Ready for New England Lacrosse Classic at Gillette Stadium on Saturday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team will take on the Bentley Falcons on Saturday at 2:30 pm in the 3rd annual New England Lacrosse Classic being held at Gillette Stadium, home to the New England Patriots.

April 18, 2012
Merrimack Announces Finalists for Male Rookie of the Year; Vote Online Today
Vince Bellino, Joe Carnevale, and Jamie Shand have been named finalists for the 2011-12 Merrimack Male Rookie of the Year.

April 17, 2012
Merrimack Announces Team Finalists for Community Service Award; Vote Online Today
The men’s basketball, women’s basketball, hockey and men’s lacrosse teams have been named finalists for the 2011-12 Merrimack Team Community Service Award winner.

April 17, 2012
#6 Men’s Lacrosse Stays Undefeated at Home Behind Melaugh’s Overtime Tally
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team came from one goal down with under a minute to go in regulation to defeat the Saint Anselm Hawks Hawks on Tuesday night by the score of 11-10 in overtime. Junior attackman Greg Melaugh (Billerica, Mass.) was the hero for the Warriors as he buried the game-winning goal with 10 seconds remaining in the overtime period.

April 14, 2012
#3 Men’s Lacrosse Rolls Past AIC on Senior Day, 18-8
NORTH ANDOVER, MA –The #3 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team defeated the American International Yellow Jackets by the score of 18-8 in front of the home fans on Senior Day at Martone-Mejail Field. The Warriors were led offensively by freshman Kyle Guilbert (Walpole, Mass.) who finished the game with a career-high six goals.

April 10, 2012
#3 Men’s Lacrosse Drops Road Contest at Southern New Hampshire, 7-6
MANCHESTER, NH –The #3 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team was downed Tuesday afternoon on the road at Southern New Hampshire by the score of 7-6.

April 7, 2012
#3 Men’s Lacrosse Handed First Loss of The Season; Falling 8-6 to #2 Le Moyne
SYRACUSE, NY – The #3 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team was defeated on Saturday afternoon by the #2 Le Moyne Dolphins in the Warriors second top five showdown in the past week. The Warriors picked up their first loss of the season after posting their best record to start a season since the 2009 campaign.

April 4, 2012
#3 Men’s Lacrosse Holds on to Defeat #11 Saint Michael’s 10-9
NORTH ANDOVER, MA –The #3 men’s lacrosse team picked up a confence victory on Wednesday night by the score of 10-9 over the #11 Saint Michael’s Purple Knights. Corey Lunney (Little Silver, NJ) led the Warriors offensively with three goals on the afternoon.

April 2, 2012
Men’s Lacrosse Receives Highest Ranking in School History; Green Rookie of the Week
The Merrimack men’s lacrosse team received its highest ranking in school history on Monday, ranking #3 in the latest USILA polls.

March 31, 2012
#4 Men’s Lacrosse Upends #5 Adelphi 12-8 in Top 5 Showdown
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The #4 Merrimack Warriors men’s lacrosse team defeated the #5 Adelphi Panthers on Saturday afternoon by the score of 12-8 in front of a packed Martone-Mejail Field. Junior Greg Melaugh (Billerica, Mass.) led the way for the Warriors scoring two goals and adding three assists to avenge the Warriors loss last season to the Panthers in the Northeast-10 Conference championship game.

March 28, 2012
Merrimack Announces Summer Clinic Sport Lineup
Merrimack has announced its summer clinic sport lineup for the summer of 2012. Call 978-837-5324 for more information.

March 27, 2012
#4 Men’s Lacrosse Stifles Franklin Pierce, 11-4
NORTH ANDOVER, MA –The #4 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team downed the Franklin Pierce Ravens by the score of 11-4. Leading the way was junior Corey Lunney (Little Silver, NJ) who finished the game with four goals including his 100th career goal in the first half.

March 26, 2012
Corey Lunney And Jamie Shand Grab Northeast-10 Weekly Honors
SOUTH EASTON, MA - Merrimack lacrosse players Corey Lunney (Little Silver, NJ) and Jamie Shand (Massapequa, NY) took home the Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week honors respectively, following a week in which the Warriors went 2-0 and improved to 4-0 overall on the season.

March 25, 2012
#4 Men’s Lacrosse Stays Undefeated With Road Victory at Saint Rose, 15-6
ALBANY, NY –The #4 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team stayed undefeated on the season with a 15-6 victory over the Saint Rose Golden Knights on Sunday afternoon. Behind a seven point performance by junior Mike Perdie (Wading River, NY) the Warriors are now 4-0 on the season.

March 22, 2012
#4 Men’s Lacrosse Overpowers Rollins, 14-6
RIDGEFIELD, CT- The #4 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team cruised to a 14-6 non-conference victory over Rollins Thursday evening at Ridgefield High School’s Tiger Hollow Stadium.

March 19, 2012
Men's Lacrosse Moves up One Spot to #4 in The Inside Lacrosse Poll
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack men's lacrosse team moved up one spot to #4 in the country in the USILA Division II coaches poll. Merrimack is 2-0 on the season after defeating Limestone College in their last game.

March 16, 2012
Melaugh Claims Nike Division II Player of The Week Honors
North Andover, Mass. - Merrimack lacrosse junior attackman Greg Melaugh (Billerica, Mass.) has been named the Nike Division II Player of The Week for the week of March 13.

March 12, 2012
Men’s Lacrosse Moves up One Spot to #5 in the Inside Lacrosse Poll
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s lacrosse team moved up to #5 in the most recent inside lacrosse poll that was released on Monday. The Warriors are one of three Northeast-10 teams ranked in the top five, along with Adelphi and Le Moyne.

March 10, 2012
#6 Men’s Lacrosse Tops #3 Limestone, 12-11
BALTIMORE, MD – The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team defeated Limestone by the score of 12-11 in a non conference showdown on Saturday afternoon.

March 6, 2012
#6 Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Dominican in Season Opener, 17-7
WESTCHESTER, NY – Behind a career-high seven goals from senior Terrance Barclay (Babylon, NY) the Merrimack men’s lacrosse team downed the Dominican Chargers in their season opener by the same score as last season, 17-7. The seven goal performance is the third best single player goal output in Merrimack College lacrosse history.

March 5, 2012
#6 Men’s Lacrosse to Open 2012 Season at Dominican on Tuesday
North Andover, Mass. – The #6 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team will open up the 2012 season with a road contest against the Dominican College Chargers on Tuesday March 6 at 4 pm. The Warriors and Chargers played last season with Merrimack prevailing 17-7 in their second game of the season.

February 28, 2012
#8 Men’s Lacrosse to Play at Gillette Stadium on April 21
The Merrimack men’s lacrosse team will take on Bentley University on April 21 at 4 p.m. at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots.

February 15, 2012
#8 Men’s Lacrosse Earns Top Spot in New England D2 Preseason Poll
North Andover, Mass. – The #8 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team received the number one overall spot in the New England D2 Preseason Poll announced on Wednesday.

February 8, 2012
#8 Men’s Lacrosse Tabbed Third in Northeast-10 Coaches Preseason Poll
South Easton, Mass. – The men’s lacrosse team has been picked to finish third in the Northeast-10 Coaches Preseason Poll released Wednesday afternoon. The Warriors also received one first place vote.

January 25, 2012
Men’s Lacrosse Takes Part in Judgment Day For Third Straight Season
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – For the third straight season, the Merrimack men's lacrosse team teamed up with The Program to go through Judgment Day, a two-day, team-building camp that requires teams to complete physical tasks while coping with mental exhaustion.

January 24, 2012
Men's Lacrosse Announces Annual Raffle Winners
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack men's lacrosse team has announced the winners for its annual raffle. Winners should contact coach Morgan via email at morganm@merrimack.edu immediately.

January 23, 2012
Junior Midfielder Corey Lunney Interview During Second Intermission of Men's Hockey Game
North Andover Mass. - Merrimack lacrosse junior midfielder Corey Lunney was interviewed during the second intermission of the men's hockey game on Friday night.

January 17, 2012
Nick Maggio Feature From The New England Lacrosse Journal
North Andover, Mass. - Merrimack senior Nick Maggio (Winchester, Mass.) featured in the New England Lacrosse Journal this past weekend as one of 20 players to look for this season.

January 17, 2012
Merrimack Athletics in the Community
Merrimack's athletic programs were very involved in the community around the holidays.

December 28, 2011
Men’s Lacrosse Participates in the AdoptaPlatoon Support Effort
North Andover, Mass. – The Merrimack men’s lacrosse team took part in the AdoptaPlatoon support effort right before the holiday season this year. This is the second straight year that the team has participated in this support effort.

December 20, 2011
Merrimack Men’s Lacrosse Releases Their 2012 Schedule
North Andover, Mass. – The preseason #8 Merrimack men’s lacrosse team has announced its 2012 spring schedule. The schedule is highlighted by nine road contests, including the first five games of the season, and five home events. The Warriors are led by five year head coach Mike Morgan.

December 14, 2011
Four Earn All-American Honors as Men's Lacrosse Earns #8 Preseason Ranking
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Four Merrimack men’s lacrosse players, senior defender Peter Schielke (Ridgefield, CT), senior faceoff specialist Nick Maggio (Winchester, MA), junior attacker Corey Lunney (Little Silver, NJ) and junior midfielder Mike Perdie (Wading River, NY) earned preseason All-American honors by Inside Lacrosse Magazine.

December 13, 2011
Men’s Lacrosse Inks Seven to National Letters of Intent
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men's lacrosse team has signed seven student-athletes to National Letters of Intent during the early signing period for the class of 2016.

September 8, 2011
Gordon Overcomes Hardships to Reach Successful College Career
Devin Gordon (Baltimore, MD) grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and has used his tough upbringing as fuel to drive himself towards success.

August 18, 2011
Karweck, Brazill Named Assistant Coaches
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Mike Morgan has named Matt Karweck and Bryan Brazill assistant coaches for the 2011-12 season.

July 7, 2011
Nine Spring Athletes Named to Northeast-10 All-Academic Team
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Nine Merrimack student-athletes from the 2011 spring season were named to the Northeast-10 All-Academic team.