2017 Western Connecticut Men's Lacrosse News

  • Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Keene State, 23-4
    April 25, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Rookie midfielder Christian Sparacino (Manorville, NY) tallied a team-high two goals as the Western Connecticut State University men’s lacrosse team fell to visiting Little East Conference foe Keene State College, 23-4, on Tuesday night at The Westside Athletic Complex. Classmate Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) and fellow freshman Ryan Reuling (Groton, CT) each chipped in with a goal.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Downed at UMass-Dartmouth, 14-8
    April 22, 2017
    DARTMOUTH, MA – Despite a game-high four goals from senior attackman John Foristall (Danbury, CT), the Western Connecticut State University men’s lacrosse team was downed at Little East Conference foe UMass-Dartmouth, 14-8, on Saturday afternoon at Cressy Field. The Corsairs used a devastating 7-1 run in the third quarter en route to the victory.
  • Western men's lacrosse edges cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut, 9-7
    April 19, 2017
    MANSFIELD, Conn. – Western Connecticut State University tallied a combined seven goals from conference point leaders Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY), a freshman, and John Foristall (Danbury, CT) as the Colonials defeated cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut State University, 9-7 at the Mansfield Outdoor Complex on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Eric Caldwell and John Foristall each score five goals in win at Salem State, 19-1
    April 15, 2017
    Salem, Mass. – Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, N.Y. ) and John Foristall (Danbury, Conn.) each scored five goals and added two assists as Western Connecticut stung Salem state 19-1 on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field. The Colonials improve to 4-6, and 1-2 in the Little East while the Vikings go to 2-8 and 0-3 in conference.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Stuns Dean to Snap Three-Game Slide, 10-5
    April 12, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore attackman Robert Swensen (Danbury, CT) racked up a game-high four goals, while senior midfielder Jonathan Thomas (Waterford, CT) chipped in with three to lead the Western Connecticut State University men’s lacrosse team to a stunning 10-5 win over visiting non-league foe Dean College on Wednesday night at The Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Eric Caldwell and Brooke Baldelli named LEC Lacrosse Rookies of the Week
    April 10, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Freshmen Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) and Brooke Baldelli (New Fairfield, CT) have been named Little East Conference Men's and Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week, for the week ending April 9.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Edged By Southern Maine, 12-11
    April 08, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Rookie midfielder Johnnie Ward (Mahopac, NY) tallied a team-high three goals, while rookie attackman Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) added a pair and dished out two assists as the Western Connecticut State University men’s lacrosse team was edged by Little East Conference foe Southern Maine, 12-11, on Saturday afternoon at The Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Men's Lax Rally Comes Up Short, Outlasted at New England, 13-8
    April 05, 2017
    HENNIKER, NH - Trailing 5-0 to end the opening quarter, the Western Connecticut men's lacrosse team rallied to cut the margin to 8-7 in the final stanza, however, the Colonials could not finish off the comeback attempt as they fell at non-league foe New England College on Wednesday night at Don Melander Field, 13-8. Reigning LEC Rookie of the Week Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) paced the Colonials with a hat trick in the loss.
  • Eric Caldwell and Angelina Miller honored by Little East Conference
    April 03, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University's freshmen Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) and Angelina Miller (Holbrook, NY) have been named Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week and Softball Pitcher of the Week, for the week ending April 3.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Downed at UMass-Boston, 11-8, in LEC Opener
    April 01, 2017
    BOSTON, MA – Despite a team-high four goals from rookie attackman Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY), the Western Connecticut men’s lacrosse team was downed at UMass-Boston, 11-8, in the LEC Opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon at James Cotter Field. With the loss, the Colonials fell to 3-4 overall and 0-1 in league play, while the Beacons improved to 4-4 and 0-1.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Breezes Past Mitchell, 17-3
    March 29, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Rookie attackman Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) tallied a game-high seven goals and dished out a pair of assists, while sophomore Robert Swensen (Danbury, CT) chipped in with five goals to lead the Western Connecticut State University men’s lacrosse team to a 17-3 win over visiting non-conference opponent Mitchell College on Wednesday night at The Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Drops Heartbreaker at Rosemont, 10-9
    March 25, 2017
    ROSEMONT, PA – Senior attackman John Foristall (Danbury, CT) collected five points on two goals and three assists, while reigning LEC Rookie of the Week Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) notched a hat trick as the Western Connecticut men’s lacrosse squad suffered a heartbreaking 10-9 loss at non-league foe Rosemont College on Saturday afternoon at the Ravens Athletic Complex.
  • Six Colonials Named Little East Conference Weekly Honorees
    March 20, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Six Western Connecticut State University spring student-athletes have been honored for Little East Conference weekly awards, for the week ending March 19.
  • Caldwell and Foristall Each Score Four Goals In Win Over Regis, 16-7
    March 18, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) and John Foristall (Danbury, CT) each scored four goals in the Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse 16-7 victory over visiting Regis College at The Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday afternoon.
  • Foristall Nets Four Goals as Men's Lax Falls at Farmingdale State, 11-7
    March 08, 2017
    FARMINGDALE, NY - Despite a team-high four goals and an assist from senior attackman John Foristall (Danbury, CT), the WestConn men's lacrosse team fell at non-league foe Farmingdale State, 11-7, on Wednesday night. Rookie middie Johnnie Ward (Mahopac, NY) chipped in with a goal and a pair of assists for the Colonials who dropped to 1-2 overall.
  • Men's Lax Outlasted at St. Joseph's (LI), 13-9
    March 01, 2017
    PATCHOGUE, NY - After a season-opening win against Mount Saint Mary on Saturday, the Western Connecticut men's lacrosse team was outlasted at non-league foe St. Joseph's (LI) on Wednesday, 13-9. The Colonials held a 9-8 advantage heading into the final quarter but were held scoreless the rest of the way. Reigning LEC Rookie of the Week Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) paced Western with four points on two goals and a pair of assists. (Full Story Coming Soon...)
  • WestConn's John Foristall and Eric Caldwell Honored By LEC
    February 27, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse players John Foristall (Danbury, CT) and Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) have been named Little East Conference Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, for the week ending February 26.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Upends Mt. Saint Mary in Season Opener, 20-15
    February 25, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Rookie attackman Eric Caldwell (East Moriches, NY) netted a game-high seven goals while dishing out a trio of assists in his collegiate debut to lead the Western Connecticut men’s lacrosse team to a 20-15 victory over visiting non-league foe Mount Saint Mary College (NY) in the season opener for both teams on a balmy Saturday afternoon at The Westside Athletic Complex. Senior attackman John Foristall (Danbury, CT) chipped in with three goals and a game-high seven assists for the Colonials.
  • WestConn Opening Weekend Packed With Action
    February 24, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team battles cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut in the Little East Conference Championships semifinals. Meanwhile, three spring programs kick off their 2017 campaign this weekend.
  • WestConn Athletics Reaching Out To Help An Opponent
    February 21, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Athletic Department, behind graduating senior Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT), and WestConn Student Athletic Advisory Council, are looking for your help. They along with several athletic programs around the Little East Conference and the northeast are running a Marrow Donor Registry Drive. WestConn's will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Midtown Campus Student Center.
  • WestConn Men's Lacrosse Picked Sixth In 2017 LEC Coaches Poll
    February 16, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, RI - The Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse team is tied for sixth in the 2017 Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Coaches Poll, released on Thursday.