Freshman forward Halil Kanacevic has decided he is transferring to St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. Kanacevic was the leading rebounder for the Pride in the 2009-10 season.
The Hofstra women’s lacrosse team has been hot all season long and with the CAA tournament kicking off, the Pride does not plan on slowing down anytime soon. Its road to victory does not look easy, however as first up for the Pride will be Towson Thursday night at 7:30.
There are not 65 teams vying for a national championship like there is in basketball, or now 68, but May Madness has the same excitement, let down and celebration that March Madness does. Sixteen teams make the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament but the bubble is just as large and about to pop on a number of teams.
The first word that pops into my mind is letdown. For my first year at Hofstra, I was given the privilege to follow the football team for what I didn’t know was its final season, a somewhat disappointing men’s lacrosse team, and a wrestling team mangled with injuries.
The Hofstra men’s lacrosse team, ranked no. 15 in the nation, had been eliminated from the CAA Tournament but entered Saturday’s matchup with no. 11 Towson hoping to earn itself spot in the NCAA Tournament. The Pride did its job, defeating Towson 12-10 at Shuart Stadium on senior night on the shoulders of five goals by junior attack Stephen Bentz.
Mo Cassara has been named the new head coach of the Hofstra Pride men’s basketball team. Cassara was hired as an assistant coach to Tim Welsh and got the head job after Welsh resigned.
Tim Welsh resigned as men’s basketball coach just three days after being arrested for DWI Friday morning.
New men’s basketball coach Tim Welsh was suspended without pay pending an investigation by the University Friday after being arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.
1) Just because you have traded for the more successful player, doesn’t mean you will fare better in the playoffs.
After the signing where the Los Angeles Lakers got Ron Artest and allowed the Rockets to sign Trevor Ariza, essentially swapping the two, the Lakers lost much needed versatility.
1. The freshman are for real
Freshman pitcher Olivia Galati of the Hofstra softball team and freshman forward Shante Evans of the women’s basketball team are legitimate superstars.