Hofstra Pride men's lacrosse

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Hofstra Pride
Hofstra Pride wordmark.png
Founded 1949
University Hofstra University
Conference CAA
Location Hempstead, New York
Coach Seth Tierney (since 2007)
Stadium James M. Shuart Stadium
(capacity: 13,000)
Nickname Pride
Colors Blue and Gold
         
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals
1993, 1999, 2001, 2006
NCAA Tournament Appearances
(17) - 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Conference Tournament Champions
2000, 2006, 2008
Conference Regular Season Champions
2000, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2014

The Hofstra Pride men's lacrosse team represents Hofstra University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men's lacrosse competition.

History[edit]

Hofstra fielded its first varsity men's lacrosse team in 1949, hiring Howdy Myers the following season from Johns Hopkins to take over the program. Myers had previously won three national titles with Hopkins. Myers quickly got the program to a high level, where in 1955 Hofstra was 14 and 2, and ranked 3rd in the country. In 1971 Myers guided the Flying Dutchmen, as the team was known then, to a 12-4 record a number 10 ranking, as well as an at large bid to the first-ever 1971 NCAA tournament.

Hofstra has made seventeen postseason appearances in the NCAA tournament reaching the quarterfinals four times, in 1993, 1999, 2001 and 2006. Hofstra closest effort at making the NCAA final four was in 2006, when they lost in overtime to Massachusetts in the NCAA Quarterfinals, 11-10, after UMass had come back from a 10-5 deficit in the 4th quarter.

The Pride were ranked second in the nation in 2006 and received a number three seed in the NCAA tournament. Coached by current Duke coach John Danowski, Hofstra won 17 straight games losing only their season opener and the quarterfinal match, both to Massachusetts.[1]

Notable athletes and coaches[edit]

Annual records[edit]

Year Wins Losses Percent Conference Tournament National Rank RPI SOS Power Rating (1)
2015 5 9 .390 1st 23 25
2014 11 5 .690 1st CAA Finals (2) 14 14 23 22
2013 7 7 .500 5th 26 21 21
2012 6 8 .400 5th 27 17 22
2011 13 3 .743 1st CAA Finals, NCAA First Round (3) 13 12 36 11
2010 9 5 .643 5th NCAA First Round (4) 14 15 21 6
2009 11 4 .733 1st NCAA First Round (5) 10 8 13 18
2008 10 6 .625 2nd CAA Title, NCAA First Round(6) 16 11 19 23
2007 6 8 .429 4th 33 26 24
2006 17 2 .895 1st CAA Title, NCAA Quarterfinals (7) 2 9 24 3
2005 8 8 .500 4th 20 15 10 15
2004 8 8 .500 4th 30 14 32
2003 11 6 .600 2nd CAA Finals, NCAA First Round (8) 10 14 22
2002 11 3 .790 2nd 6 15 6
2001 10 7 .595 2nd America East Finals, NCAA Quarterfinals (9) 11 7 12
2000 11 5 .695 1st America East Title, NCAA First Round (10) 10 11 11
1999 12 2 .857 2nd NCAA Quarterfinals (11) 8 23 11
(1) Laxpower Power Rating[3]
(2) Lost CAA tournament final in three overtimes to Drexel 11-10.
(3) Lost CAA tournament final to Delaware 12-6. Lost NCAA first round to Johns Hopkins 14-8.
(4) Lost NCAA first round to Maryland 11-8.
(5) Won CAA tournament final over Villanova 9-7. Lost NCAA first round to Cornell 11-8.
(6) Won CAA tournament final in overtime to Drexel 10-9. Lost NCAA first round to Johns Hopkins 10-4.
(7) Won CAA tournament final in over Delaware 12-6. Won NCAA first round over Providence 14-8. Lost NCAA quarterfinal to Massachusetts in overtime 11-10.
(8) Lost CAA tournament final to Towson 16-11. Lost NCAA first round to Massachusetts 9-6.
(9) Lost America East tournament final to Towson 12-11. Won NCAA first round in overtime over Virginia 15-14. Lost NCAA quarterfinal to Syracuse 18-13.
(10) Won America East tournament over Delaware 14-4. Lost NCAA first round in to Maryland 14-12.
(11) Won NCAA first round against Navy 15-7. Lost NCAA quarterfinals to Johns Hopkins 15-7.

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