2017 Men's Lacrosse News

  • Furman's Vandenberg Awarded NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship
    July 21, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. -- Furman University lacrosse player Jon Vandenberg has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, it has been announced.
  • 228 Furman Student-Athletes Named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll
    July 06, 2017
    A total of 228 Furman student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which the league released today.
  • Furman Athletics Shines In 2016-17 Learfield Director's Cup Competition
    June 30, 2017
    Furman University’s successful 2016-17 athletic year netted a 98th place finish among 294 NCAA Division I qualifying schools in Learfield Sports’ Director’s Cup competition, it has been announced.
  • Furman Places 30 on Spring Academic All-Conference Team
    June 26, 2017
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Furman placed 30 athletes on the Southern Conference Spring Academic All-Conference Team, as announced today by the league office.
  • Yovino, Van de Bovenkamp Ranked Among Inside Lacrosse Top 35 Freshmen
    June 15, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Lou Yovino and Alec Van de Bovenkamp have been ranked among the top 35 freshmen in the country in Inside Lacrosse’s final Division I freshman rankings, released earlier this week.
  • Furman Captures Germann Cup As SoCon’s Top Women’s Sports Program; Paladins Finish Second In Commissioner’s Cup Race
    May 30, 2017
    Furman captured its second straight Germann Cup and finished second in the Commissioner’s Cup standings for a second consecutive year, it was announced on Tuesday by the Southern Conference at its annual league meetings in Hilton Head, S.C. The Germann Cup and Commissioner’s Cup are awarded annually to the Southern Conference schools fielding the league’s best all-around women’s and men’s sports programs, respectively.
  • Paladins Excel In Annual APR Data
    May 16, 2017
    Twelve Furman sports topped the national average in Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores, as released by the National Collegiate Athletics Association this week.
  • Furman Falls to Richmond in SoCon Semifinals
    May 04, 2017
    Richmond, Va. – A 7-3 halftime deficit proved too much to overcome, as the third-seeded Paladins fell 13-6 to No. 2 seed Richmond in the Southern Conference semifinals on Thursday night. The loss drops the Paladins to 7-8 on the season, while the win moves the Spiders to 12-3.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Opens SoCon Tournament Play Thursday
    May 03, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – The Furman men’s lacrosse team (7-7, 6-1 SoCon) opens the SoCon Tournament on Thursday as the No. 3 see, taking on tournament-host and No. 2 seed Richmond (11-3, 6-1 SoCon) at 7:30 p.m. inside Robins Stadium in Richmond, Va.
  • Yovino Named SoCon Freshman of the Year, Meade Earns Coach of the Year Honors; Five Paladins Named All-SoCon
    May 02, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman midfielder Lou Yovino has been named Southern Conference Freshman of the Year and head coach Richie Meade has been named the SoCon Coach of the Year, it was announced on Tuesday by the league office.
  • Regular Season Co-Champion Furman Falls at Richmond in Regular Season Finale; Earns No. 3 Seed in SoCon Tournament
    April 29, 2017
    Richmond, Va. – A five-goal halftime deficit proved to be too much for the Paladins to overcome, as Furman fell 13-4 at #17 Richmond on Saturday afternoon. The win finishes the Spiders’ regular season with an 11-3 overall record and 6-1 mark in SoCon play, while the loss drops Furman to 7-7 on the year and 6-1 in SoCon play.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Concludes Regular Season at Richmond
    April 28, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Men’s lacrosse travels to Richmond, Va., this weekend, concluding the 2017 regular season with a clash against the 17th-ranked Spiders on Saturday. The Paladins (7-6, 6-0 SoCon) have already clinched a share of the SoCon regular season championship and can win it outright this weekend.
  • Furman Downs VMI on Senior Day, Remains Unbeaten in SoCon Play
    April 22, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – A 7-0 first quarter gave Furman a lead it would never relinquish, as the Paladins downed VMI, , on senior day in Paladin Stadium. The win moves Furman to 7-6 on the year and 6-0 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Keydets to 2-11 and 0-6 in SoCon play. The win also gives Furman an undefeated home conference record in 2017.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Plays Host to VMI on Senior Day
    April 21, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman men’s lacrosse returns to Paladin Stadium on Saturday, playing host to VMI at 12:00 p.m. in the 2017 regular season home finale. Saturday’s game is also senior day, where the 24 members of Furman’s Class One are set to be recognized.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Downs High Point to Remain Unbeaten in SoCon Play
    April 15, 2017
    High Point, N.C. -- Behind four goals from David Williamson and a five-goal fourth quarter, Furman held off a rally and downed High Point, 13-8, on Saturday. With the win, Furman moves to 6-6 on the year and remains unbeaten in SoCon play (5-0), while the loss drops High Point to 3-9 and 1-4 in SoCon play.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Travels to High Point Saturday
    April 14, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman men’s lacrosse hits the road this weekend, traveling to High Point for a 12:00 p.m. contest inside Vert Stadium. The Paladins (5-6, 4-0 SoCon) look to stay unbeaten in SoCon play, while the Panthers look to snap a three-game losing skid.
  • Furman Spring Athletic Festival Set for April 22
    April 11, 2017
    GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Furman University will celebrate its athletics program on Saturday, April 22 with its fourth annual Spring Athletic Festival featuring competition by three Paladin teams and activities for fans on one of the nation's most beautiful campuses.
  • Lou Yovino Named SoCon Offensive Player of the Week
    April 11, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Freshman midfielder Lou Yovino has been named the Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday. The honor is Yovino’s first of his career and Furman’s third Player of the Week honor of the season.
  • Fletcher, Vandenberg Named Southern Conference Graduate Scholars
    April 10, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman football’s Duncan Fletcher and men’s lacrosse’s Jon Vandenberg have been named Southern Conference Graduate Scholars, the league announced Monday. The two, along with eight other SoCon student-athletes, will be honored for their accomplishments at the Southern Conference Honors Dinner in Hilton Head, S.C., on Wednesday, May 31.
  • Furman Downs Air Force, Remains Unbeaten in SoCon Play
    April 08, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Behind four goals by Lou Yovino and solid second-half defensive play, Furman downed Air Force, 8-7, on Saturday afternoon inside Paladin Stadium. The win moves Furman to 5-6 on the year, setting a new school record for wins, and keeps the Paladins unbeaten in SoCon play (4-0). The loss drops the Falcons to 7-5 on the year and 3-1 in SoCon play. Air Force had never lost a SoCon game since joining the league last season, with today’s Furman win halting a 12-game Falcon winning streak in conference play.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Plays Host to Air Force on Saturday in Battle of SoCon Unbeatens
    April 07, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Men’s lacrosse returns to Paladin Stadium on Saturday for a battle of SoCon unbeatens, playing host to Air Force at 12:00 p.m. Saturday’s game will be streamed live on ESPN3.
  • Furman Downs Jacksonville for Third-Straight SoCon Win
    April 01, 2017
    Jacksonville, Fla. – A five-goal first quarter and six-goal fourth quarter pushed Furman to a 15-9 win over Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon at D.B. Milne Field in Jacksonville, Fla. The win moves Furman to 4-6 on the year and 3-0 in SoCon play, the best conference start in program history, while the loss drops the Dolphins to 0-9 on the year and 0-3 in SoCon play.
  • David Williamson Named SoCon Offensive Player of the Week
    March 28, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – David Williamson has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for games March 22-27, it was announced today. The selections are made by the league office.
  • Williamson Leads Furman Past Mercer, 11-10
    March 25, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – David Williamson tallied a career-high five goals and a career-high-tying six points to lead the Paladins to a thrilling 11-10 win over Mercer on Saturday inside Paladin Stadium. The win moves Furman to 3-6 and 2-0 in the early SoCon standings, while the loss drops Mercer to 3-5 and 0-2 in conference play.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Continues SoCon Play, Plays Host to Mercer on Saturday
    March 24, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Men’s lacrosse continues SoCon play on Saturday, playing host to Mercer in a 12:00 p.m. contest inside Paladin Stadium. The game will be streamed live on ESPN3.
  • Offensive Outburst Powers Furman to First SoCon Win
    March 18, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Behind goals from 13 different players, Furman used its largest offensive output in school history to down Bellarmine, 19-6, on Saturday afternoon inside Paladin Stadium. The win moves Furman to 2-6 on the year and 1-0 in SoCon play, while the loss drops the Knights to 1-6 on the year and 0-1 in SoCon play.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Opens SoCon Play Against Bellarmine Saturday
    March 15, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. – Furman men’s lacrosse opens SoCon play this weekend, playing host to Bellarmine in Paladin Stadium at 12:00 p.m. The Paladins are coming off a 10-day break and Saturday marks the first game in Greenville since March 5.
  • Jon Vandenberg Named February ScanSource Student-Athlete Leader Of The Month
    March 13, 2017
    GREENVILLE, S.C – Men’s lacrosse player Jon Vandenberg has been named Furman's ScanSource Student-Athlete Leader of the Month for February, it has been announced.
  • Alec Van de Bovenkamp Named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week
    March 08, 2017
    Greenville, S.C. -- Freshman goalkeeper Alec Van de Bovenkamp has been named Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week for games played Feb. 28 through March 6, the league office announced Wednesday. Selections are made by the conference office.
  • Comeback Bid Falls Short at No. 3 Penn State on Tuesday
    March 07, 2017
    University Park, Pa. – Down 11-5 with 3:00 remaining in the third period, Furman lacrosse mounted a furious comeback to cut the lead to one with just under five minutes to go. However, Penn State was able to hold the possession and take a two-goal lead with 44 seconds on the clock to down the Paladins, 12-10, on Tuesday afternoon. The win moves the Nittany Lions to 6-0 on the year, while the loss drops the Paladins to 1-6.
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