2014 MIT Men's Lacrosse News
March 5, 2014
Engineers Edge Out Emmanuel, 8-7
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In the first meeting between both programs, the MIT men’s lacrosse team emerged with an 8-7 victory over Emmanuel College on Wednesday night. Sophomore Graham Francis (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) paced the Engineers (1-0) with two goals and an assist while the Saints (0-2) saw junior Ryan Sabuda (Indianapolis, Ind.), freshman Tommy Dion (Westwood, Mass.), and sophomore Chris Curtis (Ashland, Mass.) each score two goals.
February 18, 2014
MIT Announces Coaching Changes for Sailing and Men's Lacrosse
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – At the conclusion of the 2013-14 academic year, MIT sailing head coach Matt Cohen will step down from his post after eight seasons of service. In addition, men’s lacrosse head coach Walter Alessi will remain at the helm of the program as he transitions to part-time status after leading the Engineers in a full-time capacity for 40 years.
January 6, 2014
Alessi Receives Howdy Myers Man of the Year Award
BALTIMORE, Md. – MIT men’s lacrosse head coach Walter Alessi was named the Howdy Myers Man of the Year as announced by the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coach Association at its annual convention last week. The award recognizes a person who has contributed to the game of lacrosse in a capacity over and above the normal efforts and in so doing, has shown unselfish and untiring devotion to the game.