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2016 Centre Men's Lacrosse News

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    June 13, 2016
    Matt Hughes of @CentreMensLax Named USILA Scholar All-American DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) recently released its 2016 Scholar All-Americans, with Centre senior midfielder Matt Hughes (Vero Beach, Fla.) garnering Scholar All-American honors.
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    May 25, 2016
    Hughes Selected to USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Game PERRY, N.Y. (CentreColonels.com) - Earlier this week the United State Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association announced its selections for the 2016 USILA/Nike Division III All-Star Game at Cabrini College and Centre senior Matt Hughes (Vero Beach, Fla.) was named to the South roster.
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    May 23, 2016
    Combs, Hughes Named Centre Student-Athletes of the Year DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – Centre Athletics recently announced its 2015-16 Student-Athletes of the Year awards at the inaugural Centre Athletics Awards Show and at the College’s Honors Night, with Centre women’s soccer’s Alex Combs (Danville, Ky.) garnering Female Student-Athlete of the Year honors and Matt Hughes (Vero Beach, Fla.) of Centre men’s lacrosse earning Male Student-Athlete of the Year recognition.
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    May 20, 2016
    Two-sport Athlete Coogan to be commissioned as Marine Corps Officer Saturday DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) - It started with a somewhat random email and will end Saturday when JohnCoogan is commissioned as an officer in the Marine Corps one day before he graduates from Centre College.
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    April 26, 2016
    Gray, Paas and Hughes Lead Six All-SAA Selections for @CentreMensLax ATLANTA, Ga. (CentreColonels.com) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) released its 2016 Men’s Lacrosse All-Conference team on Tuesday afternoon, with six Centre players garnering All-SAA recognition.
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    April 24, 2016
    Colonels’ Late Push Falls Short at Sewanee in SAA Championship SEWANEE, Tenn. (CentreColonels.com) – Despite a pair of fourth quarter goals to shrink the Sewanee lead to one, the Centre men’s lacrosse team dropped a 9-7 decision to the top-seeded Tigers in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament Championship on Sunday afternoon at Hardee-McGee Field.
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    April 22, 2016
    @CentreMensLax Advances to SAA Title Game with 9-6 Win over Berry SEWANEE, Tenn. (CentreColonels.com) – The second-seeded Centre men’s lacrosse team punched its ticket to the 2016 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament Championship on Sunday afternoon following a 9-6 semifinal victory over third-seeded Berry on Friday night at Hardee-McGee Field in Sewanee, Tenn.
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    April 11, 2016
    Long Named SAA Defensive Player of the Week ATLANTA, Ga. (CentreColonels.com) – Centre sophomore goaltender Samuel Long (Cincinnati, Ohio) earned Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time this season, conference officials announced on Monday afternoon.
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    April 10, 2016
    Centre Celebrates Senior Day with 13-5 Victory over Hendrix DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men’s lacrosse team closed the 2016 regular season with a 13-5 triumph over Hendrix in a Southern Athletic Association (SAA) matchup at Farris Stadium on Sunday. The eight members of the class of 2016 earned the win in their final game in Danville, capping their careers with a home record of 22-6.
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    April 09, 2016
    Colonels Pick Up Pivotal 9-4 SAA Victory over Rhodes DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men’s lacrosse team scored five consecutive goals in the first half en route to a crucial 9-4 triumph over visiting Rhodes in a Southern Athletic Association matchup on Friday night at Farris Stadium. The Colonels improved to 9-4 overall with the win, including a 5-1 mark in SAA play, while the Lynx fell to 11-3 on the season and 4-2 in conference action. Centre also secured the No. 2 seed in the upcoming SAA Championship Tournament with the victory.
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    April 05, 2016
    Late Goals Doom Centre Men’s Lacrosse at Transylvania LEXINGTON, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men’s lacrosse team held a 3-1 fourth quarter lead over host Transylvania, before the Pioneers scored four unanswered goals in the final period to close out a 5-3 victory in a non-conference game on Tuesday night at the Transylvania Athletics Complex.
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    April 02, 2016
    Colonels Beat Petrels 24-5 for Fourth Straight Win ATLANTA, Ga. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men’s lacrosse team dominated the Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels on Saturday, setting season highs in goals and margin of victory in the 24-5 victory. The win marked the fourth consecutive victory for the Colonels, all coming on the road. Centre moved to 8-3 overall and 4-1 in Southern Athletic Association play with the win.
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    March 26, 2016
    Centre Men Beat Millsaps 14-6, Win Third Straight JACKSON, Miss. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men’s lacrosse team continued its winning ways away from home as the Colonels won their third straight Southern Athletic Association road game, this time over the Millsaps Majors. The Colonels defeated the Majors by a score of 14-6 and have won the first three games of their five-game road trip.
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    March 25, 2016
    Second Half Comeback Propels Colonels to 10-9 Win at BSC BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men’s lacrosse team trailed Birmingham Southern 6-2 at halftime, but the Colonels outscored the Panthers 8-3 in the second half on their way to a 10-9 comeback victory as the team improved to 6-3 on the year and 2-1 in Southern Athletic Association games.
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    March 19, 2016
    Centre Men Pick up 8-6 SAA Victory at Berry MOUNT BERRY, Ga. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men’s lacrosse team snapped a two-game losing skid as they picked up their first Southern Athletic Association win of the season with an 8-6 win at Berry. The Colonels held the Vikings to just one goal in the second half en route to the victory.
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    March 18, 2016
    Family Affair for the Gray's and @CentreMensLax Both their parents were Centre College graduates, but brothers Seth and Leland Gray had other reasons for deciding to come to Centre.
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    March 14, 2016
    Second Half Surge Pushes Illinois Wesleyan Over Centre, 16-8 DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – With the score knotted at 7-7 at the break, visiting Illinois Wesleyan outscored the Centre men’s lacrosse team 9-1 in the second half to earn a 16-8 non-conference victory over the host Colonels. Centre moves to 4-3 on the season, while the Titans improve to 4-1 with the win.
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    March 12, 2016
    Men’s Lacrosse Falls 10-9 in SAA Opener against Sewanee DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men’s lacrosse team opened its Southern Athletic Association slate with a home game against the defending conference regular season champions, the Sewanee Tigers. After a back and forth battle, a late Sewanee goal proved to be the difference maker as the Colonels lost by a score of 10-9.
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    March 07, 2016
    Hughes Named SAA Offensive Player of the Week ATLANTA, Ga. (CentreColonels.com) - The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) announced its weekly men's lacrosse awards on Monday afternoon and Centre senior midfielder Matt Hughes (Vero Beach, Fla.) garned Offensive Player of the Week honors for the Colonels.
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    March 05, 2016
    Late Goals Lift Colonels to 10-9 Triumph over Olivet DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) –Trailing 9-8 in the fourth quarter, the Centre men’s lacrosse team netted two goals in the final 5:28 of the contest to defeat visiting Olivet on Saturday afternoon at Farris Stadium. The Colonels improve to 4-1 on the season while the Comets fall to 0-3.
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    March 02, 2016
    Centre Drops 15-6 Decision at No. 9 Ohio Wesleyan DELAWARE, Ohio (CentreColonels.com) – Senior midfielder Matt Hughes (Vero Beach, Fla.) scored a team-high two goals as the Centre men’s lacrosse team fell by a score of 15-6 at ninth-ranked Ohio Wesleyan on Wednesday evening at Selby Stadium.
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    February 29, 2016
    Long Collects SAA Defensive Player of the Week Accolades ATLANTA, Ga. (CentreColonels.com) – Centre sophomore goalkeeper Sam Long (Cincinnati, Ohio) was named the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 28, conference officials announced on Monday afternoon.
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    February 27, 2016
    Colonels Top Hanover on the Road, 10-9 HANOVER, Ind. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre men’s lacrosse team held off a fourth quarter Hanover surge to earn a 10-9 victory over the host Panthers on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium. The Colonels their third straight game to begin the 2016 campaign, while the Panthers dropped to 0-1 on the season.
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    February 24, 2016
    Strong Second Half Pushes Centre to 14-7 Win over Trine BRIGHTON, Mich. (CentreColonels.com) – Holding a slim 5-4 lead at halftime, the Centre men’s lacrosse team outscored Trine 9-3 in the second half en route to a 14-7 non-conference victory on Tuesday afternoon at The Legacy Center in Brighton, Mich. The Colonels boosted their record to 2-0 and the Thunder fell to 0-1 with the loss.
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    February 22, 2016
    Lencewicz Earns SAA Offensive Player of the Week Honors ATLANTA, Ga. (CentreColonels.com) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) announced its weekly lacrosse awards on Monday afternoon, with Centre senior attack Joe Lencewicz (Gates Mills, Ohio) earning Offensive Player of the Week accolades.
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    February 20, 2016
    Colonels Open 2016 Campaign with 20-5 Rout of Calvin DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) –The Centre men’s lacrosse team scored 20 goals for the first time since the 2014 season in a 20-5 triumph over visiting Calvin on Saturday afternoon in the Colonels’ 2016 season opener. It marked the most goals that Centre has scored under second-year head coach Dan Sharbaugh.
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    January 27, 2016
    Rush Named Centre Men’s Lacrosse Assistant Coach DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – After a nationwide search, Centre College is pleased to announce the hiring of Sam Rush as its new Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach. Rush joins the Colonels staff after a successful playing career at Centre.
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    November 30, 2015
    Centre Paces Presidents' Trophy Standings Through Fall Season ATLANTA, Ga. (CentreAthletics.com) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) released the Presidents’ Trophy Standings through the fall season on Monday afternoon, with Centre leading the conference with 250 points. The Colonels captured two regular season championships and finished in the top four of the conference in six out of a possible seven sports.