2012 Men's Lacrosse News
September 26, 2012
30 in 30: Can Kelly Bring Whittier All the Way Back?
He's seen the best of times. He's seen the worst of games. When it comes to the opposing poles that Whittier lacrosse has experienced over the past decade, Brian Kelly has had a front row seat.
July 17, 2012
Sam Russell helps lead England to fourth European Lacrosse Championship
Cheered on by a crowd of more than 2,000 spectators, Team England led a triumphant 15-5 win against Ireland to be awarded their fourth European Lacrosse Championship on June 30. Among the champions was recent graduate and former Poet lacrosse player Sam Russell '12.
June 1, 2012
Sam Russell named Scholar All-American by USILA
Whittier College senior midfielder Sam Russell capped off his collegiate career being named a Scholar All-American out of 74 student athletes across three divisions announced by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).
May 30, 2012
Bazlen and Russell named Honorable Mention All-Americans by USILA
Senior Robert Bazlen who was ranked among the top goalies in the country all season and senior Sam Russell who was ranked among the top midfielders in the country were recognized by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association as honorable-mention All-Americans.
May 5, 2012
Poets drop season finale to Colorado College 11-6; Can’t regain Locker-Stabler Cup
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team wrapped up their 2011-12 season with an 11-6 loss to Colorado College marking the second straight year they have lost the Locker-Stabler Cup showdown.
April 21, 2012
Poets need OT to finish off Penguins 10-9 on Senior Day
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team wrapped up their final home game against Dominican University of California Saturday afternoon and needed overtime to pull off the 10-9 victory in front of 400 plus.
April 18, 2012
Bazlen’s lacrosse save tagged as “one of the greatest saves in men’s lacrosse”
Senior Robert Bazlen who has been a rock between the pipes all season long for the men’s lacrosse team again came up big against the Panthers of Chapman University a few days ago making one of the greatest saves in men’s lacrosse.
April 18, 2012
Whittier cruises to 20-3 victory over Claremont behind Russell’s 11 points
Senior Sam Russell scored five goals and dished out six assists as the Whittier College Poets defeated the Cougs of Claremont-M-S and Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday evening, 20-3, inside Memorial Stadium. Whittier now owns a 4-0 all-time record against Claremont.
April 11, 2012
Whittier drops third straight; Falls late to Chapman 8-7
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team on a day full of overcast skies and rainy weather was unable to hold on late as Chapman came back from being down 6-5 to win 8-7 handing Whittier their third loss in a row.
March 31, 2012
Poets wrap up spring break with 16-1 loss to Cabrini
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team wrapped up their spring break trip with a 16-1 loss to Cabrini College to finish their trip 1-3.
March 29, 2012
Poets drop second straight; Comeback falls short to Messiah 9-8
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team dropped their second straight game to the Falcons of Messiah College in a 9-8 heartbreaker that came down to the final possession.
March 27, 2012
Poet offense held in check; Drop 3-1 decision to Elizabethtown
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team dropped their first decision on spring break having their offense held in check losing 3-1 to Elizabethtown despite leading in almost every statistical category.
March 25, 2012
Whittier opens up spring break with 15-7 victory over Swarthmore
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team won their fifth game of 2012 cruising to a 15-7 victory over Swarthmore on day one of their spring break trip.
March 22, 2012
Poets’ four game winning streak snapped at four; Fall to No. 11 Union (NY) 11-7
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team’s four game winning streak was snapped this afternoon at four games by the Dutchmen of Union College 11-7 in front of a crowd of 300 plus.
March 20, 2012
Whittier vs. Gordon: Game Recap Highlights
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team has won their third straight game cruising to the 15-2 victory over Gordon College and they are happy to bring you all of the highlights from the game within the following video.
March 20, 2012
Poets win fourth straight; Come from behind to beat Babson 8-7
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team won their fourth straight game coming from behind early in the fourth quarter to beat Babson 8-7 Tuesday afternoon.
March 12, 2012
Poets win third straight; Win home opener 15-2 over Gordon
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team after coming off a very successful trip to Arizona two weekends ago again impressed on their home turf as they cruised to the 15-2 victory over Gordon College.
March 4, 2012
Poets close out trip to Texas with win against Trine University
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team closed out their trip to Texas with a win over Trine University Sunday afternoon 10-8 to improve to 2-0 on the season.
March 2, 2012
Poets open up 2012 with dominating performance over Southwestern (TX) 14-2
The men’s lacrosse team opened up their 2012 campaign in impressive fashion as they put on a dominating performance cruising to a 14-2 victory over Southwestern University.
November 16, 2011
Men’s Lacrosse signs equipment deal with Maverik Lacrosse
The Whittier College men’s lacrosse team is the latest NCAA Division III program to sign a multi-year equipment deal with Maverik Lacrosse. The Poets, under the direction of third-year head coach Brian Kelly, are the first and only NCAA sanctioned men’s lacrosse program in Southern California.
November 11, 2011
Coach Brian Kelly touches upon old school Whittier lacrosse
Head men’s lacrosse Coach Brian Kelly shares some insight on what Whittier Lacrosse was like back in the day and how it has transformed lacrosse on the west coast.