Men's lacrosse ranked 20th in Division II year-end coaches' poll

Men's lacrosse ranked 20th in Division II year-end coaches' poll

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Saint Anselm College men's lacrosse team was ranked 20th in all of NCAA Division II in the final coaches' poll released by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on Tuesday.

The Hawks finished the season with a 7-7 overall record, earning a spot in the Northeast-10 Conference postseason with a 6-5 mark against league opponents. Saint Anselm picked up a postseason berth for the fourth consecutive season under Head Coach Michael Sciamanna and played seven opponents mentioned in the USILA Coaches' Poll in 2019.

After opening the season ranked 13th by the USILA, the Hawks moved up to 11th in NCAA Division II the next week. Saint Anselm notched two separate three-game winning streaks during the season, improving to 3-2 to open the season before three consecutive regular-season victories down the stretch propelled the Hawks into postseason play.

Five members of the Hawks roster earned All-Conference honors and as many student-athletes were selected to New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association All-New England Teams. Anthony Busconi '19, a four-year member of the Hawks men's lacrosse team, earned Honorable Mention All-America honors to become the first student-athlete to be recognized by the USILA across two seasons.