By Michael Otero
The men’s lacrosse team improved to 11-2 on the season after a thrilling 15-7 victory over Dowling College on Sunday, April 19. The victory assured the Pioneers of a first-round home semi-final contest because of their terrific conference record, which currently stands at 7-1. Junior attacker Matt Bellando, junior midfielder Anthony Berardis, and senior midfielder Connor Drost all tallied multiple goal performances while junior attacker Matty Beccaris scored three goals and also assisted on three more. The Pioneers wrap up their regular season on Saturday, April 25, against Mercy College.
In their first spring match against Adelphi, the women’s tennis team took an 8-1 loss. Junior Lucie Chrastecka earned the lone point for LIU Post as she won her match by a score of 8-6 at the No. two flight. Chrastecka and fellow junior Didi Fatchikova competed as the No. one doubles tandem and took the loss by a score of 9-8.
Senior forward Tyuan Williams was named the All-Met Division II second-team by the Met Basketball Writers Association. Williams averaged 14.3 points and eight boards per game and shot an impressive 52 percent from the field. Williams was also consistent, scoring 10 or more points 21 times, including 17 straight.