Colgate Raiders men's lacrosse
The Colgate Raiders men's lacrosse team represents Colgate University in the Patriot League in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college lacrosse. They play at Crown Field at Andy Kerr Stadium in Hamilton, New York.
|Head coach||Matt Karweck (since 2019 season)|
|Stadium||Andy Kerr Stadium|
|Location||Hamilton, New York|
|Colors||Maroon and White|
|NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals|
|(1) - 2012|
|NCAA Tournament appearances|
|(3) - 2008, 2012, 2015|
|Conference Tournament championships|
|(2) - 2008, 2015|
|Conference regular season championships|
|(3) - 2006, 2012, 2015|
The program first started at the varsity level in 1921. Since then, the team has amassed a record of 472-528–6 through 2019. The coach is currently Matt Karweck.
Colgate has made three appearances in the NCAA Tournament, with the first coming in 2008. They earned an automatic bid into the tournament by winning the Patriot League conference tournament over Bucknell, 13–9.
Their first NCAA Tournament game ended in defeat, losing 8–7 in overtime against Notre Dame. The Raiders would not make the tournament again until 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship, in which they defeated Massachusetts, 13–11, for their first ever NCAA Tournament victory.
Peter Baum played for the Raiders and was the 2012 Tewaaraton Trophy winner as the Division I Player of the Year, and won the Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award as the nation's top player, as was also the first overall pick of the 2012 Major League Lacrosse draft. He ended his career as the Patriot League's all-time leader in goals scored (164), the nation's active goal-scoring leader and hat-trick leader (34), and Colgate's all-time leader in goals and career points (225).
The following is a list of Colgate's season results since the institution of NCAA Division I in 1971:
|Donald R. Hanington (Independent) (1968–1972)|
|1971||Donald R. Hanington||2–10|
|1972||Donald R. Hanington||1–8|
|Donald R. Hanington:||22–36–1 (.381)|
|Robert D. Colbert (Independent) (1973–1974)|
|1973||Robert D. Colbert||0–7|
|Robert D. Colbert:||0–7 (.000)|
|Donald W. Fudge (Independent) (1974–1975)|
|1974||Donald W. Fudge||2–8|
|1975||Donald W. Fudge||9–3|
|Donald W. Fudge:||11–11 (.500)|
|David F. Armstrong (Independent) (1976–1977)|
|1976||David F. Armstrong||5–7|
|1977||David F. Armstrong||5–9|
|David F. Armstrong:||10–16 (.385)|
|Kurt Van Valkenburgh (Independent) (1978–1980)|
|1978||Kurt Van Valkenburgh||5–7|
|1979||Kurt Van Valkenburgh||2–11|
|1980||Kurt Van Valkenburgh||5–8|
|Kurt Van Valkenburgh:||12–26 (.316)|
|Paul Rose (Independent) (1981–1985)|
|Paul Rose:||37–28 (.569)|
|Hank Jancyzk (Independent) (1986–1987)|
|Hank Jancyzk:||12–12 (.500)|
|Mike Toop (Independent) (1988–1990)|
|Mike Toop (Patriot League) (1990–1991)|
|Mike Toop:||34–14 (.708)||2–3 (.400)|
|Pace Kessenich (Patriot League) (1992–1995)|
|1995||Pace Kessenich||6–8||3–2||3rd||ECAC/ILA Division I Champion|
|Pace Kessenich:||22–28 (.440)||9–11 (.450)|
|Dan Whelan (Patriot League) (1996–2001)|
|1996||Dan Whelan||9–5||3–2||3rd||ECAC/ILA Division I Champion|
|1997||Dan Whelan||8–7||3–2||3rd||ECAC/ILA Division I Champion|
|1998||Dan Whelan||8–6||3–2||T–2nd||ECAC/ILA Division I Runner-Up|
|Dan Whelan:||38–43 (.469)||17–15 (.531)|
|Jim Nagle (Patriot League) (2002–2011)|
|2008||Jim Nagle||11–6||4–2||T–3rd||NCAA Division I First Round|
|Jim Nagle:||86–64 (.573)||38–23 (.623)|
|Mike Murphy (Patriot League) (2012–2018)|
|2012||Mike Murphy||14–4||5–1||T–1st||NCAA Division I Quarterfinals|
|2015||Mike Murphy||10–6||6–2||T–1st||NCAA Division I First Round|
|Mike Murphy:||57–51 (.528)||26–26 (.500)|
|Matt Karweck (Patriot League) (2019–Present)|
|Matt Karweck:||4–15 (.211)||2–8 (.200)|
Postseason invitational champion
†NCAA canceled 2020 collegiate activities due to the COVID-19 virus.
- "Colgate's Color Palette | Colgate University Communications Office". Retrieved March 18, 2019.
- "2012 Quick Facts" (PDF). Colgate University. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
- "Men's Lacrosse History". Colgate University. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
- "Colgate Wins First-Ever Patriot League Men's Lacrosse Tournament Title With 13-9 Victory Over Bucknell". Patriot League. 27 April 2008. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
- "Men's Lacrosse: Notre Dame tops Colgate in overtime to advance to second round". Inside Lacrosse. 11 May 2008. Archived from the original on May 18, 2008. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
- "Men's Lacrosse: Colgate Defeats Previously Unbeaten UMass in NCAA First Round". Inside Lacrosse. 12 May 2012. Archived from the original on 14 May 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
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