2013 Season Recap

The Rosemont Men’s Lacrosse team came into its second season of existence seeking their first win in program history. The team earned that victory on March 9, 2011 when they defeated Penn State – Abington by a final score of 19-6.

The team struggled this season to an overall record of 1-14. Due to injury, the team had to play without the services of the nation’s leading ground ball collector and the team’s second-leading scorer, Dean Grisoff. But the team persevered and the players showed great improvement over their premiere season.

Freshman Stephen Licata set a new team standard, scoring 37 goals (2.5/game). Justin Regan, the team’s leading scorer last season, continued to consistently find the net this year, accounting for 14 goals. The team had four players reach double-figures in goals this season. In addition to Licata and Regan, Will Lawlor (12) and Ralph Ibezim (11) reached double-digits.

Lawlor had 18 assists to establish the new team record in that statistical category. Licata (45) and Lawlor (30) broke last year’s record of 29 points set by Regan.

The team showed improvement up and down the stat sheet. Of course, the most important statistic is wins (1 vs. 0), but the squad also set new marks for other significant categories: goals scored (+67%), assists (+115%), points (+82%), shots (+18%), shots on goal (+41%), man-up goals (+400%), ground balls (+12%) and turnovers (-4%).

There was also significant improvement shown between the pipes. Goals against (-17%), Goals against average (-23%) and saves (+47%). Brody Safanek worked over 700 minutes in goal this year and set a new program mark, saving 46% of shots on goal (the team saved 32% last season) with 198 saves. Safranek ended the season ranked #6 nationally in saves per game.

At the conclusion of the season the team bid adieu to their one senior, Tom Dugan, the team’s first captain.

Head Coach Brian Zusi is looking forward exploiting the positive momentum from the 2013 year to the 2014 season to hopefully add more games into the win column for the Ravens.

2013 Men's Lacrosse

Tom Dugan Honored on Senior Day

04/20/2013 22:12
ROSEMONT, Pa. - The Rosemont Men's Lacrosse team (1-14, 0-6 CSAC) finished off their 2013 campaign this afternoon against the Neumann University Knights (2-10, 1-4 CSAC) with the Knights claiming the 21-5 victory. Rosemont freshman Stephen Licata (Towson, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) scored his first of...


Immaculata 25, Rosemont 7

04/17/2013 22:11
IMMACULATA, Pa. - The Immaculata Mighty Macs (3-9, 2-2 CSAC) had the better of the visiting Rosemont Ravens (1-13, 0-5 CSAC) this afternoon. Immaculata took control early, riding an 8-1 scoring advantage after five minutes into the second period to ultimately win the game by a final count of...


Griffins Roll Over Ravens

04/15/2013 19:26
ROSEMONT, Pa. - The visiting Griffins of Gwynedd-Mercy College (7-3, 3-1 CSAC) ran out to a 6-0 lead in the first quarter of today's men's lacrosse game against the Rosemont Ravens today (1-12, 0-4 CSAC) en route to a 25-8 win. Rosemont freshman Stephen Licata (Towson, MD/Baltimore Lutheran)...


Cabrini Blitzes Ravens

04/10/2013 21:32
RADNOR, Pa. - The #8-ranked Cabrini Cavaliers (8-3, 2-0 CSAC) used 46 players and weathered a thunderstorm delay to overpower the Rosemont College Men's Lacrosse team (1-11, 0-3 CSAC) this evening by a final score of 27-2. The Cavs held Rosemont off the scoreboard until 26 seconds were left in the...


Cyclones Blitz Ravens

04/06/2013 16:47
ROSEMONT, Pa. - The Centenary Cyclones blew through the Rosemont Ravens Men's Lacrosse team this afternoon, scoring early and often against the home side. Junior Justin Regan scored a goal from teammate Will Lawlor midway through the first quarter, but after that goal Rosemont still trailed 7-1....


Ravens Suffer from Slow Start at Marywood

04/03/2013 19:42
SCRANTON, Pa. - The Rosemont College Men's Lacrosse team dropped their opening CSAC game of the 2013 season by a final score of 19-11 to the host Marywood University Pacers. The Ravens are 1-9 (0-1 CSAC) while Marywood is now 3-7 overall (2-0 CSAC). The story of this game was written early as the...


DeSales 15, Rosemont 4

03/27/2013 21:28
ROSEMONT, Pa. – The visiting DeSales University Bulldogs took a bite out of the host Rosemont Ravens in men’s lacrosse this afternoon as DeSales (3-4) defeated the Ravens (1-8) by a final score of 15-4. After freshman Stephen Licata (Towson, MD/Baltimore Lutheran) tied the score at 1-1, DeSales...


Richard Stockton 16, Rosemont 6

03/23/2013 19:20
GALLOWAY, NJ – The Rosemont men’s lacrosse team gave up a shorthanded goal near the start of the game, but scored the next two goals only to give up the next four to the host Richard Stockton Ospreys to take a 5-2 lead at the first break, going on to outscore the Ravens 11-4 the rest of the way to...


Arcadia 15, Rosemont 3

03/20/2013 22:50
GLENSIDE, Pa. - After keeping pace with the home Arcadia Knights (2-3), the Rosemont College men's lacrosse team (1-6) were outscored 5-0 in the second frame and the Knights extended their lead in the fourth quarter to win tonight's game by a final score of 15-3. Rosemont freshman Stephen Licata...


Mount St. Vincent 16, Rosemont 4

03/17/2013 18:31
ROSEMONT, Pa. – Rosemont sophomore Mike Manning (East Brunswick, NJ/East Brunswick)) scored a game-tying goal with 6:44 left in the first quarter to make the score 1-1, but the home Dolphins of Mount St. Vincent College (3-3) scored the next nine unanswered goals to take a commanding 10-1 lead and...