03/19/15 5:00pm
Shoreham-Wading River graduate Mike Malave. (Credit: Zack Lane/Hofstra University)

Shoreham-Wading River graduate Mike Malave has scored 17 goals in six games for Hofstra University this season. (Credit: Zack Lane/Hofstra University)

For Hofstra University senior attackman Mike Malave, this season has been a quantum leap over his past years with the lacrosse team.

Through six games, the former Shoreham-Wading High School standout already has accumulated 17 goals. In contrast, he scored 9, 11 and 26 goals, respectively, his previous three seasons.

The reason is simple: confidence. (more…)

03/17/15 4:00pm
Riverhead graduate Carolyn Carrera finds herself in a new role on the lacrosse field as a player on Hofstra's team. (Credit: Zack Lane/Hofstra University)

Riverhead graduate Carolyn Carrera finds herself in a new role on the lacrosse field as a player at Hofstra this spring. (Credit: Zack Lane/Hofstra University)

Carolyn Carrera has gone through a transition and a half during her freshman year at Hofstra University.

A former standout four-year starter and goal-scoring threat for the Riverhead High School girls lacrosse team, Carrera has seen playing time as a defensive midfielder. (more…)