The Dowling College Men’s Lacrosse Team had a turnaround season finishing 12-5 overall and 6-1 in East Coast Conference play, capturing the Regular Season Title. The Golden Lions entered the first ever ECC Championship Tournament as the No. 1 seed and took down No. 4 Chestnut Hill College 12-11 in the semifinal round before falling to LIU Post in the final game 10-9. Dowling earned a berth into the NCAA Tournament as the No. 4 seed, but fell to the top-seeded Adelphi University 8-7.
Six Golden Lions were named to ECC All Conference teams with head coach Tim Boyle picking up Coach of the Year honors. Seniors Billy Richardson and Derek Muzio earned USILA All-American First Team recognition, with seniors Matt Crough and Sheldon Burns garnering Second Team honors. Muzio earned USILA Scholar All-American honors for his work on the field and in the classroom.