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Justin Manjares

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Justin Manjares will enter his second season head coach for the men's lacrosse program in 2020 after five seasons as the assistant coach.

During his first year at the helm in 2019, Manjares led the Privateers to unprecedented success as they won the Skyline Conference Championship. Maritime went 6-0 in Skyline play during the year and went on to complete the undefeated conference season by defeating USMMA in the championship game. Following the program's first-ever Skyline title, Manjares and the Privateers won their first-round matchup in the NCAA tournament with a 14-13 overtime win against Grove City. Following the season, Manjares earned Skyline Conference Coach of the Year honors in addition to the team sweeping the major conference awards. Matt DeMeo was named Offensive Player of the Year and picked All-American honors. Mark Buchner earned Defensive Player of the Year while Kevin Buser added Rookie of the Year honors. The Privateers earned 9 All-Conference honors in total in 2019.

In year five with the Privateers, Manjares helped lead the team to one of its most successful seasons, when the team finished 10-5 overall with a 4-2 mark in conference games. The team qualified for the Skyline Conference Championship as the second seed. The team had five All-Conference honorees following the season including freshman Matt DeMeo '21, who also earned Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year honors.

During his fourth season with the team, Maritime finished the year with four wins with two of those victories coming in conference play. Included in the team's win total was a 16-0 shutout victory, which was the program's third recorded shutout in program history. At the end of the season, junior goalkeeper Brendan McNally '18 was selected as a member of the Skyline All-Conference Second Team.

In his third year with the program, the Privateers recorded seven victories including a pair over Mass. Maritime and Maine Maritime as the Privateers clinched the 2016 Maritime Cup. The team finished with a pair of conference victories and following the season, Jonathan Strezenec '16 was voted as a Skyline All-Conference Second Team selection.

Following his second year with the team, Manjares helped the squad to a record of 6-8 with a pair of wins coming in Skyline Conference matchups. Under the watch of Manjares, the Privateers had four individuals selected to the Skyline All-Conference teams including a second straight First Team selection for Matt Hayes '16.

In his first season with the team, Maritime had five wins over the course of the season including overtime victories over Manhattanville and Maine Maritime.