Chris Harvey
Chris Harvey

Chris Harvey was one of the greatest lacrosse players to competein New England. The attackman played two seasons for Boston StateCollege and finished his career with one tremendous season at UMassBoston after Boston State merged with UMass Boston in 1982.Harvey's senior season at UMass Boston was a memorable one as heearned a spot on the Division III United States IntercollegiateLacrosse Association All-American team and was named a ColonialDivision All-Star as well. The 1987 UMB graduate racked up 93points in 13 games, while amassing 58 goals and 35 assists thatyear to rank within the top three national leaders in points pergame and goals per outing for the Beacons, while leading them tothe Colonial Division title and an ECAC Semi-final showdown withBowdoin College. His point total that season is the fifth-highestin UMass Boston history and his goal tally is the fourth-highest,while his assist mark ranks eighth all-time at UMB. Harvey reallyshined on March 30, 1982, however, when he set a New England recordby registering 17 points, including a then New England record-tying11 goals vs. Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Harvey alsoestablished school-records in that contest with seven points andfour assists in a single period of play. His single-game goal totalis still the second-highest mark of any UMass Boston player. Hisplay that season also made him the first player in UMB history toearn a selection to the prestigious National North-South All-Stargame and was also named to the New England East-West SeniorAll-Star tilt. In his two seasons with Boston State College, heripped 55 goals and tallied 76 assists for 131 points in 27 careergames to give him a three-year career total of 224 points on 113goals and 111 assists in 40 games. Harvey also holds the Warriors'single-season mark for assists with 40 in 1980.