Bill Mason is now in his fourth season with the Lasell men’s lacrosse program. He has established the Lasers as one of the top programs in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), posting a 34-16 overall record and an impressive 22-3 mark in GNAC play.
Mason led the Lasers to a historic 2017 campaign, including a 13-4 overall record, an 8-0 mark in the GNAC. The Lasers secured their first GNAC Championship with a 13-12 victory over rival Mount Ida, and earned their first NCAA Tournament bid.
Mason was named the GNAC Coach of the Year following the 2017 season. Under his direction the Lasers earned the GNAC Goalie of the Year, the GNAC Rookie of the Year, as well as 10 student-athletes receiving GNAC All-Conference honors. There has been 24 Lasers who have earned GNAC post-season honors in his three seasons.
Prior to his arrival to Lasell, Mason spent three years as an assistant coach at Bates College. At Bates, Mason served as the men's lacrosse assistant coach and defensive coordinator. He helped lead Bates to its first winning season in over eight years, the school’s first win over a #1 ranked team and the programs first ever NCAA tournament appearance and win. Mason also coordinated all aspects of recruiting with the Bobcats, and assisted with team travel, daily practice planning, and team community service outreach
Prior to his stint at Bates, Mason returned to his Alma Mater, Western New England University, where he served as the offensive assistant and recruiting coordinator. Mason guided the 2012 squad to an undefeated conference season, a No. 15 rank in Division III, and an NCAA Tournament bid.
Mason was a three-year member of the Golden Bears men's lacrosse program, and won a Commonwealth Coast Conference championship during his first year in 2009.
|2016||12-5||6-2 GNAC||GNAC Championship Finalist|
|2017||13-4||8-0 GNAC||GNAC Champions - NCAA First Round||Coach of the Year|
|2018||9-7||8-1 GNAC||GNAC Semifinals|