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Three Lions Earn Men’s Lacrosse All-Conference Honors

May 02, 2018 • by Albright College
MAC Commonwealth Men's All-Conference Lacrosse

ANNVILLE, Pa. – The Albright Lions men’s lacrosse team had three athletes be named to the MAC Commonwealth Men’s Lacrosse All-Conference team, announced by the conference on May 1.

Senior JJ Boliaux earned first team honors, while freshman James Gorman tallied second team honors, and senior goalkeeper Ryan Aler garnered honorable mention honors.

Boliaux earned All-Conference honors for the second straight season at short stick specialist after garnering honorable mention honors last season. He led the team with 53 ground balls, while ranking ninth in the conference with 3.53 ground balls per game. Boliaux appeared in all 15 games for Albright and set a new career highs with seven assists and 11 points. He also set a new career high with 11 caused turnovers, while matching his career best with four goals on the year.

Gorman hit the ground running immediately in his freshman season at Albright by leading the team with 41 points behind 18 goals and 23 assists that also led the team. His offensive numbers ranked among the top of the conference among freshman players as he led all freshman players in assists, while ranking sixth overall in the conference. Gorman also led all freshman players in total points and ranked third among the class in goals. He posted a pair of six point performances for the Lions this season which was the highest single-game point total by any player on the team.

Aler earned All-Conference honorable mention honors for the second time in his collegiate career at Albright after making the team in the 2016 season. The senior was stellar in net for the Lions as he set a new program record for highest save percentage in a single season at .582. His save percentage ranked third in the commonwealth, while his career best 8.40 GAA ranked second lowest in the conference. Aler also set a new single game program record against Stevenson this season with 28 saves.

                  

FIRST TEAM

   

Position

Name

School

Year

Attack

Garrett Amsbaugh

Messiah

Sophomore

Attack

Ethan Christensen

Stevenson

Sophomore

Attack

JT Thelen

Stevenson

Junior

    

Midfield

Harrison Faecher

Stevenson

Senior

Midfield

Joseph Franken

Messiah

Junior

Midfield

Paz Gismondi

Widener

Sophomore

Midfield

Garrett Huff

Lycoming

Senior

    

Defender

John Ferguson

Widener

Senior

Defender

Drew Gugliuzza

Messiah

Senior

Defender

Coleman Wagner

Lebanon Valley

Senior

    

Long Pole Midfield

Shane Cook

Widener

Senior

    

Short Stick Specialist

JJ Bolliaux

Albright

Senior

    

Faceoff Specialist

Justin Burnette

Stevenson

Sophomore

    

Goalie

Michael Tenant

Lycoming

Junior

    

SECOND TEAM

   

Position

Name

School

Year

Attack

James Gorman

Albright

Freshman

Attack

Clo Muscara

Arcadia

Sophomore

Attack

Andrew Ream

Lycoming

Junior

Attack

Tyler Thompson

Lycoming

Sophomore

    

Midfield

Jarret Abernethy

Alvernia

Junior

Midfield

Kevin Beaver

Lebanon Valley

Junior

Midfield

Chris Hammerquist

Stevenson

Junior

Midfield

Kyle Karsian

Stevenson

Senior

    

Defender

Tom Brown

Stevenson

Senior

Defender

Quentin Johnson

Messiah

Junior

Defender

Blake Weaver

Lebanon Valley

Senior

    

Long Pole Midfield

Nick Mowry

Lebanon Valley

Junior

    

Short Stick Specialist

Josh Keitz

Arcadia

Sophomore

    

Faceoff Specialist

Anthony Paone

Widener

Senior

    

Goalie

Cameron Epple

Lebanon Valley

Junior

    

HONORABLE MENTION

   

Position

Name

School

Year

Goalie

Ryan Aler

Albright

Senior

Faceoff Specialist

Lucas Honebrink

Messiah

Freshman

Defender

Austin Howard

Stevenson

Senior

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