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Six Minutemen Named To Lacrosse All-New England Team

Brian Jacovina was honored after his great all-around season with UMass finishing with 24 points.

Brian Jacovina was honored after his great all-around season with UMass finishing with 24 points.

May 10, 2007

AMHERST, Mass. - Six UMass lacrosse players were named to 2007 Division I All New England Team. Sophomore attacker Jim Connolly, junior defenseman Brian Danvers, senior attacker Brett Garber, senior midfielder Brian Jacovina and sophomore goalie Doc Schneider were all named to the first team. Senior long-stick defensive midfielder Dan Whipple was named to the second team. For Garber, Jacovina and Schneider they are repeat All-Stars from last season. Jacovina is a three-time All-New England selection also being named to the team in 2005.

Connolly, who was also named to the ECAC First Team, led UMass in scoring (37) and goals (32). Danvers led UMass in caused turnovers with 22 and had 28 groundballs. Garber, who was also an ECAC Second Team honoree, was second to Connolly in scoring (32) and goals (26).

Jacovina was tied for third in the team in scoring with 24 points, as he led in assists with 18. He also had 23 groundballs. Schneider, who was the New England Rookie of the Year in 2006, was an ECAC Second-Team pick as well. He had a 7.94 goals against average and 58.9 save percentage.

Whipple, who was also an ECAC Second-Team selection, led UMass in groundballs with 52 as a senior.

New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association
2007 Division I All New England Team

DIVISION 1st Team
ATTACK
Nick Bonacci Dartmouth
Jim Connolly Massachusetts
Tyler Casertano Yale

MIDFIELD
Greg Downing Fairfield
Chris Kempner Yale
Brian Jacovina Massachusetts
Brett Garber Massachusetts
Alex Buckley Brown
Matt Karwoski Yale

LONG STICK MIDFIELD
Matt Scanlon Fairfield

DEFENSE
Bobbie Shields Brown
Chris Atwell Fairfield
Brian Danvers Massachusetts

GOALIE
Doc Schneider Massachusetts

DIVISION I-2nd Team
ATTACK
Dave Madeira Brown
Ari Sussman Dartmouth
Mike Bocklet Fairfield

MIDFIELD
John Henry Flood Harvard
Sean Layton Vermont
Brian Mahler Harvard
Carle Stenmark Harvard
Mark Bundra Providence
Pete Hein Vermont

LONG STICK MIDFIELD
Dan Whipple Massachusetts

DEFENSE
Pat Grimm Yale
Max Gotschall Harvard
Mike Hennessey Quinnipiac

GOALIE
Jordan Burke Brown

 

 

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