April 25, 2016
Eakes Heads Men's Lacrosse All-SAC Selections
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- The Catawba men’s lacrosse team placed six players on the 2016 South Atlantic Conference All-Conference teams. Sophomore face-off specialist Connor Eakes headed the list with first team honors. Senior mid Josh Reedy and junior goalie Ryan Applegate were named second team. Senior attack Connor Kennedy, sophomore defender Gus Weber and freshman defender Jack Williams were honorable mention selections.
Eakes leads NCAA II in face-off winning percentage this season as he has won 216-of-287 (.753). He ranks third in NCAA II with 135 ground balls, averaging nearly 10 per game. Eakes has scored four goals.
Reedy has enjoyed career-high’s with 11 goals and 16 assists, which leads the team in 2016. He has also scooped up 16 ground balls. Applegate has posted 162 saves in just over 800 minutes in goal. He stands third in the SAC with a 9.84 goals against average and is fifth with a .551 save percentage.
Kennedy has tallied a team-high 24 goals on the season and has chipped in with 14 assists. He has collected 17 ground balls. Weber has one goal on the season with 17 ground balls and nine caused turnovers. Williams also scored one goal with 11 caused turnovers and 19 ground balls.
A – Garrett Chan, Queens
A – Mike Hanlon, Lenoir-Rhyne
A – Mike Martiello, Coker
MF – Carson Sterling, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF – Spencer Corkery, Queens
MF – Daniel Godwin, Wingate
D – Colin Twombly, Lenoir-Rhyne
D – Chris Gazzio, Wingate
D – Brady Richardson, Lenoir-Rhyne
LP – Collin Lett, Lenoir-Rhyne
Spec. – Connor Eakes, Catawba
GK – Jacob Ormerod, Wingate
A - Shane Wilson, Coker
A – Garrett Sadler, Queens
A – Jeremy Sullivan, Wingate
MF – Dallas Wade, Tusculum
MF – Ben Corrigan, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF – Josh Reedy, Catawba
D – Ryon Bellamy, Queens
D – Mitch Chapman, Tusculum
D – Anthony Crisera, Wingate
LP – Griffin Stechmiller, Queens
Spec. – Jonathan Paige, Queens
GK – Ryan Applegate, Catawba
A – Connor Kennedy, Catawba
A – Kyle Hunziker, Brevard
A – Austin Murphy, Wingate
MF – Nathan Stewart, Mars Hill
MF – Josh Smith, Coker
MF – Billy Kopsky, Lincoln Memorial
D – Gus Weber, Catawba
D – Ryan Benick, Lincoln Memorial
D – Dennis Rammacher, Brevard (T)
D – Jack Williams, Catawba (T)
LP – Robert Godwin, Wingate
Spec. – Patrick Timothee, Coker
GK – Ryan Crompton, Lenoir-Rhyne
Player of the Year: Garrett Chan, Queens
Freshman of the Year: Daniel Godwin, Wingate
Coach of the Year: Michael Lawson, Wingate
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