January 24, 2018
Men's Lacrosse Voted Sixth in Preseason Poll
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- Catawba was tabbed sixth in the 2018 South Atlantic Conference preseason men’s lacrosse coaches poll. A pair of Catawba Indians, Dalton Cook and Julian Maxey were named preseason All-SAC second team. Lenoir-Rhyne was picked as the favorite to win the league title.
Cook, a senior attack, was third on the team last year with 27 goals. He added nine assists and was second in total points, with 36. Cook grabbed 31 ground balls.
Maxey, a senior defender, started all 16 games and scooped up 28 ground balls. He was third on the team with 11 caused turnovers.
The 2018 South Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse schedule is set to get under on Saturday, Feb. 3. Catawba opens its season on Feb. 9 at Belmont Abbey. The 2018 South Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse Championship is scheduled for April 24, 27 and 29 with quarterfinals at campus sites and the semifinals and finals at Wingate University.
2018 SAC Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Poll
1. Lenoir-Rhyne (6), 60
2. Wingate (3), 58
3. Queens, 52
4. Tusculum, 43
5. Lincoln Memorial, 35
6. Catawba, 30
7. Mars Hill, 23
8. Coker, 15
9. Newberry, 8
2018 SAC Men’s Lacrosse Preseason All-Conference
A – Eric Dickinson, Lenoir-Rhyne
A – Kyle Arcuri, Lincoln Memorial
A – Justin Swick, Queens
M – Ben Corrigan, Lenoir-Rhyne
M – Nate Wade, Tusculum
M – Daniel Godwin, Wingate
D – Jacob O'Connor, Lenoir-Rhyne
D – Chris Gazzio, Wingate
D – Ryan Benck, Lincoln Memorial
LP – Collin Lett, Lenoir-Rhyne
Spec. – Shane Gottberg, Lenoir-Rhyne
GK – Ryan Crompton, Lenoir-Rhyne
A – Jeremy Sullivan, Wingate
A – Dima Ferreira, Mars Hill
A – Dalton Cook, Catawba
M – Alex Llerandi, Wingate
M – Adam Golia, Lincoln Memorial
M – Billy Kopsky, Lincoln Memorial
D – Ryon Bellamy, Queens
D – Nick Rizzieri, Queens
D – Julian Maxey, Catawba
LP – Griffin Stechmiller, Queens
Spec. – Wyatt Weiseman, Wingate
GK – Ryan Kearney, Mars Hill
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