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NEWMAC Announces 2018 Men's Lacrosse Postseason Honors

NEWMAC Announces 2018 Men's Lacrosse Postseason Honors

WESTWOOD, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2018 Men's Lacrosse All-Conference Team and major honors on Tuesday morning. Two of the leagues top goalkeepers, Springfield's Jake Reynolds and Coast Guard's Trey Johnson shared the Defensive Player of the Year honors while MIT's Graham Davis took home Athlete of the Year with his teammate Luke Gianni being named the Rookie of the Year.

After leadind the Coast Guard Bears to one of the most successful seasons in program history while earning a share of the NEWMAC regular season crown, head coach, Ray LaFrote was voted the 2018 Men's Lacrosse Coach of the Year.

The Men's Lacrosse All-Conference team consists of 15 first team and second team honorees that are voted on by the eight head coaches. The 2018 honorees are listed below.

Also being recognized are the eight men's lacrosse student-athletes that were named to the All-Sportsmanship Team. The award is intended to recognize one student-athlete from each team, in every sport that best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct, regardless of his/her overall performance or statistics for the season.

Graham Davis, MIT
Athlete of the Year

Jake Reynolds, Springfield
Co-Defensive Player of the Year

Trey Johnson, Coast Guard
Co-Defensive Player of the Year

Luke Gianni, MIT
Rookie of the Year

Ray LaForte, Coast Guard
Coach of the Year

2018 NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse All-Conference

Team Name Position Institution
First Team Graham Davis A MIT
First Team Jack Vail A Springfield College
First Team Brandon King A Clark University
First Team Riley McNulty M U.S. Coast Guard Academy
First Team Duncan Preston M Springfield College
First Team Mitch Turley M MIT
First Team Connor Eschmann D Springfield College
First Team David Klee D MIT
First Team JT Kapnis D Springfield College
First Team Chris Cunnington LSM Springfield College
First Team Anthony Sullivan SSD Springfield College
First Team Ryan Gochar SSD U.S. Coast Guard Academy
First Team Luke Gianni FO MIT
First Team Jake Reynolds GK Springfield College
First Team Trey Johnson GK U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Tom Hurley A Springfield College
Second Team Will Mandracchia A Clark University
Second Team Samuel Mishkind A Babson College
Second Team Anthony Wyler M U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Mason O'Hanlon M Babson College
Second Team Matt Morgran M Wheaton College
Second Team Tom Bleifuss D U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Anthony Febbo  D Springfield College
Second Team Justin Edwards D U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Connor Ellis LSM U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Quinn Schomp SSD Babson College
Second Team Bobby Philbin FO Clark University
Second Team Austin DiPietro FO Emerson College
Second Team Christopher Aranalde GK Babson College
Second Team Nathan Maselek GK Clark University

2018 NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse All-Sportsmanship Team

Name Institution
James Monroe-Chausse Emerson College
Jack Kelly MIT
Cam Glover Springfield College
Alec Groff U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Nick Zaia Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Whit Merritt Clark University
Jordan Shapiro Babson College
James Holston Wheaton College