Coast Guard Places Five on All-NEWMAC Team

Coast Guard Places Five on All-NEWMAC Team

BOSTON, Mass. – Senior Kyle Carosotto and freshmen Jack Pope, Tom Bleifuss, Connor Ellis and Colin Cashin were all named to The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) all-conference second team for men's lacrosse.

Carosotto made the second team as a short stick defender. He started all 16 games for the Bears this season collecting 33 groundballs and causing five turnovers. Carosotto also scored two goals and tallied two assists.

Pope was a second team midfielder with 22 goals and six assists on the season.  Pope had six hat tricks on the season including three in his final four games of the season. He was third on the team in goals and points. Pope was also top 25 in the league in goals and points.

Ellis (long stick midfield) and Bleifuss (defense) led a stingy Bears defense this past year that was top ten in the nation with 12.44 caused turnovers per game (ninth). Ellis was top in the conference with 46 caused turnovers and was 15th in the nation in caused turnovers per game (2.88). Bleifuss was sixth in the conference with 26 caused turnovers. Ellis and Bleifuss were second and tied for third on the team respectively picking up 56 and 51 groundballs.

Cashin had a successful year from the faceoff x earning him second team honors. He was second in the conference winning 158 faceoffs and in the top five with a .649 winning percentage. He was first on the team with 80 groundballs including a season high 11 in his final game of the season.

In only their second season as a varsity program, Coast Guard finished the year with a 10-6 record and 3-4 in the NEWMAC tying them for fourth in the conference. The Bears missed out on the final playoff spot due to a tie breaker.

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Brendan Dooley, Springfield

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Niall Dillon, Babson

COACH OF THE YEAR: Walter Alessi, MIT

2016 NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse All-Conference

Team

Name

Position

Institution

First Team

Dylan Sheehan

A

Springfield

First Team

Graham Davis

A

MIT

First Team

Harris Stolzenberg

A

MIT

First Team

Dom Abate

M

Springfield

First Team

Axel Brown

M

Babson

First Team

Paul Orrson

M

MIT

First Team

Jack O'Donoghue

D

Babson

First Team

Connor Samuelson

D

Springfield

First Team

Christian Jamison

D

MIT

First Team

Zach Cattaruzza

LSM

Babson

First Team

Brendan Dooley

SSD

Springfield

First Team

Mitchell Galer

FO

MIT

First Team

Ryan Clair

GK

Wheaton


 
 
 

Second Team

Spencer Low

A

Babson

Second Team

Reed McLean

A

Mass.Maritime

Second Team

Nick Johnson

A

Clark

Second Team

Scott Doten

M

Babson

Second Team

Jack Pope

M

Coast Guard

Second Team

Isaac Bass

M

Clark

Second Team

David Klee

D

MIT

Second Team

Tom Bleifuss

D

Coast Guard

Second Team

Daniel Madden

D

Babson

Second Team

Connor Ellis

LSM

Coast Guard

Second Team

John Kramer

SSD

MIT

Second Team

Kyle Carosotto

SSD

Coast Guard

Second Team

Colin Cashin

FO

Coast Guard

Second Team

Jake Reynolds

GK

Springfield