WESTWOOD, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2019 Men's Lacrosse All-Conference Team and major honors on Thursday.
Coast Guard's Riley McNulty was selected as the 2019 Athlete of the Year, after leading the league in goals (57) and points (95). McNulty tallied a goal or an assist in every game he played in this season.
Sharing the 2019 Defensive Player of the Year honors are two of the leagues top goalkeepers in Clark's Nathan Masalek and Coast Guard's Trey Johnson. Masalek produced the top save percentage (60.7) in the league and was second in saves (236), while Johnson had the lowest goals-against average (8.72) in the conference.
MIT's James Santoro garnered the 2019 Rookie of the Year honors, after ranking first in the conference in assists (51) and second in points (82).
Clark's Head Coach Jeff Cohen was named the 2019 Coach of the Year, after leading Clark to a 5-2 recond in league play and an appearance in the NEWMAC tournament semifinals.
The Men's Lacrosse All-Conference team consists of 15 first team and 17 second team honorees that are voted on by the eight head coaches. The 2019 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.
Riley McNulty, Coast Guard
Athlete of the Year
Nathan Masalek, Clark
Co-Defensive Player of the Year
Trey Johnson, Coast Guard
Co-Defensive Player of the Year
James Santoro, MIT
Rookie of the Year
Jeff Cohen, Clark
Coach of the Year
2019 NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse All-Conference
|First Team||Riley McNulty||A||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|First Team||Brandon King||A||Clark University|
|First Team||Joe Hawley||A||Springfield College|
|First Team||Niall Dillon||M||Babson College|
|First Team||Mark Heatzig||M||MIT|
|First Team||Jack Pierce||M||Clark University|
|First Team||Jack Tague||D||Babson College|
|First Team||Tom Bleifuss||D||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|First Team||Pat Campbell||D||Clark University|
|First Team||Justin Edwards||D||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|First Team||Connor Ellis||LSM||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|First Team||Kyle Murakami||SSD||Springfield College|
|First Team||Bobby Philbin||FO||Clark University|
|First Team||Trey Johnson||GK||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|First Team||Nathan Maselek||GK||Clark University|
|Second Team||Benner Geurtsen||A||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|Second Team||James Santoro||A||MIT|
|Second Team||Samuel Mishkind||A||Babson College|
|Second Team||Chris Rasco||A||Clark University|
|Second Team||Anthony Wyler||M||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|Second Team||Cameron Glover||M||Springfield College|
|Second Team||Skyler Celotto||M||Emerson College|
|Second Team||Aubrey Toland||D||MIT|
|Second Team||Mike McCaslin||D||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|Second Team||Jameson Kief||D||MIT|
|Second Team||John Antaya||LSM||Babson College|
|Second Team||Ryan Gochar||SSD||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|Second Team||Joe Vasile||SSD||MIT|
|Second Team||Sam Wogan||SSD||Clark University|
|Second Team||Luke Gianni||FO||MIT|
|Second Team||Cole Finerty||GK||Springfield College|
|Second Team||Christopher Aranalde||GK||Babson College|
2019 NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse All-Sportsmanship
|Brendan Duffy||Babson College|
|Brandon King||Clark University|
|Bailey Kennedy||Emerson College|
|Colby Unterstein||Massachusetts Maritime Academy|
|Ray McCarthy||Springfield College|
|Nicholas Wittrock||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|James Marcucella||Wheaton College|