PLEASANTVILLE, NY- Freshman defenseman Brandon Donnellan (Chester, NY/Warwick Valley) was named to the Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team as voted on by the 12 NE-10 Men's Lacrosse Coaches following a breakout freshman season.
Donnellan was one of Pace's top players on defense, leading the team with 17 caused turnovers and was second on the team in groundballs with 53. He was ninth in the NE-10 in caused turnovers and was 12th in groundballs. Donnellan made an impact on the offensive side as he finished with four goals and one assist this season.
HVE Coach and Mercyhurst Goalie Michael Grace earned a major award from the ECAC
CENTERVILLE, Mass.- Andrew Wagner and Michael Grace led a league-high eight members of the Mercyhurst men's lacrosse team who were chosen 2014 All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), released Thursday. Wagner was named Defensive Player of the Year and Grace was Goalkeeper of the Year.
The All-ECAC squads were announced by the league on Thursday, the day before the start of the ECAC Tournament. For details on the ECAC Tournament, please click here.
Grace went 10-1 in 13 appearances in goal this season. He had three outings with double-digit saves, including 12 in the season-opening win at Mars Hill February 22. He finished the regular season with a 5.35 goals against average, tops in Division II this year. The Warwick, New York, native held Pfeiffer to five goals in an 11-save outing March 1. Grace made 10 stops against Tampa April 5. He hasn't allowed more than seven goals since March 8. Grace was a Second Team selection last year.