May 3, 2012

Five Players Named Lacrosse All-ODAC, Carter Mavromatis First-Team

FOREST, VA - Five lacrosse players were named to the 2012 All-ODAC team, including midfielder Carter Mavromatis (Virginia Beach, VA / Cape Henry) earning First-Team honors.

Mavromatis led the conference in assists with 38 and was fifth in points with 58, both tops in the league for midfielders. In ODAC only games, Mavromatis was second in assists (18) and third in points (30). This srping, Carter ranks ninth in all of Division III in assists per game at 2.38. Mavromatis shattered the school record for career assists this year, surpassing the previous record by 18 assists for 108 assists, which is also sixth most in ODAC history. Carter finishes his career seventh in school history for career points (183) and second in career midfielder points.

Earning second-team accolades was attackman Micah Keller (Richmond, VA / Christchurch), long stick midfielder Nate Norbo (Waterford, VA / Loudon Valley), defenseman Andrew Pritzlaff (Denver, CO / Kent Denver), and defenseman Cameron Sheppard (Denver, CO / Kent Denver). Keller has consistently been one of the top scorers and shooters in the nation throughout his four years and posted 45 points on 37 goals and eight assists. His 45 points are eighth in the ODAC and he ranks fifth in goals. Keller graduates fifth in school history for goals, 20th in assists, and sixth in points.

Norbo was one of the more aggressive defenders in the conference this season, allowing him to force 27 turnovers, the sixth most in the ODAC. In ODAC only games, he forced 15, the third most and only one fewer than the ODAC Player of the Year. Norbo also scooped 52 ground balls overall and 30 in ODAC play to rank ninth. Norbo will graduate 19 in H-SC history for career ground balls at 130, accumulating his total in only three seasons.

Pritzlaff and Sheppard were two of the top covermen in the ODAC this year. Pritzlaff had 12 caused turnovers and 19 ground balls while Sheppard had 10 caused turnovers and 32 ground balls. The two combined for one of the best man-down defensive units in the conference, killing 74.4% of all opponents' man-up opportunities and 73.1% in ODAC competition.


2012 ALL-ODAC MEN'S LACROSSE TEAMS

ODAC Player of the Year: Joe Lisicky, Jr., Def., Lynchburg
ODAC Coach of the Year: Steve Koudelka, Lynchburg
ODAC Rookie of the Year: Cameron Dabir, Fr., Att., Washington and Lee
ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete: Joe LaSala, Jr., Def., Washington and Lee

ALL-ODAC FIRST TEAM
Attack
Dylan Hoff, Sr., Lynchburg
Jeff Keating, Sr., Roanoke
Adam Nycz, Sr., Virginia Wesleyan
Tyler Midwinter, Sr., Randolph-Macon

Midfield
Mike Hayden, Jr., Roanoke
Carter Mavromatis, Sr., Hampden-Sydney
Andrew Wilfong, Sr., Lynchburg

Long-Stick
Brayden Gerrie, Jr., Roanoke

Short-Stick
Matt Jernack, Sr., Lynchburg

Defense
Eric DeLong, Sr., Roanoke
Joe LaSala, Jr., Washington and Lee
Joe Lisicky, Jr., Lynchburg
Jon Lombardo, Sr., Lynchburg

Goalkeeper
Franc Cook, Sr., Lynchburg
ALL-ODAC SECOND TEAM
Attack
Michah Keller, Sr., Hampden-Sydney
Richard Lachlan, Jr., Roanoke
Mac Means, Jr., Washington and Lee
Pat Ohrem, Jr., Lynchburg

Midfield
Travis Puls, Sr., Virginia Wesleyan
Tim Rowe, Jr., Randolph-Macon
Max Voumard, Jr., Lynchburg

Long-Stick
Nate Norbo, Sr., Hampden-Sydney

Short-Stick
Jeff Schwartz, Sr., Lynchburg

Defense
Jon Gill, So., Lynchburg
Andrew Pritzlaff, Sr., Hampden-Sydney
Cameron Sheppard, Jr., Hampden-Sydney
Ry Stanley, Sr., Virginia Wesleyan

Goalkeeper
Jason Crawford, Sr., Randolph-Macon

ALL-ODAC THIRD TEAM
Attack
Joey Coretti, Sr., Roanoke
Reid Mayberry, Sr., Roanoke
Scott Meehan, Sr., Washington and Lee
Ben Sauer, Sr., Lynchburg

Midfield
Chase Clausen, So., Guilford
Connor Dubois, Jr., Roanoke
Luke Heinsohn, Jr., Washington and Lee

Long-Stick
Joe Liberto, Jr., Randolph-Macon

Short-Stick
Mike Tibbs, Sr., Virginia Wesleyan

Defense
Ryan Blackwell, Jr., Randolph
Jack Hurley, Sr., Washington and Lee
Jimmy McGinnis, Sr., Virginia Wesleyan
Mike Packo, So., Roanoke

Goalkeeper
Corey Bauer, Jr., Virginia Wesleyan
Mike Hardon, Jr., Roanoke