May 11, 2010

Men’s Lacrosse Earns Four All-Conference Nods

Men’s Lacrosse Earns Four All-Conference Nods

5/10/2010

WASHINGTON- The Catholic University men’s lacrosse team nabbed four All-Conference awards after finishing in second place in the Landmark, announced the organization Tuesday. Sophomore Chris Fuccillo was the lone 1stTeam recipient, while teammates Sean McKenna, Steve Harrington, and Marc Saxton were each named to the 2nd Team.

Fuccillo was a deadly offensive threat for the Cardinals, amassing 45 goals and six assists on the year. He finished the year second in the conference in goals per game (2.81), fifth in points per game (3.19), and third in man-up goal percentage (.50). The sophomore also added 30 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers this year. Along with being named a member of the 1stTeam, Fuccillo was also honored as Landmark Conference Co-Player of the Year.

McKenna was the backbone of CUA’s defensive efforts this season, finishing with a 12-4 overall record. The junior was seventh in the conference in save percentage (.593) as well as saves per game (8.56). He stopped a total of 137 shots in the net this season. Harrington was also a defensive force for the Cardinals, tying for first on the team in caused turnovers (20). The senior also scooped up 21 ground balls and netted one goal this year.

Saxton had an outstanding second year as a member of the squad, finishing second in goals scored and fourth in total assists. He was also eighth in the conference in scoring (1.88 goals per game) and tied for tenth in points per game (2.38). This well-rounded student athlete also managed 23 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers in his sophomore campaign.

The men’s lacrosse team had its most successful season in program history, advancing to the Landmark Conference championship game and finishing with an overall record of 12-4.

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