By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/28/08
Senior midfielder Dane Mangin (Archbishop Wood) capped a brilliant career at Ursinus College by being named Division III honorable mention United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-American for the second straight season.
Mangin – a two-time All-Centennial Conference first-team selection – finished 2008 with team-highs in goals (29), assists (18) and points (47). He scored his 100th career goal at Ursinus with a goal against Messiah on April 2. He scored a season-high five points two times during the season while recording three hat-tricks during the season. He also scored seven extra-man goals. Ursinus finished the season with a record of 7-9 and 4-4 in the Centennial Conference.
Varga had strong career at St. Joseph’s
Attacker Steve Varga (Strath Haven) capped a strong career at St. Joseph’s this year by finishing second on the Hawks (4-11) in scoring with 16 goals and 13 assists. Varga finished his career with 76 goals and 21 assists and helped l ead St. Joseph’s into the MAAC championship game as a junior.
Quedenfeld amasses big numbers
Midfielder Clint Quedenfeld (Central Bucks West) capped a brilliant career at two Division III schools by helping Widener claim its fourth straight Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) title. Quedenfeld had 35 goals and 26 assists this year and earned MAC first-team honors. Quedenfeld, who spent his first two years at Moravian College, finished his career with 98 goals and 172 assists for 270 points.
Alvernia’s Novak sets school records
Senior midfielder Tom Novak (Pottsgrove) led Alvernia with 34 goals and 15 assists, helping him set career records for points (130), goals (81) and assists (39). Novak scored at least one goal in every game this season and had a season-high five goals twice. For his efforts Novak was honored with a Second-Team All-Pennsylvania Athletic Conference selection.