Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/3/09
Three Philly members of Drexel’s men’s lacrosse team were named to the Colonial Athletic Conference Coaches’ Preseason All-Conference squad in Inside Lacrosse’s Face-Off Magazine edition, which is being released in parts online.
Drexel, though picked to finish sixth out of six teams in the CAA, had senior attackman Colin Ambler (Abington), senior defenseman Matt McCormick (Malvern Prep) and sophomore goalie Mark Manos (Salesianum, DE, West Chester) on the All-Conference squad. Delaware, picked to finish in third, featured senior attackman Curtis Dickson and senior face-off specialist Tommy Lee on the All-Conference team.
Hofstra was picked to win the CAA, followed by Massachusetts.
In the Big East Preseason Coaches’ Poll, Villanova was picked fourth. Wildcats sophomore face-off specialist Nolan Vihlen was selected to the All-Conference team.
Syracuse, the two-time defending National champion, was picked to win the Big East, followed by Notre Dame and Georgetown.