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Seven Philly men earn Jewish All-American honors

Friday, 13th July 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 7/13/12

Seven Philly men have been named to the Jewish Sports Review college All-American teams.

In Division I, the First Team squad includes junior goalie Dan Wigrizer (Duke, Lower Merion), sophomore attackman Jordan Wolf (Duke, Lower Merion), senior defenseman Ben Rossman (Dartmouth, Haverford School), senior attackman Mike Frossman (Princeton) and sophomore defenseman Maxx Meyer (Penn).

Wigrizer and Wolf led the Blue Devils to the NCAA semifinals after a brilliant XX victory over Colgate in the quarterfinals played here at PPL Park. Wigrizer had an 8.67 goals against average and a .526 save percentage while Wolf had 30 goals and 30 assists and was a Second-Team All-American and an All-Atlantic Coast Conference pick.

Rossman started every game and had 15 caused turnovers and 12 groundballs. Grossman started every game and had 7 goals and 8 assust as well as 10 groundballs. Meyer had 40 groundballs and 14 caused turnovers for the Quakers.

Wigrizer, Wolf and Rossman all earned First Team Honors in past years and grew up within several miles of each other. They all played youth lacrosse for Ashbee.

Earning Honorable Mention in Division I was sophomore face-off specialist Shawn Kaplan (Ohio State, Plymouth Whitemarsh), who won 81 of 160 face-offs.

In Division III, junior midfielder Matt Cherry (Dickinson., Radnor) earned First Team after garnering 11 goals and 30 assists while gaining All-Centennial Conference and All-American Honorable Mention honors.

Stats were based on regular season games only.

The Jewish Sports review is published six times a year and can be found online at


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