Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/25/16
Missouri face-off specialist/defensive midfielder Phil Bergman (Media, PA, Strath Haven) was named to the MCLA Scholar Athlete (Academic All-American) team.
To qualify for Scholar Athlete recognition, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher while also finding a place on his respective first or second team all-conference list. There were 74 selections in Division I.
Bergman, a senior, went 235-333 (71%) from the X in 2016 with 96 groundballs. He finished his career as Missouri’s record leader in face-off wins, win percentage (.71) and ground balls (241) and is one of the first face-off specialists in the GRLC to win 600 face-offs in a career.
Bergman was recently named a Volunteer Assistant Coach at the University of Nebraska’s MCLA team. He was hired as a sports broadcaster at KLKN8 (ABC) in Lincoln. He is on Twitter at @PhilBergmanTV.
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