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Gettysburg’s McAvoy (@EAboyslacrosse) named USILA HM All-American, Scholar All-American

Wednesday, 6th July 2016

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 7/6/16
From Press Release

Recent Gettysburg graduate Bill McAvoy (Villanova, Pa./Episcopal Academy) has been named a United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III Honorable Mention All-American and a Scholar All-American for the 2016 season.

Bill McAvoy

Bill McAvoy

An Organization and Management Studies major, McAvoy was a key cog in the Gettysburg defense. An Honorable Mention All-America and All-Centennial Conference Second Team selection as a defenseman, he finished third on the team in caused turnovers (21) and fourth in ground balls (34). McAvoy registered career-highs of eight ground balls and four caused turnovers versus Washington College, and he also tallied seven ground balls and two caused turnovers in the team’s Centennial Conference championship game win over Ursinus. In addition, he posted two ground balls and tied a career-high with three caused turnovers in the NCAA semifinals at Salisbury.

To be eligible for the Scholar award, a student-athlete must have senior academic standing, a cumulative grade-point average of at least a 3.0, and be an All-American, a member of a North/South team, or an outstanding league or conference player. In addition, he must have behaved in a manner that has brought credit to himself, his institution, and to college lacrosse both on and off the field.

The Bullets posted another banner season in 2016, winning their second-straight Centennial Conference title and reaching the NCAA Division III semifinals for the second year in a row. The Bullets assembled a 17-3 record, tying for the second-most victories in program history, and finished with a No. 5 national ranki



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