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Stevenson junior DeFazio (Hatboro-Horsham) named ECAC D3 South Defensive POY, All-American

Friday, 9th June 2017

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 6/9/17

Junior Dominic DeFazio (Hatboro-Horsham) of the Stevenson University men’s lacrosse team was selected as the ECAC Division III South Defensive Player of the Year and as a USILA Honorable Mention All-American.

In addition, DeFazio was named a First Team ECAC All-Star.

Stevenson’s Dominic DeFazio (Hatboro-Horsham)

DeFazio, who was also the MAC Commonwealth Defensive Player of the Year, started all 20 games for the Mustangs in 2017 and recorded a team-high 44 caused turnovers, while picking up 69 ground balls, the second highest total on the Mustangs.

A two-time MAC Commonwealth Defensive Player of the Week, DeFazio had multiple caused turnovers in 13 contests and led a Stevenson defensive unit that allowed just 8.5 goals per game and allowed single-digit opponent goals in 12 of its final 14 contests.

The Stevenson men’s lacrosse team finished 14-6 overall and ranked No. 13 USILA Division III poll. The Mustangs won their fifth consecutive MAC Commonwealth championship and made their ninth straight NCAA tournament appearance.



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