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Amherst’s Wolf (@LowerMerionLax) named First-Team Jewish All-American; other Philly players cited

Tuesday, 3rd July 2018

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 7/3/18
Staff Report

Amherst College junior Evan Wolf (Lower Merion) has been named a First Team Jewish All-American by the Jewish Sports Review, a quarterly publication known for its elite coverage of Jewish athletes.

Evan Wolf

Wolf was one of the few Division III players on the first squad; the teams were a mix of Division I and III players.

Wolf was the IMLCA Offensive Player of the Year and was named USILA All-America First Team, All-NEILA First Team, All-NESCAC First Team and the NESCAC Player of the Year honors. Scoring a goal in all 16 appearances for Amherst and held to just one non-multi point game, the Wynnewood native tallied 53 goals and 31 helpers for 84 total points to rank 13th in the nation in points per game (5.25) and 20th in the country in goals per game (3.31). An all-around player, Wolf boasted a 42.6 shot percentage in addition to picking up 33 ground balls and causing nine turnovers.

Also on the First Team was Muhlenberg freshman attack Ethan Grossman, who had 37 goals and 28 assists and earned All-Centennial Conference Honorable mention.

On defense, Mike Aronow (Penn State) was a First Team pick, collecting 24 groundballs and 11 caused turnovers as a starter in every game.

Making Honorable Mention All-American were:
*Bowdoin senior attackman Dan Buckman (Lower Merion), who had 14 goals and 13 assists;
*McDaniel sophomore goalie Jacob Katzen (Wilmington Friends), who had a .497 save percentage;
*Swarthmore sophomore midfielder Zander Levitz, who had 15 goals and 12 assists.

On the Women’s All-America Team, Lafayette junior attack Emma Novick was a First Team pick. She had 43 goals.

Earning Honorable Mention were:
*Swarthmore College sophomore goalie Betsy Cohen;
*Haverford College sophomore defender Emily Krupnick, who had 20 groundballs and 12 caused turnovers;
*Haverford College sophomore defender Alyssa Sherman, who had 29 groundballs and 25 caused turnovers;
*Swarthmore College senior midfielder Bella Devine, who had 11 goals.

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