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All-CAA men’s team: Delaware’s Kitchen (@HermitsLacrosse) is Co-Offensive Player of year

Thursday, 2nd May 2019

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 5/2/19
From Press Release

Delaware junior attackman Charlie Kitchen (St. Augustine Prep) and Towson senior attackman Brendan Sunday were named the 2019 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Lacrosse co-Offensive Players of the Year, while UMass senior goalkeeper Sean Sconone was tabbed the CAA Defensive Player of the Year and Minutemen head coach Greg Cannella the CAA Coach of the Year. Delaware attackman Tye Kurtz was voted the CAA Rookie of the Year.

UD’s Charlie Kitchen (left), Dean DiSimone

Entering the CAA Championship, Kitchen is third in the conference with 60 points (35 goals, 25 assists), with his 4.29 points per game ranking directly behind Sunday. The junior recorded five or more points in seven of Delaware’s 14 games, including a nine-point effort with four goals and five assists on April 13. Kitchen’s efforts helped Delaware open the year 10-2, the program’s best start since the 1999 seaso

No. 12/12 Towson placed four players on the All-CAA First Team, followed by three apiece from No. 14/13 UMass and No. rv/rv Delaware. Drexel and Hofstra each had one played selected to the first team.

Senior midfielder Dean DiSmone (St. Augustine Prep, 24g, 11a, 14gb) and senior defenseman Austin Haynes (Moorestown, 42gb, 22ct) joined Kitchen as Blue Hens named First Team All-CAA. The trio were all selected to the first team in 2018 as well.

Drexel senior midfielder Marshal King (21g, 22a, 26gb) earned All-CAA First Team honors for the first time in his career.

2019 All-CAA Men’s Lacrosse Teams
First Team
Name School Year Position Hometown
Charlie Kitchen Delaware Jr. A Marlton, N.J./St. Augustine Prep

Brendan Sunday Towson Sr. A Poughquag, N.Y.
Ryan Tierney Hofstra Jr. A Massapequa, N.Y.
Dean DiSimone Delaware Sr. M West Deptford, N.J./St. Augustine Prep
Zach Goodrich Towson Sr. M Stevensville, Md.
Marshal King Drexel Sr. M Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Jeff Trainor UMass Jr. M Billerica, Mass.
Isaac Paparo UMass Sr. LSM/D Westport, Conn.
Austin Haynes Delaware Sr. D Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown
Koby Smith Towson So. D Lutherville, Md.
Alex Woodall Towson Sr. FO Annapolis, Md.
Sean Sconone UMass Sr. GK East Islip, N.Y.

Second Team
Name School Year Position Hometown

Dylan Beckwith Fairfield Jr. A Wantagh, N.Y.
Reid Bowering Drexel Jr. A Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
Chris Connolly UMass So. A Glastonbury, Conn.
Alex Brunner Delaware Sr. M Syracuse, N.Y.
Collin Mailman Drexel Jr. M York, Pa.

Grant Maloof Towson Sr. M Davidsonville, Md.
Taylor Strough Fairfield So. M Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.
Kevin Tobin UMass So. M Reading, Mass.
Gray Bodden Towson Jr. D Westminster, Md.
Sam Eisenstadt UMass So. D Needham, Mass.
Sean Quinn Drexel So. D Summit, N.J.
Eric Wenz Hofstra Jr. D Wantagh, N.Y.
Thomas Aloe Delaware Sr. LSM Camden-Wyoming, Del./Caesar Rodney
Tom Meyers UMass Sr. FO Radnor, Pa./Radnor
Matt DeLuca Delaware Jr. GK Farmingdale, N.Y.

All-Rookie Team
Name School Year Position Hometown

Sterlyn Ardrey Hofstra Fr. M Charlotte, N.C.
Ross Blumenthal Drexel Fr. GK Baltimore, Md.
Kevin Cutinella UMass So. M Wading River, N.Y.
Patrick Drake Fairfield Fr. A/M Wilmington, Del./Salesianum School
Matthew Hill UMass Fr. M Webster, N.Y.
Tye Kurtz Delaware Fr. A Puslinch, Ontario, Canada
Jack Mulcahy Drexel Fr. A Chester Springs, Pa./Downingtown East

Gabriel Procyk UMass Fr. A Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
Mo Sillah Towson Fr. LSM/D Rockville, Md.
Garrett Zungalia Towson Fr. D Timonium, Md.

2019 CAA co-Offensive Player of the Year: Charlie Kitchen, Delaware
2019 CAA co-Offensive Player of the Year: Brendan Sunday, Towson
2019 CAA Defensive Player of the Year: Sean Sconone, UMass
2019 CAA Rookie of the Year: Tye Kurtz, Delaware
2019 CAA Coach of the Year: Greg Cannella, UMass

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