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Amato, Crowley named to MLL All-Star game

Friday, 12th July 2019

Categories Boy's/Men's, Pro, Posted 7/12/19
From Press Release

Major League Lacrosse announced its 2019 All-Star Game player selections. Leading the league was Chesapeake with 10 players named to the game, led by goalie Niko Amato (La Salle grad, Immaculata head coach, NetNation coach).

Attackmen Steele Stanwick, Colin Heacock and Lyle Thompson, midfielders Matt Abbott, Nick Mariano, and Brendan Bomberry, SSDM Isaiah Davis-Allen, LSM CJ Costabile, defenseman Jesse Bernhardt, and goalie Amato will represent the Bayhawks in Annapolis on Saturday, July 27, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The game is slated to start at 7:00 PM EST and will be broadcast live on ESPN2.

Also named to the squad was new York Lizards’ midfielder Kevin Crowley (Shipley assistant coach, Fusion Co-Founder).

Kevin Crowley (left), Niko Amato

Amato, the 2018 Brine Co-Goalie of the Year, will make his first All-Star appearance. The Maryland graduate has posted a .477 save percentage this season, but is one of the league’s best rebound controllers, only giving up 37 rebound saves (lowest in the league among starters).

Team Captains, who have yet to be selected, will draft two teams from the player pool below.

Mark Cockerton (Boston)
Lyle Thompson (Chesapeake)
Colin Heacock (Chesapeake)
Steele Stanwick (Chesapeake)
Bryce Wasserman (Dallas)
John Grant (Denver)
Dylan Molloy (New York)
Rob Pannell (New York)
Randy Staats (Atlanta)
Shayne Jackson (Atlanta)

Bryan Cole (Atlanta)
Brendan Sunday (Atlanta)
Isaiah Davis-Allen (Chesapeake)
Kyle Denhoff (Boston)
Matt Abbott (Chesapeake)
Brendan Bomberry (Chesapeake)
Nick Mariano (Chesapeake)
Jack Curran (Dallas)
Zach Currier (Denver, Princeton)
Brendan Kavanagh (Denver)
Mikie Schlosser (Denver)
Kevin Crowley (Shipley assistant coach, Fusion co-founder, New York)

TJ Comizio (Atlanta, Villanova)

Zach Goodrich (Boston)

Alex Woodall (Atlanta)
Kevin Reisman (Boston)
Max Adler (Denver)
Greg Puskuldjian (New York)

Ryland Rees (Boston)
CJ Costabile (Chesapeake)

Liam Byrnes (Atlanta)
James Fahey (Boston)
Jesse Bernhardt (Chesapeake)
Justin Pugal (Boston)
Jake Pulver (Dallas)
Finn Sullivan (Denver)
Jack Carrigan (New York)
Ben Randall (New York)

Chris Madalon (Atlanta)
Nick Marrocco (Boston)
Niko Amato (La Salle, Immaculata head coach, Chesapeake)
Dillon Ward (Denver)

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