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PSU’s Ament & UVA’s Aitken (@fords_lacrosse) named Inside Lacrosse Media All-Americans

Tuesday, 14th May 2019

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 5/14/19
From Press Release

The Penn State men’s lacrosse team saw five student-athletes honored as Inside Lacrosse Media All-Americans on Sunday Night.

Redshirt-junior Grant Ament (Haverford School) was named IL First Team All-America on attack. Senior Chris Sabia (Haverford School) and junior Mac O’Keefe both earned a spot on the second team, while senior Nick Spillane was honored as a third team member. Junior face-off specialist Gerard Arceri was an honorable mention selection.

Ament, a native of Doylestown, has recorded 109 points on the season so far with 26 assists and an NCAA single-season record 83 assists. He is shooting .426 on the year and has 17 ground balls. He was named a 2019 Tewaaraton finalist and the unanimous Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year.

O’Keefe, a native of Syosset, N.Y., leads the nation in goals at 66 and has added a personal best 18 assists for 84 points. He has recorded three-plus goals in 13 games this season and is shooting .462 on 143 total shots. He was a First Team All-Big Ten honoree.

Sabia, a native of Harleysville, Pa., has recorded 17 caused turnovers and 37 ground balls. He has also added two goals. He was named the 2019 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for his season.

Spillane, a native of Franklin Square, N.Y., has 44 points so far this season with 25 goals and 19 assists. He has added 19 ground balls and four caused turnovers.

Arceri, a native of St. James, N.Y., has accumulated 243 face-off wins at 63.5-percent. He has added 165 ground balls, good for 10.31 per game. He has also added five goals and two assists.

Penn State will return to action on Sunday, May 19 at 12 p.m. vs. Loyola Maryland in East Hartford, Conn., at Rentschler Field.

First Team
A-Grant Ament (Haverford School), Jr., Penn State

A-Pat Spencer, Sr., Loyola
A-Chris Gray, So., Boston U
M-Sam Handley, Fr., Penn
M-Dox Aitken (Haverford School), Jr., Virginia
M-Bryan Costabile, Jr., Notre Dame
FO-TD Ierlan, Jr., Yale
SSDM-Zach Goodrich, Sr., Towson
LSM-Isaac Paparo, Sr., UMass
D-Johnny Surdick, Sr., Army
D-Cade Van Raaphorst, Sr., Duke
D-JT Giles-Harris, Jr., Duke
G-Sean Sconone, Sr., UMass

Second Team
A-Michael Sowers (Upper Dublin), Jr., Princeton

A-Asher Nolting, So., High Point
A-Mac O’Keefe, Jr., Penn State
M-Chase Scanlan, Fr., Loyola
M-Max Tuttle, Sr., Sacred Heart
M-Ryan Conrad, Sr., Virginia
FO-Alex Woodall, Sr., Towson
SSDM-TJ Comizio, Sr., Villanova
LSM-Jared Conners, Jr., Virginia
D-Nick Mellen, RJr., Syracuse
D-Craig Chick, Sr., Lehigh
D-Chris Sabia (Haverford School), Sr., Penn State

G-Jacob Stover, Sr., Loyola

Third Team
A-Jared Bernhardt, Jr., Maryland
A-Daniel Bucaro, Sr., Georgetown
A-Jeff Teat, Jr., Cornell
M-Lucas Wittenberg, Sr., Georgetown
M-Nick Spillane,Sr., Penn State
M-Brendan Curry, So., Syracuse
FO-Kyle Gallagher, Jr., Penn
SSDM-Ryan Terefenko (Wilson), Jr., Ohio State

LSM-Brett Kennedy, RSo., Syracuse
D-Chris Fake (Hun School-NJ), So., Yale
D-Koby Smith, So., Towson
D-Gibson Smith, So., Georgetown
G-AJ Barretto, Sr., Army

Honorable Mention
A-Joey Epstein, Fr., Johns Hopkins
A-Jackson Morrill, Jr., Yale
A-Logan Wisnauskas, So., Maryland
A-Michael Kraus, Jr., Virginia
A-Jake Carraway, Jr., Georgetown
M-Connor Kirst, Jr., Villanova
M-Brad Smith, Sr., Duke
M-Jack Tigh, Sr., Yale
M-Tyler Dunn, Sr., Penn
M-Anthony DeMaio, So., Maryland
FO-Gerard Arceri, Jr., Penn State
FO-Conor Gaffney (Lenape-NJ), Jr., Lehigh

SSDM-Danny Logan, Jr., Denver
SSDM-Peter Dearth, Jr., Syracuse
SSDM- Drew Schantz (Malvern Prep), Sr., Notre Dame
SSDM-Roman Puglise, So., Maryland
LSM-Brandon Salvatore, Jr., Cornell
D-Dylan Gaines, Sr., Denver
D-Curtis Corley (Shawnee-NJ), Sr., Maryland
D-Patrick Foley, Sr., Johns Hopkins
D-George Baughan (Springfield-Montco), So., Princeton
G-Max Edelmann, RSr., Rutgers
G-Matt DeLuca, Jr., Delaware
G-Tim Troutner, Sr., High Point

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