Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/22/21
From Press Release
Cabrini coach Steve Colfer recently announced the team captains for the upcoming 2021 men’s lacrosse season.
Tommy DeLuca, Ty Kostack (Marple Newtown), Bobby Cressman (Berks Catholic), Matt LoParo, Mike Gerzabek (Springfield-Delco) and Jake Klein (Wilson) have been selected by the coaching staff and team members for the leadership positions. This highly accomplished group has combined for 24 All-American honors during their careers.
“We are extremely excited to have this group of young men be selected by their teammates to lead us in 2021,” said Colfer. “All of these guys are tremendous leaders and role models in their own way. Each of them will bring a mentality that lends itself to our 1-0 mantra.”
DeLuca, the 2019 IMLCA Defensive Player of the Year, continued to rank as one of the nation’s top defenders in 2020. DeLuca scooped at least five ground balls on three occasions and caused at least three turnovers in four of five games, earning him Inside Lacrosse Magazine Maverick Media All-America First Team accolades.
Kostack earned Inside Lacrosse Magazine Maverick Media All-America Second Team honors in 2020 after ranking third on the team with 18 points and 10 assists. The midfielder recorded at least four points in three games, including a six point outburst against Lynchburg.
Cressman opened the 2020 season with Preseason All-America honors and closed the campaign with Inside Lacrosse Magazine All-America Honorable Mention. The defensive midfielder secured 12 ground balls and caused three turnovers.
Gerzabek earned his first All-America accolade following a shortened 2020 campaign that saw his 19 points and 14 goals rank second on the team. The senior also made the most of his man-up chances, ranking ninth in Division III with five extra man goals.
Klein has been the team’s leading assist man over the last two seasons, totaling 57 assists over the last two years. The midfielder lead the club and Atlantic East Conference with 11 dimes in 2020, earning Inside Lacrosse Magazine Maverick Media All-America Honorable Mention.
LoParo led the Cavaliers with 23 points and 16 goals in the shortened 2020 campaign, while his seven assists ranked third. The attackman, who missed the 2019 season due to injury, was named to the Inside Lacrosse Magazine Maverick Media All-America Second Team.