Five members of the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team were honored when the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) announced its post-season team. Seniors Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.), Zach Driscoll (Concord, Mass.) and Andrew Metros (Great Neck, N.Y.) earned first-team honors, while first-year player Jon Broome (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) and junior Darric White (Fairfield, Conn.) earned second-team honors. Broome was named the NEILA Rookie of the Year, while head coach Dave Campbell was named the Coach of the Year.
Fourth-seeded Wesleyan came back from a 7-3 deficit to earn a 9-8 win over top-seeded Middlebury in a NESCAC semifinal game played on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The Cardinals (13-4) advance to Sunday’s NESCAC Championship game and will meet the winner of the Tufts/Conn. College game played later today. The Panthers end their season with a 13-3 mark.
Seven members of the Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team were honored when the NESCAC announced its all-league teams. Seniors Andrew Metros (Great Neck, N.Y.) and Billy Chapman (Greenwich, Conn.) both earned first-team honors, while first-year player Jon Broome (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) was named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year while earning second-team honors. Joining him on the second team were seniors Zach Driscoll (Concord, Mass.) and Brian Foster (Medfield, Mass.) and juniors Darric White (Fairfield, Conn.) and Nate Gaudio (Cheshire, Conn.).
The 2013 NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship returns to Middlebury’s Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium for the first time since 2009, as the top-seeded Panthers seek their first title since winning seven in a row from 2001 to 2007. The first semifinal takes place on Saturday, May 4 with Middlebury hosting fourth-seeded Wesleyan at 12:00 p.m., followed by second-seeded Connecticut College taking on third-seeded Tufts at 3:00 p.m.
Jon Broome’s NESCAC tournament-record eight goals propelled Middlebury past Amherst 19-9 in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium. The 19 Panther goals was also a tourney record as Middlebury (13-2) advanced to the NESCAC semifinals, hosting fourth-seed Wesleyan on Saturday, May 4th at noon.