The Men’s Lacrosse team will be headed to Herkimer CCC May 14, 2011 for the 2011 NJCAA Men’s Lacrosse National Championships. Genesee earned the wild card selection after finishing in second place at the Region III Tournament. Genesee will face tournament #1 seed and defending national champions Onondaga CC, while #2 seed Nassau CC will face #3 seed CCBC-Essex.
The Cougars national bid came after they finished second to Onondaga for the Region III title; the second place finish is the highest finish for the lacrosse team in program history. Head coach Dave Hoover earned Region III Coach of the Year honors for the finish.
Additional honors garnished by the Cougars at the tournament include the following:
First Team All-Region
JD Skura (Defense)
Christian Reiller (Midfield)
Second Team All-Region
Connor Latimer (Attack)
Gaehnew Printup (Attack)
Spencer Halliwell-Allen (Midfield)
Scott Cizenski (Midfield)
Will Mulcahy (Attack)
Zach Smith (Long-Stick-Middie)
Zack Wilson (Goalie)
Be sure to check the Cougars Athletics website for further National Tournament information.