Men's Lacrosse announces 2012 Captains

The Genesee Community College coaching staff recently announced their captains and schedule for the 2012 men’s lacrosse season. Awarded the honor of leading the team this season are sophomores Connor Latimer (Whitby, ON), Pat McMahon (Amherst, NY), Dylan Hickey (Hilton, NY) and freshman Tom Owens (Clarence, NY).
Latimer, an attackman, played in all 18 games last season and was selected as an NJCAA All American 2nd Team and All-Region III 2nd Team. Connor led the team with 62 goals and 37 assists for 99 points, and broke all offensive school records as a freshman.
Hickey, a defenseman, will be looking to build upon his freshman year where he played in all 18 games. He was fourth on the team with 19 takeaways and had 34 ground balls last year. His defensive skills will be an asset to the maturation of the young defense.
McMahon, a goalie who transferred from Monroe C.C., played in 9 games last year with an 8.29 GAA. In high school, Pat was selected as an All-Western New York goalie, earning first and second team honors during his junior and senior seasons. He will be looked upon to lead the defense this season.
Owens will be starting his first season with the team as a key two way midfielder. Tom was selected as 2nd team ALL WNY midfielder his senior year in high school.
Genesee Community College is a member of the Western New York Athletic Conference and Region III NJCAA. This year’s schedule is highlighted by opening the season playing the defending NJCAA Champions, Onondaga C.C on March 10th. Other important games on the schedule include CCBC-Essex, Monroe, Herkimer, Broome, CCBC-Catonsville, Hudson Valley and Mercyhurst NE. Genesee will play all their home games on their new state of the art lighted turf field.