Pioneers Lacrosse Garners Honors
The Alfred State College lacrosse team had four players honored by Region III and two players honored by the Western New York Athletic Conference.
Freshman midfielder Mike Hart (Ajax, ONT) was named 1st team All-Region after leading the Pioneers in goals, points, and ground balls. Hart finished the campaign with 42 goals, nine assists (51 points), and 77 ground balls. Hart recorded hat tricks in nine of the Pioneers 14 games. He had season high five goal games versus Onondaga CC and Tompkins Cortland CC.
Goalie Brad Stowell (Marcellus) was named honorable mention All-Region and 2nd team All-WNYAC. He played every minute between the pipes for the Pioneers and set a new school record with 293 saves.
Sophomore defender Tim Dyer (Penn Yan) was also named honorable mention All-Region and 2nd team All-WNYAC. He was called on to defend the opponent's top scorer.
Sophomore attackmen Kevin Gardrvits (Glen Cove) was named honorable mention All-Region. Gardrvits scored 21 goals and passed out five assists on the season. He had a season high four goals versus Herkimer CCC and Niagara CCC.
Hart and Stowell return in 2012 to anchor the Pioneers as they look to return to the postseason.