Matt Farrell Named To Preseason All-Patriot League Team

Holy Cross Athletics   01-23-2019

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross men’s lacrosse senior Matt Farrell has been selected to the Preseason All-Patriot League team, as voted on by the conferences’ coaches and media relations contacts. This is the second league accolade for the senior defenseman, having been previously named to the All-Patriot League second team in the 2018 season.


In the 2018 season, Farrell consistently led the Crusader defense. He recorded a team-best 19 caused turnovers in 12 games played. Farrell added 50 ground balls and started in all 12 games for Holy Cross. The defenseman added one goal and one assist for two points on the season.


In his career as a Crusader, Farrell has recorded 113 ground balls and 41 caused turnovers. He has added two goals and three assists for five career points.


2019 Preseason Awards
Preseason Offensive Player of the Year – Pat Spencer, Loyola Maryland, Sr., A

Defensive Player of the Year – Johnny Surdick, Army West Point, Sr., D

Men’s Lacrosse Preseason All-Patriot League Team

Attack: Chris Gray, Boston University, So.
Attack: Mike Hawkins, Colgate, So.
Attack: Andrew Pettit, Lehigh, Sr.
Pat Spencer, Loyola Maryland, Sr.
Midfielder: Reed Malas, Bucknell, Sr.
Midfielder: John Duffy, Loyola Maryland, Sr.
Midfielder: Greyson Torain, Navy, Sr.
Midfielder: Ryan Wade, Navy, Sr.
Defense: Johnny Surdick, Army West Point, Sr.
Defense: Matt Farrell, Holy Cross, Sr.
Defense: Eddie Bouhall, Lehigh, Sr.
Defense: Craig Chick, Lehigh, Sr.
 Jacob Stover, Loyola Maryland, Sr.
Face-Off Specialist: Conor Gaffney, Lehigh, Jr.
Long-Stick Midfielder: Teddy Leggett, Lehigh, So.
Short-Stick Defensive Midfielder: Will Blumenberg, Colgate, Sr.


Student-athletes are listed by position; then alphabetically by school




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