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FIVE RETRIEVERS EARN ALL AMERICA EAST HONORS IN MEN'S LACROSSE
Five UMBC men’s lacrosse players received All America East Conference honors, as the two All-League teams and All-Rookie team were announced today. Sophomore attackman Brendan Mundorf (Mt. St. Joseph/Baltimore, MD), and senior midfielders Franklin Berry (Mt. Hebron/Ellicott City, MD) and Pat Muston (Novi./Novi,
Mundorf led the Retrievers in scoring, and was second in the America East Conference with 33 goals and 48 points. He scored 15 goals and added 9 assists in UMBC’s last five games, including a nine-point (7g, 2a) effort in a 13-7 win over Loyola.
Preisinger, a former walk-on, started 25 of 26 games over the past two years, and became UMBC’s “shut-down” close defender this season. He recorded 14 ground balls, and only was whistled for three penalties in the 2004 campaign.
Westervelt was thrust into a primary offensive role after sophomore attackman Andy Gallagher suffered a torn ACL after the third game of the season. He responded by tallying 23 goals and tied Mundorf for the team lead with 15 assists. Westervelt tied a school record by recording three extra-man goals vs. Quinnipiac on April 10.