Thursday, May 24, 2012

NorCal Chapter of US Lacrosse releases Boys' All-Americans

The following press release is from the NorCal Chapter of US Lacrosse:

May 24, 2012
Northern California Chapter of US Lacrosse Names Boy’s High School All Americans

SAN FRANCISCO After a rigorous evaluation process, fifteen Bay Area high school lacrosse players have been named as US Lacrosse High School All-Americans. Players, who are nominated by their coaches and supported by their respective leagues, were voted on by a committee of Northern California lacrosse coaches and league representatives that included one representative from each League in Northern California and the NCJLA.
The following local players were named to the team (players listed in alphabetical order):

Chad Cohan, Senior, Attack, St. Ignatius College Prep
Richard Cornew, Senior, Defense, Menlo-Atherton High School 

Michael Hernandez, Senior, Midfield, Piedmont High School
Sam Holton, Senior, Defense, Archbishop Mitty High School
JW McGovern, Senior, Attack, St. Ignatius College Prep•
Will McKee, Senior, Midfield, St. Ignatius College Prep
Wiley Osborne, Junior, Attack, Menlo School
Cameron Parsons, Senior, Defense, Monte Vista High School
Joe Reid, Sophomore, Midfield, Casa Grande High School
Jerome Rigor, Junior, Attack, Foothill High School
Alex Rutan, Senior, Midfield, Las Lomas High School
Mikie Schlosser, Junior, Attack, Davis High School
Patrick Shevelson, Senior, Goaltender, Foothill High School
Michael Tagliaferri, Senior, Midfield, San Ramon Valley High School• 

Jordan Weiss, Senior, Midfield, San Ramon Valley High School

"We are extremely proud of our 2012 All Americans," said Carlos Trujillo, Nor-Cal Chairman for US Lacrosse Secondary School Division. “All of our candidates this year are outstanding young men on and off the lacrosse field and represent the best of Bay Area lacrosse. Their talents on the field further display the continued growth of the sport of lacrosse in our region. These young men earned the respect of their teammates, opponents and coaches. Many of these players have Division I college commitments from schools like North Carolina, Princeton, Penn State, Yale and Duke and we wish them well in their college careers. We are equally proud of our Academic All American's who represent both outstanding lacrosse and the best and brightest in their respective classrooms."
Also receiving awards were the following players and coaches:


Peter Doyle, Senior, Midfield, St. Ignatius

Justice Fleischmann, Senior, Midfield, Acalanes 

Gus Gradinger, Senior, Goaltender, Monte Vista 
Chase Hildeburn, Senior, Midfield, Miramonte HS 
Jamie Muresanu, Senior, Midfield, Marin Academy 
Brian Rath, Senior, Goaltender, Campolindo HS 
Sommer Stein, Senior, Defense, Marin Academy

Patrick Chung, Monte Vista

Carlos Trujillo, Archbishop Mitty

US Lacrosse will make their official announcement in Mid-June. 
• Both JW and Michael are two-time US Lacrosse All-Americans

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