MCLA: PBC Central Alum Tyler Thomasson and Gulf Coast Alum Gage Rion Lead MCLA D2 All Americans!


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MCLA D-II All-America Teams

ATLANTA – The MCLA All-America committee has poured over the Division II resumès and produced the 2018 All-America teams featuring 97 of the top players in the country.

There were 16 student-athletes placed on each of the first three teams and 49 others made the honorable mention squad.

The Upper Midwest Lacrosse Conference (UMLC), which sent four teams to the national semifinals at the 2018 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour, was heavily represented. Twelve of the 16 spots on the All-America first team were from the UMLC.

National runner-up St. Thomas led all teams with 10 total selections, including four on the first team. Minn.-Duluth had seven picks, with four coming on the first team, as well.


2018 MCLA Division II All-America Teams

First Team
A – Nich Guzzetti, College of Idaho
A – Scott McNamara, Minn.-Duluth
A – Jake Parry, Grand Valley State
A – Louis Richman, Montana State
M – Boone Almquist, St. John’s
M – Mark Dowdle, St. Thomas
M – Tyler Thomasson, Florida Gulf Coast
M – Sam Turner, St. Thomas
LSM – Sam Fuller, St. Thomas
FO – Blake Barta, Minn.-Duluth
SSDM – Chad Hayda, North Dakota State
D – Sam Hoover, St. Thomas
D – Gage Rion, Florida Gulf Coast
D – Evan Schraut, North Dakota State
D – Nick Timmons, Minn.-Duluth
G – Blake Nastrom, Minn.-Duluth

Second Team
A – Ryan Cass, Dayton
A – Alex Cunningham, Cal State San Marcos
A – Noah Simpson, North Dakota State
A – Charlie Venable, St. Thomas
M – Beau Ecksten, Colorado Denver
M – Iain Holman, Cal State San Marcos
M – Tommy Kraus, St. John’s
M – Sean Mastro, Northern Arizona
LSM – Tommy Hoey, Dayton
FO – Jacob Collins, UNC Charlotte
SSDM – Colin Joyce, Minn.-Duluth
D – Andrew Broman, St. Thomas
D – Conor Shea, San Diego
D – Tanner Straus, North Dakota State
D – Cale Tuttle, Sierra Nevada
G – Austin Cotton, Florida Gulf Coast

Third Team
A – Trey Cambere, Baylor
A – Vinny Magro, Kennesaw State
A – Cade Vlacos, UC Santa Cruz
A – Micah Willis, Cal State Fullerton
M – Cory Brady, College of Idaho
M – George Pertessis, San Jose State
M – Jack Rich, Appalachian State
M – Ryan Stover, North Dakota State
LSM – Dominic Piombo, UC Davis
FO – Erik Thysse, St. Thomas
SSDM – Matt Foreman, Grand Valley State
D – John Bowen, Montana
D – Tyler Grainger, Central Conn. State
D – Nick Pfeiffer, Montana State
D – Gunner Serota, Missouri State
G – Patrick Jackson, St. Thomas

Honorable Mention
A – Kevin Atkinson, St. Mary’s
A – Dennis Bell, Kennesaw State
A – Alex Brown, Montana State
A – Ben Cole, Western Washington
A – Nick Griffin, Florida Gulf Coast
A – Drew Harvey, San Diego
A – Joe Hinton, UC Irvine
A – Jared Johnson, Minn.-Duluth
A – Keegan Lancaster, Montana State
A – Evan Pesco, New Haven
A – Alex Vijums, St. Thomas
A – Adam Zimmerman, Northern Arizona
M – Drew Lazar, Colorado Denver
M – John McGovern, Dayton
M – Davis Nelson, Rice
M – Jason Randolph, North Florida
M – Cole Schleppy, Cal State Fullerton
M – Cory Shrimpl, Cal State Long Beach
M – Nick Southron, Sierra Nevada
M – Jameson Steinhardt, Central Conn. State
M – Jack Stanchfield, St. Thomas
M – Turner Thompson, UT-Dallas
M – Michael Whalen, Montana State
LSM – Justin Athanase, Bridgewater State
LSM – Jason Chin, Cal State Fullerton
LSM – Seamus Clancy, Montana
LSM – Branton Fleischman, Minn.-Duluth
LSM – Ben Mostellar, Kennesaw State
LSM – Drew Quinn, Montana State
FO – Cade Butch, Grand Valley State
FO – Elliot Hunter, Montana State
FO – Robert Parker, Central Conn. State
FO – Kevin Pham, Sierra Nevada
FO – Peter Williamson, Biola
SSDM – Nolan Davis, Montana
SSDM – Jackson Herget, San Diego
SSDM – Casey Krueger, Montana State
D – Brandon Bowens, Cal State San Marcos
D – Diego Camarillo, UC Santa Cruz
D – Liam Condon, UC Davis
D – Dante DiClemente, Bridgewater State
D – Blake Greener, Montana State
D – Issac Lopez, MSU Denver
D – Bryce Lynch, Central Conn. State
D – Brett Marchand, Northern Arizona
D – Noah Olson, Minn.-Duluth
G – Mike Henry, Cal State Fullerton
G – Eddie Erikson, Sierra Nevada
G – Ryan Nelson, St. John’s


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