MLAX: Five Wildcats Earn NEAC All-Conference Honors.

MLAX: Five Wildcats Earn NEAC All-Conference Honors.

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its 2018 Men's Lacrosse All-Conference Team on Wednesday with 43 student-athletes receiving first, second and third team honors. Five Wildcats received All-Conference honors. Ryan Mead (Churchville, N.Y.), Daniel Rivie (Ossining, N.Y.), and Jared Laird (Ontario, N.Y.) were voted to the Second Team. Austin Rio (Cicero, N.Y.) and Tyler Schmitz (Eden, N.Y.) were named to the Third Team.

Ryan Mead finished his freshman season as the most successful faceoff man in the history of SUNY Poly. His 61% faceoff win percentage was the highest in any single season. Mead also had 17 points on 14 goals and three assists.

Daniel Rivie led the Wildcats with 23 caused turnover this seaon which was a career high. He brought his career points total to 83 with a career high 40 points on 31 goals and nine assists. Rivie also had a career high 54 ground balls.

Jared Laird set the new single season wins record in goal for the Wildcats. Laird went 9-5 with a program record setting 7.62 goals against average and had a save percentage of 59%.

Austin Rio was voted NEAC Third team after a solid freshman campaign. Rio caused 10 turnovers this season at LSM with 14 groundballs and a goal scored.

Tyler Schmitz had a solid freshman campaign. He recorded two points on a goal and two assists, caused 17 turnovers, and scooped up 32 groundballs.

To see the full release from the North Eastern Athletic Conference click HERE