Waterville, ME - Three Lyndon State College men's lacrosse players have earned North Atlantic Conference honors, as voted on by conference coaches and announced by the conference office on Tuesday. Defenseman Brandon Hunter (Glastonbury, CT) and midfielder Shea Jones (Hull, MA) have both been named to the 2018 Men's Lacrosse All-Conference 2nd Team, while midfielder Jet Magri (Lincolnville, ME) has been named to the Men's Lacrosse Sportsmanship Team.
Hunter, a junior cinema production major, has been a defensive stalwart all season. He leads the Hornets with 68 ground balls and 29 caused turnovers, and has also scored a goal and added six assists.
Jones, a junior criminal justice major, is Lyndon's top scorer this season. He leads the Hornets with 27 goals and 23 assists, as 66% of his shots have been on goal. He is also second on the team with 62 ground balls and 25 caused turnovers.
Magri, a sophomore graphic design major, has three goals, two assists, and 17 ground balls on the season. The NAC Men's Lacrosse Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior. The honorees are individuals who have positively affected the lacrosse culture and environment and whose behavior clearly demonstrates sportsmanship and integrity that go beyond the playing rules and etiquette.
A complete rundown of NAC Men's Lacrosse Award winners can be found HERE.
Hunter, Jones, Magri, and the rest of the Hornets will play at New England College in a NAC semi-final contest on Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm. The winner of that game will play for the conference championship and an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament on Saturday.