Stevenson D Holechek honored by ECAC

June 21, 2012 | WNST Staff

CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Stevenson men’s lacrosse junior Kyle Holechek (Reisterstown, Md./Loyola Blakefield) was named to the 2012 ECAC Division III Men’s Lacrosse Mid-Atlantic All-Star Team on Wednesday. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be a first team all-conference selection.

A USILA Second Team All-America selection, Holechek was also named to the All-CAC First Team and led the team with 54 caused turnovers. He also led the team with 79 ground balls while adding a goal and two assists from his defensive position.

Holechek anchored a defense that allowed just 6.13 goals per game, ranking the Mustangs 10th in Division III in scoring defense.

Joining Holechek on the first team defense was Salisbury’s Andrew Sellers, Cabrini’s John McSorely and Utica’s Mick Krajacic.

The Capital Athletic Conference had eight players represented, including seven from Salisbury and one from Stevenson. The State
University of New York Athletic Conference also had eight while the Liberty League and Colonial States Athletic Conference each had three and the Empire 8 Conference had two.

Salisbury’s Sam Bradman was the ECAC Offensive Player of the Year while Union’s Sean Aaron repeated as a Defensive Player of the Year. RIT’s Brendan MacDonald received Rookie of the Year honors.

The ECAC all-star team is voted on by ECAC members.

Holechek was also one of only 12 players in Division III to be named to Lacrosse Magazine’s Jac Coyne’s All-America Team on Wednesday.