RICHMOND, Va. – Junior defenseman John Fennessy of Towson University has been selected to the Preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) men’s lacrosse team CAA officials announced today.
The Yorktown Heights, N.Y. native was one of four defensemen chosen for the team by a vote of the league’s head coaches. Towson men’s lacrosse was picked to finish sixth with 15 points.
Fennessy, a second-team All-CAA honoree in 2012, helped the Tigers’ defense with 18 ground balls and 14 caused turnovers during his sophomore season.
Towson opens its season on February 8 at 3 p.m. at High Point.
|2013 CAA Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Predicted Order of Finish||First Place Votes in Parentheses|
|2.||Penn State||31 (2)|
|2013 Preseason All-CAA Men’s Lacrosse Team|
|Name, School||Pos.||Cl.||Hometown, High School|
|Robert Church, Drexel#||A||Sr.||Coquitlam, B.C./Charles Best|
|Jack Forster, Penn State#||A||R-Sr.||Jenkintown, Pa./La Salle College HS|
|Will Manny, Massachusetts*&||A||Sr.||Massapequa, N.Y./St. Anthony’s|
|Nick Dolik, Penn State||M||Sr.||Bloomfield Hills, Mich./Brother Rice|
|Colin Fleming, Massachusetts||M
||Bryn Mawr, Pa./St. Joseph’s Prep|
|Adrian Sorichetti, Hofstra*||M||Sr.
||Whitby, Onterio, Canada/All Saints/Trinity Pawling|
|Kessler Brown, Penn State||LSM
||Springfield, Va./West Springfield
|John Antoniades, Hofstra#
||Hauppauge, N.Y./St. Anthony’s|
|John Fennessy, Towson#
||Yorktown, Heights, N.Y./Yorktown
|Ryan Hollenbaugh, Massachusetts#
|Mark Mullen, Hofstra#
||Harleysville, Pa./Germantown Academy
|Jake Smith, Massachusetts
|Austin Kaut, Penn State*
|& — Preseason Player of the Year|
|* — First Team All-CAA Selection in 2012|
|# — Second Team All-CAA Selection in 2012|