PERRY, N.Y. - Nine Conference Carolinas men's lacrosse players were named to the 2017 USILA/Nike Division II All-America teams, the association announced recently. Headlining the group was Limestone College's Kevin Reisman, who was named the Division II Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award Outstanding Player (Player of the Year).
Reisman was also named the the Division II Specialty Player Award (Face-Off) winner. Joining Reisman in the major award category was teammate Colton Watkinson, who was named the Division II Lt. j.g. Donald MacLaughlin, Jr. Award Outstanding Midfielder.
Of the nine players honored, four were from Limestone, while Belmont Abbey College also posted four honorees. University of Mount Olive added one player to the list.
In addition to their major awards, Reisman and Watkinson were both named first team All-America selections. Limestone teammate Charlie Sheehan was also tabbed a first team honoree.
Second team selections were Tyler Gaulton of Limestone and Kyle McGinley of Belmont Abbey College. Adam Wiedemann of Belmont Abbey and Will Urban of Mount Olive earned third team honors. Honorable mention selections were Belmont Abbey's Billy Huss and Anthony Cesario.
2017 USILA/Nike Division II All-America Teams
Attack - Charlie Sheehan, Limestone
Midfield - Colton Watkinson, Limestone
Face-Off - Kevin Reisman, Limestone
Midfield - Kyle McGinley, Belmont Abbey
Defense - Tyler Gaulton, Limestone
Attack - Adam Wiedemann, Belmont Abbey
Goalie - Will Urban, Mount Olive
Face-Off - Billy Huss, Belmont Abbey
Defense - Anthony Cesario, Belmont Abbey
Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award Outstanding Player - Kevin Reisman (Limestone)
Lt. j.g. Donald MacLaughlin, Jr. Award Outstanding Midfielder - Colton Watkinson (Limestone)
Specialty Player Award - Kevin Reisman (Limestone)