12 Conference Carolinas Men's Lacrosse Players Earn USILA All-America Honors; Mount Olive's Urban Named Goalie of the Year

- 12 Conference Carolinas men's lacrosse players were named to the 2018 USILA Division II All-America teams, the association announced recently. Headlining the group was University of Mount Olive's Will Urban, who was named the Division II Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award (Outstanding Goalie).

Of the 12 players honored, five were from Mount Olive, while Belmont Abbey College posted four honorees. Limestone College added three players to the list.

In addition to his major award, Urban was the lone conference member named a first team All-America selection, while Belmont Abbey's Anthony Cesario was the lone second team selection.

See the rest of the Conference Carolinas selections below.

Link to Full USILA All-America & Awards Release

2018 USILA/Nike Division II All-America Teams

First Team
Goalie - Will Urban, Mount Olive

Second Team
Defense - Anthony Cesario, Belmont Abbey

Third Team
Attack - Adam Wiedemann, Belmont Abbey 
Midfield - Thatcher Clark, Mount Olive
Midfield - Tyler Papa, Limestone
Defense - Cole Groebner, Mount Olive
SSDM - Brady Elbin, Mount Olive

Honorable Mention
Attack - Jacob Ball, Mount Olive
Attack - Liam Osborne, Belmont Abbey
Midfield - Kyle McGinley, Belmont Abbey
Midfield - Clarke Walter, Limestone
Defense - Tyler Gaulton, Limestone


Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award Outstanding Goalie - Will Urban (Mount Olive)