Seton Hill Athletics
Matt Delmonico earned first-team All-America honors from both USILA and LaxPower as a sophomore. Delmonico led Seton Hill in points (68) and goals (47). He was second in the country in points per game (4.25) and goals per game (2.94), a big reason Seton Hill boasted the second-highest scoring offense (12.81). Delmonico also had 21 assists and 15 ground balls in 2012.
PTS PPG GOALS GPG ASTS GB
2012 Stats 68 4.25 47 2.94 21 15
NYIT Athletics
Danny McDermott established himself as one of the best defensive players in the country and earned both USILA and LaxPower All-America honors as a sophomore. McDermott registered 29 ground balls and caused 28 turnovers as NYIT ranked seventh nationally in scoring defense (6.25). McDermott spent the past summer playing for his native Canada in the World Lacrosse Games, where he won Most Outstanding Defender honors and a silver medal.
GROUND BALLS TO CAUSED ASSISTS
2012 Stats 29 28 1
Merrimack Athletics
As a junior, Greg Melaugh led the country in points per game (4.38) and was the only player to average more than three goals per game (3.38) as Merrimack ranked fourth nationally in scoring offense (12.44). Melaugh recorded 57 points on 44 goals and 13 assists. He had a five-goal game against national runner-up Limestone and led the Northeast-10 with five game-winning goals. In addition, Melaugh collected 45 ground balls and was named a second-team All-American by both USILA and LaxPower.
PTS PPG GOALS GPG ASTS GB
2012 Stats 57 4.38 44 3.38 13 45
Dowling Athletics
Louis Riley ranked first nationally in ground balls (137) -- only one other player reached 100 -- and ground balls per game (9.13) -- no other player averaged eight. In addition, he was third in faceoff percentage (64.9), winning 196 (second-most) of 302 as Dowling won the national championship. Riley was named a second-team All-American specialist by both USILA and LaxPower.
FO WON FO PCT. GB GBPG ASTS
2012 Stats 196 .649 137 9.13 2
Mercyhurst Athletics
Brian Scheetz returns for his senior season as Mercyhurst's all-time leader in points (161) and assists (96). In 2012, he topped the country in assists per game (2.36) with 33, tied for third nationally. In addition, he had 46 points and 13 goals in helping Mercyhurst to its first undefeated regular season in any sport and a berth in the national semifinals. Scheetz earned both USILA and LaxPower first-team All-America honors and received the Lt. Col. J.L. Turnbull Award as the Most Outstanding Attackman in DII.
PTS PPG GOALS ASTS APG GB
2012 Stats 46 3.29 13 33 2.36 18
Limestone Athletics
Jake Ternosky delivered arguably the greatest single season in Limestone history by a faceoff specialist in 2012. He won 234 faceoffs (no other player won 200) in a nation-best 358 attempts, collecting 101 groundballs (second-most) in the process for the national runner-up. His 65.4 faceoff percentage was second in the country. Ternosky won double-digit faceoffs in 14 games, which included doing so in 10 consecutive games, and registered a career-high 19 against Catawba. Ternosky was named a first-team All-American by both USILA and LaxPower, the USILA Specialty Player of the Year, and the Conference Carolinas Male Athlete of the Year.
FO WON FO PCT. GB GBPG GOALS ASTS
2012 Stats 234 .654 101 5.32 2 4
Le Moyne Athletics
Jeff White led the nation in 2012 in goals-against average (4.46) and fewest goals allowed (65) while ranking eighth in save percentage (61.1). White started 18 games and won 17 (second in school history) in helping Le Moyne to the nation's best scoring defense (4.39). He had at least five saves in 12 games and allowed two goals or less 10 times, including three shutouts, as Le Moyne reached the national semifinals. White's efforts garnered first-team All-America honors from both USILA and LaxPower and the Ensign C. Markland Kelly Jr. Award as the nation's top goalie in DII.
W-L GA GAA SAVES SPG SAVE PCT.
2012 Stats 17-1 65 4.46 102 5.67 .611