Men's Lacrosse Sweeps ACC Awards
April 27, 1999
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia’s Atlantic Coast Conference champion men’slacrosse team swept the league’s postseason awards this season for thesecond time in the last three seasons.
Tucker Radebaugh was named the ACC Player of the Year, Conor Gill wastabbed the ACC Freshman of the Year and Dom Starsia earned ACC Coach of theYear honors in voting by the league’s four head coaches.
Radebaugh, a unanimous selection to the All-ACC squad, currently leads theACC in scoring (47 points) and goals scored (29) and is second in assistswith 18. The senior attackman from Glen Arm, Md., is a two-time first-teamAll-ACC choice and is currently ninth in school history in goals scored(93) and 10th in points (155).
Gill, an attackman from Timonium, Md., leads the ACC in assists this seasonwith 22. He is second on the team in points (36) and third in goals scored(14) despite taking just 39 shots this season.
Starsia earns his third ACC Coach of the Year Award after leading theCavaliers to their second ACC title in the last three years. He was alsonamed the league’s coach of the year in 1995 and 1997. He has compiled a74-27 (.733) record in seven years at the helm of the Virginia program.
Three Cavaliers were named to the All-ACC squad announced lastweek-defenseman Ryan Curtis (Jr., Potomac, Md.), midfielder Jay Jalbert(Jr., Huntington, N.Y.), and Radebaugh.
Virginia placed four players on the All-ACC Tournament team following theCavaliers’ 8-7 win over Duke in the ACC Tournament championshipgame-Curtis, midfielder Hanley Holcomb (So., Ridgewood, N.J.), Jalbert andRadebaugh.
Jalbert was named the ACC Tournament MVP after scoring five goals andrecording two assists in leading Virginia to the title.