Three Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Men's Lacrosse Squad
GREENSBORO, N.C. The University of Virginia placed three players on the 11-man All-Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse squad announced by the conference office. The All-ACC team is determined by a vote of the league’s four head coaches.
Leading the way for the Cavaliers is senior attackman Ben Rubeor, selected for the third year in a row. One of the leading scorers in the history of the Virginia program, he is only the 14th player in school history named all-conference at least three times. He leads the team with 26 goals this season despite missing the first three games with an injury.
Junior attackman Danny Glading joins Rubeor as a repeat selection from last season. Named for the second time, Glading is among the nation’s leaders with 30 assists this season. His 51 total points (21g, 30a) lead the team.
Sophomore midfielder Brian Carroll is a first-time all-conference honoree. He has made a big step this season to become one of the most dangerous midfielders in the nation. Carroll has scored 24 goals this season, more than double his total from last year, including two overtime game winners for the Cavaliers. His 24 goals and 31 total points lead all ACC middies.
Duke placed four players on the all-league squadA Matt Danowski, A Zack Greer, and D Tony McDevitt andA Max Quinzani. Danowski, Greer and McDevitt have all earned All-ACC honors before.
Maryland defenseman Joe Cinosky and midfielder Jeff Reynolds, as well as North Carolina midfielder Ben Hunt and goalie Grant Zimmerman join Carroll and Quinzani as first-time selections.
Danowski was chosen the league Player of the Year for the third time in the last four seasons. His teammate, defenseman Mike Manley, was tabbed the league’s Rookie of the Year. Maryland’s Dave Cottle received Coach of the Year honors for the second time (2004).
2008 All-ACC Team (listed alphabetically)
M Brian Carroll, So., Virginia
D Joe Cinosky, Sr., Maryland
A Matt Danowski, Sr., Duke
A Danny Glading, Jr., Virginia
A Zack Greer, Sr., Duke
M Ben Hunt, Jr., North Carolina
D Tony McDevitt, Sr, Duke
A Max Quinzani, So, Duke
M Jeff Reynolds, Jr., Maryland
A Ben Rubeor, Sr., Virginia
G Grant Zimmerman, Jr., North Carolina
2008 Player of the Year
Matt Danowski, Duke, attack
2008 Rookie of the Year
Mike Manley, Duke, defenseman
2008 Coach of the Year
Dave Cottle, Maryland