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HOBOKEN, N.J. Three members of this season’s Virginia men’s lacrosse team were selected Wednesday night in the 2008 Major League Lacrosse draft at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J.

Midfielder Will Barrow was chosen by the Chicago Machine with the first pick in the second round (11th overall selection). Attackman Ben Rubeor was selected three picks later by the Long Island Lizards. Goalie Bud Petit was selected by Chicago in the fifth round (41st overall).

Barrow was considered one of the nation’s leading defensive midfielders and wing players this season. He scooped a career-high 28 ground balls this season. He also added seven goals and three assists. In the Cavaliers’ double overtime loss to Syracuse in the national semifinals he was outstanding and held Midfielder of the Year Steven Brooks scoreless on 0-for-5 shooting. Interestingly, Brooks was also chosen by Chicago.

Rubeor missed the first three games of the season, but still led the team with 38 goals. A second-team All-American this season, he finished his career ranked fifth in UVa history with 136 goals and sixth in total points (212).

Petit, a native of Chicago, moved into the starting line-up midway through the season and helped spearhead the Cavaliers’ playoff run. He started the final eight games of the season and led the team with 101 saves and a 9.24 goals allowed average. He was one of five goalies taken in the draft.

Complete draft results are below.

Round 1:

1) Boston – Paul Rabil M (Johns Hopkins)

2) New Jersey – Matt Danowski A (Duke)

3) New Jersey – Mike Leveille A (Syracuse) **

4) Chicago – Stephen Peyser M (Johns Hopkins) **

5) Los Angeles * – Kevin Buchanan A (Ohio State)

6) Chicago – Steven Brooks M (Syracuse)

7) San Francisco – Michael Podgajny M (Notre Dame)

8) Chicago – Terry Kimener M (UMBC)

9) New Jersey – Joe Cinosky D (Maryland)

10) New Jersey – Jordan Levine M (Albany)

Round 2:

11) Chicago -Will Barrow M (Virginia)

12) New Jersey – Tony McDevitt D (Duke)

13) Denver – Dan Cocoziello D (Princeton)

14) Long Island * – Ben Rubeor A (Virginia)

15) Washington – Matt Bocklet D (Johns Hopkins)

16) San Francisco – Matt Lalli M (Colgate)

17) San Francisco – Kevin Huntley A (Johns Hopkins) ***

18) Rochester – Kyle Guadagnolo D (Syracuse)

19) Long Island * – Jerry Lambe D (Georgetown)

20) New Jersey – Kevin Unterstein M (Hofstra)

Round 3:

21) New Jersey ** – Danny Brennan M (Syracuse)

22) Rochester – Nick O’Hara D (Duke)

23) Chicago ** – Brendan Cannon A (Georgetown)

24) Los Angeles – Mike McDonald M (Le Moyne)

25) San Francisco *** – Brendan Loftus M (Syracuse)

26) Boston – Paul Manesis M (UMass)

27) Denver – Mike Ward M (Duke)

28) Rochester – Adam Fullerton G (Army)

29) Los Angeles – Joey Kemp G (Notre Dame)

30) New Jersey ** – Alex Hewit G (Princeton)

Round 4:

31) Washington – Brett Manney M (Delaware)

32) San Francisco – Ryan Cranston M (Lynchburg)

33) New Jersey – Matthew Hickman A (Salisbury)

34) Washington – Sean Dougherty D (Notre Dame)

35) Long Island – Mike Unterstein M (Hofstra)

36) San Francisco – Sean Krygier D (UMass)

37) Washington – Paul Richards M (Loyola)

38) Boston – Chris Eck FO (Colgate)

39) San Francisco – Daryl Veltman A (Hobart)

40) Long Island – Jonathan Engelke A (Towson)

Round 5:

41) Chicago – Bud Petit G (Virginia)

42) San Francisco – Tom Michaelsen M (St. Johns)

43) New Jersey – Nick Mirabito A (Navy)

44) Washington – Brekan Kohlitz FO (Michigan)

45) Long Island – Ryan Heath A (Cortland)

46) Boston – Tony Tanzi M (Sacred Heart)

47) Denver – Peter Striebel M (Princeton)

48) Rochester – Brett Queener G (Albany)

49) Los Angeles – Taylor Clagett FO (Notre Dame)

50) Long Island – Brian Danvers D (UMass)

* Long Island trades 5th overall pick to Los Angeles for Spencer Ford, the 14th and 19th overall picks in the 2008 Draft

** New Jersey trades Mike Leveille and the 23rd pick to Chicago for Stephen Peyser, the 21st and 30th overall picks in the 2008 Draft

*** Los Angeles trades the 25th overall pick and Sean Lindsay to San Francisco for Kevin Huntley and a 2009 First Round Draft Pick

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