Granholm, Weston and Sargent Named in NAC All-Conference Awards

Granholm, Weston and Sargent Named in NAC All-Conference Awards

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy's Nathan Granholm (Brunswick, Maine) has been named to the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Men's Lacrosse First Team All-Conference, while teammate Isaiah Weston (Mt. Vernon, Maine) earned Second Team All-NAC honors and Orion Sargent (Topsham, Maine) was named to the NAC Men's Lacrosse Sportsmanship Team.

Granholm, a sophomore captain and Marine Engineering Technology major, appeared in all 12 games for the Mariners. The defender scooped up 39 ground balls while causing 17 turnovers this season.

Weston, a freshman goalie and Power Engineering Operations, earned the start in net for the Mariners in all 12 games and tallied 118 saves for a 49.4 save percentage. Weston also scooped up 27 ground balls and caused a pair of turnovers. 

Sargent, a freshman midfielder and Marine Systems Engineering major, scored 15 goals and dished out four assists this season, while scooping up 24 ground balls and causing four turnovers. The NAC Men's Lacrosse Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior. The honorees are individuals who have positively affected the lacrosse culture and environment and whose behavior clearly demonstrates sportsmanship and integrity that go beyond the playing rules and etiquette.

2018 NAC Men's Lacrosse All-Conference Teams

First Team
A - Brooks Gay, Senior, Husson
A - Charles Hacking, Freshman, New England College
A - Matt Richard, Senior, New England College
M - Zach Cotoni, Junior, New England College
M - Jason Sedell, Junior, Castleton
M - Patrick Storie, Freshman, New England College
LSM - Connor Fries, Junior, New England College
D - David Benjamin, Freshman, New England College
D - Nathan Granholm, Sophomore, Maine Maritime
D - Andrew McCarthy, Freshman, Castleton
GK - William Platt, Junior, New England College
FO - Josh Gosselin, Senior, Castleton

Second Team
A - Brandon Bosse, Senior, Husson
A - Kevin McCarthy, Senior, Castleton
A - Reilly Parker, Freshman, New England College
A - Sam Siegel, Senior, Castleton
M - Jacob Blanchette, Sophomore, New England College
M - Zach Glazier, Junior, Husson
M - Shea Jones, Junior, Lyndon
LSM - Chad Merrill, Junior, Husson
D - Conner Blair, Senior, Thomas
D - Edward Doton, Senior, Castleton
D - Brandon Hunter, Junior, Lyndon
GK - Matt Martin, Junior, Husson
GK - Isaiah Weston, Freshman, Maine Maritime
FO - Austin Frankel, Junior, New England College 

Player of the Year
Matt Richard, Senior, New England College
Defensive Player of the Year
William Platt, Junior, New England College
Rookie of the Year
Charles Hacking, Freshman, New England College
Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year
Tom Zervos, Senior, New England College
Coach of the Year
Bo McDougall, Seventh Season, Castleton

Sportsmanship Team
Blake Hay, Senior, Green Mountain
Jacob Kendall, Senior, Thomas
Griffin Lynde, Freshman, Johnson  
Jet Magri, Sophomore, Lyndon
Matt Martin, Junior, Husson
Orion Sargent, Freshman, Maine Maritime
Ryan Stone, Senior, Castleton
Tom Zervos, Senior, New England College

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