INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Lake Erie College men's lacrosse team had eight players honored by the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC).
Bret Swan (Acton City, Ont. / Halton Hills) was named the Specialist of the year in the G-MAC. This is the second straight year Swan has won this award, as he was the Specialist of the year last season in the ECAC. Swan had a faceoff percentage of 59.9% as he won a total of 175 faceoff's, which is the best mark in the conference.
Swan is also a member of the G-MAC All-Conference First team along with Brandon Donohue (South Buffalo, N.Y. / Bishop Timon St. Jude) and Reed Hnidy (Saskatoon, Sask. / Genesee CC). Donohue is seventh in the conference in assists per game as he averages an assist per game. Donohue has started all 14 games for the Storm this season and leads the Storm in assists with 14, and has 11 goals on the season for a total of 25 points.
Hnidy is leading the G-MAC in caused turnover per game as he causes 2.62 turnovers per game. Hnidy is also 10th in the conference in groundballs per game with 3.54. Overall this season Hnidy has caused a G-MAC leading 34 turnovers and picked up 46 groundballs throughout the season.
Lake Erie had a pair of players named to the G-MAC All-Conference Second Team, in Mitchell Stokes (New Westminster, B.C. / New Westminster Secondary) and Alexander Corbett (Orchard Park, N.Y. / Bishop Timon). Stokes started 13 games appearing in all 14 for the Storm. He led the team in points with 30, and was second on the team in goals with 19.
Corbett started in five games for the Storm and appeared in all 14 games this season. Corbett was active on the defensive side of the ball as he caused 14 turnovers, and picked up 44 groundballs. Corbett also scored a goal on the season and won three faceoff's.
The Storm also had three freshman named to the G-MAC All-Freshman team as Micah Daigle (Erie, Pa. / McDowell), Tyler Manning (Hamburg, N.Y. / Bishop Timon St. Jude), and Nicholas Tschetter (Hilton, N.Y. / Aquanis Institute) all received the honor. Daigle appeared in all 14 games for the Storm. In his rookie season the defender tallied 12 groundballs, six caused turnovers, and three goals. Manning started 13 games and played in all 14 games this season; he was second on the team in caused turnovers with 15 and fourth on the team with 31 groundballs. Tschetter appeared in all 14 games this season as a midfielder. Tschetter provided the Storm with 10 assists and nine goals for a total of 19 points during his freshman campaign.