2008 USILA Men's Division I Lacrosse All-Americans

Goalie Schroder, a native of Kirkville, N.Y. (Onodaga C.C./East Syracuse-Minoa), earned second-team All-GWLL accolades for the second-consecutive season. He started all 17 games for the Buckeyes in 2008, ranking in the Top 30 nationally in goals-against average (8.83) and save percentage (.559). He had 11 games with 10 or more saves this past season and had an 11-6 ledger overall. He also contributed on the offense, scoring the Buckeyes' first goal in their NCAA tournament win vs. Cornell, a play that earned national recognition. Schroder, who started all 31 games over the last two years since joining the Buckeye roster in 2007, ends his Ohio State career with a 20-11 record, 8.55 goals-against average and .565 save percentage.

Dalgarno, an attackman from Coquitlam, British Columbia (Case Western Reserve (Ohio), earned first team All-GWLL honors this season for the second time in his career. A two-time league player of the week in 2008, he ended the campaign fifth in the country in points per game and second for the Buckeyes with a career-best 75 points. He was second on the squad with a career-high 75 points, the fifth-best single-season total in program history. He was fourth in the NCAA in assists per game and led the GWLL with 35 assists on the year, the fourth-most for a Buckeye in a single season. He added 40 goals in 2008, the ninth-best season for a Buckeye. In his career, Dalgarno has a point in all but one game and ranks third in program history with 166 points, with 93 goals and 73 assists.

Poillon, a midfielder from Cranberry Township, Pa. (Howard C.C./Seneca Valley), earned first team All-GWLL honors in his first season as a Buckeye. He was third on the team with 40 points and ranked third with 32 goals. He started all 17 games and had at least one point in 15 contests. He ranked in the Top 7 in the GWLL in goals (5th/1.88) and points (7th/2.35) per game. He had three games with four points and five hat tricks on the year. Poillon chipped in seven points in NCAA tournament play in 2008.

In 2008, the Buckeyes were 11-6 this season and reached the quarterfinal round of the NCAA tournament for the first time in program history. The squad, ranked third nationally in scoring offense, shared the GWLL title with a 4-1 mark in conference play.

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Baltimore - UMBC senior midfielder Terry Kimener (Oakton, Va.) and three Retriever teammates were handsomely rewarded for their outstanding seasons as the program tied a school record with four All America citations by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Kimener earned Second Team honors, receiving the highest honor since defenseman George McGeeney earned UMBC's lone First Team citation at the NCAA Division I level in 1982. Midfielder Mark Gold also earned Second Team honors in 1984.

A trio of juniors, defenseman Bobby Atwell (Dunkirk, Md.) goalkeeper Jeremy Blevins (Cockeysville, Md.), and attackman Ryan Smith (Fallston, Md.) earned honorable mention All America honors. The foursome of award winners ties the 1981 and 1999 classes as the most in a single season in the school's Division I (1981) history.

Moreover, the United States Lacrosse Board of Directors has selected former UMBC Director of Athletics and Head Lacrosse Coach Dick Watts to the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. This year's class will be inducted in a ceremony on Nov. 10 at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, Md.

Kimener, who competed in the North-South All Star Classic on May 23 at Harvard University, becomes the third Retriever to earn three Division I All America citations. He followed the exact same pattern as Gold, who earned honorable mention honors in his sophomore and junior seasons and Second Team honors in his senior campaign. Attackman Chris Turner was named honorable mention in his sophomore and junior seasons and earned Third Team honors in his final season of 1999.

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2008-05-24



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