USILA Division I Men's Lacrosse All-Americans

Burke capped off a brilliant Brown career by being named the Ivy League Player and the New England Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. A two-time first team All-Ivy selection, Burke is the first player in Ivy League Lacrosse history to win back-to-back Player of the Year awards.

Burke was also recognized on the national stage as a finalist for both the Tewaarton Award as the National Player of the Year, and the Lowe's Senior Class Award for achievement on the field, in the classroom and in the community.

A second team USILA All-American in 2008, Burke was the Ivy League leader in saves per game (12.33) and save percentage (.617), fifth best in the nation. He was named the Ivy League Player of the Week for the second time after making 18 saves, including seven in the fourth quarter, in Brown's 11-9 win over #2 Cornell.

Muldoon is one of the top goal scorers in Brown lacrosse history. A two-time first team All-Ivy and All-New England selection, has registered 113 career points for the Bears. His 89 career goals are 12th best in Brown lacrosse history.

Muldoon, who netted four goals in Brown's NCAA Playoff game against Johns Hopkins, is one of the most lethal scorers in the Ivy League. He netted 36 goals for the Bears, while handing out 11 assists. Muldoon scored four or more goals four other times this season in games vs. Delaware, Bryant, Yale and Providence.

Fallon had a breakout season for the Bears, earning first team All-Ivy and All-New England honors. He helped the Brown defense limit its opponents to just 8.24 goals per game, 15th best in the nation.

Fallon also led the Bears with 59 ground balls, averaging 3.7 per game. Fallon had an exceptional summer leading up to the 2009 season, being named to the All-World Team and the Defenseman of the Tournament for Team USA at the Under-19 World Championships.

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AMHERST, Mass. - UMass lacrosse senior goalie Doc Schneider has been named a USILA Second-Team All-American after a stellar season. He is joined by senior attacker Jim Connolly and junior defenseman Diogo Godoi as Honorable Mention All-Americans. Schneider has earned the highest honor for a UMass goalie since Hall of Famer Sal LoCascio was named a second-teamer in 1989.

Schneider continues to garner accolades as he was named the ECAC Goalie of the Year and ECAC First-Team goalie along with being named to the All-New England team for the fourth year in a row. He was named the UMass Male Athlete of the Year for 2009 and will play in the North-South All-Star Game on Friday. Schneider was outstanding all season, posting a dazzling 7.43 GAA and a .653 save percentage. Some of his many standout games came against Rutgers (19 saves), Syracuse (17), Georgetown (18), and #12 Loyola (17). He also made a career-high 21 stops in a thrilling overtime win at Hobart, and made 14 saves while only allowing three goals at then 11th ranked Harvard.

Connolly, joins his father Steve (1969) as Honorable Mention All-Americans at UMass. Connolly was named the ECAC Offensive Player of the Year and an ECAC First-Team selection. He was also honored as All-New England and will play in the North-South game on Friday. Connolly impressed on the offensive end with a career-high 39 goals to up his final career total to 90, 15th best in UMass program history. He rounded out his career with a four-goal effort, his 13th career hat trick and second in the NCAA Tournament at Princeton. He finished his career with 13 NCAA Tournament goals in only five postseason contests. His point total increased every year from 26 as a freshman to 37 then 44 as a senior.

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2009-05-21



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