Men’s Lacrosse Names Four to All-Landmark Conference Teams

Men’s Lacrosse Names Four to All-Landmark Conference Teams

TOWSON, Md. – Four Susquehanna's men's lacrosse players have earned All-Landmark Conference honors, announced Tuesday. Conor Boyland (Long Valley, N.J. / West Morris Central) and Kade MacGregor (Centreville, Md. / Queen Anne's County) have been named to the First Team All while Corrie Van Haasteren (Raymond, Maine / Hebron Academy) and Jared Knowlton (North Salem, N.Y. / Kent School) have been named to the Second Team.

Boyland, a senior, was named First Team at short-stick defensive midfield. Boyland has started in 14 of the 15 games in which he has played this season. He has 33 ground balls, a career high, and six caused turnovers.

MacGregor, a junior, was named First Team defense. MacGregor has started in all 15 games in which he has played and he leads the team in ground balls (51) and caused turnovers (41). He is ranked first in the conference in caused turnovers and ninth overall in ground balls. His 41 caused turnovers are a career high.

Van Haasteren, also a junior, was a Second-Team selection as a long-stick midfielder. Van Haasteren has started in all 14 games in which he has played. He is second on the team in ground balls and caused turnovers with 37 and 25, respectively. In the conference, Van Haasteren is ranked fifth overall in caused turnovers.

Finally, Knowlton has started in all 13 games in which he has played. The senior goalie has totaled 137 saves with a save percentage of .637. He boasts an 11-2 record and has faced 374 total shots. He has a team low of 5.93 goals against average. Knowlton ranks first in save percentage, second in goals-against-average, goals against, and wins, and fifth in saves in the conference. He has earned career highs in wins and save percentage this year and he ties his career high in saves.  

The SU defense has outscored its opponents 126-92 and allowed just 6.00 goals-per-game. Boyland, MacGregor, and Van Haasteren, along with the Crusader defense, have caused 132 turnovers.

The Crusaders, under the direction of eighth-year head coach Stewart Moan, earned the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Landmark Conference Tournament and will host No. 3 seed Scranton on Wednesday, April 29 at 4 pm.