InsideLacrosse.com releases pre-season polls
MEQUON, Wis. --
InsideLacrosse.com's 2012 Face-Off Yearbook was released recently
highlighting several conferences, including the
Midwest Lacrosse Conference, which Concordia
University Wisconsin is a member.
The organization chose CUW to finish fifth among the 10 member institutions. Head coach Jeff Roberts will direct the Falcons into just their second year of existence after finishing the 2011 campagin with an 8-6 overall record and a 5-5 conference mark.
Defending champion Adrian College, which finished 8-0 in league play last season, garnered the most votes among league programs.
CUW surprised everyone in 2011 by putting together an 8-6 overall record (including 3-5 in conference play) in the Falcons' inaugural season of competition.
No CUW players were picked as part of the 2012 pre-season all-conference team although Falcon sophomore Danny Dahms (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) returns as an All-MLC Second Team selectoin from a year ago.
InsideLacrosse.com pre-season poll rankings
1. Adrian College
2. College of Mount St. Joseph's
3. Aurora University
4. Carthage College
5. Concordia University Wisconsin
6. Trine University
7. Fontbonne University
8. Albion College
9. Hanover College
InsideLacrosse.com Pre-Season All-Conference
A Keegan Bowman, Carthage College
A David Monroe, Adrian College
A Mike Murphy, College of Mount St. Joseph's
M Anderson Morgan, College of Mount St. Joseph's
M Tyler Tanguay, Adrian College
M Chris Uselmann, College of Mount St. Joseph's
F/O Mitch Barnard, Adrian College
LSM Brian MacDonald, Adrian College
D Andrew Bellville, Carthage College
D Jared Crowley, College of Mount St. Joseph's
D Dustin Heinrichs, Carthage College
G Adam Holka, Aurora University