NEW HAVEN, Conn. (July 2, 2019) -- Three Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) men's lacrosse standouts recently were named 2019 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division II Scholar All-Americans, as announced by the national organization. The trio included Chestnut Hill College's John Bennett and Connor Crawford, and Georgian Court University's Ryder Verdoni. The Scholar All-America team is sponsored by Warrior and New Balance.
All three student-athletes are seniors and are majoring in some form of biology. Bennett is a bio major emphasizing in chemistry, while Crawford is a molecular biology major. Verdoni is majoring in biology.
Verdoni helped guide the Lions to their second-straight CACC Championship in 2019, while Bennett and Crawford each helped lead the Griffins to the conference's regular season crown and a berth in the championship final.
ABOUT THE CACC
The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is an NCAA Division II Conference composed of 14 institutions in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The member institutions are Bloomfield College, Caldwell University, Chestnut Hill College, Concordia (N.Y.) College, Dominican (N.Y.) College, Felician University, Georgian Court University, Goldey-Beacom College, Holy Family University, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Nyack College, Post University of Waterbury, University of the Sciences, and Wilmington University.