COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The No. 1 Maryland men’s lacrosse team had five players named Inside Lacrosse media All-Americans, as voted upon by more than 20 media members in the lacrosse community.
Senior midfielder Connor Kelly senior defender Bryce Young were named First and Second Team, respectively, while seniors Matt Neufeldt and Tim Rotanz and junior Curtis Corley were named Honorable Mention.
It marks the second consecutive season Kelly was named to the media First Team, while Neufeldt was also on the honorable mention team in 2017.
Kelly’s 77 points on 44 goals and 33 assists are the fourth-most in program single-season history, and he is just the second player in program history to record 40 goals and 30 assists (Matt Rambo). Kelly was also the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year.
The senior leader of the defense, Young has totaled 21 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers in 2018. A second team All-Big Ten selection, Young has also posted two goals and two assists
Young’s counterpart Corley has been just as dominant, often matching up against the opposing team’s top offensive threat. Corley, who was also a second team All-Big Ten selection, leads the Terps with 13 caused turnovers.
Neufeldt leads all non-faceoff players on the Terps with 49 ground balls on the season, while also posting 10 caused turnovers. Always a threat in the transition game, Neufeldt also has four assists on the season.
One of the steadiest forces on the Terrapin roster, Rotanz has totaled 36 points on 19 goals and 17 assists so far in 2018. The extremely efficient fifth-year senior is shooting 46-percent on the season and has tallied a point in 30 consecutive games dating back to 2017.
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