WESTWOOD, Mass.—Four members of the Babson College men's lacrosse program were honored for their success in the classroom when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its Academic All-Conference team last Thursday.
Senior Brett Bottomley (Mercer Island, Wash.) was recognized for the third year in a row, juniors Harrison Page (North Andover, Mass.) and Tyler Patterson (Millstone Township, N.J.) earned their second consecutive academic all-conference nods, while sophomore Alex Lesher (Scottsdale, Ariz.) were named to the team for the first time.
Bottomley scooped up seven ground balls in 13 games this spring and wraps up his career with eight goals and 11 assists for 19 points to go along with 53 ground balls and 24 caused turnovers in 56 contests. Patterson picked up a career-high 28 ground balls and registered 11 caused turnovers while staring 11 of 12 games, Page scored once in six outings, and Lesher finished sixth on the team in scoring with 13 goals and three assists for 16 points.
Honorees must have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2018 fall semester, achieved second year academic status at his institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.
Babson wrapped up the year at 8-9 overall following a 10-9 loss to Clark in the NEWMAC quarterfinals last Tuesday.