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Devaney Named USILA Scholar All-American

Devaney Named USILA Scholar All-American


MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Niall Devaney '16 of the Wesleyan University men's lacrosse team was named a 2016 Division III Scholar All-American, as announced by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).

According to the USILA, a Scholar All-American must be nominated by his coach and be a student with a senior year academic standing and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. He will have behaved in a manner that has brought credit to himself, his institution, and to college lacrosse both on and off the field. He must also be an All-American, a member of a North/South team, or an outstanding league or conference player. 

Devaney was recently selected to play in the prestigious USILA/Nike North South All-Star game at the Edith Robb Dixon Field on the campus of Cabrini College. He finished the 2016 season with 41 points on 28 goals and 13 assists. During the spring campaign, he scored at least three goals in a game on four different occasions, and totaled five points in a game twice. Devaney finished his stellar four-year career with 78 career points (53 goals, 25 assists).