MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Four members of the Wesleyan men's lacrosse team garnered All-American honors today, as announced by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Highlighting the list for Wesleyan was goalie Otto Bohan who was named to the Third Team, while Christian Barker, Carter Hawthorne, Ronan Jacoby, and Colin Malarchuk earned Honorable Mention.
For Bohan, the second-year starter, the accolade marks the second of his career and first on a team after receiving Honorable Mention laurels last season. The junior excelled between the posts once again and concluded the year with an 8.96 goals-against average (GAA) and 59.0 save percentage. He posted a 13-4 record while playing 964:14 minutes in goal. Bohan was also named All-Region and All-NESCAC First Team selections.
Barker earned his third All-America honor of his career. The midfielder from Highlands Ranch, Colo. finished the year fourth on the team in points (36) and second in assists (18), while recorded 23 ground balls and causing nine turnovers. He concludes his career rank eighth all-time in program history with 187 points on 87 goals and 100 assists. He is just the fifth Cardinal ever to record 100 career assists.
Hawthorne also claimed his third All-America honor of his career following a decorated four years in Middletown. The program's all-time assist leader missed four games this year due to injury but still finished his career third all-time in points with 271 on 164 assists and 107 goals. He was the team's leader in assists for the third straight year, ending the season with 32 and 19 goals for 51 points. Hawthorne also recorded 26 ground balls.
For the second year in a row, Jacoby led the team in points as he finished with 61 on 52 goals to earn the first All-America honor of his career. The sophomore from Glastonbury, Conn. also recorded 24 ground balls and scored his 100th career goal this year. Through two seasons, he currently ranks 14th on the all-time points list with 141 on 118 goals and 23 assists.
Malarchuk earned his first All-America nod as well following a breakout junior campaign. The defender led the team with 41 caused turnovers, 20 more than the next highest mark. He also picked up 56 ground balls and started all 17 games.