Schmid Player of the Year, Five Named All-PCLL

Schmid Player of the Year, Five Named All-PCLL

NEW LONDON, Conn.-Coast Guard senior Eric Schmid was named 2014 Pioneer Collegiate Lacrosse League Offensive Player of the Year, headlining a list of five cadet-athletes earning All-PCLL recognition.

Schmid, a native of Robbinsville, N.J., registered 53 goals and 18 assists for a total of 71 points on the season on his was to Player of the Year and All-Conference accolades. He now has 115 career goals and 56 assists in 49 career games, leaving him with career averages of 2.35 goals, 1.14 assists, and 3.49 points per game.

Joining Schmid on the All-PCLL Team were junior defensemen Nick Chicoine and Steve Kidwell, senior attack man Stuart Carley, and sophomore defenseman Jeff Bors.

Carley was Coast Guard's number two offensive producer for the season, tallying 41 goals and 51 points to rank second in both categories. His 10 assists were fourth on the team. Chicoine, a defender, went an astonishing 227-for-316 in winning face-offs for a remarkable win percentage of 71.8.

Chicoine, along with defensive long-stick midfielder Kidwell and close defenseman Bors combined to limit opponents to just 9.13 goals allowed per game. They also cleared lanes for their net-minders to post a save percentage of .597 on the season.

Coast Guard (11-4) will return to action on Monday, May 12th at 4:45 pm on the campus of University of California-Irvine in the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association National Championships.  Coast Guard will be the 14th seed in the tournament and will take on the number 3 seed, University of Dayton Flyers.