NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Senior Anthony Wyler, and juniors Riley McNulty and Justin Edwards have been named USILA (United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association) Division III All-America honorable mentions.
McNulty, the NEWMAC Athlete of the Year, receives the honor for the second year in a row. He led the NEWMAC in both points (95) and goals (57) and was ranked ninth in Division III with 5.59 points per game. He also leads the Bears and was second in the conference with 38 assists. This season, McNulty was the first player in program history to reach 100 goals and 200 points. He also broke the single season records for goals, points, and assists. Last week McNulty was place on the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) All-New England third team, where he was one of three NEWMAC athletes to be represented.
Edwards, a member of the NEWMAC All-Conference first team, played a key role in the Bears defense this season. He led a defense that was second in the conference in caused turnovers (143) and third in ground balls (589). Edwards was first on the team and fourth in the NEWMAC with 23 caused turnovers, he was also fourth on the team with 36 ground balls. He earns All-America honorable mention for the first time in his career.
Wyler, who was named to the NEWMAC All-Conference second team, is named to the All-America honorable mention team for the first time in his four-year career. He was fourth on the team with 34 points and was third on the team with 23 goals. Wyler became the second player in program history to reach 100 goals. He finished second in school history with 107 career goals and third with 153 points.
This is the most All-America honorable mentions in program history, following last year with two placed on the honorable mention team. This season the Bears clinched the NEWMAC regular season title with a 6-1 conference record and tied the school record with their 14 wins.