NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Benner Geurtsen has been named to the NEILA (New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association) Academic All-New England team.
Geurtsen, a Mechanical Engineering major, has also been a three-time selection for the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference team. He was placed on the NEWMAC All-Conference second team this season, for the first time in his career. He was second on the team and fourth in the conference with 44 goals and was second on the team and eighth in the NEWMAC will 58 points. Geurtsen added 14 assists this season which was third on the team and was second on the team with 41 ground balls. He finishes his career as second all-time with 169 points and third in program history with 99 career goals.
To be eligible for the NEILA Academic All-New England team, athletes must be a senior academic standing, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, and at least be nominated for All-Conference selection.