AMHERST, Mass. – Seniors Tom Schutz (Trumbull, Conn.) and Andrew Liu (Piedmont, Calif.) of the Southern New Hampshire University men's lacrosse team were chosen to represent the East squad in the 2019 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) East-West Senior All-Star Game on Friday, May 31 (6 p.m.) at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I.
Schutz played in all 14 games for the Penmen this season, registering 30 points on 23 goals and seven assists. Schutz, who led the team in goals, while tying for the lead in points, also tied for 29th in the NE10 in goals and 38th in points.
Liu started all 10 games he played in, as one of the best faceoff men in the conference. He won a career-best 62 percent (140-227) of his faceoffs, scooped up 63 ground balls and also scored a goal. Liu ranked eighth in the NE10 in faceoff wins and faceoff percentage, as well as 10th in ground balls.
All players and coaches were nominated by the head coaches within the NEILA. Players were then ranked and selected by a committee, awarding seniors from all three NCAA Divisions, who played their college career in the New England region. This all-star game is the only one of its kind, being a regional all-star game, which includes players from Divisions I, II, and III.
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