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Colleges notebook: Seton Hill lacrosse players recognized

| Thursday, May 23, 2013, 8:55 p.m.

Seton Hill University senior midfielder James Delaney was named to the all-United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association All-America first team for a second consecutive season.

Two others on the Griffins' nationally ranked NCAA Division II team — junior attack Matt Delmonico and senior goalkeeper Chris Ilse — were second-team selections.

It is the third time Delaney has been honored by the USILA as an All-American. He also was named an honorable mention in 2011.

Delmonico led Seton Hill with 43 goals and 72 points. Delaney was the team's fourth-leading scorer with 50 points, while Ilse won 12 games and made 177 saves in goal. He led the ECAC Division II Lacrosse League with a .608 save percentage and a 7.96 goals-against average.

Baseball

Three Pitt Greensburg players were named all-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, led by outfielder/pitcher Steven Anderson, a former Hempfield High School player, who was named to the first team.

Infielders Ryan Fitzmaurice and Dylin Brooks were named to the third team. Anderson batted .316, despite missing time with a wrist injury that limited him to pitching for a portion of the season.

Fitzmaurice led UPG in hitting with a .352 average, and Brooks batted .347.

Track and field

Senior Calsie Boyd and sophomore Mallory Sanner qualified for the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships for Seton Hill for a second consecutive season.

Sanner qualified 12th in the javelin with a throw of 44.17 meters at the High Point (N.C.) Invitational, and Boyd qualified 22nd in the high jump with a 1.71 meters at the Division II Indoor Nationals.

Wrestling

Seton Hill seniors Zach Benzio and Nick Nichols have earned all-CoSIDA Academic District 2 At-Large team honors, the first two wrestlers in school history to receive the award.

Benzio is a biology major with a 3.52 grade-point average, and Nichols, a post-graduate student, is part of the school's marriage and family therapy program.

Benzio, a 174-pounder, posted a 16-4 record this season and is a two-time NCAA Division II national championships qualifier.

Nichols was 25-5 and finished second in the Division II Super Region I championships at 149 pounds.

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