@ACCMLAX Programs Collect All-America Honors


Thirty-five student-athletes recognized by the USILA

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Thirty-five ACC men’s lacrosse student-athletes have earned All-America honors, as announced Thursday by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).

The ACC’s 35 overall honorees leads all leagues, while its 21 players selected to the first, second and third teams are an ACC record.

Each of the six ACC programs were recognized in the league’s 35 All-America selections, led by Duke with 10.  North Carolina and Virginia each have six, followed by Maryland and Syracuse with five apiece and Notre Dame with three selections.

First team selections include: Duke’s Jordan Wolf and Deemer Class, Maryland’s Michael Chanenchuk, Michael Ehrhardt, Goran Murray and Niko Amato, and Notre Dame’s Stephen O’Hara.

Myles Jones of Duke, Charlie Raffa of Maryland, Chad Tutton of North Carolina, Matt Kavanagh of Notre Dame, Brandon Mullins and Kevin Rice of Syracuse, and Scott McWilliams of Virginia each earned second team honors.

The third team featured Duke’s Luke Duprey, Brendan Fowler and Chris Hipps, North Carolina’s Joey Sankey and Ryan Creighton, and Virginia’s Mark Cockerton and Tanner Scales.

Eighteen of the ACC’s All-America selections, including seven first team selections, will be in action on Saturday, May 24, at M&T Stadium in Baltimore, Md., for the NCAA Championship Semifinals. Duke will face Denver in the first semifinal at 1 p.m., followed by Maryland and Notre Dame at 3:30 p.m. Both games will air on ESPN2 and will be available on the WatchESPN App.

ACC on USILA All-America Teams

First Team


Jordan Wolf, Sr., Duke


Michael Chanenchuk, Sr., Maryland

Deemer Class, So., Duke


Long-stick Midfielder

Michael Ehrhardt, Sr., Maryland


Goran Murray, Jr., Maryland

Stephen O’Hara, Sr., Notre Dame


Niko Amato, Sr., Maryland

Second Team


Matt Kavanagh, So., Notre Dame

Kevin Rice, Jr., Syracuse


Myles Jones, So., Duke

Chad Tutton, Jr., North Carolina


Charlie Raffa, Jr., Maryland


Scott McWilliams, Sr., Virginia

Brandon Mullins, R-So., Syracuse

Third Team


Mark Cockerton, Sr., Virginia

Joey Sankey, Jr., North Carolina

Ryan Creighton, Sr., North Carolina

Long-stick Midfielder

Luke Duprey, Sr., Duke


Brendan Fowler, Sr., Duke


Chris Hipps, Sr., Duke

Tanner Scales, So., Virginia

Honorable Mention 


Jimmy Bitter, Jr., North Carolina

Josh Dionne, Sr., Duke

Dylan Donahue, R-So., Syracuse

James Pannell, So., Virginia


Rob Emery, Sr., Virginia

Will Haus, Jr., Duke

Chris LaPierre, Sr., Virginia

Jack Near, Jr., Notre Dame

Christian Walsh, Sr., Duke

Billy Ward, Sr., Syracuse


Matt Harris, Sr., Syracuse

Henry Lobb, Sr., Duke

Austin Pifani, Fr., North Carolina


Kieran Burke, So., North Carolina