MVC's Max Slutsky Earns National Lacrosse HonorPosted May 19, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (May 19, 2014)- The No. 20 Missouri Valley College men's lacrosse team recently wrapped up its inaugural season at the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) Division II National Tournament last week in Irvine, Calif.
MVC Junior Attacker Max Slutsky (Raleigh, N.C.) was named to the honorable mention list on the MCLA Division II all-American team. Slutsky helped to lead the team to a 12-1 regular season record, scoring 38 goals with 21 assists in the process. His 6.5 goals per game during the regular season led the Vikings and was second in the Great Rivers Lacrosse Conference (GRLC) Division II.
Slutsky’s best game of the season came in a 31-2 home win over Benedictine College on April 5 when he scored seven goals and added four assists for a season-high 11 points. Earlier this month,Slutsky picked up two conference awards for his play during the 2014 season. He was named a GRLC Division II first team all-conference athlete at the attacker position and was named the GRLC Division II Offensive Player of the Year.
“Max is a great player and has great field awareness,” said Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach Kevin Totaro. “He is a huge asset to the program.” The Vikings finished the 2014 season with a 15-2 record which included a GRLC Division II championship and an appearance in the MCLA Division II National Tournament.
For more on the MCLA Division II All-America team go to www.mcla.us.
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