MILWAUKEE - The Midwest Lacrosse Conference awards have been announced for the 2019 season, which are voted on by the league's head coaches. MSOE Raider's 7-4 conference season and first round playoff appearance helped place six Red & White players on the MLC All-Conference teams.
Defenseman/Long Stick Midfielder Jacob Killian – First Team Selection
The only first team selection this season, Jacob Killian (Orchard Lake, Mich. / St. Mary's Prep) was a leader both on and off the field. Known at times for his aggressive style of defense, he also was capable of incredible bursts of speed, allowing for the offense to set up quick strike goals. Killian finished the season with 43 ground balls, while leading the team and ranking third in the MLC with 37 caused turnovers.
Attacker Collin Fischer – Second-Team Selection
Colin Fischer (Lake in the Hills, Ill. / Huntley) was a man of offensive outbursts this season, breaking the Raiders single game scoring record not once, but twice. Fischer ended the season sixth in the conference with 46 total goals, which is also the best mark for a Raider in a single season. Fischer was at the top of the heap in points (59) and shot percentage (35.1 percent) this season, while coming in third in total assists (15) on the MSOE squad.
Midfielder Harrison Davies – Second-Team Selection
Another player that could change the game with the drop of a hat, Harrison Davies (Coeur D'Alene, Idaho / Coeur D'Alene) was the second of three Raiders to be named to the second team. Davies' 37 goals were second on the team and 12th in the conference. He could be counted on to take advantage of man-up opportunities, scoring on five different occasions. Davies was second on the Raiders with 47 points, while recording a team high 132 shots.
Defenseman Bennett Harris – Second-Team Selection
Defenseman Bennett Harris started all 16 games that the Raiders played this season, turning in an extremely impressive campaign as a freshman. Harris was third among Raider players with 23 caused turnovers, as well as ground balls with 53. His staunch defensive play helped the Raiders limit opponents to just 7.69 goals per game, a mark that was good for third in the MLC
Goalkeeper Colin Hall – Honorable Mention
Colin Hall (Glen Ellyn, Ill. / Benet Academy), the leagues only honorable mention netminder, played a total of 824:13 minutes, stopping 56.3 percent of the shots that he faced. Hall created history when he became just the third goalie in Raiders history to post a solo shutout, that coming back on March 23rd against Monmouth.
Midfielder Larry Holmgren – All-Sportsmanship Team
Larry Holmgren (Lake Villa, Ill. / Lakes Community) was the teams representivie to the all-sportsmanship team, an honor that is bestowed on one player from each squad that displays the values of being both a good teammate and opponent. Holmgren played in 12 games for the Raiders this year, scoring two goals and two assists. He also recorded a ground ball and caused turnover throughout the campaign.