Men’s Lacrosse Senior Justin Bennet Earns All-GNAC Honors

Men’s Lacrosse Senior Justin Bennet Earns All-GNAC Honors

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Winthrop, Mass. – Albertus Magnus College men's lacrosse senior mildfielder Justin Bennet (Fairfield, Conn.) earned All-Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) distinction on Tuesday afternoon as announced by the league office. Bennet was the lone Falcon to receive the honor and he landed on the second team.

The GNAC All-Sportsmanship Team was also announced today and Bennet represented Albertus Magnus on the squad.

Bennet had another record-breaking year for the Falcons, scoring 26 goals and adding a career-high 17 assists for 43 points. He set a new single-season program record for ground balls with 184 and went 199-of-384 in the face-off circle. Earlier this season against Mass. Maritime, Bennet collected his 100th career point. He also earned his 500th career face-off win against GNAC foe Emmanuel back on April 21. Bennet leaves the program at the all-time leader in groundballs, face-off wins, face-off percentage and games played.

The Albertus Magnus College men's lacrosse team finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 3-12 and ended the year ninth in the GNAC with a 0-8 mark in league action.

Founded in 1995, the GNAC is an NCAA Division III association made up of 12 member institutions and over 3,000 student-athletes across the New England region. Each year, the GNAC sponsors and administers 17 championships, while balancing academic integrity, athletic opportunities and community involvement.