PHILADELPHIA –The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) has announced its 2016 NCAA Division I All-America recipients in men’s lacrosse, and the University of Pennsylvania is represented by sophomore long-stick midfielder Connor Keatingwho received honorable mention recognition.
With Keating’s USILA recognition, Penn has now had at least one player earn All-America honors four straight seasons and five of the last six years under head coachMike Murphy.
Also a first-team All-Ivy pick, Keating finished the regular season as the leading long-pole scorer in the nation with 17 points (13g, 4a), He had at least a point in 11 of Penn’s 14 games including four multi-point outings and two three-point performances. He also had 48 ground balls, second on the team, and nine caused turnovers which tied him for second on the team.
Penn finished the regular season 8-6 overall, 4-2 in Ivy League play and placed third in the Ivy League standings.