Inside Lacrosse Preseason Top 20
Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America Teams
PHILADELPHIA - Inside Lacrosse has come out with its preseason Top 20 and All-America teams, and Penn is represented in both. As a team, the Quakers were picked to finish 14th in the preseason poll. Individually, sophomore defenseman Maxx Meyer was selected as a third-team All-America, while senior long-stick middie Will Koshansky received honorable mention All-America recognition.
In head coach Mike Murphy's second year at the helm, Penn went 8-7 in 2011 and advanced to the NCAA Championship field for the first time since 2006. The Quakers finished second in Ivy League play -- their best conference finish since 1989 -- and went unbeaten at home.
The release of IL's Top 20 shows that, once again, Penn will playarguably the toughest schedule in the country. The Quakers released their 13-game schedule on Monday, and it includes teams thatInside Lacrosseranked at #1 (Virginia), #2 (Duke), #3 (Cornell), #6 (UNC), #10 (Villanova), #13 (Yale), #15 (Bucknell), #16 (Princeton), and #19 (Harvard).