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Gulls' Trio Earns IMLCA All-Region Honors

Gulls' Trio Earns IMLCA All-Region Honors


BEVERLY, Mass. – Endicott men's lacrosse seniors Colin Bannon (Westport, Conn.)Tommy Hughes (Coram, N.Y.), and Will Jennings (Danvers, Mass.) have all earned Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) All-Region honors, as announced by the organization earlier today. Jennings highlighted the group with Northeast Region second team accolades, while Bannon and Hughes were tabbed to the Honorable Mention squad.

Overall this season, the Gulls' trio has collected five All-Region honors, and three All-America accolades. Meanwhile, today's IMCLA All-Region selections mark the second time in their respective careers that they have received honors from the organization.


In 17 games played this season, Bannon registered 29 goals and 23 assists for 52 points. Bannon ranked eighth in the conference points, 14th in goals, and seventh in assists. Overall in his career, Bannon ranks second all-time in program history in assists (138) and points (tied, 293), and sixth all-time in goals (155). 


In 18 games played (all starts), Hughes compiled 309 face-off wins (71.5) and 218 ground balls alongside 12 goals, two assists, and two caused turnovers. Hughes led the conference in face-off wins, face-off winning percentage, and ground balls. He also ranks No. 4 among all NCAA Division III student-athletes in ground balls per game (12.11, first in conference), and No. 8 in face-off winning percentage. 

Over his four-year career, Hughes has compiled 1,191 face-off wins (.639), 753 ground balls, 25 goals, and nine assists (34 points). Hughes ranks first in program history in ground balls (753), ground balls per game (9.91), and face-offs won. He also sits first among all NCAA active leaders regardless of division in face-off attempts (1,864), face-offs won, and ground balls, and second in ground balls per game.


A starter in all 18 games for Endicott, Jennings produced a team-leading 89 points on 62 goals and 27 assists. Jennings also had 41 ground balls, four caused turnovers, and four man-up goals on the year. Jennings paced the conference in goals, finished fifth in assists, and second in points. Nationally, Jennings ranks No. 10 in goals per game (3.44) and No. 19 in points per game (4.94). 

Throughout his four-year career, Jennings notched 188 goals and 59 assists for 247 points. Jennings also tallied seven game-winning goals, 24 man-up goals, one man-down strike, 87 ground balls, and nine caused turnovers. Jennings ranks first all-time in man-up goals, third in goals and goals per game (2.94), tied fifth in game-winning goals, sixth in points per game (3.86), and seventh in points. 


Hughes and Jennings led Endicott to its ninth Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) title in program history, and its 10th NCAA Tournament appearance with a 10-8 overall record and 8-0 mark in league play. 

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(Photo Credit - David Le '10)