June 14, 2012
For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) has announced its All-America teams and representing the Warriors were the junior trio of Craig Schaepkens (Davison, MI/Davison), Jeff Harter (Ft. Wayne, IN/Snider), and Brent Nichter (Ft. Wayne, IN/Bishop Luers).
Schaepkens earned a spot on the Second Team All-America following a season where he led the Warriors with 80 points, which tied for third in the CCLA. Schaepkens scored 38 goals to go along with his 42 assists. His 42 assists ranked him fourth in the conference.
Harter was selected to the Third Team All-America after a terrific season anchoring the Tech defense. He played in all 17 games and scooped up 22 groundballs.
Nichter was named to the Honorable Mention All-America Team after finishing the season among the league leaders with 45 goals, which also paced the team, and added 22 assists. Additionally, he picked up a team-best 54 groundballs.
Indiana Tech ended the season with an overall record of 9-8 and won the CCLA Central Division with a perfect 4-0 mark. Tech also won its first postseason game in program history, defeating No. 15 Hope College 12-11 in the CCLA Quarterfinals before eventual national runner-up Grand Valley State University edged the Warriors 9-8 in the CCLA Semifinals.
To see the full list of honors visit http://mcla.us/honors/2012/MCLA/all_america/2/
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