The New England Collegiate Conference released its end-of-the-season awards for Lacrosse on Tuesday, May 3rd. Lucas Ferraria won NECC Player of the year, Quint Bartush won NECC Co-Defensive Player of the year, and Jedd Brown won NECC coach of the year.
Lucas Ferraria scored a conference-leading 41 goals while scoring 22 goals in conference play. Ferraria also led the NECC with 21 assists in conference play. Ferraria led the NECC in points recorded in conference play with 43. He also shot a 56.4 shooting percentage in conference play, which led the NECC.
Quint Bartush had a record-breaking 153 ground balls this season. He recorded 21 ground balls in two different games this season, which is a single-game record for both the conference and NEC’s lacrosse program. His 10.2 groundballs per game were ninth in the nation for Division III.
Head coach Jedd Brown led the Grims to a 4-0 conference record. In his ninth season. Under Jedd Brown, the grims led the conference in goals with 162 and assists with 108. He coached six all-conference selections, two of which were major award winners. This is Brown’s third conference Coach of the Year Award.