RINDGE, N.H. (May 30, 2017) – Franklin Pierce University men's lacrosse senior defender Robert Meyers (Pompton Lakes, N.J.) has been selected to participate in the 2017 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) East-West Senior All-Star Game it was announced last Friday afternoon.
Meyers was one of 52 senior student-athletes who were chosen to compete in the contest which takes place this Friday, June 2nd at Stagg Field set on the campus of Springfield College with game time slated for 6:30 p.m. He is part of the "West" squad as the duel will feature the top graduating students from Divisions I, II, and III. He will be joined by nine other seniors from other Northeast-10 Conference programs on East and West rosters.
All players and coaches were nominated by the head coaches within the NEILA. Players were then ranked and selected by a committee awarding seniors from all three NCAA Divisions who played their college career in the New England region.
"The NEILA recognizes these terrific student-athletes for their accomplishments over their entire playing careers. To be selected for the East-West All-Star game means that you have been a star not just this year, but throughout your four years in New England collegiate lacrosse," said Tim Murphy, head coach of Curry College and coordinator of the East-West All-Star teams selection.
The two-year team captain completed his final collegiate season with a team best 24 caused turnovers and 38 groundballs which ranked fifth and 30th in the NE10 respectively. On the offensive end he notched two goals and two assists as well.
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