4 Bulldogs Named All-New England

4 Bulldogs Named All-New England

Gibson, Mahony, Falcone First-Team Picks


FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Four Yale lacrosse players have been selected to the 2011 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) All-Star Team announced today. Matt Gibson, Gregory Mahony and Johnathan Falcone were first-team picks while Cole Yeager earned second-team honors.


Gibson (Point Lookout, N.Y), the 2010 NEILA Player of the Year, scored 20 goals and had 36 points in 12 games on attack this spring. He was a first-team All-Ivy selection this season.


Falcone (Flemington, N.J.), Yale's 2011 team MVP in goal, was a second-team All-Ivy pick after finishing seventh in Division I in goals against (7.30) and 14th in save percentage. This is the senior's first All-New England selection.


Mahony (Mercer Island, Wash.), a junior midfielder who had 16 goals and 24 points, made his second straight NEILA all-star team this spring, while Yeager earned his first honors.


A sophomore face-off man, Yeager (Wayne, Pa.) is fifth in the nation with a .648 mark and led the Blue with 5.3 ground balls per game.


2011 All-New England Teams


First Team:



Matt Gibson, Yale

Dean Gibbons, Harvard

Will Manny, Massachusetts



Gregory Mahony, Yale

Anthony Biscardi, Massachusetts

Max Weisenberg, Bryant

Carter Bender, Hartford

Kevin Vaughan, Harvard

Kip Dooley, Dartmouth



Tim Fallon, Hartford



Dan DiMaria, Harvard



Peter Fallon, Brown

Mason Poli, Bryant

Connor Flynn, Hartford



Jonathan Falcone, Yale


Second Team:



Andrew Feinberg, Brown

Christian Haggerty, Quinnipiac

Art Kell, Massachusetts



Rob Schlesinger, Brown

Jared Franze, Hartford

Rhett Miller, Dartmouth

Brent Adams, Fairfield

Gary Crowley, Bryant

Kevin Kelly, Quinnipiac



Cole Yeager, Yale



Sean Bannon, Fairfield

Defense Paul Pate, Harvard

Tom Celentani, Massachusetts

Jake Glebocki, Quinnipiac



Matt Chriss, Brown


Player of the Year

Tim Fallon, Hartford Sr. MF - Lowell, Mass.


Rookie of the Year:

Dan Eipp, Harvard Fr. A - Groton, Mass.


Coach of the Year:

Peter Lawrence, Hartford

filed by Steve Conn, Yale Sports Publicity Director
Gregory Mahony image by Rich Barnes