CROUGH AND MUZIO SELECTED TO PLAY IN USILA NORTH/SOUTH GAME
Senior Derek Muzio
, who recently earned a spot on the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-America First Team, and senior Matt Crough
a USILA All-American Second Team selection, have been selected to participate in the annual USILA North-South game.
Leading the defensive unit this season was Muzio as he caused opponent turnovers 24 times while scooping up 49 groundballs. Crough led the Golden Lions and the ECC with 52 goals on the season along with 10 assists for a total of 62 points.
Both Muzio and Crough were chosen by coaches to play for the North team and will play alongside Division I and II student-athletes, Danny McDermott of NYIT to represent the East Coast Conference.
The match is set for this Monday, May 26th at 10:00 AM at M&T; Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD.
These games will bring together 128 of the finest senior lacrosse players in the country. The tickets for the NCAA Lacrosse Championships include admission to the North-South All-Star Games and can be purchased by going to NCAA.com/Lacrosse or by calling 410-261-7283 for more information.
for the complete North-South team rosters. The first North-South College all-star game was played in 1940 at Municipal Stadium in Baltimore, MD. The North squad coached by Princeton’s Bill Logan won that inaugural event with a 6-5 victory over the South team coached by Maryland’s Jack Faber.Sixty-six total games have been played with interruptions occurring only in With the exception of 1944 and 1945 the North/South games have been played each year without interruption.In 1991, the USILA split the event and created two games. The Division I-II game and the Division III game. This two game format was interrupted in 2006 when a special committee of the USILA recommended returning to one game but combining all divisions. The following year, 2007, saw the return to two separate games