12.11.13 MEN'S LACROSSE: Fautas Signs Nine in Early Period

Men's Lacrosse, 2013-12-11

(NORTH CANTON, Ohio) Walsh University Men's Lacrosse Coach Jason Fautas has announced that nine student-athletes have signed NCAA National Letters of Intent during the early signing period to continue their education and play lacrosse for the Cavaliers in 2014-15.

“We are very excited with our nine Early National Letter of Intent Student-Athletes” exclaimed Fautas. “This class is a very talented group with great athletic ability, and leadership qualities that will help them not only be successful on the field, but also in the classroom and community at Walsh University. This group of young men will help us continue to build on our foundation in order to compete in the ECAC Lacrosse League.”

Frank Savena (M, 5-10, 175, Broadview Heights, OH/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) Team MVP 2013…Team Captain as junior… 58 points - 40 Goals and 18 Assists

Collin Trankel (M, 5-10, 165, Apple Valley, MN/Apple Valley) 2013 All-Section, 2013 all-conference Honorable Mention, Buckeye Top 200 All-Star

Jacob Ransom (D, 6-6, 225, Toledo, OH/St. John`s Jesuit) 2013: Led team in caused turnovers and was 3rd on the team in ground balls… Service Award to help unfortunate in Guatemala 2013

Ryan Martin (A, 6-2, 175, Oswego, NY/HS) 2013:  Second-Team All-League, Robert "Doc" Nelson Award Recipient… scored in every game played in his junior Year, had a career best seven goals in one game, Member of the National Honor Society

Austin Herbert (GK, 6-3, 200, Milford, MI/Lakeland) 2013 Most Improved, All-Area Honorable Mention, All-Conference HM… 2012: Hardest working Varsity Award… school record 27 saves in a single game
Benjamin Suchomma (A, 5-10, 170, Sylvania, OH/Sylvania Northview) 2013/2012: Second-Team TALA…
Honor Roll member three times

Ryan Rafac (M/FO, 5-9, 180, Toledo, OH/St. Johns Jesuit) Varsity award winner… 2013 team reached the Northwest OHSLA Div I playoffs

Greg  Tonge (A, 6-1, 175, Petoskey, MI/HS) Holds schools records for career points 236 and career assists 116… was a NMLC All-Star 2011, 2012, 2013 and team was NMLC Champions 2012, 2013

Zachary Burdick (A, 5-7, 180, Liverpool, NY/HS) Varsity letter winner… 2013 team reaches the NY Class A Section Semi Finals