LANCASTER, Pa. – Seven members of Franklin & Marshall men's lacrosse were named to the 2017 All-Centennial Conference (CC) Team, announced by the league office on Tuesday. Kevin Mollihan, Sean Rogers, George Briggs and Nick Zenobio landed on the First Team, while Tucker McBride, Jarrett Donaghy, and Anthony Dougherty earned a spot on the Second Team.
Rogers was named the Offensive Player of the Year, Mollihan garnered Rookie of the Year accolades, and Todd Cavallaro was recognized as Coach of the Year by his peers for the second time, also earning the honor in 2013. The seven All-CC selections are the most in Cavallaro's tenure with the program.
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Rogers (Leesburg, Va. / Loudoun County) became just the second in program history to be named the Offensive Player of the Year, joining Steve Welsh (2005). The junior attacker landed on the First Team for the second-straight year and currently places second in the CC in points (77), second in goals (45) and first in assists (32). He has started in all 17 of the team's games, while also contributing 32 ground balls and seven caused turnovers.
Mollihan (Ridgewood, N.J. / Ridgewood) became the Diplomats' first CC Rookie of the Year and is just the sixth freshman in the 24-year history of the Conference to earn First Team recognition. Starting all 17 games at attack, Mollihan leads the CC in points (80) and goals (62) while placing 10th in assists (18). He has scored five or more goals on seven occasions, including a career-high seven against Muhlenberg on April 29.
Briggs (Hummelstown, Pa. / Hershey) claimed his first All-CC recognition and currently stands in a tie for third among all Conference members with 24 assists on the year. The sophomore attacker has the third-most points on the team with 40 and has 12 multi-point games on his resume for the year.
Zenobio (Manhasset, N.Y. / Manhasset) earned All-CC accolades for the first time in his career. The senior defender has started all 17 games and places second on the team with 27 caused turnovers. Zenobio has collected 39 ground balls on the year, which places in a tie for fifth on the Diplomats.
McBride (Bryn Mawr, Pa. / The Haverford School) landed Conference honors for the first time and ranks fifth on the team with 31 points. The sophomore midfielder has 18 goals on the year, which is the fourth-most on the team, while his 13 assists place him in a tie for fourth. McBride has five multi-goal games on the year, including a season-high three against Washington on April 22.
Donaghy (West Chester, Pa. / Malvern Prep) has recorded the third-most ground balls on the team with 47 and has appeared in all 17 of F&M's games. The freshman defensive midfielder has also scored five goals and dished out three assists on the year while causing nine turnovers.
Dougherty (Doylestown, Pa. / Archbishop Wood) was named All-CC for the first time in his career and currently leads the team with 32 caused turnovers, which is good for second in the CC. The senior defender has started all 17 of the Diplomats' contests and has collected the third-most ground balls on the team with 47.