Walsh Named to USILA South All-Star Team
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LEXINGTON, Va. – After another stellar season, VMI senior defender Kyle Walsh was named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) South All-Star Team as announced by the organization Wednesday.

The USILA North-South All-Star game will be held this Friday, May 24, at the US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Maryland. The Division I/II game begins at 7:30 p.m. with admission free of charge.

In 2019, Walsh was named a first team All-Southern Conference defender for the second straight season as he finished his illustrious VMI career ranked No. 2 all-time in the record book in career groundballs with 253. He also finished second in the nation in caused turnovers per game with 3.23 per match.

A team captain, Walsh started all 13 games and ranked first on the team in both groundballs (62) and caused turnovers (42). He scored three goals on the year and tallied three assists for six points, the most of his VMI career for a season.

The coaching staff headed by Brian Brecht of Rutgers University will lead the USILA South team. Attack Teddy Hatfield of Richmond was named to the team as well as Trent Harper and Brandon Jones of Air Force to represent the Southern Conference.



USILA South All-Star Team

Teddy Hatfield – Richmond – Attack

Chris DiPretoro – Mount St. Mary’s – Attack

Lucas Spence – Lehigh – Attack

Parker Kump – Indianapolis – Attack

Liam Osborne – Belmont Abbey – Attack

Charlie Kurtenback – Saint Leo – Attack

Ryan Wade – Navy – Midfield

Emmet Cordrey – Princeton – Midfield

Charlie Durbin – Princeton – Midfield

Jack Mangan – Mount St. Mary’s – Midfield

Mickey Fitzpatrick – Lehigh – Midfield

John Duffy – Loyola – Midfield

Connar Dehnart – Lafayette – Midfield

John Miller – Seton Hill – Midfield

Mark Christiano – Rutgers – SSDM

Trent Harper – Air Force – Faceoff

Jarrett Witzal – Bucknell – Faceoff

Kyle Pless – Rutgers – Defense

Garrett Michaeli – Rutgers – Defense

Brandon Jones – Air Force – Defense

Austin Haynes – Delaware – Defense

Kyle  Walsh – VMI – Defense

Jack Toomb – Robert Morris – Defense

Mike Eveland – Robert Morris – Defense

Evan Kalish – Lynn – Defense

Jacob Stover – Loyla – Goalie

Max Edelmann – Rutgers – Goalie


Brian Brecht – Rutgers – Head Coach

Eric Seremet – Rutgers – Asst. Coach

Dan Cocchi – Rutgers – Asst. Coach