NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College sophomore specialist Ben Parens of Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. has been honored on the inaugural Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) All-American Team.
"The IMLCA is excited to honor these student-athletes for the success on the field during the 2016 season," said Paul Cantabene, chair of the IMLCA Division III Advisory Committee and head coach at Stevenson. "It was our goal, as the sport continues to grow, to expand the opportunities for student-athletes to be honored."
"With a record 222 Division III schools now playing varsity lacrosse, the IMLCA is pleased to supplement the long-standing USILA all-America program with the all-region and all-America program to honor these great student-athletes," said J.B. Clarke, IMLCA president and head coach at Limestone. "As with other sports that have multiple organizations honoring student-athletes, men's lacrosse now has an additional recognition program that will enhance the exposure for our students and our sport."