CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - A pair of Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse captains - senior defender Pat Frazier and sophomore midfielder Brian Sherlock - were named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team announced Wednesday for their excellence in the classroom and on the field.
Earlier this week, both players were also named to the All-Patriot League First Team.
Frazier will graduate next month with a degree in business administration and carried a 3.235 grade-point average into his final semester of competition. He was a two-time Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week this season and on February 16 was named the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Defensive Player of the Week.
He was a three-year starter on close defense for the Greyhounds and was in the opening 10 for each of the 46 games Loyola has played. This year, he finished with 49 ground balls and 15 caused turnovers, and he had totals of 101 ground balls and 42 caused turnovers over his four-year career.
Sherlock is a communications major who through two years at Loyola has maintained a 3.477 grade-point average. After receiving his award earlier this week, Sherlock is now a two-time All-Patriot League First Team honoree.
This season, he was the top goal scoring midfielder in the Patriot League, finishing the year with 29 goals, a total that puts him amongst the top-10 scoring midfielders in the nation. Sherlock also had 19 assists this season to finish the year with 48 points, second most on the team. In two seasons with the Greyhounds, he has scored 48 goals and has 29 assists for 77 points.
Frazier and Sherlock were two of the 12 members on the Academic All-Patriot League Team voted on by member schools. To be eligible, players must be of sophomore or higher standing with grade-point averages of 3.20 or higher.