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Griffin Invitational All-Tournament Team Announced

For Immediate Release – Westminster Lacrosse
SALT LAKE CITY – The 2012 Griffin Invitational All-Tournament Team was announced this afternoon by Westminster College men’s lacrosse head coach Mason Goodhand. The team was voted on by the four head coaches from the teams that competed in the tournament.
Gian Sexsmith from Westminster, David Burke from St. Thomas and Josh Fagan of Concordia were named to the team at attack. Sexsmith received eight points and leading all players with 15 points (10G/5A) during the event. Burke and Fagan received four points in the ballot. Burke scored 12 points (4G/8A) and Fagan finished with nine points (8G/1A).
Jake Arthur and Colin Madsen of Westminster and Peter Schubloom from St. Thomas were named to the team at midfield. Arthur finished the tournament with 14 points (10G/4A) while collecting eight ground balls. He received eight points from the coaches. Schubloom received seven points in the poll and finished with six points (4G/2A) and two ground balls. Madsen scored 11 points (6G/5A) with four ground balls while receiving four ballot points.
St. Thomas put Jesse Amar and Kevin Gause on the team at defense. Braden Daly from Westminster was the third member of the team. Amar and Gause received eight points apiece and they finished with seven and eight ground balls respectively. Daly also collected eight ground balls to earn three points from the coaches.
Jeff Peters of Westminster and James Maki from St. Thomas were named all-tournament at defensive midfield. Peters had 10 ground balls and received six ballot points while Maki received three points after picking up two ground balls. Spencer Hogan of Northern Colorado and Patrick Hagan from Westminster were named as Long Stick Middies. They both received five points in the poll and they had 15 and 11 ground balls respectively.
Westminster players were also named at faceoff specialist and goalie. Marshall Serzen won 50-of-75 faceoffs during the tournament and collected 20 ground balls to be named the FOGO on the team. Chris Burckle was named the goalie after making 28 saves and allowing just 22 goals.
St. Thomas won the team title at the Griffin Invitational after posting a perfect 3-0 record during the event. Westminster went 2-1 to place second with Concordia coming in third at 1-2. Northern Colorado went 0-3 during the event to place fourth.

Gian Sexsmith, Westminster
David Burke, St. Thomas
Josh Fagan, Concordia
Jake Arthur, Westminster
Peter Schubloom, St. Thomas
Colin Madsen, Westminster
Jesse Amar, St. Thomas
Kevin Gause, St. Thomas
Braeden Daly, Westminster
Defensive Middie
Jeff Peters, Westminster
James Maki, St. Thomas
Spencer Hogan, Northern Colorado
Patrick Hagan, Westminster
Marshall Serzen, Westminster
Chris Burckle, Westminster
Westminster is a nationally recognized, comprehensive liberal arts college.  With a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Westminster is distinguished by its unique environment for learning. Westminster prepares students for success through active and engaged learning, real world experiences and its vibrant campus community. Westminster’s unique location, adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and to the dynamic city of Salt Lake, further enriches the college experience. For more information, visit or follow WestminsterSLC or WestminsterPR on Twitter.

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