Alum Named Captain at Bellarmine

Josh Wehn (Cathederal Catholic ’15) was named a captain of the 2019 Bellarmine University men’s lacrosse team. The former Don will team up with fellow tri-captains Eric Rubak (Santa Margarita ’16) and Morgan Macko to lead the Knights in 2019.

Wehn finished third on the team in both ground balls and caused turnovers in 2018. He also managed to get involved in the Bellarmine offense, firing six shots and scoring twice while also delivering two assists.  An exercise science major, Wehn was selected to the Southern Conference Honor Roll last season.

The press release from Bellarmine is presented below.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–Bellarmine University Head Lacrosse Coach Jim Mitchell has announced team captains for the upcoming 2019 season with senior Josh Wehn and juniors Morgan Macko and Eric Rubak selected to fill the leadership positions.

“I’m looking forward to seeing these three take on elevated leadership roles this season,” Mitchell said. “They are strong role models for our program, because they do things the right way…both on the field and in the classroom. Eric, Morgan and Josh are respected by their peers and represent the standard of what it means to play lacrosse here at Bellarmine.”

Wehn is a defenseman from Del Mar, California.  Last season, Wehn finished third on the team in both ground balls and caused turnovers. He also managed to get involved in the Bellarmine offense, firing six shots and scoring twice while also delivering two assists.  An exercise science major, Wehn was selected to the Southern Conference Honor Roll last season.

Macko is one of Bellarmine’s top returning attackmen. Last season, the Orchard Lake, native was second on the team in goals (15), assists (10), and points (25). Macko also had a strong freshman campaign with 13 goals and a shot-on-goal percentage of 78.3. Also accomplished in the classroom, Macko—a finance major—is a two-time Southern Conference Honor Roll honoree and was named Academic All-Southern Conference last season.

Rubak also is defenseman from California, and the Rancho Santa Margarita native is Bellarmine’s top returning defender.  Last season he scooped up 21 ground balls and led the team with 15 caused turnovers. Rubak also contributed offensively, notching a pair of goals and handing out an assist.

Bellarmine opens the 2019 regular season with a home contest against on Feb. 2 at 1 p.m.

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