D1 All Americans

Players with Orange County connections were abundant on the MCLA Division I All-American teams.  Chapman University, the 2016 National Champions had eight players recognized as All-Americans, including three first teamers.  The players were nominated by their conferences and selected by a committee.  The players with local connections are presented below, followed by the full listing of Division 1 All Americans.

Wesley Greason– The 2014 All Freshman selection scored 38 goals and had 32 assists this season for the MCLA D1 champion Chapman . Prior to Chapman, Greason played at Acalanes High School.

– The Sophomore and 2015 All Freshman and All Tournament Honoree scored 47 goals and had 30 assists for the Chapman this year. A Native of Portland, OR, Garner played lacrosse at Oregon Episcopal High School.

Nicky – A 2014 All Freshman, All Conference, All Tournament, and First Team All America selection, this year had 19 groundballs, 2 goals, and 3 assists for the Panthers of Chapman. Mullen played high school lacrosse at Menlo-Atherton High School.

– A two-time first team All Conference and All America Selection; Tanner plays at the . This season he allowed only 83 goals while amassing 168 saves for a save percentage of 67%. Before the U of A, Tanner played his high school ball at Tesoro High School.

– The senior attackman picked up 98 groundballs this year on the offensive end to compliment his 49 groundballs and 23 assists. Second Team All America is not Smiths first accomplishment, he has also been recognized as: Conference MVP, 2x First Team All Conference, Most Valuable Player, and Honorable Mention All America.

Ryan Chamberlain– A graduate of Great Oak High School, Ryan picked up 78 groundballs this year, scored a goal and had two assists, making him a second team All American and First Team All Conference honoree.

 – A former Foothill Knight- Pihl had an outstanding season for the mustangs, allowing only 91 goals while corralling 174 saves for a save percentage of 65.7%. Pihl is a 2x First Team All Conference goalie.

– A native of West Chester, PA, Apruzzese had a productive senior year for the Panthers, scoring 58 goals and dishing out 18 assists.

Hunter Molnar – A Corona del Mar product, Molnar scored 23 goals and dished out 10 assists this season en route to becoming a First Team All Conference midfielder.

– Hailing from Bellevue, WA, Jenkin scored 17 goals and had 6 assists for the national champion panthers. In 2014 Jenkin was an All Freshman selection.

David Abady– A graduate of Huntington Beach High School, Abady scooped up 10 ground balls this season for the Gauchos.

– A native of Alamo, CA, Gradinger allowed 95 goals this season and made 153 saves for a save percentage of 61.7%. Gradinger also had both a goal and an assist this season.

First Team All-American
A – , Grand Canyon
A – Grant Clifford, Oregon
A – Wesley Greason, Chapman
A – Ryan Miller, Liberty
M – Brett Bernardo, Liberty
M – Peter Doyle, Stanford
M – , Chapman
M – Jake Gonzales, Colorado
LSM – Max Neser, Brigham Young
FO – Griffin Carney, Boston College
SSDM – Eddie Richardson, Boston College
D – Gideon Baum, Cal Poly
D – Will Byars, Georgia Tech
D – Patrick Donovan, State
D – Alec Gieser, Colorado State
D – , Chapman
G – , Arizona
G – Matthew Sommerfeldt, Georgia Tech

Second Team All-American
A – Brian Connelly, Georgia Tech
A – Dean Fairall, Grand Canyon
A – Brian Larocque, Davenport
A – Lawson Pisani, Boston College
A – ,
M – Blake Day, UNLV
M – Jack Fabrizio, Brigham Young
M – Holland Frost, Georgia Tech
M – Cam Wengrenuik, Grand Canyon
LSM – Alex Siegel, Chapman
FO – Ryan Chamberlain, Colorado State
FO – Austin Lord, Cal Poly
SSDM – Zane O’Brien, Colorado
D – Harrison Wardle, Brigham Young
D – Ryan Neff, Boston College
D – Penn Lukens, Colorado
D – Griffin Goudreau, Arizona
G – , Cal Poly

Third Team All-American
A – , Chapman
A – John Clayton, Colorado
A – John Corbolotti, Cal Poly
A – Brendan Maloney, New Hampshire
A – Chris Severson, Brigham Young
M – Cody Bernstein, Dominican
M – Colin Kacinski, Oregon State
M – Taylor Maniatty, New Hampshire
M – Hunter Molnar, Colorado
M – Alex Wilson,
LSM – Matt Hirning, UC Santa Barbara
LSM – Jackson Pinney, Arizona
FO – Zac Mathien, Arizona State
SSDM – Sam Uecker, State
SSDM – Dan Wessel, Cal Poly
D – Nolan Baker, Arizona
D – Brad Lindsay, Colorado State
D – Tim Mahaney, Grand Canyon
D – Dylan Roach, Oregon State
G – Mike Shepard, Boston College

Honorable Mention All-American
A – Winston Farley, Brigham Young
A – John Finegan, Oregon
A – Eric Fong, Minnesota
A – A.J. Guralas, Cal Poly
A – Tyler Kirkby, Simon Fraser
A – Thomas LoMedico, New Hampshire
A – Michael Marcott, Oregon
A – Max McKone, California
A – Ashton Monheiser, Colorado State
A – Mitch Newton, Michigan State
A – Nick Schultz, Southern Methodist
A – Ben Wharton, Colorado
M – Devon Benson, Davenport
M – Bucky Desadier, Texas State
M – John Gosstola, Boston College
M – Bryce Green, Texas A&M
M – , Chapman
M – Eric Jones, UNLV
M – Angelo Lagomarsino, Sonoma State
M – Colin Macdonald, Colorado State
M – Steve McKee, Michigan State
M – Sean Maier, Washington
M – Bryce Mrakovich, Liberty
M – Ian Quinn, Virginia Tech
LSM – Dylan Davidson, UNLV
LSM – Erik Nestingen, Colorado State
LSM – Kyle Oswald, Davenport
FO – Nik Damberg, Minnesota
FO – Jimmy Dejaeger, Davenport
FO – Jack Vassau, Brigham Young
SSDM – Matt Lai, Arizona
SSDM – Jordan Robertson, UCLA
SSDM – Sean Sullivan, Colorado State
D – David Abady, UC Santa Barbara
D – Spencer Castonguay, Sonoma State
D – David Cyron, Georgia Tech
D – Brandt Grauss, Liberty
D – Boston Handley, Brigham Young
D – Grant Kerney, Michigan State
D – Connor McLeod, California
D – Daniel Sahm, Purdue
D – Jeff Shriver, Chapman
D – Alex Thomson, Simon Fraser
G – Matt Brandenburg, Brigham Young
G – , UC Santa Barbara
G – Adam Connolly, Southern Methodist
G – , Chapman
G – Jensen Makarov, Colorado
G – Nick Widmer, Oregon State