Michael Ortlieb Named Captain at Holy Cross

Corona del Mar High School alum Michael Ortlieb has been named captain at Holy Cross for the 2016 season.  Ortlieb will serve as co-captain with  senior attacker Sean Wilkinson (Ridgefield, Conn).

Ortlieb enters his senior season with 13 career wins, which are third most in school history. He ranks eighth all-time in school history with 389 career saves. Last season, Ortlieb started in all 13 games and was ranked fourth in the Patriot League in saves per game with 9.46. In his sophomore year, Ortlieb started in all 15 games and had a career-best 139 saves. Over his career with the Crusaders he has played in 39 total games. He has recorded 99 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers.

The Crusaders begin their season on February 13 as they face Providence in Providence, R.I. at 1:00 p.m.

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Source: Men’s Lacrosse Announces 2016 Captains