Men's Lacrosse Jarrod Neumann and Tate Boyce Earn Inside Lacrosse All-America Recognition

May 14, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Inside Lacrosse announced its first-ever Media All-America Teams today (May 14) that included performances through the conclusion of regular season play (May 8). 38 Division I men's lacrosse players earned All-America Team recognition. Providence College senior defensemen Jarrod Neumann (Springfield, Mass.) nabbed Third-Team All-America recognition, while sophomore goaltender Tate Boyce (Matthews, N.C.) earned Honorable Mention recognition.

In 2017, the Friars made program history with a 10-7 overall record and a second-consecutive appearance in the BIG EAST Tournament. Neumann and Boyce played an integral role in the Friars' first-ever BIG EAST Tournament win over then-No. 15/15 Villanova (10-7), helping Providence advance to its first BIG EAST title game.

Neumann anchored the Friars' defense and finished the 2017 season with three points on two goals and one assist.  He also collected 27 groundballs and caused 18 turnovers. Neumann earned BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year, All-BIG EAST First Team honors and BIG EAST All-Tournament Team recognition.

Boyce posted a 10-7 record on the 2017 season and was one of five goaltenders to earn All-America Honorable Mention recognition. He finished the season ranked No. 6 in the nation among all Division I lacrosse goaltenders in save percentage (.569) and goals-against average (8.05). He earned BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year, All-BIG EAST First Team recognition and BIG EAST All-Tournament Team honors.

Neumann and Boyce helped Providence rank first in the BIG EAST Conference in caused turnovers per game (7.24), goals-against average (8.26) and save percentage (.562).
The duo also played a critical role in helping Providence earn its first-ever appearance in the national rankings in both the USILA/Nike Coaches Poll and the Inside Lacrosse/Maverik Media Poll.

-GO FRIARS-

 

 

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