May 19, 2004
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Kevin Kornobis a senior attackman for the Providence College men's lacrosse team, has been named to the fifth-annual 2004 Division I All-New England Scholar Athlete Team. The announcement was made by the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) on Wednesday, May 19.
Kornobis earns the honor for the first time during his four-year career with the Friar men's lacrosse team. He is a three-time Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) All-Academic Team Selection (2002, 2003, 2004), and also was awarded the Joseph V. McAndrew Award at Providence College by the Mal Brown Club.
Kornobis finished the 2004 season sixth among his teammates in scoring with 15 points on eight goals and seven assists. He concludes his career at PC with 47 goals and 23 assists for 70 career points.
This season, the Friars captured their first-ever MAAC Championship title with an 11-6 victory over Manhattan on May 9 in Buffalo, N.Y. The Friars were then awarded their first-ever bid to the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship Tournament in the program's 25-year history. The Friars fell to top-seeded, top-ranked Johns Hopkins in the first round of the NCAAs, 15-3, in Baltimore, Md. on May 15. Kornobis scored one of the Friars' three goals in the game against the Blue Jays.
2004 NEILA DIVISION I ALL-NEW ENGLAND SCHOLAR-ATHLETE TEAM
Mike Levin, Brown University - Goalkeeper
Nils Lundberg, Massachusetts - Midfield
Chris Gervat, Massachusetts - Defense
Mark Prior, Vermont - Attack
Kevin Kornobis, Providence - Attack
Bryan Sparkes, Holy Cross - Midfield
Brian Hodgdon, Holy Cross - Goalkeeper
Ned Brit, Yale - Midfield
Scott Kenworthy, Yale - Midfield
Todd Montgomery, Yale - Defense