Kevin Kornobis Earns Academic Honors From The New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association

    Kevin Kornobis was named to the 2004 NEILA Division I All-New England Scholar-Athlete Team on Wednesday, May 19.

    Kevin Kornobis was named to the 2004 NEILA Division I All-New England Scholar-Athlete Team on Wednesday, May 19.

    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