Three Trinity Men's Lacrosse Players Earn NESCAC All-Academic Honors
Hartford, Conn., August 31, 2010 – Trinity College men's lacrosse senior Andrew Williamson (Sudbury, Mass.) and juniors Max Alderman (Sudbury, Mass.) and Brendan Newland (Oakland, Calif.) were each selected for the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) 2010 Spring All-Academic Team. Each NESCAC All-Academic honoree must be varsity letterwinner and maintain at least a 3.35 grade-point average. Trinity finished the 2010 season with a 9-7 record and came in ninth place in the NESCAC with a 2-7 league mark.
Williamson, who also represented Trinity men's lacrosse on the 2010 NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team, had 18 goals (2nd on team) and 11 assists (2nd on team) for 29 points (T2nd on team) in 16 games, including a team-high seven goals during man-up situations, and added 12 ground balls in 2010. Also a NESCAC All-Academic selection in 2009, Williamson transferred to Trinity as a sophomore and recorded 27 goals and 25 assists for 52 points with eight man-up goals and 37 ground balls in his three-year career as a Bantam. An alum of Lincoln-Sudbury High School, Williamson graduated from Trinity in May with a degree in biology.
Alderman played in every game, starting one, in the midfield and finished third on the squad in assists with 10 to go with 11 goals for 21 points. He added three man-up goals and 17 ground balls. A graduate of Lincoln-Sudbury High School, Alderman is majoring in neuroscience at Trinity. He is the son of Jan and James Alderman.
Newland played in 15 games with one start in 2010, totaling one goal and one assist for two points and adding 24 ground balls. A graduate of Piedmont High School, Newland is majoring in economics at Trinity. He is the son of Janice and Dan Newland.