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Hobart to be well represented as DIII lacrosse celebrates 25 years

GENEVA, N.Y.—When the NCAA celebrates the 25th year of the Division III men’s lacrosse championship on May 30, Hobart College will be well represented. At halftime of the 2004 championship game at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium, the NCAA will honor the most outstanding players from the previous 24 tournaments, including 12 Statesmen.

Hobart won the first 12 Division III championships between 1980 and 1991, and captured a 13th title in 1993, before elevating the program to Division I in 1995. The Statesmen have made 25 NCAA Tournament appearance since 1974 (4 Division I; 6 Division II, including two titles; and 15 Division III).

These former Statesmen will be honored for their achievements:

Year
Most Oustanding Player
Position

1980
Mark Darcangelo ’82
midfielder

1981
Bill Sipperly ’81
midfielder

1982
Larry Grimaldi ’82
midfielder

1983
Marc Van Arsdale ’85
attackman

1984
Chuck Warren ’84
goalie

1985
Marc Van Arsdale ’85
attackman

1987
Shawn Trell ’89
goalie

1988
Tom Gravante ’88
attackman

1989
Matt Kerwick ’90
midfielder

1990
Jeff Tambroni ’92
attackman

1991
Tim deLoe ’93
attackman

1993
Cabell Maddux ’94
attackman

By the numbers—

A closer look at Hobart’s 12 NCAA Division III Most Outstanding Players:

210 – Career points by Gravante (141-69), sixth all-time at Hobart and the most by a Hobart MOP

27 – Saves by Warren in 1984’s title tilt, a 12-5 win over Washington (Md.) College

26 – All-America team honors earned

13 – First-team All-American selections

6 – Number of Hobart sophomores to be MOP: Darcangelo, Van Arsdale, Warren, Trell, Tambroni, deLoe

4 – Number of Hobart seniors to be MOP: Sipperly, Grimaldi, VanArsdale, Gravante

4 – The second most MOPs at one school (Salisbury)

3 – Current Division I Lacrosse Head Coaches: Gravante, Mt. St. Mary’s; Kerwick, Hobart; Tambroni, Cornell

3 – Hobart Hall of Fame inductees: Darcangelo 2003, Trell 2003, Van Arsdale 2001

3 – Tournament leading scorers: Van Arsdale in 1985 (9-6-15), Tambroni (10-7-17), and Maddux (6-13-19)

1 – Two-time MOP in the DIII Tournament’s history, Van Arsdale

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