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AU’s Spadoni named Empire 8 men’s lacrosse All-Star

ALFRED, NY -The Empire 8 announced its men’s lacrosse all-star teams Wednesday and Alfred University junior defender Jake Spadoni (Webster, NY/Webster Schroder) was named to the Second Team.

Spadoni started all 15 games for the Saxons, leading the team in caused turnovers with 35 and finishing second on the team with 48 groundballs. In seven conference games he picked up 22 groundballs and caused 18 turnovers, while tallying a goal.

Each season, the Empire 8 honors students-athletes from each conference school, who play on teams sponsored by the conference, with Sportsperson of the Year awards. Honorees, chosen by their coaches, exhibited outstanding sportsmanship in keeping with the conference’s mission of "competing with honor and integrity." Senior midfielder Dave Malave (Shoreham, NY/Shoreham Wading River) is Alfred’s honoree from the men’s lacrosse team.

The Saxons finished the 2012 season with a 4-11 overall record and a 1-6 mark in Empire 8 Conference play.