By Alice Roche Cody
This season, our Knights finished 11-4 and earned a lot of firsts, according to Head Coach Byron Collins. "We won our first-ever Skyland Conference game and finished tied for second place in the Conference," said Coach Collins. "We also had our first All-Skyland Conference selections in our program's history."
Connor Albertson '22 (defense), Will Deo '23 (attack), and Ellis Wilson (goalie) '22 were selected to First Team All-Skyland Conference Valley Division. Eric Lyden-Defense '21 received Honorable Mention for the All-Skyland Conference Valley Division, and Ellis Wilson '22 was selected to Second Team All-State Non-Public.
And that's not all.
"We won our first-ever Non-Public B state tournament game (against Oratory Prep) in our program's history," said Coach Collins. "It was our first time advancing to the semifinals of Non-Public B state tournament in school history; we finished the season twelfth overall in the State in Non-Public, both A and B, the highest in school program history; and we finished the season third in Non-Public B, the highest in our school’s program history."
According to Coach Collins, team leaders for the 2021 season are as follows:
- Goals: Will Deo (28)
- Assists: Will Deo (22)
- Points: Will Deo (50)
- Ground Balls: Connor Albertson (116)
- Caused Turnovers: Connor Albertson (42)
- Faceoffs Won: Nico Gattoni '23 (120)
- Saves: Ellis Wilson (116)
Congrats to all!!