Local products shine on college lacrosse teams

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Three Hopkinton products played key roles for the Roger Williams University men’s lacrosse team, which went 8-4 in a shortened 2021 season. Tyler Zanini was named to the All-Commonwealth Coast Conference first team for his play as a long-stick middie. The freshman led the team and ranked fourth in the conference with 22 caused turnovers, while his 34 ground balls ranked second on the Hawks. Ryan Bannon, a junior goalie, was named to the All-CCC third team after recording an 8-4 record with a 10.45 goals-against average, both ranking third in the CCC. He totaled 120 saves with a .511 save percentage. Hunter Goodrow, a junior defender, also was named All-CCC third team and earned a spot on the CCC All-Academic team. Goodrow, who also competes on the Roger Williams wrestling team, recorded 13 ground balls and forced seven turnovers while starting all 12 games. …

Quinnipiac men’s lacrosse player Will Abbott was named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic Team after finishing second on the team with 14 points in six games during the shortened season. …

Stonehill College women’s lacrosse player Lydia Rudden was named to the Northeast-10 Conference All-Academic team. Starting all 10 games, the sophomore attacker recorded 13 goals and a team-high 19 assists — sixth-best in the conference — for 32 points. …

Maggie Dolan, a women’s lacrosse player at Campbell University, was named to the Presidential Honor Roll for the third straight year. The redshirt sophomore collected eight points in five games. …

Natalie Calkins finished fourth in scoring for the Merrimack College women’s lacrosse team, tallying seven goals and 15 assists for 22 points in 14 games. …

Olivia O’Connor enjoyed a strong freshman season on the women’s lacrosse team at the University of New Hampshire. Playing all 11 games (starting three), O’Connor recorded four goals and one assist and ranked third on the team with 16 draw controls.