NYIT's Miller Named Most Outstanding Player in DII

NYIT's Miller Named Most Outstanding Player in DII

Perry, N.Y. - NYIT junior attacker, Luke Miller, has earned the USILA's Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award as the Most Outstanding Player in NCAA Division II men's lacrosse.

Miller, the ECC Player of the Year and a USILA All-American First Teamer, finished his season with 85 points on 36 goals and an ECC leading 49 assists. His point total was good for 5.31 points per game, a number good for second in Division II. In addition, Miller shared the  Lt. Col. J.I. (Jack) Turnbull Award with Adelphi's Sal Tuttle as the Most Outstanding Attackman in Division II.

Miller's teammate and fellow USILA All-American First Team selection, Danny McDermott, also earned one of the USILA's top awards. The ECC Defensive Player of the Year earned the Longpole Midfielder Award. The top defender on a team that finished fifth in Division II in allowing only 7.13 goals per game, McDermott finished second in the ECC with 33 caused turnovers and scooped up 32 ground balls.

LT. Donald McLaughlin, JR. Award: Outstanding Midfielder
Andrew Chadderdon, LeMoyne

Longpole Midfielder Award
Danny McDermott, NYIT

LT. COL. J.I. (Jack) Turnbull Award: Outstanding Attackman
Sal Tutle, Adelphi
Luke Miller, NYIT

Specialty Player Award
Greg Puskuldjian, Adelphi

Ensign C. Markland Kelly, JR. Award: Outstanding Goalie
Patrick Sheridan, Limestone College

William C. Schmeisser Award: Outstanding Defensive Player
Andrew Wagner, Mercyhurst

LT. Raymond J. Emmers Award: Outstanding Player
Luke Miller, NYIT