WESTWOOD, Mass.—Four members of the Babson College men's lacrosse program were named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) second team when the league announced its postseason award winners on Tuesday morning.
Junior Samuel Mishkind (Chappaqua, N.Y.), sophomore Christopher Aranalde (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) and first-years Mason O'Hanlon (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) and Quinn Schomp (Duxbury, Mass.) were all recognized for the first time after helping the Beavers capture a share of their second NEWMAC regular season title in four years.
Mishkind finished with career highs of 41 goals and 45 points to lead the team in scoring for the second year in a row. He netted a league-high eight man-up tallies, ranked fourth in the conference goals and tied for eighth in points in addition to scooping up a career-best 38 ground balls. Mishkind also became just the eighth Babson player and first since 2011 to record a 40-goal season.
Aranalde started 14 of 16 games and posted a 10.68 goals against average to go along with a .494 save percentage and 128 total saves this spring. He recorded 10 or more saves on six occasions and was at his best in NEWMAC play where he finished with a 7.12 goals against average and a .609 save percentage in five starts.
O'Hanlon appeared in 14 games as a midfielder and registered 22 goals and 11 assists for 33 points to finish second on the team in scoring. He produced five multi-goal games, scored against all six league opponents he faced, and contributed six goals and two assists for eight points in a pair of games against Springfield.
Schomp made 10 starts and saw action in 15 games in a defensive midfield role for Babson, finishing with 25 ground balls and five caused turnovers. He played his best late in the season contributing 12 ground balls and three caused turnovers to go along with his first career goal over his final four outings of the year.
Along with the Beavers' four all-conference honorees, senior Jordan Shapiro (Pleasantville, N.Y.) was named to the NEWMAC Sportsmanship Team. He finished his career with a 20-15 record to go along with a 9.65 goals against average and a .491 save percentage.
Babson, which was part of a three-way tie atop the NEWMAC standings, wrapped up the year at 9-7 after suffering a 12-11 OT loss at Springfield in last week's conference tournament semifinals.