All-SSC Conference 2021 Men’s Teams & Award Winners

via SSC press release

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Forty-four student-athletes have been recognized as All-Conference in the eighth year of Sunshine State Conference men’s lacrosse. Ryan Dunn of Rollins College is awarded Player of the Year honors. Lynn University’s Jalen Stanton is named Freshman of the Year. Rory Whipple from the University of Tampa is honored as Coach of the Year for the fourth time. Voting for the All-SSC Men’s Lacrosse honors was conducted among the league’s head coaches.

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Dunn tallied 54 points from 34 goals and 20 assists with a .312 shooting percentage in 10 games for the Tars during 2021. The senior attackman from Ridgefield, Connecticut, currently sits as the league leader in goals, points, and points per game. He ranks second in goals per game, fourth in assists, and fourth in assists per game. Dunn becomes the first Rollins Tar to be named SSC Player of the Year in men’s lacrosse.

Stanton is awarded Freshman of the Year honors after appearing in all eight games for the Fighting Knights this season. The midfielder from Woodbine, Maryland, was an essential component in Lynn’s winning season, even adding 14 goals, three assists, and seven ground balls to his team’s stat sheet. Stanton is the second Lynn men’s lacrosse athlete to earn SSC Freshman of the Year honors1.

Conference coaches select Whipple as the Coach of the Year for the fourth time in his career2. With Whipple’s guidance, the Spartans program won its fifth SSC regular-season title, earned an NCAA national tournament bid, and reached the No. 1 ranking in national polls this season. The undefeated Spartans lead the league in scoring margin (9.6), goals per game (16.4), assists per game (9.78), shooting percentage (.328), save percentage (.627), and fewest turnovers per game (16.22).

Dryden Brous of Lynn highlights the repeat All-SSC award winners for 2021. With a First Team honor in 2021, Brous becomes the second men’s lacrosse athlete to achieve four First Team All-SSC awards during their career3. Tampa’s Ross Dickerson and Jake Mosher McGraw both earn a third career First-Team honor, making them the fifth and sixth athletes in league history to reach the mark4. Florida Tech’s Reid Chaconas and Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Gunner Gebelein repeat as First Team All-SSC winners from 20195.

Player of the Year: Ryan Dunn, Rollins
Freshman of the Year: Jalen Stanton, Lynn
Coach of the Year: Rory Whipple, Tampa

2021 Men’s Lacrosse All-SSC First Team
NameSchoolPos.Yr.Hometown
Ryan Dunn*RollinsAttackSr.Ridgefield, Connecticut
Ben FrenchTampaAttackSr.Toronto, Ontario
Jack WoodTampaAttackFr.Duxbury, Massachusetts
Reid Chaconas^~Florida TechMidfieldGr.Westminster, Maryland
Nick McCabe*LynnMidfieldGr.Boca Raton, Florida
Justin WilliamsFlorida TechMidfieldJr.Forest Hill, Maryland
Jake Mosher McGraw^+‡TampaMidfieldSr.Saint John, New Brunswick
Chase SnyderRollinsLSMSr.Powell, Ohio
Daniel Luette*LynnSSDMSr.Orlando, Florida
Owen MatukusTampaSSDMJr.Syracuse, New York
Dryden Brous^+LynnFOGr.Ocean City, Maryland
Ross Dickerson^+†&TampaFOSr.Berlin, Maryland
Matt BeddowTampaDefenseFr.San Diego, California
Josh Vetter§Florida TechDefenseGr.Ellicott City, Maryland
Cam HultLynnDefenseGr.Nashua, New Hampshire
Gunner Gebelein^@Palm Beach AtlanticDefenseJr.Huntingtown, Maryland
Blake UlmerTampaGoalFr.Naples, Florida
2021 Men’s Lacrosse All-SSC Second Team
NameSchoolPos.Yr.Hometown
Davis DiamondLynnAttackSr.Tampa, Florida
Jeff Atlas*Florida SouthernAttackJr.Islip, New York
Bailey PringleRollinsAttackJr.Medford Lakes, New Jersey
Tyler EamesSaint LeoAttackJr.Whitby, Ontario
Xander Cosenza^LynnMidfieldGr.Bay Shore, New York
Jalen StantonLynnMidfieldFr.Woodbine, Maryland
Matt ShandSaint LeoMidfieldGr.Whitby, Ontario
Ed MayFlorida SouthernMidfieldJr.Lafayette, New Jersey
Luke McAnaneyTampaMidfieldJr.Syracuse, New York
Scott PhillipsTampaLSMSr.Rolling Hills Estates, California
Cristian TorresFlorida TechSSDMGr.Winfield, Illinois
James CowanRollinsSSDMSr.Lutz, Florida
Kevin Horwitz~Florida SouthernFOSr.Parkland, Florida
Justin IsenhourRollinsDefenseJr.Orlando, Florida
Shane DodgeLynnDefenseJr.Delray Beach, Florida
Sam CollingwoodTampaDefenseSr.Gainesville, Virginia
Colin CaseyLynnGoalJr.Hollis, New Hampshire
2021 Men’s Lacrosse All-SSC Freshman Team
NameSchoolPos.Yr.Hometown
Matt BeddowTampaDefenseFr.San Diego, California
Guy BistrowSaint LeoAttackFr.Jacksonville, Florida
Connor ColthorpRollinsAttackFr.Allen, Texas
Kaleb CookLynnMidfieldFr.Lakeland, Florida
Kyle CroteauSaint LeoLSMFr.Oviedo, Florida
Luke JayneFlorida TechMidfieldFr.Palm City, Florida
Zach RozgonyiFlorida TechAttackFr.Elkridge, Maryland
Tommy RuddoLynnAttackFr.Marriotts Ridge, Maryland
Hunter SheffieldPalm Beach AtlanticDefenseFr.Prosper, Texas
Jalen StantonLynnMidfieldFr.Woodbine, Maryland
Connor ThorntonRollinsDefenseFr.Pittsford, New York
Blake UlmerTampaGoalFr.Naples, Florida
Jack WoodTampaAttackFr.Duxbury, Massachusetts