September 26, 2018

Sports notes

Six from CVU receive lacrosse season honors

File photo - Champlain Valley Union High lacrosse player Nick Hart (left) defends a Mount Mansfield Union player during a game in April. The senior midfielder was named to the Division 1 first team by the Vermont Lacrosse Coaches Association. Hart was also one of two Vermonters named to the National Senior All-Star team and one of six to receive a U.S. Lacrosse All-America honor.

Two players from the Division 1 runner-up Champlain Valley Union High boys lacrosse team were named by coaches first team all Division 1, while three earned places on the second team.

But the honors did not stop with players. Dave Trevithick was named the Coach of the Year by the Vermont Lacrosse Coaches Association.

First team slots went to senior midfielder Nick Hart, a key figure for the Redhawks at all sectors of the field, and senior defender Cully Millikin, who led a standout backfield unit.

In addition, Hart was one of two Vermonters named to the National Senior All-Star team and one of six to receive a U.S. Lacrosse All-America honor.

Millikin was one of six Vermont players to receive the VLCA’s Green and Gold Outstanding Player of the Year award.

Second team selections went to CVU’s Taylor Gingras, who potted better than 50 goals for the season, scorer and assist-meister Lawrence Dee and excellent backstop Eric Palmer. All three are juniors.

Joining Hart with the other selection to the National All-Star team is Mount Mansfield Union High’s Tucker White, who was named to the Division 1 second team as a midfielder. White, also a senior, was a Green and Gold honoree.

Former CVU athletes recognized

Veteran Champlain Valley Union High softball catcher Emily Himberg, a senior, was named to the North team for this past weekend’s annual North-South three-game set won by the South, two games to one.

After bowing twice on Saturday, Himberg’s North team fought back Saturday with a 7-3 victory at Castleton State College.

Katherine Goller, a former all-around athlete at CVU and now a Plymouth State sophomore, was named to the college athletic director’s academic honor roll, which requires a cumulative grade point average of 3.3. Goller skies and plays soccer at the New Hampshire school.

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