St. Anselm’s Messner Named Inside Lacrosse 2014 Preseason All-American

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Saint Anselm senior Andrew Messner (Wakefield, R.I.) has been named a Face-Off Yearbook Preseason Honorable Mention All-American, as selected by Inside Lacrosse.

Messner led the Hawks with 38 points on a team high 26 goals and squad second best 12 assists last season. He picked up 18 groundballs and caused 20 turnovers. Upon conclusion of the 2013 season, he was named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference Team as well as the NEILA Division II All New England Team. Within the Northeast-10, the midfielder was 11th in points, 12th in goals and 20th in assists.

The last Hawk to receive this honor and pre-season recognition was defender Kevin DeBenedetto in 2010.

The Hawks will open up the 2014 season Feb. 22 (12 p.m.) at LIU Post