Providence, R.I. – Brown senior All-American attackman Dylan Molloy (Setauket, NY), the 2016 Tewaaraton Award recipient as the National Player of the Year, headlines the 2017 Face-off Yearbook Division I Preseason All-American Team. Joining Molloy as First Team Preseason All-Americans are senior LSM Larken Kemp (Greenwich, CT) and senior defenseman Alec Tulett (Toronto, Ontario), while sophomore middy Carson Song (Charlotte, NC) was recognized as an Honorable Mention Preseason All-American.
In addition to winning the Tewaaraton Award, Molloy earned the USILA’s Lt. Raymond J. Enners Outstanding Player Award and the Lt. COL. J.I. (Jack) Turnbull Outstanding Attackman Award in 2016. A First Team All-American, Molloy led the nation in points and assists and ranked third in goals, scoring 62 goals and handing out 54 assists. The Ivy League and New England Player of the Year, and a CoSIDA Academic All-American, Molloy turned in a heroic performance against Maryland in the NCAA Semifinals, scoring two goals while playing on a broken foot. The nation’s active leading scorer with 247 points, his 116 points in 2016 rank fourth in NCAA history, trailing only former Tewaaraton winners Lyle Thompson (128 in 2014, 121 in ’15) and Miles Thompson (119 in ’14).
Kemp was a First Team All-American in 2016, while also earning First Team All-Ivy and All-New England honors. He is equally adept on the offensive and defensive ends of the field, and excels on the wing during face-offs. He was 12th nationally in caused turnovers (1.83 per game), 20th in ground balls (4.94 per game) and had five goals and 12 assists on the season. Kemp wreaked havoc with Navy in the NCAA Quarterfinals, causing four turnovers and picking up five ground balls. An offensive threat, Kemp whistled in a goal vs. Providence and had three assists vs. Penn. Kemp caused four turnovers and picked-up eight ground balls vs. Bryant.
A second Team All-American in 2016, Tulett anchored the Bears’ close defense and was a First Team All-Ivy and All-New England selection. A two-year starter for the Bears, Tulett ranked 16th in the nation in ground balls (5.5 per game) and picked-up 11 ground balls against Maryland in the NCAA Semifinals. He had a goal and five ground balls in Brown’s NCAA Quarterfinal win over Navy, and had four ground balls and two caused turnovers in Brown’s NCAA First Round win over Johns Hopkins.
Song is one of the up-and-coming attackmen on the Brown squad and totaled 16 points in 2016 on five goals and 11 assists. He had a goal and four assists vs. Michigan, and scored goals vs. Villanova, Princeton, Penn and Cornell.