DeSimone Earns Under Armour All-America Game MVP, Four Selected to MLL All-Star Game
Eight Former Blue Jays Competed in FIL World Championships
Six Former Blue Jays to Compete, Pietramala, Greenberg in as Coaches
Five Players to Join Pietramala, Mountcastle, Dyer at FIL World Championships
Hopkins to Be Well Represented at Ninth Annual Champion Challenge
2008: Third Team USILA All-American Ran starting streak to 34 straight games by starting all 17 games Routinely draws the assignment of marking the opposition's top attackmam Grabbed a spot on the NCAA All-Tournament Team after helping hold Duke's Matt Danowski (2g, 1a) and Syracuse's Mike Leveille (1g, 2a) to a total of just six points in JHU's two games in the final four - Danowski and Leveille finished first and third, respectively, in the nation in scoring Anchored a defense that was solid against the opposition's starting attack In 17 games the starting attack units the Blue Jays faced totaled just 55 goals and 29 assists (an average of 4.94 points per game).
2007: Emerged as the leader of the Hopkins defense and one of the top defensemen in the nation Earned Honorable Mention USILA All-America honors Started all 17 games on close defense and grabbed 11 ground balls on the year Sparkled late in the season as the Blue Jay defense began to emerge Unit allowed an average of just 7.22 goals goals per game during season-ending nine-game winning streak after allowing an average of 8.5 during the first eight games Sparked JHU's 14-6 win against Georgetown in the NCAA Quarterfinals by helping hold Hoya All-American Brendan Cannon scoreless Anchored a defensive effort against Delaware in the NCAA Semifinals that resulted in the Hens being held to the lowest goal total in semifinal history (3) Polished off campaign with a strong effort in the NCAA Championship game against Duke, when he helped hold National Player of the Year Matt Danowski to one goal and one assist.
2006: One of five freshmen on the team who played in all 14 games Played short stick defensive midfield and picked up a pair of assists and five ground balls Two assists accounted for more points than all other defensive players combined Made the switch from defense to short-stick defensive middie to compensate for an injury-depleted defensive midfield Saw extensive playing time in the middle of the season with the injury to Matt Feild Picked up assists against UMBC and Mount St. Mary's.
At South River: Three-sport standout as he lettered in football, basketball and lacrosse Two-time all-league pick in lacrosse and an all-met and All-America selection as a senior Three-time captain in lacrosse Four-year letter winner in football Rushed for over 1,000 yards as a junior and senior and scored more than 35 touchdowns combined those two years despite missing several games with injuries Also played four seasons of basketball.
Personal: Michael G. Evans The son of Gerry and Kathy Evans Born July 17, 1987 Political science major.