Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Lands Five USILA All-Americans

Penn State men’s lacrosse secured five United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-Americans, the organization announced Thursday morning. TJ Malone, Jack Fracyon, Grant Haus, Alex Ross, and Mac Costin were recognized.

Malone, a graduate student attackman, received his second straight USILA Lacrosse All-American honor, this year as a Second Team All-American. He was previously named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and earned First Team All-Big Ten honors. Malone led the Big Ten in points with a career-high of 61 from 32 goals and 29 assists.

Fracyon, a sophomore goaltender, was also chosen for the USILA All-American second team. He was also named the Big Ten’s Specialist of the Year for a second straight year. Fracyon was a First Team All-Big Ten pick as he led the Big Ten in save percentage at .589.

Haus, a senior defensive midfielder, was also awarded a Second Team All-American pick. He was named to the All-Big Ten second team as well. Haus ended the second with two goals and one assist. He caused four turnovers and scooped 27 ground balls for the Nittany Lions this season. This was Haus’s third All-American honor of the year.

Ross, a freshman defender, was also given a USILA Lacrosse All-American honorable mention after leading Penn State in turnovers with 16 on the season. He had forced turnovers in eight games. Ross was also picked for the All-Big Ten second team, along with a USA Lacrosse All-American Honorable mention.

Costin, a senior midfielder, played in all 16 games. He also finished the season with 16 goals and six assists, while adding seven ground balls and causing one turnover. During the season, Costin registered two hat tricks, one against Ohio State and the other against Penn.

Penn State fell to Georgetown 12-9 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, ending its season.

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