SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - June 18, 2008 - Springfield College senior longstick midfielder Chris Sharpe was recently selected as an ECAC Division III New England First Team All-Star.
A native of Derry, N.H., Sharpe was honored earlier this season as the Pilgrim Lacrosse League's Player of the Year. He finished his senior campaign with a team-best 40 caused turnovers to go along with 78 ground balls. He added four goals and an assist as well, tallying five points on the year. The preseason All-American was a major component in the Pride's defense that owned a 7.76 goals against average in 2008.
The Pride finished the season with an 11-7 record and reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament before falling to the eventual national runner-up, Cortland State, 12-9.