MLAX nets four All-RMAC selections, Foerster Second Team All-RMAC

MLAX nets four All-RMAC selections, Foerster Second Team All-RMAC

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 2, 2018) –  Four student-athletes from the Colorado State University-Pueblo Men's Lacrosse team received All-Conference honors in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's annual awards release Wednesday.

Blake Foerster (Sr., Centennial, Colo.) was named Second Team All-RMAC honors. Foerster has now received an All-RMAC award in each of his three seasons with the Pack. He took home Honorable Mention All-RMAC accolades as a sophomore in 2016. Last season, Foerster earned First Team All-RMAC honors.

For the second consecutive season, Foerster led the RMAC in points per game. His 4.79 points per game are .72 higher than teammate Taylor Davis (Jr., Littleton, Colo.) who ranks second in the conference. Foerster ranks second in the RMAC and seventh in the nation. His 67 points in 2018 are a school record.

Foerster dished out a RMAC-best 30 assists in 2018. The 30 helpers stand as a school record and were eight more assists than anyone else in the conference. Foerster's 2.14 assists per game also ranked seventh nationally.

The senior scored a career-high 37 goals in 2018 to finish with 2.64 goals per game. He ranked third in the RMAC and 21st in D-II in goals per game. He graduates with every offensive record in CSU-Pueblo history including 87 goals, 60 assists, and 147 points.

DeHerrera (Sr., Northglenn, Colo.) adds All-RMAC honors to his trophy case for the first time. He was also voted the RMAC Academic Player of the Year in 2018. The defenseman earned Academic All-RMAC honors in each of the last three seasons and was named First Team Academic WILA as a freshman.

In 2018, DeHerrera led the Pack with 19 caused turnovers. His 1.36 caused turnovers per game ranked fourth in the RMAC. DeHerrera also snagged 30 ground balls. He graduates with a school record 47 career caused turnovers. DeHerrera's 125 ground balls stand as the second-most in program history.

DeMaio (Fr., Gambrills, Md.) had an impressive freshman campaign to earn his first All-RMAC award. He ranked second on the Pack with 1.21 caused turnovers.

The LSM ranked sixth in the RMAC with 3.64 ground balls per game. DeMaio's 51 ground balls are the second-highest single season total in program history. He won 78 faceoffs. DeMaio also scored two goals and had an assist.

Ferrie (Jr., Littleton, Colo.) earned his second consecutive Honorable Mention all-RMAC nod. He earned that distinction last year as a defenseman and amazingly collected Honorable Mention All-RMAC in his first season at attack.

This season, Ferrie had 31 goals and 18 assists. His 49 points are the fourth-highest total in program history. Ferrie ranked fifth in the RMAC and 38th nationally with 3.50 points per game. His 1.29 assists also placed him fifth in the conference. Ferrie's 2.21 goals per game per game were sixth-most in the conference during the regular season.

These four student-athletes helped lead the Pack to their first RMAC Tournament appearance. The Pack will play No. 1 seed Colorado Mesa University Friday at 7 p.m. in Grand Junction, Colo.

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics