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June 15, 2019
 

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ONU athlete will play in lacrosse all-star game

ADA — Ohio Northern senior Mitch Groves (Fishers, Ind./Chatard) has been selected to play in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Senior All-Star Game on Friday, May 24 at the U.S. Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md.

Groves is the first Ohio Northern player and is believed to be only the second players from the Ohio Athletic Conference to play in the annual event.

The Division III game will be at 5 pm and the Division I/II game will follow at 7:30 pm at Tierney Field. Admission is free and Lax Sports Network will stream both contests.

Groves is a two-time First Team All-OAC honoree and was named Honorable Mention All-West Region in 2018 as a SSDM.

In 64 career games, Groves ranks seventh all-time in ONU history with 37 goals and 56 points and is eighth with 19 assists.

He is also fifth with 107 career ground balls and is seventh with 12 caused turnovers.

This year, Groves had seven goals, four assists, 11 points, 34 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers.

The Polar Bears posted a 13-5 overall record, were third in the OAC with a 6-3 league record and reached the OAC Tournament finals in 2019 under fourth-year head coach Nat St. Laurent.

 

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