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Lyle Thompson, Miles Thompson Named 2014 Tewaaraton Nominees

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Lyle Thompson, Miles Thompson Named 2014 Tewaaraton Nominees

Full List of Tewaaraton nominees (Inside Lacrosse website)

WASHINGTON – UAlbany attackmen Lyle Thompson and Miles Thompson have been named as two of 28 nominees for the Tewaaraton Trophy, the Tewaaraton Foundation announced on Friday.

This is the second year in a row that Lyle Thompson has earned a Tewaaraton nomination, becoming one of the five finalists by year’s end.  Miles Thompson earns nominee status for the first time in his collegiate career.

It is also the second year in a row that UAlbany has had two nominees for the Tewaaraton.  Last season, Lyle Thompson and Ty Thompson each were nominees in 2013.

Lyle Thompson, a junior from the Onondaga Nation, leads all of Division I in points and assists per game.  As of Friday, he stands with 31 goals and 57 assists to total 88 points, adding 36 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers.  He has earned at least four points in all of UAlbany’s games this season.

Miles Thompson, a senior from the Onondaga Nation, is the Division I leader in goals per game and stands second in points per game.  He has tallied 57 goals and 28 assists this year as well as 22 ground balls.  He has scored six or more points in 11 out of 13 UAlbany games this year.

The 28 nominees were announced live on ESPNU on Friday night.  The five men’s finalists will be announced on Thursday, May 8th.


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