December 9, 2009

Preston named preseason All-American

Senior attacker earns honorable mention nod from Inside Lacrosse

BALTIMORE, Md. - Gibbs Preston (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh), a senior on the McDaniel men's lacrosse team, has been named to a Division III Preseason All-American by Inside Lacrosse, released recently.

Preston, who earned honorable mention accolades, was one of nine Centennial Conference (CC) players to garner the preseason honors.

Preston led the Green Terror, who finished 2009 with a record of 10-6 overall (4-4 CC) and advanced to the conference semifinals, as a junior with team highs in goals (34), assists (32) and points (66).

For his career, he has 78 goals and 79 points. His goal total is in the top 20 in program history while his assist and point (157) totals are both in the top 15. He enters his senior season needing 22 goals to become the 13th player in program history to tally 100 goals and 21 assists to become the eighth player with 100 assists.

McDaniel opens the 2010 season at Moravian on Feb. 27. Game time is 1 p.m.

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