2017-18 Men's Lacrosse
Record: 0-0 Home: 0-0 Away: 0-0 AAC: 0-0
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Left to Right -Coach Sean Feeley, #4 Greg Wilson, #9 Najarri Whitehead, #15 Kalen Newsome, and assistant coach Donte Phillips
Georgia State
Men's Lacrosse - Sat, Apr. 15, 2017

WEST POINT, Ga. – Point University (7-6) defeated the Georgia State Club Team, 22-6 in Saturday, April 15 intercollegiate men's lacrosse action at River Bowl Stadium in West Point, Ga.  


Before the game, Point's three senior players were honored at midfield by the fans and coaches for their hard work and dedication to the Point University men's lacrosse program.  The three seniors honored were midfielder Greg Wilson (SR/Augusta, GA), attacker Najarri Whitehead (SR/Decatur, GA), and defender Kalen Newsome (SR/Vallejo, CA).


In just his second game of the season, starting goalie Grayling Chestnut (SO/Atlanta, GA) played the entire game and allowed six goals and saved six shots.


Each Point senior scored at least two goals.  Wilson scored four goals and had four assists, Whitehead added four goals and two assists, and Newsome scored his first two goals of the season and went 10-for-12 on face-offs.  Five other Skyhawks contributed at least one goal in the contest.  Attacker Joshua Gracia (JR/Fleming Island, FL) and midfielder William Burgos (SO/St. Augustine, FL) each netted three goals, defender Mitchell Daniel (JR/McDonough, GA)  and midfielder William Collazo-Brown (JR/Baltimore, MD) each threw in two goals, and attacker Chase Parker (FR/Lawrenceville, GA) and defender Collyn Birkbeck (FR/Lawrenceville, GA) each finished with one goal.


NEXT GAME:  Coached by Sean Feeley, the Skyhawks (7-6; 4-2 AAC) travel to Knoxville, Tenn. to play the University of the Cumberlands (10-4; 6-1 AAC) in the semifinals of the Appalachian Athletic Conference championship on the main field of Knoxville Catholic High School on Friday, April 21 at 5 p.m. EST.  The other AAC semifinal game between Reinhardt University and Tennessee Wesleyan University is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. on the same day, and the winners of both games will meet to play for the AAC championship game on Saturday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m.