Whitesboro Alum Named a First-Team All-American in Division III Lacrosse
Nate Farrell, a 2014 graduate of Whitesboro High School and senior on the RIT Men’s Lacrosse team, is being recognized for his outstanding play on the lacrosse field.
In May, Farrell was named to the Division III Men’s Lacrosse All-American First Team by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Farrell was also named the Division III Specialty Player of the Year.
Before joining RIT for his junior and senior seasons, Farrell played lacrosse for Division I Syracuse for two years. During his junior year at RIT, he started in two games and played in seven others. During his senior year, he played in 20 games, winning 240-of-352 (68.1 percent) of his face-offs. In addition to leading the Liberty League with 240 face-off wins, Farrell finished 12th in Division III in face-off winning percentage and led RIT with 115 ground balls, averaging 5.75 per game. In the Liberty League title game versus Ithaca College, Farrell won 9-of-12 draws, had seven ground balls and scored a goal.
RIT finished the 2018 season with a 21-1 record. The Tigers won their seventh straight Liberty League regular season and tournament titles, earning an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Tournament for the ninth straight season. The nationally ranked No. 1 Tigers fell to Wesleyan University 19-18 in the semifinals. In 2017, the Tigers fell to Salisbury in the National Championship Game.
For a complete listing of the Division III Men’s Lacrosse All-American First Team, Second Team and Third Team, along with other individual award recipients, click here.
Congratulations, Nate, on a terrific collegiate lacrosse career!