The Washington Times - May 24, 2012, 10:50AM

Virginia’s Steele Stanwick and Colin Briggs and Johns Hopkins’ Tucker Durkin were among the first team All-America selections announced Thursday.

Stanwick, last year’s Tewaaraton Award winner, had 29 goals and 51 assists as a senior attackman this season.

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Briggs, the most outstanding player of last year’s final four, scored 22 goals and added 16 assists for the Cavaliers.

Durkin was rarely flashy (19 caused turnovers) but almost always effective for the Blue Jays as perhaps the nation’s best shutdown defenseman.

Here’s a rundown of the regional picks and what All-America honors they’d previously won. The full teams are available here.

FIRST TEAM

M Colin Briggs, Virginia (2nd-2011)
D Tucker Durkin, Johns Hopkins (2nd-2011)
A Steele Stanwick, Virginia (1st-2011, 2nd-2010)

SECOND TEAM

LSM Jesse Bernhardt, Maryland
M Rob Guida, Johns Hopkins
M Chris LaPierre, Virginia (3rd-2011)
D Matt Lovejoy, Virginia
M John Ranagan, Johns Hopkins (1st-2011)
A Mike Sawyer, Loyola (HM-2011)

THIRD TEAM

LSM Scott Ratliff, Loyola

HONORABLE MENTION

D Reid Acton, Loyola
G Niko Amato, Maryland
G Pierce Bassett, Johns Hopkins (2nd-2011)
A Chris Bocklet, Virginia (HM-2011, HM-2010)
M Davis Butts, Loyola
A Joe Cummings, Maryland (3rd-2011)
M Rob Emery, Virginia
D Joe Fletcher, Loyola
G Rob Fortunato, Virginia
M John Haus, Maryland (HM-2011)
M Josh Hawkins, Loyola
A Eric Lusby, Loyola
D Scott McWilliams, Virginia
D Goran Murray, Maryland

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