Riley Hoffman and Michael Fahey Collect NESCAC & NEILA Honors

Riley Hoffman and Michael Fahey Collect NESCAC & NEILA Honors

WILIAMSTOWN, MA – Williams College seniors Riley Hoffman and Michael Fahey have both been accorded NESCAC and NEILA honors for their play during the 2017 men's lacrosse season.

Both Hoffman and Fahey were named to the 2017 All-NESCAC First Team.

The 2017 All-NESCAC First Team defenders were all repeat honorees and Eph Riley Hoffman secured a spot on the First Team for the third straight year. He was third on the team with 46 ground balls and he registered 22 caused turnovers, while also scoring seven points for the Ephs.

Michael Fahey '17

Fahey, a Second Team All-NESCAC honoree in 2016 at attack, led the Ephs and was third in the conference in scoring (74 points). He tallied 47 goals to rank fourth in the NESCAC and added a team-leading 27 assists.

The New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) named Hoffman a First Team Defender, while Fahey was a Second Team honoree at attack. This season marks the third consecutive year that riley Hoffman has been recognized by the coaches in the NEILA. As a first year he achieved Honorable Mention statues, and last season he was named to the Second Team.

This is Michael Fahey's first NEILA honor and he was a Second Team honoree this spring.

In his Eph career Riley Hoffman played in 62 games, netting 34 goals, recording nine assists and collecting 200 ground balls.

Fahey also played in 62 games for the Ephs. Fahey scored 113 goals, assisted on 56 for 169 career points. He also scooped up 96 ground balls.

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