Fort Lax Wraps Up 2011 May 23, 2011
Fort lax wrapped up the 2011 season with a 17-4 loss against Colorado Mines on May 5 at the RMLC playoffs in Grand Junction. The Gold Digger’s outstanding midfield play and aggressive close defense combined to shut off the Sky Hawks ability to put points on the board.
With a relatively young team, Fort Lewis ended the season at 6 wins and 8 losses. Senior defenseman Jon Bock and senior midfielder Cullen Bilgrav will graduate, leaving the rest of the team intact. With a healthy number of new incoming players that have committed to FLC for the fall, Fort Lax should field a larger and more experienced team next year.
Congratulations to attackman Kevin Harkey for his Second Team RMLC All-Conference recognition, and to defenseman Jon Bock for his Third Team RMLC All-Conference award. Also receiving RMLC All-Conference Honorable Mentions are goalie Sean Claussen, and midfielder Drew Larson.
For Fort Lax team awards, captain Jon Bock was Defensive Player of the Year, Drew Larson was Middie of the Year, Kevin Harkey was Offensive Player of the Year, captain Josh deGuzman was recognized for his Commitment and Contributions to the team, John Pekarske was Rookie of the Year, and Sean Claussen was recognized for his consistently Superior Performance in the nets. Captain Mike Kelly was recognized for his competitive play, attitude, and commitment as Player of the Year.
I want to thank all of the parents, relatives, friends, and businesses that supported FLC this year. I also want to thank the players for the time they spent with the team, their consistently scrappy play, and for the maturation that I noticed through the season.
I look forward to next year.
Coach Zane Bilgrav