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Syracuse Men's Lacrosse: Five Players Selected as USILA All-Americans

Two seniors and three juniors who helped lead Syracuse to a 12-5 record and a second consecutive ACC Tournament Championship were recognized for their achievements with All-America recognition.

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Five members of the Syracuse Orange men's lacrosse team earned USILA All-America honors over the Memorial Day weekend, led by senior attackman Dylan Donahue, who was selected to the first team.

In addition to Donahue, senior defender Brandon Mullins, junior face-off specialist Ben Williams, redshirt junior midfielder Sergio Salcido and junior midfielder Nick Mariano were all named to the second team.

Between the first and second teams, Syracuse's five selections actually tied for most in the country with three other schools: Brown, Denver, and Maryland. Notre Dame finished right behind that group with four selections.

Donahue, who concluded his career at 12th on Syracuse's all-time points list, led the team with 61 points this season and recorded a point in the final 57 games of his career. One of 25 two-time captains in Syracuse history, Donahue posted 29 goals and a team-leading 32 assists in his senior campaign.

Mullins, a fellow senior captain, led the team with 31 caused turnovers and collected 41 ground balls on the season, both career highs. He finished his career second in program history with 76 caused turnovers. It's his third selection to the USILA All-America team after earning first-team recognition last season and second-team honors in 2014.

Salcido had a breakout junior season for the Orange. After tallying zero goals and five assists through his first two seasons at SU, he finished second on the team in points with 53 (29 goals and 24 assists). An unknown factor coming into the season, Salcido became one of SU's most creative forces on offense. He was especially crucial down the stretch, where he averaged more than four points per game in the final seven contests of the season.

Mariano was Syracuse's leading goal scorer in his first season at Syracuse. The UMASS transfer tallied 35 goals as well as 11 assists on the season.

Williams was selected as a second-team All-American for the second year in a row. He won over 62 percent of his face-offs this season (232-373) and collected 111 ground balls. After just two seasons at SU, he ranks third on Syracuse's all-time face-offs won list, as well as sixth on the all-time ground balls list with 264.