Release: September 28, 2011
Contact: David O'Brian (email@example.com)
men's lacrosse announces 2012 team captains
Button, Donigan and Clarke to lead Bearcats this coming spring
VESTAL, N.Y.-- Senior defenders
Waldron and Ryan
Button, as well as senior midfielders Jeff
Donigan and John
Clark have been chosen at the Binghamton men's lacrosse
team captains for the 2012 season. The quartet will lead the
Bearcats into their 11th season as an intercollegiate program
and their first under head coach Scott Nelson.
"This is a tremendous group of young men whom we have been
very impressed with as leaders by example," Nelson said.
"All four have shown the ability to be true student-athletes.
They are just as successful in the classroom as they are on the
Waldron was a first-team all-conference selection in 2011 while
Donigan was named to the America East All-Tournament team last
May. Clark was a starting midfielder as a junior while Button
has been a mainstay on defense.
In the classroom, all four players have appeared on the America
East Academic Honor Roll. In addition, Clark, Button and Donigan
have been inducted into the National College Athlete Honors Society.
INDIVIDUAL QUOTES FROM COACH NELSON
"John is a player with great game sense who shows the younger
guys that hard work and a great attitude pays off."
"Ben commands respect through a great effort on the field
and shows a real love for the game."
"Ryan plays hard all the time. He is leader both on the
field and in the weight room."
"Jeff is playing very good lacrosse right now. He leads
our team on offense, defense and face offs. We will look for
him to do a lot of things this coming year."