Hudgins, Nichtern Earn More All-America Honors
Cows Marcus Hudgins and Brendan Nichtern added to their postseason awards again on May 18 as they were both named Second Team All-Americans by USA Lacrosse Magazine.
The list was compiled by USA Lacrosse Magazine staff and contributors, with input from college coaches and other sources.
The pair were also named All-Americans by Inside Lacrosse last week after impressive cow campaigns.
Nichtern, the 2021 Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year, finished with a team-high 57 points on 23 goals and 28 assists in 11 games started. He currently sits sixth in the nation in points per game after recording 5.18 points per contest for the Black Knights. He is also sixth in assists per game at 2.82 this season. He tallied five or more points in nine of the 11 games and tied a career high with eight points on three goals and five assists against Colgate in the regular-season finale.
Hudgins led an Army defense that currently ranks fifth in the nation in scoring defense and individually, he was named the Patriot League's Defensive Player of the Year. He wrapped up the season picking up a career high 36 ground balls and nabbing 23 caused turnovers in 11 starts, which was also a career high. He averaged 2.09 caused turnovers per game this season to currently rank tied for 10th nationally, all while guarding the opponent's top offensive threat each week.