CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Three members of the 2013 University of North Carolina men's lacrosse team have been named to the preseason All-Atlantic Coast Conference Team selected Monday by Inside Lacrosse Magazine. The selections mark the preseason All-Conference Teams and preseason league poll from the 2013 edition of Face-Off Yearbook.
Carolina's selections to the preseason All-ACC Team include senior attackman Marcus Holman and sophomore attackman Jimmy Bitter as well as junior face-off man R.G. Keenan. All three players were named last week to the Face-Off Yearbook preseason All-America Team.
As a team, Carolina was picked to finish in a third place tie in the league standings with Virginia. 2012 NCAA finalist and 2012 NCAA semifinalist Duke were picked to finish in a tie for first place in the conference standings.
The 2013 Tar Heels open their season on February 8 against Air Force.
Coaches' Preseason All-Conference
Attackmen: Jordan Wolf, Duke; Marcus Holman, North Carolina; Jimmy Bitter, North Carolina
Midfielders: Chris LaPierre, Virginia; John Haus, Maryland; Rob Emery, Virginia
Face-Off: R.G. Keenan, North Carolina
Short Stick Defensive Midfielder: Landon Carr, Maryland
Long Stick Defensive Midfielder: Jesse Bernhardt, Maryland
Defensemen: Scott McWilliams, Duke; Chris Hipps, Duke; Goran Murray, Maryland
Goalkeeper: Niko Amato, Maryland
Coaches' Preseason Poll
3T. North Carolina