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Jimmy Bitter is one of three Tar Heels named preseason All-ACC by Inside Lacrosse and Face-Off Yearbook.
Jimmy Bitter is one of three Tar Heels named preseason All-ACC by Inside Lacrosse and Face-Off Yearbook.
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Three Tar Heels Picked Preseason All-ACC
Release: 12/10/2012

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

1T. Maryland
1T. Duke
3T. Virginia
3T. North Carolina



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