Harvard Men’s Lacrosse Garners Three All-Ivy Selections

Harvard Men’s Lacrosse Garners Three All-Ivy Selections

Kevin Vaughan earned his second straight nod to the All-Ivy League first team (Kevin Burns).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Seniors Jeff Cohen and Kevin Vaughan were named unanimously to the All-Ivy League first team, while sophomore Daniel Eipp received a nod to the All-Ivy League second team, the conference office announced Wednesday. Harvard  has now earned  two all-conference first team selections for the second straight year for the first time since 1979-80.

Cohen, an attackman from Syosset, N.Y., ranks second in the country with 3.43 goals per game and stands 12th with 4.0 points per contest. Cohen, who led the Ivy League with 48 goals, 56 points and eight man-up tallies this spring, became Harvard’s all-time career goal scorer with 142 tallies. His167 career points (142-25-167) are tied for sixth in program history and his 48 goals this season rank seventh most in a single year in program history.

The attackman, who recorded 10 hat tricks as a senior, enjoyed six straight games with three goals or more from Feb. 28-March 24. Cohen netted a season and career-high seven goals in the Crimson’s 11-7 win over Michigan March 31 and added five-goal efforts against Holy Cross (Feb. 28), Duke (March 12), Brown (March 17) and Dartmouth (March 24).

Vaughan, a midfielder from Ridgewood, N.J., led Harvard with 19 assists, while ranking third with 17 goals and 36 points. Vaughan, who served as one of the Harvard captains for the second straight season, was tabbed to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List, as well as the Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America third team and Preseason All-Ivy League team. Vaughan, who tied for second on the Crimson with 33 ground balls as a senior, was also selected to the All-Ivy first team as a junior in 2011 and concludes his career with 98 points (56-42-98).

Eipp, an attackman and native of Groton, Mass., tallied 24 goals, dished out 18 assists and amassed 42 points to rank second on Harvard in all three categories during his sophomore season. He accumulated a season and career-high seven points (4-3-7) in Harvard’s 15-10 win over Dartmouth March 24, and also enjoyed a six-point effort (3-3-6 at Holy Cross Feb. 28) and a five-point game (3-2-5 at Georgetown March 10). Eipp ranked fourth in the Ivy League with 3.0 points per game and tallied five man-up goals. Eipp, who was named to All-Ivy honorable mention last spring, garnered Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-Ivy League honors prior to this season.

Harvard concluded the 2012 season 6-8 overall and 2-4 in the Ancient Eight, while owning a 5-2 record at home.