Joel Tinney ’14 has been named the inaugural Big Ten men’s lacrosse rookie of the year. The Johns Hopkins middie scored 20 goals during the regular season, including nine in conference play. He also dished out eight assists for a total of 28 points, and scooped up 28 ground balls. Tinney started all 13 games for the Blue Jays and was named the Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week on April 13. He was also named to the Honorable Mention All-Big Ten list.
James Dodge & Andrew Wildermuth
James Dodge ’12 and Andrew Wildermuth ’14 are members of the Colorado State University men’s polo team that recently captured the Intercollegiate National Championship. While CSU was working its way along the tournament trail, they came across several other former Culver players: Ali Davidge ’10, who now works for the United States Polo Association, and Caroline Wilcoxon ’11 and Manuel Ituarte ’13 from Southern Methodist. Former Culver coach Tom Goodspeed is the coach at SMU.
Marvin Hargraves ’10 captured his second National Collegiate Club Championship title in men’s epee on April 5-6. Hargraves, a member of the United States Military Academy’s Class of 2015, also won the title his freshman year. A total of 42 collegiate club teams entered the tournament at Michigan State University.
Zach Currier ’13, a middie on the Princeton men’s lacrosse team, has been named to the All Ivy League second team. Currier plays with attackman Riley Thompson ’14. They will be joined next season by attackman Dawson McKenzie ’15.
The Fort Wayne Komets announced on April 14 they added Connor Kucera ’10 to their playoff roster for the 2015 ECHL Kelly Cup playoffs. Kucera recently completed a four-year collegiate career with Bowling Green in the NCA,A scoring career highs of seven assists and eight points during 2014-15. Prior to college, Kucera skated one season with Des Moines in the USHL, leading the team in plus/minus with +19 in 2010-11.
The Tulsa Oilers added hockey defenseman Steven Hoshaw ’09 on March 18 as they made a push to the ECHL Kelly Cup playoffs. Hoshaw, 6-foot-1, 210 pounds, attended American International College in Springfield, Mass. During his senior season, the 24-year-old was named the captain of the Yellow Jackets squad and posted one goal and four assists in 35 games.