May 20, 2014
WASHINGTON - Graduate student face-off specialist Tyler Knarr (Eagleville, Pa./LaSalle College) was selected to play in the USILA/Laxworld 2014 North-South All-Star Game, scheduled to be played at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md. on Monday, May 26. The opening face-off for the 73rd Annual Division I/II All-Star game is scheduled for 10 a.m.
Knarr becomes the 38th member of the Georgetown University men's lacrosse program to be selected to play in the prestigious all-star game, following Brendan Bicknese, who played in the 2013 game.
Knarr posted a record-setting season, breaking Georgetown's single-season face-off wins mark with 207. He finished as the BIG EAST leader in face-off win percentage at .659, the third best mark in the nation. Knarr also shattered his own single-season ground ball mark by 41, picking up 153 ground balls during his final season on the Hilltop. At the end of the regular season, Knarr led the BIG EAST and the nation with 10.93 ground balls per game.
This North-South All-Star Game tradition started in 1940 and has been played every year with the exception of 1944 and 1945. These games will bring together 128 of the finest senior lacrosse players in the country. The tickets for the NCAA Lacrosse Championships include admission to the North-South All-Star Games and can be purchased by going to NCAA.com/Lacrosse