Rollins Pair Named Scholar All-Americans

Rollins Pair Named Scholar All-Americans

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 5, 2019) - Rollins senior lacrosse players Greg Taicher and Evan Schimek were named USILA Division II Scholar All-Americans, the organization has announced.

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On the field, Taicher was a Second Team All-Sunshine State Conference honoree and earned a USILA Team of the Week award this season. The attackman finished seventh in conference goals per game, with 2.46, assists per game, 1.54, and points per game, 4.00. Taicher leaves Rollins as the program's all-time leader in points, goals and assists. This season the Tars' captain earned a prestigious Rollins Fiat Lux Award and the SSC Male Scholar Athlete of the Year Award, all while graduating with a degree in communication studies.

Schimek started all 15 games for Rollins this season.  The Fort Lauderdale, Florida native led the team with 39 caused turnovers, becoming the programs all-time leader in the stat.  He also ranked second on the squad with 43 ground balls.  The senior added one goal and two assists from his defensive position as well.  Schimek tied for the SSC lead in caused turnovers and finished first in the SSC, and fifth in the nation, in caused turnovers per game.  He was named to the USILA Team of the Week three times during the season, and was tabbed SSC Defensive Player of the Week once.  He was named a USILA Honorable Mention All-American and First Team All-SSC, prior to his Scholar All-American honors. Schimek graduated with a degree in communication studies.

The Tars ended the campaign at 10-5.  Rollins advanced to the SSC Tournament as the third-seed, where they fell to eventual champion Tampa.

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