Trio Receive NEILA Senior Scholar-Athlete Honors

Matt Hull tallied 14 goals during his senior season (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. –Seniors Dean Gibbons, Matt Hull and Andrew Parchman of the Harvard men’s lacrosse team have been named to the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) All-New England Senior Scholar-Athlete team.

The Scholar-Athlete Team acknowledges the graduating seniors from their respective schools who have earned over a 3.0 grade point average and have excelled on the lacrosse field.

Gibbons, a co-captain of the Crimson from Garden City, N.Y., is a psychology concentrator and was selected unanimously to the All-Ivy League first team. In addition to earning a spot on the Ivy League all-tournament squad, Gibbons, an attackman, led Harvard with 59 points (30-29-59), which ranks ninth in single-season scoring in program history. Gibbons stood 10th in the country with 3.69 points per game and concluded his Crimson career 10th in Harvard history with 155 points and 11th with 63 assists.
Hull, a psychology concentrator and a native of Saint James, N.Y., started 15 games this spring at attack, ranking fourth on the Crimson with 22 points on 14 goals and eight assists. He enjoyed four multiple-goal games and grabbed 25 ground balls on the season. In the Ivy League tournament final against Cornell May 8, Hull recorded a hat trick and dished out an assist to lead the Crimson with four points.
Parchman, a classics and philosophy double concentrator who hails from Baltimore, took the majority of faceoffs for Harvard in 2001, going 117-of-226 for a 51.8 winning percentage, which ranked 31st in the country. He played in all 16 contests and collected 49 ground balls, good for third on the Crimson.