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Gibbons, White Earn NEILA All-New England Accolades

Pictured: Terry White tallied 13 goals this spring.
Photo courtesy: Kevin Burns Photography

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior attacker Dean Gibbons and sophomore midfielder Terry White have been honored on the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) All-New England second team, it was announced Wednesday afternoon. 

Gibbons, who also earned a spot on the All-Ivy League second team last week, paced Harvard’s offense with 41 points, six man-up goals and 14 assists.  Gibbon’s 41 points ranked second in the Ivy League, while he also ranked second on the Crimson and fifth in the Ancient Eight with 27 goals.  A native of Garden City, N.Y., Gibbons, who started all 12 games at attack, was 23rd in the nation with 3.42 points per game, scoring multiple goals in nine games.  Gibbons, who was a NEILA Preseason All-New England honoree, tallied a season-best five goals in the Crimson’s 16-6 win over Canisius Feb. 27.

White, who was also tabbed to the All-Ivy League second team, ranked fourth on the Crimson with 19 points, scoring 13 goals and adding six assists.  White, a Summit, N.J., product, earned a spot on the Inside Lacrosse National Team of the Week March 16, as he scored three goals and dished out an assist in Harvard’s 14-13 victory at intrastate rival Massachusetts March 13.  He netted a season-best four goals against Ivy League foe Brown March 20 and lifted Harvard to a win at local rival Holy Cross March 6, as he scored the game-winner.  White, who played in all 12 games this spring, also collected 12 ground balls and caused four turnovers.