Loyola's Joe Fletcher
June 18, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. -- It is time for the fans' voices to be heard! The Patriot League is presenting votes via Twitter to select the best teams and players of the 2013-14 season. The voting continues with the Men's Player of the Year!
The Men's Player of the Year features five choices from the 2013-14 season. To vote, log on to Twitter and Tweet your vote by using the corresponding hashtags in your Tweet. All you have to do is copy and paste the bold hashtag/text and paste it into your Tweet. Voting ends at 2 p.m. Thursday. Only one vote per Twitter handle will be counted.
All four winners will be announced next week after the voting sessions are complete. Voting will continue this week with Women's Player of the Year (Thursday), which will be released at 2 p.m. for a 24-hour voting period. Voting has closed for the Men's and Women's Team of the Year.
@Patriot League Men's Player of the Year
#NebrichPOY - Fordham Football Quarterback Mike Nebrich set Patriot League single-season records for passing yardage, total offense, touchdowns, completion percentage and passing efficiency while leading the Rams to the second round of the FCS playoffs, earning third-team All-America recognition and placing fifth in the Walter Payton Award voting (FCS Player of the Year).
#BoldtPOY - Army Soccer Goalkeeper Winston Boldt was named Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Year and earned second-team All-America honors while ranking in the top-five in the nation in both goals against average and save percentage and setting a Patriot League single-season record with 12 shutouts. Boldt was also named the Patriot League Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
#PetersPOY - Boston University Track Distance Runner Rich Peters excelled from the fall through the spring in 2013-14, with his season highlighted by a pair of trips to NCAA Championships. He finished fourth in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Championships in March for the best place by a Patriot Leaguer in more than 20 years and first-team All-America honors, and competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 1,500-meter run with a second-team All-America finish. Peters was named the Patriot League Men's Indoor Championship Track Athlete of the Meet for winning the 1,000-meter run and mile, won the 1,500-meter at the League Outdoor Championship and placed second at the Cross Country Championship.
#DuvallPOY - Navy swimmer Tom Duvall had a weekend to remember at the Patriot League Swimming and Diving Championships. He was named Men's Swimmer of the Meet while setting League records in the 200-free and 500-free and also winning the 1,650-free to sweep the longer freestyle events. Duvall competed in three individual events at the NCAA Swimming Championship, and became the highest Patriot League finisher in more than 20 years while earning All-America status by placing seventh in the 500-free.
#FletcherPOY - Loyola Lacrosse Defender Joe Fletcher had an outstanding start before his season even began when he was selected third overall in the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Draft and earned a spot on the 30-man United States National Team roster for the upcoming Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships. Fletcher lived up to the billing during the season as he was one of five Tewaaraton Award finalists (Division I Player of the Year), the USILA Division I Men's Lacrosse Outstanding Defender, a first-team All-American and Senior CLASS All-American and the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year while leading his team to the League title and the No. 1 national ranking for most of the season.