NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior All-American Ben Parens of Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. and senior Alex Calabro of Newton, Mass. have been honored on the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference First Team.
Parens is being honored on the All-NESCAC squad for the third straight year. He enjoyed another terrific season at the X, finishing up his junior campaign in second place in the conference with 254 face-off wins and 127 ground balls. He's ranked 12th in the nation with a .688 winning percentage and is 18th in the country with his 8.47 ground balls per game.
Parens moved into second place on the program's all-time list with his 355 ground balls. He needs just 74 more to pass Chris Perkins as the all-time leader.