Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association

2019 All-Metro boys lacrosse Co-Players of the Year: BJ Burlace, St. Mary's and Cole Herbert, Calvert Hall

2019 All-Metro boys lacrosse Co-Players of the Year: BJ Burlace, St. Mary's and Cole Herbert, Calvert Hall

BJ Burlace

St. Mary’s, senior, defenseman

Game in and game out, the senior long-stick midfielder made a positive impact. He had to be accounted for on defense, on offense, in transition, at the faceoff box and on a wing for faceoffs. Burlace’s work drove the No. 2 Saints (12-6) to a runner-up finish in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference.

The four-year starter and captain had 12 goals, 10 assists, 71 ground balls, 21 caused turnovers and won 27 faceoffs. Throughout his career, he rarely left the field.

“We have not found a player that puts the film study in, the work in the weight room, the stickwork, the work ethic — he’s put...

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