May 21, 2008

SHU's Tony Tanzi selected for USILA North-South Senior All-Star Game

May 21, 2008

Sacred Heart senior midfielder Tony Tanzi (Mahopac, NY) has been selected to participate in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's (USILA) North-South Senior All-Star Game on Friday, May 23, it has been announced by USILA officials.

Tanzi is one of nine Colonial Athletic Association players selected to participate in the exhibition and will play for the North team coached by Eric Fekete of Quinnipiac and Joe Breschi of Ohio State.

A two-time team captain, Tanzi put the finishing touches on a stellar career by earning a nod on the Turfer Athletic NEILA All-New England second team. He finished 2008 by scoring 11 goals with five assists for 16 points and added 19 grounders and was eight of 14 on face-offs. Tanzi was the recipient of the team's "Heart Award", given each season to the Pioneer who puts forth maximum effort every day both on and off the field.

For his career, Tanzi appeared in 52 games over his four years at Sacred Heart. He scored 42 goals with 20 assists for 62 career points. He finished with 111 career ground balls.

The 67th Annual USILA North-South Senior All-Star Games will take place at Harvard Stadium in Boston, Mass. as part of a tripleheader. The Division III All-Star Game will be played at 2 p.m. followed by the Division I-II game at 4 p.m. Following the two All-Star Games, the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse will host the Rochester Rattlers at 7 p.m.