Rushton, McDonough Participate in NEILA East-West Game

June 1, 2009

Fairfield, CT - Sacred Heart's Bobby Rushton (West Islip, NY) and Shawn McDonough (Carmel, NY) played in the 2009 Turfer/New England Lacrosse Association East-West Senior All-Star Game Sunday at Tufts University. Rushton tallied a goal and an assist in the game, which was won by the West All-Stars, 17-11.

McDonough graduated from SHU last weekend with a degree in finance. He was the Pioneers top defender throughout his career and helped anchor the unit this year. He finished the regular season with 28 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers.

The Pioneers team captain, Rushton was third on the team with 12 goals on the year. He also had three assists to his credit for 15 pts on the season. He had five multi-goal games on the year.