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Four from WNY named to All-Ohio team as part of BW Men's Lacrosse


BEREA, Ohio -- Four Western New Yorkers were among the eight Baldwin Wallace University men's lacrosse student-athletes named to the All-Ohio Athletic Conference team.

Derek Andrews of Alden (Iroquois Central High School), who garners his first career All-OAC accolade, was selected as honorable mention. After making the move to the midfield this season, he netted 11 goals and added 10 assists for 21 points. In his Yellow Jacket career, he has scored 28 goals and added 28 assists for 56 points. Andrews currently is fifth on BW's all-time assists list.

Brian Jandzinski of Lancaster (Lancaster Central High School), who garners his second All-OAC accolade, was named to the second-team after being tabbed as honorable mention last season. He started in all 15 games, was second on the team with 14 caused turnovers and collected a career-high 23 ground balls. In two seasons, Jandzinski has caused 31 turnovers and picked up 44 ground balls. He is currently fifth on BW's all-time caused turnovers list.

Chad Steinwachs of Buffalo (Williamsville North High School), who garners his second All-OAC accolade, was named to the first-team after being a second-team selection a season ago. He tallied a team-high tying and career-high 28 goals, added a team-high tying 12 assists for a career-high 40 points. In his young career, Steinwachs has scored 49 goals and added 29 assists for 78 points. The sophomore attackman is currently in the top-four on BW's all-time list for goals, assists and points.

Matt McDowell of East Amherst (Williamsville North High School) earns his first All-OAC honor after being named to the first-team. In his first season in the brown and gold, he finished third on the team with 32 points as he netted 20 goals and added a team-high tying 12 assists. The mid-year transfer led the Yellow Jackets to a victory at Ohio Northern with a career-high four goals.
BW finished the year with an overall record of 12-3, finished second in the conference with an OAC record of 7-1 and advanced to the OAC Tournament semifinals for the fourth straight year.

Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845, was one of the first colleges to admit students without regard to race or gender. An independent, coeducational university of 4,000 students, BW offers coursework in the liberal arts tradition in 75 academic areas. Located in Berea, 12 miles from downtown Cleveland, BW offers students the cultural, educational and business advantages of a major metropolitan area.