Cook, Windsor Garner Men's Lacrosse All-America Honors
Perry, N.Y. – Senior team captain Peter Windsor (Towson, Md./St. Paul's School for Boys) and junior Taylor Cook (Hollywood, Md./St. Mary's Ryken) represented the St. Mary's College of Maryland men's lacrosse team on the 2012 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III All-America Team as announced by John Spring, the USILA executive director, on Tuesday.
Both Windsor and Cook were honorable mention selections, bringing the total number of Seahawks earning All-America honors in the St. Mary's men's lacrosse program to 14.
A 2012 Inside Lacrosse Face-off Yearbook preseason honorable mention All-America, Windsor is also a two-time first team All-Capital Athletic Conference selection after earning back-to-back first team nods as a junior and senior. The 5-8 long-pole midfielder finished second for the Seahawks with 41 ground balls and third with 21 caused turnovers while ranking tied for 14th in the conference in caused turnovers. In starting all 16 games, he added two goals and earned the CAC Defensive Player of the Week award on March 12. Windsor tallied a season-best four caused turnovers three times and scooped up a season-high five ground balls twice.
During his stellar four-year career, Windsor picked up 154 ground balls and caused 85 turnovers while adding two goals and an assist in 62 games played with 51 starts.
In his first year as a Seahawk, Cook picked up first team All-CAC honors after ending his rookie campaign second in scoring with 28 goals and 32 points. The 5-10 midfielder ranked tied for 11th in goals and tied for 17th in points in the conference. He notched two game-winning goals and one man-up goal while contributing 14 ground balls and three caused turnovers. Cook registered five hat tricks, including a season-best four goals in a 10-9 win at York College of Pennsylvania on April 7.
St. Mary's posted a 10-6 record (6-2 CAC) in 2012, going undefeated at Seahawk Stadium with a 7-0 mark. The Seahawks finished third in the conference and advanced to the CAC semifinals for the fourth straight season.