Frye and Perkins earn men’s lacrosse All-HCLC honors

Wil Frye and Josh Perkins - All-HCLC graphic

RICHMOND, Ind. – Earlham College men's lacrosse sophomore Wil Frye and first-year Josh Perkins were both named to the Heartland Collegiate Lacrosse Conference All-Conference teams, which were announced on Thursday.

Both Frye and Perkins were Second Team All-HCLC honorees.

Frye, a member of the Quakers' defensive unit, was second on the team with 48 ground balls and tied for the team lead with 22 caused turnovers. He was credited with one assist during the 2019 season, which came in Earlham's contest at Oglethorpe (3/9).

Perkins was selected to the All-HCLC team as a goalkeeper after finishing the season with 154 saves and 123 goals allowed for a .556 save percentage. He charted 16.36 goals against average over 451 minutes played during the 2019 campaign. He was second among HCLC leaders in save percentage and third in the conference in total saves, and was half of a goalie tandem that is currently second among NCAA Division III team statistical leaders in total saves and third in saves per game.

Perkins split his time on the field at attack, where he recorded 14 goals and three assists for 17 points this season.

Keith Coleman Jr. was Earlham's representative on the Christopher M. Ragsdale Sportsmanship team. Coleman charted eight goals and eight assists for 16 points, and was tied for third on the team with 40 ground balls. He tallied a season-high three goals in the Quakers' 18-4 win over Mount St. Joseph (4/13).

Earlham men's lacrosse finished the season with a 4-12 overall record, 4-4 in the HCLC, under second-year Head Coach Jason Grace. The Quakers, in their second season as a varsity program at Earlham, reached the semifinals of the 2019 HCLC Men's Lacrosse Tournament.