PLATTSBURGH -- Plattsburgh State freshman attack Kyle Norchi and senior face-off specialist Ryan Cavanagh have been selected to the 2007 All-State University of New York Athletic Conference Men's Lacrosse Team.

Norchi was the only freshman chosen on offense and made the second team.

Cavanagh, meanwhile, was selected for honorable mention status.

Norchi, from Hauppauge High School, set the Cardinals' single-season record of 61 points on 38 goals and 23 assists this past season, ranking second in the SUNYAC and 26th in NCAA Division III scoring at 4.07 points per game.

He was also third in the conference in both assists (1.53 apg) and goals (2.53 gpg).

Norchi tied a team season high of eight points (5g, 3a) against New England College on March 15, a 29-9 victory.

He joins current teammate Billy Hughes, who was an honorable mention goalie in 2005, as the only Plattsburgh State freshmen named all-conference in the nine-year history of the program.

Cavanagh, a midfielder from Kings Park, is one of the SUNYAC's top players in faceoffs.

He led the conference with 201 face-off victories and was second with a .630 winning percentage that was good for 21st nationally.

Cavanagh also contributed two goals and led the Cardinals with a career-high 65 ground balls. A former goaltender at the junior college level, Cavanagh ends his three-year Plattsburgh State career with 313 face-off wins.

"I am happy for both Kyle and Ryan," said Plattsburgh State head coach P.J. Kavanagh. "They deserve the recognition because they had great seasons.

"Kyle was in serious contention for SUNYAC Rookie of the Year and Ryan held his own against two of the nation's best face-off men who happen to play in our league."

Kavanagh expressed disappointment that junior attack Frank Sangiovanni, who led the SUNYAC with 48 goals and ranked third with a 3.80 point-scoring average, did not make the All-SUNYAC Team.

"I'm disappointed the league did not recognize Frank for his valuable contributions to our team," Kavanagh said.

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