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"PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Syracuse junior John Galloway was named to the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men’s At-Large Second Team on June 8. He became the third Orange men’s lacrosse student-athlete to earn national accolades, joining 2007 honoree Greg Rommel (third team) and 2008 honoree Mike Leveille (first team).
On the field, Galloway led the nation and set an Orange season record with a 7.16 goals-against average, while ranking third nationally in save percentage (.595). He started all 15 games for Syracuse and posted a 13-2 record with 144 saves.
Last month, Galloway became the first SU goaltender to receive the Ensign C. Markland Kelly Jr. Award from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) as the nation’s most outstanding Division I goalie. He was also voted the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Goalkeeper of the Year by the league’s head coaches.
Off the field, Galloway is a public relations major with a 3.4 cumulative grade-point average in Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He has been named to the SU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (min. 3.0 GPA) four times.
The ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America program is administered by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). To be eligible student-athletes must be a starter or key reserve, achieve sophomore standing at their current school, maintain a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.3 and be nominated by his/her sports information director.
Participants in fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling are eligible for the men’s at-large program.