Thursday June 25, 2015
Castleton Stage College (CSC) Senior Zachary Davidson of South Burlington was named the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Player of the Year for the third consecutive year. With this award, the senior becomes just the second player in conference history to be named Player of the Year in three successive seasons.
Davidson, the 2012 NAC Rookie of the Year, helped the Spartans to their third-straight unblemished mark in conference play, while leading the conference in points (57) and ranking second in assists (29) and third in goals (28). Davidson registered at least four points in every NAC contest, marking his fourth consecutive season as a first team all-conference selection. He currently ranks fifth in the nation, averaging 5.35 points per game and is third all-time in NCAA Division III history with 395 career points.
Recently, Davidson was also awarded the Castleton Coaches Award for the 2014-2015 academic year. This award is given annually to the top male varsity athlete and the top female varsity athlete. The individuals must have shown leadership, determination, sportsmanship, coachability, willingness to give of oneself, and have a sense of responsibility to the team, coach, and college throughout the year.
The CSC Mens Lacrosse season came to an end as the team lost to Amherst in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Davidson scored twice to give him 400 career points to conclude his impressive career, the third most points ever in NCAA Division III history.