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All Americans Announced

2017 SPS All Americans

The Louisiana High School Lacrosse League (LHSLL) has announced the 2017 US Lacrosse All Americans from Louisiana. US Lacrosse annually coordinates All-America and Academic All-America awards for boys’ and girls’ high school players. Four players from St. Paul’s were recognized.

Senior attackman Dylan Futrell was selected as an All American. Futrell, the team’s Offensive MVP and team captain, led the Wolves in 2017 with 93 points on 73 goals and 20 assists. Futrell was credited with 20 ground balls and 6 defensive takeaways. Futrell also earned 1st Team All District and 1st Team All State honors. Futrell also played safety on the Wolves’ football team.

Senior defenseman Kevin Katich was named All American. Katich, the team’s Defensive MVP, led the Wolves in 2017 with 36 defensive takeaways and 5 interceptions. He was third on the team with 62 ground balls. Katich also earned 1st Team All District and 1st Team All State honors.

Senior midfielder William Murphy was selected as an Academic All American. Murphy earned a 4.458 GPA and was St. Paul’s Salutatorian. He was also the 2017 Student Body President. His academic honors include National Honor Society Co-President and Elk Lodge District Most Valuable Student. Murphy also participated in Teen Court, Mock Trial, Student Hosts, Key Club, Spanish Club, Eucharistic Minister, and Habitat for Humanity. Murphy also earned Honorable Mention All District honors. Playing mostly as a defensive midfielder, Murphy was second on the team in 2017 with 67 ground balls.

Senior attackman Ryan Flood was selected as an Academic All American for a second year. Flood earned a 4.373 GPA. He was a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and Key Club. He was appointed to the Executive Board of the Student Council. He is an AP Scholar, Top Ten in the Graduating Class of 2017 and placed 3rd at the Science Fair. Flood was also a Confirmation teacher and Youth Group Leader at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Flood was third on the team in 2017 with 61 points on 34 goals and 27 assists. He was also credited with 31 ground balls. The two time team captain also earned 2nd Team All District.

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