Sisselberger Named Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-American

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Lehigh men’s lacrosse fifth-year senior faceoff specialist Mike Sisselberger was named a preseason third team All-American by Inside Lacrosse Wednesday afternoon.

This is the third preseason honor for Center Valley native, who was also named a preseason All-American by USA Lacrosse Magazine on Jan. 10. He also earned preseason All-Patriot League honors on Wednesday and was named the league’s preseason Faceoff Specialist of the Year.

Sisselberger is a two-time All-American. Last season, he finished third in the nation in faceoff percentage (62.8) and second in groundballs (9.40). Sisselberger sits second in program history in ground balls (325) and first in faceoff percentage (69.3).

Sisselberger set an NCAA faceoff percentage record in 2021(79.5%). He’s also a two-time Patriot League Faceoff Specialist of the Year and the only Lehigh player to take home the honors twice.

Sisselberger has won 487 faceoffs in 33 games played. Last season, he tallied a season-high of 226 faceoffs won.

Sisselberger and Lehigh open up the season at home against Fairfield on Feb. 11 at the Ulrich Sports Complex at 1 pm

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