May 9, 2016 – The 2016 Biola University men’s lacrosse team found themselves updating the record books at the end of the season. Seven different players found themselves making new Top-10 marks in both season and career categories.


Season-RecordsJunior midfielder Bryce Hummel and junior attackman Jon Prichard both set new marks for Most Points in a Season with 72 and 63, respectively. Hummel and Prichard also found themselves setting new records for Most Goals in a Season with 56 for Hummel and 50 for Prichard. Sophomore rookie midfielder Peter Williamson, graduate student Austin Chapman, and Hummel all set new marks for Most Groundballs in a Season. Williamson, who became the go-to player for faceoffs, gobbled up 66 groundballs, Hummel nabbed 50, and Chapman grabbed 44.




Career-Records-2Biola players also set new career records for groundballs and saves. Hummel overtook Josh Nordstrom (2015 Graduate) for the top spot in Most Groundballs in a Career with 177. Junior defenseman Matt Casto, sophomore midfielder Andrew Casto, Prichard, and Williamson also joined the all-time ranks in the groundball category. Senior goalie Isaac Delgado, who took over as goalie exactly half-way through the season, stopped 70 shots, good enough for the 7th spot on the list for Most Saves in a Career.




Career-Records-1Continuing with the career records, the 2016 Eagles team also set career records for points, goals and assists. Prichard and Hummel both vaulted themselves up the Most Points in a Career list, with 175 and 158, respectively. Prichard overtook Brad Westcott (2009 Graduate) for first place on the Most Goals in a Career list, taking his total to 140 through three seasons. Hummel also found himself on the goal list, with his 56 goals in 2016 moving him into fifth place all-time. Hummel and Prichard continued their assault on the record books with the Most Assists in a Career category, finding themselves at fourth and ninth, respectively.




In addition to their record setting performances, Hummel and Prichard earned Southwestern Lacrosse Conference honors for the 2016 season. Hummel earned a spot on the First Team as an All-SLC midfielder, while Prichard earned a spot on the Second Team as an All-SLC attackman.