May 21, 2009
Providence, Rhode Island - Brown senior goalie Jordan Burke (Potomac, MD), junior attackman Thomas Muldoon (Oakton, VA) and sophomore defenseman Peter Fallon (Baltimore, MD) have earned USILA All-American honors, with Burke being named a first team All-American, and Muldoon and Fallon earning honorable mention All-American honors.
"This is an exciting day for Brown Lacrosse," said head coach Lars Tiffany, the 2009 New England Coach of the Year. "To have three men named All- American is a testament to not only the commitment and talent of Jordan, Thomas and Peter, but also for the entire program. No man alone can accomplish greatness. We will cherish these accolades."
Burke becomes the third goalie in Brown lacrosse history to be named a first team All-American, joining Dick Alter (1966) and Greg Cattrano (1997) as first team honorees for the Bears. He is also the 10th player at Brown to be selected first team All-American, with George Arminger (1966), Alter (1966), Bill Aliber (1983), Bill McComas (1988), Jay McMahon (1991), Andy Towers (1991, 1993), Darren Lowe (1992), David Evans (1994, 1995) and Cattrano (1995) previously being named USILA first team All-Americans.
Burke capped off a brilliant Brown career by being named the Ivy League Player and the New England Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. A two-time first team All-Ivy selection, Burke is the first player in Ivy League Lacrosse history to win back-to-back Player of the Year awards.
Burke was also recognized on the national stage as a finalist for both the Tewaarton Award as the National Player of the Year, and the Lowe's Senior Class Award for achievement on the field, in the classroom and in the community.
A second team USILA All-American in 2008, Burke was the Ivy League leader in saves per game (12.33) and save percentage (.617), fifth best in the nation. He was named the Ivy League Player of the Week for the second time after making 18 saves, including seven in the fourth quarter, in Brown's 11-9 win over #2 Cornell.
Muldoon is one of the top goal scorers in Brown lacrosse history. A two-time first team All-Ivy and All-New England selection, has registered 113 career points for the Bears. His 89 career goals are 12th best in Brown lacrosse history.
Muldoon, who netted four goals in Brown's NCAA Playoff game against Johns Hopkins, is one of the most lethal scorers in the Ivy League. He netted 36 goals for the Bears, while handing out 11 assists. Muldoon scored four or more goals four other times this season in games vs. Delaware, Bryant, Yale and Providence.
Fallon had a breakout season for the Bears, earning first team All-Ivy and All-New England honors. He helped the Brown defense limit its opponents to just 8.24 goals per game, 15th best in the nation.
Fallon also led the Bears with 59 ground balls, averaging 3.7 per game. Fallon had an exceptional summer leading up to the 2009 season, being named to the All-World Team and the Defenseman of the Tournament for Team USA at the Under-19 World Championships.