Berkshire County Lacrosse Officials Recognize Mendel

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The Berkshire County Lacrosse Officials Association recently recognized Hoosac Valley senior captain Austin Mendel as the league's Defensive Player of the Year.
 
Mendel helped anchor a Hurricanes defense that held opponents to five goals or fewer in seven games.
 
He also scored seven goals this spring.
 
The Hurricanes went 10-6, including an appearance in the Central/Western Massachusetts Division 3 tournament.
 
Mendel received his award from BCLOA President Joe Maruco.
 
Mendel plans to study electrical engineering and play lacrosse at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y.