By Stuart Zaas | 8/23/13 3:00 PM
DENVER–Attackman Chris Bocklet, attackman Brendan Mundorf, goalie Jesse Schwartzman, midfielder Jeremy Sieverts and defenseman Lee Zink were named to the 2013 All-MLL Team, the league announced on Friday.
The five Outlaws on the All-MLL Team represented the most from any one team in a single season in league history.
Bocklet earned his first All-MLL honor after leading the league with 42 goals and tied for the MLL lead with 55 points this season. He posted the highest goal and point improvement of all MLL players between from the 2012 season with a 25-goal and 35-point improvement over his 2012 totals in those categories.
Mundorf earned his fourth career All-MLL honor (2009, ’11-13) and third in a row after scoring 23 goals with 18 assists for 18 games despite playing an injury-plagued 11 games. His 18 assists led the team and ranked sixth in the league.
Schwartzman was named to his second All-MLL squad (2009, ‘13) after earning the league's Goalie of the Year Award in 2013. He set a new single-season record with a 9.67 goals-against average and also led the league in save percentage (.597 pct.), two-point goals allowed (3) and wins (14).
Sieverts made his first All-MLL team after ranking eighth in the league with 44 points, tying for 10th with 27 goals and tying for second with six two-pointers in 2013. He netted five hat tricks and shot a career-best .318 pct.
Zink earned his fourth All-MLL selection (2009, ’11-13) and third in a row after being named the league’s Defenseman of the Year Award for the second-straight season… He captained a defense that allowed a league low 139 points and just three two-point goals on his way to his seventh-straight MLL All-Star selection.
As the league’s top playoff seed, the Outlaws will play in the MLL semifinals against the Charlotte Hounds at 1 p.m. EDT on Saturday, Aug. 24 at PPL Park in Philadelphia. That game will be broadcast live on ESPN2.
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