BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Chatham senior Mac Bredahl has been named the boys lacrosse State Player of the Year by the New Jersey Lacrosse Coaches Association and will receive his award when he plays in the Gil Gibbs Senior All-Star Game on Sunday in Bridgewater.
A year ago, Bredahl was selected as the Attackman of the Year by the coaches. His State Player of the Year award is the first ever earned by a Chatham player.
"When you're recognized by the coaches who see you play day-in and day-out, it really says a lot," Chatham coach Tony Calandra said of the award.
Bredahl was also was voted a U.S. Lacrosse High School All-America, receiving the most votes of any New Jersey player. Chatham senior defenseman Chris Conlin was selected as an Academic All-American.
Bredahl closes his three-year varsity career as Chatham High's all-time leading scorer with 307 points, on 154 goals and 153 assists. During the 2018 season, Bredahl scored 58 goals and notched 50 assists. Chatham is the only team to defeat Delbarton this year with an 8-6 win on April 21. In the victory over Delbarton, Bredahl had three goals and four assists.
In addition to Bredahl, Chatham will be represented in the Gil Gibbs All-Star game by Conlin, Ryan Decker and Ryan Chase.