Phillylacrosse.com, Posted, 4/17/08
Georgetown’s Brendan Cannon (Haverford School) and Notre Dame’s Caitlin McKinney (Germantown Academy) were named Tuesday as nominees for the 2008 Tewaaraton Trophy.
Cannon, a senior attacker, was the ECAC Offensive Player of the Year last year and a second team All-America selection. This year he leads the Hoyas (7-3) – ranked fifth in the country – in scoring with 19 goals and 20 assists.
McKinney, a senior midfielder, has ranks second on the Irish (ranked eighth) in scoring through 15 games with 32 goals and 18 assists.
Earlier this season, McKinney became the second player in the program’s history to go over 200 points for her career and is second all-time in points with 146 goals and 73 assists for 219 career points.
McKinney is a two-time IWLCA All-American (second team in 2007, third in 2006) and has been selected all-Big East all three seasons at Notre Dame, taking second team honors in 2005 and first team honors in 2006 and 2007.