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Philly players earn Jewish All-American honors

Wednesday, 6th August 2008

Categories Boy's/Men's, Girl's/Women's, Posted 8/6/08

Senior goalie Sarah Waxman and freshman attacker Corey Winkoff of Penn (Division I), Chestnut Hill sophomore twins Maryanne and Carly Glass (Division II) and Haverford College seniors Dean Granoff (Friends’ Central) and Joel Censer (Division III) were named first-team All-Americans by the Jewish Sports Review.

Waxman led the Quakers (17-2) into the NCAA championship game against Northwestern and was named the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Goalie of the Year for the second straight season, and the Ivy League Player of the Year. Waxman, who posted a 6.27 goals-against average, also was named a first-team IWLCA All-American for the second straight year.

Winkoff had 9 goals and 23 assists for the. His assist total led the entire Ivy League.

Carly Glass had 16 goals and 16 assists and 40 groundballs while sister Maryannne had 33 goals and 9 assists as well as 23 caused turnovers.

Censer, a First-Team all-Centennial Conference honoree, was fourth on the team in ground balls with 39 for the season in 16 games for the nationally-ranked Fords. A Second-Team All-Centennial selectee, Granoff was fourth on the team in goals (21), assists (11), and points (32) from his midfield position and scooped up 25 ground balls. Over his four-year career, Granoff tallied 113 points (78 G, 35 A).

Both Censer and Granoff earned USILA Honorable Mention All-American honors earlier this summer. In addition to All-American honors, Censer and Granoff were named 2008 USILA Scholar-Athletes.

Honorable mention All-Americans on the Jewish Sports Review teams included:
*Wesleyan senior defender Beck Dorey-Stein (Lower Merion) had 24 groundballs and 22 caused turnovers.
*Muhlenberg freshman midfielder Rachel Goldstein (Shipley School) had 29 goals and six assists.
*Denison sophomore attacker Sarah Langsam (Germantown Friends) had 11 goals and 6 assists.
*Villanova junior defender Greg Safran had 25 groundballs.
*Swarthmore junior defender Jesse Hendler had 22 groundballs.


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