Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/10/12
From Press Release
Philadelphia has been chosen first in the 2012 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) women’s lacrosse pre-season poll, which was voted upon by the seven head coaches.
The Rams finished last season second in the conference standings with a 10-2 record and an 11-7 overall. Georgian Court picked up two of the seven first-place votes. Holy Family and Dominican tied for third in the voting with 24 points apiece.
Philadelphia looks to finished where they left off as fourth year head coach George Chis-Luca earned CACC Coach of the Year in 2011 and had a conference-high seven players on the All-CACC team. One of those players Senior Midfielder Caribeth Shappell is the reigning CACC Player of the Year. Shappell finished the season with 29 goals, 30 assists, and a 55% face-off percentage. Philadelphia also will be returning Senior Attacker Taylor Peltzer (Archbishop Wood; 48 goals, 27 assists), Sophomore Attack/Midfielder Emily Ray (54 goals, 10 assists), and Sophomore Midfielder Carli DiCioccio (Northern Burlington, NJ; 25 ground balls, 23 caused turnovers).
The 2012 season starts on March 1 with Post playing host to Bridgeport. The conference games will kick off when Post plays Philadelphia on March 11. The CACC Women’s Lacrosse Tournament will be held at Georgian Court University on May 5-6 in Lakewood, N.J., for the fourth straight year.
School, 2011 Record, CACC Record, Points
1. Philadelphia (4), 11-7, 10-2, 40
2. Georgian Court (2), 15-4, 12-0, 38
T3. Holy Family, 7-10, 6-6, 24
T3. Dominican, 7-9, 6-6, 24
T5. Chestnut Hill, 7-10 5-7 18
T5. Wilmington, 4-13, 3-9, 18
7 Post, 1-14, 0-12, 6
( ) – First Place Votes