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Women’s college notes: George Mason’s King (Springfield-Delco) closes career with All-American honor

Saturday, 19th July 2008

Categories College, Girl's/Women's  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 7/19/08

George Mason senior Laura King (Springfield-Delco) capped a brilliant career by being named third-team Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-American at attack.

King led George Mason in points (57), goals (42), game-winning goals, assists (15) and draw controls (35) and was second in caused turnovers (25). She ranks second all-time at George Mason in goals (152) and points (187), and fifth in draw controls.

King helped the Patriots set a school record for wins (12-5 overall) and reach the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) finals where they fell to Towson, 8-7. King was a member of the CAA Championship All-Tournament Team.

King also was named First-Team IWLCA All-South, First-Team All-CAA, and was a Virginia Sports Information Directors First-Team All-State pick.

King enjoyed similar success in the classroom, earning Athletic Director’s Honor Roll during the spring semest er. She also was named the recipient of the CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award and was named the George Mason Female Student-Athlete of the Year Award.

Last month, King scored a goal to help lead the South to an 11-8 victory over the North in the annual IWLCA/Under Armour Division I North-South Senior All-Star Game at the United Sports Training Center in Downingtown.

Also at George Mason, sophomore attacker Megan Udovich (Ridley) had 18 goals and five assists.

Mosenson enjoys big year at Syracuse

Syracuse junior attacker Megan Mosenson (Great Valley) had her best season at Syracuse, hitting career highs in goals (43) and assists (19), while helping the Orangewomen reach the NCAA semifinals.

Mosenson was selected to the Championship All-Tournament Team for her performance against a 16-8 loss to eventual champion Northwestern in the national semifinals. Mosenson had all her goals in the first half when Syracuse trailed just 7-6.

Syracuse finished the 2008 season with an 18-3 record and advanced to the national semifinals for the first time in the program’s history. Mosenson also had scored a hat trick against Northwestern in a 19-7 loss to the Wildcats in the regular season.



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