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Penn’s Renna, Spiro and Princeton’s McKenna (Penn Charter) make 1st-team All-American

Wednesday, 27th May 2009

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 5/27/09

Penn’s Hilary Renna (senior defender) and Emma Spiro (junior midfielder) and Princeton senior defender Marie McKenna (Penn Charter) have been named first-team All-Americans.

Meanwhile, Penn junior midfielder Ali DeLuca was named to the second team and Ohio State junior attack Kelly Haggerty (Unionville) earned third-team honors. Penn sophomore Giulia Giordano was named the Unsung Hero of the Year.

Spiro collected 32 goals and 50 draw controls and Renna had 17 groundballs and 12 caused turnovers for the Quakers, who reached the NCAA Final Four for the third straight year. McKenna  had 39 groundballs and 29 caused turnovers for the 14-4 Tigers, helping them reach the quarterfinals.

DeLuca had 40 goals and 15 assists and Giordano 15 goals and six assists.Haggerty, who collected 52 goals and 39 assists, ranked fourth in the NCAA in points per game this season. She also ranked sixth in assists per game (2.29) and 21st in goals per game (3.06).

Unsung Hero of the Year: Giulia Giordano, Penn

All-American Teams
First Team

Hilary Bowen, Northwestern
Jill Byers, Notre Dame
Sarah Dalton, Boston University
Carolyn Davis, Duke
Sarah Downing, Vanderbilt
Amber Falcone, North Carolina
Meredith Frank, Northwestern
Karri Ellen Johnson, Maryland
Morgan Lathrop, Northwestern
Caitlyn McFadden, Maryland
Holly McGarvie, Princeton
Marie McKenna (Penn Charter), Princeton
Hannah Nielsen, Northwestern
Hilary Renna, Penn
Katie Rowan, Syracuse
Emma Spiro, Penn
Second Team
Shannon Burke, Notre Dame
Caroline Cryer, Duke
Ali DeLuca, Penn
Christina Dove, Syracuse
Katrina Dowd, Northwestern
Cara Giordano, Vanderbilt
Angela Hughes, Dartmouth
Brandi Jones, Maryland
Ashby Kaestner, Georgetown
Sarah Mollison, Maryland
Bridget Noon, Georgetown
Tissy O’Connor, Cornell
Jenn Russell, North Carolina
Lauren Schmidt, Stanford
Danielle Spencer, Northwestern
Erin Tochihara, Princeton
Third team
Ashley Boccio, Penn State
Megan Bosica, North Carolina
Sarah Bullard, Duke
Jessica Cerveny, Delaware
Kristen Coleman, Fairfield
Kat Collins, Dartmouth
Kaitlin Duff, Virginia
Kelly Haggerty (Unionville), Ohio State
Sarah Jonson, William & Mary
Halley Quillinan, Syracuse
Kelly Kimener, Old Dominion
Kristen Millar, Vermont
Alex Mundy, Vanderbilt
Kelly Munroe, Boston University
Kristin Schwab, Princeton
Gina Scioscia, Notre Dame

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