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Penn’s Spiro makes first-team IWLCA All-American; DeLuca, McKenna, Haggerty are 2nd-team picks

Saturday, 30th May 2009

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 5/30/09  

    Penn junior midfielder Emma Spiro, who led the Quakers to their third straight Final Four appearance, has been named a first-team All-American by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Collegiate Association (IWLCA) and US Lacrosse.

    Meanwhile, Penn junior midfielder Ali DeLuca, Princeton senior defender Marie McKenna (Penn Charter) and Ohio State junior attack Kelly Haggerty (Unionville) earned second-team honors.

    Spiro collected 32 goals and 50 draw controls for the Quakers.

    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. 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).

    The IWLCA and US Lacrosse will honor the National All-Americans at an awards banquet on June 13 in King of Prussia.

First Team  

Shannon Burke, Notre Dame, Sr., D

Jillian Byers, Notre Dame, Sr., A

Caroline Cryer, Duke, Sr., A

Sarah Dalton, Boston University, Sr., M

Carolyn Davis, Duke, Sr., M

Sarah Downing, Vanderbilt, Jr., A

Amber Falcone, North Carolina, Sr, D

Karri Ellen Johnson, Maryland, Fr., A

Caitlyn McFadden, Maryland, Jr., M

Holly McGarvie, Princeton, Sr., M

Hannah Nielsen, Northwestern, Sr., A

Bridget Noon, Georgetown, Jr., D

Logan Ripley, North Carolina, Jr., GK

Katie Rowan, Syracuse, Sr., A

Jenn Russell, North Carolina, Jr., M

Emma Spiro, Penn, Jr., M  

Second Team  

Shaylyn Blaney, Notre Dame, So., M

Sarah Bullard, Duke, So., M

Ali DeLuca, Penn, Jr., M  

Christina Dove, Syracuse, Jr., M

Kaitlin Duff, Virginia, Jr., M

Molly Ford, Georgetown, Jr., A

Meredith Frank, Northwestern, Sr., M

Kelly Haggerty, Ohio State, Jr., A  

Ashby Kaestner, Georgetown, Jr., M

Marie McKenna, Princeton, Sr., D  

Sarah Mollison, Maryland, So., A

Tissy O’Connor, Cornell, Jr., D

Julie Ondrako, Towson, Sr., D

Gina Scioscia, Notre Dame, Jr., A

Erin Tochihara, Princeton, So., GK

Blair Weymouth, Virginia, Sr., A

Third Team  

Megan Bosica, North Carolina, Jr., M

McKinley Curro, Boston University, Jr., A

Corinne Gandolfi, Hofstra, Jr., M

Lindsay Gilbride, Duke, Jr., M

Cara Giordano, Vanderbilt, Sr., M

Brandi Jones, Maryland, So., M

Brittany Kalkstein, Virginia, Jr., M

Morgan Lathrop, Northwestern, Sr., GK

Ashley McCulloch, Virginia, Sr., A

Meggie McNamara, Towson, Sr., A

Alex Mundy, Vanderbilt, Jr., D

Kelly Munroe, Boston University, Sr., D

Halley Quillinan, Syracuse, Jr., A

Kerry Shea, Penn State, Sr., M

Karissa Taylor, Maryland, Jr., D

Sarah Von Bargen, New Hampshire, Sr., A



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