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Eight Philly women are named to Jewish All-American teams

Saturday, 31st July 2010

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 7/31/10

Eight Philly women have been named to the Jewish All-American lacrosse teams by the Jewish Sports Review.

In Division II/III, Chestnut Hill College senior midfielders and twin sisters Maryanne and Carly Glass were joined on the first team by Kenyon freshman midfielder Leah Sack (Lower Merion).

Carly Glass scored 69 goals and added 27 assists and 65 groundballs while Maryanne

Kenyon freshman Leah Sack (Lower Merion) was a first-team pick in Division II/III after setting record for assists

had 70 goals, 17 assists and 22 caused turnovers. Both were named first-team All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (Division II).

Sack helped Kenyon reach the NCAA Division III tournament by collecting 30 goals and a league-high and school-record 41 assists. She was named All-North Coast Athletic Conference second team.

In Division I, Penn State senior goalie Stephanie Ellis (Radnor), Stanford senior attack Amanda Schwab (Harriton) and Temple junior midfielder Alexandra Shapiro earned Honorable mention All-American.

Ellis posted a 10-7 record and 116 saves and helped the Nittany Lions finish in the Top 20 of the IWLCA rankings. Schwab had 22 goals and helped the Cardinal win the Mountain Pacific conference crown and advance to the NCAA tourney. Shapiro had 34 groundballs and started every game for the Owls, who went 7-10 overall.

Other Honorable Mention All-Americans in Division II/III were Guilford sophomore defender Sarah Bradburd (Friends’ Central) and Denison senior attack Sara Langsam (Germantown Friends).

Bradburd had eight goals and 29 groundballs and earned All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference honorable mention honors. She also earned All-Academic honors for the second straight year. Langsam had 15 goals and 13 assists.

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