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West Chester places 7 on all-PSAC East Division; many Philly women named

Monday, 10th May 2021

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Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/10/21
From Press Release

West Chester University was well represented on the 2021 All-PSAC Women’s Lacrosse team that was recently announced.

Three players, Tatum Altman, Lindsay Monigle (Cape Henlopen) and Molly Reinhart (Wilson), were named to the first team while four others, Tara Morrissey (Bishop Shanahan), Trisha Baud (West Deptford, N.J.), Hannah Stanislawczyk (Gov. Mifflin) and Lexi Einsig (Exeter), were named to the second team.

Altman finished the regular season as the leading scorer in the PSAC with 44 goals and 74 points on the year. She averages 3.67 goals per game and just over 6.0 points per game. Earlier in the season, Altman became the sixth player in school history to score 100 goals and assist on 100 others. She is just six ground balls away from the century mark as well. Altman registered at least two points in every game this spring, including a career-high 12 at Kutztown in the regular-season finale. The crafty attacker has scored five goals in each of the Golden Rams’ last three games and produced 25 points over that same span.

Monigle picked up right where her 2020 campaign was cut short. The junior attacker posted 32 goals and 20 assists for a 52-point season. She ranked fourth in the PSAC in points per game and sixth in assists per game. Her seven helpers in the PSAC semifinal was a career high and a big reason why West Chester advanced to the conference title game.

Reinhart lived up to her preseason billing as All-America from Inside Lacrosse Magazine. She leads the nation in caused turnovers with 46. She adds to that with her 36 ground balls. Her 3.0 ground balls per game ranks seventh in the PSAC. While continually marking the opposition’s top threat, Reinhart’s presence in the back is a big reason the Golden Rams can boast of the conference’s top defensive unit. No. 4 is the backbone of that backline. A two-time PSAC Defensive Athlete of the Week, Reinhart would have easily walked away with defensive player of the year accolades, if the loop identified such.

Morrissey has owned the “X” behind the opponent’s cage for the last five years. She has set up her office behind the cage and few have had the impact that she has had in their career. T-Money, as she is affectionately known by her teammates, is worth every penny. In 2021, Morrissey registered 19 goals and 12 assists for 31 points.

Baud enjoyed her best season of her career. Besides handling most of the faceoff duties all season, Baud established herself as a formidable scoring threat. She finished second on the team in goals scored (36) and third in points (44). Her 3.0 goals per game average ranked seventh in the PSAC. She also placed second on the team in draw controls with 36.

Einsig was spectacular as a defensive midfielder for the Golden Rams. She recorded 22 ground balls and 14 caused turnovers this past spring. Her innate ability to anticipate the play and intercept passes was critical to the Golden Rams’ top-ranked defense, and her speed on clears made that part of the game seem effortless.

Finally, a transfer from St. Joseph’s following the fall semester turned out to be one of the most influential additions to head coach Ginny Martino’s squad. Stanislawcyzk was relentless on draws, annoying on 1v1 coverages, too fast for most opponents through the midfield and difficult to stop inside the 8-meter circle. The freshman midfielder scored 30 goals, posted 35 points and corralled 48 draws so far on the year. She has 17 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers to boot.

West Chester defeated Seton Hill in the PSAC Championship Game on Sunday.

PSAC WOMEN’S LACROSSE ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS

EAST DIVISION
ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Hannah Seifried (Sacred Heart Academy) – Shippensburg

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Emily Mitarotonda – East Stroudsburg
COACH OF THE YEAR: Shannon Hertz – Bloomsburg

FIRST TEAM
POS. NAME INSTITUTION CL. HOMETOWN / PREVIOUS SCHOOL

A Tatum Altman West Chester Gr. North Brunswick, N.J. / North Brunswick
A Abby Bergman Bloomsburg Sr. Collegeville, Pa. / Perkiomen Valley

A Gianna LeDuc East Stroudsburg Sr. Westtown, N.Y. / Minisink Valley
A Lindsay Monigle West Chester Jr. Rehoboth Beach, Del. / Cape Henlopen
M Anna Dempsey Bloomsburg Sr. Pottstown, Pa. / Owen J. Roberts

M Emily Mitarotonda East Stroudsburg Fr. Rockaway, N.J. / Morris Knolls
M Hannah Seifried Shippensburg So. Springfield, Pa. / Sacred Heart Academy-Bryn Mawr
M Genevieve Speights Millersville Sr. Shrewsbury, Pa. / Susquehannock
D Tiffany Diachynsky Bloomsburg Sr. Barto, Pa. / Boyertown Area
D Lana Paulo Bloomsburg Sr. Sewell, N.J. / Washington Township

D Kayleigh Pokrivka East Stroudsburg Sr. York, Pa. / York Catholic
D Molly Reinhart West Chester Gr. Sinking Springs, Pa. / Wilson
GK Tatyana Petteway East Stroudsburg Gr. Nanuet, N.Y. / Albertus Magnus

SECOND TEAM
POS. NAME INSTITUTION CL. HOMETOWN / PREVIOUS SCHOOL
A Alana Cardaci Shippensburg Jr. Eagleville, Pa. / Methacton

A Brielle Curtis East Stroudsburg Sr. State College, Pa. / State College
A Kelsey Kilgallon Bloomsburg Jr. Spring City, Pa. / Owen J. Roberts
A Tara Morissey West Chester Gr. Downingtown, Pa. / Bishop Shanahan
M Trisha Baud West Chester Sr. West Deptford, N.J. / West Deptford

M Hana Cicerelle East Stroudsburg Gr. Broadway, N.J. / Warren Hills
M Gabby Savarino Shippensburg So. Hauppauge, N.Y. / Hauppauge
M Hannah Stanislawczyk West Chester Fr. Mohnton, Pa. / St. Joseph’s
D Paige Alexander Shepherd Jr. Ashburn, Va. / Briar Woods
D Kristen Andreychak East Stroudsburg Sr. Hillsborough, N.J. / Hillsborough
D Erika Biehl Bloomsburg Sr. Springfield, Pa. / Springfield
D Lexi Einsig West Chester Sr. Reading, Pa. / Exeter Township

GK Angela DiPasquale Bloomsburg Gr. Paramus, N.J. / Paramus

WEST DIVISION
ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Kristi Kada – Seton Hill
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: McKenna Woodworth – Gannon
COACH OF THE YEAR: Courtney Grove – Seton Hill

FIRST TEAM
POS. NAME INSTITUTION CL. HOMETOWN / PREVIOUS SCHOOL

A Jaclyn Frank Seton Hill Sr. Hauppauge, N.Y. / Hauppauge
A Jordan Kulp Indiana (Pa.) So. Mechanicsburg, Pa. / Cumberland Valley
A Caitlin Morrow Lock Haven Sr. Massapequa, N.Y. / Massapequa
A Julia Ruscio Mercyhurst R-Jr. St. Catharines, Ontario / St. Francis Catholic
M Kate Kada Seton Hill Sr. Boyertown, Pa. / Boyertown
M Kristi Kada Seton Hill So. Boyertown, Pa. / Boyertown

M Braxtin Reddinger Lock Haven R-Sr. Hanover, Pa. / New Oxford
M Kayte Zeller Indiana (Pa.) Sr. Bethel Park, Pa. / Bethel Park
D Makayla Kintner Seton Hill So. Vestal, N.Y. / Vestal
D Makenzie Murphy Mercyhurst Jr. Holtsville, N.Y. / Sachem East
D Shannon Reape Indiana (Pa.) Sr. Oreland, Pa. / Upper Dublin
D Colleen Roy Seton Hill Sr. Doylestown, Pa. / Arundel

GK Kaitlyn Lippert Mercyhurst Jr. Clay, N.Y. / Cicero-North Syracuse

SECOND TEAM
POS. NAME INSTITUTION CL. HOMETOWN / PREVIOUS SCHOOL

A Emily Benham Slippery Rock Jr. Rochester, N.Y. / Greece Athena
A Chantal Jimenez Indiana (Pa.) Fr. Parkland, Fla. / Marjory Stoneman Douglas
A Julia Rescott Mercyhurst Sr. Auburn, N.Y. / Auburn
A McKenna Woodworth Gannon Fr. Horseheads, N.Y. / Horseheads
M Karli Gilbert Lock Haven R-Sr. Perkiomenville, Pa. / Boyertown
M Sarah Reustle Indiana (Pa.) Fr. Hainesport, N.J. / Rancocas Valley
M Charleigh Rondeau Slippery Rock So. Buffalo, N.Y. / Amherst
M Elizabeth Tamasitis Seton Hill So. Boyertown, Pa. / Boyertown
D Sarah Mazzur Seton Hill Jr. Dallastown, Pa. / York Catholic
D Shannen Roy Lock Haven So. Doylestown, Pa. / Central Bucks West
D Hannah Sharkey Indiana (Pa.) Fr. Royersford, Pa. / Spring-Ford
D Rachel Shaw Slippery Rock Sr. Doylestown, Pa. / Central Bucks West
GK Kamille Ward Seton Hill Sr. Royersford, Pa. / Spring-ford


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