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UVA’s Clark (Conestoga), Syracuse’s Swart (Archbishop Carroll) named 2nd Team All-ACC

Tuesday, 26th April 2022

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 4/26/22 – From Press Release

The Atlantic Coast Conference released its 2022 All-ACC Women’s Lacrosse Team on Tuesday following a vote of the league’s nine head coaches. North Carolina, Boston College and Syracuse – currently ranked No. 1, 2 and 3 in the nation, respectively – each had six All-ACC honorees to lead all schools. BC led all programs with five first-team honors, while UNC racked up four.

Rachel Clark (Courtesy UVA Athletics)

The ACC also announced its 2022 All-Freshman Team. Virginia led all schools with three selections to the 12-member team. Named Second-Team All-ACC, UVa attack Rachel Clark (49 goals, Conestoga alum, Co-Player of the Year last season) was the lone player to earn spots on both the All-Freshman and All-ACC Teams.

The ACC Attacker, Midfielder, Defender, Freshman and Coach of the Year will be announced following the ACC Women’s Lacrosse Championship.

The 2022 ACC Women’s Lacrosse Championship begins Wednesday at Arlotta Stadium in Notre Dame, Indiana. The first round on Wednesday features No. 8 seed Pitt taking on No. 9 seed Louisville at 2 p.m. The quarterfinals begin Friday with four matchups. No. 1 seed North Carolina opens the day at noon against the Pitt-Louisville winner. No. 4 seed Duke takes on the host, No. 5 seed Notre Dame, at approximately 2:30 p.m. No. 2 seed Boston College and No. 7 seed Virginia Tech are set to face off at 5 p.m., while No. 3 seed Syracuse takes on No. 6 seed Virginia in the nightcap slated for 7:30 p.m.

The semifinals will take place on Sunday at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. The championship game will be played on Saturday, May 7, at 6 p.m., with the highest remaining seed hosting the contest. All eight games of the tournament will be televised on ACC Network.

Six ACC teams are ranked in the latest IL Women/IWLCA poll, most of any league, with the league holding each of the top three spots. Unbeaten North Carolina tops the poll at No. 1 and is followed by Boston College (2), Syracuse (3), Duke (7), Virginia (16) and Notre Dame (20). The ACC has the most teams in the poll among all conferences.

2022 Women’s Lacrosse All-ACC Team

A – Charlotte North, Gr., Boston College
A – Jamie Ortega, Sr., North Carolina
A – Meaghan Tyrrell, Sr., Syracuse
A – Catriona Barry, Gr., Duke
A – Jenn Medjid, Sr., Boston College
A – Maddie Jenner, Sr., Duke
A – Emily Hawryschuk, Gr., Syracuse
A – Ashlyn McGovern, R-Sr., Virginia
M – Ally Mastroianni, Gr., North Carolina
M – Belle Smith, So., Boston College
M – Emma Tyrrell, Jr., Syracuse
M – Kasey Choma, Jr., Notre Dame
D – Emma Trenchard, Sr., North Carolina
D – Sydney Scales, So., Boston College
D – Courtney Taylor, Gr., Boston College
G – Taylor Moreno, Gr., North Carolina

A – Katie DeSimone, So., Duke
A – Rachel Clark (Conestoga), Fr., Virginia
A – Megan Carney, Sr., Syracuse
A – Madison Ahern, Jr., Notre Dame
A – Caitlyn Wurzburger, So., North Carolina
A – Sarah Lubnow, Gr., Virginia Tech
A – Paige Petty, Gr., Pitt
M – Olivia Carner, Jr., Duke
M – Sam Swart (Archbishop Carroll), Gr., Syracuse
M – Aubrey Williams, So., Virginia
M – Caroline Blalock, Gr., Louisville
D – Cubby Biscardi, Jr., Duke
D – Hollie Schleicher, Jr., Boston College
D – Emily Nalls, Jr., North Carolina
D – Sarah Cooper, Sr., Syracuse
G – Bridget Deehan, Gr., Notre Dame
G – Paulina DiFatta, Gr., Pitt

2022 Women’s Lacrosse All-Freshman Team
Mckenna Davis, Boston College
Reilly Traynor, Duke
Ava Coyle, Louisville
Brooklyn Walker-Welch, North Carolina
Grace Weigand, Notre Dame
Jill Fenech, Pitt
Dylana Williams, Pitt
Olivia Adamson, Syracuse
Rachel Clark (Conestoga), Virginia
Abby Manalang, Virginia
Kate Miller, Virginia
Olivia Vergano, Virginia Tech


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