Friday May 24, 2013Meagher Named WomensLax.com Goalie of the Year; Three Gators Named All-Americans
Senior goalie Mikey Meagher (Liverpool, N.Y.) was named the WomensLax.com Goalie of the Year and one of three Gators to earn All-American honors, announced by the web site on Friday.
Meagher repeats as the organization’s Goalie of the Year as she picked up honors in 2011. She has earned a total of three Goalie of the Year distinctions for 2013 including American Lacrosse Conference and SynapseSports.com honors. In addition, Meagher was one of three Gators to earn All-American honors.
Meagher protected the Florida cage this season, recording 125 saves and compiled a .502 save percentage, which ranks fifth in the nation this season. The senior goalkeeper also recorded a 6.90 goals against average, the second-best mark in the country.
Seniors Kitty Cullen (Rockville, Md.) and Brittany Dashiell (Bel Air, Md.) were honored as All-Americans. 25 players from 14 schools earned the postseason recognition. The trio of All-Americans led the Gators to an 18-3 overall record and their third-consecutive ALC regular season championship. The Gators also advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals for the third-straight season.
Cullen recorded a team-high 69 points on 50 goals and 19 assists. Dashiell recorded 51 points on 31 goals and 22 assists while grabbing 58 draw controls. This is both their third All-American honors of the season as they were each awarded SynapseSports.com and IWLCA honors.
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2013 WomensLax.com Season Award Winners
of the Year: Katie Schwarzmann, Maryland
Attacker of the Year: Alex Aust, Maryland
Midfielder of the Year: Taylor Thornton, Northwestern
Defender of the Year: Becca Block, Syracuse
Goalie of the Year: Mikey Meagher, Florida
Rookie of the Year: Kayla Treanor, Syracuse
Coach of the Year: Cathy Reese, Maryland
2013 WomensLax.com All-American Team
Alex Aust, Attack - Maryland
Becca Block, Defense - Syracuse
Kara Cannizzaro, Midfield - North Carolina
Demmianne Cook, Midfield - Stony Brook
Kitty Cullen, Attack - Florida
Taylor Cummings, Midfield - Maryland
Brittany Dashiell, Midfield - Florida
Jasmine DePompeo, Attack - Navy
Katie Ferris, Attack - Massachusetts
Erin Fitzgerald, Attack - Northwestern
Gabby Flibotte, Defense - Northwestern
Kate Henrich, Defense - Denver
Alyssa Leonard, Midfield - Northwestern
Maggie McCormick, Attack – Penn State
Mikey Meagher, Goalie - Florida
Alyssa Murray, Attack - Syracuse
Iliana Sanza, Defense - Maryland
Katie Schwarzmann, Midfield - Maryland
Sloane Serpe, Defense - North Carolina
Covie Stanwick, Attack – Boston College
Barb Sullivan, Defense - Notre Dame
Megan Takacs, Midfield – California
Taylor Thornton, Midfield - Northwestern
Kayla Treanor, Attack - Syracuse
Taylor Virden, Defense - Duke