Thursday January 30, 2014Shannon Gilroy Named to Inside Lacrosse Preseason Player of the Year Watch List
Junior midfielder Shannon Gilroy has been named to the Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook Preseason Player of the Year watch list. She was also named a First Team Preseason All-American by Inside Lacrosse.
In 2013, Gilroy led the Gators with team-highs of 52 goals and 59 draw controls and finished second on the team with 65 points. She also finished the season 20th in goals, 45th in points and 58th in goals per game (2.48) in the national statistics. Gilroy was named a Tewaaraton Award nominee, earned IWLCA and SynapseSports.com All-American honors and was an All-ALC First Team selection.
The Gators are coming off their third-consecutive ALC regular-season championship as well as their third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance in the programís four-year history. Florida finished the season with an 18-3 record, including a 9-0 record at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.
Florida was picked No. 4 in the Inside Lacrosse preseason top 20 and will begin the 2014 season on Feb. 8 at North Carolina.
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