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Tuesday May 20, 2014Gilroy, Barry Named IWLCA All-Americans

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Juniors Shannon Gilroy and Nora Barry were named First and Third Team All-Americans, respectively, as announced by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. The IWLCA will honor the National All-Americans at the IWLCA All-American banquet on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge in King Prussia, Pa.

 

Gilroy, a 2014 Tewaaraton Finalist, led the nation in goals (86) this season. She also led Florida in points (106), assists (20), draw controls (82) and caused turnovers (24), while recording 24 ground balls. This season, Gilroy set or tied 13 program records and became the first Gator to score 100+ points in a single season. Gilroy was named the 2014 ALC Midfield Player of the Year, ALC Tournament MVP and was an All-ALC First Team selection.

 

Barry led the Gators in ground balls (43), and ranked third in draw controls (48) and fourth in points 409) and caused turnovers (19). Barry was also named to the IWLCA All-South First Team. The midfielder has also set two program single-game records this season with five caused turnovers against No. 2 Syracuse and four free-position goals against High Point. The Gators turned to Barry in pivotal moments more than once this season, as she scored the game-winning goals in a team-leading five games this season, including against Northwestern in the ALC Tournament Championship.

 

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First Team
Nikki Boltja, University of Louisville, Sr., Attack
Taylor D’Amore, Johns Hopkins University, Sr., Attack
Abbey Friend, University of North Carolina, Sr., Attack
Brooke Griffin, University of Maryland, Jr., Attack  
Alyssa Murray, Syracuse University, Sr., Attack
Kayla Treanor, Syracuse University, So., Attack
Taylor Cummings, University of Maryland, So., Midfield
SHANNON GILROY, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, JR., MIDFIELD
Kelly McPartland, University of Maryland, Jr., Midfield
Mikaela Rix, Boston College, Jr., Midfield
Megan Douty, University of Maryland, Jr., Defense
Meg Markham, University of Pennsylvania, Jr., Defense
Sloane Serpe, University of North Carolina, Sr., Defense
Margaret Smith, Notre Dame University, Sr., Defense
Taylor Virden, Duke University, Sr., Defense
Liz Colgan, University of Virginia, Sr., Goalkeeper
 
Second Team
Katie Ferris, University of Massachusetts, Sr., Attack
Alyssa Leonard, Northwestern University, Sr., Attack
Kerrin Maurer, Duke University, Jr., Attack
Jill Remenapp, University of Denver, Jr., Attack
Covie Stanwick, Boston College, Jr., Attack
Courtney Swan, University of Virginia, Jr., Attack
Hannah Farr, Stanford University, Jr., Midfield
Beth Glaros, University of Maryland, Sr., Midfield
Lauren Kahn, University of Connecticut, Sr., Midfield
Kaylin Morissette, University of Louisville, So., Midfield
Marlee Paton, Loyola University, Sr., Midfield
Kasey Mock, Syracuse University, Sr., Defense
Lauren Purvis, Pennsylvania State University, Sr., Defense
Colleen Smith, Princeton University, Sr., Defense
Morgan Stephens, University of Virginia, Jr., Defense
Tori DeScenza, Ohio State University, Jr., Goalkeeper
 
Third Team 
Liza Blue, University of Virginia, Sr., Attack
Faye Brust, University of Louisville, Jr., Attack
Cortney Fortunato, University of Notre Dame, Fr., Attack
Sydney Holman, University of North Carolina, Fr., Attack
Erin McMunn, Princeton University, Jr., Attack
Aly Messinger, University of North Carolina, So., Attack
Annie Thomas, Loyola University, Jr., Attack
NORA BARRY, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, JR., MIDFIELD
Sammy Cermack, Johns Hopkins University, Sr., Midfield
Madison Cyr, Penn State University, So., Midfield
Taryn VanThof, Loyola University, Jr., Midfield
Kathleen Lennon, University of Albany, Sr., Defense
Maddy Lesher, Loyola University, So., Defense
Alice Mercer, University of Maryland, So., Defense
Monica Negron, University of Louisville, Sr., Defense
Frankie Caridi, Stony Brook University, Sr., Goalkeeper 

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