Seven Centre women's lacrosse players receive All-American honors
The Centre women's lacrosse team had one player named to the 2011 USA College Lacrosse Women's Division III All-American Third Team and six players were selected to the 2011 USA College Lacrosse Women's Division III Rookie All-American Team.
Sophomore Annie Jonakin (Signal Mountain, Tenn.) was named to the All-American Third Team. Jonakin who started in all 17 games for the Colonels had the third most minutes on the team. She played midfield and defense for Centre and finished the season with 12 goals and six assists for a total of 18 points. Jonakin also had 25 ground balls, 12 draw controls, and seven caused turnovers.
Freshmen Katie Cremer (Hudson, Ohio), Meg Hawthorne (Cary, N.C.), Francis Fisher (Ijamsville, Md.), Sarah Mastey (Chattanooga, Tenn.), Claiborne Willis (Nashville, Tenn.), and Mary Friel (Affton, Mo.) were named to the Rookie All-American Team.
Cremer, a defender for the Colonels, completed the season with 19 goals and two assists, along with 10 ground balls, two draw controls, as well as three caused turnovers.
Hawthorne, a midfielder, was also named to the 2011 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-West Region Second Team and to the 2011 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Lacrosse First Team. She was also named the 2011 SCAC Women's Lacrosse Co-Rookie-of-the-Year.
Fisher, a midfielder/defender, had the third most goals on the team with 24, as well as the third most ground balls (35), and draw controls (42). She also had three assists and three caused turnovers.
Mastey, who played midfield, was selected to the 2011 IWLCA Division III All-West Region First Team. She was also named the 2011 SCAC Offensive Co-Player-of-the-Year and was selected to the 2011 All-SCAC Women's Lacrosse First Team.
Willis, a midfielder, recorded six goals, one assist, 23 ground balls, 14 draw controls, and five caused turnovers on the season.
Friel, who played defense for the Colonels, posted 21 ground balls, three draw controls, and seven caused turnovers.
The Colonels finished the season 11-6 and they took third place in the conference.