Lacrosse (W)

Seven Earn Post-Season SAC Women's Lacrosse Honors


ROCK HILL, S.C. ( -- Catawba had seven players earn post-season honors in women’s lacrosse from the South Atlantic Conference.  Meredith Jones, Nicolette Salay and Hannah Scott were named second team All-SAC, while Kirsten Kruse, Megan Shortt, Becky Frost and Bethany Davis claimed honorable mention spots. 

Jones, a senior attack, scored 36 goals in the regular season and led the team with 29 assists.  She ranks fourth in the SAC in assists and in total points.  Jones has added 19 ground balls and 32 draw controls.  Salay, a junior mid, has produced 26 goals with six assists.  Two of her goals have been game-winners.  She has added 37 ground balls and caused 19 turnovers.  Scott, a sophomore mid, has scored nine goals with three assists.  She ranks fourth in the SAC with 31 caused turnovers and has a team-high 49 ground balls with 43 draw control wins.

Kruse, a junior attack, is second on the team with 27 assists and 59 total points.  She has posted 32 goals and has 21 ground balls.  Kruse has accounted for three game-winning goals.  Shortt, a sophomore mid, leads the team with 38 goals, which stands 10th in the SAC.  Shortt has added 15 assists and won 47 draw controls. 

Frost, a sophomore defender, scored three goals with two assists.  She racked up 37 ground balls with six caused turnovers.  Davis, a senior goalie, ranks second in the SAC with 156 saves.  She is third in the league with a .447 save percentage and has a 13.21 goals against average.

First Team
A – Caitlyn Nemeth, Brevard
A – Hanna Scott Queens
A – Abigail Paulus, Queens
A – Brittany Andrews, Wingate
MF – Kelly Dowd, Queens
MF – Claire Wach, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF – Emily Nosek, Wingate
MF – Madison Malone, Tusculum
D – Bridgette Larranaga, Queens
D – Marabeth Durden, Coker
D – Aarika Kaester, Queens
D – Sydney Dishman, Queens
GK – Ines Flueck, Lenoir-Rhyne

Second Team
A – Faith Kent, Coker
A – Meredith Jones, Catawba
A – Torrey Schwitkis, Lenoir-Rhyne
A – Kelsey Crow, Tusculum
MF – Paulena Dempsey, Wingate
MF – Nicolette Salay, Catawba
MF – Hannah Scott, Catawba
MF – Brittany Larranga, Queens
D – Morgan Insel, Wingate
D – Taylor Winters, Lenoir-Rhyne
D – Amber Breedy, Brevard
D – Lindsay Ordemann, Coker
GK – Arion Pierre, Wingate
Honorable Mention
A – Kirstyn Kruse, Catawba
A – Shannon O’Neal, Wingate
A – Aubriana Benedetto, Lenoir-Rhyne
A – Megan Shortt, Catawba
MF – Claudia Jenkins, Coker
MF – Shannon Masberger, Queens
MF – Bre’Asia James, Lincoln Memorial
MF – Mackenzie Baker, Coker
D – Becky Frost, Catawba
D – Kaitlyn Kimball, Coker
D – Erin Murphy, Wingate
D – Noreen McAllister, Lenoir-Rhyne
GK – Bethany Davis, Catawba

Player of the Year: Caitlyn Nemeth, Brevard
Freshman of the Year: Hannah Scott, Queens
Coach of the Year: Julika Blankenship, Queens

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