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Women's Lacrosse Places Two on Preseason All-SAC Teams

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- A pair of Catawba women’s lacrosse players have been named to the South Atlantic Conference Preseason Teams.  Senior midfield Nicolette Salay was a first team pick, while junior midfielder Hannah Scott was a second team pick.  The Catawba Indians were picked fifth in the preseason coaches poll.  Queens garnered eight first place votes to emerge as the preseason favorite.

Salay provided 30 goals and seven assists last season.  She caused 21 turnovers and claimed 40 ground balls.  Scott scored nine goals with three assists.  She led the team with 33 caused turnovers and 52 ground balls.

The 2017 South Atlantic Conference Women's Lacrosse schedule is set to get underway on Wednesday, Feb. 10. Catawba opens its season on Feb. 18 at Mount Olive with its home opener on Feb. 23 against Roberts Wesleyan.  The 2017 SAC Women's Lacrosse Championship is slated for April 26, 29 and 30 with quarterfinals at campus sites and the semifinals and finals at Queens University.

Preseason Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Poll
1. Queens (8), 80
2. Lenoir-Rhyne (1), 72
3. Wingate, 64
4. Tusculum, 61
5. Catawba, 50
6. Brevard, 46
7. Coker, 38
8. Newberry, 30
9. Lincoln Memorial, 27

Women’s Lacrosse Preseason All- SAC
First Team
A - Caitlyn Nemeth, Brevard
A - Hanna Scott Queens
A - Abigail Pauus, Queens
A - Brittany Andrews, Wingate
MF - Kelly Dowd, Queens
MF - Paulena Dempsy, Wingate
MF - Nicolette Salay, Catawba
MF - Madison Malone, Tusculum
D - Lindsay Ordemann, Coker
D - Marabeth Durden, Coker
D - Aarika Kaester, Queens
D - Morgan Insel, Wingate
GK - Ines Flueck, Lenoir-Rhyne
                                                      
Second Team
A - Faith Kent, Coker
A - Alexandra Bruder, Queens
A - Torrey Schwitkis, Lenoir-Rhyne
A - Shannon O’Neal, Wingate
MF - Aubriana Benedetto, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF - Claudia Jenkins, Coker
MF - Hannah Scott, Catawba
MF - Amara Moss, Lincoln Memorial
D - Emily Kessler, Lenoir-Rhyne
D - Taylor Winters, Lenoir-Rhyne
D - Melissa Saganich, Lincoln Memorial
D - Noreen McAllister, Lenoir-Rhyne
GK - Arion Pierre, Wingate

Today's Events

Swimming vs. QUEENS, noon

Calendar

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December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

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December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

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December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

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December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

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December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

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December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76

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December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

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December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

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December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.

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