Rix Earns Tewaaraton Award Nominee Recognition
April 26, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Boston College sophomore Mikaela Rix has earned recognition as one of 25 nominees for the Tewaaraton Award - collegiate lacrosse's highest honor - the Tewaaraton Foundation announced on Friday night.
The foundation will choose five semifinalists for the award on May 9 and select the winner on May 30.
With a goal and an assist in BC's loss to North Carolina in the ACC semifinals, she reached 100 points in her career in her 36th game played (2.78 points per game). She became the 14th member of BC's 100-point club joining classmate Covie Stanwick on the list.
The Garden City, N.Y., native ranks second on BC with 46 goals and 54 points. The midfielder paces the team with 67 draw controls and sits second on the squad with 27 ground balls. She has scored three or more goals in a game nine times and scored four or more goals in a game four times this year. In each of 10 games this season, she has had four or more draw controls.
Entering the semifinal round of the ACC Championship, the two-time All-ACC selection ranked seventh in the ACC in goals per game, 10th in the ACC in points per game, fourth in the ACC in draw controls per game, and eighth in the ACC in ground balls per game.
Rix and the Eagles await their fate when the NCAA reveals the 26-team field for the 2013 NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship on Sunday, May 5.