Two Eagles Named Tewaaraton Nominees
April 27, 2014
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Boston College juniors Mikaela Rix and Covie Stanwick have earned recognition as two of 25 nominees for the Tewaaraton Award – collegiate lacrosse’s highest honor –the Tewaaraton Foundation announced this weekend.
Rix, Boston College’s leader in the midfield, earned All-ACC honors for the third straight season earlier in the week. The Garden City, N.Y., product leads the team in goals and sits third in the ACC with 51 on the season.
Stanwick also garnered All-ACC honors for the third straight season. Her 71 points are a team high and rank third in the ACC. The Baltimore, Md., native also leads the conference and team in assists with 32.
Five men’s and five women’s finalists will be announced May 8 and invited to the Tewaaraton Award Ceremony. The original men’s and women’s watch lists were announced Feb. 27, with additions made March 20 and April 10, and were ultimately comprised of 66 men’s players and 58 women’s players. The selection committees are comprised of 11 men’s and 11 women’s current and former coaches.
Rix, Stanwick and the Eagles await their fate when the NCAA reveals the 26-team field for the 2014 NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship on Sunday, May 4.
Women’s nominees are as follows:
Bridget Bianco, Northwestern - Jr., G
Nikki Boltja, Louisville - Sr., A
Frankie Caridi, Stony Brook - Sr., G
Jackie Cifarelli, Ohio State - Jr., A
Taylor Cummings, Maryland - Soph., M
Taylor D'Amore, Johns Hopkins - Sr., A
Megan Douty, Maryland - Jr., D
Lucy Ferguson, Penn - Jr., G
Abbey Friend, North Carolina - Sr., A
Shannon Gilroy, Florida - Jr., A
Brooke Griffin, Maryland - Jr., A
Hannah Hook, Denver - Sr., G
Alyssa Leonard, Northwestern - Sr., A
Meg Markham, Penn - Jr., D
Kerrin Maurer, Duke - Jr., A
Kelly McPartland, Maryland - Jr., M
Kaylin Morissette, Louisville - Soph., M
Alyssa Murray, Syracuse - Sr., A
Marlee Paton, Loyola - Sr., A/M
Mikaela Rix, Boston College - Jr., M
Sloane Serpe, North Carolina - Sr., D
Jaclyn Sileo, LIU Post - Sr., A
Margaret Smith, Notre Dame - Sr., M/D
Covie Stanwick, Boston College - Jr., A
Courtney Swan, Virginia - Jr., A
Kayla Treanor, Syracuse - Soph., A
Taylor Virden, Duke - Sr., D