Seven Lacrosse Players Named to 2011 All-ACC Academic Team
June 24, 2011
Seven Boston College Women's Lacrosse players were named to the 2011 All-ACC Women's Lacrosse team as announced by ACC Commissioner John Swofford Wednesday.
BC's seven honorees were the most the Eagles have landed on the All-ACC Academic team after having five student-athletes recognized on the 2010 All-Academic team.
Seniors Hannah Alley, Kristin Igoe, and Jill Rekart received the honor for the second time and were joined on the team this year by fellow seniors Jill Amo and Sheila Serafino, sophomore Ali Meagher, and freshman Moira Barry.
Igoe, a biochemistry major, was one of 10 players on the team to have also received all-conference accolades. The Framingham, Mass. native led the team with 62 points and 44 goals and was named a first team IWLCA All-American.
Alley, a communications major, recorded 24 goals and 3 assists on the season, and classmate Rekart, a student in the Connell School of Nursing, led the team with 35 ground balls.
Amo, a 2011 team captain and communications major, notched 9 goals and 19 assists on the year.
Serafino, an English major from Hamilton, Mass., started all 19 games in goal for the Eagles this season collecting 133 saves with a .433 save percentage.
Meagher, an elementary education major had 15 ground balls and 5 draw controls in 2011, and Barry, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, ranked third on the team with 38 goals and 48 points.
The BC Women's Lacrosse team reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history in 2011.
To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic team, a student-athlete, regardless of classification, must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.
To view the full All-ACC Academic Women's Lacrosse team click here.