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Contact: William Sodoma
Date: May 22, 2008
WATERVILLE, Maine --- After one of the most successful seasons in program history, Colby College placed six players on the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Regional Team on Thursday.
Kate Sheridan (Hingham, Mass.), Becky Julian (South Windsor, Conn.), Jamie Enos (South Hamilton, Mass.), and Caroline Duke (Englewood, Colo.) were named to the Pilgrim Region First Team. Heather Nickerson (Falmouth, Mass.) and Amy Campbell (North Andover, Mass.) were selected to the second team. The national All-American team will be announced on May 29 and all six Colby players are now eligible to be considered for the award.
Sheridan, a junior midfielder, already earned New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Year and first team all-league honors after leading the conference in scoring with 58 goals and 33 assists for 91 points. She also had a team-best 67 draw controls and 32 ground balls. Sheridan, a two-time All-American, has 147 goals and 62 assists for 209 career points.
Enos and Julian had earlier earned first team all-league honors from NESCAC, while Duke was on the second team.
Enos, a senior co-captain, led the Mules in caused turnovers (28) and ground balls (39). She had 88 career ground balls and 46 caused turnovers on defense. Colby was 50-20 over the past four seasons with Enos in the lineup.
Julian, a junior attacker, was a three-time NESCAC Player of the Week during the season. She ranked third in the NESCAC in points per game with 49 goals and 21 assists for 70 points in 17 games. Julian has 93 goals and 32 assists for 125 career points. She set NESCAC playoff records for points (17) and goals (11) in a tournament (she tied the goal mark along with Campbell).
Duke, a defender, finished tied for second on Colby in caused turnovers (22) and had 24 ground balls and 20 draw controls. Duke has 33 caused turnovers, 35 ground balls, and 25 draw controls in two years.
Nickerson was fourth on the Mules in scoring with 23 goals and six assists for 29 points. She also was tied for second on the squad in caused turnovers (22) and was tied for second in ground balls (32). Nickerson, a junior midfielder, heads into her final season with 44 goals and 11 assists for 55 career points. She also has 102 ground balls, 87 caused turnovers, and 53 draw controls.
Campbell went from scoring five goals in her first year with Colby in 2007 to 41 goals and nine assists for 50 points this season. She also was second on the Mules in draw controls (32) and tied a NESCAC tournament record with 11 goals in Colby's three wins in the league tourney. Campbell heads into her junior year next season with 46 goals and nine assists for 55 points.
Colby (13-6) won the NESCAC title for the first time in program history and went to the NCAA tourney for the second time. The Mules lost in the second round to eventual national champion Hamilton College.
First TeamReid Berrien, Sr., Middlebury, M; Steph Collins-Finn, Jr., Bowdoin, GK; Kellie Cunningham, Fr., Endicott, M; Bobbi Dennison, Sr., Bowdoin, M; Elizabeth Denver, Sr., Bates, D; Caroline Duke, So., Colby, D; Jamie Enos, Sr., Colby, D; Katherine Entwisle, Sr., Middlebury, A; Valerie Feldman, So., Endicott, A; Becky Julian, Jr., Colby, A; Grace Moore, Sr., Bowdoin, D; Taryn Petrelli, Jr., Middlebury, D; Mimi Schatz, Sr., Middlebury, A; Kate Sheridan, Jr., Colby, M; Caroline Thomas, Jr., Bates, A; Sarah Williams, Sr., Tufts, A
Second TeamChrissie Attura, Jr., Tufts, M; Annie Cameron, Jr., Gordon, A; Amy Campbell, So., Colby, A; Katie Frisina, Sr., Tufts, D; Emily Judd, Sr., Endicott, M; Morgan Maciewicz, So., Bates, A; Abbie Mitchell, So., Bowdoin, D; Molly Moss, Jr., Endicott, D; Heather Nickerson, Jr., Colby, M; Alex Pearce, Jr., Endicott, A; Molly Radis, So., Bates, A; Amanda Roberts, Fr., Tufts, M; Sally Ryan, Fr., Middlebury, M; Tara Stewart, Sr., Colby-Sawyer, M; Molly Wagner, Sr., Bates, M; Chyanne Wilson, Jr., Gordon, GK