Marie McCool & Molly Hendrick
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Tar Heels Highlight Inside Lacrosse All-America Team
Release: 05/17/2017

CHAPEL HILL—Four University of North Carolina women's lacrosse players have earned spots on the inaugural Inside Lacrosse Media All-America team, the magazine announced on Wednesday.

Senior attackers Molly Hendrick and Sammy Jo Tracy made the first team, along with junior midfielder Marie McCool. Senior defender made the third team. Tar Heels Ela Hazar and Caylee Waters were honorable mention All-Americas. 

The three teams are compiled by members of the lacrosse media who vote in the weekly Cascade Division I Women's Media Poll.  

Each team represents a field's lineup and consists of four attackers, three midfielders, four defenders and a goalie. Each team also boasts a draw specialist.


First Team

Attack: Molly Hendrick, North Carolina, Sr.
Attack: Olivia Hompe, Princeton, Sr.
Attack: Michaela Michael, USC, Sr.
Attack: Kylie Ohlmiller, Stony Brook, Jr.
Draw Specialist: Sammy Jo Tracy, North Carolina, Sr.
Midfield: Sarah Martin, Albany, Sr.
Midfield: Marie McCool, North Carolina, Jr.
Midfield: Zoe Stukenberg, Maryland, Sr.
Defense: Caroline Fitzgerald, Florida, Sr.
Defense: Brooke Gubitosi, Stony Brook, R-Jr.
Defense: Nadine Hadnagy, Maryland, Sr.
Defense: Lydia Sutton, USC, Jr.
Goalie: Ellie DeGarmo, Princeton, Sr.

Second Team

Attack: Sam Apuzzo, Boston College, So.
Attack: Steph Lazo, Penn State, Sr.
Attack: Mollie Stevens, Florida, Sr.
Attack: Megan Whittle, Maryland, Jr.
Draw Specialist: Hannah Murphy, UMass, Sr.
Midfield: Jenna Collins, Navy, Jr.
Midfield: Alex Condon, Penn, Jr.
Midfield: Haley Warden, James Madison, Jr.
Defense: Taylor Bresnahan, Florida, Sr.
Defense: Olivia Conti, Towson, Fr.
Defense: Claire Quinn, Northwestern, So.
Defense: Catie Smith, Cornell, Sr.
Goalie: Megan Taylor, Maryland, So. 

Third Team

Attack: Sammi Burgess, Florida, Sr.
Attack: Madison Carter, Penn State, So.
Attack: Cortney Fortunato, Notre Dame, Sr.
Attack: Kenzie Kent, Boston College, Jr.
Draw Specialist: Shelby Fredericks, Northwestern, Jr.
Midfield: Erica Evans, Canisius, Jr.
Midfield: Katie O'Donnell, Penn State, Jr.
Midfield: Casey Pearsall, Notre Dame, Sr.
Defense: Dempsey Arsenault, Boston College, So.
Defense: Maggie Auslander, North Carolina, Sr.
Defense: Sarah Crowley, UMass, Sr.
Defense: Katy Junior, Penn, So.
Goalie: Paige Soenksen, Colorado, Sr.

Honorable Mention

Attack: Stephanie Asher, Elon, Jr.; Amie Dickson, Cornell, Sr.; Riley Donahue, Syracuse, Jr.; Kali Hartshorn, Maryland, Fr.; Ela Hazar, North Carolina, Jr.; Darby Kiernan, Colorado, Jr.; Kelly Larkin, Navy, Fr.; Taryn Ohlmiller, Stony Brook, Fr.; Emily Rogers-Healion, Penn, Sr.; Lindsey Ronbeck, Florida, So.; Caroline Wannen, Maryland, Sr.

Draw Specialist: Morgan Widner, Syracuse, Fr.; Taylor VanThof, Loyola, So.

Midfield: Jen Giles, Maryland, So.; Maggie Jackson, Virginia, So.; Kerrigan Miller, USC, Fr.; Alyssa Parrella, Hofstra, Fr.; Haley Schweizer, Johns Hopkins, Sr.; Dorrien Van Dyke, Stony Brook, Sr.

Defense: Julia Braig, Maryland, So.; Sarah Brown, Colorado, Jr.; Amanda Leavell, Princeton, Sr.; Bailey Mathis, Loyola, Sr.; Kaeli O'Connor, Syracuse, Sr.; Maura Schwitter, Duke, Sr.; Cara Trombetta, Florida, Fr.; Jessica Volpe, Stony Brook, Sr.

Goalie: Britt Brown, Penn, Sr.; Brittany Read, Louisville, Jr.; Caylee Waters, North Carolina, Sr.

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