UNC Women's Lacrosse Bio
2 Paige Hanson
General - A valuable reserve attacker ... One of the top scholar-athletes in collegiate women's lacrosse, she has received multiple academic awards ... Participates in the Carolina Leadership Academy as part of the Veteran Leaders program.

Junior (2013) - Winner of the 2013 NCAA Elite 89 Award, given to the player on an NCAA semifinalist team with the highest cumulative grade point average ... Also earned a spot on the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll ...  Saw action in seven games (Richmond, High Point, Jacksonville, Vanderbilt, Loyola and both BC contests) ... Scored a goal against Vanderbilt ... Dished out an assist in the victory over High Point ... Named to the ACC Honor Roll.

Sophomore (2012) - Saw action in seven games as a reserve ... Played against Liberty, Richmond, Albany, Lehigh, Old Dominion and Virginia Tech in the regular season and Navy in the NCAA Tournament ... Scored a career-high two goals in the victory over Lehigh ... Also scored single goals against Virginia Tech, Albany and Liberty ... Also had a career-high three assists against Liberty for a career-high four points.

Freshman (2011) - Appeared in six games off the bench versus Richmond, Denver, Cornell, Boston College, Virginia Tech and Old Dominion ... Attempted a shot against Old Dominion ... Named one of the nation's top 25 freshmen for 2011 (No. 14 overall) by Inside Lacrosse.

High School - Started at attack and dished out a game-high (and event-record) four assists with three ground balls for the South team in the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game in July 2010 ... Member of the high school All-Tewaaraton Team ... Recorded 71 goals and 19 assists as a senior for Coaches Wendy Kridel and Kim Simons at Bryn Mawr ... Won the C. Markland Kelly Award for service ... 2010 US Lacrosse Academic All-America ... Named Towson Times Female Athlete of the Year for 2010 ... Named first-team All-Metro by the Baltimore Sun in 2010 ... Also played four years of field hockey and two of ice hockey ... Earned all-state honors and led field hockey team to IAAM A Conference title ... Led ice hockey team to 2010 Maryland Scholastic Championship ... The 2008 Baltimore city field hockey player of the year ... Also named to the NFHCA High School National Academic Squad as a senior ... Cum Laude Society and AP Scholar.

Personal - Mary Paige Hanson is the daughter of Eric and Megan Hanson ... Double-majoring in journalism and mass communication (public relations) and political science ... Is writing an honors thesis in the journalism school ... Part of UNC's overall honors program ... Her brother plays lacrosse at Dickinson College ... The women's lacrosse representative on the UNC Student-Athlete Advisory Council ... Helped plan UNC's first annual Rammy Awards in 2013 ... Co-Director of Carolina Dreams ... Interned in New York City at Conde Nast Traveler magazine last summer.

 

Paige Hanson's Career Statistics
Year	GP/GS	Sh	G	A	Pts	GB	CT	DC
2011	5/0	1	0	0	0	0	0	0
2012	7/0	13	5	3	8	3	1	0
2013	7/0	2	1	1	2	1	0	0
Total	19/0	16	6	4	10	4	1	0
Position: Attacker
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Bryn Mawr School
UNC North Carolina Women's Lacrosse


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