German, Hendren, and Van Beck Repeat at First Team Selections


 

WINTER PARK, Fla. (April 27, 2017) – The Rollins women's lacrosse program placed seven student-athletes on the 2017 All-Sunshine State Conference Teams, league officials announced Thursday.  Voting for the All-SSC women's lacrosse teams is conducted among the league's head coaches.

Kallie German, Lindsay Van Beck, and Maddie Hendren repeat as First Team selections, while Malorie Olin and newcomers Maggie Dougherty, Hannah Ashton, and Lily Rizk earn a nod on the All-SSC Second Team.

German earns her second straight first team nod after a sophomore campaign that saw her lead the team in scoring across the board, notching a team high 40 goals and 25 assists for 65 points.  The Centreville, Md. native added 14 ground balls, seven draw controls, and 14 caused turnovers on the season, while earning three game-winning goals.  German currently ranks fifth in Division II for free-position goals in a game, averaging 1.27.  In SSC statistical rankings, German sits fifth in goals per game, second in assists per game, first in points per game, and 14th in caused turnovers per game.  For her efforts this season, German was named SSC Offensive Player of the Week twice this year.

Van Beck repeats as a first team selection after a solid sophomore season that saw her start all 16 games for the Tars, earning four goals as a defender.  The Atlanta, Ga. native added 22 ground balls, nine draw controls, and led the team in caused turnovers with 26.  Van Beck ranks third in the Sunshine State Conference in caused turnovers per game, averaging 1.63 per contest, and has been named Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week twice this season.

Hendren picks up her second first team honor after a junior season that saw her act as an integral part of the Tars' defensive team.  The Wekiva Springs, Fla. native started all 16 games for the Tars in her junior season, earning two assists while adding a team second best 23 ground balls, winning 12 draw controls, and causing 13 turnovers.

Olin earns Second Team honors for the second time in her career, adding to illustrious career that saw her named 2015 SSC Freshman of the Year while earning a nod on the second team, and getting selected for the first team in 2016.  The Skaneateles, N.Y. native has played in all 16 games for the Tars, earning 15 starts.  Olin has faced a total of 257 shots this season, earning 102 saves for a current save percentage of .500 on the season.  The junior has allowed 102 goals, averaging 7.43 per game, and is currently ranked fifth in DII in goals-against average, as well as ninth in save percentage.  For her efforts this season, Olin was named SSC Defensive Player of the Week on March 19.

A trio of newcomers have also earned positions on this year's Second Team.  Dougherty gets the nod after a freshman season that has seen her play in all 16 games, notching 24 goals and 16 assists for a team second-best 40 points on the year.  The New Hope, Pa. native has added 21 ground balls, nine caused turnovers, and led the team in draw controls with 36.  Dougherty currently sits fifth in SSC standings in draw controls per game.

Ashton gets the nod on the second team after a stellar first season with the Tars where she has scored 36 goals and added three assists for 39 points.  The Berwyn, Pa. native has added 19 ground balls, won 27 draw controls, and has caused six turnovers so far this season.  She currently ranks eighth in the SSC in goals per game, 12th in points per game, and 13th in draw controls per game.  For her efforts, Ashton was named SSC Offensive Player of the Week twice. 

Rizk rounds out the list of this season's All-SSC selections.  The freshman from Columbus, Ohio, has been a consistently reliable member of the Tars' midfield in all 16 contests this season.  Rizk has notched 11 goals and added one assist for 12 points on the year, while adding 18 ground balls, 25 draw controls, and 11 caused turnovers.  Entering into the Sunshine State Conference tournament, Rizk currently sits 14th in SSC standings for draw controls per game.

In all, a total of twenty-nine women's lacrosse student-athletes were recognized as All-SSC in the third year of Sunshine State Conference women's lacrosse. Florida Southern College, SSC Regular Season Champion, boasts a league high nine All-SSC awards. 

All-SSC History: SSC Players and Coaches of the Year | All-SSC Teams

Emily Santoli of Florida Southern College was selected Player of the Year. Lauren Tybor of Florida Tech earns Freshman of the Year accolades. Corinne Desrosiers of Florida Tech was named Coach of the Year.

Santoli played in 16 games at midfield for the Florida Southern Moccasins in 2017. She tallied 50 points from 34 goals and 16 assists with a .486 shooting percentage. The Fort Salonga, New York native ranks Top-10 in the conference for Ground Balls per Game, Caused Turnovers per Game, Draw Controls per Game, Goals per Game, Assists per Game, Points per Game, and Shots per Game.

Tybor scored 16 goals for the Florida Tech Panthers in 14 games during her 2017 campaign. The Jacksonville, Florida native also provided FIT with 31 ground balls, 27 draw controls, 23 caused turnovers, and six assists.

Desrosiers has been named Coach of the Year for a second consecutive season. Under her leadership, Florida Tech improved its overall record (12-2), SSC record (3-1), and conference tournament seeding (No. 2 seed) from last season. Desrosiers holds an overall record of 29-18 in her three years at Florida Tech.

Florida Tech's Allie Modica and Sara Grenier earn first team accolades for the third consecutive year. The pair are the first SSC women's lacrosse athletes to reach that achievement. Santoli, Meghan O'Brien (Florida Southern), Kallie German (Rollins), Lindsey Van Beck (Rollins), Maddie Hendren (Rollins), and Stephanie Stewart (Florida Tech) all repeat as first team members. Kendall Kerge (Florida Southern) and Mary Gormley (Florida Tech) move up to the first team following two consecutive years on the second team.

Player of the Year: Emily Santoli, Florida Southern
Freshman of the Year: Lauren Tybor, Florida Tech
Coach of the Year: Corinne Desrosiers, Florida Tech


2017 Women's Lacrosse All-SSC First Team

Sara Grenier*~

Attack

Florida Tech

Jr.

Oakland, Maine

Meghan O'Brien*

Attack

Florida Southern

Jr.

Rochester, N.Y.

Kallie German*@

Attack

Rollins

So.

Centreville, Md.

Kendall Kerge^+

Attack

Florida Southern

Sr.

Edgewater, Md.

Caroline Dunleavy^

Attack

Florida Tech

Jr.

Annapolis, Md.

Lindsay Van Beck*

Defense

Rollins

So.

Atlanta, Ga.

Meghan Vadala

Defense

Florida Southern

Jr.

Rochester, N.Y.

Olivia Going

Defense

Florida Tech

Fr.

West Islip, N.Y.

Maddie Hendren*

Defense

Rollins

Jr.

Wekiva Springs, Fla.

Parrisa Sakinejad

Defense

Florida Southern

Jr.

Millers, Md.

Stephanie Stuart*

Goalie

Florida Tech

Jr

Palm Coast, Fla.

Allie Modica*~#

Midfield

Florida Tech

Sr.

Vero Beach, Fla.

Emily Santoli*+

Midfield

Florida Southern

Jr.

Fort Salonga, N.Y.

Mary Gormley^+

Midfield

Florida Tech

Jr.

Denver, Colo.

Dani Bursinger

Midfield

Florida Southern

So.

Powell, Oh

         

 

2017 Women's Lacrosse All-SSC Second Team

Maggie Dougherty

Attack

Rollins

Fr.

New Hope, Pa.

Hannah Ashton

Attack

Rollins

Fr.

Berwyn, Pa.

Amanda Rom+

Attack

Tampa

Jr.

Medina, Oh.

Haley Heggblod+

Defense

Florida Tech

Jr.

St. Augustine, Fla.

Amanda Coppolo+

Defense

Saint Leo

Jr.

Guilderland, N.Y

Abby Coccagna

Defense

Tampa

So.

Baltimore, Md.

Austin Brown

Defense

Florida Southern

Sr.

Indian Trail, N.C.

Taylor Gillis^

Goalie

Florida Southern

Sr.

Bel Air, Md.

Malorie Olin*+&

Goalie

Rollins

Jr

Skaneateles, N.Y.

Kelsey Burns^+

Midfield

Saint Leo

Sr.

Colts Neck, N.J.

Sam Schiano*

Midfield

Florida Tech

So.

Perry Hall, Md.

Claire Swanson

Midfield

Tampa

Fr.

Cheyenne, Wyo.

Lauren Tybor

Midfield

Florida Tech

Fr.

Jacksonville, Fla.

Lily Rizk

Midfield

Rollins

Fr.

Stevensville, Md.


* = 2016 First Team
^ = 2016 Second Team
# = 2016 Player of the Year
@ = 2016 Freshman of the Year
~ = 2015 First Team
+ = 2015 Second Team
& = 2015 Freshman of the Year