Holy Cross Women's Lacrosse
Overall: 9-10 (3-3 Patriot League) Last Week: 1-1
Scoreboard: Holy Cross 8, American 7, Annapolis, Md., Patriot League Semifinals, 4/26
#15 Navy 14, Holy Cross 4, Annapolis, Md., Patriot League Championship Game, 4/28
Schedule: Season has concluded.
- The women's lacrosse team concluded the 2013 season with a 9-10 overall record (3-3 Patriot League) as the Crusaders made it to the Patriot League Tournament championship game for the second straight season and the sixth time in program history. The Crusaders, who had lost to American by a 16-8 score early in the season, defeated the Eagles, 8-7 in the semifinals and then fell to Navy, 14-4 in the championship game. Senior captain Sara Cox (Chatham, N.J.), who missed the entire regular season due to an injury, started in both tournament games and earned All-Patriot League Tournament team honors. Senior captains Maddie Carrellas (Middletown, R.I.) and Kat Sutton (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) were also selected to the team. This was the second straight year that Carrellas made the All-Tournament team.
- The senior class qualified for the Patriot League Tournament in three of their four seasons making it to two Patriot League Tournament championship games. The class was a part of 31 victories which are the most by a class since the 2009 senior class posted 37 wins over its career.
- Junior Sara Hennessey (Winchester, Mass.) earned second team All-Patriot League honors this season. Hennessey, who scored three goals versus American in the semifinal victory, concluded the season with 35 goals and six assists for 41 points. Her 2.19 goals per game led the team and rank 10th in the Patriot League. Hennessey, who has scored at least one goal in 32 straight games, has 94 goals and nine assists for 103 career points. She is the 19th player in program history to reach 100 career points. In addition, her 103 career draw controls are seventh all-time in program history.
- Carrellas earned first team All-Patriot League honors. Carrellas started in all 19 games with a career-best 24 goals and three assists for a career-best 27 points this season. She ranked second on the team with 17 caused turnovers, and was named the Patriot League Midfield Player of the Week on March 11. She played in all 71 career games and ranks fifth all-time at Holy Cross with 53 career caused turnovers, while she also has 78 goals and 13 assists for 91 career points.
- For the second straight season, sophomore Laura Ryan (Stirling, N.J.) earned second team All-Patriot League accolades. Ryan was second on the team with 36 goals and 43 points this season. She tallied two goals and one assist for three points versus American in the semifinal victory. She led the team with 52 draw controls which are third all-time for a season in program history.Her 2.74 draw controls per game are ranked fourth in the Patriot League. She also led the team with 20 caused turnovers which are tied for ninth for a season in program history. Ryan has 77 goals and 16 assists for 93 career points, while her 117 career draw controls are fourth all-time in program history.
- Junior Corinne Caracausa (North Wales, Pa.) earned second team All-Patriot League honors. Caracausa led the team this season with a career-best 38 ground balls. Her 2.00 ground balls per game rank fourth in the Patriot League. She also had four goals and one assist for five points. Caracausa has played in 45 career games with 58 ground balls, while she has nine goals and two assists for 11 points.
- Sutton was named to the Patriot League All-Academic team. Sutton had 34 goals and three assists for 37 points and started in all 19 games this season. She led the team with 14 free-position goals as her 0.74 free-position goals per game rank second in the Patriot League. Sutton played in 69 career games as she had 125 goals and 22 assists for 147 points. Her 125 goals are fourth all-time in program history and her 147 points are eighth. Also her 104 career draw controls are sixth all-time.
- Senior Taylor Zebrowski (Verona, N.J.) led the team with a career-best 38 goals and a career-best 50 points, while she was third on the team with a career-best 12 assists. She scored two goals versus American in the semifinal victory including the game-winner. Zebrowski had 119 goals and 42 assists for 161 career points. Her 42 career assists are sixth all-time in program history, while her 161 points are fifth and her 119 goals are sixth.
- Freshman Kaitlin Concilio (Ridgewood, N.J.), who was named Patriot League Rookie of the Week twice this season, led the team with 15 assists. Her 15 assists were the most by a Crusader freshman since Patricia Sutton posted 23 in 2004. She also had six goals for 21 points. Her 0.79 assists per game are ranked eighth in the Patriot League.
- Freshman MacKenzie Bozel (Hunt Valley, Md.) posted 14 assists which were second on the team as her 0.78 assists per game are tied for 10th in the Patriot League. She tallied three assists versus Navy in the championship game. She also scored two goals on the season for 16 points.
- Junior goalie Sarah Weber (Summit, N.J.) went 9-9 this season as her nine wins are seventh all-time for a season in program history. Her 19 career wins are fourth all-time in program history.