Keely Connors Named to All-Patriot League First Team

Holy Cross Athletics   04-30-2018

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross women’s lacrosse junior attacker Keely Connors has earned first team All-Patriot League honors, as voted on by the conference’s coaches. This is the first time the junior attacker has received All-Patriot League accolades. Connors is the first Crusader to be named to the All-Patriot league First Team since 2015, when Laura Ryan was selected. 

 

In the 2018 season, Connors more than quadrupled her point total from the 2017 season going from nine points to 37. The junior attacker leads the Crusaders in goals with 35 in 17 games played. She captured the all-time single season draw control record at Holy Cross with 79. She has added 22 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers. Connors has been named to the Patriot League Honor Roll twice in the 2018 season.

 

Connors has played in 49 games for the Crusaders, amassing 53 goals and 10 assists for 63 career points. She has recorded 133 draw controls, placing her third on the all-time draw career draw control list at Holy Cross.

 

Major Awards

Attacker of the Year: Hannah Powers, Loyola Maryland (Jr., A)

Midfielder of the Year: Jenna Collins, Navy (Sr., M)

Defensive Player of the Year: Kristen Yanchoris, Loyola Maryland (Jr., D)

Rookie of the Year: Livy Rosenzweig, Loyola Maryland (Fr., A)

Coach of the Year: Jen Adams

 

First-Team All-Patriot League

Attack:

Hannah Powers, Loyola Maryland (Jr.)

Livy Rosenzweig, Loyola Maryland (Fr.)

Kelly Larkin, Navy (So.)

Kailey Conry, Boston University (So.)

Julia Collins, Navy (Sr.)

Keely Connors, Holy Cross (Jr.)

Amy Johnston, Army West Point (Sr.)

Midfield:

Jenna Collins, Navy (Sr.)

Taylor VanThof, Loyola Maryland (Jr.)

Haley O’Hanlon, Colgate (Sr.)

Sondra Dickey, Lehigh (So.)

Defense:

Kristen Yanchoris, Loyola Maryland (Jr.)

Tonianne Magnelli, Boston University (Jr.)

Kierstyn Voiro, Lehigh (Sr.)

Blake Smith, Navy (Sr.)

Goalkeeper:

Kady Glynn, Loyola Maryland (Jr.)

 

Second-Team All-Patriot League

Attack:

Hannah Savage, Loyola Maryland (Sr.)

Jane Kirby, Lafayette (Jr.)

Frankie Kamely, Loyola Maryland (Sr.)

Courtney Henig, Lehigh (Jr.)

Meg O’Donnell, Navy (Jr.),

Midfield:

Andie O’Sullivan, Navy (Jr.)

Katrina Geiger, Loyola Maryland (Sr.)

Samantha Stewart, Army West Point (So.)

Katie Belval, Boston University (Jr.)

Defense:

Madeline Barcia, Colgate (Jr.)

Kayleen Kelly, Lehigh (Sr.)

Madison Fahey, Loyola Maryland (Sr.)

Marie Valenti, Navy (Jr.)

Maria Guerra, Boston University (Sr.)

Goalkeeper:

Ingrid Boyum, Navy (Sr.)

Jamie DeWitt, Bucknell (Jr.)

 

-Go Cross Go-

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