GW Lacrosse Lands Six on A-10 All-Conference Teams
April 26, 2012
Seniors Sarah Phillips and Hilary Quinn were named to the All-Conference First Team, while classmate Megan Seidman earned Second Team honors. Freshmen Addi Bolin, Rachel Mia and Allie Rash all earned spots on the All-Rookie Team.
The sextet helped GW secure a spot in the A-10 Championship for the first time in three years, in addition to posting a 10-6 overall record, making the first time the Colonials have earned double-digit wins since the 2007 season. The group and GW also enjoyed a 6-1 at home this year.
"I am so proud of our senior class; they have all worked extremely hard and have done an outstanding job leading our team this season. It's wonderful to see Sarah, Hilary and Megan honored by the A-10," fifth-year head coach
The award marks the fourth post-season honor for Phillips, as she was named A-10 Rookie of the Year in 2009, followed by two consecutive All-Conference Second Team selections. The reigning conference Player of the Week leads the Colonials as the program's all-time leader in points (219) and this spring's team points leader with 79 (40g/39a), which ranks second in the A-10 and fifth in NCAA Division I. The midfielder's season points total equals GW's program record for most points in a single season. Phillips also ranks second in the league and 10th in the country with 39 assists on the year. Against A-10 foe
Quinn, a defender from
Picking up her first conference accolade since being named to the All-Rookie Team in 2009, Seidman earns a spot on the All-Conference Second Team after leading the Colonials with 42 goals on the season - good for seventh in the A-10 and 36th in Division I. The attacker's 24 assists and 66 points on the season ranks second on the team and moves the Baltimore, Md., native up the record books as she now ranks second in GW history with a total of 133 career goals and third all-time with 180 points. Seidman scored her 100th career goal against local rival George Mason on Feb. 29, becoming just the third-ever member of the century club at the time. Seidman and Phillips are the first-ever set of GW teammates with 100 goals apiece.
Bolin, an attacker from
Mia, a midfielder, saw action in all 16 games with nine starts. The Millersville, Md., product totaled 21 goals on the season on 54 shots and posted an .833 shots on goal percentage. She scored a career-high three goals against Mount St. Mary's on March 19 and picked up four ground balls at St. Bonaventure in the squad's season finale.
Rash started all but two games for GW in the midfield this season. She tallied 11 goals and seven assists to total 18 points during her rookie campaign. Rash ranked third on the team with 23 draw controls while picking up 11 ground balls.
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