Jan. 18, 2010
Richmond, Va. - The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced today that former Greyhounds Tricia Dabrowski, Suzanne Eyler, Stacey Morlang, Michelle Meyer and Stephanie Roberts have all been named to the CAA 25th Anniversary Team. Loyola had five members on the 25-member roster, the second most of any school affiliated, or formerly affiliated with the conference.
Loyola was extremely successful in the conference, winning six conference championships from 1993-2002.
Dabrowski, a three-time US Women's Lacrosse All-American and the 2002 CAA Defensive Player of the Year, started all 77 games she participated in between the pipes at Loyola, accumulating 754 saves and just a 7.50 goals against average. The Timonium, Md., native holds the Loyola career record for wins (58), games played (77) and minutes played (4,464) by a goalkeeper. Her 754 saves are second in team annals. Following her graduation, Dabrowski served as an assistant coach at Johns Hopkins from 2003-08.
Eyler also was a three-time US Women's Lacrosse All-American and was a member of the 2003 United States National Team. The Street, Md., native, is the career leader in games played at Loyola (79) and she also ranks sixth all-time at Loyola in goals (151), eighth in points (183), fourth in caused turnovers (71), and third in ground balls (175). Eyler graduated in four years and earned her master's in her fifth year of athletic eligibility after receiving a medical hardship waiver following an injury in 2000.
Morlang is Loyola's all-time leader in total points (288) and set the NCAA Division I record with 12 goals and 16 total points in a single-game against American (5/1/02), a record which still stands today. The native of Victoria, Australia, was a three-time US Women's Lacrosse All-American, the 2001 CAA Player of the Year, a Tewaaraton Trophy Finalist in 2002 and has been a member of the Australian National Team since 2001. After graduating in 2002, Morlang served as an assistant coach for the Greyhounds from 2003-2005 before returning to Australia.
Meyer was named the CAA Player of the Year in 1996 and 1997, and is one of just two players in CAA women's lacrosse history to do so. A three-time Brine/IWLCA All-American, Meyer is the school record holder in draw controls (180) and draw controls in a single-season (76, 1994). During Loyola's time in the CAA, Meyer ranked second in goals by Greyhounds and ninth overall in career goals (131). The Arnold, Md., native also ranks seventh in program annals in total points with 190.
Roberts was a first-team US Women's Lacrosse All-American in both 1996 and 1997 and ranks in the top 15 all-time at Loyola in Draw Controls with 80. The Millersville, Md., native scored 38 goals and added 14 assists for 52 total points in 66 games with Greyhounds from 1994-1997.
'Hounds Hodgepodge:Gail Decker, a 2004 graduate of James Madison University, also was named to the CAA 25th Anniversary Team. Decker is the older sister of current Loyola women's lacrosse player and 2008 LaxPower.com National Rookie of the Year, Meg Decker.